Cryogenic Studios

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Cryogenic Studios
VariousArtistsCryogenicStudiosFrontCover.jpg
Compilation album by
ReleasedAugust 11, 1998 (1998-08-11)[1]
RecordedCryogenic Studio, Vancouver, B.C., Hyposonic Studio
GenreElectro-industrial, electronic, ambient house, drum'n'bass, big beat, ambient
Length71:15
LabelCleopatra, Zoth Ommog
ProducerBill Leeb, Chris Peterson, Rhys Fulber, Michael Balch
Front Line Assembly chronology
[FLA]vour of the Weak
(1997)
Cryogenic Studios
(1998)
Re-Wind
(1998)
Delerium chronology
Karma
(1997)
Cryogenic Studios
(1998)
Cryogenic Studio, Vol. 2
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[1]
Ink 19Favorable[2]
Sonic Boom MagazineFavorable[3]

Cryogenic Studios is a compilation album that contains songs from several of Canadian electronic musician Bill Leeb's projects including Front Line Assembly, Equinox, Delerium, Pro>Tech, and Synæsthesia. It was released by Cleopatra in 1998. The album title refers to the name of Cryogenic Studio in Vancouver that serves as headquarters studio for Front Line Assembly and related side projects.[4][5] The Zoth Ommog release for the European market came with a different artwork.[6] All tracks except for "Infra Stellar (Remix)" were re-released in 2005 by Cleopatra on the compilation album The Best of Cryogenic Studio.[7]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Bill Leeb and Chris Peterson, except where noted.

No.TitleArtistLength
1."Contact (Remix)"Equinox7:38
2."Nova Man (Remix)"Equinox7:46
3."Equilibrium"Front Line Assembly7:04
4."Transmutation" (Written by Bill Leeb and Michael Balch)Front Line Assembly4:53
5."Infra Stellar (Remix)" (Written by Bill Leeb and Rhys Fulber)Delerium8:18
6."Desert (Remix)" (Written by Bill Leeb and Rhys Fulber)Delerium10:26
7."Thread-Dead (Remix)"Pro>Tech8:41
8."Erotic Onthology (Remix)"Pro>Tech7:14
9."The Flood"Synæsthesia9:15

Tracks 3 and 9 are previously unreleased.

Personnel[edit]

Front Line Assembly[edit]

  • Bill Leeb – production, mixing (2–9)
  • Chris Peterson – production (1–3, 7–9), mixing (2, 3, 7–9)
  • Rhys Fulber – production (5, 6), mixing (5, 6)
  • Michael Balch – production (4), mixing (4)

Technical personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Huey, Steve. Front Line Assembly: Cryogenic Studios > Overview at AllMusic. Retrieved July 12, 2014.
  2. ^ West, Andrew (September 1998). "Cryogenic Studios - Various Artists". Ink 19. Melbourne, Florida: Ian Koss. Retrieved July 12, 2014.
  3. ^ "Various Artists: Cryogenic Studios". Sonic Boom Magazine. Retrieved July 12, 2014.
  4. ^ Humberstone, Nigel (January 1995). "Bill Leeb: Front Line Assembly". Sound On Sound. Retrieved July 12, 2014.
  5. ^ Porter, Alicia (November 8, 1998). "Front Line Assembly". Eklectique Magazine. Retrieved July 12, 2014.
  6. ^ "Mindphaser > Projects > Front Line Assembly > Discography > Cryogenic Studios". Mindphaser 3.0. Archived from the original on February 18, 2005. Retrieved July 12, 2014.
  7. ^ Front Line Assembly: The Best of Cryogenic Studios > Overview at AllMusic. Retrieved July 13, 2014.