Gescom ‎– The Sounds Of Machines Our Parents Used

Label:
Clear ‎– CLR408
Format:
Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM
Country:
Released:
Genre:
Style:

Tracklist

A Puzl 14:26
AA1 Go Sumo 7:28
AA2 Go Sheep 8:30

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed ByRTM (2)
  • Phonographic Copyright (p)Clear
  • Copyright (c)Clear

Credits

  • Artwork By – Rikk
  • Cover [Graff Editors Supplying Cover]Open Mind*
  • Written-By [Writing], Producer [Produktion]Gescom

Notes

℗ 1995 Clear © 1995 Clear
Made in England

Distributed in the UK & beyond by RTM.
Artwork by Rikk aka Kila

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 021904 408865
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, stamped): CLR 408 A-01-1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side AA, stamped): CLR 408 AA-01-1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side AA, etched): PANTLESS, NOSTALGIC SHITE!

Other Versions (2 of 2) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CLR408 Gescom The Sounds Of Machines Our Parents Used(3xFile, FLAC, EP) Clear CLR408 UK 2005
CLR408 Gescom The Sound Of Machines Our Parents Used(12", W/Lbl, Promo) Clear CLR408 UK 1995 Sell This Version

Recommendations

Reviews Show All 4 Reviews

Add Review

Franklin

Franklin

December 22, 2004
edited over 12 years ago

One of Autechre's Gescom collective's finest moments - three tracks that straddled the duo's period between dance floor accessibility and MSP-inspired electronic geekery, The Sounds of Machines updates Kraftwerk's legacy with stunningly original results that haven't aged in the 10 years since it was produced.
'Puzl' sounds like 'Metal on Metal', all hissing machinery and otherworldy percussion. 'Go Sumo' is possibly the group's most listener-friendly outing to date, a shimmering electro track, while 'Go Sheep' takes the former track's main melody and twists it round slo-mo midnight dub kickdrums.
blipseed

blipseed

June 13, 2003
The clear vinyl version of Sounds of Machines does not actually exist, despite being listed in some discographies...
mas_cosas

mas_cosas

February 14, 2002

Puzl makes judicious use of Cybotron's Clear (it also inspired the name of the label), a seminal tune from back in the day that many believe kicked off the whole electronic music shebang in the first place. Thank you, Juan Atkins.