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Raw, steely deep house and techno from Fly By Night regular

With a name that sounds best in a scouse accent, it's fitting that Andy Ash is from Liverpool.

What is surprising, however, is this guy's youth. Knocking out tunes with the depth and dexterity of a veteran, he's only been DJing and producing for five years. His recent rise to prolificacy — off the back of two handfuls of releases for the likes of his own Boogie Originals imprint, FOTO and On The Prowl — has seen him slate his biggest slabs of wax to date since the start of 2014, both in February.

First came 'Workin EP' on Steve Bug's Dessous label — three slick house grooves including deep New Jersey-influenced 'Mindflow' — then followed 'Hard Groove' on Fly By Night Music, his third for the pint-sized London-based imprint responsible for excellent cuts from Riccio, Giorgeo Luceri and Mayo Soulomon in recent months.

The mix is a steady, careful selection of vinyl with the odd raw touch giving it a sense of immediacy, encapsulating Andy's deft touch while live in the booth. Featuring tunes — both old and new — from Omar S, UR/Aaron Carl, Glen Underground, Last Magpie and Joy O/Pearson Sound/Boddika, and more, it crosses deep and indigo house with heady acidic techno almost seamlessly, before breaking out into garage for an explosive ending. Download it below...  Tracklist
Andy Ash – Intro

Low Key – Rainforest

Omar S – Nikademus
Andy Ash - Hard Groove

Linkwood – Unknown

Semtek - Coeur De Lyon

Samaan - I Need It

Dale Howard - Bounce Back

Orbison/Pearson/Boddika – Faint

Glenn Underground - May Datroit

Efenkei – Oblivion

DJ Sneak - Disco Erotica

Loksober - Random Crash

Dave Angel - Tokyo Stealth Fighter

UR - Hardlife (Aaron Carl remix)
Tuccillo – Unblock

Last Magpie – 1995

Warrior One - Only You