The 2nd disc (titled Laborandum Plus) comes in a plastic sleeve, along with a postcard, sticker and a pendant/necklace (listed as a GADGET on the back of the case). The first disc contains tracks from Phil's releases under his alias Kone, his solo releases Worlds End and 4am, and a previously unreleased track (1-4).
As one half of Download (with Skinny Puppy’s Cevin Key) Phillip Western has been crafting Electronic /IDM music for the last two decades. Projects featuring Phil Western include Floatpoint, Off and Gone, Plateau, Download, Frozen Rabbit and Kone. A prolific music maker, Phil Western has over 40 releases of original music to date
Phillip Charles Western (August 12, 1971 – February 4, 2019) was a Canadian musician, based in Vancouver and a founding member of the bands Download, PlatEAU, Frozen Rabbit, and Off and Gone. Having started his career as a drummer and eventually as a programmer, he became a remix engineer starting in the mid-1990s
Phil Western is a mposer and programmer who has been active in music for close t. .Back in late 1995, I was in Los Angeles working for Eye Q Music as Harthouse Label Manager, and my friends Phil Western (RIP) and Dan Han Drabur were. so they sent me a DAT of some tracks, first one I heard was "Everest" and my head exploded!
Ke Bop Bop
I Roll The Nickels
Everyone Tells Me Their Stories
Mine's Always Worse
Limited to 250 copies and comes in a DVD sized case with one disc holder. The 2nd disc (titled Laborandum Plus) comes in a plastic sleeve, along with a postcard, sticker and a pendant/necklace (listed as a GADGET on the back of the case).
The first disc contains tracks from Phil's releases under his alias Kone, his solo releases Worlds End and 4am, and a previously unreleased track (1-4). The second disc is comprised of all new material.
The previously available tracks are culled from the following releases: 1-1, 1-3, 1-9 - Kone - On Daddy's Farm 1-2, 1-7, 1-8 - Kone - Cirrhotic Psychotic 1-5, 1-10 - Phil Western - Worlds End 1-6 - Phillip Western* - 4am
Track 1-6 is titled 'The Sign (Existing Out Of Body)' on it's original release (4am), however the version here is from the later release Treatment. Track 1-10 contains the beginning of 'Worlds End (Weapons Of Mass Hallucination)' from Worlds End at the end of the track, as it was not cut off from the original release.