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Lost Transmissions From The Off​-​World Territories

by Invisible, Inc.

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    Limited to just 250 copies the repress of this highly sought after compilation that originally saw the light of day in late 2018 to mark the 20th release on the label (and sells upwards of £50 on discogs these days) comes in newly re-designed/re-imagined artwork. If you didn't get it first time around and don't want to spend a fortune now's your chance to own this incredibly special double vinyl release. Without a doubt this album represents a high point for the label!!

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    Printed on both sides the bag has the Lost Transmissions artwork on one side and the Invisible Inc logo on the other.

    Made from ethically sourced cotton.

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Marking the 20th release on Invisible, Inc. is this special limited edition double-vinyl gatefold compilation featuring tracks from some of the most highly respected musicians of the last five decades.

The astonishingly diverse palette of styles comes courtesy of renowned ambient innnovator Laraaji, multi-Grammy Award-winning producer and ground-breaking synthesist and sound engineer Malcolm Cecil (in his Tonto's Expanding Head Band guise), Italian 'Cosmic Disco' pioneer and DJ Daniele Baldelli, avantgarde experimentalist K. Leimer, New York electro synth-pop legend Richard Bone (all five of whom have been active since the '70s or earlier) as well as dub techno locked groove aficionados log(m), West Coast psychedelic electronics maestro Secret Circuit, Berlin-based synthesist/composer Eva Geist plus a veritable "who's who" of some of the finest producers of ambient, dub, downtempo, leftfield and experimental electronica ever collected together on a single piece of wax (or two in this case): Baikonour, Sordid Sound System, Causa, Ulysses, Epsilove, Luv*Jam, Higamos Hogamos, Randweg, Bronze Savage, Komodo Kolektif, Bal5000 and Natural Sugars.

Eliciting a distinct sense of musical other-worldlyness, the title is perhaps more than just a nod to Philip K Dick's "Blade Runner" and hints at the idea that if these transmissions 'from beyond' are 'lost' they may in essence be more rooted in our distant past than in some science fiction future.

Putting needle to record, ancient rhythms and hypnotic mantras merge with synthesized soundscapes and deep basslines to propel us upward from the primeval forest floor into steady orbit before engaging the hyperspace drive on a trajectory deep into the Great Mystery.

Mini bios:

Malcolm Cecil is perhaps the most well known of the 20 artists represented. Born in 1937 he became a respected jazz bassist and session musician before focussing on audio engineering and synthesis and later going on to produce several of Stevie Wonder's Grammy Award-winning albums of the early '70s. Meanwhile he was pursuing the Tonto's Expanding Head Band project with Robert Margouleff. The track featured here, 'Bittersweet' is an example of the 'synthetic funk' created during that period in the '70s and has never before been released on vinyl. You can read a mini bio of Malcolm's 'career highlights' on his website here: www.tontostudio.com/malcolm.html

Laraaji first came to wider attention when Brian Eno released his "Day Of Radiance" album as part 3 of his Ambient Series. Specializing in hammered dulcimer, zither and mbira, Laraaji is possibly the least 'electronic' of the artists featured here but, on having received the tripped-out dub treatment of Canadian producers log(m), 'Sunken Forest' is surely one of the most captivating and unique tracks on this compilation.

K. Leimer is another pioneering producer active since the mid '70s. Leimer founded Palace of Lights in 1979. His early work has recently been reissued by Autumn and RVNG, and his early cassette work is in the critically acclaimed Vinyl-On-Demand box set American Cassette Culture. His current catalogue includes seventeen albums and many more collaboratve albums and singles.

Also active since the '70s, Richard Bone is a respected artist whose "Vaulted Visions: Filmworks, Synth Pop, Demos & Experiments 1978-83" retrospective was yet another release that recently saw the light of day (again on Vinyl-On-Demand). He was one of the founders of the New York electronic music scene and formed cult act Shox Lumania in 1981. Here he gets the remix treatment from another veteran pioneer of another style entirely - that of renonwned cosmic 'afro' DJ, Daniele Baldelli (also active since the '70s) assisted by his long-term collaborator Marco Dionigi.

Limited to 500 copies only. Housed in reverse board double gatefold sleeve. Worldwide distribution by RubADub. Digital audio download and streaming from all major digital services.

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released August 10, 2018


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