>Anglo-Franco-Germanic Disco Face Off

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I was rummaging through my downloads folder recently, which admittedly doesn’t have the same tactile thrill as rummaging through a record collection, and found this- The Rhinohead by Von Sudenfed and Mark E. Smith remixed by Pilooski. I couldn’t remember a) even having it b) whether I’d ever heard it or c) that it even existed. Which shows how disposable mp3s are. Click, download, forget about if you don’t play straight away. So I played it, and it’s ace. Von Sudenfed managed to record an entire album with MES back in 2007. Pilooski takes them to a disco, with lovely swooshy bits and tic-tic-tic snares and angelic backing vocals, and at around three minutes floors them with the beat and the noise. Good stuff, even by the standards of all involved. Mark E Smith is used sparingly, which will either disappoint you (the Drew camp) or delight you (the C-tel camp). Either way, everyone’s a winner.

2 Responses

  1. >Fucking brilliant!The album is also great. They did this mad song Calm Down Ronnie, about the snooker player I'm sure the Mouse On Mars pair didn't have a scooby what Smith was going on about, which is just the same as the rest of us, when you think about it!

  2. >It's a very good album. Good posting. Well done.

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