Bleep. Easily one of the most influential sounds to grow out of the burgeoning electronics scene of the late 80s. Nowadays, easily one of the most overlooked genres. But not around Nijmegen. Shipwrec are turning some deserved attention to those pioneering plinks and plonks for a 12” homage to the trailblazers of the sound, LFO. Quadratschulz provides the material, the German artist serving a warehouse brewed, acid spiked, tribute to Mark Bell and Gez Varley. Posthuman ruffle the edges that bit more with a bleary eyed 303 monster before countryman FAH gives basslines a steroid injection for a thick and meaty mix. Varley closes with a tribute to his former group. His LFO remix might be a solo endeavour but it has all the raw unrefined dancefloor energy that characterised the music of a certain pair of young lads from Leeds cerca 1990. Bleep bliss.
supported by 4 fans who also own “Ring The Bell (Tribute) with remixes by Posthuman, FAH, Gez Varley [Shipwrec]”
A master of his craft. This album is absolutely stunning. I've picked Ghost in the Machine as my favourite track, but to be honest, this is a difficult thing to do. It's like trying to choose between your children.
Can't wait for the eventual follow up!! pirtek