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Mermaids is many things at once: The debut single by Fila Brazillia (named after the mishearing of a Brazilian mastiff breed mentioned on the radio), the second release on Pork Recordings, a deep house master piece, the brainchild of the summer of love, a pen friend to A Man Called Adam’s Barefoot in the Head and most of all pure balearic bliss. Originally released in 1991 and subsequently featured on Old Codes, New Chaos, which according to Frank Tope at Mixmag, is "the Best Dance LP ever made”, it marked the beginning of a long and illustrious partnership for Hull natives Steve Cobby and David (Man) McSherry. Mermaids still sounds as good and as addictive on any kind of beach or natural environment as it supposedly did on Boris Dlugosch’s Front dance floor or any other basement suffused with strobe lights at the time (or any hedonistic place for that matter). Having been already part of the latter’s and Klaus Stockhausen’s Mastermix Front Compilation, it has now been dusted off and remastered for an individual performance. Added for the first first time though is the original demo version that makes use of a different yet not less enchanting bass line. Also included is Fila’s 1994 trippy, dare we say progressive, UK house blueprint Slacker. A seismic shift from the traditional tropes of house, it set an example for what should rock the dance music boat just a few years later. Delivered in a previously unreleased extended version for your utmost enjoyment. Artwork note: The sleeve photograph is a proto-selfie taken by Steve in 1983 (the year the two first met). Man still has those braces.

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Release Date

23.09.2022

Cat No

RBDC09

Tracklist

Track 1
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Track 2
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Track 3
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Drum & Bass
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12"
Fila Brazillia
8.00 €
Soft Music Under Stars / Blood Pork
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Bass Music
12"
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Fila Brazillia
8.00 €
Soft Music Under Stars / Blood Pork
House
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12"
Various
13.95 €
Double Copy Sampler Running Back Double Copy
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House
12"
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Various
13.95 €
Double Copy Sampler Running Back Double Copy
House
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2-12"
Losoul
25.95 €
Open Door (Expanded) (Theo Parrish & Gerd Rmxs) Running Back Double Copy
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House
2-12"
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Losoul
25.95 €
Open Door (Expanded) (Theo Parrish & Gerd Rmxs) Running Back Double Copy
Deep House
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12"
Love Club
9.95 €
Das Rote Haar Running Back Double Copy
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House
12"
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Love Club
9.95 €
Das Rote Haar Running Back Double Copy
Acid House
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12"
Roman Flügel
9.95 €
Acid Test Running Back Double Copy
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House
12"
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Roman Flügel
9.95 €
Acid Test Running Back Double Copy
House
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12"
Subtle Houzze
9.95 €
Controversy Ep Running Back Double Copy
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House
12"
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Subtle Houzze
9.95 €
Controversy Ep Running Back Double Copy
Electro
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12"
Hologram
9.95 €
Solstice (inc Diode / Prins Thomas Remiks) Running Back Double Copy
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Electro
12"
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Hologram
9.95 €
Solstice (inc Diode / Prins Thomas Remiks) Running Back Double Copy
House
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12"
Fila Brazillia
11.95 €
Mermaids Running Back Double Copy
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House
12"
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Fila Brazillia
11.95 €
Mermaids Running Back Double Copy
Electro
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12"
DMX Krew
15.95 €
Serious Magnetron Music
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Electro
12"
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DMX Krew
15.95 €
Serious Magnetron Music
Deep House
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12"
Various
13.95 €
Untitled (OGEWHITE012 / vinyl only) OGE White
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House
12"
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Various
13.95 €
Untitled (OGEWHITE012 / vinyl only) OGE White
Balearic
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12"
Niklas Wandt
12.95 €
I Wandt to Believe Animals Dancing
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Disco
12"
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Niklas Wandt
12.95 €
I Wandt to Believe Animals Dancing
House
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12"
Xi
10.95 €
Sued 011 Sued
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House
12"
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Xi
10.95 €
Sued 011 Sued
Deep House
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12"
Move D
11.95 €
Inside The Freero Dome Smallville
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House
12"
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Move D
11.95 €
Inside The Freero Dome Smallville