Mantronix - King of the Beats
King of The Beats: Anthology 1985-1989 does what it says on the tin, gathering together for your delight all the finest moments of Mantronix’ early career. Savour the groundbreaking grooves, several of which are included in definitive 12” mix form.
How do you define the music of Mantronix? Is it Hip Hop? Electro? Funk? House? Maybe the answer is all of the above (or is it none of the above?). It is true that Mantronix will be remembered for thelr multi-faceted sound as well as their ability to bend and bland genres flawlessly into a cohesive musical tapestry, but they will also most importantly they will be remembered as musical innovators and sub-genre pioneers. This two disc carefully curated compilation combines the best of Mantronix's work from the early, and arguably, best era of their career into one amazing listening experience. Whether you are an avid Mantronix fan or are looking for a place to start - this is the collection to wrap your ears around.