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Carl Cox: Ambassador Of Dance

Carl Loben, Melody Maker, 18 July 1998

"IT WAS either this, or scaffolding." Carl Cox, perhaps the biggest DJ on earth, in more ways than one, is relaxing in the Italian morning sunshine. He's just played a shtonkin' DJ set — recorded live for Radio 1's Essential Mix session — to hundreds of up-for-it Rimini ravers, and by the end of it (at around 6am) clubbers are literally climbing the walls to shake him by the hand. Orbit has joined Carl for the latest leg of his world tour, and he's gone down an absolute storm. Again.

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