Rave Tapes
Rave Tapes
Studio album by Mogwai
Released 20 January 2014
Recorded Castle of Doom, Glasgow, 2013
Genre Post-rock, electronic music[1][2]
Length 49:03
Label Rock Action
Producer Paul Savage
Mogwai chronology
Les Revenants
Rave Tapes

Rave Tapes is the eighth studio album by Scottish post-rock band Mogwai, released on 20 January 2014 on Rock Action Records in the UK, and the following day in the USA on Sub Pop.[3] The album was released on vinyl, CD, high resolution digital download and as part of a limited edition box set. In the first week of release the album charted at number 10 in the UK Album Charts and number 2 in the Scottish Album Charts.


On 5 August 2013 the band posted an image to Instagram with the caption "1st day in Castle Of Doom recording our new album."[4] On 28 October 2013 the track "Remurdered" was premiered on BBC Radio 6 Music and Soundcloud,[5] and the track listing released. The band debuted six tracks from the album ("Heard About You Last Night", "Master Card", "Blues Hour", "The Lord is Out of Control", "Hexon Bogon" and "Remurdered") during a concert at Cambridge Junction on 28 November, a warm up for their appearance at the final ATP festival.[6] Five days later, an official video for "The Lord is Out of Control" was posted on YouTube.[7]

Track listing Edit

All songs by Mogwai.

No. Title Length
1. "Heard About You Last Night"   5:22
2. "Simon Ferocious"   4:48
3. "Remurdered"   6:25
4. "Hexon Bogon"   2:35
5. "Repelish"   3:56
6. "Master Card"   3:57
7. "Deesh"   5:33
8. "Blues Hour"   6:17
9. "No Medicine for Regret"   5:39
10. "The Lord is Out of Control"   4:21
Total length:

Box Set Bonus Tracks

A "Box Set" version of the album included three bonus tracks:

No. Title Length
11. "Bad Magician 3"   3:32
12. "Die 1 Dislike!"   5:26
13. "Tell Everybody That I Love Them"   4:38


  • Mogwai: Dominic Aitchison, Stuart Braithwaite, Martin Bulloch, Barry Burns, John Cummings
  • Published by Tomorrow Hits / Kobalt Music Publishing
  • Produced, recorded and mixed by Paul Savage at Castle of Doom, Glasgow, Scotland
  • Assistant: Niall McMenamin
  • Voice on "Repelish" by Reverend Lee Cohen
  • Mastered by Frank Arkwright at Abbey Road
  • Artwork by DLT

References Edit

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  3. Phillips, Amy. Mogwai Announce New Album Rave Tapes. Pitchfork. Retrieved on October 28, 2013.
  4. 1st day in Castle Of Doom recording our new album. Mogwai Instagram feed. Retrieved on January 20, 2014.
  5. Mogwai - Remurdered. Soundcloud. Retrieved on October 28, 2013.
  6. Tuffrey, Laurie. Live Report: Mogwai. The Quietus. Retrieved on January 20, 2014.
  7. The Lord is Out of Control (official video). YouTube. Retrieved on January 20, 2014.

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