Review: In 1987 the legendary Frankie Knuckles remixed one of the greatest classics of the 80s: "Hypnotic Tango" by My Mine, a song that reached the top of the European charts, selling more than two million copies. According to a feature in the online magazine The Ransom Note, the track was edited in the famous Seagrape Studios in Chicago, with assistance from studio engineers/ interns Erasmo Riviera and Brett Wilcotts. This version is a really lush Italo-Disco rework by 'The Godfather of House Music' for the dance floors on which house music was born. This remix is not to be missed by the lovers of rare grooves.
Review: Should you require an introduction to the camp, sleazy and synth-heavy world of 1980s Italo-Disco, this superb set should be an essential purchase. It naturally includes some highly influential and classic cuts - see Mr Flagio's throbbing "Take A Chance", Charlie's intergalactic "Spacer Woman", and a track that helped inspire the Chicago house movement, "Feel The Drive" by Doctor's Cat - alongside a clutch of rarities and lesser-celebrated workouts such as Mr Mine's "Hypnotic Tango", Clio's "Faces" (which sounds like much of the Pet Shop Boys' debut album, "Please"), Wet's "That's The Game" and the Latin-influenced, horn-heavy strut of Vivian Vee's "Remember".