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You may remember that all the way back in March, we gave you an early tip-off that Tom Middleton would be following up his essential mix album for The Trip series on Family Recordings. In what we think is a bit of an exclusive for CH, we can finally reveal the artwork and tracklisting, both of which look like being worthy successors. Like last time, the album's split in two, with the first side now called Vertical and the second, Horizontal.

As you might guess, Vertical is the party mix, and one that goes off at a tangent at every opportunity, starting with hackneyed tv themes before mixing in the likes of hip-hop pioneers Eric B. & Rakim, Brazilian body-percussionists Barbatuques and weird electronica from I Monster. Horizontal is naturally more laid-back. Modern classics like Boards Of Canada's Dayvan Cowboy and Here's What's Left by RJD2 melt into tracks old and new from Quantic, Plump DJs and The Orb. The seminal Tangerine Dream hypnotically rap things up with Love On A Real Train.

The Trip 2 Navigated by Tom Middleton is set for release on 23 October 2006, and you can see the full tracklisting after the jump.

Vertical
1 Thames TV Ident
2 Laurie Johnson - This Is Your Life
3 Moonbootica - Listen
4 Only Freak - Can't Get Away (From Your Love) Solid Groove Remix
5 Novika & Innocent Sorcerers - Finally
6 Simon Grey - Galactica Suite
7 Wicked Lestor - Skeewiff's Batucada Dub
8 Mahala Rai Banda - Mahalageasca - Felix B Jazzhouse Dub
9 Recloose - Manas Bounce
10 Kool & The Gang - Caribbean Festival
11 Earth, Wind & Fire - Bad Tune
12 Jungle Brothers - What U Waiting 4? (Jungle Fever Mix)
13 Eric B. & Rakim - Follow the Leader
14 Lyn Collins - Rock Me Again & Again & Again & Again & Again & Again
15 Breakestra - Family Rap
16 Air - Alpha Beta Gaga - Mark Ronson Remix Feat Rhymefest
17 Nicolay - We Can Fly
18 JD73 - Happy people
19 Shantel - Bucovina
20 Barbappapa's Groove - Barbatuques
21 Vincent Montana, Jr. & The Philly Sound Orchestra Feat. William
'Smoke' Howard - That's What Love Does (Vincent Montana, Jr. Original Mix)
22 I Monster - The La La Song
23 Wayne Hill - LeftBank 2

Horizontal
1 Simian - The Wisp
2 Boards Of Canada - Dayvan Cowboy
3 RJD2 - Here's What's Left
4 Danny Breaks - Transmit Fantastic
5 Stereo MC's - Smokin' With the Motherman
6 Goldfrapp - Hairy Trees
7 Plump Dj's - Morning Sun
8 Schmoov - Taking Me Over
9 Robert Mitchell - Heart Full Of U (Shur-i-kan Remix)
10 Cicada - Elle Et Moi
11 Ralph Myers & the Jack Herren Band - A Special Morning
12 Emiliana Torrini - Sunnyroad
13 Breaks Co-Op - Duet
14 Alucidnation - Metal Bark
15 Tom Middleton presents Amba - Optimystic
16 Jakatta - The Other World
17 Thievery Corporation - The Cosmic Game
18 Boozoo Bajou - S.I.P.
19 Quantic - Archipelago
20 Fenomenon - Sleepy Meadows Of Buxton
21 Stanley Myers - The Martian Chronicles Theme
22 The Orb - A Huge Ever Growing Pulsating Brain That Rules
from the Centre of the Ultraworld: Loving You (Aubrey
Mix Mk 11 By Jimmy Cauty & De Alex Paterson)
23 Tangerine Dream - Love on a Real Train

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