The alias of Portland-based musician Douglas Appling, Emancipator has become well-known for his blissful, lush, and cinematic style of music that organically fuses downtempo, trip-hop, and instrumental hip-hop elements into his own enveloping style. A stellar live performer that's a staple on the festival circuit, Emancipator also recently launched his own label Loci Records to further spread warm and transportive sounds. His exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World perfectly embodies his love for beautiful, textured, intricate beats, kicking off with his own track "1993" before swimming through stand-out tracks from his friends and close contemporaries at a cool and leisurely tempo.
|Midnight in a Perfect World||Intro|
|Jamie Blake||Living In This World|
|Edamame||The Silver Lining|
|Hundred Waters||Xtalk (Kodak to Graph Remix)|
|Sango||Me de Amor (feat. Gaiola Das Popozudas)|
|Romare||The Blues (It Began In Africa)|
|Es-K x Loupo||Sanctuary|
|DJ Krush||Song 1|
|Tor||Star of Wonder x None Shall Pass (feat. Aesop Rock)|
|Nujabes||Blessing It (Remix feat. Substantial and Pase Rock from Five Deez)|
|John Frusciante||Untitled #2|
|Laya Project||Glorious Sun|
|Midnight in a Perfect World||Outro|
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