Black Dog Productions

Bytes: Vinyl 2LP


Release date: 4 August, 2023

Warp announce reissues of two classic albums from their catalogue: Bytes by Black Dog Productions and Spanners by The Black Dog.

The third album in the Artificial Intelligence series, Bytes was originally released in 1993 and this reissue marks the 30th anniversary. Black Dog Productions were Ed Handley, Andy Turner and Ken Downie. For this record, Handley, Turner and Downie appear under various guises: Atypic, Balil, I.A.O, Close Up Over, Xeper, Discordian Popes and Plaid.

Re-cut by Beau Thomas for vinyl and presented as an exact reproduction of the original edition.


A1. Plaid - Object Orient
A2. Close Up Over – Caz
A3. Xeper - Carceres Ex Novum

B1. Atypic - Focus Mel
B2. Close Up Over – Olivine
B3. I.A.O - Clan (Mongol Hordes)

C1. Plaid – Yamemm
C2. Discordian Popes - Fight The Hits 
C3. Balil - Merck

D1. Close Up Over – Jauqq
D2. Balil - 3/4 Heart

Vinyl LP
Warp Records