Apr 5, 2012
According to my good friend @L0fth0use, today is Remix Thursday, which would normally send me scurrying for the fast forward button.
Remixes, more often than not, are a surefire way of making a record sound worse. Though New Order spent the best part of 20 years trying to prove me wrong, I remain convinced that handing a carefully crafted record over to a producer or DJ to do with what they will is a recipe for shite.
But as with all such generalisations that are always exceptions to prove the rule. Or at least excuses to post two versions of the same brilliant record. In this case the brilliant Black Van, both inviolate…
…and in the ever-so-gentle hands of Belgium’s Aeroplane.
And, to reciprocate: