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ARTIST
TITLE
GPU (Revised)
FORMAT
CD

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CATALOG #
VFORM 013CD VFORM 013CD
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RELEASE DATE
4/8/2002

"Piiri is the alter ego of the legendary Ilpo Vaisanen, one half of the world renowned Finnish Pan Sonic duo. Originally written and released in 1999 GPU is taken from the highly sought after Jarru EP released by Marko Laine's Mind Records imprint. The original version of this cut is re-released here along with five alternative remixed versions by Farben, Pan American, Smyglyssna, Dual Excitor and Phonem. First up is the original version, a dreamy jazz timed rhythm track, minimal in structure yet deeply moving and funk filled. Farben destructs and extracts minute particles and reforms the entire groove into a dirty, playful bottom heavy groove perfect for the more discerning and adventurous of dancefloor environments. To follow, recent Vertical Form signing Pan American rewires the rhythmic essentials of the original and adds a more detailed complex narrative to the groove with the addition of a deeper level of abstraction and atmosphere. Smyglyssna steps up the pace with yet another classic outing of hip hop fuelled concrete funk soaked with remnants of the original played in a differing context. Dual Excitor, a new London based production outfit regenerate the entire groove by building an entirely new piece made up of layer upon layer of processed and sampled parts of the initial groove accumulating in a stylistic conversion not heard on this side of the water for quite some time. Last of all Phonem begins a new chapter in his production story by adopting and experimenting with a new dimension in software sound research. Carefully chosen components and snippets of Piiri's production work are selected and combined with a range of MAX produced sounds, the results being that of a more sparse, diverse and spatial take on both his own sound and Ilpo's initial vision."