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REVIEW: Moby - Go (Remixes) out on Little Idiot

In 1990, Moby's label asked him to deliver a remix for one of his debut releases "Go". It was one of the first remixes he ever released, inspired by David Lynch and "Twin Peaks". The chapter, 'Black Lacquer' in Moby's book "Porcelain" describes it in great detail. See below for an excerpt. 
“Outer Rhythm, a label in the UK had expressed interest in releasing ‘Go,’ but they’d only release it if I made a new mix so it didn’t seem like an old record." When they cut to Leland Palmer’s house, ‘Laura Palmer’s Theme’ started playing - the best and darkest piece of music in the Twin Peaks score.  I needed something to add to the remix of ‘Go’ I was working on and wondered if I could sample ‘Laura Palmer’s Theme’ and use that. I turned on my Yamaha SY22 keyboard and found a string sound I liked.  I played three notes in ‘Laura Palmer’s Theme’ on top of it.  And it worked.  The chords were long and languorous, but they worked with the skittish bass line and the looping drums. It was missing something: Badalamenti’s low, droning piano.  I added the low part with my Oberheim piano module, and the remix suddenly came together.  Now it needed arrangement.  I’d start the remix with the Twin Peaks strings and piano. Then add a kick drum. Then bring in the percussion and drums.  Then the strings went out and the weird digital synth swoop came in. And it was basically done. Or did it need something else?"
To honour the creative spirit and collaborative power of remixing, “Go (Woodtick Mix)” have been reworked by some of today’s most innovative DJs and producers, Rex The Dog, Andrew Claristidge & System Divine. 

Dimitri Kechagias review:
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 [item value="10"]Beat and Rhythm[/item]
 [item value="10"]Basslines and Groove[/item]
 [item value="10"] Melody [/item]
 [item value="10"] Synths [/item]
 [item value="10"]Breakdown[/item]
 [item value="10"]Climax  / Drop / Crescendo / Pay off moment[/item]
 [item value="10"]Intensity, Drive and Energy[/item]
 [item value="10"]Sound-design and Arrangement[/item]
 [item value="10"]Overall Atmosphere[/item]
 [item value="10"]Goosebumps / Shivers moments[/item]
 [item value="10"]Emotional affinity and heartfelt moments[/item]
 [item value="10"]Originality and Inventiveness[/item]
 [item value="10"]Dancefloor Efficiency / Festival Arenas Effectiveness[/item]
 [item value="10"]You can’t get this memorable track out of your head[/item]
 [item value="10"]It has potential to become an anthem or a classic[/item]
 [item value="10"] Moby - Go (Remixes) [/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]Go is considered as one of the monumental moments of electronic music and still it gives you goosebumps whenever and wherever you hear it. Go has been remixed by many different artists and this package includes the more electronic surprising innovative takes. Rex The Dog delivers the superb electro disco version with Giorgio Moroder basslines, rolling grooves and the classic Yeahh vocal sample while in the breakdown we enjoy the awesome strings with the incredible cinematic quality. In the climax the synthy hook and basslines follow the main melody that will always stay in our heart and in the final breakdown we get a  very nice breakbeat section as well. System Divine remix applied a very tough old school metallic basslines, bouncy techy drums and includes all the well known vocal samples, strings and the awesome piano chord. The result is an incredible record that can crossover to various sets and will bring some tears in your eyes.   Andrew Claristidge Remix is an 11 minutes rework that will please those who search for depth, artistry and emotional elements in any record. Deep electronica that can be played in techno, house or even trance sets. Quality always wins for sure. #PureGold Love It [/content]

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