Prior to producing for pop sweetheart Britney Spears and boy band 'N Sync, Brian Transeau (more commonly known as BT) spent years honing and fine-tuning his craft in the dance/electronic underground.

Prior to producing for pop sweetheart Britney Spears and boy band 'N Sync, Brian Transeau (more commonly known as BT) spent years honing and fine-tuning his craft in the dance/electronic underground. The two-disc 10 Years in the Life offers an incredibly timely (and rich) overview of a prolific artist/producer who has, over the years, continually pushed the boundaries of music made for dancefloors. Unlike too many dance/electronic producers—who specialize in one sound and one sound only—the classically trained BT effortlessly traversed between trance, house, and breakbeats. Disc one begins with two early-'90s BT jams from the vaults of Yoshitoshi Recordings: "The Moment of Truth" and "Relativity." From there, we're treated to euphoric dancefloor hits like "Loving You More" (featuring Vincent Covello), "Blue Skies" (featuring Tori Amos), and "Remember." The continuously mixed second disc is where you'll find BT's much-coveted remixes for Madonna ("Drowned World/Substitute for Love"), Billie Ray Martin ("Running Around Town"), and Deep Dish ("Stranded"), among others.—MP

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