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Ord.No. JDK10

Pascal Plantinga -A Hammer A Day Keeps The Headache Away

1. This Should not Exist
2. Why The Sarcasm ?
3. Trip Into A Trap
4. Most Top Of The Bellcurve
5. You Make Me Feel Like A Teeager Again
6. We Don`t Have Time To Recue Cats From Trees
7. If I Were you What Would You Say?
8. Since When You Are A Gunexpert?
9. Ex-Wife
10. Where Will Your Children Live In 1973?
11. Making Music Popular
12. I`m Crazy
13. The Fish Is Sick

On “A HAMMER A DAY KEEPS THE HEADACHE AWAY”, Pascal Plantinga stretches the boundaries of modern song-writing. In this amazing collection of songs and slick fuzzy arrangements, Pascal fuses elements of punk, jazz, latin, musical, hörspiel and plain old fashioned avant-garde, concocting just the right blend of sophistication and rebellion. Entirely produced at the legendary Ata Tak studios in Düsseldorf with Pyrolator, one of Germany’s most versatile producers, this album comes with a number of musical surprises. Who else but Stereo Total’s Françoise Cactus could give “You make me feel like a teenager again”, its sultry quality and make Gainsbourg wish he had taken dancing lessons? And how about a woman of strange appetites like Anne La Berge, whose exotic over-blown flutes radiantly compliment the lyrics of "I'm crazy," a swingin' journey that makes Insanity sound colourful and appealing.

From the Hawaiian surf rolling in on “This should not exist” to the writings on the wall in “The fish is sick”, the tongues and cheeks are there in abundance, with the added lustre of a truly romantic interpretation and plenty of exciting thoughts!  Destined to become one of the biggest hits across the continent, “A HAMMER A DAY…” could very well be the divine intervention that saved your marriage.
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Ord.No. JDK09





Pascal Plantinga - Pyrolator, Mapstation, Count Zero, Don Tiki - Remix

1. Pyrolator - You Make Me Feel Like A Teenager Again
2. Mapstation - We Don`t Have Time To Rescue Cats From Trees
3. Count Zero - I`m Crazy
4. Don Tiki - Most Top Of The Bellcurve

This Deutsch-American host of modern music’s most prolific producers picks up a chunk of Pascal and puts it down right in the middle of their beloved aural playworld. And somehow, the results don’t sound a bit out of place!  

Pyrolator blows away the tickertape, mutes a couple of channels and single-handedly turns “You make me feel like a teenager again” into this years hottest club classic.  On “We don’t have time to rescue cats from trees”

Mapstation cuts the crap and throws the bones to the dogs, bringing this popular favorite back to life as a pulsating, exciting electronic composition.

Count Zero, the Boston electro-rockers formerly known as Think Tree, hires the bird back. “I’m Crazy” starts quietly, traditionally, and then in stark contrast, gets the percussive up-tempo treatment and turns everyday paranoia into the next hip thing. 

Can exotica be more exotic than this? From the indescribable beauty of the land of Aloha, Don Tiki takes thought provoker “Most top of the bellcurve” on a lava walk to the top of the volcano and back, producing a monument to exoticism.

How much more is there to say? It’s obvious these beautiful JDK releases put Pascal well on his way to Famesville, providing you a priceless “I Was There”.  So, welcome to the intriguing world of Pascal Plantinga. We sure hope you find it as attractive as we find you!