Experimental music from ’80-’90s Switzerland collected on 2xLP





Spanning synth-pop, lyrical post-punk and proto-house.

Bongo Joe Records is releasing a new compilation of experimental music from ’80s-’90s Switzerland, titled Intenta : Experimental and Electronic Music from Switzerland 1981-93, this February in collaboration with Décalé Records.

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Compiled by Matthias Orsett and Maxi Fischer, Intenta collects music from a period when synth and sampler use became more widespread, and politicised youth movements began embracing techno.

Bongo Joe recently released a compilation of little-known music from São Tome and Principe, Léve Léve: Sao Tomé & Principe sounds 70s​-​80s.

Head here for more info in advance of Intenta’s 28th February release, check out the artwork and tracklist below.


Side A

1. Andreas Hofer – Untitled
2. Claudine Chirac – Etudes
3. Sky Bird – Pasolini’s Trembling
4. Fizzè – Kulu Hatha Mamnua
5. Bells of Kyoto – Swiss Air

Side B

1. Elephant Château – Dreamings
2. Dressed Up Animals – Mondtanz
3. Peter Philippe Weiss – Subway (Intenta Version)

Side C

1. D-Sire – Wintertime
2. Air Project – Rap Yourself
3. Jean-Pierre Huser – Chinatown
4. Olivier Rogg – GE/CH: Seq
5. Carol Rich – Computered Love

Side D

1. Carlos Perón – Her Heäd Is Bräkin Intu Foör (Primal Version)
2. UnknownmiX – Django
3. Aborted At Line 6 – Mammut (Extended Version)
4. I Suonatori – Matrosen