KAS PRODUCT - BY PASS 12" LP Vinyl Album

- French New Wave

Kas Product's "By Pass," presented on a French 12" LP Vinyl Album, stands as the second offering from this influential French New Wave band. Released as their sophomore album, "By Pass" exemplifies the band's unique musical identity and contribution to the New Wave genre. With a distinct French flair, the album solidifies Kas Product's place in the music landscape, offering enthusiasts a compelling sonic journey through the expressive and innovative realms of New Wave.

Front Cover Photo Of KAS PRODUCT - By Pass

"By Pass" Album Description:

In the vibrant tapestry of French New Wave music, Kas Product's "By Pass" stands as a remarkable masterpiece, encapsulating the essence of the genre within the context of the early 1980s. Released in 1983 in France, this 12" LP vinyl album became a pivotal contribution to the evolving musical landscape of its time.

Production Excellence

The album's production was spearheaded by Gerard Nguyen and Kas Product themselves, ensuring a hands-on approach to crafting their distinctive sound. The meticulous attention to detail in the studio brought forth a sonic tapestry that reflected the avant-garde spirit of French New Wave. Mario Salvatti, the sound/recording engineer, played a crucial role in capturing the raw energy and experimental nuances that defined the genre.

Mastering Mastery

Jean Pierre's mastering expertise added another layer of finesse to the album. Mastering is an often-underappreciated aspect of music production, but it is essential for achieving the desired tonal balance and overall cohesion. Jean Pierre's touch undoubtedly contributed to the album's sonic richness, making it a standout in the French New Wave catalog.

Artistic Flourish

The visual aspect of "By Pass" is equally noteworthy, with album cover artwork designed by Gwenola WKZ. The cover art not only serves as a visual representation of the music within but also reflects the avant-garde aesthetic prevalent in French New Wave culture. WKZ's artistic contribution further elevates the album, making it a complete sensory experience.

Temporal Significance

To appreciate the impact of "By Pass," one must consider the socio-cultural landscape of the early 1980s. The French New Wave emerged as a rebellious response to the conventional norms of mainstream music. It embraced experimentation, electronic elements, and a DIY ethos, challenging the established order of the music industry. In this context, "By Pass" becomes a manifesto of the movement, encapsulating the zeitgeist of its era.

Music Genre:

French New Wave 

Album Production Information:

The album: "KAS PRODUCT - By Pass" was produced by: Gerard Nguyen and Kas Product

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Mario Salvatti

Mastering by Jean Pierre

Album cover artwork: Gwenola WKZ

Record Label Information:

RCA Victor PL 37769
Album Packaging:This album "KAS PRODUCT - By Pass" includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs

Media Format:

12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1983 Made in France
Complete Track-listing of the album "KAS PRODUCT - By Pass"

The detailed tracklist of this record "KAS PRODUCT - By Pass" is:

    Track-listing :
  1. Loony-bin
  2. Seldom, often
  3. Smooth down
  4. Mingled & tangled
  5. Tina town
  6. T.M.T. (Take me tonight)
  7. Devil fellow
  8. W. infatuation
  9. Taking shape
  10. Tape

KAS PRODUCT - By Pass High Resolution & Quality Photos

Front Cover Photo Of KAS PRODUCT - By Pass
Front Cover Photo Of KAS PRODUCT - By Pass


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Photo One Of The Original Custom Inner Sleeve KAS PRODUCT - By Pass
Photo One Of The Original Custom Inner Sleeve KAS PRODUCT - By Pass


Photo Two of the original custom inner sleeve KAS PRODUCT - By Pass
Photo Two of the original custom inner sleeve  KAS PRODUCT - By Pass


Close up of record's label KAS PRODUCT - By Pass Side One:
Close up of record's label KAS PRODUCT - By Pass Side One