Nocturnal Emissions
Nocturnal Emissions
Mannequin Records
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1No Separation 3:38
2Going Under 4:01
3Body Count 3:44
4Demon Circuits Bloodbath 3:22
5Never Give Up 4:52
6Mechanical Induction 3:53
7Suffering Stinks 5:15
8Sperm Count 4:22
9Down The Sink 4:08
10Wee wee wee 4:04
11Song In My Heart 3:28
12When Were You Last In Control Of Your Dreams And Aspirations_ 4:11
13Infected 5:20
14Moss Side - The Erasure 4:32
15Herpes Virus Total State 3:25
16Effra Barracade 3:00
17Metal Frames 5:36
18Vegetation Flesh 3:18
19Clear Bells 2:56

Nocturnal Emissions has been one of the best kept secrets of the industrial genre since the 1970s. Led by Nigel Ayers, the band was one of the first to use tape cutting, avant-garde art, and underground video works to create a stage experience that was being cultivated by like-mindedartists like Throbbing Gristle and Cabaret Voltaire.

The band moved on to using samplers and electronic noise in their early 80's work, creating a twisted funk sound that would go on to influence everyone from Foetus to Negativland. They still utilized their former tricks, upping the ante with extremist performance art and more professional video displays. The group avoided signing to a major label, instead focusing on releasing their own music more effectively. They followed this path into the 90's when they started, an incredibly detailed website that promotes their various ideologies (they are strongly against the British monarchy and believe that citizens should have unlimited access to space travel) and constant release schedule. The band has released countless tapes and CDs of their material, and continues to unleash their noise through their website.

Graphic artwork by Simon Crab. Audio mastering by Rude 66. Tracks selection (spanning from 1980 - 1989) by Alessandro Adriani.