Fatima Al QadiriAsiatisch
'Asiatisch' is a provocation which asks more questions than it answers. The title is the German word for Asian. Unlike its title, however, the music on 'Asiatisch' revolves around the fantasies of East Asia as refracted through pulpy Western pop culture, in particular Hollywood, literary fiction, music, cartoons and advertising. Fatima asks what is meant by the term 'Asian' in a digital age of viral interchange and the hi-speed trading of cultural bytes; the concept of 'shanzhai' proves pivotal, a term whose meaning stems from a wild, out of control zone of banditry, but which has come to be used to refer to the Chinese counterfeiting of Western brands and goods.
While a number of producers have made takes on 'sinogrime' over the last few years, 'Asiatisch' is really the first record that attempts to articulate this weird complex of sonic interchanges between the West and China.
|Artist:||Fatima Al Qadiri|
|Format:||Vinyl LP, Vinyl, LP|
|Pressung:||UK – Original|
|Genre:||Electronic / Dance|
|Style:||Downbeat / Electronica / Leftfield, Garage / 2Step / UK Funky / Bassline|
|Gewicht:||250g (plus 250g Verpackung)|