Marshall Jefferson vs. Noosa Heads ‎– Mushrooms

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Mushrooms 9:58
Follow The Beat 7:23

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SOAP 008 Marshall Jefferson vs. Noosa Heads Marshall Jefferson vs. Noosa Heads - Mushrooms(12") Soap Records SOAP 008 Germany 1996 Sell This Version
air002 Marshall Jefferson Vs Noosa Heads Marshall Jefferson Vs Noosa Heads - Mushrooms(12") Airtight air002 UK 1998 Sell This Version
SOAP 011 Marshall Jefferson vs. Noosa Heads Marshall Jefferson vs. Noosa Heads - Mushrooms(12") Soap Records SOAP 011 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
air011 Marshall Jefferson vs. Noosa Heads Marshall Jefferson vs. Noosa Heads - Mushrooms(12") Airtight air011 UK 2001 Sell This Version
PLAXX07-8 Marshall Jefferson vs. Noosa Heads Marshall Jefferson vs. Noosa Heads - Mushrooms(3xFile, MP3) Plastic City History PLAXX07-8 Germany 2007
PLAXX22-8 Marshall Jefferson vs. Noosa Heads Marshall Jefferson vs. Noosa Heads - Mushrooms (Remixes)(5xFile, MP3) Plastic City History PLAXX22-8 Germany 2008
USB025 Marshall Jefferson Mushrooms The Remixes(4xFile, MP3, 320) USB Records USB025 US 2008
SOAP 013.2 Marshall Jefferson vs Noosa Heads Marshall Jefferson vs Noosa Heads - Mushrooms(12") Soap Records SOAP 013.2 Germany 2008 Sell This Version
SOAP 013.1 Marshall Jefferson vs Noosa Heads Marshall Jefferson vs Noosa Heads - Mushrooms(12") Soap Records SOAP 013.1 Germany 2008 Sell This Version
SPEAKS010 Marshall Jefferson vs. Noosa Heads Marshall Jefferson vs. Noosa Heads - Mushrooms(12") Shifting Peaks SPEAKS010 2012 Sell This Version
FREAK009 Marshall Jefferson Mushrooms (Remixes)(3xFile, MP3, Single, 320) Freakin909 FREAK009 Canada 2016

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nicholas_finch

nicholas_finch

August 25, 2015
referencing Mushrooms, 12", SOAP 008
The label incorrectly states which song is on the A or B side.
thinner

thinner

January 4, 2014
referencing Mushrooms, 12", SOAP 011

A true masterpiece in terms of harmonies, arrangement and dramaturgy. Pricetag for this record is around 50€ for over 10 years now. Says everything :)
FoxPower

FoxPower

August 21, 2013
referencing Mushrooms, 12", SPEAKS010

When it comes to the many remixes of Marshall Jefferson's seminal track, these two come a close 2nd and 3rd to the ever green Salt City Orchestra remix.
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January 6, 2011
edited over 5 years ago
referencing Mushrooms, 12", SOAP 008
the vox was apparently recorded mainly just as an adlib for a soundcheck during one of Marshall's gigs in Florida. It was recorded, and here we have the vocal results.

best mix?
hands down the Justin Martin mix. without exception it is the only mix that takes the meaning of the words and fuses it with the music. the ups and downs of the tale are matched with that of the music.
the other mixes are generally good(the timewriter mix particularly deep), but none touch the jm mix.

edit: i've noticed that discogs has indicated i'm referencing the SOAP release, but i have no idea why. The remixes i'm speaking of appear on PLAXX22-8
thacidisaster

thacidisaster

April 10, 2007
edited over 9 years ago
referencing Mushrooms, 12", air002
What a track! We have the perfect chugging beats and this occasion indescribable sound that takes the track up to the next level and just keeps going higher. All throughout the track is a guy telling the story of the first (and only) time he ever took mushrooms. Love it. One of my best tracks of that year. I remember thinking 'why is everybody listening to that electroclash crap when there are tunes out there like this'. I suppose the masses are into a quick, easy fix. Fashion eh!
andyman5

andyman5

July 1, 2006
edited over 10 years ago
referencing Mushrooms, 12", air011

It's the Mazi mix yer after. Just a genius record that is deep and techy and spacey all at the same time, the kind of record that sounds and feels like drugs and you wish would never end...Next thing you know we were playin' tongue hockey.
djpascaldesjardins

djpascaldesjardins

May 28, 2004
referencing Mushrooms, 12", air002
This record is such an interesting concept of spoken word prose, cool organic house beats and overall tripiness. Combine them all together and you have one of the tripiest tracks since The Irresistable Forces "Spiritual High". Nowhere does the late Dr.Timothy Leary's phrase of "Turn On Tune In & Drop Out" ring true to this record here!
stewwaman

stewwaman

March 7, 2004
referencing Mushrooms, 12", air011
"I almost felt like I didn't have any feet!"
Mazi (Audio Soul Project) takes it harder and funkier, and throws in some great flanged dropouts at choice moments in the sample. It's a Bill and Ted-type dude giving it a "beautiful" spiel about his first and only time on mushrooms. In the wrong hands, this idea could easily have ended with cheesy or predictable results, but this one hits the spot big time with numerous memorable lines. Up there with Preacher Man for quotability.