October 23, 2001
Brain Donorclick to read more
title:: Love Peace & F*ck
The music is proto-rock in the vein of Grand Funk Railroad or Cream. It is heavy, with the sound of Gibson bass, guitar solos, and lots of jamming.
De-Phazzclick to read more
title:: Detunized Gravity
label:: Mole Listening Pearls
De-Phazz is an open project centering around Pit Baumgartner. 'Detunized Gravity' is their first LP. The vocal songs use several different vocalists.
De-Phazz have derived their sound from triphop and drum 'n bass. Their sound is smooth and sexy, with the efficiency of machinery, and human warmth.
Love Her By Name- a Lesley Gore tributeclick to read more
label:: Room-Filling Sounds
Love Her By Name: A Lesley Gore Tribute is a cdr compilation of Lesley Gore's songs performed by other artists. And even if the title does contain the dreaded word "tribute", it doesn't stink any more than Lesley herself. The majority of the performances are contemporary with Gore's release of the song, which helps considerably.
Mumclick to read more
title:: Mum Remixed
label:: TMT Entertainment
4 songs from Múm's debut CD 'Yesterday Was Dramatic, Today Is OK' are remixed by a series of Icelandic and European artists.
Lee Perryclick to read more
title:: Skanking With The Upsetter
label:: Jamaican Recordings
Close your eyes and let the bass and echoing reverb penetrate your mind. This CD compiles rare and unreleased dubs from 1971 - 1974.
Listening to the sharp transitions and mixing effects Lee Perry worked with I am reminded of everything from the pop of Stereo Total to the glitch tech artists, and how indebted all of us are to the sounds of Jamaican dub from the seventies.
Queen of Japanclick to read more
title:: Nightlife In Tokyo
label:: Angelika Kohlermann
Queen Of Japan is one of the many identities of Austrian Hans Platzgumer, founder of the NYC band HP Zinker in the early 90's and Hamburg band The Golden Lemons in the late 90's.
'Nightlife In Tokyo" is a cover album with female vocal electropop versions of 70's and 80's songs.
This Heatclick to read more
title:: Tago Mago
label:: Canterbury Dream
The recorded history of This Heat begins around 1976 and ends around 1981. I was always under the Impression that only 3 records were ever recorded, and a Peel Sessions live/in studio thing. I was wrong.