Dr Shingo* / Ascii Disko ‎– Chaos Space Marines

Art Of Perception ‎– AOP-012
Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM


A1 Dr Shingo* March Of Death 6:44
A2 Dr Shingo* The White Road 6:03
B1 Ascii Disko Chaos 7:50
B2 Ascii Disko The Spell 3:28

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Art Of Perception presents in cooperation with Games Workshop: Chaos Space Marines; part 12 of a 12 record vinyl series.

"That which we cannot destroy, we will defile. Those who we do not defeat, will know only despair"

A1: 135 BPM
A2: 130 BPM
B1: 134 BPM
B2: 157 BPM

Track durations and BPM are not mentioned on the label.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 661956161216
  • Matrix / Runout: AOP-012 A MPO K SST
  • Matrix / Runout: AOP-012 B K SST MPO
  • Label Code: LC 12273



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September 19, 2005
edited over 13 years ago
Art Of Perception is a strange label. To come up with such a brilliant idea to provide a hypothetic electronic soundtrack to Warhammer 40 000 is great, is it not? Unfortunately, beyond the idea, they seem to have asked fashionable, trendy artists to make the tracks and the result is mostly fashionable, trendy and, therefore, highly forgettable. Does anyone think of Ork-populated battlefields when hearing minimal techno, tech-house or dodgy electroclash?
Anyway, some of those releases stand out, like AOP-001 and this one, here.
Both Ascii Disko tracks are of the aforementioned kind, "Chaos" being a monotonous bassline techno track like dozens from the same era, and "The Spell" a horrible electropunk biker-song that could easily be the Hell's Angels theme if they were still sucking lollipops.
"The White Road", by Dr. Shingo is another one of those uninspired housey techno tracks for boring clubs. Bleh. However, there is "The March Of Death", which is much more on point. Pounding, relentless kickdrum, machinery bleeps, then a surreal, grandiloquent synth-line make up for an epic feel that seems to remind more of what one could imagine a war zone and a fight to Death resemble.