Sandra Plays Electronics
Her NeedsMinimal Wave
*** “We’re very honored to announce a 7” release of primitive D.I.Y. electronics by SANDRA PLAYS ELECTRONICS, a project founded by KARL O’CONNOR whilst he was a teenager living in Birmingham, England in the 1980s. O’Connor, mostly known for his pioneering work in the techno field (as REGIS, SANDWELL DISTRICT, BRITISH MURDER BOYS District, British Murder Boys, and various other entities), as well as his Downwards label, began playing and recording his own music when he was 16 years old. He collaborated with friends performing in short-lived bands such as FAMILY SEX and also recorded on his own as Sandra Plays Electronics. He was heavily influenced by D.A.F., Liaisons Dangereuses, Cabaret Voltaire and Soft Cell, to name a few and would eventually collaborate with Robert Görl and also Chrislo Haas in the late ‘90s. The tracks we are presenting here are two versions of the same song, “Her Needs,” both recorded in Birmingham, England. The first was recorded in 1988 during soundcheck at the College of Food And Domestic Arts and the second was recorded in 1999 (from the Man Has Responsibilities session) at the Ice House.” Pressed on heavy weight 70-gram ultra clear vinyl, the 7” is housed in a matte double sided printed sleeve. Limited to 999 numbered copies.