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AutechreSIGN

Label:Warp Records – warp lp 329
Format:
2 x Vinyl, LP, Album
Country:UK
Released:
Genre:Electronic
Style:Ambient, IDM, Abstract

Tracklist

A1M4 Lema
A2F7
B1si00
B2esc desc
B3au14
C1Metaz form8
C2sch.mefd 2
C3gr4
D1th red a
D2psin AM
D3r cazt
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Includes a download code.

Made in EU.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0801061032913
  • Label Code: lc02070
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout): WARPLP329 NS BK08383-01 A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout): WARPLP329 BK08383-01 B1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C runout): WARPLP329 BK08383-02 C1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D runout): WARPLP329 BK08383-02 D1

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
SIGN (11×File, WAV, Album, 24 bit, 44.1 kHz)Warp RecordsWARPCDD329UK2020
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SIGN (11×File, MP3, Album, 320 kbps)Warp RecordsWARPCDD329UK2020
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SIGN (CD, Album)Warp Records, Warp Recordswarp cd 329, Warp cd 329Europe2020
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SIGN (CD, Album)Beat Records, Warp RecordsBRC-656Japan2020
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SIGN (11×File, FLAC, Album)Warp RecordsWARPCDD329UK2020

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Reviews

  • foxxbeanz's avatar
    foxxbeanz
    Edited 3 months ago
    Pretty average pressing, nothing too special apart from Metaz Form8 and M4 Lema sounding fantastic on vinyl. I found this pressing to actually sound quite low end heavy on some songs but nothing too serious but I am happy to own now one of my favorite Autechre albums on vinyl.
    • sdiscog's avatar
      sdiscog
      Edited 3 months ago
      I appreciate Autechre even though I was never a hardcore fan. My fist encounter and purchase was the Basscad EP in 1994. Then I bought a couple of their records from the discount bin during the 90's because they sounded interesting. After 2000's I gave up on them... Now I came across SIGN and.. wow. It's a record that somehow links back to their early work, but also sounds more "mature". A few tracks (M4 Lemma, F7, si00, au14 and sch.mefd 2) feature the the signature hiphop/electro-inspired percussion and are more lively, but the majority is basically beat less (rhytmic) ambient music. It is very soothing and calming. I find it a very accessible album. I am also again astonished by the sound engineering quality and uniqueness of the Autechre sonic universe. Some hardcore fans of complex atonal noise might be disappointed, I get that, but hey, Autechre released enough of that during the last decade. They brought out a less complex and more listenable album, because they wanted and because they could. Thank you, Autechre, for this record!
      • silverside's avatar
        silverside
        In some ways this is the album I've been waiting for from Booth and Brown. As I get older I find that I'm not as interested in their exploration of complex beats and percussion. Sign strips away much of that part of their sound and leaves what's underneath which to me, is the more lasting element of what they do. There's some wonderful passages on this album. It has a calming feel overall. My only gripe is that, once again, the Japanese market get an amazing exclusive track that's sorely missing from the UK release which is a massive shame :(
        • tomtiedom's avatar
          tomtiedom
          Is cute album..bit back to the past . Original for sure but on other hand very nice to listen to and not fucked up mess
          • aphexacid's avatar
            aphexacid
            Powerful album by the masters of the style. Listen from front to back. Takes me to another place. As much as I love vinyl, this really needs continuous play from a disc or digital. But at the end of the day, consume however you can get it.
            • davidjamesmartin23's avatar
              Eh not a fan of this LP really. I feel like autechre are going through the motions nowadays. Hopefully I am wrong and some day it will click with me.
              • ceniqq's avatar
                ceniqq
                my copies of sign and plus have developed loud high snaps just by sitting on the shelf. replace your inner sleeves with better quality/padded inner sleeves! can't comprehend why autechre (or any record) is released in cardboard sleeves.
                • one-hundredth's avatar
                  one-hundredth
                  Highly recommend this pressing. The vinyl is quiet, with a very nice sound stage presentation. The continuous pulse of layers in the music come across with clarity and space.
                  • edgeless22's avatar
                    edgeless22
                    This album is such a bliss! I got tired of Autechre's last incredibly intense and long releases, but this thing just blew me away. The pressing is very precise and crystal clean
                    • Veryinterested's avatar
                      I wonder how much copies of this album were pressed. Any ideas?

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