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  • 01/15/2009

Omar-S Takes on Fabric Series

Omar-S—or Alex Omar Smith, if you prefer his given name—recently explained that the artists he releases through his FXHE imprint are all from Michigan, "because people from Detroit or Michigan need to be heard."

We're not, however, going to listen to any of those artists on the upcoming Fabric 45 compilation, because the mix consists of Omar-S tracks from start to finish. Addressing this seeming contradiction, Smith says, "I don't need other people's music; I got over 100 songs released. I can make fucking six fucking Fabric records right now."

So be it. Fabric will release this installment of its esteemed compilation series on March 16 in the U.K. and April 7 in the U.S. It'll be a house and techno affair, for sure, and meanwhile, we await those other people from Detroit.

Fabric 45 - Omar-S
01 Omar-S - "Polycopter"
02 Omar-S - "Flying Gorgars"
03 Omar-S - "Strider's World"
04 Omar-S - "Oasis Four"
05 Omar-S - "Crusin Conant"
06 Omar-S - "U"
07 Omar-S - "Oasis 13 ½"
08 Omar-S - "1 Out Of 853 Beats"
09 Omar-S - "Simple Than Sorry"
10 Omar-S - "Psychotic Photosynthesis"
11 Omar-S - "The Maker"
12 Omar-S - "A Victim"
13 Omar-S - "Oasis One"
14 Omar-S - "Blade Runner"
15 Omar-S - "Day"
16 Omar-S - "Set Me Out"

11 comments Omar-S Takes on Fabric Series

TheTom (not verified) Wrote

Thu, 01/15/2009 - 17:44

AH...very bad move i think. EVERYONE will compare it to Villalobos', and there is NO WAY IN HELL this will be anywhere near as good.

the valeo (not verified) Wrote

Mon, 01/19/2009 - 08:55

Love it. More producers should be doing mixes of just their music. Why not, if that have the catalog? I think it is far more introspective than playing other people's music. Let *everyone else* do the same thing and mix other people's records.

Here is another example of a producer doing a mix with just their music. Good shit.

http://transelectronic.net/v2/archives/214

Check it.

Tim (not verified) Wrote

Mon, 01/19/2009 - 12:28

Omar S is the shit! I can't wait to hear this will be aprox 34,000 times better than the Villalobos snooze fest.

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Mon, 01/19/2009 - 22:29

ricardo's mix was overhyped/underplayed... and shit.

Omars S Cuzin (not verified) Wrote

Mon, 01/19/2009 - 22:37

That nic is Cold!

A.O.S (not verified) Wrote

Sun, 01/25/2009 - 20:44

Hey Tom,Omar S here you and Villalobos can eat a Detroits Dick Bitch!!

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Fri, 02/06/2009 - 10:48

Yep, this is going to be rugged as hell...

I thought this was coming out in February. That's my birthday and shit... I wanted this for a present!

Anyways, yeah... this will be ten thousand times better than Villalobos or that Ellen Alien bullshit.

I produce house on an SP-12 here in Cleveland. Fuk that VSTi bullshit

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Fri, 02/06/2009 - 10:49

I wonder how much an artist like AOS gets for a Fabric disc? It must be somethin' nice...

bunny (not verified) Wrote

Sun, 02/08/2009 - 22:07

omar s killed it at santos nyc last nite...all y'all need to wait 'n see...

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Sun, 02/15/2009 - 13:10

please don't compare omar s with villalobos...
villalobos is one of the most boring djs there...

NM (not verified) Wrote

Thu, 02/19/2009 - 22:40

villalobos's fabric mix is just self indulgent
garbage! villalobos is a drug fucked
minimal nimwit
Omar S is the real techno deal!

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