MC


REDEEM DOWNLOAD CODE

If you received a download code in a vinyl you purchased, you can redeem it for your download here.


LOGIN

Login with your existing account.

Forgot Password

CREATE ACCOUNT

Create an account to purchase items.

cover

Codek

Tam Tam Remixes

Dark Entries
12" $12.00

03/15/2019 794811514916 

DE 245 


CODEK is the brainchild of JEAN-MARIE SALAUN who grew up in Paris influenced by the folklore of the inner city. In 1978 he joined art rock group SPIONS and collaborated with Robin Scott (M “Pop Music”). He began working as Codek, a play on the brand name Kodak with the “Me Me Me” single released in 1980. In 1981 the “Tam Tam”/“Closer” single was released on West African Music, a tiny label from the Ivory Coast, and re-released a year later by Island Records in the UK (where the B-side was re-named “Tim Toum”). “Tam Tam” was inspired by Burundi drummers playing in the plaza in front of Beaubourg where the song was recorded. Jean-Marie enlisted one of the drummers from the circle, GEORGE ATTA DIKALO, to lay down percussion for the song. The female singers were from the French Caribbean and added falsetto tribal chants. CLAUDE ARTO achieved complex rhythmic patterns using a modular synthesizer and heavy processing. Jean-Marie recorded himself beating his chest for the thump noises. Now "Tam Tam" gets remixes from DJ DANIELE BALDELLI & MARCO DIONIGI on two versions, followed by two from WHATEVER.

Related Items

cover

Pierson, Dax

Nerve Bumps (A Queer Divine Disappointment)
Dark Entries
cover

Sexual Harrassment

I Need A Freak
Dark Entries
cover

Jasmine Infiniti

Bxtch Slap
Dark Entries
cover

Group Rhoda

Passing Shades
Dark Entries
cover

Cowley, Patrick

Some Funkettes
Dark Entries
cover

V/a

Endangered Species Vol. 1
Dark Entries
cover

Crushed Soul

Family Of Waves
Dark Entries
cover

Robert Rental

Paralysis
Dark Entries
cover

Red Axes

Red Axes
Dark Entries
cover

Sepehr

Shaytoon
Dark Entries
cover

Maxx Mann

Maxx Mann
Dark Entries
cover

Fear-E

Grey Skies In A Dear Green Place
Dark Entries