trevor jackson presents metal dance ep
3 essential, dark, driven & steely non-lp cuts from the industrial, post punk & ebm comp.
a-side ‘the duke arrives’ is taken from the ‘escape from new york’ soundtrack, a pulsing, ominous synthscape by john carpenter & composer alan howarth. the rare edit featured here, originally on italian 12” only, comes courtesy of mario boncaldo, 1 half of revered italo electro duo, klein & mbo. on the flip is the machine funk of ‘dream games’, the b-side of the 1981 single ‘dynamo beat’ by performance artists-turned-singers, shock &, continuing the new romantic links, a dub of ‘do what you wanna do’ by the cage, a pounding, industrial take on t-connection’s classic disco hit.
- John Carpenter & Alan Howarth – The Duke Arrives: The Barricade / The President At The Train (12” Re-Edit)
- Shock – Dream Games
- The Cage Feat. Nona Hendryx – Do What You Wanna Do (Dub Version) 6.19