I am a Champion of Justice

I wrote this post Sunday night and then forgot to hit the “Publish” button. I think that’s the first time I’ve done that sober.

Björk
Joga (Alec Empire “Empire State Of Emergency” Remix)
I had a ton of Atari Teenage Riot lined up for tonight’s post. But you can get all of it on iTunes and Amazon apparently, so there went that plan.

I wanted an excuse to talk about the group though. They have a new album coming out soon, and you can currently download two excellent new singles from it here. They are one of my favorite bands from the 90s, and I cannot wait for their new album to blow new holes in my eardrums.

Thankfully, I was able to find this remix of Joga by digging around my music library. I’ve posted this twice before, but I do not care. It’s an amazing mix. And it’s shockingly not in print anywhere at the moment, so I’m going to run with it.

This is NOT the “Alec Empire Mix” or the “Alec Empire Hardcore Mix” this is a separate, different mix. I know its been on a few different Bjork singles, but I found it on an odd comp in the late 90s called Y2k. Other cuts from that gem? “Busy Child” and Apollo Four Fourty’s remix of the “Lost In Space” theme. It’s a weird little CD.

Röyksopp
Poor Leno (Sander Kleineberg’s Northern Beach Mix)
I try to lump all the artists with umlats in their names together, makes it easier. I’m not particularly fond of this track. It’s good, but held up next to other Röyksopp singles like “Remind Me,” “Happy Up Here,” and the fucking incredible “Girl And The Robot” it just kind of pales in comparison. That, and it makes me think of Jay Leno. Fuck that guy. This remix is from a 12″.

Front 242
Tragedy ►For You◄ (12″ Vox)
Tragedy ►For You◄ (Neurodancer)
Tragedy ►For You◄ (Punish Your Machine Mix 12″)
Tragedy ►For You◄ (Slo Mo Mix)
How did I create the triangle symbol? I didn’t. I cut and pasted it from Wikipedia. It took me forever to find a place that had that thing in the fucking title of this song.  I’m not a fan of random punctuation in band/song names. Random macro characters are just too much. These mixes are from a 12″ single. Listen to them while punching something.

Tomorrow (or later today) I will have a new post. In it there will be a song that can save the world.

4 Responses to “I am a Champion of Justice”

  1. Homer J from UK says:

    Let’s not 4get that ‘Poor Leno’ also pales in2 significance with ‘So Easy’,’In Space’,’Only This Moment’ & ‘Eple’.
    That > is in the title of the Shamen single ‘Progen’ & ‘Lightspan,’making it annoying-but luckily i can enter that character when i edit music titles on my old Archos mp3 player.
    Anyone know a trancey/acidy Front 242 12” around 89,cos i can’t find it listed anywhere-as it’s a title i’ll only know when i see it. There’s no vocals apart from screeching ‘free’,& people going ‘huh'(in a FGTH ‘Relax’ way). It also had a cover in black & white with red writing. I haven’t heard it or seen the cover 4 over 20 years now,so memory is sketchy. Someone must know somewhere,please !

  2. Homer J from UK says:

    Scrub the bit about the Front 242 track in my last comment,as i’ve just done a Google search & eventually found the name of the track-it was SA42 who made it ! Doh !

  3. Rumplestiltsken says:

    Any chance at all you could re-up or PM me that Empire State Of Emergency remix? Been looking for it everywhere and will bestow eternal gratitude for a copy!

  4. Lost Turntable says:

    Check yo email.

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