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Future Sound of London: Beauty/Paranoia at the Flick of a Pixel

Chris Campion, Mondo 2000, Summer 1994

EMITTING ELECTRONIC effluvia across a liquid sky. Broadcasting their alienation out to the world. Future Sound Of London's music and pronouncements contain viral strains of an alien fiction; Burroughs insect consciousness and Phil Dick's paranoid schizophrenic projections. In striving to record, control and define their environment with technology they have produced a number of technological artefacts seasoned with human failings.

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