Remixed for the dancefloor, the signature strings from the original track are laid over a more upbeat, almost salsa-style, house beat. The B-side mix takes it a step further, laying the track over a solid 4/4 house beat, adding a feverish piano accompaniment and allowing epic breaks to let the original strings play out. This is an essential piece for DJs wishing to pay homage to the classic track, but who couldn't find a way to fit the almost symphonic original into an up-tempo house set.
Strings of Life" is a 1987 single by American electronic musician Derrick May, under the name Rhythim Is Rhythim. It is his most well-known song and considered a classic in both the house music and techno genres. Born in Detroit, May began exploring electronic music at early age. His high school friends were Juan Atkins and Kevin Saunderson. They were commonly known as the Belleville Three.
Artist: Derrick May. Album: Innovator (Mayday), 2013. Rhythm Is Rhythm" is produced by "Mayday" & Michael James. Behind the pseudonym "Mayday" stands one of the most influential producers regarding modern electronic dance music. The track is without any doubt a classic
Derrick May, also known as Mayday and Rhythim is Rhythim, is an electronic musician from Belleville, Michigan . He was born an only child in Detroit in 1963 and began to explore electronic music early in his life.
Complete your Rhythim Is Rhythim collection. It is based on a piano sequence by May's then-friend Michael James, and was originally at 80 BPM before May increased the tempo, chopped it up into loops, and added percussion and string samples. There were five official versions of the song. The first two were released in 1987: the famous 7:23 mix called "Strings Of Life (Piano Mix)" or just "Strings Of Life", and a 6:56 remix called "Strings (Flam-Boy-Ant Mix)" or just "Strings".
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Derrick May. Album Midnight Club: Street Racing Soundtrack. Strings of Life Lyrics. Strings of Life" Track Info. Release Date October 25, 2000. Midnight Club: Street Racing Soundtrack Rockstar Games.