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Modern Malaise

A 10 track detroit/u.s. techno ep (41m 8s) — released August 18th 2014 on No Corner

Dusty guitar pedals, drum machines and reconditioned synthesizers uitilized by the mysterious 'Lily' in what we can only describe as 40 mins of cyberpunk techno on cassette.

"A seemingly perpetual overload of data, unwanted streams of foreign thought and anxiety. Endless screens and flashing lights signalling sharp bursts of paranoia. Buried in there somewhere is the hazy memory of those red lips and
matching dress. Was it a waking moment or a warp in the unbending grid of light? Not long before the memory is burned away in a painless white flash of
nothingness.

Here in this dishevelled yellowing room there is no way of writing this all properly, the screens will know, no room for personal thoughts here. Nothing
now but off-the-grid sketches, the box full of discarded equipment, the Roland, the Yamaha...Nothing else matters now, they will find this memory if
it is stored in the sky, it has to be transferred to chrome. There has to be a memory of that moment. Even if it no longer makes sense to the original
thinker, a path back is imperative.

The phone rattles on its rest,­ is that her? Cracks in the ICE have let the Tokyo connection through ­ how long before it leads back to these miserable
walls? Only one thing for it. Patch it straight into the signal chain…"

Originally released on C40 Cassette to critical acclaim, we felt this piece deserved to reach a wider audience and to be presented on a more dj-friendly format - 'Lily - Modern Malaise' is now reissued and remastered to it's full glory on 180g 12" vinyl.

Sleeve design by Studio Tape-Echo.
Mastered by Lewis at Stardelta.

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