We Are Phuture (Ricardo Villalobos Phutur I - IV Remixes)

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    A1 Phuture - We Are Phuture (Original Remastered)
    A2 Phuture - We Are Phuture (Ricardo Villalobos Phutur I Remix)
    B Phuture - We Are Phuture (Ricardo Villalobos Phutur II Remix)
    C Phuture - We Are Phuture (Ricardo Villalobos Phutur III Remix)
    D Phuture - We Are Phuture (Ricardo Villalobos Phutur IV Remix)

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Get Physical’s 16th year continues to serve up plenty of excellent and exciting new music with this, an EP full of mesmeric remixes from the one and only Ricardo Villalobos.

The source material here is the classic ‘We Are Phuture’ by pioneering Chicago acid outfit, Phuture. The original is included in specially remastered form and the Chilean minimal techno hero serves up four of his own unique versions. Ricardo has been remixing for this label for well over a decade and just last year his ‘Hauswiedermischung’ version of Reboot’s ‘Are You Losing My Mind’ was one of the standout tracks on Get Physical Presents: Most Wanted (2017 Part. I). Once again here he is in fine form and proves he is in a class of one.

The original is an abrasive and jittery house track that bristles with frazzled synths, dark filtered vocals, acid twitches and coarse percussion. It’s one to electrify the floor, and still does plenty of damage 20 years after it first came out on Trax.

Up first is Phutur I Remix, which strips everything away to leave a fluttering snare line, rubber drums and minimal synth that shapeshifts for nearly ten minutes. Add in some trademark Villalobos vocals that are alien and unsettling and you have a real classic in the making. The Phutur II Remix is busier, with deft drums that ride up and down and have a spoken word vocal floating up top. Alien sound designs and occult acid all join the mix later on, while Phutur III sits somewhere in between. It’s masterfully arranged so as to get deep into your brain and freak you out endlessly. Last but not least, Phutur IV Remix has layers of drums and toms, hits and snares all wobbling away and pulling you deeper and deeper down the rabbit hole until the acid lines come in and take things up a notch.

All four of these remixes are essential tracks that prove Villalobos is still at the height of his powers, and as such they are sure to become regulars in his DJ sets throughout 2018.

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released May 1, 2018

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Get Physical Music Berlin, Germany

The name says it all: Get Physical tracks could hardly be more moving and corporeal.

This aspect of physicality also resurfaces on one of the labels key release: the always anticipated in-house DJ mix series "Body Language", featuring the likes of Dixon, DJ Hell, Azari & III, Catz ‘N Dogz, Francesco Tristano and of course label-founders M.A.N.D.Y., Booka Shade, and DJ T.. ... more

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