Sasha And John Digweed* ‎– Northern Exposure

Ministry Of Sound ‎– NECD1
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*
1-2 The Future Sound Of London Cascade (Part 1)
Written-By – The Future Sound Of London
1-3 Young American Primitive These Waves
Written-By – Young American Primitive
1-4 God Within Raincry (Submerged)
Written-By – Scott Hardkiss
1-5 Rabbit In The Moon Out Of Body Experience
Written-By – Christophere*, McClure*
1-6a Morgan King I'm Free (Playdo's Minimalist Mix)
Remix – PlaydoWritten-By – Morgan King
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*
1-8 Fuzzy Logic Featuring Eirie* Obsession (Quantum Loop Mix)
Featuring – Eirie*Remix – William OrbitWritten-By – Farrow*, Obano*, Owen*
1-9 William Orbit Water From A Vine Leaf (Xylem Flow Mix)
Remix – SpookyWritten-By – Orton*, Orbit*
1-10 Apollo 440 Liquid Cool (Deep Forest Ice Cold @ The Equator Mix)
Remix – Deep ForestWritten-By – Gray*, Gardner*, Noko, Gray*
1-11 Banco De Gaia Last Train To Lhasa
Written-By – Toby Marks
0°/South 1:09:12
2-1 Dope On Plastic Wave Dub
Written-By – David Carr (5)
2-2 Drum Club Sound System (Underworld Mix)
Remix – UnderworldWritten-By – C. Hall*, L. Hammond*
2-3 Castle Trancelot* The Gloom
Written-By – Patrick Prins
2-4 Pete Lazonby Wavespeech (Junior Vasquez Mix)
Remix – Junior VasquezWritten-By – Lazonby*
2-5 Evolution Phoenix
Written-By – B. Jamieson*, J. Sutton*
2-6 The Light Dusk
Written-By – The Light
2-7 X Tracks* Plan 94 (The Voyage)
Written-By – Giraldo*, Intrieri*, Jayti, Cassan*
2-8 Mellow Mellow I Can't Stop (Parrot Trance)
Written-By – J. Vanbrockryck*, M. Braeckevelt*
2-9 Banco De Gaia Heliopolis (Eedupolis Dog Mix)
Remix – Andy Guthrie, Michael DogWritten-By – T. Marks*
2-10 Humate / Rabbit In The Moon East (Opium Den Mix)
Remix – Rabbit In The MoonWritten-By – D. Christophere*, G. Frerichs*, P. Kjonberg*
2-11 Underworld Dark & Long (Dark Train)
Written-By – Underworld

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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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September 7, 2015
edited about 1 year 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.


June 11, 2014
edited over 3 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.


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.


May 7, 2012

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


January 15, 2012
edited over 4 years ago
Can someone explain to me why they dont reprint this clearly popular CD?


December 17, 2010
edited over 6 years ago
Some years back that cd mix was fetching 300 on ebay ... lol


September 7, 2010
Funky space journey at its most exhilarating. Classic Funk.


September 4, 2010
just picked this CD up. High class sound. I understand why it is a classic. high priced monetarily, but I cant put a price on this kind of journey. 100% classic Trance


August 28, 2006
edited over 11 years ago
If you find this review and haven't heard this CD, well its a must buy. This is the one that made both of them, it is one of the greatest and it still rocks all these years on.

Check out Liquid Cool and Sound System as my highlights of both disks but really the whole thing is amazing.

Play CD1 to those that aren't dance converts and CD2 to those that are, and play both to yourself anytime you want to realise how good DJs can be. It is no wonder that the vinyl and CDs for this are at astronomical prices.

Whatever form you can get this, just do it. This is the one that we talk about for a reason, Northern Exposure is the bomb!


October 14, 2003
The "transamazonian highway" samples are actually part of the TransAsian Express remix of Sattelite Serenade, the first track on the album, which I believe the orb did. That is why there was no separate mention of it on the sleevenotes, since they did not add the sample in themselves, it was part of the first track (I know because I have the original Satellite Serenade on vinyl).