Derrick May

Strings of Life 2001

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This is the 2001 white-label release of Derrick May's Detroit techno classic "Strings of Life." Remixed for the dancefloor, the signature strings from the original track are laid over a more upbeat, almost salsa-style, house beat. The B-side mix takes it a step further, laying the track over a solid 4/4 house beat, adding a feverish piano accompaniment and allowing epic breaks to let the original strings play out. This is an essential piece for DJs wishing to pay homage to the classic track, but who couldn't find a way to fit the almost symphonic original into an up-tempo house set.

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