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The Tapes

"Selected Works 1982 - 1992"


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Release: March 2016
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The Tapes - Selected Works 1982 - 1992 2LP

Ecstatic offer a fascinating, often dizzying insight to the primitive industrial minimalism of Italian siblings, Giancarlo and Roberto Drago, a.k.a. The Tapes, via Selected Works 1982 - 1992 sourced from original tapes and pressed to vinyl for the first time ever.

Following on from Ecstatic’s issue of “mail artist” Danielle Ciullini’s Domestic Exile Collected Works 82-86, this set surveys a blind-spot in most people’s knowledge of early ‘80s Italian underground music, framed against a backdrop of the Anni di Piombo, or Years of Lead - a period of domestic political turmoil between the late ‘60s and early ’80s - and the mushroom shadow of nuclear war.

Like their international tape-scene allies, ...
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5.Falso Movimento A4
6.The Gate
7.Il Tempio
8.Low Gear
9.Nervous Breakdown
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16.Sly Time
17.Tanz Fabrik
18.Il Manifesto
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20.Falso Movimento B2
21.Emotional Warfare