Various Artists | Bio Rhythm 3 (re-indulge)

Various Artists

bio rhythm 3 (re-indulge)


Neal Howard - Indulge (Discomedments Homage Re-edit)

minimalArchiv - Seduced By Theory

Nexus 21 - Silicon (Don't Need The Bleep Mix)

Discomendments - Herd Immunity

Doggy - Neurosilence (Unreleased)

Mark Archer - The Presence of Beauty

mg - 2 Sensual

C&M Connection - Bio Rhythms

It’s not normal to take 31 years to release a follow up album. But then Network was never a normal sort of record label, and often opted for the quirky rather than the quick buck. The logo was launched in 1990 and that year, along with a slew of startlingly good singles, created and issued two bio-rhythm compilations, each of which showcased cutting edge USA techno rubbing shoulders alongside its’ sparse UK bleep counterpart.

Matt Anniss sleeve notes too:

fittingly, much of the material comes from producers and remixers based in and around the midlands. It begins with a brand-new re-edit of neal howard’s ‘indulge’ – originally the first single to be released on network – from birmingham’s discomendments (real name lee fisher) and ends with a timely airing of the first compilation’s unofficial theme tune, c&m connection’s detroit-meets-yorkshire classic ‘bio rhythms’. 

sandwiched in between are on-point (and previously unreleased) works from rhythmatic and mark archer (nexus 21/altern8); a never-before heard slab of acid-flecked, sax-heavy dancefloor futurism courtesy of minimalArchiv ; ; an unreleased, subheavy 1991 nexus 21 recording of clonking live favourite ‘silicon’; and a previously unheard slice of 1989 bleep magic from doggy (real name peter duggal), a birmingham-raised producer making his first appearance on network 31 years after his debut single came out on rham! records.