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We present new category: Special Guest Mix. The first mix is made from tracks selected by Paul T. Kirk (Akatombo) who chose his all-time faves.

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  1. Suicide Ghost Rider (“Suicide” Blast First, 1977)
  2. David Byrne & Brian Eno Regiment (“My Life In Rhe Bush Of Ghosts” EG, 1981)
  3. Nurse With Wound & Faust Lass Mich (“Disconnected” Art-Errorist, 2007)
  4. Thomas Leer & Robert Rental Monochrome Days (“The Bridge” Industrial Records, 1979)
  5. Cloaks Rust On Metal (“Versus Grain” 3×3, 2009)
  6. Dome Virtual Sweden #1 (“Yclept” WMO, 1999)
  7. FM3 Changyin (“Pinpan” Leerraum, 2007)
  8. Kangding Ray The Distance (“Automne Fold” Raster-Noton, 2008)
  9. Portishead Machine Gun (“Third” Island, 2009)
  10. Moebius & Plank Automatic (“En Route” NO-CD, 1995)
  11. Kraftwerk The Robots (“Man Machine” Mute, 1978)
  12. Stars Of The Lid The Mouthchew Part 3 (“Carte-De-Visite” self-released, 2008)
  13. Cluster Breitengrad 20 (“Grosses Wasser” Sky Records 1978)
  14. Jon Hassell & Brian Eno Delta Rain Dream (“Fourth World Vol. 1″ Editions EG, 1980)

Paul T Kirk – AKA Scottish ex-pat Hiroshima Akatombo – creates a brooding, dense sound of alienation and displacement. It is the sound of machines and computers harnessed to describe an existence in a strange land and entirely modern city, influenced as much by Kirk’s work making short films and visual pieces as any recognisable musical style.

Akatombo released two albums so far - Trace Elements (Swim, 2003) and Unconfirmed Reports (Hand Held Recordings) which landed on 11th place in Pontone’s Top 50 Albums of 2009.

Read interview with Paul T. Kirk here

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