hackman: music to... frolic and cavort to

Spring has sprung, so frolic away with the producer building a serious rep for himself.

by i-D Staff
24 April 2015, 12:01pm

Hackman is one of those producers that has slowly built his name through countless hot productions. Catching our attention with his sublime cut Forgotten Notes a few years back, Ben Hackman has been consistent in the quality of his output, releasing top class material on labels such as Greco-Roman, Futureboogie, 20:20 and Halocyan vision to name but a few. As he gears up to release his debut album this year, we're treated to an exclusive mix from the man himself. Bringing deep and groovy house flavours to i-D, enter the sound of Hackman.

1. datassette - Dunno (2006)
2. DJ Leandre - Soul Juice
3. Tata Vega - Get It Up For Love (Superprince Edit)
4. NYC Peech Boys - Don't Make Me Wait
5. Cece Peniston - Searchin (Silk In The House Mix)
6. Kiasmos - Held (Dauwd Remix)
7. Nick Holder - Feelin' Sad
8. Brandy - Full Moon (Full Intention Club Mix)
9. John Shima - Prototype
10. Aybee - A Novel Gesture
11. Tom Demac - Beckett's Racket
12. Karizma - Mornin (Nulife Edit)
13. Kito Jempere - Gas Station
14. Creta Kano - Skyway Motel

Music to shift your mood from staying in to staying up all night…
TRG, Put You Down

Music for fiery arguments…
Photek, Ni Ten Ichi Ryu

Music to kiss and make up to...
Darkstar, Gold

Music to heal a broken heart…
Joanna Newsom - Jackrabbits

Music to get high to…
Sky Kap, Endorphins

Music to change your night from mediocre to magnificent…
Midnight Star, The Midas Touch (Hell Interface Remix)

Music to take a long drive to…
Crosby, Stills & Nash, Crosby, Stills & Nash (Album)

Music to walk down the aisle to...
John Shuttleworth, Have you seen my Wife

Music you'd like played at your funeral…
Optic Nerve, Another World

Music to have sex to…
Emerson, Lake and Palmer, ERUPTION (Tarkus)

Music to celebrate your birthday to…
Farz, Baar Baar Din Yeh Aaye from Farz (1967)

Music guaranteed to give you serious swagger…
Cool Kids, Black Mags

Music to make even the wallflowers dance...
Fonda Rae, Heobah (Hey-O-Bah)

Music to play at the afterparty when it's 6am and the sun is beginning to rise…
The Lion King, Circle Of Life

Music that could put even an insomniac to sleep…
Joe Jackson, Nocturn No.4

Hackman's Semibreves EP is out 27th April via Halocyan Records.

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