Various ‎– Martello

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Discomagic Records ‎– CD/784, Discomagic Records ‎– CD 784
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CD, Compilation, Mixed
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Tracklist

1 Rotterdamnation (2) Trashdamien 3:47
2 Soundsource (2) H 24 2:59
3 Prehystoryx* Carborundum 2:30
4 202 Dead Street Taxxi R.I.P. 2:21
5 Albatrax Nenia 2:56
6 Violators (3) Plastic Fly 2:18
7 Plasman Elektronoise 2:20
8 Sonic Eagle Vu-Meter 1:56
9 Static Force Tetra Crumble 3:45
10 T.S.S. Katrame 2:15
11 Destroyers Trashdance 3:05
12 Intermedial Paranoiko 2:29
13 Planet X (3) Delta-Ku 2:08
14 Digitek (4) Trance 3:09
15 Elvetiko Siringa 2:32
16 Megatrax This Is Martello 1:52

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Credits

Notes

"Megamixed by Fabio Locati"

Sound engineer by Steve Palazzese from Switzerland. Ed. Lombardoni.

Total time: 42:27

Track 1 has samples from "Euromasters - Fxxk DJ Murder House (Fuck Mix)"
Tracks 7 and 8 have samples from "German Division ‎– Concerto Grosso"
Track 9 has samples from "Queen - We Will Rock You" (the stomping and clapping) and "DJ Bountyhunter - Bountyhunter"

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: CD 784 PHC
  • Rights Society: S.I.A.E.

Other Versions (3 of 3) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SIZ C 3033 Various Martello(Cass, Mixed, Comp) Sizzle International SIZ C 3033 Malta 1993 Sell This Version
LP 784 Various Martello(LP, Comp, Mixed) Discomagic Records LP 784 Italy 1993 Sell This Version
MC 784 Various Martello(Cass, Mixed, Comp) Discomagic Records MC 784 Italy 1993 Sell This Version

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Joseph_S

Joseph_S

November 10, 2006
edited over 7 years ago
The cassette version of this release was the first Hardcore tape I got back in June 1993. I managed to get the CD version lately.

Martello (Italian for “hammer”) is all produced by Severo Lombardoni, responsible also for having produced tons and tons of tracks for Discomagic compilations under a myriad of aliases. What’s good on this release is that each title is amazingly different from each other. On any track there’s not a hint of resemblance with any other track as each title has a totally different sound and even kick-drum. There is some computer editing and mixing between each track which blends all tracks together rather than cutting them abrubtly.

What sucks with this compilation is that like a lot of other releases by Discomagic it’s too short – at 42 minutes all tracks could have been longer. Tracks 8 and 16 are faded too early, which, as per Discomagic norm, corresponds to the end of the cassette sides.

Far from a must-hear release, but it's one of those obscure Discomagic releases which are worth a listen by any old-school gabber if there's the chance ;)