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  • Mix: Groove-Jitsu

    9 May 2007, 14:03 by Jimbalaya

    King Megatrip - Groove-Jitsu
    27 april 2007
    This mix (presented as the latest edition of Royal Groove Webradio ) by King Megatrip is full of groove-jitsu technique... Upper blocks, roundhouse kicks and some fantastic beats, with plenty of fight related word samples rounding it all out. Fetch your black belts and polish up the katanas. Enjoy!

    King Megatrip - Groove-Jitsu

    RoyalGroove

    01 Chef Raekwon - gambinos
    02 The Lords of Percussion - the kung fu
    03 Marvin Holmes - ooh ooh the dragon
    04 Sundia - stand up and be a man (part 1)
    05 Curtis Mayfield - kung fu
    06 Chekov - pursuit
    07 Fingathing - slug it out
    08 Alvin Cash - ali shuffle
    09 Dennis Alcapone - cassius clay
    10 Soul Invaders - muhammad ali
    11 Dennis Coffey & Luchi De Jesus - black belt jones (main theme)
    12 Miami - kung fu freak (from kung fu creek)
    13 Carl Douglas - kung fu fighting (dave ruffy/mark wallis remix)
    14 Rhythm Heritage - theme from s.w.a.t.
    15 Dennis Coffey & Luchi De Jesus - super slick (get pinky)
  • Reviews: Afrirampo, Acid Mothers Temple & The Cosmic Inferno, Teriyaki Boyz

    6 Jun 2006, 09:52 by djgizmoe

    Okay by unpopular demand, I'm gonna post a few more more of my recent (unedited) reviews for Japanzine.

    Afrirampo
    Kore Ga Mayaku Da
    Tzadik

    For all you avante-gardeners who just didn’t get enough noise-punk skronk from Afrirampo’s major label debut on Ki/oon Sony earlier last year, John Zorn is here to provide you with an even freakier look at this primal duo. “I Did Are” opens the album out with nearly twelve minutes of animal noises, squeaky Japanese chanting, frantic riffing and manic drumming. This is followed by babbling, cries for food, white noise, and more generic insanity; it’s no wonder so many people compare them to pre-Warner Boredoms. There’s nothing as catchy as earlier material like “Dodododo” and “Afrirampo”, and as is true of many Tzadik releases, self-indulgence in the name of artistic freedom sometimes goes a bit too far. The real problem, though, is that Afrirampo is just as much performance art as it is music, and it only starts to all make sense when you see them live. …