Saturday, 15 August 2009

Throbbing Gristle - Mutant TG

I've been a bit lazy this week what with one thing and another so here's a Saturday treat in the form of a double-pack of Throbbing Gristle remixes.

Carl Craig sets to work on a 9 minute epic version of classic Hot On The Heels Of Love on the A-side. The perfect balance between TG original and Craig's sprinkling of magic.

My first ever post was the first Sabres Of Paradise record, which was a Weatherall reworking of TG's United - two mixes which are still available to download (just right-click each link). The versions on here are completely different, having been done over 10 years later, and with Keith Tenniswood in tow. Astonishing - I'll be hammering the vocal mix tonight at the Bang Bang Club (12:30-5am at the Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh). I have a feeling things might get messy...

Track C1 sees original TG members Chris Carter and Cosey Fanni Tutti get their paws on both the above tracks to make HotHeelsUnited. This pair were VERY early on the acid scene and have continued to deliver top quality electronic music. They are on form here, with an outstanding pumping dance track.

On C2, Motor, who I recently saw supporting Depeche Mode, add their fucked up pulsing electronic touch to what was already a pretty fucked up track in the first place.

I can't quite believe who's in charge of the mix on side D - Ratcliffe, aka one half of Basement Jaxx. I'm no fan of them, in fact I'm in agreement with Mani & Bobby G here (classic car-crash pre-Glasto interview), but he turns in a very uplifting mix of Hot On The Heels Of Love. Uplifting? Throbbing Gristle? It wasn't suppoed to be so...

Anyway, this will be the last post before my first DJ gig in many a year at the Bang Bang Club. Don't expect anything tomorrow, might make it in on Monday but you never know...

Throbbing Gristle - Mutant TG
A - Hot On The Heels Of Love (Carl Craig Re-Version)
B1 - United (Two Lone Swordsmen Remix - Instrumental Version)
B1 - United (Two Lone Swordsmen Remix - Vocal Version)
C1 - HotHeelsUnited (Carter Tutti Remix)
C2 - Persuasion (Motor Remix)
D - Hot On The Heels Of Love (Ratcliffe Remix)

Buy it here


fred said...

nice, never come across this Carl Craig remix before...

gav said...

Thanks, i dont remember this record. Looking foward to hearing it. Loving the Chain Reaction stuff by the way..

ALTCERF said...

Thanks very much