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This Is Belgium

November 14th, 2013

“Even though these Belgian records sound very “now”, they are actually 20 years old and were meant to be played at a much, much faster speed. At the time this was the devil’s music for us, but we have learned to listen through the claps and distorted kicks and discovered that if you slow these really dark and heavy techno records down all the way to about 115 bpm, it suddenly makes them sound less frantic, ballsier and a lot sexier. Belgium at its best when pitched down.
The covers of these records are quite generic and don’t really lend themselves to animating , so we figured we would bring you the visual aspect of this musical genre that you can’t not be fascinated by: the dance. We were very lucky to have found some people who can still do the typical moves, and with them dancing in front of the record sleeves (and sometimes inside of them) we bring you our ultimate tribute to a glorious period in our Belgian musical heritage.” – Radio Soulwax

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3 Responses to “This Is Belgium”

  1. cath

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-iQRaZje0RA please check it out 😉 enjoy SKRILLEX + ALVIN RISK – TRY IT OUT (NEON MIX)

  2. Lars

    Awsome tune

  3. Liam C

    This is bloody awesome. These tracks take me back to school time. Love the dance moves as well.

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