Out of the ashes of primitive and crude prototypes obtained and sourced through outright extortion; in the midst of a near-lycanthropic lifestyle dominated by personal and professional chaos, social hecticism, emotional upheaval, and insomnia tending towards self-destruction and professional burnout, the invention of the Cyberia compilations attempted to capture and absorb that kiss of fresh air that had appeared to have re-awakened the slumbering dance music scene.
Not unlike Cher, Kylie and Madonna, it was the time to explore a re-birth and the re-invention of one’s self and one’s musical direction. It was a time of maturity and age, a time of wisdom steering us into a new beginning and a new frame of mind racing towards the uncertainty of the next millennium.
If you heard this album your life could be better.
Blurb: “‘Cyberia (The Radio Mixes)’ represents the first in what we expect to be a series of scorching mixes, featuring the best club music doing its rounds at the time of its compilation. This album is complemented by ‘Version 2.01’, a collection of the more hardcore stuff…”
Originally written March 31st, 1999. First online version posted April 2003. Revised and updated March 2015. See background story here.