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JCE3000GT 11-02-2004 08:36 PM

Techno/Dance/etc listeners I call you
Our local techno/dance station changed platforms to the same EXACT thing as "Kiss 106.1" which is just FUCKING BULLSHIT MUSIC THAT EVERY GOD DAMNED STATION PLAYS. IF I HEAR USHER ONE MORE FUCKING TIME I WILL RIP HIS HEAD OFF AND SHIT DOWN HIS NECK!

Anyway, since we have SHIT radio around I need some suggestions of groups/DJs/bands to try in the Techno, Dance, Trance, Rave, etc genre. I'll be getting an MP3 player for my car for the purpose of never tuning into an AM/FM station again.

The CDs I've bought/borrowed from friends are:
VNV - Empires (great band here)
Rob Dougan - Furious Angels
Darude - Before the Storm
DJ Encore singles and albums
Ian van Dahl - Lost & Found and some singles
Lichtenfels (dunno what title it is has 2 good songs on it;sounds likes a melody and kill the silence)
Robert Miles (bought 2 cds of his)
PPK singles
4 Strings singles

So all you dance music buffs out there (which includes Swamp--who might know the most lol since he IS a DJ) I need some good techno/dance. I love German and Russian shit and everything inbetween. Songs like Darude, PPK, Lichtenfels, VNV, Robert Miles, and etc are what I listen to alot. Thanks for any help you can provide. I plan on buying these songs, so I need artists and album/single names. I'll listen to the samples before I buy the high quality digital version. <img src=smilies/thumb.gif>

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SwampGas 11-02-2004 08:59 PM

Re: Techno/Dance/etc listeners I call you
djsambuca.com/newmix are my old mixes.

makradio.com is your dance radio salvation...rip the stream while you sleep and then move it to the ipod. $6/mo is worth it.

Top 10:

1) Stellar Project - Get Up Stand Up
2) Sin Plomo - It's You (JJ Flores Mix)
3) Gipsy - Gipsy
4) ATB - Ecstacy
5) Frou Frou - Let Go
6) Eric Prydz - Call On Me
7) Stonebridge - Put Em High
8) Jason Nevins pres See Alice - Visions of Love (Nevins Mix)
9) madison park - Ocean Drive (the Source's Trance Mix)
10) Kaskade - Steppin' Out

All-time top 5:

1) Orbital - Halcyon
2) PPK - Resurrection
3) BT - Flaming June
4) Fragma - Man in the Moon
5) Three Drives on Vinyl - Greece 2000

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ricardobaltazar 11-02-2004 10:52 PM

Re: Techno/Dance/etc listeners I call you
4 Strings - Let it Rain/Diving/Take Me Away/Turn it Around
Armand Van Helden - Funk Phenomena
Armin Van Buuren - Burned with Desire
ATB Ecstasy (Thought that I would mention this one again. Great track)
ATB - Marrakech
Barthezz - On the Move
Bedrock - Heaven Scent
Binary Finary - 1999
Blank and Jones - Cream/Beyond Time/DJ Culture
Brooklyn Bounce - Crazy/Club Bizzare
BT - Force of Gravity/Revolution/Flaming June
Cassius - The Sound of Violence
Deepest Blue - Give it Away/Deepest Blue
DJ Dan - That Phone Track
DJ Sandy vs Housetrap - Overdrive
DJ Shog - Live for Music/Take me Away
DJ Tomcraft - Loneliness
Double Dee - Shining
Energy 52 - Cafe Del Mar
Faithless - Insomnia
Ferry Corsten/SystemF - Out of the Blue/Punk/Rock Your Body Rock/It's Time
Frankie Knuckles - Back n da Day
Goldfrapp - Strict Machine
Gouryella - Tenshi
Gus Gus - David
Intenso Project - I'm in Love with Your Music
Jurgen Vries - The Theme/Wilderness
Junior Jack - E-Samba/Stupidisco
Kurtis Mantronix - How Did You Know
Mauro Piccoto - Iguana/Komodo
Michael Woods - If You Want Me
Motorcycle - As the Rush Comes
Nightcrawlers - Push the Feeling On
Oceanlab - Satellite/Clear Blue Water
Planet Funk - Who Said (Stuck in the UK)
Powers That be Vs Roland Clark - Funky Planet
Plummet - Damaged
Sash! - Run
Simply Red - Sunrise
Solid Sessions - Janeiro
Tube & Berger - Straight Ahead

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StormsInHerEyes 11-02-2004 11:08 PM

Re: Techno/Dance/etc listeners I call you
Frou Frou - Let Go
Orbital - Halcyon
BT - Flaming June


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JCE3000GT 11-02-2004 11:50 PM

Re: Techno/Dance/etc listeners I call you
Sweet I'll throw your mixes on some CDRs. This is the kind of info I needed. <img src=smilies/magbiggrin.gif> And PPK - Resurrection is the fucking shit! I've got the Hard Trance mix and the utterly insanely fuckingly awsome Space Club mix--I drool everytime they come up in my WinAMP rotation. <img src=smilies/magbiggrin.gif>

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Wren 11-03-2004 12:32 AM

Re: Techno/Dance/etc listeners I call you
Here is a small listing of a few trance, house, drum & bass, techhouse, techno, dance, eurodance, club, electroclash, retro, ambient electronic artists that I listen to.

4 Strings
AIR (Absolutely beautiful)
Aphrodite (Some hard hittin drum & bass tracks)
Benny Benassi (You'll probably recognize "Satisfaction")
BT (One of the best)
DarkUFO (Excellent "amateur" trance group)
DeeJay Delta
Dirty Vegas
DJ Encore
DJ Sammy (A bit cheesy, but I like it)
DJ Shadow
Dubtribe Sound System
Dune (One of my faves, I even have a tat of their logo on my arm)
Green Velvet (Somethin' bout those little pills....)
Groove Armada
I Am Spoonbender (FUCKING AWESOME)
Ian Van Dahl
Jason Nevins
Junior Sanchez
Junkie XL
Kosheen (Poppy, but very good)
Kylie Minogue (Kind of sucks, but grows on you)
Ladytron (Very good retroish electronic sound. I love 'em)
The Lonely Planet
Matt Cantor
Miss Kitten (If you hate Frank Sinatra like I do, this is good)
Moby (His older stuff)
Mouse On Mars (Cool sort of psycho electronic)
Nalin & Kane
Panjabi MC (Famous for incorporating the Knight Rider bassline)
Paul Oakenfold (A two bit hack, but "Ready Steady Go" is OK)
PPK (Resurrection, obviously)
Propellerheads (Yeah, the same who did the Matrix & iPod music)
Robotiko Rejekto
The Roc Project
Safri Duo
Sander Kleinenberg
Sasha (The legendary DJ. Everyone should have some of his stuff)
The Somnambulants
Sophie Ellis Bextor (She's fucking hot, oh and the music is OK too)
The Supreme Beings Of Leisure (Calm club beats. Simply great)
Telepopmusik (Known for "Breathe")
Trance Control (Another great "amateur" group)
Zetan Spore


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icenine0 11-03-2004 01:50 AM

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Good picks. Certain techno-tracks approach pure audio euphoria; the way the way the lines and chorus sync up in "Straight Ahead" gives me goosebumps. The same goes for Gabriel and Dresden's mix of Jewel's "Serve the Ego" -- that one rocks beyond words -- uhmmm... let's see, Deep Forest's "Deep Floresta" is great. "Lola's Theme" is awesome. "Addicted to Bass" by Puretone, Elvis & JXL's "Little Less Conversation a Little More Action", The Lost Brothers' "Cry Little Sister" mix, "Rock Your Body, Rock" by Ferry Corsten, Narcotic Thrust's "Red Blooded Woman" mix, anything by Basement Jaxx, anything by BT (pinnacle of the genre as far as technique goes, IMHO, especially Emotional Technology; try listening to "Superfabulous" and "Somnambulist".)

I've listened to plenty of techno, and ya'll owe yourselves a good listen to the aforementioned tracks. There's something almost mystical about parts of them, seriously.

God, there's lots of others. Good electronica is t3h rock.

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JCE3000GT 11-03-2004 01:55 AM

Re: Techno/Dance/etc listeners I call you
Listen to: DJ Encore - I See Right Through to You (Extended Version), it's one of the many songs that gives me a euphoria feeling when I listen to it. <img src=smilies/thumb.gif>

XTM & DJ Chunky - Fly on the Wings of Love
PPK - ResuRection (Space Club Mix) --> got to be one of the best ever
Lichtenfels - Sounds Like a Melody (Original) --> one of my new favorites
Ian van Dahl - Will I (Radio Edit)
Final Fantasy - I Close My Eyes (Techno Club Mix)

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icenine0 11-03-2004 02:27 AM

Re: Techno/Dance/etc listeners I call you
> DJ Encore - I See Right Through to You (Extended
> Version)
> Ian van Dahl - Will I (Radio Edit)

Ah, both classic.

> PPK - ResuRection (Space Club Mix) --> got to be one of the
> best ever

This song is absolutely BITCHIN. I forgot the name of it, glad it was mentioned. Luckily, it was on Rhapsody.

> Lichtenfels - Sounds Like a Melody (Original) --> one of my
> new favorites
> Final Fantasy - I Close My Eyes (Techno Club Mix)
> XTM & DJ Chunky - Fly on the Wings of Love

Haven't heard these yet, but I'm gonnagetem. Now, go listen to "Serve the Ego" by Gabe and Dresden. The way it all comes together right at 5:00 nearly makes me go comatose with audio savoritude. <img src=smilies/thumb.gif>

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Canar 11-03-2004 02:31 AM

Re: Techno/Dance/etc listeners I call you
If you want difficult (yet rewarding) music, try any of the following artists (this is IDM or electronica, my personal favorite genre for listening to):

Amon Tobin
Aphex Twin
Boards of Canada
Nobukazu Takemura
Anything else off the "Warp" or "Ninja Tune" labels.

Semi-danceable Stuff:
Add N to (x)
Eat Static
Juno Reactor
Kid 606

Poppish and/or danceable stuff:
Basement Jaxx
Chemical Brothers
Crystal Method
Lemon Jelly

Nine Inch Nails
White Zombie
Velvet Acid Christ

These are some of the big names. I've repeated some of the artists mentioned before, and left out a few that should have probably been mentioned. In my experience, these guys always put out good (if often hard as hell) stuff.

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