By Alexandra Blair

The mixtape is an emphatically personal endeavor for the producer, tracing his dance music roots back to his pre-teen years sitting around a radio with friends.

In a statement, Kalkbrenner discussed the significance of the Back To The Future Pt. 1 saying:

"Over Christmas 2014, I needed a break from recording my album," he writes. "Searching online for a song I recalled from my youth, I fell into a rabbit hole of thousands of YouTube playlists and posts, rediscovering the songs my friends and I would gather and listen to as 12 & 13 year olds every Saturday in East Berlin on Radio DT64 (now Berlin’s Radio Fritz)...

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