Aaron D. Stigberg

Helpful votes received on reviews: 82% (18 of 22)
Location: Chicago, IL USA


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,412,946 - Total Helpful Votes: 18 of 22
FABRICLIVE29: Cut Copy ~ Cut Copy
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Retro but still killer, 11 Aug 2006
I thought I was over this retro-house sound but these guys breathe new live into the whole synthdiscopunkelectro thing with an exceptionally well-constructed mix. A blast to listen to.
Fabric20: John Digweed ~ John Digweed
Fabric20: John Digweed ~ John Digweed
6 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Unexpected Brilliance, 28 Dec 2004
I was lucky enough to hear an advance copy of this through a friend, and I was blown away by how strong it was! Sasha and Digs have really raised the bar for themselves and everyone else this year, Sasha with Involver and now Digweed with this mix of gorgeous, atmospheric melodic, chugging prog and techno.
Balance 005 (Mixed By James Holden) ~ James Holden
9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
Before I discovered James Holden, I thought that for something to be "progressive" it had to be monotonous and boring. James opened my eyes with tunes like "Nothing" and "A Break In The Clouds", so I of course sought out his older mixes and productions. Then this double CD popped onto the scene via Australia, catching me by surprise.
WOW is all I can say. So many mixes purport to be "a sublime blend of deep house, progressive, trance, and techno", but this is the only one I've heard that pulls it off. Deep basslines in some tracks compliment gorgeous melodies in others, with intricate, almost "micro-house" drum programming in places.
One Sunday I listened to disc one of this… Read more

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