Hyp 036: Ratcatcher

Hyp 036: Ratcatcher

The 36th session in our Hyp series comes from none other than new house/bass talent, the Ratcatcher.

Having displayed his fixed selection skills and robust production chops as Rodski, part of the Welsh garage collective CRST, who had a blazing year in 2010 releasing standardly hard 12’s and remixing the likes of The XX, 2011 sees the Ratcatcher moniker come into play, as Rodski explores deeper territories amidst the 4/4 beat.

The Ratcatcher is Rodski in straight house mode, his productions leaning on the percussive/minimal side (check the rhythmic vibrations of his Steve Reich and Crystal Fighters re-edits), whilst his work with fellow Welshman Doc Daneeka has spurned a release on Tom Kerridge’s PTN Records, as their skewed take on the UK funky template birthed a number of cracked percussive bangers.

His Hyp mix sees Ratcatcher on top form, turning in a typically tight mixture of contemporary house and bass. With huge cuts from current favorites Blawan, Levon Vincent, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Kim English and more, plus a few choice productions from the man himself, this one’s built for the summer months.

01. Deep Again – Patrice Scott
02. Raw Cuts #6 – Motor City Drum Ensemble
03. Mamba Mama (Passion Mix) – Circle Children
04. NightLight – RatCatcher
05. Mountain 010.3 – The Mountain People
06. MusicMaker – RatCatcher
07. Getting Me Down – Blawan
08. I Go Deep – Jim Rivers
09. Six Figures – Levon Vincent
10. BubbleDub – RatCatcher
11. 303’s And 808’s – Prince Club
12. ??? – Gerrard
13. Get Down (Beat Mix) – D’Julz
14. SkyLine – RatCatcher
15. Roots – RatCatcher
16. Nightlife – Kim English
17. URS – RatCatcher And Doc Daneeka

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