Chiller Twist was started as a recording project in 1998. Working with just an Atari and some basic sound modules Sl!m experimented with many different dance styles. Some of these early experiments can still be downloaded as free mp3s from the many mp3 sites on the net.
The Plum Projects label, formed with his partner late 1998, initially promoted and sold Chiller Twist's music exclusively on the internet. Giving away special mp3 mixes of tracks for sale on CD it proved successful as a way of building a network of interested parties. This was thought a fair way of introducing Chiller Twist's music to whoever was interested AND a way of allowing fans to show their appreciation, compensating Sl!m to produce more music full time.
In 1999 it was decided to try and take the label up a level by also working in the more traditional "distributor to retail" way.
Plum Projects released two 12" Chiller Twist singles via Unique Distribution in 1999. "Banshee" (with a Jon The Dentist remix) sold out of its first two pressings and was played at many UK clubs including Peach and Gatecrasher. "Timebomb" (Skynet UK T minus 6.58 remix) followed along a similar path and was even supported by Pe...