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Audio Arm #1 Cassette Magazine

Various
3 of 5 stars 18.01.2018
from futility

My copy came from Subterranean with a blank tape... would love to find a HQ download of the audio so I could finally dub it onto my tape and see how it sounds some 30 years later :)

Music by Machines

John Henri
5 of 5 stars 17.01.2018
from Frank Bull

This is one of the best Minimal/Synth Tapes I have heard. Does anyone know who this is?

Virgin Prunes

5 of 5 stars 14.01.2018
from MB

‘If I Die, I Die’ brilliant!

Birth Death

14.01.2018
from MB

Will you scan the book?

Judas Jesus

14.01.2018
from MB

Will you scan this please?

Cabaret Voltaire

5 of 5 stars 13.01.2018
from shivadescending

Freedom In A Vacuum

12.01.2018
from teshia

Should be noted as Canada.

Ghost Voices

Various
5 of 5 stars 12.01.2018
from PennyCourtney

One of my favorite compilations.

UV Pop

12.01.2018
from Frank Bull

Almost all tracks are great. I just gave them 4 instead of 5 as I had a release-proposal for a Vinyl-Box on VOD and they cancelled and choose some other label :-)

UV Pop

11.01.2018
from MB

‘No Songs Tomorrow’ is brilliant.

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