Pocket Calculator

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Originally by Kraftwerk. Previously unreleased in this form.

Originally produced for use as individual stems / elements in the creation of multi-artist studio-composite track "Pocket Calculator (glomag Mega-Mix)," credited to 8-Bit Operators. Isolated elements of this recording, as well as similar recordings supplied by participants 0x7f, Bubblyfish, firestARTer, glomag, Hey Kid Nice Robot, Ladybug, M-.-n, Nullsleep, Psilodump, Random, Sidabitball, and David E. Sugar, appear in that track, which can be heard here:

”Pocket Calculator (glomag Mega-Mix)” was released 2007 01 23 as side A of
”Pocket Calculator (glomag Mega-Mix)” / “The Robots”
Astralwerks · ASW 71190 · 12"
Astralwerks · ASW 71190-5 · download

…and 2007 02 05 as track 16 of the Japan edition of the compilation
Various Artists: 8-Bit Operators
Astralwerks · TOCP-66867 · CD
Thank you to Receptors Music and to Astralwerks for the opportunity.


Production notes:
01 × DMG-01 · LSDJ v3.3.9



from Maladaptive Strategies Vol. 1, released December 20, 2019

Programmed and performed by Joshua C. Davis
Recorded 2005 08 03-04 by Joshua C. Davis at The Negative Zone, Astoria NY US.
Remastered 2018 by Carl Peczynski · www.planetzaxxon.com
Artwork by Andi Soto · www.andisoto.com

Composed by Ralf Hütter, Karl Bartos, and Emil Schult
Published by Klingklang Inc. (ASCAP) administered by Sony/ATV Tunes LLC

Included by kind permission of Receptors Music, Inc.
℗ 2007 Receptors Music, Inc.



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NYC's Bit Shifter has been among those leading the charge in the global underground movement known as chipmusic, exploring high-impact, low-res music produced using primitive synthesis as a deliberate aesthetic choice. Armed only with two 30-year-old handhelds, Bit Shifter leaves high-end computer music choking on his exhaust, bringing twice the rock with 0.002% of the processing power. ... more

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