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Listen: IBM aka Jamal Moss track

October 2015

Listen to a track from the new Jamal Moss album From The Land Of Rape & Honey (The Suppressed Tapes) 1995–2005

IBM (Insane Black Man) is one of the many pseudonyms of Chicagoan producer and recent Wire cover star, Jamal Moss. Producing tracks at an astounding rate, Moss's other monikers include the better known Hieroglyphic Being, IAMTHATIAM and The Sun God. As Jacob Arnold explains in The Wire 380 He [Moss] has amassed approximately 3000 unfinished ideas, some still on VHS and DAT, which he’ll draw from and obsessively rework until he’s satisfied. ‘Technology’s gotten to the point where it’s caught up with my intellectual capacity to be more efficient and fluid in my creativity,’ smiles Moss. ‘The reason why my stuff sounded a certain way years ago – some people would say wack or sub-par – is because mentally my mind was somewhere else in creativity, and the stuff that was around me wasn’t... at the level I needed to be.’”

“Black Sunday (Extended)” is a track from the Interdimensional Transmissions release From The Land Of Rape & Honey (The Suppressed Tapes) 1995–2005 – a collection of tracks honed from various cassettes, video tapes, and MiniDiscs found in Moss's archive. It was remastered in Enisslab Studio in Rome and released on 16 October.

Watch a rescore of Kenneth Anger's Inauguration Of The Pleasure Dome (1954) made from a mix of tracks from From The Land Of Rape & Honey (The Suppressed Tapes) 1995–2005 by Detroit DJ Carlos Souffront.

From The Land Of Rape & Honey (The Suppressed Tapes) 1995–2005 is out now on the Detroit based label Interdimensional Transmissions.

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