Kode9 'C0C' is a mixtape curated by the Hyperdub label boss Steve Goodman for the immersive audiovisual digital experience of C0C in March 2021 — ‘The Festival As A Performance’ in Milan. This follows the March ‘21 release of Turin-based experimental artist XIII's 'Invrs Solaria' EP on the C2C label imprint. The Kode9 'C0C' mix includes only tracks from Italian artists Babau — Artetetra, Bienoise, Caterina Barbieri, Lorenzo Senni, Mana, Ninos Du Brasil, Silvia Kastel and spime.im.
Kode9 aka Steve Goodman is a DJ/Producer, artist and writer. He set up the record label Hyperdub in 2004, and in 2019 the sub label Flatlines to focus on audio essays and sonic fiction. From 2017, he co-curated Hyperdub’s monthly event series Ø. His book ‘Sonic Warfare’ was published on MIT Press in 2010 and with AUDINT he co-edited the book Unsound: Undead for Urbanomic Press in 2019. He has produced numerous installations, and his sound designs have also been presented as part of the Hyundai commission at the Tate Modern (2018) and the Barbican AI: More than Human in London (2019). He has recorded 3 albums, 2 with the late vocalist The Spaceape; Memories of Future (2006) and Black Sun (2010), and a solo album, Nothing(2015). He has compiled 4 DJ mix compilations, Dubstep Allstars vol.3 (Tempa 2006), DJ Kicks (K7 2011) and Rinse 22 (Rinse 2013), and in 2018, Fabric 100 with Burial. In addition to his record label Hyperdub, he has also released tracks on Aphex Twin’s Rephlex label, Soul Jazz and Rinse and remixed Mr. Fingers, Lee Scratch Perry, the Junior Boys, Battles and Dabrye/MF Doom among others.
DJ MIX — Kode9
Mana — Leverage For Survival [Hyperdub]
Babau — Dream Weavers pt. 2 [VOLUM E]
Babau — 加油 MIDI 2 (Jiayou Midi) [VOLUM E]
Silvia Kastel — Ormai [Hyperdub]
Ninos Du Brasil — Legios De Cupins [La Tempesta International / Hospital Productions]
Lorenzo Senni — Emotiva1234 [Warp]
spime.im — Exaland VI [-OUS]
Caterina Barbieri — Fantas [Editions Mego]
Bienoise — To Be Banned From Rome—Main Theme [C2C Festival]
The release is created in collaboration with Gang Of Ducks.
Graphic Design: Studio Grand Hotel
Photo [M4 Milano]: Edoardo Comba
I haven't felt this level of emotion listening to a Jazz piece since I first heard John Coltrane's Africa. This becomes all the more appealing as the ambient portion becomes part of the Jazz. There is much to love here. Captainpandapants