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9 thoughts on “ Universal Rhythms - Mandrill - Mandrill Is (Vinyl, LP, Album)

  1. Nov 07,  · Artist: MANDRILL Album: MANDRILL Label: POLYDOR Year: Format: VINYL LP 33 rpm Country: U.S.A. SIDE A 1. Mandrill (Mandrill) 2. Warning Blues (Wilson Bro.
  2. Mandrill is the debut album by Brooklyn, New York based band Mandrill released in The album peaked at number twenty-seven on the Billboard R&B albums chart. Track listing "Mandrill" - "Warning Blues" - "Symphonic Revolution" - "Rollin' On" - "Peace and Love (Amani Na Mapenzi) Movement I (Birth)" -
  3. Guitarist Dougie Rodriguez, a former Santana sideman, joined in time for the fifth Mandrill album, Mandrilland, which earned the band an entry on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. In , all members of the group other than the Wilson brothers and Cave departed, and Mandrill switched to .
  4. The album closes with a mournful space/lounge jazz tune with a cool 'futuristic' exotic synthesizer melody. Although this album shows Mandrill heading further from their progressive roots, it is nice to hear that they were able to get with the thump-thump-thump 70s in a way that was creative, intelligent and not damaging to their artistic.
  5. A fantastic bit of hard jamming funk from Mandrill -- rougher than later work, with a mix of soul, jazz, and Latin influences, all coming together in a mode that reminds us of early 70s LA groups like War or El Chicano. The best element of the album's the mix of keyboards, bass-driven rhythms, and flute Track Listing Ape Is High Cohelo Git It All Children Of The Sun I.
  6. Mandrill - "Hagalo" (Doctor Stereo De Nueva York A Buenos Aires mix) Doctor Stereo - "Jet 2 Panama" Review: The GAMM collective have been enjoying a seasonal slumber during the Winter months but with Summer scheduled to arrive the label are cranking back into business with the first of several releases.
  7. label cat# country medium year; polydor: pd us: lp album reissue: polydor: australia: lp album: polydor: brazil: lp album:
  8. Apparently learning from the mistakes of its debut, Mandrill crafted a follow-up with fewer stylistic detours than the first record, but much more energy and greater maturity. The two singles, "Ape Is High" and "Git It All," are unhinged performances from all involved that have the sense of musical invigoration so key to a funk band -- and so sorely lacking on this band's debut.

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