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"Triadic Ballet"


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Release: 2015
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Metroland - Triadic Ballet 3CD

Art begets art, the saying goes. A cliché as big as a house, but one that holds a fundamental truth. More than likely, Passengers A. and S., the sonic engineers of Metroland, will need no persuading: on "Mind The Gap", their impressive debut released in 2012, they already put the theory of the Gesammtkunstwerk into practice and instantly established their vintage electronic trademark sound which also brought them unmistakable comparisons with keyboard pioneers like KRAFTWERK or yet TELEX. More than two years have passed since, but even though 2014 saw the release of "Thalys", a tribute to the high-speed train, the work on the new album started almost immediately after the first album's launch. Inspired by the basic principles of design in general - Unity, hierarchy, variety, the passengers deemed it logical to draw inspiration from the art movement where these principles were put into practice and resulted in an almost unbelievable array of artefacts and creations: the Bauhaus movement, founded in 1919 by the architect Walter Gropius. The idea of creating a total movement, where all art forms would be present, sparked a creative avalanche, with a huge and lasting influence - to this day - on art, architecture, graphic design, interior design, industrial design, and even typography. Unity, variety and hierarchy indeed.

It was only logical that ...
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Label:Alfa Matrix
1.Design (Unity)
2.Design (Hierarchy)
3.Design (Variety)
4.3 Directors
5.Ikone Der Moderne
7.Machines Gone Mad
8.Triadic Ballet
9.Art + Technology
11.Les Trois Couleurs
12.The Manifesto
14.Design (Fotonovela's R2D2 Loves C3Po Remix)
15.3 Directors (Threshold Mix)
16.Ikone Der Moderne (Deutsche Bank Remix)
17.Zeppelin (Nattefrost Remix)
18.Machines Gone Mad (Lifelong Corporation Remix)
19.Triadic Ballet (Commuter Remix)
20.Art + Technology (Musicocoon Remix)
21.Struktur (My.cosmo Remix)
22.Les Trois Couleurs (Playboy's Bend Remix)
23.The Manifesto (The Rorschach Garden Analog Mix)
24.Utopia (Johan Breton's Journey Through Utopia)
25.Design (Absolute Body Control Remix)
26.3 Directors (Oberkampf's 80's Mix)
27.Ikone Der Moderne (Systematic Remix)
28.Zeppelin (Diskodiktator Remix)
29.Machines Gone Mad (Trinity Ward Remix)
30.Triadic Ballet (Passengers In Turmoil Version)
31.Art + Technology (Sound Of Science Remix)
32.Struktur (Paul Alty Remix)
33.Les Trois Couleurs (Machinespirit Remix)
34.The Manifesto (Franck Kartell Remix)
35.Utopia (Thomas More's Vile Remix)