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Jackmaster heads up the next 'DJ-Kicks' mix

Expect tracks by Robert Hood, Denis Sulta and Mr G

  • Dave Turner
  • 1 June 2016

Glasgow selector Jackmaster is the third 'DJ-Kicks' mixer of the year after Moodymann and Dam-Funk.

Citing his hometown, Detroit and Chicago as major influences on his selection, compiling the mix didn't go to plan as he left his laptop - containing the tracks he'd picked out - in a taxi after DJing on a Caribbean cruise ship.

As a result, he ended up delving into his old record collection. "Once I got to Glasgow I bought a new computer, salvaged what music I could from old machines but most importantly delved deep into my record collection to find some obscure and forgotten bits that would do the CD justice."

Two tracks by compatriot Denis Sulta feature, with Ricardo Villalobos, future Mixmag cover star Robert Hood, Mike Dunn, Mr G and Massimiliano Pagliara also included.

Talking about the music he's gone for, he said: "Some people think I’m a dubstep DJ, some people think I just bang out classics, but neither of those are true. I try not to be too purposely idiosyncratic when selecting music. It’s kind of contrived. I want to educate people but never compromise my vision. I just want to play good music and tell my own story.”

It's released on July 8 and you can see the tracklist below.

1. LNRDCROY - Freedom for Antboy II
2. Denis Sulta - My Soul Needs Justice
3. Phil Moffa - Centre Of The World
4. X_1 - Happy Hippie Hifi
5. Eliphino - Isabella Road
6. Massimiliano Pagliara - I Am Running All My Drum Machines At Once and Dancing
7. Mike Dunn - The Groove
8. Playground Productionz - Orgy XXX
9. Eli Escobar - Tension (Vinyl Mix)
10. Alcatraz Harry - Ode To Frankfurt
11. Lory D - Deep Acustic
12. Tomahawk - Forever Free
13. Anno Stamm - A Night Out With Therese
14. Denis Sulta - Dubelle Oh XX (Jack's VIP)
15. Konakov - Clnki Part 2

16. Mr. G - Transient
17. Basic Channel - Q1.1
18. Fango - Vena Cava
19. Tessela - Yeah That Lush (Demo Version)
20. Ricardo Villalobos - Logohitz
21. Dean & Deluca - Chapter One
22. Robert Hood - The Pace
23. Overmow - Convultions
24. Pom Pom - Untitled

Dave Turner is Mixmag's Digital News Editor, follow him on Twitter

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