A collection of compilation appearances featuring solid.grey.sky.recordings artists and related projects.

Sunday
Aug192012

dependence 2012 [mind194 | 2012]

Informatik returns to another Dependent Records compilation, contributing the track 'World of Wonder' (taken from their as-yet-untitled seventh full length), to generally positive reviews.

Other artists appearing on the compilation include Velvet Acid Christ, Mesh, Stromkern, and Front Line Assembly. 

Saturday
Nov122011

dependence 2011 (next level electronics) [mind178 | 2011]

Following their successful 2009 European tour with Mesh, Dependent Records invited Informatik to appear on their next compilation 'Dependence 2011', a showcase of current label artists.

In a rare move, Informatik submitted a new unreleased track, 'Something To Believe In', recently completed for their as-yet-unfinished seventh album. The song received very positive reviews alongside the compilation in general.

Other artists included KMFDM, Stromkern, and Veil Veil Vanish.

Saturday
Nov122011

songs in the key of death (a deathkey compilation) [sonic mainline 2008]

Based on a meme generated by a semi-popular musical humor forum, this compilation was created by Sonic Mainline and Crunch Pod Records to combat racist ideology, with all funds raised being donated to the Jewish Museum in Los Angeles.

The compilation had a unique twist in which all contributing artists titled their song 'Deathkey'. Battery Cage created a brand new exclusive track to appear alongside other notable artists, including XP8, Everything Goes Cold, and The Gothsicles.

This compilation appears to be out of print.

Saturday
Nov122011

future_clash (progression 1) [adv015 | 2006]

After stumbling on the bands Myspace page, the Mexican electro label Advanced Synergy invited aec to contribute to their upcoming electro clash compilation. Featuring mostly unknown bands from around the world, the compilation included the aec track 'Still' from their second album 'sex.drug.sequence'.

Amongst the artists included were Ayria, Zombie Girl, and Isis Signum.

This compilation appears to be out of print.

Saturday
Nov122011

metropolis 2006 [met9007 | 2006]

In their first appearance on Metropolis Records popular compilation series for Hot Topic, Battery Cage were picked to contribute 'All Because Of You', a song lifted from their 2006 release 'A Young Person's Guide To Heartbreak'. Though this compilation had a more rock-influenced theme, the appearance nevertheless boosted sales of the contributing artists albums. 

Amongst the artists were such heavyweight bands as Mindless Self Indulgence, Combichrist, and Apoptygma Berserk.

Saturday
Nov122011

electro/r/evolution vol.1 [ssr007 | 2005]

In 2005, the fledgling Static Sky label announced a compilation entitled 'Electro/R/Evolution', which featured a remix of Battery Cage's 'Caged' by Estonian electro band Cyclone-B. Unfortunately, the compilation was the last album to be released by the label.

Other artists who appeared on this compilation included Stromkern, Mentallo & The Fixer, and SMP.

This compilation appears to be out of print.

Saturday
Nov122011

septic v [mind083 | 2005]

In 2005, Battery Cage was approached by Dependent Records to produce an exclusive mix for their popular Septic compilation series, in order to highlight the business partnership with Metropolis Records. The band remixed 'Anti/Angel' to Stefan Herwigs exacting specifications, and delivered the 'Black Halo Mix', which appeared on the fifth installment of the series. 

The compilation was a club favorite in Europe, and featured other notable bands such as Stromkern, I Parasite, and Mind.In.A.Box.

Saturday
Nov122011

metropolis 2004 [met9005 | 2004]

In their second appearance on Metropolis Records popular compilation series, Informatik was picked to contribute their club single 'The World Belongs To Us', which also appeared on their album 'Re:Vision', released the following year.

Other artists appearing on this edition in the series included Icon of Coil, Imperative Reaction and Wumpscut.

Saturday
Nov122011

annihilation & seduction [blc001 | 2003]

The first release from BLC Productions featured the first single from Battery Cage, 'Ecstasy', which would subsequently be released on the album 'World Wide Wasteland'.

The double cd, though plagued by inconsistent mastering, was a popular release due to it's low price and array of artists. Appearances by Unit 187, Controlled Bleeding, and Idiot Stare were notable amongst the less well known acts on the compilation.

Saturday
Nov122011

metropolis 2002 [met9003 | 2002]

The first in a series of popular compilations produced by Metropolis Records for Hot Topic, the 2002 edition included an edited mix of the Informatik club hit 'A Matter of Time (Short Version)'. The compilation appearance served to heighten Informatik's profile in the club scene and boosted sales of their 2002 album 'Nymphomatik' which featured the full length version of the song.

Other artists to appear on the compilation included Haujobb, Frontline Assembly, and KMFDM.

Saturday
Nov122011

cybonetix 2002 [dsbp1049 | 2002]

The 2002 edition of DSBP's Cybonetix series of industrial compilations featured a track from aec, the club friendly 'Burned Alive (Pneumatic Detach Graft Mix)'. This remixed version would also appear on the debut aec album 'Hate Life'.

Other artists to feature on the disc included Aghast View, Run Level Zero, and Symbiont.

Saturday
Nov122011

resist the command vol.2 [dys0003 | 2001]

The second in the Resist the Command series featured another exclusive track from Battery Cage, the track 'Statemachine (Infinite Terror Mix)'.

Released in 2001 on Dystopian Records, the compilation featured other notable artists such as Headscan, Dismantled, and Flesh Field.

Sunday
Nov062011

cybonetix 2001 [dsbp 1041 | 2001]

This DSBP industrial compilation featured a very early mix of the Battery Cage track "Mirror Image Enemy", represented here as the 'Double Vision' mix.

Other notable artists on this compilation included Run Level Zero, NauZeeAun, and Krushed Opiates.

Sunday
Nov062011

coronal mass ejection [vscd005 | 2001]

This compilation, released by Voidstar Productions in 2001, was the first compilation appearance from aec. Featuring an exclusive track 'Endless Hate' that was originally slated for appearance on the 'Hate Life' LP, the compilation featured many New England experimental and electronic artists including Codec, Porcupine Defense, and Pneumatic Detach.

Sunday
Nov062011

resist the command vol.1 [dys001 | 2000]

Released by Dystopian Records, this popular compilation of industrial bands also featured Battery Cage's early dancefloor song 'Caged'.

Other artists that appeared on the compilation included Stromkern, Velvet Acid Christ, Din_Fiv, and Snog.

Saturday
Nov052011

boston elektro 101 [sin004 | 1996]

The first compilation to feature Battery Cage, appeared on SINless Records in 1996.

The compilation was focused on Boston area industrial acts, and featured notables such as Informatik, Zia, and Sleep Chamber.

The Battery Cage track that appeared was called 'Disengage', a remixed version of which would appear on the debut album 'Product'.