Ahead 5 Music
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sunny greets,dear readers.. well...here again the good old musicchapter....since we had invented that (not really invented but we started to write more about music), other mags did so as well....good thing ! of course,i have noticed that many guys didn't really like those chartlists that i used to publish each time...so i drop them ! i will not drop your charts that means the musiclist you can vote on the A-HEAD sheet,but due to a lack of new sheets i am not gonna publish them as the songs are far too old,so in the next real new A-HEAD #5 ya'll get em back,so keep on voting ! maybe you will wonder what i am gonna write here if there aren't any charts,of course i will review many new cd's! not only albums ,but maxis as well! i noticed that som dudes use my way of reviewing albums (review every song,give em points than take the average)..that's why i am gonna change it a bit now ! furthermore i won't review cd's that already have been reviewed somewhere else,as this really is stupid....or what do you think ? here now some words about the following album: MAXX - TO THE MAXXIMUM it has got 15 tracks ,a pretty good amount,i think.of course the current hitsingles -get-a-way- and -no more- are included,and there is the first (small) disappointment:the album has got the very normal singleversion on it...normally most albums contain so called lp-versions,but it's different here! everytime i listen to a new album, i am thinking about what will be the next single-release.i must say no other track sounds that good.really. what are the other songs about ? well,first they do not sound the same. some of course try to sound like the known ones,but none do really kick ass. some tracks are a bit slower not making them much better...one sounds a bit like the kind of music by -deep forest- . not bad...well,in all i am not that enthusiastic about it.it sounds nice, but ya can't for example put it on on a party so that people can dance while the album plays,because some are kinda undanceable ! 72 % MARUSHA - RAVELAND err.well...what can i say.i personally don't like her sooo much.. dunno why but it's not her it's the music that has something i don't like. -somewhere over the rainbow- for example ..sold now more than 500.000 copies in germany,although i can't understand what's so special about it..i don't like it.it's of course included.so is her latest -it takes me away-.the thing is that she hasn't much to do with it, that's what she personally said in a liveinterview! there she said she doesn't know a shit about how to handle all the machines,she just tells what she would like to have,and so the low spirit dudes do the job.she also admitted that it's not her voice that says -and it takes me awaaaaaaay- so i got the feeling ,low spririt uses her fame to sell 2nd class techno.and those dudes complain about the rising commercial exploiting of techno..bah! anyway,the album contains 7 more tracks and i like most better than the 2 hitsingles . it has got older material ,such as -ravechannel- and some more..so in all buy it.when i sayed above that it's the music that i dislike,i meant the hitsingles.. 84 % and more....and older one but i haven't seen a review yet: 2 UNLIMITED - REAL THINGS hm...the cover shows -limited gold edition- that's a joke of course.. this album contains 13 tracks,including the current one -the real thing- but only as singleversion,hmm...the big question is what is gonna be the next single in september ? i don't know..really.. none (!!!) of da other tracks kicks as ass as the first one. (what a great sentence,hahaha!) only -burning like fire- is good as well. in all,i can say,when ray raps it is not so good,when anita sings,it gets better immediately! it's her voice,that gives sum 2nd or even 3rd class tracks a nice touch.-no limits- was far better,a shit they released the wrong singles! (maximum overdrive really sucked,eh?) in all.....72 %! WESTBAM - BAM BAM BAM i don't wanna waste so much about it.the 2 hits are included ,furthermore there is no really good one.some are quite funny,but in my eyes a really disappointing album! 68 % ODYSSEY - LOVETRAIN they waited until their 4th hit before they released the album... all of em are included (of course) . the other tracks are also quite good.. so ya can buy it if you liked their 4 releases so far... 78 % the next thing for you is a review of any new maxis ...well,i only review those who aren't in the german charts nor done by wellknown artists . the reason is that those ones get played so fucking often by viva and stuff.... maybe sum exeptions later.. MO-DO - EINS,ZWEI,POLIZEI it should be wellknown to you,as it is already a biig hit in italy..and even no.1 in austria ..! as you can see, it is a german song,but the producers are italian,so it sounds nice when they speak..hehe..! it is of course a technosong with speach on it...the baseline(s) are really asskicking ,and that makes the tune so cool. !buy it! 96 % ps:now it has entered the german charts RHYTHM AND DANCE MACHINE - NEVER they had a cool song -feel that beat- last year..well this one includes vocals by lori glori.and that's where it starts to suck! it really sux! but.....if you play the so called mayday-version with 170 bpm,you will be surprised...great track,cool speed,nice effects,and no lori glori (almost) ! normal version 53 % mayday version 92 % IMPERIO - VENI VIDI VICI a really great track,entered the austrian charts at 3.marketed by eams,who also support dj bobo,decadance, beatproduction and others! this will surely be a big hit here in germany (and somewhere else maybe) as well.the beat kicks like in -latin lover- but has even more great effects.simply buy it.... 91 % DR.AMBIENTE + TRIO INFERNAL - RASPA'94 a really funny song..technobeats of course included...hehe.it sounds like a technodriven folk song..really great and funny.. 86 % TIMECUT - EL VARANO one of the cool insania records releases.sum spanish words,with a dance beat,and the really sweet voice of patty makes it a great song...but nobody ever played it...a pity.... 90 % MR.PRESIDENT - UP'N'AWAY sounds nice ,but it is one of those who sound the same.. female sings, male raps..and so on....so not that special.!by the way..it was produced in my town,bremen! 81 % KEYMOTION - LET THE MUSIC in september '93 they released -automatic lover-a great song..this one is also good.the dude sings sounds the same way he did in the 1st single..but the female voice is stronger.the sound has again something that sounds a bit as if it came from above or so... cool stuff! 84 % LOVELINE - CALL MY NAME another insania records product, again with patty,so it sounds great.but be careful,that isn't a technosong,but a very slow one....cool anyway 80 % AVANT GARDE - YOU GOT TO BE STRONG this another one of the usual technodance tracks.but it's one above the average..you know what that means, so buy it if you like that kind of dancemusic.... 81% E-ROTIC - MAX,DON'T HAVE SET WITH YOUR EX. i love that one because the lyrics are funny...yep..one of the very few dance songs who are worth caring about the lyrics as well...the sound is the usual one... 86 % hope ya will buy some of them... hmm...now a list of what just has been released..(date:06/8/94) BECK - bearcan LOFT - wake the world GENERAL BASE - base of love (remix) TEXTURE - power of love (remix) SIRIUS - this is my life CORONA - rhythm of the night (uk mixes) D-MOB - one love HELLRAZOR - son of a bitch DJ COMPANY - hey everybody (remix) AMY GRANT (sorry,4got the name...) RANDY S. - without you ACTIVATE - the beat of the drums PRINCE ITAL.JOE & MARKY MARK -life in the streets HIT THE FLOOR - love generator and many more....i just wrote down some of those,i remembered.... hope ya liked these reviews..and remember,closing date was 05/8/94..so i can't write about what has been released later,eh ? comments on this and other chapters or welcome of course....of course A-HEAD #5 will have more text...and remember..this is NOT A-HEAD #5,but a comebackproof..alright ? BIZARRE!