Groundislava is the alias of Jasper Patterson, a Los Angeles-based electronic producer and founding member of the Wedidit Collective alongside his friends Shlohmo, RL Grime, D33J, and Nick Melons. His self-titled debut arrived in 2011, introducing listeners to his nostalgic and immersive beats that are propelled by a love for video game soundtracks, retro synthesizers, instrumental hip-hop and house music. He just released his brand new fifth album Groundislava II, a “lost sequel” to his breakout debut album, on his longtime label Friends of Friends. His exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World is a dreamy journey through nostalgic beats, fuzzy shoegaze, romantic pop, and more, that also sneaks in a handful of his own tracks along the way.
|Midnight in a Perfect World||Intro|
|The Flamingos||I Only Have Eyes For You|
|EOD||Swurlk (Snarlfingercroak Mix)|
|Groundislava||One For Her|
|My Bloody Valentine||Lose My Breath|
|Groundislava||Until Tomorrow (feat. Jake Weary)|
|Roxy Music||True To Life|
|Juice Jackal||I Can't Sleep (feat. Groundislava)|
|Ceephax Acid Crew||Trabzonspor|
|Groundislava||Never Told You|
|The Four Freshmen||It's A Blue World|
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