Paul Oakenfold’s latest release, the two disc set aptly titled Perfecto Vegas, is an unambiguous return to his roots in electronic groove – and a clear reminder that this turntable genius is still one of the best spinners in the world. After his recent stints in pop music collaborations, the world famous DJ was inspired by his weekly spot at Las Vegas’ Rain Nightclub to truly get back to his beginnings as a club/trance electronic mixer. (pull)Let’s face it, we all know and love Oakie for his original throbbing DJ sets, but keep in mind that he has received some flak in recent years for his stray from electronic beats into the popular music genre in his collaborations with several pop singers.(/pull)Perfecto Vegas, however, is proof that he never really abandoned those roots. Rather, it was a temporary reprieve of sorts. Indeed, this album boasts very few vocals, yet is still the perfect melodic journey with twenty-three superbly mixed tracks. This album is nothing less than a transcendent work of art by a creative force pursuing a mixture of his purest and basest elements. It’s an assortment of various electronica, giving us everything from house to trance, with effortlessly smooth transitions that make for an impossibly perfect flow throughout the album. The high energy club mixes are not only good for the dance floor, but you can throw this album on in the gym and your workout will be smooth sailing. The return to classic Oakenfold sound is unmistakable.