Veronica Vasicka's Minimal Wave label continue their experimentations with the 7" format here, issuing a one track release from obscure Dutch duo The Actor on a clear flexi-disc complemented by the usual array of attractive design trimmings. Formed of Breda based pair Marcel Reimer and Sander Horsthuis, The Actor emerged from the Dutch home taping scene in the early eighties inspired by the likes of DAF, Soft Cell, Depeche Mode and Fad Gadget. Signed by cult Dutch cassette label Trumpett, The Actor released two albums on tape format with this 7" culling the lead track off their debut album Exploding View. Described by Minimal Wave as the archetypal The Actor song, "Unreal Personality" was recorded using an array of primitive synth and drum machines and Reimar's sarcastic tone sounds all the better for being remastered from it's original analogue source tape.
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