Trainer (album)

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Trainer
Compilation album by Plaid
Released 10 July 2000 (2000-07-10)
Genre IDM, electronic, techno
Length 145:14
Label Warp Records
Producer Plaid
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]
The Milk Factory 5/5[2]
Pitchfork Media 8.5/10[3]

Trainer is a two-disc compilation released in 2000 by Plaid. It includes the group's rare 1991 debut Mbuki Mvuki, as well as other hard-to-find or unreleased material. Some of the tracks were recorded under Plaid's aliases Atypic, Balil and Tura.

Track listing[edit]

Disc one[edit]

  1. "Uneasy Listening" – 5:37
  2. "Anything" – 5:01
  3. "Slice of Cheese" – 6:00
  4. "Link" – 6:04
  5. "Perplex" – 4:05
  6. "Summit" – 4:38
  7. "Bouncing Checks" – 5:29
  8. "Yak" – 5:51
  9. "Scoobs in Columbia" – 5:34
  10. "Chirpy" – 4:47
  11. "Prig" – 4:52
  12. "Eshush" – 4:42
  13. "Blah" – 4:47
  14. "Norte Route" – 4:31

Disc two[edit]

  1. "Fly Wings" – 4:06
  2. "Whirling of Spirits" – 5:55
  3. "Choke and Fly" – 5:51
  4. "Small Energies" – 6:09
  5. "Jolly" – 6:07
  6. "Letter" – 5:20
  7. "Soft Key" – 5:18
  8. "Reishi" – 9:01
  9. "Uland" – 4:09
  10. "Tan Sau" – 6:07
  11. "Android" – 7:00
  12. "Angry Dolphin" – 8:13

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