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The Idiots Are Winning (2019 reissue)

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limited (1000 only) crystal clear splatter 2lp

Released: 11th Oct 2019


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Long-awaited repress of Holden’s essential 2006 debut ‘The Idiots Are Winning’ on double crystal-clear splatter vinyl (1000 copies only): a master class in delightfully wonky and restlessly glitchy minimal techno that has influenced many, though seldom been equalled.

• Includes barnstorming stomper ‘Idiot’, trippy headwrecker ‘Lump’, loose-limbed workout ‘Corduroy’ and the twitchy insistent ‘10101’: dancefloor staples to this day, whose reappearance on vinyl is most welcome. • A unashamedly dancefloor-focused EP bursting with DJ tools which somehow also stands up as an idiosyncratic and effortlessly accomplished debut album offering, ‘The Idiots Are Winning’ is a celebration of one-time king of computer music James Holden at the height of his club-destroying powers.

The Idiots Are Winning (2019 reissue)


  1. Lump
  2. Quiet Drumming
  3. 10101
  4. Idiot Clapsolo
  5. Corduroy
  6. Lumpette
  7. Idiot
  8. Flute