Honest Jon's Records - Madteo Head Gone Wrong By Noise LP

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Visceral, elemental, electronic funk, conjured from scraps of sound,
breath, mutterings, dubwise remembrances, scuffling, sweat and blood, thin air
— ‘crawled out of the slime’, as the opener puts it, self-engendering like the baddie in Terminator
— all harnessed to cruelly grooving earthquake bass and b-boy drum science.
Rhythmically it has ants in its pants and it needs to dance,
with an improvisatory, streetwise nervous energy and uninhibited, purposeful rapture
— crossed with on-song Pepe Bradock and stripped-to-the-bone, mongrel hip-hop.
It’s unruly and edgy, a bit off its rocker, emotionally ranging
— typically anxious, often nostalgic — and riveting dance music.
Judge-dread mastering by D&M; first-class Pallas pressing;
stunning gatefold artwork by Will Bankhead.
Ruff ruff ruff.


Lebendiger, elementarer, elektronischer Funk, aus Klangfetzen gezaubert,
Atem, Gemurmel, Dub-Erinnerungen, Geklapper, Schweiß und Blut, dünne Luft
- aus dem Schleim gekrochen", wie es der Opener ausdrückt, selbstzerstörerisch wie der Bösewicht in Terminator
- und das alles zu grausam groovenden Erdbebenbässen und B-Boy-Drum-Science.
Rhythmisch hat es Ameisen in der Hose und es muss tanzen,
mit improvisatorischer, nervöser Energie und ungehemmter, zielgerichteter Verzückung
- gekreuzt mit Pepe Bradock auf dem Song und einem bis auf die Knochen abgenutzten Hip-Hop-Mischling.
Es ist widerspenstig und kantig, ein bisschen aus dem Ruder gelaufen, gefühlvoll
- typisch ängstlich, oft nostalgisch - und fesselnde Tanzmusik.
Hochwertiges Mastering von D&M, erstklassige Pallas-Pressung;
atemberaubendes Gatefold-Artwork von Will Bankhead.
Ruff ruff ruff.


Honest Jons

DER Platten Laden überhaupt am Ende der Portobello Road Londons. Egal ob spektakuläre Reissues oder super aktuelle und grossartige elektronische Musik - Honest Jon's hat die Finger im Spiel. "Informal University for music lovers" - wird der Laden liebevoll genannt und ist seit 1974 das Herz der Londoner Musik Community. Das Label Honest Jon's wird unter anderem von Notting Hill local Damon Albarn mitbetrieben. Seit 2008 veröffentlicht Honest Jon's immer wieder Leckerbissen aus den 150 000 78 - rpm Aufnahmen aus den klimakontrollierten archivräumen der EMI archives in Hayes England.

Erhältlich bei: Kitchener Bern


EN: Honest Jon's is an independent record shop based on Portobello Road in Ladbroke Grove, London, operating since 1974. The shop is owned and run by Mark Ainley and Alan Scholefield, who took over from one of the original proprietors, "Honest" Jon Clare. Their record label of the same name is run in conjunction with Damon Albarn, who has been quoted as saying: "I don't really like the term world music. Wherever it comes from, it's all just music, isn't it? Hopefully that's what Honest Jon's is about - to open a few minds to what's out there."[1] The shop sells a multitude of genres of music on vinyl and CD, specializing in jazz, blues, reggae, dance, soul, folk and outernational. It runs a mail-order business from www.honestjons.com. Formed in 2002, the label has released compilation albums such as its London Is The Place For Me series, excavating the music of young Black London, in the years after World War II ("a fascinating archive of material from the 1950s and 60s, chronicling a time when diasporic rhythms were more or less the sole preserve of the small communities responsible for bringing them to these shores");[2] also collections of British folk, Port-of-Spain soca, Afro-Cuban jazz from the Bronx, Jamaican dancehall; and retrospectives of artists including Moondog, Maki Asakawa, Bettye Swann and Cedric "Im" Brooks & The Light of Saba. It has released original music by Candi Staton, Actress, T++, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Mark Ernestus, Trembling Bells, The Good, The Bad & The Queen, Simone White, Shackleton, Michael Hurley, Terry Hall, and the Moritz Von Oswald Trio. It recorded the chaabi orchestra of Abdel Hadi Halo on location in Algiers; Lobi Traore and Kokanko Sata Doumbia in Bamako; and Tony Allen in Lagos. In 2008, Honest Jon's began a run of compilations of early recordings — mostly drawn from the EMI Archive in Hayes, Hillingdon — stretching back to the start of the twentieth century, covering all corners of the world: from the break-up of the Ottoman Empire more than a hundred years ago, to 1950s Beirut, to late-1920s Baghdad, to 1930s East Africa. wikipedia

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