2020 reissue of the first album by Stefan Betke's glitch / dub / electronic project Pole, originally released in 1998.
"Some time around 1996, Betke dropped a piece of kit. His damaged Waldorf 4-Pole analogue filter still worked, but issued unruly hisses and pops. Rather than chucking out the offending item, its itchy static became the operational conceit of Pole’s subsequent trilogy of albums, completed across the cusp of the millennium – innovative electronic works now remastered and reissued. (...) Immersive to the point of obsession, detailed like a cathedral ceiling, the first three Pole records not only take a glitch and make it a feature, they serve up vast, emotional music that spans the gamut from would-be thriller soundtracks to ambient awe." The Guardian