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Artist: ANTIFAMILY
Title: Antifamily EP
Format: CDR
Label: Difficult Fun
Country: UK
Price: $6.00
"I blame WFMU for infecting me with my first taste of Antifamily. "Staring at a Point" from the self-titled EP came on the radio and I was hooked. I started exploring antifamily.org and quickly found myself obsessed with their intricate DIY methodology. An UK-based collective that holds four members at its core but has included up to 15 different participants. Utilizing people who have never sung or played before. An improvisational spontaneity reined in with editing and production. Each song is an artifact of a band in continuous flux. Antifamily stride the acerbic, detached, anxious, cathartic, and brittle with intellect and innovation. Distancing the likes of Erase Errata and Numbers with a nod toward Lilliput, Can, and Velvet Underground along the way. Syncopated repetition, guitar flourishes, electronic hooks, and lyrical content are all part and process of an actuated dialogue where obscurantist tactics flirt with convention in a trialectic loop of art, philosophy, and music." - Other Music. Limited, handpainted artwork.

Artist: ASJA AUF CAPRI
Title: Novi Ronde
Format: LP
Label: Difficult Fun
Country: UK
Price: $18.00
Collaboration with German label Labil. Limited edition of 355 (numbered), Hand printed covers with inner sleeve notes. "marries the minimal synth of DAF with Weltklangs restless panic, Malarias cool intonations with Grauzones icy monosynths" - PLAN B.

Artist: V/A
Title: Difficult Fun
Format: 7"
Label: Difficult Fun
Country: UK
Price: $6.00
"The Difficult Fun compilation introduces an additional 3 equally adventurous bands and repeated visits to difficultfun.org had me pretty keyed-up to get my hands on a copy. Sharing the A side with Antifamily, Philosophy Queen bring a fractured drop in fidelity to beautifully render a fragile and hazy display of emotion, "Lucy" a.k.a. "defeat is not important/defeat is not unimportant" is a rough-hewn gem. For the flip, Hellogabalus celebrate the damaged acoustic sonorities of their instruments. Then the brilliant Asja Auf Capri round things out with a tempered strut of Zick Zack/Ata Tak but without all the pomp and pose of the Neue Deutsche Welle. The packaging is a kit composed of six parts that beg interaction and offer a multiplicity by design. A card inserted into my copy includes a phrase that I think might be Marxist in origin. This is so much more fun than the bulk of what hits the singles rack these days." - AG, Other Music.

Artist: V/A
Title: Game & Errancy
Format: LP
Label: Difficult Fun
Country: UK
Price: $14.00
"Difficult Fun follow their critically acclaimed first compilation 7" with a 10 track collection of eclectic left-field and DIY music. The LP features kraut/punk collisions from Antifamily, experimental music from Sarcomasine Bloc and Larcin, Electronic pop from Petit Mal and Break/Flow and ambient guitar excursions from Vaw, and avant-folk from Moscow courtesy of Star Wars. Comes with individual hand made cards and a 16 page zine containing beautiful text and images from each artist featured. Limited 500 copies." - Difficult Fun. Recommended!

Artist: VAW/HELIOGABULUS
Title: Split
Format: LP
Label: Difficult Fun
Country: UK
Price: $15.00
"The new split vinyl LP featuring sides by Vaw and Heliogabalus will be out in the UK and Germany from the 7th November. Heliogabalus featured on the DF001 7" and Vaws track on the Game & Errancy compilation was described by Other Music as beautiful, meandering Eno/Fripp-style guitar work. Each side contains around 25 minutes of music.The cover features artwork from both bands, and the record comes with 2 inserts with track listings and information." - Difficult Fun.

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