'Re-Evolution' is a double CD compiled by a record company only too
willing to embrace the future. Call it a showcase of Flying Rhino
talent, past, present and future: a stepping stone on the bridge to
better things. Because this company is destined for one-way travel in
the general direction of UP.
CD1 is mixed by The Bumbling Loons' James Monro, and mixed in
immaculate fashion to the needs of a beats-loving fan-base. Slide's
'Unobtanium' hammers its way through to the Blue Planet Corporation's
'Micromega'... and on to Atmos' 'Klein Aber Doctor'. Exhilaratingly
break-beat in places with enough trance to feed a field of hungry
CD2, mixed by Cass, keeps the same formula. Sometimes downbeat it
never deserts its trance roots, running from Boom Devil's 'Lonesome'
through Slide's 'Confusional State' to Bumbling Loons' 'Rumbling
And, while some parts are less soul-infiltrating than others, this
album is one well worth owning. In the future, I believe, this music,
this CD, will be regarded as classic; one of those rarities that pops
up in record stores for extortionate prices. Only this time, it might
actually be worth it.
by Michael Gleeson