HERBIE HANCOCK and BILL LASWELL

TECHNOVOODU: ASTRAL BLACK SIMULATIONS

  1/  Introduction                               (Laswell)                     2.25
  2/  Maiden Voyage/B. Bop                       (HH,BL,Collins,Skopelitis)    7.10
  3/  Nobu                                       (Hancock)                     5.14
  4/  Earth Beat                                 (Hancock,Laswell,Beinhorn)    6.31
  5/  Metal Beat                                 (Hancock,Laswell)             6.16
  6/  Rockit 2.002                               (Hancock,Laswell,Beinhorn)    1.33
  7/  Rain Dance                                 (Hancock,Laswell,Gluck)       5.16
  8/  Karabali                                   (Hancock,Ponce)               5.56
  9/  Vibe Alive                                 (HH,BL,BC,Bonner,Mico Wave)   4.52
  10/ Sound System                               (Hancock,Laswell,Suso)        5.13
  11/ Chemical Residue                           (Hancock)                     4.23

       Remixed and produced at Orange Music Sound, West Orange, NJ
       Engineered by Robert Musso
       Assistant: James Dellatacoma
       Remixed and produced by Bill Laswell
       Mastered by Michael Fossenkemper at Turtletone Studio
(2) Herbie Hancock: Apple/ Mac plus, Yamaha DX1, DX7, DX7IIFD, Kurzweil K-250, Fairlight series II and series III, AKAI 900-S, Roland Super Jupiter, Rhodes Chroma, Oberheim Matrix 12, Yamaha TX 8/ 16, acoustic piano, vocoder; William "Bootsy" Collins: bass, vocoder; Sugarfoot: vocals; Nicky Skopelitis: Fairlight drums; DST : turntables; Mico Wave: Mini Moog, bass, talk box, vocoder; Jeff Bova : synthesizer programming; (3) Herbie Hancock: acoustic piano, electric keyboards: Fender Rhodes, ARP Pro Soloist, ARP Odyssey, ARP 3604, ARP 2600, ARP PE-IV string ensemble; (4) Herbie Hancock: Fairlight CMI, Dr. Click rhythm controller, Yamaha GS-1, Yamaha CE-20; Bill Laswell: bass; Michael Beinhorn: DMX, synare, programming; Grand Mixer D.ST.: turntables; Daniel Ponce: bata; (5) Herbie Hancock: Fairlight CMI, Yamaha DX7; Bill Laswell: bass, DMX, shortwave; D.St: turntables; Henry Kaiser: guitar; Anton Fier: Simmons drums, sound plates, cymbals, gongs; Will Alexander: Fairlight CMI programming; Foday Musa Suso: dusunguni, balaphone; Wayne Shorter: lyricon; Toshinori Kondo: speaker; Ayb Dieng: talking drum, chatan, bells; Bernard Fowler: voice; (6) MixMaster Mike, GrandMixer DXT, Rob Swift, QBert, Babu, Faust and Shortee: scratches; Herbie Hancock: Fairlight CMI, Rhodes Chroma, Sennheiser vocoder, clavitar, Dr. Click rhythm controller, E-mu 4060 digital keyboard, Mini-Moog; Bill Laswell: bass; Michael Beinhorn: DMX, synare, Mini-Moog programming; Daniel Ponce: bata; (7) Mwandishi (Herbie Hancock): Fender Rhodes electric piano, Hohner D-6 clavinet with Fender fuzz-wah and echoplex, dakha-di-bello, Melotron, Steinway piano, hand clap; Mwile (Benny Maupin): soprano saxophone; Mganga (Dr. Eddie Henderson): trumpet; Pepo (Julian Priester): bass trombone, tenor trombone, alto trombone, cowbell; Mchezaji (Buster Williams): Fender electric bass with wah-wah and fuzz, acoustic bass; Jabali (Billy Hart): drums; Dr. Patrick Gleeson: ARP synthesizers (2600 and Soloist); Buck Clarke: congas, bongos; FUNDI: random resonator; Submerged: beats; Bill Laswell: bass, beats, sounds; (8) Herbie Hancock: Fairlight CMI, piano; Daniel Ponce: bata, bells, shekere; Will Alexander: Fairlight CMI programming; Wayne Shorter: soprano saxophone; Bernard Fowler: vocals; Hamid Drake: cymbals; (10) Herbie Hancock: Fairlight CMI, Yamaha DX7, clavinet; Bill Laswell: bass, DMX; D.St: turntables; Nicky Skopelitis: guitar; Anton Fier: Simmons drums, sound plates, synare, tympani; Will Alexander: Fairlight CMI programming; Foday Musa Suso: kora, guitar, talking drum; Toshinori Kondo: trumpet; Ayb Dieng: chatan, bells, talking drums; Hamid Drake: cymbals; (9,11) Herbie Hancock: Apple/ Mac plus, Yamaha DX1, DX7, DX7IIFD, Kurzweil K-250, Fairlight series II and series III, AKAI 900-S, Roland Super Jupiter, Rhodes Chroma, Oberheim Matrix 12, Yamaha TX 8/ 16, acoustic piano, vocoder; William "Bootsy" Collins: bass, vocoder; Sugarfoot: vocals; Nicky Skopelitis: Fairlight drums; DST: turntables; Mico Wave: Mini Moog, bass, talk box, vocoder; Jeff Bova: synthesizer programming.

          ????  -  Sony Records (USA) (CD)
Note: Though finished and mastered, Sony has yet to release this album and has no plans to do so.
Note: Track 7 is the only track that contains more elements of the track noted in a more radical remix. For lack of a better title, I have chosen to name it based on the source material.