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The companion to the 1993 film Synthetic Pleasures, this is an eclectic, artistic, and essentially timeless collection of tracks -- a sort of soundtrack for the emerging cyberspace generation. The third track, "Cantamilla," has a very Café Del Mar vibe, while John Cameron successfully marries classical strings with Middle Eastern vocal loops on "Religion Impossible." Check out the earlier version of the track on United State of Ambience. "Transmit Liberation" is a cool if unremarkable track; it brings to mind every chillroom of the late '80s. "Tylervision" is one of the most memorable tracks. It's also one of the most melancholy, although you might not notice it at first. As a ...
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All Music Guide - L. Katz
The companion to the 1993 film Synthetic Pleasures, this is an eclectic, artistic, and essentially timeless collection of tracks -- a sort of soundtrack for the emerging cyberspace generation. The third track, "Cantamilla," has a very Café Del Mar vibe, while John Cameron successfully marries classical strings with Middle Eastern vocal loops on "Religion Impossible." Check out the earlier version of the track on United State of Ambience. "Transmit Liberation" is a cool if unremarkable track; it brings to mind every chillroom of the late '80s. "Tylervision" is one of the most memorable tracks. It's also one of the most melancholy, although you might not notice it at first. As a whole, the album could fit in nicely at a health spa, a head shop, or your own house on a lazy, rainy afternoon.
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  • Release Date: 3/1/1996
  • Label: Moonshine Music
  • UPC: 785688004624
  • Catalog Number: 80046

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Over And Out - Young American Primitive (6:50)
  2. 2 Hovering Glows - Terre Thaemlitz (9:11)
  3. 3 Cantamilla - Tranquility Bass (6:49)
  4. 4 Wet Moon - Human Mesh Dance (6:43)
  5. 5 Religion Impossible - John Cameron (7:16)
  6. 6 Transmit Liberation - Single Cell Orchestra (9:41)
  7. 7 Confuss - Hardfloor (7:13)
  8. 8 Mafich Arabi - Banco de Gaia (8:02)
  9. 9 Purdy Deyenol - Tylervision (3:28)
  10. 10 Think for a While - Jaydee (7:43)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Young American Primitive Track Performer
Hardfloor Track Performer
Human Mesh Dance Track Performer
Terre Thaemlitz Track Performer
Single Cell Orchestra Track Performer
Tranquility Bass Track Performer
Jay Dee Track Performer
Transmit Liberation Track Performer
Tylervision Track Performer
Wet Moon Track Performer
Technical Credits
John Cameron Producer, Engineer
Young American Primitive Composer
Tom Chasteen Composer
Terre Thaemlitz Composer
Ramon Zenker Composer
Michael Kandel Composer
Jay Dee Arranger
Miguel Angelo Fierro Composer
Toby Marks Composer
Taylor 808 Composer
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  • Posted May 1, 2013

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    Synthetic Pleasures: Volume One contains 10 different tracks by

    Synthetic Pleasures: Volume One contains 10 different tracks by various artists. The music sounds like it is meant to be suitable for altered states of consciousness and/or being vegged out. However, this “Synthetic Pleasures: Volume One” cd featuring various artists is completely different from what I was looking for, but it may appeal to others who listen to underground type of calming music .

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