This week, Jeff Mills has released the seventh LP of his Millsart series, Every Dog Has Its Day vol.7.
The first release in the Every Dog Has Its Day series dates back to the year 2000, and came from a concept Mills formulated with Mike Banks back in the ‘90s.
“We wanted to create something that was in contrast to what was going on at the time, which was rave music,” Mills says, speaking to Electronic Beats.
“We thought we should create music that’s more for people’s lives and souls—not blistering, aggressive beats just for their bodies.” Banks and Mills took inspiration from early Chicago House, jazz, funk, pop. “From everywhere. And we created a style of music that’s based on a certain type of intimacy with the listener.”
On the time of coronavirus pandemic, Mills is spending his time in lock-down in Miami, his home of three years.
“I love being at home,” Mills says. “My largest studio is here, my family is here. It’s really unfortunate the reason is because of a global pandemic, but I kind of needed a break to be able to finish things from A to Z.”
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