One of the many highlights of Mannequin's release schedule last year was their LP-length trawl through the cassette archives of Musumeci, one of the "most rare and unknown Italian minimal synth bands" of the 1980s. Formed of music from the two rare cassette tapes that the Turin act self-released in the mid '80s, Schwarz Morgen / Zusammen was a constantly engaging document that aligned Musumeci in the canon of angry primitive electronics acts such as CH BB, DAF and Severed Heads. Emboldened by the reception to this archival collection, Mannequin have decided to dig into the Musumeci archives once again on the forthcoming Untitled 12? release that features previously unreleased material. Both "Untitled I" and "Untitled II" are live studio recordings the Italian group laid down in 1985, whilst excitingly there is a self-styled "ugly-tape Kode" edit from Nation boss Traxx of an unreleased live version of "Tag Fur Tag" that originates from the same session.
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