» » BLK JKS - After Robots

BLK JKS - After Robots mp3


Performer: BLK JKS
Genre: Rock
Title: After Robots
Country: Europe
Released: 08 Sep 2009
Style: Experimental, Indie Rock
Label: Secretly Canadian
Catalog Number: SC 197
MP3 version ZIP size: 1332 mb
Rating: 4.1
Votes: 755

Tracklist

1Standby4:52
2Kwa Nqingetje7:58
3Banna Ba Modimo5:10
4Taxidermy3:48
5Lakeside4:07
6Tselane6:32
7Skeleton
Saxophone – Mike Pallman
4:39
8Molalatladi3:45
9Cursor5:18

Credits

  • Additional trumpetMichael Kapinus
  • Bass, VocalsMolefi Makananise
  • Brass BandHypnotic Brass Ensemble
  • Drums, VocalsTshepang Ramoba
  • Lead Guitar, VocalsLindani Buthelezi
  • ProducerBrandon Curtis
  • Rhythm Guitar, VocalsMpumi Mcata

Notes

Packed in gatefold sleeve.

Barcodes

  • Barcode: 0602527141817
  • Mastering SID Code: LV27
  • Mould SID Code: 0114

Companies

  • Licensed To – V2 Records International Ltd.

Album

After Robots is the first full-length album by the South African indie rock band BLK JKS. It was released on September 8, 2009 on the Secretly Canadian label. For example, Gideon Brody of Drowned in Sound gave it a rating of 8 out of 10 and concluded, When it's at its best, After Robots harbours a brave sense of adventurism, a fearless experimentalism. Listen free to BLK JKS After Robots Molalatladi, Banna Ba Modimo and more. 9 tracks 46:09. Just a short time ago - in a last ditch effort to supply a borrowed van with wheels to make a club gig - the four members of BLK JKS took turns hand-over-hand pushing a tire through the darkened, kinetic streets of Johannesburg, South Africa's Soweto township. Just a short time ago in a last ditch effort to supply a borrowed van with wheels to make a club gig the four members of BLK JKS took turns hand-over-hand pushing a tire through the darkened, kinetic streets of Johannesburg, South Africa's Soweto township. After Robots. BLK JKS. Pop JKS. Secretly Canadian. But we don't live in a vacuum. BLK JKS- Fader cover stars before releasing a lick of music in the U. have been introduced as a savior of sorts with a zippy hook: African TV on the Radio. That's a fool's game and that much was clear the minute the swirl started. So they will be judged probably not all that well against the strains of expectation. But that's too bad because After Robots, produced by the Secret Machines' Brandon Curtis, is a hugely ambitious album, with swooping forays into kwaito, ska, reggae, ambience, jazz, prog, and furor. All context aside, After Robots just plain rocks-a hugely creative, expansive and forceful piece of work. Read full review. Released 2009. After Robots Tracklist. Lakeside Lyrics. Standby Lyrics. About After Robots. After Robots Q&A. After Robots reveals BLK JKS as a group who deal in soundscapes rather than songs, one for complete immersion and not casual spins. Their sound pays little mind to conventional band roles, with Tshepang Ramoba's multifarious percussion often taking the lead while the two guitars duelling around and above the rhythm section. Opener Molalatladi offers a great example of this sonic blueprint, buoyed as elsewhere by a horn section courtesy of NYC's Hypnotic Brass Ensemble. Listeners with the patience to penetrate After Robots' dense exterior, then, will find an accomplished debut album that stays just about on the right side of difficult. All context aside, After Robots just plain rocks - a hugely creative, expansive and forceful piece of work. Pop and rock. BLK JKS, After Robots. Email me. Johannesburg natives BLK JKS pronounced black jacks have been creating stateside buzz since performing at South by Southwest and appearing on the cover of the Fader magazine last year. Produced by Secret Machines' Brandon Curtis, After Robots justifies the blogosphere hype by offering a wholly unique sound that veers among prog rock, funk and jazz. Songs like Molalatladi and Lakeside rely on lilting vocal harmonies that recall tribal chants, while Kwa Nqingetje