KID 606 & LOST IN THE SUPERMAKI & NUROTIC SOUNDSYSTEM
KID606 aka Miguel Depedro, born 1979 in Venezuela and raised in California, dropped out of school and life to make music and run around the world bringing his uniquely reckless fucked up and beautiful music to our fucked up and beautiful world (one dance party at a time). Insipired by the best of electronica, punk, jungle, hiphop, Bass, dancehall and techno, kid606 Fuses it all together with a love of POP culture that andy warhol would approve. Critically acclaimed releases (both legal and illegal) on ipecac,mille plateaux, fatcat, 555, his own tigerbeat6 label as well as remixes for artists as disparate as depeche mode, the locust, peaches, and super furry animals have painted a clear portrait of kid606 as a inspired, angry and iconoclastic artist more concerned with emotional content then popularity and unwilling to be pigeonholed in any vacant scene or soulless musical genre. Open your ears and shout along, or close your eyes and dance but always expect the unexpected.
LOST IN THE SUPERMAKI is a project of CKID and EVE MASSACRE in which they roam the dirtier corners of electronic music: snotty disco violence, glamourous breakcore. Loud and fast and fierce but always cute they shoot at each other with imaginary water pistols filled with their bubbling ideas and chase pop quotes into shredders, just to coddle them up again. Mean? Yes. Smiling anyway? Aye. And we even have a new song. :)
As an extra injection you’ll get Tobi L. of NUROTIC SOUNDSYSTEM with music from abstract hiphop to shreddered ragga, from breakcore to sample pop.
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For your download pleasures:
A wonderful 60s Motown mash up: Foefur puts Diana Ross & The Supremes‘ “Lovechild” vocals over Iggy Pop‘s “Lust For Life”: here’s a direct link to the mp3
Dear Mr. Ckid told me about www.megapixxels.co.uk
It’s a little DIY label from Glasgow, and in their ‘store’ section you’ll find some wonderful electronic chaospop tunes!
CLINIC are a band from Liverpool who revive a nice ‘Suicide meets Augustus Pablo meets Bolan meets 60s garage’ sound. Clinic finally give you two new songs, and they do so by offering them as free downloads on their website: www.clinicvoot.org
“Jigsaw Man” mp3
If you can handle torrent-downloads, you definitely should check out SOUNDHOG‘s 6th Radio Soundhog Mix – an awesome journey through music from www.soundhog.org.uk.
“Features: The Vince Guaraldi Trio, Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera, Traffic, Can, Black Sabbath, Stevie Wonder, Uptown, The Steve Miller Band, Marsha Hunt’s 22, 808 State, Traffic Sound, Kool And The Gang, The Spencer Davis Group, Franz Ferdinand, Switch, AC/DC, The Supremes, Tomas Andersson, Ultravox, Tommy James And The Shondells, Depeche Mode, The Kinks and Deep Purple… amongst others.”
Mr. Console got my attention for this nice performance: Thomas Dolby, Herbie Hancock, Howard Jones, and Stevie Wonder play a synthesizer medley together, hehe: here’s a link to the youtube website with the video clip
Oh, and if you haven’t already heard it, you also should check out the “Never Sellout” mp3 by Josh Console, messing up grimey Lady Sovereign and Afrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force.
Another goodie for the “things that make you go aaaaaaw” section: a friend send me a link to those ‘LED Throwies‘, a sweet new little street art idea: graffitiresearchlab.com (At www.instructables.com you can get the description of how do make those and lots of other great things like marshmallow guns or an Apple IWipe for your toilet.).
That’s enough massacre news for today, I’m terribly excited on the edge of panicking about tonight’s show, wish us good luck! Uarrghs. :)
love .. eve x