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Artist: AUFGEHOBEN
Title: Anno Fauve
Format: LP
Label: Fourier Transform
Country: UK
Price: $48.00
"Anno Fauve is a simmering, molten, volatile collection of brutal, extended dialogues between guitar and percussion, recorded then processed with reckless levels of distortion. The sound is close up, live, with drum fills and crackling feedback. Often holding back from full-on explosions, it instead opts for loose but ominous stand-offs with clattering percussion and scraped strings. But when they really let rip, the impact is considerable. Everything is mixed into the red, achieving a blanket coverage of raw rock noise. Though they share a similar line-up and exploratory outlook as Air Traffic Controllers, Aufgehoben go further into a spiralling internecine conflict that escalates volume until the music disintegrates, finishing in an accelerated, apocalyptic blur." - Tom Ridge, The Wire. "Limited edition of 200 on heavy transparent vinyl, housed between two thick perspex plates with four interchangeable translucent paper inserts, hand numbered with photographs of real found numbers, bound with white 10/0.1 electrical cable and sleeved in a thick PVC pocket." - Fourier Transform. Still a few copies available.
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Artist: AUFGEHOBEN
Title: Fragments of the Marble Plan
Format: LP
Label: Holy Mountain
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"The follow-up to 2008s Khora, Fragments of the Marble Plan adds an electronic carapace to AUFGEHOBENs cataclysmic noise-rock foundation. The prevailing sound evokes the Mego label before it added "Editions" to its name and became enamored of American guitar mavericks-back when it purveyed cyclotronic, abstract electronic music that had the centrifugal force of an irrefutable Ph.D. thesis. Such is the overwhelming power of Aufgehoben on the British groups sixth album that even exposure to the MP3s makes one relieved to have health insurance. Music this apocalyptic has few peers, but some approximate touchstones are the most radically "out" and knotty moments of Norwegian post-jazz ensemble Supersilent, This Heat after realizing that Brise-Glace didnt pay them a penny in royalties, or Farmers Manual after extensive immersion in Mainliners back catalog. Fragments of the Marble Plan is a terrifying force of nature, a Rube Goldberg machine run amok, the sound of civilization atomizing into controlled chaos. Its so cold, its hellish. Although Aufgehoben feels your need for catharsis, they convince you that being ready to jump out of your skin is the new normal. If Aufgehoben prompted cliches, one would say that they "take no prisoners" on Fragments of the Marble Plan. This music is war-with all of the fascinating horrors and grisly casualties inherent in that endeavor. Get a helmet. Includes digital download coupon." - Holy Mountain.

Artist: AUFGEHOBEN
Title: Khora
Format: CD
Label: Holy Mountain
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"Khora is the fifth full-length by AUFGEHOBEN. Since the release of their previous album, Messidor, the group has somewhat relaxed their strict commitment to anonymity by allowing their names to be known and photos to be taken, and even playing a few well-received live shows. Messidor may have been mellower, but the progression displayed on Khora leads one to believe that full-on rock may be in the cards for this group, who have seemingly removed the elbow patches from their jackets and rolled up their sleeves for good. The album begins with three short pieces, sonic examples of texture meeting metal--like a djinn trapped in molten gold, attempting to burst free from his cage but only managing to express rage via infinie temporary sculptures ranging from the nightmares of the Muetter Museum to futuristic expressions of nature not yet captured by a conscious eye. The final track is 28 minutes of pure glory that will surely become one of noise rocks classics. Massively blown-out and beautifully recorded, "Jederfursich" lays down twin mirrors side by side as a model of infinity is allowed to morph through sounds that recall the energy of existence and the sand of time itself." - Holy Mountain

Artist: AUFGEHOBEN
Title: Messidor
Format: CD
Label: Holy Mountain
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"Messidor is the fourth album from the UKs AUFGEHOBEN, who record unformed improvised sounds and then, over a period of time, mix and mutate them into a not immediately identifiable form of raw instrumental rock noise. It is the discordant and hostile sound of mechanical beasts locked in a cage against their will via incredible levels of distortion, clattering percussion and a wide spectrum of overtones produced by scraped and scratched guitar strings. In time a sense of structure is revealed and the musicality of Messidor unfolds la New Directions Unit, Throbbing Gristle, This Heat, and post-Nite Flights Scott Walker. Past releases on Junior Meat and Riot Season. For fans of Takayanagi Masayuki." - Holy Mountain.

Artist: AUFGEHOBEN
Title: Anno Fauve
Format: CD
Label: Riot Season
Country: UK
Price: $19.00
"Third CD release from Riot Season and the third album from the newly shortened monikered Aufgehoben (previously Aufgehoben No Process). Anno Fauve sees the band collaborate once again with stereo guitar virtuoso Gary Smith (Mass, Glass Cage, Powerfield etc). Anno Fauve is an album for those who like their music difficult with the density, dynamics and bludgeoning distortion levels that have become the hallmarks of an Aufgehoben release. Anno Fauve contains 6 tracks spread over 50 minutes and comes in a wonderfully weird designed sleeve." - Riot Season.

Artist: AUFGEHOBEN
Title: Axiologue / Thermidor One Five
Format: 7"
Label: White Denim
Country: USA
Price: $6.00
"Crafted in their fine tradition, Aufgehoben continue to carve harsh chunks of noise with this, their first departure on 7" vinyl. Guitar and electronics sound like neither, while sprawling percussion tumbles across the rotten landscape. The two tracks on this monochromatic record jump right for the jugular, leaving little time for subtlety or reflection. Not recommended for antique styluses. There are 524 copies of this picture disc record." - White Denim.

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