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DT768 – James Hurr

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James Hurr is regarded as the go-to producer in the electronic scene and a prolific artist/writer/producer.

His collaboration roster reads like a who’s who of pop and dance (Kylie, Todd Terry, Robbie Williams). Recent projects include Basement Jaxx, Danny Howard, Mark Knight, and Beverley Knight, plus most recently, the electronic/classical crossover album ‘Leyenda’ with internationally renowned concert pianists Worbey & Farrell.

James Hurr’s work has received support from BBC Radio 1 and Kiss FM, clocking up over 100 million Spotify streams. His music has featured across all major labels, plus Ministry, Spinnin’, Ultra, Armada, and Toolroom. Buy / stream link for ‘Leyenda’ (https://linktr.ee/_Leyenda)

Today, he joins us on the podcast for the first time. Listen to it below, on Mixcloud or iTunes here.

Sum up this podcast in 10 words…
Some dancefloor fire to compliment my classical-electronic album ‘Leyenda’.

What’s your personal favourite track on it?
It has to be Leyenda, I recorded Worbey & Farrell playing a Steinway B Grand Piano and made a music video, so it means a lot to me.

What’s the special ingredient in this mix?
A few of the tracks are written and produced by myself and there’s a cheeky one called ‘Telesto’ from my recent collaboration with Worbey & Farrell.

Tell us about your next Release?
Did I mention I had an album out? It’s called ‘Leyenda’ and it’s a classical-electronic hybrid, composed with two of the most talented composers I’ve ever worked with.

What have you got coming up? 
I’ve just finished an EP for Toolroom with the legend that is Mark Knight and two of the tracks are collaborations between myself and Mark. This one’s special.

And finally, do you have a special message for our readers?
Like, love, follow and comment @jameshurr if you want to hear more

Tracklist:

1. Worbey, Farrell, Hurr – Leyenda
2. Rex The Dog – Shortwave
3. James Hurr ft. Daniel De Bourg – Don’t Fade Away
4. Burns – Talamanca (Vintage Culture Remix)
5. Cat Dealers, Hrrtz ft. Nathan Nicholson – Be Alright
6. Mark Knight, Darius Syrossian – Get This Feeling ft. Prospect Park
7. Fred Again…, The Blessed Madonna – Marea (We’ve Lost Dancing)
8. Renato Cohen – Bismuth (Jennifer Cardini Remix)
9. Worbey, Farrell, Hurr – Titan
10. Maceo Plex, Program2 – Revision ft. Giovanni
11. Cristoph, Artche – Illusions
12. Faithless, maceo Plex – Insomnia 2021 (Epic Mix)
13. Age Of Love – The Age Of Love (Charlotte De Witte & Enrico Sangiuliano Remix)
14. Hrrtz, Sultan + Shepard – Break You Fall ft. Liz Cass

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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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