The Future Sound Of London ‎– Accelerator

Jumpin' & Pumpin' ‎– CD TOT 2X
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1-1 Expander 5:40
1-2 Stolen Documents 5:12
1-3 While Others Cry 5:27
1-4 Calcium 5:22
1-5 It's Not My Problem 3:59
1-6 Papua New Guinea 6:45
1-7 Moscow 3:35
1-8 1 In 8 4:36
1-9 Pulse State 7:14
1-10 Central Industrial 4:25
1-11 Expander (Remix) 4:49
1-12 Moscow (Remix) 4:53
Papua New Guinea (Mix Anthology)
2-1 Papua New Guinea (Blue States Full Length Mix)
Producer [Additional], Remix – Blue States
2-2 Papua New Guinea (Mellow Magic Maze Mix)
Producer [Additional], Remix – Mellow (2)
2-3 Papua New Guinea (Simian Mix)
Producer [Additional], Remix – Simian
2-4 Papua New Guinea (Oil Funk Dub Mix)
Producer [Additional], Remix – Oil
2-5 Papua New Guinea (Dub Child Of Q Mix) 4:22
2-6 Papua New Guinea (Hybrid Full Length Mix)
Producer [Additional], Remix – Hybrid
2-7 Papua New Guinea (Satoshi Tomiie Main Path)
Producer, Remix – Satoshi Tomiie
2-8 Papua New Guinea (Monsoon Mix) 4:49
2-9 Papua New Guinea (Andrew Weatherall Full Length Mix)
Producer [Additional], Remix – Andrew Weatherall
2-10 Papua New Guinea (Dub Mix) 1:20

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Published by Skratch Music Publishing
Produced and mixed at Earthbeat Studios
Track 3: Additional production & remix at Trial & Error Studios
Track 7: Remix produced for Def Mix Productions @ SAW.REC Studios NYC
Track 9: Additional production & remix at the Workhouse

They entered the vortex and the dreams became reality

℗ 1992 Passion Music Ltd
© 2001 Passion Music Ltd
Distributed by TheEntertainment
Network/ 3mv. Made in England.

'Dub Child Of Q Mix' is the same track as the 'Dumb Child Of Q Mix' previously released.
The booklet wrongly states Andrew Weatherall for additional production and remix on track 10. Instead, he additionally produced and remixed track 9.

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  • Barcode (Printed): 5 013993 900238
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1 - Variant 1): CDTOT2X CD1
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2 - Variant 1): CDTOT2X CD2
  • Mastering SID Code (Both Discs - Variant 1): none
  • Mould SID Code (Both Discs - Variant 1): none
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1 - Variant 2): CDTOT2X/A | Passion Music | 18704 |
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2 - Variant 2): CDTOT2X/B | Passion Music | 18705 |
  • Mastering SID Code (Both Discs - Variant 2): IFPI LD12
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 1 - Variant 2): IFPI 5020
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 2 - Variant 2): none
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1 - Variant 3): CDTOT2X BP-21042/CD1
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2 - Variant 3): CDTOT2X BP-21042/CD2
  • Mould SID Code (Both Discs - Variant 3): IFPI RP107

Other Versions (5 of 25) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CD TOT 2, CD TOT2 The Future Sound Of London Accelerator(CD, Album) Jumpin' & Pumpin', Jumpin' & Pumpin' CD TOT 2, CD TOT2 UK 1991 Sell This Version
LP TOT 2 The Future Sound Of London Accelerator(LP, Album, M/Print) Shock (2) LP TOT 2 Australia 1992 Sell This Version
none The Future Sound Of London Accelerator(12xFile, AAC, Album) Jumpin' & Pumpin' none US Unknown
ADD CD 002 The Future Sound Of London Accelerator(CD, Album) Addiction Records, Jumpin' & Pumpin' ADD CD 002 Australia 1992 Sell This Version
CLP 1218-2 The Future Sound Of London Accelerator Deluxe(CD, Album, RE + CD, Comp + Dig) Hypnotic CLP 1218-2 US 2002 Sell This Version


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July 30, 2006
edited over 12 years ago
FSOL's debut album, Accelerator, opened a lot of windows for electronic music in 1991 when it was first released. Never before had an artist came along and fused electronica, trance and house in such a successful way. Accelerator was not my introduction to FSOL.. infact it was the very last album I bought of their's. This didn't take away from my listening experience though because each album they release is quite a bit different then the next and there isn't logical progression (usually) so there was nothing to be desired in the sound. This album contains their monster hit "Papua New Guinea" which even to this day still gets occasionally club play. The 2nd disc is actually the remix single for Papua New Guinea that was orginally released separate. A nice bonus but begins to sound a bit repitetive.


February 15, 2005
edited over 13 years ago

An absolutely historical album Originally released in 1991 this album is essential for understand the development of the electronic music during the nineties.

From all the aliases that Brian Dougans & Garry Cobain could have selected for this publishing, they creted this name that actually is the most wellknown: The Future Sound Of London.

That was exactly what "Accelerator" supposed on 1991, nothing else and nothing less that the sound that will dominate on the next ten years at London City.

For two persons that come from the Acid scene (Humanoid), published an album with breakbeats, trip hop, downtempo, ambient, house, techno and some drum & bass rythm structures was really absolutely visionary. Those were the cardinal points of the map in which London music (and electronic music in general) will be moving during the next years.

Today maybe could sound not as visionary, but it have passed practly fifteen years. And it stills sounds actually!

Absolutely great, and absolutely essential. And in this ten anyversary edition with a free bonus cd with "Papua New Guinea Mix Anthology". What else do you want?


May 18, 2004

<I>Accelerator</I>. If you don’t have this album, you don’t know anything about electronic music. It’s a classic through-and-through. Although it may sound slightly dated, it still stands head-and-shoulders above most techno albums today. With impressive range, from the moody “While Others Cry” and the trance-forerunner “Calcium” to the nu-industrial of “Central Industrial” and the storming “Moscow,” <I>Accelerator</I> still is a great listen. This re-release also includes 10 mixes of “Papua New Guinea,” a title that should inspire devotion among all fans of electronic music. Blue States does its usual downtempo magic on the track, while Simian makes it sound like the carnival from hell. Hybrid (of course) adds some hard breaks, while Satoshi Tomiie makes some dark house. Some good mixes, but do they hold up to the original? What do <b>you</b> think the answer is?