Asphixiation ‎– "What Is This Thing Called 'Disco'?"

Innocent (2) ‎– ONO-001, Innocent (2) ‎– ONO/002
Vinyl, LP, Album
Vinyl, 12", Single, 45 RPM


Long Player Album
A1 The Beat Aesthetic
A2 Feelings
A3 Asphixiation
A4 Blurred Movement
A5 Hunger-Food-Nausea
B1 Innocent Rhythms
B2 Aural Risk
B3 Traditional Europe
B4 Self Denial (Is A Beautiful Thing)
B5 African Disco Queen
Twelve Inch Single (for A.M. Radio)
A L'Acrostique D'Amour
Twelve Inch Single (for Discotheques)
B The Crush

Companies, etc.



Limited edition of 1000. "Ten arse-kicking tracks that encompass the wide dissemination of the most recent and prolific enigma yet to seduce the mass-market and tickle the art-cult: DISCO." according to official Australian Innocent label 1981 catalogue. Lyrics printed on the back cover.

The 12"EP is a repressing and comes free with the album. It has originally been released in a limited edition of 300 on 1981-02-02. "Side A: Disco Music for AM Airplay. Side B: Disco Music strictly for the dance-floor." according to label catalogue.

Liner notes:

Asphixiation involves Jane, Leigh, Maria, Ralph, Philip, David and Chris.
Male: Jeff
Photograph by Chris and Nanette.
Thanks to Judy, Alecs, Keith and Bruce.

Mastered at E.M.I. Sydney
Published byInnocent Music

Fake credits:
Recorded in June '80 at Gabinetto (Milan).
Mixed at Abwasserkanal Studios (Frankfurt).

The music on this album is from the ASPHIXIATION performances at the George Paton Gallery, July 1980.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Album A-side): ONO 001 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Album B-side): ONO 001 B
  • Matrix / Runout (EP A-side): MA-12292(PRE-1)-A FH 5/11
  • Matrix / Runout (EP B-side): MA-12292(PRE-1)-B FH 5/11

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