Luke Slater ‎– Wireless

NovaMute ‎– NOMU70LP
2 × Vinyl, LP



Un-Mixed versions.
Written, produced, recorded, mixed and arranged at Space Station 0, UK.
Mastered at The Exchange, London.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5016025382446

Other Versions (5 of 10) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
NOMU70CD, NoMu70CD Luke Slater Wireless(CD, Album, P/Mixed) NovaMute, NovaMute NOMU70CD, NoMu70CD UK 1999 Sell This Version
TOCP-65332 Luke Slater Wireless(CD, Album) NovaMute TOCP-65332 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
7243 8 48131 2 3 Luke Slater Wireless(CD, Album, Mixed, P/Mixed, Dig) Labels 7243 8 48131 2 3 France 1999 Sell This Version
NovaMute 3052-2, 3052-2 Luke Slater Wireless(CD, Album, P/Mixed) NovaMute, NovaMute NovaMute 3052-2, 3052-2 US 1999 Sell This Version
Nomu70LP Luke Slater Wireless(2xLP, Album, Promo, W/Lbl) NovaMute Nomu70LP UK 1999 Sell This Version



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September 23, 2003
The follow-up to a very well received major-label debut, Wireless sees Slater expanding his range as a producer into backbeat-driven styles like old-school rap and electro, a far cry from the pummeling techno of his youth but no less intriguing despite the fact. From a lesser techno producer, Wireless would smack of a breakbeat sellout, an album that simply trades in Chemical Brothers and Fatboy Slim's brand of old-school techno. But just as Moby wisely stuck to his melodic strengths while crafting a breakbeat-inspired album (the same year's Play), Slater never deserts his own strongpoint — intense, pummeling drum programming. There is a big difference, here; Slater's not just reaching for copies of old blues records and drum breaks. The tracks here are upfront, sinister, electro-inspired throwbacks, songs like "Sum Ton Tin," "Hard Knock Rock," and "Body Freefall, Electronic Inform" that throw dozens of electro effects into the pot with a subtle flair, from deep vocoder vocals to acid squelches to waves of synth menace. Wireless is a listen that's immediately rewarding and compelling.