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!K7 locks in Michael Mayer for next ‘DJ-Kicks’ compilation

It’s out on May 19

  • Patrick Hinton
  • 6 April 2017

Michael Mayer is at the helm of the next instalment of !K7’s ‘DJ-Kicks’ mix series.

The 16-track release includes music from artists such as Moderat, Prins Thomas and Throbbing Gristle, as well as an exclusive new track and three remixes from Mayer.

Last year the Kompakt co-founder put out an album titled ‘&’ which saw him collaborate with the likes of Kölsch, Miss Kittin and Roman Flügel, and he’s drawn parallels with this new outing.

Speaking about the ‘DJ-Kicks’ mix, Mayer said: “On an abstract level, the approach was basically the same for both projects. For ‘&’ I put together a group of people that are close to my heart. For Kicks it was a group of records that are like friends to me.

“All of the tracks I used went through heaven and hell with me. They've become true companions. Circling in on and bringing together these friends was the only criterion for the making of this mix. I wanted it to be as personal as possible.”

Check out the tracklist below and head here to pre-order.

01. Peter Zummo - The Tape Is Chill
02. Michael Mayer - The Horn Conspiracy (DJ-Kicks)
03. Bvoice, Anrilov, Danilov - Papas Groove (dOP & Masomenos Remix)
04. SAVE! - The Darkness (I:Cube Remix)
05. Justus Köhncke - Feuerland
06. CSS - Honey (Michael Mayer Remix)
07. Alter Ego - Gary
08. Kasper Bjørke - Apart feat. Sísý Ey (Michael Mayer Remix)
09. Lionheart Brothers - The Drift (Prins Thomas Diskomiks)
10. Mekon feat. Marc Almond - Please Stay (Röyksopp Remix)
11. Dreems - Mirages (Michael Mayer Remix)
12. Boreal - Canopy Target
13. Throbbing Gristle - Hot On The Heels Of Love (Ratcliffe Remix)
14. Death In Vegas - Consequences Of Love (Chris & Cosey Remix)
15. Idioma - Landscapes
16. Jon Hopkins - Abandon Window (Moderat Remix)

Patrick Hinton is Mixmag's Digital Staff Writer, follow him on Twitter

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