By Mike Flaherty
Updated September 29, 1995 at 04:00 AM EDT

Those who have had a hard time keeping track of TAFKAP’s prolific, exasperating career may want to take notice again. And not because of the recording-as-virtual-reality shtick that shakily frames The Gold Experience, but in spite of it. This is a buoyant, raucous effort, imbued with enough funk, passion, and playfulness to make it more akin to a party — rather than concept — album. A-