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ARTIST
TITLE
Transphormed
FORMAT
2CD

LABEL
CATALOG #
KLANG 012CD KLANG 012CD
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
11/7/2005

"With Transphormer, Alter Ego presented an album that received unanimous approval and was one of the most important albums of the last two years. Far from typical production patterns, they have created a style of their own that never forgets the concept of 'techno' but yet manages to absorb song structures and sounds from pop music in a most abstract way. Apart from the phenomenal success of 'Rocker,' almost all the other tracks have also been released as single outtakes and remixed. The reason for the unprecedented number of releases is the remix exchange project between Alter Ego and various producers, making the Transphormer process easier to understand as regards its creation and effects. And it by no means falls into the pattern of 'Mixes For Cash' (as the title of an Aphex Twin remix album says), but offers each artist working on a track an Alter Ego remix in exchange. To them a remix always means more than those hurriedly knocked up, target-group-oriented marketing tools that other bands produce. In the past, big remix works have often founded, changed and considerably led to the development of entire music genres. This also reflects the team spirit of a worldwide scene that, despite the varied approach, shows a lot of respect for fellow musicians, enabling it to keep redefining itself and progressing. CD1 of Transphormedpresents all the Alter Ego remix classics that have significantly influenced the Transphormer album. The mixes on CD2 are titles exclusively taken from the Transphormer album, and, as mentioned above, tracks that have been reworked by various producers as part of the remix exchange project. They are thus not all stylistically homogeneous, but display a large variety of different approaches." Artists (CD1): The Human League, Octave One feat. Ann Saunderson, Spektrum, Primal Scream, 2Raumwohnung, Chicks On Speed, Reinhard Voigt, Solvent, Riton, Tiefschwarz, Alter Ego. Remixers (CD2): Tiefschwarz, Robag Wruhme, Solvent, Isolee, Losoul, Ricardo Villalobos, Rework, Ewan Pearson, Riton, Eric Prydz.