Cakeshop celebrates its eighth birthday with the release of a mammoth compilation featuring DJ LAG

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South Korean venue and nightlife institution Cakeshop celebrates its eighth birthday with the release of a mammoth compilation on its new imprint Carousel.

‘CRSL 001’ will be released on March 12.

It features original contributions from the likes of DJ LagJubileeDJ PythonNet GalaAse ManualMobilegirl and so many more.

The intention behind the compilation is to provide an insight into the kinds of sounds that have populated Cakeshop’s Seoul dancefloor over the past eight years, as well as providing ‘an ode to the dynamic energy of vibrant independent scenes, and the synergy between east and the rest of the globe in their basement corner of the world.’

Nevin, one of the founders and head bookers of Cakeshop, has said, “We really have tried to find a place where the underground meets the overground and the overground meets the underground, using a range of artists to form a montage or mosaic of the contemporary club experience. The synthesis that has formed through our club nights shows that when a dialogue is formed between emerging cultures a shift can occur. We wish to capture that shift through our label.”

Check out the full tracklist and listen to the single ‘SAKA’ by DJ LAG below

Stream the album HERE

Read about the release on MIXMAG

Tracklist

  1. SCRATCHCLART – ‘SCATTY’
  2. Ase Manual – ‘World Music Pt 1’ feat Marvelito
  3. Mobilegirl – ‘I know a lil freak’
  4. Jubilee – ‘Say Cheese’
  5. Hitmakerchinx – ‘Watermelon’
  6. DJ Python – ‘Frogviolin’
  7. DJ Lag – ‘Saka’
  8. Zukzuk – ‘Noche en Itaewon’
  9. Kelvin T – ‘Ice Sculpture’
  10. Letta featuring YEHAIYAHAN – ‘Nothing Left For Me’
  11. NET GALA – ‘You’ll Never see me lose it’
  12. 106 Mido – ‘Ivory Kokiri’
  13. Y2k92 – ‘The magician’
  14. JNS – ‘Epicentre’
  15. Wrack – ‘Somack Cake’
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