Friday, 5 June 2015

Stephen Mallinder - Technical Mix for LoneLady tour

In February and April Stephen Mallinder (CABARET VOLTAIRE/WRANGLER) joined LoneLady on tour for a series of DJ sets in support of the new album HINTERLAND.
In inviting Stephen to DJ LL aimed for a certain climate to descend for the evening…
'Technical' is the first of 3 mixtapes Stephen made, three trips through funk, techno, electronic, post punk and more…similar to but not replicating DJ sets played at the gigs, reflecting the headspaces, overlaps + contrasts in SM and LL's music.
As a fan of Cabaret Voltaire this was a delight for me..I think theirs is an innovative and great body of work …from menacing collages of totalitarian fears/fantasies to dance/electronic pop, and all the varied regions explored in between...
recognising the landscape this music comes from...the concrete labyrinth of the city with its excitements and implosions, invigorating yet out-of balance, a pressure-cooker forcing breakdown states, restless energy...
Technical (1/3)
Wrangler - ‘Glitching on Ice’
Aphex Twin - ‘NY Groove’
Daphni - ‘Ye Ye’
Daniel Avery - ‘Need Electric’
Francis Bebey - ‘New Track (Populette)’
Throbbing Gristle - ‘Hot on the Heels of Love’
Girls’ Names - ‘Projektions (Gabe Gurnsey Remix)’
Hakan Libdo - ‘Boneback’
Herbert - ‘Rude’

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