Various ‎– Cold Waves + Minimal Electronics Volume One

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Track 1 recorded in Belgium in 1983 and originally released on Body Records cassette lp "Figures" ℗ 1981
Track 2 recorded in the Netherlands for "Radio Nome" in June 1982 ℗ 1982
Track 3 recorded in Belgium in November 1981 and originally released on Micrart Group Mc8204 1982 (60'cassette) ℗ 1981
Track 4 recorded in France in 1985 and originally released on Orcadia Machina Records lp "Cathedrale" ℗ 1985
Track 5 recorded in Germany in 1985 and originally released on Kraut records mini-lp "Metamorphose" ℗ 1985
Track 6 recorded in the USA in 1986 and originally self released by the band on the Trumpett Tapes C46 cassette "Exploded View" ℗ 1986 [Must be a wrong liner note, "Exploded View" was released by The Actor, also to be found on this compilation]
Track 7 recorded in Switzerland in December 1983 and originally released on Creep Records 12" ep "The Vyllies" ℗ 1984
Track 8 recorded in France in February/march 1985 and originally released on Madrigal Records vinyl lp "Dans Votre Monde" ℗ 1985
Track 9 recorded in the Netherlands in 1982 and originally released on Trumpett Tapes cassette lp "Exploded View" ℗ 1982
Track 10 recorded in Sweden in 1984 and originally released on The Neukölln Records cassette compilation "Orgelvärk" in 1986 ℗ 1986
Track 11 recorded in Italy in 1983 and originally released on Electric Eye Records compilation lp "Body Section" ℗ 1983
Track 12 recorded in France in June 1984 and originally released on double a-side maxi single "Anyway"
Track 13 recorded in France in 1984 and originally released on Paris Album Records lp "Polaroïd/Roman/Photo" ℗ 1985
Track 14 recorded in France in 1982 and originally released on Carrere Records 12" "Somewhere In The Night" ℗ 1982
Track 15 recorded in Belgium in 1980 and originally released on Anything But Records 12" "Cockerill-Sombre" ℗ 1980
Track 16 recorded in Canada in April 1982 and originally released on AV Records 12" "Cannibal Dolls / Seven Men" ℗ 1982
Track 17 recorded in Germany in 1984 and originally released on Tollhaus Records 12" ep "Remembering The Days"

Tracklist

Absolute Body Control Figures 3:56
Nine Circles Twinkling Stars 4:10
Linear Movement Night In June 4:39
Opera Multi Steel Ils S'Eloigent 2:37
Bal Paré Palais D'Amour 3:37
Eleven Pond Watching Trees 5:20
The Vyllies Babylon 3:21
End Of Data Dans Votre Monde 4:24
The Actor Lights 4:37
Ausgang Verboten Consumer 3:11
Jeunesse D'Ivoire A Gift Of Tears 4:38
OTO (3) Anyway 5:08
Ruth Polaroïd/Roman/Photo 5:03
Stereo (2) Somewhere In The Night 5:00
The Neon Judgement The Fashion Party 5:15
Land Of Giants Cannibal Dolls 3:29
Days Of Sorrow Travel 5:16

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baj

baj

May 10, 2016
referencing Cold Waves + Minimal Electronics Volume One, 2xLP, Comp, ARC067

It's a truly excellent comp., one of the best for the genre of underground 80s synth wave.
nickoner

nickoner

May 6, 2016
referencing Cold Waves + Minimal Electronics Volume One, 2xLP, Comp, ARC067
whyyyy are these so expensive? sheeesh 56$ good lord. is i180 at least?>
johnnyyen

johnnyyen

November 20, 2015
referencing Cold Waves + Minimal Electronics Volume One, 2xLP, Comp, ARC067

Fantastic compilation with some very nice and rare tracks on it. Great mastering and loud pressing on heavy vinyl. And some nice artwork.
joachimp

joachimp

November 9, 2013
referencing Cold Waves + Minimal Electronics Volume One, 2xLP, Comp, ARC067

Great compilation. Pressed on heavyweight vinyl. Sounds great.