Sasha And John Digweed* ‎– Northern Exposure

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Ministry Of Sound ‎– NECD1
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2 × CD, Compilation, Mixed, Digipak
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0°/North 1:18:20
1-1 Keiichi Suzuki Satellite Serenade (Transasianexpress Mix)
Remix – The OrbWritten-By – K. Suzuki*
10:40
1-2 The Future Sound Of London Cascade (Part 1)
Written-By – The Future Sound Of London
7:05
1-3 Young American Primitive These Waves
Written-By – Young American Primitive
4:24
1-4 God Within Raincry (Submerged)
Written-By – Scott Hardkiss
7:51
1-5 Rabbit In The Moon Out Of Body Experience
Written-By – Christophere*, McClure*
7:07
1-6a Morgan King I'm Free (Playdo's Minimalist Mix)
Remix – PlaydoWritten-By – Morgan King
7:22
1-6b Morgan King I'm Free (The Full-Length La Serrena Mix)
Written-By – Morgan King
1-7 Ultraviolet Kites (Fantasy Flite Part One)
Remix – Purple HazeWritten-By – Hackady*, Pockriss*
4:11
1-8 Fuzzy Logic Featuring Eirie* Obsession (Quantum Loop Mix)
Featuring – Eirie*Remix – William OrbitWritten-By – Farrow*, Obano*, Owen*
4:59
1-9 William Orbit Water From A Vine Leaf (Xylem Flow Mix)
Remix – SpookyWritten-By – Orton*, Orbit*
6:49
1-10 Apollo 440 Liquid Cool (Deep Forest Ice Cold @ The Equator Mix)
Remix – Deep ForestWritten-By – Gray*, Gardner*, Noko, Gray*
6:25
1-11 Banco De Gaia Last Train To Lhasa
Written-By – Toby Marks
10:45
0°/South 1:09:12
2-1 Dope On Plastic Wave Dub
Written-By – David Carr (5)
5:59
2-2 Drum Club Sound System (Underworld Mix)
Remix – UnderworldWritten-By – C. Hall*, L. Hammond*
7:02
2-3 Castle Trancelot* The Gloom
Written-By – Patrick Prins
6:38
2-4 Pete Lazonby Wavespeech (Junior Vasquez Mix)
Remix – Junior VasquezWritten-By – Lazonby*
6:08
2-5 Evolution Phoenix
Written-By – B. Jamieson*, J. Sutton*
7:07
2-6 The Light Dusk
Written-By – The Light
3:48
2-7 X Tracks* Plan 94 (The Voyage)
Written-By – Giraldo*, Intrieri*, Jayti, Cassan*
5:46
2-8 Mellow Mellow I Can't Stop (Parrot Trance)
Written-By – J. Vanbrockryck*, M. Braeckevelt*
4:32
2-9 Banco De Gaia Heliopolis (Eedupolis Dog Mix)
Remix – Andy Guthrie, Michael DogWritten-By – T. Marks*
3:33
2-10 Humate / Rabbit In The Moon East (Opium Den Mix)
Remix – Rabbit In The MoonWritten-By – D. Christophere*, G. Frerichs*, P. Kjonberg*
7:36
2-11 Underworld Dark & Long (Dark Train)
Written-By – Underworld
10:58

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Notes

Issued in a double Digipak case, unlike the Australian version which comes in a regular 2xCD jewel case.
The catalog number for both releases are the same.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 026535 400127 >
  • Other (CD1, CD2 Printed Code): NE CD 1
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): NECD1-1 DISC 1
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): NECD1-2 DISK 2
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1): IFPI L041
  • Mastering SID Code (CD2): IFPI L042
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1 - Variant 1): AAC0303 50414 DXP NECD1-1 . 1:0
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2 - Variant 1): AAC0304 50415 DXP NECD1-2 : 1:5
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1, CD2 - Variant 1): IFPI L153
  • Mould SID Code (CD1 - Variant 1): ifpi 8Y06
  • Mould SID Code (CD2 - Variant 1): ifpi 8Y04

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handpicked-recordsUK

handpicked-recordsUK

October 20, 2018
edited 23 days ago
I don't know anything about mixes or mixing and I'm sure its flawless and groundbreaking whatever bullshit people are saying but its about the music and for me the music is dead dull.
I bought this for £35 as people raved about it but perhaps its of its time as I find it well boring and lifeless. Have listened couple times and am losing the will to live. Someone tell me where my ears are going wrong, looks like a bad case of emperors new clothes?
Maybe try it again when I'm pissed.
dr2016

dr2016

September 16, 2018
The "mixing" on this was done totally in Pro Tools so it's not impressive in retrospect. They fooled us all. Anybody can edit and overlay beats together using software. This was not done on decks in the classic dj sense. Stop mythologising this cd. It's not real. They've said so.
spaceface01

spaceface01

January 27, 2018
edited 12 days ago

How can I put in words the first time I heard this mix? I was already well into the dance and electronica world and i thought i had a pretty good knowledge of the tunes that were out there. Satellite Serenade kicked that thought into reality right away. None of the tracks sounded formulaic, this wasn't how dance mixes were meant to sound. I haven't heard any other mix since that has lived up to the idea of putting music into a journey in the way that this did.

It's hard to comprehend the impact this had with the way things are now in the internet age - you couldn't google the tracks or labels involved, and from my experience at least there weren't any other mixes going round at the time that were playing anything even remotely comparable, or mixed the tracks so perfectly. It really felt like something unique and I don't think anything in this digital age will ever have the same impact again. That lovely fold-out packaging with the visual track play times was the icing on the cake. All round perfect release.
WingsBurstOut

WingsBurstOut

January 18, 2018
Absolutely agree on your above point. The transition between the two tracks is flawless and given that I would often listen to this mix whilst going for a run, always brought me right into the hear and now. The original version of Kites by Simon Dupree And The Big Sound is worth checking out if you like 60s garage pop.
QBaller

QBaller

September 7, 2015
edited over 2 years ago
the ultimate template for mixing down-tempo trance, dark break beat and superlative epic house. The product of 10 years of genre changing electronic music that swept a generation. For those of us who loved mixing it changed the game. Yes, they took it into a studio and used Pro Tools to great effect but it was a vinyl driven mix built on perfect timing, immaculate beat matching and most importantly perfect key matching. There are many other brilliant mixing styles that suit different genres of house but without a doubt Sasha and Digweed will always be the 2 who blew every other DJ away.
alphagrade

alphagrade

June 11, 2014
edited over 4 years ago

I dug out this double CD from storage with the view of selling it on ebay having now got the vinyl bug. After giving the CDs a clean before playing to check that they wouldn't skip, I hit play and had forgotten just how good these CDs were. Timeless electronic tunes all expertly picked and sequenced. Decided within 10 minutes that this gem was far too good to sell and I'm keeping it :)
One other surprise is the excellent sound quality on these CDs and then I heard a few tell tale pops and crackles. This compilation is sourced from superior vinyl hence the improved sonics. Grab a copy whilst you can.
BluesirTheFox

BluesirTheFox

April 22, 2013

This is arguably the greatest mix album of all time, very little if nothing can top this.

The beauty of the North mix is achieved through an excellent track selection and perfect mixing, which takes you on an unforgettable journey painting a beautiful picture/atmosphere. Just sit back, relax and enjoy the journey.

The South mix, on the other hand, is a mix designed for the dance floor being filled with some top floor fillers as well as being darker in mood. The mixing is much like the North mix as it's again perfect.

All in all, this is a classic, timeless mix album, and a must own.
MrsAxlRose

MrsAxlRose

May 7, 2012

Cd 2 blows me away every time- much darker ...perfect.
jiggawhat

jiggawhat

January 15, 2012
edited over 5 years ago
Can someone explain to me why they dont reprint this clearly popular CD?
colintraveller

colintraveller

December 17, 2010
edited over 7 years ago
Some years back that cd mix was fetching 300 on ebay ... lol