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Jackmaster has unearthed his 2006 Mastermix

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  • Words: Patrick Hinton | PHOTO: PABLO BUSTOS
  • 4 January 2018
Jackmaster has unearthed his 2006 Mastermix

Jackmaster’s Mastermix series is one of the best in the business, showcasing the Glaswegian DJ's dextrous mixing and dynamic track selections.

The debut edition, which landed in 2006, was long thought to be lost, but thanks to Jackmaster’s “genius wee brother” it has been found, and has been re-upped onto SoundCloud as thank you from Jack to his fans for their support last year.

It’s a thrilling hour of music, traversing from pop to ghetto house, and an interesting insight into how the Numbers co-founder’s style has evolved over the years.

Writing on SoundCloud, Jackmaster said: “It’s an all vinyl mix that I thought was lost forever and hasn't been on the internet for some 10 or more years, but my genius wee brother somehow found it.

“It runs through everything from Ciara, Beyoncé, Janet and Missy to Mr Oizo, Drexciya and DJ Funk - original party material.

“It’s a perfect example of how I was DJing when I was a wee guy and brings to mind vivid memories of the old Numbers nights we used to put on in the tiny wee basement of a gay bar where we threw the parties that gained us notoriety in Glasgow.”

Strap in and listen below.

Patrick Hinton is Mixmag's Digital Staff Writer, follow him on Twitter

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