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Various Artists: Drug Test One



Disc 1:

  1. Not Breathing - Kundalini Distort
  2. Dead Voices on Air - Vuls-Rase
  3. Dead Voices on Air - Flatte-Bastards
  4. Dead Voices on Air - Eadiglice-Mons
  5. Dead Voices on Air - Drumme and Basse-II

Disc 2:

  1. Sheep on Drugs - X-Lover
  2. Sheep on Drugs - Crime Time
  3. Sheep on Drugs - WCFM
  4. Sheep on Drugs - Waiting for the Man
  5. Test Dept. - Tabla Rasa
  6. Test Dept. - Genius
  7. Test Dept. - Al' Rabih (The Spring)
  8. Test Dept. - High Resolution Retina


If you were unfortunate to missed last winter's Invisible Records tour then this double album is something you will want to acquire. The first CD starts off with a twenty minute track by the newly signed Not Breathing of Tuscan, Arizona. Dave Wright and his merry band of analogue warriors take you on a live sequenced ride of pure electronic bliss. The remainder of the CD are live interpretations of Dead Voice on Air material which was recorded in the only city Mark Spybey performed in during the tour; Chicago. Not having had the luxury of experiencing his work in a live setting before, I was totally blown away by the depth and range of these four tracks. The compositions range from slowly building ambient noise collages, to chaotic percussion, and chanting.

The second CD splits the time evenly between the audacious, cult-spawned Sheep on Drugs, and the legendary Test Dept. The Sheep on Drugs material is really the only disappointing material on this double album simply because most of their material was on DAT during the tour. As a result there is very little difference between the live and studio sound. Finally, Test Dept. assault your ears with a combination of live metal percussion and bass thumping electronic mayhem. These live tracks even go as far as to evoke some of the live synergy that was present during the actual performances. Drug Test Volume One is not something to be missed regardless of some of the technical pitfalls present due to the entire album being recorded live. So, acquire yourself a copy and relive the tour in the privacy of your own home.

Invisible Records
P.O. Box 16008
Chicago, IL 60618

E-mail: invisihq@aol.com



If you were unfortunate to missed last winter's Invisible Records tour then this double album is something you will want to acquire. The first CD starts off with a twenty minute track by the newly signed Not Breathing of Tuscan, Arizona. Dave Wright and his merry band of analogue warriors take you on a live sequenced ride of pure electronic bliss. The remainder of the CD are live interpretations of Dead Voice on Air material which was recorded in the only city Mark Spybey performed in during the tour; Chicago. Not having had the luxury of experiencing his work in a live setting before, I was totally blown away by the depth and range of these four tracks. The compositions range from slowly building ambient noise collages, to chaotic percussion, and chanting.

The second CD splits the time evenly between the audacious, cult-spawned Sheep on Drugs, and the legendary Test Dept. The Sheep on Drugs material is really the only disappointing material on this double album simply because most of their material was on DAT during the tour. As a result there is very little difference between the live and studio sound. Finally, Test Dept. assault your ears with a combination of live metal percussion and bass thumping electronic mayhem. These live tracks even go as far as to evoke some of the live synergy that was present during the actual performances. Drug Test Volume One is not something to be missed regardless of some of the technical pitfalls present due to the entire album being recorded live. So, acquire yourself a copy and relive the tour in the privacy of your own home.

Invisible Records
P.O. Box 16008
Chicago, IL 60618

E-mail: invisihq@aol.com


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