Wednesday, April 22, 2015

This Is Techno Volume 8: International Trance & Tribal (1994)

After Eon, after Moby, after discovering the whole rave thing in Seattle, this was my first actual purchase of a DJ mix. Mine was originally on cassette but I noticed the webosphere was lacking this one so tracked down a CD version and here ya' go.

Played it in full last night and it sounded good. I'm not there anymore but, and perhaps it's blissful reminisce, this was right in the heart of when this sound was fresh and energizing. By the end of the decade the sound would be "over" and glutted as it moved toward the mass popularity we see so ubiquitous today, the death knoll being that a Grammy category was created to embrace it.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for this. I was ready to rip my cassette to mp3 but you saved me the trouble. BTW the cassette, 22 years later still sounds fantastic. Amazing how these tiny strips of magnetic tape have held up so well.