Monday, 28 July
"‘Super Chief: Music For The Silver Screen’ is an ‘orchestral fantasy’ inspired by a rail journey Van Dyke embarked upon across the United States in 1955. In Van Dyke Parks’ own words: “I’ve made an orchestral fantasy illustrating my first trip across the USA by rail, in 1955. This Suite is drawn from over a score of years, and as many films, now re-recorded from my archives as a film-music composer. […] In editing, I was surprised to discover my penchant for folk themes, reframed in orchestral settings. (There are countless quotes from the 19th century… Read more
Magical make-over of Burt Bacharach and Hal David's 'Don't Make Me Over', as made famous by Dionne Warwick, now transported somewhere to avant-pop LA.
Heroic hyper-boogie blasting atoms of electroid grime, house, Rustie-esque hip hop and electronica with a reckless funk. The yung Russian firefighter known as 813 is likely to start a blaze with these seven tracks, taking in the '80s synth ebullience of 'Fantasmo' with Bobby Tank beside the Darq E Freaker-esque madnezz of 'Charger' and the Hud Mo/Rustie-compatible 'Crystal Raw', plus a neat house heater in '256 Colors' and the cascading lushness of 'The Whaler' featuring On-The-Go. Technicolor business!
Heat-seeking hypercoloured crunq funq from the Danish producer for fans of Rustie and Hud Mo, replete with trance-bounce remix by Slugabed. The fun starts with the bubblin' 808s and siren of the title tune and works hard for your sweat with sub-loaded talkbox jam 'Freaky' alongside the brass-shotting badass 'Klonux' and the lip-smacking lazer grabber 'Stadium', setting the scene for Slugabed's mephy synapse triggering remix of 'C'Mon'.