LISTEN NOW

Various Artists
Listen & Dance
Multicolor Recordings


So the title of this compilation might not get you excited and does little to represent this quality release. However, the artists on the Multicolor label are amazing and extremely varied in their sound. They merge electronic music with traditional elements from Chile, Brazil, Cuba, Columbia and Jamaica to create amazing material that reflects the multi-cultured sounds that have influenced them. The title does reflect the compilation's structure. CD one, .Listen,. is a collection of rare and sold-out releases from Multicolor; a great example of their sound with tracks from Gonzalo Martinez, Azúcar Letal, Lisa Carbon, Ltd. Noise (ex-drummer of Frankie Goes To Hollywood), King Tubby and Soul Syndicate and Kraftwerk covers by Seņor Coconut. Perfect for those seeking a more sophisticated sound with South American influences.

Disc two features excellent club remixes of Multicolor tunes and previously unreleased material. Most of the second disc is comprised of minimal and deep house material which is all excellent but the really interesting material are tracks like Seņor Coconut glitchy-cut-n-paste-drum & bass-dub remix of Gonzalo Martinez.s .La Cumbia Triste.. The second disc is amazingly different from the first but it a great way to explore the different sides and artists of the label as well as some of the unreleased material from new artists like Sieg über die Sonne and Ltd. Noise. Highly Recommended. .Justin Hardison

Disc One

  1. .Showroom Dummies. - Seņor Coconut
  2. .Soledad. . Gonzalo Martinez
  3. .Expo2000. - Seņor Coconut
  4. .La Cumbia Triste (Wonderbraa Mix) . Gonzalo Martinez
  5. .Dub In The Right Way. (Dreadzone Mix) . King Tubby and Soul Syndicate
  6. .And Then We Go. . Banned- X
  7. .Pirates. (Anthem) . Seven Crowns
  8. .Hagamos Un Chen. . Azúcar Letal
  9. .Tour De France. - Seņor Coconut
  10. .Suavito. - Seņor Coconut
  11. .Live In Sao Paulo. . Lisa Carbon
  12. .C.E.4.J.. . Ltd. Noise

Disc Two

1..Explore Me. (Nieswandt Instr. Mix) . Wonderbraa

2. .King Kong 500 Times (Good Groove.s 501 Mix) . Wonderbraa

3. . La Pollera Colora. (Mucho Caramba Mix) . Gonzalo Martinez

4. .Colour Of Love. . (Southern 501 Dub) . Banned-X

5. .La Pollera Colora. (M. Mayer Mix) . Gonzalo Martinez

6. .Colour Of Love. ( Paul Brtschitsch Mix) . Banned-X

7. .Hot. . Sieg über Die Sonne

8. .Tour De France. (Good Groove.s 501 Vocal Mix) - Seņor Coconut

9. .La Cumbia Triste. (Seņor Coconut Mix) . Gonzalo Martinez

10. .Open Your Eyes. (Rootsman Mix) . Banned-X


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