It's a Beat Waveis the debut album by American electro group Warp 9. Released in 1983, the album's producers, Lotti Golden and Richard Scher, "worked real emotion and intelligence into the world of experimental hip-hop and electro."Warp 9 was the moniker under which Golden and Scher created their brand of electro-futurism. The group's first single, Nunk(1982), secured Warp 9's album deal with New York independent label Prism Records. The LP was released in 1983 in conjunction with the group's 3rd single, Beat Wave.