Pump Panel* ‎– Confusion / Re-Mover

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FFRR ‎– FX 260, FFRR ‎– 850 043-1
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2 × Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM
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A Confusion (Pump Panel Reconstruction)
Remix – Pump Panel*Remix, Producer [Additional Production] – Dan Zamani And Tim Taylor*Written-By – Arthur Baker, New Order
10:23
B Confusion (Pump Panel Floatation Mix)
Remix – Pump Panel*Remix, Producer [Additional Production] – Dan Zamani And Tim Taylor*Written-By – Arthur Baker, New Order
9:12
C Re-Mover
Written-By, Producer – Dan Zamani And Tim Taylor*
10:25
D Re-Mover (Fred Remix)
Remix – FredWritten-By, Producer – Dan Zamani And Tim Taylor*
6:59

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Mastered at The Exchange, Camden
Recorded at Butterfly Studios.
Track D was remixed for Hybrid Productions.
Special thanks to New Order for the use of "Confusion".
℗ 1995 FFRR
© 1995 FFRR
Marketed in France by Barclay & in Germany by Metronome Musik GmbH.

Confusion (Pump Panel Reconstruction) & (Pump Panel Floatation Mix) were re-released on Missile Records as Missile 47 in 2001 after gaining popularity from its use in the film "Blade".

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 42285 00431 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Etchings Side A): FX 260 A-1 MIKE'S - THE EXCHANGE
  • Matrix / Runout (Etchings Side B): FX 260 B-1 MIKE'S - THE EXCHANGE
  • Matrix / Runout (Etchings Side C): FX 260 C-1 MIKE'S - THE EXCHANGE
  • Matrix / Runout (Etchings Side D): FX 260 D1- MIKE'S - THE EXCHANGE
  • Label Code: LC 7654
  • Other (Distribution Code): PY 122
  • Rights Society: BIEM I STEMRA

Other Versions (3 of 3) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
V2 The Pump Panel Confusion Dub / Remover Dub(12", Ltd) Not On Label (The Pump Panel) V2 UK 1995 Sell This Version
FCD 260, 850 043 2 Pump Panel* Confusion / Re-Mover(CD, Single) FFRR, FFRR FCD 260, 850 043 2 UK & Europe 1995 Sell This Version
FX 260 The Pump Panel Confusion(12", W/Lbl) FFRR FX 260 UK Unknown Sell This Version

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yanmac

yanmac

July 29, 2014
The greatest remix of all time? Probably. Absolutely gargantuan. Destroys dancefloors. You could plus this record into the National Grid!
Braindead

Braindead

October 7, 2012

For such a classic record, I cannot believe that no-one has commented on this.

Firstly, there is the A-side. It is a pounding acid monster, a solid 909 kick, with a 303 line. As with most Dan Zamani and Tim Taylor tracks, it builds really slowly, but that is half of its charm. It slowly adds other rhythmic layers, vocoded vocals (from New Order's Confusion), the Confusion sample and a second distorted 303. It breaks down to both 303s and a sound sampled from Dune...sounds basic, but it's extremely twisted, so by the time the kick is back it feels like you can breathe again. This track is made famous by being the track played in the Vampire Rave scene in Blade, and I have to say full marks for whoever picked this track to be played at that moment, they couldn't have picked a more underground track for that time.

The B-side is a more funky acid version using more of the New Order Confusion vocals, it's not as driving as the A-side though it's still a decent track in its own right.

The C-side is again another 10m25s master class by Dan Zamani and Tim Taylor on how to deliver a minimal pounding acid monster. Relentless 909 kick, funky 303 bassline, with distorted second 303 over the top (a lot of delay makes this layer bounce around in stereo).

The D-side is a techno workout from Cari Lekebusch, which is fairly solid enough, but lacks any acidic tweaks.

In my opinion I think this is a solid double 12", the A and C side tracks being the stand out tracks on here. I think the TB303 and TR909 are two of the world's greatest inventions, and this record is testament to what can be achieved with these machines, and how their sound will dominate any dancefloor.