Re: Re: Lilith- Revenge of the Undead Candy Raver
|Originally posted by Lilith |
Airplay - Arctic Trance
X-Dream - Trancesylvania XPress
SP23 - Digital Acid II
Phrenetic System - Fantasy
Beach Buddha - Jarred the Mind
Nexus 6 - Tres Chic
Alien Race - Colossal Cave (Xyzzy Mix)
Spiral Tribe - Going all the Way
Curley & Cyberlogic - Junction C-32
Koenig Cylinders - 99.9
DJ Crack - Progressive Attack (GaryD.TTF Mix)
This got off to a bad start when my hard drive melted down on the the computer I usually used to do mixing and media on, so I had to scrounge around and eventually got back to fixing everything up.
Rather than my usual terrorising TA's with industrial and electro I decided to go back to where it all began for me, living out in the proverbial sticks of south west England we would occasionally have the city kids set up a dance party in reserves, parks and basically wherever they could get away with it at least until the rozzers started slapping people around with good behaviour sticks. Tracks would blow in every now and then if the wind was right, of course there was no chance in hell I'd be allowed to go to one!
But on subsequent trips back to England and Europe after I moved to Australia I always made a point of trying to get hold of some of those little gems of electronic music from the early 90s and drag back to this godforsaken, poisonous hellhole of a country where I've lived on and off for close to 20 years when I wasn't travelling or working overseas.
Australia had its own comparatively decent electronic music scene all through the 90s as well, but for this particular mix I chose a lot of English and European artists. That era where people dragged out their music machines and made stuff you could go nuts too, a lot of this is fairly much as underground as electronic music could get and "things" like SP23/Spiraltribe and Curley I doubt we'll see the likes of again.
I put a couple of early trance tracks at the start just so that those of us old enough to remember what trance was like before all the Armins, PVD's, Tiesto's and other subsequent high profile wankers choked it to death. Dont get it in your head for a minute the rest of the set is like those two!
Oh no, the rest of this mix is a rolling barrage of floor smashing, sub-bass destroying old school goa and underground techno full of much abused drum machines, screaming raw 303s that only played in raves and nightclubs that didn't suck. No one else would touch it, no hits on Saturday morning TV or your friendly local top-40 radio went near it because it was listened and danced to by lunatics that took lots and lots... and lots of drugs!
I live vicariously off my memories as I get older and settle into suburban obscurity, it saddens me that EDM has become so commercialised to the point of stagnation, even if there is a second coming for this type of music I doubt I'd have anything to do with it because I'd just look silly at my age and probably on a walking stick.
Of course Sendspace sucks bollocks.. Anyone still having it?