Panasonic* ‎– Vakio

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Blast First ‎– BFFP118CD, Blast First ‎– BFFP 118 CD
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Tracklist

1 Alku 2:29
2 Radiokemia 6:02
3 Hetken 0:48
4 Vaihe 5:18
5 Urania 4:34
6 Graf 3:26
7 Hapatus 7:17
8 Paine 1:25
9 Tela 4:03
10 Virhe 1:16
11 Reso 3:34
12 Vaihe (Fön) 4:48
13 Kaasu 7:27
14 CSG-Sonic 3:41
15 Sähkötin 8:03

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Notes

All tracks recorded live using analog equipment.

Housed in a blue fold-out sheet.
Released in a transparent PVC wallet with Panasonic printed in blue.

BFFP118CD on sleeve - BFFP 118 CD on inner ring.
© + ℗ 1995 Blast First - Made in UK.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 016027 611186
  • Barcode (String): 5016027611186
  • Matrix / Runout (Mirrored, variant 1): B8430 BFFP 118 CD · 1:3 - MASTERED BY NIMBUS -
  • Matrix / Runout (Stamped, mirrored, variant 1): 1:3
  • Mastering SID Code (Mirrored, variant 1): IFPI L122
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): ifpi 2320
  • Matrix / Runout (Mirrored, variant 2): B8430 BFFP 118 CD · 1:0 - MASTERED BY NIMBUS -
  • Matrix / Runout (Stamped, mirrored, variant 2): 1:0
  • Mastering SID Code (Mirrored, variant 2): IFPI L122
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): ifpi 2305

Other Versions (5 of 7) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
BFFP118CD Panasonic* Vakio(CD, Album, Promo) Blast First BFFP118CD UK 1995 Sell This Version
VBFFP118 Panasonic* Vakio(2xLP, Album, RE) Blast First VBFFP118 UK 1995 Sell This Version
BFFP118CD Panasonic* Vakio(CD, Album, Promo) Blast First, Sähkö Recordings BFFP118CD UK 1995 Sell This Version
BFFP 118 Panasonic* Vakio(4x10", Album, Cle + Box, Ltd) Blast First BFFP 118 UK 1995 Sell This Version
9049-2 Pan Sonic Vakio(CD, Album) Blast First, Mute 9049-2 US 1998 Sell This Version

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spiral_stars

spiral_stars

April 14, 2017
Desperately needs a reissue on vinyl, all the more so since he has now passed. Classic masterpiece of minimal techno and avant garde electronics.
Vert1

Vert1

October 23, 2016
edited 10 months ago

I bought this thinking the album would be "Dive without vocals" as one Discogs user put it, like the 'Urania' track clickable in the video section. Unfortunately, the album is even more obtuse than an album I bought described as the most obtuse album ever. Listening to 'Urania' doesn't sound good on the album due to the preceding tracks perverting it into feeling like noise. I'm used to shifting through garbage in the industrial genre, but I can't imagine what depressing reality this music listened straight through as an album is supposed to match.

edit: I may need to reevaluate this album review.
Butterman

Butterman

June 13, 2014

Comment only: the CD copy I purchased in the mid-90s of "Vakio" has the final piece "Sähkötin" abruptly ending at 3:05. Another version owned by a then friend had it last over 8 minutes. I was wondering if my version was a manufacturing default...
JeanMarcD

JeanMarcD

October 4, 2003

Vakio sounds like what you hear when you enter a powerplant: a mean buzzin’sound of electricity running through all kind of cold devices; only here it is amplified a thousand times and forced in this sec and lifeless hitting pattern. Brilliant industrial ambient!<BR>
Notice CD was packaged in what seems to be a genuine Panasonic (the company) slip-over. Big fun of course although the company wasn't in for much hilarity and sued the guys!