A Made Up Sound ends label, announces retrospective

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    Wed, 31 Aug 2016, 11:00
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  • Dave Huismans' first compilation charts his material from 2009 to the present day.
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  • A Made Up Sound is closing his self-titled label with a compilation and 12-inch. The Dutchman minted the alias back in 2006 before launching a label of the same name a few years later. A double-CD and digital package will compile key cuts from ten records released between 2009 and 2016 along with a previously unreleased track and two tunes from a forthcoming 12-inch, titled Bygones / Peace Offering, which will also close the label in November. Huismans described the final 12-inch as "a significant piece of the puzzle... it's like coming full circe" and claimed the label was always intended to have an expiry date: "It was meant to be a finite thing early on. I think this has encouraged me to try and push its sound as far as I could. If you know you only have so many records left to make, you're extra keen to make each of them count." The tracks featured on the compilation have been remastered and in some cases remixed and edited, while the CD edition will come with a poster featuring artwork culled from the label's 12-inch releases. Tracklist CD 1: ­01. Take The Plunge (first thought) 02. Bygones 03. Sun Touch 04. Crisis 05. Havoc 06. Syrinx 07. Untitled (original shortcut) 08. Extra Time 09. Half Hour Jam On A Borrowed Synth 10. Ahead CD 2: ­01. Stumbler 02. Alarm (edit) 03. Take The Plunge (beat mix) 04. Rework ­05. Endgame 06. P.P.B. 07. Demons (reprise) 08. After Hours 09. What Preset (edit) ­10. Peace Offering A Made Up Sound will release A Made Up Sound 2009-2016 on October 21st and Bygones / Peace Offering on November 4th, 2016.