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  1. I don't think I could choose between Alpha and Omega Peacock Tail She is P I Love My New Shears Poppy Seed
  2. quickly running through, some of the highlights for me were: Deeper Sounds (album 1) Joy Love Happiness Abstract Soul (which looks like the next album to be released on vinyl) all of the Elements mixes (which have some really good otherwise unreleased tracks) For The Art Of Dance (single track) Music From The Vault Modern Architect If you're looking for vinyl to pick up, the Unofficial Covers Interpretations EP should still be available some places, and has a really epic Chick Corea cover, (doesn't look like the full track is on YT, soundcloud snippet:
  3. Yeh, those are the two tracks that put the hook in me originally, now a full-on sad fanboy, BC subscriber, completist, the full 9 yards 🤓 Oasis is great, though the title track is more or less the only real "house" track - but it was a track I've been waiting to get hold of for years
  4. I've now managed to amass more than 70 records by Fred P - more than any other artist except Aphex Twin and Kraftwerk.
  5. last 2 months Orbital - Radiccio 1 Thundercat - It Is What It Is (ltd signed) Fairport Convention - Full House (orig) Sun Ra - Atlantis Syreeta - Syreeta Source - Organized Noise Shrimp Boat - Duende Mouse On Mars - Iaora Tahiti St Germain - Boulevard (re) Visitor 2035 - Visitor 2035 U.T.F.O. - Hanging Out / Roxanne, Roxanne Unknown And Three D - Beatronic Cylob - Rewind! Fred P - Oasis Bogdan Raczynski - Addle (ltd white) Broadcast - Mother Is The Milky Way Broadcast - Microtronics - Volumes 1 & 2 Broadcast - Maida Vale Sessions Anomaly - The Phantom Zone EP Mike Huckaby - Baseline 87 Fred P / Deetron - Lush Culture EP Anomaly - Galaxy Savath & Savalas - Folk Songs For Trains, Trees And Honey Moondog - The Story Of Moondog Secret Ingredients - New York, New York Norm Talley - The Mystic EP Ricardo Villalobos - Dependent And Happy Three Fred P & SMBD - Mantras For The Travelling Souls Vol. 1 Dozzy - Cassandra (The Remixes) Alex Danilov - Noises Ep Keeley Forsyth - Limbs (ltd red) Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - Greatest Messages Raymond Scott - Three Willow Park: Electronic Music From Inner Space, 1961–1971 Kimio Eto - Art Of The Koto; The Music Of Japan Jagjit Singh, Chitra Singh* - Bhajan The Upsetters + Friends - The Upsetter Collection Leonard Cohen - I'm Your Man The Beatles - On Air - Live At The BBC Volume 2 Can - Limited Edition Radiohead - In Rainbows (orig) Fred P - Private Society Vol 3 Lal And Norma Waterson - A True Hearted Girl Francis Bebey - Psychedelic Sanza 1982 - 1984 Michael Gracioppo - Santo & Christine EP Vincent Floyd - Cruising Kid Spatula - Spatula Freak JC / FP - Determinism EP Lal & Mike Waterson - Bright Phoebus (orig)
  6. oh yeah.. bagged vinyl and couldn't not get one of those t-shirts too
  7. Your voice to MIDI, instantly | Dubler 2 (vochlea.com)
  8. Some nerd somewhere did that in 1996 ..that's my default assumption whenever I feel the temptation to believe I've invented anything new it's held pretty steadfast so far
  9. generative and deterministic techniques? i.e. getting away from the idea of putting notes into a piano roll/grid, editing automation, blocks on a timeline etc - instead designing and building "machines" that operate on a specific internal logic, and with parameters you or another machine can control that influence what comes out. the idea being that you can set the outline of what kind of thing you want, but the machines do the heavy lifting. and if it sounds crap, change the machine or build something else e.g. I want some events to take place, I'd like them to occur approximately 8 times over the next 10 seconds/2 bars, I'd like one of the events to always occur at the start of bar 1, but the rest can happen at any time, quantised to 1/16th of a bar except for the 2nd half of the second bar where the quantisation is a 32nd of a bar, and I'd like those events to be notes in the scale of C minor, and I'd like approximately 1/3 of the notes to be played on a piano, and the rest of the notes to be played on one of a group of 3 phlanged harps in different spatial locations, chosen at random, and whose phlanginess I'm controlling using a knob on my kenton killamix controller you know, that kind of thing..
  10. ugh. wonder what the "content creators" have got to look forward to? forcing all artist/label catalogues onto flat-rate streaming? along with dumping major-label landfill into the site? drowning out the unique music, reducing it to the status of a marketing bulletpoint?
  11. since last time 猫 シ Corp. & t e l e p a t h - Building A Better World Fingers Inc. - Mystery Of Love (orig DJ Int.) Black Jazz Consortium - Evolution Of Light Fred P. - Energy Soul Pascal Viscardi / Fred P - Wise Man's Decision EP Kyle Hall - The Shark EP Black Jazz Consortium - Recoded: Reshapes And Outtakes Pt.1 Black Jazz Consortium - Evolutions EP Bob Marley & The Wailers - Exodus (orig JA) Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition (pink) Reggie Dokes, Gari Romalis - Feel Me Deep EP Rhythm & Sound - No Partial Nala Sinephro - Space 1.8 Uwalmassa - Malar DJ Jus-Ed - Endurance... R.I.P. Tape 27-01-2012 Terrence Dixon - Badge Of Honor Black Jazz Consortium - Structure E.P. Fred P. - Expressing Dark Matter EP Squarepusher - Music Is Rotted One Note (promo) K1 Featuring Dopplereffekt - Star Gazing EP Patrice Scott - Moments & Concepts Jon Dixon - Detroit Get Down EP DJ Stingray 313 - Molecular Level Solutions Stasis - Rare & Unreleased Volume 1
  12. how about these, perhaps still too chaotic or horn laden, but it's what comes to mind:
  13. Really like this. Obviously (intentionally?) derivative of KLF's "Chill Out", or perhaps a wilful misinterpretation; here, "chill" becomes "hypothermia"
  14. Surgeon put this mix up about an hour ago Reckon this is at least 80% non-42TF
  15. Got my copy out for a listen and just noticed these - more a mini ae-autobiography than about humanoid.. great read! Turns out I went to the same college and did the exact same course as sean! 4 years later though, by which time I was pulling apart and trying to understand ae tracks in the same way he was with electro and acid imports from the states 😏 the library (cds section) there was where I discovered parmegiani and other INA-GRM artists - remember thinking "this is what autechre will sound like before too long".... 😎
  16. for me it's about transcending the origins (i.e. a bunch of machines, devices) of the music to present something greater than the sum of the parts; something that has a "persona" and captures and communicates an extra, human/spiritual dimension that exists beyond and can not be explained by the equipment used a "good" artist (many) might achive that once, or sporadically a "great" artist (g.com etc) does it consistently, for a whole album or sustained period of time a "genius" (aphex?) does all that, while also being strikingly original, without any obvious or dominating precedent hope that's not too pretentious, hah
  17. last 3 months テレヴァペ (t e l e p a t h) - 永 Humanoid - sT8818r Humanoid (magenta) Keeley Forsyth – Debris (oxblood) Wu-Tang Clan - Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) (2xLP gold) HKE & t e l e p a t h テレパシー能力者* - Gateway アセンション MC Solaar - Prose Combat (re) Fred P - Reaching For The Stars Fred P - Onward And Upward EP Various - @0 Japanese Telecom - Japanese Telecom (re) Arthur Russell - Another Thought (re) Rizan Said - King Of Keyboard Donald Byrd - Places And Spaces (re) Love - Four Sail (orig) Andrés - Mighty Tribe Ceri / Fred P - Life Holstee EP A Guy Called Gerald - Voodoo Ray EP (orig) David Sylvian - Silver Moon Paul Rutherford - Get Real Reese & Santonio - Back To The Beat (With 'The Sound') Various - Strain, Crack & Break: Music From The Nurse With Wound List Volume 1 (France) Urban Tribe - Authorized Clinical Trials YMO - BGM (orig jp) Pink Floyd - Obscured By Clouds (orig) Autechre - Amber (2001 re) Prince - Sign "O" The Times (orig) Bernard Parmegiani - L'Œil Écoute / Dedans-Dehors Aphex Twin - Analogue Bubblebath (1st) Autechre - Anvil Vapre 1 Autechre - Anvil Vapre 2 X-101 - X-101 Arpanet - Inertial Frame (re) Arpanet - Wireless Internet (re) Donald Byrd - Stepping Into Tomorrow (orig) Fred P - Private Society Vol.2 Fred P - Unofficial Covers Interpretations John Coltrane - A Love Supreme (Live In Seattle) Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight (orig red) EPEE MD - It's My Thing Grand Master Caz & Chris Stein - Wild Style Theme Rap Keynotes - Let's Let's Let's Dance The Oscar Peterson Trio - A Night On The Town With The Oscar Peterson Trio (orig) Kool & The Gang - Wild And Peaceful (orig) Burial + Four Tet + Thom Yorke - Her Revolution / His Rope Gregory Porter - Liquid Spirit Shuggie Otis - Strawberry Letter 23 / Ice Cold Daydream Clifford Jordan Quartet - Glass Bead Games (re) Bob James - One (re) Bobbi Humphrey - Blacks And Blues (re) Ultramagnetic MC's - Critical Beatdown (Expanded re) Can - Ege Bamyasi (re) Alan Hawkshaw - The Road Forward (re) Stanley Cowell - Musa • Ancestral Streams (re) Charles Rouse - Two Is One (re) Johnny Hammond - Gears (re) Shuggie Otis - Inspiration Information (re) D'Angelo - Voodoo (re) Miles Davis - Dark Magus (re) Futuristic Dub Foundation – Crucified
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