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1994 - Love of Life mixtape with John Digweed

 

Liveset from John Digweed, released on a "Love for Life" bootleg mixtape late 1994.

John Digweed had been DJing for almost ten years when his DJ remix tape caught the ear of Renaissance promoter Geoff Oakes. He was soon working alongside the likes of another popular Renaissance DJ, Sasha. The new position gave the DJ what he needed for his big breakthrough, and he has continued to prosper ever since. Soon a Renaissance CD compilation containing some of Sasha and John's best remixes was released. The album was a surprise huge seller, warranting a follow-up, Renaissance 2, which soon approached gold status in Europe.

Digweed scored two Top 30 hits in 1997 with remixes of Chakra's "I Am" and Bedrock's "For What You Dream Of" (featured in the hit movie Trainspotting). Digweed also bought a dance club in the south of England in order to perform there on a weekly basis. Via the Global Underground mix series, he released volumes recorded in Sydney and Hong Kong during 1998, then premiered Bedrock -- his combination label and production concern -- in late 1999. A starring appearance in the American rave movie Groove also increased his stateside visibility.

 

Tracklist

1. ? twittery inst sounds like da posse
2. Anthony White - I Cant Forget You "start a brand new life, come on baby"
3. (14:10) ? jazzy keys inst
4. Kristine W - Feel What You Want (Juniors Factory Dub)
5. (25:50) ? in harmony in body & mind male/piano
6. Powercircle - Garden Of Peace (The Shakra Mix) "to give you" female
7. (37:40) ? "make it rain" familiar @ (40:40) & (41:45) (Paul Rutherford - Get Real)
8. Kamasutra - Night Walk (Nightwalk Version)

1. Suzi Carr - All Over Me (Delorme Club Mix)
2. (03:20) ? female "ooh baby, listen boy, messin with your head baby" woow
3. Underground Sound of Lisbon - Dance With Me [Tribal America] secret knowledge sample
4. Liberty City - If You Really Love Someone "eh yeah baby" female
5. Marco Polo - Prayer For The Music (Northern Exposure Remix) [Hi-Life]
6. SLP - Supernova (Main Mix) "you know how to love me yeah, to get right" female
7. Opus III - Hand In Hand (Looking For Sweet Inspiration) (Perfecto Mix)
8. Quivver - Twist & Shout
9. Cabana - Bailando Con Lobos (Deep Recess Mix) v briefly

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