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Doppelleben LP

nr katalogowy KOMPAKT 112
dostępność: 48h

LP 54,90  

Often you will find that one life is not enough to deal with all the things that you would like to do. Yet, as an exception, we are not talking about the traditional objective values like: a house, a child, a tree. If you have an artistic bent, it is more about the question of how to express all the ideas a creative mind is obsessed by. When it comes to Justus Köhncke, he is actually obsessed by a helluvalot of things. This guy is really like a sponge and seems to have soaked in the whole history of pop music with all its inherent, structural beauty and styles. Five years after his debut album "Spiralen der Erinnerung" (ICI Rec.) and two years after his album "Was ist Musik", it was high time to wring out the sponge again that was full of impressions he has collected during his numerous spectacular freestyle DJ-performances all over the world and where he combined both, KOMPAKT's techno message with the disco jewels of the last three decades in a breathtaking way. And he is full of knowledge that originates from his regular, quasi-scientific analyses of his all-time, most favourite songs. Köhncke is someone who sometimes loves to pass composing C parts as his hobby. (the C part is the part of a song that is neither strophe nor refrain; most of the time, it is the third part of a song indicating the final refrain; the C part is often combined with changing harmonies. A wonderful tool, but unfortunately, it has almost disappeared since the late 1980s in favour of more clubby structures). And it is this highly emotional combination of exploratory spirit with unlimited obsession that makes Justus Ko_hncke the Alexander von Humboldt of pop music. The title of Ko_hncke's album "Doppelleben" (=engl. double life) already shows the musical splits he does - a fact that makes him an absolute exceptional artist. On the one side, he is fighting on the front line of up-to-date club sounds (Justus' track "Timecode" was one of the biggest consense hits in 2004), on the other side, he plays the pop card so unrestrainedly and sentimentally


A1 Elan (Dub)
A2 Schwabylon
A3 Wo Bist Du
A4 Loreley
A5 Weiche Zäune
B1 Herz Aus Papier
B2 Mu Arae
B3 Alles Nochmal
B4 Timecode (Edit)
B5 The Answer Is Yes