Service feedback request After each dispatched order we send a feedback request to gather your views about our customer service. These cookies are also optional - amend them below. The steady French diet of electronics, musique concrète, avant-garde jazz, and yeh-yeh pop made for hundreds of alternately groovy, experimental, or funky recordings, released in limited editions of 200 to 500 and promptly forgotten. Working deep into the night in their amazing underground studio, using home made synths, distorted harpsichords, drums through moogs, spaced out percussion and funked up bass, they. Quirky, free-wheeling, 'very much of its time' library record fare then, but selected from the top drawer.
On a musical holiday to several studios outside of Paris, Luke Vibert played the role of musical archivist, trawling through hundreds of tape boxes to compile Nuggets: Luke Vibert's Selection, a collection of some of the wackiest library music of the '60s and '70s. Oh yeah, Luke Vibert compiled it. A barely believable occurrence now, but it happened to me. None of the discs I made off with were up to the standard on offer here and I ponder to this day what wonders were left behind and now lie crushed between layers of concrete rumble. These cookies are optional and you can amend them below. The shapes force you to search for recognisable letterforms which, on closer inspection, are revealed in a spot varnish overprint.
Much of the music on this album was made at the Genaro studios, near Paris, France, by three men; Roger Roger, Nino Nardini and Eddie Warner aka Cecil Leuter, Peter Bonello and Georges Teperino. Review requests After each dispatched order we also ask you to review the records you received. This time, he focuses on the Bruton Music Library, a label home to cult heroes Francis Monkman, Brian Bennet and Alan Hawkshaw. ~ Andy Kellman, Rovi Read More. A most superb collection it is too, filled with cool cosmic disco-funk atmospherics and chirruping electronic experimentation from the likes of Alan Hackshaw, Francis Monkman, Brian Bennett and Trevor Bastow.
He has recorded on labels such as , , , and. So, instead of trudging all the way to sunny Holbeck in anticipation of being able to flick through shelf after shelf of releases, please place your orders online first and use our 'In-store collect' option in the checkout. With a catalogue stretching back to 1977, it's hard to imagine Vibert sifting through such a wealth of stock music, narrowing everything down to 26 tracks, but that's exactly what he's done. Monkman is a classically trained harpsichordist no, wait! The following year saw the release of the mischievous Vibert album Bizarster and Kerrier District 4 his first full-length under that name in nine years. Vibert's activity during the 2000s, including releases through retro-futuristic post-disco outlet , played out like a series of diversions rather than as a linear, predictable run of releases.
In 2002, he would begin a series of live collaborations with. As a result of the popularity of the style in the early 1990s, Rising High commissioned an album from Vibert, who delivered Phat Lab Nightmare under the alias Wagon Christ in 1993. Remember 30 years ago when you were a kid, sick off school and all that was on was the science programmes, the girl with the clown playing noughts and crosses and Ceefax with music behind it? Listen and marvel at how the music of yesteryear sounds like the music of tomorrow. V, film and radio worldwide, is often thought of as bland background music. Cart reminder emails We use cart reminder emails to nag you to death about items in your cart that you have not checked out. Vibert selected two volumes of library music, Nuggets: Luke Vibert's Selection 2001 and Luke Vibert's Further Nuggets 2002 , for the label.
Well this collection of 26 library music tracks will track you back down memory lane. Luke Vibert performing at Liquid Lounge in on 21 November 2008 Background information Birth name Luke Francis Vibert Also known as Plug, Wagon Christ, Kerrier District, The Ace Of Clubs, Amen Andrews, Spac Hand Luke, Butler Kiev, Luke Warm Born 1973-01-26 26 January 1973 age 46 Origin , , Genres , , , , , , Occupation s Musician, record producer Instruments Keyboard, Synthesizer Years active 1990 - present Labels , , , , , , Associated acts , Jeremy Simmonds, , Website Luke Vibert born 26 January 1973 is a British and , best known for his work under several aliases such as Plug and Wagon Christ. Chicago, Detroit, Redruth , 2007 wasn't a total break from the previous release but roamed from alien ambient soundscapes to -sampling acid-rap fusions. Certain people will be irate that this 'secret' music is now available but it's far too good to be the preserve of a privileged few. The native of Redruth, Cornwall, England got into performing through a punk band, and then with a rap group. Credited to Luke Vibert, it was released on the label in 2014. Back in the 70's a dispute in Britain concerning the Musicians Union meant that France became the centre of the Library Music scene.
Cheers, Team Norman x Essential cookies Cookies are used for essential functions such as the shopping cart. After he gained some notice as , the first proper Luke Vibert album, a set of instrumental hip-hop titled Big Soup, followed for in 1997. Vibert closed out the decade with the diverse and typically humor-laced We Hear You , 2009. You can disable these cookies in your browser settings but the site won't work properly if you do. During the early 2010s, Vibert kept active and revived drum'n'bass alias for a collection of previously unreleased material.
It is surprising that despite being issued in quantities as little as 200 this music is still being played 30 years later and still sounds remarkable for its spontaneity, invention and sheer ahead of its time funkiness. Nuggets, basically the work of three composers -- Roger Roger, Nino Nardini, and Eddie Warner -- includes nearly 30 tracks, most one- or two-minute snippets of crazed theme music, many of them sounding far more intrusive than background music should. With France's receptivity to the avante-garde, its long time love of jazz and the ready availability of outstanding musicians, plus the advent of new technology, it's not surprising that the resultant music was of a decidedly experimental nature. Or the Steve Miller Band's 'Fly like an eagle' sound-a-like 'Freshman'. Like that really makes a difference. Monkman's the boss The Long Good Friday needs a vinyl reissue! Raised in , Vibert began releasing projects in the 1990s across varied genres, including , , and.