Former SD resident and co-founder of the ELK BEATS imprint, EshOne may have made an ‘official’ move to New Mexico… However, and unsurprisingly so, he has made many frequent trips back to our sunny city of San Diego. And really who can blame him? It’s hard for anyone to stay away from the capital of perfect weather and sexy day soirees for very long.
Inspired by San Diego’s Indian Summer vibes, and all the sunny rewards that come with it, EshOne has dedicated his latest and 4th edition of his “Slurpee Sessions” mixtape collection to this season’s sauciest bumped-up & BBQ-ready grooves – to make those interstate drives a little less painful.
Moving away from his usual dish of unreleased 140bpm exclusives and his own dark brokenbeat productions, EshOne serves us up something on the way opposite side of the spectrum – and does so quite successfully! Slurpree Sessions Vol. 4 presents a decidedly warm & vibrant assortment of globally-sourced house, tech house, and UK garage from some of our very favorite tastemakers including Justin Martin, Roska, Groove Armada, Disclosure, Shadow Child, El-B, new favorite Pusherman, and much to my own personal delight, not one, but TWO very rare gems and longtime favorites of mine from Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs.
Amongst all the fun, EshOne also shares with us the very first aural glimpses at least half a dozen (!!) of his own housey constructions (hopefully soon to be released!) His well-curated track selection and his equally superior talent for challenging yet consistently fluid mixing, both are sure to impress those quick-to-comment critics and no doubt, will provoke the biggest dance floor moves/pool party splashes.
El-B – Get Down
Justin Jay – Femme Fatale
Dino Lenny Vs. Hardrive – A DJ Deep Inside (Shadow Child Vocal)
Pedro Mercado & Karada – Behind the Sun (Shadow Child Remix)
T.E.E.D. – Moon Hits the Mirrorball
Groove Armada – Stevie Latenight
Leon Vynehall – Mauve
Total Science – Hold My Toungue (Sneak Lengua Remix)
T.E.E.D. – Sickly Child
Eliphino – Vrybdy
Kry Wolf – Black & Blue (Real Remix)
Justin Martin Vs. Ardalan – Lezgo VIP
Hostage – Tunnels
Disclosure – Boiling Ft. Sinead Harnett
Don Froth – Industry
Don Valdez – Space Grains (EshOne VIP)
Pusherman – Donuts
Detboi – Thoughts
Roska – The Oracle
EshOne – Airwalk
EshOne – Level 2
EshOne – The Purple Bag
EshOne – Creach
EshOne – Hidden
Pusherman – The People
2046 – Hand In My Hand
Duncan Powell – Brake
El-B – Desire (2 Step Mix)
On the Local Front: EshOne has two upcoming shows in San Diego this month: The first of which will be at ORGANIZED GRIME‘s dubstep & dnb Monday night residency at AC Lounge on September 17th (Full event info here!) The next will be his premiere at Organic Thursdays, as well the debut of his first ever all house/dark garage/130bpm-focused live DJ set on September 27th. (check our Nightlife Calendar for the final deets to roll out on that!)
Up next in the even nearer future, EshOne’s label ELK BEATS has put together and will host a very special fundraiser show at The Kava Lounge this Friday night, to benefit the Balboa Park Lily & Koi Pond restoration project.
Special guests from Deceast Records‘ DECO and MESCK will be cruising down the coast from LA to headline the event, while local heroes P MAN (radio host on Sub.Fm) and ERIC YO! will be serving up delicious gourmet beats for a good cause.
Full event deets on the Balboa Park Lily & Koi Pond fundraiser here!
September 14th – Balboa Park Lily & Koi Pond Fundraiser @ Kava Lounge
September 17th – Organized Grime presents: ESHONE + more @ AC Lounge
September 27th – Organic Thursdays presents: EshOne +more @ AC Lounge (event link/deets TBA)