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SL2DJ's Take Control / Way In My Brain

Label:XL Recordings – XLT-24, XL Recordings – XLT 24
Format:
Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM, Stereo
Country:UK
Released:
Genre:Electronic
Style:Breakbeat, Hardcore

Tracklist

A1DJ's Take Control (Original Version)
EngineerAlan Zipper
5:07
A2The Noise (The Remix)
EngineerAlan Zipper
4:40
AA1Way In My Brain (Original Version)
EngineerSlipmatt And Lime*
4:20
AA2The Noise (The Original)
EngineerSlipmatt And Lime*
5:02
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Sleeve sticker states:
SL 2
DJ's Take Control ● Way In My Brain
Plus
The Noise ● Original And Remix

℗ & © XL-Recordings 1991
Made in England

A side: Engineered by Alan Zipper of New Age Productions
A1: Published by Momentum Music/Chill Music
A2: Published by Momentum Music Ltd.
AA side: Engineered by Slipmatt and Lime at Awesome Studios, London
Published by Momentum Music Ltd.

Incidental information:
A1: Samples Let The Music Use You by Nightwriters. The break is from Give It Up by Kool & The Gang. [Uncredited]
AA1: Samples vocals and reggae bassline from Under Me Sleng Teng by Wayne Smith. The break is from Jump Around by London Posse. [Uncredited]

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 012093 502465
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): XLT-24 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side AA): XLT-24 AA
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched): XLT 24 A¹ 2 AWESOME RADIO 104.4 DAMONT SLIPMATT + LIME TAKE CONTROL D
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side AA, etched): XLT 24 AA¹ SHOUT TO RAINDANCE MASSIVE MIKE'S THE EXCHANGE DAMONT SLII WAY TO YOUR BRAIN C

Other Versions (5 of 17)View All

Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
DJ's Take Control / Way In My Brain (CD, Single, Stereo)XL RecordingsXLS-24CDUK1991
DJ's Take Control / Way In My Brain (7", 45 RPM)XL RecordingsXLS 24UK1991
DJ's Take Control (CD, Maxi-Single)ZYX RecordsZYX 6712-8Germany1991
DJ's Take Control (12", 33 ⅓ RPM)Awesome RecordsSL002UK1991
DJ's Take Control (12")Torso Dance, Torso DanceTorso 12205, TORSO 12205Netherlands1991
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tytiethai
great tracks. Zuckerbook META just ruined AA1 for me. word
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tammy731605
Love the crackle on this post. I Don't do digital
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Stefdrew
Solid four track release from XL, Breakbeat hardcore heaven ...been in the box since release, Respect to SL2,
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Johnmarcus
Fantastic 12" with a couple of old school corkers ! "DJ's Take Control (Original Version)" is a sample fueled monster over some nice breakbeats - Hardcore classic. "Way In My Brain (Original Version)" is also a great track - with its instantly recognizable intro and sound, which had a couple of remixes on a separate 12". "The Noise" has a couple of mixes again a great track with a tougher darker hardcore edge.
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Kutmaster-Kerode
The main beat on the track A1 is from a late 80's Rap Track called "Dope on Plastic" by an a rapper calling himself Uptown. You can even hear him saying the first word of the track "Dope" all the way through it. The music for the "Dope on Plastic" track was built by the guy from Black By Demand (another late 80's NYC Rap group).
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chris-martin
Way In My Brain samples Wayne Smith - Under Me Slang Teng.
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Wickedmarkonwax
Ha! Wicked , proper oldskool tripping to them purples and strawbs ;-)
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guybrad
Dance floor history. Not only do you get "Nightwriters" and "Let the Music Use you", you also get a classic piece of 1992 breakbeat hardcore. One for the collection.
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mwss77
Anyone remember this live on Dance Energy with Normski.....classic tune
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JOOOOINTS
DJ's take control samples Night Writers- Let The Music Use You 1987