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Flevans - The Mooch Effect

Flevans - The Mooch Effect
(CD) Jack To Phono JTPCD004, feb/march 2007

Latest news from Jack To Phono (22/08/06)
The next Flevans album is "The Mooch Effect" by Flevans and will be out feb/march 2007...

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Jack To Phono and Flevans Projects are proud to present Mooch. As one of the stalwarts of Brighton's renowned Tru Thoughts label, Flevans released 3 successful 12"s, followed up with 2004's debut 'Make New Friends' album. His music has featured on compilations such as 'Electric Soul' (The Unabombers), 'Anotherlatenight' (Kid Loco), Ministry Of Sound's 'Chillout Sessions' and Ninja Tune's Solid Steel (Bonobo), and has seen him remix the likes of Dr Rubberfunk, Jon Kennedy and most recently Australia's Rephrase to great effect.

Following the 'Make New Friends' release, Flevans took some time out to hone his DJ'ing skills, entertaining crowds at The Big Chill, 'Friends & Family' in Tokyo and 'Turntables' in New York among others. He also used this time to sharpen his live skills, playing bass with Backini's live band – since debuting at Glastonbury, the band have gigged extensively, as well as recording live sessions for Radio One and another at Abbey Road's infamous Studio Two.

So it was about time to take this experience back into the studio, and get on with recording and releasing more music – in 2005, Flevans hooked up with the up and coming Jack To Phono label to release his debut 7", 'My Spider Walks Again' under the name Mooch – Since then, he has been busy working on the Mooch album, which is now completed and scheduled for a September 06 release. The album features contributions from Backini, Dr Rubberfunk, JFB and Johnny Tarr (Blackgrass, Backini Live) all adding their trademark touches to several tracks. The album itself is a huge step on from Flevans' Tru Thoughts material; from the raw, instrumental hip-hop opener 'The Greeting Song', to the lavish and funky, 'Some Wonder', it's an album that grabs your attention from the off, and never lets go. Check out the new 7", 'Sounds Good' (May 06) for a feel of what's to come...

Flevans says: "The Album will now be released as a Flevans (rather than Mooch) album, it's scheduled for a September 06 release... there will be a 12" with remixes from Dr Rubberfunk and Backini before then..."


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Fernando Fernando ·  23 August 2006, 19:18

looks good!

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