Category Archives: Amethyst

Krakatoa

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Amethyst
“Krakatoa”
1997 Eye Of The Storm (DE)
0630-18120-2

01 Krakatoa (Edit)
02 Krakatoa
03 Futura
04 Futura (Edit)

“Krakatoa” was the first single produced by John Horrocks and Lee Milleare as Amethyst. Released on Jackpot in 1996, “Krakatoa” was licensed by the Eye Of The Storm label for a German release.

The Futures Overrated

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Arkarna
“The Futures Overrated”
1997 Reprise Records (US)
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01 The Futures Overrated (Original 7″ Mix)
02 The Futures Overrated (Amethyst’s Mix)
03 The Futures Overrated (DJ Pulse Vocal Mix)
04 The Futures Overrated (Evolution’s Time Bomb Mix)
05 The Futures Overrated (Dub Pistols No Future Mix)
06 Direct Dubit (Arkarna’s Dub Mix)
07 The Futures Overrated (Original 12″ Mix)

Indie/electronic band Arkarna was formed in 1995 by Oliver Jacobs, James Barnett, and Lalo Creme (son of Lol Creme). Jacobs honed his production and songwriting skills at London-based Rollover Studios, founded by his father, Phillip Jacobs. “The Futures Overrated” was the second single taken from the group’s debut album, “Fresh Meat.” First released in 1997, the single was reissued the following year with new mixes.

Electric Jesus

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01 Electric Jesus (Radio Edit)
02 Electric Jesus
03 Electric Jesus (Day Of The Saints Mix)
04 Six

INFO > Amethyst comprised producers Lee Milleare and the late John Horrocks, who released six singles and an album through Jackpot. LP “Golden Fish Fever” includes contributions from vocalist Steve Hovington, who features on the 1998 single “Electric Jesus.”

Chakra – I Am

Chakra
“I Am”
1997 WEA (UK)
WEA 091 CD

01. I Am (Radio Edit)
02. I Am (Digweed & Muir’s Bedrock Mix)
03. I Am (The Space Brothers Remix)
04. I Am (Amethyst Vocal Mix)
05. I Am (Original Mix)

INFO > Rick Simmonds and Stephen Jones produced several 90s trance hits under the guises of Ascension, Chakra, Lustral, and The Space Brothers. First promoed on Jackpot in 1996, “I Am” features one of John Digweed and Nick Muir’s greatest remixes.

I AM