!K7 to reissue Kemistry & Storm's influential DJ-Kicks mix

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  • Originally released in 1999, the drum & bass duo's milestone mix is available digitally for the first time.
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  • !K7 is reissuing Kemistry & Storm's 1999 DJ-Kicks mix as part of the series' 25th anniversary. In the 20 years since the UK duo's mix was first released, it has achieved cult status and a place in the history of both drum & bass and the DJ-Kicks series. Kemistry & Storm are credited with helping put Goldie's Metalheadz label on the map in the mid-'90s, and their star only rose throughout the decade, culminating in this 17-track mix featuring J Majik, DJ Die, Test, Goldie and more. Kemistry (Valerie Olukemi A. Olusanya) died in a car accident in April 1999—three months after the DJ-Kicks mix was released. Storm (Jayne Conneely) is still an active DJ as DJ Storm. Read more about Kemistry & Storm's history and impact in this Guardian interview with DJ Storm from last year. The reissue also marks the first time DJ-Kicks: Kemistry & Storm is available now digitally, via download and streaming, with the vinyl edition to come on May 8th. !K7 kicked off its 25th anniversary celebrations with a Mr. Scruff mix in March. Listen to the LP.
    Tracklist 01. Dom & Roland - Trauma 02. John B - OlÈ 03. Architex & DJ Loxy - Submerged 04. Test - The Fuse 05. Digital & Spirit - Mission Accomplished 06. DJ Die - Clear Skyz 07. Bill Riley - Closing In 08. Sci-Clone - Everywhere I Go (Remix) 09. Decoder - Stash 10. Goldie - Hyaena 11. Jonny L - Uneasy 12. John B - Pressure 13. Primary Motive - Venom 14. J Majik - Space Jam 15. Test - Static (K7 Mix) 16. Absolute Zero & Subphonics - The Code 17. Test - Tronik Funk DJ-Kicks: Kemistry & Storm is out now on digital and May 8th, 2020, on vinyl via !K7. Photo credit: Metalheadz