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THE BLACK DOG: Book Of Dogma (Soma Recordings)

themilkman on Mar 7th 2007 06:59 pm

The Black Dog: Book Of Dogma

Book Of Dogma
Soma Recordings Ltd 2007
22 Tracks. 109mins01secs

The year is 1989. Electronica is in its infancy. The rulebook is still being written. Ken Downie, Ed Handley and Andy Turner release their first EP, Age Of Slack, under the Black Dog banner. Blending classic Detroit techno and hip-hop, the trio are shaping the sound of their generation. A handful of EPs later, they get picked up by then budding Sheffield-based Warp Records and go on to release the highly influential Bytes, as Black Dog Productions, the name of their early label. The album, which is part of Warp’s seminal Artificial Intelligence series of releases, is assembled as a compilation, with the trio acting under a variety of aliases (Xeper, Balil, Atypic, Plaid, I.A.O.). Continue Reading »

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