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Snatch 1

by Various

N4s - N4s 05:34


The first ever Snatch Tape released in 1979. The tape kicks off with the DIY pop of Karl's Empty Body, a fairly straightforward number, nicely mangled by being fed through a couple of VCS3 ring modulators. The N4's feature some sweet blister guitar (Neu with a drum machine?). Side one rounds off with the Storm Bugs number 'Hodge' again featuring that great British synth the VCS3. Side 2 has some fine proto noise from Steven Reynolds and the first outing for those fictitous knob twiddlers Claire Thomas & Susan Vezey. The side ends with a melancholic piece of morse interference by A Clough. The tracks by Karl's Empty Body, The N4s, A Clough, and Claire Thomas & Susan Vezey were all later included on the Vinyl on Demand LP Snatch Paste (2006).


released September 19, 2023

Format: Originally cassette, circa 50 copies
Release Date: 1979
Label: Snatch Tapes
Catalogue Number: None
Sleeve Design: Photocopy onto white paper, design by Philip Sanderson, photo by Sally Francis.


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