- Release Date 2005-11-17
- Label DIRTYBIRD
- Catalog DB004
Chris Duckenfield (Swag, Primitive, Playhouse, Pokerflat) - "Holy shit, that's a tune. Totally made my day, you know when you're packing the bag for the weekend's gigs you need that one, special tune you can't wait to drop, the one that hits the bullseye ? You just mailed me that track !"
Damian Lazarus (Crosstown Rebels, City Rockers) "the 17yr.mix is killer...the lush weirdness of the birth mix is amazing"
Tom Golden (Homegrown Music, Lost My Dog Records) "Every now and again a track comes along that makes you sit up and think 'fuck' that sounds ace! ... everything is there in this track to make it an underground anthem... Justin's best release to date." Charted #1!!
Rob Mello (Classic, Other Records, MFF) "Thanks for sending Justin Martin- Cicada. Some great mixes here."
SLAM - Orde Meikle - (SOMA) "Luv the Faydro Mix."
Rithma (Om, Tweekin, Utensil) - "Fucking sounds AWESOME!!!!! The original is my fave, but I also like how the Vonstroke mix sounds like how it would feel if you were to be eaten by hippopatamuses. nice work lads. thanks for putting me out of business. thanks a lot."
Asle Bjorn (Positiva, NiceandFirm, Yoshitoshi) - "A1 (Cicada) I really like. and will play (B2 Frankie mix) I also like and will play.."
Lance Desardi (Coco Machete, OM, Chez) - "HOT!"
Ken Christensen - East Coast Boogiemen (Aroma, Amenti, Brique Rouge) "This is a perfect example of a great original track and proper remixing that takes the original idea to other levels."
2Phunked Up! - "PHUKKEN BRILLIANT Tune/mixes."
Lars Behrenroth - Deeper Shades of House / XM Radio "nice sound alltogether .. the Birth Rmx is the one for me .. deepness bliss all over .. love the sounds, the arrangement.. the whole feel .."
Freeform Five - Anu Pillai (Classic, NRK, Ultimate Dilemma) "I'm into the Cicada original for the housier clubs I play in- nice warm grooves that keep building nicely. And the 17 year mix works in the more electro flavoured European clubs..."
Kaskade (OM, Utensil, JTM) "Loving this tune! I have been rocking the original mix ever since I got it. Goes over nice with the crowd too."
DJ Heather (Blackcherry) "Justin Martin CICADA, Woo hoo! Love this release...Been rocking all over."
Sonic Curiousity (Matt Howarth) "A tasty dose of house that takes the audience on a whirlwind tour of styles from Frisco to West End to Paris."
Stuart Patterson (Transfusion Records) Oct. Hype Chart - Justin Martin "Cicada"
Smokin Jo (NastyDirtySexMusic, Ffrreedom) "Lovin the birth mix...10/10, frankie mix also working for me."
Oliver Lang (Sony, J-Funk) ..."myFave mix is the claude vonstroke mix."
Jez Torrance (IDJ magazine writer) "'Great release... Love all four tracks, especially the Claude and Frankie mixes.."
Mehdispoz / Mhd - (S-sens Records, Rz records, Frankie records) - "Will play all the tracks. Love it!
Ben Macklin (Sucker Djs, Vendetta, Azuli) " I prefer the Pedro DeLa Faydro mix. Good solid beats with a good solid feel to it. Looking forward to giving it a spin in my next set."
Big Daddy (Grant Heinrich - Playtime) "Cicada absolutely destroyed playtime last friday - played it around 3:45AM and it went off."
Mark Dynamix (Ministry of Sound) "what a great track, especially the Frankie mix which is totally messed up! this will fit into my sets on the upcoming Ministry Annual tour here in Australia."
Steve Parr (DJ Magazine Hype Chart - FaizeMusic.com) Justin Martin Cicada enters at the number 11 spot - 10/24/05