Peter Brotzmann & Bill Laswell —
Low Life ... LP Celluloid, 1987. Near Mint- ...
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Hard-handed work from the duo of Peter Brotzmann on reeds and Bill Laswell on bass – a set that's kind of a side project of the Last Exit quartet, and one that comes across with a similar sense of power! Laswell's handling a fair bit of basses here, often with a bit of processing – ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The US issue of "Shuffering & Shmiling" – a fierce attack on religion, and one of Fela's best grooves from the 70s! The track's presented here in both vocal and instrumental versions – each of which runs for over 12 minutes long – in a skipping Afro Funk groove that' ... (Global Grooves) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original US pressing with Hub etch and Celluloid inner sleeve.)
One of the best soul collaborations ever! Fela and Roy Ayers team up for this whopping album that brings together the best sides of these monster soul talents of the 70s! In keeping with Fela's work, the tracks are long and Afro-tinged, with a complicated groove that grows over the length of the ... (Global Grooves) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Aside from the basic trio of Anton Fier, Bill Laswell, and Jody Harris – this albums also adds some extra punch with guests Michael Stipe, John Lydon, Bernie Worell, Richard Thompson, Arto Lindsey, Syd Straw, Carla Bley, Jack Bruce, Chris Stamey, and more! (Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes Celluloid catalog inner sleeve. Vinyl plays with light surface noise at the beginning of each side.)
Rachel Gould with Chet Baker —
79 ... CD Celluloid (France), 1979. Used ...
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A rare later session with a vocalist from Chet Baker – recorded in London with singer Rachel Gould, a pretty darn groovy talent! The set's got all the open, flowing sounds of Baker's best later work – an approach that's somewhat languid, but never lazy – and which takes on a nice ... (Vocalists) read moreCD
Fantastic stuff – incredibly hard and incredibly funky, and a masterpiece all the way through! Long before there was any talk of gangster rap, Jalal of the Last Poets recorded this album of gamblin', pimpin', and hard double dealin'. It's a fantastic album-long ride through the dark side of ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Hip hop, street soul, and lots lots more – a really revolutionary selection of music from the legendary Celluloid Records – a label that was virtually a genre unto itself! Celluloid was a key force tying together the New York downtown scene at the start of the 80s, and the postcolonial ... (Funky Compilations) read moreCD