4 June 2006

DAVID AXELROD - MARCHIN'
















This was recorded in 1980 and was the last album Axe would release for the thirteen years that would follow. And he went out on an interesting note. The compositions are there but the sound's not quite as expansive as usual and maybe a bit slicker .Still there are definitely some songs that are certified Axe bangers, regardless of production . There's even a couple open breakbeats that would compete with any of his previous work.The best song by far is "Wandering Star" with its great, loud, pounding drums and other great playing, which harkens back to his earlier work. One of his catchiest songs is included with "Jahil." It just jams from beginning to end. "Marchin' "hits it on the one and towards the end goes into a latin vamp which spirals off into drums and guitar breakdown. Also included is a pretty straight jazz tribute to Cannonball, "Threnody For A Brother." "Dr. T"is a nice bit of jazz funk which fairly skanks along .This is a lot harder to find than most of his other albums from this time, but it's definitely worth tracking down.
As Score Baby so succinctly put it :
"Axe is the gift that keeps on giving"

LINK IN THE COMMENTS

8 comments:

bacoso said...

http://rapidshare.de/files/22197047/Marchin_.rar.html

xmnr0x23 said...

Damn dude, this is too soon! I'm still head-knodding to Black Messiah :)

Anyway, this is the album I'm most curious about. So once again, thank you!

My email is xmnr0x23[at]gmail°com

Cyaz!

xmnr0x23 said...

Opening track is killing me!!! Beautiful...

Muse said...

This is Great and appreciate your sharing it! Thanks & Cheers!

ScoreBaby said...

Thanks for the Axe!

xmnr0x23 said...

Got back from work, and just had to play the record again at loud volume. Killer... :)

Beatsoup said...

This is awesome, I've been looking for this one for awhile now. Great sound quality too. Keep up the good work

Yannick Hiwat said...

Damn lovely album,, Would it be possible to re-upload this one??