Tracks that blew you away..

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Tracks that blew you away..

Post by si 2 bad » Sun Mar 29, 2015 8:08 am

...but when you listen to them now, you think differently....
Either form a production point of view or just the tune itself.......

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Re: Tracks that blew you away..

Post by Vinyl Conflict » Sun Mar 29, 2015 9:08 am

For me it has to be Tic Tac Toe - Ephemerol

It just stood out from anything else at the time, those metallic synth sounds those spacey strings with the chimes and the incredible amount of bass running through the track.

To me in '92 it just sounded like the future! production wise i suppose you could pick it to pieces now, but back then this just blew me away.

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Re: Tracks that blew you away..

Post by The_Ruffneck » Sun Mar 29, 2015 9:11 am

DJs unite vol 1
Really over that tune and the riff thats been used in dozens of other tracks.

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Re: Tracks that blew you away..

Post by silky » Sun Mar 29, 2015 9:37 am

For me it has to be this.



I still reckon people in the year 3000 will think it's ahead of its time!

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Re: Tracks that blew you away..

Post by rage » Sun Mar 29, 2015 9:55 am

Oh my, I still love Ephemerol to the bone. Both mixes.

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Re: Tracks that blew you away..

Post by dj_gyr8 » Sun Mar 29, 2015 10:27 am

Hi,

EDGE #1, Follow The Leader...

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Re: Tracks that blew you away..

Post by rage » Sun Mar 29, 2015 10:32 am

Still love both of them too. Was listening to some sets on the way up to London yesterday and started buzzing when Edge 1 dropped on the Kenny Ken set I was listening too, the crowd were going bezerk.

I do play it quite sparingly these days though.

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Re: Tracks that blew you away..

Post by dj_gyr8 » Sun Mar 29, 2015 10:39 am

Hi,

I think any 'anthem' is likely to answer this post. Hard to dislike a track from BITD for its poor 8-bit Amiga production, as for most of us, that is what made the tracks so appealing.

Sure, we can all swoon over Rupert Parkes chopped Amen's, but we still love those Belgium beats from '91, and the out-of-synch bedroom stuff...

Another thing that may make us picks tracks to answer this post, is if a track uses one strong section over, and over, like Champion Sound...

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Re: Tracks that blew you away..

Post by jonny » Sun Mar 29, 2015 2:15 pm

Vintage tunage...The FUTURE SOUND OF LONDON were always years ahead
silky wrote:For me it has to be this.



I still reckon people in the year 3000 will think it's ahead of its time!

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Re: Tracks that blew you away..

Post by jonny » Sun Mar 29, 2015 2:48 pm

so many id have to break them down into different categories,could list dozens biut will break it down to a few.


Vintage Acid / Bleep, a seminal classic, probably the best Rave tune of all time IMO..I still get goosebumps listening to it

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYZiTQoSF9A





Seductive Balearic house from 1988 like you would hear in KU in Ibiza at 5am in 88.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltMTwRPPJSs







A Rave / Hardcore classic, guaranteed to rip the place apart

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhrlIvpeW0o







The greatest Trance tune of all time IMO from one of the great labels Bonzai,completely and utterly mullered dancing to this BITD.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IhMZPpHfZY







Vintage Techno, i remember Carl Cox dropped this in the Ormond in Dublin in 95 and the place erupted like a volcano.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ub4AzeZAiQA






FSOL are one of the greatest acts of all time, years and years ahead of their time, i still listen to the masterpience that is Lifeforms regularly, only the ORB run them close when it comes to Ambient..one for the chill out room at 4am with mental trippy visuals.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-9mRGgRsg8








When Jungle first came onto the scene i hated the scene as it was the opposite to the PLUR scene of the early 90's, but some of the music was excellent, hardstep / jump up was initially what i liked until i heard this masterpiece tune, one of the greatest Jungle tunes ever.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoV85P4L8kI








Massive massive big room House tune from 95, an Ibiza classic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1sLhOcP8g4







In my top 5 all time House tunes, sexy sweet beautiful vocal House,Kristine W has the voice of an angel.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ek47x0wUeg4

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Re: Tracks that blew you away..

Post by rage » Sun Mar 29, 2015 7:08 pm

49 mins on this mix, sounds so good.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egEMI6XEhv8

first tape i bought that, theres something wrong with the sound but its still a cracking set.

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Re: Tracks that blew you away..

Post by Paul Zykotik » Sun Mar 29, 2015 8:57 pm

Most people seem to have misunderstood the original question :)

I'm struggling to think of any old skool track that really blew me away when I first heard it that I don't still enjoy. For me I think it's a lot of techno in the late 90s - I got hugely into techno at this time and what I was hearing was incredible. If I listen to it now though a lot of it sounds pretty dated and dull.

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Re: Tracks that blew you away..

Post by oz » Sun Mar 29, 2015 9:08 pm

Higher sense cold fresh air remix

Sounded so ahead of its time but now not so much, same for similar early experimental jungle tunes.

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Re: Tracks that blew you away..

Post by Ric » Sun Mar 29, 2015 9:13 pm

Seduction - Can you feel it. Loved it when it came out, can't play it anymore as it's just too cheesy and happy hardcore sounding.

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Re: Tracks that blew you away..

Post by lentrix » Mon Mar 30, 2015 1:12 pm

Doc Scott - Drummz - this track was compltely different bitd but now i really don't like it ....

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