01 Marmion – Schöneberg (Marmion Remix)
02 Blu Peter – Flagship (Higher Energy)
03 Mrs. Wood – Whodunnit (Fruity Mix)
04 Armadillo – The Hopper (Princess Kiss Mix)
05 Trope – Amphetamine (Original Mix)
06 Madame Dubois – Ignition
07 Little Matt – Sparkling (Exclusive Mix)
08 Kitachi – Scratch (Remix)
09 Jose Padilla – Sabor De Verano (Way Out West Mix)
10 Castle Trancelott – Indoctrinate
11 Eddie Fowlkes – T.M.F. 61
12 Frankie Dark – Do It To Me (Platinum Dub)
01 Real Cool World (Album Edit)
02 Real Cool World (Radio Remix)
03 Real Cool World (Cool Dub Thing #1)
04 Real Cool World (12″ Club Mix)
05 Real Cool World (Cool Dub Overture)
06 Real Cool World (Cool Dub Thing #2)
INFO > Produced by Nile Rodgers and remixed by Satoshi Tomiie, “Real Cool World” was David Bowie’s contribution to the soundtrack of 1992 live action/animated concept film, “Cool World.” The all-electronic compilation, “Songs From The Cool World”, fared far better than the movie, both critically and commercially.
01 Guru Josh – Time For The Guru
02 Charles B – Lack Of Love (Original Mix)
03 Corporation Of One – Real Life (Original Mix)
04 In-Dex – Give Me A Sign (Club Mix)
05 Dream III – Feel (Club Listening)
06 WestBam – Monkey Say, Monkey Do (Original Mix)
07 Jazz & The Brothers Grimm – Casanova (Passion Hero Mix)
08 Candy Flip – Love Is Life (Rimini Rave Edit)
09 Sharon Dee Clarke – Keeping My Faith In Love (Richie Rich Mix)
10 Double Trouble & Rebel MC – Just Keep Rockin’ (Hip House Mix)
11 MC’s Logik – Peace And Unity (Exclusive Mix)
12 MC Martay & DJ DBM – Beyond Control
01 The Payback Mix (Keep On Doing What You’re Doing)
02 Give It Up Or Turn It A Loose (Remix)
03 I Got You [I Feel Good]
04 Payback (The Final Mixdown)
05 She’s The One (Funky Drummer Remix)
06 Cold Sweat
INFO > James Brown would have turned 80 today; however, the hardest working man in show business left the building forever in 2006. To celebrate the Godfather of Soul’s birthday, here’s a 1988 EP featuring funky mixes from Coldcut, Norman Cook, Shem McCauley, and Tim Rogers.
01 Send Me An Angel (Heaven No. 7 Mix)
02 Send Me An Angel (Cloud Nine Mix)
03 Send Me An Angel (88 Version)
INFO > Released in 1983, “Send Me An Angel” was the debut single from Australian synthpop group Real Life. The tune was remixed in 1988 for an exclusive reissue in Germany, where the single topped the charts for four weeks in 1984. For widespread release the following year, the new versions were renamed: Dance Mix, House Mix, Edit.
02 Sexuality (Manchester Remix)
03 Sexuality (London Remix)
04 Bad Penny
INFO > Billy Bragg’s 1991 single “Sexuality” was produced by Johnny Marr, who plugged a bit of Electronic into Bragg’s folk rock style. With its witty lyrics, catchy chorus, and upbeat feel, “Sexuality” is a brilliant slice of pop, and the one and only attempt to get Billy out on the dancefloor.
LIVE > Seeing Johnny Marr perform tonight at The Trocadero Theatre in Philadelphia—looking forward to a mix of Marr’s new solo material, Electronic tunes, Smiths classics, and other stuff.
A little silliness to make you smile—taken from the new animated home video, “Curious George Swings Into Spring.”
01 A Huge Ever Growing Pulsating Brain (Orbital Dance Mix)
02 A Huge Ever Growing Pulsating Brain (Orbital 9am Radio Mix)
03 A Huge Ever Growing Pulsating Brain (Aubrey Mix Mk 1)
04 A Huge Ever Growing Pulsating Brain (Loving You)
INFO > “A Huge Ever Growing Pulsating Brain That Rules From The Centre Of The Ultraworld” was the second release from Jimmy Cauty and Alex Paterson, who pioneered ambient house as The Orb. The single was released in 1989 via WAU! Mr. Modo Recordings, a label founded by Paterson with Martin ‘Youth’ Glover, who has been closely associated with The Orb since the beginning. As for that unusual title: Paterson and Cauty borrowed it from a recording in the BBC Sound Effects Library.
01 Kinetic (Rhythm Masters Melodic Radio Edit)
02 Kinetic (Slacker’s Psychokinetic Mix)
03 Kinetic (Orbital Mix)
04 Kinetic (Hybrid’s Audiopyrotechnix Mix)
INFO > Techno classic “Kinetic” is a one-off single produced by Michael Hazell with Paul Hartnoll, who gave the track an overtly Orbital feel. Originally released in 1992 on R & S Records, “Kinetic” was licensed by Distinct’ive for a 1998 reissue, featuring remixes by Rhythm Masters, Slacker, Hybrid, and Orbital.
01 Schizofrenia (Electrik Chair Mix)
02 Schizofrenia (Mark’s Ambient Heaven)
03 Schizofrenia (Omen Mix)
04 Schizofrenia (Electrik Edit)
INFO > In the early 1990s, Lucien Foort and Olivier Abbeloos manufactured electronic beats under several aliases, and scored hits with rave anthems produced as Quadrophonia. US exclusive single “Schizofrenia [The Worst Day Of My Life]” was remixed by Mark Kamins.