Title: Porcelain Remixes
Label: Rockets & Ponies
Release: Out Now!
We will never grow tired of remixes of Moby classics. The effect the remixes have when done right mirrors the effect the originals had back in the 90’s. Pure elation and excitement all around. Label boss of Rockets & Ponies and heavyweight superstar Timo Maas teams up with James Teej for their deep ‘Broken China Dub’ remix of ‘Porcelain’, whereas Sebastian Mullaert gifts us with his ‘Transformation’ remix of the Moby classic.
Timo and James’ remix is very deep and mystifying. The two producers get things underway with a grooving low tom pattern and vocal chops provide some FX early on. Those famous strings from the original version creep their way to the forefront of the track and give us a taste of nostalgia. Those grooving toms pretty much make up the low-end bass frequencies throughout, whilst various elements come forth, then disperse again, making the record alluring from start to finish.
Sebastian Mullaert’s remix, on the other hand, feels slightly more upbeat and gets underway with the glorious strings we remember fondly. The percussive elements are molded into a breakbeat style pattern, whilst the bouncing low end keeps us bopping along. Sebastian has done a wonderful job when using elements from the original and he has really stamped his mark on this remix. Top work.