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Wumpscut vs Haujobb: REMIX WARS, THE: STRIKE 1 (BLACK) VINYL LP

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Twenty years ago, in the mid-90s, before remixes were suddenly everywhere along came a series of releases in 1996, which, not entirely new, shook things up and in many ways defined an era: The Remix Wars.

The concept of The Remix Wars was simple enough: two artists remix one another and release the results on a collaborative CD. The idea had been done before (see the KMFDM vs. TKK remix 12" from 1990), but never on such a grandiose scale, and never with such a breadth and depth. First, the artists: a pair of 1990s EBM/industrial bands in wumpscut vs. haujobb; a pair of classic 1980s bands who had taken a decidedly metal spin on industrial in Front Line Assembly vs. Die Krupps; and a pair of then-new bands with a new spin on industrial, EBM, and rock in 16 Volt vs. Hate Dept. Second, the collaboration between labels: 21st Circuitry, Off Beat, Cleopatra... and Metropolis would join the fray in 1999 for Volume 4. And, finally, the desire to experiment and re-work tracks, not simply to make a club hit but to authentically give voice to a different artist through the lens of technology.

It was a thoroughly collaborative effort, on every level.

MIND-BLOWING FEATURES:
-An amazing new design has been prepared for the reissues
-Each sleeve will include hot silver foil stamp on the artist logos and Remix Wars logo
-Each record will be released as a special collector's edition color vinyl, as well as an audiophile's black vinyl edition.
-The color schemes for the colored vinyl were selected to reflect the original colors of the CD releases
-All audio has been remastered for vinyl
-Each release comes with an insert that includes an essay by Sharon Kyronfive, former 21st Circuitry employee and current I Die: You Die columnist.
-the wickedest remix collabs basically ever (haujobb remixing Mother -- nuff said!)

Track Listing Side A: :wumpscut: remixed by haujobb.
A1. :wumpscut: - In The Night (Enhanced Vision)
A2. :wumpscut: - Die In Winter (Seasons Change: Springtime)
A3. :wumpscut: - Mother (Oral Staircase)
Side B: haujobb remixed by :wumpscut:
B1. Haujobb - Consciousness (Thought Combattery 1)
B2. Haujobb - World Window (Fusion-Mix)
B3. Haujobb - Nezzwerk (Full Access-Mix)


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