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This playlist includes songs drawn from the several records released by Telefon Tel Aviv from 2001 through 2009; by way of introduction it begins with a performance during a concert in Minneapolis of the cover of “I’m on Fire,” followed by a remix of “Worst Thing in the World” by the well-known music producer Jon Gaiser that’s very distinctive (and even humorous) aurally: a special homage to so significant a band from one of its peers in the world of electronic music.

In a brief interview recorded on video by the band’s record label, the Berlin-based BPitch Control, Joshua Eustis, who has persevered alone since Charles Cooper passed away in 2009, offers some insight into the sources of his inspiration and his manner of working:

More recently, on the IDMf interviews page on Soundcloud a longer one conducted by Ben Walthew has been uploaded:

And just a couple of weeks ago, on the band’s Facebook page this auspicious note was posted: “When you try for years to have a creative breakthrough and it seems like it will never happen and you get discouraged but wake up a bit too early one day because something woke you up and you go back to work on something and things come together in a way you couldn’t have imagined and you understand your creative trajectory in a blinding flash… the sense of purpose that affords is what makes records finally get finished…”

It sounds as though a very interesting album is heading our way.