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Analytica "Strategy Of Tension" (vinyl LP)

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Analytica "Strategy Of Tension" (vinyl LP)
Analytica "Strategy Of Tension" (vinyl LP)
Analytica "Strategy Of Tension" (vinyl LP)

Artist: Analytica
Title: Strategy Of Tension
Label / CAT#: Ice Machine / iMach008
Format: Vinyl LP
Release date: March 22 2024

WHITE-vinyl-edition is limited to 100 copies.

This vinyl comes with a Bandcamp digital download card included inside. You will receive it inside the LP jacket when your order arrives. If you are looking for a digital-only-purchase, please click here to purchase from Suction Records on Bandcamp, or visit your favourite audio download store (we're available on all major digital platforms).

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After making waves with their 2020 self-titled debut LP (championed by the late, great DJ and synth/wave connoisseur Silent Servant), Toronto’s Analytica return to Suction Records’ minimal synth sub-label Ice Machine, for the second full-length LP, Strategy Of Tension. Comprised of kosmische synth artist Gabe Knox and electro-industrial performer David Lush, Analytica is a synth-pop duo who confront the race-to-the-bottom ethos of our time, but utilizing sounds and tools from the early ‘80s synth-DIY era. The album was recorded to a 6-track cassette portastudio in a two week session in Summer 2022, and mixed down live to tape in an afternoon. Analytica pair classic, holy grail analog synthesizers like the ARP Quadra, Roland System 100, and ARP 2600, with uncommon analog rhythm machines including the Univox SR-95, Soundmaster ST-305, Roland TR-77, and Korg KR-55B. The result is Strategy of Tension: a stinging rebuke to cynical political actors and a reminder that the only thing to fear is fear itself.

RIYL: early Depeche Mode, Factory Records, Minimal Wave label reissues.

The LP contains 11 songs on vinyl, with an additional digital-exclusive track available via Bandcamp, and included with the vinyl purchase via the included Bandcamp download card. Limited to 300 copies, with 100 copies available on white-vinyl. The white-vinyl edition is available exclusively via direct order from Suction Records’ online shop.

A1: Galleria
A2: Anyone We Know
A3: Playmobils
A4: Champions
A5: Invisible Hand
A6: Uniform
B1: Strategy of Tension
B2: Barricades
B3: Presentation Centre
B4: Dissent
B5: NeverB
[DIGITAL-BONUS]: Afterwards


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