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Deconstruction: The Celluloid Recordings

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Deconstruction: The Celluloid Recordings

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Bill Laswell
Producers:
Metrotone, Restless
genre:
Electronic

We gave it a B+

This resume of bassist-producer-composer Laswell’s early-’80s work-with Fela, Ginger Baker, John Lydon, the Last Poets, and his own groups, Material and Massacre-is an artful exploration along the frontiers of hip-hop, funk, jazz, and highlife, not to mention an essential guidebook for many rhythmic pioneers.