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Poll: What’s Your Favorite DJ-Kicks?

40% off the top five DJ-Kicks, as voted by YOU

Over the course of nearly two decades of DJ-Kicks, we're always hearing which entries in the series stand out as favorites. And surprisingly, we get a wide variety of answers. From the sleek techno of the series' beginning (C.J. Bolland, Carl Craig) to the smoked-out sounds of late-90s mixes from Nightmares on Wax and Kid Loco, to recent mixes from rising stars like Maya Jane Coles and Motor City Drum Ensemble, everyone seems to have a few favorites that sit on the top of the heap. With new entries on the way from John Talabot and Breach, we thought we'd put the vote to you, and offer the top five DJ-Kicks as chosen by the fans for a special price on the !K7 store. The rules are simple: vote on up to five choices below*, and we'll offer the winning five mixes at an unbeatable discount of 40% off in the !K7 store. Voting ends Thursday October 17th, and we'll announce the results in the following week's newsletter (which, by the way, you can sign up for here).

* select titles are out of stock, and not included on the poll

Top Five DJ-Kicks Sale Poll
C.J. Bolland0%
Carl Craig0%
Claude Young0%
Kruder & Dorfmeister0%
DJ Cam0%
Terranova0%
Smith & Mighty0%
Andrea Parker0%
Kemistry & Storm0%
Thievery Corporation0%
Kid Loco0%
Stereo MC's0%
Nightmares On Wax0%
Trüby Trio0%
Vikter Duplaix0%
Playgroup0%
Tiga0%
Chicken Lips0%
Daddy G0%
The Glimmers0%
Annie0%
Hot Chip0%
Booka Shade0%
Chromeo0%
Juan MacLean0%
James Holden0%
Kode90%
Apparat0%
Wolf + Lamb vs. Soul Clap0%
Motor City Drum Ensemble0%
Scuba0%
Gold Panda0%
Photek0%
Maya Jane Coles0%
Digitalism0%
Hercules And Love Affair0%
Maceo Plex0%
Erlend Øye0%
Four Tet0%
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Hercules And Love Affair To Mix New DJ-Kicks

It's official. After an epic year full of amazing mixes, Hercules And Love Affair will be mixing the last DJ-Kicks of 2012. And what a way to go out. Drawing inspiration from his earliest experiences at warehouse parties, the classic sound of 90's house, and even the unique spirituality of the nightclubbing experience, front man Andy Butler has created a timeless mix that pulses with energy and excitement. Hercules And Love Affair's DJ-Kicks will be released October 29th on CD, vinyl, and digital download. Tracklist below. 1. Mankind - Don't Keep Me Waiting 2. Rhythm Mode:D - Can You Feel It (Reach To The Top) 3. Hercules And Love Affair - Release Me (DJ-Kicks) * 4. Fax Yourself - Strut Your Techno Stuff 5. Klubb Kidz - Don't Want To Hurt You (Skool Flava Dub) 6. Solution - Feels So Right 7. DJ Duke Presents Freedom - Love Don't Come Easy (Power Dub) 8. Cloud 9 - Do You Want Me 9. Mark Imperial - The Acieed That Ate New York 10. Inflagranti - Magojiro 11. Haze Factory - A Bit Of Redemption * 12. Fierce Ruling Diva - Allemaal, Allemaal! 13. Jump Chico Slamm - Feel Free 14. Z.A.M. - Africa Freedom (Johannesburg Dub Mix) * = DJ-Kicks Exclusive  
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Motor City Drum Ensemble- L.O.V.E.

WOW. We're really blown away by the exclusive track Danilo put together for his amazing Motor City Drum Ensemble mix, and judging by the response on Soundcloud, we're not the only ones! L.O.V.E. is out now as a digital single backed with his "Basement" version, with an extra special remix package on the way featuring mixes from some amazing artists we're not going to share just yet ;). DJ-Kicks drops July 5th, "L.O.V.E." is out now on Beatport. Motor City Drum Ensemble- L.O.V.E. (DJ-Kicks exclusive) by !K7 Records
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