Suzuki in Dub

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Like its companion album, Different Tastes of Honey, released around the same time in early 2002, Suzuki in Dub features a variety of producers remixing tracks from Tosca's 1999 album, Suzuki. However, unlike Different Tastes of Honey, which offered over a dozen remixes of one song, "Honey," Suzuki in Dub offers remixes of the other songs from Suzuki, including the title track, "Orozco," "Busenfreund," "Annanas," "Boss on the Boat," and "Zula." These tracks are remixed by producers such as Burnt Friedman, Alex Kid, Walkner Moestl, Uko, Sasha Crnornja, dZihan & Kamien, J├╝rgen Nussbaum, Philippe Lussan, the Deadbeats, and a few others. The resulting album is much more diverse than Different Tastes of Honey -- and, of course, much more than Tosca's original album as well -- featuring a broad selection of styles. Most of these producers stick with a downtempo style, incorporating plenty of dub motifs; however, they venture far from Tosca's somewhat-trademark style, exploring the outer reaches of early-2000s dub such as Latin- and techno-inflected variations on the traditional dub style. This plethora of stylistic approaches is always interesting, though the resulting album as a whole doesn't flow from track to track quite as seamlessly as Different Tastes of Honey or the original Suzuki album.

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