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It's Time For (An Explanation Of) The Percolator

This is the ultimate analysis of Cajmere’s Chicago classic.

Though many Chicago house tracks are now regarded as classics, few have had the same kind of staying power as Cajmere’s “Coffee Pot” (or “Percolator” as it’s now known). Like many, we’ve never really questioned the elements that have contributed to its success. Fortunately, though, a new post in Computer Music Blog’s Imitation Experiment series has dissected and recreated the track in minute detail, and it makes for a fascinating case study in one of dance music’s most iconic records. Check it out here.

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