I was pulled in by the artwork of the album. As far as the music, it's surreal. Each song tells a different story. I'm longing for another CD like "The Dream Mixes"!!
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With material mined from Tangerine Dream albumsTyranny of Beauty,Rockoon, andTurn of the Tides,The Dream Mixestwists Tangerine Dream's prog-era work into appealing shapes of pulsing dance music. TD's warm, crisp electronic synth work fuses easily within a techno framework and comes out sounding better than much of the music on those earlier albums. Special cuts include those that capture TD's edgier work with sound clips, as in "Virtually Fields." "San Rocco Catwalk" puts the sensuous, fat raindrops of TD synth over hardcore beats that seize the body and send it into an all-night rave while "Change of the Gods" casts a sexy, dreamy spell with layered, percussive synth. This album masterfully wraps the great electronic experiments of Tangerine Dream around a '90s techno edge that'll leave your body yearning for more.--Karen Karleski