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FATBOY SLIM On the Floor of the BoutiqueThe Big Beat sound dominates a large portion of the UK's club scene at the moment. Alcohol fueled hooligans wait all week to pound the dance floor and make fools of themselves at Norman Cook's (Fatboy Slim) Boutique. They go there because the man's music as well as his pals at Skint is powerful hook laden madness, all good natured fun, and bass pounding fury.

This mix is a testament to a good time being had. Jumping out it's CD case with panache and power the first six tracks slice your head in half seamlessly, pulling out tracks from group as far apart as the Bassbin Twins, Mr. Natural's rude boy rockers and New York's Jungle Brothers to prove that the Big Beat lurks in some unexpected corners like hardcore rap, ska and experimental breakbeat.

The track right before his incredible four alarm 'Micheal Jackson' single is mindlessly repetitive, probably to highlight his own crowd manipulating talents. The middle part of the disc has a trancey aspect that allows you to space out and catch your breath a little before hammering the last four tracks down your now dehydrated throats, ultimately summing up the affair with his excellent new single 'Rockafeller Skank'. Try it after a hockey game, or a pay raise, but use sparingly in the boudoir.

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