Gold Panda – DJ-Kicks

Since i remember to listening to electronic music, DJ-Kicks series have been following me…. it’s like a reference that i try to keep dragging and also a way to discover amazing artists! Plus, !k7 have always been one of my favorite records. You can be sure that everything they are about to release is going to be good. If you want to keep listening to quality music, you just have to follow their lead!!!

When i heard Gold Panda was about to release a DJ-Kicks pack, i was a little bit surprised, but also very happy about this because it is going to show his personal perspective. Of course nowadays it’s very common to mix several genres on a dj set, but it’s also true that Gold Panda’s music is different from the rest….

From Chelmsford in Essex, but a resident of East London, Derwin appeared in the corner in the late 00’s. His main influences are electronic experiment from the late ’90s as teenager. Turning into something between Dj Shadow and Four Tet, he conquered his space side by side these guys. Well, you know these things happen all the time, or not. What does it sound like? One writer claimed that: “He intuitively mixes lop sided, chopped up hip hop style beats with a gorgeous refined melodic techno sensibility creating a fresh cross genre sound that’s distinct and accomplished.” Which sounds pretty good, so let’s go with that. Derwin has been also producing cool remixes, always giving his personal feelings.

This kind of beats have been growing on me and makes me feel more interested to meet new people producing good music with another perspective. Believe me, while i’m writing this post in completely lost in this music.!k7 will release Gold Panda’s DJ-Kicks on October 31st.

Video By Thomas Borowiak

“This is an unofficial music video for Gold Panda’s great song “You”. Shot in an empty swimming bath in Ostfildern near Stuttgart, Germany. The dancer is Linda Stark, a dear friend of mine. Visit
Shot on a Canon EOS 550D with the standard kit lense and a Canon EF 50mm/f1.4. Shot and edited by me.
Thanks to Tommy Niechoj for providing the location. Thanks to Gold Panda for not suing me.”

Gold Panda – MPB

Gold Panda – Marriage

Gold Panda – DJ-Kicks

01. Gold Panda – An Iceberg Hurtled Northward Through Clouds
02. Melchior & Pronsato – Puerto Rican Girls
03. Bok Bok – Charisma Theme (right click-save as)
04. Drexciya – Andreaen Sand Dunes
05. Muslimgauze – Uzi Mahmood 8
06. Pawel – Coke
07. Ramadanman – Revenue (Untold Remix)
08. SND – Palo Alto
09. Zomby – Godzilla
10. Closer Musik – Maria
11. Gold Panda – Back Home (right click-save as)
12. Christopher Rau – Do Little
13. Jan Jelinek – If’s, And’s And But’s
14. Nao Tokui – Monolith
15. Sigha – Shake (right click-save as)
16. Opiate – Amstel
17. 2562 – Dinosaur
18. Matthewdavid – Like You Mean It
19. Brainiac – The Turnover
20. LV & Untold – Beacon (right click-save as)
21. Autistici – Heated Dust On A Sunlit Window
22. Giuseppe Ielasi – 2

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