Mekon, aka John Gosling, has worked with some of the most influential cultural innovators of the last 25 years including Genesis P.Orridge, Goldie, Schoolly D, William Orbit, Afrika Bambaataa, Bobby Gillespie, Marc Almond and Alexander McQueen. He’s also been an integral artist for the pioneering Wall Of Sound Records (Royksopp, Grace Jones, Jacques Lu Cont, Aeroplane, The Bees, I Am Kloot, Felix Da Housecat et al) run by lovable eccentric music mogul, Mark Jones.
To date Mekon has released three albums ‘Welcome To Tackletown’ (1997), ‘Relax With Mekon’ (2000), ‘Something Came Up’ (2006) and he releases his fourth album in the US on The End Records July 9, titled ‘Piece of Work’.
Shimmering amongst ‘Piece Of Work’s dark and menacing electronics are such esteemed music legends as Schoolly D, Throbbing Gristle/Psychic TV’s Peter Christopherson, Marco Pirroni from Adam & The Ants, PIG and more, with the album’s 12 tracks ranging from electro rap, industrial techno and Balearic to ambient and neo-classical.
|Release:||Piece Of Work|
|Track-listing:||01. When I Was Walt Whitman (feat. Leslie Winer & Anni Hogan)|
02. Atlantis Part 3 Intro
03. No Business I Know
04. Sleazy Says (feat. Peter Christopherson)
05. Saturday Night (feat. Schoolly D.)
06. Wasted Mind (feat. Cleo Torrez)
07. Disco Bloodbath
08. Bin Therre (feat. PIG)
09. Hardcore (feat. Schooly D & Marco Pironi)
10. Kicks (feat. Cleo Torrez)
11. Be Like Me Intro
12. Ravagable (feat.Rita Brown)
|Format:||CD / Digital|
|Record Label:||The End Records / Wall Of Sound|