JAMES HOLDEN : THE IDIOTS ARE WINNING [ Border Community ]
Catalogue : Border Community / 14BC
Format : 2 × Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM, Mini-Album
Condition : New
Country : UK
Released : 2006
Genre : Techno, House, Electronic
Long-awaited repress of Holden’s essential 2006 debut ‘The Idiots Are Winning’ : a master class in delightfully wonky and restlessly glitchy minimal techno that has influenced many, though seldom been equalled. Includes barnstorming stomper ‘Idiot’, trippy headwrecker ‘Lump’, loose-limbed workout ‘Corduroy’ and the twitchy insistent ‘10101’: dancefloor staples to this day, whose reappearance on vinyl is most welcome. A unashamedly dancefloor-focused EP bursting with DJ tools which somehow also stands up as an idiosyncratic and effortlessly accomplished debut album offering, ‘The Idiots Are Winning’ is a celebration of one-time king of computer music James Holden at the height of his club-destroying powers.