Ten Rapid (Collected Recordings 1996-1997) by Mogwai

If you queued for hours only to miss out on the Record Store Day version of this then now is the time to rejoice. Rock Action have re-pressed Mogwai's early singles collection Ten Rapid. The album shows the nascent band exploring a more spindly but equally creative and wonderfully atmospheric version of their later heavyweight quiet/loud sound and is essential listening if you want to find out where it all began.  

Limited Vinyl LP £17.06 ROCKACT05LPX

Dark green heavyweight vinyl repress LP on Rock Action.

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Vinyl LP £25.49

RARE 12" ALBUM on Jetset, VG+/VG+ (minor surface scratch on 1 track).

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Limited Vinyl LP £20.99 ROCKACT05LP

Limited edition, white vinyl repress LP on Rock Action.

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CD on Rock Action.

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Ten Rapid (Collected Recordings 1996-1997) by Mogwai
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9/10 Jack 31st January 2015

Unlike many albums that are immediately likeable but fade quickly, something about Ten Rapid endures and gains strength with every listen. Maybe it's the haunting melodies that swim gracefully through crashing waves of noise, or the dynamic shadings that go from melancholic whispers to ripping chaos and then settle again into deep blue washes of calm. This disc has managed to just beat Mogwai's Young Team to the CD player almost every time on the strength of pieces like "Tuner", where the simple chord changes deliver goosebumps, and "End", where the deeply beautiful theme of "Helicon 2", is reworked into a masterpiece of subtle profundity. Definitely a "must have".

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