FACT Mix 504: Nmesh

by Nmesh



FACT mix 504: Nmesh


There isn’t anything quite like getting lost in the foggy, twisting works that Alex Koenig makes as Nmesh.

His albums — 2013’s Nu.Wav Hallucinations and 2014’s Dream Sequins — were sprawling, overwhelmingly dense collage pieces made from commercials, samples from the depths of YouTube, and synth textures that ran from silly elevator Muzak to bad trip psychedelia to moments of startling beauty. As you stumbled through those sonic labyrinths you’d encounter others — disembodied voices, drifting through like ghosts. The chatter could shift from mundane to hilarious, from terrifying to emotionally resonant.

Still, his albums are laser-focused compared to the impossibly huge worlds Koenig builds on his mixes. His 260-minute (that’s 4.20 in hours) Welcome To The Warp Zone mix for TinyMixTapes moved through each of its extended thematic sections like some kind of giant, slow-breathing beast. It was an easy pick for our Bandcamp Release Of The Month — but more importantly, it was a clear sign that we had to get this guy to do FACT mix.

So now at just a single second over two hours, we present this double-wide FACT mix from Nmesh. It’s a hell of a ride, with a generous double-dip of LSD and all the peaks and valley that come with that. Here you’ll find the sonic trickery of iconic plunderphonics originator John Oswald holding court with anonymous vaporwave producers while Hype Williams and James Ferraro nestle in with Raymond Scott. It ties all these voices — young, old, dead, legendary, undiscovered, anonymous — together into a legacy of sonic adventuring with Koenig as a welcome host.

01. 骨架的 - Thoughts
02. NAPS – Hammock Portal
03. Phork – Nod
04. Objekt – Second Witness
05. Patten – Drift
06. EEG Programs – Isolated Warmth
07. John Oswald – Cuss (Enid Van Volt)
08. Olimp Jukes TV Show- 天国 Anthem
09. Bebetune$ - Macau Celebreties
10. Nico Niquo – 4D Samba
11. LAKIM – Rent4
12. John Oswald – Lune (Dudley Buscase)
13. She’s Drunk – Brand Old
14. Pebbles – Giving You The Benefit
15. Luka (featy. Mz Jay) – The World Keeps Turning
16. 音 LIGHT システム - 知らない
17. Seahawks – Into Night
18. Alva Noto – Xerrox Solphaer
19. Bittertv – Combat Home Electronics
20. 情報デスクVirtual - XX ''RUBY DUSK ON A 2ND LIFE NUDE BEACH'' ☯ . . . の生活・・・「ロベルタ」
21. Baby Sloth – Fossil Future
22. Magic Fades – Velocitexture
24. Death Grips – Runway N
25. Knx. – Misti.ide[roop]
26. Objekt – Agnes Revenge
27. Bataille Solaire - Microsupernova
28. チェスマスター - NIGHT TRIP 全く頭脳ん
29. ESPRIT 空想 – daydream
30. Luviia – Que Pasa
31. Eagles For Hands – Glitterall
32. E + E – Omega Plate
33. Rising Sun Systems – Nightwind Floppy Disc
34. The KLF – Dream Time In Lake Jackson
35. The Future Sound Of London – Omnipresence
36. Mirror Planes – Cursed
37. 18 Carat Affair – Kaleidoscopes
38. VAPERROR - 私の愛銃 (feat. t e l e p a t h テレパシー能力者)
39. Hype Williams – Dior 2
40. Objekt – Agnes Revenge
41. user48736353001 - 36 Shroommdot [miCro3] [8th dimension transmission]
42. Raymond Scott – Limbo: The Organized Mind (narr. by Jim Henson)
43. NAPS – Get Hi
44. AL-90 – Samoudovletvoris’ Suka
45. John Oswald – Touch
46. Giganta – Spot Scene
47. qualia – New-U
48. Diamond Watch Wrists - Ending
49. Subforms – She Sleeps
50. Subaeris – Virtual Pill
51. Kiln – Rustdusker
52. Forrest Fang – Chaos Gamelan
53. Hecq – II
54. Nmesh – DΞΞP COMΛ™ SKKY Diving
55. 2 8 1 4 - 我愛你
56. Powwoww – Protect Us (Finite)
57. The Black Dog - Nommo



released July 13, 2015

Thrown in the sonic blender, as per usual, by Alex Koenig. (2015)



Nmesh Louisville, Kentucky

Electronic producer / drummer based out of Louisville. Landed remixes on Candiria's third volume of "Toying With The Insanities" in 2010. Remixed Amorphous Androgynous / FSOL for their "Cartel" 2x12" in 2014. Featured in mixes from the likes of Gorilla vs. Bear, Dummy Mag, Rinse FM, FACT, and Tiny Mix Tapes. Released LPs on Dream Catalogue and AMDISCS. They say he's a righteous dude. ... more

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