|1.||"Same Old Clown" (album version)|
|2.||"Same Old Clown" (Linkwood remix)|
|1.||"Same Old Clown" (KON remix)|
|2.||"Same Old Clown" (KON dub)|
Chico Mann and Kendra Morris combine sublimely on the Same Old Clown 12" through Soundway which is a thrilling taster of what's to come on Magical Thinking, the multi instrumentalist's third solo LP. Whilst the Antibalas guitarist has remained close to his Afrobeat roots on previous long players for Wax Poetics and Kindred Spirits, his new album is said to offer a more expansive portrayal of Chico's tastes taking in latin, freestyle, funk and boogie and "Same Old Clown" certainly suggests this is a rewarding approach. Mann's classic squelching 80s electro funk arrangement is the perfect backdrop for Kendra's slinky vocals and the accompanying remixes from Linkwood and Kon only serve to show her range, with the Firecracker man's boogie house update our personal favourite here at Juno.
Mukatsuku Records Chart, Bobby Tempo, Aaron Dae (Razor-N-Tape), Spacewalker (Balance), Soundway Records, I Love Disco!, CheckTheGuns, INKSWEL (HOT SHOT SOUNDS / BBE), Martin Hayes (Mating Rituals Rec.), Box Aus Holz Records, Latenta Project, Teleseen
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