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Sasha – Xpander (Original Mix) (1999)

EDMclassics | 7 March, 2021

Alexander Paul Coe, known as Sasha, is a Welsh DJ and record producer. He is best known for his live events and electronic music as a solo artist, as well as his collaborations with British DJ John Digweed as Sasha & John Digweed. He was voted as World No.⁠ ⁠1 DJ in 2000 in a poll conducted by DJ Magazine. He is a four-time International Dance Music Awards winner, four-time DJ Awards winner and Grammy Award nominee.

In addition to mixing and DJing, Sasha joined Charlie May of Spooky to produce the Xpander EP, the title track of which many clubbers still view as “one of the greatest trance tracks of all time”. He used the title track as a centerpiece for Global Underground 013: Ibiza, his second Global Underground release. The EP charted on release, peaking at number 18 on the UK Albums Chart. In 1999, the EP won an award at the International Dance Music Awards for “Best Techno/Trance 12″”. The title track and the EP were named after the Oberheim Xpander synthesizer, prominently used in the song. 

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