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The Killah Gorilla by Janek van Laak

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Album Title: Circle of Madness
Label: Sonar Kollektiv
Released: 2024


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The second single to be taken from Janek van Laak's forthcoming album 'Circle of Madness' is Afro-jazz inflected “The Killah Gorilla”. It’s a piece that takes its name from the U.S. Ultimate Fighting Championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) professional, Jared ‘The Killa Gorilla’ Cannioner. The introduction to the track builds tension, conjuring up the atmosphere leading up to the start of a fight. Alto sax, flutes and bass clarinet from Richard Maegraith, and trumpet and flügelhorn courtesy of Gabriel Garcia lead the way, with their parts written in an attempt to be a cannon, and Isabel Rößler’s bassline providing the anchor point for Janek’s drums and Tim Foley’s percussion to float around freely.


a little GOLD. Here to Slay feat. Madeleine Rose; Saints Blow; Above Your Head; Daiamondo feat. Shiomi Kawaguchi 6 - Sloppy Dreams; Left 4 Dead; Glintstones; The Last Stylebender; The Killah Gorilla; OCTAPUSSY; Garlic Brown Junior.


Date featured

February 15, 2024

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