Portrait

Guyer’s Connection

Portrait

 

1983

  • 1.
    Pogo of Techno
  • 2.
    Ballade Pour Nous
  • 3.
    Ein Glas Voll Gurken
  • 4.
    She's So Hot
  • 5.
    La Transformation
  • 6.
    Links & Lustig
  • 7.
    Die Grille
  • 8.
    Keep the City Clean
  • 9.
    Dallas
  • 10.
    Arabia
  • 11.
    National- und Ständerat
  • MW056

Minimal Wave is proud to present a reissue of the seminal first album from Swiss Wavers, Guyer’s Connection. Tibor Csébits and Philippe Alioth formed Guyer’‘s Connection in Basel, Switzerland when they were only 14 and 15 years old. At the time they were in a new wave rock band called “Kurtzschluss” which they decided to break from in order to make purely electronic music. They began with two synthesizers, a drum machine, a 4-track tape recorder and a multitude of ideas. They channeled their unique and humorous vision into their first album, entitled Portrait which they produced themselves and self-released in 1983. Over the years, the album became a highly sought after minimal synth cult classic. It stands alone as one of the strongest examples of Swiss Minimal Wave, and probably the only one that is in Baseldytsch. The Portrait reissue is presented in a high quality gloss sleeve, with artwork to match their original sleeve design from 1983. The record features newly remastered audio pressed on 180 gram black vinyl, as a hand-numbered edition of 999. Release date: September 16th, 2014. Pre-order available August 22nd, 2014. Due to pressing plant delays, all orders for this release and which include this release will ship out on September 25th.

* Denotes bonus track(s) available only on a CD / Digital version of this release, if a CD / Digital version of this release is available

 

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