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VariousB12 Records Archive Volume 5

Label:B12 – B1212.5
Series:B12 Records Archive – Volume 5
Format:
2 x CD, Compilation, Remastered
Country:UK
Released:
Genre:Electronic
Style:Techno, IDM

Tracklist

1-1RedcellWastelands1:36
1-2RedcellInterim6:56
1-3RedcellOne Thing In Mind6:05
1-4RedcellSoundtrack Of Fear2:59
1-5RedcellOuterim3:12
1-6RedcellSolar Winds3:15
1-7B12U135:55
1-8B12Freeflow7:10
2-1StasisPoint Of No Return6:30
2-2StasisFunky Purple Hotpants1:33
2-3StasisI Think It's In Here6:18
2-4StasisQuestions For Vanmannan4:42
2-5StasisVCF5:05
2-6StasisFunky Purple Hotpants (FTPD)3:55
2-7StasisPaul's Interlude4:20
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Notes

Comes in thick digipak sleeve.

All tracks on Disc 1 written and constructed at The Epicentre Studios London, UK.
All tracks on Disc 2 written and constructed at Otherworld Studios London, UK.

The B12 Records Archive™ is a complete retrospective of B12 Records 1990-1996, the entire back catalogue spanning seven volumes. The series contains the tracks that shaped Warp Records' Artificial Intelligence Series and every highly collected vinyl EP that came out before and after.

Tracks 1-1, 1-3, 1-6 and tracks 2-5 to 2-7 originally released Aug 1993 on limited edition CD as REDCELL (Cat. No. B12CD1)
Tracks 2-1 to 2-4 originally released Jul 1993 on limited edition vinyl as STASIS (Cat. No. B1211)
Tracks 1-2, 1-4, 1-5 originally released Jul 1993 on limited edition vinyl as REDCELL (Cat. No. B1208)

Tracks 1-7, 1-8: Previously unreleased - Recorded in 1993

Digitally remastered by Precise Mastering, UK.

All music, logos and artwork © B12 Records/B12 Music/Mainframe Music 1990-2009 All rights reserved.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 6 66017 20252 5
  • Barcode (UPC): 666017202525
  • Barcode (EAN): 0666017202525
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1): CA RMK4717CD1 @@ 2/23/2009 2:23:31 PM 0000460824
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2): CA RMK4717CD2 @ 03/04/09 11:27:03 PM
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 1): IFPI LY88
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 2): IFPI L039
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 1285

Other Versions (2)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
New Submission
B12 Records Archive Volume 5 (15×File, FLAC, Compilation, Remastered)B12none2009
New Submission
B12 Records Archive Volume 5 (CDr, )B12B1212.5UK2009

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  • The_Unrest_Cure's avatar
    I've held off on commenting on this album, mainly because I lose all my critical senses when listening to it. Yes, it is previously released goods; yes, it is now 17 years old; yes, I adore both sets of artists. But what great music! It is no casual observation - nor damning with faint praise - to state that B12 is overshadowed by Stasis' work here: "Funky Purple Hotpants" and "Questions for Vanmanan" are classics, but "I Think It's in Here" deserves to be, as it steadily builds steam with a repeating funky melody and strange swooping noises. "VCF" brings the soaring synths and rythmic racket and really shows itself to be the gem of the 2nd disc. Not at all melancholy (hear the staggered percussion toward the end?) but uplifting, sure to get your head to rise and force a smile.

    B12 by no means turn in poor work, however. "Outerim" and "Interim" are among the strongest tracks they ever recorded, only they are overshadowed by Stasis' truly memorable outing.

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