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VHS Head - Persistence Of Vision

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I blasted this again yesterday and it hasn't gotten any worse, on the contrary. What this album proves to me is that if TROG showed that Ade knows his tricks, POV shows that he can now master them. What I love about POV is that nearly every time I give it a go, I spot something that wasn't there last time I gave it a listen. For instance I hadn't spotted before the sweet delay effect in Red Ocean Apocalypse (starting from 3:00) where the main melody is playing subtly in the background and creating this echo-like effect. Nearly went to apeshit when I spotted it. I'm really really loving that part now. There are so many details in all tracks. One of the best albums of the year; no matter how insane amount of great stuff we've had. Can't praise it enough.

 

Agreed 100%.

 

 

is this a headphones record?

 

 

Yes, headphones & weed, but yes.

 

maybe i'm missing something and I'll catch it in the headphones - but so far I haven't been convinced (even though it's obviously good, just expectations after TROG were so impossibly high)

 

PoV is ISO 9001 certified to meet or exceed TROG standards

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PoV is ISO 9001 certified to meet or exceed TROG standards

QA fistbump. :cool:

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Anybody spot any samples yet? I'd love to know the origin of the "Hey you, I got a message for ya. Don't look in the closet" voice

Great album. I probably burned myself out with TROG when it came out so it was nice to come back to his stuff after a long period away.

Sample spotting is one of the fun parts of listening to VHS Head for me. "Enter the Devil" (check 1.47) samples the synth stab from Ulli Lommel's "The Boogeyman" (at .46 seconds in the video) throughout the track.

[youtubehd]M5-D3ENBxl4[/youtubehd]

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VHS Head just posted this up on his youtube. Might be of interest to some.

 

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How is this album ageing for all of you?

 

I had a bad experience where i listened to Aphex Twin for about 4 hours (last few discs of analord, tuss, then syro) in a bit of a state... went straight to VHS Head and the re-entry didn't go so well. I have been a bit burnt i think

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awesome still lovin it, have spun some tracks a lot more than others though.

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Yeah still loving it. Can't believe its almost been a year now. Would love for an ep to come before the year ends

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i think this record fucking rules. imo

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I'm keen to know whether a new VHS Head album is in the works at the moment? I know there are a few people on here who keep up to date on the latest so please share if you know anything!

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He tweeted the mysterious ''Trademark Ribbons Of Gold Pt.2'' a few weeks ago. Really got me stoked. Sorry I'm not an insider so that is all I know. Oscillik then again....come come I have a cookie waiting for you if you spill some beans :wink: .

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keep your eyes and ears open...

lol wtf, I'm no MDG

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I just bought a vinyl copy of this yesterday: I had the CD since release, but I loved the artwork so much, and seeing it at my local record store, I wanted this copy just for that cover art. Very pleased to see there's different art on the sleeves and the LPs themselves that weren't in the CD version. Bonus!


"Body Magic" rocks my teeth off! Fuck yeah!

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My gawd that first track!?! Autechre wat? :nyan: VHS mixes always deliver the goods

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nice to hear he wants to keep making music

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fucking hell this guy is magic

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Great video. I hope the track at 4:00 is released

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This guys a true original. I like how he does all the sequencing live to a video loop - interesting creative process.

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Amazed that he does a day job. I just assumed he was making enough to do music full time.

Incredibly talented guy.

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oooo cool video. v nice seeing ' the process '

 

This guys a true original. I like how he does all the sequencing live to a video loop - interesting creative process.

 

indeed!!

i remember ceephax uploaded video with similar description:

" I made this music whilst watching this video on repeat, so I figured it would be the best video for the track.
Video by cat2525jp originally at


"(HD) Night drive in Tokyo 01 -夜の首都高 湾岸線→台場線→C1→渋谷線- " Thanks for allowing for its use!"

 

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I just turned on Movies4Men (channel that almost exclusively shows shitty B-movies) and it was playing a melody I'm pretty sure was sampled on this album. The film's called Kommando Leopard.

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