Ears

Everyone loves a mixtape. Occasional beats and bleeps as curated by guest Melbournians and international creative types. Pins here from "Ears" on Assemble Papers, as well as musical inspiration from near and far
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Everything is Dangerous Mix by Prudence Rees-Lee for Assemble Papers.  Just days after the US election results were announced, Melbourne-via-LA musician Prudence Rees-Lee put together this EARS mix comprising songs of protest and revolution. From Gil Scott-Heron to the Warumpi Band, Prudence’s mix is a musical document of political resistance and action – listen and be inspired.

Everything is Dangerous Mix by Prudence Rees-Lee for Assemble Papers. Just days after the US election results were announced, Melbourne-via-LA musician Prudence Rees-Lee put together this EARS mix comprising songs of protest and revolution. From Gil Scott-Heron to the Warumpi Band, Prudence’s mix is a musical document of political resistance and action – listen and be inspired.

DJ Manchild knows a thing or two about funk. Ahead of his appearance at Inner Varnika festival over the Easter long weekend, DJ Manchild has made us a mix incorpating music sourced on his travels around the world, blending “Caribbean stoner disco, a dash of afrobeat, a pinch of cumbia and six kilos of funk.”

DJ Manchild knows a thing or two about funk. Ahead of his appearance at Inner Varnika festival over the Easter long weekend, DJ Manchild has made us a mix incorpating music sourced on his travels around the world, blending “Caribbean stoner disco, a dash of afrobeat, a pinch of cumbia and six kilos of funk.”

Diplomatic Immunity mix by Client Liaison. Photo courtesy Client Liaison.

Diplomatic Immunity mix by Client Liaison. Photo courtesy Client Liaison.

Winter wanderlust Mix: To keep you both warm and cool as winter sets in, AP asked the dapper Dan Lewis, head honcho at indie label Special Award Records to put together a smooth selection for your listening pleasure. A ‘socialite-lite’, erstwhile tour promoter, internet radio host, and DJ, Dan Lewis has done (some of) it all. With musical tastes as vast and varied as the seas, you never really know what you’ll get.

Winter wanderlust Mix: To keep you both warm and cool as winter sets in, AP asked the dapper Dan Lewis, head honcho at indie label Special Award Records to put together a smooth selection for your listening pleasure. A ‘socialite-lite’, erstwhile tour promoter, internet radio host, and DJ, Dan Lewis has done (some of) it all. With musical tastes as vast and varied as the seas, you never really know what you’ll get.

Artist, musician & die-hard Carpenters fan Darren Sylvester put together this soundtrack for your summer of road trips, nostalgia for the year past and toasts to the future. A man of many hats, talents & leather jackets, Darren is a celebrated artist with a “part-time rockstar” career. Here, he takes us on a tropical journey, from Suntory pop jingles to Ryuichi Sakamoto. Kanpai team AP! Summer White Wine Spritzer Mix by Darren Sylvester.

Artist, musician & die-hard Carpenters fan Darren Sylvester put together this soundtrack for your summer of road trips, nostalgia for the year past and toasts to the future. A man of many hats, talents & leather jackets, Darren is a celebrated artist with a “part-time rockstar” career. Here, he takes us on a tropical journey, from Suntory pop jingles to Ryuichi Sakamoto. Kanpai team AP! Summer White Wine Spritzer Mix by Darren Sylvester.

Emotional '90s Trance Mix by Golden Girls for Assemble Papers. Golden Girls write songs about love, sex and literature, blending hard beats and soft vocals with deep subs and melodic bass. On Sat 10 Dec they’ll be appearing at Blow-Up in Brunswick: a one-night festival inside a blown-up inflatable structure conceived in association with RMIT Architecture’s Pneumatic Structures Unit. Jake from Golden Girls shared this mix ahead of the party.

Emotional '90s Trance Mix by Golden Girls for Assemble Papers. Golden Girls write songs about love, sex and literature, blending hard beats and soft vocals with deep subs and melodic bass. On Sat 10 Dec they’ll be appearing at Blow-Up in Brunswick: a one-night festival inside a blown-up inflatable structure conceived in association with RMIT Architecture’s Pneumatic Structures Unit. Jake from Golden Girls shared this mix ahead of the party.

Liminal Space Mix by Millú for Assemble Papers. We’re gearing up for the second instalment of our live EARS series at MPavilion, happening on Friday 16 December and soundtracked by Melbourne-via-LA musician Chela and Melbourne DJ Millú. To get us in the mood, we asked Millú to share a mix that manifests her signature, genre-hopping style of esoteric rhythms and jams from around the world – this is the result.

Liminal Space Mix by Millú for Assemble Papers. We’re gearing up for the second instalment of our live EARS series at MPavilion, happening on Friday 16 December and soundtracked by Melbourne-via-LA musician Chela and Melbourne DJ Millú. To get us in the mood, we asked Millú to share a mix that manifests her signature, genre-hopping style of esoteric rhythms and jams from around the world – this is the result.

By Ourselves Mix by Jennifer Loveless for Assemble Papers. Melbourne-via-Toronto DJ and 87.6 KISS FM broadcaster Jennifer Loveless has brought her fine selections of aural delights to the likes of Camp Nong, Daydreams, Gaytimes, Strawberry Fields, Rose Quartz Festival and more. Here, she shares an exclusive mix with us ahead of her set at our upcoming live EARS event at MPavilion on Fri 14 Oct.

By Ourselves Mix by Jennifer Loveless for Assemble Papers. Melbourne-via-Toronto DJ and 87.6 KISS FM broadcaster Jennifer Loveless has brought her fine selections of aural delights to the likes of Camp Nong, Daydreams, Gaytimes, Strawberry Fields, Rose Quartz Festival and more. Here, she shares an exclusive mix with us ahead of her set at our upcoming live EARS event at MPavilion on Fri 14 Oct.

Gentle Collisions Mix by DJ Emoceans for Assemble Papers. Melbourne artist Sheena Colquhoun, a.k.a. DJ Emoceans, is always up for a conversation about why pop music is important. In this special mix for Assemble Papers, she deviates from the party tunes you can usually see her playing around town with this mix inspired by women who twist language into poetry into music. So grab a glass of wine and hop in. The water’s warm. Let’s get Emoceanal.

Gentle Collisions Mix by DJ Emoceans for Assemble Papers. Melbourne artist Sheena Colquhoun, a.k.a. DJ Emoceans, is always up for a conversation about why pop music is important. In this special mix for Assemble Papers, she deviates from the party tunes you can usually see her playing around town with this mix inspired by women who twist language into poetry into music. So grab a glass of wine and hop in. The water’s warm. Let’s get Emoceanal.

One of Us Mix by Avery for Assemble Papers. On Friday 19 August, Melbourne DJ and photographer Avery will be warming up the dancefloor at Cool Room – a monthly party that aims to provide a safer space to enjoy house and techno tunes, with a focus on inclusion, safety and friendliness towards queer and trans communities. Ahead of the event, Avery has put together this exclusive mix designed to get you up and ready to hit the club.

One of Us Mix by Avery for Assemble Papers. On Friday 19 August, Melbourne DJ and photographer Avery will be warming up the dancefloor at Cool Room – a monthly party that aims to provide a safer space to enjoy house and techno tunes, with a focus on inclusion, safety and friendliness towards queer and trans communities. Ahead of the event, Avery has put together this exclusive mix designed to get you up and ready to hit the club.


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White Lotus mix by Optimum Trans for Assemble Papers. Image courtesy Optimum Trans

White Lotus mix by Optimum Trans for Assemble Papers. Image courtesy Optimum Trans

Space Cocktails #2 Mix by Lord Fascinator for Assemble Papers. Having once likened his sound to “Beck and Kraftwerk doing peyote with The Stone Roses” you better believe things don’t get fruitier than Lord Fascinator. Dressed like Iris Apfel to the power of 1000 googly eyes, this thirty-something, man-in-a-kaftan is one who thinks nothing of attaching an extra set of limbs to his outfit.

Space Cocktails #2 Mix by Lord Fascinator for Assemble Papers. Having once likened his sound to “Beck and Kraftwerk doing peyote with The Stone Roses” you better believe things don’t get fruitier than Lord Fascinator. Dressed like Iris Apfel to the power of 1000 googly eyes, this thirty-something, man-in-a-kaftan is one who thinks nothing of attaching an extra set of limbs to his outfit.

Artist, musician & die-hard Carpenters fan Darren Sylvester put together this soundtrack for your summer of road trips, nostalgia for the year past and toasts to the future. A man of many hats, talents & leather jackets, Darren is a celebrated artist with a “part-time rockstar” career. Here, he takes us on a tropical journey, from Suntory pop jingles to Ryuichi Sakamoto. Kanpai team AP! Summer White Wine Spritzer Mix by Darren Sylvester.

Artist, musician & die-hard Carpenters fan Darren Sylvester put together this soundtrack for your summer of road trips, nostalgia for the year past and toasts to the future. A man of many hats, talents & leather jackets, Darren is a celebrated artist with a “part-time rockstar” career. Here, he takes us on a tropical journey, from Suntory pop jingles to Ryuichi Sakamoto. Kanpai team AP! Summer White Wine Spritzer Mix by Darren Sylvester.

Heartbeat November Mix by Dusty Fingers for Assemble Papers. Steele Bonus, Marcus King and Dusty Fingers don’t miss a beat throwing down everything from afro synth to electro boogie for Heartbeat – a club night straight from the underground. Dusty Fingers aka Marty Doyle shares his November mix with us to get you in the mood. Prepare to move yourself in an unashamedly sexxi way.

Heartbeat November Mix by Dusty Fingers for Assemble Papers. Steele Bonus, Marcus King and Dusty Fingers don’t miss a beat throwing down everything from afro synth to electro boogie for Heartbeat – a club night straight from the underground. Dusty Fingers aka Marty Doyle shares his November mix with us to get you in the mood. Prepare to move yourself in an unashamedly sexxi way.

Winter wanderlust Mix: To keep you both warm and cool as winter sets in, AP asked the dapper Dan Lewis, head honcho at indie label Special Award Records to put together a smooth selection for your listening pleasure. A ‘socialite-lite’, erstwhile tour promoter, internet radio host, and DJ, Dan Lewis has done (some of) it all. With musical tastes as vast and varied as the seas, you never really know what you’ll get.

Winter wanderlust Mix: To keep you both warm and cool as winter sets in, AP asked the dapper Dan Lewis, head honcho at indie label Special Award Records to put together a smooth selection for your listening pleasure. A ‘socialite-lite’, erstwhile tour promoter, internet radio host, and DJ, Dan Lewis has done (some of) it all. With musical tastes as vast and varied as the seas, you never really know what you’ll get.

Diplomatic Immunity mix by Client Liaison. Photo courtesy Client Liaison.

Diplomatic Immunity mix by Client Liaison. Photo courtesy Client Liaison.

'Soukou Jikan / Transit Time' Mix by DJ Susan for Assemble Papers. Becky Sui Zhen aka DJ Susan is a creative superpower. You may have heard her as one half of Melbourne duo Fox + Sui, fronting Sui et Sui or on vocals/percussion for NO ZU and Hot Palms. She also helps design the way we view culture with Art Processors (creators of MONA’s ‘O’), moonlights as a music video maker and is even big in Japan (every gaijin’s dream). Here’s Becky’s Japan-inspired transit mix.

'Soukou Jikan / Transit Time' Mix by DJ Susan for Assemble Papers. Becky Sui Zhen aka DJ Susan is a creative superpower. You may have heard her as one half of Melbourne duo Fox + Sui, fronting Sui et Sui or on vocals/percussion for NO ZU and Hot Palms. She also helps design the way we view culture with Art Processors (creators of MONA’s ‘O’), moonlights as a music video maker and is even big in Japan (every gaijin’s dream). Here’s Becky’s Japan-inspired transit mix.

Spring leaves and sunshine mix by Evelyn Morris of Pikelet for Assemble Papers. Photo by Karl Scullin, courtesy Chapter Music.

Spring leaves and sunshine mix by Evelyn Morris of Pikelet for Assemble Papers. Photo by Karl Scullin, courtesy Chapter Music.

Simon Winkler and Lauren Taylor's Springtime surf mix.

Simon Winkler and Lauren Taylor's Springtime surf mix.

Summer send-off mix by Nicky J of Cut Off Your Hands for Assemble Papers. Photo courtesy Cut Off Your Hands.

Summer send-off mix by Nicky J of Cut Off Your Hands for Assemble Papers. Photo courtesy Cut Off Your Hands.

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