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Every monthCarhartt WIP Radiowelcomes a label/deejay to present new and fresh music. For February’s installment, Sweden'sDJ DevastateofCounterweight Recordsdrops an exclusive one hour mix that delivers unreleased and upcoming tracks from their label, along with various remixes and recently released tracks taken from their back catalogue. Several of the artists featured include Masta Ace, Ed O.G., El da Sensei, Craig G, Germany's Suff Daddy, Croatian producer/deejay Koolade, Max I Million and more.
The mix blends various genres, from Hip-Hop to smooth instrumentals and jazz, giving the listener a taste of the Counterweight sound and what you can expect from the brand in the future.
Devastate started as a DJ in the late nineties and has already released records with legends likeKutmasta KurtandMasta Ace. Inspired by classic boom-bap hip hop, funk and jazz, he launched his label Counterweight last year in order to showcase fresh music with the emphasis on soulful sounds to PROMOTE young and skilled newcomers. For Carhartt WIP Radio he has prepared a show that features unreleased and upcoming Counterweight tracks including exclusive tracks from producers likeMax I Million,Suff DaddyandDJ Large, back catalogue releases from himself as well as some remixes from back in the day. His mix showcases many different genres, from smooth instrumentals and jazz, to more classic hip hop, giving the listener a slice of the Counterweight sound and what to expect in the future. To look behind the scenes we talked to DJ Devastate about his past, his aims for Counterweight and more (Click here to read Q&A).
01. Counterweight Intro (feat. DJ Devastate & Segerfalk) 02. Koolade - Afternoon Flip (Isley's) 03. Max I Million - Minnesota Fats 04. Context - Ray's Play 05. DJ Devastate & Segerfalk - Onward Till Morning 06. E. Classical - Get On Down 07. Max I Million - Feel It 08. DJ Connect (feat. Maylay Sparks, Jeru The Damaja, IDE, L.I.F.E. Long, Segerfalk) - The Jazz Joint (DJ Devastate Remix) 09. DJ Large - Flight Mode 10. Max I Million - Raindrops Pt. 2 11. ADL - Medicine (Max I Million Remix) 12. Suff Daddy - Cat Heads 13. Max I Million & Craig G - Cover the City 14. Context - Good Morning CPH 15. Context - Keep on Working 16. DJ Devastate (feat. Erik L, Segerfalk & K. Eliasson) - More Moves 17. DJ Devastate (feat. Segerfalk) - Don't Sop 18. El Da Sensei (feat. DJ Devastate) - Show Stoppa 19. ADL - Medicine 20. DJ Create & Masta Ace - Let's Go (DJ Devastate Remix) 21. Context - PR#77 22. DJ Large - Latitude 23. Knoiota (feat. Edo. G & Jaysaun) - Boston Blocks(Max I Million Remix) 24. DJ Devastate (feat. Segerfalk) - With The Groove