Manchester- based producer, Matt Cutler – also known as Lone – just released his next full-length LP today, Reality Testing. Imprinted on the renowned Belgian label, R&S, Cutler already stated the deep rooted influence Detroit techno and Chicago house had on the record. Accompanying the release is a phenomenal mix Lone compiled for Resident Advisor's podcast series. Landing the site's 420th catalog, Cutler disclaims this mix as an index of tracks that influenced his newest record. With a beginning that ventures into his hip-hop influences and then streamlines into an upbeat house-jangled second-half, listening to this beforehand actually stabilizes more sense into the context of the album.
Kenji Kawaii – Unnatural City 2
Tha Alkaholiks – Killin' It
Mobb Deep – Temperature's Rising
Ghetto Concept – Much Love (Instrumental)
Pete Rock feat. Method Man – Half Man, Half Amazin'
Gangstarr feat. Inspektah Deck – Above The Clouds
Klear Soul Forces – Get No Better
Hieroglyphics – You Never Knew
Lone – 2 Is 8
Boards Of Canada – Opening The Mouth
Theo Parrish – Lost Angel
Urban Beat Dance – Urban Dust
Anthony Naples – Tusk
Seven Davis Jr – Celebrations (Funkineven Edit)
Brawther – Spaceman Funk (Deep Club Mix)
Brownstone Express – Metro
Omar S – Set It Out
Jtc – South Brooks
Greg Beato – Pma
If you haven't already make sure you grab your copy of Reality Testing available at every good record shop.