In the crossroads of real live performance as club entertainment presents Musikkrause the debut album of Feindrehstar. The Jena natives have made a life on the stage as a collective over the last 10 years. If you include a number of 7 inches and EP's, their sound is a live concept. An exhilarating connection of the functional with the ornamental ñ hard working dance music on stage with a house essence and a dose of the hip-hop with a funk & jazz base. The sextet is composed of the trumpet, saxophone, scratch & samples, bass, percussions, drums, Rhodes & keys and with point blank ideas an interesting sonic garden blooms. As a unit of virtuoso composers with serious sonic tools Feindrehstar presents on their first LP ìVulgarian Knightsî. The recording took place together with Axel Reinemer and Immo Wischhusen (Flowin IMMO) is Jazzanova Studio in Berlin. The urban arranged rhythm architecture from Michael Baumann (Soulphiction/Jackmate). Thanks to this co production a brilliantly energetic live program is manifest on the vinyl. The result is a statement: This is a journey into our sound! An album in a reserved spiritual cast, thats complete down to its individual tracks. Spin this record any way you please. (12ì releases and double-LP's are available through Kompakt). From a pure jammed out playfulness there grew a sparkling conversation between the winds and those with keys ñ sometimes a rugged funk, others a finely-sensed Jazz, and then completely improvised. A music with value added for an urbane, scenic people and for everyone whose heart beats along. It is the pact between the stage-excesses & a club integrity that Feindrehstar does so well.
Short introduction and away we go in the groove where the heart is - beam me up Scotty!
2. FÊTE DE LA KITA
The Funky Warm Medina - uncompromising, powerful and melodic, simultaneously
This organic-house 'ting-ting' makes dancing into a reflexive activity, a habit like brushing your chops.
Minimal content with an elegant, angled soul as a musical measurement between the future and the past.
The bundling of an arsenal of Anglo-American music accomplishment.
6. THE MASK WITH THE MAN
Like hip-hop at its best time, without raps but instead with biceps between every kick.
A selection of true soul ingredients cast into a deep spiritual-house.
8. VULGARIAN KNIGHTS
Do you know the way to Autobahn exit Ninja Tune?
9. TEX ASS
Jacking kick in the arse with beat and tone innovations from Fela Kraut and a decent thump underneath.
10. HAPPY HOUR
For friends of the slammer blues.