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Read about this shit but never bothered listening out for it. T Dream play "Force Majeure" w/obnoxious, out of time bongo player mixed LOUD:

Excerpt from "2008" version of "Tangram", sounds like Froese took the orig mix and slathered a load of sonick mush over the top. It's pretty horrible:

WTF@this? Has anyone else pulled a cheesy stunt like this on their back catalog(ue) or is EF unique in this.

Pashmina, Friday, 1 August 2008 14:51 (ten years ago) Permalink

otm this is waaack

sleep, Friday, 1 August 2008 19:14 (ten years ago) Permalink

bruce waaack

69, Friday, 1 August 2008 19:29 (ten years ago) Permalink

ten years pass...

This is the only thread to discuss Froese solo work, I guess. Recently I have become obsessed with Epsilon in Malaysian Pale. Don't know how I missed this one, as I love TD; maybe because the other two Froese solo albums I have (Aqua and Stuntman) have always left me cold (though I am eager to revisit them now). What else sounds like this? There's a slight Jon Hassell-ness to the b-side, "Maroubra Bay," but beyond that, I have no reference for what's going on in this music.

I also heard he re-recorded parts of this album later with catastrophic results. Anyone heard the, err, remake?

Paul Ponzi, Monday, 1 October 2018 20:57 (six months ago) Permalink

Was it Iggy and Bowie's favourite album in Berlin? Or Eno and Bowie's? One of the two. I think this album and "Macula Transfer" have never really been properly re-issued? Have I got that right? Sorry, I'm a bit vague tonight.

Zach Same (Tom D.), Monday, 1 October 2018 21:05 (six months ago) Permalink

Epsilon in Malaysian Pale is part of the Solo 1974-1983 The Virgin Years 4CD set that's still in print - there's even an alternative version of the title track.

Ward Fowler, Monday, 1 October 2018 22:16 (six months ago) Permalink

There are at least 2 versions of Aqua btw, the remake is hugely inferior to the original, Froese made a habit of this

Leon Carrotsky (Noodle Vague), Monday, 1 October 2018 23:33 (six months ago) Permalink

I really like entirety of that collection which I assume is the original recordings.

One bad call from barely losing to (Alex in SF), Tuesday, 2 October 2018 12:08 (six months ago) Permalink

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