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DJ Nobody releases psych-rock- and prog-rock-filled winter mix

December 9, 2011 |  8:07 am

DJ Nobody spinning

Last month, Pop & Hiss premiered "Do That Trick," the new track from Songodsun (DJ Nobody and 2Mex). The post focused on the creative breadth of Nobody, the Low End Theory resident whose decade-long career has swung from psychedelia to undergroup rap to folk to auto-tuned pop.

In short, Nobody is an artist incapable of being categorized, and the evidence is in his superb winter mix, full of obscure '60s and '70s psychedelia and prog-rock. Some of the artists are known (Vashti Bunyan, King Crimson, the early Bee Gees) and others are more esoteric (Holy Mackerel, Sweet Feeling, The Smoke).

Theoretically, this mix would be ideal for the springtime, as the tracks tend to waft with a sunny smoked-out disposition, but this is Southern California. You can bump this stuff all year round and you should. This is the best kind of mix, culled from rare gems that afford you the ability to dig deeper into each artist's discography. It's very much recommended.

And to presumably ensure that we don't think of him wholly as a connoisseur of old psychedelia, Nobody and 2Mex also recently released their latest cut from the Songodsuns project, full of volcanic bass, auto-tune and rapid-fire tongue twisting raps. It's called "Hear Me Out," and the two of them deserve just that.

Tunes and tracklist below the jump.


Songodsuns (DJ Nobody + 2Mex) Premiere "Do That Trick"

Premiere: Nobody's "Sleep for Daze"

Premiere: Nocando - "Hurry Up and Wait Remix"

MP3: DJ Nobody - Winter Psychedelic Mix


-- Jeff Weiss

Photo: DJ Nobody; Credit: DJ Nobody Facebook