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remixes that make you discover the originals
 

offline Gwely Mernans from 23rd century entertainment (Canada) on 2024-03-24 05:15 [#02633921]
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always loved that murcof dragonfly remix, original is even
better for me

LAZY_TITLE


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-03-24 15:17 [#02633923]
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i'm sure it's happened, i can almost feel a pile of them.
but as it did happen, i never sat down and said, "this remix
actually made me discover the original" and so i can tell
you that you're onto a perfectly good xltronic topic; that
this has definitely happened to me. yet i cannot pull any
out immediately. perhaps some else will have better luck


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-03-24 15:25 [#02633924]
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Jumper (Tweaker Remix)

first actual result is a troll


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-03-24 15:27 [#02633925]
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Nelly Furtado - Turn Off The Light (Tweaker Remix)


 

offline Wolfslice from Bay Area, CA (United States) on 2024-03-25 02:38 [#02633962]
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Not necessarily remixes in the strictest sense...

But so much of the early 90s hard hitting west coast hip hop
that I love is totally stealing large swaths of pure funk
samples from dudes like George Clinton. Clinton was a
treasure trove for me, I fuckin love it. Found him mostly
thru Ice Cube but Clinton is *everywhere* in 90s hip hop.

Then you realize Ice Cube's "Check yo self" just lifted the
beat from Grandmaster Flash's "The Message" without changing
a note. It's all a bit mixed up, but they don't really call
anything a remix.

As a kid (12, 13 or so) I remember looking all over for the
version of NiNs "Closer" that was featured as the opener of
the movie Seven. Few years later I found it, it's
Coil and it turned me onto their entire
discography.

Now, combine some Coil and some 90s Clinton infused hip hop,
and you got a stew goin.


 

offline Wolfslice from Bay Area, CA (United States) on 2024-03-25 02:47 [#02633963]
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Wrong coil link I guess they did 2 mixes.

this is the one. By coil and Danny hyde


 

offline Wolfslice from Bay Area, CA (United States) on 2024-03-25 03:04 [#02633964]
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I remember going into tower records. 1996 or 97. Found the
neckbeard.

"Hey man so you know if I can find the nine inch nails album
that has the version of closer that's in the movie seven??"

"Uhhmm here" *hands me downward spiral*

Motherfucker, I already have that, that's not it.

"Then I'm not sure, it was probably made just for the movie.
Here I think you'll like this."

I end up buying cherry popping daddies zoot suit riot and to this
day its the gayest album ever. That guy sucked. What a shit
album.


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-03-25 14:15 [#02633970]
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further down the spiral perhaps

i remember my freshman roommate in college playing zoot suit
ri-ot (something something bottle of beer) but i didn't
actually know who the song was by until now. obviously, i
was not in a rush to figure it out


 


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