Various Artists / Troubled Waters
Album: Troubled Waters   Collection:General
Artist:Various Artists   Added:Jul 2004
Label:Offshore Recordings  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2004-07-26 Pull Date: 2004-09-26 Charts: Electronic
Week Ending: Sep 12 Sep 5 Aug 29 Aug 8 Aug 1
Airplays: 2 1 1 2 2

Recent Airplay
1. Jan 04, 2014: Pumping Iron
Do You Voodoo?
4. Sep 07, 2004: An Epiphany Of Sound
Do You Voodoo?
2. Mar 10, 2005: Epiphany of Sound - Lost in Space
Twitchy Droid Leg
5. Aug 31, 2004: Lost In Space
Sprouts, Autoglide, Soho Code
3. Sep 08, 2004: press and release
Do You Voodoo?
6. Aug 27, 2004: Multiple Personality Disorder
Normality Complex Parts 1&2

Album Review
Captain Dee
Reviewed 2004-07-13
Oh HELL yes! Finally some traditional drum & bass hits KZSU. DJ Clever mixes together a bunch of Offshore Recordings vinyl. Some quality D&B names here, including Seba and Deep Blue. The whole mix is spacey, but blazingly fast and hard (more so than LTJ Bukem, for example). This isn't the cheesy mainstream D&B shit – this is raw, and actually pretty minimal (vocals are kept to a minimum). Superbly mixed. Great stuff! Be warned, this is a continuous mix.

My favorite tracks: 4, 7, 14, 15.

- Captain Dee (7/04)

1. Stormy intro (literally). Suddenly kick ass drum and bass beat kicks in, only supported by wind, thunder, and gong noises.
2. Spacey ambiance, melodic beeps. Crisp beat borders on staccato. Haunting female vocals.
3. Floating melodies, chimes. Distant echoing vocals are well integrated.
*4. Beautiful ambient synths, beat seems to scurry in and out.
5. Crashing beat, sporadic chimes and sound effects. Spacier synths take over at end.
6. Wonky bass riffs, more chime melodies, more muddy synth ambience.
*7. Banging beat, conga drum melody, ambient background synths pick up in intensity and steal the focus at times.
8. Starts off with spoken sample, then stop and start beat. Rhythmic sound effects take center stage.
9. Spooky synth riffs, blip-y, rolling beat, quiet bird noises.
10. Frantic beat is almost drill and bass (this guy has definitely been listening to Squarepusher). Thick mix of samples in the back.
11. Confused beat with quirky noises all over the place.
12. Edgy beat full of brassy hits. Weird, sporadic samples.
13. Muddy sound, unintelligible whispers, quiet effusions of bass. Warm piano and dramatic synths in second half.
*14. Hollow, tribal-like beat is mesmerizing! Trippy female speech sample with lovely spacey ambience. Grooving synths and catchy bass towards end. I love this shit.
*15. Epic chorus of synths and sparkling melodies over banging beat. I feel like I’m in some wondrous ice cave.

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1. Fracture + Neptune Normality Complex Parts 1&2
2. Graphic 1000
3. Seba Make My Way Home
4. Deep Blue Soho Code
5. Asc Ft Intex Systems Drum Track 2 [The Venom...]
6. Seba In the Sun
7. Intex Systems Aural Void
8. Justice Autoglide
9. Tundra Sprouts
10. Intex Systems Drum Track 1 Burning Bridges
11. Sileni Twitchy Droid Leg
12. Paradox I Get a Kickback
13. Pieter K Rapport
14. Deep Blue Do You Voodoo?
15. Alaska Rare Earth