welcome to funplex, the first record of the 21st century from the b 52s! eleven fresh new songs from the worlds greatest party band pioneers in the fusion of dance, punk and vintage rock. with its primal guitar hooks, driving drums and the b 52s unmistakable vocal style, funplex is instantly recognizable as quintessential and contemporary b 52s.
superb collection of early 90s underground deep house classics by the legendary dub maestro mk. first up is the hard-to-find remix of terence trent d arbys >surrender< which takes d arbys soulful vocal and puts some classic mk fire underneath it to create a awesome deep house banger which received heavy rotation both in the clubs and on the airwaves. next we get one of mks best dubs - his brilliant take on the b52s >tell it like it t-i-is<, a chugging house belter which adds a haunting bass and melody to the bands expertly chopped up vocal chants. the flip side keeps up the pressure with the awesome dub mix of betty boos >thing goin on<, another of his finest dub mixes, and lastly the in-demand classic >bicycle dub< of the pet shop boys >can you forgive her<, only ever available as a limited promo but huge on the underground scene.
tracks by the likes of usher, madonna, kid rock and so on spiced up by top-producers like mark roberts, jim thias, stacy mier and more - grap your copy and burn down some floors! this is ultimix #140 - no simple bedroom dj edits here but high-level productions including intros and breaks!