Label: Ultimix - UM-225 • Format: CDr Compilation, Promo • Country: US • Genre: Electronic, Funk / Soul • Style: Turntablism, Dance-pop, Ambient, Breakbeat, Hip-House, Hi NRG, Electro, Nu-Disco, Neo Soul
The annual series of Mash Up Mix albums by the Cut Up Boys on the Ministry of Sound label were so successful, the mash-up duo took the time to do an additional double-disc volume dedicated exclusively to U. In theory, this could be a great album by the Cut Up Boyswho generally include a bit of '90s material on each of their Mash Up Mix releases. As it turns out, however, Mash Up Mix 90s is a major disappointment that seems as though it were thrown together with little care or effort.
Far too many times, the a cappellas don't go together well with the accompanying instrumental tracks, and worst of all, there are a bunch of dreadful re-recordings in the place of original versions.
The second disc is especially terrible in this regard. Evidently, many tracks were unavailable to the Cut Up Boysbut rather than cast them aside and find different tracks for use, the duo Sultanım (Remix) - Levent Yüksel - Aşkla took to the studio and re-recorded the material with session musicians.
Besides the abundance of cover material, the track selection is often in bad taste. The '90s were a fantastic decade for music, electronic dance music in particular, but for whatever reason for marketing reasons, one presumesMash Up Mix 90s is oriented toward overtly Sex Shop - Ask Alice - Big Busted dance hits by the likes of 2 UnlimitedHaddawaySnap!
While there's plenty to complain about on Mash Up Mix 90sa big reason this is such Celebrate A Good Time (Mashup) - Various - Ultimix 225 (Special Anniversary Issue) disappointing release by the Cut Up Boys is because their annual series of Mash Up Mix albums is generally first-rate.
Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes.
Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Genre Electronic. Track Listing - Disc 1. The Bomb! I Love You]. Track Listing - Disc 2. What Is Love? I Got This Feeling [Subsonic! There It is [Acappella].