It's the more familiar works which ensure that Basement Jaxx vs. Metropole Orkest is an uplifting, feel-good record which manages to straddle the unlikely worlds of classical and progressive house with ease.
The treatments range from Schifrin/Morricone atmospherics to full on Prokofiev/Tchaikovsky bombast, with results which are variable, but the scary choral, Omen-style version of "Where's Your Head At" is a hoot.
Incredible rework of classic Basement Jaxx classics. The song selection is excellent, the solo singers are great, and this is overall a fantastic package. There is no other dance group that could do something like this so well.…Full Review »