Win 2 x Test Pressings of Andrew Weatherall Remix

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Win 2 x Test Pressings of Andrew Weatherall Remix
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We are raffling 2 x double albums test pressings of Andrew Weatherall remixes. Raising money for Andrew's chosen charity, Centrepoint.

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All money raised will be donated to Centrepoint. Andrew was a lifelong champion of the homeless, so Andrew's family nominated centrepoint in line with his sentiments.


We are raffling 2 x test pressings of ‘Heavenly Remixes Vol 3 & 4, The Andrew Weatherall Remixes’, a pair of albums documenting his finest remixes for the label on behalf of our good friends at Heavenly Recordings.

All money raised will be donated to Centrepoint. Andrew was a lifelong champion of the homeless, so Andrew's family nominated centrepoint in line with his sentiments.

There will be two winners of the raffle, each recieving a test pressing of both volumes.

To enter the raffle, please donate £10 or more via this Crowdfunder page. 

Winners will be announced on the day of the albums' release, 28th of January.

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Heavenly Recordings have announced the release of Heavenly Remixes Volumes 3 & 4 (Andrew Weatherall Remixes), a brace of compilation albums collecting together some of the finest remixes from the label’s long-time friend, collaborator and go-to remixer. 

Released on Friday January 28th, these compilations follow Heavenly Remixes Volume 1 & 2 which will be released in December and showcase some of the label’s other great remixes.

By the time Heavenly was born in the spring of 1990, Andrew Weatherall was already an inspirational sounding board, as well as a fellow traveller on the bright new road that stretched out ahead thanks to the massive cultural liberation of acid house. Back then every energised meeting could be turned into a fortuitous opportunity in this burgeoning new underground economy. Bored of your job? Start playing records out! Start a club night! Get in the studio! Start a label! Just don’t stand still. Commandments Andrew would follow for the rest of his life.

At the start of things, Andrew was a regular visitor to Capersville — the pre-Heavenly press office run by label founder Jeff Barrett (soon to become Andrew’s manager). It was there that he famously picked up a copy of Primal Scream’s unloved second album and singled out a track that would later become Loaded, after being given an instruction to ‘destroy’ it by the band’s Andrew Innes; it was there too that the idea to remix the first Heavenly release came about.

Andrew’s mix of that first Heavenly record is very much a product of its time. The World According To Sly and Lovechild is a swirling bass punch topped with a hypnotic marimba line and the kind of ecstatic diva vocal that you’d hear coming out of the speakers all night at post-Shoom clubs like Yellow Book. His take on the label’s next release — Saint Etienne’s Only Love Can Break Your Heart (A Mix of Two Halves) — would set the template for his next three decades of audio exploration. A drawn-out imperial dub, the track builds and builds with a moody intensity (partly down to the melodica played by Weather Prophets legend Pete Astor) that’s far more Kingston JA at dusk than Kingston-upon-Thames at kicking out time. It’s both a dancefloor record to get lost in and headphone psychedelia of the highest order — a perfect example of what he did better than anyone else. 

Between 1990 and his untimely death in 2020, Andrew fed more Heavenly bands through the mixing desk than those of any other label. Consistently, he returned visionary music to the office, often in person for (at least) one ceremonial playback — a ritual that would involve the volume cranked up high and Andrew rocking back on his heels, eyes closed, lost in the alchemy of it all. 

Each time, he would warp and twist originals into beautiful new shapes — elasticated club records that might evoke Detroit techno one second and Throbbing Gristle the next, before wheel-spinning into something akin to The Fall produced by King Tubby. 

Andrew’s studio adventures would always be guided by that early advice to destroy the source material. It’s why he was the first name that came up when remixes were discussed; the first number on the speed dial. Listening back to these remixes now — to thirty years of glorious outsider sounds — it bangs home again just how good Andrew was.

The album can be purchsed from here - https://ffm.to/heavenlyremixes3-4

The track-listings of the compilations are as follows:

VOLUME 3 

1.   Sly & Lovechild – The World According To Sly & Lovechild (Andrew Weatherall Soul Of Europe Mix)

2.   Mark Lanegan – Beehive (Andrew Weatherall Dub Mix)

3.   Flowered Up – Weatherall’s Weekender (Audrey Is A Little Bit More Partial)

4.   Gwenno – Chwyldro (Andrew Weatherall Remix)

5.   Saint Etienne – Only Love Can Break Your Heart (A Mix Of Two Halves)

6.   Confidence Man – Bubblegum (Andrew Weatherall Remix)

7.   Espiritu – Conquistador (Sabres Mix 3)

8.   The Orielles – Sugar Tastes Like Dub Mix Pt. 1 (Live Bass)

VOLUME 4 

1.   audiobooks – Dance Your Life Away (Andrew Weatherall Remix)

2.   Saint Etienne – Heart Failed (In The Back Of  A Taxi) – (Two Lone Swordsmen Dub)

3.   Doves – Compulsion (Andrew Weatherall Remix)

4.   TOY – Dead And Gone (Andrew Weatherall Remix)

5.   Confidence Man – Out The Window (Andrew Weatherall Remix)

6.   LCMDF – Gandhi (Andrew Weatherall Remix II)

7.   Espiritu – Bonita Manana (Sabres Of Paradise Remix)

8.   Unloved – Devils Angels (Andrew Weatherall Remix)

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