I quite enjoyed this. It is very much of its time though and I’m not sure it has aged that well. I’m not even sure this is legitimately an LP as it is just a bloke playing a few records all made by other people and mixing in the odd snippet of Blade Runner et al along the way. In the end it is best viewed as a compliation. Obviously, some Marks were deducted for the the lengthy emulated flute solo about 15 minutes in which is inexcusable. The techno just didn’t punch hard enough for me, The inclusion of Lisa Gerard’s Sanvean from the Dead Can Dance live LP did not work in this context.
A nostalgic 3/5 as a score, but I listened to it twice and enjoyed it both times. I note that the whole thing clocks in at just under two hours which is a bit excessive but this should be handy practice as @OzzyOzzyOzzyOiOiOi is up next on the AAAC and whatever the objective measure of time claimed by the ‘artistes’ he nominates, subjectively the suffering typically goes on for far longer.
I have found it on Spotify. It is 6 hours 37 minutes long. But it looks like the first 20 songs might be the album. Or maybe you’re just meant to skip tracks 21 and 40? But then you’re still looking at 4 hours…
File me under ‘confused’.
Even though I haven’t listened to it, something tells me we’re not going to top the description above that it’s “a bloke playing a few records all made by other people and mixing in the odd snippet of Blade Runner et al along the way”.
First day I’ve had at home with the hifi on in quite a long while. Making full use of the fact that everyone else is out to listen to this about as loudly as I can, and it’s definitely right up my street.