From 1988, Renegade Soundwave’s The Phantom. One of the most influencial pieces of music you’ve never heard before, remixed by one of the least appreciated musicians, namely Holger Hiller. Eagle eared listeners might recognise a Clash sample in this.
The daytime persona was all a bit Comedy Cockney, but the flipside of this produced some absolutely deadly bass destroying beats, such as the remixes of Biting My Nails.
The band were remixed by those who should probably be considered as bands inspired by their sound, or at the very least contemporaries, but Renegade Soundwave never did find the acclaim they deserved. Things like Probably a Robbery and Can’t Get Used To Losing You didn’t really help, to be honest. Bands such as the Prodigy and the Chemical Brothers found the same groove a few years later once it had been properly matured.
A few years later, the Phantom was remixed and released under the Subsonic Legacy moniker.