Tommy Mandel

Music For Insomniacs

Invisible City Editions
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“In today’s world, it’s harder than ever to let go & find sleep. So kick back and let this pastel soundscape from the NYC synth rocker, TM™ ♪ drift you off to dreamland like it was 1984...” -Tommy Mandel "New York synth magician Tommy Mandel has an astonishing career as a composer, sideman, and electronic pop artist. Since the late 1970s, he has toured or recorded with a laundry list of talents including Todd Rundgren, The Clash, The B-52s, Tina Turner, Cyndi Lauper, and countless others. Yet it is Mandel’s solo pioneering keyboard work that has captured the attention of Invisible City, first documented on the Mello Magic compilation of his largely unreleased new wave explorations. Now, the label follows it up with an even more scarcely heard project, working in cooperation with Mandel to reissue his 1984 private press cassette, Music For Insomniacs. Recorded on four-track, each of the album’s eight songs is inspired by a wave of sleep from Alpha to Theta. Its playfully psychedelic sound features shimmering synths, baked electronics, soft drum machines, and various vocal treatments guiding listeners into a peaceful slumber. Yet Mandel can’t resist adding traces of abstracted boogie-funk with propulsive rhythms that will keep you dancing through your dreams. Fans of Mort Garson, Woo, Brian Bennett, Angelo Badalamenti, Klaus Schonning and Bruce Haack will rejoice at their new sleepy time soundtrack." - Jesse Locke Available on vinyl for the first time with newly remastered audio baked from 2 inch tape with new artwork by Marko Vuleta-Djukanov (floating_bstrd). Re-issued in partnership with Tommy Mandel.

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Release Date

24.08.2020

Cat No

ICE 017

Tracklist

Track 1
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Track 2
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Track 3
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Track 4
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Track 5
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Track 6
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Track 7
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Track 8
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Electro Boogie
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Mello MagicInvisible City Editions
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Disco
LP
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80ies Funk
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Soul Connection
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Street SoulInvisible City Editions
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Funk/Soul
LP
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Soul Connection
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Street SoulInvisible City Editions
Jazz
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LP
Jeff Majors
23.95 €
For Us All (YOKA Boka)Invisible City Editions
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Jazz
LP
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Jeff Majors
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For Us All (YOKA Boka)Invisible City Editions
Afro Disco
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Witch
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Movin' OnInvisible City Editions
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Afro Music
LP
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Witch
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Movin' OnInvisible City Editions
Electro Boogie
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LP
Tommy Mandel
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Mello MagicInvisible City Editions
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Disco
LP
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Tommy Mandel
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Afro Disco
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7"
These Eyes
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Afro Music
7"
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These Eyes
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Disco
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12"
Stephen Encinas
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Disco IllusionInvisible City Editions
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12"
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Stephen Encinas
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Disco IllusionInvisible City Editions