Tackhead is the vanishing point, the vortex, at the end of many years of formative, experimental collaborations between the innovative British producer and mixologist extraordinaire Adrian Sherwood and the American trio of musicians: guitarist Skip McDonald, bassist Doug Wimbish and drummer Keith LeBlanc, completed by singer Bernard Fowler.
Tackhead is back.
We write June 2004 and Tackhead is preparing for battle. Keith LeBlanc, Doug Wimbish, Skip McDonald and Bernard Fowler will roam the stages again, with (of course) Adrian Sherwood at the knobs of the control tower, ready to blow your mind. Time to take it to another level.
The Tackhead saga goes back to the mid-70's, when Wimbish and McDonald, teamed up in the 'disco' boom, when they attained cult success with Wood, Brass & Steel and with such tracks as Push push in the bush from Musique. They first met up with Keith LeBlanc in 1979 on the newly-formed Sugar Hill Records.
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