Last year, the Ministry of Sound made headlines when they famously defended their worth against Spotify. The historic brand argued that their compilation and mix albums we're their own creative projects and thusly protected by copyright and owed royalties. Now this hasn't been totally resolved but the label continues to do what they do best in these mix albums. Now to recharge they are introducing a new series with the help of Tommy Trash, entitled Inspired.
As you might have guessed the brand will feature artists that showcase a mix of new and old tracks that inspired a them to be DJs. For Tommy Trash, it took two CDs and 29 tracks. The result looks to be refreshing as Trash completely eschews the Beatport crowd for something different. Digitalism, deadmau5, Armand Van Helden, Eric Prdyz, Dave Spoon, and Tiga. Seriously something different then what we're hearing on main stages right now and it's a breath of fresh air. Something about the old school, techy-electro vibes on the first CD get me going. The second CD looks to be a bit more mainstage ready, but it's still doing something different. Can't wait for this to drop.
If you're also trying to show what inspires you and score some new headphones check out this contest. For now, check out the full tracklists and preview mixes of both discs.
01. Junior Jack - Thrill Me
02. Eric Prydz & Steve Angello - Woz Not Woz (Dub Mix)
03. Coburn - We Interrupt This Program (Interrupted Vocal Mix)
04. Chicken Lips - He Not In
05. Tomas Andersson - Washing Up (Tiga Remix)
06. Les Rythmes Digitales - Jacques Your Body (Club Mix)
07. Freeform Five - Perspex Sex (Ewan’s Hi-NRG Remix)
08. Alter Ego - Rocker
09. Radioclit - Divine Gosa (Switch Remix)
10. Digitalism - Zdarlight
11. Booka Shade - In White Rooms
12. deadmau5 - Arguru
13. Vitalic - La Rock
14. Gui Boratto - Beautiful Life
01. Tommy Trash - Cascade vs The End (Tommy Trash Exclusive Bootleg)
02. Deniz Koyu vs Duke Dumont - Rage 100% (Bootleg)
03. Pryda - F.A.T.
04. Dave Spoon - At Night (Tom Staar Remix)
05. Tommy Trash - Freshwater (Exclusive Inspired Edit)
06. Cubic Zirconia - Darko (Tommy Trash Remix)
07. Dada Life vs DJ Bam Bam - Kick Out The Barbaric Motherfucker (Tommy Trash Exclusive Mashup)
08. Armand Van Helden - I Know A Place
09. Tommy Trash - Fuckwind
10. Dave Winnel - Achtung!
11. The Aston Shuffle vs Tommy Trash - Sunrise (Won’t Get Lost) (Tommy Trash Version)
12. Jeremy Olander - Let Me Feel
13. Empire Of The Sun & Tommy Trash - Celebrate (Tommy Trash Club Remix)
14. Sebastian Ingrosso, Tommy Trash & John Martin - Reload (Vocal Extended Version)
15. Monkey Safari - Coming Down (Hi-Life)