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  • Performer: Sasha & John Digweed
  • Album: Renaissance: The Mix Collection
  • Label: Renaissance
  • Catalog #: REN17CD
  • MP3: 2009 mb | FLAC: 2331 mb
  • Released: 08 Nov 2004
  • Country: UK
  • Style: Progressive House, House, Trance
  • Rating: 4.1/5
  • Votes: 271
  • Category: Electronic
Mp3 Sasha & John Digweed - Renaissance: The Mix Collection

Tracklist

1Lemon InteruptDirty
Written-By – Emerson, Hyde, Smith
4:03
2Shawn ChristopherAnother Sleepless Night (Bassman Mix)
Remix – David MoralesWritten-By, Producer – Wilson, Amos
5:03
3MemphistoState Of Mind (Quiet Mix)
Producer – MephistoWritten-By – Ambrosio
1:44
4The Disco EvangelistsDe Niro (The Spaceflight Remix)
Composed By – Ashley Beadle, David Holmes, Lindsay Edwards
6:05
52 Bad MiceBombscare
Producer, Engineer – Rob PlayfordWritten-By – Rob Playford, S. O'keeffe, Colebrooke
3:31
6Anna DinAngel
Written-By, Producer – Dave Valentine, Lucia Holm, Paul Carnell, Rob Fricker
7:19
7Fishbone BeatAlways (Psychedelic Martini Remix)
Composed By – D. Sabadin, G. Di Saro, M. Zennaro
3:39
8Rhythm InventionChronoclasm
Written-By, Producer – Simpson, Brown
2:37
9Anthony WhiteI Can't Forget You (Fathers Of Sound Pleasure Mix)
Arranged By, Mixed By – Gianni BiniExecutive Producer – Enrico RossiLeader [Supervised By] – PaolinoProgrammed By [Computer] – Fulvio PerniolaRemix – Fathers Of Sound, Fulvio Perniola, Gianni Bini
7:51
10JacoShow Some Love (Original Dub)
Written-By, Producer – Gilpin, Shamshad
6:38
11DJ MBGTrance Wave One (MBG Oriental Psycho East Mix)
Written-By – Giorgio Canepa
2:01
12Age Of LoveAge Of Love (Watch Out For Stella Club Mix)
Mixed By – Jam El Mar And Marc SpoonProducer – Roger SamijnRemix – Jam & SpoonWritten-By – Sanchioni, Chercia
6:14
13Unity 3The Age Of Love Suite (Trance Dub & Fantasy Mix)
Written-By, Producer – Franciosa
4:17
14River OceanLove & Happiness (Yemaya Y Ochun) (Junior Boys Own Super Dub)
Remix – X-Press 2Written-By – India, Louie Vega
4:27
15Kym MazelleWas That All It Was (Def Mix)
Composed By – Butler, Ursy Jnr., ConlonRemix – David Morales
6:53
16GraceNot Over Yet (Perfecto Mix)
Composed By – Oakenfold, Davis, WyzgowskiProducer, Mixed By – Paul Oakenfold & Steve OsborneRemix – Perfecto
6:17
17My Friend Sam Feat. Viola WillsIt's My Pleasure (Club Mix)
Lyrics By, Vocals – Viola WillsMixed By, Engineer, Edited By – The Sin BoyzProducer – Kiki Quin, Sergio Hevia
5:24
18FlukeSlid (Scat & Sax Frenzy)
Remix – Justin RobertsonWritten-By, Producer – Fluke
5:01
19Inner City'Til We Meet Again (Brothers In Rhythm Perkapella)
Producer – SaundersonRemix – Brothers In RhythmWritten-By – Saunderson, Grey
20SublimeSublime
Written-By, Producer – Gipsy, Matthew Brown
3:49
21BumpHouse Stompin' (Big Bump Mix)
Mixed By – Steve 'Dub' JonesWritten-By, Producer – Marc Auerbach, Steve Travell
7:02
22Moonchild V.O.A.T.
Composed By – Harrison, Simmons
5:27
23HysterixTalk To Me (Sasha's Full Music Master Mix)
Composed By – Darren Black, Richard BelgraveRemix – Sasha
7:04
24FlukeSlid (PDF Mix)
Written-By, Producer – Fluke
4:44
25F MachineChild Bride (Feedback Max Mix)
Producer – FernleyRemix – Feedback MaxWritten-By – Motion, Fellowes
4:26
26Secret LifeShe Holds The Key (H.A.L.F. I'm A Believer Mix)
Engineer – Bob KraushaarProducer – Pete Gleadall, Secret LifeRemix, Producer [Additional Production] – H.A.L.F.Written-By – Andy Throup, Paul Bryant
3:46
27MobyGo (Night Time Mix)
Producer, Mixed By – Moby
5:19
28Bedrock Feat. KYOFor What You Dream Of (Full On Renaissance Mix)
Producer, Mixed By – J. Digweed & N. MuirVocals [Uncredited] – KYOWritten-By – C. Leeming, J. Digweed, N. Muir
6:18
29SpookyLittle Bullet (High Velocity Mix)
Producer – SpookyWritten-By – May, Forbes
6:19
30LeftfieldSong Of Life (Steppin' Razor Mix)
Engineer – Ollie JMastered By [Mastering Engineer] – Paul SimononProducer, Mixed By – LeftfieldRemix – Steppin' RazorWritten-By – Barnes, Daley, Rupkina
2:16
31That Kid ChrisKeep On (Pressin' On) (Didn't I Show You Luv)
Producer, Mixed By – Chris StaropoliWritten-By – C. Staropoli
6:30
32Funk MachineLet's Get This Party Started (Party Mix)
Producer – MephistoWritten-By – Ambrosi
5:20
33VFRTranceillusion
Mixed By – Marvin S.Producer – C. Hornbostel, Marvin S.Vocals – Deborah DaviesWritten-By, Composed By, Arranged By – C. Hornbostel, Marvin S.
3:23
34VirtualmismoMismoplastico (Dirtysyncomix)
Producer – C. Hornbostel, S. MarvinSaxophone – Marco SartorelloVocals – Deborah Davies
3:29
35RemakeBladerunner
Producer, Mixed By – Alex Neri, Marco BaroniWritten-By – Vangelis
3:42
36EMFThey're Here (D-Ream Remix)
Composed By – Brownson, Dench, Atkin, Decloedt, FoleyProducer – Ian Dench, James Atkin, Ralph JezzardRemix, Producer [Additional Production] – D:Ream
6:26
37CorradoTrust (Pink Mix)
Producer – AnzianoWritten By – Astuti
5:02
38LeftfieldSong Of Life (Lemon Interupt Mix)
Engineer – Ollie JMastered By [Mastering Engineer] – Paul SimononProducer, Mixed By – LeftfieldRemix – Lemon InteruptWritten-By – Barnes, Daley, Rupkina
5:26
39HavanaEthnic Prayer (Euro Mix)
Written-By, Producer – Gipsy, Richard Miller, Tony Scott
5:30
40Solar Plexus Solar Plexus
Producer – Jay Relf
3:03
41SunscreemPerfect Motion (Boys Own Mix)
Engineer – Gary WilkinsonRemix – Terry Farley & Pete HellerWritten-By, Producer – Sunscreem
7:49
42VirtualmismoMismoplastico (Original Mix)
Producer – C. Hornbostel, S. MarvinSaxophone – Marco SartorelloVocals – Deborah Davies
5:30
43FuntopiaDo You Wanna Know (Gut Drum Mix)
Remix – Gut DrumWritten-By, Producer – Justin Deighton, Paul Brogden
5:15
44LeftfieldSong Of Life (Dub For Life)
Engineer – Ollie JMastered By [Mastering Engineer] – Paul SimononProducer, Mixed By – LeftfieldWritten-By – Barnes, Daley, Rupkina
4:02
45O.M.D.Stand Above Me
Producer – Andy McCluskey, Phil CoxonWritten-By – Andy McCluskey, Lloyd Massett, Stuart Kershaw
6:02

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
RenMix 1CD, RENMIX 1 CDSasha & John Digweed Renaissance: The Mix Collection ‎(3xCD, Mixed)6 x 6 Records, 6 x 6 Records, Renaissance, RenaissanceRenMix 1CD, RENMIX 1 CDUK1994
RENMIX1MCSasha & John Digweed Renaissance: The Mix Collection ‎(2xCass, Mixed)RenaissanceRENMIX1MCUK1994
RenMix 1CD, RENMIX 1 CDSasha & John Digweed Renaissance: The Mix Collection ‎(3xCD, Mixed)6 x 6 Records, 6 x 6 Records, Renaissance, RenaissanceRenMix 1CD, RENMIX 1 CDUK1994
REN17CDSasha & John Digweed Renaissance: The Mix Collection ‎(3xCD, Mixed, RM, 10t)RenaissanceREN17CDUK2004
REN17CDSasha & John Digweed Renaissance: The Mix Collection Vol. 1&2 ‎(2xCD, Mixed, RM, Unofficial, 10t)Renaissance REN17CDRussia2004
CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
RENMIX1MCSasha & John Digweed Renaissance: The Mix Collection ‎(2xCass, Mixed)RenaissanceRENMIX1MCUK1994
RenMix 1CD, RENMIX 1 CDSasha & John Digweed Renaissance: The Mix Collection ‎(3xCD, Mixed)6 x 6 Records, 6 x 6 Records, Renaissance, RenaissanceRenMix 1CD, RENMIX 1 CDUK1994
REN17CDSasha & John Digweed Renaissance: The Mix Collection ‎(3xCD, Mixed, RM, 10t)RenaissanceREN17CDUK2004
REN17CDSasha & John Digweed Renaissance: The Mix Collection Vol. 1&2 ‎(2xCD, Mixed, RM, Unofficial, 10t)Renaissance REN17CDRussia2004
REN17CDLTDSasha & John Digweed Renaissance: The Mix Collection ‎(3xCD, Ltd, Mixed, RM, 10t)RenaissanceREN17CDLTDUK2004

Credits

  • Coordinator [Project Co-Ordinator]Neil Rushton
  • Coordinator [With Loads Of Help From]Judy
  • DJ MixSasha & John Digweed
  • Liner NotesRichard Benson
  • Liner Notes [Quote]Arthur O’Shaungenssy
  • Mixed By [Mixing], Producer [Additional Production]Sasha
  • Painting [Uncredited; Detail Of "Sistine Chapel Ceiling"]Michelangelo Buonarroti
  • ArtworkVault 49
  • DJ MixSasha & John Digweed
  • Liner NotesDom Phillips
  • Painting [Uncredited]Michelangelo Buonarroti

Notes

This version has a gloss finish plastic outer slip sleeve, with gold coloured sticker on it.
There is another version Sasha & John Digweed - Renaissance: The Mix Collection that has a matt finish plastic slip sleeve, with a white sticker on it.
10th Year Anniversary re-release. Remastered by Sasha & Digweed.
This version does not include "Renaissance" and "How Can I Love You More" by M People, both of which were included on the original release. They were replaced by "Stand Above Me" by OMD, and "I Can't Forget You" by Anthony White.

The cover art was redone by a New York illustration collective known as Vault 49, and new liner notes were contributed by Dom Phillips, editor of Mixmag magazine.

Tracklisting errors:
1-11: track title incomplete; just shown on release as "Didn't I Show U Love", without the beginning part.
3-05: artist incorrectly credited as Havana, when it is actually done by Sublime
3-07: missing "Suite" from the track title.Released in a multi-fold Digipak, with most early copies having a transparent tracing paper type outer slip sleeve.
There is another identical version, but with "Disctronics" CD matrix information.

Studio mixed rather than live, featuring various overdubbed effects throughout the mix.
Category appears as: "RenMix 1CD" (sleeve) / "RENMIX 1 CD" (CDs).
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1-01 to 1-03: Written, produced & mixed by Leftfield. Licensed from Hard Hands.
1-04: Written by Digweed/Muir/Leeming. Produced by Digweed. Licensed from Stress Records.
1-05: Written by Simpson/Hall/Brown. Produced by Rhythm Invention. Licensed from Warp Records.
1-06: Written by Holmes/Beedle/Edwards. Produced by Ash/Holmes/ Co-produced by Edwards. Licensed from EMI Records.
1-07: Written by Ambrosio. Produced by Memphisto (sic). Licensed from Many Edizioni Musicali Srl.
1-08: Written & produced by Simmons/Harrison. Licensed from Bluebird Records.
1-09a and 1-09b: Written, produced & mixed by Sunscream (sic). Licensed from Sony Musical Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
1-10: Written by India/"Little" Louie Vega for Masters At Work Productions Inc. Licensed from Chrysalis Records Ltd.
1-11: Written & produced by That Kid Chris Staropoli for Blade To Rhythm Music Productions. Licensed from Digital Dungeon Records.
1-12a: Written by Vangelis. Produced by Dodici/Neri/Baroni/Mr. Muzak. Licensed from Dig It International.
1-12b: Written by Saunderson/Grey. Produced by Saunderson. Licensed from Virgin Records.
1-13: Written by Auerbach/Travell/Baker. Produced by Bump. Licensed from Goodboy Records.
1-14: Written by Fellowes/Motion. Produced by Fernley. Licensed from One Off Recordings.
1-15: Written by Pickering/Heard. Produced by M-People. Licensed from BMG Records (UK) Ltd.

2-01a: [uncredited.]
2-01b: Written & produced by Fluke. Licensed from Virgin Records.
2-02: Written by Dario T/Squiggley P/M Conte. Licensed from Flying Records Productions.
2-03: Written & produced by Fluke. Licensed from Virgin Records.
2-04: Written by Astuti. Produced by Anziano for Nonsense Productions. Licensed from Disco Magic Srl.
2-05: Written by Canepa. Licensed from MBG International Records.
2-06: Written by Belgrave/Black/Quinn. Produced by Hysterix. Licensed from BMG Records (UK) Ltd.
2-07: Written by Annadin. Produced by Valentine. Licensed from Big Fish Music Ltd.
2-08a to 2-09: Written & produced by Hornbostel/Marvin. Licensed from Expanded Music. [2.08b: uncredited, but same track.]
2-10: Written by Sabadin/Zennaro. Produced by Sabadin/Zen/Ems. Licensed from Energy Productions Srl.
2-11: Written by Davis/Oakenfold/Wyzgowski. Produced by Oakenfold/Osbourne. Licensed from Perfecto Records.
2-12: Written by Bryant/Throup. Produced by Gleadall/Secret Life. Licensed from Pulse-8 Records.
2-13: Written by Scheller/Tye. Produced by Scheller. Remixed by Deighton. Licensed from Primavera Records.
2-14: Written & produced by Hornbostel/Marvin. Licensed from Expanded Music.
2-15: Written by Conlon/Ursy/Jr./Butler. Produced by Marshall Jefferson. Licensed from EMI Music.

3-01: Written by Pickering/Heard. Produced by M-People/Heard. Licensed from BMG Records (UK) Ltd.
3-02: Written by Hall. Produced by Moby. Licensed from Instinct Records.
3-03: Written & produced by Jaco. Licensed from Warp Records.
3-04: Written by Forbes/May. Produced by Spooky. Licensed from Guerilla.
3-05: Written by Brown/Drinnan. Produced by Brown/Gypsy. Licensed from 23rd Precinct Recordings Ltd.
3-06: Written by Wilson/Amos. Licensed from BMG Records (UK) Ltd.
3-07: Written by Franciosa for Nonsense Productions. Licensed from Novamute.
3-08: Written EMF. Produced by Jazzaed for Strychnine Productions/Dench/Atkin. Licensed from EMI Records Ltd.
3-09: Written, mixed & produced by Jay Relf/ Licensed from Entity Records.
3-10: Written by Scott/Miller/Drinnan. Produced by Scott/Miller/Gypsy. Licensed from 23rd Precinct Recordings Ltd.
3-11: Written by Playford/O'Keefe/Colebrooke. Produced by Playford. Licensed from Moving Shadow Record Company.
3-12: Written by Sanchioni/Cherchia. Produced by Samyn. Mixed by Jam El Mar & Marc Spoon. Licensed from React Records.
3-13: Written by Wills/Hevia/Quin. Produced by Hevia/Quin. Licensed from Network Records.
3-14: Written & produced by Smith/Hyde/Emerson. Licensed from Junior Boys Own.
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Project co-ordinator - Neil Rushton for Network (with loads of help from Judy).

Special thanks from Network to Geoff Oakes for making Renaissance happen and being a mate, Mark and Adam at Renaissance for being so helpful, Dominic Green at Baseroom for coming up with the original idea and getting things rolling, Sasha and Diggers for doing such a great job, Seven and Dobbs at 7pm for helping making things happen, all the record labels (majors and indies) who gave us their tracks and trusted we wouldn’t ruin them! Dave, Roger and everyone else at 3MV for being the ultimate "M C Law" and clearing all the tracks - never has one person been so patient!

From Geoff Oakes & Renaissance:
My lasting gratitude to Sasha & John Digweed, who as both friends & DJ’s have given us such good memories.
Very special thanks to: Mark Wheaton, Joanna, Neil & all at Network, Ian Ossia, Dominic Green & M-People.
Thanks to: Nick Gundill, Karl Aussia & Lesslie, Adam Poole, Richard Benson, The Face, Mix-Mag, Chris Howe, Dave Seaman, Jeremy Healy, Alistair Whitehead, Nigel Dawson, Nicky Holloway, Bedrock, The Chuff Chuff Boys, Mike Pickering, De-Construction, A+M, The Conservatory - Derby, The Que Club, Venue 44, Seven & Dobbs, Francesca & Jenny Renamo, The Welsh Lads, Halo, Lamb Clothing - Nottingham, (Stace Bass, Kimball, Dave, Ace, Jimmy, Scott - Orlando), Tuckey Print & all those familiar faces at Renaissance.

Mixing & additional production by Sasha for 7PM Management.

For further info about Renaissance & future events: 0782 514573 or 0782 514603.
Marketed by Network: 021 766 7311. Distribution by Sony Music Operations order desk: 0296 399151.
This compilation ℗ & © Network Records 1994. Made in England.

Sleeve notes: Richard Benson, The Face, 1994.
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"We are the music makers. We are the dreamers of dreams… …We are the movers and shakers. Of the world forever, it seems.
– Arthur O’Shaungenssy, Ode".
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Tracks not mentioned on the release:
- 1-09a: Sunscreem "Perfect Motion (Simple Dub Mix)".
- 2-01a: Tomita "A Space Ship Lands Emitting Silvery Light".
- 2-08b: Virtualmismo "Mismoplastico (Rubber Mix)".

Track errors:
- Nearly all tracks do not have the Featuring or Vocals credits, and some Remix credits (hence "Uncredited"), which are taken from the individual releases.
- 1-05: title appears as "Chronoclasm", but is also the same as the "Chronoclasm (Nick Simpson's Portable Mix)" version (on the 12").
- 1-06: title appears as "De Niro (Spaceflight Remix)", rather than the correct "De Niro (The Spaceflight Remix)" on original releases.
- 1-11: title appears as "Keep On Pressin' On (Didn't I Show You Luv Mix)", rather than the correct "Keep On (Pressin' On) (Didn't I Show Ya Luv?)" on original releases.
- 1-13: title appears as "House Stompin' (Big Bump Mix)", rather than the correct "House Stompin' (The Big Bump Mix)" on original releases.
- 1-15" title appears as "Renaissance (John Digweeds Full On Mix)", rather than the correct "Renaissance (John Digweed's Full On Mix)" on original releases.
- 2-01b & 2-03: title appears as "Slide", rather than the correct "Slid".
- 2-03: title appears as "Slid (Scat And Frenzy)", rather than the correct "Slid (Scat And Sax Frenzy)" or "Slid (The Scat And Sax Frenzy Mix) on original releases.
- 2-05: title appears as "Trance 1 (Oriental Psycho Estmix)", rather than the correct "Trance Wave 1 (Oriental Psycho Estmix)" or "Trance Wave One (Oriental Psyco Estmix)" on original releases.
- 2-06: a writing credit appears for a "Quinn", but is likely wrong.
- 2-13: remix artist Paul Brogden doesn't appear in the credits, only Justin Deighton and Gut Drum.
- 3-05: wrongly credited to artist Havana, instead of the correct related artist "Sublime".
- 3-07: title appears as "Age Of Love (Trance Dub + Fantasy Mix)", rather than the correct "The Age Of Love Suite (Trance Dub + Fantasy Dub)".
- 3-12: title appears as "Age Of Love (Watch Out For Stella Mix)", rather than the correct "The Age Of Love (Watch Out For Stella Club Mix)".

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Renaissance: The Mix Collection - 3CD. Leftfield - Song Of Life Dub Of Life Mix. Ivan Nilkon. Machine Child Bride Feedback Max Mix 1-15 M-People Renaissance John Digweed's Full On Mix. Brothers In Rhythm Perkappella 1-13 Bump House Stompin' Big Bump Mix 1-14 F. Renaissance The Mix Collection mixed and compiled by, at the time relatively upcoming DJs, Sasha & John Digweed must arguably go down as one of the greatest, if not the greatest, mix compilations of our time. Jeremy K Melb2y ago. Brothers In Rhythm Perkappella 1-13 Bump House Stompin' Big Bump Mix 1-14 F. Leftfield, Kyo. Is your network connection unstable or browser outdated. George Crowden3y ago. Leftfield - Song Of Life Steppin' Razor Mix. Full On Renaissance Mix Feat. Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures Album, published in 1994. Disc One is a perfect example of such daring mixes, with the opening three tracks of the album being remixes of the classic Leftfield hit, Song For Life, setting up a perfect platform for the multitude of styles and sounds that follows. Stream 135 - Renaissance - The Mix Collection mixed by Sasha & John Digweed - Disc 1 1994 by The Classic Mix CD Series from desktop or your mobile device. It was released on 14 October 1994 and was the first in a series of mix albums released under the brand of the Renaissance nightclub. Machine Child Bride Feedback Max Mix 1-15 M-People Renaissance John Digweed's Full On Mix. House Trance Progressive House. go back to pop you fucktard. philiptovey1y ago. Your Rating. Fluke, FUNK MACHINE. Need help Sorry Something went wrong. Containing music from the house, progressive house and trance genres, it was intended as a sampler of the kind of music played by the club. Songs in album Sasha & John Digweed - Renaissance: The Mix Collection 1994. Your current browser isn't compatible with SoundCloud. Формируйте собственную коллекция коллекцию записей Sasha & John Digweed. Ответить Уведомлять о новых ответах 1 Helpful. Who the fucks got the stupidity to class Renaissance as happy hardcore how fucking retarded if not sheer ignorance. 44 tracks 240:47. why does the mix just cut out at the end mandymandy3y ago. Слушать песню Sasha & John Digweed Renaissance The Mix Collection онлайн или скачать mp3 в хорошем качестве 320 kbps на телефон андроид, айфон вы можете на сайте. They wanted to create something almost perfect, timeless and classic and that's what they did. Leftfield - Song Of Life Steppin' Razor Mix. Tijuana, The Low End Specialists. The Classic Mix CD Series. It's an album, a listening experience, something greater than the sum of it's parts, it's not supposed to replicate a spontaneous club mix. On the tenth anniversary of the album's release, a fully remastered version with a slightly altered track listing was released. Sasha & John Digweed. Leftfield - Song Of Life The Lemon Interrupt Mix. Bedrock - For What You Dream Of. Sasha & John Digweed - Renaissance: The Mix Collection Vol. Listen free to Sasha & John Digweed Renaissance: The Mix Collection Song of Life Lemon Interupt mix, Song Of Life Dub For Life Mix and more. Renaissance: The Mix Collection. On the tenth anniversary of the album's release, a fully remastered version with a slightly altered track listing was released. Скачать песню Sasha & John Digweed Renaissance The Mix Collection на телефон рингтон на звонок, либо слушать mp3 в хорошем качестве 320 kbps вы можете на Morning, Amen Sasha Digweed. Not only did it perfectly define the energy and growing stature of electronic music at its time, but it shaped the way mix compilations were put together for the forthcoming 10 years and one would assume another 10 at least. jimmyb742y ago. Please download one of our supported browsers. Скачать песню Sasha & John Digweed Renaissance - The Mix Collection CD2 на телефон рингтон на звонок, либо слушать mp3 в хорошем качестве 320 kbps вы можете на. 135 - Renaissance - The Mix Collection mixed by Sasha & John Digweed - Disc 1 1994. Thanks for this classic mix, I remember buying the tapes in the early 90's. Renaissance: The Mix Collection is the debut mix album by British DJ duo Sasha & John Digweed. Listen to this angie it's pure old Sokol Ayr pavilion material I used to hav the triple cd box set pure classic so it is I just hope u get it wae this email let me no if u get it ok Angie take care. Overview . Слушать песню Sasha & John Digweed Renaissance The Mix Collection онлайн или скачать mp3 в хорошем качестве 320 kbps на телефон андроид, айфон вы можете на сайте . Best dance album ever

Gold Crown
Sasha & Digweed never pretended that they had mixed it live using vinyl on 2 or 3 decks. Even in the credits on the original 1994 release it states in the credits: "Studio mixed rather than live, featuring various overdubbed effects throughout the mix."They wanted to create something almost perfect, timeless and classic and that's what they did. It's an album, a listening experience, something greater than the sum of it's parts, it's not supposed to replicate a spontaneous club mix.
Yes but it is exactly the kind of music they were playing the clubs. You are stating the obvious if you are talking about mixing. In the clubs they only played vinyl as that is all that was available, although Sasha did play cds of sound effects at the recorded pitch through an external cd player through a channel on the mixer. For the mix the tracks were copied from vinyl and then edited and mixed by Cheeky Paul in his studio, they have never claimed otherwise and it's all in the sleeve notes.
Musically if was totally representative. It's that mainly dark, melodic, progressive house sound that was typically British.
Well ofcourse not, you are staying the obvious there. Sasha was off his head most of the time in those days anyway, his owns words, I'm not being derogatory lol.They wanted to make a statement and made clubbers and she alike sit up and listen.
It's not representative of their live club mixes from the period which were in no way comparable in terms of polish and in some cases impossible because certain parts of many of the tracks were edited to facilitate a smoother mix. It's actually quite deceitful
Totally ! And has stood the test of time for that reason :)
Malodora
i have this on vinyl but cant seem to list it on here to sell for some reason! please get in touch if interested.. all mint condition + all 3 x parts... https://www.discogs.com/Various-Renaissance-The-Mix-Collection-Part-03/release/436322https://www.discogs.com/Various-Renaissance-The-Mix-Collection-Part-02/release/436317https://www.discogs.com/Various-Renaissance-The-Mix-Collection-Part-01/release/435559
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That's because they are bootlegs. . . . . . . .
Cells
The best DJ mix, ever. Flawless in every way. The standard by which all other mixes are measured by - and fail. Period. Bloke below probably explains it better... ⬇️ Can I just add that the intro before fluke on second mix is Tomita - a space ship lands emitting silvery light. Cue rush to https://www.discogs.com/Tomita-The-Bermuda-Triangle/release/7101920?ev=item-vc
Malak
Correct but you've only linked to the Italian version of the release, this link takes you to all: https://www.discogs.com/sell/list?sort=price%2Casc&limit=25&master_id=27959&ev=mbBit mean that it wasn't referenced on the Renaissance CDs. Maybe they thought they could get away with it as Tomita was hardly known to clubbers in 1994 haha. Sasha also used bits of it on his debut essential mix in 1994. I do understand the mentally though. Back when everything was vinyl only, many DJs used to keep hidden music they had discovered and wanted to keep to themselves.
Jake
25 years old, 60 reviews on Discogs at the time of writing, safely esconsed in dance music legend... what could possibly be left to say about Renaissance: The Mix Collection? Well, let's put to bed the lingering myth that this was the first commercially released mix CD. A quick scan of Discogs would demonstrate it's not even the first commercial mix CD with Sasha's name on it! It was, however, the first major branded club compilation, and is responsible for all those Cream, Ministry Of Sound, Gatecrasher, Godskitchen et al compilations that used to overflow from the shelves of your local supermarket's CD section in the late 1990s.A dubious legacy, you might think, and it may have been so if The Mix Collection's quality wasn't so obvious even 25 years after the fact. Sasha and Digweed's club sets had already been bootlegged to death by 1994 and it was clear that a mere turntable mix wasn't going to raise the stakes on what was already out there in every northern clubber's tape deck. What they did instead set a standard that almost none of the myriad imitators could match. Think about it - how many mix CDs do you own that open with THREE mixes of the same track? Yet this is how they did it, way back in 1994. Throughout the three discs there are numerous blends, overlays and transitions that are still jaw-dropping in their creativity even now. Listening to the PDF Mix of Fluke's Slid blend over Let's Get This Party Started for minutes on end before Justin Robertson's Scat & Sax Frenzy Mix takes back over, you realise you're listening to a striking antecedent for all those fancy dan mash-up mixes of the early 2000s from Soulwax and co. Compare it to the mixing quality on any average rave tape from the early '90s and you realise just how great a leap forward this mix was when it was released, to the point that the vast majority of the mix CDs Renaissance were releasing 10 or 20 years later sounded frighteningly conventional by comparison.But more than just the way it's mixed, what makes The Mix Collection such an enduring classic is the music on display. This really was a sweet spot in the evolution of British house music, where Italian piano drama, US vocal flamboyance and the breakbeaty influence of hardcore were bound together by the hard, trippy, banging sounds of first wave progressive house. So many of these records are absolute stone cold classics, from an era where absolutely anything could be chucked into a track provided you could make it loop. So you have cavernous dub basslines alongside gothic chimes, filthy breaks riding side by side with trancey choral pads, and soaring piano lines, gritty guitar licks and hedonistic sax freakouts all colliding in one kaleodoscopic mix. Sasha and Digweed selected the very finest cuts from the era of 1992-4 to sum up everything Renaissance was and had been, and in doing so created a timeless snapshot of a golden era of dance music, one that exists now only in ever-hazier halcyon memories and the delicate fraying folds of this classic collection.
Acebiolane
I don't think Renaissance or S&D ever actively claimed it was the first, but it's a "fact" I've heard in various places down the years. If you listen to the Resident Advisor Exchange interview with Sasha as recently as 2013, the journalist makes a point of asking him about it:RA: You have quite a long history with the format in terms of mix CDs, stemming back to '94, I guess it was, with the Renaissance Mix Collection.Sasha: That was the first one, I guess.RA: What was the official line on that one? Because I'd read differing lines on it. Was it the first fully mixed compilation in the UK, or worldwide, or what was the view on that one?Sasha: I'm not quite sure really. I know it was the first time someone had presented such a package: three CDs... Y'know, all the shops at that time were selling bumper packs of cassette tapes of mixes that had been lifted live from clubs and stuff. And it was us taking that idea but doing it in the studio; doing a studio mix and then packaging it really beautifully and putting it alongside proper CDs on the shelf in HMV.
Mardin
I don't ever remember hearing that they claimed it was the first commercially available DJ mix, just wondered where you heard this?Eg: Mixmag were putting out DJ mix cds as early as 91/92.I do believe Renaissance were the first UK club/brand to put out a commercially available mix cd though.Fact for those that care: At the time of this being released I think Sasha had already parted company with Renaissance. The last time he played for them, in the old days, was the 2nd Birthday party. Read "God is a DJ... but he only warms up for Sasha" by Brendan Blood.
Anararius
Respectable Renaissance club proudly released one of the best mix albums of all time.Raving glorius peak British dance scene proved within this remarkable mix cd.Historical one for all Sasha Digweed fans , it's their 1st duo recorded mix.Flawless mixing , impeccable track selection and energy flow of this mix is mind blowing . The mix that stood the test of time and always will.Fantastic cd artwork for this 10th anniversary deluxe edition.Confirm will blow your room session momment ..as always happend to me everytime listening this dope mix !A MUST FOR SASHA DIGWEED FANS .
Zymbl
I wonder whether or not Sasha and Digweed pretended that they had mixed this live using vinyl with 2 or 3 decks. It's like a spontaneous club mix.;)Brilliant cd btw! ♥
Karg
No they don't claim that....same with Northern Exposure were both done in the studio using something like pro tools
Bliss
this is annoying to search for if you can never learn how to spell Renaissance
Akelevar
I have this on 6 x vinyl but they dont sell on here for some reason and i cant find anywere on internet anyone got any info on it
Saimath
All vinyl versions are bootlegs. It was never released on vinyl by Renaissance.
Uleran
there are a few different bootlegs / unofficial releases out there. https://www.discogs.com/Various-Untitled/release/250283https://www.discogs.com/Various-Renaissance-The-Mix-Collection-I-II-Sampler/release/257082
Samuhn
Hi there. I also have this on vinyl. I brought it a while back on eBay on a wimm. I have looked at the links below and it appears to be the same one! I’m having a mix with it this morning as I fancied getting them out!! Great vinyl and I’m well chuffed I brought it as I haven’t seen it for sale anywhere before!! RegardsMatt
Rolorel
It's listed here:https://www.discogs.com/Various-Renaissance-The-Mix-Collection-Part-01/release/435559That's cat # SDM 101 , also check SDM 201 and SDM 301
Arthunter
originally came with a buff corded outter slip card sleeve i believe??? ive seen 1 once and lost it on ebay about 10 yrs ago. an early master class of a mix cd .shame it was never released on vinyl. it would be rather costly today i bet .
Runemane
Because they are bootlegs, not official releases with permission of the artists of the labels then discogs has clamped down on such releases. You won't be able to sell them on here, you can try but it will be denied.
Freighton
Yeah i got them look real with renaissance pics on ..im selling mine but dont know how much for in perfect conditions ..any ideas mate what i could sell for
Realistic
Hi, it was released on vinyl but doesn't look like it was by Renaissance, looks like bootlegs: https://www.discogs.com/search/?q=renaissance+mix+collection+vinyl&type=all Discogs are clamping down on unofficial releases though which means it will be difficult to buy and sell them. This is such a shame as so much music that was originally vinyl only doesn't get re-released and if it does the labels charge a fortune or it never comes out digitally on beatport etc.
Vivaral
I have just read your message, just to let you know I brought Sasha and John digweed mix one on vinyl. I got 6 x 12”records, all the tracks are not on there, but a great set!! I can’t see these listed anywhere yet, but thought I would let you know some are about! Regards
Kitaxe
Sasha’s Decade In The Mix: The DJ Veteran Talks About Old Times and His New 'Involv3r' Album4/3/2013 by Michaelangelo Matos[SNIP]I know that a lot of early mix CDs were basically done with ProTools. Was that the case with yours? No, they were all handmade. I never used a computer until we started working on them. We recorded three or four mixes in one go and then we’d get that chunk in the computer and take it on to the next three or four [track sequence]. We didn't use it in any kind of complicated way that you go about in making mixed CDs now. If there was any editing done, it was done on the real tape machine on the studio or something.Obviously, you and Digweed weren’t picking every single record together. Did you each take turns putting those strings of tracks together?It's hard to recall it exactly. Definitely it was a collaborative effort, but I had certain records that really mixed together, whether it's three or four or even five or six, and then John would have a load to mix together. We fused together like that. On one CD I did more of the mixing, and on another one, John might have done more of it. A lot of that “Renaissance” CD came from playing out live.
Jelar
Sasha & Digweed never pretended that they had mixed it live using vinyl on 2 or 3 decks. Even in the credits on the original 1994 release it states in the credits: "Studio mixed rather than live, featuring various overdubbed effects throughout the mix."They wanted to create something almost perfect, timeless and classic and that's what they did. It's an album, a listening experience, something greater than the sum of it's parts, it's not supposed to replicate a spontaneous club mix.
Mr.Death
I think people get confused because it's actual vinyl they use but they recorded them into the computer to make the mix, that's how most all digital mixes were made back in the day all the way through the early 2000's.
Umi
Interesting to think that this compilation CD was not mixed properly on 2 turntables and maybe edited using an - Atari ST , maybe an Amiga ?
Snowseeker
Even more interesting that they did it in 1994 and in the intervening 25 years (2019 at time of commenting) just how many mixes of any musical genre have matched it? Matched it in terms of musical flow, track selection, technicality, impact and timelessness. I think there are few (Journeys By DJ: Coldcut - 70 Minutes Of Madness would be one that amazingly was released just 1 year later), especially taking into account all of the factors that make this mix so great. Music is always subjective of course. Nevertheless, this goes down as one of the greatest, if not the greatest, house music mixes.
I am hcv men
Best part of the CD for me is below. Those 3 tracks mixes together absolutely blow my mind!Memphisto - State Of Mind (Quiet Mix), Moonchild - V.O.A.T (Original Mix), Sunscreem - Perfect Motion (Boys Own Mix).
Vivados
No best bit for me defo was bump - into blade runner - and then the crescendo of f - machine, with that breakdown - wowee!
Chinon
So gave a listen to the 2004 remastered version, in its entry it's tagged as 'Progressive House, House, Trance', this one is tagged for some reason as Progressive Trance at the end. So would somebody mind to explain me which part is prog trance in this one apart Age of Love and the commercial State of Grace? Been searching for early 90s prog. trance like e.g. Liebs 'Blueprint' from 1994, and since this one is so praised by everyone and tagged as prog. trance gave it a shot and got disappointed. This is nothing but the pure house. I'm not saying it's bad - it's great, top notch house productions, just check your hearing before tagging it as prog. trance.
Tejar
Why don't you try the Northern Exposure albums mate? They might be up your street a bit morehttp://www.discogs.com/label/244090-Northern-Exposure
Gavinranadar
The re-issue with the 2 M-People tracks replaced is far better. A classic mix, the trancey prog tracks sound very dated now but so way ahead of it's time when it came out.
Lanin
do you really think so? everyone raves about how this is one of the best mixes of all time. going and messing with the tracklist almost seems sacreligous? especially the one the whole album/project was named after! and then the other one is the opening track of cd3! If it was an album i grew up on i think it would probably upset me that they screwed with it like that. and the only reason they did it was licensing and not becasue they thought they were better tracks, as far as i know. So you really recommend picking up the remaster vs original? been looking all over for vs reviews and you're the only one i can find.
Ironfire
You couldn't be any more wrong. The new tracks are shite and ruins the mix for me. Plus the new artwork is aweful.
Gom
I am listening to Disc 1 of the original 1994 version right now on good headphones and I'm enjoying it. It is definitely of its time, but still good enough to carry me away. And, my copy is as near mint as a well-played digipak CD that old is ever going to be, including the tracing paper outer sleeve. I will take a picture of the whole thing ensemble and add it to the excellent page-by-page pics someone else has already posted. I also have Renaissance Part 2, but although the CDs are in good condition, the cover for that is in a much-worse state!
watching to future
This is the family jewels of mixes from the 90's. Protect at all costs, though my kids like pulling it from the sleeve and spreading out the beautiful folded card inner. I'll rip their arms off if they destroy it. Nothing I can say that hasn't been said. I think disc 3 was my favourite or was it 2? Jesus, I need to get it out now. A once a year trip back to heaven awaits.
Itiannta
Well its now 2013 and this Renaissance Mix Collection has certainly stood the test of time. Music comes and goes, we all listen to new albums and artists but for those of us who were fortunate enough to witness the inception of the Mix Collection, it will always have special meaning. Now as we approach the 20 year mark, this Mix Collection still has the ability to transport you back to a dance paradise in a musical tardis painted with the most amazing graffiti, and kicking out tunes to awaken the ghosts. The Mix Collection does not disappoint. It signifies an era and is packed in a presentation case that belongs in a gallery. Its a sensory masterpiece from front to back, from beginning to end. It tells a story and most of all it continues to make me smile. I wonder how many of us have still got a perfectly intact rice paper'esque outer sleeve? :)
Onnell
Best review i read in many moons - Brilliant choice of words my friend. I have two copies of this release, none of them has the ricepaper outer sleeve lol. All the best X
Uylo
certainly not live mixing on any of the 3 cds ! its all done in Pro Tools ! mixes are chopped to suit and tracks extended/looped in order to for clean cut mix... try it yourself if you dont believe me... all inall an absolute Beaut of a Mix and the stuff of legend this Series !
Dalallador
Sasha didn't have Pro-Tools in 1994, in the interview quoted from below regarding Northern Exposure (which came out 2 years later):"I had just got Pro-Tools in the studio"According to Wikipedia Pro-Tools has been around since 1991, but it wasn't used on this release as he didn't have until 1996.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pro_Tools
Gardagar
Did they have Pro Tools in 1994?
Shistus
This wasn't done on a 'Pro-Tools', I don't know which software program they used, but it was probably something similar.Sasha & Digweed did use 'Pro-Tools' software for creating the Northern Exposure mixes, Sasha said in an interview:"We did it in the studio on Pro-Tools. There's a lot of tricks we used on there that we couldn't have done live. We were looping certain records and feeding them into filter banks through synths and stuff like that. There's something to be said about the live mix-CD, but this was just something that I wanted to do because I had just got Pro-Tools in the studio and I kind of realised that there was a way to do a mix CD where you could do all the tricks that we did on it."
Feri
Outstanding live mixing, just not too fond of some of the vocals on disc 1. Tracks 4, 7 & 10.
Kazijora
I've always found it interesting that no one mentioned that Sasha actually used both mixes of house stompin' in the mix!Very subtle and clever flowing programming make this compilation an immeasurable and seminal collection of the sound from that era. Now, @ 2010 we are starting to hear the early 90s house sound come back into the mainstream making the cycles even shorter. A fantastic period for dance/house music - electronica and a highly influential compilation that seems to be in a very broad array of peoples collections!
Ienekan
This is the compilation that helped kick start my 15 year obsession with electronic dance music. This was the first “mixed” CD that I purchased; prior to this I had only experienced dance mixes on tape. One afternoon I went to the local record shop to pick up a new mix tape to listen to and I had asked the shop owner to recommend a few different titles to me. One of his recommendations was Sasha & John Digweed “Renaissance:” I looked at the price and about shit. “Renaissance” had only been out for a short while, and personally I don’t recall any kind of hype surrounding its release. At least not in my area. I would never have spent any where near that amount on a mix cd, but the art work intrigued me very much, and added to that fact I had just recently seen Sasha play just a few weeks earlier in Orlando. So off I went with my new purchase. When I got home I inserted the cd into the player and donned a pair of head phones and pressed play. To my delight I was taken on an aural journey that changed my listening habits from that moment on... I will say that if you have never listened to this mix collection thru a pair of good quality head phones, you are missing out on one of the finer pleasures in life. “Renaissance: - The Mix Collection” as I have come to find possesses two amazing abilities. Firstly, when I am completely burned out on EDM and need to take a break for a moment, I can play any one of the three discs and almost instantly I will remember why I started listening to EDM. Secondly, this collection has helped introduce dance/club music to people inexperienced with the genre. The mixing is spot on and quite creative. The track selection is phenomenal and most if not all of these tracks sound just as good today as they did when they were released. One of the comments stated that this was digitally mixed… honestly what commercial release is not digitally mixed? On a final note, I of course purchased the “remastered” edition when it was released a few years back; I was a bit disappointed as they couldn’t secure the rights to a few of the tracks. This made for a different “feel” that the original had.
Fordredor
Mixmag released the first mixed CDs, in 1990: https://www.discogs.com/Various-Technics-Present-The-1990-MixMagKiss-FM-Mastermixes/release/237718Mimag released the Mixmag Live series starting in 1992: https://www.discogs.com/Carl-Cox-Dave-Seaman-Mixmag-Live-Vol-1/master/92618
Granirad
There are just 2 tracks which were both the M-People tunes which were not on the re-release, personally i think they were the worst 2 tracks on it, so i was made up that they got ditched and don't think it takes anything away from the 'feel' of it at all. All the other tracks stood out so much more than either of the 2 M-poople tracks.
Uafrmaine
"This was the first “mixed” CD that I purchased; prior to this I had only experienced dance mixes on tape". I think this was the first official dance mix to be released on CD. Not sure but I think so.
Rollers from Abdun
Well at the risk of being very unpopular (get the lynch mob out now!) heres my views on this release. I Purchased this when it was first released and recently came across it while adding my collection to discogs After reading the comments about it, i decided to give it a good listening while out in the works van the other day. Disk 1 starts promisingly with the 3 excellent mixes of 'Song For Life' followed by 'For What You Dream Of', but then in my opinion, the next 4 tracks plod along with nothing much to keep the listener entertained at all! until the inclusion of 2 of the best 'Junior Boys Own' mixes of the era and the always superb Sasha accamix of 'Remake & Inner City', but again fades somewhat towards the end of the disk, where we find the annoying monotone droll that is Heather Small! Disk 2 again starts off with the excellent 'Fluke - Slid' then all goes a bit to 'progressivly/trancey' for my liking including the dire 'Grace - Not Over Yet' (god i hate this tune, i never realised how much until i heard it again), but then suprisingly ends with the fabulous 'Kym Mazelle - Was That All It Was' - take note Heather! Disk 3 is probaly my favorite, even though it starts with Ms Small's dullcet tones, just about saved by Sasha's QAT remix, a couple by Limbo's finest 'Havana', 'Shawn Christopher' putting Ms Small to shame yet again and the D:Ream reworking of 'EMF - They're Here' all flow together nicely into the classic rave sound of '2 Bad Mice - Bombscare' & the always pleasurable 'It's My Pleasure' All in all disk 3 for me, but i have to say the fold-out package is superb, and NO! i'm not selling my copy!
Mr_Mole
The album that got me into house music. Seminal track listing, amazing programming and mixing, excellent tunes. The true sound of Renaissance, the true sound of Sasha & Digweed. What struck me about this legendary mix was that the tracks used, were the tracks on the bootleg mixtapes from the era, Sasha & Digweed did not compromise at all musically or professionally. Not only that it was well presented and packaged, if I remember the original CD's were over £20, so at the time it was quite expensive but worth every penny. I will be listening to this mix in 20 years time, it really is and was a defining moment in what we call house music. Little Know Fact - Sasha and Diggers used samples from Tomita - The Bermuda Triangle (ARL1-2885)on this mix which in un credited anywhere on the album.
Thorgahuginn
The 'missing track' here that forms the intro to CD2's Mix, is around 2 minutes of the following track:A Space Ship Lands Emitting Silvery LightWhich is from the following release:http://www.discogs.com/Tomita-The-Bermuda-Triangle/release/70978Quite why is it not credited on the track listing I have no idea!
Weernis
Do you have a reference point for the samples used ? Which disc and during which tracks ?thanks, Rob
Puchock
As another poster stated, this is the definitive dance music DJ mix CD. It must also rank within the top 5-10 dance music albums of all time. It has everything: rhythm, soul, energy, and beautifully programmed by Sasha and Digweed. It really is a special album, legendry even, and it kick-started the DJ mix series and none have truly matched this since. One of my friends borrowed this off me and subsequently lost it, forcing mew to buy it again for three times the original price off eBay!!
BoberMod
An important point to be made about this release... Whilst I am well and truly in agreement that this was a ground-breaking compilation,it is perhaps hasty to praise the mixing as so many do.Yes - the sequencing of the tracks featured within should be praised and Sasha & Digweed credited accordingly,but the mixing was all done digitally. This was discovered by a friend of mine who,like many (myself included prior to that point),pondered the question of which DJ mixed which cd.When questioned in the toilets of the Rhumba club in Perth,John Digweed replied that nobody did a particular mix, IT WAS ALL DONE DIGITALLY.
Fordg
Who gives a fuck? Just about every mix CD released over the passed 26 years has been done digitally. Even if recorded live they have been passed through some software to tweak the errors and master the thing. I'm actually quite staggered that you couldn't work this out for yourself.
Flarik
Probably the best mix CD I've ever heard. Three mixes of Leftfield's "Song of Life" in a row? Inspired. It also includes one of my favourite tracks of all time (Moonchild's "Variations on a Theme"). If house music ever had to be represented by one album alone, I would choose this as the ambassador. Sublime stuff. Get it, buy it, steal it, rip it if you don't have it already.
Stonewing
THE seminal DJ mix compilation that thousands of imitators have tried to copy but never came close. For me this was when Progressive House peaked. It was music that rocked and was banging but at the same time it had funk, it had soul and it had a great musical variation. Sadly in my opinion these two DJs never matched these heights again and went more and more up their own arses, along with the scene that spawned them. Infact Progressive House became so dull it needed exterminating, full of epic/sweeping/tribal nonsense. But let's not forget what a great mix CD this is and it definitely will go down as one of the greatest compilations in dance music. It's that good that it can convert the unconvertable & it still rocks and moves people today. A tremendous, diverse and not obvious choice of tunes, beautifully & seamless mixed. Infact the thought and preparation that went into this whole package was incredible and it deserves all the accolades it receives. Mixmag even included it in their top 50 dance albums of all time along with greats such as Massive Attack, Leftfield, Public Enemy, Bjork etc, even though strictly speaking it's not an album at all. This compilation proves more than anything that banging, pumping dance/club music can be as interesting and varied as any other musical genre & still sound so beautiful in a living room as it does in a club.
Gajurus
The best compilation ever - hands down. The bassplayer in my old band got a job as press officer at Network Records and decided to send me some of the labels music - and this comp was part of the package (as a double pack cassette!!!). I was so ignorant of the club/dance music world that I thought Sasha was a GIRL at first! Needless to say it blew my head off - electronic music with real soul and depth. If ever I tire of the current scene I only have to dig this out to remind myself of how this music can make you feel. Amazing.........and it taught me Sasha was a bloke too!
Gorisar
I dug up this CD today on the thought that "haven't heard that for ages". Looking at the back I realise that this is from 94! Sh#t was it really that long ago. Anyway just listening to a few tracks on the first CD still brings funny shivering feeling down my back again. The sound sounds as fresh now as it did then. As an uplifting house & trance lover this CD just brings it all back. No cheese here this is a masterpiece. They don't make compilations like this anymore.
ℓo√ﻉ
When I first heard each of the 3 cd's, I was a little dissapointed, having expected something similar to the Northern Exposure Series. These cd's were released before Northern Exposure and as such have earlier tracks on them. Upon further listens I have decided that I very much like all 3 cd's, the third being my favourite followed by disc 1 and then disc 2! As some of the previous reviewers have mentioned this is uplifting house, and I daresay there is a trance influence particularly on the third cd!! And by the way, I only tend to write reviews for the cd's that I like, so almost all of my reviews are good :) Aah yes and the mixing on all 3 cd's is second to none.
HappyLove
Set the template for all others to follow with it's track selection and fine mixing, who else at the time would mix three versions of the same track on the opening CD. If you don't own a copy, buy, beg or steal!
Hamrl
This is more than just a mix compelation, its clubland history and a something to be treasured. Also a landmark as it protrays the rebirth of electronic music after the early "rave" scene had grown stale. This is uplifting epic house at its finest. And not a duff track in three CDs makes it a masterpiece.
MOQ
Too True, this was one of the first mix cd's i purchased and is still the best. Not cheap at the time of release but well worth it. The packaging was fantastic with lush renaissance artwork designs and what can only de described as a tracing paper sleeve. Each disc is packed with timeless classic and many still don't sound dated. Overall pure class. Happy Days!
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