We’re delighted to welcome back one of the former d+b kings of Mono back in the .MOD days, Jani ‘Dice/Prob.’ Niiranen, with this amazingly smooth remix of his 1998 .MOD release, ‘Skyline’ – a wickedly good re-tooling of a track from wayback.
Nowadays, Dice has released tracks on labels like Straight Up Breakbeat, Moving Shadow, and his own Mangofunk Records, with forthcoming releases – solo on Defunked, and alongside a long-awaited Peshay remix on Mangofunk. He also plays out regularly in Finland and Estonia – plus, watch out for his Soulfuel Sessions on net.radio station monofunk.net alongside DJ Pinball.
So, what is there to say about the “Skyline Remix” that can’t be cleaned from sailing through the warm, inviting seas of the track itself? For those who remember the original, this mix-up takes the essential melodies and layers vocals and some gorgeous new mixed-up breaks over the top of it, ending up with the sunny, intelligent melodic breaks sound that Mono211, when raised from dormancy like this, delights in providing you all. Enjoy the starshine.
photo by h0l
01 – Skyline Remix