Category Archives: Aloof

Favelas

YZ930CD

01 Favelas (Sambòdromo Mix)
02 Favelas (Novacap Mix)
03 Favelas (Free City Mix)
04 Favelas (Slam Mix)

INFO > After signing to EastWest, The Aloof explored their downtempo and techno sides on 1995’s “Favelas.” Joining the group’s variations is an epic, 12-minute tech-house mix from Slam.

The Aloof – On A Mission

The Aloof
“On A Mission”
1992 Cowboy Records (UK)
RODEO SD5

01. On A Mission (7″ Edit) 03:14
02. On A Mission (Livingstone Mix) 06:47
03. On A Mission (Stanley Mix) 06:54
04. On A Mission (Fabio Paras Remix) 12:08

INFO > Ricky Barrow, Gary Burns, Jagz Kooner, Richard Thair, and Dean Thatcher recorded as The Aloof throughout the 1990s. The collective’s third single, “On A Mission”, features vocals by Ricardo Nicolia, and includes a brilliant percussive rework by Fabio Paras.

ON A MISSION

The Aloof – Purity

The Aloof
“Purity”
1992 Cowboy Records (UK)
CD RODEO 12

01. Purity (7″ Edit)
02. Purity (Full Vocal Mix)
03. Purity (Junior Style Remix)
04. Purity (Oh Dear Mix)
05. Purity (The D.O.P. Deep Mix)*

*Bonus track

INFO > Prior to developing their familiar downtempo sound, The Aloof maintained a more housey, Balearic vibe on early singles. Farley and Heller polish up “Purity” in their distinctive style, while D.O.P. take the tune on a dark, throbbing, electronic excursion.

Purity
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