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Premiere: OFF feat. Sven Väth – Electrica Salsa (Henrik Schwarz Dub)

Oh boi. The impeccable Henrik Schwarz redubs Sven Väth’s classic ‘Electrica Salsa’ – a truly remarkable feat. The track was first released back in 1986, when Sven (at the age of 21) was a member of Frankfurt project OFF, alongside Michael Münzing and Luca Anzilotti. ‘Electrica Salsa (Baba Baba)’ changed the face of electronic music in European pop culture, achieving top three success in France, Austria and Germany at a time when dance music was still regarded as an underground movement from Detroit and Chicago. Fast forward 30 years later, Sven enlisted Henrik Schwarz and Roman Flügel to provide remixes of the track. ... Read more

Sven Vath Celebrates 30 Years Of ‘Electrica Salsa’ With New Remix EP

German electronic music staple and label boss Sven Väth is set to re-release his seminal track ‘Electrica Salsa’ with a 4-track remix EP. “I was most happy about the great success we had with ‘Electrica Salsa’ in Ibiza and Italy, where we actually made number one… Ibiza was the greatest source of inspiration. We flew down there every year in the eighties, the Island really had a strong influence on us with its eclectic sounds at the times. The Balearic Sound was a mix of Italo Disco, Wave, Funk and African Percussion. We wanted to become part of it – ... Read more