Michael Mayer

Higher

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Home is where the heart is, and in this case that saying rings true. Though Michael Mayer puts his love, sweat and tears into running KOMPAKT between producing music and DJing, he has managed to evade releasing anything solo on the mothership for the past 8 years (!!). There’s been no shortage of musical output in that time – be it his DJ Kicks, the ambitious collaborative full length “&”, and remixes for Metronomy, Weval, Arthur Baker and Jagwar Ma to name a few. This new decade promises a world of change, and fortunately for Michael (and all of us), his begins with the release of HIGHER on April 24th. Italo Disco and early 90’s US Deep House (think Nu Groove, Strictly Rhythm, Nervous) are some of the foundation blocks of what motivated Michael to become a DJ and create music. He finds inspiration with the sample heavy tracks from that era – particularly the ones that used the human voice as an instrument to generate freshness, soul and warmth. To those that have seen Michael Mayer DJ will immediately recall the spirit of his sets when first hearing the title track HIGHER. A House number that is playfully serenaded by lyric-less throwback vocals. DOOT DOOT is a deeper acid tinged affair that is carried by wordless vocal melody that recalls a classic Susanne Vega song from an era gone by. Michael has never been shy of playing a little proto-trance now and then – Take A Stand For Love adheres to the harmonic practice of the genre but changes things up thanks to a growling, gorgeous bass rhythm. Peak time pleasurable. Belle De Lune is how we know Michael best and an apt finale that is introspective but very much dance floor driven. The track evokes an insatiable steaminess thanks to melodic bass rhythms and haunting synths. Epically lush.

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Release Date

16.05.2020

Cat No

Kompakt 418

Tracklist

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Track 3
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Track 4
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Techno
2-LP + mp3
Michael Mayer
23.95 €
&!K7
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Techno
2-LP + mp3
Michael Mayer
23.95 €
&!K7
House
12"
Michael Mayer
8.95 €
Mantasy Remixe 3Kompakt
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House
12"
Michael Mayer
8.95 €
Mantasy Remixe 3Kompakt
House
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12"
Michael Mayer
9.50 €
Mantasy Remixe 2Kompakt
Backorder
House
12"
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Michael Mayer
9.50 €
Mantasy Remixe 2Kompakt
Deep House
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12"
Michael Mayer
7.95 €
Mantasy Remixe 1Kompakt
Backorder
House
12"
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Michael Mayer
7.95 €
Mantasy Remixe 1Kompakt
House
CD
Michael Mayer
15.50 €
MantasyKompakt
Preorder
House
CD
Michael Mayer
15.50 €
MantasyKompakt
House
2-LP + CD
Michael Mayer
17.95 €
MantasyKompakt
Backorder
House
2-LP + CD
Michael Mayer
17.95 €
MantasyKompakt
Ambient
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LP+DL
Various
21.95 €
Pop Ambient 2021Kompakt
Preorder
Electronica
LP+DL
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Various
21.95 €
Pop Ambient 2021Kompakt
Electronica
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2-LP + mp3
Who Made Who
22.95 €
SynchronicityKompakt
Preorder
2-LP + mp3
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Who Made Who
22.95 €
SynchronicityKompakt
Deep House
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2-LP + mp3
WhoMadeWho
24.95 €
SynchronicityKompakt
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House
2-LP + mp3
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WhoMadeWho
24.95 €
SynchronicityKompakt
House
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12"
Kiwi
11.95 €
Hello EchoKompakt
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House
12"
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Kiwi
11.95 €
Hello EchoKompakt
Electronica
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LP + mp3
Lake Turner
21.95 €
VideosphereKompakt
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LP + mp3
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Lake Turner
21.95 €
VideosphereKompakt
Electronica
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2-LP + mp3
Kölsch
23.95 €
Now Here No WhereKompakt
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Electronica
2-LP + mp3
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Kölsch
23.95 €
Now Here No WhereKompakt
US House
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2-LP
Alton Miller
27.95 €
Souls Like MineMusic Institute Detroit
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House
2-LP
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Alton Miller
27.95 €
Souls Like MineMusic Institute Detroit
Electro
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12"
Taupe
11.95 €
Helion EpImpress Music
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Electro
12"
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Taupe
11.95 €
Helion EpImpress Music
US House
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12"
Specter
11.95 €
DreamscapeInto The Deep Records
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House
12"
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Specter
11.95 €
DreamscapeInto The Deep Records
Techno
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12"
Naone & S.O.N.S
11.95 €
Separate WaysS.O.N.S / Nuagon Infinite Oceans
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Techno
12"
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Naone & S.O.N.S
11.95 €
Separate WaysS.O.N.S / Nuagon Infinite Oceans
Tech House
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12"
Michael Mayer
10.95 €
HigherKompakt
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House
12"
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Michael Mayer
10.95 €
HigherKompakt
Tech House
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12"
Robag Wruhme
10.95 €
Speicher 115Kompakt Extra
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House
12"
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Robag Wruhme
10.95 €
Speicher 115Kompakt Extra