Waajeed pulls as much from the synthetic aggression and computerised sexuality of Dopplereffekt as he does Diana Ross. A Detroit native, it’s on his home turf that he developed an interest in Underground Resistance’s futuristic vision, as well as Kraftwerk.
Stepping up for Crack Magazine’s Selections series, the producer curates a tracklist of cuts that’ve made a mark, and informed his forthcoming LP From the Dirt. Crystal Waters’ Gypsy Womanacquainted him with house, Jay Rock’s ES Tales is a reminder to “not sleep in the era of this devil Trump”, and Terrence Parker’s Love’s Got Me High was the soundtrack to his Friday nights.
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