RE: Refried Food box

Mitch Stargrove (
Wed, 27 Mar 1996 09:51:09 -0800

Mod Lang in Berkeley had several boxes

talk to Alex


>Yeah! - I dig that Food set,
>I got pts 3&4 + 5&6. Fave tracks are the remixes of Dark Lady, Mella and
>Scratch yer Head. And no I never got the lunchbox, for the box set,
>either. most dissapointing but a good set nontheless...
>>From: Daniel Ryan Bidwa[]
>>Sent: 26 March 1996 18:13
>>Subject: Re: Refried Food?
>>Craig <>:
>>>Somebody mentioned this record a couple days ago and I just saw it yesterday
>>>on CD as an import. What is this CD like? I know it's other artists remixing
>>>the "recipes for disaster" album, but is it good. (I know that's an
>>>question) What I really want to know is: are the songs significantly remixed
>>>enough to warrant the $23 dollar price of the CD?
>>Oh my, yes. Or at least for the most part -- the Square Pusher and
>>Fila Brazilia mixes, for example, rework their respective songs
>>pretty thoroughly. There are some less impressive remixes (I thought
>>the first set (the first double LP of remixes; no idea how they're
>>distributed on the CD version) was pretty disposable aside from the
>>Fila track (and I may be confusing them, so don't skip #1 just on
>>my say so)), but in general, I think it's worth getting, especially
>>if you haven't been picking up Ninjatune 12"s recently, as some of
>>them show up on the LP(s). BTW, the remixes aren't just from "Recipe
>>for Disaster" -- pretty much any Food is fair game.
>>Has anyone gotten the box that the three LPs (well, six LPs) are
>>supposed to go in? Watts didn't ship them with the third LP like
>>they said they would, and I have no idea how to get one otherwise.
>>Fave track for the day: Marschmellows' "Blackout" (no, it's not
>>on the Food things; I can't remember the label). Nice mid-tempo
>>abstract head nodder; closer to hip hop than jazz; snazzy enough
>>that it's been stuck in my head for days.


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