Montag, 18. Juli 2022

Monday's Long Song


Stephen Mallinder was one of the founding members of Sheffield's industrial pioneers Cabaret Voltaire. The influenced many bands playing a new kind of electronic music. Mallinder released in 1982 his first and almost forgotten solo album Pow Wow where he moved away from CV's sound. Inspired by krautrock and bands like Neu! and Eno he worked on an extraordinary sound including fragments of Giorgio Moroder sounds. I rediscovered this record while I got the news of his new album and I still like the music he made. Timeless bass-driven  an motorik sounds that combined perfectly post-punk, disco and krautrock. 

Stephen Mallinder - Cool Down

And I can't resist to feature his dubby experience at this place.

Stephen Mallinder - Temperature Drop

2 Kommentare:

Swiss Adam hat gesagt…

Temperature Drop not very apt for today!

Khayem hat gesagt…

Two great choices there, Walter. Ironically, although Richard H. Kirk continued with the Cabaret Voltaire name, I've felt that Stephen Mallinder's subsequent work is often reminiscent of but also closer to how the CV sound may have evolved, decades on.

I revisited Pow Wow for the first time in ages last year and was reminded what a great album it is. I've only heard new album tick tick tick a couple of times since it came out last Friday and I'm enjoying it very much.