I think that Mahjongg were the first band I saw on Sunday. I’d not heard any of their stuff before – live they were a strange mix. Most songs had layers of busy percussion, sometimes funky and reminiscent of Talking Heads, sometimes hard and a touch industrial. The interplay of overtones reminded me a little bit of Konono No 1 at times. At times the vocals were vocodered, oither times they sounded like early Spandeau Ballet or Duran Duran. That sounds pretty horrific on paper but live it worked and they gave a blistering performance. One of my faves of the weekend I think.

Mahjongg – Tell The Police the Truth

Mahjongg – Tell The Police The Truth by freemusicarchive

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