Massey is doing a mix of The Whip - Blackout

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Massey is doing a mix of The Whip - Blackout

Postby markus » 09 May 2008 09:54

Massey is doing a mix of The Whip - Blackout. No further details known at this point.
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Postby nickking » 18 Jun 2008 23:07

"Manchester electro group The Whip are set to release their new single "Blackout" on July 14th, it has been announced."

Not long now, then! :)
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Postby nickking » 20 Jun 2008 15:55

Confirmation of Massey involvement:

"Lights Out For The Whip
They're experiencing a 'Blackout' next month.
Featured Artists: The Whip

Mancunian electro cum indie cum rock troupe The Whip return with a new single next month. 'Blackout' is the latest track to be lifted from debut album 'X Marks Destination' and is in stores on July 14th.

It's backed with a host of remixes including house supremo Ashley Beedle, hotly-tipped French act Popular Computer and, one of the acid house '88 originals, Graham Massey of 808 State all giving the original their own particular treatment. "

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Postby markus » 22 Jun 2008 13:20

The Massey remix appears to be 06:21 long. Small snip can be heard here.
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Postby nickking » 24 Jun 2008 18:42

Blackout tracklistings:

CDS – ECB149CDS
Radio Edit
Original
Ashley Beedle’s Next Generation Edit
Popular Computer Remix

12” – ECB149
Original
Graham Massey Remix
Ashley Beedle’s Next Generation Edit

7” – ECB149S
Original
Frustration Hadouken! Remix

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Postby nickking » 10 Jul 2008 21:21

Review from Boomkat:

"'Blackout' is the first single release from The Whip since their debut album X Marks Destination hit shop shelves and finds them sounding somewhere between Hot Chip (surely the most obvious port of comparison) and Erasure, only for 808 State's Graham Massey to get involved and mangle the track into acid burned oblivion, improving things no end. Over on the flipside, Ashley Beedle has a stab at remixing, opting for a more condensed, 4/4 "

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Postby 'Steve' » 10 Jul 2008 22:20

It's about time all the indie kids realised the true power of 808! Graham's mix for Simian Mobile Disco was well and truly epic and nailed an already excellent pop song. This completely and effortlessly destroys the original, one of the most powerful remixes of any 'indie-electro' band I've ever heard.

Nice one Graham!
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Postby Fang » 11 Jul 2008 03:00

I gotta get this!
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Postby nickking » 12 Jul 2008 13:46

Discogs page updated here.

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