Michael Mayer

Michael Mayer

Michael Mayer

72 hours lost in the doof: The Rainbow Serpent Survival Guide5

72 hours lost in the doof: The Rainbow Serpent Survival Guide

By Kris Swales 6th Feb, 2014

ITM's 30 Albums Of 20121235

ITM's 30 Albums Of 2012

By Jack Tregoning 12th Dec, 2012

In 2012, when so much of our daily music fix is streamed on Soundcloud or consumed in Beatport-sized samples, it can be easy to forget about albums. But you’d do so at your own peril.

ITM’s Honour Roll #13: Michael Mayer6

ITM’s Honour Roll #13: Michael Mayer

By Jack Tregoning 22nd Nov, 2012

One of the rare DJs who can keep you moving for as long as you’re willing, inthemix goes in-depth with Michael Mayer on the pull of the dancefloor.

Rolling Stone courts controversy with ‘30 Greatest EDM Albums Of All Time’ list41

Rolling Stone courts controversy with ‘30 Greatest EDM Albums Of All Time’ list

By Jack Tregoning 8th Aug, 2012

If there’s a surefire way to raise the ire of music fans, presenting a list of the ‘Greatest’ anything is it.

ID&T reveals Mysteryland 2012 line-up16

ID&T reveals Mysteryland 2012 line-up

By Jack Tregoning 26th Apr, 2012

ID&T has announced the first wave of acts set to take over the 163-acre site just outside Amsterdam this August.

2010 In Review: Where to for the mix-CD? 64

2010 In Review: Where to for the mix-CD?

By Jack Tregoning 16th Dec, 2010

The mix-CD is an indivisible part of dance music’s DNA. But does the mix-CD still matter? Is there a future for it? In the first of our ‘2010 In Review’ features, we called on those in the know to weigh in on a year of contrasts.

Michael Mayer: The anti-purist23

Michael Mayer: The anti-purist

By Jack Tregoning 26th Nov, 2010

Michael Mayer's default position is somewhere left-of-centre. Over his long career as a producer, DJ and label boss, the German impresario has done things his own way.

All night long: The art of the extended set8

All night long: The art of the extended set

By Jack Tregoning 17th Nov, 2010

The idea of the 'journey' has long been sacred in DJing, and every true journey needs time. We speak to Michael Mayer, Laurent Garnier and more about the marathon set.

Michael Mayer: Minimal musician extraordinaire

Michael Mayer: Minimal musician extraordinaire

By Belinda Healy 16th Nov, 2006

Michael Mayer - minimal musician extraordinaire - grew up in the leafy Black Forest, Germany. Upon moving to Cologne he became an integral part of the 'Cologne sound', and began running his own record store-cum-label Kompakt.

Michael Mayer: Cutting the gordian knot

Michael Mayer: Cutting the gordian knot

By Francine Sculli 19th Jan, 2005

In most consequential cases we follow the mould that one plus one must surely equal two. Even for a young spirited German boy who detested maths. That is, one humans desire for music + the self confidence to dare something = a now adult Michael Mayer scre