Neil Landstrumm ‎– Bedrooms And Cities

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Tresor ‎– Tresor 82
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2 × Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM, Album
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Tracklist

A1 Tension In New York 4:07
A2 Stretch Copenhagen 4:21
B1 Monaco Grand Prix-The Wash Out 4:41
B2 Leaving Edinburgh Humour 5:56
C1 Minneapolis Bass Treatment 5:50
C2 Miami Vice 4:44
D1 Gothham City (Football Club) 4:43
D2 Brazilian Death Metal 5:48

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  • Matrix / Runout (Etching runout side A): 29282-6 TRESOR-77-A THE EXCHANGE - NiLZ.
  • Matrix / Runout (Etching runout side B): 29282-6 TRESOR-77-B NiLZ - THE EXCHANGE.
  • Matrix / Runout (Etching runout side C): 29282-6 TRESOR-77-C THE EXCHANGE - NiLZ.
  • Matrix / Runout (Etching runout side D): 29282-6 TRESOR-77-D THE EXCHANGE - NiLZ.
  • Barcode: 7 18752 92826 7
  • Label Code: LC 7572
  • Rights Society: GEMA

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Tresor 82 Neil Landstrumm Bedrooms And Cities(Cass, Album) Outside Media Tresor 82 Poland 1997 Sell This Version
Tresor 82 Neil Landstrumm Bedrooms And Cities(2xLP, MP) Tresor Tresor 82 Germany 1997 Sell This Version
Tresor 82 Neil Landstrumm Bedrooms And Cities(2x12", Album) Tresor Tresor 82 Germany 1997 Sell This Version
Tresor 82 Neil Landstrumm Bedrooms And Cities(2x12", Album, TP) Tresor Tresor 82 Germany 1997 Sell This Version
RAWAX004LP Neil Landstrumm Bedrooms And Cities(2x12", Album, RM) Rawax RAWAX004LP Europe 2017 Sell This Version

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Dusty_Dex

Dusty_Dex

November 10, 2016
edited 8 months ago
I have the testpressing of this one, it came with an introduction on a sheet of paper:

INTRODUCTION
Neil Landstrumm's third full length (his second for Tresor) picks up where his Scandinavia experiments have been heading since their explosive appearance on the scene: promoting free-style techno - tough new art music with a supreme twist.
Where many a techno artist has shamefully abused and mishandled the tools of communication, Landstrumm holds the torch of innovation for manipulation of the mediums like a master. He adeptly understands the language of the machines. They speak to him and in turn he belts out the distinctly UK Old School (chased with a healthy dose of Scottish abstraction). This album cements the Tresor/Scandinavia partnership.
A new signature sound is born: Free-Style Techno.
... and it's playable in any environment; from bethrooms... to cities

"Tension in New York" starts the rumpus with the technoid/drum and bass hybrid: a deep documentation of his legendary stay in Queens NY last year.
"Minneapolis Bass Treatment" is a like-minded electronic space saga with strong emotional texture from soaring key sweeps and harmony that could only already be termed 'Class Landstrumm'.
The sexy bass-assault of "Miami Vice" and "Leaving Edinburgh Humor" wobble with intoxicating sub-bass while kept stable with Landstrumm's internal funk framework.
And if all of the above might be 'too extreme' for you, "Monaco Grand Prix - the Wash Out" and "Gotham City (Football Club)" are dynamic mid-tempo highlights for any DJ or floor with a penchant for experimentation or No Future, or both.

Welcome to Neil Landstrumm's "Bedrooms and Cities": out this September.
wotacusmessyus

wotacusmessyus

April 4, 2012
wow..... like really wow!!!! im lost for words..... neil landstrumm has no drive, no groove, no talent??? what rock have you been living under frulas. im not here for a slating match, i just CAN NOT beleave your ignorance to what good music is, and you (trance head) are trying to tell jerome hill (techno LEGEND. yes you read it right) what good techno is. just because you dont understand something does not mean its shit. me, i think trance music is fluffy wank.... its got NO BALLS.... thats my opinion, but im not gonna go on a website and write review for album of music i dont even like.... thats childish and moronic.
next time you want to insult someone for their musical integrity make sure you check their bio first, because you have made yourself look pretty stupid trying to insult firstly the work of neil landstrumm, and secondly a dj who ALWAYS makes any night he plays at a party you are talking about for weeks later, someone who ALWAYS gets the crowd dancing no matter where he plays, no matter what he plays.
ok, rant over.... sorry this is nothing to do with the album, i just had to get that off my chest
grain

grain

March 24, 2011

Hmmm, have the rules changed here? Used to be you had to write a proper review or write nothing. Well, if that means I get to write my 2 cent here, can I just say, Frulas - perhaps some day you will grow into an adult and understand more than simplistic childish 'dance music' . Why would you bother commenting on this if you don't like it? ... It's not fair to write a 'review' (0/5, and no real validation) about music which you clearly have no understanding of. When I was a kid I liked some cheesy music, I must admit, but you can't listen to kids music all your life (trance etc) ... some day you may mature and yearn for something more challenging in the music you listen to. You might find techno then. Or you might just remain uninspired forever. Makes no difference to me. Still, I wish you the best ;)
Jerooom

Jerooom

January 11, 2011
I was about to get really offended and angered by frulas' comments below until i checked his profile and other reviews.. phheew.. thankfully he's into old trance and goa trance so now it all makes sense.. there's techno.. and there's 'techno'. Balance is restored, However I would suggest you don't post such scathing reviews on music that you're not into..
frulas

frulas

January 5, 2011
edited over 6 years ago

See, i also couldn't believe there's so much patients with such severe defect regarding the taste in music. "One of the best collections of exclusive tracks" ? :))) OMG, i also hope you get better soon, and begin to feel some nice things in life, such as...good music, perhaps. There's so much better techno out there, this is not even mediocre, this is just pure crap, so as your taste in techno obviously. I know there are people with certain limitations, but it's not good when you're even proud of it, like yourself. Good techno is somewhere else boy.
Jerooom

Jerooom

January 2, 2011
hahaha.. I seriously could not believe the negative review by frulas. This is one of my all time favourite techno albums and indeed one of THE best collections of exclusive tracks (unavailable on other releases) you will ever find in this genre... Tension in New York is alone a genius stand out track but every tune on this is joyfully twisted and melodies are definately in there (although not if you're looking to be spoonfed obvious cliches).
..Gone are these days of hedonistic genre melding TECHNO releases. landstrumm is a visionary and this album is so 'of the time' and holds such good memories.. I still play it out regularly, infact i even played it last night (New Years eve) and guess what? The whole dancefloor whooped and were sucked in. I'm not gonna pick you up on your individual criticisms of it but can only assume that infact it's you with the taste deficiency and blinkered perspective.. I hope you get well soon :-)
frulas

frulas

November 11, 2010
edited over 6 years ago

This is like one of the worst techno albums i ever heard. Senseless sounds, stupid melodies (if you can call it a melody), no drive, no groove, no talent whatsoever. 0/5. Anyone who likes this crap has an issue with the taste in music, and i can't believe how many, looking at the ratings.
DJBorstelle

DJBorstelle

July 16, 2004
edited over 13 years ago

In this release, dated 1997, you can see a huge progression in sylistic change. It is more complicated than the standard Adam Beyer type, P-Rhythm releases, and must more interesting to listen to. The sounds jump out at the audience, assaulting the listener with uncomfortable soundscapes and strange melodic ideas.

A1 - In Tension in New York - the sounds escape from the song in a cacophony. This is a really great song.

A2 - Stretch Copenhagen - provides the listener (or DJ) with a nice long introduction before the main theme of the song begins. The theme is introduced by a metallic sound and takes front stage later on in the song. The Atonal nature of the main motive is quite interesting, reminding me of Arnold Schoenberg or other 20th century artists.
This track is wonderful to listen to.

B1 - Perhaps the best track on this release is entitled Monaco Grand Prix. The song starts off strong and doesn't relent from that position. It gives a medium length introduction until you are just floored when the bassline comes in. Wow. I love this part of the song. Every single time I hear this song, it not only makes me smile, but makes me put my hands in the air. Wow. If for no other track, buy this double pack for this song. It doesn't disappoint.

B2 - Harsh and experimental - this sound is music to my ears. No one else, besides maybe the wacky duo of Subhead, had the audacity to make music like this. (If you find someone who has, email me.) Like Beethoven before him, he delights in taking chances and making music for himself and not the audience. Luckily, some of us "get it". Wow.

The other record on this double pack continues down this similiar path - if you don't have this release, order it. Seriously. Wonderful and inspiring