Alec Empire ‎– Generation Star Wars

Mille Plateaux ‎– MP LP 11
2 × Vinyl, LP, Album


A1 Lash The 90ties
A2 Stahl & Blausäure
A3 13465
B1 Maschinenvolk
B2 Sonyprostitutes
B3 Blutrote Nacht Über Berlin
C1 Pussy Heroin
C2 New Acid
C3 Smack
C4 N.Y.-Summer I
D1 Konsumfreiheit
D2 N.Y.-Summer II
D3 Microchipkinder
D4 Sieg Über Die Mayday-HJ

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Instruments used on this album: TR-808, Akai S-1100, SH-101, Boss Pitch Delay.
All tracks were recorded at Empire Studios, Berlin, 6.12.-10.12.1994 except "N.Y. Summer", recorded in N.Y. 13.6.1994


The record was banned in Germany due to the back cover displaying Stormtroopers with Nazi swastika symbols on their helmets. Thereupon most copies had been withdrawn by the label and their swastikas overwritten with a black marker to be sellable again.

B2 is misspelled as "Sonyprotitutes".

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 718750 066169
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): MP 11-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): MP 11-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C): MP 11-C
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D): MP 11-D

Other Versions (4 of 4) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MP LP 11 Alec Empire Generation Star Wars(2xLP, Album, W/Lbl) Mille Plateaux MP LP 11 Germany 1994 Sell This Version
GEIST 009CD, GEIST009CD Alec Empire Generation Star Wars(CD, Album, RE) Geist Records, Geist Records GEIST 009CD, GEIST009CD UK 2000 Sell This Version
MP CD 11 Alec Empire Generation Star Wars(CD, Album, RP) Mille Plateaux MP CD 11 Germany 1994 Sell This Version
MP CD 11 Alec Empire Generation Star Wars(CD, Album) Mille Plateaux MP CD 11 Germany 1994 Sell This Version


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October 10, 2010
still today a very good album! Not very up2date of course, but as much of roughness and deepness. That Work definately showed an alternative Tekno route and influenced a whole Colony of Acid, Hardcore, IDM Generation. This is more straight than the breakcore Releases he later came up with, but neither the less exciting.
I like that kinda style even more than that simplistic breakcore stuff he did later on, which other artists were much more accomplished in.


September 23, 2007
One of the most comprehensively devastating Electronic lps from the early 90s. Tracks like "Lash the nineties" and "Blutrote Nacht Über Berlin" just slay the audio spectrum, with jumped up distorted kicks and analogue synths sceping out and over, you are consumed by the sound. It is very much a box of chocolates in style, never sitting comfortably in one vein, although alot of tracks share a similar sound aesthetic in mood,cuts from breakbeat space symphonies to more abstract atmospheres and even vocal sampled radio and acid. Rates as one of Alec Empire's finest outings on Mille Plateuax and shines far above alot of concurrent and future artists material also.