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Artist: 1/2
Title: Separate Ways
Format: 7"
Label: Domestica
Country: Spain
Price: $14.00
"Edition of 240 numbered copies. Includes download code of 2-track album.  "1/2" is the moniker of Sol Ist - who, along with his long-time friend and collaborator Robi, once fronted the experimental duo Narrow. Prior to this, Sol Ist was recording shortly under the name of "Mekanismo Va Morir", which coalesced into a duo that became Narrow. In their early period of 1997-98, Robi and Sol Ist started a tiny DIY imprint they called Aside Thorns, in order to present their, then-still undefined-by-name body of work. At the time, Robi was still experimenting with other friends of his, under the simple name KRD - the latter was largely infatuated by the work of Current 93, Annabelles Garden, Death In June and the like (Sol Ist included some of KRDs rough sketches on Aside Thorns very first compilation cassette - "Unexploded Tickets"). Earlier last year, Jordi Serrano of Domestica contacted 1/2, expressing interest in releasing some of his music. The initial idea was to release 1/2s second mini-album "Analogue Cuts In Digital Ways", but during a period of scheduling this release, the final choice became the EP "Separate Ways", originally released in 2011, now to see the light of day as a 7" single, and also marking the first contemporary artists debut on Domestica Records label." - Domestica.

Artist: ARTIFICIAL ORGANS
Title: Memento Mori
Format: LP
Label: Domestica
Country: Spain
Price: $29.00
"Artificial Organs evolved out of the Melbourne music scene in 1980s. They played at venues like Melbourne University and The Organ Factory; a creative incubator for various "little bands" whose avant-garde music focused on electronic and synthetic sound. Artificial Organs explored the potentials of innovative consumer tools for music and recording including Casio keyboards and drum machines, Korg synthesizers; Syndrums and the Akai four-track, quarter inch tape deck. The Memento Mori album was influenced by the zen elegance of rhythm-tracker Laurie McRae; the badboy-punk ethos of Ian Forrest, the driving bass of Nick Seymour (later superstar of Crowded House); the pop lyricism of Trisha Viggiano and Stephen Charlesworth (later with Kate Cerberano in Im Talking.) Vocalist Lisa Dethridge organized a techno-chic video studio shoot with fellow students, making the band pioneers in the art of music video. Forrest sent a copy of the album to German band Kraftwerk who met with Artificial Organs members when Kraftwerk visited Melbourne in 1981. This meeting confirmed Artificial Organs as talented early exponents in the history of techno-electronica. Former members currently work across the digital arts in fields of music, performance, robotics and information technology. Edition of 400 copies. 180 gram vinyl. Recorded 1980-1981 on a four track." - Domestica.

Artist: DARK LIKE A RESTAURANT
Title: Sight
Format: 10"
Label: Domestica
Country: Spain
Price: $22.00
Hand-made silk-screen printed sleeve w/ insert,limited to 320 numbered copies. "DARK LIKE A RESTAURANT grew out of a number of experimental bands working in the Dallas, Texas area in 1979-80. In the wake of the Sex Pistols show at the Bronco Bowl (1978), an entire scene grew up in Dallas that was part punk, part proto-new wave. One of these bands was BOYS LIFE, which contained two of the three members of the later Dark Like a Restaurant (only Roland TR808 was not in Boys Life). Rex Koontz played guitar and sang. Boys Life was fronted by Jaime Lagarella (keyboards and voice), later an important producer and engineer; Bob Green (bass, later of The Grassy Knoll), and Jeff Zilm (drums, currently a painter and previously of the Comateens). Boys Life never recorded but played several important shows at the premier Dallas experimental showcase the Hot Klub. After Boys Life disbanded without a recording, Dark Like a Restaurant formed to showcase Koontz’s stripped synth and guitar sound and his increasing obsession with the hypnotic rhythms of the then new Roland TR808 drum machine. The combination of minimal synth foundations and a floating, haunting guitar sound served as the calling card for the band." - Rex Koontz.

Artist: EL ULTIMO VECINO
Title: El Ultimo Vecino
Format: LP
Label: Domestica
Country: Spain
Price: $29.00
Limited edition of 500 copies. "For Gerard Alegre Doria, true music had always been in the black piece of furniture in his parents home, in those shining vynils and those silver and black cds of the nineties. In 2011 he decided that he wanted to make true songs, so he was carried along, with no complexes, by the greatest sounds and romanticism that he had ever heard. The crystalline electric guitars, full of spatial effects, shameless synthesizers and the voices in a huge cave became key elements to make EL ÚLTIMO VECINO." - Domestica.

Artist: FUNERARIA VERGARA
Title: Después De Un Día Ante
Format: LP
Label: Domestica
Country: Spain
Price: $29.00
Edition of 350 copies. 180 gram vinyl,in a die-cut jacket. " A while ago, the town of Burriana saw the appearance of some strange guys who had some strange albums, who went on some strange excursions to the local graveyard, whose lead singer wore a strange scapular, who wielded a strange three string bass guitar and who called themselves Radioactivos Neurosos. They recorded strange demos in large quantities which were broadcast on the right local radio programme, Extraños en la Noche (Strangers in the Night), together with most bands from the area. One day, the name changed into the current one, Funeraria Vergara. Apocaliptic gigs in remote places. A few more tones of strange demos. A new term was being coined, a new style -!?- was filtering around the orange groves and nearby beaches: Necro-Pop. Coffin shaped pinewood guitar cases, smiles through clenched teeth, prayer books and prints of the most colourful saints, virgins and little angels, exercises in healthy sound sarcasm, music between absurd folly and lyricism, between laughter and a grin, between Transylvania and Burriana... anyway, between cheap booze and the most select cava. Lately, in a display of cheeky bravery and in order to get fame, money, glory, lots of women, success, wealth and hit parades in the civilised world in a fast, brilliant and overwhelming way, they have come up with a song -El Difunto (The Deceased)-, wich portrays the commercial, danceable, marketable, chewable and colourful side of a genre in black and white: Necro-Pop. Wich is here, and nobody knows how. " - Text taken from the booklet accompanying the album N-340. Released by the Diputación de Castellón, 1984.

Artist: INTERACCION
Title: Extensión de los Significados
Format: LP
Label: Domestica
Country: Spain
Price: $29.00
"Edition of 350 copies in LP format, including a replica of the original fanzine “Con-secuencias” and an informative sheet. It comes in 180-gramme vinyl. Collector’s edition: comes with the original book “Con-secuencias” from 1985, a limited edition of only 85 issues plus a download code of the whole LP “Extensión de los Significados 1980-1983″. 180-gramme vinyl. Interacción was a duo formed in the early 80s in Madrid by Carmen L. Fernández de Velasco and Jose Luis Iruretagoyena , which worked in a multidisciplinary way with minimalist electronic music, image and texts through different methods , including amongst them Mail Art. Their works were distributed through channels parallel to the system such as sales by national and international mail and in the few specialised places dedicated to this type of music, and also through international collaborations on foreign compilations. They released two cassettes: "Extensión de los Significados”, which compiled works from 1980 to 1983, and "Ancestrales” with sound material from the years 1984 and 1985. They also contributed to the sale and distribution of music tapes through Visión de Granada, and also of like-minded groups involved in the same scene. They released a fanzine called "Con-secuencias" in which part of their visual work and Mail-Art was collected, and a little manifesto of the motivations which motivated them, summarised as: feeling, reason, passion, mutual action, imitation, duality, repetition, harmony of the opposites, reflection. It includes lyrics, poems, concerts dates and other parallel information. They released a video in 1986, called “Lucis Et Umbrae” that was presented in the II Festival of National Video held in the Círculo de Bellas Artes in Madrid in the section Videos a la Carta. Another tape with the same title was released with the sound material of this audio-visual work." - Domestica

Artist: KREMLYN
Title: Rutinas
Format: 10"
Label: Domestica
Country: Spain
Price: $24.00
"Santi Carrillo wrote about them in an RLD by himself from 1983: “Kremlyn, a techno-pop duet which is not, obviously, the solution to urban boredom problems, is launched in Barcelona as something brilliant and unusual, astonishing for all they achieve despite having little means, but making the most of their limited resources. J.J., an 18-year-old boy with a keyboard and an organ, from which he plays the drum machine, as well as other effects, for which he is the only responsible because of his autodidactic investigation…” Juan Cervera wrote about Kremlyn in the Revista de Badalona (Badalona Magazine) on December 7th 1984: “Amongst all his songs, “Rutinas” stands out; it’s an excellent composition which, with no doubt, will reach the first position of Hits Parades if someone decides to edit and promote it. In Yazoo’s techno-pop style, however, Kremlyn’s future is not very clear, due to a slight passiveness showed by its components, which refrains their music from being as well-known as it deserves”. This record is the only existing document which collects an almost whole concert by Kremlyn in their first stage as a duet, in their own essence, that is to say, with no musicians added. It took place in a little disco called “Panagal”, on January the 6th 1984, and it was the fifth concert of the group since its creation in 1983. That was Kremlyn in itself. Presented in a hand-made silk-screen printed cover sleeve. It includes a leaflet. Limited edition of 320 numbered copies only." - Domestica

Artist: LINEA VIENESA
Title: Remando en el Volga
Format: LP
Label: Domestica
Country: Spain
Price: $29.00
"250 copies edition. 1981 Unreleased Recordings. It includes a beautiful handmade book and two postcards. “Last night, after the unique “bis” by Linea Vienesa –unique mainly due to the lack of repertoire than of applause-, the handsome Brummell whispered in Baudelaire’s ear while he was removing his mythical and delicate gloves: “they are, how can I say?, really peculiar your friends, “darling””. That is how Tomás Cuesta ended his review about the first rock concert by Línea Vienesa, in the newspaper ABC on July the 8th 1981. Two days before, they had done their presentation in the Golden Village in Madrid. Ramón G. del Pomar wanted to set up a rock band. He played the guitar. He had already got in touch with a bass player, Patricia Álvarez de Lorenzana, but he needed a singer and a keyboard player. He met Mavi Margarida in some night party in Madrid, and he was fascinated by her lips painted in blue, matching her raincoat. “Would you like to sing?” he asked her. Mavi was studying in the school of the dancer Antonio Llopis, “Teatro de la Danza”, so she told him “if you want, we can try”. Hired. Then Mavi brought in Ricardo Llorca, a piano student in the Real Conservatorio de Música de Madrid. It was in the winter of 1981 when they entered Mario del Castillo’s rehearsal premises, with a rented synthesizer, a drum machine Körg, a guitar Gibson (which had belonged to Pete Townshend), a bass Hoffner and a pair of microphones. The cinema producer Francisco Hoyos was in charge of the expenses. “The music by Línea Vienesa lies in so many poles that the links would be too long. We just have to focus on the use of the drum machine, its walks on the Renaissance music which, from time to time, is sung in German (although it is not very understandable) and which is, in the end, music made to entertain as well as to listen to it carefully” José Manuel Costa. Newspaper El País, July 10th 1981. The group was not created according to a specific concept. Songs began to arise spontaneously: a guitar riff here, a synthetizer melody there, now a syncopated rhythm and a powerful bass. Many hours of rehearsal. A poem by a friend who was musicalizing, a song compounded in the car during a traffic jam, a modernized “copla” in their parents’ home piano, and an interest towards the aesthetics that all of them shared. Up to that moment, any Spanish music group had not used a drum machine to play pop." - Domestica

Artist: LITTLE NEMO
Title: Past And Future
Format: LP
Label: Domestica
Country: Spain
Price: $29.00
"Little Nemo was born in 1983 as the result of the musical encounter between Olivier Champeau and Vincent Gallo in the Paris area. The name stems from Windsor McCays comic strip, dating back to the early 20th century and telling the oniric adventures of a little boy during his sleep. That sets the tone for the many arty references in the groups history. The duet asserts this psychedelic ascent while quoting Syd Barretts Pink Floyd as their influence. Their music mixing keyboards (mainly Olivier), a drum machine and guitar/bass by Vincent is influenced by the new wave of Cure and Joy Division, as well as by the French groups Taxi Girl and Marquis de Sade.
PAST & FUTURE was originally self-produced and self-distributed by the band on his own label Artefact, as a limited edition of 500 cassettes, released in June 1987. It was sold out in a few months. The tape is meant to be conceptual.
Out on vinyl for the very first time, these original recordings were produced by the band on a 4-track cassette deck in 86-87, except track A2, recorded on a 8-track tape recorder at 8PM Studio in Lyon (march 87)." - Domestica.
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Artist: MODERN ART
Title: Circuit Lights (1982-1986)
Format: LP
Label: Domestica
Country: Spain
Price: $32.00
"The songs that Gary Ramon edited during the Modern Art era (from approximately 1982 to 1989) was basically from cassettes; most of his music didnt take off outside of the English Underground scene in the 80s, probably due to the fact he only had limited copies of his albums, in some cases less that 50. Inspite of the circumstances his songs are still fondly remembered by many lovers of independent music and after many years others have also discovered his surprisingly fascinating work, (partly) thanks to the internet. Nowadays its much more difficult to enjoy his music in its original format and even more so to enjoy his completed work. For all these reasons we have decided to produce this selection which gathers up and represents part of the original work during the most experimental era of Gary Ramons music career. We constantly wonder why this compilation has not been thought of before now. LP presented in a heavy weight matte die-cut jacket, with printed inner sleeve. Edition: 320 copies." -Domestica. Gary Ramons homemade synth/new wave based recordings prior to the Sun Dial/Acme era of the 90s.
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Artist: NE-21, THE
Title: The Ne-21
Format: 7"
Label: Domestica
Country: Spain
Price: $14.00
"A strange morning I woke up from bed anxious, the room was dark and there were no windows to see the outside; however, he knew perfectly that the vast town spread from any point of the building, getting lost in the thick and dark fog of every day…the room was absolutely in silence, although, omnipresent, I could feel the movement of the town under my feet. I had completely lost the notion of time and I decided to go out to the street. I did not manage to determine whether it was night or day…it was not important, actually. The sky was grey and the usual thin rain was constantly splashing on my old hat. I often enjoyed walking and getting lost amongst the buildings…I always found the way back. That day I walked as though there was no turn back... "
Edition of 300 units. First 50 copies comes with different cover artwork. Presented in a hand-made silk-screen printed cover sleeve. It includes a leaflet and printed DIN-A3 sheet size." - Domestica.

Artist: NIGHT MOVES
Title: TransDance GC1
Format: 10"
Label: Domestica
Country: Spain
Price: $26.00
"Edition of 400 copies. Presented in a hand-made silk-screen printed cover sleeve. It includes a leaflet with complete biography of the band. Coloured transparent blue vinyl." - Domestica.

Band bio: "When Michael Guihen first saw Tubeway Army performing "Are Friends Electric" on Top of the Pops on the 24th of May 1979, the simple, driving sound of the opening bars grabbed his attention and inspired him to form his own electronic band, in early December 1979 he was very keen to get going and placed an advert in "The NME" which read "Man with Drum Machine looking for others to form Synth based band". In late January of 1980 Michael got a ton of replies and set about interviewing a number of people which seem to fit the bill. After much consideration he chose to work with a couple John and Leona. They were both pale and interesting looking, wore grey 40s styled suits, had slicked back hair but more importantly they had their own Korg MS20 and Oberheim synths, (at this time Michael had brought a tinny cheap Dr Rhythm Drum machine and a Tascam four track). After meeting a few times to discuss what they should call themselves and what sort of music they wanted to make John and Leona came up with the name Oblong Mauve an abstract name with no meaning. That done they started to play around with bass lines and sounds on the MS20 & Oberheim and set about writing what they thought were "progressive electronic tracks" which were really just noise & a couple of cords which they wrote and recorded at John and Leonas small bed sit in West London on Michaels four track recorder. Michael started writing lyrics and performing vocals as both John and Leona were mic shy and thought they looked better behind the keyboards. Ten months after they started writing together the relationship between the three became stressed due to musical differences as Michael wanted a more commercial sound that people could relate to and John & Leona wanted to make abstract noise tracks. So they parted ways and Michael set about finding a new band. This took time and nothing was really working out until a chance meeting in a nightclub November 1980 when he was introduced to Denis Haines who at the time was working with Gary Numan as his keyboard player during the recording of Telekon they talked for hours and spoke of collaborating on a track or two. The following week Michael played Denis some of the demo tracks that hed written for Oblong Mauve and one track TransDance stood out (there are no copies of these demos) Denis and Michael worked closely together and they wrote a number of backing tracks. One of these was the now famous farewell song from Gary Numan to his band Tubeway Army, "Love needs no disguise" In return for this backing track Denis gave Michael studio time to develop "TransDance". The first version of TransDance was recorded in Late Spring 1981 at Ridge Farm studio in Surrey owned by rocker Rick Parfitt of Status Quo and within the week after the recording was finished Michael had a recording deal with GC Recordings. This mix of TransDance was pressed onto a white label GC1 and was sent to clubs around Britain and Europe, the reaction to the track was strongest in Germany, Holland and France. A few were sent to the U.S.A and got a good reaction on the New York club circuit.This GC1 white label is now extremely rare and has been know to fetch up £100 on such sites as Ebay. In the Summer 1981 Michael was working part time in a New Romantic clothing store P.X. in Londons Covent Garden with Princess Julia (who appeared in Visages Fade to Grey video & is now a dj). Consequently he spent a lot of time in Club for Heroes the birth place of the New Romantics where many of Michaels friends such as Boy George, Steve Strange, Rusty Egan & Phillip Sallon to name but a few hung out. But at one of the many house partys Michael met John Davis or as he was known then, John Darc even though John loved the whole New Romantic scene he was more interested by New Yorks fledgling Electro & the Hip Hop scene, both these influences were apparent in their future work on the Robot Rock 4 track ep, as NightMoves was already established John was only too keen to join, they based themselves in Michaels parents home in Pimlico South London. When the 2nd mix of TransDance was recorded @ Matrix studios in London early 1982 John added the new bass line. This was again produced by Denis Haines as well as Chris Payne (another one of Numans Keyboard players) & released by GC records on 12" vinyl and was known as the U.K. MIX. On this mix the backing vocals were sung by Eve Goddard Adam Ants then wife who was also a friend from Micks from earlier Punk & New Romantic days. This version of TransDance died a death in the clubs so Michael and John turned to the budding New York Hip Hop scene now emerging on the music scene which saved the track and requested they get Auther Baker king of the re-mix at the time on board to do the New York mix but he unfortunately fell ill so his 2nd in command Jay Burnett ended up doing the honours. When Mick returned to the UK with 4 reels of re-mixed work on qtr inch master tape he & John disappeared into the cutting rooms at Utopia mastering studios in central London & eventually emerged with the final edit. This became the pink label mix of TransDance called the New York mix & was the best selling version reaching Number 24 on the US Billboard dance charts in Spring 1983 & Number 2 in the London club charts and crossed over to the european market doing very well in a number of chats. NightMoves by this time grown with new members Harriet and Lora on backing and Mark McClaren on Guitar. However even with new members the whole electronic sound had become became a little stale & after their final release of the "Robot Rock" 12" with new tracks "Take My Love" and "Beat This" in 1984 both Mick and John decided to call it a day Unlike John and Leona of Oblong Mauve, Mick and John Davis remained great friends and still meet up for the odd beer. Mick is still working in the music business as an re-mixer with long time partner in crime (14 years) Dom Agius as Sugarpussy working for such labels as Tommyboy, BMG, Sony Voodoovinyl.com amongst others. If youre interested in what Mick is up today checkout a couple of websites. You can hear & buy Sugarpussy tracks & re-mixes from www.voodoovinyl.com. He and Dom are also two thirds of electro pop band Furiku who have tracks on MySpace.com http://www.myspace.com/furikumusic and John Davis now works for a global software company. TransDance gained far greater notoriety long after NightMoves disbanded & it was only with the advent of the Internet that Mick & John discovered that TransDance was a much sought after cult classic exchanging hands for vastly inflated sums of money. Distribution of their final release Robot Rock was lead by MCA at the time of sale and their lacklustre promotion of TransDance never matched the musical potential of the track & its future notoriety was based almost entirely on airplay & word of mouth In total there were 4 12" mixes of TransDance on 4 vinyls & one 7" version (backed with Night Drive a classic 80s b side much loved by William Burnett from East Village Radio based in New York). The 3rd of these, the aforementioned New York Pink label release, was the most successful. The 7" single was re-released 1986 the UK 12" version that appears on Canada based compilation called Hardest Hits 3 and the 12" pink lable mix on Underground 80s on Bang Records For those who like the finer details the instruments used on "TransDance" were Prophet 5, Pro one and an ARP Odyssey, rhythm was, of course the TR808 with some live drums, & one home made handclap machine made John." - Michael Guihen

Artist: RED VIOLET RED
Title: Relaxed in Upstate Rain
Format: LP
Label: Domestica
Country: Spain
Price: $26.00
Edition of 525 LPs in silkscreened cardboard three panel gatefold jackets.

A brief history: " Art school student Jeff Gallea meets Lyle Wells at a New Order concert in 1984. They form the synth-pop duo Festival Of Dreams and play a few local Rochester shows. Jeff sings, programs Roland 707 drum machine beats and plays Korg Poly 61 synth bass. Lyle sings, plays Fender electric guitar and Roland Juno 60 synth. Jerry DellaPietra joins to play electric Fender bass. Jeff, Lyle and Jerry all sing lead while recording cassette demos, but feel a designated lead vocalist is needed for live shows. Jerry recommends novice singer Cedric Herrera to audition. The four unite under the new name Red Violet Red in early 1985. While practicing in an abandoned downtown Rochester warehouse with windows open, night club promoter Richard Kaza walks by and hears Red Violet Reds driving new-wave sound. Richard ventures to the 4th floor, listens and invites Red Violet Red to headline at the opening of the new Club Idols. Over 300 punk-rockers, new-wavers and excited music fans pack the small upstate New York venue for their first perfomance. The local crowd hears and watches RVR use their synths and drum machines mixed with guitars and layered voices for a brave modern sound. Everyone dances. This is Cedrics first band, his first gig and he is expectedly nervous. Lyle gets drunk and throws a beer bottle at the club owner. Jeff hits on Adam Ants girlfriend then gets bounced (for the bottle Lyle threw). The party gets out of hand and the Fire Marshal shuts the club down for being over capacity.

Red Violet Red does no future shows at Idols, but Jim Fall, co-owner of lo-fi record company Game Hen Records, hears their intense performance. After that show, RVR is encouraged to record and release an album. In the summer of 1985, sound engineer Gary Zeftig records Red Violet Red at Music America Studios where Metallica recorded their first album "Kill Em All". They self produce and record 8 songs on 24-track analog 2" tape. Game Hen presses two of the songs to 12" vinyl single. 300 records are released. 12 Miles Of Sky b/w Candy Cane. Each record cover is hand painted with a green photo sticker and hand numbered. A basement flood at Game Hen destroys 50 records making the original 250 records harder to collect. The song 12 Miles Of Sky charts high on many US college radio stations.

One year later Red Violet Red breaks up for creative differences, right before a record deal was offered. In 1986 Jeff and Lyle form the cult collector dark-wave band Eleven Pond. Cedric joins the alt-rock band Claude Rains. Jerry goes back to his familys stone cutting business..... twenty five years later, Red Violet Red 12" single (#136/300) sells to a vinyl collector in France for $600 on eBay in January 2010... in 2011 a Brooklyn DJ discovers the RVR 12" single and is currently playing 12 Miles Of Sky to the minimal synth dance crowds at Weird in NYC... in Spain, Jordi and Francesc of Domestica Records discover these unreleased gems, contact Jeff through SoundCloud and this album is finally released, twenty six years after they were recorded... Enjoy! " - Domestica.

Artist: S.M. NURSE
Title: 30th Anniversary 1980 - 1983
Format: 10"
Label: Domestica
Country: Spain
Price: $26.00
"Presented in a hand-made silk-screen printed cover sleeve. It includes a leaflet. Limited edition of 350 numbered copies only. Collector’s edition: first 100 copies comes with coloured gold/black vinyl, handmade CD cover album of No Honey From These material (current project of Menko Konings, S.M. Nurse founder) and hand-made silk-screen printed and numbered postal of S.M. Nurse (+9 euros)." - Domestica.

Band bio: "Around 1980 Menko Konings (eM. / No Honey From These / Top Tape) started the legendary Amsterdam underground formation S.M. Nurse, first together with Jos Jak and later also with Anneke Stempher. S.M. Nurse experimented with collage-like music and were inspired by N.Y.-ultra, disco e.g. The band mainly performed in the Amsterdam ultra-circuit, such as Oktopus on the Keizersgracht and D-Day in Paradiso. They also performed at clubs and discotheques such as Mazzo on the Rozengracht and the transgender nightclub Madame Arthur in the Warmoesstraat. Pretty soon, S.M. Nurse was noticed by radio programme maker Richard Zeilstra from the Dutch broadcaster the VPRO and they were played regularly on radio programmes such as RadioNome and Spleen. They performed live on radio in the villa of the VPRO in Hilversum. They also contributed to the theme cassette Turkish Delight of van Kaye & Ignits tapes and record label Ding Dong. Among releases were a live registration on a bootleg cassette, at the time available at Staalplaat, and a cassette of S.M. Nurse on the independent label Top Tape. At the end of 1983, S.M. Nurse split up. Anneke Stempher and Jos Jak recorded a cassette for TopTape under the name Incredible Coop. Menko Konings continued solo under the name eM. He also started the formation No Honey from These with Robby Horsfall. Top Tape released several cassettes and CDs from eM. as well as No Honey From These."

Artist: SEQUENCER PEOPLE
Title: Live At Roscoe Louie
Format: 10"
Label: Domestica
Country: Spain
Price: $21.00
"Sequencer People is one of the many projects which the prolific US duet formed by Roland Barker and James Husted carried out in the early eighties. Under this pseudonym, we just have the proof of a cassette recorded in 1982 by the independent American label Engram Records & Tapes, from Seattle, which collects the only concert recorded in the art gallery Roscoe Louie, from Seattle as well. Apart from this short association, the American duet Minimal Synth, formed by Roland and James, took part in lots of other projects, sometimes together with other groups (Young Scientist, or Body Falling Downstairs), other times concurrently (Audio Leter, or K7SS) and also on their own.
As James himself points out, the essence of all these groups was improvisation, that is to say, they never compounded following limited patterns. They used to have a very simple structure which they were developing without a previous schedule. For this reason they have never conceived the term ‘song’ in their wide musical production; instead, they talked about ‘performances’ or ‘improvisations’. Anyway, in all their projects we always find an obvious tendency towards experimentation, in essence, with electronic instruments and the discovery of new possibilities with analogic technology, as well as the creation of dark sounding universes, industrial and open to a lot of possibilities…
Edition of 400 numbered copies. Presented in a hand-made silk-screen printed cover sleeve." - Domestica.

Artist: TODOTODO
Title: Tecnodelia · Tendencias (1980-1981)
Format: LP
Label: Domestica
Country: Spain
Price: $29.00
"Limited edition of 350 copies. It includes double inner sheet 350g printed double-sided and blue DIN A4 sheet with extra information. TODOTODO was a Technorchestra which emerged on the music stage at the beginning of the eighties, just when Techno movement was the dominant one in the European music framework. Although its influences were much wider, the three members in TT were absolutely committed to the contemporarity of Techno music language and its possibilities. Every third of the trio was, in itself, an open door towards creativity and each one was concerned with a different view of the same reality, to which, through different ways, they wanted to reach all together with every song they wrote. Francisco “Paco” García, in an impossible get-together with Truman Capote, Andy Warhol and Erik Satie, translated into numbers the stave graphology, almost in a cabalistic way. Pedro “Pequi” Vidal, between Nijinsky and Isadora Duncan learnt the discipline which gives pomp and circumstance to the mise-en-escène, the live. Carmelo Hernández, not far from Debussy, spied with his binaculars, from a terrace in Montmartre, to The Queen Kelly. Yes, they were three boys un peu compliqués. Actually, TT was the consequence of the melting of three strong characters, with a great team-work capacity, and incredibly charming as a corporate organization. A non-musician, as he is defined, with an IQ remarkably above the average, PacoGarcía. A professional musician, Pequi Vidal, interested in finding out what is going on beyond the walls of the Conservatoire. A vocational musician, Carmelo Hernández, willing to use the musical language as a support to transfer cinematographic emotions and sensations. TT locked themselves in a top-floor flat of a building, which they gave the meaningful name of ‘The Hyde´s Lab’. There, they worked feverishly for 5 months preparing their live performance and composing a completely original repertoire of which they left sonic witness in two rough cuts (7 songs in total, included in this LP), and a jingle for the radio programme, included in the Sampler Non Plus Ultra, also edited by Doméstica. TT generated a sonic wall which, at real time and without pre-recorded tapes, on strict live, left nobody indifferent. From the spectacular live of TT there is an unpublished video of their last concert, recorded precisely in Rock-Ola. The band broke up after that concert, and the rehearsals of that concert have been exhumed in the documentary by Antonio de Prada, ROCK-OLA, UNA NOCHE EN LA MOVIDA. That wasnt their best concert as, little before the performance, Carmelos Rickenbacker was dammaged and they couldnt find another one on time. However, that concert was one of the most glamorous ones; among the audience, there were Pedro Almodóvar, Fabio McNamara, Alaska, Nacho Canut, Carlos Berlanga, Paloma Chamorro and, basically, all the “Movida” celebrating the New Year. We hope it will be possible to have it soon, for everyones delight. The rules of TT were simple: ‘humans compose-programme, non-humans execute it’. There was not a bass guitarist: a computer executed the bass sounds. TT didn’t have a drummer, either, as only a drum machine could follow those wretched patterns ‘four-on-the-floor’, between 120 and 150 bpm. TT probably broke up because they were not capable of overcoming the external pressure, riddled with interferences which harmed the trio’s internal cohesion. Nevertheless, still nowadays, and without having been able to enter a recording studio yet, TT continues to be an unrepeatable, admired and valued group. Both Muzak / MegadeathExtrème (two thirds of TT), and also RT-1(the remaining third) spread the original sound of TT in their brilliant recordings. However, for both proposals, TT has always been their failed subject, their origin and their raison d’être." -Lou Cypher- Domestica.

Artist: V/A
Title: Non Plus Ultra 1980 - 1989 Vol. 2
Format: LP
Label: Domestica
Country: Spain
Price: $29.00
"Limited edition of 500 hand numbered copies. Grey thick cardboard cover (400 grammes) and outlined flap. 180 gramme vinyl. It includes handmade print card and a dossier with detailed information of all the groups which take part in the record. Collector’s edition (+8 euros): first 100 copies comes with transparent vinyl+CD version with 2 bonus tracks and handmade CD cover album of Non Plus Ultra 1980-1989 Vol.2. After a long process of searching, restoring and a careful remastering, we are pleased to celebrate the thirteenth reference by Domestica Records: Non Plus Ultra 1980-1989 Vol.2; we present a very carefully selected collection of hard-to-find tracks from the vanguard Spanish techno scene from the 80s. All the material featured on the Non Plus Ultra 1980-1989 Vol.2 has never been officially released before: most of these tracks should be regarded as demos although some bands had the chance to record them on cassette or reel-to-reel, and even in a few cases could have had a limited distribution. This has made it possible for us to recover some of these recordings which we believe should not be cast into oblivion. We present, for the second time, a repertoire of some pioneer groups, which are as unknown as they are interesting, creative, and ahead of their times. After nearly thirty years of silence they have stood the passage of time and still sound as contemporary as they did then. For the first time they will be released in LP format." - Domestica

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