Mix Up Look Sharp: The Best Mixes Of The Week

Our pick of the best mixes from the last 7 days.


Here at Complex, we understand the grind of listening to the best music each week. There's so much new music uploaded to every single platform, every single day, that following just one of your streams can become a dizzying, life-consuming task. To help you out on at least one front, each and every Friday, our music team will trawl the depths of the internet to bring you the best mixes from the past week. House, hip-hop and bass, grime, trap and techno—it'll all be represented in our picks to get you warmed up for the weekend. So let us do all the hard work; click through below and enjoy.

Ghostchant's Mix For Data Transmission

Ahead of the release of his Sincerity album on BBE, Ghostchant has put together this hour-long mix of soulful electronica and deep, velvety bass sounds. As hazy, psychedelic and expansive as his SpaceGhostPurrp collab, the mix is a neat little taster of what we can expect from the album.

Jonny Dub's Mix For i-D

Hoya:Hoya boss and member of the LEVELZ collective, Jonny Dub has been a pivotal figure in UK music for some time now. In his home city of Manchester, he and the Hoya:Hoya crew challenged London's global reputation and made it absolutely clear that the North had something to say. As one of the world's most renowned vinyl collectors, Jonny has earned a reputation, not just as a first-rate DJ, but as an authority on forward-thinking music. For anyone not in the know, this mix is the perfect calling card for him, showcasing his eclectic tastes and skills as a selector. With tracks from Gil Scott-Heron, Mr. Carmack, Machinedrum and Dub Phizix, you'll be playing this for a long time to come while you hunt down some of these records on Discogs.

Rizzla's Mix For Fade To Mind

Brooklyn-based DJ Rizzla, a student of filmmaker Tony Hall, has been tearing up parties for a little while with his unique take on modern Carribean music and underground NYC music. This latest mix, which ties in with the release of Iron Cages, pulls no punches with fast-paced, frenetic digi-dancehall, jungle, soca and bashment all coming together for 45 minutes of peak-time rave badness. You can practically feel the walls shake around you.

Dam-Funk's Mix For Ray-Ban x Boiler Room LA

Recently, Boiler Room headed over to L.A. to partner up with Ray-Ban so they could deliver a very West Coast sort of party: a roller-disco. Alongside Thundercat and DJ Quik, Stones Throw affiliate Dam-Funk churned out an hour of funk, soul and crunchy beats. From West Coast boogie to East Coast house and disco, Dam-Funk proved once and for all that his record bag is unparalleled.

Jabru's Mix For Today, Tomorrow Records

Following the release of his Say To My Soul EP, West Country beatsmith Jabru delivers a scorching mix of forward-thinking, hands-in-the-air, underground house music. 

Finn's Mix For Solid Steel Radio

Rising UK producer Finn has just released the hugely-well received Knock Knock EP and to celebrate, Solid Steel Radio recruited him to take over the decks for an hour of shamelessly fun disco, electro, hip-hop, R&B, grime and just about everything in between. Somehow, brilliantly, he ties all of these elements together effortlessly. An absolute crowd-pleaser from start to finish, Finn is a name you need to get familiar with. Right. Now.

Dubspeeka's Mix For Clash

Deep, moody and invigorating tones from founding member of Bristol's Kosheen, techno wizard Dubspeeka. Make sure you catch him at Adam Beyer presents: Drumcode Halloween at Tobacco Dock in London on October 31.

Marcel Dettmann's Mix For Fabric

Ahead of Fabric's 16th birthday celebrations, the club has shared this mix from techno don Marcel Dettman's recent live set at EC1. For an idea of what to expect when he returns to the club for the birthday knees-up (alongside Ricardo Villalobos, Ben Sims, Jamie Jones, Matrixxman and more), take a listen to this nearly two-hour mix of powerful, peak-time techno bangers.

Girl Unit's September Mix

Night Slugs regular Girl Unit, otherwise known as Hysterics, needs no introduction. He's put out some of the most progressive, intricately produced club music we've ever heard and this recent mix is an insightful look into just some of the club weapons he keeps in his crates, from R&B and trap to experimental electronica and back again.

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