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Shankar Ganesh Featuring Vani Jairam

Cola Cola Coca Cola

Shankar Ganesh Featuring Vani Jairam

Cola Cola Coca Cola

Pure, plugged-in pop effervescence...

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K.S. Chithra

Kaiyodu Ennai

K.S. Chithra

Kaiyodu Ennai

Sweetest electronic soundtrack music by Ilaiyaraaja.

156

S.P. Balasubramaniam & Lata Mangeshkar

Valaiyosai

S.P. Balasubramaniam & Lata Mangeshkar

Valaiyosai

Two titans of Indian music meet mighty producer, Ilaiyaraaja

156

Starship Commander Woo Woo

Starship Commander Woo Woo

Starship Commander Woo Woo

Starship Commander Woo Woo

Heavyweight sci-fi funk bomb

156

Urfali Babi

Disko Kebap (Baris K Edit)

Urfali Babi

Disko Kebap (Baris K Edit)

A cut-up, machine-driven dedication to our favourite snack

156

Gary Sloan and Clone

Mix He Said (Votel Tape Edit)

Gary Sloan and Clone

Mix He Said (Votel Tape Edit)

Bonus instrumental edit from FK's KILLERRRRRRR 'Harmonitalk' reissue.

156

Zazou Bikaye

Eh! Yaye (Remix) (Remix)

Zazou Bikaye

Eh! Yaye (Remix) (Remix)

Off-the-wall electro-fonk by Algerian duo circa 1984

Tangled-wire
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Miki

Csillagszemu ég

Miki

Csillagszemu ég

Infectious Hungarian interpretation of a New York electro-disco classic

156

Sympathy Nervous

Polaroid

Sympathy Nervous

Polaroid

Efficiently detailed Japanese minimal wave circa 1980

156

MATTHEW YOUNG

Dummy Line

MATTHEW YOUNG

Dummy Line

Obscure outsider synth-pop played on hammered Dulcimer and casio keys from 1986

156

Eddie Hooper

Tomorrow's Sun

Eddie Hooper

Tomorrow's Sun

Guyanese slow jam with sublime organs and bubblin' drum machines

156

GARY WILSON

Forgotten Lovers

GARY WILSON

Forgotten Lovers

Fuzzed-out bedroom psych-pop from the margins of 1980

156

Dom Thomas

Scandanavian Silicone

Dom Thomas

Scandanavian Silicone

Composite kookiness fusing various Scando wave gems

156

SUN RA

Dance of the Cosmo Aliens

SUN RA

Dance of the Cosmo Aliens

Sun Ra plugs in his drum machine!

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This time on 14tracks:

“14 Tracks: Plugged-in Rhizome”

Thanks to the efforts of insatiable diggers and exotic sonic magpies like Finders Keepers, Jazzman and Chocolate Industries, the obscure fringes of early, plugged-in pop, funk, disco, soul and jazz are now available to a wider audience than ever before. These 14 tracks travel the gamut from India to Algeria via Guyana, Germany, Hungary and Japan, tracing a tangle of wires from Tamil film music thru basement soul jams to sci-fi jazz, funk and electro, all sourced from original material dating between the mid '70s and late '80s. Some - like Ilaiyaraaja's opening trio - were made in state-of-the-art studios, while others are pure DIY jobs. But they all share a taste for electrified timbres, synthetic colour and gridded groove, regardless of far-flung provenance. There's exceptionally fruity Tamil film music from Ilaiyaraaja, and an exclusive instrumental edit of Gary Sloan and Clone by Andy Votel beside a massive highlight from the stunning 'Personal Space: 1974-1984' comp courtesy of Starship Commander Woo Woo, plus a bubblin' Guyanese slow jam from Eddie Hooper, Afro-futurisitix from Sun Ra and Zazou Bikaye, and even a Hungarian cover version of a New York disco classic, all fizzing with a wide-eyed electronic charm...

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