Ninja Tune, Warp, !K7 and a number of other labels have signed up to Music Climate Pact, a new initiative which is encouraging organisations within the music industry to pledge to reaching net-zero emissions by 2050.
Label groups like Beggars (XL, Rough Trade, 4AD) and Secretly (Ghostly, Jagjaguwar) have also joined the pledge, in addition to Brownswood and the majors Sony, Universal and Warner.
Disclosure have been confirmed for the next instalment in !K7's DJ-Kicks mix series, which will land on 15th October.
The announcement comes in the wake of the duo's recent five-track EP, 'Never Enough', and headline shows at Reading, Leeds, and Parklife festivals in the UK this summer.
Jayda G will mix the next instalment of !K7’s DJ-Kicks series.
Special Request will mix the next instalment in !K7's DJ-Kicks series.
Following recent contributions from the likes of Laurel Halo, Avalon Emerson, Kamaal Williams, and Mr. Scruff, Paul Woolford AKA Special Request will join Berlin label !K7's infamous DJ-Kicks series with a new compilation in March.
A new label, SOS Music, has been launched in collaboration with !K7 and Los Angeles-based radio station DUBLAB, with a goal to provide a platform for electronic music produced by womxn and non-binary artists.
Daniel Avery will be the next name to join !K7's prestigious 'DJ-Kicks' compilation series.
The UK artist has put together a 15-track mix, featuring work from the likes of Planetary Assault Systems, Shlømo, Rrose and Post Scriptum, plus three original tracks — a 'DJ-Kicks' exclusive called 'A Mechanical Sky', a new Rote (Daniel Avery and Volte-Face) effort titled 'Look In Your Eyes', and ambient closer 'Space Echo'.
!K7 has announced a new compilation series, Kollections, which features tracks from labels that are part of the !K7 collective including AUS, Mobilee, Turbo, Mister Saturday Night and Hypercolour, to name a few.
The first compilation is set to drop this Friday, August 19th, and features tracks from the likes of Gunnar Haslam, Midland and Maya Jane Coles.
Each edition will focus on a particular sound, with the first instalment focussing on house and techno, called Kollections: The Club.
You can listen to the compilation’s opener, ‘Blush’, by Midland below.
!K7's 'DJ Kicks' compilation mix series will release its latest installment on 8th July from Glasgow's finest, Jackmaster.
The mix, which the Numbers co-founder seems to have gone through hell and back to record (losing his computer, rewriting the tracklist and re-recording multiple times), features tracks from Tessela, Eliphino, Denis Sulta, Mr. G and Robert Hood, amongst others.