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7' vinyl only. Limited edition. Artwork and photography by Jon Wozencroft. Cut by Jason at Transition. Locked grooves. Mika Vainio continues the series of Touch Sevens, 7' vinyl-only releases, with this stunning record. The crackle... The fire of the analogue... Mika Vainio is the most adept at using crackle as a voice. Sound artists have used crackle ever since the reality of digital audio hit home, however there's a big difference between this and how other practitioners use it... Here are two tracks recorded by Mika in Berlin this February. He has released 3 solo albums for Touch under his own name (Onko, 1997; Kajo, 2000 and In the Land of the blind, One-Eyed is King, 2003). He is perhaps best known as part of the Finnish duo, Pan Sonic, and he also releases work as for Finnish label, Skhö Recordings.