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Thanks to @joshuatxuk for this excellent heads-up. Originally released on limited edition cassette for BEER ON THE RUG in 2015. track 19 is an added bonus track from Catalog sessions not on original release This will go some way to keeping fans of Sweden's Axel Backman (1991) happy. This is misty-eyed ambient and new age nostalgia, catatonic, detuned idents and pre-internet graphical demo attract sequences. It's absolutely lovely.
"1991 is the alias of Gothenburg based artist Axel Backman, whose, giddying, lo-fi electronic output has been garnering support from the likes of Samoyed, Lukid and Vessel – indeed Vessel also mastered this E.P. Opening with the stuttered, hypnagogic mood of 'Recorn Ice Horn', the effervescent glow of Bibio and Boards of Canada lingers in the swell of detuned synths; making way for the equally colourful 'Fabric of Space'. Mentioned earlier, 'Open To The Dark' makes a whimsical 'pop' twist with distant vocals set in plates of almost OPN / Schulze-like ambience. Comforting nostalgia can