Metamatics ‎– SpookTinselShoal

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Hydrogen Dukebox ‎– DUKE 076CD
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Tracklist

1 Landlady 0:12
2 Toy Toy 6:52
3 For Brother 6:00
4 Somekind 5:43
5 OP6 6:03
6 India Link 3:22
7 Dayglo Tinsel 6:16
8 Jakemond 5:29
9 Fizzy Dollar 4:52
10 Halshanger Cross 6:45

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 795984107622
  • Barcode (Text): 7 95984 10762 2

Other Versions (2 of 2) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
DUKE 076DJV Metamatics SpookTinselShoal(LP, Album) Hydrogen Dukebox DUKE 076DJV UK 2000 Sell This Version
DUKE 076CDP Metamatics SpookTinselShoal(CD, Promo) Hydrogen Dukebox DUKE 076CDP UK 2000 Sell This Version

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scoundrel

scoundrel

January 31, 2005
edited over 12 years ago

SPOOK TINSEL SHOAL brings more Metamatics to a wider audience, and that’s never a bad thing. Many of the tracks on this album were released on hard-to-find 12”s on District Six, so it’s to Hydrogen Dukebox’s credit that they actually cared enough to retrieve the tracks and present them. And there’s plenty to be grateful for: the quiet shuffle and muttering on “Toy Toy” or the robo-beatbox on “Somekind.” As a whole, the album is certainly more subdued than some of his other work; “India Link” thrums with a shivery tension, while “Dayglo Tinsel” patters along. “Jakemond” seeps in electronic drizzle, and “Halshanger Cross” rides out to the Wild West on a Morricone-influenced theme. An album suited for quiet nights and hangovers.