Gas ‎– Modern

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Profan ‎– PROFAN 008
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Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM
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Tracklist

A1 Heller 7:40
A2 Klang 6:06
B1 Roter 9:17
B2 Stern 6:18

Credits

  • Music By [Musik]Gas

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3Dman

3Dman

September 22, 2016
Been spinning this lately and enjoying it more than ever. Really wish there was a decent digital version, as it's not on the upcoming box (maybe next time). I could've sworn purchased it digitally from Kompakt's short-lived digital store, but unfortunately that was many computers and moons ago.
FabianKempe

FabianKempe

October 16, 2014

This vinyl is all about Stern!
banjey

banjey

December 9, 2013
The best Gas. All four tracks. Hell, when they will put it on a cd??
meadows

meadows

July 31, 2005
edited over 12 years ago

An interesting release, with a much more diverse sound that what is typically found on the longer 'Gas' releases. 'Heller' is the most beautiful song in the entire 'Gas' library, which is saying much. 'Klang' seems forgettable, but 'Roter' and 'Stern' are excellent pieces of somber ambience. This album is a powerful demonstration of W. Voigt's mastery of producing engaging minimalism.
shapeshifter

shapeshifter

September 14, 2002

Terrific this one, the style is that of the first GAS LP, meaning that there are no easily identifiable samples of Disco guitars and Wagner and Schoenberg works, but soft and mysterious and mesmerizing textures instead. However, these four tracks are a bit more . One track sounds like Tangerine Dream's "Zeit". Another is a 4/4 techno track like from the most remote galaxy in existance, sort of deepest sleep. The best track is the last one, a brighter version of the opener of the GAS LP (MP32) with some lively dissonances built in. Better and much more abstract and neutral than later GAS stufff, no kitsch, a must have for ambient freaks and for experimental enthusiasts! I bought two and the used one is now for sale.