Various Artists / End Recordings '95-'02
Album: End Recordings '95-'02   Collection:General
Artist:Various Artists   Added:Apr 2003
Label:End Recordings  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2003-04-14 Pull Date: 2003-06-16 Charts: Electronic
Week Ending: May 11 Apr 27
Airplays: 3 4

Recent Airplay
1. Jun 24, 2004: The Funky Princess
Deep South
4. Apr 26, 2003: Morning Glory
2. May 05, 2003: late nite set
Deep South, Keep on, Love Story, Flying the Funky Path
5. Apr 25, 2003: The Back Of The Class
Deep South
3. May 04, 2003: The Digital/Analog War
Flying the Funky Path
6. Apr 24, 2003: late night at kzsu
Keep on, Flying the Funky Path, Someone, Too Late, Deep South

Album Review
Reviewed 2003-05-22
COLL: End Recordings 1995-2002 Label: End Recordings

This is an awesome compilation of selected works from End Recordings. Many of the tracks are house or tech-house, and they span 7 years of music from one of the premier labels in electronic music. The tracks feature artists such as Mr. C (of the Shamen), Layo & Bushwacka, and remixes by Juan Atkins, DJ Sneak Derrick Carter, and more. Be sure to read the commentary of the songs by Mr. C & Layo (of Layo & Bushwacka).

CD 1: Try: 1,3,6,9,10 (favorite is 9)
CD 2: Try: 2,3,4,7,8 (favorite is 4)

CD 1: Try: 1,3,6,9,10 (favorite is 9)
1. Hypnotic broken-beat funk w/ a catchy horn loop, a classic
2. Big nasty dark breakbeats & grinding dubby bass
3. Brand-new deep house track - soulful vox over some nice house beats
4. Real nice house track w/ simple loops & Robert Owens' soulful vox
5. Groovy house instrumental track w/ space-y synth loops
6. Minimal, tech-y, groove-y house that's nicely paced, tasty effects (rmx. by techno godfather Juan Atkins)
7. Has a retro-techno feel - space-y breakdown is real nice
8. Tech-house from Philly - has a space-y synth & pumpy beats
9. I love this track! Twisted tweaky tribal house w/ dope effects & beats
10. Bumpin' & pumpin'! Techy tribal, slammin' beats, tweaky analog effects

CD 2: Try: 2,3,4,7,8.
1. Spacey & lush synths - has a new-wave-y feel - kinda progressive
2. A song for Mr. C's late father - a really nice song w/ great synth melodies
3. Poundin' nasty "boompty-boomp" broken-beat tech-house a la Derrick Carter
4. Tweaked-out acid-y buildups over slammin' house beat - rmx. by DJ Sneak
5. Twisted tech-funk - warbly electronics & edgy robo vox
6. Breathy vocals, lush synths, dubby bassline
7. Snappy hi-hats & groovy bassline, nice funky house track
8. Tweaky tech-house - neat pitched-up twisted effect & funky bassline
9. Loopy synths, trippy electronics, space-y tech-house
10. Big synth buildups & lush string swirls, slammin' beats

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1. Layo & Bushwacka Deep South
2. Killer Loop Blue Hour
3. Impossible Beings Too Late
4. Mr. C A Thing Called Love
5. Echomen Orient
6. Killer Loop Someone
7. Circulation Controlled Mayhem
8. Tigerhook Corp We Are the Future
9. Producers Flying the Funky Path
10. Layo & Bushwacka Love Story
11. Echomen Havana
12. Mr. C Ascention
13. Tone Theory My Tiger Is Ravenous
14. Killer Loop Keep on
15. Rio Funk Babes From Bahia
16. Layo & Bushwacka Low Life
17. Bushwacka Oh So Good
18. Alpha Male People on Top
19. Impossible Beings Greasy Kittens
20. Mr. C The Birds & the Bees