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A Word Of Science

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Nights Interlude
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A Case of Funk
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Coming Down
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Stop (Crack)
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Biofeedback
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Mega Donutz
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Playtime
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Aftermath
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Fun
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Back into Time
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Dextrous
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B.W.T.M.
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Sal Batardes
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E.A.S.E.
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How Ya Doin
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Total Tracks: 15   Total Length: 60:33

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18 years

music4thesoul

where have they gone? whatever NOW aka George Evelyn is the man of downbeat, thoughtful, witty ?IDM? I have all NOW albums except this one - borrowed and since lost - so this truely has made my day!

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One year following the entry of “Aftermath” into the British charts, Nightmares on Wax released a first full-length that rivalled any other techno debuts of the time, excepting only its immediate predecessor in the Warp catalog — LFO’s Frequencies. The “Aftermath” blueprint (skeletal bleep techno with the dark undercurrents cropping up in much post-rave techno) is in full force on several tracks, like the follow-up club hit “Dextrous” and the depth-plumbing bass of “A Case of Funk.” Elsewhere, though, NoW expand the sound of bleep in several intriguing directions: “Coming Down” represents with paranoid breakbeats wrapped around a minimalist framework; “Playtime” sounds reminiscent of Soul II Soul; “How Ya Doin’” is a great old-school shout-out track; and “Mega Donutz” brings a British spin to playful American hip-hop like De La Soul. Unjustly relegated to the history bins (and even more of a relic because of its radical differences from the later NoW catalog), A Word of Science is much more than just the other great early Warp LP. – John Bush

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