Chris & Cosey


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Chris and Cosey, those darlings of the dance underground who rose to fame hot on the heels of Throbbing Gristle, present a disc of remixes of some of their prime material by the leading lights of the new techno generation. Mu-ziq starts things off with his "Credit Sequence" mix, all hushed beats and synth entrails adrift through the upper atmosphere like jetstreams. There's Detroit technogeist Carl Craig mixing up "Fantastique" into a heady techno brew, bass-synths duking it out with spitting snares and relentless hi-hats. The sneaky Fred Giannelli chimes in with "Telepathic Exotica", taking a tour of the sequencer galaxy on a bare-bones minimal trip, spitting out Tutti's vocals amongst buzzing swarms of beats. Elsewhere, Coil trip out into love's secret domain on the atmospheric "Cowboys in Bangkok 1995," and both Vapourspace and Tusken Raiders (Mike Paradinas, aka Mu-ziq, again) tear up both the dancefloor and the dreamspace, respectively. Proof that the texture of C & C material doesn't separate under remix pressure.

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