The Sydney-based DJ and producer Ryan O’Rourke aka Obelisk (he/him) is an emerging name in the Australian contemporary underground club scene as an organizer of the experimental dance event series Nexus and as an artist, holding releases on local compilations (Deep Scan Technologies and MEGANESIA), and showcasing performances as both a solo artist and with the Winged Mantis duo, alongside Sydney-based DJ Index. The work of Obelisk focuses on the interaction between heavy laptop electronic music and jungle/breakcore influences, mediated by a taste for raw aggressiveness and emotional grandeur that have been arranged in his debut release “Meta Bliss”, out on December 28th on our platform.
Today, we’re happy to share our 93rd entry in our GUESTMIXES series, featuring Obelisk himself at the controls, crafting a 30 minutes mixture of experimental, hybrid club music. Push the button!
Masahiro Ikumi – Virtual Mima (voice version) [Perfect Blue OST]
Kai Whiston – Don’t Need It (S280F Remix)
Bladeblanc – Fake Signal
Avbvrn – Gorge-Flood (Daniel Ruane Relapse)
trngs – MAXXXING
SINERAW – RELIABLE FACILITIES
dj YangchunfenxuanYi Xian, disobey flattery – Dragonfly symmetry珇 opZw 7
Ankubu – Flare sign – Engage
Æthereal Arthropod X Seaphim – Mother Devours (Teya Logos rework)
Gyrofield – All About This (gyrofield noisedance mix)
Sleepnet – Love No More
Ship Sket – Far Away
The Frey Effect – track_04
The Frey Effect – Spire
Yem Gel – Absense, Adrena
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