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Prescott – Thing Or Two

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Prescott - Thing Or TwoIf this was a knitting pattern it would be full of lopsided colour, tangled dimensions and probably more armholes than really necessary.

This second helping from Prescott has been well worth the wait. The musicianship is blinding, each track built up on little stabbing motifs playing footsie with Commodore computer tape loadings

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Prescott – One Did

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Prescott - One DidOne Did has a Max Wall kind of rhythmic comedy about it, as if the instruments have taken a ministry of silly walks pill, a ganglia of legs skipping the hoots and jaggerations. You wouldn’t be surprised to know that former Stump bassist Kev Hopper is behind this gem. After having his fill of abstract, atmospheric electronica he’s back with a vengeance as Prescott, joined by former Scritti Politti member Rhodri Marsden on keyboards and supporting guitar and Frank Byng on drums. A tirade that breeds some nice irregular metrics, funky falls and even a smidgen of dub.

You could imagine the albums’ artwork animating well with its musical contents. A pattering of joviality in jowls as the sewing machine quick-foots a curve of

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