Jamie xx Stirs Fizzy Mix for Kenzo Fall/Winter Fashion Show

Hear nine-plus minutes of ambient techno pulse

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Kyle McGovern WRITTEN BY
Kyle McGovern

Jamie xx was recently commissioned by fashion house Kenzo to soundtrack its Menswear Fall/Winter 2013 show, and now Opening Ceremony has shared the xx beatmaker's nine-and-a-half mix (via FACT). The smoky sax and bass opening quickly dissipates into a hail of drum-roll beats, punctuated by glimmering piano notes, and then morphs into a blend of techno pulse and hiccupping vocals. The master remixer keeps things mouthy, calling on a collection of dismissive audio clips ("I don't even want to hear it," leads to a less patient-sounding, "I don't have time to play these games,") for the remainder of the piece.

Watch footage of the runway show up above and hear the entire mix below.

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  • 4 Jimmy Whispers — Heart Don't Know " 02:32
  • 5 GRiZ — For The Love " 04:41
  • 6 King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard — God Is in the Rhythm " 03:46
  • 7 FlatbushZOMBiES — Did U Ever Think feat. Joey BadA$$ & Issa Gold " 05:02

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