Hustle.

Deetron next in line for !K7's DJ-Kicks series

DJ-Kicks start 2018 in fine style with another vital entry into their long running series. The latest comes from Swiss DJ and producer Deetron on March 3rd 2018, and features an exclusive solo track as well as exclusive collaborations with Steve Spacek, Jinadu and Jamie Lidell, alongside two unreleased tracks from DJ Bone.

As one of the most famous musical exports from his Swiss homeland, he has pretty much done it all from fabric and Balance mix CDs to running his own label, from essential albums like Twisted and Music Over Matter on Music Man Records to a genre-spanning body of remix work as recently showcased on Re-Creation - Remixes Compiled. After 20 years in the game, he is still in demand at key clubs around the world, and is sufficiently respected as to be able to call on collaborators like DJ Bone, Cooly G and Ben Westbeech.

This landmark mix shows off his timeless style and passion for the nostalgic emotions associated with Chicago and the serene machine soul of Detroit. Selected from records that have resonated with him over the years and that continue to conjure strong feelings, it also features various vocals from friends “in the style of a traditional mixtape,” explains the artist.

“Over the years I have worked on bringing techno and soulful vocals together and I wanted to represent that in the mix. On the technical side of things, the mix represents my work as a producer and remixer as well as my aim to recreate tracks using three decks when deejaying. A large part of the mix was recorded using three decks but I also included a section which I approached more like a production or remix.“

The eighty minute mix starts with the spine tingling chills of Carl Craig’s ‘Goodbye World’and smoothly builds through dreamscape house from masters of the form including Gifted & Blessed, Linkwood, Soulphiction and Mr Fingers. Often only playing a few minutes of each track with more than 35 employed in all, this is a dynamic and ever-evolving soundtrack with masterfully blurred transitions.

The early melodic beauty of the mix slowly makes way for more propulsive drums from the likes of Morgan Geist, Aardvarck and DJ Koze, while the mid-section gets trippy and zoned out with deep, elastic grooves. Carl Craig then reappears with his remix of Tony Allen’s ‘Kilode’ to break up the beats and colourful keys and smooth classic house slowly lead towards a more techno leaning crescendo with Floorplan and Derrick May providing the blissful goods. Ending on the dissipating energies of Jessy Lanza’s ‘Strange Emotion’ is a fine move that leaves you feeling cleansed and ready to go again.

This is an adventurous mix that packs a lot in without ever feeling hurried or harried. In short, it is the sound of a master deck technician doing what he does best.

!K7
Deetron DJ-Kicks
Release Date: 09.03.2017
CD / 2LP / Digital

TRACKLISTING CD
01. Carl Craig - Goodbye World / GB - The Dreamer
02. Linkwood - Love Lost
03. Indian Ocean - Schoolbell / Treehouse
04. SBM - Criticize
05. Mr. Fingers feat. Ovasoul 7 - Waterfall (DJ-Kicks Version)
06. Roman Flügel - Song With Blue
07. Burnt Friedmann - Plastikthai / Dresvn - Voyage (DJ Sotofett’s Extended Mix)
08. Spacetime Continuum - Swing Fantasy (Strange Attractor Mix)
09. Morgan Geist - Linking Tunnel / Julie Dexter - The Plan
10. Aardvarck – Komt Goed
11. Circulation - Sincerely (Creation Mix)
12. DJ Koze - Let’s Love
13. Ron Trent & Chez Damier - Morning Factory / Deetron feat. Steve Spacek - Choose Me
14. Nikola Gala - Only (Ryan Elliott Remix)
15. Keith Worthy - Moon Dance
16. Paul W. Teebrooke - Thing 1
17. Radio Slave - Children Of The E (KiNK SP1200 Remix)
18. Deetron feat. Jamie Lidell - Cry With The Stars (Accapella)
19. A Made Up Sound - Rework
20. HNNY - Hotline Riddim (Jacques Renault Edit)
21. Tony Allen - Kilode (Remix By Carl Craig)
22. Pépe - Benzine Electronics
23. Black Dog Productions - Flux
24. Deetron - Untitled
25. DJ Bone - All My Heart
26. Francis Bebey - Bissau (Pilooski Remix)
27. Floorplan - Let the Church
28. Terrace - Seventh City (Filtered Dub)
29. Derrick May - Kaotic Harmony
30. Equiknoxx - Flagged Up (Mark Ernestus Remix)
31. DJ Bone - Dreamers 6.1
32. ɋɬаɧɢɫɥавɌɨɥɤачёв - ɨɩɬɢчеɫɤɢе-ɢɥɥюɡɢɢ
33. K-Lone - Old Fashioned
34. Jessy Lanza - Strange Emotion

TRACKLISTING LP
A1 Indian Ocean - Schoolbell / Treehouse
A2 Linkwood - Love Lost
B1 Black Dog Productions - Flux
B2 Circulation - Sincerely (Creation Mix)
C1 Terrace - Seventh City (Filtered Dub)
C2 Equiknoxx - Flagged Up (Mark Ernestus Remix)
D1 Deetron feat. Jinadu - I Feel. I Know (DJ-Kicks)
D2 Shake - I Got a Feeling

TOUR DATES
02.02 : VENT - Tokyo
03.02 : Beton Brut - Seoul
09.02 : KILO - Singapore
10.02 : Burdekin - Sydney
11.02 : Piknic Electronik - Melbourne
16.02 : Revolver - Melbourne
17.02 : TBC - Brisbane
24.02 : Beam - Bangkok
03.03 : Fabric - London
10.03 : Bonsoir - Bern
17.03 : BAR - Rotterdam
31.03 : Open Air - Cape Town
06.04 : CTEMF - Capetown
07.04 : CTEMF - Johannesburg

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