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ARTIST
TITLE
Switched On
FORMAT
2x10"

LABEL
CATALOG #
FDW 7705-10 FDW 7705-10
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
10/11/2011

"The producer, engineer and multi-instrumentalist behind several Now-Again and Jazzman Records releases, Mr. Chop is the proprietor of Cheshire, UK based Ape Recording Studios -- one of the finest analog studios in the world, and a repository for vintage synthesizers, guitars, drums and gear sourced from the world over. Which brings us to Switched On, his homage to the great Moog-lead albums that proliferated in the wake of the synthesizer's invention in the late '60s and early '70s. But, unlike those records - like Dick Hyman's Age of Electronicus which contained one great synth-funk track amidst a series of soft pop hits, this album is all killer, and no filler. Mr. Chop tackles songs by the likes of Can, the JBs, Jimi Hendrix and Jimmy Smith via a still-futuristic blend of heavy drums and funky basslines by The Heliocentrics' Malcolm Catto and Jake Ferguson, and his own fuzzy guitars and cosmic keys."