Jeff Mills’ Director’s Cut Chapter 6: The Bells

First released as part of the Kat Moda PM002 EP on the Purpose Maker label in 1997, the original track is remastered and available now again.

Available on vinyl for the very first time is the orchestra version of The Bells, taken from The Blue Potential (Originally released on CD and DVD). The premiere of Jeff Mills performing his works with an orchestra was celebrated in 2005 in France. For his open-air concert with the Montpellier Philharmonic Orchestra, at the historic Pont Du Gard in Montpellier, Jeff Mills´works were transcribed in notes for the individual instruments of the orchestra for the first time.

This version of The Bells captures an unforgettable live moment where electronic music met classical in an unprecedented way. History revisited, but Mills leads back to present & future as well; the previously unreleased The Homosapiens Sapiens is a Sci-Fi affair, created especially for this chapter of „Directors Cut.”

The Director´s Cut Chapter 6 The Bells is out on Axis December 6th, 2019

In 2019 Axis Records brought The Director’s Cut reissue project: Jeff Mills went back into the Axis archive to release special unreleased versions as well as iconic tracks that made the label what it is today.

Chapters 1–5 are already available, and Chapter 6 will be available on December 6th, 2019 on Axis Records via NEWS / Rough Trade. All the tracks are remastered for these new releases: 44k24bit recordings 180g vinyl (Axis Audiophile Series)

“Looking back in hindsight to the activity and accomplishments of Axis is with much pride – to witness the relationship between the music and listener evolving to this point. The Director’s Cut reissue project is about manicuring detail. It’s about a rare opportunity to enhance what we’ve done so that the relationship strengthens for the long term” – Jeff Mills

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Loves long walks along the beach, holding hands and romantic 80's power ballads, partial to electronic music and likes to make the odd mix or two.