Solar Quest ‎– Acid Air Raid

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Choci's Chewns ‎– CC 004
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Vinyl, 12", Limited Edition, Red
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Tracklist

A1 Acid Air Raid (Analogue Attack) 8:47
A2 Acid Air Raid (Euphoric Acid) 9:28
B1 Acid Air Raid (George's All Nighter) 12:08
B2 Acid Air Raid (Ambient) 6:07

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This version is recognizable as the writings on the A side are just red, as opposed to being yellow with red strokes.
Some copies came with a Choci's Chewn full sleeve and white inner-sleeve while others just in a heavy plastig PVC bag.
Red Vinyls

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A side): CC 04-A-1 A PORKY PRIME CUT PA 7651
  • Matrix / Runout (B side): Porky THE ACID AIR RAID WILL SMASH YOUR EGO AND EDUCATE YOUR CONSCOUSNESS. CC 04-B-1 PA 7651

Other Versions (4 of 4) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
TTX 2005 Solar Quest Acid Air Raid(12", Ltd, RP) Tracid Traxxx TTX 2005 Germany 1998 Sell This Version
CC 004 Solar Quest Acid Air Raid(12", Ltd, RP) Choci's Chewns CC 004 UK 1998 Sell This Version
TTX 2005 Solar Quest Acid Air Raid(12", Ltd, Red) Tracid Traxxx TTX 2005 Germany 1998 Sell This Version
CC 004 Solar Quest Acid Air Raid(12", Red) Choci's Chewns CC 004 UK 1994 Sell This Version

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CHoCi

CHoCi

August 16, 2016
edited about 1 year ago

Dont Trust the Video Sound of the most Favorite Version "George's All Nighter".
All exisiting Youtube Videos (expect one, who pitched it on minus 8 !) have the CD or mp3 Audio Track behind. It does not sound like the Vinyl Version. The vinyl Version has more delay and sounds much more rougher as this digital shit.
By the Vinyl Version - and get the dirty acid sound...
...and the answer is: No - If you want to ask that what i think you want to ask :)
Handsonrecords.co.uk

Handsonrecords.co.uk

April 20, 2015
An absolute beast of a track, if acid trance had a bench mark this would be it!!!
trancer88

trancer88

March 3, 2011
i missed to write that acid techno or any other techno style has no melodies or ambience, because the roots of techno (electro and house) are not influenced by ambient music too.
trancer88

trancer88

March 3, 2011
if an acid track is faster in tempo than acid house and has melodies, ambience and less drums than techno, it is acid trance. so at least this version Solar Quest - Acid Air Raid (George's All Nighter) is acid trance, this track participates in the acid trance compilation va - acid flash vol. 1. listen to the compilation album and notice the melodic part in the tracks, and also the typical disco beat of trance.
maroko

maroko

September 13, 2008

If heavy artillery could drop acoustic napalm while taking out enemy lines, then Acid Air Raid would be to music industry what the V2 rocket is to the massive war apparatus!
In plain english: this track will make you simultaneously reconsider both, your taste and sanity, while massive acid driven leads shatter your body and mind to an infinite quantity of randomly scattered protons!
It has all been already said. A long and patient build up followed by a spontaneous vinyl combustion, and an air strike siren bringing it all to an end. This 12" contains four different cuts of the same track, but it's the George's All Nighter that got everyone hooked. Any one of the four versions can still be dance floor effective if properly introduced; be it a hard trance, retrospective techno, acid techno or just a no nonsense hard techno set. Be not mistaken, there is a very good reason why Solar Quest's track came out head and shoulders above any other old school TB303 driven track.
I have two copies of this. One is being saved for the rainy days, the other one has been getting regular spins for a decade now. It's one of my all time favorite releases, and amongst three to four other items which helped shape my entire musical life.
tonymasud

tonymasud

March 30, 2006
edited over 11 years ago
This is one big destructive acid tune, when it comes to giving a title to the most known (hard) acid techno track, this would probably be it, or the pump panel version of confusion. Altho the genius of the track is that it is one big tease. A huge intro building into nothing, big soaring beats with humongous snares just shattering all over you going ballistic into the standard beat of the track. What can you say really about this track that hasn't been said, not much really but it sure works every time.
steady-j

steady-j

March 10, 2006
edited over 11 years ago

An absolutely wicked epic acid trance tune! I got my opportunity to play this in the minutes leading up to midnight on NYE 2000/2001 for the delight of 250+ headbanging nutters - it tore the floor up.
Not as self-consciously "hard" as more recent acid techno, but nonetheless all the elements of this tune are spot on - alternately bubbling and tearing acid lines, a bouncy little bell-like synth line that cuts across everything, turbulent drum rolls, and lots of big long hands-in-the-air breakdowns (but minus the obvious cues that make up so many newer treadmill trance-by-numbers tunes).
Oh and it's on lush red vinyl.