8 thoughts on “ Cranky Spanky - Various - Black Giants (Vinyl, LP) ”
Crazy rhythms, joyous postpunk, frenetically catchy melodies – and to put it all simply, one of the best albums of its time! The jittery guitars by Glenn Mercer and Bill Million pretty much pave the way for indie rock guitar for the 2 decades to come, all of the oddball additional percussion by everyone in the band bring plenty of crazy to the sound, and the songs are unbelievably catchy.
Blakey is known to have recorded from to He studied and converted to Islam during this period, taking the name Abdullah Ibn Buhaina, although he stopped being a practicing Muslim in the s and continued to perform under the name "Art Blakey" throughout his career.. As the s began, Blakey was backing musicians such as Davis, Parker, Gillespie, Bud Powell and Thelonious Monk.
A collection of work from Billy Cobham, smoothed out with a sweet funky late 70s fusion groove! The sound on the set is really tight – still plenty hard on the instrumentation, but also with a focus that we really appreciate – one that's aimed as much at the soul-based jazz crowd as it is the headphone groovers who'd dug some of Cobham's trippier records in years past.
(86) VARIOUS ARTISTS LET ME TELL YOU ABOUT THE BLUES £1, (, Blue Horizon LP2) This second LP from Mike Vernon’s label has “VER. LP/” on the left-hand side of the black-and-white label, while “LP.2” appears on the right. (-) VARIOUS ARTISTS LONELY IS AN EYESORE £1, (, 4AD CADX ).