The second of three rather dashing looking Minimal Wave releases this week throws the focus on the early 80s work of Bristol duo Five Times of Dust. Minimal Wave's interest in Robert Lawrence and Mark Philip's work together was first revealed back in 2011 with the inclusion of their composition "Computer Bank" on The Hidden Tapes compilation, whilst Veronica Vasicka's label hinted at a more substantial Five Times Of Dust offering earlier this year with the cassette reissue of The Dadacomputer, Phillips and Lawrence's debut release together. Smile with the Eyes is that promised extensive reappraisal of Five Times of Dust, drawing from a large pool of unreleased material recorded by Robert Lawrence and Mark Philips between 1982 and 1986, which fully justifies the label's description as "perfectly formed electronic curiosities". Cuts like "The Single Off The Album" and "Ethnic Bomb" demand further investigation.
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