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QFX - Hypnotic EP mp3

QFX - Hypnotic EP mp3 Performer: QFX
Title: Hypnotic EP
Style: Techno
Category: Electronic
Date of release: 1992
Country: UK
Label: DC 1 Records
Catalog number: NIGHT 01
Size MP3: 1122 mb
Size FLAC: 2975 mb
Rating: 4.6


1Party Hero3:41
2Annihilating Rhythm3:24


Track A1 samples the original series of Star Trek. Track B2 samples The Addams Family.


  • Matrix / Runout (A side runout, etched): MPO NIGHT 01 A1
  • Matrix / Runout (B side runout, etched): MPO NIGHT 01 B1


  • Pressed By – MPO


User reviews
This first release by Scottish legends QFX will be of interest to completists, but don't expect any Freedom / Virtual Reality style floorfillers.

The production standards are pretty amateurish, which is to be expected given Kirk Turnbull was only starting out. His love of Italo House is already evident (with plently of piano lines & screaming synths), but there's also a large influence of Belgian Techno too.

Hypnotic is full of Star Trek samples, but they do work (just on the right side of cheese). You'll hear those Italo influences along with some Belgian riffs.

Annihilating Rhythm features, yes, the same sample that Ultra Sonic used. The track sounds decent enough, up until halfway through when it drops into a vocodered version of the Dastardly and Muttley "Catch The Pigeon" cartoon song.

No, really.

Party Hero on the b-side has yet more TV samples ("To the batmobile, let's go!" etc). Musically it's a pretty dense affair, something like the Italian act MIG-33. Oh, and the vocoder returns with the Batman theme song.


Finally there's Lurch. No prizes for guessing the content.

It's a really odd 12" overall. QFX released the Feel For Your Love EP less than a year after this, and the difference is night & day. One listen to the classic Virtual Reality is all you need (although it also included the cringeworthy Depeche Mode cover "Just Can't Rave Enough").

Respect must be given to this 12" as it put Kirk's foot in the door of the music business, but it's a tough listen.