MARK VI by TONY PRICE

SKU121062
ArtistTONY PRICE
TitleMARK VI
LabelTELEPHONE EXPLOSION
Catalog #TER088
Genre
ReleaseW 10 - 2022
FormatVinyl - CANLP
EAN Barcode844667052589
Exclusive
 € 25,99 incl. VAT, excl. shipping

Tracks

  1. house of information (sample track)
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/t/ter088_mark_vi/house_of_information_clip.mp3
  2. l escorte (sample track)
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/t/ter088_mark_vi/l_escorte_clip.mp3
  3. aerosol (sample track)
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/t/ter088_mark_vi/aerosol_clip.mp3
  4. supra (sample track)
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/t/ter088_mark_vi/supra_clip.mp3
  5. turbo dub (sample track)
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/t/ter088_mark_vi/turbo_dub_clip.mp3
  6. valentino (sample track)
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/t/ter088_mark_vi/valentino_clip.mp3
  7. learning from las vegas (sample track)
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/t/ter088_mark_vi/learning_from_las_vegas_clip.mp3

Description

16 track LP of crazy ones.

Producer Tony Price returns to Telephone Explosion Records with his new “MARK VI”  LP, an eclectic set of songs with a distinctly late-night feel. The album features 16 tracks  of oblique drum machine funk, sizzling electro dubs and freaky public access TV atmospheres that spill into the streets with the combustible energy of a late night radio  dance party before dissolving into a melt of bizarro techno-surrealist jazz by album’s  end. 

“MARK VI” is sixth full length from Mr. Price. This stretch of albums - “I Prefer Coca  Cola” (2079), “Celica Absolu” (2018), “86’d” (2019), “La Vie” (2019) and “Interview/ Discount” (2020) - is a masterclass in uncouth production techniques, genre-melding  and sonic satire. His production expertise has played role in breakthrough records from  the likes of U.S. Girls, Young Guv, Ice Cream, the Badge Epoque Ensemble, Miss World,  and Michael Rault, on labels like 4AD, Capitol Records, Burger Records, DFA,  Slumberland, Run For Cover and more. In 2017 he founded Maximum Exposure, a  record label and creative services unit tasked with providing top notch knob twiddling to  the musical underground of the 2020’s.

His new record is named after the 1981 Lincoln Continental Mark VI that Mr. Price purchased off of a former radio DJ and archivist towards the end of 2020. In the trunk  of the car was a bag full of cassette tapes of homemade mixes and radio show  recordings from the late 1980’s that featured the kinetic clank of Detroit Techno,  bombastic Def Jam instrumentals, TR-808 freestyle workouts, jacked-up Chicago  House and hundreds of advertisements for outmoded products and redundant services. Utilizing early samplers like the Ensoniq Mirage, various drum machines and synthesizers, Tony ventured to create an album that celebrated the unabashed eclecticism, futurism  and explosive production techniques of the music and commercials he heard on those  tapes.
The crude and unrefined sonic source material that “MARK VI” is built from comes embedded with sizzle, hiss and hum. The messy leakage of parallel channels, telecommunication lines and metropolitan sound matter bleeds through in the spaces between beat and bassline. Foregrounding the auditory characteristics of the machinic unconscious, “MARK VI” is a celebration of the ghostly sonic artifacts from a time just before the future ceased to feel as though it were still in front of us.

Mark VI Tracklisting:
1. Night Time Mind: 0:34
2. Learning From Las Vegas: 2:52
3. L’Escorte: 3:26
4. Aerosol: 3:33
5. Power Hour: 2:08
6. Mark VI: 2:11
7. Prime: 3:10
8. Valentino: 2:12
9. 115 BPM: 1:51
10. Phreak: 3:22
11. Supra: 2:50
12. Turbo (Dub): 3:09
13. 132 BPM:1:30
14. City TV: 0:39
15. Corporate Graphic: 1:26
16. House Of Information: 6:11

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