At The Fiftieth Gate

by ATTRITION

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This Cold Facade
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This Cold Facade An emotional soundtrack of 80´s cyberpunk aesthetic. One of my top ten albums of that decade, and one of the best gothic industrial albums ever! Favorite track: Shotgun Dream.
rikm
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rikm Originally released in the late eighties, "At the Fiftieth Gate" still seems fresh and sonically relevant, an excellent example of accessible and well-crafted electronic music from leaders of the field.
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Blinky Blinky Computerband / BLINKYPIX This is still one of the best albums i ever bought and I listen to it very often! It is a true classic with so many great songs. My favorite track is "Milano (auto-italien)", but i also love the title track "At the fiftieth gate", "Two miles up" and not to forget "Hayden". Great work Martin! Favorite track: Milano (auto-italian).
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Theme I 01:55
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Death Truck 03:27
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Peacemaker 03:02
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Two Miles Up 04:06
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Interlude 02:13
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History Man 03:31
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Theme II 02:39
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To The Devil 03:39
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Take Five 04:07
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released July 6, 1988

Originally released on Antler records in 1988. This is the Two Gods label remastered reissue with bonus tracks from two 12 " singles on Antler and 2 tracks from the 1987 Take Five mini LP on Supporti Fonografici.

Gothic Beauty- USA - 2009

This album was first released in 1988, and it still impresses without
sounding dated -- one wonders what happened, when a twenty-year old album comes up freshly remastered and sounds better and more innovative than a great deal of brand-new electronic music. Not to say that it is detached from its time, but when pulses and patterns recognizable from late-eighties electronic music do surface here, they've been turned and sharpened such that they've kept their edge. If it's all new to you, too, "At the Fiftieth Gate" is a good place to catch up with Attrition, with song structures influenced by Garry Cox on guitar ("History Man"; "Two Miles Up"), contagiously affecting electronics (the title track; "Haydn," included here with versions previously available on 12"singles), and unsparing, unsettling lyrics.

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"Forever there will be the speculation that the exploration of darkness as a beautiful place will lessen our fear of it all, ease the pain a little..."

" Creating and exploring rich shadowy electronic soundscapes...interweaving the ephemeral with the operatic, the sound can at once calm your soul and chill your bones..."
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