Various Artists
Kindling – A mix by Will McGiven
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Available formats: DL


Will McGiven is a Derby, UK based DJ known for his eclectic Constellations Radio Shows on every Friday. Will has DJ’d all over the UK as well as an appearance supporting the great Marcus Miller for the North Sea Jazz Festival at The Bird Club, Rotterdam.

Will has been a massive fan of the Discus label for many years now, proclaiming it to be “The most deep and diverse label anywhere on the planet”. His love of the label has inspired him to create this mix exclusively for the Discus label and its followers. The mix was recorded in one live 1 Hour 25 mins take, straight off the cuff and no edits. He only uses his DJ software’s reverb, pitch slider and echo effects to create the unique sound scape presented here.


Special thanks go to Derby artist Walt Shaw for his wonderful accompanying art work entitled Jazz Heartland. Please check out all his superb work here:

Will’s mix also inspired Discus label musician and poet… more

These tracks are heard in the mix:

Martin Archer – Song For Zara Grace
Martin Archer – For Terry Riley
Tony Oxley – Brushes
MPH – False Jasmine
Martin Archer – Swaby Dub – by D P Ram
Anthropology Band – The Dancer And The Spark
frostlake – Ghost Hotel
Anthropology Band – Common Cause / Charlotte’s Dilemma
Laura Cole – Default Settings – by Kim Macari
Eclectic Maybe Band – Spreading An Invisible Stream
Martin Archer – For Hans Joachim Roedelius
Walt Shaw – Sketch 7 – Mark Rothko
Laura Cole – Shapes and Sizes – by Chris Williams
Tony Oxley – On the Edge (to E.P.)
Bo Meson & Martin Archer – Coda (288)
Martin Archer – Cool Down – by Tenser feat. Rosie Brown
Martin Pyne – Umbra
Das Rad – Canterbury Steps
de tian – Transcriptome 6
Martin Archer – Organ Rocker – by Tenser
Das Rad – London Steps

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