Saturday, 21 April 2012

SONG FOR TODAY: Mantronix - Bassline

Another choice track from New Order's excellent 'Back To Mine' compilation, a real eye opener... "Mantronix was an influential 1980s hip hop and electro funk music group founded by DJ Kurtis Mantronik (Kurtis el Khaleel), and rapper MC Tee (TourĂ© Embden). Mantronix underwent several genre (and line-up) changes during its 7-year existence (1984–1991), from old school hip hop to electro funk to house music, but the group is primarily remembered for its original, heavily synthesized blend of old school hip-hop and electro funk..."

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