RECORD TURNOVER 80s HITS #25

Bitter Lake Recordings and Minimal Wave have teamed up to bring you a retrospective from Japanese synth group Portray Heads. They were active in Matsuyama City – one of the country’s medium-sized cities – which made it hard for them to make an imprint on history despite releasing an excellent flexi on Kageroh Records. Their next EP, featuring a different vocalist, they had to release themselves in 1986. The new double-LP collection includes all these tracks as well previously unheard recordings from the same sessions, such as the excellent “Burning Light”. Portray Heads is out since a couple of weeks.

Original cover art of the Oratorio EP, 1986.

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September 27, 2020

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