D-Shake – Technotrance [1990]

Bass Synth led stormer from Aad de Mooy. A Todd Terry favorite, plagiarized for 20 years, it still stands as a defining example of pure techno.

From Discogs
If I had to choose one record as my all-time favorite, this would be it. A hardcore warehouse jam, but with a very fierce “gay” disco bassline that will rock any conceivable dancefloor. The song has a looped “yaaaah” refrain that is downright perverse, punctuated by wooh’s from the Little Richard school of self-expression. And yet, the track also has a very tuff hip hop edge, thanks to another sample that goes, “Make some noise!,” and militant rat-a-tat-tat drum sticks. (So much street edge, in fact, that Kris Bonez of Genaside II once cited it in an interview as inspiration to make his own sample-based dance music.) In my view, the record is total amalgamation of “gay” and “street” elements which works unlike any other. Peerless.

Advertisements

One Response

  1. excellent track I’d missed this one!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: