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AcenWindow In The Sky Parts One & Two

Label:Production House – PNT 051
Format:
Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM
Country:UK
Released:
Genre:Electronic
Style:Breakbeat, Hardcore

Tracklist

A1Window In The Sky (Monolythikmaniak)4:57
AA1Window In The Sky (Kingdom Of Light)6:07
AA2Window In The Sky (Krystal Fairground)5:15
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Credits

  • Mastered ByMB*
  • Mixed ByDice*
  • Producer, Written-By, Arranged ByAcen

Notes

Written on top of front sleeve:
This SOUND BASE recording gives extra dimension to STEREO, with sound appearing to come from all around the listener. No additional equipment is required, the 3D effect will be heard when this product is played back on any domestic hifi.

Mastered at C.T.S.
Published by FJR Music Ltd.
℗+© 1993 Production House Limited.

Track A samples:
Vocal from Ice Cube - We Had To Tear This Mothafucka Up
Vocal from Cutty Ranks - The Stopper (Main Attraction Remix)

Track AA1 samples:
Vocal from Ultramagnetic MCs - Critical Beatdown

Track AA2 samples:
Vocal from Hijack - Style Wars

No track durations printed on release.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 018890 120512
  • Matrix / Runout (Etchings Side A): PNT 051 A - 2 PA7096 MB
  • Matrix / Runout (Etchings Side B): PNT 051 AA - 2 CTS PA7096
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): PNT 051 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): PNT 051 AA

Other Versions (5 of 12)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Recently Edited
Window In The Sky (CD, Single)Production HousePNC 051UK1993
Recently Edited
Window In The Sky (Remixes) (12", 33 ⅓ RPM)Production HousePNT 051RUK1993
Krystal Fairground (12", White Label, Promo, Single Sided, 45 RPM)Production HousePNT 051UK1993
Recently Edited
Close Your Eyes / Window In The Sky (12", Mispress, 45 RPM)Production House, Production House, Production HousePNT-034 R-A, PNT 051 A-2, PNT 051 AUK1993
Window In The Sky (2 Track Version) (12", Promo, White Label, 45 RPM)Production HousePNT 051UK1993

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Reviews

  • NastyMcQuaid's avatar
    NastyMcQuaid
    Edited 8 months ago
    To this day I can't work out what Acen was doing with the tempo on this record- although I guess the side product of being a trail blazer is sometimes the risks won't pay off. I think this tune signals the beginning of the end of production house's golden age (and the hardcore era in general). With the gimmick of 3D sound being touted on the cover, it feels like all the ideas where being squeezed out by technical proficiency- still, an average Acen release is still head and shoulders above the competition, this just ain't up there with his best work
    • alientek's avatar
      alientek
      FUUUUUUUUUUUcccccccKKKKKKKK! The Monolythikmaniak version played @ 33 +8 !!!
      I started off many sets with this & it always made a statement… TEAR THIS MUTHA FUCKA UP!
      • eazyflow's avatar
        eazyflow
        Edited 3 years ago
        This was one of the first ever records I bought when I caught the vinyl bug. I bought it blind after being a big fan of Acen's other tunes like Close Your Eyes and Trip To The Moon. However, when I got it home it confused the hell out of me as I genuinely couldn't work out whether it was supposed to be played on 45 or 33rpm. Neither sounded 'right' to me at the time.

        I'm still not quite sure what to make of it. I've awarded it 5 stars simply on the basis that I respect its ambition, and the fact that Acen wasn't prepared to follow a more generic Hardcore or Jungle route whilst the scene continued to split. It's no surprise to me that the DJ who pushed it the most on the circuit was that champion of the strange and leftfield, Easygroove.

        The Acen - Window In The Sky (Remixes) are more straight forward interpretations of the tune, and definitely easier to find a place for within a set.

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