twi 1249cd

Gina X Performance | Nice Mover + Voyeur

Les Disques du Crepuscule presents a new double disc remaster of two seminal albums by German synth wave pioneers Gina X Performance, whose groundbreaking singles Nice Mover, No G.D.M. and Kaddish remain enduring electroclash staples after four decades of club supremacy. Formed in Cologne in 1978, the core of Gina X Performance composed vocalist Gina Kikoine and producer/ keyboard/ vocoder wizard Zeus B. Held. "I had in mind science fiction-inspired tracks," explains Zeus. "Really cold sounding music, with no blues-ey chords or melodies, no guitar and nothing rocky."
Originally issued on German imprint Crystal 1979, icy, noirish debut album Nice Mover spawned two radical Eurodisco hits, with gender-bending single No G.D.M. becoming a firm favourite at the legendary Blitz Club in London's Soho. At the same time Zeus B. Held also became an in-demand producer, working with John Foxx, Fashion, Rockets and Dead Or Alive.
The third Gina X Performance long player, Voyeur, from 1981, followed a brief spell on EMI and saw the duo return to their experimental, avant-gardist roots, the material by turns seductive, provocative and confrontational. Since then countless electronic artists have acknowledged or betrayed the influence of Gina X Performance, including Depeche Mode, Propaganda, Ladytron and Peaches.
Remastered for vinyl in 2021 by Zeus B. Held and Lars Lafeyette Fassbender, the 2xCD set is housed in a 6 panel digipack sleeve with new artwork and a 12 page booklet featuring archive images and essays by Padraig Moore and Princess Julia. The 8 bonus tracks on the CD format include remixes by DJ Hell, Headman, Red Axes, Psychonauts and Zeus B. Held. The double album is also available as a deluxe gatefold double vinyl set (TWI 1249), pressed on green and clear vinyl.

| tracklist
01 Nice Mover
02 No G.D.M.
03 Plastic Surprise Box
04 Casablanca
05 Be A Boy
06 Exhibitionism
07 Black Sheep
08 Tropical Comic Strip
09 No G.D.M. (Psychonauts Remix)
10 Nice Mover (VV Instrumental)
11 No G.D.M. (Red Axes Mix)
12 No G.D.M. (Berlin 1992 Remix)
13 No G.D.M. (Headman 2016 Rework)

01 I.C. Code
02 Horror Vacui
03 Babylon Generation
04 Kaddish
05 Video Dragueur
06 Hypnosis/Hypnose
07 Pederrast Dissection
08 Hom Intern
09 Kiruna
10 Eurode
11 Drive My Car
12 Nice Mover (DJ Hell Remix)

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