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    Yeah, it's Monday again... 1st of April 2013! Welcome to the CLR Podcast 214 with a dj set from Ben Sims! Enjoy...

    April 01, 2013

    CLR Podcast 214 – Ben Sims

    It is Monday the 1st of April 2013 and we welcome back a returning guest and legendary Techno artist on the CLR Podcast. Ben Sims is a dj, producer, label head and event organizer who has spent basically all of his conscious life exploring different facets of underground dance music. Throughout that time, the man has honed his reputation as a tight, energetic mixer who skilfully weaves together his own distinctive blend of tough funk and hardgrooves, often using three-deck wizardry and plenty of dexterity. Be it at clubs like Fabric London, Atomic Jam, Berghain, Florida 135, or any number of festivals around the world, Sims’ sets are powerful, memorable, and unique, while constantly pushing the boundaries of a DJ set – utilising a mesmerizing blend of vinyl, CDs, and software. He is a prolific producer who has put his name to more than 50 releases in the last two decades. During those years, there has also been a steady stream of high profile remixes of scene heavyweights, including Jeff Mills, Adam Beyer, Kevin Saunderson and Chris Liebing, which have been released on some of the most popular and credible labels in the scene. After releasing his debut long player Smoke & Mirrors in 2011 on Drumcode, Ben is currently on another studio lockdown working on a new album, that´s also why the present mix features lots of brand new and unreleased material, plus some exclusive edits and plenty of rarities and oddities. If you would like to know more about this highly influential artist, please visit the following sites:


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    Tracklist: Ben Sims CLR Podcast April 2013

    1. Sleeparchive-3.Tresor
    2. Magnus-Act Two/Truncate Remix.Magnus
    3. Soul Designer-Soul Is Back/Luke Slater Remix.Third Ear
    4. Jonas Kopp-Resdel/Perthil & Aerts Remix.Authentic Pew
    5. Hans Bouffmyhre & Kyle Geiger-Your Turn.Sleaze
    6. Exploit-Intuition.So What Music
    7. Ben Sims-Something/Ben Sims Remix.Theory
    8. L Vis 1990-VHS Crash.Night Slugs
    9. Geeeman-Jam The House.Geeeman
    10. Flug-1k/Truncate Jack Remix.Sleaze
    11. Quindek Digga-Later Harder Sessions.Wolfskuil
    12. X501-X501.5.Krill Music
    13. Ben Sims-Smoke & Mirrors/Jerome Sydenham Remix.Drumcode
    14. Rod-HGB.CLR
    15. Nina Kraviz-Ghetto Kraviz/Steve Rachmad Jack Mix.Rekids
    16. Hans Bouffmyhre & Kyle Geiger-4 Alarm.Sleaze
    17. Heiko, Diego & Rocco-Splinter/Mix 3.Uturn
    18. Truncate-Diffraction/Jonas Kopp Remix.Modularz
    19. Ben Sims-Untitled.Unreleased
    20. Makam-Lion King.Indigo Area (Sims JFF Edit)
    21. Audio Injection-No Key.Droid Behaviour
    22. Zadig-The Grip.Deeply Rooted House
    23. Trusme-Somebody.Prime Numbers
    24. Ben Sims-The Little Jam.Theory
    25. Terrence Dixon-Minimalism/Ben Klock Remix.Sino
    26. Ben Sims-Untitled.Unreleased
    27. Erphun-Contraband/Raiz Remix.Sleaze
    28. Ritzi Lee-Detect Signal.Unreleased (Sims JFF Edit)
    29. Jeff Mills-Life Cycle.Tresor (Sims JFF Edit)
    30. Audio Injection-Deep Thought.Droid Behaviour
    31. Robert Hood.The Cure/Ben Sims Remix.Unreleased
    32. Marcel Dettmann-Push.Ostgut Ton
    33. Ben Sims-The Afterparty/Adam Beyer Remix.Drumcode
    34. Antigone-The Melody.Children Of Tomorrow
    35. Clouds-Chained To A Dead Camel/Edit Select Rave Mix.Overlee Assembly
    36. Roberto Capuano.New Chapter.Drumcode
    37. Envoy.Dark Manoeuvres/Slam Remix.Soma
    38. Ben Sims feat Tyree Cooper-I Feel It Deep/Sandwell District Remix.Drumcode
    39. Binny-Subtractive Rhythm/Paul Mac Remix.Tactical