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“He Big Bang / No Boundaries (1994/95)”

RAMM007EP2 scanZoom inLabelLiftin Spirit Records / Ram Records
Cat. No.RAMM007EP2
Format12
Orders fromFri, 19 Nov 2021
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Following on from the success of our ‘Liftin Spirit Reloaded’ vinyl series, we are pleased to announce our next project in collaboration with Ram Records. ‘Ram Reloaded’ will be a series of limited 12″ vinyl from Ram’s early years, re-mastered from the original DATs and presented onto our usual, high quality, heavy weight vinyl. In 1993, Andy C & Ant Miles set about creating what was to be the seventh release on their newly established Ram Records. With Hardcore still prominent in the raves at the time, ‘Beyond Bass’ was their first ‘Amen Break’ tear up together. Featuring the Grace Jones vocal ‘Annihilating Rhythm’, as well as the ‘Give it to me baby’ sample, the instant bass drops and ambient strings and pads combination tore up dancefloors around the globe. A year on from the original, the duo revisited ‘Beyond Bass’, this time utilising the latest time-stretch technology in the Akai sampler by moving the pitch of the amen break in all directions. The original flip ‘Killer Beat’, was created from the pair going on a tangent with most of the original sounds from Beyond Bass. Andy & Ant created a darker vibe whilst pushing the envelope with the rhythms over new style oscillating bass lines. Suburban Base Records founder Danny Donnelly (Q-Bass), revisited ‘Killer Beat’ in 1994, resulting in a more solid and fresh approach with phasing breaks and stop effects. This remix had been in exchange for the classic ‘Origin Unknown’ remix of ‘The Dark Stranger’ which had previously been done for him on Suburban Base. Promotion across chosen internet websites and Hardcore/Jungle 12″ vinyl communities.

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