No.19 Music are proud to announce the release of the first official compilation album fromMexicos hugely successful BPM Festival, compiled & mixed by the one and only Art Department,who draw on their close bond with the event to deliver something truly special. Released in lateJanuary, the magical selection will showcase the sorts of sounds and styles you will encounter atthe much-loved cultural event that is BPM, all expertly mixed by the hugely influential duo ofJonny White & Kenny Glasgow.
The BPM Festival itself has become a go-to place for the finest artists and most clued-upclubbers each New Year. Playing out on Playa Del Carmens world-class beaches, its a place torelax and recuperate in the company of some of house, techno and electros essential artists andhas been a key date on the dance music calendar for Art Department & No.19 Music for manyyears.
The mix kicks off with a brace of tracks from German producer Oskar Offerman and sets off awonderfully deep-seated groove in the process. From there its a perfectly programmed andtightly woven selection that touches on deftly tousled house from Deniz Kurtel, tracky tech fromBoris Horel and plenty of celestial melodies of the sort that have you looking to the sky.
A certain highlight of the mix is the Mind Against 909 Remix of Art Departments own timelessanthem, Sun Comes UP, whilst other No 19. Music stars such as Eric Volta and Louie Frescoalso appear with essential and unique offerings that really stand out.There are also some fine artists from a wider sphere enlisted, namely Canadian techno maestro Mathew Jonson with his excellent remix of VCMG, Swiss men Ripperton and Deetron andInnervisions associate Marcus Worgull.Of course nothing will compare with being at the festival itself, but the captivating BPM001 mixedby Art Department is about as close as you will get to the experience without leaving the comfortof your own hood.