Mandell got his first big break after sending a demo tape to London's Worm Interface. The label, an offshoot of Ambient Soho record store, loved Mandell's intricate, clever techno, and duly released his debut album, Parallel Processes. Several EPs for labels such as Pitchcadet, Lucky Kitchen, and Beta Bodega and the full-length Quondam Current for Force Inc followed before Carpark took over in '99. Their first release, The Placekick EP, was followed in '00 by Long Songs For Machines, one of Mandell's most accomplished releases to date.
Mandell now ranks alongside Marumari, Boards of Canada, and Autechre as a leading light in thought-provoking electronic music. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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