Sasha Xpander EP

Five years earlier, Mixmag crowned him the " Son of God ," a nickname that actually stuck. It was hard to find a DJ more universally loved than Sasha in Motifs appear in different configurations, the tracks careening through breakdowns and reprises. Hidden categories: Articles with short description Articles with Sasha Xpander EP microformats Articles with album ratings that Sasha Xpander EP to be turned into prose All stub articles. Classic trance tunes often stretched Sasha Xpander EP ten minutes, with more tangents than you generally get from house or techno. Views Read Edit View history. The series will press digital-only tracks from the label's catalogue to vinyl for the first time.

Named after the Oberheim Xpander synthesizer, the minute original captures everything that was great about Sasha at the top of his game. It was hard to find a DJ more universally loved than Sasha in Five years earlier, Mixmag crowned him the " Son of God ," a nickname that actually stuck.

By the end of that decade, he'd put together some of the best mix CDs of all time, including the San Francisco entry in the Global Underground series and Northern Exposure , made with his long-time musical partner John Digweed. The duo were also residents at New York's Twilo, then one of the most important nightclubs in the world. In , their heady, melodic trance sound was at its height, bolstered by the release of "Xpander," a track seen by many as the style's pinnacle.

Sasha produced "Xpander" with Charlie May from the trance group Spooky, who would afterwards become his right-hand man in the studio. It got put to one side and only survived as a short piece of audio on a DAT tape. There was no hard disk recording of it, no saved patch, no backup. Even the original synth we used had been sold. Sasha was at my house one day and asked, 'What else have you got? Every element shimmers.

The sounds are rich and full. New melodies and synths weave themselves into the tapestry, capturing the dizzy rush of late-'90s progressive house and trance. In this era, trance producers approached music like jam bands. Motifs appear in different configurations, the tracks careening through breakdowns and reprises.

Classic trance tunes often stretched past ten minutes, with more tangents than you generally get from house or techno. It was ultra-detailed music that sounds like it took months to make, every single note, bleep and beat polished to a sheen. Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Languages Add links. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Deconstruction Records. Global Underground: San Francisco Northern Exposure: Expeditions Coe Charlie May.

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Deconstruction Records was founded in and ran until View the full label profile. The best DJs know that Djing is first about being able to read people and then about being able to tap into that human experience and take it on a journey. Sasha has always been noted for being a master at this, View the full artist profile. The series will press digital-only tracks from the label's catalogue to vinyl for the first time.

The San Rafael club has been cleared after passing safety checks, though certain areas must remain closed. Rewind: Sasha - Xpander EP Rewind is a review series that dips into electronic music's archives to dust off music from decades past.

Sometimes the biggest track is also the best. It was on the radio, appeared on compilations and featured in the third edition of Wipeout , a video game series known for embracing electronic music. Named after the Oberheim Xpander synthesizer, the minute original captures everything that was great about Sasha at the top of his game. It was hard to find a DJ more universally loved than Sasha in Five years earlier, Mixmag crowned him the " Son of God ," a nickname that actually stuck.

By the end of that decade, he'd put together some of the best mix CDs of all time, including the San Francisco entry in the Global Underground series and Northern Exposure , made with his long-time musical partner John Digweed. The duo were also residents at New York's Twilo, then one of the most important nightclubs in the world.

In , their heady, melodic trance sound was at its height, bolstered by the release of "Xpander," a track seen by many as the style's pinnacle. Sasha produced "Xpander" with Charlie May from the trance group Spooky, who would afterwards become his right-hand man in the studio. It got put to one side and only survived as a short piece of audio on a DAT tape.

There was no hard disk recording of it, no saved patch, no backup. Hidden categories: Articles with short description Articles with hAudio microformats Articles with album ratings that need to be turned into prose All stub articles. Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Languages Add links. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Deconstruction Records. Global Underground: San Francisco Northern Exposure: Expeditions Coe Charlie May.

Coe Forbes May. Coe May. Coe Page Schurrer. Total length:. This s electronic music album-related article is a stub.