Techno heads tackle Cybotron
Electro classic remixed by two of dance music's hippest names...
Troy Pierce's remix warps the original into Berlin 2007, transforming it into a subtle 4/4 minimal masher, weaving in elements of the ascending keyboard lick. "The curious thing about this remix, the track being from 1983, is that there were no individual parts like you find on tracks today -no melody or separates," recalled Troy. "So I had to pull things from the original. In doing that, it made me reduce it to the basic elements and I created a filtered building repetitive ride around that."
Cobblestone Jazz's version remains truer, taking the lino-cuttin' electro blueprint and giving it a glimmering robotic makeover. The whole package is a fascinating document of dance music history - and its future.
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