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Podcast 85: Kid606 - Megachurch Meltdown

Few artists can pack 47 tracks into an hour-long mix without it sounding forced and contrived. Fortunately for us (and the latest installment of the XLR8R podcast), Kid606 is one of those who can seamlessly weave together as many tracks as he has for Megachurch Meltdown. Pulling from a collection of current club tracks and old favorites, the man born Miguel Depedro has crafted a bouncy, bass-heavy mix that's as close to an actual night in the club as one can hope to get. "A lot of this stuff I just got recently, and it's only because [the tracks] were made to be pumping DJ tracks that I was able to mix them in so easily," he says. "It's those older tracks that carry a little more weight and have more depth behind them, at least for me, because I've played them so many times I have a personal relationship with them."

Of those favorites, he cites artists like Vex'd, DJ Koze, Drop the Lime, and PJ Pooterhoots ("one of the best producers in S.F. and criminally underrated"), all of whom appear in this techno-meets-dubstep-meets-booty-house mix, alongside newer cuts from the likes of Rustie, Cardopusher, and AC Slater. Less common in Megachurch is his own work. "I think I'm still a little shy about DJing my own stuff," he says to this. "I am just too self-conscious about it, but I love playing people's remixes of me, so there [are] three remixes of songs from my new album, from Acid Jacks, P.O.L. Style, and Doshy."

Speaking of that album, Shout at the Döner was released at the end of April via Depedro's own Tigerbeat6 imprint, and as noted in a recent review, "the man still knows how make a hyperactive racket." See for yourselves here.

Megachurch Meltdown
01 Valet - "Sade 4 Bri" - (kranky)
02 Kid Carpet/Si Begg/Federation/E-40 - "Hyphy/Pop (The Six Million Dollar Kid Edit)"
03 SND - "10" - (Raster Noton)
04 Cassie - "Me & U (acapella)" - (Badboy)
05 Luke's Anger - "Working Overtime (Michael Forshaw Remix)" - (Bonus Round)
06 PJ Pooterhoots - "Loader" - (Choochtronix)
07 DJ Nasty - "Sperm Donor" - (Databass)
08 Proxy - "Decoy" - (Turbo recordings)  
09 DJ Technics - "I Just Wanna Fuck" - (Nuclheaz)
10 Kid606 - "Mr. Wobble's Nightmare (Acid Jacks Remix)" - (Tigerbeat6)
11 Congorock - "Exodus" - (Fool's Gold)
12 Ying Yang Twins/Mike Jones - "Badd (acapella)" - (TVT)
13 Bird Peterson - "Twurk Central" - (Flamin' Hotz)
14 Genuine Guy - "The Illegible Bachelor" - (Tigerbass)
15 Shadow Dancer - "Infinite Lies" - (Boyz Noize)
16 Luckism - "Shoot Dems Soundboi (Mikix the Cat Remix)" - (Sick Recordings)
17 Kid606 - "Billionaire Bank Run" - (Tigerbeat6)
18 Team Audio Feat. Porkchop & Pizo - "Boom (acapella)" -  (White label)
19 Kid606 - "Monsters (Doshy Remix)" - (Tigerbeat6)
20 Kid606 - "Baltimorrow's Parties (DJ P.O.L. Style Remix)" - (Tigerbass)
21 Rustie - "Marzipan (Wireblock)
22 AGT Rave Cru - "Terror Overdrive" - (Remerge Records)
23 Cardopusher -"Steppin'" - (Worldwide)  
24 B. Rich Feat. Rick Ross - "Everyday Hustle (AC Slater Remix)" - (Palms Out Sounds)
25 Mark Ryder presents Ruff Da Menace- "2 F in' Ruff" -  (Strictly Underground)
26 Vex'd - "Smart Bomb" - (Planet-Mu)
27 Little Jinder - "Polyhedron (Supra 1 Remix/DTL Edit)" - (Trouble & Bass)
28 Egyptrixx - "Reconnect (Kanji Kinetic Remix)" - (Electrostimulation)
29 Kadalack Boyz - "Never Slippin" - (Asylum)
30 Axxo - "Mi-Eyez" - (Killtone)
31 Scientist - "Step it Up (Dan Donovan For Don Letts Dub Cartel)" - (Blood & Fire)
32 Cex - "Freq" - (Tigerbeat6)
33 DJ Technics - "I'm a Freak" - (Nuclheaz)
34 Luke's Anger - "He Destroyed Her Buffer" - (Bonus Round)
35 Com.A - "Kiss My Ass, Goodbye" - (Tigerbeat6/Romz)
36 Kanji Kinetic - "The Buffalo [Blnd! 'The Prophecy of Return' Mix]" -  
37 Cristian Vogel - "Plastered Cracks" - (Tresor)
38 DJ KOZE - "Zu Dicht Dran" - (Kompakt)
39 Dexplicit Feat. Gemma Fox - "Might Be (Remix)" - (DXP)
40 Dexplicit - "Bulla Cake (USF Remix)" - (DXP)
41 Kid606 - "Kill Soundboy Kill" - (Tigerbeat6)
42 Bruce Stallion - "Walls" - (Probuscus)
43 Drop the Lime - "Glock Box" - (Broklyn Beats)
44 Electric Company - "Around (Kid606 Remix)" - (Tigerbeat6)
45 Kid606 - "Freaky Deaky Juds"
46 Gregg Kowalsky - "Shards of Fried Plywood"
47 Noam Chomsky - "Crime and Punishment" - (Alternative Tentacles)

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18 comments Kid606 - Megachurch Meltdown

Arizoner (not verified) Wrote

Thu, 05/07/2009 - 11:48

goddamn what a tracklisting, i can't wait for this to download!

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Thu, 05/07/2009 - 15:14

Holy shit!!!! What a set!

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Thu, 05/07/2009 - 23:56

wow, so much weird techno stuff on here ive never heard before....good shit.

thisKID (not verified) Wrote

Fri, 05/08/2009 - 10:11

Best 2009 podcast i've heard so far.

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Fri, 05/08/2009 - 12:40

this is definitely a lot more danceable then i would expect a kid606 podcast to be!

soulja (not verified) Wrote

Sat, 05/09/2009 - 03:53

cardopusher/b rich/ac slater/mark ryder/vex'd/little jinder halfway part is totally bonkers.

Novemberer (not verified) Wrote

Sat, 05/09/2009 - 05:40

Thanks for this 'un - saw him DJ a few months ago & was really impressed - absolutely CRACKIN' techno allnightlong...!

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Sat, 05/09/2009 - 16:50

definitely not boring.

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Sun, 05/10/2009 - 00:22

SND + Cassy mix is so dope

tsktsktsk (not verified) Wrote

Sun, 05/10/2009 - 08:19

this set would be banging in a club, and nice spacey ending.

heavy (not verified) Wrote

Thu, 05/14/2009 - 02:57

It's all about the aXXo track for me......

basstime (not verified) Wrote

Fri, 05/15/2009 - 17:30

aXXo are so good, i got there stuff at boomkat
after hearing it online, the most organic fredsh sounding dubstep there is. go to
http://www.myspace.com/killtone001
if you wanna hear more, i think odd nosdam from anticon is one of the members.

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Tue, 05/19/2009 - 01:04

All the links are broken :( I tried all download links and tried subscribing to the iTunes podcast but nothing works.

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Tue, 05/19/2009 - 03:24

doesnt work for me either, help!

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Tue, 05/19/2009 - 10:36

Everything on the site says it's 403- forbidden to download.

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Wed, 05/20/2009 - 01:46

can anyone repost this mix somewhere else? i gave up trying to dl this after so many tries, bummer as it's an awesome tracklisting

ppp (not verified) Wrote

Wed, 06/10/2009 - 12:51

Fuckingfantastic.

qwertybirdy (not verified) Wrote

Sat, 06/20/2009 - 01:59

hot damn what a racket, but sick nonetheless!!

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