DJ-Kicks | Michael Mayer

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DJ KICKS | Michael Mayer (!K7) – CD/2xLP

DJ-Kicks | Michael Mayer

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Kicks has turned out to be a pretty international affair, especially if you compare it with Immer 1 or Fabric 13, which consisted almost 100% of German productions”, highlights Mayer.
“At that time, there were such incredible things happening in my direct neighborhood and all over Germany. In the meantime, that spark has traveled a lot since then. The sound I’ve been pushing is often falsely described as “minimal”. Minimal used to be a thing in the pre-Kompakt days, mid 90s. After that I took much more interest in an eclectic way of playing music.”

Alongside this consistent, all-embracing attitude to music, ‘emotive’ is still perhaps the term best associated with Mayer’s leanings as a DJ, and as the man himself once observed, “there is room on the dancefloor for emotions other than euphoria.”

Certainly, DJ Kicks delivers on this expectation, balancing wistful passages with frequent bursts of high energy aimed squarely at the dancefloor.

Vinyl Tracklist
A1 –Throbbing Gristle – Hot On The Heels of Love (Ratcliffe Remix)
A2 –Jon Hopkins – Abandon Window (Moderat Remix)
B1 –Boreal – Canopy Target
B2 –Michael Mayer – The Horn Is Conspiracy Club Mix (DJ-Kicks)

C1 –CSS – Honey (Michael Mayer Remix)
C2 –Alter Ego – Gary
D1 –Mekon Feat. Marc Almond – Please Stay (Röyksopp Remix)
D2 –Dreems – Mirages (Michael Mayer Remix)