Praxis ‎– 1984

Subharmonic ‎– SD7023-2
CD, Maxi-Single


1 1984 4:10
2 NBS - A 2:00
3 Last Wish 1:15
4 NBS - X 1:09
5 Cut-Time 3:16
6 Electro / Shock 2:43

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Instruments: DMX, Turntable, Records, Shortwave Radio.
Originally released on Celluloid in 1984.

Other Versions (4 of 4) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CART 331 Praxis 1984(12", Maxi) Carrere CART 331 UK 1984 Sell This Version
CEL 168 Praxis 1984(12") Celluloid CEL 168 US 1984 Sell This Version
CEL 168 Praxis 1984(12", Promo) Celluloid CEL 168 US 1984 Sell This Version
SD7023 Praxis 1984(CD, RE, RM) Subharmonic SD7023 Europe 1997 Sell This Version


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August 17, 2004
edited over 11 years ago

<B>1984</B> must be some kind of gimmick, because this is one huge adaptation of <I>The Art Of Noise</I>’s 1983 release <I>Beat Box</I>, including ultra sec drum computer, environmental noises, orchestral components and even the voice samples. New Order’s gunning beat salvo from <I>Blue Monday</I> seems to be sampled in somewhere too and I can’t help but hearing some <I>Indeep</I> riff on the last overscratched track too. I’m sure others will discover other tunes apart from those mentioned and since all this has nothing to do with <I>Bill Laswell</I> nor <I>Buckethead</I> nor with the later work from <B>Praxis</B>, this must be some kind of joke. Were they taking a piss here on all those emerging catchy eighties tunes? Who will tell, it certainly is absolute fun!