This is the 12' vinyl version of Operator's Manual. Included with the vinyl is a complete copy of our remix CD, Operator's Manual Addendum: The Remixes. Also included is a glamourous 11' x 24' poster of ana, a wearable MP3/AAC (itunes) digital download card, limited edition postcard, the Operator's Manual booklet and sticker. Appendix A. Architects and Engineers Specification + Anarobik shall be the musical creative vehicle for ana. Ana shall consist of ana and/or her collaborators, who shall also assume the name and spirit of ana. + Anarobik shall create musical compositions consisting of catchy melodies and body-friendly rhythms. These compositions shall exhibit some characteristics of the musical style known as electronic popular music. + Anarobik shall express the editorial insights of ana, which completely represent the views and opinions of ana. + The arrangements of ana's compositions shall feature generous amounts of electronically generated sounds, as well as the occasional sound requiring the use of a microphone, otherwise known as an acoustic sound. + Womanual performances by ana as well as computer performances programmed by ana shall be used to create a rich and warm melding of woman and machine. + Anarobik shall use high-quality analog and digital electronic devices to capture the performances of ana with optimal sonic clarity. + Anarobik shall use balanced production techniques with minimal audio compression to maximize listener enjoyment. + The end-user shall assume the name and spirit of ana while enjoying this recording of Anarobik. + This musical creative vehicle for ana shall be named Anarobik. ***** "She's hypnotic. She's exotic. She's technotic. Meet Anarobik on OPERATOR'S MANUAL, a cool new project from bobby trempealeau, master of electronic pop. I like everything about this album, from it's clever name and crisp graphic, to the mysterious, trance-inducing final track, Medication. Ana's message is refreshingly positive. We can create our own reality - why not make it better while we're at it. To the synth-pop aficionados: I found strains reminiscent of synth pioneers Devo and Kraftwerk, along with melodic wisps invoking OMD with a touch of Depeche Mode. To the neophytes: this will be an intriguing melodic foray into the genre, a great place to begin. I enjoy having new electronic music blended with a new aesthetic. My favorite tracks: 'Static'; the jazzy 'Your Heroine'; and 'Outside'. Warning: 'Outside' has the potential to stick in one's head; I woke up inexplicably upbeat on several occasions. Note to the Purists: this album is also being released on vinyl, so rev up the turntable and take Anarobik for a spin!" :: TheCat:: Control-Alt-Delete "Anarobik, the lastest in an illustrious line of artists from Minneapolis, offers a delectable music loving experience. The music is a fresh, new and totally relevant addition to today's ever-changing music scene. I thoroughly enjoy it! Operator's Manual is a well-written, remarkably aesthetic take in the classic synth-pop tradition! Pure fun!" TSB M. Connoisseur 'Anarobik is a truly bold and original exploration and re-interpretation of electronic pop and other alternative music from the 80's and beyond, with an eye on positivity and fun. It's like being on a rollercoaster of beats and melody with a surprising richness of editorial content, like a fine Belgian chocolate, tasty on the surface, but truly amazing if you really pay attention to it.' Robert E. Midge Unlimited 'It's the times. They're a-changin'. Something's blowin' in the wind.' Edna Turnblad.
is it real?
mary, mary, mary
communicate Aquazoo Project remix
is it real? The Hottest Year On Record is it 2 real? remix
my time Aquazoo Project remix
my company Venus DeMars flocked up feeling sexy remix
your heroine Aquazoo Project remix
outside Saudade remix
communicate David Sebrind electra remix
is it real? anaROBIK 7" single mix
darling, you can't love two
my time anaROBIK 7" single mix
communicate anaROBIK 78 remix
communicate Aquazoo Project remix radio edit
my time Aquazoo Project remix radio edit
your heroine Aquazoo Project remix radio edit
is it real? a cappella
free a cappella
my time a cappella
communicate a cappella
Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.
All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging. Every record is shipped in original factory-applied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands.