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Ghislain Poirier - Go Ballistic feat. MC Zulu

Ghislain Poirier Go Ballistic
Ghislain Poirier - Go Ballistic feat. MC Zulu
(12"/MP3) Ninja Tune ZEN12220, 2008-07-18

Ghislain Poirier Go Ballistic
Ghislain Poirier - Go Ballistic feat. MC Zulu
(12"/MP3) Ninja Tune ZEN12220, 2008-07-18

Tracklisting 12" :
A1. Go Ballistic feat. MC Zulu
A2. Go Ballistic feat. MC Zulu (King Cannibal remix)
B1. Go Ballistic feat. MC Zulu (Toddla-T and Duckbeats remix)
B2. Go Ballistic feat. MC Zulu (Tony-O remix)

Tracklisting MP3 Download :
01. Go Ballistic (Ghislain Poirier feat. MC Zulu)
02. Go Ballistic (Toddla T & Chris Duckenfield Remix)
03. Go Ballistic (King Cannibal Remix)
04. Go Ballistic (Tony-O Remix)
05. Ballistic Riddim (Ghislain Poirier)

Links : (Duckbeats)

Press Release :
"Ghislain… Poirier… and the badman… Zulu! Revolution of the mind continue! Spread the word!"

This is how MC Zulu, Panamanian born, Chicago raised, jumps off on the 3rd single from Ghislain Poirier's No Ground Under (ZEN138). 'Go Ballistic' is a soca drenched club banger that unashamedly blows up the spot. MC Zulu comes through with a melodic hype vocal that keeps energy high in the mix. Having released many solo efforts plus collaborations with Aceyalone, Kush Arora and DJ C, MC Zulu is hot property these days (just check his recent feature in XLR8R).

Remixers Toddla-T and Duckbeats give the beat a house shuffle treatment that rivals the original in dance floor mayhem. Not surprising since Toddla-T has been making in roads remixing Hot Chip, Tricky, Little Dragon, Roisin Murphy and Kid Acne as well as doing some production on the upcoming Roots Manuva album, Slime and Reason. Duckbeats is Chris Duckenfield, a seasoned veteran of electronic boogie music from the old school WARP roster as RAC and one of the house heads behind SWAG.

King Cannibal is a new signing to Ninja Tune (keep an ear out for the upcoming 'Arigami Style' single) and he toughens up the track to a near techno frenzy of hard beats and defunct rave noises that takes away some of the joyousness of the original and replaces it with something a little more menacing.

Ghislain Poirier is good at finding underground talent and enlisted a buddy by the name of Tony-O, from Parisian crew Ego6, to round out these remixes. He peps it up and plays on it's double time soca feel for an over the top interpretation that makes you understand why Ghislain was attracted to him in the first place.

Another underground party smashing hit from Ghislain Poirier. GO BALLISTIC!

- The third single from world wide party rocker No Ground Under (ZEN138).
- Features Chicago's MC Zulu creating unsurpassed hype on the mic. Here's what some press has said of his performance on this track :
"MC Zulu launches into "Go Ballistic." The beats head off in a more syncopated direction and before you know it, the room is bouncing to soca." - AOL Music News
" the show-stealing Chicago MC Zulu urges here, the best antidote is to "fight the pressure with bass and treble." - EXCLAIM
- Features remixes from new Ninja signing King Cannibal, rising star Toddla-T & Duckbeats (a.k.a. Chris Duckenfield from SWAG and RAC) and friend of the show, Ego6's Tony-O.
- Artwork by once again.
- Radio servicing from Terrorbird.


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