Born Helmut Josef Geier, DJ Hell is one of the electro revival's granddaddies, a German whose straighter techno and house tracks still betray a heavy debt to post-Bambaataa hi-hat super-sibilance and square-wave keyboard whomp. This compilation of 13 singles lays his style out, from the goofy humor of his titles ("Eat More House, Baby") to the teeth-grinding surge of club favorites like "My Life Is Hell" and "Listen to the Hiss."
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