[IW01] Glyph03

by Archetype

  • Record/Vinyl

    Black vinyl edition in the full picture sleeves printed way back in 2002.

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  • Clear 12" Vinyl Edition

    Clear 12" vinyl copy in the original full art sleeves printed back in 2002.

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The first release on our Was / Is sublabel,
Glyph03, was intially set for release back
in 2002 on Charles Noel's (aka Archetype)
21/22 Corporation label. This was
slated to be the 4th in his Glyph series, a
raw and freaked out exercise in pumping,
tweaked-out midwest techno. Each of
these records featured 4 tracks cut at
45rpm to create a true
play-at-your-own-speed adventure. Since
their release, the original Glyph 12"s have
become timeless tools in the bags of the
most respected techno jocks. We are
happy to say that after a 15 years hiatus
the drought is over. Stay tuned for more
from Archetype, Glyph and 21/22 Corporation
on Was / Is.


released April 11, 2017

Charles would like to thank the ele_mental cru.
The label would like to thank Jordge, Titonton
Aaron, senpai Andrew, Kamal, Milo, Suffer the Slack
and everyone else who helped this record reach
the world.
A&R by Tony Fairchild
Mastered by Dietrich Schoenemann
Design by Aaron Clark & Tony Fairchild
Feedback & demos to tony@iswaswasis.com



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