Reich Remixed

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Reich Remixed
A sideways view of the horizon between water and the sky. The words "Reich" and "Remixed" appear at right angles to each other.
Remix album by
ReleasedMarch 2, 1999 (1999-03-02)
RecordedMarch–August 1998
GenreElectronic
Length69:07
LabelNonesuch
ProducerAmy Coffey

Reich Remixed is a remix album of music by the American composer Steve Reich.[1] It was released in 1999 by Nonesuch Records and features tracks produced by various American, British, and Japanese DJs.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Music for 18 Musicians (Coldcut remix)" – 6:03
  2. "Eight Lines (Howie B remix)" – 8:12
  3. "The Four Sections (Andrea Parker remix)" – 6:22
  4. "Megamix (Tranquility Bass remix)" – 9:36
  5. "Drumming (Mantronik Maximum Drum Formula)" – 4:02
  6. "Proverb (Nobukazu Takemura remix)" – 7:44
  7. "Piano Phase (D*Note's Phased and Konfused mix)" – 5:05
  8. "City Life (DJ Spooky that Subliminal Kid Open Circuit)" – 6:58
  9. "Come Out (Ken Ishii remix)" – 7:15

Bonus track:

  1. "The Desert Music (FreQ Nasty & B.L.I.M. Remix)" – 7:22

Track 10 only appeared on the first pressing; its presence was only noted with a sticker on top of the shrink wrap.[3] The United Kingdom and Ireland version of the CD had a different track order.[4]

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak position
US Top Classical Albums (Billboard)[5] 18

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carter, David (2012). "Reich remixed: Minimalism and DJ culture" (PDF). Context: Journal of Music Research. 37: 37–53.
  2. ^ Shatz, Adam (14 March 1999). "Revisiting Steve Reich For the Dance Floor". The New York Times.
  3. ^ Steve Reich – Reich Remixed at Discogs
  4. ^ Reich: Remixed at MusicBrainz
  5. ^ "Classical Albums: The week of April 17, 1999". Billboard. Retrieved April 12, 2019.

Further reading[edit]

  • Bacon, Peter (May 8, 1999). "TSM - Remix CD of the Week". Birmingham Post. p. 7.
  • Barber, Lynden (May 17, 1999). "Reich Remixed". Pick of the CDs. The Australian. p. 14.
  • Barron, Jack (March 27, 1999). "Reich: Remixed". Melody Maker. 76 (12). p. 38.
  • Clements, Andrew (April 2, 1999). "Looping the looper". The Guardian. p. 14.
  • Clements, Andrew (April 17, 1999). "Reich on - Steve Reich". The Irish Times.
  • Gross, Terry (May 11, 1999). "A Retrospective of Composer Steve Reich's Work". Fresh Air.
  • Heller, R. (April 1999). "Reich Remixed". Gramophone.
  • Klein, Joshua (March 29, 2002). "Various Artists: Reich Remixed". AV Club.
  • Koeppel, Fredric (April 25, 1999). "Recording". Picks of the Week. The Commercial Appeal. p. H1.
  • Spencer, Neil (March 28, 1999). "Fancy a techno-ambient axis? Or would you prefer some dead bees?". The Observer. p. 9.
  • Verna, Paul, ed. (March 6, 1999). "Reich Remixed". Reviews & Previews. Billboard. Vol. 111 no. 10. p. 25. ProQuest 227132131.
  • Weingarten, Marc (April 29, 1999). "Reich Remixed". Rolling Stone. No. 811. pp. 70–71. ProQuest 220165277.
  • Worby, Robert (April 7, 1999). "Arts: It's only Reich'n'roll but I like it". The Independent. p. 10.

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