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"Anjunadeep:01" emerged as one of 2009's most critically celebrated dance compilations, garnering album of the month slots and remaining in recommended album sections months after release, culminating in a nomination for best British Record Label (DJ Mag).
For the second installment, "Above & Beyond" hand over mixing duties to Anjunadeep A&R James Grant and Jaytech, their opening DJ of choice. Each mixing one CD, the pair bring together 28 exclusive tracks and mixes from the label's varied and multi-talented roster.
"Anjunadeep:02" demonstrates why the imprint has become the master navigator of the murky waters that lie somewhere between house, techno and trance, winning fans such as Laurent Garnier, Dubfire, James Zabiela and Eric Prydz along the way. Both discs showcase a unique melodic style that is spacey, hypnotic and at times soulful, underlining the widescreen vision of label owners Above & Beyond.
For CD 1, Grant's mix weaves together tracks and remixes from 16 Bit Lolitas, Jody Wisternoff, Oliver Smith, Solarity, BT ('Flaming June' remix by Jaytech & Grant), and more.
On CD 2, Jaytech, whose artist album, 'Everything Is OK', received widespread plaudits in 2009, seamlessly blends productions from Paul Keeley, Martin Roth, Boom Jinx & Andrew Bayer, Marcus Schossow, Jamie Matrix and beyond.
Scouts the secret alleys and distant corners of progressive music and returns bearing rare treasures Mixmag (Album Of The Month) "Get up close to the speaker and you'll hear that Anjunadeep is working on a sound all of its own" DJ Magazine
"Euphoric not cheesy, soulful not syrupy: this is fine, trance-edged house with substance" IDJ
Digital Track List
- 1 Moth Jaytech & James Grant 4:37
- 2 Reach Your Soul Hernan Cerbello 5:14
- 3 Lassoo Jody Wisternoff 6:23
- 4 Sunday Oliver Smith 4:04
- 5 Disco Belle (Dub Mix) Paul Keeley feat. Natalie Peris 6:21
- 6 Rotation Jamie Matrix 4:49
- 7 Diophantine Solarity 7:21
- 8 Kilimanjaro Michael Cassette 5:12
- 9 Singularity 16 Bit Lolitas 5:34
- 10 Elder (Peter Horrevorts Remix) Daniel Portman 5:22