Moskwa TV ‎– Generator 7/8

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Westside Music ‎– WESTSIDE 21017, Westside Music ‎– Nr. 21017
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Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM
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A Generator 7/8 (Kalinan-Mix)
Recorded By, Mixed By – Alexander Henninger
6:17
B Generator 7/8 (Kalinan-Mix)
Engineer [Recording Engineer] – Alexander HenningerRemix [Remixed By] – Michael Münzing
6:20

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Published 1985 by Melodie der Welt.
Recorded And Mixed At Dynaton Studio.
Made in W.Germany by WESTSIDE.

The labels say "Kalinan-Mix" on both sides but give different credits.

Cat# on sleeve: WESTSIDE 21017
Cat# on labels: Nr. 21017

Comes with printed inner sleeve with lyrics, tech-data and thanks.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 8952

Other Versions (5 of 19) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
VIC-284 Moskwa TV Generator 7/8(12") Victoria VIC-284 Spain 1986 Sell This Version
5110 Moskwa TV Generator 7/8(7", Single) Dureco Benelux, High Fashion Music 5110 Benelux 1986 Sell This Version
8652 Moskwa TV Generator 7/8 (Remix)(12", Maxi) Carrere 8652 France 1986 Sell This Version
SPV 01-3744 Moskwa • TV* Generator 7/8 - 88(7") Future Dance SPV 01-3744 Germany 1988 Sell This Version
1168 Moskwa TV Generator 7/8(7", Single) ZYX Records 1168 Germany 1985 Sell This Version

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April 14, 2006
edited over 11 years ago

Generator 7/8 has a gorgeous vocal line (especially in the verses, though the chorus melody is similar), well-written lyrics predicting the Tchernobyl catastrophe by half a year, it has some of the hardest bass hits around at the time, and the production is simple enough and expertly done.
While the A side might be synth pop heaven already, the subtle remix on the B side (which leaves all the vocals intact) is even more divine. It adds a stronger snare, some dub effects to the vocals, and some stabs of distorted guitar riffs (which would later become one of Michael Münzing's favourite tricks - think of Snap's The Power). But most importantly it leaves away some of the airy synth sounds, to great effect. The remaining synths sound even sharper, and during the chorus the second voice rises to attention.