- Those were the days: when the future wasn't bright and dystopia was your daily bread; when apocalypse was just now and the winters cold as dead. Flower-power dreams withered, post-industrial gloom remained.-
A 46-minute primer for the dark days ahead. Songs and excerpts from (and inspired by) Dystopian films and literature such as: 1984, Decoder, A Clockwork Orange, All watched over by machines of loving grace, Soylent Green, Tetsuo, Giger's Necromicon, Escape from New York, They Live, The Foetal Grave of Progress, Anti Clock, Stalker, Blade Runner, Burst City, The War Game, Punishment Park, Akira, Anti Clock, Videodrome, Repo Man and others...
Music by: Wendy Carlos, Dave Ball & Genesis P Orridge, The Stalin, Kraftwerk, The Human League, Chris & Cosey, John Carpenter, Caroline K, Jane Arden, Amon Düül, Geinoh Yamashirogumi, Suicidal Tendencies, The Fall, This Heat, Solid Space and more...
This mixtape also comes with a zine featuring the essay 'Cronenberg, Ballard and The Fire Sale Dystopia' by Allan Gardner, poems by Arseny Tarkovsky and Richard Brautigan, and illustrations by Juan M. Rosero.
El Futuro Ediciones, Edition of 100
Silk screen and Riso Printed at Casa Rat Trap and Taller Colmillo, Bogota.
Designed and Edited by Rafael Augusto and Isabel O'Toole
25% of the sales of this tape/zine will be donated to La Minga indígena who have been at the forefront of the fight against police brutality and fascism during Colombia's ongoing National Strike.