Jamie xx and Floating Points' NTS Mix Is as Groovily Eclectic as You Might Expect

The two Brits stopped by the London station last week, but you can stream it now.

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Aug 22 2016, 4:37pm

Photo courtesy of NTS Radio

A pair of England's most beloved producers and selectors, Jamie xx and Floating Points, stopped by London's NTS Radio last Thursday August 18, and as of this weekend you can hear an archived recording of their session. Considering who's behind the controls, the resulting two-hour mix is about as eclectic as you'd expect, ranging all the way from Freddie Hubbard's jazz funk to late 90s Armand Van Helden and Studio One affiliate Hortense Ellis, all sewn together into an effortlessly seamless narrative.

NTS celebrates its five year anniversary this year, and THUMP took the occasion to find out how the golden age of internet radio was born in a shack in East London.

Someone recently compiled every sample on Jamie xx's debut LP In Colour in one video, while Sam Shepherd brought the entire eleven-piece Floating Points band to record a 50-minute performance for THUMP sessions late in 2015.

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