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Artist: ABRONIA
Title: Obsidian Visions/Shadowed Lands
Format: LP
Label: Water Wing
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Debut LP by Portland Oregon sextet! One can find evidence of a pretty broad array of musical touchstones on Abronias Obsidian Visions/Shadowed Lands: Morricone Spaghetti Western soundtracks, spiritual free jazz, Tuareg guitar bands of the Sahara, drone metal, 70s Krautrock, Ethiopiques, Glenn Branca, outlaw country, various tribal music, 60s psychedelia, and maybe even a little 80s goth. Recorded onto 2" tape by Jason Powers (Grails, Moon Duo etc.) at the venerable Type Foundry Recording Studio, this album is a document of the first five completed compositions by the six piece. Replacing your standard drum set with an early 70s 30" marching drum, which proves to be a proper centerpiece for the guitars, lap steel and saxophone to create mesmerizing and sometimes cacophonous soundscapes. Everyone gathered around the drum and played together, with minimal overdubbing. Its a snapshot of a band coming right out of the gate with a powerful, realized vision, that in actuality was a long time coming for this group of veteran players." - Water Wing.

Artist: ANDROIDS OF MU
Title: Blood Robots
Format: LP
Label: Water Wing
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"THE ANDROIDS OF MU were a noisy all-girl early post-punk band that emerged from London, UK, in 1979, alongside the likes of The Slits and The Raincoats.They met up in the wild squatter-lands of west London. SUZE THE BLOOZ, CORRINA, COZMIC and BESS became immersed in the local counter-culture. They grounded themselves in psychedelic synthesizer and guitar music, playing with Planet Gong and Here & Now, and musicians from Hawkwind. When they finally got hold of a cheap synth and a noisy guitar of their own, they used them, at full volume, with fat bass and bouncing drums, to record an album in the form of their new, colourful and zazzy reflections of life, from under the long dark shadow of puppet Thatchers corporate new Britain. They gigged around, sharing bills with the likes of The Mob, Zounds and The Astronauts. Blood Robots was recorded at lo-fi cult studio Street Level in 1979, this was their only ever album, originally released on Fuck Off Records. Now, cruel world, it is time for you to receive it. (This 2013 release has been carefully remastered from the original tapes. Includes insert with early photos and complete songwords)." -Water Wing.

Artist: CAETHUA
Title: Summer Is Over Before Its Begun
Format: LP
Label: Water Wing
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"CAETHUA is the project of Maine resident CLARE HUBBARD. With a handful of releases under her belt on a variety of labels, The Summer Is Over is one of Hubbards most realized works. Eight sonically  perfect songs filled with heart-melting vocal melodies, and dream provoking lyrics. Tastefully accompanied by her piano, guitar, saxaphone and well placed soundscapes. She is joined on this record by the  multi-instrumentalism of  ANDY NEUBAUER (IMPRACTICAL COCKPIT, FLOWBEE, AU NATURALE), who  compliments this masterpiece with bass clarinet and cello. Recorded at The Pool Recording Studio by ALEX YUSIMOV and artfully mastered by TIM STOLLENWERK. This is a split release between everyones  favorite outsider label, Turned Word and the debut release on the new Mississippi Records imprint,  Water Wing Records." -Water Wing

Artist: CRYSTAL MYSLAJEK
Title: Circadia
Format: LP
Label: Water Wing
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
2017 repress. "Captured in the depth of a Minnesota winter in a room equipped with two grand pianos, Crystal Myslajek produced the six track opus that is Circadia. Circadia is a contemplative, intuitive and luminous album of slowly unfurling arrangements for piano, voice, bass, drums and modular synthesizer. Myslajek (formerly of ethereal art-rock trio Brute Heart) is a Minneapolis-based performer and composer. Her compositions blend haunting vocals with minimalist classical piano, punctuated by bowed and plucked double bass, and sparse percussion. The sweeps and tones of a modular synthesizer articulates the colors already present in this modern achievement of musical production. Featuring Liz Draper (double bass), Chris Hepola (percussion and piano), and John Marks (modular synthesizer)." - Water Wing.

Artist: JUNGLE NAUSEA
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Water Wing
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"Jungle Nausea formed at the dawn of the 80s when some members of SMEGMA recruited other Portland new-music enthusiasts (including poster artist Mike King) for a project that would combine punk, new wave, American roots music, and a sense of humor. They werent much like the other local bands of the era, but that wasnt what they were going for. Instead they found their own twisted path, playing the heck out of their mix of conventional and homemade instruments and getting unintended sounds out of their rhythm machine. The live shows were few, but incredibly memorable. This release combines their 1982 EP in its entirety, and a whole side of unreleased live and studio tracks. All tracks engineered by the legendary Mike Lastra of SMEGMA." - Water Wing.

Artist: LITHICS
Title: Borrowed Floors
Format: LP
Label: Water Wing
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"Repressed Again. On combination letter pressed and offset covers. Covers manufactured by Stumptown Printers. Limited edition of 300.
Lithics is a four person minimalist punk band from Portland, Oregon formed in late 2014. Over the last year and a half they have refined a sound focusing on interlocked bass and drum rhythms paired with shrill guitar counterpoint and stark female vocals. While counting Wire, The Fall, Devo, Pylon, The Shadow Ring, and Captain Beefhearts Magic Band as reference points, the bands concerns are contemporary and urgent. An injection of uptight, nervous energy into the reverb drenched complacency of todays musical underground." - Water Wing.

Artist: NEON
Title: Neon/Nazi Schatzi
Format: 7"
Label: Water Wing
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"Lost Swiss punk treasure! Two song 7" EP by all female foursome Neon. The band featured Astrid Spirig (vocals), Dagmar Heinrich (guitar), Loredana Zandonella (bass), and Gitta Gsell (drums). Astrid was the third singer of LiLiPUT and sang on both LiLiPUT full length LPs. Neon practiced for 6 months and wrote 6 songs. They played their first gig on Nov 1st 1978 at the Club Hey in Zurich. In December of that year, a live performance on Swiss television took place for a program about women in show business. The band wasnt happy with the experience and disbanded a few months later only performing a handful of gigs. Fast forward to 2016, Dagmar finds an old cassette at her home with the recordings of the two songs Neon and Nazi Schatzi. These were produced for the ill-fated television appearance and are the only recorded Neon songs in existence. Covers and inserts printed by Stumptown Printers." - Water Wing.

Artist: POISON GIRLS, THE
Title: Chappaquiddick Bridge
Format: LP + 7"
Label: Water Wing
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"Chappaquiddick Bridge, the bands first full length, was originally released on Crass Records in 1980 and featured the same lineup as Hex. And like Hex, it shared the producer/engineer team of Penny Rimbaud and John Loder. This record sees Poison Girls at their most experimental stage. The songs dig deeper into the connections between the personal and political. Starting with an uncredited version of State Control (one of the bands punkiest crowd pleasers) done in an unplugged style, and ending with the similarly stripped down Tender Lover, this album broke all the rules of what a punk album should sound like. The songs are long. There are extended sonic workouts and codas, using synths, abused studio effects, electric violin, acoustic piano as well as random electric guitar sounds and vocals. The mix has thundering drums up front that power the songs, and help create a barrage of rich sound. The lyrics speak of love, power, sexual politics, war and peace and most things in between. This is Vi at her most poetic, but with a razor sharp insight, and not holding back on using it. A truly original album. If it was removed, lost or destroyed, your original copy of Chappaquiddick Bridge came with a one-sided flexi disc containing the anthem Statement. This 2014 reissue also includes Statement as a proper one-sided 7" vinyl. Sturdy tip-on gatefold cover." - Water Wing.

Artist: POISON GIRLS, THE
Title: Hex
Format: 12"
Label: Water Wing
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"The Poison Girls were a force of nature. Spat out of the belly of the UK punk scene, the Poison Girls paired up with a band down the street called Crass. The two bands played 100 shows together in the span of three years. They bonded on a conceptual and artistic way to approach punk. The Poison Girls were fronted by Vi Subversa, who was a child in the East end of London during the 2nd World War, an evacuee during the Blitz, became part of the Soho anarchist scene of the 50s, took part in the original CND march to Aldermaston, then a counter culture drop out of the 60s, finally founding herself in the mid 70s, aged 40, with two children, living in Brighton. Vi, along with Richard Famous, Lance DBoyle and Bernhardt Rebours released Hex in 1979 on the bands own Xntrix label. It was a 12" 45rpm mini album and was released with the help of Small Wonder (Bauhaus, The Cure, Crass), a local independent record label. Hex was later reissued by Crass Records in 1981.The record was recorded at Southern Studios, produced by Penny Rimbaud, and engineered by John Loder, Hex is an extraordinary punk record which featured the groups lineup that was to last for the following 2 years. Cameo appearances included Vi Subversas offspring Pete Fender and Gem Stone of Fatal Microbes and Eve Libertine of Crass. The album lays out the bands concerns, in Vis searing lyrics, against a backdrop of deep, beautiful and sometimes scary music. Vi channels the anger and frustrations of any single mother living in what was (and still is) a mans world. From the opening salvo If I had my time again, Id like to come back as a man! to the final Reality Attack Reality Attack Reality the record bristles with a fiery passion and intensity. The lyrics explore the expectations of normality, political correctness, pressures of conformity, pain and mental illness and the horrors of war. The music is diamond hard but with a tender edge, and the whole soundscape is overlaid with found recordings of everyday life. Reissued for the first time in over 30 years with a sturdy tip-on gatefold cover." - Water Wing.

Artist: POISON GIRLS, THE
Title: Wheres the Pleasure
Format: LP
Label: Water Wing
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"First released in September 1982 on their own Xntrix Records label, Wheres The Pleasure was described by Johnny Waller in Sounds as The last great punk record. The record came out of a period of change for Poison Girls. A new house, a new bass player, a completely new set, and, with it, a determination to challenge the expectations of their audience. What resulted is an outstanding collection of songs. Vi Subversas lyrics seamlessly make the personal political, and the political relevant to everyday life. The music bristles with inventiveness. What we hear is a band at the top of their game, exploring different styles and enjoying themselves in the process. It is Poison Girls flexing their musical muscles, rediscovering their roots, and connecting with the true spirit of punk, which is of course, unbridled, messy and adventurous creativity. Wheres The Pleasure is a truly wonderful achievement by a truly unique band." - Water Wing.

Artist: Y PANTS
Title: Beat It Down
Format: LP
Label: Water Wing
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"After the success of their debut EP, post-punk art rockers Y Pants performed regularly in NYC and other East Coast venues. In 1981 they toured Europe for six weeks and upon return went into the studio to record their only LP, Beat It Down, released in 1982 on Neutral Records (Sonic Youth, Glenn Branca et al). The album extends the bands signature pared down rollicking minimalism. The 10 songs are varied, using surprising and inventive instrumentation. The music is at once filled with a sense of longing and a fierce ironic rebellion. With exuberant precision they brandish their toy instruments and plaintive vocals in emotive expressions of female resistance. In dustedmagazine.com, Seth Watter wrote of the album, I love the sprightly keyboards of The Fly, the gentle lyricism of Lulu, the anger of Beat It Down that comes through in the musics shambling, atonal jangle. The songs covered a huge range of emotions with an entirely new syntax. " - Water Wing. Now reissued on vinyl, nearly 20 years after the CD collection released on Fusetrons short-lived subsidiary, Periodic Document.

Artist: Y PANTS
Title: Y Pants
Format: LP
Label: Water Wing
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"In the late 70s and early 80s everyone had very fluid art identities. One day you were a filmmaker, the next day a musician, and Y Pants was very much a part of it... The lyrics are ironic without being callous, the voices are sultry, the music is repetitive and trance-like... [with] a sense of urgency - like something being driven out. --Kiki Smith. Y PANTS were a three-woman New York band: Barbara Ess, Virginia (Verge) Piersol and Gail Vachon, all visual artists. They played in clubs, galleries and performance spaces between 1979 and 1982. They were as idiosyncratic, edgy, minimal, wry and literate as post-punk no wave got. Furthermore, the fact that these were three ferocious and formidable females was not to be overlooked. --Wolfgang Staehle, thing.net. Gail found a toy piano on the street and started jamming with Barbara on the ukulele. When they were invited to play a few weeks later at TR3 (the short-lived but influential downtown NY music club), they electrified their instruments and recruited the neophyte drummer Verge for percussion on a childrens drum set. Their first gig met with an unexpected wildly enthusiastic reception. The instrumentation was then rounded out with Barbaras bass (former bands Daily Life and The Static), an African thumb drum, and a Casio keyboard for Gail. Verges initial Mickey Mouse toy kit soon fell apart and she cobbled together a modest trap set. They gained a following and soon recorded a four song EP produced by Glenn Branca for 99 Records. They often shared the stage with label mates the Bush Tetras, ESG, Liquid Liquid, Branca and other NYC downtown bands. This release includes their four-song debut EP and two songs never before available on vinyl: Magnetic Attraction (previously released on Tellus Audio Cassette), and the mysterious Kung Fu. In a NY Times review, John Rockwell wrote"... what really makes Y Pants a success is the actual sound of the instrumentals -- raw and driving yet exotic and imaginative in terms of timbre and minimalist structure. " - Water Wing. Now reissued on vinyl, nearly 20 years after the CD collection released on Fusetrons short-lived subsidiary, Periodic Document.

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