A Collection of Short Stories (Reload album)

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A Collection of Short Stories
Studio album by Reload
Released 1993
Genre IDM, ambient, techno
Length 75:52
Label Infonet Records inf 4
Creation
Producer Mark Pritchard and Tom Middleton
Reload chronology
A Collection of Short Stories
(1993)
Pentamerous Metamorphosis
(1993)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

A Collection of Short Stories is a 1993 album by Reload (Mark Pritchard and Tom Middleton).[2] The booklet contains an introduction and six short stories written by Dominic Fripp.

Track listing[edit]

Source: Discogs[3]

No. Title Length
1. "Teq" 6:19
2. "Peschi" 7:00
3. "Ahn" 6:19
4. "Rota Link" 3:27
5. "1642 Try 621" 12:22
6. "Ev-i-loy" 4:26
7. "Akzinor" 0:58
8. "Mosh" 5:40
9. "Ehn" 9:12
10. "Psychophylaxis" 0:30
11. "Le soleil et la mer" 8:05
12. "The Enlightenment" 5:22
13. "Event Horizon" 5:58

Credits[edit]

All tracks written, arranged and produced by Mark Pritchard. Tracks 8, 9, 11 co-written by Tom Middleton. Additional production and engineering on tracks 1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13 by Tom Middleton. "Mosh" engineered by ‘Head’ at The Icehouse. Release Label: Infonet

The introduction and short stories written by Dominic Fripp. Additional brainstorming and concepts for short stories by Tom Middleton.

℗ and © 1993 Creation Records.

Samples[edit]

  • "Rota Link" samples the line "If you feel you are not properly sedated, call 348-844 immediately. Failure to do so may result in prosecution for criminal drug evasion." from THX 1138.
  • "1642 Try 621" samples the line "Voice-print identification." from 2001: A Space Odyssey,[4] and the lines "1642." and "Try 621." from THX 1138.
  • "Akzinor" samples the lines "There is something down there! Something not us." "Not human. Something non-human, but intelligent…" from The Abyss.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bush, John. "Allmusic review". Allmusic. All Media Guide. Retrieved 2011-06-30. 
  2. ^ "A Collection of Short Stories at the Reload Online website". Archived from the original on 15 July 2011. Retrieved 23 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "A Collection of Short Stories at Discogs.com". Retrieved 23 March 2011. 
  4. ^ The Internet Movie Database Memorable quotes for 2001: A Space Odyssey
  5. ^ The Internet Movie Database Memorable quotes for The Abyss