Machinefabriek: Apollo (3″ CD, Machinefabriek, January 2011)

There’s always something striking about the crackly, distant sound of astronaut’s radio conversations. I suppose it’s the way they sound so calm, prosaic even, exchanging well-rehearsed formulae and all the time you half expect them to crack and shout “holy crap, I’m in space!”. Also, there’s the iconic status of the Apollo programme in the […]