"Minimal Wave is proud to present Teenage Tapes, an LP of selections from the early tape archives of Felix Kubin. The recordings span his adolescent years, when he was between 11 and 15 years old. He actually began playing music at 8 years old, when he studied piano, organ, and glockenspiel. In 1980, he acquired a Korg MS-20 synthesizer and his recordings took off from there. He began experimenting and recording a variety of tracks, adding his own bizarre lyrics to them. In 1982, he formed a band called Die Egozentrischen 2. In 1984, they played a legendary live show at the Möbel Perdú in Hamburg, a small multifunctional gallery founded in the early 80s. They were only 15 years old. Although Alfred Hilsberg of the notorious ZickZack label had planned to release Felix Kubin's early music in 1985, it took another 20 years until SKIPP and A-Musik put out a selection of tracks for the first time. The Teenage Tapes LP is pressed on 180 gram black vinyl, printed on a heavy matte sleeve and presented with an innersleeve of drawings and lyrics in both German and English text. Six of the twelve tracks on this album have never been released before." (label info)
in stock | US| 2012| MINIMAL WAVE | 25.90

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