Trawl (original 1996, buy REISSUE 2021)

by Scanner

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    Originally released on Chreode ‎– Chreode 314201T as a vinyl 12"
    Now remastered with original track that was not included on the vinyl release.
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  • Last remaining copies of white label 12" vinyl
    Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Warehouse find. Last remaining copies of this release on vinyl. On black vinyl, with white label. Accompanied by stickers and signed postcard

    Includes unlimited streaming of Trawl (original 1996, buy REISSUE 2021) via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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Source material: Scanner
Remixes by Bill Laswell and Mick Harris


released January 1, 1996

Original Press Release:

" Trawl is a virtual alter collaboration of Robin Rimbaud, aka Scanner. In stark contrast to the scanned ethernet soundscapes of the Scanner material, the work of Trawl focuses on the bass and the swinging hips music of the younger generation. Put down that Semiotexte pamphlet, wash up those coffee cups and throw on your rhythm clogs for a bout of hedonistic spinal assault.

"Muscle-bound, chart-bound and a heaving body of pure sensuality" is what the press have called Trawl. Try and imagine a future with music as cool as a 60 watt bulb and as smooth as a super-models legs and you are somewhere near the work of Trawl." :-)

In memory of John Everall of Sentrax who kindly supported this release. RIP you fine man.


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Robin Rimbaud - Scanner is an artist and composer working in London. Since 1991 he has been intensely active in sonic art, producing concerts, installations and recordings, the albums Mass Observation (1994), Delivery (1997), and The Garden is Full of Metal (1998). His work has been presented throughout the United States, South America, Asia, Australia and Europe. ... more


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