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Ursula 1000 / Mystics
Album:Mystics Collection:General
Artist:Ursula 1000 Added:Feb 2009
Label:Esl Music 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-03-22 Pull Date:2009-05-24 Charts:RPM/Electronica
Week Ending:May 24May 17May 10May 3Apr 26Apr 19Apr 12Apr 5

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 28, 2022:Sunshine . . . in the Afternoon (rebroadcast from Dec 3, 2013)
Step Back
4.Dec 24, 2013:Pumping Iron / Winter Solstice Cooldown
The Wizard
2.Oct 27, 2016:I Like to Dance: Shake Off Your Pants!
Star Machine
5.Dec 03, 2013:Sunshine . . . in the Afternoon
Step Back
3.Dec 31, 2013:New Year's Eve Sunshine In The Afternoon with Katdelic
Do It Right
6.Nov 12, 2013:Sunshine . . . in the Afternoon
Star Machine

Album Review
Sadie O.
Reviewed 2009-03-13 
Ursula 1000 – Mystics
Reviewed by Sadie O., 3/4/09
Funky-ass electronic dance music with a lot of cheek, not to mention bottom end (so move ya boo-tay!) A lot of the sound is reminiscent of 80’s post-new-wave electronica, but it’s also got some psychedelia and hints of exotica – and it’s just plain lots of fun. I needed this record right about now!
Might be FCCs on track 7, but it was so hard to tell that I’m thinking it doesn’t matter. I like everything – probably 6 and 9 the most.
1. 0:35 lightning crashes and alarming chords.
2. 3:19 ***funky midtempo electronic beat – cheered me right the hell up! Gnarly bass sound, vocal harmonies, goofy lyrics, pinch of psychedelia.
3. 3:37 ***totally different electronic funk – 80’s sound, video game noises, exhortation to the dance. Fun!
4. 5:02 **rather uptempo snares and blats, hip hop vocals.
5. 4:07 **downtempo syncopated beat, slinky female singing.
6. 3:28 ****midtempo swingy and complex funk beat with berembao, hip hop vocals.
7. 3:52 **beats ‘n’ blats, nerdy hip hop vocals – a lot more fun than it probably sounds. Plus – gratuous mention of chupacabra. Could well be FCCs in Brazilian Portuguese – who knows…
8. 4:30 ***blats… then funky syncopated groove. Sound collage stuff – few vocals, but total dance club feel. Bit of flamenco guitar for bravado.
9. 5:00 ****electronic disco – I think the handclaps are from “Car Wash”… Vocals consist of “eep”. Huh! Cool bass – this really has no right to be this groovy…
10. 3:30 ***swingy drum, growly bass. Crazy!
11. 4:22 ***funky midtempo swing, female dancehall in Jamaican patois.
12. 4:23 **electronic percussion, thick bass, terribly mysterious vibe (pretty goofy – but it’s meant to be. Are those whips cracking?)
13. 4:49 **starts simple 4/4, big cinematic vocals, adds all sorts of sound, like bongos for example.

Track Listing
1.Summoned From The Void 7.Zombies
2.The Wizard 8.Do It Right
3.Rocket 9.Star Machine
4.Rump 10.Tension
5.I.C.O.M.E. 11.Step Back
6.Losin' It 12.This Magick