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Good Morning Mix – Flight Facilities for ‘triple j Mix Up Exclusives’: 1972-1982

History lesson + smooth house edits of classic tracks = the first installment of Flight Facilities’ four mixes from their residency on Australian radio show triple j back in October. These four mixes required an astounding amount of research to compile — each recounts a decade worth of music in a one hour mix in the order in which they were released. To make things even more difficult for themselves, Flight Facilities also highlighted all of the major historical events that occurred during this time (paired perfectly to the appropriate musical accompaniment). According to their blog post about this process, they literally recorded the clips used from YouTube on Garageband and then into Ableton. This week, they were finally able to release the first of these four mixes on Soundcloud. Enjoy and check out the tracklist below. If you’re feeling extra academic, you can even try to name all of the historical events referenced.

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01. Stevie Wonder – Superstition
02. Al Green – Let’s Stay Together (Edwin Bautista Edit)
03. Lou Reed – Take A Walk On The Wild Side (Rocco Raimundo Edit)
04. Paul Simon – Me and Julio Down By The Schoolyard (AutoRock Edit)
05. Kool & The Gang – Jungle Boogie
06. Mindless Boogie – Tina (Villa Edit)
07. George McCrae – Rock Your Baby
08. The O’Jays -For The Love Of Money
09. David Bowie – Golden Years (Tim Fuchs Edit)
10. Paul McCartney & Wings – Listen To What The Man Said
11. Walter Murphy – A Fifth Of Beethoven (Flight Facilities Edit)
12. Ohio Player – Love Rollercoaster
13. Hot Chocolate – Cadillac (The Revenge Rework)
14. Joe Tex – Ain’t Gonna Bump No More
15. Marvin Gaye – Got To Give It Up
16. Talking Heads – Psycho Killer (Drop Out Orchestra Rework)
17. Donna Summer – I Feel Love
18. Meco – Star Wars
19. East Coast – The Rock
20. Sylvester – Mighty Real
21. Eddie Johns – More Spell On You
22. George Duke – I Love You More
23. ABBA – Voulez-Vous
24. Chicago – Street Player // Dynasty – Freak
25. Mindless Boogie – Emotional R (In Flagranti Edit)
26. Soulwax – NY Lipps
27. Depeche Mode – Just Can’t Get Enough
28. Mindless Boogie – Area 45 (Skinny Joey Edit)
29. Chaka Khan – Fate (Todd Terje Edit)
30. Kim Carnes – Bette Davis Eyes (Alexander Edit)
31. Sugar Hill Gang – Apache
32. Donna Sumemer – If It Hurts Just A Little
33. Hall & Oates – I Can’t Go For That
34. Queen & David Bowie – Under Pressure

 

 

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