Daniel Carver

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Italian Job [Score] ~ John Powell
Italian Job [Score] ~ John Powell

The name of the tune is California Soul by Marlena Shaw - I'm guessing you may have found this out by now though!
Back to Mine - Adam Freeland ~ Le Tigre
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Break from the norm, 23 Aug 2007
I only write reviews if I think an album is special - hence this is only my second (the other being for Sasha and Digweed's Northern Exposure 1 - I rest my case).

This compilation is exceptional for a number of reasons. Firstly, Freeland uses all of the components of a brilliant set - moments of euphoria and melancholy, minimalism and lush soundscapes, without dropping in a single dance track. The mix into Interpol's Untitled is inspirational, reminiscent of Sasha's use of sound and key.

Even more remarkable is the programming. Freeland plays the set in reverse, with the set dropping in tempo, rather than increasing as is the norm. As a result he's managed to capture… Read more