Aphrohead Resurrection on LP
Nineties techno hero Aphrohead announces his Resurrection with an innovative new album for Crosstown Rebels. A welcome return for a stunning album courtesy of Felix Da Housecat techni moniker: Aphrohead. A musical eccentric, prolific US DJ and producer Felix Stallings aka Aphrohead / Felix Da Housecat has never been afraid to take risks and break new ground, consistently captivating the electronic music field for over two decades. He first burst onto the club scene in 1993 as Aphrohead with the timeless classic "In Thee Dark We Live" which was licensed countless times and is benchmarked as one of the greatest techno records of all time.
The first half of the album, with track "Resurrection," "Klymaxx" and "Come to Me" is an escort to higher plains pleasing fans of Daft Punk and Giorgio Moroder before the previously released single "Let's Prance" brings it's futuristic tremors shifting the album into a new gear. The second part of the album brings a long-anticipated eruption, starting with the sinister sneer of "Elevator" and the bohemian cries of lead single "Grown Man Cry."
Aphrohead created a precedent in 90's techno on halcyon labels Bush, Global Cuts, Power Music, Thee Black Label and Radical Fear. His Felix Da Housecat alias went on to form the epicentre of the electro-clash scene and it was through this alias his friendship began with Crosstown Rebels pioneer Damian Lazarus, then at City Rockers. This Resurrection album is a welcome return to form.