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opiate

thomas knak aka opiate is one of the most acclaimed artists coming from denmark. in the early beginning of the 90ies he started as a dj, establishing himself as one of the first to bring ambient, electronica and drum`n baas to the clubs. as a keyfigure in electronic music field he has been working on several projects like compiling"boredom is deep and mysterious" series with anders remmer (dub tractor) , his own band future 3 and solo as opiate. since 1999 he is running his own label hobby industries. his debut "objects for an ideal home" has been considered as an electronic landmark. among the people to recognize his talent outside danmark are bjork, bomb the bass, piano magic and carsten nicolai aka noto. thomas has since worked with all of them in different collaborations. tracks from future 3 were remixed by people like coldcut.

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releases from opiate

ltd008 frequencies [Hz] (compact disc)

cdr040 opto files (compact disc, ep (21 min))