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Artist: CHAPMAN, DINOS
Title: Luftbobler
Format: Double LP
Label: The Vinyl Factory
Country: UK
Price: $27.00
"Brimming with subversive energy, searing wit and gallows humor, Luftbobler is the debut album by Dinos Chapman. Consisting of 13 tracks of electronic "Schlampige Musik," Luftbobler is the result of a decade of experimenting with sound. Inspired by insomnia, horror movies, and boredom, and made in a DIY fashion in the basement of his East London home, Luftbobler reflects Dinos Chapmans interests in the industrial pulse of Throbbing Gristle, willful experimentation of Stockhausen, and impish playfulness of Squarepusher, but sounds like none of them. At once eerily familiar and yet unplaceable, the albums multi-layered, innately physical soundscapes create a powerful sense of dislocation. Abstract and kinetic, the heavy low-end hits you in the solar plexus while the densely collaged melodies toy with your imagination. Dinos Chapman has also created the albums cover artwork, a limited edition of which will include a hand-tipped color etching." - Vinyl Factory. "...like a naked mole-rat plucked untimely from its snuggly basement-burrow, on its back, all squirmy, exposed to the suns dissecting rays." - Dinos.

Artist: V/A
Title: Cybernetic Serendipity Music
Format: LP
Label: The Vinyl Factory
Country: UK
Price: $40.00
"Reissue of the Institute of Contemporary Arts groundbreaking compilation Cybernetic Serendipity Music, originally released in 1968 to coincide with their exhibition "Cybernetic Serendipity," which proved to be a landmark in the history of audio/visual art, and the first exhibition of its kind in the UK devoted to the relationship between music and early computers. Both unique and extraordinarily influential, Cybernetic Serendipity Music captured a nascent scene on the cusp of a synth-led electronic revolution and was the only compilation of its kind to bring together the musicians, composers and inventors pushing the boundaries of early computer music on one record, a good six years before Kraftwerks Autobahn changed modern music forever. It documented a frontier spirit where pre-eminent composers John Cage and Iannis Xenakis rubbed shoulders with the likes of Peter Zinovieff, the founder of EMS and inventor of the game-changing VCS3 synthesizer, with music that was either composed by computers or, in Zinovieffs case, even performed by them. With only a handful of copies pressed and exclusively available from the ICA at the original exhibition, Cybernetic Serendipity Music has long held Holy Grail status among collectors and enthusiasts of early electronics, with the original record, on the rare occasions it becomes available, often changing hands for upwards of £150. Now to mark their forthcoming archival exhibition of "Cybernetic Serendipity" in the Institutes Fox Reading Room, The Vinyl Factory are teaming up with the ICA to reissue Cybernetic Serendipity Music on vinyl for the first time since 1968, faithfully reproducing the artwork -- taken from one of Peter Zinovieffs visual scores -- housed in a Garrod & Lofthouse-style sleeve in an edition of 500 copies." - The Vinyl Factory.

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