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Carl Craig, ‘Carl Craig Sessions’ (!K7)

In Carl Craig’s nearly 20-year career turning out remixes for LCD Soundsystem, Deee-Lite, Goldfrapp, Depeche Mode, and others, he’s logged almost as many clients as aliases (69, BFC, Innerzone Orchestra, Psyche, Tres Demented, and Paperclip People, to name a few). The schizo m.o.’s a sure sign that his techno work — which draws from disco, electro, drum’n’bass, ambient, garage, and more — is too expansive to fit under one roof. This two-disc set is an essential overview, from his raw early output as protégée of Detroit pioneer Derrick May to his microhouse-tinged remix of Junior Boys’ “Like a Child” (which earned a recent Grammy nod).