Teachings from the Electronic Brain

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Teachings from the Electronic Brain
Teachings from the electronic brain FSOL 2006.jpg
Compilation album by The Future Sound of London
Released 28 August 2006 United Kingdom
Genre Electronica, ambient, IDM
Length 64:44
Label Astralwerks
Producer Brian Dougans, Garry Cobain, Philip Pin
The Future Sound of London chronology
Alice in Ultraland (2005) Teachings from the Electronic Brain
(2006)
A Gigantic Globular Burst Of Anti-Static
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link
Remixmag very favourable

Teachings from the Electronic Brain is a compilation of songs from throughout the career of British band The Future Sound of London, and was released in 2006. The diversity of their wide range of work is even more apparent on a compilation such as this.

Album[edit]

The album also includes two songs they recorded under the name Amorphous Androgynous.[1][2][3] Despite favourable reviews in the press, the album has been unpopular with fans, who have criticised its track list as being lazy, drawing largely from Dead Cities, and with tracks simply fading in and out rather than being properly mixed.[4] However, in an interview with "Barcodezine" (who found it favourable) Cobain states:

[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Papua New Guinea" (12" version) – 4:59
  2. "Max" – 2:55
  3. "Everyone in the World is Doing Something Without Me" – 2:00
  4. "My Kingdom" – 5:39
  5. "Smokin' Japanese Babe" – 5:14
  6. "Antique Toy" – 4:15
  7. "Lifeforms" (radio edit) – 4:39
  8. "Yage" – 6:23
  9. "Expander" (12" version) – 4:52
  10. "Glass" – 4:55
  11. "The Far-Out Son of Lung and the Ramblings of a Madman" – 4:15
  12. "The Lovers" – 5:57
  13. "Mountain Goat" – 4:41
  14. "Cascade" (shortform) – 4:17
  15. "We Have Explosive" (7" edit) – 3:10

Crew[edit]

  • Artwork by [design] – Andrew Day in The Red Room, EMI
  • Compiled by – Future Sound Of London, The
  • Engineer – Stone Freshwaters (tracks: 12), Yage
  • Mastered by – Ian Jones (4)
  • Other [directed by] – FSOL (tracks: 13)
  • Other [project coordinator] – Libby Jones, Paula Flack
  • Producer – Future Sound Of London, The (tracks: 1 to 12, 14, 15), Philip Pin (tracks: 13)
  • Written by – Brian Dougans, Elizabeth Fraser (tracks: 7), Garry Cobain
  • "Max" written by Max Richter

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