Tuesday, August 23, 2016

V/A - Trance Europe Express (Import 2 CD / 1993)








A quick request for a desperate viewer/reader/blog friend! A while back I began to post the now infamous UK Volume Series that began back in 1990. This release is from the same group, just taking another direction in music that was sweeping over rave chill-rooms everywhere. This 2 CD set came out between the release of UK Vol. 7 and UK Vol. 8. It's a who's who of classic and upcoming new artists with skills that make you get all 'Soma' like. I really don't need to explain much more, but if you weren't raving at that time, you probably missed out on some of the most brilliant ambient tracks of the time. Here is more information regarding the release. All recordings & art are from my compilation. The tray art is a bit messed up due to my 'folded' copy, but I tried to even it out...sort of. OK...thanks for the request. I'm dropping this into the blog now, close to midnight...in case you need that feel! Enjoy!


T.E.X. CD 1 

T.E.X. CD 2

12 comments:

  1. -= Faith Healer =-August 23, 2016 at 8:41 AM

    This was a great series. Each volume came out in a 4xLP format, which was housed inside its own bag and included a full booklet. TEX 4 was my favorite!

    Thank you as always!!!

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    1. I have an 4 LP set too. I think it was for the Berlin Unwrapped version. The booklet and that heavy vinyl bag were something! Thanks F.H.

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    2. BTW, thanks for those links. I still own all the original series (w/ books) on CD, so I'm good. Cool to share it? LMK.

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  2. -= Faith Healer =-August 24, 2016 at 8:03 AM

    new Laeatherstrip Tribute to Simple Minds EP: http://rapidgator.net/file/4f7e98ed20c7f63406b375c70f7bc3cb/Leaether_Strip_-_Reptile_Man_Drop_%28A_tribute_to_Simple_Minds%29_%282016%29.rar.html
    http://ul.to/mh98g0g1

    (feel free to share)

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    1. Thanks again F.H! Claus has been on a real kick regarding covers...Pop Muzic, No Comment and now this! He does a fab job and I'm enjoying his version a lot!

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    2. -= Faith Healer =-August 25, 2016 at 11:55 AM

      I think after 30 years he is just having fun now ... and it shows! I love all his little cover releases!

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  3. -= Faith Healer =-August 24, 2016 at 8:18 AM

    New Death In Rome cover album is hilarious:

    http://ul.to/q82uncd4
    http://rapidgator.net/file/26664f7dcca93d2039ae69d71cc3307e/Death_In_Rome_-_Hitparade_CD1_%282016%29.rar.html
    http://ul.to/lg7dtpk5
    http://rapidgator.net/file/515439ad0d8804b5887c81408014a3ef/Death_In_Rome_-_Hitparade_CD2_%282016%29.rar.html

    Gothic Rock versions of

    CD1:
    01 – Pump Up The Jam
    02 – Careless Whisper
    03 – Love Is A Battlefield
    04 – Take On Me
    05 – Diamonds
    06 – Barbie Girl
    07 – Wrecking Ball
    08 – What Is Love
    09 – Summertime Sadness
    10 – Chandelier
    11 – Unknown Title

    CD2:
    01 – Love Me Forever
    02 – Wonderful Life
    03 – Destroy She Said

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  4. -= Faith Healer =-August 24, 2016 at 8:21 AM

    not sure if you found a good replacement for EBM/GOTH yet but I just stumbled upon this one. It's one of those general sites but has a very detailed search function for Goth, Darkwave, Industrial, etc.:

    http://intmusic.net/category/gothic-rock

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  5. Great blog :-) btv, Eurythmics links are dead, can you fix then when you have time? Thnx :-) Rob

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    1. Thanks. I will get at those soon! I appreciate the comment!

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