Hip hop, electro, funk, house; their multi-faceted sound and ability to bend and blend genres flawlessly into a cohesive musical tapestry has gained them iconic status and this collection takes us on a journey through their very best work.
Kurtis Mantronik and Mc Tee formed the group Mantronix in the early 80s. Their Sleeping Bag records debut: Mantronix: the album shot to commercial success on the strength of their debut single, “Fresh Is The Word”. The influence of this groundbreaking debut is still felt in popular music today, having been sampled by the likes of Beastie Boys, Beck, The Prodigy and more.
Needle to the Groove (12” version) mantronix
Breaking Bells (12” version) T La Rock
Back to the Old School Just Ice
Fresh is the Word (12” version) Mantronix
Turbo Charged Just Ice
Breaking Bells (dub version) T La Rock
We Control the Dice Mantronix
Cold Gettin’ Dumb Just Ice
Cold Getting’ Dumb ii Just Ice
Bass Machine (12” version) T La Rock
Johnny the Fox Tricky Tee
Fresh is the Word ’88 Mantronix
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