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Live Set Recording // 19.05.11 // Barkollo // Newcastle upon Tyne

Invisible beats, slow strut, and a wonky waltz. Foreshadows, future ghosts, and a night on itself choking… …Artifice and relic, ecclesiastically shuffled.

DJ Set // 7th May 2011 @ Cooly G’s Star & Shadow Gig

http://www.mixcloud.com/media/swf/player/mixcloudLoader.swf?v=106 Mannequin Licker Backroom Dj Set @ Cooly G [7th May 2011] by Mannequin Licker on Mixcloud

New Sqlurque

Getting closer to installation time.  I’m aiming for 1st July, which might be optimistic, but me dad always tells me to set deadlines and that.  This one won’t actually be called Rainbows when it goes on the album, but Rainbows it is for now.  Enjoying the spectres of vocals in the introduction.  Initially tried for … Continue reading

Reductive Space-dub Strut

Restricted myself to just a few sounds, and tried my hand at remixing Erykah Badu’s On & On from 1997.  The results;

Electric Ark Radio Show 25th March – Deep Bass Therapy

Mannequin Licker’s Electric Ark on Friday 25th March.  It ended up being a sort of tribute to my time at Bloc Weekend this year, and an attempt to carve out a journey from the depths of the deepest deep to interstellar emancipatory otherworlds.  Ride the vibrations. http://www.mixcloud.com/media/swf/player/mixcloudLoader.swf?v=106 Mannequin Licker's Electric Ark 25th March 2011 by … Continue reading

Roughage

My alter ego Jwaffer, will be releasing his album simulaneously with Mannequin Licker’s.  This will only be available from a pink vending machine in Newcastle.  He goes a’ pickin’ through Mannequin Licker’s bins chewing his detritus and pissing it through battered hardware.  His latest;

Fwonkcast 2

As entropic eddies swirled around deep orbs of dub within nebulae of vibration, we swooned by in our lovelorn spaceship with the windows down, contemplating the vast unencounterable…   Sun Ra//Archie Shepp//Xenakis//Ligeti//The Spaceape//The Bug//Electric Wire Hustle//Luc Ferrari//Subeena//Robin Rimbaud// DOWNLOAD ENTIRE RADIO SHOW HERE* *There’s still a buzz, but it tends only be noticable during the … Continue reading

Towards Phantastical Panoramas

The earth seemed unearthly.  We are accustomed to look upon the shackled form of a conquered monster, but there – there you could look at a thing monstrous and free. -Joseph Conrad, Heart Of Darkness (p.51 – Penguin Popular Classics Edition).                       I want to … Continue reading

Free Downloadable Fwonkcasts

I’ll be recording each radio show from now and posting them up here for folks to download.  The first recorded show was last night’s one that featured Sun Ra, Zomby, Jemini, Tyler The Creator, Pookey Blow, Mono/Poly, Company Flow, amongst others.  We travelled an interstellar highway from hiphop to cosmic jazz to jungle, garage and … Continue reading

Radiohead Remix

A reworking of Radiohead’s Feral, from The King Of Limbs.  Tried to shake the whole thing loose, and give it a sort of garage/2step vibe.