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Selected Offal
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November 21, 2016

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Shipwrec cement what is hopefully the first of many albums from ambient-electro lynchpin Datassette with Selected Offal.

Arriving two yeas after his Apollo 12", which bought the Datasette sound to a wider audience, he submerged himself back in the electronic underground before without little fanfare or warning dropped a hundred track strong pick 'n' mix of 100 strong dubs written between and put into the binary title Offal (1999-2014) .

Moving to the present day and Shipwrec have done the world a favour by collating a seventeen track album, spread across two 12"s (and for the digital heads a bonus track to boot), Selected Offal features a stripped-back and finely tuned entry point into the vast project.

Compiled with suggestions of fans, unheard and alternate versions, Selected Offal goes a long way to showcasing how diverse a talent Datassette is. Whether it's producing fuzzy tape tekno on Hands Faces, washes of neo-classical ambience on Vocoder Mic Tap Loop Verb, cut and paste disco on Floozen B or providing a must-be-heard-to-be-believed cover of the John Maus classic Crucifix.

For many of you we imagine Datassette may well be a name unknown, but on Selected Offal his mixture of crisp production and well executed, yet cheeky swagger are sure to see those with a soft spot for Bochum Welt, Mood Hut, MNLTH, James Ferraro. Leyland Kirby & Chris Clark make some well deserved space on their record shelves and hard drives for him.

Digital Tracklist

  1. 1 Wggoog B 4:25 Buy
  2. 2 Hands & Faces 4:01 Buy
  3. 3 Floozen B 4:06 Buy
  4. 4 Zero Degrees Kelvin 3:02 Buy

    Zero Degrees Kelvin

  5. 5 Vocoder Mic Tap Loop Verb 1:10 Buy

    Vocoder Mic Tap Loop Verb

  6. 6 Saisho 5:29 Buy
  7. 7 Gland Rover 4:59 Buy
  8. 8 Gravel 3:08 Buy
  9. 9 Polb 4:24 Buy
  10. 10 Fuel 5:19 Buy
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