Lunar Asylum ‎– Lunar Asylum

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Phantasm Records ‎– PTMCD138, Phantasm Records ‎– ptmcd138
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Tracklist

1 Iron Age 8:30
2 Vanishing Point 7:20
3 Twister 8:47
4 G Lock 8:35
5 Van Halen 8:36
6 Goldendawn 7:16
7 Meltdown 7:39
8 Depth Charge 7:00
9 We Know Nothing 9:28

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Published by Mousekey Music
Copyright 1998 Phantasm Records

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 027679 013822
  • Barcode (Scanned): 5027679013822
  • Matrix / Runout: PTMCD 138 MPO 03 @ 01
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 1205

Other Versions (2 of 2) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
PTMLP138 Lunar Asylum Lunar Asylum(2x12", Album) Phantasm Records PTMLP138 UK 1998 Sell This Version
3226 Lunar Asylum Lunar Asylum(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Music Land Records (2) 3226 Russia 1999 Sell This Version

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matrycx

matrycx

July 27, 2018
One of the most instrumental releases at the time and continues to be a timeless release with it's consistent flow and ability to traverse intensity. Many will remember this album and the power it delivers on a dancefloor with its driving beats and huge melody journeys. Cannot fault and will only ever admire the experience this album continues to deliver, thank you Lunar Asylum <3
maroko

maroko

May 5, 2010

This is a seriously good and addictive album. No breaks, no pauses, and no time to take a deep breath in - Lunar Asylum's vision of old school goa trance is that of a full-on, loaded in fifth gear ride through the most sonically intense corners of the style, with extremely dense layering and well crafted, maximal dance floor orientated stompers from the initial kick off second to the last closing note.
Van Halen is the obvious masterstroke here, with its ridiculously over the top climax, but trust me on this one: Lunar Asylum's self titled debut has nine superb tracks, which (truth be said) don't differ that much in sound from each other, but are bound to set any old school party on fire, with neck snapping beats and a literary inexhaustible source to draw awesome melodies from. The album wouldn't really fit into the category of thought provoking music, but if you enjoy straight up old school goa trance, which is unpretentious and just plain fun, then this is a stop you must make. The flow is impeccable, the beats and bass lines are so funky and juicy, every track has enough acid synths to make you trip out of your head twice before each track's running time is up, and above all, none of it sounds like it's overly preoccupied with trying to sound like anything more than it actually is - one hell of a ride through old school goa trance.
Similar albums I could recommed would be O.O.O.D.'s "aLive", Cosmosis' "Cosmology", Shakta's debut album and Green Nuns Of The Revolution "Rock Bitch Mafia". Not a classic by a long stretch, but for those days when you feel like letting loose in your bedroom, Lunar Asylum is that one album which should pop up in your mind. Great work, which keeps all of its charm without sacrificeing any of its ingredients and core ideas.