Technical Onslaught ‎– The Calling

Allabi Records ‎– AL-002
Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM


Dream Side The Calling
Reality Side Eyes Of The Mind

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Recorded at On-One Studios.
Stated on Dream Side:
Special Thanks To: Groove Records And All The D.J.'s In New York
Stated on Reality Side: Special Thanks To: All The D.J.'s In London & Belgium

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  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Dream Side): AL-002-DREAM SIDE DCHARLES
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Reality Side): AL-002-REALITY SIDE DCHARLES

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November 14, 2017
Still no sign of the reissue- Anyone have an update?


November 6, 2017
The reissue on Rawax (RJB 01) is available for preorder at many places and seems due on 13th November


September 7, 2017
Reissue from Rawax forthcoming: expected to arrive on 18th September


September 24, 2014

The 'Dream' Side of this is so damn good. Dope deep sinister electro


January 7, 2007
edited over 11 years ago

If you are reading this on Discogs and you see this 12" for sale , buy it now....!!
Beltram at his absolute best.
" The Calling " is a Deep and dark affair with haunting synth sounds and Joey's trademark percussion of perfect hi - hats and snares which creates a breakbeat with a very 808 electro pattern. The track also has this great vocal sample "ohh" that has a kind of reverbed echo that makes the sounds so much more sinister!!!
" Eyes of the mind " once again has the Beltram trademark percussion but this time it's straight up no nosense 4/4 techno/trance style track with a acid line that sounds like it was recorded on a diffrent planet!
1990 and Joey Beltram WAS the main man and along with Frankie Bones , Jel and my mate LK we are Four of the lucky 500 people who own it !!!


January 10, 2005
edited over 13 years ago

These tracks were produced in the style of original techno music, the way things were meant to be, but one thing was different. They were both totally DARK and SUBLIME. Some of Beltrams 1991 1992 releases, brilliant though they were, I feel don't even come close to the rarity and seminal darkness of these tracks. Its unfortunate that the scene quickly mutated into jungle< however i feel this is the perfect example of how the darker side of oldskool rave music was back then before the happy_dark split and the cynical commercialisation of rave music>


August 24, 2004
edited over 14 years ago
Limited to only 500 pressings and without proper distribution or third party licensing, this is possibly one of Joey's rarest and unknown record. Following close to his first and only other release on Alibi Records "Let It Ride" - Direct, "The Calling" used gritty & dark freestyle grooves combined with his trademark sweeps & effects, this is one of the few lost treasures of the Belram catalog. One that should be remembered but sadly is not.