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Performer: Farley "Jackmaster" Funk
Title: The Acid Life
Style: Acid House
Year 2004
Genre: Electronic
Rating: 4.7
Votes: 856
MP3 size: 1421 mb
FLAC size: 1682 mb
WMA size: 1513 mb
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Farley "Jackmaster" Funk - The Acid Life mp3 album

Farley "Jackmaster" Funk - The Acid Life mp3 album


A The Acid Life (WGCI Master Mix)
B The Acid Life (New Retro Dub)


  • Remix – Swag


Extract from the No Vocals Necessary EP from 1988 with remixes from SWAG.

Re-issue of a great classic. The original version of "The Acid Life" is one of the most grooving acid records I know. It starts with a hi-hat and rhythmic waves of the 303 - Technotronic later ripped off these waves on synthesizer in "Pump Up the Jam", but "Acid Life" is the original. A deep, mellow beat, some claps and other percussion - and lots of breaks exposing the fine modulated 303 - round the track. This new version (Master Mix) is a nearly exact rebuilding of the original tune - just produced with more modern equipment. But as mentioned by someone else here before: The 303 sound of this 2003 version is much worse than the original. The original is sharp, acidic, has reverb, space and great deepness; this one instead is rather flat. The same with the percussion etc.: The original just sounds better. Anyway, if you don't know or can't afford the original (or your crowd in the club doesn't know it), you'll be very happy to play this record instead, for it is - without comparing it to the original - still a great record that earns full 5-star rating. The mastering and pressing of the new record also is very fine, and even the B-side remix is cool and playable. Try it out, if you can't afford the original! But in the end, when you can afford it one day or have the luck to find it cheap, you really should check out the original...
Check the original 88' House Records release : "Acid-House/Deep-House" LP from Farley Jackmaster Funk. The original version of Acid Life uses a real TB 303 bassline that sounds far better than the cloned 303 acid bass style used on the 2003 version. Also, i reckon the quality pressing is far better on the Square Roots 12" than the 88' release.