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Plastikman's 'Sheet One' Set For 30th Anniversary Reissue
Christian Eede , October 26th, 2023 15:01

The release precedes a series of further reissues from the Richie Hawtin alias to follow in 2024

Richie Hawtin is reissuing Sheet One, an album he released under his Plastikman moniker, to mark its 30th anniversary.

Due out in December, the reissue takes in the full album, which has been remastered from the original masters. The vinyl edition will be pressed on eco-friendly BioVinyl, while a digital release will also be made available. The release precedes a further series of Plastikman vinyl reissues to follow in 2024.

In a statement about Sheet One, Hawtin said: "After a few years of experimenting with equipment and techniques, I slowly started to find my own unique direction and sound by digging deep into the possibilities of the Roland TB303. The first crucial steps were the F.U.S.E. tracks 'F.U.' and 'Substance Abuse', both throbbing dancefloor inspired physical work-outs. That led to my idea of taking the sound of my style of acid deeper into a more cerebral long-form experiment that became the foundation of Sheet One.

"Recorded mostly over an intense 48-hour period, the album came alive as I paired the Roland TR606 drum machine to the TB303 for my first time, which opened the doorway into this unique Hawtin trip!"

The reissue of Sheet One will follow another upcoming 30th anniversary reissue from Hawtin of Dimension Intrusion, an album he released under his F.U.S.E. alias.

NovaMute will release Sheet One (30th Anniversary Edition) on December 1, 2023.