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Fatboy Slim

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November 19, 2002

In techno music, a remix can be either a rebirth or a waste of good studio time. There's more of the former on these three EPs of reworkings of stuff from Fatboy Slim's 2000 CD Halfway Between the Gutter and the Stars. The standouts include Timo Maas' breakdown of "Star 69," which he reimagines as a pu-pu platter of classic techno bleeps, and the Stanton Warriors' dub of "Demons," which is all wet, syncopated beats.

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