This week’s Local Section Mix comes from Derry wonder boy, Cartin. The exciting youngster has supplied just under two hours of dance floor heaven, running through a multitude of genres with sublime proficiency. Cartin has crafted a frenzied, but classy trip through his extensive knowledge of dance music.

Fresh off the back of a debut Boiler Room performance at the renowned AVA Festival, releases on Extended Play, Nocturne & Rudimentary Records and captivating live set performances at Celtronic, Derry’s very own Cartin features on our ever expanding Local Selection Mix series.

Cartin is undoubtedly one of the most electrifying talents to emerge from the North of Ireland in recent years, Cartin’s animated performances and captivating electronic productions have cemented his status as ‘next up’ in Ireland’s bass heavy talents. Cartin follows in the trailblazing footsteps of recent breakthrough artists such as Kessler and Sputnik One. Incorporating live guitar elements into almost everything he does, it’s these elements that ensure that Cartin stands out in a sea of the same. 

Cartin has provided a kaleidoscopic package of electronic goodies, running through house, breaks, jungle, bass, electro, techno, garage and everything in between. The mix seems like a tribute to the dance floor, and all that Cartin loves. Crafting a mix that defies genre, and weaves into various moods, sections and atmospheres is always a difficult task, and to make it this coherent is that bit more tricky. This is your midweek soundtrack.

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