Limited double vinyl LP pressing released to coincide with the 20th Anniversary of the original albumâs release. Scott, Gavin and Robbie Hardkiss helped pioneer the American rave scene and this seminal compilation made the Billboard Dance charts, went to #1 on the Rolling Stone Alternative Album chart. Delusions of Grandeur was a seminal album in introducing America to a first wave of electronic dance music; and went on to become a classic. Hardkiss is the group moniker of San Francisco electronic music pioneers Scott (who died on March 25, 2013), Gavin, and Robbie Hardkiss. The trio formed a record label called Hardkiss Music in San Francisco in 1991. Initially promoting underground raves and dance parties where they would DJ, with Hardkiss Music they began to produce and release a catalog of vinyl records which stirred international recognition and launched DJ and production careers. They also released music by a myriad of other artists including Rabbit in the Moon, Symbiosis and TTauri. Their music started as a mixture of acid house music, trance music, and breakbeat techno. Hardkiss Music became a blueprint for DJ owned boutique record labels.
A1. Rabbit in the Moon - Out of Body Experience
A2. the Drum Club - Drums Are Dangerous (Drugs Are Dangerous)
B1. God Within - Raincry (Spiritual Thief)
B2. God Within - the Phoenix
C1. Scott Hardkiss - Top Secret Song
C2. Rabbit in the Moon - Out of Body Experience (Burning Spear)
D1. God Within - the Phoenix (Throw Your Guns Edit)
D2. Hawke - 3 Nudes (Having Sax on Acid)
Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.
All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging. Every record is shipped in original factory-applied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands.