the lost dats vinyl COLLECTION 1991-1995
LOST DATS VOL1, 3 & 4 - (OUT OF STOCK) - Available via discogs
Reviews : Drowned in 70’s Kung Fu cinema, the Comedic value alone is just Marvelous! Classic iconic Jungle breaks being used here. Hours of fun, beat making, programming, transforming & innovating: Bringing out the entertaining side of this highly artistic endeavor.
Long time Friend DJ Dlux ‘salvaged’ many of Persian’s projects, including the massive UK Garage hit ‘Dangerous’ by ‘Same People’, later licensed & released on Locked On. Its thanks to him sprinkling magic onto Persian’s earlier project’s, they got to see the light of day!
‘Monkey Kung Fu’ is just Genius! Written in 1991 on a Commodore with only 2 Meg!! Persian / Artist Formerly Known As P.P. / Persian Prince, is the First ‘Underground’ Iranian Artist from the West to appear on the Electronic Scene with an innovating unique sound that still release’s Tune after Tune!
Persian only had 4 tracks to work with in ‘Octamed’: All singing & chatting was recorded onto a Cassette Machine, before being sampled & used in the Amiga. “When 8 Bit, low quality, crusty sample rate ruled the day; you had to be really inventive with what little you had. Limited sampling time forced you to be Creative”
This E.P. displays DJ Dlux & Persian’s writing ability from a young age to write Big Tunes!
Don’t miss out on this Collector’s Limited x 100 Press Only 12” of Jungle History!
LOST DATS VOL 5
More vintage DAT collections as Dlux and Persian Prince hit the fifth volume in the series. Once again, it's an open and shut case of music that was decades ahead of its time. Spacey to the point of psychedelic, freeform to the point of jazz; Dlux was a master at those lean unpredictable grooves that have stood the test of time so well. Highlights include the sudden chops into funk breaks on "Drummer's Return" and the frantic gamey 8 bit bubbles of "I Gotcha Part 2". Ageless slammage.
LOST DATS VOL 6
Those DATS keep getting unearthed and remastered as Dlux and Persian Prince hit the sixth volume in the series. Once again, it's an open and shut case of music that was decades ahead of its time. Original produced in 1994, known as the golden erea of UK Jungle Music, the dats remained archived until recently.
LOST DATS VOL 7
Review: A True piece of Hardcore History, Reminiscent of the early Rave era, a time when there were no rules. ‘Hardcore’, just before the fruition of what Jungle came to be. Experimentation in Rave music was at its utmost: chopping up 8 Bit beats & breaks re–inventing a fresh Drum Sound, Bassline’s that make your eye socket’s shake, idea’s that followed no rules. This is some of that missing History...
Originally produced in 1992, this was scheduled to be Dlux’s first official solo release on ‘Brain’ records. With lots of hype about ‘The Darkness e.p.’ (Bizzy B & DJ Dlux) 1993, The Fontage E.P. release was delayed, & finally shelved, making way for Dlux’s updated sounds of ‘The Realtime E.P.’ which got released back in 1994 on Brain Progression.
The Fontage E.P. is Dlux’s earliest material to be featured on the ‘Lost Dat’s’ series. The Dat’s have since corroded beyond repair, this was salvaged & lovingly restored & remastered, so this piece of History could get an outing on ‘Existence Is Resistance’.
Don’t miss out on this authentic piece of music history from a true Underground legend!