Rising Manchester selector Swales delivers his 'Kiss Fresh' mix - a salute to the rawness of those early house recordings, a time when Chicago's exports landed on British ears and shaped the way club culture would form.
That's not to say this is a nostalgic glimpse, though - Swales constantly sets the old against the new, resolutely seeking out something fresh and unheard in the process.
It opens out a big summer for Swales, with his disco-tinged sound - check out his Inner Life edit for proof - absolutely tailor-made for the sunshine.
Relentlessly optimistic while also remaining highly nuanced, this approach comes through on his Clash DJ Mix, with Swales continually reaching towards positivity.
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