The Art Of Trance* ‎– Octopus

Platipus ‎– PLAT 12
Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM


A Octopus 8:30
AA Orange 6:25

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Mastered at The Exchange, Camden.
Mastered using Direct Metal Mastering.
© 1995 Platipus Records
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Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Etchings Side A): PLAT 12 - A1 PR-M DMM THE EXCHANGE - NILZ (D.M.M.)
  • Matrix / Runout (Etchings Side AA): PLAT 12 - AA1 PR-M DMM THE EXCHANGE - NILZ (D.M.M.)

Other Versions (3 of 3) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
PLAT 17 The Art Of Trance* Octopus (Remixes)(12") Platipus PLAT 17 UK 1995 Sell This Version
PLATMU092 Art Of Trance Octopus (The 2015 Remixes)(6xFile, MP3, 320) Platipus Music PLATMU092 UK 2015
PORCU 8 Art Of Trance The Complete 'Octopus'(4xFile, MP3, 320) Porcupine Records (2) PORCU 8 UK 2010


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January 14, 2016
edited 11 months ago

Not one comment on this classic from Art of trance! this is one of his best alongside Kaleidoscope, when you are in a purist mood there is no substitute for Platipus, it has all the elements that make a great trance track, at 140bpm it is more up tempo for Simon Berry with a strange sounding synth melody and the mystical female vocals used in this track never fails to grab my attention, i wish the simple but very beautiful acidic sounding 303 melody was used more but overall Octopus is a stunning track
Simon Berry at his best producing purist trance for the trance music purists !!!