Category Archives: Jam & Spoon

Loops Of Infinity

Cosmic Baby
“Loops Of Infinity”
1994 Logic Records (DE)
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01 Loops Of Infinity (Axiomatic)
02 Loops Of Infinity (Expressionistic)
03 Loops Of Infinity (Impressionistic)
04 Loops Of Infinity (Arpeggiators Remix)
05 Loops Of Infinity (Triptomatic Fairytales Remix)

Inspired by fellow countrymen in Tangerine Dream and Kraftwerk, classically trained pianist Harald Blüchel turned his attention to electronic instruments in the 1980s. Blüchel adopted the name Cosmic Baby in 1990, and began producing music that would help define the sound of trance.

Blue Monday-95

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01 Blue Monday (Original Mix)
02 Blue Monday (Hardfloor Remix)
03 Blue Monday (Jam & Spoon Manuela Mix)
04 True Faith (Shep Pettibone Mix)
05 1963 (Lionrock Full Throttle Mix)
06 Let’s Go

FACT > On the UK & EU packaging of its 1995 reissue, “Blue Monday” appears as “Blauer Montag”—a clever reference to the track having been remixed exclusively by German producers. This Canadian CD EP includes tracks from “1963”, released as a single the prior year. Note that “Let’s Go” on this release differs slightly from the US version, “Let’s Go (Nothing For Me).”

The Age Of Love (1997 Remixes)

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01 The Age Of Love (Jam & Spoon Radio Mix)
02 The Age Of Love (Paul van Dyk Radio Edit)
03 The Age Of Love (Jam & Spoon Watch Out For Stella Mix)
04 The Age Of Love (Paul van Dyk Love Of Ages Mix)
05 The Age Of Love (Baby Doc Remix)
06 The Age Of Love (Secret Knowledge Remix)
07 The Age Of Love (Emmanuel Top Remix)
08 The Age Of Love (Jam & Spoon Sign Of The Time Mix)
09 The Age Of Love (Boeing Mix)

INFO > In 1997, React reissued “The Age Of Love” with new remixes from Paul van Dyk, Quentin Franglen, Kris Needs, and Emmanuel Top, along with the Jam & Spoon mixes from 1992 (all tracks from the two UK CD singles are consolidated here). Flogging it further, React commissioned more mixes from Johnny Vicious and Brainbug the following year, and then another raft of reworks in 2004. Looking on Discogs, I see there were yet more mixes issued in 2010 and 2011. Let it rest, people—the age of love has passed…

The Age Of Love

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01 The Age Of Love (Jam & Spoon Radio Edit)
02 The Age Of Love (Watch Out For Stella Club Mix)
03 The Age Of Love (Sign Of The Time Mix)
04 The Age Of Love (New Age Mix)
05 The Age Of Love (OPM Mix)
06 The Age Of Love (Boeing Mix)
07 The Age Of Love (Flying Mix)
08 The Age Of Love (Radio Version)

INFO > Bruno Sanchioni and Giuseppe Chierchia helped to define the trance genre with their 1990 one-off single, “The Age Of Love.” The tune became an international hit when React licensed the release and reissued it in 1992 with new remixes by Jam El Mar & Mark Spoon and Marc Andrews.