[quote author=“skwelch”]I have another one of Ott’s early trance releases, on a very old TIP compilation cd, I think the cd is just called the pink one?? cold be wrong though. I’ll dig out the cd and let you know the track name.
No offence Ott, but you have improved beyond recognition since those days
That’s the one called “Trigger Hippy” as I recall.
It was recorded in 1995 in one take, with Andy at the controls of my Roland MC-202, me squiggling the filter on my TB-303 and all the rhythm stuff coming out of the S1000.
I thought it was shit at the time but Andy convinced me it was a work of high art so after a couple of phone calls we traipsed off to Ladbroke Grove for a meeting with Raja Ram at TIP records.
It was the first time I ever met Raj. He looked like a busy label boss, striding round the office chattering away on three phones at once. Suddenly he put all his phones down and turned to us, smiled and said “Ok guys - gimme the DAT - I don’t have much time.”
So we gave him the DAT and he put it on really loud.
He listened intently throught the whole tune, staring at the floor and nodding his head in time with the music and when it finished he said “That’s great lads. Five hundred?”
We looked at each other and then back at him and nodded in total amazement as he produced his chequebook and wrote us out a cheque for