TUMIDO: Xaxim LP Interstellar Records
‘Xaxim’ is one of the tracks from Tumido’s previous album ‘Nomads’ from 2014; and I haven’t heard it. This LP is effectively four remixes of that track; so I had to hunt that down to give it a listen in its original format. Happy enough with the electronic-come rhythmical Industrial/tribal affair on offer I was ready to give this a listen.
Nik Hummer gives his best stab at altering the track into a dramatically different affair that has dub elements flowing throughout. Stefan Nemeth brings the atmosphere, slowing the song right down to its grinding core; and Buenoventura bring 80’s dance sensibility into play. Tumido also provide an alternate version stripped of rhythm and along with their cohorts on this release, have produced better versions than the original.
Overall this is fairly decent; and the re-mixers have provided a good representation of their own individual styles. This however, is just one for those already acquainted with Tumido; and should only be purchased if you have grabbed a copy of their previous output (and therefore limited in its appeal).