Slam ‎– Dark Forces

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
Soma 45 Slam Dark Forces(12") Soma Quality Recordings Soma 45 UK 1996 Sell This Version
Soma 45 Slam Dark Forces Remixes(12", Promo, W/Lbl) Soma Quality Recordings Soma 45 UK 1996 Sell This Version
Soma 45cd, SOMA 45 CD Slam Dark Forces(CD, Single) Soma Quality Recordings, Soma Quality Recordings Soma 45cd, SOMA 45 CD Europe 1996 Sell This Version
Soma 45cds Slam Dark Forces(CD, Single) Soma Quality Recordings Soma 45cds UK 1996 Sell This Version

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dougiewelsh

dougiewelsh

March 15, 2019
referencing Dark Forces, 12", Soma 45
The Arches Glasgow, every Friday night for a long time... you can't beat it !!!
Potsandpans88

Potsandpans88

January 6, 2019
referencing Dark Forces, 12", Soma 45
This is a Kraken of a tune, Duttey tech house at its best.
swollenknees

swollenknees

January 11, 2017
referencing Dark Forces, 12", Soma 45

One of my personal classics. This is a record that will never leave my collection. Absolute monster.
scoundrel

scoundrel

December 14, 2014
edited over 4 years ago
referencing Dark Forces, CD, Single, Soma 45cds

DARK FORCES, arguably the best track off Slam's debut album, gets the remix treatment here, and Claude Young is on the job for a harder mix, which doesn't differ greatly melodically, but messes around with the percussion some and adds an interesting interlude. Kenny Larkin also plays with the rhythms some while maintaining the original riff, though the track shifts into its own being 1/3 of the way through. With the b-sides, "Sick Organ" offers an off-kilter tech track with plenty of angular melodies to keep the ears intrigued, while "Plastic Jazz" goes on a shiny tech-house kick. Not much jazz, but plenty of Detroitian groove.
TIM

TIM

November 15, 2009
referencing Dark Forces, 12", Soma 45

Once you have heard Dark Forces you won't forget it. It's a deep track that is very of the period and hasn't aged the best but it never fails to bring back memories. Probobly Slam's best track after 1994 and one of Soma's least known but most unforgetable techno monsters. Minimal workhorse and good remixes.