Gescom ‎– ISS:SA

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Skam ‎– ska20cd
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Tracklist

1 ISS:SA 9:19
2 Tangle Ill 7:50
3 TR2A 5:22
4 Slow Acid 9:43
5 Megamix 14:42

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Notes

Card sleeve cover with clear braille 'gescom' sticker on front. Comes with 11 cm double-sided art insert by Michael England. Artwork insert is unique for both CD and 12" editions of this release.

℗ and © skam records.

Track 5 "Megamix" is a Bonus Track not included on 12" vinyl version.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: O21407 SKA020CD
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LD02
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 5J13

Other Versions (2 of 2) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ska 20 Gescom ISS:SA(12") Skam ska 20 UK 2003 Sell This Version
SKA020 Gescom ISS:SA(5xFile, MP3, EP, 320) Skam SKA020 UK Unknown

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jbuckf50

jbuckf50

June 24, 2018
Tangle III is so well-made and inventive to me...never gets old.
Taskmaster

Taskmaster

November 7, 2005
edited over 13 years ago

Pretty good little release. Obviously if you're a Autechre fan you'll enjoy this one. A lot of people compare it to Autechre's Draft 7.30 album. I can see why, both of these works were released in 2003, so they were in the same frame of mind while working on both projects most likely. However, this CD seems to be a little more easy to get into then Draft 7.30 if you ask me. There is no name at all on this release, instead there is a brail sticker that reads "Gescom - ISS:SA" pretty neat
fragmer

fragmer

October 17, 2005
edited over 13 years ago
It's not exactly fair to compare Draft 7.30 and ISS:SA. The latter has a much more playful, I would even say funky sound - much like "Laughing Quarter" on Autechre's Envane or "Key Nell 3" by Gescom.

The entire album sounds like something that could become a dancefloor hit... if Gescom didn't cut it in tiny fragments, stretched, tilted, squeezed, turned upside-down and inside-out, and finally put it back together. The tracks are complex but very entertaining!
Fernz_69

Fernz_69

May 8, 2003
As with other Gescom releases its unsure just who features on the record, yet on this particular EP, the first track sounds like something shelved off of Autechre's DRAFT 7.30. Fans of AE or Gescom shouldnt miss out on this, and the CD version comes with a 14+ minute bonus track "MEGAMIX".... Love it.