V/A "Personal Space: Electronic Soul 1974-1984" CD

V/A "Personal Space: Electronic Soul 1974-1984" CD

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If the independently-pressed record made the galaxy of recorded music that much larger, the burgeoning home studio became the black hole from which little escaped. Flowering in the mid-to-late ‘70s, affordable high quality tape recorders, synthesisers, and sample drum machines permitted the aspiring artist to never leave his home, never request the assistance of another human being. In the world of American Black music, name artists such as Sly Stone, Timmy Thomas and Shuggie Otis had experimented with rudimentary electronic soul with a modicum of success, but on record what remains is scant. This collection presents the unheard underground of the self-produced, often solo, electronic soul world of the ‘70s and early 80’s, offering a view into an ocean of sound that is in turn peaceful, bizarre, funky and often humbly ahead of its time.

Track Listing:

  1. Excerpts From Autumn-Jeff Phelps
  2. Disco From A Space Show-Guitar Red
  3. I Finally Found The Love I Need-Jerry Green
  4. I'm A Man-Key & Cleary
  5. Money-Spontaneous Overthrow
  6. If You Give A Dance-Cotillion
  7. Are You Ready To Come?-U.S. Aries
  8. Don't Challenge Me-The Makers
  9. It's All Over-T. Dyson
  10. Master Ship (Excerpt)-Starship Commander Woo Woo
  11. Love Vibrator-Johnny Walker
  12. Super Lady-Jeff Phelps
  13. Shortest Lady-Deborah Washington
  14. One More Time-Steve Elliot
  15. Are You Ready To Come?-U.S. Aries
  16. My Bleeding Wound-The New Year
  17. Time To Go Home-Otis G Johnson

Type: Music


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