Woob joins Tangerine Dream, Hecq and others on this New Compilation Album from Grenzwellen

Grenzwellen is a radio-show in German language hosted by Ecki Stieg broadcasted on Radio Hannover. The difference between this station and others however is Ecki has an immaculate taste in music, so good in fact I was shocked when approached about including a woob track! Grenzwellen started in 1987 and can be heard every Wednesday for three hours at 9 pm CET. [Read more…]

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Woob – スリープ 研究 プログラム

UPDATED Out Now!

As part of your continued re-programming KIMURA-AOKI  研究所 (Tokyo division) presents a new batch of programs – this time in the field of Sleep research. [Read more…]

Woob – Tokyo Substrate Paradox – Out Today

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The iloobia guide to the perfect ‘Tokyo Run’ Zoetrope experience

 

Do you own a Tokyo Run vinyl zoetrope LP? If so this guide from iloobia (he who created zoetrope out of the film) will help you experience its full potential…. [Read more…]

Woob – Tokyo Substrate Paradox

This ‘Holographic Substrate’ includes five new paradox (Side S)
exclusive vinyl track – Fallen + the rest of the original Zoetrope tracks all in one place.

Since the release of the Tokyo Run album there has been a number of requests for a vinyl capture,  given the dramatic difference in sound/mastering between vinyl vs digital.

After eventually tracking down a service that used state of the art phono converters to do the transfer (thanks Christian!) I proceeded to remove (hand drawn at sample level) scores of vinyl pops (being sure to leave just enough to keep the vinyl character)..

….Then I started playing around with the captures!

Tokyo Substrate Paradox was born.

Best thought of as a kind of internal third S side that includes five new paradox tracks created from the captures.

If you missed out on the vinyl this is a great alternate way to experience it and a chance to hear that vinyl exclusive ‘Fallen’ plus the five new paradox. For those who already bought the original album the extra tracks will be available separately but the whole album will be half price for its first few weeks on sale.

No additional loudness has been added to the captures as to keep the purity of the vinyl dynamics  and experiance the larger sound (you will have to turn up your volume to compensate) There’s no physical, except a one-off that will include the two vinyl copies actually used in the capture. This will be available through woob bandcamp on release later this week.

Thanks to iloobia for the original zoetrope animation that I’ve repurposed and be sure to watch untill the end of the video to catch the crazy alien shit!

 

Season 9 Album of the Month – October – Mac Quayle – Mr. Robot – Volume 5

Continuing the tradition of remaining out of time with reality here’s October album of the month. Coincidentally it’s another Lakeshore release from one of my fave Season 1 TV shows of all time and although I’ve yet to watch the season these tracks originate from the soundtrack (at least) appears to be improving with every show.

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Woob – New Merch – inc. T-Shirts and a Mini Arcade!

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The all new Woob ‘Time Limited’ Infinity merch is now available via Woob’s Red Bubble.

The Signature T :  Woob周波 (woobwave) includes design by woob and illustration by Kai Arc and is available in a really nice quality premium tee with wash bag (also a  regular tee)

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Films to Break Projectors

This award-winning short film by Illoobia (who recently built the Tokyo Run zoetrope vinyl image) repurposes old 16/8mm film reels to impose on the viewer ‘ambiguous narratives’.  However the film has the unnerving effect of projecting on the audience an arthropod like transformation, now crawling through the dusty, neglected splices from cutting room floors of past times now forgotten.

 

Season 9 Album of the Month – September – Deadly Avenger – The Girl with the White Orchid

New album of month series! I have been meaning to post this since August so I am backdating this one to September. Every month I will post an album that has been getting played a lot around here, doesn’t have to be a new release and hopefully you will share your own fav’s in the comments. [Read more…]

Woob – 新 プログラム Shipping Forecast

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Everything is in place and shipping has now begun on New Program Magnetic Ribbons and KIMURA-AOKI 研究所 : アクセス カード Access Cards.

Here’s the forecast…

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