July 10, 2024

Queer artists united on ‘The Closet Tapes’ including Gaytron

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Out via the Rotterdam based label Electronic Emergencies is the Various Queer Artists compilation “The Closet Tapes”. Out on 2xLP / digital / cassette, the compilation shows an unorthodox and fierce combination of queer legends, contemporary queer heroes and future queer stars.

“The Closet Tapes” is a compilation of queer electronic music compiled by Spacemaker and Leather E. Included is also Gaytron, the project by Plastic Noise Experience’s Claus Kruse, who informed us about this release in the first place.

The Closet Tapes is released on pink double vinyl in an edition of 500 hand-numbered copies and in a special, very limited edition on pink cassette (50 copies) including alternative bonus versions of three of the tracks.

Here’s the total tracklisting:

  • A1. Bézier (US, Honey Soundsystem) – Anathema
  • A2. Andy Butler (US, Hercules & Love Affair) – Vlaamsekat!
  • A3. Adriano Canzian (IT) – Kiss Me So More
  • B1. Hard Ton (IT) ft. Posminonova (CRO) – Dark Star Crashes
  • B2. Eddy De Clercq (NL) & Friends – Sea Sex & Sun (Laurent & Lewis Electro Club Remix)
  • C1. This Cold Night (US) – Gay Goth Dance Machine
  • C2. Jean Petitjean (NL) – Doom Alarm (Rude 66 Edit)
  • C3. Gaytron (DE, Plastic Noise Experience) – Männerliebe 2017
  • D1. Venderstrooik (NL) – Poisoned Apple
  • D2. Skeleton Head (US) – Beaten, Bloody, Bruised (Pink Mix)
  • D3. Jorge Socarras & Pierre Klein (US, Ceci N’est Pas) – Story Ends (Rude 66 Mix)
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Bernard Van Isacker is the Chief Editor of Side-Line Magazine. With a career spanning more than two decades, Van Isacker has established himself as a respected figure in the darkwave scene.

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