RIP Diane Charlemagne

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RIP Diane Charlemagne

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Re: RIP Diane Charlemagne

Post by rage » Wed Oct 28, 2015 5:05 pm

The best vocalist our scene ever had. Heartbreaking, rest in peace Diane.

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Re: RIP Diane Charlemagne

Post by ian saunders remix » Wed Oct 28, 2015 7:18 pm

Yeah, RIP

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Re: RIP Diane Charlemagne

Post by MJS57 » Wed Oct 28, 2015 7:20 pm

I was just listening to the peshay remix of inner city life last night. I didn't realise she was unwell. She had an amazing voice. RIP.

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Re: RIP Diane Charlemagne

Post by jonny » Wed Oct 28, 2015 8:57 pm

Sad news a very talented vocalist.

Inner city life remains my favourite Jungle tune of all time, it was groundbreaking and i remember seeing Goldie/Metalheadz live in the Point Depot in Dublin in 95 and Diane would have been on the vocals for inner city life, it was a Sunday and only about 500 people there, i think most people just choose to go to Orbital and Carl COX on the Friday coupled with the fact that Jungle was never massive in Dublin but i was on one all weekend and what a weekend it was.

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Re: RIP Diane Charlemagne

Post by dj jedi » Thu Oct 29, 2015 11:49 am

Listened to the Angel EP on Synthetic last night, it's quite staggering how ahead of its time the Headz sound was in 1993, there's nothing else like it


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Re: RIP Diane Charlemagne

Post by stringz » Thu Oct 29, 2015 12:08 pm

dj jedi wrote:Listened to the Angel EP on Synthetic last night, it's quite staggering how ahead of its time the Headz sound was in 1993, there's nothing else like it

Absolutely, this and the Internal Affairs EP really pushed the boat out. RIP to an awesome vocalist. Very sad indeed.

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Re: RIP Diane Charlemagne

Post by dj_gyr8 » Thu Oct 29, 2015 6:33 pm

Hi,

Surely the best one is Kemistry on the METAL HEADS EP?

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Re: RIP Diane Charlemagne

Post by pineappletribe » Thu Oct 29, 2015 7:09 pm

dj jedi wrote:Listened to the Angel EP on Synthetic last night, it's quite staggering how ahead of its time the Headz sound was in 1993, there's nothing else like it

First and foremost sad news about a very talented lady.

No big fan of drum&bass but even I own the Metalheadz first album. No big fan of Goldie either for that matter, but that album is fantastic as is the vocalist. Well ahead of its' time...

.. but I have never heard that tune before Edd and reminds me of the nu skool breakz sound of the likes of Sons of Mecha that came about 6-7 years later. Like u say, well ahead of its' time as I thought the Metalheadz 1st album was too.

Seems bit out of context talking about such things in light of the thread... RIP - but what JOY her life brought to many :biggrin: shining light.x

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Re: RIP Diane Charlemagne

Post by lien » Thu Oct 29, 2015 8:34 pm

dj_gyr8 wrote:Surely the best one is Kemistry on the METAL HEADS EP?
Yeap! Period! I have always said this. That track still stands the test of time, so much better than the album/remix versions.


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Re: RIP Diane Charlemagne

Post by rage » Thu Oct 29, 2015 9:02 pm

pineappletribe wrote: Seems bit out of context talking about such things in light of the thread
Not at all, what better way to pay tribute than celebrate her music which touched our lives. :)

Kemistry is such a beautiful track and doubly poignant now. Inner City Life sounds as fresh and fitting today as it did 20 years ago, a magical record.


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Re: RIP Diane Charlemagne

Post by dj jedi » Fri Oct 30, 2015 11:45 am

Yeah the 'coming down' outro of Kemistry is easily one of my favourite parts of any hardcore track. I could listen to it on repeat!

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Re: RIP Diane Charlemagne

Post by lien » Fri Oct 30, 2015 9:35 pm

dj jedi wrote:Yeah the 'coming down' outro of Kemistry is easily one of my favourite parts of any hardcore track. I could listen to it on repeat!
Original mix of Kemistry is a timeless tune...... one that stands the time on that EP. :)

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Re: RIP Diane Charlemagne

Post by Restless » Fri Oct 30, 2015 9:47 pm

rage wrote:
pineappletribe wrote: Seems bit out of context talking about such things in light of the thread
Not at all, what better way to pay tribute than celebrate her music which touched our lives. :)

Kemistry is such a beautiful track and doubly poignant now. Inner City Life sounds as fresh and fitting today as it did 20 years ago, a magical record.

Greatest tune in dance music post '89, IMO. Timeless!

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Re: RIP Diane Charlemagne

Post by Restless » Fri Oct 30, 2015 9:52 pm

Anyone know the estates where that video was shot?

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