Cosmic Gate - Nic Chagall & Stefan Bossi Bossems. Photo by: Black Hole Recordings
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Cosmic Gate presents Exploration of Space - The Remixes

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Author Mathias Haegglund in Music for Evlear
Published Mon. 8th of Nov 2010 URL Bookmark

Remembered by many as the follow-up to their breakthrough smash in their native Germany ‘Exploration of Space’ (2000) was actually ‘Fire Wire’s predecessor.

Remembered by many as the follow-up to their breakthrough smash in their native Germany ‘Exploration of Space’ (2000) was actually ‘Fire Wire’s predecessor. Fittingly then it kicks off this remix run of Nic and Bossi’s earlier tracks, all taken from the ‘Rythm & Drums and ‘No More Sleep’ albums.

The pair themselves give ‘Exploration of Space’ a pristine, bang-up-to-date remix; one that locks the original’s key riff in, but recalibrates everything else to 2011 levels. Long, speaker-ripping beats, cable burning sub-synths and that vociferous, once-heard, never-forgotten lead line all conspire to knock ‘Exploration’ out of the park.

Across its remixes, ‘Back 2 the Future’ mirrors Bossi and Nic’s musical eclecticism and that’s brought sharply into focus early in the game with Dirty Herz housey repaint. Fresh off the back of their Lock ‘n’ Load ‘Blow Ya Mind’ remix, the South African pair have re-ploughed ‘Space’ with rotund bass, shudder-judder beats, Chuckie-like electro-liners and an exciting elevator-esque up ‘n’ down of non-stop peaks and drops.

Concluding this first package is another German production duo. Famed for a long list of left-of-centre house-to-trance takes, Spencer & Hill plump for an atypical funkin’ version-excursion. Bleeps, warps, phasers and wild keyboard runs soundclash with the panning, modulating, damage-delivering mainline to colossal effect!

Cosmic Gate - Exploration of Space - The Remixes
Release date November 8th 2010
Label Black Hole Recordings

Tracklist
Exploration Of Space (Cosmic Gate’s Back 2 The Future Remix)
Exploration Of Space (Spencer & Hill Remix)
Exploration Of Space (Dirty Herz Remix)

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