Tackhead Tape Time

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Rick Anderson
On this album, the Dancehall Demagogue meets the kings of cut-and-paste funk pastiche. By the time this album was released, Gary Clail's stern political imprecations had become an integral part of Tackhead's live shows; he would sit at the mixing desk and intone radical exhortations while the band ripped things up onstage. With Tackhead Tape Time they take it to the studio, and the result is taut, tough, and funky. Clail isn't much of a singer though he makes an admirable attempt on "Reality", and the content of some of his pronouncements can be a bit eye-rolling, but he and Tackhead certainly seem to bring the best out in each other -- the samples of Margaret Thatcher, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Rick Anderson
On this album, the Dancehall Demagogue meets the kings of cut-and-paste funk pastiche. By the time this album was released, Gary Clail's stern political imprecations had become an integral part of Tackhead's live shows; he would sit at the mixing desk and intone radical exhortations while the band ripped things up onstage. With Tackhead Tape Time they take it to the studio, and the result is taut, tough, and funky. Clail isn't much of a singer though he makes an admirable attempt on "Reality", and the content of some of his pronouncements can be a bit eye-rolling, but he and Tackhead certainly seem to bring the best out in each other -- the samples of Margaret Thatcher, military officers, and news reporters as well as the occasional snippet of reggae toaster Prince Far I and someone who sounds suspiciously like Andy Fairley combine perfectly with Tackhead's robotic and yet strangely passionate electro-funk to create something eerie, exciting, and booty-moving. Highly recommended.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/13/2008
  • Label: Japanese Indies
  • EAN: 4523132712116
  • Catalog Number: 111

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Mind At the End of the Tether (6:40)
  2. 2 Half Cut Again (0:28)
  3. 3 Reality (7:07)
  4. 4 M.O.V.E. (2:23)
  5. 5 Hard Left (5:07)
  6. 6 Get This (4:28)
  7. 7 Man in a Suitcase (4:09)
  8. 8 What's My Mission Now? (5:52)
  9. 9 Half Cut For Confidence (6:48)
  10. 10 Forget This (5:35)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Gary Clail's Tackhead Sound System Primary Artist
Gary Clail Indexed Contributor, Vocals
S. McDonald Group Member
Technical Credits
Gary Clail Composer
Roland Alexander Composer
Keith LeBlanc Composer
Adrian Sherwood Composer
Doug Wimbish Composer
Hiroshi Egaitsu Liner Notes
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