Album Remarks & Appraisals:
Merry Mixmas is a chilled out, Christmas cocktail cool remixes of your favorite holiday tracks by today's hottest DJ's such as Ursula 1000, Bent, Q-Burns and The Latin Project. Captiol. 2005.
Personnel: Alvin Stoller, Galia Durant, Carim Clasmann (vocals); Rob Myers (guitar); MJ Cole (keyboards, programming); Mark Cooper Smith (background vocals).
Audio Remixers: Ian Davenport; Jez Colin; MJ Cole; Markus Enochson; Matt Cooper; Ursula 1000.
Liner Note Authors: Thomas Golubic; Gary Calamar.
Recording information: Fishtank Studio, London, England (05/2004-06/2005); Fort Knox Studios, Washington DC (05/2004-06/2005); Kosen Rufu Studios, London, England (05/2004-06/2005); Soundproof Studios, Los Angeles, CA (05/2004-06/2005); Stu-Stu-Studio, Woodland Hills, CA (05/2004-06/2005); The Woodhouse, London, England (05/2004-06/2005).
Arrangers: Gus Levene; Peter Matz; Jack Halloran.
This 15-track compilation mixes contemporary DJs and producers with some all-time holiday favorites and modernizes them into downtempo/chillout remixes for an alternative to traditional holiday compilations. Remixers include 2-step producer MJ Cole, Psapp, Ursula 1000, and Bent taking on such artists as Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, Lou Rawls, and the Vince Guaraldi Trio. ~ Rob Theakston