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2nd Humanoid (B. Dougans, FSOL) is coming after 30 year

Built By Humanoid is Humanoid’s second album, a mere 30 years after the debut, though Brian Dougans claims the first album wasn’t really him anyway. Humanoid’s classic acid house single, Stakker Humanoid, highly regarded as one of the key tracks from the era (Richard James (Aphex Twin) sights the Stakker project as a major influence), enjoyed massive success in 1988. Reaching No.1 for 5 weeks in the UK dance charts, performances on Top of the Pops, a John Peel session for the BBC and European tours eventually led to an album deal.
Whilst all this was happening, Brian Dougans (one half of electronic legends Future Sound of London) claims he was returning to his squat in Kings Cross with no electricity or water. He not only became disillusioned with the business, but also became increasingly ill from the conditions he was living in. Around 6 tracks into the album, he left London and record label, Streetsounds, returning to Manchester to recover and regroup his thoughts. However, Steetsounds pressed ahead with the album and it was finished in Brian’s absence with guest performers.
Brian left Humanoid behind and went on to create FSOL with Gaz Cobain becoming leading lights in the burgeoning ambient scene, scoring a top 10 album Lifeforms on Virgin Records. In 2003 Rephlex (Aphex Twin’s label) released a posthumous album of 1988 out takes compiled by Brian.
Recently Humanoid tracks have been popping up on modern compilation albums (Touched Music / Gasman, etc) signalling a possible return.
Built by Humanoid is a brand new nine track album of future acid cuts, breaks and electronics, a lot of which is credited to 2 synthesisers co-designed by Brian Dougans and English Electronics company Digitana. It is this innovation that has helped usher Humanoid back into the limelight and consequently the album has a rather new and unique sound and style. The track Polymath is created using a possibility / probability theory that results in a track which at no point repeats itself – 303 tinged acidic bubbles. Meanwhile Traktion is a break beat, pulse laden, bass heavy monster. Fu*k It is the future sound of 303. Fast, frantic and beat driven. Whilst Post Humans combines thumping 909 and 303 into an acid hallucination.

Humanoid – Built by Humanoid. Out 7th July 2019 on FSOLDigital.

1. Orfan Atmosphere
2. Polymath
3. Blokd
4. Traktion
5. Fu*k It
6. To Function Autonomously
7. Post Humans
8. A.p.e.
9. N-Droid

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House 1993

1Tomba Vira – La Mandarina (Exposure Mix)
2 ID 2.28
3 Mephisto – Keep On (Groovin’) (Dark Mix)
4 Sext – Do It One More Time (Euro Mix)
5 Joe Inferno – Tribal Church
6 Cozy Concept – I dont need ya
7 U.S.U.R.A. – Tear it up! (1993 Infernal mix)
8 Metro – Ready On The Night
9 Entropya – Mind Cables (4 U Only Mix – Piano)
10 General Base Poison (ATB Remix)
11 D-Lay – Speen-Go (Rmx) (A1)
12 Locomotiva (Expressway Mix)
13 Moratto – La pastilla del fuego (DJ Ricci & dfc team mix)
14 The Beat Runners – Do It To Me,Babe (Run Run Mix)
15 Digital Sappers – Out Of Control (Out Mix) (B)
16 Massive – Heaven In Mind/ Hocus Pocus (Bow Chi Bow)
17 Conquer – War Path
18 Bass Reaction – Technophobia
19 Padre Terra – El Diabolo
20 Bass Reaction – Reaction
21 Problem House – Party People (whiplash mix)
22 Ramirez – El Gallinero (Mas Volumen Mix 1)


24 Coldcut – Feeling Strong (The Well Hung Parliament Adventure)
25 Direckt – Two Fatt Guitars (Rocktastic Mix)
26 These Things Happen – All Boxed In
27 LuvDup – Goodtime (E-lustrious Mix)
28 Lionrock – Carnival (Are you willing to testify?)
29 Magic Marmalade – Again ‘N’ Again
30 D-Lay – Speen-Go (Rmx) (A1)
31 Dj Dick – The Iron Raver (Part II)
32 Maurizio Braccagni – Megamix Maranza
33 Conquer – War Path
34 Hocus Pocus – Here’s Johnny (Bam Bam Mix)
34 Slipmatt Dubs 2A

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Huge Moon Myst Music update

Spring 2018 Catalog now ready for mailorder!! Order and stream at moonmystmusic.com

Szdanik Tuuutiitak / Gel Mausoleum “The Weekdays of an Electronic Man” split cassette C60 /40
A walk through daily electronic oblivion with Szdanik Tuuutiitak (Alexey Nakhodkin – Saint Petersberg, Russia) and Gel Mausoleum. Hallucinatory consciousness-folding free sound for pod people and digital citizens. In the near future our brains will be implanted with sensors to identify “auditory medication”, which are easily cracked in order to live in a constantly lulled state in which the mind is fully active and the body outlives its use. Edition of 40 copies with full-color artwork printed on white vellum paper.

Body Morph “The Three Mothers” art cassette C60 #/8
A heavily effected miasma of dark reed and electronic madness. Abominable graven horns moan from rotting soil while corpses spasm from ancestral recall. A gluttonous soup bubbling and throbbing with emulsified plasma. An art edition of 8 numbered and signed copies. Full-color artwork, clear-gooped to classic “L” cassette cases w/stamped vellum insert.
Beast Flower Coiffeuse / Mossy Throats “Membranes Bear Breaths of Traumatic Insemination” split cassette C30 /40
A dual outpouring of unbalanced psychotic noise from Beast Flower Coiffeuse (Ivo Musa of Solange and Sensual Spasmo infamy) and the Mossy Throats. Three tracks each of solo maniac dungeon circuitry slashing from the outermost realms of exuberantly non-musical bloodlust. The strange only get stranger. Edition of 40 copies with full-color artwork printed on vellum paper.
Tremolo Ghosts / Worker Vs Parasite “Gibraltar / акордеон” split cassette C60 /50
A radiant collection of cozy songs backed with a heavy cloud of deep drone. Tremolo Ghosts’ Owen Chambers (UK) is joined by Annie Gardiner (vocals and mastering) and Lewis Duffy (violin) for nine brilliant songs that feel like the freshest breeze. Worker Vs Parasite’s piece “акордеон” was recorded live in Bristol January 2018. Members known only as Worker (accordion, noises) and Parasite (guitar, paintbrushes) produce a huge, stratified gust of fog that you will be happy to get lost within. Edition of 50 copies with full-color artwork printed on vellum paper.

Fatal Gaze “Ritual Two” cassette C31 /50
A lucid and unique grim drone offering from Ohio’s Fatal Gaze. The austere duo of Ty Owen and David Reed perform a pitch-black ritual of sooty and nebulous subterranean synth. Tactitions immersed in fathomless research producing and carefully recording the crepuscular and hideous results. Edition of 50 copies with xeroxed artwork printed on vellum paper.

Manuel G “2006-2016″ cassette C90 /75
An incredible cassette of ambient electronic from Manuel G (Southwest Detroit,. MI). Manuel is best known for his prodigious work under his long-running house/experimental moniker MGUN. On this tape Manuel get deep and hazy for the Moon Myst crew with 90 minutes of head-expanding tracks produced between 2006 and 2016. Edition of 75 copies with full-color artwork printed on vellum paper.

Juice Machine “Parallel Patterns” cassette C40 /50
Jagged and florid electronic noise from Eugene sonic attack unit Juice Machine. These kaleidoscopic side-long trips down the prismatic rabbit hole are like candy to an extraterrestrial moth-humanoid architect, fueling its frantic and mucus-based design process. The viscous white-hot oily substance flows and hardens and multiplies until a structure is finally built, its purpose undecipherable. Its definitely not for us humans. Edition of 50 copies with full-color artwork printed on vellum paper.

Obozdur “Raw Expressive Forms Vol.2″ cassette C60 /50
Stunning opaque raw noise from Obozdur (Kamensk Uralsky, Russia). A deep amplified harsh electronic torrent ripping the earth apart until the dust swirls into deep space. Unglued expressions of absurd deep-fried cathodic pandemonium. Edition of 50 copies with full-color artwork printed on vellum paper.

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