Saturday, 4 April 2015

From the Top Drawer LXII - Junkwaffel


 This is another post where I have very little info on the band, but I suspect they came from the South West of the UK.
 After trawling the infowebs the only 'official' release that I can find is 'The Mudskipper EP' which came out on Planet Dog Records in 1995. This EP's main claim to fame (in addition to the excellent original tunes) is that it contains a couple of remixes engineered by Portishead and Eat Static, thereby becoming something of a completist/collector's item. The EP was also recorded by, and engineered at, Ed (Ozric) Wynne's studio at The Mill in Somerset - a note on the artwork supplied with this cassette shows that some of this tape was recorded at The Mill as well, no doubt by Ed and possibly during the same sessions.


The music is funky and danceable with some vocals over the (organic) bass and beats, and is going to appeal to a more groove orientated listener, though it is spacey in its own way, with a great dub track included. Think modern-day funky Gong and the more world music-based Ozrics tracks and you won't go far wrong.


Tracklisting is:
Side One: Spirit Zone / Elyz / Beta Base
Side Two: BA-11 / Mudskippaz / Yamm7(?)

Ripped and digitized as two side-long tracks @320kbps


Remix from the 'Mudskipper EP'

10 comments:

  1. Thanks for this, can you by any chance put Banging Bones by The Ullulators here?
    Thanks
    Eric

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    1. Hi Eric, cheers.
      Never had that one I'm afraid, but 'Yet-Nam-Lai' will be posted sometime soon.

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  2. Sorry for a late reply, but do you have any music from a band called SPACEGOAT?

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    1. If you mean 'The Spacegoats', the largely acoustic act who were involved with road protests in a big way in the 1990s - then no.
      If you mean another act called 'Spacegoat'(?), then same answer, I'm afraid.

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  3. I apologize about bothering you again, but do you know where I could find music by The Spacegoats?

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    1. I suggest you get in touch with main man Simon/Pok through his blog -
      http://pookofpok.blogspot.co.uk/

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