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Saturday, 28 November 2009

FLUX CASSETTE - 1987

This is the Flux "In Flux" cassette from 1987.
The guys involved in the recording were - KL Guthrie - M Kane & E McDougall.
There are 10 tracks in total, and the one here below for you to sample is a number called "So Clear, It's So Clear", a short trippy ambient offering. This is the mellowest track on the cassette compared to the rest of the material, which is rather abrasive, but thought I'd ease you gently into their sound with this piece first, and I'll put one of their contrasting tracks up sometime later.
Although the track here was recorded in '87, it does hark back to the mid '70's in an Eno/Krautrock kind of way.
Thanx to Mike.


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6 comments:

  1. That's really relaxing. Love to hear more.

    Anglea Harvey.

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  2. I've still got that tape. Pretty much worn out now but I mp3'd it years ago.
    My favourite tracks from it are Music, Vision of the Frozen Ones, Destroy All Systems & Being.
    Flux became Novus & I've got their stuff as well & some booklets they used to hand out at gigs.
    Great blog by the way. I'm off to explore more. Had a look a fews days ago and came back to find Flux up. How cool is that.
    Saw them at the Westport lots of times as well always a mindblowing set. Years ahead of their time.

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  3. Excellent track. And hopefully hear more from Flux/Vex soon. A request: no god no master....

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  4. Found it, here's the lyrics to Being:-
    Like a river I flow
    Over mountains & valleys
    Go
    I go where I go
    Never interfering
    Just observing
    Flowing into the sea
    It stops not
    Reaching the shore
    Continue to flow
    To & fro
    The tides guide
    Within
    Without
    I flow
    Flowing like a leaf riding the breeze
    Caring not where the future lies
    Caring not what's in store
    Knowing necessity guides destiny
    That I explore
    Flow
    Flowing like a cloud passing by
    Soar the heights of sky
    Far beyond can I fly
    Observe the clouds
    They come & go
    Limits I know them not
    Limitation is human fallacy
    Limitation is blasphemy
    Flow
    Swimming in the river of life
    Banking on neither side
    Keep in the swim
    Keep in the flow
    Flow
    Thru the chamber of horrors
    Flow
    Thru the heavens that honour every wish
    Flow
    Flow
    Let the past go
    Flow
    Without the baggae of memory
    Flow
    Without the armour of yesterday
    Flow
    Let it all go
    Let it all go
    Flow
    Just flow
    Just flow

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  5. HI Keith
    thanks for your comments , Music is my favourite track ,I dont even have a copy of the novus single , cant find one anywhere , there were only 1000.
    Have started putting the Novus tapes on to CD and have "Opening doors" done with cover!
    Might see grouchos will take them !
    cheers
    mike

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  6. I have this, and it is great to be reminded of it. I loved it at the time. I still play in a band with Kevin, he's great. :D

    Brian

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