Mixes I by I 22.01.18

FACT mix 636: Acre

Manchester’s Acre navigates disparate club landscapes on this cavernous mix.

There’s not much info about Acre out there – the producer is based in Manchester, but beyond that you’re better off absorbing his catalog of releases than hunting for personal details or pictures. Since 2010, Acre has released a slew of EPs on a variety of labels, from Lost Codes and Brainmath to Tectonic and Wisdom Teeth.

Each transmission has navigated the line separating functional club music and progressive experimentation, but Acre has smartly avoided the often-pretentious wave of “post-club” deconstructed narcissism. His 2015 debut album for Tectonic, Better Strangers, still stands alone; it’s a smart record that reveals itself slowly, blending grime’s rhythmic backbone with searing noise and, surprisingly, euphoria.

Acre has another album due any moment on the esteemed Opal Tapes imprint, but until then we’ve got this FACT mix, a blend of original productions, collaborations and essential cuts from like-minded practitioners such as Mumdance, Croww, Sd Laika and Parris. Dig in.

Tracklist:

Sd Laika – ‘Glimmer Sequel’
Croww – ‘Prosthetics 5′
Acre & Visionist – ’02’
Acre – ‘Swerve’
Acre & Gage – ‘Weirdo’
Acre & Gage – ‘Loops2’
Szare – ‘Sediments’ (Version)
Javelin – ‘Poison’ (Version)
Javelin – ‘Sinkhole’
Acre & East Man – ‘Obligatory’
Acre – ‘Always Crashing’ (Still Crashing)
Acre – ‘Needles’
Mumdance – ‘Doom’
Acre – ‘Final Pyre’
Acre & Filter Dread – ‘Flash Speed’ VIP
Acre & Filter Dread – ‘Drum Special 2’ (Dark Bass Edit)
East Man & Saint P – ‘Can’t Tell Me Bout Nothing’
Sd Laika – ‘White Lodge’
The Sprawl – ‘X System’
Acre – ‘Aster’
Elmar Klijn – ‘BleepOn’ (Unknown 001-B Redesign)
Helm – ‘Blue Scene’ (Parris Remix)
Unknown – ‘Pollum’

Latest

Latest



		
	
Share Tweet

Privacy Preference Center

Required Cookies & Technologies

Some of the technologies we use are necessary for critical functions like security and site integrity, account authentication, security and privacy preferences, internal site usage and maintenance data, and to make the site work correctly for browsing and transactions.

gdpr, woocommerce_cart_hash, woocommerce_items_in_cart, _wp_wocommerce_session, sucuri_cloudproxy_uuid_*

Site Customisation

Cookies and similar technologies are used to improve your experience, to do things like:

- remember your login, general, and regional preferences
- personalize content, search, recommendations, and offers

Without these technologies, things like personalised recommendations, your account preferences, or localisation may not work correctly.

wp-settings-*

Personalised Advertising

These technologies are used for things like:

- personalised ads
- to limit how many times you see an ad
- to understand usage via Google Analytics
- to understand how you got to our web properties
- to ensure that we understand the audience and can provide relevant ads

We do this with social media, marketing, and analytics partners (who may have their own information they’ve collected). Saying no will not stop you from seeing our ads, but it may make them less relevant or more repetitive.

_ga, _gid, gat,_gads,_fbp