I picked this up recently expecting to maybe hear it as a little weaker, or dated, compared to all the new, fresh minimal techno that has arrived on the electronic scene in the past year or two, but what I found was a mix that can easily hold it's own with any '07 or even a new '08 mix coming out right now. Ricardo peppers us with high energy techno and tech house from start to finish, with a lot of tracks, a lot of great melodies, and a ton of energy. It's much faster paced stuff than the minimal he is use to putting out lately, and you may be as suprised as I was to hear something this good, especially since rumour has it that he is a much better producer and creator of music than he is a mixer. What I love is that he is able to pack in a walloping 22 tracks, yet you don't feel cheated at the short length of some of them, due to the frantic pace of the BPM's in these tracks. This is a stark contrast to the long, drawn out 10-15 minute tracks he loves to create.
A much better mix than his Green and Blue CD with Loco Dice from late 2005 or his recent Fabric mix. Don't expect to hear an old dud from way back in '03 because this is still as hot as anything out here right now.