back in stock as of
september 19th, 2012
first in stock on
october 25th, 2011
|forced nostalgia (belgium) #fn 003 lp|
pump “the decoration of the duma continues” long playing record
- dance without music
- a veiled woman
- a sort of accident
- the hammering stops
|september 2011 release ; ... obscure uk minimal / synth pop project (of andrew cox & david elliott) ...|
often touted as a side-project of shock headed peters / lemon kittens member karl blake (who really only appears on one track) this one features an opening gambit that sounds so much like a ford & lopatin production it’s almost surreal (plus a few nice synth-arpeggiator interludes & some light ambience - czech the sound-sample) ...
|forced nostalgia press release...|
the decoration of the duma continues (lp)
street date: september 29th
written and produced by andrew cox and david elliott (except b1 by cox/elliott/blake).
instrumentation: synthesizers, samplers, guitars, basses, sequencers, drum machine, vocals, percussion, trumpet, wind chimes, banjo, bottles, tapes.
karl blake: vocals and guitar on lung (courtesy shock headed peters).
malcolm lane: guitar on lung.
andré breton’s original drifting cowboys: noises on a sort of accident.
recorded at ips, shepherds bush; unicorn, wood green; and steam, leigh-on-sea and cricklewood.
engineers: andrew cox, mark jenkins, tony poole, peter mcghee.
mixed at ips and unicorn.
originally released on final image (fib3) 1987, with thanks to andrew hulme.
a watercress international production; all titles © pump 1987 copyright control.
© & forced nostalgia, 2011.
a&r: fré de vos
art direction and photography: david elliott
design: radu prepeleac
an english duo consisting of david elliott and andrew cox, that made experimental / ambient electronic music. they were active between 1979 and 1993 and released five cassette albums as mfh before changing their name to pump in 1986. the group never officially dissolved but when david elliott moved to japan in the nineties, it was effectively the end of pump. andrew cox died in january 2009.
their second album as pump 'sombrero fallout' was originally due for release in 1993 but for inexplicable reasons never happened. belgian plague recordings released it as cd in 2010.