DJ Koze – Amygdala LP

We’re a bit late to this talented chap. Roughly 13 years too late, in fact*. DJ Koze began life as a hip hop DJ, segueing into dance music and picking up the prestigious DJ of the Years for 1999-2004 from Germany’s SPEX magazine. His latest output, a clean exploration of the electronica end of house music titled the Amygdala LP, shows he’s hitting a rich vein of form.

Standout tracks include an almost whimsical Matthew Dear collaboration:

and the darker, superbly-titled Caribou joint effort, ‘Track ID Anyone?’:

Now you’re hooked, gorge yourself on his recent FADER mix, as expertly crafted a 45 minutes as we’ve heard all year:

A warm welcome to these pages, DJ Koze.


*Although, to our credit, it seems most people outside Germany were too…


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