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Remix 12"

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Format:
12" Vinyl
No of Discs:
1
Availability:
Pre-Release
Release Date:
07-02-2020
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Barcode:
7119691262574
Packaging:
Slip Sleeve (CD or Vinyl)
Catalog Number:
MRB12051
Remix 12"
Remix 12"

Description

Mr Bongo is proud to present three unique reworks of Kit Sebastian. Each of the producers featured in this package created their own interpretation of the 'lo-fi-hi-fi' originals and have taken the duo's sound into bold new directions. When it came to choosing who should remix Kit Sebastian, Natureboy Flako (Flako / Dario Rojo Guerra) was a producer at the top of our list. Keeping true to the original, whilst leaving his own stamp on the track, his mix adds break-beat drums and middle-Eastern guitar riffs that transform the track into a more cinematic piece. It sounds to us like the music from an exotica dive-bar scene in a David Lynch film - which of course, is a very good thing.

Producer and DJ Baris K, who was behind the awesome 'I 775;stanbul 70' series (re-edits of classic Turkish gems), takes 'Durma' in a very different direction. Totally reconstructing the track, his remix has flipped the original and totally run wild. The results are an epic left-field electronic workout. By bringing the spoken-word vocals to the forefront and giving the track a darker industrial vibe, it wouldn't sound out of place bouncing around the walls of a Berlin basement club at 5am on a Sunday morning.

The pairing of Kit Sebastian and Halal Cool J grew after DJing together at the alternative Great Escape party at the Mr Bongo HQ in May 2019. They share a love for dusty old psychedelic Turkish records. Halal Cool J (aka Aly Jamal / Don Leisure) has released records on First World and is a co-member of Darkhouse Family with Earl Jeffers. For his interpretation he has delivered a mix-tape-collage with a hip-hop aesthetic, and rather than focusing on remixing a specific song, he has cut and paste his favourite elements of tracks taken off the band's 'Mantra Moderne' album.

Available in 2 limited-edition, hand-numbered sleeve designs.

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. Durma (Baris K Dub)
  3. Senden Baska (Natureboy Flako Remix)
  4. Kit Sebastian Vs Halal Cool J
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