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John Bender - Memories Of Mindless Mechanical Monologues 1976-1985 FLAC album

John Bender - Memories Of Mindless Mechanical Monologues 1976-1985 FLAC album
Title:
Memories Of Mindless Mechanical Monologues 1976-1985
Performer:
Style:
Minimal, Experimental, Synth-pop
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Country:
FLAC album size:
1306 mb
Other formats:
ASF MMF APE TTA MPC AUD WAV
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Rating:
4.9 ✪
John Bender - Memories Of Mindless Mechanical Monologues 1976-1985 FLAC album

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I Don't Remember Now, I Don't Want To Talk About It 1978-1980
A1 John Bender Side One 0:37
A2 John Bender Victims Of Victimless Crimes
Lyrics By [Words], Music By – Jack Gorski
4:14
A3 John Bender Time Stops, We Move On 4:42
A4 John Bender It's A Rainy Day, Sunshine Baby
Lyrics By [Words], Music By – Faust
5:57
A5 John Bender It's Something To Do 5:17
B1 John Bender One Side 0:48
B2 John Bender Victims Of Victimless Crimes
Lyrics By [Words], Music By – Jack Gorski
4:15
B3 John Bender Walk Down Wet Street 5:32
B4 John Bender You Put These Things Inside My Head 9:26
Plaster Falling 1979-1981
C1 John Bender Meeting Station 3:28
C2 John Bender Plaster (Long Version) 9:08
C3 John Bender Woman 3:42
C4 John Bender People Feeling (Long Version) 7:14
D1 John Bender Something (Long Version) 6:12
D2 John Bender Understood (Records) 3:52
D3 John Bender Before You (Knuckles) 4:21
D4 John Bender Cities Of The Plan (Long Version) 4:39
D5 John Bender Walk Down Wet Street (Long Version) 6:04
Plaster: The Prototypes / Beep Squeek Hum Squawk 1978-1981
E1 John Bender Philosophy 4:17
E2 John Bender I Know 5:21
E3 John Bender No2u 4:34
E4 John Bender Reason 9:00
E5 John Bender Nervous 5:07
F1 John Bender Beep Squeek Hum Squawk Part I.II 6:40
F2 John Bender Beep Squeek Hum Squawk Part I.III 6:05
F3 John Bender Beep Squeek Hum Squawk Part I.IV 6:50
F4 John Bender Beep Squeek Hum Squawk Part II.I 2:48
F5 John Bender Beep Squeek Hum Squawk Part III.IV 5:25
Packing List 1982
G1 John Bender Packing List 1 1:46
G2 John Bender Pieces Of A Puzzle 4:26
G3 John Bender Packing List 2 1:40
G4 John Bender Three Minutes 4:03
G5 John Bender Sun Is Bright 4:31
G6 John Bender Sand Is Everywhere 1:25
G7 John Bender Packing List 3 4:37
G8 John Bender Dreams 3:21
G9 John Bender Take It Out To Bring It In 3:59
H1 John Bender Let's Be Friends 7:16
H2 John Bender Buy American (Edit) 6:29
H3 John Bender Packing List 4 1:12
H4 John Bender Data How Are You, Tone (Edit) 7:01
H5 John Bender Noone Knows You 7:54
Pop Surgery 1982-1983
I1 John Bender Meat (Long Version) 5:14
I2 John Bender Glacial (Long Version) 8:45
I3 John Bender Thought (Long Version) 3:34
I4 John Bender Mallinder (Long Version) 2:42
I5 John Bender Hand 1:10
I6 John Bender Day (Long Version) 4:14
J1 John Bender Dance 2:22
J2 John Bender Glass 2:25
J3 John Bender Blue 3:59
J4 John Bender Cows
Backing Vocals, Soloist [Keyboard] – Max Bender
1:48
J5 John Bender Amalgamelon 3:23
J6 John Bender Unrelated (It's Obvious)
Backing Vocals – Max Bender
3:10
Do The Cage / At The 4th St. Cage 1983
K1 John Bender Do The Cage 1 2:05
K2 John Bender You Said You Were Mine 1:35
K3 John Bender Looking For A Play 1:50
K4 John Bender I Know You Know 2:31
K5 John Bender First Time I Saw You 2:23
K6 John Bender I Found The Truth 1:48
K7 John Bender So Sad 3:27
K8 John Bender Never Wanted To Go 5:08
K9 John Bender You Never Know (Edit) 7:07
L1 John Bender At The Cage 1 7:16
L2 John Bender Took Me By The Hand 7:04
L3 John Bender Never Could 6:36
L4 John Bender You Look At Me I Look At You 2:42
L5 John Bender Last Time I Saw You 5:12
L6 John Bender 48 Hours 1:05
The Cassette / Boon Ober Babasooma 1976-1985
M1 Johnny Vortex Intro 1:20
M2 Johnny Vortex Cast Of Characters 3:10
M3 Johnny Vortex The Deal 2:50
M4 Johnny Vortex Shoes 3:40
M5 Johnny Vortex Run To Rapture 4:42
M6 Johnny Vortex Carnival 5:11
M7 Johnny Vortex Postscript 3:01
M8 Johnny Vortex Phone Sex 3:44
N1 Johnny Vortex Facial 1:50
N2 Johnny Vortex Love & Power 6:12
N3 Johnny Vortex Interlude 0:47
N4 Johnny Vortex Whole In The Window 4:51
N5 Johnny Vortex Taste Of Life 3:22
N6 Johnny Vortex Hardfreeze 5:01
N7 Johnny Vortex No2u 4:33
Bonus 7"
O1 John Bender Decomposition 3:18
O2 John Bender Beep Squeek Hum Squawk Part I.I (Edit) 3:00
P John Bender Beep Squeek Hum Squawk Part III.I 9:00

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – WGUC Studios

Credits

  • Engineer [Eng] – Ron Ha Mad* (tracks: A1 to B4)
  • Engineer [Engineering And Treatment] – Jaroslav Studenka (tracks: C1 to D5), Ron Hamad (tracks: C1 to D5)
  • Liner Notes – JB*
  • Mastered By – Markus Aschenbrenner
  • Mastered By [Mastering Of The Original Recording] – Bob Seitz (tracks: C1 to D5)
  • Vocals, Instruments, Words By, Music By, Producer, Compiled By [Selection] – John Bender (tracks: C1 to D5)
  • Voice, Electronics, Words By, Music By – John Bender (tracks: A1, A4 to B4)
  • Words By, Music By, Electronics, Vocals, Producer [Production] – John Bender (tracks: I1 to J6)

Notes

LP 1 from "I Don't Remember Now, I Don't Want To Talk About It" - 1979 (released 1980 as LP on Record Sluts 001 - from tapes 27 to 36 / 1978-80)
LP 2 from "Plaster Falling" - 1981 (released 1981 as LP on Record Sluts 003 - from tapes 34 to 45 / 1979 - 1981 also on "Plaster: The Prototypes" tape)
LP 3 side A from "Plaster: The Prototypes" - 1981 (self-released as cassette)
LP 3 side B contains previously unreleased tape-recordings from 1978
LP 4 from "Packing List" - 1982 (self-released as cassette in 1982)
LP 5 all track appear on the LP "Pop Surgery", released in 1983 on Record Sluts 004. Tracks J2 to J6 taken from the LP "Pop Surgery". All other tracks are longer versions from tapes 53 thru 68 and were conceived in 1982 and the 1st quarter of 1983.
LP 6 from "Do The Cage" & "At The 4th St. Cage" - 1983 (self-released as cassettes in 1983)
LP 7 side A contains extracts to "Johnny Vortex - The Cassette" - 1985 (soundtrack to a theatre performance by John Bender, Kate Gallion, Jason Tannen)
LP 7 side B "Boon Ober Babasooma" - 1976/77 (first works recorded, pre-Record Sluts, previously unreleased, recorded without machines. just electric piano, Teac 4 track & boxes)

It is limited to 300 numbered copies according to Vinyl-on-demand label owner Frank Maier.
Comes in embossed hard cover book with screenprinted covers for the 7 LPs, an autobiography insert, 7" in loose jacket and numbered official certificate.

This is the subscribers edition for VOD members with an additional bonus 7".
O1 is from Various - On Record.
O2 and P are previously unreleased tape-recordings from 1978.

The writing credits for Faust are given as A3 on the cover, but actually apply to A4.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (Catalog# LP 1): VOD95.1
  • Other (Catalog# LP 2): VOD95.2
  • Other (Catalog# LP 3): VOD95.3
  • Other (Catalog# LP 4): VOD95.4
  • Other (Catalog# LP 5): VOD95.5
  • Other (Catalog# LP 6): VOD95.6
  • Other (Catalog# LP 7): VOD95.7
  • Other (Catalog# 7"): VOD95.8

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
VOD95 John Bender Memories Of Mindless Mechanical Monologues 1976-1985 ‎(7xLP, Comp + Box, Ltd, Num) Vinyl-on-demand VOD95 Germany 2012
VOD95 re John Bender Memories Of Mindless Mechanical Monologues 1976-1985 ‎(7xLP + 7" + Box, Comp, Ltd, Num, RP) Vinyl-on-demand VOD95 re Germany 2015
VOD95 John Bender Memories Of Mindless Mechanical Monologues 1976-1985 ‎(7xLP, Red + 7", Red + Box, Comp, Ltd, Num, Fri) Vinyl-on-demand VOD95 Germany 2012


Reviews:
  • Hallolan
Amazing set by an electronics genius!