Four CDs of John Digweed mixing live, at this price.... I didn't have to think too long about buying it. I figured that even if I only liked one of the CDs, it would still be worth the money.
As it happens, it transpired that I'd made a very good purchase. It's 4 CDs of genuine quality. It really is live too. You can hear JD making the occasional adjustment to the pitch and tempo of a track. Being Digweed of course, the mixing is of course awe inspiring at times.
The reason I love this release so much is for the first two CDs. It's a rare chance to hear JD 'warming up', with some slower tempo, deeper tracks. The last half of CD 1 is sublime, with some great offerings from Jozef, Ben Pearce etc. I love the Ben Pearce track in particular - especially the first time I heard it here on this mix. Interesting to note that it's gained notoriety and now appears on a F&F advert - Tescos clothing line, if memory serves me right!
The second two CDs provide familiar ground for JD fans, with a mix of techy, proggy tracks, aimed firmly at the dancefloor.
This is a rewarding mix and I doff my cap to the DJ for offering up this level of qulaity for 5 hours straight. if I was 10 years younger maybe, I would've loved to have been there on the night!