The latest little mix from Hamburg-based Tensnake (aka Marco Niemerski), Travels, is pretty self-explanatory. It’s themed round the places and people he’s been around over the last few weeks. Glancing over the tracklist certainly tells a lot about the company he’s been keeping of late, with quite a few of the more obvious tracks doing the rounds of all your favourite current mixes. There are a few little surprises on there though, what he describes as “old favourites on repeat”. Listening to it, you get that familiar feel of a quick mix or playlist you may have made yourself full of your current faves bobbing along in a sea of classics that never let you down. A cute but ultimately disposable playlist. Tensnake’s Travels has this feel but benefits from beautiful mixing, great track choice and hopefully introducing you to some you’d not heard before. Check out his new vinyl boxset ‘Live+’ over at Oki-Ni as it comes with a pretty smart limited edition t-shirt featuring digital printed artwork from Dutch conceptual design agency Droog.
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