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Baby Blue Bring Their Toronto "Global Club Sounds" Party to Your Home with Exclusive Mix

"It's been a rough year for all of us but we keep moving forward. Club music is political. This mix is political."

by Max Mertens
Dec 6 2016, 9:40pm

Artwork courtesy of artists This post ran origingally on THUMP Canada.

If you've ever been to one of their Baby Blue parties in Toronto, then you know Prince Josh (aka Josh McIntyre, one half of synth-pop duo Prince Innocence) and Young Teesh are amongst the city's most underrated DJ duos, capable of shutting down rooms from Danforth Avenue to Dundas Street West.

Luckily for those of you who have never experienced a free-wheeling set by the pair, today they've shared an exclusive 35-minute mix with THUMP featuring deconstructed club tunes, politically-charged rap edits, South African kwaito, and more. Kicking off with a snippet of Texas country crooner George Strait's "Baby Blue," the duo travel from New York to Barcelona, packing in songs by Total Freedom, LSDXOXO, Sango, and others. There's also two tracks made by McIntyre under his Healings alias, including the Slim Thug-sampling "Boss."

"We both have a strong love for club music from all over the globe and are constantly seeking new music. When people ask us what to expect at our parties we always refer to it as 'Global Club Sounds,'" McIntyre explained to THUMP over email. "Baby Blue always gets a little wild so for this mix we decided to showcase a more subdued sound that tells a somber story and slowly builds to something positive. It's been a rough year for all of us but we keep moving forward. Club music is political. This mix is political. Black Lives Matter. Stay strong."

Listen to the mix and check out a tracklist below.

Tracklist:

Baby Blue - Intro
Bearcat - Charged Up / Sandy Speaks
Total Freedom, Kelela, Elysia Crampton & Not Adrian Piper - Final Exam
False Witness - Pass It On & On (Ourstory) (Junior Makina Edit)
LSDXOXO - My Man (Intro)
Dinamarca & Kid Antoine - Sext
Kojack - Sequencia Do Poison
Sango - Infidade
DJ Kafory, Zatona & Elseweasy - احمد السويسى و زتـونه
Trust Image - Doing You Wrong
NA - Menace x Movado
La Zowi - Obra De Arte
Joe - Thinkin About
Alaska - Accuse
Healings - Hot (Edit)
Elwyynn & Healings - Boss
BabyBlue - Outro

Max Mertens is on Twitter.

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