By: Spacelab Research Staff
2009: the year of the re-release (see here and here). The reformatting and repackaging of material from the vault in a year where everyone is broke and can't afford to record and release new music.
With that in mind, Dntel is repackaging some old material from Phthalo Records, as well as previously unreleased material. It's titled Early Works For Me If It Works For You II and will be released on April 14th.
"These early tracks, inspired by Aphex Twin, Mu-Ziq, Warp Records and anything else I’d been listening to, were all instrumental (save a few vocal samples) and created using one sampler/synthesizer (a Kurzweil K2000s) and some basic midi sequencing software. I was always really interested in adding vocals to weird electronic music, and by the time EWFMIIWFY and SAGW were released I finally had a computer with the capability to record full vocal tracks more easily," said Jimmy Tamborello about his approach.
There's an MP3 floating around too, of the track “Loneliness Is Having No One To Miss".
Early Works For Me If It Works For You II Track List
CD1 SOMETHING ALWAYS GOES WRONG
1. In Which Our Hero Begins His Long And Arduous Quest
2. In Which Our Hero Finds A Faithful Sidekick
3. In Which Our Hero Is Put Under A Spell
4. In Which Our Hero Dodges Bullets And Swords
5. In Which Our Hero Frees The Damsel In Distress
6. In Which Our Hero Is Decapitated By The Evil King
7. In Which Our Hero Begins His Long And
Arduous Quest (Seq Remix)
8. In Which Our Hero Was Taken By Surprise (Languis Remix)
9. The S.O.S.
0. A Machine And A Memory Keep You Alive
CD2 EARLY WORKS FOR ME IF IT WORKS FOR YOU
1. Loneliness Is Having No One To Miss
2. High Horses Theme
3. Pliesex Sielking
4. Termites In The Bathtub
5. Fort Instructions
7. Tybalt 60
8. Danny Loves Experimental Electronics
9. Sky Pointing
11. Winds Let Me Down Again
12. Jewel States, ?The Door Borders?
CD3 EARLY WORKS FOR ME IF IT WORKS FOR YOU II
1. New Name
2. Incomplete 1
3. Paul Guitar
4. Don?t Try
6. Darker Earlier
7. Smile Break
8. Incomplete 4
11. Fancy Ian
13. Incomplete 2
14. Bluegrass (Short)
17. The First Day After The Worst