Numero Group

V/A - Escape From Synth City (LP)

$27.99

Ten incredible albums culled from the deepest, weirdest co-op of record enthusiasts ever gathered under one banner. We’ve spared no expense packaging these, pairing the idea of the Art of Compilation with living and breathing art, creating little fortune cookies baked in a factory of forgotten dreams. Video games, pyramids, trading cards, matchbooks, a working planisphere, mazes, lottery tickets, film canisters, yearbooks, and various other exercises in design absurdity.

n January, we’ll kick this mini-verse off with Escape From Synth City, a hero’s quest worth of staccato synths, crack house Casios, off-brand drum machines, minimal Morricone, four-track fantasia, and a variety of other speculations on what the 1980s thought the future would sound like. Packaged in a 12”x12” Nintendo Entertainment System-styled jacket, replete with game sticker, die-cut outer sleeve, debossed cartridge inner sleeve, and art from our first video game, playable from the comfort of your PC.

Chasman - Windfall

New World Music - Intellectual Thinking

Tony Palkovic - Breath of Sound

Frank Youngwerth - Whirr

Don Slepian - Glimmerings

Al Gromer Khan - Konya

Vernal Equinox - Sunrise

Tom Cameron - Zoot

Smith & Erickson - Midnight Mambo

Jim Farmer - emperor’s Clothes

Aril Laury - Moody

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