DJ Misjah & DJ Tim ‎– Access

X-Trax ‎– X-002
Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM, 45 RPM


A Access 7:04
AA1 The Switch 7:29
AA2 Extravaganza 6:15

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Uncredited vocal samples on 'Access' were taken from Deee-Lite - Picnic In The Summertime (Picnicapella) and the title track from Bill Doggett - Honky Tonk Popcorn LP.

All tracks written and produced for Fokuss Productions.
Publishing by Fokuss / Ratel Music.
Distribution by Mid-Town.
Made in Holland.

45 RPM for A Side
33 ⅓ RPM for AA Side

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 8 713299 000324
  • Barcode (Scanned): 8713299000324
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out Side A): X002-A NCB 074277
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out Side AA): X002-B NCB 074277
  • Rights Society: BIEM
  • Rights Society: STEMRA

Other Versions (5 of 6) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
PP003 DJ Misjah & DJ Tim Access(12") Progressive Platter PP003 Canada 1995 Sell This Version
DIAS 002 DJ Misjah & DJ Tim Access(12") D.I.A.S. DIAS 002 Germany 1995 Sell This Version
X-002 DJ Misjah & DJ Tim Access(12", gre) X-Trax X-002 Netherlands 1995 Sell This Version
X 002 DJ Misjah & DJ Tim Access (3xFile, FLAC) X-Trax X 002 Netherlands Unknown
QR-164 D.J Misjah & D.J. Tim* Access(12") Quality Madrid QR-164 Spain 1995 Sell This Version


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May 19, 2020

we should play this track when the aliens eventually land on this planet and make contact with us


August 16, 2019
Here's some useless trivia: the 303 comes in at 3:03.
You can tell that to your new pal at 7 in the morning while you're trying to chew the inside of your cheek.

Time has not been kind to a lot of music of this era, but the simplicity and energy of Access puts it firmly in the techno hall of fame.


April 10, 2019
edited about 1 year ago
The switch tune oh my days I can't play it loud enough, I need a power amp for this little treacle. Bouncy and mahoosive sound chuggy tune


February 1, 2019
Thanks Misjah, cheers Tim

This one remains timeless for those that were there and for future generations who will come back round to it


February 11, 2018
Yeah, we know, Access is a great track, we get it. But how awesome is extravaganza!? It builds in a way that reminds me of Red 3 from Dave Clarke, which came out around the same time. Incredible dancefloor-smashing energy.


May 3, 2015
edited over 5 years ago

This is one of those "you'll never forget where you were the first time you heard it" records. In my case... at the Gardening Club, Covent Garden, London - a basement venue which featured several nights run by Fabi Paras, though I can't remember if he played it that night, or someone else did.

My (now ex-) wife was more of an indie/alternative girl, but she used to go clubbing with me occasionally (mostly reluctantly, lol), and even she recognised how awesome this record was.

All I can remember is that it was a Tuesday night - yes, a TUESDAY... indeed, there was once a time when pounding techno-trance could be heard during the week in central London - those times are sadly long gone!

Sadly, I no longer live in London, but the last time I walked past the site of the venue, I think it had been turned into an Apple Store or another sign of so-called "gentrification" or "improvement":(

20 years on, and its power hasn't waned. Still an absolute masterpiece, which still brings back great memories.


August 21, 2013
God dam, this is one of the best dance songs on earth. Just a few come on par, like "O.T. Quartet - Hold That Sucker Down"...


May 21, 2010

It's very difficult now to capture in words the devastating effect Access had on the worlds dancefloors at the time. Although plenty decent acid tracks had been released prior to 95, the 303 sound had taken a breather after the onslaught of the late 80's & early 90's and was then more familiar within the goa/hardtrance sounds.
The hard dance scene was absolutely huge in the uk due to the previous 7 years of innovation and as that had started to become stale the scene was screaming out for a fresh path.
Then Access Arrived!!!
Nothing had been heard quite like this and it was like a nod to the past with a wink to the future, combining a mixture of the best acid tweaking of days gone by but with the strength and power of very early 90's gabba in a new hardtrance kinda style, very fresh at the time.
The minute that kickdrum and stab broke through a track in the mix, you could feel it like a tremor literally shaking and pounding the club, testing the sound system to it's max like it was invented to play this track. Whatever was played before it became irrellevant, whatever was played after could not compete. Simply it caused crowds to go absolutely wild resulting in Total Dancefloor Annihilation!!! Exactly what Misjah and Tim intended it to do, i'm sure. X-Trax Rocks!!!


January 18, 2009

Seriously now, Access is one of the most inspiring pieces of electronic music - ever! Starting off with a ridiculously hard and fast drum kick accompanied by an equally menacing bass line, it stops only for a brief moment a few minutes into the track, and then following a crescendo of screaming 303s, it transforms into a high octane acid techno burner, never looking back once it really takes off!
Fairly simple in all its greatness, but it's perfectly pitched, with a classic build up, which is just turgid with desire to be unleashed upon the party crowd. It still occasionally slips into modern DJ sets, and believe me, it has lost zero power and its devastating effect is still fully in tact. Truly a classic, and quite probably the best track to have ever been recorded under the X-Trax imprint, although Temple Of Acid is my own personal favorite.
My only complaint with this otherwise awesome release is the feeble choice of tracks on the flip side. Switch is a track which goes nowhere, but samples an anti Vietnam war speech courtesy of Martin Luther King, which is cool to mix with a more intense sounding tune. Extravaganza is all but extravagant... Just a dull six and a half minutes of music, but you won't even notice you've been listening to anything else but the title track. Trust me, if you still haven't, whenever and wherever might it be that you see a CD or a 12" with DJ Misjah & DJ Tim- Access written on it, don't waste time and count your dimes, just grace yourself with a copy. Your music collection deserves one.


January 13, 2003

Even if you don't know the name of it, "Access" is a tune you HAVE heard in a nightclub. Probably lots of them, in fact.

When it first appeared every single DJ who could get his hands on a copy caned it to death. Essentially a fairly minimal acid track, Access has a bassline so addictive with a repetitive acid stab that you can't help liking it. It's not untrue to say the track has passed almost into legend as one of the definitive acid "trance" records (not really techno, not really house). Even now after many remixes and re-releases later it still rocks a dancefloor.

For me, Access began a long love affair with X-trax and that Dutch 'shuffle' sounding techno. Unlike many of my favourite tunes, Access is more like an old friend than just a record - all three copies I own! Make no mistake, it's up there with Acperience and Circus Bells.

Misjah and Tim, thanks for the music..