Anybody keeping an eye towards the goings on of our Mixcloud page would have noticed this rather fine mix of Future Funk flavours from our Cardiff bredren Mr Healan, who was one of the number of acts from the city featured on Starkey's recent Sub FM show (the Philadelphia phuture trooper has also been bigging up the city in his Facebook feed - see we told you our hometown was doing it).
We’ve had an eye on Mr Healan’s productions for a while and it certainly seems that he’s found a perfect home in the current climate. Starting off in the Drum N Bass scene under the name Haze he was resident DJ alongside High Contrast at nights such as Silent Running and Enthusiasm. He has a great ear for subs and drum patterns and has definitely taken in the journeys of Hip-hop’s post Dilla producers as well as the current Dubstep generation. He has recently cropped up on Rinse FM, Sub FM and BBC 1Xtra and has been staking his name into the general arena like a flag in a battle zone. This mix he did for us gives a taste of his influences, innovations and collaborations. We like it very much and we think you might to. Listen above and if you're feeling it, download the whole mix below.
Download: Mr Healan - Chrome Kids Mix 2010
Mr Healan & Don Leisure - Passion Fruit
Don Leisure - Punta Skala
The Roots - Stereo Lab
Testiculo - We Do Every Day
DarkHouse Family - City Road
Samiyam - Catch Me Riding Dirty
Mr Healan - Hard Work
Mr Healan - Truffle Shuffle
Oriol - Shay Lo
Mr Healan - Palm Tree's Grow and Grow
Onra ft. Satvia - We Out Buddy
Mr Healan & Don Leisure - You Got More
Dam-Funk & MC Eiht - Hood Pass
Mr Healan - Mad Love For Zaggins
Mr Healan - Palmtrees grow and grow by Mr Healan
Mr Healan x Don Leisure - Passion Fruit by Mr Healan
Mr Healan Hard Work! by Mr Healan
Mr Healan will also be playing alongside Blue Daisy, Benjamin One, Monky & Kaptin at our 2nd Birthday party this Friday, but more info on that tomorrow.