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Mixmag presents: High Contrast

Author: DMC
Thursday, March 3, 2005
The name High Contrast needs no introduction anymore; though when a young Lincoln Barrett signed with Hospital Records back in 2000 he was a complete unknown. Signed on the strength of his mini-disc demos, the Welsh wonder has smashed his way through the d+b scene in no time at all.

His debut longplayer "True Colours" was released on Hospital to massive critical acclaim in June 2002, paving the way for a move onto the outernational dj circuit and remixer of choice for so many labels inside and outside of the drum+bass community. It was the club sessions and mixing skills that dominated the year since the True Colours - with Lincoln making a name for himself as one of the hottest D&B djs around.

In autumn 2004 he dropped the massive HIGH SOCIETY LP; Featuring the anthemic singles "Twilights Last Gleaming" and "Racing Green". The album has already become the stuff of legend, with Knowledge magazine voting it into there top 3 jungle albums of the last 10 years.

With film projects in the pipeline and some hot new tracks in production, it looks like there's a lot more to come from this man

....when the lights go down!

The mix contains fifteen of the hottest dancefloor d&b cuts expertly blended together live by High Contrast. With big tunes from the likes of Calibre, Logistics, Marky & XRS, Parallel Forces and of course High Contrast himself.

There are a number of dubplate exclusives on the mix including the massive 'Lights Go Down' by High Contrast himself as well as Cyantific's remix of the oldskool classic 'Cold Fresh Air'

01 - Roni Size Ft - Beverley Knight & Dynamite Mc - No More
02 - Calibre - Is It You-
03 - Total Science - Badger Eyes
04 - Marky Xrs - Striptease
05 - Marcus Intalex - Afrikaa
06 - Nu:Tone - Seven Years (Matrix Remix)
07 - Cls & Wax - Leisure
08 - Nu:Tone - Stay Strong
09 - Q Project - Greatest Thing
10 - Craggz & Parallel Forces - Fizzy Piglets
11 - High Contrast - Natural High
12 - Artificial Intelligence - Desperado
13 - Logistics - Together V.I.P.
14 - High Contrast - When The Lights Go Down
15 - Higher Sense - Cold Fresh Air