Here are two of the runners up from the remix competition we ran for Proviant Audio’s Take Me Back To When I Wish I Was Born in the Autumn. They lost out by a whisker but were so good, thought they deserved to posted up.
Brukbar / Supa, Trondheim
Legendary bar with a legendary basement, Brukbar is the bar and Supa is the club with strictly good vibes represented on a Funktion One soundsystem.
Cafe Contra Bar, Bergen
Managed by Frank Lihaug, this place always seems to have great music, great people and a friendly atmosphere. People get down to all sorts of disco madness that starts off easy and ends up crazy.
Really nice backyard boogie where the music varies but its usually a great experience. Last I checked it out, Toomy Disco was playing some dope tunes.
Turkish Delight, Oslo
Sort of a hidden gem in Oslo. I had the pleasure of kicking it there listening to a way out set by Erik Fra Bergen and hadn’t heard that much great boogie and funk madness in a while. I highly recommend this head for the headnodders. Such a delight!
‘Slutten På Alt’ is one of the highlights from Proviant Audio’s debut album ‘Real Loves Tastes Like This!’ and now gets the remix treatment.
The album is a rich mix of disco, funk, soul and house which has seen the 18 year old Norwegian receive broad critical acclaim as part of the new generation of Scandavian artists.
The release kicks off with the original (promo only) which is a journey through disco and ending up on a killer riff that sounds like it’s been stolen from a lost classic (it hasn’t, it’s all played live).
Ralph Myerz ‘Norwegian Kiss’ turns in a broken slice of soulful tech-disco. His mix moves from a soul groove to a brilliant slow-mo breakdown before lifting back into a tight house groove.
Next up, Leftside Wobble is at the controls and an artist probably best known for his superb re-edits in recent times. For his version of ‘Slutten På Alt’ he picks up the funk and runs with it, creating a dubby disco mix with plenty of bounce and leftfield soul.
Finally Paper Recordings own Flash Atkins takes things in a deeper direction fusing the best of house, techno and disco in to a late night, bottom heavy floor filler.
Roberto Rodriguez : Absolutely loving the Ralph Myerz and Leftside Wobble mixes! Will get lots of spins!
Jim Baron (Crazy P / Ron Basejam) : Good selection of mixes, like ’em all but think Flash Atkins just shades it.
Francois Kevorkian : Both the Ralph Myerz and Leftside Wobble mixes are definitely playable.
Red Rack ‘Em : Ralph Myerz remix and original do it for me.
Tom Findlay (Groove Armada) : Love the Ralph Myerz mix
DJ Nutritious : Beautiful, unparalleled, classy dance here – artwork. All the remixes are essentials.
Joshua Iz : Fantastic…super summer is upon us.
Stuart Patterson (Faith) : I love this kid and this is a great set of mixes
Q Burns – Nifty, sprawling track here … all the twists and turns definitely kept my interest. All a pleasure, but the Flash Atkins remix edges it for me.
Tim “Love” Lee : Love these guys!
Disco Outcasts (Manchester) : Jesus Christ!! The Flash Atkins Mix is a super bass heavy workout that will detonate massively! Also feeling Leftside Wobbles acid disco affair.
Benoit C : Cooooool EP
Neil Diablos : Realy like the Ralph Myers quirky remix but its the Flash Atkins mix doing it for me!
Yanick Labbé : Flash Atkins all the way!
Pete Herbert : Ralph Myerz! What a great remix… loved the RM stuff from years back.
James Teej : Great package, the Ralph Myerz is crazy, love the acid in the Leftside Wobble mix and Flash Atkins once again does it. Very dope.
X Press 2 : Love the Flash and Ralph mixes. Perfect show openers.
Severino Panzetta (Horsemeat Disco) : Ralph Meyerz is my fav remix Smart and groovy
Proviant Audio is 18 year old Norwegian Mathais Stubø who has made one of the albums of 2011.
Real Love Tastes Like This! wraps up house, techno, disco, jazz and soul in to a melting pot of ideas that looks forward and back.All played live re-sampled, re-spun and re-wrapped, the album stands proud with the best of the Paper Recordings back catalogue and announces the arrival of a major new talent.
1 Spring Is Here
2 Starten Pa Alt
3 all This Time
4 In The Jungle
5 Hey, Let’s Do It!
6 High Five
7 Who’s Got Soul?
8 Play Your Own Game
9 Take me Back To When I Wish I Was Born
10 Slutten Pa Alt
11 Is It Over?
Plain and Simplee : “Mathias Stubø’s debut are so overwhelming, it’s difficult to imagine anyone not falling devastatingly head over heels for the soundtrack it provides.” 6/6
Groove (Norway) – “….so good I lose all restraint and indulge myself to shameless praise.It’s been a long time since an album has ticked so many of my boxes” 7/7
Moodymanc : Wonderful stuff
The Dead Rose Music Company : WOW!!!!!
The Revenge : It’s got summer written all over it.
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