Martin Rev’s first solo album is a bulletin from this time of clashing tribes and new freedoms. Released in early 1980 on Charles Ball’s Lust/Unlust label, Martin Rev is an early analogue electronic classic. Live and on record, the tension between Rev’s hypnotic, relentless drum machine rustles and Alan Vega’s wild performance artistry was electrifying. Shorn of Vega’s method vocals, these six tracks explore minimal synthetics to great effect. [Source]


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