Rhythm & Sound w/ Tikiman ‎– Showcase

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Tracklist

Never Tell You 6:18
Never Tell You (Version) 6:20
Spend Some Time 6:36
Spend Some Time (Version) 6:38
Ruff Way 5:55
Ruff Way (Version) 5:57
What A Mistry 6:34
What A Mistry (Version) 6:35
Why 6:15
Why (Version) 6:13

Versions (3)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
BMD-1 Rhythm & Sound w/ Tikiman Rhythm & Sound w/ Tikiman - Showcase(CD, Album, Comp) Burial Mix BMD-1 Germany 1998 Sell This Version
BMD-1 Rhythm & Sound w/ Tikiman Rhythm & Sound w/ Tikiman - Showcase(CD, Album, Comp) Burial Mix BMD-1 Germany 1998 Sell This Version
BMD-1 Rhythm & Sound w/ Paul St. Hilaire Rhythm & Sound w/ Paul St. Hilaire - Showcase(CD, Album, Comp, RE) Burial Mix BMD-1 Germany 2003 Sell This Version

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Ghostchase

Ghostchase

September 22, 2012
referencing Showcase, CD, Album, Comp, RE, BMD-1
Tikiman had to change his moniker because of legal issues.
lixenixen

lixenixen

September 10, 2012
edited over 4 years ago
referencing Showcase, CD, Album, Comp, BMD-1

This compilation is a nice way to have all the Rhythm & Sound/Tikiman collabs of the time on one CD, as they are top-notch examples of deep reggae singing combined with equally deep dub techno. However, the "versions" that follow each tune are pretty much just the tune minus vocals. Since they are called "versions", one would assume they are in the tradition of Jamaican dub versions, i.e. there would be some extra tweaking, mixing and effects going on in them, but that isn't really the case. Seems that Rhythm & Sound got lazy there, since it's extremely easy to simply add the instrumental as a separate track to fill the record space.
disquesapierrot

disquesapierrot

January 21, 2008
referencing Showcase, CD, Album, Comp, BMD-1

Eletronic Reggae, yep, no more, no less. Deep reggae, bass coming out right here, right now. No need to say it's straight five tunes with their version, you can play it over and all over again. Tikiman has such a great voice coming in and out, echoes of dub are all over the place. Maybe as notas filtered as the other basic channel/rhythms and sound other productions, but the sound is there, here.

And it wont let you down.