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+PurpleAsparagus - nice one! thanks for the kind words, and thanks for posting up the Beef Wellington remix … one of my personal faves. :-)
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DJ M3 - Tragic Queen (Q-Burns Abstract Message Remix)
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We're all told that there's no limit to the imagination. Tonight I watched a movie where Salvador Dali ordered a flaming giraffe. Gavin and Robbie wanted a remix. This thing bellows and booms like a cinematic long shot through the universe. You can walk like a candy Nosferatu to its drum line. In this case, bump conveniently rhymes with 'rump.' Be sure to pack a flashlight.
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Hardkiss - "RetroactiveFuturisticPsychedelicFunkBump (Q-Burns Abstract Message Remix)"
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Ten magic(k) tunes are featured in sir Three's new Beatport chart, including a touch of "Dark Roots":
THREE - POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE CHART is available for download on Beatport, the world's largest DJ and electronic music community.
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rescued from the archives … Reykjavik 1998, during the week of the Feng Shui sessions in Iceland.
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Iz & Diz - Mouth (Q-Burns Abstract Message Remix)
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De Lux Club - Mi Groove (Q-Burns Abstract Message Remix)
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I almost forgot about this one.

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Green Economy DJ Mix - December 15, 2008
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Oh, here's a deep and bass-throbbing remix for Reno's Sulli & 5657, along with renowned vocalist Alexander East in tow. I think it's good in the headphones with the volume up. Way up.

This track has been released on Hype & Soul Recorings and you can grab it now on Beatport, Traxsource, and other digital shops. Do it.
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Sulli & 5657 feat. Alexander East - "Up All Night (Q-Burns Abstract Message Remix)"
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I guess this means summer is right around the corner …
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A Drum Machine + Guitar Pedals + Dusty Krautrock Records = ***
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In the realm of dance music, there are few producers that thrive on blurring the boundary between eclectic experimenter and populist ass-shaker as much as Q-Burns Abstract Message. Equally comfortable covering Krautrock legends Faust or dropping his favorite chunky house grooves into the mix, Q-BAM—known to his parents as Michael Donaldson—is indeed the rare auteur. Whether globetrotting as a DJ, co-running the Eighth Dimension Records label, remixing artists like Rabbit in the Moon, Fila Brazillia and Youssou N'Dour, or recording his own original productions, Donaldson is all about the coaxing the maximum soul out of the machine.

Based in Orlando since the early-’90s, the former record shop owner and college radio DJ has spent the past two decades developing a sound that is obsessively devoted to the funk. His animated, vodka-soaked DJ sets have won audiences for the well-traveled Donaldson from San Francisco to (literally) Siberia, and landed him primo opening slots for GusGus, Chemical Brothers and Meat Beat Manifesto.

However, it’s his playful rhythms, surprising melodic themes and not-so-surprising Eno-esque textures that demand attention. An accomplished indie musician prior to releasing his first single as Q-BAM—the breakbeat noir of “141 Revenge Street” in 1995—Donaldson is first and foremost a songwriter, albeit one that is just as enamored with the sheer power of the groove. 

With a trusty Roland Juno-106 synth at his side, Q-BAM released three full-length albums via the respected electronic label Astralwerks, including Invisible Airline which featured several collaborations with vocalist Lisa Shaw. He has recorded numerous singles for house-centric imprints such as Brique Rouge, Slip N’ Slide, NRK and of course, Eighth Dimension. Q-BAM was also one of the talented producers on alt-country icon Jim White’s 2001 Luaka Bop release No Such Place. The album cast White’s stark vocals in a wasteland of dusty beats and ghostly slide guitars, with Donaldson’s tracks providing some of its most intoxicating moments.

Currently, Q-BAM is hard at work with his monthly Invisible Airwaves radio show (syndicated to over a dozen stations worldwide) as well as studio and label duties, and his constant DJ touring schedule. Recent Q-Burns Abstract Message singles include the Italian-horror film inspired “Chainsaw” for EIGHT-TRACKS, a collection of remixes by Cole Medina and Presslaboys of the classic Invisible Airline track “Innocent” (featuring the vocals of Lisa Shaw), and a revamped “Balearic Chainsaw” with mixes by Q-BAM pal Scott Hardkiss. As if there wasn’t already enough deliciously warm and gooey queso already piled high on his plate, Q-BAM is also hard at work recording a slew of tracks for an upcoming mystery project, to be launched sometime in the next year.