HOT SINCE 82 has kept himself busy this year.

At the end of last month he dropped his debut full length studio album, Recovery on his highly regarded Knee Deep In Sound label. The project was largely recorded during the lockdown period from his home studio.

We caught up with him recently for a chat about the album which you can read HERE.

He has also compiled this playlist featuring tracks that inspired Recovery and he talks us through the music below.

Majid Jordan – King City 

“A great slow groove with a happy vibe! I love this band.”


Gat Decor – Passion 

“Pure Ibiza vibes and something that I always try to channel into my own music.”


Bicep – Glue

“I have always loved Bicep’s records. It’s a great mix of house and old skool breaks!”


Maya Jane Coles feat. Karin Park – Everything

“I love Maya’s records. They are always haunting and deep.”


Sasha & Emerson – Scorchio

“This track is driving but melodic. It’s a classic! I tried to capture that progressive sound on my record ‘Rules’ from my new album Recovery.”


Todd Terje – Inspector Norse 

“A total summer record and totally unique.”


Jamie Woon – Night Air

“His first album was insane! I can’t skip a record from it. Great voice.”


Deep Dish – Stay Gold

“One of my all time favourites. I love how Deep Dish used vocals with a classic deeper influence. Pure sunshine.”


Matthias Meyer – Infinity

“The perfect combination of a driving groove and a cheeky well worked sample.”


Kate Simko – Go On Then

“Effortlessly vocal with a techy, bass and deep production. It features Jem Cooke who I also love to work with and features on my new album.”


Hot Since 82 – Recovery is out now.