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Lee Coombs drops critically acclaimed 'Lot 49' mix CD
Edited Press Release
Lee Coombs has been at
forefront of the electronic music scene for the better part of 15
years. He's released groundbreaking mix CDs, remixed the world's most
acclaimed artists and knocked out dancefloor destroying productions
considered classics years after their release. While often associated
with the Breaks genre, this labeling does not begin to tell the entire
story. A boundary-less approach is truly Coombs' trademark and he's
famous for mixing up breaks, house, electro, techno and acid with
dexterous assurance. Prime example: "Lot49 Presents: Lee Coombs."
compilation, Coombs has pulled out all the stops, digging deep into a
treasure trove of breaks, house and techno and pulling out pure gold.
Opening with the rocking drums and simple catchy riff of Coombs & DJ Icey's "Duo Drive The Ride," the
mix shifts effortlessly through an electronic landscape taking in earth
shuddering basslines, deep brooding grooves and a blatant disregard to
Here, offerings from Tiga's
Turbo label sit alongside productions from German wunderkind Oliver Huntemann and rough breaks
and bass from Dopamine rub
shoulders with the house sound of Guy
Gerber. Among the gems is an unreleased Meat Katie remix of Alloy Mental and the much sought
after "No Hits" from Black Mountain
Lot49 Presents: Lee Coombs is just one of several new releases this
Producer/Remixer/DJ has planned for the next few months. In October,
top breaks label Fingerlickin' Records released Coombs' "The Future
Sound of Retro 2008 remixes" and include the track on it's 10-year
anniversary compilation. In November, Lot49 Records is issuing Lee
Coombs feat Katherine Ellis "Control." The package is set to feature
three remixes and will be available in both vinyl and digital formats.
Looking toward 2009, Coombs looks to offer his collaboration with Uberzone entitled "Right Now" and
plans on the release of his latest original artist CD. While still
dancefloor focused, Coombs views this album as his most ambitious
project yet. It will feature a range of tempo from 100 to 128 bpm and
collaborations with the likes of Meat
Katie, Seasunz, Katherine Ellis and Uberzone, among others.
Lot49 Presents: Lee Coombs is released in North America on November 11.
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