Cybotron ‎– Clear

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Most known for the (often uncredited, especially on compilations) Jose "Animal" Diaz remix, the different original version only appeared on the 1st pressing of the album Enter in 1983.

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Clear 4:52
Industrial Lies 6:14

Versions (16)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
D-216 Cybotron Clear(12") Fantasy D-216 US 1983 Sell This Version
D-216 Cybotron Clear(12", Promo) Fantasy D-216 US 1983 Sell This Version
F-939 Cybotron Clear(7", Promo) Fantasy F-939 US 1983 Sell This Version
K-9202, D 216 Cybotron Industrial Lies(7") Fantasy, Fantasy K-9202, D 216 Australia 1983 Sell This Version
ZYX 8442-12 Cybotron Clear(12", W/Lbl) ZYX Music ZYX 8442-12 Germany 1996 Sell This Version
ZYX 8442-8 Cybotron Feat. Juan Atkins Cybotron Feat. Juan Atkins - Clear(CD, Maxi) ZYX Music ZYX 8442-8 Germany 1996 Sell This Version
dmr 008-12 Cybotron Feat. Juan Atkins Cybotron Feat. Juan Atkins - Clear (Remix)(12") Dubmental Records dmr 008-12 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
JUNO 3R Cybotron Clear (Cobblestone Jazz & Louderbach Remixes) (12", W/Lbl) Juno Records JUNO 3R UK 2007 Sell This Version
JUNO 3R Cybotron Clear (Cobblestone Jazz & Louderbach Remixes)(12") Juno Records JUNO 3R UK 2007 Sell This Version
JUNO 3 Cybotron Clear (12", W/Lbl) Juno Records JUNO 3 UK 2007 Sell This Version
JUNO 3 Cybotron Clear(12") Juno Records JUNO 3 UK 2007 Sell This Version
D-216 Cybotron Clear(12", RE, Unofficial) Fantasy (4) D-216 US 2007 Sell This Version
JUNO 3CD Cybotron Clear(CD, Single) Juno Records JUNO 3CD UK 2007 Sell This Version
D-216 Cybotron Clear(12", RE) Fantasy D-216 US Unknown Sell This Version
D-216 Cybotron Clear(12", RE, Unofficial) Fantasy (4) D-216 US Unknown Sell This Version
D-216 Cybotron Clear(12", Unofficial, Pur) Fantasy (4) D-216 US Unknown Sell This Version

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HOUSEMUSICLIVES

HOUSEMUSICLIVES

August 20, 2015
edited 5 months ago
referencing Clear, 12", D-216
WHAT IS THIS MIX WITH THE TOTAL CONFUSION SAMPLES!??!?!?!
gingetech

gingetech

June 18, 2015
referencing Clear, 12", D-216
clear still is a timeless classic made way ahead of its time I never get bored of this song magic
JeanMarcDekesel

JeanMarcDekesel

November 14, 2007
referencing Clear, 12", D-216

Once and a while you tumble across a record that leaves you jaw dropping while mumbling what the fxxk! 'Clear' is the much acclaimed A side: phat sec electro with some vocoders advising you to clear your mind. Simply brilliant.
But then you flip the record to the B-side and you discover an obsolete but stunning gloomy electro industrial track called 'Industrial Lies', loaded with haunting guitarplay and melodic strings layered on a nifty cold drummachine pattern. I don’t know who was first, but the resemblance with Neon Judgements 'Too Cold To Breathe' is striking. Definitely one of my new fetish tracks!
lennique

lennique

September 17, 2007
referencing Clear, 12", JUNO 3

The original version of this song is the proper evidence into the faces of people who are still insisting that electronic music tracks are just one day hits. After all these years it sounds as fresh and new, like it did when it was first released, and it still beats anything in the genre and beyond it. A perfect example of the timeless electronic classic. Even if it was the only track of Cybotron, it would be enough to establish his current "Godfather of Techno" status.
Alain_Patrick

Alain_Patrick

August 20, 2004
edited over 11 years ago
referencing Clear, 12", D-216

One of the first Detroit electronic classics appeared suddenly at the beginning of the eighties, made by the later techno pioneer Juan Atkins with Rick Davis (aka 3070) in a project called Cybotron. 'Clear' has a full electro esthetic in a combination of break beats, futuristic synths, robotic vocoders and a sinister bassline. Certainly a hotspot on the electro tunes history, an all-time classic that represented at the same time a shining example for the future techno & electro artists.