He Loves Me (Four Tet remix)
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||"He Loves Me" (Four Tet remix)
||"Cars" (Daniel Miller & Gareth Jones Sunroof remix)
Remixes of To Rococo Rot from Four Tet and a Daniel Miller/Gareth Jones collaborative effort line up either side of this City Slang 12"; released in anticipation of the label priming a much needed reissue programme of the three LPs the Berlin trio released with them. Both Four Tet and Mute founder Miller are long term aficionados of To Rococo Rot and their efforts here will also feature on a bonus disc of material that City Slang are releasing as part of an extensive box set, though these two remixes truly belong on 12 inch vinyl. You can tell how much of a fan Four Tet is, as his remix of "He Loves Me", a track from the band's 1997 archetypal release Veiculo, retains the trio's minimalist origins yet masterfully teases out all new glistening melodic intricacies - the unrestrained female cheer towards the end does sound amusingly out of place however. Complementing this, Miller and Jones rework "The Amateur View" into what they have quite aptly described as a "Krautrock disco truck".
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