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369 – Electronic Youth


Most 6 year olds mark their birthday by drinking too much fizzy drink, eating too much cake and having a party. Well Data Transmission is slightly different to most other 6 year old although we will be having a party to celebrate reaching the milestone and guess what? You’re invited. Where you say? Well how about seminal London nightspot Ministry Of Sound complete with performances from Data Transmission favorites Electronic Youth, Cedric Gervais, Wolfpack and Tim Mason? Sounds good doesn’t it?

And now to further get you in the party spirit our 6th birthday podcast comes from 103 headliners Electronic Youth. For those of you somehow not familiar with the fast rising duo of Trevor King and Rustem Rustem allow us to fill you in: Rustem moved through an early career in vinyl distribution whilst helming his own Loonacy & Spud Records imprints, adding a spell in charge of The Hoxton Whores own WhoreHouse Records.  LeisureGroove created a solo production career with success and support from the likes of Judge Jules, and Seb Fontaine via his own label Digital Disco Records collaborating with the likes of Angie Brown, and seeing successful release with the likes of Hed Kandi. The two then hooked up on the UK DJ circuit, and created Sexy Trash Digital with initial releases on the label including ‘Rat Race’ and ‘People’ under their own names.  A change direction in sound took place reflecting their joint desire to create something new and fresh, reflecting their musical influences combined with the “deep” sound emerging from London and the South East …Electronic Youth was born!

Step forward to 2014 and the release of Electronic Youth’s debut album beckons and with big plans for the year ahead we thought the time was right tot welcome them to the DT Podcast to deliver an exclusive mix and we’re pleased to say they haven’t disappointed!

For tickets for Data Transmission 6th Birthday at Ministry of Sound click here

Sum up this podcast in 10 words… This is all new and exclusive music from us What’s your personal favourite track on it? 808 Train – One of our favourite tracks we’ve recently made.  Its proper Electronic Youth with that Chicago edge. What’s the special ingredient in this mix? The special ingredient is Electronic Youth music througout   What’s the best gig you’ve played recently? The best gig we played recently, was NYE at ‘The Source’ in Maidstone.  The crowed was loving our music and we got a great reaction!   What have you got coming up? Collaborating with Seamus Haji on a new track, which we’re excited about.  We have releases coming out on our label ‘Sexy Trash Digital’ featuring vocalists Shanaz and Penny Foster.  We’ve just singed an EP to the Sexy Trash Digital by Leisuregroove.  We’ve also got some good gigs coming up, Ministry of Sound for Data Transmission 6th Birthday, and Brixton Academy for Loco Dice’s night Used & Abused to name a few.   And finally, do you have a special message for our readers? Big up to everyone reading this blog and listening to our podcast! There’s plenty more to come from us Electronic Youth, 2014 has only just began!!! Track List – 1.  Electronic Youth – Spiders From Mars (Club Mix) [Sexy Trash Digital] 2.  Electronic Youth Ft. Joe Killington – Taking Over (Club Mix) [Sexy Trash Digital] 3.  Lenny Fontana – Spirit of the Sun (Electronic Youth Remix) [Public Demand] 4.  Electronic Youth – Critical (Original Mix) [White Label] 5.  Electronic Youth Ft. Shanaz – Diver (Club Mix) [Sexy Trash Digital] 6.  Electronic Youth – The Morning After (Original Mix) [White Label] 7.  Electronic Youth – 808 Train (Original Mix) [Sexy Trash Digital] 8.  Electronic Youth – I Don’t Care (Original Mix) [Sexy Trash Digital] 9.  Electronic Youth – Dirty Gary (Original Mix) [White Label] 10.  Electronic Youth – Started Again (Warehouse Remix) [Sexy Trash Digital] 11.  Opus Black – Feels Like Home (Electronic Youth Remix) [Transmission Recordings] 12.  Electronic Youth – Me & You (EY NU Remix) [Electronique Nu] 13.  EY Project – Nebula (Electronic Youth Remix) [Electronique Nu]

Grahame Farmer

Grahame Farmer’s love affair with electronic music goes back to the mid-90s when he first began to venture into the UK’s beloved rave culture, finding himself interlaced with some of the country’s most seminal club spaces. A trip to dance music’s anointed holy ground of Ibiza in 1997 then cemented his sense of purpose and laid the foundations for what was to come over the next few decades of his marriage to the music industry.

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