Friday, September 5, 2008

Supported by Carl Cox, Dubfire, John Digweed, Laurant Garnier, Dave Seaman, Umek, Sander Kleinenberg, DJ Yellow, Monika Kruse, Mark Knight, Danny Howells, Nick Warren, Timo Maas, Gregor Tresher, Roger Sanchez, Agoria and many more..

On his first release for Dieb, "Keep her Space" we find Jamie venturing into exciting, sci-fi techno territory, using hypnotic, intertwining analogue synth sequences and understated shuffling rhythms to create a building, tense monster of a track that has generated early support from DJ's such as Dave Seaman (who has included it on his latest Renaissance Master's CD) and Umek.

Smith and Selway arguably deliver the more "peak time" mixes here, as they strip the track down to its bare essentials, focusing primarily on dynamics and groove. The first “Mayhem Remix” is sure to cause exactly that on dancefloors and at festivals around the world for many months to come. Not since Josh Wink's Higher State Of Conciousness has a breakdown been constructed to such dramatic effect. Already given the double thumbs up from Dubfire, James Zabiela and Carl Cox, this stormer ticks all those “special moment” boxes. The "Control Mix" retains similar elements and sounds, while showing restraint in the drops and is more suitable for a more subtle and smooth set. This mix has already found favor with John Digweed and Anthony Pappa who have included it on their latest, respective CD releases!

Last, but definitely not least, Onionz provides and excellent, jacking house interpretation which adds another dimension to this package. Implementing old-school house stabs, a bouncing, funky bassline and thunderous, cracking tom fills, Onionz re-interprets the track in his own unique style while remaining faithful to Jamie's original vision.

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