"After its self-released and critically acclaimed debut CD, Madrid has started to expand its web, through three collaborations -- remixes, they somehow call them -- with three unique talents. Hailing from somewhere between Richmond, Virginia and Chicago, 'city of lights', Pan American is Mark Nelson, he of Labradford fame. His track takes the sometimes ethereal sound of Madrid and puts it in a new context, redefining it as a cross between Basic Channel's dub excursions, Moodymann lo-fi house twang, and Alice Coltrane's abstract, solemn, heartbreaking soundscapes. A true masterpiece. Before giving way to Bruce Gilbert's own reworking of Madrid -- someone well advised said, 'this sure is a Bruce thing'... That is, no one could ever dare to compete with that abrasive and yet so cohesive sound Mr. Gilbert has defined and refined, starting from his days with post-punks Wire all the way to his DJ Beekeeper guise, now applied to Madrid's notes, harmonies, and bleeps. Now that's what I call musique concrete. And then there is that third name, Leverkusen, that should appeal to all football fans. Under that moniker you'll find a young Parisian producer, messing up with his machines, making them sweat and jerk and rattle. Here is some drum'n'bass from le quartier du Bastille, oui Monsieur -- as abstract, and yet as meaningful, as you can get, beatwise that is..."