Various Artists

B9: Belgian Cold Wave 1979-1983

Image of Various Artists - B9: Belgian Cold Wave 1979-1983
Record Label
LTM

About this item

LTM presents a limited double vinyl gatefold edition (500 copies only) of B9, the definitive collection of cold wave and minimal electronica from Belgium, recorded between 1979 and 1983.

Originally released on Sandwich Records in May 1981, B9 featured 10 exclusive tracks by luminaries such as Digital Dance, Polyphonic Size, Kid Montana, Pseudo Code and Prothese, the latter the first recording project by Daniel Bressanutti of Front 242. Now digitally remastered, with 10 additional tracks on the second disc, this new deluxe vinyl edition also features Front 242, The Names, Marine, Siglo XX, The Neon Judgement, Berntholer, Allez Allez, Isolation Ward and more.

Cover op-art by Victor Vasarely. Design by Benoît Hennebert, based on a poster for The First Belgian Rhythm Box Contest (1981). Liner notes by James Nice.

TRACK LISTING

Side1:
1. Kid Montana - Cabs Ambush
2. Tristes Tropiques - Untitled #1
3. Prothese - Tumeurs
4. Rel Rex - Program
5. Digital Dance - Human Zoo

Side 2:
6. Polyphonic Size - Kyoto
7. Satin Wall - Dans Les Profondeurs
8. Tristes Tropiques - Untitled #2
9. Pseudo Code - Around Midnight
10. Slim Jack - So Sah Gelleck Tissah

Side 3:
11. The Names - Spectators Of Life
12. Siglo XX - Individuality
13. Marine - Life In Reverse
14. The Neon Judgement - Factory Walk
15. Nausea - Vocal Expression

Side 4:
16. Isolation Ward - Lamina Christus
17. Front 242 - Principles (Instrumental)
18. Allez Allez - Allez Allez
19. Berntholer - Emotions
20. Jung - The Real Thing 

Back to top