Midnight In A Perfect World: Groundislava

Midnight In A Perfect World
Alex Ruder
photo by Sus Boy

Groundislava is the alias of Jasper Patterson, a Los Angeles-based electronic producer and founding member of the Wedidit Collective alongside his friends ShlohmoRL GrimeD33J, 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.

Artist Song
Midnight in a Perfect World Intro
Groundislava Snow Dream
Groundislava City Dream
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
Aphex Twin IZ-US
Groundislava New Flesh
Juice Jackal I Can't Sleep (feat. Groundislava)
Baths Coitus
Ono_Sendai From Nothing
C.Z. Turn Around
Ceephax Acid Crew Trabzonspor
Groundislava Never Told You
Groundislava Bog
The Four Freshmen It's A Blue World

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