Tagged: Coldcut

The Opposite of Smoke is Egg Whites

Diagram of CD layers. :A. A polycarbonate disc...
Diagram of CD layers. :A. A polycarbonate disc layer has the data encoded by using lands and pits. :B. A reflective layer reflects the laser back. :C. A lacquer layer is used to prevent oxidation :D. Artwork is screen printed on the top of the disc. :E. A laser beam reads the polycarbonate disc, is reflected back, and read by the player. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Who don’t like hypothetical mix CDs? Nope — nothing better than a hypothetical mix CD, not at all! Nope! Can’t think of a thing! And the theme for this one is songs over 5 minutes!

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DVD Review: Sound Mirrors: Videos & Remixes

Sound Mirrors
Sound Mirrors (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Last year’s Sound Mirrors was an outstanding album. Coldcut have long been among the best producers/DJs/whathaveyou, and while Sound Mirrors was quite a different turn — I often described it as a record by a band with the same guys as Coldcut, but a completely different band that just happened to have the same name — it’s an excellent turn. It’s more pop-based — similar to things folks like Dangermouse have been doing — and just as good, if not better in some cases.

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