Trevor Jackson Presents Metal Dance 2

Trevor Jackson Presents Metal Dance 2

by Trevor JacksonTrevor Jackson


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Trevor Jackson's Metal Dance sequel is as strapping as the first while featuring one of the oddest assortments of contributors, both expected and unexpected, gathered on one compilation. Several relatively known artists not included on the first volume are here, such as Ministry (the pummeling Adrian Sherwood production "Over the Shoulder"), Front 242 (a creeping alternate mix of early track "Body 2 Body"), Chris & Cosey ("Driving Blind," as relevant in 2013 as it was in 1984), Liaisons Dangereuses (a skronking highlight from the electronic body music and house progenitors' lone album), and Visage (the instrumental version of the lancing "Der Amboss"). A fair number of the selections will appeal most to post-punk/experimental shut-ins. These come from the likes of Tuxedomoon and Conrad Schnitzler, as well as the pre-ABC Vice Versa, whose "Riot Squad" has much in common with the early releases of fellow Sheffield group the Human League. There's also the jerky Plus Instruments, featuring pre-Sonic Youth Lee Ranaldo. A few acts -- unacknowledged electronic music pioneer Doris Norton especially -- fall well outside the confines of the compilation's subtitle. Odds are strong that DJs at the most underground '80s clubs weren't playing "Babies," made by 10cc's Godley & Crème in sleazier-than-the Stranglers mode, or "The Conversation," the quirky result of a chance meeting between producer Craig Leon (Suicide, Blondie, the Fall) and the god of hellfire himself, Arthur Brown. Other highlights come from YMO's Haruomi Hosono, YMO associate Hideki Matsutake (as Logic System), Edmonton's Psyche, and ZTT's Propaganda. As with the first volume, the booklet contains extensive track-by-track notes that greatly enhance the experience. For anyone who owns compilations like Black Box: WaxTrax! Records - The First 13 Years, Nine O'Clock Drop, Disco Not Disco, New Deutsch, A Secret History, and The Minimal Wave Tapes, both Metal Dance sets are very necessary.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/15/2013
Label: Strut Records
UPC: 0730003310720
catalogNumber: 107

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Trevor Jackson   Primary Artist

Technical Credits

Arthur Brown   Composer
Lee Ranaldo   Composer
Skinny Puppy   Composer
Test Dept.   Producer
Chris Carter   Composer,Producer
Cassell Webb   Producer
Front 242   Producer
Blaine L. Reininger   Composer
Conrad Schnitzler   Composer,Producer
Cosey Fanni Tutti   Composer,Producer
Tuxedomoon   Producer
Visage   Composer,Producer
Craig Leon   Composer,Producer
Bertolt Brecht   Composer
Beate Bartel   Composer,Producer
Steven Brown   Composer
Rico Conning   Producer
Rusty Egan   Arranger,Producer
Susanne Freytag   Composer
Kevin Godley   Composer,Producer
Michael Gross   Composer
Chris Haas   Composer,Producer
Robert Harris   Sleeve Notes
Jourgensen   Composer,Producer
Bob Kraushaar   Re-produced
David Linton   Composer
Ken "Hiwatt" Marshall   Producer
Hideki Matsutake   Producer
Michael Mertens   Composer
Peter Principle   Composer
Wolfgang Seidel   Composer,Producer
Psyche   Producer,Engineer
Claudia Brücken   Composer
cEvin Key   Producer
Paul Morley   Re-produced
Esplendor Geometrico   Producer,Engineer
Patrick Codenys   Composer
Jean-Luc de Meyer   Composer
Antonius Rex   Arranger,Composer
Daniel Bressanutti   Composer
Bernard Natier   Producer,Engineer
Marius Constant   Composer
Michael Zodorozny   Composer
Trevor Jackson   Art Direction
Farquhar   Composer
Jim Renney   Engineer
Quinton Scott   Track Notes
Jo King   Producer
Mile High Club   Composer
Doris Norton   Arranger,Composer
400 Blows   Remixing
John Wicks   Producer
Mark Wilde   Composer
Krishna Goineau   Composer
Stephen Huss   Composer
Stephen Lipson   Producer
Darrin Campbell Huss   Composer
Stephen Singleton   Composer
Mark White   Composer
Juan Carlos Sastre   Composer
Gabriel Riaza   Composer
Vice Versa   Producer
Marcello Michelotti   Composer
Laurence Neil Creme   Composer,Producer
Oderso Rubini   Producer
Gigi Giorgetti   Engineer
Stefano Barnaba   Engineer
Plus Instruments   Producer
Geertruda M. Degroot   Composer
David Sydenham   Composer
Dale Feliciello   Composer
Rene Bandali   Arranger,Producer
Ken Patten   Engineer
Wassim Tabbara   Composer
Ryo Kawakami   Composer
Mallory Yago   Composer

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