Omar & Thee-O – Mind Waves

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I’ve had a lot of requests for this tape. When I asked Thee-O if he’d write something up about this mixtape, here’s what he had to say:

“Omar (now known as Darius Alexsander) and I have known each other a very long time. We both went to the same Jr. High and High School. When I first met him in 8th grade we were both into DJing. I remember riding my ten speed over his house just to get my hands on some 1200’s which I did not have at the time. After high school we both got into the rave scene. We both started DJing different things and kept in touch with each other over the years. We decided to do our first mix tape some time in 1995 I believe. This is our first Mindwaves tape, of which we eventually made 3. This is one of my most requested mixes to put online and I am glad simfonik.com is getting this up. Hope you enjoy.” – Thee-O

Omar – Mind Waves (Alpha Side)

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Thee-O – Mind Waves (Beta Side)

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22 thoughts on “Omar & Thee-O – Mind Waves”

  1. I love this tape! This is what I remember raves sounding like. Thank you thank you thank you for putting this up here!! Are any of those songs available on cd? That is some beautiful music for sure. :D

  2. Omar’s side:
    Rebirth – Pure @ 16:00

    Thee-O’s side:
    Josh Wink – Higher State Of Consciousness @ 15:00
    Emmanuel Top – Turkish Bazar @ 21:30
    Josh Wink – Don’t Laugh @ 27:00
    Fatboy Slim – Santa Cruz @ 44:00

    (Would love to know the breaks track @ 41:00)

  3. I wore this tape out in my car around 95/96 just from rewinding, and playing Pure over and over again. Can’t believe it was so long ago now even though it doesn’t feel it.


  4. Larry:

    Omar’s side:
    Rebirth – Pure @ 16:00
    Thee-O’s side:
    Josh Wink – Higher State Of Consciousness @ 15:00
    Emmanuel Top – Turkish Bazar @ 21:30
    Josh Wink – Don’t Laugh @ 27:00
    Fatboy Slim – Santa Cruz @ 44:00
    (Would love to know the breaks track @ 41:00)

    Hi Larry…I will post the title to that breaks tracks @ 41min… Gotta dig for it. I never sold that record. One of my favs. :-)

  5. Will you be putting up Mindwaves 2 anytime soon and is that the one with bruce lee movie clips at the intro on both sides?


  6. curlz1:

    Will you be putting up Mindwaves 2 anytime soon and is that the one with bruce lee movie clips at the intro on both sides?

    LOL….. Yes, I did make a mixtape with the Bruce lee Intro. “Have some tea?” I really like how that set turned out. I gotta get a hold of these sets myself for my own collection.

    cheers omar

  7. Omar! Actually we met at that $1 rave and you played upstairs (power went out during one of the DJs sets). You and your girlfriend were very cool & down to earth (unlike SOME djs!), glad to have met ya.


  8. Omar:

    LOL…. My side is with the guy talking about the Hurtz.. I will post the tracklist for this soon :-)

    Oh, weird. That means the tape, this copy anyway, is labeled incorrectly. I’ll make the correction though.


  9. Larry:

    Omar! Actually we met at that $1 rave and you played upstairs (power went out during one of the DJs sets). You and your girlfriend were very cool & down to earth (unlike SOME djs!), glad to have met ya.

    Thats awesome …. $1 rave….. huh? Sounds like a decade ago…… cheers to that!!


  10. simfonik:


    Omar:

    LOL…. My side is with the guy talking about the Hurtz.. I will post the tracklist for this soon :-)

    Oh, weird. That means the tape, this copy anyway, is labeled incorrectly. I’ll make the correction though.

    Thank You Simfonik :-)

  11. it has been so long since I have heard this….one of fav’s of all time. Got stolen from me in early ’96. great to have it again.

  12. My Apologies for taking so so long. But here is what i was able to gather for tracklist. If there is only artist info, it means i don’t have the record anymore and i dont have the rest of the info. So its all just of my brain. I didnt realize i only had a few :(

    Thank you all for the support! omar

    Tracklist,

    Intro ?
    1.Josh Wink
    2.Trancetters – ? – Touche
    3.Msp – Done & Dusted – Not On Label
    4.Josh Wink – Higher State Of Consciousness
    5.?
    6.Emanuel Top – Turkish Bazar – Le Petit Prince
    7.Josh Wink – Dont Laugh
    8.Chelsea Grin – ? – Sabrettes
    9.Pulse – Outlaw – Harthouse
    10.Fat Boy Slim – Santa Cruz – Skint Records
    11.Royal Orchestra – Mykoos Melodee – Fourth floor records

    Enjoy!


  13. mark:

    it has been so long since I have heard this….one of fav’s of all time. Got stolen from me in early ’96. great to have it again.

    Awesome!

  14. Just a couple of minor points:
    1st song (starting @ 0:55) is Winx – Lumpy Oatmeal
    11:00 MSP (Manic Street Preachers) – Faster (Chemical Brothers remix)
    Thanks, Omar, for giving the info on that (been trying to remember that one for a while; I had been thinking it was a Renegade Soundwave track).
    Followed by Wink’s HSC (incidentally, exactly what I followed with in a mix of mine).

  15. I love these guys. We hear this mix and we truly appreciate the experience of idea & creativity.We are awakening.We are one.

  16. The hopi indians said on 12/21/2012 that it will be a beautifull day. Just that.The light is coming the light has been here.

  17. Hey Omar, the discogs link is empty for Mind Waves II, do you know of another option? I honestly have been searching for a copy of that for 15 years, since mine got thieved. Also, was that Bruce Lee intro already in the first track, or did you mix that in? The timing with the ‘with feeling!’ line and the chunky beats was one of the few things I remember most about SF in the 90s. Cheers

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