Drexciya Neptune's Lair

2nd September 2022

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Tresor Records is proud to announce forthcoming special editions of its entire catalogue of Drexciya and related projects.

2022 marks the 20th anniversary of the passing of James Stinson and the releases of the Transllusion and Shifted Phases albums. In recognition, the rights holders, their families, and the label have commissioned Detroit-based contemporary artist Matthew Angelo Harrison to re-conceptualize the covers of Tresor’s Drexciya-related catalogue. These editions will be released sequentially, bimonthly, starting early-September 2022.

The series starts with Neptune’s Lair, first released in 1999, with the Hydro Doorways single arriving shortly after. In November, Harnessed The Storm and Digital Tsunami are coming. In 2023 comes the release of Transllusion in February. The series is completed by the long-awaited re-release of Shifted Phases – The Cosmic Memoirs Of The Late Great Rupert J. Rosinthrope – at the end of March.

These records, individually and as a catalogue, represent some of the most crucial moments in the Tresor label history, with the sound and mythic world of Drexciya undoubtedly inspiring generations.


A1 Intro: Temple Of Dos De Agua 01:00 A2 Andreaen Sand Dunes 06:15 A3 Running Out Of Space 01:54 A4 Universal Element 01:55 B1 Habitat ‘O’ Negative 05:16 B2 Funk Release Valve 03:06 B3 Organic Hydropoly Spores 02:07 B4 Draining Of The Tanks 02:43 C1 Surface Terrestrial Colonization 06:56 C2 Oxyplasmic Gyration Beam 04:17 D1 Triangular Hydrogen Strain 03:55 D2 Bottom Feeders 03:25 D3 C To The Power Of X + C To The Power Of X=MM=Unknown 02:35

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