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Various Artists / Oye, Erlend "Dj Kicks"
Album:Oye, Erlend "Dj Kicks" Collection:General
Artist:Various Artists Added:04/2004
Label:!K7 Records 

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Add Date:2004-07-05 Pull Date:2004-09-06 Charts:RPM/Electronica
Week Ending:12 Sep29 Aug22 Aug8 Aug1 Aug25 Jul18 Jul11 Jul
Airplays:11221131

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Album Review
Captain Dee
Reviewed 2004-06-26 
Norway's Erland Oye (of Kings of Convenience fame) adds his own spin to the DJ Kicks series. As you'll hear, the focus isn't on mixing. Instead, Oye covers a bunch of songs (and some of his own work) with his own vocals. Oye's voice has an unmistakable, dreamy quality and is strangely addictive.

Be warned: a lot of the tracks fade into other tracks at their tail ends, so play on continuous mode (but avoid track 7!) or know when to fade.

I totally dug tracks 3 (a Cornelius cover), 6 and 16. Also check out 1, 10, 12, 13, 17.

- Captain Dee, 6-04


*1. Sexy house-y beat with guitar strum. Restrained but soulful female vocals. (3:44)
2. Ambient synths, Kraftwerk-like beat and feel. Oye's vocals merrily daydream. (2:04)
**3. Cover of a great Cornelius song! Sick dreamy guitar strumming with multiple layers of semi-spoken vocals (in Japanese). Cool water sounds in background. (3:30)
4. Get-down funky vibe with multiple soulful vocal tracks. (3:10)
5. Big time funk feel, echoing rapping, laser-ish sounds. (2:05)
**6. Instrumental. Synth heavy, strong 80's feel. Very catchy! (3:58)
7. FCC Violations everywhere! DO NOT PLAY. Two females speak crass sexual/excretory imagery. Minimal beat/melody. This is awful. (2:51)
8. Club feel, beeps in background. Distant but assertive vocals. (1:55)
9. Ethereal vocals from Oye. Somewhat spacey. Mid-tempo. (1:03)
*10. Spoken word. Super spacey/robotic. Blippy sounds. (2;36)
11. Old school vibe, whimsical vocals. Last minute starts the next song. (5:04)
*12. Instrumental. Spacey, Derrick May-esque synths. Uptempo beat. (2:06)
*13. Remix of Royksopp's infamous "Poor Leno." Smooth beat, cosmic sounds. Sparse vox. Good night driving music. (5:33)
14. Vocals float over washed out, spacey background and pounding beat. (2:11)
15. Instrumental. Drone-y. Like you’re all alone in some big room full of giant computer equipment. (2:59)
**16. Fast, beautiful blips and beeps in background. Compelling robot-like vocals. Wind instruments towards end. Great! (3:47)
*17. Simple sound, nice groove. Wistful, innocent sounding vocals. (2:32)
18. Loopy/trippy pulsating sounds, thoughtful vocals. (3:37)

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Paape, JurgenSo Weit Wie Noch Nie
2.Oye, ErlendSheltered Live (Remix)
3.CorneliusDrop (King of Convenience Mi
4.PhoenixIf I Ever Feel Better
5.Jolly MusicRadio Jolly
6.Braze, Alan & Falke, FredRubicon
7.Avenue D2D2F
8.Rapture, theI Need Your Love
9.Uusi FantasiaLattialla Taas
10.Kohncke, Justus2 After 909
11.Oye, Erlend/Phonique RmxThe Black Keys Work
12.JackmateAirraid
13.RoyksoppPoor Leno-Silikon Soul Rmx
14.SkateboardMetal Chix
15.Villalobos, RicardoDexter
16.MinizzaWinning a Battle, Losing the
17.Geist, MorganLullaby
18.AdaLuckycharm