Plaid's Tekkonkinkreet OST Tekkonkinkreet… Dead-end street

Plaid’s Tekkonkinkreet OST now available digitally

Published on November 19th, 2011 | Jonny Abrams

Plaid’s original score for Tekkonkinkreet, a 2006 Japanese anime about a couple of young street urchins named Black and White battling old-world Yakuza and alien assassins, is now available for digital download.

So, in case you were just about to, you needn’t pay through the nose to import this curio in the Warp Records legends’ discography; all you need to do is click here to buy it from

If you haven’t seen the film or heard any of the score and you’re into a spot of ‘try before you buy’, have yourself an earful of these…

And don’t forget, Scintilli, Plaid’s first studio album proper in eight years (and, according to us, “a typically virtuoso display of synaesthetic eclecticism, veering from Mike Paradinas-esque baroque twinkles to fuzzed-out bass massages, from glacial, Whac-A-Mole synth stabs to ambient menace in which refracted images of Salvador Dali clocks rain down from red skies and nothing is quite as it seems”) is also available now. Click here to buy it from

Oh aye, and click here to read Rocksucker’s recent interview with Andy Turner, one half of Plaid.

Plaid's Tekkonkinkreet OST

Tekkonkinkreet… Dead-end street

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Editor of Rocksucker and the website's founder, Jonny is passionate about the music he listens to, both good and bad, as well as interviewing his favourite musicians.

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