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Artist: BANANA HEAD/ROSEMARY KRUST
Title: Split
Format: Cass
Label: Goaty Tapes
Country: USA
Price: $6.50
"Banana Head and Rosemary Krust obsess over the basic structures of popular music, deconstructing the same formulas until they dissolve into reflective plainness. Banana Head nods to the wedding ballad, schmatlz indulged to the point of confusion, eagerness and imprudence, a distant relative way too old to be that hammered bleeding an oldie-but-a-goodie into monotone. Rosemary Krust draws out the essentials of guitar-drums-keys, abstracts, flattens them into hissing post-pop atmospherics. Paired up like two Moby Dicks of dopeness." -Goaty
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Artist: CRO MAGNON/CIRCUIT DES YUEX
Title: Bird
Format: Cass
Label: Goaty Tapes
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
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Artist: FILLIOU, ROBERT
Title: Sings Marquis de Sade
Format: Cass
Label: Goaty Tapes
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"Robert Filliou is one of the more elusive figures of European Conceptualism, and this tape is perhaps his most obscure piece.
Born in France, Filliou fought in the Resistance during World War II before emigrated to Los Angeles, where he worked as a laborer at the Coca-Cola bottling factory. He went on to earn a Masters in Economics at UCLA while supporting himself as a night watchman, busboy, and research assistant. Filliou then traveled to South Korea, where he worked for United Nations Reconstruction Agency.
He launched his creative endeavors only later, in 1960, at thirty-four years old. Like other latecomers (Marcel Broodthaers, Yves Klein) Filliou sat awkwardly between art movements, pivoting between Fluxus, Neo-Dada, and early Conceptualism. His sculptures, performances, and writings were primarily a means of articulating his theories: the Eternal Network, the Creative Economy, and Permanent Creation, which salutes Antonio Gramscis “Permanent Revolution”. But Filliou subscribed to his own, curious brand of Socialism—a utopian concoction of Charles Fournier and German Romanticism, shot through with contemporary interest in Marshall McLuhan and Mao Zedong.
“Robert Filliou Sings Marquis de Sade” is not listed in Fillious catalogue raisonné, and as far as I know, he never performed it publicly. I found a copy in his old friends basement. The piece was presumably made casually and sent as a gift (an anti-artist as determined as Robert Filliou must have enjoyed presenting his art as gifts for amusement).
Here, Filliou sings passages from Marquis de Sade, the eighteenth centurys favorite sexual extremist, antipodal moralist, and scandalizer of the feudal elite. Interestingly, Filliou excerpts passages in which Sade describes how nations torture and kill their prisoners, not the more famous passages that describe the authors deviance. Sung acapella, Fillious tenor quivers with an Old World vibrato, lending Sades text a peculiar ambivalence: is Filliou promoting Sades criticisms or deflating them? Is he shedding light on state violence or mocking our obsession with it? In Fluxus fashion, such answers are left unresolved." - Goaty Tapes.
Covers are marbled, letterpresses, and individually splattered."

Artist: HARMONY MOLINA
Title: Happiness Thief Inside
Format: Cass
Label: Goaty Tapes
Country: USA
Price: $6.00
"Recorded to Tascam 4-track and to computer in Hasenheide Park and Elsenstr. 74, Berlin. Second floor, ring carlos. Guitar, singing, talking. Harmony Molina, Chilean reality star, poolside voyeur, connoisseur of alternative womens haircuts. was very focused, says Harmony about the sessions on this tape. Half of this is actual music guitar leads, choruses, bridges. The other half is gossip, shit talk, slices of Harmonys reality filtered through shame and conceit, triumph and heartbreak. Says Harmony: Im very grateful of the mistake I did, so i can discover day by day, what kind of artist i am." - Goaty Tapes.

Artist: IGNATZ
Title: A Canine And A Kitten In The Car
Format: Cass
Label: Goaty Tapes
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"Despite an insistence on boo damage southernizing I declare and for certain an entanglement of multifocused labors. Ignatz isnt no blackface minstrel show, there aint any reappropriation in the downspook twang. What youre hearin hollering is the residual concoction of imperial conquest; tropical annexation. Its an Herbal, by god, with impressionist charm. No yarns on the cracked nut. Find a glow or otherwise "grasp the stalk"." -Goaty Tapes
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Artist: MOORE, THURSTON/KOMMISSAR HJULER and MAMA BAER
Title: Split
Format: Cass
Label: Goaty Tapes
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"The bearder flippin his hammer at Pieta or that lady who crinkles up the rosies for a Cy scribble. Institutionalized or I reckon almost slaughtered, I coulda put money on your anxious wish for destruction. But first lets deconstruct the "song" as this here taper follows a linear narrative from structure to not-structure." -Goaty Tapes

Artist: SIOBHAN
Title: Buddys News
Format: Cass
Label: Goaty Tapes
Country: USA
Price: $7.00
"“Buddys News” sells Maxim, poppers, National Review and Goat Weed Extract. It sits in a kiosk at the corner of urban sleaze and suburban bleach—a fertile arena for Siobhans demented electronica. This tape is just a little different than past releases. Sibohans Monster-guzzler machismo is curbed in favor of something subtler and more colorful. Beats bleed out into textures; kick-drums give way to hi-end melodies and purring synths. The snare drum gets so mushy it spreads like Blue Bonnet at room temperature. There are still headbangers, but the palette is attenuated, washed out, bongripped. Buddys-News-and-chill is the order of the day." - Goaty.
Covers are letterpresses and splatter-bleached.

Artist: SMEGMA/KOMMISSAR HJULER UND MAMA BAER
Title: Split
Format: Cass
Label: Goaty Tapes
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"Theres very little I can say about these puff-poetry sound pundits that hasnt already been said at least twice over the last forty years. Smegma and Kommissar Hjuler und Mama Baers long-standing shared interest in mutilating neo-con philistinism take on very different forms; while Smegma indulge in the aural vacuum of radio randos and FX ooze, K. Hjuler & M. Baer blast Hugo Balls voluble word play into the 21st century. On this tape, however, we find both bands almost making actual music; laying down some rhythmic infrastructure and arranging their weirdness accordingly. Smegma tumble through some Henry Flynt/Harry Partch trans-American hoboism, goosebumps gloop, and set a new bar for sleaze rock; K. Hjuler & M. Baer smear their rantings across the lilting wonk of a music box." -Goaty
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Artist: SOHNI CHAMBERS
Title: Yaw Mah Ha
Format: Cass
Label: Goaty Tapes
Country: USA
Price: $6.50
"Cameron Stallones and Nick Malkin seem two sides of the same moebius strip. As Sun Araw, they take pride in an almost ascetic game of self-restraint; honing rhythms, programming synthesizers, and modulating a long chain of effects until they hit a perfect, balanced and restrained groove. Sohni Chambers, a side project in the truest sense of the word, finds an official release for pent up musical energies. As the title suggests, Stallones and Malkin are still traversing the same semiotic badlands, where pop culture signifiers are recontextualized with a dopey fineness and humor. But here Stallones and Malkin have a rougher and more honest program and the outcome drips with an unprecedented consecration. The rhythms hit harder, organ exercises swirl endlessly in a Dionysian blaze of primordial oneness. Ya they might induce the sort of meditation weve come to expect from Stallones and his cohorts, but the genuine focus of these works lies in a sort of fetishized materiality: its just a Galaxie 8180 electronic organ and a five-piece drumset—odd timbres, distortions, broken keys, buzzing echoes and all. A dialogue vocal howls that flits in and out concretizes the intimacy of this musical space; while Stallones and Malkin are indeed wizards of levitated, shamanistic, and disembodied musical realities, here we see them straight on; two bros just letting shit out, warts and all." -Goaty
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Artist: TOUCH OF POISON
Title: Moat
Format: Cass
Label: Goaty Tapes
Country: USA
Price: $7.00
"Recorded in Gent near Sint-Pieters train station. Casio & Yamaha keyboards, tapes, spoken words, pre-set beats, free downloadable software & four-track. Dark melodies, terse lyrics, fours on the floors.
Matthew Hopkins and I knew each other from USA/AUS. We ended up in Belgium at the same time. March 2012, it was particularly cold and dark quite early. Matthew was not interested in hanging out with University coeds. We ate frittes and watched The Raven. We liked the quiet, medieval inertness of the city. We also liked the goofiness of the old castles and stone streets. There was something not believable, almost comedic, the Atlantis Pavilion at Sea World. I don’t think we really understood. The recordings took on these dimensions: dark, still, a little ridiculous. The nacht winkel, tourists, guillotines, talking birds, The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb." - Goaty Tapes.

Artist: TREETOPS/DAN MARINO
Title: Split
Format: Cass
Label: Goaty Tapes
Country: USA
Price: $8.50
"Subterranean Midwest boys sure got some reputation, but Treetops and Dan Marino represent a novel and downright invigoratin duality. Treetops rips through effects with overwhelmin honesty. Scrapin up amplifier discharge and molding passages of raw sentiment and ageless boon. Dan Marino pairs truth in field recording with a burbly gurgle and solid crystal synth mass. Less destructo, more dazer. Something for everybody, straight from the jabbers of our young future!"-Valhalla. Edition of 100.

Artist: UKE OF SPACES CORNERS
Title: Albumen/Ovum
Format: Cass
Label: Goaty Tapes
Country: USA
Price: $8.50
" Never did know how the Uke of Spaces Corners wove them mounds of spook through such innocent jam jam dillies. I reckon it is what must be the outlandish croon, or perchance that lonely electric guitar plunk. Ever it functions, sure leaves a rippling, swelling watermark of the solitary songmanship. Jangling in mulchy fullness, but reflecting a singular dream, apparition."-Valhalla

Artist: V/A
Title: Modern Duets
Format: 7" Flexi-Disc
Label: Goaty Tapes
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"In an effort to transcend the stale tradition of location- and genre-based compilations, here is a Flexi Disc collection of one-minute instrumentals inspired by famous Modern sculptural busts. The pairings here are hilariously appropriate:
Control Unit (Italy) blast open Jean-Pierre Dantans bust Victor Hugo. Hugo being, of course, the great Romantic noise band of the 1830s notable for works of industrial disaffection.
Sea Urchin (Germany) evoke Amadeo Modiglianis Primitivist La Saggezza with a wobbly dub-inflected burner. Modigliani, an important champion of early Dancehall.
Half High (Australia) project dark ambient Surrealism on Elie Nadelmans Head With Bowler Hat.
Soviet Pop (China) play minimal electronics against a sharp, plaster study by Constantin Brancusi.
Primitive Motion (Australia) yoke Jean Arps Bird Mancaricature with a playful Casio doodle.
The Disc is bound into a booklet with reproductions of said sculptures. Includes a DOWNLOAD code.
NOTE: This compilation comes in three binding colors: blue, white, and black." - Goaty Tapes.

Artist: VINCENT OVER THE SINK
Title: Bible Bashers
Format: Cass
Label: Goaty Tapes
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"I reissued this tape because it rules. I keep Bible Bashers between the car seat and the center console, or on top of the tape deck, or in my ass pocket; its on constant rotation. Recorded at Wolfgangs House, Glenbrook Lagoon, Blue Mountains, Australia, 2009. Grim pianos melt over dumb horns, downer chords drowned in dishwater vox. I keep seeing domestic interiors with moving walls, skeletal fingers hitting single keys, a hall of mirrors, goosebumps. Vincent Over The Sink are no longer. They were a magnetic flash of weird in an otherwise predictable succession of DIY styles. Bible Bashers is one of only a few releases documenting their curious flavor. I usually like the transience of home recordings, but some things are worth remembering." - Goaty Tapes.
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