Esem ‎– Serial Human

Merck ‎– MERCK 014
CD, Album, Limited Edition


1 Tjiccli 5:11
2 Cee 6:43
3 Bleece 4:50
4 Swift Urban Departure From What Was Once An Innocent Soul 4:36
5 Sofiatram As I Hear It 3:05
6 Square Lamp 4:47
7 Outburst Nue 5:21
8 Kyes Ivrload 3:48
9 Scatterhaunted & Vellin Street 5:38
10 Upward Instlr 4:03
11 Alipe Lacks 5:24
12 Tawn 4:57

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p)Merck
  • Copyright (c)Merck



Limited to 1000 copies.
Jewel case packaging.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 673885029727
  • Matrix / Runout: SERIAL HUMAN 106-AUDI00004-00 013103-OR TW/CA #22672

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MERCK 014 Esem Serial Human(CDr, Album, Promo) Merck MERCK 014 US 2003 Sell This Version


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October 29, 2016
I would just love to have this see a release on black gold. Isn't there a label out there who can make this a vinyl release?


December 9, 2004
edited over 13 years ago

Esem delivers his debut for Merck, SERIAL HUMAN, a blend of IDM glitchiness and Detroit techno influences. Right from the first track, “Tjiccli,” there’s a melodic sense reminiscent of the Black Dog mixed with the crisp staccato rhythms that modern IDM is known for; “Bleece,” on the other hand, sets the reverb on high and lets the echoes bounce off each other. “Swift Urban Departure From What Was Once An Innocent Soul” (a long-winded title, to be sure) speeds up into breaks territory for a ride with a digital assassin, while “Sofiatram as I Hear It” is the ricketiest trolley system I’ve ever heard. “Square Lamp” layers its drum ‘n’ bass with an instrumental ode beamed in from outer space. “Outburst Nue” and “Kyes Ivrload” both thrum with darkness and suppressed aggression. Futuristic and fabulous.