Gescom ‎– C & D

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Snackwitch 6:00
Mag 8:00

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SKA03 Gescom C & D(12", EP) Skam SKA03 UK 1995 Sell This Version
SKA03 Gescom C & D(12", EP, RP, Mir) Skam SKA03 UK Unknown Sell This Version

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mmerlak

mmerlak

May 16, 2017
edited about 1 year ago
referencing C & D, 12", EP, SKA03
Is the vocal sample on "Mag" coming from Fantasy Three's ‎"It's Your Rock" Instrumental?
dylaf

dylaf

November 25, 2014
edited over 3 years ago
referencing C & D, 12", EP, SKA03
The sample in 'Mag' originates with the much loved drums from Melvin Bliss 'Synthetic Substitution', as used by the Ultra MAGnetic-Mc's (geddit?). Its great to see how far things travel... On a gripe note, it would be helpful if sellers could pay attention to listing headers & stop trying to sell the re-issue in the 1st pressing section- black sleeve & sticker = second pressing... Pain in the ass.
tharobster

tharobster

July 9, 2011
edited over 7 years ago
referencing C & D, 12", EP, RP, Mir, SKA03
logo side is based around the amazing ULTRAMAGNETIC MC'S . the track was on their first lp travelling at the speed of ____ thought/ sound ? track had full loops used on this cut , and vox sample throughout track went "ultra magnetic magnetic , mc's ultra , magnetic magnetic .." cracking revamp this is . and the ultra's lp is one of the best ever hip hop lp's every track is aamzing
moire

moire

May 21, 2004
referencing C & D, 12", EP, SKA03

These two tracks sound really sample-heavy and hiphop-influenced, and they aren't much like what Booth/Brown were doing as Autechre at the time. Really raw and really good, more engaging and energetic than the first Gescom EP for me - (of course the packaging isn't as cool). To my ears, the first side sounds better at 33 RPM: at this speed it reminds me of a much rawer take on "Maphive 6.1" from Ae ep7.
awillhoite

awillhoite

March 13, 2004
referencing C & D, 12", EP, SKA03

What I love so much about EP2 is that it was a sudden departure from EP1. That's what you should expect from Gescom in their further releases for them to take the road less traveled and to do it so well.

August 10, 2001
edited over 17 years ago
referencing C & D, 12", EP, SKA03
Simple breaks get pummeled into a collage of textures like so much shattered glass. Starts out slow and funky, gets evil in no time flat. Essential.
-skb