The Incredible Sound Machine

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The Incredible Sound Machine
Incredible Sound Machine.jpg
Original album artwork by Mark Ryden
Studio album by Mantronix
Released 1991
Genre Dance music, New jack swing, House music, R&B, Hip hop
Label Capitol/EMI Records
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Producer Kurtis Mantronik
Mantronix chronology
This Should Move Ya
The Incredible Sound Machine
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

The Incredible Sound Machine is the fifth and final album by old school hip hop/electro funk group Mantronix, and the third Mantronix album released on Capitol Records. The Incredible Sound Machine featured new member, vocalist Jade Trini, who replaced D.J. D. Trini joined rapper Bryce "Luvah" Wilson (who made his debut on Mantronix's previous album, 1990's This Should Move Ya), and founding member, DJ Kurtis Mantronik.

The Incredible Sound Machine was a departure from previous Mantronix albums, in that it favored house music, R&B, and new jack swing over the old school hip hop/electro funk sound for which the group was most famously known.

Shortly after the European tour and promotion related to the release of the album, which was critically panned and commercially disappointing, Mantronix disbanded.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Step To Me (Do Me)" (Mantronik, Angie Stone) – 4:00
  2. "Don't Go Messin' With My Heart" (D. Bright, Stone) – 4:20
  3. "Flower Child (Summer Of Love)" (Mantronik, Stone, Terry Taylor) – 4:56
  4. "Gimme' Something" (Mantronik, Stone, Taylor) – 4:07
  5. "Put A Little Love On Hold (Duet with Terry Taylor)" (Mantronik, Stone, Bright) – 4:44
  6. "Well I Guess You" (Mantronik, Stone, Bright) – 3:47
  7. "Step To Me (Do Me) (12" Extended Mix) (Bonus Track)" (Mantronik, Stone) – 5:29
  8. "If You Could Read My Mind" (Mantronik, Bryce Wilson) – 4:40
  9. "Make It Funky" (Wilson) – 3:38
  10. "(I'm) Just Adjustin My Mic ('91)" (Mantronik, Wilson) – 3:11
  11. "Operation Mindcrime" (Mantronik, Wilson) – 2:19

Chart positions[edit]

British Hit Albums - album

Year Chart Chart position
1991 British Hit Albums #36

British Hit Singles - singles

Year Single Chart Chart position
1991 "Don't Go Messin' With My Heart" British Hit Singles #22


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