Every year, all kinds of creators take to Mixcloud to share shows that wrap up their year in music– and this year is no different. From seasoned vets to bright young things, people got involved from across the globe. Of the hundreds of shows that were uploaded using #BestOf2018, here’s a selection of some of our favorites.
The Hotness List is a selection of twenty unforgettable shows that created well-deserved hype. These shows will take you on a musical exploration of the world, from a world record-breaking DJ set atop Mount Kilimanjaro, to Erykah Badu stepping in at London’s NTS radio, to the Afrobeat sounds of Kenyan DJ Lyta. Featuring superstar DJs, bedroom selectors, cultural curators and exciting guests, there’s something in the mix for everyone. Hit play and enjoy.
This is our list of this year’s Rising Stars on Mixcloud. Eclectic and international, these twenty creators brought you new shows from Vegas to Nairobi, Melbourne to Tokyo. They planted their flags in the ground and brought the consistency to round off a truly incredible year. In no particular order, we introduce you to them and sample one of their hottest shows of the year.