PHILM 1

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"pHILM #1"
Single by ELpH
Released 1994
Genre Dark ambient, Drone
Length 15:18
Label Eskaton
Producer(s) Coil

"pHILM #1" is a 10" vinyl single by Coil under the alias ELpH on the newly formed Eskaton label under catalogue number Eskaton 003. This single featured a version of "pHILM #1" with vocals, unlike the Born Again Pagans version.

The release was limited to 2,000 black vinyl copies with stamped numbers on the back cover. An edition of 50 clear vinyls come with unique hand painted covers. Another version, an artists pressing, also exists in an unknown amount with hand painted covers.

This release included a poster of Born Again Pagans, stamped with catalogue number ESKATON 004.

The vinyl is etched as follows:
Side A: EARTHLINGS! GO HOME
Side B: STARS SPLASH IN THE SLIVER ANSWER BACK

Vocals for the song "pHILM #1 (Vox)" are: "Is it harder to answer or easier to try, To make all the questions ask themselves why?"

A remix of pHILM #1 titled "Philm (Sleeper Mix By COH)" appeared on the CoH album, Москве.

The correct play speed of this record is 45rpm.

Track listing[edit]

Side A:

  1. "pHILM #1 (Vox)" – 9:14


Side B:

  1. "Static Electrician" – 3:10
  2. "Red Scratch" – 2:54
  • "Red Scratch" ends in a locked groove. 2:54 marks the time in which the song and loop has played through once completely.

Limited Edition (50 copies)[edit]

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