This vinyl was released on Australian shores pretty late as it is dated 2001 on the cover yet I got it this year. It still doesn't matter, Bushy showing off more of the same funk that made Dope On Plastic 6 sound so good wen they included his classic "Drop" done with the Professor.
Side a1. Original Mix
The horns stabs in the beginning are reiniscent of Keep It On from Krafty Kuts' Fingerlickin Funk Vol. 1 EP. It sounds quite similar to the Krafty song only a little faster. This one rides on an early 80's disco groove with the funky bassline and the samples inviting everyone in the place to "Dance!"
Side a2. Rae & Christian Mix
A bit uptempo for a Rae & Christian production, the expectations people get when they see Rae & Christian on the cover is usually a more chilled out vibe. Faster and on more of a furious groove than the original, this one retains the same elements of the original mix and adds more percussion and a bit of guitar. Not bad but really doesn't make a dent on the original.
Side b1. Groove Armada Ugly Dub
Moving onto a bit of house flavour comes the first remix from the Groove Armada boys. The bass drum is very crisp and sounds like a heartbeat and the beat is inspired by Basement Jaxx's Jump 'n'Shout. Nice uptempo remix!
Side b2. Groove Armada 100 Club Mix
Moving onto the cooler side of chilled out breaks, this one is a really surprising remix considering the uptempo mayhem of the previous 3 mixes. The horn stabs from the original mix have been cut down in half and the "dance" samples have been put through filters and effects boxes to give it that broken effect. This ones for the end of the night when things need to chill out a bit.
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