[GROUP] [Nagnagnag] Cabaret Voltaire Kora! Versions???

Nicolas Doye nic at worldofnic.org
Sat Mar 14 01:55:45 PDT 2009


Pre-ordered on Amazon (UK) ages ago, and it arrived by magic at work.

2009/3/13 mike <mike at angryjester.com>

> I see that the downloadable versions of this will be available on US Amazon
> next week (3/23 I think).  I've ordered it through AB-CD but I'll still
> spend the 6 or 7 bucks to try the mp3s.
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> - Mike
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> *From*: "Grant Regnaert" <tripreset at hotmail.com>
> *Sent*: Friday, March 13, 2009 1:07 PM
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> *Subject*: [GROUP] [Nagnagnag] Cabaret Voltaire Kora! Versions???
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> Just curious, as I've been waiting for this CD for 3 months. Where did you
> purchase your copy of the Kora! Versions CD already? I've went to Amazon, as
> you mentioned, but it is still listed as a pre-order and it says it won't be
> available until March 24th. Is there some where else that I can purchase it
> from? Thank you. Grant
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> 1. Kora Versions - first impressions (Nicolas Doye)
> 2. Re: Kora Versions - first impressions (Nicolas Doye)
> 3. RE: [Cabaretvoltaire] Kora Versions - first impressions
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> Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2009 13:42:18 +0000
> From: Nicolas Doye
> Subject: [Nagnagnag] Kora Versions - first impressions
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> So, I've only listened once - and long-time readers of this list will
> remember that I've often got first impressions wrong. (My disastrous
> comments on Dark Magus still play on my mind). So take a pinch of salt with
> the following.
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> Good news: it doesn't sound much like the original material (which I've
> heard only a little of on-line).
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> It starts well - the Skankenstein version is fantastic - but after there?
> It
> sounds a bit like a half-assed version of Chant to Jah. On "Crazy Things" a
> sample seems to say "It was a joke". Perhaps it is? Most of the album is
> Kirkian dub. But "Burning Reprise" isn't - it's bad ambient or something.
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> All in all a welcome return for the Cabs name but apart from 1 or 2 tracks,
> a bit forgettable.
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> Aside: Shiva Records is owned by Amrik Rai who used to own FON Records (a
> sort-of precursor to Warp - one of FON's acts included DJ Parrot of Sweet
> Exorcist), and previously managed the Cabs. (He also worked for the NME -
> my
> google skills rock).
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> Nice Designers Republic sleeve.
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> nic
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> Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2009 16:37:32 +0000
> From: Nicolas Doye
> Subject: [Nagnagnag] Re: Kora Versions - first impressions
> To: cabaretvoltaire at yahoogroups.com, nagnagnag at hollyfeld.org
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> It's growing on me. Louder = better :-) Plus spot all those old CV sounds
> hidden away. (OK about 5).
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> 2009/3/13 Nicolas Doye
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> > So, I've only listened once - and long-time readers of this list will
> > remember that I've often got first impressions wrong. (My disastrous
> > comments on Dark Magus still play on my mind). So take a pinch of salt
> with
> > the following.
> >
> > Good news: it doesn't sound much like the original material (which I've
> > heard only a little of on-line).
> >
> > It starts well - the Skankenstein version is fantastic - but after there?
> > It sounds a bit like a half-assed version of Chant to Jah. On "Crazy
> Things"
> > a sample seems to say "It was a joke". Perhaps it is? Most of the album
> is
> > Kirkian dub. But "Burning Reprise" isn't - it's bad ambient or something.
> >
> > All in all a welcome return for the Cabs name but apart from 1 or 2
> tracks,
> > a bit forgettable.
> >
> > Aside: Shiva Records is owned by Amrik Rai who used to own FON Records (a
> > sort-of precursor to Warp - one of FON's acts included DJ Parrot of Sweet
> > Exorcist), and previously managed the Cabs. (He also worked for the NME -
> my
> > google skills rock).
> >
> > Nice Designers Republic sleeve.
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> > nic
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> Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2009 17:16:38 +0000
> From: Lee Evans
> Subject: [Nagnagnag] RE: [Cabaretvoltaire] Kora Versions - first
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> From: nic at worldofnic.org
> Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2009 13:42:18 +0000
> Subject: [Cabaretvoltaire] Kora Versions - first impressions
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> Ah -I remember shopping in the old F.O.N. shop! Think I bought my first Age
> Of Chance 12" in there, thus seeing The Designers Republic designs for the
> first time.
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> CV/Kora must be one of tDR's last sleeve designs: they went bust in January
> :o(
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