Global Goon ‎– Plastic Orchestra

030303 ‎– 030LP002
2 × Vinyl, 12", Album

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A1 Dance Seven 2:33
A2 G.O.L.D 3:51
A3 Morphon Diezepad 4:01
B1 Clanging Buttress 3:35
B2 Human Flute 3:00
B3 End Game 2:33
B4 Battle Of The Drohnkens 2:07
C1 Twanga 3:08
C2 Burst Guitar 3:38
C3 Mon Kraato
Vocals – Minko
D1 Infinite Blossom
Vocals – Minko
D2 Modern Fire 3:24



Special Thanks to: Haendehoch, J. Funk, Paulus/DJ+, Robin de Bekker, Xtacid Collective

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
030LP002 Global Goon Plastic Orchestra(12xFile, WAV, Album) 030303 030LP002 Netherlands 2012


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October 18, 2019

Wow, just wow. John dives into 70's cinematic tinged ambience/rhythms and the usual beautiful groove de-compresssion jams he is famous for. So new and un-abiding to to the Rephlex culture he sprang from. Note that he used to be in a band so it's not that far of a stretch for him to break away so easily. Like more of a collection of folk movie score vibes, somewhere rural and possibly on another planet. VINYL IS A MUST FOR PROPER LISTENING.


August 1, 2015

Simply wonderful record. It's hard to resist this catchy and sometimes bumpy tracks as they are getting better everytime you listen to them. The playground is much wider than in Rephlex days. Somebody mentioned the Residents here. I agree sound-wise (esp. on the B-side).
But in my ears, there is also a lot of Cluster, Roedelius here. Especially in the more tender compositions.


August 1, 2013

And shockingly, to those of us who listen to other kinds of weirdness occasionally, in addition to some very Aphexesque outings here and there, this release (and others by GG as well) manages to channel some of the instrumentation of the early to mid-80's albums of The Residents. In particular, the composer series, which relied heavily on Emulator I/II samples of real instruments.


May 29, 2013
edited over 6 years ago

I just love the sound of classical instruments with thought out, well placed synthy work. One of the highlights of IDM in recent years for me. It's that kind of music that reminds you that it is carefully crafted art and not just a few lines of samples run through a few filters. every sound, rhythm and melodie seems carefully created and implemented. Sounds emerge from the background, thounsands of little noises somehow manage to build an harmonic athmopshere. The more i listen to it the more it grows on me. and it already was love on the first sight.
I really want to point out my favourite aspect. On "Changing Buttress" it is imediately noticable: Just listen to the trumpet-like synthie at the beginning, how organic it is. I honestly can't tell if it is a modified real instrument or just genius synthwork here. You will experience that over and over again throughout this album. And one more thing. If i play the first track i end up playing the whole album. this is so damn rare for me, who usually pics his few favourite tracks out of a release.
One critique left: the tracks with "minko" are imho too simple compared to the rest of this album. they thus don't fit properly.

The album somehow reminds me of "melodies from mars" from aphex. just listen to "burst guitar" and tell me that it doesn't remind you of early 90s aphex tracks.


September 17, 2012

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