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DJ Edge*1

Label:Edge Records – EDGE 01
Format:
Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country:UK
Released:
Genre:Electronic
Style:Breakbeat, Hardcore, Techno, Acid

Tracklist

ACompnded5:01
B1Fl It3:41
B2Clr Sky3:48
B3Undrstnd5:57
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Info:
Issued in a rounded edged black sleeve.
DJ Edge and track durations are not credited on the record.
Re-presses have a 0171 telephone number on the label.
A / B: 45 RPM / 33⅓ RPM

A samples:
· Tony Garcia - Tony's Song (Piano)
· Patti LaBelle - Something Special (Is Gonna Happen Tonight) (Vocal Stab)
· The Gateway Experience - Living Body Map (LBM) / Twin Freaks (Bass Kick Drum)
· Shadows J - Hip This House (Drum Break)

B1 samples:
· Underground Solution - Luv Dancin' (Vocal)
· ESG - UFO (Synth)

B3 samples:
· The It - Donnie (Vocal)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched, variant 1): EDGE 01 - A1 PR-M
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched, variant 1): EDGE 01 - B2 PR-M M
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched, variant 2): EDGE 01 - A1 PR-M E
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched, variant 2): EDGE 01 - B2 PR-M K
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched, variant 3): EDGE 01 - A1 PR-M E
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched, variant 3): EDGE 01 - A1 PR-M H
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched, variant 4): EDGE 01 - A1 PR-M A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched, variant 4): EDGE 01 - A1 PR-M F

Other Versions (5 of 7)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
*1 (12", 45 RPM, 33 ⅓ RPM, Repress)Edge RecordsEDGE 01UK1996
*1 (12", 33 ⅓ RPM, 45 RPM, Repress)Edge RecordsEDGE 01UK2001
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*1 (12", 45 RPM, Limited Edition)Edge RecordsEDGE01UK2015
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*1 (12", 45 RPM, Test Pressing)Edge RecordsEDGE01UK2015
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*1 (12", 45 RPM, Limited Edition, Repress)Edge RecordsEDGE01UK2021
  • TheDjProducer's avatar
    Balance is everything. I hate this record. I hate this record SO much itis rightfully omitted from my collection. And i own EVERY Edge record up to at least 30 - & the Edge tests - OH - AND i actually recorded Edge 13 with Gordon at his place. So i have FULL respect as Edge literally launched my career. But oh my GOD how much i STILL hate this fucking record ....i almost dont have the words :) :) :)
    • mdkilner's avatar
      mdkilner
      Absolutely rinsed my copy since 1992. Breakbeat hardcore royalty without a doubt.
      • timibbitson's avatar
        timibbitson
        Can we all just take a second to appreciate that Gordon did this "EDGE 1 " , but , also years before played on Sade records !!!! ????? i am still getting my head round this in 2022 , from 1987 . . .
        • DJ_Roland's avatar
          DJ_Roland
          Compnded is such a great happy energetic classic indeed and never sounded dated in any given time period somehow. Good memories of playing this in the Late 90's in my livesets when playing harder club and house in Dutch clubs when these tunes were kind of forgotten at that time and not many bothered while trance was almost the only thing around everywhere. But it always worked and still filled dancefloors instantly!

          I always felt to believe the 'squirking' low sound in the intro was taken from the PC game Alley Cat, don't know why but that sound, and the whole track really somehow always reminded me of some bouncing cheeky cat and that awesome game I played to death in my youth haha :)

          Have to agree with below comments that the other tracks were defo overlooked by many over the years, certainly by me and when re-listening to my copy I have to admit that were some very varied and solid tracks too! Wouldn't misstand on many house EP's then and even today.
          • Johnmarcus's avatar
            Johnmarcus
            "Compnded" is clearly the stand out track on this 12" and was just simply a huge track in its day. It is sample mayhem cleverly crafted together through the driving rhythm of the drums and percussion to create a monster of a track. Fantastic track that still sounds fantastic today, well if your an Old School fan anyway.
            • jam1's avatar
              jam1
              Although the vocal stab bit is originally from Patti La Belle, You can tell that they have sampled it from Shades of Rhythm's "Sweet Sensation"
              • kingprawn65's avatar
                kingprawn65
                Compnded as revived in the early years of the golden age of trance in 1996/97 - it surprisingly fit in really well.
                • ballmouse's avatar
                  ballmouse
                  Where are the synths on Clr Sky sampled from? It's doing my head in.
                  • Black_Crack_Records's avatar
                    Double sided must be the promo not a misprint ...
                    • djmelody1's avatar
                      djmelody1
                      This reminds me of raindance, every picture tells a story and many more raves from the early 90's.
                      Such a big tune in its time.

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