- Title: Ingaza
- Artist: Muslimgauze
- Label: Staalplaat
- Format: 2×LP
- Genres: 1990's, Experimental Electronic, Breakbeats, Hip Hop, World, Electro, Dub, Percussion
- Price: €26,90EU (incl. 19% VAT)€22,61non-EU
Limited edition of 700 copies.
All tracks written, played by Muslimgauze.
Previously released on CD as part of Box Of Silk And Dogs (Muslimlim 013).
"Those not familiar with Jones’ style, will listen slack-jawed at the shear anticipatory nature of his sound collage. Initially released by Staalplaat in 1999 (the same year of his passing away) as part of the ‘Box Of Silk And Dogs’ comes out again as a double LP. He was a cult artist, politically motivated for the arab-palestinian cause and a seminal experimenter of the ethnical samples’ use with minimal and electronic rhythms. The atmospheres retain intact the original charm made out of full and gloomy, but pulsating in the provoked emotions, very different from the exotic and ornamental processing of certain world music. Drum machines, old synths, percussion, all combined in a traditional way, without any computer help. Sounds anyway already permeated with what will have come, drawing on different genres but always supporting a specific poetic. “Peace is a distant dream” Bryn Jones said, in one of his latest interviews. He died for a rare blood disease, and on both sizes things seem to unfortunately still be the same.
Ingaza is thematically and stylistically all over the place, sporting atmospheric instrumental loops one moment and jarring, heavily barbed and distorted beats the next. Differences between tracks, not unlike changing channels on TV or switching between net browsers, predominate, imagery conjuring Middle Eastern travel and tourism on one screen plays against grisly proxy war footage on the next. The only threads linking these tracks were made during Jones' grittier production-cum-dub days during the last years of his life."
A3. Pen Your Atlas, And Find Kurdistan
B1. Divotee, Lie With The Dogs
B2. Baljit With Copper Wire
B3. Silk And Mint.
C2. Sacrifice Pit
C4. Hand Of Henna
D1. Hamas Internet, Gaza
D2. Grass Of Sidi Bou Said
D3. Allah Will, Provide You Forfeit
D4. Temple Carcass
D5. Hamas Internet, Gaza