Various - A Cage Went In Search Of A Bird (An International Compilation)

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White Side
A1 Paul Nagle Skrying 8:45
A2 Peter Frohmader Pharaonische Grabkammar 9:10
A3 Colin Potter Potters Wheel 6:14
A4 Region 5 In The Cage Of Crystal Moonlight 5:43
A5 Conrad Schnitzler 1·11·84 7:02
A6 Adhara Alucian Landscape 6:58
Yellow Side
B1 Ken Moore In The Field With Flowers & A Toilet 5:47
B2 Kevin O'Neill The Claws That Catch 5:39
B3 Peter Frohmader Sepulchral Choirs 11:28
B4 Alto Stratus The Captive
Performer – Alan Freeman, Steve Freeman
B5 Paul Kelday Timelord 5:06
Grey Side
C1 Günter Schickert Powolerman/Suleika 8:53
C2 Land Of Yrx* Merman Ikon Bee 7:07
C3 Bourbonese Qualk Blackout 3:02
C4 New 7th Music Tlazolteotl 5:03
C5 Hartmann Forget The Past 3:08
Blue Side
D1 R N Andrews* Humphrey's Final Words 2:06
D2 Aussenminister City Wolf
Guitar, Drums, Piano – Peter F. Keyboards, Bass, Vocals – M.P. Keyboards, Drums [Spacedrums] – J. Kuchler*Keyboards, Mixed By – W.Hertz*Saxophone, Vocals – D.Bethke*
D3 Zircon & The Burning Brains Imaginé
Synthesizer [Casio Mt 68, Octave Cat, Moog Rogue, Yamaha Cs-5], Loops [Tape, Effects [Sound] – Alan Freeman, Nigel Harris, Steve Freeman
D4 Input Heavy Street
Electronic Drums [Drumulator] – Annette KochKeyboards – Jan Kuchler, W.Hertz*Mixed By – Hz*
D5 David Gate Nothing Isn't Everything 3:39
D6 Rollkomanndo* Nude Picture
Guitar, Keyboards, Electronic Drums – Holger KlupschKeyboards, Bass – Jörg Reimann
D7 Deficit Des Annees Anterieures* Une Etude De Sonorisation Par Le Sol 4:50

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – Dark Star
  • Copyright (c) – Säbel
  • Copyright (c) – Ken Moore
  • Duplicated By – ICR


  • Compiled By – A. Freeman*
  • Painting [Cover Painting] – Peter Harrison
  • Producer [Produced By] – Dark Star


Produced by Dark Star ©1985
Compiled Autumn '84-Spring '85.
Limited edition of 600 hand numbered copies.
Packaged in VHS style box with 12-page booklet.

A2 1982/84 (2nd version).
A6 © Säbel 1985.
B1 (c) 1972 Ken Moore.
B3 1983/84.
B4 recorded 'live' at our studio 15 March 1985. It was inspired by Peter's cover painting & is dedicated to Fondation, Fripp+Eno and Brainticket.
C2 recorded in December 1983 with electric and acoustic guitar, string synth, percussion, recorder, voice and tape delay system.
C4 is an extract from an improvisation recorded during 1984.
D2 recorded live at the UVA Erdgeschoss 1000 Berlin 62.
D3 recorded 17th of October 1984 on the first day of the sessions for the "Cortex" tape, live mix on a Boss 6-channel mixer.
D4 recorded at home.
D6 mixed at Komanndocenter Berlin 30.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
AMSCDR 006 Various A Cage Went In Search Of A Bird ‎(CDr, CD+G, Comp, RM) Auricle AMSCDR 006 UK 2002
AMC 008 Various A Cage Went In Search Of A Bird (An International Compilation) ‎(2xCass, Comp, RE, C90) Auricle AMC 008 UK 1986
AMSCDR 006 RN Various A Cage Went In Search Of A Bird ‎(11xFile, MP3, Comp, 320) Auricle AMSCDR 006 RN UK 2016


Various - A Cage Went In Search Of A Bird (An International Compilation)
Artist: Various
Album's title: A Cage Went In Search Of A Bird (An International Compilation)
Label: Dark Star ‎– DS 1-2
Type: 2 x Cassette, Compilation, C90+C60
Country: UK
Date of released: 1985
Category: Electronic, Rock
Style: Krautrock, Industrial, Experimental, Ambient
Size MP3 zip: 1472 mb
Size FLAC zip: 1806 mb
Rating: 3.7/5
Votes: 510