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Some Freaky Stuff
Music For Freaks/!K7

This is a compilation of beautiful stripped down deep house from London's Music For Freaks label featuring tracks from Detox Twins, Rob Mello, DJ Q, Freaks, and long time east coast veteran Doc Martin under the name DMR. The sound is based around simple but funky house rhythms with occasional vocal snippets and even some digital noise worked into "Angie's Fucked" by another west coast producer, C++. A lot of the bass lines are programmed with the wonderfully laid back, yet thumping subs typical to deep house material with the exception of DJ Q who incorporates live acoustic bass and a Fender Rhodes into his track "Music For Freaks." Some Freaky Stuff is comprised of both new and previously released tracks from the label and is a great chance to check out a CD version of some of their tunes. All of the material is slick, straight up deep house but Music For Freaks has a very clean styilized sound that works its way through a lot of the tracks. What is refreshing about the Music For Freaks label is the way their artists try to work more of the abstract sounds into the material with more typical instruments like horn lines and Latin percussion. -Justin Hardison

1. "L.A.X" - DMR
2. "How Ya Doin" - Doc L. Jnr
3. "Turning Orange" (Lasoul Remix) - Freaks
4. "High Spirits" - Freaks
5. "Angie's Fucked" - C++
6. "Music For Freaks" - DJ Q
7. "Touchin' U" - Deep Touch
8. "Love Shared" (Rob's No Ears Dub" - Detox Twins
9. "Gaytime Latin Lover" (No Ears Stripped Mix) - Easygoing
10. "Freaks, I See Life" (Freaks Blu Meany Vocal) - Hans Nieswandt
11. "Passion" - Markus Nikolai

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