Jóhann Jóhannsson’s IBM 1401, A User’s Manual pressed to vinyl for the first time

Jóhann Jóhannsson’s IBM 1401, A User’s Manual pressed to vinyl for the first time

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Featuring two exclusive live versions.

Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson’s 2006 solo album IBM 1401, A User’s Manual, is being released on clear 2xLP this December by 4AD.

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Previously only available in CD format, the deluxe vinyl version includes two live tracks recorded with the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra: ‘Part 1 / IBM 1401 Processing Unit’ and ‘Part 5 / The Sun’s Gone Dim and the Sky’s Turned Black’.

Pre-order a copy here ahead of its 8th December 2017 release, check out the track list and listen to ‘Part 1 / IBM 1401 Processing Unit’ below.

Tracklist

Side A

A1. Part 1 / IBM 1401 Processing Unit
A2. Part 2 / IBM 1403 Printer

Side B

B1. Part 3 / IBM 1402 Card Read-Punch
B2. Part 4 / IBM 729 II Magnetic Tape Unit

Side C

C1. Part 5 / The Sun’s Gone Dim and the Sky’s Turned Black

Side D

D1. Part 1 / IBM 1401 Processing Unit (Live with the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra)
D2. Part 5 / The Sun’s Gone

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