song i.d. from legowelt mix

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on legowelt's site (, which i can't seem to load right now) there's a mix up on the front page. right in the middle of it there's a sweet italo-ish tune and a chorus choir going "i need you i need you i need you i need you i need you i need you right now." i know you know it, one of you.

initial search was fruitless. who knew the world needed so many beatles lyrics sites. kept coming up with "michelle" lyrics.

andrew m. (andrewmorgan), Tuesday, 5 October 2004 14:13 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

maybe tomorrow?

andrew m. (andrewmorgan), Tuesday, 5 October 2004 20:17 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Is this supposed to create a TROJAN when clicked? My firewall would like to know?

cs appleby (cs appleby), Wednesday, 6 October 2004 00:16 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Hmm, if you copy/paste the link it doesn't work but if you type it in it does. Fascinating. Sorry, go ahead.

cs appleby (cs appleby), Wednesday, 6 October 2004 00:18 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

yeah great track! tried to track this one down myself, but to no avail I'm afraid...

notlob, Wednesday, 6 October 2004 03:27 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

strange. since i posted this thing, the site's nowhere to be found. i want to hear it again!

andrew m. (andrewmorgan), Wednesday, 6 October 2004 14:13 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

the site still works for me?

I'll cut out the track in question and host it, so i can post it around a few places...

notlob, Wednesday, 6 October 2004 14:27 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

here's the track...

clicky linky

notlob, Wednesday, 6 October 2004 15:57 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

mystery solved. it's donna summer, "now i need you." sheesh. what's that saying about looking for zebras or whatever... anyway, sweet tune.

andrew m. (andrewmorgan), Wednesday, 6 October 2004 16:39 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

seven years pass...

what kind of techno is legowelt?

i like this, i know shit abt techno though
is there other stuff in this vein?

dave coolier (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Friday, 17 February 2012 16:43 (five years ago) Permalink


mmmm, Friday, 17 February 2012 16:45 (five years ago) Permalink

Try; I-F - Space Invaders Are Smoking Grass

mmmm, Friday, 17 February 2012 16:51 (five years ago) Permalink

Try other stuff on the Clone label - Alden Tyrell and Murphy Jax....

mmmm, Friday, 17 February 2012 16:55 (five years ago) Permalink

there is no other stuff in this vein. legowelt is a singular artist, possessed of a unique artistic vision, who rises above the morass of dull, stagnant untz untz untz music like a dolphin leaping from a calm, tropical sea

the late great, Friday, 17 February 2012 16:57 (five years ago) Permalink

it's in the same vein as a lot of the original techno by Saunderson, Atkins, and May (Model 500, Rhythim is Rhythim, Cybotron etc). Also check out the Virgo album on Trax

mizzell, Friday, 17 February 2012 16:58 (five years ago) Permalink

Virgo is housier but has a similar vibe imo

mizzell, Friday, 17 February 2012 16:59 (five years ago) Permalink

I'd try other tracks on the L.I.E.S. label, Steve Summers and aliases (Confused House, Rhythm Based Lovers), some of the stuff on the hipster house thread (just ignore all the handwringing and skip to the music recs.)

dmr, Friday, 24 February 2012 02:29 (five years ago) Permalink

one month passes...

I've had the Teac Life for a while, but it's hitting hard for me this week. This guy has so much material and quite often overly prolific artists can be discouraging in the sense that you have no idea where to start, or you get the feeling they are releasing everything and their quality control will be sloppy. But I'm going through his stuff on Spotify and pretty much everything is great.

To upper mississippi sh@kedown who was asking what kind of techno Legowelt is: "Raw as fuck autistic Star Trek 1987 - Misty Forests- X-FILES - DETROIT unicorn futurism made on cheap-ass digital & analog crap synthesizers recorded in a ragtag bedroom studio on a TEAC VHX cassettedeck in DOLBY C with an unintelligible yet soulfull vivacity"

I am using your worlds, Monday, 16 April 2012 16:42 (five years ago) Permalink

two months pass...

revolutionary bearded men doing the disco in holland :)

Crackle Box, Friday, 22 June 2012 18:06 (five years ago) Permalink

seven months pass...

Interesting question about what kind of music Legowelt is. There’s very definitely a Hague/Bunker sound which he comes from so check that out. People like $tinkworx, or perhaps Orgue Electronic. A good mix of this stuff by TLR gives a good introduction:

Gutted that video above doesn’t appear to work. From what I can gather the scene this stuff came out of was the kind of traveller/biker crew that in the UK may have made awful acid techno and psy trance, but over there listened to electro and italo disco. My knowledge is very limited though.

Chewshabadoo, Wednesday, 6 February 2013 00:17 (four years ago) Permalink

Legowelt definitely has more jack than some of the others though. The first time I heard this Chicago track I thought it might have been Legowelt:

Chewshabadoo, Wednesday, 6 February 2013 00:18 (four years ago) Permalink

three years pass...

I'm very much a dilettante in club music but I listen to the RA podcast a lot and the Legowelt mix was totally great so I've been grabbing mixes of his from all over. latest of late passes but man this dude can make a seriously engrossing mix and has so much stuff

tremendous crime wave and killing wave (Joan Crawford Loves Chachi), Saturday, 26 March 2016 12:46 (one year ago) Permalink

nice mix, thanks

and the tracklist is at this gloriously retro gradient-shaded-ascii-tastic webzine (which I haven't read yet aside from the tracklisting, just marvelled at the colours of):
(ctrl-f "Ambient Mix")

<3 Legowelt

a passing spacecadet, Tuesday, 29 March 2016 10:33 (one year ago) Permalink

this is a fun video:

illegal economic migration (Tracer Hand), Tuesday, 29 March 2016 10:41 (one year ago) Permalink

y'all need to check Astro Unicorn Radio, which "was a weekly radioshow by Legowelt on Intergalactic FM internet radio that ran from 2007 till 2011. It was broadcasted every thursday evening."

There are more episodes out there if you dig around.

KitevsPill, Tuesday, 29 March 2016 11:01 (one year ago) Permalink

two months pass...

Is legowelt too esoteric to do an ILM poll on best Danny Wolfers Pseudonym?

From discogs:

Calimex Mental Implant Corp., Clendon Toblerone, Commanchee's Revenge, Danny Blanco, Danny Wolfers, Dickie Smabers & The Moerwijk Crew, Florenza Mavelli, Franz Falckenhaus, Gladio, House Of Jezebel, Jackmaster Corky, Klaus Weltman, Lords Of Midnite, Nacho Patrol, Nomad Ninja, Occult Orientated Crime, Phalangius, Polarius, R-Zone, Raheem Hershel, Ray Escortienda, Rising Sun Systems, Saab Knutson, Salamandos, Sammy Osmo, Satomi Taniyama, Seaside Houz Boyz, Smackos, Squadra Blanco, The Psychic Stewardess, Twilight Moose, Venom 18,

EDB, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 15:11 (one year ago) Permalink

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