Verve Remixed Yet Again
April 6, 2005
“The third volume in the series takes things up a notch by not only employing the skills of top DJs, but also some indie rock and hip-hop artists as well. This time around, the obvious divas are remixed, including Billie Holiday, Nina Simone and Sarah Vaughan, but South African-born jazz and world fusion visionary Hugh Masekela gets it too.”
If you’re not familiar with the Verve Remixes series, you’ve been missing some extraordinarily great music—The Verve has opened their library of great jazz classics to a select number of DJs and other mash-up artists to produce some stunningly good sounds.
I was a big fan of Verve Remixed, and Verve Remixed Vol. 2, as well as Thievery Corporation’s Sounds from the Verve Hi-Fi, with a number of tracks making my main (and my chillout) playlists—I’m really looking forward to hearing Volume 3…