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Artist: 5599
Title: Heureusement Que le Sang Seche Vite
Format: LP
Label: Nashazphone
Country: USA
Price: $24.00
"5599 is a new duo featuring Frances electronic improvisation giant Jean-Marc Foussat on EMS Synthi AKS and current golden boy Augustin Brousseloux on electric guitar and alto saxophone. Heureusement que le sang seche vite features 3 tracks where guitar and saxophone interplay with analog synthesizer to create psychedelic, dense and textured soundscapes of aggressive noise onslaughts and moments of bliss. Born in Oran (Algeria) in 1955, Jean-Marc Foussat played in several experimental rock groups before he started a career as a sound engineer in diverse studios which progressed towards recording live improvised music around 1979. He has collaborated with labels such as Incus, Hat Hut, Po-Torch, Rift, Rec Rec, and Celluloid where he recorded a number of songs for Bill Laswells seminal Massacre on the album Killing Time in 1981. In 1983, he self-released the groundbreaking Abattage which deserves its position on a pedestal amidst the greatest French improvisation records. Since the 1990s he returned to playing in improvisation groups such as Marteau Rouge, alongside Makoto Sato and Jean-Francois Pauvros, and Aliquid with Sylvain Guerineau. Born in 1999, saxophonist and guitarist Augustin Brousseloux is a young prodigy currently storming the French improvisation underground. At the age of 16, he has already collaborated -- live and on albums -- with heavyweights such as Noel Akchote, Costes and Jean-Marc Foussat." - Nashazphone.

Artist: 75 DOLLAR BILL
Title: Wood/Metal/Plastic/Pattern/Rhythm/Rock
Format: Cass
Label: Thin Wrist
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
“75 Dollar Bill, a project by Che Chen and Rick Brown present Wood/Metal/Plastic/Pattern/Rhythm/Rock. "Ches interest in the Arabic modes of Mauritanian music has marked our sound quite a bit but I have brought some things, too. The plywood crate I play is a big factor, defining, by its positive qualities (a nice warm boom sound) as well as by its simplicity, what were likely to do in the percussion realm. Wood/Metal/Plastic/Pattern/Rhythm/Rock, this new record, differs quite a bit from the previous one, notably in the rhythmic tone. Wooden Bag (2015) was all forward momentum, stomping and shaking, but the new record explores a long-standing interest of mine: odd and compound meters. In most of my previous musical activities, Ive convinced my partners to delve into this, but in 75 Dollar Bill it has just felt natural and I believe Ches modal investigations and melodic/harmonic tendencies enhance (and are enhanced by) this combination. The current record differs from the last in another big way: reinforcements! Over our few years together, Che and I have frequently had friends play with us at some of our gigs. There have been all sorts of permutations of instruments and some great friends/players who dont all appear on this record but here we are lucky to have a bunch of them: Cheryl Kingan (of The Scene Is Now) on baritone and alto saxes, Andrew Lafkas (of Todd Capps Mystery Train) on contrabass, Karen Waltuch (of Zeke & Karen) on viola, Rolyn Hu (of True Primes) on trumpet and Carey Balch (of Knoxvilles Give Thanks) on floor tom. Please enjoy Wood/Metal/Plastic/Pattern/Rhythm/Rock. Earth saw is one of our earliest tunes and, I think, the first result of this compound meter approach. Its a slow 9 beat phrase Che came up with for this odd groove. Beni Said has no fixed rhythmic cycle but a roughly unison melodic phrase and a pulsing, loose feeling of 3s and 4s played using a box full of bottle caps. Cummins Falls features Carey Balch on Diddley-beat floor tom and me reprising the maracas. Im Not Trying To Wake Up is another of our compound meter songs, this one using an 18 beat scheme." - Rick Brown.

Artist: ALCORN, SUSAN
Title: Evening Tales
Format: LP
Label: Mystra
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Mystra is beyond excited to be putting out the Susan Alcorn Evening Tales lp(!) We strongly doubt there ever will be a record in history that is anything like it...how could there!) A friend of ours was telling us a story recently about the first moon orbit...his eyes were wide...and he talked slowly...did you know... that when the first astronauts circled behind the moon.... they started hearing super crazy noises?? piercing sounds and strange reverb style effects and stuff... all coming from the planet Saturn(!) So cool...most have scared those astronauts(!) Its interesting...how no one seems to talk about this phenomenon...sounds emitted from a not too distant planet...there are so many mysteries still...(!)The beautiful music made by Susan Alcorn is one of them. Unique, amazing, and mysterious are just a few of the terms associated with her recordings...Why she is not better known/talked about is just part of the big mystery. Some in the know folks love her for sure...like us...but still(!) Maybe she REALLY IS too good for this world...Maybe she should play for the folks on Saturn instead...(?) And YES.. maybe there IS a similar quality to her sound...something a bit Saturn-like..with a outer space quality (A different Saturn than Sun-Ra? or maybe not...?)" - Mystra.

Artist: AMANAZ
Title: Africa
Format: Double LP
Label: Now-Again
Country: USA
Price: $32.00
“Repressed, miraculously. "Issued in 1975, this is the articulation of Zambias Zamrock ethos. While other albums -- Rikki Ililongas Zambia, Witchs Lazy Bones!! -- are competitors, its hard to best this album as it covers each major quadrant of the Zamrock whole: it came from the mines; its musicians were anti-colonial freedom fighters, it envelops Zambian folk music traditions, and it rocks -- hard. Amanaz were serious, and they made a serious stab at an album. They titled their album Africa, according to original band member Keith Kabwe, because of how it was shared and how its inhabitants were butchered and enslaved, its resources stolen... all the atrocities slave drivers committed. Thus, their Kale, a blues sung in Nyanja, that traced the continents arc from slavery to Zambias independence closes the album. Kabwe and rhythm guitarist John Kanyepa have a winsome softness to their vocals, which sit politely aside the feral growl of drummer Watson Baldwin Lungu, bassist Jerry Mausala and bandleader/lead guitarist Isaac Mpofu. Africas vibe ranges from anxious (Amanaz) to escapist (Easy Street) to straight-up pissed-off. On the History of Man, his voice whiskey-burned, his distorted guitar buzzing like swarming hornets, Mpofu indicts his species. Theres a darkness to Africa not found on any other Zamrock records, and a melancholy drifts throughout, specifically on Mpofus more restrained Khala My Friend, which stands as an effective, bleak situation for the Zambian everyman, the average citizen of a struggling, new nation, who might have had relatives in conflict-torn countries on the horizon, who might have been struggling to find his next meal, who might have seen a bleaker future than his president promised. Then theres the clear Velvet Underground-influence on the nostalgic Sunday Morning, which, as Kabwe recalls, was the first song written for the album, back in 1968, when Velvet Undergound and Nico was a new release -- and the underground funk of Making the Scene. The album also tackles traditional Zambian music and early-60s rock -- punctuated, of course by Kanyepas wah-wah and Mpofus fuzz guitars. But every time Amanaz get too deep, too violent, they come back with an accessible song and woo their listener back to the groove. Green Apple is a civil song, featuring Kanyepas sighing guitar. It is a perfectly arranged album, from the dichotomy of Mpofus and Kanyepas lead and rhythm guitars, to the vocal harmonies, to the rhythm sections sense of space and time, which allows Africas funk to build. Inexplicably, Africa was given two separate mixes and two separate presses: one version is dry, with the vocals and drums mixed loud, the other slathered in reverb, with the vocals and drums disappearing into the mix, and with the guitar solos mixed much louder. Weve presented them both here as they each have their appeal: its up to the listener to pick the one he or she prefers. This is a highpoint of the Zamrock scene and we hope that this can be seen as its definitive reissue." - Now-Again.

Artist: ARESKI/BRIGITTE FONTAINE
Title: LIncendie
Format: LP
Label: BYG
Country: France
Price: $15.00
2016 repress. LP reissue, in gatefold sleeve. "LIncendie is the first collaboration between Areski and Brigitte Fontaine. Its an exceptional album for BYG records. In a perfect symbiosis with Brigitte Fontaines magnificent voice and surrealist texts, Areski creates a minimalist ethno-folk acoustic universe. In the uniquely French dark chanteuse genre, this is a classic. Originally released in 1974." - BYG.

Artist: ART ENSEMBLE OF CHICAGO
Title: A Jackson In Your House
Format: LP
Label: BYG
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
2016 repress. Second volume in the BYG Actuel series; gatefold sleeve, 180 gram vinyl. "This album was recorded in Paris on June 23, 1969 during the Art Ensembles initial days in France with just a quartet (Roscoe Mitchell, Lester Bowie, Malachi Favors, and Joseph Jarman). A shockingly formalist album though far from conventional in any way." - BYG.

Artist: AYLER, ALBERT
Title: My Name Is Albert Ayler
Format: LP
Label: Jeanne Dielman
Country: Italy
Price: $23.00
“Originally released in 1964, My Name Is Albert Ayler is the debut album by legendary free jazz saxophonist Albert Ayler. Recorded in Copenhagen with a Scandinavian rhythm section, this album sets the stage for the sheer brilliance that was to come. Although the backing band plays fairly straight-ahead bop and feels out of place at times, it doesnt detract from the program as a whole, as Aylers singular sound shines through. This is especially true on the absolutely stunning version of "Summertime." An essential piece of the unique Albert Ayler puzzle, documenting one of the most important jazz musicians of the 20th century.” - Jeanne Dielman.

Artist: Ø (MIKA VAINIO)
Title: Kantamoinen
Format: Double LP
Label: Boomkat Editions
Country: UK
Price: $27.00
"Boomkat Editions present the first vinyl version of Mika Vainios (Pan Sonic) Kantamoinen. It was originally recorded between 1999 and 2004 and issued on CD only under his revered Ø alias for Finlands Sähkö Recordings in 2005. It is re-sequenced here for the double LP format. Kantamoinen is perhaps the most intimately beautiful yet little known LP in the Ø canon, bridging the gap between his classic 90s minimal techno productions - compiled in the vital Metri (1994) and Olento (1996) collections - and the projects subsequent turn to more ambient, cosmic and dub-wise dimensions in the coolly brilliant Oleva (2008) and Konstellaatio (2013) albums. The album is a go-to disc for hazy daydreaming and post-club head salvage alike, drifting between iced out instrumental rhythms and chasmic spaces interspersed with moments of indelibly heart-rending melody. Taking in 16 tracks in just under 50 minutes, its notable for including a number of exquisitely succinct - or tantalizingly short - glimpses of Vainio at his sweetest, even most sentimental, especially with the breathtaking "Tuulessa / In Wind" and the frosted harmonies of "Talven Henki / Winter Spirit", as well as the rare appearance of vocals (the voice of Oskar Sala recorded by Hans Ulrich Obrist) in the armchair transportation of "Äänikuva / Sound Picture". Vacillating poignant emotive clarity with forlorn abstraction, this expansion and contraction between deep, wide and relatively longer-form pieces, and a high frequency of shorter, starry-eyed passages, lends the album a more broken, strangely resolved flow than many other Mika Vainio records, and with a twinkling luster that refocuses the ear with an ancient yet timeless sort of depth perception and atemporal appeal. Its an often sublime and necessary addition to any collection of classic ambient electronica and a firm reminder of Mika Vainios full spectrum electronic dominance and purity. Mastered by Denis Blackham. 45rpm cut by Christoph Grote-Beverborg @ D&M, Berlin." - Boomkat Editions.

Artist: BARRECA, MARC
Title: Twilight
Format: LP
Label: Palace Of Lights
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Marc Barrecas twilight ( originally the second LP release from Palace of Lights) struck out in a distinct direction, taking steps into the ambient and industrial while carrying along a phonographic sensibility. Using sounds derived from a variety of acoustic as well as electronic sources, twilight foreshadowed the diversity and pliability of sampled, industrial and lowercase musics, making this 1980 release remarkably prescient and resiliently fresh to this day. One of the enduring and highly-sought after albums from the original Northwest School of independent electronic music is made available again." - Palace Of Lights (on the CD reissue).

Original sealed, 1981 pressing of the second LP release on Palace Of Lights (K. LEIMER (see recent archival release on RVNG), SAVANT, ROY FINCH, STEVE PETERS, etc..). BARRECA also played in SAVANT with LEIMER as well as the YOUNG SCIENTISTS with ROLAND BARKER (THE BLACKOUTS) and JAMES HUSTED of SEQUENCER PEOPLE (See last years 10" on Domestic).

Artist: BARRECA, MARC
Title: Twilight
Format: LP
Label: Palace of Lights
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
2016 repress. "Marc Barreca has been creating and performing electronic music since the mid 1970s. Following recent vinyl reissues of Barrecas 1983 cassette Music Works for Industry via the RVNG spin-off Freedom To Spend, and a compilation of early cassette tracks on Vinyl On Demands acclaimed American Cassette Culture, Palace of Lights has reissued the artists first album for the label. 1980s Twilight was one of the earliest releases on Palace of Light, and is part of an ongoing program of documenting the roots of the Pacific Northwest independent impulse. This remastered and expanded edition includes one previously unreleased track on the LP and an additional six bonus tracks via the enclosed download card. Twilight struck out in a distinct direction, taking steps into the ambient and industrial while carrying along a phonographic sensibility. Using sounds derived from a variety of acoustic as well as electronic sources, Twilight foreshadowed the diversity and pliability of sampled, industrial and lowercase musics, ensuring the album was remarkably prescient and remains resiliently fresh to this day. Textura (reviewing Tremble) said Barrecas lava-like soundworlds are heady constructions whose sounds spill forth in thick clusters and collectively present themselves as heaving conglomerations of shape-shifting sound... a word like organic is less applicable than geologic, given the immense tectonic force with which its material convulses." - Palace of Lights.

Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Lost Valley
Format: 12"
Label: Catsup Plate
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"Black Dice formed during the spring of 1997 in Providence, Rhode Island, as a loud, chaotic mix of early-80s-inspired thrash and harsh noise experimentation. By the fall of 2001, the unorthodox instrumentation continued to evolve, and an emphasis on signal processing provided a broader range of sounds to work with. While volume and physical presence of sound remained crucial, melody and repetition became key elements that songs were composed upon. The shift in focus introduced a new gentle and tuneful quality to the intense, brash music. Currently, the music retains elements of noise and proto-industrial experimentation, while organically suggesting minimal, ambient electronic, and psychedelic ideas, as well as those of tropicalia and dub. Black Dice is now the organized presentation of improvised sound, assembled into deliberate structures based on visual concepts." - Tigerbeat6. 2002 release. Edition of 300 with unique stenciled spray paint designs on die-cut chipboard sleeves with a wrap-around info sticker.

Artist: BODY SCULPTURES
Title: A Body Turns to Eden
Format: LP
Label: Posh Isolation
Country: Denmark
Price: $23.00
“The formative element is the collaborative pact between Swedens Northern Electronics and Denmarks Posh Isolation. The aesthetic singularity of the project is owed to the distinguished backgrounds of the five contributing artists. Each perspective entails a varying set of working methods and sonic preferences, though it is the sensitivity with which the diversity of these practices are framed in Body Sculptures that assures the project its own space. Jonas Rönnberg is the co-owner of Northern Electronics and is involved in the projects Ulwhednar (with Abdulla Rashim) and Dard Å Ranj Från Det Hebbershålska Samfundet. Erik Enocksson is a highly regarded Swedish composer who has scored countless independent productions. Frederikke Hoffmeiers industrial and experimental project Puce Mary has been the subject of much veneration in recent years. Ossian Ohlsson is from the industrial outfit Vit Fana. Loke Rahbek is the co-founder of Posh Isolation and a member of Damien Dubrovnik and Lust For Youth. The combinations of acoustic and electronic instrumentation, the soiled traces of genre, and the mixed modes of experimentation, are pitched here as an eternal requiem, letting the play between the projects orthodox and unorthodox methods reflect a sharp fatalism.” - Posh Isolation.

Artist: BRON AREA
Title: The Trees and the Villages
Format: CD
Label: Glass Redux
Country: UK
Price: $16.00
"Bron Area started life as a duo in March 1979, emerging from a community of musicians in Nuneaton, England. Martin Packwood and Steven Parker had been involved in a number of projects before meeting Peter Becker, who supported and encouraged them in the early stages of Bron Area. With the reorganization of Reluctant Stereotypes, which resulted in the departure of Martyn Bates and Chris Dunne (who would drum on all later Bron Area records), Bates arrived at a Bron Area gig to be introduced to Becker, and thus Eyeless in Gaza came into being. Ambivalent Scale Recordings was later established and saw the release of Bron Areas One Year cassette album (1980) and Fragile Sentences 7" EP (1981) as well as Eyeless in Gazas Kodak Ghosts Run Amok 7" EP (1980) and Kevin Harrisons On Earth 2 cassette (later released in remixed form as a Cherry Red album). As Eyeless in Gaza moved on to greater glory via their deal with Cherry Red, the momentum of Nuneatons music scene diminished, Bron Area subdued their efforts somewhat until David Barker of Glass Records, having heard two songs from the Alternative Sounds zines Facet I compilation tape (1981), asked them to appear on his compilation LP The Wonderful World Of Glass Volume One at the end of 1981. So impressed was Barker that he signed Bron Area to Glass at the beginning of 1982. The bands first vinyl release on the label was a 12" EP titled Different Phrases, which was released in March 1982 (and later released as a 7" on the Posh Boy label in the USA). Bron Area spent the best part of 1982 in the recording studio, and released their debut LP, The Trees and the Villages, in 1983. For this first-ever reissue, The Trees and the Villages has been remastered here by original producer John A. Rivers." - Glass Redux.

Artist: CACCIAPAGLIA, ROBERTO
Title: Sei Note in Logica
Format: LP
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $29.00
"Roberto Cacciapaglias legendary 1979 composition for voices, orchestra, and computer. Recorded with the Ensemble Garbarino, conducted by Giuseppe Garbarino and featuring the voices of Elfriede Demetz, Alexandra Althof, Cettina Cadelo, and Eloisa Francia, plus the filtered reciting voice of Ann Steel. For fans of early minimalist composers, Philip Glass, Steve Reich, Terry Riley or even Moondog. First time ever vinyl reissue. Remastered at Abbey Road by Cacciapaglia himself and Simon Gibson. Limited to 500 copies." -Wah Wah. Included on Alan Lichts third "Minimalism Top Ten" list (written for Volcanic Tongue as a sequel to the first 2 published in Halana Magazine in the late nineties).
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Artist: CAGE, JOHN
Title: The 25-Year Retrospective Concert of the Music of John Cage
Format: Double LP Box
Label: Modern Silence
Country: Malta
Price: $46.00
"Recorded live in the town hall of New York City on May 15, 1958, this historic concert (organized by Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg) was a retrospective of Cages work from 1934 to 1958. Here Cages interest in technology, Eastern philosophies, and the concept of "silence" and "chance" as related to composition come to the fore as Cage performs some of the most significant and controversial pieces of his career, several of which ("Six Short Inventions for Seven Instruments," "She Is Asleep," "Music for Carillon," and "Concerto for Piano and Orchestra") were performed here for the first time ever. Box includes two 180-gram LPs and a 12-page book containing comments by John Cage himself. Limited numbered edition of 500." - Modern Silence.

Artist: CAROLINE K
Title: Now Wait For Last Year
Format: LP
Label: Blackest Ever Black
Country: UK
Price: $31.00
"First ever vinyl reissue of Caroline Ks outstanding 1985 album, Now Wait For Last Year. This haunting, wistful work of post-industrial synthesizer music - the late Nocturnal Emissions co-founders only solo record - has accrued a fervent cult following over the past 30 years, and copies of the original pressing are today extremely sought-after. Tags like industrial, minimal synth or proto-techno cant really do justice to the richly cinematic sound-world that Caroline Kaye Walters, aka Caroline K, describes as "from the sustained ambient tension of sidelong opener The Happening World to the future-primitive rhythms and stately piano flourishes of Animal Lattice, and the melancholic, deep-frozen synth sequences of Chearth." Fans of Wendy Carloss A Clockwork Orange, Chris Carters The Space Between, and early Detroit techno should pay special attention, but this searching, future-proof masterpiece demands to be heard by all." - Blackest Ever Black.

Artist: CÜRTEN, GREGOR & ANSELM ROGMANS
Title: Planes
Format: LP
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $24.00
“Wah Wah Records proudly presents a luxury vinyl reissue of this rare 1974 private pressing. Cool long electronic experiments splitted in two tracks, one on each side. Recorded in one take and offering an astounding combination of synth drones, wordless vocals, ambiental electric organ and ethereal guitar arpeggios.
An outstanding work that moves away of the more classical kraut cosmische sounds to walk darker paths, yet retaining some early Kluster reminiscences.
The Wah Wah reissue comes to life thanks to the cooperation of Gregor Cürten himself, this new LP and the 2012 CD release on Entracte are the only legit reissues of this great lost piece of kraut music history. Dont be fooled by imitations!
Limited to only 500 copies. Remastered sound and featuring a postcards with liner notes.” - Wah Wah.

Artist: CHATHAM, RHYS
Title: Pythagorean Dream
Format: CD
Label: Foom
Country: UK
Price: $16.00
“Rhys Chatham returns with his first solo album since 2013, the enchanting Pythagorean Dream. Having studied under Terry Riley and La Monte Young (with whom he later went on to work), Chatham fused the overtone-drenched minimalism of John Cale and Tony Conrad with the relentless, elemental fury of the Ramones. It was an inspired amalgamation -- the textural intricacies of the avant-garde colliding with the visceral punch of electric guitar-slinging punk rock -- and with it Chatham created a new type of urban music. Raucous and ecstatic, this sound energized the New York Downtown scene throughout the late 1970s and early 1980s, prefigured the no wave movement, and cast a huge influence over the subsequent work of Chathams many protégés, including Glenn Branca and future members of Sonic Youth. Primarily focused on the electric guitar (but also featuring flute and a bit of trumpet) this recording is named after the Pythagorean guitar tuning it employs. The recording is a truly solo endeavor, composed, performed, produced, engineered, and mastered solely by Chatham. Chatham began to develop solos that he would play himself, choosing to incorporate the multi-second delay effect pioneered by Terry Riley with two Revox tape machines. Feeling that it tied in with his overall minimalist aesthetic and that the effect (which gives the impression that choirs and choirs of instruments are playing) was fitting as a succession to his 100-guitar idea, Chatham created and layered feedback loops of varying durations using Rileys method in order to create rich, overlapping layers that in practice transcend the limitations of their start and end points, blooming into free-flowing melodies in their own right. "Part One" of Pythagorean Dream opens with a brief trumpet intro, followed by a guitar piece that implements a finger-picking technique (Chatham has long been a fan of this style; John Fahey was one of his teenage musical heroes), before moving to an EBow section and concluding with the fast tremolo flat-picking technique used in the context of his 100-guitar pieces. "Part Two" is principally about Chathams return to the flute, the instrument that sparked his love of contemporary music before he experienced an early Ramones show at CBGB and began focusing on the electric guitar. Pythagorean Dream features Chatham on C, alto, and bass flutes. The recording is brought to a close with a final guitar piece. The CD version include a bonus track recorded at the Whitechapel Gallery in London.” - Foom.

Artist: CHERRY, DON
Title: Mu First Part
Format: LP
Label: BYG
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
2016 repress. Exact repros of the original BYG Actuel LP series from the early 70s. "Originally recorded on August 22nd, 1969 at Studio Saravah in Paris, this album became the first one of the whole BYG/Actuel series. Don Cherrys electrifying duets with Ed Blackwell are memorable. 6 tracks. Gatefold sleeve, 180 gram HQ vinyl." -BYG.

Artist: CHUPAME EL DEDO
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Discrepant
Country: UK
Price: $26.00
"Chupame El Dedo, from Bogota, Colombia present their self-titled album. Recorded live in the studio, Chupame El Dedo recreates the live performance by delving deeper in grind-core, speed and black metal clichés whilst marrying a tropical rhythm section made of salsa, cumbia, currulao & reggaeton. Tropical disoriented madness, stylistic dislocation and very fast drums." - Discrepant.

Artist: CILIO, LUCIANO
Title: DellUniverso Assente
Format: Double LP
Label: Die Schachtel
Country: Italy
Price: $37.00
"The complete works composed by legendary Neapolitan composer and musician Luciano Cilio are now digitally restored and include a striking set of piano-based unedited pieces transcribed and played by the composer Girolamo De Simone, curator of the edition and acclaimed interpreter, who is also the man responsible for the rediscovery of the work of Luciano Cilio. Dell Universo Assente, originally released by Die Schachtel in 2007 and sold out in a few months, represents a truly unique approach to music-making where each instrument and each sound are given ample time and space to develop. For the recording sessions leading to this remarkable work, Cilio took up a role as multi-instrumentalist, performing on piano, guitar, flute, bass and mandola, also joined by musicians coming from different experiences and areas, who supply strings, extra woodwind and percussion. Almost impossible to define, the all-acoustic music of Cilio occupies a space between the devotional music of Popol Vuhs Florian Fricke and the deep spiritual places of what would later be called holy minimalism (without any of the religious intents of the aforementioned references), with a surprising anticipation of the crystalline sparseness of pieces like "Fur Alina" by Arvo Pärt, and a feeling of intense suspension of time that can be associated to some of the most intimate compositions of Ligeti or Feldman, yet maintaining a definite position outside the contemporary music of serial and academic inspiration. "These recordings sound as they feel -- self-contained, introspective, and determined. You can feel in the music a sort of necessity that can be rarely found, as in Bill Fays Time of the Last Persecution, or in Nick Drakes Pink Moon: this enormous weight that is bearing on its creators, the absolute need to exorcize it from their lives, a moment in time where you are invited to hear artists truly in contact with their existence. Luciano Cilio holds that moment in time, an authentic emotional testament, something to be cherished," writes Jim ORourke in his inspiring liner-notes. Born in Naples in 1950, Luciano Cilio had joined his university studies in architecture and scenography to music, collaborating in the 60s and 70s with several non-conventional musicians (such as Alan Sorrenti and Shawn Phillips), developing surprising intuitions about the relationship between gesture, words and music. Sitar and guitar virtuoso, excellent pianist, Luciano Cilio was "essentially self-taught concerning music composition," and focused his research on long, sustained sounds, on the sound in its primary and internal meaning, at the outset on the melodic, rhythmic and harmonic entities, to "re-enter the sound, hold it, hold it... and finally let it go." His short yet intense career officially began in 1977 with the publication of a full-length album titled Dialoghi del presente (entirely included on this release along with extra tracks), composed between the end of the 60s and early 70s. The album, released in 1977, went almost unnoticed and was soon forgotten, and that influenced deeply the complex personality of the composer. Unexpectedly, in 1983, he committed suicide, leaving this unique gem as a testimony of a genius work. "Most records create an imagined world, a place between author and audience, a neutral ground where you are expected to meet; but on these special occasions, you can feel as if you are listening in on a private conversation, overheard discreetly, but clearly. This record is not just a collection of musical pictures, but a large canvas painted with the air it was made in, like a private room never to be visited again, but remembered vividly when something like the way light hits a room or the smell of damp cinders brings it all back with overwhelming vividness. Cilio holds that moment in time, an authentic emotional testament, something to be cherished." -Jim ORourke.
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Artist: CLARK, TODD TAMANEND
Title: The Deathguard Remnants
Format: Cass
Label: No Basement Is Deep Enough
Country: Belgium
Price: $12.00
"The Deathguard Remnants contains rare lo-fi recordings that were left off of legendary underground poet and composer Todd Tamanend Clarks best-known album Nova Psychedelia 1975-1985 due to space constraints. Appearing on these tracks are Tom Herman (Pere Ubu), Cindy Black (John Cale), Don Ostrow (Sofex), and Chuck Moses (Moses). Included are re-makes of "I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night" by The Electric Prunes and "Approximately Infinite Universe" by Yoko Ono, an instrumental re-mix of "Flame Over Africa" entitled "Flame Over Cleveland", six spoken word sound sculptures, both sides of a previously unreleased single edited from his fourteen-minute psychedelic epic "The Grim Rider", as well as the edgy surrealistic original "Near To Nova"! Todd Tamanend Clark was born on August 10, 1952 in Greensboro, Pennsylvania and is a Native American of Onodowaga and Lenape descent. He is the father of six and the grandfather of four. He continues to release new recordings of both vocal and instrumental music." - Todd Clark.

"Ltd. to 85 hand-numbered copies and comes in an artificial equestrian take on the concept of zero." - No Basement..
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Artist: CODE III
Title: Planet of Man
Format: LP
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $24.00
“Brothers Manfred and Wolfgang Schunke were pioneers of the Kunstkopf Stereophonie (artificial head, dummy head) binaural recording system. This recording technique was created in the Technical University of Berlin in 1974 with the aim to reproduce real stereo sound as the human ears perceive it. Human ears listen to the sounds in a concrete way that is affected not only by the sound frequencies themselves but also by the position of the listener in respect to the different sound sources. The Schunke brothers wanted to experiment this recording technique, and as early as 1974 they set their own kunstkopf recording studio, Delta Acustic, with the help of Klaus Schulze.
Code III was the vehicle for Manfred Schunke to explore the possibilities of kunstkopf recording. To do so, he joined forces with two Berlin-resident americans: Ed and Mary Key. Lyrically, Planet Of Man verses on the big theme of the creation of Earth, as The Crack In The Cosmic Egg book details it: "The music on PLANET OF MAN is a sonic depiction of the history of the Earth, from the void of empty space, via the formation of the planets, the evolution of life, through to mans domination of the planet, and ultimately back to the void. The opening and closing excursions, involving atmospheric electronics, injections of a dreamy folk song, and disembodied resonant female voice, hint a little at Braintickets CELESTIAL OCEAN, although the mood is much spookier. Confusingly "Dawn Of An Era" (the lyrics are sung in the previous track) involves what sounds like demented Neanderthals involved in some weird drum ritual. "Countdown" adds up to a blend of atmospheric electronics with abstract use of voice collage and effects (and Indian music), onto a remarkably clever accelerating space-rock burn-out featuring Klaus Schulze at the drum stool! Returning to weird space music at the end, it all adds up to a remarkable and unique album."
Planet Of Man was one of the six releases on the Delta Acustic label, all recorded using the Kunstkopf Stereophonie techniques. After that, the Schunke brothers would quit the studio and move to new adventures. Manfred continued experimenting with dummy head recording, he would work, among others, on albums by Can and also use his binaural engineering experience on Lou Reeds 1978 Lps Street Hassle and Take No Prisoners, among many others.
There were originally two different versions of the album, the Wah Wah edition reproduces the longer, uncut one. First ever official vinyl reissue, with remastered sound and an insert with liner notes curated by Wolfgang Schunke for the occasion.” - Wah Wah.

Artist: COMELADE, PASCAL
Title: Wings on Rocks
Format: 7"
Label: Cougouyou Music
Country: France
Price: $11.00
"Pascal Comelades Wings On Rocks EP includes three tracks: an extract of the soundtrack for Bob Wilsons ballet Wings On Rocks (1999) featuring Richard Pinhas on guitar, a previously unreleased track from 2009 and a new version of "The Nothing Twist", recorded with The Liminanas, featuring Xarim Aresté on guitar. French-Catalan musician Pascal Comelade, born in 1955, began making strange cover songs of rock and easy listening standards with such instruments as singing saw, toy piano etc. He later developed an un-confoundable style, co-operated with artists like Robert Wyatt or Faust, and even counts with the Japanese band, the Pascals." - Cougouyou Music.

Artist: COMELADE, PASCAL & ARMAND MIRALLES
Title: Carre Noir Sur Fond Noir
Format: 7"
Label: Cougouyou Music
Country: France
Price: $11.00
"Pascal Comelade and Armand "Frigico" Miralles (member of Heratius) recorded the four tracks on Carré Noir Sur Fond Noir as a duo in 1980. Three test pressings were made, but the EP was never released - until now. French-Catalan musician Pascal Comelade, born June 30, 1955 in Montpellier, began making strange cover songs of rock and easy listening standards with such instruments as the singing saw, toy piano etc. He later developed an un-confoundable style, co-operated with artists like Robert Wyatt or Faust, and even counts with a follower band in Japan, the Pascals." - Cougouyou Music.

Artist: CORNER, PHILIP
Title: Piano Realitys
Format: Cass
Label: Imminent Frequencies
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"A collection of solo piano pieces by the veteran Fluxus composer recorded throughout the 1970s and 1980s. Like previous releases such as “Satie Slowly” and the “Mysterious Barricade” series, this collection highlights Corners mastery of the melodic and the dissonant." - Imminent Frequencies.

Artist: COSTES
Title: Pas Encore Mort
Format: LP
Label: Nashazphone
Country: Egypt
Price: $24.00
"Costes has caused me so much trouble. Even today, 25 years after the last time I performed with him, I still have a hard time booking shows because he has not mellowed as I have and the venues are afraid, because of my past association with him, that there will be piss, shit, violence, genitalia, racial tension, cops, etc. Costes has caused himself so much trouble. Hes been taken to court five times over his art, received countless death threats. Whens the last time you can think of that ART has been taken so seriously -- as a life and death matter? And he perseveres. I think Costes is extraordinary. He ostentatiously thumbs not only his nose, but every single body part external AND internal, at any authority there is. Pas Encore Mort, a re-release of a 1997 CD, is uncharacteristically introspective, pretty, and sad. It is unsettling to see the man behind the gross warrior exposed, vulnerable, alone. I love and hate this album." -- Lisa Carver, Maine, U.S., April 2, 2016.
"Born in 1954, Jean-Louis Costes is possibly Frances most transgressive and independent artist. He is a musician, singer/songwriter, performance artist, painter, writer, actor and director. His highly expressionist trash style is instantly recognizable no matter which mode of expression he adopts. A unique and uncompromising artist, Costes has released over 70 albums since 1986. His songs are mostly recorded in his home studio and display very raw explicit lyrics, with music alternating between rock, pop and noise. He is renowned for his infamous "Porno-Social" Operas, which can be described as an explosive mix of live music, theater, violent actions, sex, noise, chansons, romanticism, mysticism and social issues. He has toured Europe, North America and Japan. In the late 1990s, he began publishing his own texts, and since 2003, has authored four novels." - Nashazphone.

Artist: COUNTER INTUITS
Title: Monosyllabilly
Format: LP
Label: Pyramid Scheme
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
Repressed. Second self-released LP from RON HOUSE (THOMAS JEFFERSON SLAVE APARTMENTS, GREAT PLAINS, etc,) and JARED PHILLIPS (TIMES NEW VIKING).

Artist: CURRAN, ALVIN
Title: Natural History
Format: Cass
Label: Art Into Life
Country: Japan
Price: $16.00
"Beginning in the 1980s Edition Giannozzo Berlin released many works by famous artists like Rolf Julius, Bill Fontana, and Akio Suzuki. "Natural History" was a weird cassette, released on the label in 1983 by Alvin Curran, the founder of the Rome-based improv group MEV. Its an unparalleled piece of musique concrete that takes uniquely observed images of everyday life and weaves lyrical interconnections between them. Remastered in 2016 by Kiyoharu Kuwayama (Lethe). Limited edition of 150." - Art Into Life.
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Artist: DE PAEPE, BART
Title: mellow my mind: a sloow tapes discography
Format: Book
Label: Sloow Tapes/Kraak
Country: Belgium
Price: $27.00
"Chronicling the first 10 years of Sloow Tapes, mellow my mind gives an overview of all the tapes, broadsides, lps and booklets published so far. From Keijos desolate avant/acid folk moves to Fursaxas spiked organ drones with a short detour by way of Ira Cohens Akashic Records. Fully annotated with detailed information about the tapes, promo texts, reviews and a few texts written especially for this publication by Bart De Paepe, Matthew Parry and Louise Landes Levi. Full color. A co-producton with Kraak. 300 copies." - Sloow Tapes.

Artist: DJ SAMO
Title: Kicked Out Of Everywhere
Format: 12"
Label: Trilogy Tapes
Country: UK
Price: $19.00
"Samo lived in Hong Kong for a bit. He rescued a dog and brought him back to Stockholm. He skates but thats not him on the front. He put together one of the very best records on LIES but this four-tracker kills it dead. Ben UFOs been rinsing it. The dogs name is Denzil." - Trilogy Tapes.

Artist: DOBBS, SPENCER
Title: Changed Fool
Format: Cass
Label: Sloow Tapes
Country: Belgium
Price: $8.00
"A couple years ago I received a demo in the mail which frankly blew me away the minute I hit play. Some of the best late night listening Ive heard recently. Spencer is from Texas and his music has the same loner vibes as Charalambides and the early blues legends. Essential. 70 copies." - Sloow Tapes.
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Artist: EDLER, HANS
Title: Elektron Kukeso
Format: LP
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $24.00
“After having served in the rich Swedish beat 1960s scene as a member of The Ghostriders and We 4, a.o., at the end of the decade Hans Edler became one of the pioneers of psychedelic electronic sounds experimentation in Europe. His "Elektron Kukéso" LP is a landmark in the genre. Released in 1971, it featured his explorations in electronic avant-garde music from the period 1969-1971. It was recorded at the Electronic Music Studio foundation, one of the worlds most advanced studios in the era, and one of the few prepared for the creation of electronic music."
"Since the original LP was pretty short, seven bonus tracks not appeared on the original release have been added. These songs predate the LP tracks and are from 1969 / 1970. Remastered sound, an insert with photos and liner notes complete this great reissue of this legendary Swedish electronics LP.” - Wah Wah.
"Influenced by the works of Karl-Heinz Stockhausen and using techniques similar to those of Pierre Henry or Raymond Scott, Edler brought a psychedelic edge into electronic music just like Silver Apples had done in the USA. The album has also a strong rock attitude plus a certain pop sensitivity in some passages, not far from that of David Axelrods, which confers it a distance from what used to be the more serious appeal of what most electronic pioneers had been doing, giving the album an accessivity that is closer to the electronic hits of artists such as Gershon Kingsley, Jean-Jacques Perrey or Dick Hyman. However, be it because of the songs being sung in Swedish or the outsider reputation Edler seems to have in the Swedish musical scene, this great LP remained an obscurity - hardly spoken of outside a small circle of connoisseurs and collectors.
"It really doesnt get much better than this. In these days of harsh turmoil to uncover a rock & roll sweetheart like Hans Edler it really proves the gods to be smiling. Bonafide electronic experimentation with a heart full of pop is a love potion most desirable. Listen to the religious Brian Wilson-meets-Jandek orayer hymns of young Edler and travel to a time when long haired girls and dope-laced boys were truly getting it "on". The hybrid fascination of electronic space composition and soul sweet pop-love in such a fresh state has me floating to my tombstone cloud." -Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth).
"Hans Edlers Elektron Kukéso reflects a man who, musically speaking, is in a world of his own. Edlers music seem to be totally uninfluenced by the music of his day. On the contrary, Edler seemed to be making up his own musical rules, and if the rest of the world didnt follow, that was probably fine with him. As for his tunes...(they)... resemble folk music, but in a strange, contorted way. I have never heard an album that is so devoid of musical influence of others, and to me, thats what makes it remarkable." - Dana Countryman (Cool and Strange Music Magazine).

Artist: ELG
Title: Mauve Zone
Format: LP
Label: Nashazphone
Country: Egypt
Price: $24.00
"Since 2004, Elg (Laurent Gérard) has drawn concentric sound spirals made of musical pipes and entrails. He uses an arsenal of instruments and methods, constantly renewed while building improbable bridges between musique concrete and French song-writing, cartoon-like radiophonic creations and cosmic pop as well as lo-fi Dada-esque experimentation with electronic tentacles. Èlg is half of the electronic botanic duo Opera Mort, and a third of big band trios Orgue Agnes (with the members of Kaumwald) and Reines dAngleterre (with Jo Tanz and Ghédalia Tazartes). Hes had albums released by Kraak, SS-Records, Lexi Disques, Fonal, Hundebiss Records, and Alter, among others. ?I DIG COSMIC MUSIC WITH ROCKS OFF? anathema to top 40, Èlg is the holy ghost of the new sound. his music deals with the altered state with muscle -> primed on transcendence like naked hug, the fire music of his previous duos or the zap force of his earlier Nashazphone jam ? Capitaine Present 5,? it feels hip to stay forever eternal in the house of mirrors & emerge on the cyclone. coney island baby bataille. theres a dimensionality of miracles herein, we were born on earth...as humans. Then theres Èlg, Laurent Gérard -> hes a love lodge, a sonic native. this is immersion music? climb upward, go down and deep. my fave cosmic strip here is in cool color? the rare moment on this LP when the guitar solo explodes from the narrative ripping a hole in "song.? through the planet of one voice, we hear the inimitable Dylan Nyoukis and the one and only OG Alan Bishop. these heads are perfect jam vehicles to hang with Laurent. Then theres the paramour lady Catherine Hershey, forever muse?roast tongue. brand new language, brave nu world. this grabs the tusk of Francois Tusques and rides Mother Gong, all glissando and Kobaïan. learned from Shandar and transporting with a freer range Lard Free, organic music that slays all inner city mountains, outer realm gotham. bluer than noon. contempo lone gunman exploratory moderne with the controls set to the heart of love. were in the "Mauve Zone", where is bananafish? hearing is believing. a transport to future analog and digital dialup. call this dude, hes beyond rap. what a crazy fucking life.?" - Matt "MV" Valentine; Guilford, VT; spring 2016.

Artist: FLUTE & VOICE
Title: Drachenlieder
Format: LP
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $24.00
“Formed by multi-instrumentalists Hans Reffert (Flute) and Hans Brandeis (Voice) in Mannheim in 1969, the Flute & Voice duo discographic debut was issued on Pilz that same year. Their second album was originally recorded in 1973, but it remained unreleased for 22 years until Jack Wieber Records issued it on CD in 1995 as part of a 2 album CD (along with Imaginations Of Light) and now available on vinyl LP format through Wah Wah. But some more material was composed in 1974/1975 and recorded, albeit never going further than the demo stage. Those old tapes showed a further evolution from the previous recordings. They had, of course, the same basic concept, but more intrincate structures and technical challenges were taken. When Brandeis and Reffert met in 1995 to prepare the reissue of Flute & Voice plus Hallo Rabbit on CD they rescued these tapes and thought of chosing the best tracks to re-record them in a proffessional studio. This was done between February and June of 1996 and the results conform Drachenlieder, an album that does not pale in comparison with its predecessors, and one that you wouldnt have thought it was recorded in the nineties if we havent told you as it keeps the excitement, feeling and sound of their 70s recordings.
"We were on a continuous search for something “new.” “This guy is cool, he’s got it...” or “That one is uncool...” were the two main criteria for us to distinguish two categories of musicians: the inven tive, artistic creators of new sounds and the success-oriented plagiators of “commercial” mainstream music. Rarely did we accept other musicians as birds of the same feather, like e.g. the Scottish Incredible String Band or the American Oregon Ensemble – sometimes, but mostly never." (From Hans Brandeis website)
"It was our goal that all our musical compositions should differ from each other as much as possible. Therefore, we adopted elements and ideas from most diverse music traditions and styles – at that time, just like today, an attitude completely opposed to commercial interests." (From Hans Brandeis website)
"For special stage performances and recording sessions, musicians from very different lines joined us: soul and jazz saxophone player Thomas Böhmer, the Indian tabla player Bal Kulkarni who also had played with the Beatles sometime, Ron Martin, the black percussion player from the States, cellist and drummer Clemens Schuster and violin player Dorle Ferber, to name just a few."
"Our approach to music as well as the content of our song lyrics of that time clearly reflected the zeitgeist of the late 1960s: a growing awareness for the social aspects of music and the responsibilities of musicians, hippie values, mind-expansion... Regarding the music, however, we consistently fell between all stools: the jazzers would say that our music was rock, the rockers would regard it as jazz; the folk people considered it as avantgarde music, the avantgarde musicians, however, stated that “now – this is really nothing but pure light music,” and for the musical entertainers, finally, it was a “noble (but lost) art” – for many a one, our music was just too complicated, for others just too naive... Our concept, therefore, was more a kind of “anti-concept:” not wanting to move from one point to another, but to expand from one point into all directions." (From Hans Brandeis website) Krautrock meets world music, heady psychedelic jazz, ethnic explorations. As you can imagine, the bands sound is unique and unlike anything else youve heard, but it will appeal those into artists such as Magic Carpet, Oriental Sunshine, Saddhu Brand, Mick Softleys Sunrise LP, Bobby Callenders Rainbow LP, Sagram, a.o.
Fans of Magic Carpet, King Crimsons In The Court Of The Crimson King, Third Ear Band, Kalacakra, Oriental Sunshine, Bobby Callender, Clem Alford, Kali Bahlu or the "sitar side" of Popol Vuh will enjoy this one! First ever vinyl release, the Wah Wah edition is limited to only 500 copies housed in a cover drawn by Hans Reffert himself.” - Wah Wah.

Artist: FLUTE & VOICE
Title: Imaginations of Light + Hallo Rabbit
Format: Double LP
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $37.00
"Formed by multi-instrumentalists Hans Reffert (Flute) and Hans Brandeis (Voice) in Mannheim in 1969, the Flute & Voice duo discographic debut was issued on Pilz in 1970. It featured a progressive mixture of ethnic influences and accoustic experimentations making it one of the most sought after pieces from krautrocks most underground scene. Hans Reffert was already considered one of the best guitarists in the Mannheim/Heidelberg area, having played banjo since the age of 12 and then studied with guitar master Siegfriend Schwab, and when he joined forces with Hans brandeis the two experimented with various instruments and voices to find their sound. Imaginations Of Light features a wide range of different tools to make a whole sound spectrum that melts psyched out folk with experimental jazz and world music. Flutes and voices, obviously, are joined by different types of guitars (acoustic, electric, dobro...), electric bass and sitar, all performed by the two Hanses, plus cello, violin and moroccan percussions courtesy of guest musicians Clemens Schuster (cello), Dorle Ferber and Julia Gallwitz (violins) and Guru Gurus Mani Neumeier (percussions - Reffert himself played some years in Guru Guru during the eighties).
Their second album, Hallo RabbitI, originally recorded in 1973, only saw the life as a test pressing that, at the time, was rejected by BASF for release. And so it remained in the vaults until Jack Wieber Records issued it on CD in 1995 as part of a 2 album CD (along with Imaginations Of Light). It shows a progression that some sources have noted to be a more direct and clearly structured sound, but obviously without any concessions to their principles of experimentation in sound, use of different instrumental textures, and their rich ethnic background.
"We were on a continuous search for something “new.” “This guy is cool, he’s got it...” or “That one is uncool...” were the two main criteria for us to distinguish two categories of musicians: the inventive, artistic creators of new sounds and the success-oriented plagiators of “commercial” mainstream music. Rarely did we accept other musicians as birds of the same feather, like e.g. the Scottish Incredible String Band or the American Oregon Ensemble – sometimes, but mostly never." (From Hans Brandeis website)
"It was our goal that all our musical compositions should differ from each other as much as possible. Therefore, we adopted elements and ideas from most diverse music traditions and styles – at that time, just like today, an attitude completely opposed to commercial interests." (From Hans Brandeis website)
"For special stage performances and recording sessions, musicians from very different lines joined us: soul and jazz saxophone player Thomas Böhmer, the Indian tabla player Bal Kulkarni who also had played with the Beatles sometime, Ron Martin, the black percussion player from the States, cellist and drummer Clemens Schuster and violin player Dorle Ferber, to name just a few."
"Our approach to music as well as the content of our song lyrics of that time clearly reflected the zeitgeist of the late 1960s: a growing awareness for the social aspects of music and the responsibilities of musicians, hippie values, mind-expansion... Regarding the music, however, we consistently fell between all stools: the jazzers would say that our music was rock, the rockers would regard it as jazz; the folk people considered it as avantgarde music, the avantgarde musicians, however, stated that “now – this is really nothing but pure light music,” and for the musical entertainers, finally, it was a “noble (but lost) art” – for many a one, our music was just too complicated, for others just too naive... Our concept, therefore, was more a kind of “anti-concept:” not wanting to move from one point to another, but to expand from one point into all directions." (From Hans Brandeis website)
"Compared to the general standard of central Europe, this is most remarkable" (Volker Kriegel said after hearing the duo play).
Krautrock meets world music, heady psychedelic jazz, ethnic explorations. As you can imagine, the bands sound is unique and unlike anything else youve heard, but it will appeal those into artists such as Magic Carpet, Oriental Sunshine, Saddhu Brand, Mick Softleys Sunrise LP, Bobby Callenders Rainbow LP, Sagram, a.o.
Fans of Magic Carpet, King Crimsons In The Court Of The Crimson King, Third Ear Band, Kalacakra, Oriental Sunshine, Bobby Callender, Clem Alford, Kali Bahlu or the "sitar side" of Popol Vuh will enjoy this one! The Wah Wah edition is limited to only 500 copies, housed in the original psychedelic gatefold cover originally drawn by Hans Reffert and expanded with the inclusion of their second LP, Hallo Rabbit, issued in vinyl for the first time ever!” - Wah Wah.

Artist: FUKUDA, HIIRAGI
Title: My Turntable Is Sloow
Format: LP
Label: Selection
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Originally issued in a cassette edition of 90 by the genius Sloow Tapes label in 2010, here is the long awaited and required LP version! Chattered about among fans of quiet psych ever since, Selection is proud to make this available to the world again. Gentle psychedelic guitar leads melt into lullaby acoustic styles and blow through your mind fresher than any sea breeze." - Selection.

"...the whole album has a sweet atmospheric groove...dig in to My Turntable Is Slow, and hopefully soon well be able to hear it on a real turntable!" - WFMU "...avoids any kind of “it sound” of the moment and presents the listener with familiar territory while doing so in a very original way, but oh man, when Hiigati’s beautiful guitar starts a full space blast off, you start to wonder where this guy came from and why you never heard him before (unless you did, in which case, kudos)." - Impose Magazine.

Artist: FUSION FARM
Title: Rush Job
Format: LP
Label: Shadoks
Country: Germany
Price: $40.00
"Shadoks Music present a reissue of Rush Job (1971) from Fusion Farm. After many years of trying to locate the band to properly reissue Rush Job, a daughter of one of the band members coincidentally found Shadoks through social media. The album was originally was very limited release on the S.R.T label with a hand-sprayed cover (very much like the original Tony Caro & John). Originals are very rare with fetching high prices on the collectors market. This reissue includes tracks from the rare single "Fat Judy/Gypsy Mountain Woman". Fusion Farm got radio play and played a lot of shows in London and the surrounding cities before heading off to Europe to gig constantly. Germany became a second home, in particular Frankfurt and Munich and they found favor playing at many US Army air bases. Fusion Farm played the 15,000 capacity Frankfurt Festhalle supporting Bad Company and Black Oak Arkansas - this show is infamous because Black Oak Arkansas never showed up and a riot ensued, leaving the venue trashed. The band changed personnel several times but the core of the band and song-writing team of Bob Bett and Normal Ley remained constant. The band split in 1979 to pursue other projects. Rush Job includes snotty, Stooges-like psych tracks, with great guitars, drums, cool vocals and bass. Some tracks are dreamy and some are very powerful British underground tunes. Comes in a heavy sleeve and includes a two-page insert. 180 gram vinyl. Edition of 500 (numbered)." - Shadoks.

Artist: GANGALAI & GOURABAI
Title: Polders
Format: Lathe Cut 7"
Label: Knotwilg
Country: Belgium
Price: $16.00
Edition of 100 copies. "Under this name are hidden Christophe Piette and Benjamin Franklin (both were members of the Belgian band R.O.T). “A duet in the great tradition of the duet, the song in the great tradition of the song. Back to the Middle Ages or something like that but with a casio and a microphone. Two long songs, of the sober, funny and disconcerting cabaret dry and hypnotic…. Highly the continuation” - Reivax.

Artist: GARBAGE & THE FLOWERS, THE
Title: The Deep Niche
Format: CD
Label: Grapefruit
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
"If you were a certain type of music fan in the mid-90s, you may have heard tell of an incredible, incredibly hard-to-find double-album by The Garbage & The Flowers, Eyes Rind As If Beggars. Each jacket was hand-painted, and all 300 copies sold out in a flash. Thankfully, the great BoWeavil label reissued it in 2013. If you havent heard it, please do listen? OK, you heard it now? Youre welcome! The group was Helen Johnstone, Yuri Frusin and Paul Yates - an inspired trio who emphasized lyrical collaboration and sound manipulation as part and parcel to their melodies. They didnt last long as a group, but luckily, they got a lot of their songs recorded. The Deep Niche is music they made before Eyes Rind and it is every bit as revelatory. Johnstone sings over raucous and raw instrumentation. Its real rock, the real real thing. Torben Tilly joined just in time to contribute some keyboard to the track "29 Years," although he mostly was their guitarist. Just in time, too, because The Deep Niche presents a band fresh to playing with some massive tools - The Tools Of Rock, natch. These songs are every bit as powerful as what you hear on Eyes Rind As If Beggars. Believe it." - Grapefruit.

"Wellingtons most brilliant pop band, is equal parts classic underground rocknroll and a hazy ramshackle history pockmarked with bursts of genius and stoned rehearsalsÂ… They really did seem out there, on their own, absorbed in their own world, dropping gem after gem of fractal noise-pop onto slowly corroding four-track cassettes, willing these songs into existence just long enough to let them catch breath and glide away from the speakers for a few moments, before Frusin and Johnstone would knuckle down and write yet more beautiful melodies for beautiful losers." - Bo Weavil.

Artist: GARBAGE & THE FLOWERS, THE
Title: The Deep Niche
Format: LP
Label: Grapefruit
Country: USA
Price: $22.00
"If you were a certain type of music fan in the mid-90s, you may have heard tell of an incredible, incredibly hard-to-find double-album by The Garbage & The Flowers, Eyes Rind As If Beggars. Each jacket was hand-painted, and all 300 copies sold out in a flash. Thankfully, the great BoWeavil label reissued it in 2013. If you havent heard it, please do listen? OK, you heard it now? Youre welcome! The group was Helen Johnstone, Yuri Frusin and Paul Yates - an inspired trio who emphasized lyrical collaboration and sound manipulation as part and parcel to their melodies. They didnt last long as a group, but luckily, they got a lot of their songs recorded. The Deep Niche is music they made before Eyes Rind and it is every bit as revelatory. Johnstone sings over raucous and raw instrumentation. Its real rock, the real real thing. Torben Tilly joined just in time to contribute some keyboard to the track "29 Years," although he mostly was their guitarist. Just in time, too, because The Deep Niche presents a band fresh to playing with some massive tools - The Tools Of Rock, natch. These songs are every bit as powerful as what you hear on Eyes Rind As If Beggars. Believe it." - Grapefruit. "Wellingtons most brilliant pop band, is equal parts classic underground rocknroll and a hazy ramshackle history pockmarked with bursts of genius and stoned rehearsalsÂ… They really did seem out there, on their own, absorbed in their own world, dropping gem after gem of fractal noise-pop onto slowly corroding four-track cassettes, willing these songs into existence just long enough to let them catch breath and glide away from the speakers for a few moments, before Frusin and Johnstone would knuckle down and write yet more beautiful melodies for beautiful losers." - Bo Weavil.

Artist: GEERKEN, HARTMUT & MICHAEL RANTA
Title: The Heliopolar Egg
Format: 5 CD Box
Label: Art Into Life
Country: Japan
Price: $52.00
“Documentary recordings of Hartmut Geerken and Michael Rantas November and December 1976 tour of the Middle East and East Asia. Geerken is known for his long relationship with Sun Ra (including compiling a discography), but he wears many other hats too: musician, film-maker, archivist. Ranta is a percussionist best known for his famous “Improvisation Sep.1975” collaborative record with Toshi Ichiyanagi and Takehisa Kosugi. This is a CD reissue of an LP boxset, originally released in 2010 as the last release on the now dormant Italian label Qbico. The tour started in Iran before moving east to India, Bangladesh, the Philippines, Korea, and ending in Japan. At their show in Osaka, they played together with Toshi Ichiyanagi. This edition includes the concert with Ichiyanagi, solo performances by Ichiyanagi and Shoko Shida, as well as a rare Delhi performance that was originally only included in the highly limited 6LP edition of the Qbico set. All the tracks overflow with rich multi-dimensionality, providing a glimpse of Ranta and Geerkens depth as performers. Boxset. Includes a 12-page booklet with flyers from the period.Limited edition of 500.” - Art Into Life.
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Artist: GILLIS, ANNE
Title: Archives Box 1983-2005
Format: 5 CD Box
Label: Art Into Life
Country: Japan
Price: $52.00
“As though pursuing the smallest of impulses to their logical end-points, French composer Manon Anne Gillis began creating sound works and performances in the mid 1980s that were simultaneously quotidian and theatrical.
This is the first archival release to cover her work in its entirety: from the 1983 Devils Picnic release, right up to her 2005 installations and exhibitions. This 5CD box includes all of her albums on the (CRI)2, DMA2 and Rangehen labels, her only collaborative single with G.X. Jupitter-Larsen, most of her compilation tracks (minus a few where the original master tapes have gone missing), and 11 previously unreleased tracks. This is dense and detailed work, ripe with ancient dreams, bodily functions, darkness, secrets, and beautiful seclusion.
All tracks newly remastered by Colin Potter in 2015. Boxset including disk sleeves with the original artwork and a 20-page booklet.Limited edition of 500.” - Art Into Life.

Artist: GLOBE UNITY 75
Title: ...Und Jetzt die Sportschau (For Evan Parker)
Format: 7"
Label: Trost
Country: Austria
Price: $16.00
"Trost found an unreleased track in two different takes from the early 70s in FMPs (Free Music Production)/Peter Brötzmanns archives! Special release for Record Store Day 2013. First and final pressing of 750. New artwork by Peter Brötzmann." -Trost.

Artist: GORAGUER, ALAIN
Title: La Planete Sauvage
Format: LP
Label: Superior Viaduct
Country: USA
Price: $26.00
2016 repress. "Animated sci-fi masterpiece La Planète Sauvage (aka Fantastic Planet), winner at Cannes Film Festival in 1973, is a bizarre and beautiful film. Towering blue-skinned figures, tiny humanoids in the midst of revolt, and drug-induced Tantric sex transport viewers to a truly magical setting. Composer Alain Goraguer creates an equally hypnotic score from a palette of effects-laden guitars, flutes, Fender Rhodes, and strings. While the lush arrangements are reminiscent of Goraguers collaborations with Serge Gainsbourg in the 1960s, space-age synth flourishes suggest a more psychedelic era. Moody vignettes flow together in tense, slow-paced funk rhythms and Baroque textures. It comes as no surprise that La Planète Sauvage has been cited as an influence on contemporary artists such as French duo Air and American hip-hop producers J Dilla and Madlib. Gorgeous, interplanetary soundscapes resemble the surreal meeting point between Pink Floyds Obscured by Clouds and Broadcasts Future Crayon. This long out-of-print vinyl release features the original soundtrack recording and newly designed artwork. Recommended for fans of Ennio Morricone, Basil Kirchin, and David Axelrod." - Superior Viaduct.

Artist: GUERILLA TOSS
Title: Jeffrey Johnson (Color Vinyl)
Format: LP
Label: Feeding Tube
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
Originally released in 2012. Available in two different colors: clear beer, transparent blue. "Debut LP session by a young Boston-based quintet who hit with all the Dionysian power of a young Harry Pussy, squared and electronified. Kassie Carlsons vocals have all the upper register urgency once manifested by the great Adris Hoyos, and her bandmates manage to create large stugs of post-punk-angularity, overlaid with truly dithersome electronics. The result is one of the first transcendent post-no-wave records of our era. Live, Guerilla Toss create an amazing and beautiful disruption of all known truth-fields. They function at a level of pure discordian creation so pure it is guaranteed to melt all but the stoniest witnesses to its blazing infirmity. But the album, Jeffrey Johnson (named after the most elusive member of Jack Blacks legendary Johnson Family, as well as the author of the records cover art), manages to work beautifully as a collection of songs, rusty and scrappy, but songs nonetheless. Guitars weevle off into the atmosphere, key chords emerge like one of Adele Berteis lost tampons, drums cuss sullenly - its an amazing mess of sound-bed for our heroine to caper upon. Get yours now or pine for it later. Your choice." - Byron Coley, 2012.

Artist: GURU GURU
Title: UFO
Format: LP
Label: Play Loud!
Country: Germany
Price: $26.00
“First authorized reissue of UFO, the 1970 debut LP by German krautrock band Guru Guru. Guru Guru was formed in 1968 as The Guru Guru Groove by Mani Neumeier (drums), Uli Trepte (bass), and Eddy Naegeli (guitar) (later replaced by American Jim Kennedy (guitar)). By the time of Guru Gurus debut in 1970, Ax Genrich had replaced Kennedy to solidify the classic Guru Guru line up. Guru Guru were related to the free jazz scene both through their work with Swiss pianist Irène Schweizer and through Neumeier, who had already won several jazz prizes before forming Guru Guru. The band was also influenced by psychedelic rock artists including Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, The Rolling Stones, and early Pink Floyd. Among the bands friends were Amon Düül, Can, and Xhol Caravan, with whom Guru Guru often jammed. This reissue is presented in a gatefold sleeve bearing the original artwork and the original Ohr catalog number, along with an insert with photographs. Limited edition of 500.” - Play Loud!

Artist: GURU GURU
Title: UFO (Turquoise Vinyl)
Format: LP
Label: Play Loud!
Country: Germany
Price: $26.00
“First authorized reissue of UFO, the 1970 debut LP by German krautrock band Guru Guru. Guru Guru was formed in 1968 as The Guru Guru Groove by Mani Neumeier (drums), Uli Trepte (bass), and Eddy Naegeli (guitar) (later replaced by American Jim Kennedy (guitar)). By the time of Guru Gurus debut in 1970, Ax Genrich had replaced Kennedy to solidify the classic Guru Guru line up. Guru Guru were related to the free jazz scene both through their work with Swiss pianist Irène Schweizer and through Neumeier, who had already won several jazz prizes before forming Guru Guru. The band was also influenced by psychedelic rock artists including Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, The Rolling Stones, and early Pink Floyd. Among the bands friends were Amon Düül, Can, and Xhol Caravan, with whom Guru Guru often jammed. This reissue is presented in a gatefold sleeve bearing the original artwork and the original Ohr catalog number, along with an insert with photographs. Limited edition of 500.” - Play Loud!

Artist: HAMEL, PETER MICHAEL
Title: The Voice of Silence
Format: LP
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $24.00
“A few years ago we were lucky to be allowed to reissue some of Peter Michael Hamel works. Two LPs by Between (And The Waters Opened - now deleted - and Einstieg -a few copies still available) and the great Hamel 2LP (also deleted!) joined the Wah Wah catalogue. We would have wanted to go for the Voice Of The Silence too, an now we have finally got the kind permission to go for it.
Here is a much needed reissue of the sought after second LP by Peter Michael Hamel, originally released on the collectable Vertigo label in 1973. Hamels experimentation with meditative and minimalist sounds is a further field of exploration for those into the likes of Terry Riley, LaMonte Young, Popol Vuh, Taj Mahal Travellers or Deuter - and will also appeal to those with interest in ambient and meditation musics.
From "A Few Thoughts on Composer PMH" by Terry Riley: "...Peters heart did not seem to be aligned alone with the post Webern traditions that had emerged so prevalently in Germany. His sensibilities were attracted more to American minimalism and Indian music and to some degree Rock and Jazz. In this sense he stands apart in the field of modern music of Germany. He has recognized the vast importance of improvisation and being in the moment in music performance. He realizes the importance of experimentation and of finding new ways to notate his ideas. However, his music is at the same time rooted in the great German tradition and today he is recognized as a major figure whose compositions have greatly enriched the development of 20th and 21st century."
Originally released in Vertigo in 1973, the Wah Wah reissue will come housed in a textured sleeve reproducing the original artwork, remastered sound, and feature an insert with photos and liner notes. Limited edition of only 500 copies.” - Wah Wah.

Artist: HAMMER, JOSEPH
Title: Roadless Travel
Format: CD
Label: Art Into Life
Country: Japan
Price: $22.00
"LAFMS musician Joseph Hammer creates unparalleled works of tape manipulation. However, as yet there are comparatively few solo albums by this phenomenal artist. To rectify this situation, Art Into Life has decided to release Roadless Travel, his latest album. The album comes with a dense 24 page booklet of liner notes (essentially a full history of Hammer) by T. Sakaguchi, who has enjoyed a long friendship with him and is the foremost Japanese historian of the LAFMS scene." - Art Into Life.

Artist: HELM
Title: Olympic Mess Remixes by Beatrice Dillon and N1L
Format: 12"
Label: Pan
Country: UK
Price: $19.00
"Limited 12" (white label/hand-stamped) of two remixes of the Helm album, Olympic Mess (PAN 063CD/LP). Remixes by Beatrice Dillon and N1L." - Pan.

Artist: HUCKLE
Title: Upon A Once Time
Format: LP
Label: Mapache
Country: Spain
Price: $24.00
Mapache is a sub label of Wah Wah. “Were proud to present the first ever vinyl reissue project of Canadian hippy folker Huckle. This first album was recorded with only accoustic instruments in spring of 1974 with the help of some of The Perth County Conspiracy members and had a very limited release. This is one of finest psych folk albums of canadian scene from the 70s. An extremely rare and difficult to find record. It appears on Pokoras Record Collector Dreams Book with 4 records, and collectors have paid more than 600$ for the originals of this impressive crossover between the first Dylan and the first Van Morrison. Beautiful songwriting and great performance for a folk masterpiece that includes "Flowers", "Beyonder" and "The Sunshine Shuffle".
Mapache presents this vinyl reissue, digitally remastered from the original tapes, with original artwork, including the paste-on cover and an extra insert with unseen pictures.
Please, note that this is a very limited issue of 500 copies. Our first issues of Heron records recieved a vinyl package of the month on Mojo magazine treatment and were sold out really quickly. So order them fast if youre interested on them!” - Mapache.

Artist: HUCKLE
Title: Wild Blue Yonder
Format: LP
Label: Mapache
Country: Spain
Price: $24.00
Mapache is a sub label of Wah Wah. “Were proud to present the first ever vinyl reissue project of Canadian hippy folker Huckle. Wild Blue Yonder is a cosmic -psych folk rock masterpiece recorded in 1976 as his second and last album from that period. After his accoustic debut, Huckle recorded this album with a full band creating a fascinating mix between folk and rock. This is a favourite album for folk and roots music collectors. Extremely rare and hard to find, it has arrived up to $400 on auctions. Sometimes with an "Astral Weeks" flavour, this album combines great songwriting with an excellent freedom feeling and a very special performance.
Mapache presents this vinyl reissue, digitally remastered from the original tapes, original artwork and extra insert with unseen pictures.
Please, note that this is a very limited issue of 500 copies. Our first issues of Heron records recieved a vinyl package of the month on Mojo magazine treatment and were sold out really quickly. So order them fast if youre interested on them!” - Mapache.

Artist: ICTUS (S/T (featuring ANDREA CENTAZZO, ARMANDO BATTISTON, FRANCO FERUGLIO)
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $21.00
"Before his magnificent experiments with electronic music on Elektrictus (previously reissued on Wah Wah), Andrea Centazzo was already an accomplished musician who had issued his recorded works on the PDU and RCA labels. His first release was Ictus, a free-form avantgarde jazz oddessey on which he already started to experiment with electronic generated sounds.
Ictus was a band formed by Centazzo, Armando Battiston and Franco Feruglio, although back in the day the sleeve of the PDU release credited the work only to Centazzo, and as if Ictus was simply the title of the album. This was a big mistake that we have been asked to correct in our reissue.
A brave drummer and percussionist, on this album Centazzo also played flute, synths and sang. He was joined on some tracks by Franco Feruglio on bass and double bass and Armando Battiston on keyboards. It has been compared to Soft Machines Third or Wolfgang Dauners Et Cetera.
It was originally released in 1974 and it gets its first ever vinyl reissue here, housed in a gatefold cover in a 500 copies limited edition. " - Wah Wah.

Artist: INSTANT AUTOMATONS, THE
Title: Sincerely Making A Noise
Format: LP
Label: Beat Generation
Country: Belgium
Price: $22.00
"Instant Automatons were leading figures in the largely cassette-based U.K. Bad Music scene (a British DIY movement whose adherents made their music available on cassette, for free) of the late 70s. Between 1977 and 1982, using a bedroom full of homemade gear plus some conventional instrumentation, core members Protag (later of Alternative TV, Blyth Power and Zounds) and Mark Lancaster ("somewhere between Cooper Clarke and Mark E. Smith") forged a warped hybrid of traditional song craft and lo-fi primitive post punk. Although cassettes were the bands native medium, they also appeared on several vinyl releases, including their own EP and various compilations featuring similar weirdos. For fans of the Messthetics compilations (Hyped to Death released the Another Wasted Sunday Afternoon compilation CD), Urinals, Homosexuals. Curated by Lancaster, Sincerely Making A Noise dusts off curiosities from the Instant Automatons archives (Peter Paints His Fence EP, Angst In My Pants EP, No Platform For Heels LP, Love Not Devotion LP, Tape Transport cassette). Co-released by Beat Generation and B.F.E. Records. First time ever that most of the songs appear on a vinyl release. Compilation from lost cassette releases. 180 gram vinyl. Edition of 300." - Beat Generation.
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Artist: JENKINS, MARK
Title: Analog Archives
Format: LP
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $24.00
“A leading figure in the UK’s electronic music scene, Mark Jenkins has played with White Noise, Arthur Brown and members of Can, Gong, Van Der Graaf Generator and Tangerine Dream. He is the author of the acclaimed books Analog Synthesizers and iPad Music (Jenkins became the first musician in the world to release a CD created entirely on the Apple iPad).
Analog Archives is a collection of recordings from the early to mid eighties. Armed with his Moog Sonic Six, Sequential Prophet 600, EDP Wasp & Spider and other legendary electronic weapons Mark Jenkins delivers envolving electronic textures that could be filed along those of artists like Klaus Schulze or Ash Ra Tempel. These recordings are issued in vinyl format for the first time ever, in a limited edition of 500 copies only.” - Wah Wah.

Artist: KABOUTER CHUSMUS
Title: s/t
Format: Cass
Label: Sloow Tapes
Country: Belgium
Price: $8.00
"Kabouter Chismus was a short-lived project of Dutch singer-songwriter Nico Denhoorn and singer Minneke Walstra. This record represents a certain Dutch hippie movement that started out in the early sixties called Provo. Provo in Holland was one of the first worldwide movements of youth culture created in 1964 and in a way precedes many of the later proper hippie movements of America. It was very much influenced by Beat Generation writers, Marquis de Sade, Dada and anarchism. The Provo generation were one of the first generations to question environmental problems, challenge conservatism and advocate for women emancipation and progressive acadamic innovations in post-war Europe. When the provo movement somewhat vanished in the same way Dada had decades earlier it gradually transformed into a movement in which people called themselves Kabouters, meaning Gnomes. basically the Kabouters took the provo mentality further into the years to come. They called The Netherlands Oranje Vrijstaat, which means Orange Free State, opposing the monarchy and wars western countries were engaging in during cold war. During that time Amsterdam was globally regarded as a liberal hippie capital. Its reputation of freedom to smoke weed and absolute freedom for gays is also rooted in this era.
Musically this album is sometimes reminiscent of Boudewijn de Groot, but more versatile. The basis is acoustic guitars with added electric guitars, flutes and other instruments. Some songs are in English and some are in Dutch. Official reissue, 100 copies." - Sloow Tapes.

Artist: KLEMENT, FON
Title: I Feel Lonely in This Town
Format: LP
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $24.00
“We are proud to present the first ever vinyl reissues of Dutch singer-songwriter Fon Klement, starting with their two BASF albums from 1973 and 1974, which will undoubtedly be the discovery of the year for anyone into the likes of Nick Drake, Nick Garrie, Duncan Brown or even Sixto Rodriguez.
Originally released in BASF in 1973, the Wah Wah reissue will come housed in a quality glossy laminated gatefold sleeve reproducing the original artwork, remastered sound, and featuring an insert with photos and liner notes. Limited edition of only 500 copies.” - Wah Wah.

Artist: KLEMENT, FON
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $24.00
“We are proud to present the first ever vinyl reissues of Dutch singer-songwriter Fon Klement, starting with their two BASF albums from 1973 and 1974, which will undoubtedly be the discovery of the year for anyone into the likes of Nick Drake, Nick Garrie, Duncan Brown or even Sixto Rodriguez.
Originally released in BASF in 1974, the Wah Wah reissue will come housed in a quality glossy laminated gatefold sleeve reproducing the original artwork, remastered sound, and featuring an insert with photos and liner notes. Limited edition of only 500 copies.” - Wah Wah.

Artist: KUKUK, HARDY
Title: Atemnot
Format: LP
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $21.00
"One of the biggest rarities from the cosmische kraut underground scene has to be Hardy Kukuks lost 1981 top Berlin School electronic masterpiece Atemnot. Kukuks synth explorations take the adventures of masters of the genre like Tangerine Dream or Klaus Schulze one step further into the early eighties. Kukuk is joined on these recordings by Andreas Schneider on guitar and congas and Klaus Bloch (of A La Ping Pong fame) on guitar and tape effects.
After Atemnot Kukuk recorded a second LP, Timeless, before joining forces with Matthias Culmey in the early 2000s to form the electronic duo Beatboys 2000.
The Wah Wah reissue comes with remastered sound and housed in a faithful reproduction of original private pressing sleeve. It also includes an insert with cool photos and liner notes.
First ever vinyl reissue limited to 500 copies only!" - Wah Wah.

Artist: KUWAYAMA, KIYOHARA
Title: Approximate Dates When The Sun Reaches Each Hour Of Right Ascension
Format: LP + Cass
Label: Art Into Life
Country: Japan
Price: $37.00
"Kiyoharu Kuwayama (Lethe) is a Nagoya-based artist who began creating work in 1988 using a halftone-scale violin, household items, and other assorted found junk. After numerous collaborative performances and recordings, he began the ongoing "Catastrophe Point" series which makes use of the resonant qualities of huge abandoned industrial buildings. For this release, we have chosen two pieces of his guitar work from the mid to late 90s. The release is a dual format LP and cassette set, with the five-part "Electric Guitar Solo" recorded in 1999 on the LP, and the very different tape recording "Interference" on the cassette. Both pieces are very different in feel to Kuwayamas more recent work, ripe with dense and seething impulses.
Individually silkscreened packaging (each set is unique) by Kuwayama himself. The jacket, insert, poster, cards, etc are all silkscreened images based on Kuwayamas original photography. Limited edition of 100." - Art Into Life.

Artist: LEIMER, K.
Title: Closed System Potentials
Format: LP
Label: Palace of Lights
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"Following the RVNG reissues of A Period Of Review (ranked the #7 reissue of 2014 by The Wire) and Artificial Dance (ranked the #2 reissue of 2015 by The Wire), Closed System Potentials, recorded in 1979 and originally released in 1980, finds its way back to vinyl in a completely remastered and expanded edition. The LP includes two previously unreleased tracks, and the download card includes an additional two unreleased tracks, all taken from the original Closed System Potentials sessions. In their review of A Period of Review, Pitchfork said, These pieces most closely evoke the work of Roedelius and Moebius in Cluster: meditative, wistful, lovely, giving off gentle glimmers of light. In trying to think if the closest American corollary for this set, the possibility emerges that Kerry Leimer is one of the lone examples of American kosmische music, that elegant hybrid that falls somewhere between the Velvets-style mesmerism of Can in the early 70s and the placid tones of new age music that arose in the next decade. Its a sound that applies to mid-70s Cluster, Ash Ra Tempel, Popul Vuh, the second side of Kraftwerks Autobahn, and others. K. Leimer founded the Palace of Lights label in 1979. Leimers early work was reissued by Autumn and RVNG in 2014 and 2015, and his early cassette work is in the critically acclaimed Vinyl On Demand box set American Cassette Culture. He has been actively producing music since the mid 1970s - his current catalog includes 16 still-in-print albums plus two collaborative albums with Marc Barreca." - Palace of Lights.

Artist: LEPRINO, FRANCO
Title: Integrati… Disintegrati
Format: LP
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $24.00
“Music that moves like smoke and incapacitates your defenses as only the “It was 1977, the year when punk rock exploded in the face of disco-music, but some thinking heads in Italy managed to escape the set trends of the year and walk a totally different path. Pioneers like Franco Battiato had already been experimenting with a crash of rock and electroacoustic music since the beginning of the decade, and others like Roberto Cacciapaglia or Riccardo Zappa would explore farther in those lands, mixing acoustic instruments with the bourgeoning synth technology. Among all these artists, an obscure little gem missed the attention it deserved: Integrati… Disintegrati, by Francesco Leprino, is undoubtedly one of the best albums of the genre. More freely unchained from the prog rock links that albums like Battiatos celebrated Fetus and Pollution LPs or Zappas Celestion still retain, Leprino merges a very pure classical instrumentation of Spanish guitar, piano and flute with more modern electric guitar sounds, 12 string guitar and -of course- a V.C.S. 3 and Moog synths background that creates highly avantgarde atmospheres. Binson tape echoes, Hammond and Thomas organs, oboes, vibraphone and other additional instruments add texture richness to the final mix.
An outstanding opus split through both sides of an LP in two 20 minutes long pieces that has become a much sought after album among collectors. It will appeal those interested in the development of synth music, beautiful athmosferic landscapes and electronic-acoustic orchestrated sounds.
Reissued under license from Francesco Leprino in a 500 copies limited edition that respects the original artwork, comes with remastered sound and includes an insert with liner notes and photos.” - Wah Wah.

Artist: LES RALLIZES DENUDES
Title: France Demo Tapes
Format: LP
Label: Bamboo
Country: UK
Price: $24.00
"Bamboo presents the first vinyl release of France Demo Tapes. This just might be the single greatest side of OTT psych/noise guitar oblivion ever put to disc from the most legendary Japanese underground group of all time, Les Rallizes Denudes: the mysteriously-named France Demo Tapes have previously only circulated on wildly dubious CD-R burns, often with contradictory and conflicting track listings/material but the session (whether it was actually recorded in France or not) is consistently dated as being from some time in the late 80s. This gloriously out-of-nowhere release finally delivers on the hype surrounding this much whispered-about session, two massively deformed versions of their classics "Night Of The Assassins" and "The Last One". You have heard nothing" like this and when Mizutani is on this kind of form its hard to believe that any other rock music exists outside of this singular, blasted universe. If you buy one electric guitar album this lifetime... 180 gram, colored vinyl. Includes detailed liner notes. Edition of 1000." - Bamboo.

Artist: LUCIERNAGA
Title: Sleeping/Wandering
Format: 7"
Label: Fabrica
Country: USA
Price: $6.50
“The 7" comes in a hand-numbered edition of 100 copies on transparent vinyl with letter-pressed covers. There are four different variants of the album cover using a different photograph. Includes free mp3 download of Sleeping/Wandering 7" EP + extras.
"Sleeping/Wandering" is Luciernagas vinyl debut. This limited edition 7" EP contains extended and alternate versions of the tracks "Sleeping Green-Eyed Girl", from the recent "To The Centre..." limited edition cassette released by UK label Invisible City and "Wandering June", from the self-released and now sold out "Tile II" limited edition cassette.
The alternate version of “Sleeping Green-Eyed Girl” showcases Luciernagas penchant for constructing beautifully expansive work from a core of shimmering drones and occasionally dissonant passages. Gorgeous music stretches out above a hypnotic loop as he carefully layers delicate, crystalline feedback-like sounds atop. The result is a song that glistens away in a beautiful slumber befitting its dream-like title. On the flip sides extended “Wandering June”, Luciernaga again builds from a foundation of gentle, but not necessarily delicate loops of sound, to which he adds a heavier, bowed string like drones and hints of feedback. This almost meditative loop evolves with time, and with him processing the sound at times into what could be a jaunty whistle, there is a whimsical subtext to his overall serious composition.
Luciernaga is the experimental ambient music project of Chilean-Brazilian by way of Brooklyn artist Joao Da Silva. A former hardcore punk front man, guitar player, and zine editor who took an active role in Santiago, Chiles hardcore-punk scene during the early 90s (theres even a full-length documentary about it!). Joao turned to "droning guitar electronics that can vacillate significantly between dark terrors and bright, shimmering expanses of sound" (Brainwashed.com) after moving to NYC in 2008. He has since released a series of limited edition cassettes and CD-Rs on various labels in the U.S. and abroad. Luciernagas music was recently featured in “Circle In The Rock” a short-film directed by Ellis Bahl and starring Brandon Sexton III.” - Fabrica.

Artist: MEEK, NOEL
Title: The Mysteries Of Extremophilic Folk
Format: Lathe Cut LP
Label: Knotwilg
Country: Belgium
Price: $30.00
Lathe cut LP in edition of 120 copies.
"Meeks second second solo album, however, marks the first release for long-simmering Belgian label Knotwilg, lathe cut and wrapped in an acid trip cover cartoon by Indonesian artist Wedhar Riyadi. The music has all the hallmarks of the international instrumental weirdo underground - grating electronics, analogue bloops, and a total resignation to the gods of entropy. But the artists vision isnt bleak or brutish; "Extremophilic Folk" is a playful, outright fun listen.
"Meeks analogue set-up leaves no space for comfy quantisation, and the wonky keyboard and drum sequences that fail to interlace on the aptly titled opener "The Churn" could potentially realign into a groovier shape. But the nonsensical arrhythmic landscape is ultimately far more compelling, and Meek guides his set-up into uniquely strange moments of delightful disorder. Submerged major key synth melodies play vital roles throughout, weaving their way between small vacant spaces amid the mania on "Rails Toward The Sky" and "Weedflowers" then heading right into the foreground on the luminescent finale "Sunshine Over Helsinki". The latter could almost be an inverted mix of Mike Oldfields "Hergest Ridge", sped up a dozen rpm. "The Mysteries of Extremophilic Folk" illustrates Meeks joyous approach to music, being evocative of a child joyously colouring with no regard for keeping within the lines”- The Wire.

Artist: MENICHETTI, GIANNI
Title: Shee and Other Poems
Format: Cass
Label: Sloow Tapes
Country: Belgium
Price: $8.00
"Gianni Menichetti lives with his family of animals in a wild canyon near Positano, on the Amalfi coast in Italy. He wrote several chapbooks of poetry and also a beautiful memoir of Vali Myers. It took a while to get him recorded but here it finally is. Seeping with atmosphere and the occasional outdoors. Cover illustrated with drawings by Gianni and handwritten text. 100 copies." - Sloow Tapes.

Artist: MOUNTAIN MOVERS
Title: Sunday Drive/No Plans
Format: Cass
Label: C/Site
Country: USA
Price: $5.50
"Watching the Mountain Movers progression over the course of the past decade has truly been a treat. Their earliest beginnings saw the band documenting Dan Greenes vast catalog of songs, while displaying a rotating cast of New Haven musicians unique skills. The band produced three albums and several singles of polished indie rock in this incarnation. However, their fourth album, 2010s Apple Mountain, saw the band transition to stranger territory; home-recorded and employing an arsenal of miscellaneous instruments, the record bore a folk-psychedelic element not displayed on their previous work. Shortly after Apple Mountain, constant members Greene and Rick Omonte were joined by lead guitarist Kryssi Battalene and drummer Ross Menze to form, what is now, the bands longest running lineup. The band has since produced a series of singles, lathe-cuts, cassettes, and 2015s Death Magic, an album that melded Greenes song writing with the bands ability to stretch out and improvise. Now in 2016, Sunday Drive / No Plans gives the first glimpse into the Movers session at former drummer John Millers home studio. Two instrumental improvisations clocking in at just under 20 minutes that bring to mind names like Neu! and Ash Ra Tempel, as much as they do any number of American psychedelic acts of the 1960s. A wonderful preview of what promises to be one of the most stunning albums of 2016." - C/Site.

Artist: ORSCHAKOWSKI, WOLFGANG
Title: Zippo Zetterlink In The Poor Sun
Format: LP + CD
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $24.00
"Wolfgang Orschakowski is one of the most free spirits of the krautrock underground. Hailing from Hamburg, he has been producing music, paintings and all other kinds of artistic projects for the past four decades, always active with dozens of new projects boiling inside his head. Zippo Zetterlink In The Poor Sun, originally released in 1971 as a self produced private pressing that is nowadays impossible to find unless you are ready to pay some amounts of money in the collectors market, was his first ever release. It is at last reissued in vinyl, a properly licensed edition done with the kind cooperation of Wolfgang himself and housed in an exact repro of its original sleeve.
The music contained could be taken as the seed to Orschakowskis music world : free-form underground sounds, a way-out trip through expansive guitar riffs and strumming, hypnotic bass lines, killer drum breakbeats and elusive percussion, plus the occasional vocal, some blues freak-out and psychedelic effects. It will appeal to fans of other kraut classics like Amon Düüls Psychedelic Underground, early Guru Guru and the likes.
The Wah Wah reissue comes with a fantastic bonus CD featuring another of Wolfgang”s projects: the acid psych music of WoOZ! performing their Катюша / Katyusha, カチューシャ, red point on g-spot 10-song album.
Reissued under license from Wolfgang Orschakowski in a 500 copies limited edition that respects the original artwork, comes with remastered sound and includes a bonus CD by Orschakowskis psychedelic project WoOZ! housed in a fold-out poster sleeve with liner notes and photos." - Wah Wah.

Artist: OVERTONE ENSEMBLE
Title: Longitudes
Format: Cass
Label: Cassauna
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
"Longitudes is a live recording of the Overtone Ensemble performing live at the Liquid Architecture Festival. Edition of 100. Tim Catlin formed the Overtone Ensemble in 2012 in order to perform works using his self-made "Vibrissa" instruments. Each instrument consists of twelve vertically mounted aluminum rods that are longitudinally stroked by hand to produce ethereal "singing" tones. The long sustaining nature of the rods sound and microtonal tunings allow players a sonic palette of complex textures and harmonic complexity. Other instruments used include massed hand-bells, quarter-tone bells, e-bowed acoustic guitars, re-tuned glockenspiels, wineglasses and long wire instruments. The ensembles compositions utilize acoustic phenomena arising from microtonal tuning such as phasing, combination tones and sympathetic vibrations, as well the effects of room resonance. All sounds are acoustic in origin without effects or sound processing. The results are works of shimmering intensity and pulsating beauty. Recorded by Byron Scullin." - Cassauna.

Artist: PAN SONIC
Title: Atomin Paluu
Format: Double LP
Label: Blast First Petite
Country: UK
Price: $32.00
"Atomin Paluu features the final studio recordings made under the name Pan Sonic (Mika Vainio & Ilpo Vaisanen). Recorded per their usual working methods at Mikas home studio in Berlin from 2005 to 2011 and subsequently edited into this album format by Mika in 2015. The film, Atomin Paluu (2015) is a Finnish production, created by Jussi Eerola and Mika Taanila, documents the building of the first nuclear power plant since the Chernobyl meltdown in 1986 - a project that fell foul of much bureaucratic wrangling and control which manifested itself in the need for over forty cuts of the film. Atomin Paluu, the soundtrack, shows Pan Sonic uniquely using selected third-party field recordings from filming at the building site. As the films soundtrack, these recordings were also bound up in a complex series of delays in the release of the film. The pre-release screenings of the film it won the highly coveted 2015 Nordic Dox Award at the world renowned CPH:DOX festival in Copenhagen. The soundtrack itself brought the greatest recognition and went on to win Best Soundtrack at the Jussi Awards Festival (known as the Finlands Oscars). In typical Pan Sonic style neither member bothered to attend the awards to collect their statuettes." - Blast First Petite.

Artist: PAYNE, ADAM
Title: Famous Blondes
Format: LP
Label: Selection
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
“Over the last 13 years, hes had over a dozen releases while fronting the slippery and misaligned "live-action-psychedelic-mix-tape-of-a-band", Residual Echoes. Ever the worker, this multi-instrumentalist also spends time working with a list of seemingly disparate artists including but not limited to 6 Organs of Admttance, Gun Outfit, King Tuff, Lorelle Meets The Obsolete, Cass McCombs, & Hepa/Titus.
As one listens, a multitude emerges: Egyptian princesses, ice cream men, cigarette girls and hijras dance in a multiracial, beach-salted crowd acculturated to the polyglot musics of the La Brea Tar Pits and Angeles Forest. Everyone is right on time. These ten songs are hard cash in the economy of souls. You can’t escape your parents’ record collection by listening to vaporwave, because vaporwave has taken its place in the eternal order. It’s a pity postmodernism can suck, but at least theres this disc for a consolation prize....You can almost picture him streaking the Malibu Mountain Colony houses of Herbie Hancock and the late Ronnie Montrose, pausing only to eat their lunches.” - Selection
"Another great whacked slab of zero-gravity pop assemblage from Adam Payne. The album shimmers with style-ghosts of Van Dyke Parks, Bob Markley, Albert Marcoeur and other great historical left-fielders, without surrendering an inch of Adams own strange and original vision." - Byron Coley
“Free your mind with the music of Adam Payne and history stops dead. This music will cure you of time, gentle people.” —Julian Cope

Artist: POREST
Title: Modern Journal of Popular Savagery
Format: LP
Label: Nashazphone
Country: Egypt
Price: $24.00
"Porests fourth long-player, Modern Journal of Popular Savagery is a damning collection of parallel realities told in song and sound. Following 2006s masterful Tourrorists, MJoPS pits post-globalized hate pop, cabalistic text-to-speech drama and violent tape music against soapbox anthems and swirling barbed-wire psychedelia -- sometimes within the same track. The result: a terrifying and ridiculous audio shakedown that both avoids and completely indulges the inherent trappings of art and politics. Fuzzed out guitars and keyboards, epic modulated grooves, "samples" and far-out fucking field recordings index the colonization of our consciousness. Youre already dead -- and none of your intellectual friends can save you. Guests include Richard Bishop (Sun City Girls), Peter Conheim (Negativland), and Jake Rodriguez (Bran?Pos). Recorded between California, Syria, Vietnam and points in between.
Across decades, Porest (aka Mark Gergis) has issued a trail of confounding agitprop sound art, tilted pop, diabolical radio dramas and carefully rearranged realities on the Abduction, Seeland and Resipiscent labels. Porests blatant embezzlement of human syntax and cultural misunderstanding broadcasts vital mixed messages. Collaborations have included: Aavikko (Finland), Sun City Girls (USA), and Negativland (USA) among others. Gergis was a co-founder of the long-running experimental Bay Area music and performance collective Mono Pause -- as well as its offshoot Neung Phak, performing inspired renditions of southeast Asian musics. Since 2003, with the Sublime Frequencies label, an ethnographic music and film collective out of Seattle, Washington -- and more recently, with his own record label -- Sham Palace, Gergis has shared decades of research and scores of archived international music, film footage and sound recordings acquired during extensive travels in the Middle East, South East Asia and elsewhere." - Nashazphone.

Artist: QUASISPECIES FOUR
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Art Into Life
Country: Japan
Price: $24.00
“A document of a quartet session by Toshiji Mikawa(Incapacitants, hijokaidan), Hideaki Shimada(Agencement), Nobuo Yamada(Artbreakhotel), and Katsuyoshi Kou(Soundings), recorded at Hatchobori Nana Hari on April 28, 2012. At the time Hideaki Shimada (Agencement) had just started drawing again, and it was advertised that the session would be recorded and released as an LP using Shimadas artwork. Four twenty minute takes were recorded, and the LP includes two of these takes. The project title, Quasispecies Four, was inspired by the image of an indeterminate and neurotic noise performance. Limited edition of 250. 

Comes with an obi with attached string that encircles the whole jacket. On the rear is an insert with photographs from the performance.” - Art Into Life.

Artist: RAVJUNK
Title: Uppsala Stadshotell Brinner
Format: LP
Label: Shadoks
Country: Germany
Price: $40.00
"Shadoks Music present the first reissue of Uppsala Stadshotell Brinner (1977) from Scandinavias punk-psych band, Rävjunk. Hailing from Uppsala, these young musicians recorded what is now seen as a rare gem of the 70s. The bands style was quite unique: they were heavily influenced by German krautrock bands but also saw the heavy psych movement as a bright star. Some tracks on Uppsala Stadshotell Brinner are short with heavy and fuzzed-out guitars, other are ten-minute guitar jams. Uppsala Stadshotell Brinner clearly showcase the contemporary trends of the North European underground. The A-side delivers an impressive edifice of very raw punk rock and hard rock, mixed with some bluesy scales and progressive moves. The heavy drone excursions on the flip-side sound much more Teutonic with obvious krautrock allusions. Several influences are evident, but its all blended into something unique as each member brought their own intriguing ingredients into the music. Guitarist Christer Lindahl was a Hendrix freak and singer Sören G. Andersson was deeply involved in the new punk rock movement. Bassist Lars-Eric was very much into Jack Bruce and Cream, while Peter Ericsson, the drummer, was an avid fan of Can and Guru Guru. Uppsala Stadshotell Brinner is a great 70s Swedish psych album. Edition of 500 (numbered). 180 gram vinyl. Comes in a heavy sleeve and includes a two-page insert." - Shadoks.

Artist: RAZEN
Title: Rim Saraband
Format: Cass
Label: Sloow Tapes
Country: Belgium
Price: $9.00
"Esoteric improvisations deeply rooted in medieval, world and folk music. This Brussels duo plays an impressive variety of traditional instruments (santur, bombus, bouzouki, psalterium, bagpipes, hurdy gurdy etc) in transcendental dimensions. Has Bryan Lewis Saunders reciting on one track. 80 copies." - Sloow Tapes.

Artist: RODEN, STEVE/IN BE TWEEN NOISE
Title: Every Color Moving (1988-2003)
Format: 6 CD Box
Label: Sonoris
Country: France
Price: $50.00
"Every Color Moving consists of six discs, covering seven hours of the first fifteen years of Steve Rodens musical activities. The first four discs contain unreleased works and impossible to find small editions. The last two discs offer a selection of tracks made for compilations during the same period. From the surprising early experiments to the development of his often imitated but never equalled "lowercase" aesthetic, these are some of Rodens earliest works, documenting numerous rare and unreleased recordings. The discs are accompanied with a 32 page booklet with an essay and extended track notes, written by the artist. Steve Roden (1964) is a visual and sound artist born in Los Angeles. Rodens work includes painting, drawing, sculpture, film/video, sound installation, and performance. Rodens earliest musical experience was as the singer of the Los Angeles punk band Seditionaries from 1978 to 1982, performing locally with some famous bands from this scene. Rodens early works moved from loud to quiet in the midst of an emotional crisis at age 18, fueling a shift in his work, with the discovery of Enos Obscure label. In the early -1990s Roden discovered the Broken Music catalog (an encyclopedic survey of records related to visual artists), offering a context for an artistic practice rooted in both visual and sound art. In 1990, Roden released his first recording on a self-released cassette titled the secret of happiness under the artist name In Be Tween Noise. Since then, Roden has released 45 solo recordings on various labels, alongside numerous collaborations and compilations. By the late 1990s, Roden began to use his own name as the artist of his solo recordings. Most of Rodens sound works tend towards using a singular source - such as objects, architectural spaces, field recordings, or texts. These things become abstracted through humble electronic processes to create new audio spaces, or "possible landscapes". In 2000, he used the term "lowercase" to describe a music that "bears a certain sense of quiet and humility". Over the years, he has created a rich and diverse body of work that is uniquely his own, mixing conceptual rigor, experimentation and musicality." - Sonoris.

Artist: RODER, KLAUS
Title: Kompositionen 1981-1983
Format: LP
Label: Klaus Roder
Country: Germany
Price: $45.00
Original copies from 1983. "Born in Stuttgart, Germany, in 1948, Klaus R�der has developed his interest in experimental music since the 1960s. He studied violin and piano, sound engineering, composition and guitar. He soon discovered a passion for manipulating tape sounds and synthesizers, which led him to even create his own custom-made instruments. He played in the free Jazz group Synthesis and also, during 1974, in Kraftwerk (he played guitar and violin on their classic Autobahn LP).

Röder also developed an interest in setting his own home studio to produce his own solo recordings, which have been collected and releases in two privately pressed LPs, Elektronische Kompositionen and Kompositionen 1981-1983, plus a further one, Kristallisationen, on the Planam label." - Wah Wah. Roder anthology forthcoming from Wah Wah...

Artist: RODER, KLAUS
Title: Kristallisationen
Format: LP
Label: Planam
Country: Italy
Price: $29.00
"Klaus Röder is a guitar virtuoso and electronic music artist who studied with Kelemen and joined Kraftwerk for their famous Autobahn LP. He often works with very small sound particles, whose sound comes from different sources, like tearing paper, the voice, a musical instrument, synthesizer or computer sounds. Sound structures are built by joining together those sound particles and, by mixing those structures, Roeder forms chords. Then the process of crystallization begins. Usually crystallization means that small parts are deposited around a germ and form a growing crystal. The shape of the complete crystal is a consequence of outer influences. A series of sound crystals form, then the complete musical composition. Side 1 presents two electronic music works: 10: 11: 12 (1980) for self-built Impulse Generator is an obscure, very minimal and abstract pulsating piece, while Kristallisation 4 (1991) for Computer Sounds and Yamaha DX 802 might be considered one of the peaks of Klaus Röder Kristallisation series. Side 2 introduces us to a different formal result of Röders crystallization process: the short Haenschen Blues (1993) for children singing and crying, Yamaha TX 802 controlled by selfmade programs for Atari TT is a both playful and sinister electronic assemblage anticipating the peak of this record, Potpourri (1985) a collage of short sound particles from German pop hits of the 1970s and 1980s. In the perspective on sound collages (from Battiato Ethika Fon Ethica to Bladder Flasks first LP, from NWWs most surrealistic works to John Oswald classic plunderphonics) Potpourri might be more close to the brut masterpiece InOut by Anton Bruhin, only constructed in a more advanced and scientific way. Edition limited to 300 copies, also including a series of inserts with the diagrams and schedules of the 4 compositions presented on this LP." -Planam

Artist: RODER, KLAUS
Title: Kristallisationen 2
Format: LP
Label: Planam
Country: Italy
Price: $29.00
"Planam proudly presents the second LP production by Klaus Röder featuring two more pieces from the electronic Kristallisationen series, or Kristallisation 5 (1993) for microphone recordings of children chimes (played by children), Yamaha TX 802 digital synthesizer and EMS Synthi A analog synthesizer, Kristallisation 7 (1997) for microphone recordings and computer sounds, as well as Frozen Sounds (2002) for electric guitar sounds and computer sounds and the more concrete Life-Music 1 (1999) for microphone recordings in the zoo of Wuppertal, computer sounds and Yamaha TX 802 digital synthesizer. Klaus Röder is the archetype of the challenging challenger -- the perfect outsider. Nothing bad about it -- true geniuses often are hiding behind their uncompromising ethic. Ethic in the attic would define the home-studio work of this ex-Kraftwerk banned banned banned auf Die Autobahn. The independent, time-stretching composer Klaus Röder is by necessity an inventor. Systems, machines, treatments, everything is (hand)made to provoke, to induce a musical result not only technically superb but loaded with the authors intimacy: humour, sound elements of a private life, a kid giggling... indeed a highly emotional and poetical approach. Klaus Röder mixes and plays with outside influences -- cut-up, musique concrète, psychedelia, plunderphonics, pop, even blues! -- in order to create a patchwork-like but coherent corpus over nearly 40 years of compositional activity. His music blends the warmth of strings and of humanity with the icy matter of electrical components and seems to have just one borderline: that of our ears. Edition limited to 420 copies. - Planam. Side-label of Alga Marghen.

Artist: ROSE, JACK
Title: Kensington Blues
Format: LP
Label: VHF
Country: USA
Price: $22.00
2016 repress. "Fourth full-length from Jack, an inspired mix of styles and sounds that brings his in-person mastery down to LP/CD scale. Kensington Blues is Jacks most diverse outing by far, with straight ragtime, heavy 12-string, and that sweet, sweet Weissenborn lap guitar all checking in. Honed during endless touring in 2004, the repertoire here is delivered with maximum authority in a series of first-take performances recorded in early 2005. Cathedral et Chartres and Calais to Dover are dense, brooding 12 string numbers, recalling the key tracks on 2004s Raag Manifestos CD. Calais features a sequence of right hand picking furious enough to evoke a dream state ala Charlemagne Palestines Strumming Music. Rappahanock River Rag and Flirtin With the Undertaker are pure syncopated ragtime, while Kensington Blues offers an almost regal take on the intersection of Anglo and American trad. The epic Now That Im A Man Full Grown was the signature piece of many of 2004s live shows, a display of mind-boggling slide invention that straddles the line of east and west ala Yaman Blues from the Opium Musick LP. In something of a surprise inclusion, Jacks take on Faheys Sunflower River Blues (long a staple of Pelt and J.R. gigs but never included on a record) is subtle and expressive, with a wonderful rise and fall that perfectly accentuates Faheys beautiful melody."- VHF

Artist: ROSENBOOM, DAVID
Title: Roundup Two
Format: Double CD
Label: Art Into Life
Country: Japan
Price: $25.00
"For over four decades, composer-performer David Rosenboom has developed unique circuitry and software for making musical models of the wondrous natural world come alive. Traversing the raucous and the sublime, ROUNDUP TWO presents live performances with vacuum tube analog computers, solid-state manifestations of chaos and harmony, musical interventions on political tunes, virtuoso performers interlinked with hybrid processing, and more. ROUNDUP TWO is an essential, historical document containing important examples from a sixteen-year period in this innovative artist’s extraordinary, pioneering work. Acknowledgements and history Several of these pieces appeared in an audio, cassette package released in 1987 by Slowscan editions, s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands, titled Roundup, A Live electro-acoustic retrospective (1968-1984). For Roundup Two, all those pieces have been re-mastered from tapes in audio archives that were in various states of preservation. Several that were originally presented only in excerpts are now presented in complete, unedited versions, and other works not on the original Roundup have been added." - Art Into Life.

Artist: SANDOZ LAB TECHNICIANS
Title: New Botany
Format: Double LP
Label: Knotwilg
Country: Belgium
Price: $32.00
Edition of 300 copies in full color gatefold jacket. "Weve been working on this album since well before The Western Lands was recorded, and feel that it encompasses some of our finest live and studio work. SLT stalwart James Kirk has provided the stunning cover paintings and the album has been constructed especially to fit nicely on to four sides of delectable vinyl. New Botany is a heavily atmospheric drone epic, with forays into modern classical, free jazz and musique concrete. Its a deep-listening experience that rewards repeated visits and nocturnal exploration.” - Sandoz Lab Technicians.

Artist: SEASON
Title: Dorembus-Jacq-Arondel-Michalakos
Format: LP
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $24.00
“Jay Alansky, a.k.a. Patrick Arondel, was one half of the duet who brought us that amazing Beautiful Losers Nobody Knows The Heaven album in 1974, among many other works - he has been active in the music world for the last four decades producing various albums through the years under many different aliases. But our matter today is a faithful reissue of his earliest works. Season, done with band mates Christophe Jacq, François Dorembus and Michel Michalakakos was originally issued on Arondels fathers own label Monde Melody and sold in small quantities, mostly around their own high school classmates at the Lycée Voltaire, which according to Jays own words in the liner notes to The Beautiful Losers CD reissue on Lion Productions / Martyrs Of Pop, was "known for its post-68 turmoil".
And certainly, the counter-culture elements of the late sixties, early seventies melt in a stunning folk-prog rarity from the French underground that has remained a well kept secret through the years! The average age of the musicians was 16 years old! And the album was recorded in just nine hours using studio time offered by Jays father.
We have included the two songs of the rare Arondel / Dorembus / Jacq / Michalakakos Hello Life / Inside The Sacred Book 7" as bonus to round the reissue!
Reissued under license from Jay Alansky with the cooperation of Christopher Jacq, François Dorembus and Michel Mikalakakos in a 500 copies limited edition that respects the original artwork, comes with remastered sound, bonus tracks and includes an insert with liner notes by Jean-Emmanuel Deluxe.” - Wah Wah.

Artist: SETTLE & FRIENDS, TOM
Title: Old Wakes
Format: Double LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $53.00
"Tom Settle & Friends present Old Wakes on Golden Lab Records. Tom Settle has played in the wonderful Serfs with Jon Collin on and off for over ten years, as well as Beach Fuzz, Former Bullies, Desmadrados Soldados De Ventura and Dinner Party. Hes not only one of Manchesters finest guitar players but, Golden Lab thinks he is one of the most intuitive and evocative in the world today. Old Wakes features guests including Jon Collin, Nick Mitchell (Desmadrados Soldados De Ventura), Edwin Stevens (Irma Vep) and more. The album is a stunning example of his creative prowess, with a host of original compositions and improvisations as well as a handful of lesser known covers and traditionals. Its far and away the most accomplished psychedelic folk record to have been made in Britain in the last 40 years as far as Golden Lab Records is concerned. Sitar, guitar, drums, bells, penny whistles, recorders and more gorgeously rough vocal harmonies than you can shake a stick at. Double LP version comes in a gatefold. 180g vinyl housed in heavyweight casebound, UV coated sleeves. Edition of 200 copies." - Golden Lab.

Artist: SETTLE, TOM & FRIENDS
Title: Old Wakes/Old Rags
Format: Triple LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $65.00
"Triple LP gatefold edition. Includes bonus disc (140g vinyl). Limited to 100 copies. Tom Settle & Friends present Old Wakes on Golden Lab Records. Tom Settle has played in the wonderful Serfs with Jon Collin on and off for over ten years, as well as Beach Fuzz, Former Bullies, Desmadrados Soldados De Ventura and Dinner Party. Hes not only one of Manchesters finest guitar players but, Golden Lab thinks he is one of the most intuitive and evocative in the world today. Old Wakes features guests including Jon Collin, Nick Mitchell (Desmadrados Soldados De Ventura), Edwin Stevens (Irma Vep) and more. The album is a stunning example of his creative prowess, with a host of original compositions and improvisations as well as a handful of lesser known covers and traditionals. Its far and away the most accomplished psychedelic folk record to have been made in Britain in the last 40 years as far as Golden Lab Records is concerned. Sitar, guitar, drums, bells, penny whistles, recorders and more gorgeously rough vocal harmonies than you can shake a stick at." - Golden Lab.

Artist: SHADOW RING, THE
Title: Hold Onto I.D.
Format: CD
Label: Siltbreeze
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"Threadbare acoustic vibologists flesh out their sonic boneage with some nimble electronic gadgetism. Result: sounds to truly chuff all comers. Teeth-yellowing biscuits-and-tea from Cheriton, England." - Siltbreeze. One of their best! From 1997.
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Artist: SHALABI, SAM
Title: Isis And Osiris
Format: LP
Label: Nashazphone
Country: Egypt
Price: $24.00
"Sam Shalabi presents Isis And Osiris; a dystopian fantasia for ud ruminations and iterated tape manipulations. Listening to Sams music or playing with him is always a psychedelic bliss. When Isis And Osiris penetrates my ears I am possessed by an emergent universe where immanence and alienation, abjection and love meet. Nothing will be the same. The transformative effect of Sam Shalabis cosmology is one of the most joyful and inspiring estrangement I experienced." - Alexander St. Onge; Montreal, Quebec, March 2016.
"Sam Shalabi is an Egyptian-Canadian composer, improviser and guitarist living between Montreal and Cairo. Starting out during the late 70s punk era, his work has evolved into an experimental synthesis of modern Arabic Music that incorporates free improvisation, traditional Arabic music, noise, classical, text, and jazz. He has released five solo albums, five albums with Shalabi Effect, a free improvisation quartet that bridges western psychedelic music and Arabic Maqam and three albums with Land Of Kush, an experimental 30-member orchestra for which he composes. He has appeared on over 30 albums and toured Europe, North America and North Africa. Projects include collaborations with Alvarius B, Stefan Christoff and The Dwarves Of East Agouza, a Cairo-based trio with Maurice Louca and Alan Bishop. He is a founding member of Shalabi Effect." - Nashazphone.

Artist: SILVER APPLES
Title: S/T
Format: LP
Label: Phoenix
Country: UK
Price: $33.00
2016 repress. “Limited edition deluxe LP format, pressed on 180 gram virgin vinyl; housed in a deluxe gatefold foil sleeve containing the insert from the original release. The self-titled first album by 60s electronic legends Silver Apples, originally released by Kapp Records in 1968. Fresh off their stint as The Overland Stage Electric Band, Simeon and Dan Taylor formed their own extravagant, two-man electronic space-odyssey, Silver Apples, to remarkable critical acclaim. "Whats so amazing is that they make absolutely mind-shattering music with all this junky equipment," commented one reviewer, astounded over the then-mindbending concept of build-it-yourself electronics combined with rock drums. The debut album features lyrics by poet Stanley Warren and is an absolutely essential piece of musical history from electronic/psychedelic/rock musics ground-breaking legends.” - Phoenix.

Artist: SPOILS OF WAR
Title: s/t
Format: Double LP & 7"
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $37.00
"After the successful reissues of the two Mormos albums on Wah Wah, we proudly present a fantastic double LP + bonus 7" EP with the works of Jim Cuomos pre-Mormos band Spoils Of War. Jim had already served with instro-rockers The Cool Notes in Texas, along with future Big Brother & The Holding Co. founder and guitarist Sam Houston Andrew III when he moved to the University of Illinois to obtain his Master Degree in Music. It was in Illinois where The Spoils Of War were born in 1968, named after a musical instrument invented by Harry Partch - its name coming from the fact it had actually been built from spent artillery shells. Alongside Jim, other members included Al Ierardi on guitar, Roger Francisco on bass, Frank Garvey on drums and James Stround on "live sound manipulation." Annie Hat would soon join on vocals, and last gigs were played with Charlie Braugham on drums.
The S.O.W. sound was an intelligent mixture of late sixties acid psych with electronic experimentation -in a similar way to what Joe Byrd was producing with The United States Of America or Cork Marcheski would explore with 50 Foot Hose- plus theres some very imaginative songs here that could put the band in the same league Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention were playing. Exciting computer generated sounds mix into a cool psychedelic rock background. It is one of the early pioneering experiments of electronic music and drones on a rock band, made at a time when programming computer sounds was really an adventure, since electronic music was still a burgeoning phenomenon. The box that had been opened by the likes of Karlheinz Stockhausen, Pierre Boulez, Luciano Berio a.o. left a lot of things for Cuomo and his peers to explore - and they were not afraid of doing so!
Back in the day the Spoils Of War had little chances to publish their recordings. Only two small 33RPM 7" EPs were released, showcasing their talent and adventurous love for experimentation
Here are -collected in a gorgeous 2LP set compiled with the great cooperation of Jim Cuomo himself- their studio works, including previously unreleased recordings, some later work by Cuomo and Co. plus a bonus 7" reproduction of the first Spoils Of War original self-produced EP from 1969.
Reissued in a 500 copies limited edition double LP housed in a gatefold gimmick sleeve with inner pop-up, fratures a bonus 7" EP, a Spoils Of War sticker, comes with remastered sound and includes an insert with liner notes courtsey of Jim Cuomo himself and Klemen Breznikar, plus full colour photos." - Wah Wah.

Artist: SUICIDE
Title: Alan Vega Martin Rev
Format: LP
Label: Superior Viaduct
Country: USA
Price: $26.00
"After crystallizing a reputation for confrontational live performances and releasing their essential debut LP, Suicide went into the studio to record their stunning follow-up. Producer Ric Ocasek lends a pop sensibility to the bands sound, constructing an atmosphere at once light and catchy, yet still crazed and venomous. Originally released in 1980 on ZE Records, Alan Vega Martin Rev features an array of glistening keyboards and early preset rhythm machine sounds whose harsh simplicity suggests the discreet zones and confined movements of urban life. While his vocal treatments are more refined than before, Alan Vega is still cool as ice, visceral and evocative. Superior Viaduct is honored to present Suicides under-appreciated second album. For the first time since its initial release 35+ years ago, this vinyl release includes the original track list and artwork. If there can be a quintessential New York band, it is without a doubt Suicide." - Superior Viaduct.

Artist: TURTLE, MICHAL
Title: Phantoms Of Dreamland
Format: Double LP
Label: Music From Memory
Country: Netherlands
Price: $31.00
"Following their release of the Michal Turtle 12" Are You Psychic?/Astral Decoy (MFM 008EP, 2015), Music From Memory present Phantoms Of Dreamland; a compilation of works by the UK musician recorded between 1983-1985. This double LP features tracks drawn from the recording sessions for Turtles album Music From The Living Room (1983) and also collects material Turtle recorded shortly after that, for an album which would never materialize. With three tracks taken from Music From The Living Room and the rest of the compilation entirely made up of unreleased tracks, Phantoms Of Dreamland draws on an illustrious period for Michal. In 1982, at the age of only 22, Michal Turtle set up a portable four track studio in his familys South London home, over-running his parents front room with synthesizers, amps and instruments. Here he would create layered and deeply hypnotic tracks that were often built around live jams with musicians he would invite to his home. Although the music can appear to be sample based, all instruments were played live and any voices or sound effects were recorded directly to tape or from tiny cassette loops. Combining electronics with live percussion throughout, Phantoms Of Dreamland reflects a deep sense of musical exploration and creates a uniquely other-worldly musical language of its own." - Music From Memory.

Artist: TWINKEYZ
Title: Alpha Jerk
Format: LP
Label: S-S
Country: USA
Price: $22.00
"From Sacramento via outer space comes The Twinkeyz and their Alpha Jerk LP, restored to excellence after 40 years! During the sizzling hot summer of 1976, Donnie Jupiter, Tom Darling and Walter Smith decided to break out of their boredom with a band. The group was named after Pink Fairies drummer Twink, and influnced by the Fairies, Velvet Underground, Thirteenth Floor Elevators and other underground favorites. In 1977, The Twinkeyz recorded and self-released their classic first single, “Aliens in Our Midst.” 1978 saw its followup, “E.S.P. / Cartoon Land.” And in 1979, the album Alpha Jerk was released on the Dutch label Plurex, run by Wally Van Middendorp of the Minny Pops. Though the songs on Alpha Jerk were great, the final mix was botched and the mastering job flawed. What should have been a classic stiffed as one of rock n rolls “could have been great.” Now it is! In 1994, Anopheles Records Karl Ikola decided to do The Twinkeyz right. Ikola got ahold of the master tapes and, with Jupiter and Greg Freeman, remixed the entire album. In 1997, he released the restored Alpha Jerk, along with abandoned single tracks, live songs and other tidbits, as a CD entitled Aliens in Our Midst. The collection and its vinyl companion Cartoon Land went out of print more than fifteen years ago. Now after four decades, S-S Records presents Alpha Jerk as it was intended, with the original cover art and the superior Ikola / Jupiter mix. This version has been mastered by John Golden and pressed in an edition of 500 copies." - S-S.

Artist: UP-TIGHT
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Desastre
Country: Switzerland
Price: $28.00
"Up-Tight are a three-piece psych group based in Hamamatsu, Japan with a history dating back to 1992 has released around 10 records. Up-Tights current line-up (2016) is original members T. Aoki (vocal & guitar) T. Ogata (bass) and T. Shirahata (drums). The ghosts of The Velvet Underground, Les Rallizes Dénudés and Amon Düül loom large over their personal feedback song-destruction universe. This LP is the first re-issue of their original CD-R-only release in Japan in 1999 in a very limited edition of 100 copies. It has been remastered in Berlin from original recordings and presented here in an edition of 300. Here is what David Keenan (Wire magazine) thought about this first CD-R released in 1999 : "Up-Tight are a noxious young trio from south Tokyo, all acolytes of the legendary Japanese psych group Les Rallizes Dénudés, who augment their sound with crushing, Sabbath-styled dynamics, earsplitting acid leads and beautiful Velvets-inspired ballads... Song structures are mostly kept loose, allowing for lots of noisy improvisation. Generally the album is anchored by heavy riffs. Just when you thought youd got to grips with Tokyos paradigm destroying psych scene, this one hits like a sucker punch." All songs are five to ten minutes long, varying from very melodic ballads to psychedelic journeys. The album ends with an epic track, "無題", which is an 18 minutes tour-de-force, that takes you to another dimension as if the Velvet Undergrounds "Sister Ray" would have a child with Acid Mothers Temple, while listening to Amon Düül under codeine. Up-Tight are from the generation that emerged with the madness of the Tokyo 90s and the P.S.F Records scene. Close to Acid Mothers Temple (the two bands recorded an album together), Up-Tight has a unique sound and is one of the most important underground reference in the Japan psychedelic scene." - Desastre.

Artist: URBAN SAX
Title: Fraction Sur Le Temps
Format: LP
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $24.00
“Urban Sax was created in 1973. Gilbert Artman, the mastermind behind Lard Free -who has also participated in dozens of recordings by other artists of the French experimental scene that included Delired Chameleon Family, Clear Light, Komintern, etc.- developed an interest in the relation between space and sound. He organised a first experiment that took place in the town of Menton, in the South of France. Artman strategically placed 18 saxophonists, and their sound reverberated through all the village. As time went by the band increased and currently their performances count with up to 34 saxophonists, 1 bass player, 3 percussionists, 2 dancers and 8 vocalists, with a line up that varies depending on each particular project. You can find saxophonists playing over rooftops, or climbing down buildings or arriving in helicopters. It is a fascinating experience that can be hardly translated to vinyl, but through the years they have recorded some of their music and here we are proud to offer vinyl reissues of those works, including one previously released on vinyl format!
Urban Saxs music is constructed over the concept of ""continuous sound", around which build and develop poly-rhythmic loops, modulated and nested in a partition and a principle of "distant sound" allowing to question the listening audience. It is about linking audio and visual performances. The music is semi repetitive, with evolving pieces of different colors. Entire saxophone family is represented: sopranos, altos, tenors and bass baritones..." (Wikipedia).
"This is some amazing shit right hyah, folks. Imagine something like, say, a concert band playing outtakes from Magmas "Theusz Hamtaahk" trilogy. Youd possibly arrive at this." (...) "Everything starts with this massive (and I mean it...were basically talking about something the size of an orchestra here) wash of sound, like something dropped wholesale out of the trippier parts of Ligetis material in the "2001" soundtrack. Then we get swept into the primal repetition of a simple motif...very Magma-like, save for the obvious difference in forces. As the proceedings go on, it gets more complex; another wash, and then into another primal minimalist cycling with strange, otherworldly drones and choral voices in the background, chuffing percussion...and then a drift off into Ligeti-land again, with chanting vocals following, and huge gusts of wind from the sax players breathing thru their horns as some sort of Saturnian Sun Ra lullabye starts to course through the group. And thats just the first half. This is some potent stuff. Its very much ritual music, as one would expect with it being composed for Urban Saxs ritualistic performances. And its quite trippy, especially for something largely acoustic (although there are four presumably electric guitars in the forces) with little electronic tinkerage to enhance the strangeness." (...) "There are some other recordings in Urban Saxs catalog, but this is perhaps the most amazing, most trippy of them all." Extracts from a review by Lugia from Julian Copes Head Heritage website
Fraction sur le temps was originally released in 1986 on Celluloïd. The Wah Wah reissue reproduces the original sleeve artwork, comes in remastered sound and lacquer cut by Lex Van Coeverdeen @ The Vinyl Room for improved performance and features a booklet with photos and liner notes written by Gilbert Artman himself.” - Wah Wah.

Artist: URBAN SAX
Title: Spiral
Format: LP
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $24.00
“Urban Sax was created in 1973. Gilbert Artman, the mastermind behind Lard Free -who has also participated in dozens of recordings by other artists of the French experimental scene that included Delired Chameleon Family, Clear Light, Komintern, etc.- developed an interest in the relation between space and sound. He organised a first experiment that took place in the town of Menton, in the South of France. Artman strategically placed 18 saxophonists, and their sound reverberated through all the village. As time went by the band increased and currently their performances count with up to 34 saxophonists, 1 bass player, 3 percussionists, 2 dancers and 8 vocalists, with a line up that varies depending on each particular project. You can find saxophonists playing over rooftops, or climbing down buildings or arriving in helicopters. It is a fascinating experience that can be hardly translated to vinyl, but through the years they have recorded some of their music and here we are proud to offer vinyl reissues of those works, including one previously released on vinyl format!
Urban Saxs music is constructed over the concept of ""continuous sound", around which build and develop poly-rhythmic loops, modulated and nested in a partition and a principle of "distant sound" allowing to question the listening audience. It is about linking audio and visual performances. The music is semi repetitive, with evolving pieces of different colors. Entire saxophone family is represented: sopranos, altos, tenors and bass baritones..." (Wikipedia).
1991s Spiral makes its first ever appearance on vinyl format here. Previously it had only been available on CD, originally released on the EPM Musique label. The Wah Wah reissue comes in remastered sound and lacquer cut by Lex Van Coeverdeen @ The Vinyl Room for improved performance and features a booklet with photos and liner notes written by Gilbert Artman himself.” - Wah Wah.

Artist: URBAN SAX
Title: Urban Sax 1
Format: LP
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $24.00
“Urban Sax was created in 1973. Gilbert Artman, the mastermind behind Lard Free -who has also participated in dozens of recordings by other artists of the French experimental scene that included Delired Chameleon Family, Clear Light, Komintern, etc.- developed an interest in the relation between space and sound. He organised a first experiment that took place in the town of Menton, in the South of France. Artman strategically placed 18 saxophonists, and their sound reverberated through all the village. As time went by the band increased and currently their performances count with up to 34 saxophonists, 1 bass player, 3 percussionists, 2 dancers and 8 vocalists, with a line up that varies depending on each particular project. You can find saxophonists playing over rooftops, or climbing down buildings or arriving in helicopters. It is a fascinating experience that can be hardly translated to vinyl, but through the years they have recorded some of their music and here we are proud to offer vinyl reissues of those works, including one previously released on vinyl format!
Urban Saxs debut LP was issued in 1977 on Cézanne / Cobra. It is the soundtrack of Urban Sax first architectural sound shows, but also a splendid work on its own, with a similar sense of musical experimentation and adventure to that of La Monte Young, Phil Niblock, Glenn Branca, Steve Reich, Terry Riley, a.o. Urban Saxs music is constructed over the concept of ""continuous sound", around which build and develop poly-rhythmic loops, modulated and nested in a partition and a principle of "distant sound" allowing to question the listening audience. It is about linking audio and visual performances. The music is semi repetitive, with evolving pieces of different colors. Entire saxophone family is represented: sopranos, altos, tenors and bass baritones..." (Wikipedia).
16 saxophone players gathered to record the 1st Urban Sax LP, after several years of touring festivals and outdoor venues. They were perhaps reluctant to actually record their music events, hence reducing the spatial effects of musicians playing around and above the audience. I assume Gilbert Artman had to make compromizes to re-create the Urban Sax magic in studio, using studio trickeries and sound effects. For example, the extremely low rumbles on track #1 sound like slowed down, processed saxophone recordings. The music is not only live performance, then, but partly composed in the studio. Vocals starting 14:00 on side one add the pseudo-primitive, typical Urban Sax mood. The music gets uncompromizingly repetitive on side two, where a 5 notes loop on soprano saxophone (starting 3:45) is played endlessly to mesmerizing effects, on a background of sustained low notes by the 8 tenor players. The effect is hypnotic, and these enchanting sounds could go on for ever. This is where Urban Sax gets closer to LaMonte Young, and have been compared to Rhys Chatham or Glen Branca on saxophones.
The Wah Wah reissue reproduces the original sleeve artwork, comes in remastered sound and lacquer cut by Lex Van Coeverdeen @ The Vinyl Room for improved performance and features a booklet with photos and liner notes written by Gilbert Artman himself.” - Wah Wah.

Artist: URBAN SAX
Title: Urban Sax 2
Format: LP
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $24.00
“Urban Sax was created in 1973. Gilbert Artman, the mastermind behind Lard Free -who has also participated in dozens of recordings by other artists of the French experimental scene that included Delired Chameleon Family, Clear Light, Komintern, etc.- developed an interest in the relation between space and sound. He organised a first experiment that took place in the town of Menton, in the South of France. Artman strategically placed 18 saxophonists, and their sound reverberated through all the village. As time went by the band increased and currently their performances count with up to 34 saxophonists, 1 bass player, 3 percussionists, 2 dancers and 8 vocalists, with a line up that varies depending on each particular project. You can find saxophonists playing over rooftops, or climbing down buildings or arriving in helicopters. It is a fascinating experience that can be hardly translated to vinyl, but through the years they have recorded some of their music and here we are proud to offer vinyl reissues of those works, including one previously released on vinyl format!
Urban Saxs music is constructed over the concept of ""continuous sound", around which build and develop poly-rhythmic loops, modulated and nested in a partition and a principle of "distant sound" allowing to question the listening audience. It is about linking audio and visual performances. The music is semi repetitive, with evolving pieces of different colors. Entire saxophone family is represented: sopranos, altos, tenors and bass baritones..." (Wikipedia).
1978s Urban Sax 2, also on Cézanne / Cobra, is the continuation of their debut work. Actually it features parts 2 and 3 of the pieces contained on 1, again similarities with works by La Monte Young, Phil Niblock, Glenn Branca, Steve Reich, Terry Riley, a.o. are present, and its the perfect companion to 1 as it is, basically, part two of that first album.
The Wah Wah reissue reproduces the original sleeve artwork, comes in remastered sound and lacquer cut by Lex Van Coeverdeen @ The Vinyl Room for improved performance and features a booklet with photos and liner notes written by Gilbert Artman himself.” - Wah Wah.

Artist: V/A
Title: 391 Vol. 4: Umbria - Voyage Through The Deep 80s Underground In Italy
Format: Double CD
Label: Spittle
Country: Italy
Price: $26.00
“Spittle Records presents 391 Vol. 4: Umbria - Voyage Through The Deep 80s Underground In Italy. The 391 project was born in 1983 from the desire of two troubled teenagers, from a boring provincial town, Ascoli Piceno, to give life and form to a series of compilations on tape, a picture of the Italian music underground. The name choice was intended as a tribute to the homonymous magazine of Dadaist New York, drawn by painter and poet Francis Picabia. The intent was to geographically organize the musical material, probing the new wave and post-punk groups region by region: A mapping of Italys music, the marginalized and angular, according to this selection criterion: represent the most radical of the new national rock scene, and be a group that grew up in the aftermath of the post-77 explosion, trying to capture its very essence. Despite a great deal of material collected, from various regions, the 391 project stopped in 1985, after the release of the first two volumes dedicated to Marche and Umbria. With the executive production of Spittle Records and involvement of old and new fellow adventurers, we resume the thread widening the sound spectrum, in an effort to be as comprehensive as possible. More than thirty years after its birth, 391 returns to unearth treasures, in many cases not yet emerged, through a new journey into deep Italian underground. Features: Nemo: Gli Amici Di Flash Gordon, Lӧ Noize, Anime Di Gomma, I. Decayed, Water Krause, Twilight Marshes, Busti Robusti, Brain Machine, Die Crucis, Strange Militia, Exules Of Joy, Ipnotico Tango, Secret Gardens, X-Offender, Militia, Warhead, Gli Elettrici, Aidons La Norvege, Syndrome, Nengue, Plan K, Effetto Notte, Why Theory?, Bolletta - Germini, Officina Dello Sterminio, Filth, Axa Vanea, FZ, Future Sense, Sulu, Res Majes, Dosshouse, I Giardini Di Marzo, Guguz 89° Flash and T.V. Voodoo.” - Spittle.

Artist: V/A
Title: Magnetic Detritus
Format: Double Cass
Label: Imminent Frequencies
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
“Edition of 100 copies. Magnetic Detritus presents the work of eight artists exploring various approaches to contemporary tape-based music.
Through the interplay of collage, electronics and tape manipulation, this set provides a brief glimpse into a vast and evolving form. Packaged in a reel to reel box with paste-on artwork.
Featuring: DARKSMITH, LEA BERTUCCI, DOG LADY ISLAND, MATT KREFTING, STERILE GARDEN, AARON DILLOWAY, EVENINGS, GORDON ASHWORTH. - Imminent Frequencies.
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Artist: V/A
Title: Sky Girl
Format: CD
Label: Efficient Space
Country: Australia
Price: $18.00
"Sky Girl is a mysteriously unshakeable companion, a deeply melancholic and sentimental journey through folk-pop, new wave and art music micro presses that span 1961-1991. Its a DIY collection of different genres, from different countries across different decades, that are all bound by the same longing sentiment. A concept compilation! A seemingly disparate suite of selections of forgotten fables by more or less never-knowns, Sky Girl forms a beautifully coherent and utterly sublime whole deftly compiled by French collectors DJ Sundae and Julien Dechery. From Scott Seskinds adolescent musical road movie to Karen Marks icy Oz-wave, the charming DIY storytelling of Italian-American go-getter Joe Tossini and the ethereal slow dance themes of Parisian artists Nini Raviolette and Hugo Weris, Sky Girl resonates on a wide spectrum historically, geographically and stylistically. It unites in a singular, longing, almost intangible ambience. If the names sound wholly unfamiliar that doesnt matter, the nature of the compositions swiftly nurtures an intimacy with these lonely, poignant, openhearted wanderers. Most were available in a very limited capacity at the time of their release, some were never really released at all - Gary Davenport declined to release "Sarra" after he split with the girl for whom the track is named - years later a friend convinced Davenport to allow him to put 100 copies online to sell and DJ Sundae was quick enough to snare one. Beyond their scarcity, these tracks are bound together by a certain raw beauty thats achievable when music is made and no one is listening. Sky Girl comprises of fifteen officially licensed songs, a two year international scavenger hunt through long-folded home label operations, the depths of internet forums and traceless acetates. Both compilers are well trained record sleuths - DJ Sundaes labels Hollie and Idle Press have reissued Arthur Russell affiliate Nirosta Steel and DIY relic Pitch, while Julien Dechery previously compiled Fire Star, a retrospective on Tamil film composer Ilaiyaraaja, for Bombay Connection. Released by popular NTS show "Noise In My Head" offshoot Efficient Space, Sky Girl is enriched with artwork from Perks and Mini mutant Misha Hollenbach and appropriately elegant sleeve notes courtesy of Ivan Smagghe. Includes digital download. Also features: Linda Smith, Bruce Langhorne, The Seraphims, Some of My Best Friends Are Canadians, The Rising Storm, Warfield Spillers, Joyce Heath, Angel, Nora Guthrie and Once." - Efficient Space.

Artist: VIA LACTEA
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $24.00
“Mexican rock had a strong renaissance in the eighties, when most bands, majorly coming from the prog scene, turned to Spanish language again. One of the big acts from that era was Jorge Reyes led Chac Mool. Chac Mool counted on its ranks with Carlos Alvarado, who was an accomplished musician on its own and who would record one of the most interesting electronic prog albums of the era, on which Reyes also collaborated. Originally released on mexican private label Momia in 1980.
"Carlos Alvarados Via Lactea (Milky Way) is now reissued on vinyl 35 years later. Eurock was especially interested in electronic Cosmic Music exploring both the inner and outer spaces of sound and consciousness. Of all the great music I had heard from Germany’s Klaus Schulze to Tangerine Dream & Spain’s own Neuronium, the album by Carlos stood apart from the rest.
In a sense, it combines the best of worlds, celestial sonic exploration and deeply emotional spiritual listening. A concept album, the track titles convey the musical journey Carlos undertaking - The Structure of the Universe, Garden of the Divine Presence, Into the Light, Man in Eternity, Meditation Post Atomic & The Lark and the Virgin. He employs a vast array of classic electronic instruments - ARP, Korg, Yamaha, synthesizers, Crumar Orchestrator, Mellotron, Piano, Flute & Tapes. The album also features notable guest musicians such as Jorge Reyes and Arturo Meza.
The music you encounter upon listening is not easy to describe. Simply listen, close your eyes and imagine yourself in a majestic Holy Shrine. The sound of the earth’s heartbeat is slowly pulsating in different rhythms; solar winds from out of the sky are alternately wafting then gusting through the open spaces. In accompaniment, elemental sounds of nature fill the air, comingling with melodies from the cosmic spheres and the warm tones of exotic analogue electronica. All of these elements ultimately alchemize into an immaculate creation, a galactic symphony of Birth, Life, Death & Eternity.
“The Wah Wah reissue, made under license from and with the help of Carlos Alvarado himself, comes with remastered sound and will include one bonus track not on the original LP. Like the original, it will be housed on a flapped envelope style cover, this time in luxury silk screened metallic copper cardboard. Features a colour insert with photos and notes, plus a bonus Momia sticker based on the one given on the original release. Limited edition, only 500 copies pressed!” - Wah Wah.
"Via Lactea is a masterpiece, fusing the technological magic of early electronic tone colors with the spirits of the ancient ones beautifully. Since 1980, Carlos has continued making music as well as running his own label Momia Records. To date the label has released 12 albums by various groups, as well as projects documenting his various other diverse musical incarnations. Carlos’ latest release in 2013, entitled La Musica de los 7 Chakras, offers yet another transcendent musical listening experience." - Archie Patterson, Eurock.

Artist: WEISMAN, CHRIS
Title: Play Sharp to Me
Format: LP
Label: Feeding Tube
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"Tired of being pegged as the Beatle of Brat, Chris Weisman has changed gears without shifting his focus, creating a masterpiece of multi-origin pop in the process. Lyrically, the tunes on Play Sharp to Me (title nicked from James Joyce), retain their New England underground tang, rolling localisms like barrels of sweet maple syrup between the trees of heavily forested hillocks. But the sonics utilize various swathes of strange sunshine to create a unique tapestry. Weve encountered Chris using late 60s Beach Boys textures before, but on Play Sharp he adds something thats weirdly jazzy and lazy, as though that first Ben Sidran album on Capitol was an ode to surrealist parlor games or something. But whats so cool about the sound of the record is that Chris hints that hes familiar with every obscure pop genius, from Emitt Rhodes to Scott Miller to Pip Proud, without ever doing anything specific. Its more that he creates an aura in which you begin to assume he knows it all, because his grasp of elements is so absolute. This is what... the ninth album Feeding Tube Records has done with Chris? Something like that. And each one has been brilliant and idiosyncratic and unique. Play Sharp is no different. And completely different at the same time. Another miracle of creation. What are you waiting for?" - Byron Coley, 2016.

Artist: WONG, THERESA & SOREN KJAERGAARD
Title: Layered Events
Format: Cass
Label: Cassauna
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
"Søren Kjærgaard and Theresa Wong met along the sonic trade routes between Copenhagen and California, beginning their musical dialogue in 2011. Layered Events reflects a set of pieces constructed entirely of improvisations recorded upon improvisations in the studio; two players poised to each other and to themselves, traversing the breadth of their synchronistic encounters." - Cassauna.

Artist: XENAKIS, IANNIS
Title: La Legende dEer
Format: LP
Label: Karlrecords
Country: Germany
Price: $21.00
"The second release in the Perihel series is one of the most famous electroacoustic compositions by Iannis Xenakis. When Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001), who had fought against the occupation as part of the communist resistance, moved to Paris in 1947 it was the start of a highly creative and impressive career. Xenakis not only studied composition with Olivier Messiaen and became one of the most innovative composers of the 20th century, he also worked as assistant to Le Corbusier and realized a.o. the Philips Pavilion for the World Exhibition in Brussels, 1958. His compositions often are based on mathematical principles (in 1966 he founded the CEMAMu - Centre dEtudes de Mathématique et Automatique Musicales), which give his music an unprecedented aesthetic and as The Guardian would say, a "shocking otherness". The most famous works of Xenakis, who won the Polar Music Prize (considered the unofficial Nobel Prize for music) in 1999, are his compositions for orchestra Metastasis, Pithoprakta and Terretektorh (where the 88 musicians are spread within the audience) and the electroacoustic compositions Persepolis, Concret PH, Bohor and La Légende dEer where Xenakis integrated his stochastic synthesis sounds for the first time. As legendary as this piece is, there is an impenetrable thicket of versions and stories around La Légende dEer, it exists in different releases, with wrong sample rates or digitized backwards. This version uses the 8-track-version that Xenakis himself presented at Darmstädter Ferienkurse in August of 1978. As the automatic spatialization is lost, this became the only original version of this composition and is presented here (mixed down to stereo by Martin Wurmnest who tried to preserve the spatial movements as perceptible as possible. La Légende dEer not only became a milestone of electroacoustic music but is also an important reference for noise and industrial musicians up to the present day. Mixed by Martin Wurmnest, mastered & cut by Rashad Becker, La Légende dEer is available here as 180 gram vinyl. Includes download code. Includes insert with liner notes by Reinhold Friedl." - Karlrecords.

Artist: XNO BBQX
Title: Alpha-Gal
Format: Cass
Label: C/Site
Country: USA
Price: $5.50
“xNOBBQx is a nearly impossible band to pin down. For over a decade they have been making a racket down in the Southern Hemisphere. Their earliest output, like their Siltbreeze released long-player, Sunshine Of Your Love, has a frantic element, everything in the red, and nothing but wild, recklessness. Though Nick Dan still bashes the drums, and Matthew Earle still hums, thuds, and buzzes the guitar, more recent releases have seen the band refine the sound into more hypnotic, albeit divisive, tunes. And perhaps divisive is the word for their style of music; for every possible melody the listener thinks they have discovered the clang-and-smack of the next moment erases it as quickly as it appeared. And for every possible point of reference the listener elicits, an abrupt conclusion wipes away the very notion of influence. xNOBBQx are a stunning band, who have captured audiences around the globe with their unique take on rock music. C/Site is very proud to bring a rare stateside release, not to mention the bands first since 2014. Ready yourself for the 46-minute journey of Alpha-Gal, in all its tape warbled goodness.” - C/Site.

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