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Fear and Loathing
     

Fear and Loathing

by Luke Slater
 
Though his production work references everything from retro-electro to funky breaks, Luke Slater's still a purist on the decks, and his double-disc mix treatment for React keeps it deliciously simple (similar to Dave Angel's 39 Flavours of Tech-Funk from a couple years previously). Slater introduces the set with the raggedy sax solos and furious bongos of a

Overview

Though his production work references everything from retro-electro to funky breaks, Luke Slater's still a purist on the decks, and his double-disc mix treatment for React keeps it deliciously simple (similar to Dave Angel's 39 Flavours of Tech-Funk from a couple years previously). Slater introduces the set with the raggedy sax solos and furious bongos of a self-titled single from Birdland, then quickly moves into more bangin' territory, courtesy of tracks from Ben Sims, Jeff Mills, DJ Shufflemaster, James Ruskin, and no less than three from his own Planetary Assault Systems alias. Slater stretches out on the second disc, beginning with a minimal DHS jacker from 1989 (!), stringing together left-field tracks from Two Lone Swordsmen and DBX. Minimal techno favorites like Mills, Pacou, and Mr. G make appearances midway through the set, then Slater turns to tech-house with breakbeat tracks from B.L.I.M. ("Eskimo"), Tipper ("Tug of War"), Si Begg's S.I. Futures project ("I Like That (Brand New)"), and, to top it off, an FC Kahuna mix of Felix da Housecat's 2001 burner, "Silver Screen - Shower Scene." He's no Hunter S. Thompson on the decks (thank goodness), but Luke Slater proves his touch is good as gold.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/29/2003
Label:
React
UPC:
0689787421026
catalogNumber:
210

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Luke Slater   Primary Artist,Drums
DHS   Track Performer
Felix da Housecat   Voices,Track Performer
T-Power   Track Performer
Two Lone Swordsmen   Track Performer
DBX   Track Performer
Ben Long   Track Performer
Rennie Pilgrem   Track Performer
DJ Shufflemaster   Track Performer
Oxia   Track Performer
Sliff   Track Performer
DJ Remy   Track Performer
Polarity   Track Performer
Sharpside   Track Performer
Millsart   Track Performer
S.I. Futures   Track Performer
Cracker Jack   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Jeff Mills   Producer
Paul Simpson   Producer
Felix da Housecat   Arranger,Producer,Vocal Break
Luke Slater   Arranger,Producer,Engineer
Si Begg   Producer
Planetary Assault Systems   Producer
Ben Long   Producer
Rennie Pilgrem   Producer
Ben Stokes   Producer
Pacou   Producer
Marco Bailey   Producer
Adam Beyer   Producer
FC Kahuna   Remixing
Regis   Producer
B.L.I.M.   Producer
Delicious   Producer
James Ruskin   Producer
Artificial Funk   Producer
Ben Sims   Producer
Tipper   Producer
Damien Bell   Producer
Dan Kahuna   Producer
Jon Kahuna   Producer
Marc Royal   Producer
Oliver Raymond   Producer
Zzino   Producer
Chris Cowie   Producer
G   Producer
Michel de Hey   Producer
Remy Unger   Arranger,Producer
Red Head   Producer
Mirko Van Dommelen   Producer
John Collyer   Programming,Producer,Engineer
William Literon   Producer
Tatsuya Kanamori   Producer
Lamonde   Producer
Dave   Arranger
R.E. Wilkinson   Producer
Maarten Wilmaers   Producer
Jan VanJanssen   Producer
Thee Glitz   Producer
Bert Wilmaers   Producer

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