Major Malfunction

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Major Malfunction
Keith LeBlanc - Major Malfunction.jpg
Studio album by
Released1986 (1986)
RecordedFebruary 1986 at Southern Studios, London, England
Genre Funk, industrial, electro
Length32:57
Label World
Producer Fats Comet
Keith LeBlanc chronology
Major Malfunction
(1986)
Stranger Than Fiction
(1989)
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Major Malfunction is the debut album of American drummer Keith LeBlanc, released in 1986 by World Records. [2] Despite being issued under LeBlanc's name, it is considered by the members of Tackhead to be their first album. [3]

Keith LeBlanc American drummer and record producer

Keith LeBlanc is an American drummer and record producer, and is a member of the bands Little Axe and Tackhead.

Tackhead is an industrial hip-hop group that was most active during the 1980s and early 1990s, and briefly reformed in 2004 for a tour. Their music occupies the territory where funk, dub, industrial music and electronica intersect. The core members are Doug Wimbish (bass), Keith Leblanc (percussion) and Skip McDonald (guitar) and producer Adrian Sherwood. Despite being short-lived as band proper, the legacy and output of these groups of musicians has been prodigious.

Contents

Despite the almost universal reference to this album as "Major "Malfunction," the cover clearly shows "Major Malfuction" as being the title. [4]

Track listing

All tracks written by Keith LeBlanc.

No.TitleLength
1."Get This/Major Malfunction/Heaven on Earth/Object - Subject (Breakdown's Not Enough)"15:41
2."I'll Come Up With Something/M.O.V.E./Technology Works Dub/You Drummers Listen Good"17:16

Personnel

Charts

Charts (1986)Peak
position
UK Indie Chart [5] 11

Release history

RegionDateLabelFormatCatalog
United Kingdom 1986World CD, LP WR 005
United States 2003 Cleopatra CDCLP 1274-2
Germany 2003Select CutsCDSELECT CUTS 2023

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References

  1. Dougan, John. "Major Malfunction". Allmusic. Retrieved September 30, 2014.
  2. Parker, David (2001). "Album: Keith LeBlanc - 'Major Malfunction'". skysaw.org. Archived from the original on 2003-05-06. Retrieved September 30, 2014.
  3. "Keith LeBlanc: Biography". tackhead.com. 2004. Retrieved September 30, 2014.
  4. https://www.google.com/search?q=major+malfunction+leblanc&espv=2&biw=1536&bih=1239&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjzg8C41rjQAhVriFQKHaG1AmMQ_AUICCgD#imgrc=_
  5. Lazell, Barry (1997). Indie Hits 1980-1989. Cherry Red Books. Archived from the original on January 5, 2010. Retrieved September 30, 2014.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)