- Release Date 2010-02-23
- Label Ghostly International
- Catalog GI94
Osborne: The Ghostly Remixes opens with Bullions rerub of the appropriately titled Afrika. The UK producer replaces the tracks mesh of African-percussion samples with a cocky electro-soul strut and an earworm of a basslinethe results still reek of a psychedelic revolution, but its locale is decidedly American. Bogdan Raczynskis remix of Ruling is a real curveball, as the Rephlex acolyte turns the originals warm Chicago trappings into a cascade of cubist dots and lines, lowering the tracks iconic vocal sample to a disturbing basso profundo. Werk Discs Lukid transforms There from a dreamy New Order nod into a buzzing, anxious slice of instrumental hip-hop.
The digital version of The Ghostly Remixes includes Luke Viberts high-energy take on Outta Sight and Arto Mwambes handclap-house edit of Wait a Minute (a highlight from the Hovercrafting EP); the vinyl edition features Lukids remix of the acid-washed Junk Food, here re-imagined as the soundtrack for a seedy robot dive bar.