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Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Chocolate Cherry
Format: 7"
Label: Catsup Plate
Country: USA
Price: $7.50
"Black Dices "Chocolate Cherry" seven inch comes hot on the heels of their album Repo (which is Catsup Plates favorite Black Dice record) and finds the band pushing themselves further "out" and paradoxically making some of the poppiest sounds to come from their camp in some time. If Repo was the sound of Black Dice making a funk record then "Chocolate Cherry" veers more towards soul, if you can believe that. The title track is all clipped ecstatic vocals and stuttering disco soul. "POP STD" pins a laconic guitar line and backmasked vocals onto a plodding drum line. And the record closes with the amazingly titled "Bob" which somehow merges insect like buzzing, an incessantly lazy rhythm and what this writer likes to think is a sitar drone (but probably isnt) into a piece of druggy brilliance. Silkscreened on heavy chipboard in four colors by the fine folks at VG Kids. Single edition of 500 copies only." - Catsup Plate.

Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Lost Valley
Format: 12"
Label: Catsup Plate
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"Black Dice formed during the spring of 1997 in Providence, Rhode Island, as a loud, chaotic mix of early-80s-inspired thrash and harsh noise experimentation. By the fall of 2001, the unorthodox instrumentation continued to evolve, and an emphasis on signal processing provided a broader range of sounds to work with. While volume and physical presence of sound remained crucial, melody and repetition became key elements that songs were composed upon. The shift in focus introduced a new gentle and tuneful quality to the intense, brash music. Currently, the music retains elements of noise and proto-industrial experimentation, while organically suggesting minimal, ambient electronic, and psychedelic ideas, as well as those of tropicalia and dub. Black Dice is now the organized presentation of improvised sound, assembled into deliberate structures based on visual concepts." - Tigerbeat6. 2002 release. Edition of 300 with unique stenciled spray paint designs on die-cut chipboard sleeves with a wrap-around info sticker.

Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Catsup Plate
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"While still mining the post-hardcore territories staked out by such visionaries as Void and Harry Pussy, BLACK DICE have continued to incorporate more subtle influences on this release: bits and pieces can be heard that recall the percussive and experimental elements of Swell Maps, Cabaret Voltaire, even Can. And the lead-off track on the album [which is a prime example of the bands genius in listener manipulation] nods to Musique Concrete or the experimental recordings of the Climax Golden Twins. All of which sounds much more academic than the record is. Rest assured that this is still a BLACK DICE record: theres all sorts of rock, dissonance, general noise and all-around frenzy on this record. Its just that while theyre throwing all that heaviness at you, its clear that theres a lot more going on than mightve been originally apparent. And thats why BLACK DICE [both the band and this record] is going to be remembered in twenty years." - Catsup Plate. Out of print.
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Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Beaches & Canyons
Format: CD
Label: DFA
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Known for never performing a song the same way twice, Black Dice manipulates and reorganizes sound into a fluid, swelling, blissed-out frenzy while your brain searches for patterns, your body struggles to find the beat. Somehow, it all comes together in a discombobulated synchronicity. It is chaotic for sure, but somehow symphonic and orchestrated as well. They manipulate their instruments and feedback at intense volumes with the energy and enthusiasm of artists in love with the beautiful sounds of a machine." - DFA.
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Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Beaches & Canyons
Format: Double LP
Label: DFA
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
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Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Broken Ear Record
Format: LP
Label: DFA
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"The latest masterpiece from uncompromising sonic adventurers BLACK DICE. On Broken Ear Record, the haunting avant funscapes on their previous Creature Comforts album gives way to a slightly darker, more percussive sound filled with tribal textures and fractured voices. Hypnotic, rhythmic, densely textured, and chaotic yet structured experimental rocking." - DFA.
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Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Cone Toaster/Endless Happiness
Format: 12"
Label: DFA
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"Fuck electroclash -- this Brooklyn quartet is here to plant a flag in your skinny-tie ass, reclaiming it in the name of twisted, post-ambient no wave sounds. Cone Toaster, their new single, is a track that lays a 4/4 techno thump under some of the strangest noises made by, well we actually have no idea how they were made. And we dont ask questions. The B-side features a remix by Eye of Japanese legends The Boredoms, bringing a (dare we say) jazzy dance sound to the group." - DFA.
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Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Creature Comforts
Format: LP
Label: DFA
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"This is the official follow-up to their DFA debut CD and Double LP Beaches & Canyons. It finds the band pushing in yet another direction, at once unmistakably Black Dice, and noticeably different. Recorded with Steve Revitte (Liars, Kill Me Tomorrow), the DFA & Nicolas Vernhes (Fisherspooner, Fiery Furnaces). Venturing further into their own psychedelic, increasingly electronic world, Creature Comforts is as expansive, experimental and structurally unique as its predecessor, but there is a new sense of playfulness and accessibility mixed with naïve wonder and not-quite-steady rhythms. It is hazy, dreamy, but they have suddenly emerged as a band with an untouchably original terrain, mixing dub, tropicalia and the entire history of psychedelic rock music into one heady concoction." - DFA. Highly recommended!
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Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Manoman
Format: 12"
Label: DFA
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"The latest release from New York avant-garde leaders BLACK DICE features three brand new tracks that further refine the industrial, beat-driven direction of their last album, Broken Ear. Coinciding with the release of this 12-inch single (which includes a full-color poster designed by BJORN COPELAND), Black Dice recently teamed up with longtime friend and photographer JASON FRANK ROTHENBERG on a collection of found images, photographs, and collages. Entitled Gore (listed below), this flexi-bound, full-color book documents both the making of the aforementioned album and the cut-and-paste, psychedelic aesthetic that has influenced a whole new generation of artists and musicians." - DFA.
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Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Miles of Smiles
Format: 12"
Label: DFA
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
"Every release by Black Dice is different. You know that by now, right? Changing the game once again, Black Dice release this 2 song EP, entitled Miles of Smiles. Clocking in at a total running time of 28 minutes, this release will please and confound fans and critics alike, as the band prove once again that whatever they tackle, it is on their terms only. Miles of Smiles was originally created for The Poetry of Sex art exhibit in Tokyo and finds the band exploring a Musique Concrete-like world of chance and surprise. The flip side Trip Dude Delay has been a live staple for many years. It has been on the DFA release schedule for far too long, and we are thrilled to finally get it out there for everyone to experience." - DFA. Highly Recommended!
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Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Miles of Smiles
Format: CD
Label: DFA
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
"Every release by Black Dice is different. You know that by now, right? Changing the game once again, Black Dice release this 2 song EP, entitled Miles of Smiles. Clocking in at a total running time of 28 minutes, this release will please and confound fans and critics alike, as the band prove once again that whatever they tackle, it is on their terms only. Miles of Smiles was originally created for The Poetry of Sex art exhibit in Tokyo and finds the band exploring a Musique Concrete-like world of chance and surprise. The flip side Trip Dude Delay has been a live staple for many years. It has been on the DFA release schedule for far too long, and we are thrilled to finally get it out there for everyone to experience." - DFA. Highly Recommended!

Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Smiling Off
Format: Double 12"
Label: DFA
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
"The first single off the new Broken Ear Record album from BLACK DICE. You get the album version of "Smiling Off," along with remixes by DFA, LUOMO, ZZ POT, and the video edit." - DFA.
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Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Kokomo
Format: 12"
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
"Five tracks from Load Blown not previously released on vinyl. Includes 22" x 22" poster." -Paw Tracks.
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Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Load Blown
Format: CD
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Load Blown is the fourth album by Brooklyns Black Dice. The beats drip and roll, tar-pit voices sing into an oil can, and the guitars crank like calliope. Some tunes crackle and burble like submerged television, others bump and click along like a Summer Jam concert series from another dimension. While a noticeable change in tone encompasses Load Blown (some tunes veer close to pop songs), this is a work of over-stimulation, a product of frenzied media culture, a sonic sifting of the gratuitous amount of "stuff" out there. The span of time (nearly 18 months of on-again/off-again work) encompassing the composition and recording of the album accounts for a sprawling variety of sounds and songs. Strange and abrasive, yet somehow more familiar, accessible, and celebratory than ever, this is Black Dice at their most palatable yet. Load Blown is a compilation of three 12" vinyl EPs that have been released with special edition posters plus exclusive unreleased tracks. The final EP release (released at the same time as the Load Blown cd) will be the remaining five tracks not previously released on vinyl." - Paw Tracks

Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: REPO
Format: Double LP
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"REPO is the fifth album by Black Dice. The Brooklyn, NY-based trio has never worked harder at crafting a set of concise, sonically battering, or flat-out bizarre tunes than on this collection of fringe-surfing tone bombs. Yet a new roadhouse blues-band philosophy has simultaneously emerged, allowing the group to loosen up and toss off a record packed with blurry hooks and zoomed-in riffs as casually as a grizzled denizen of roadside dives might spew out aural alchemy in-between a few brews. Brothers Eric and Bjorn Copeland and Aaron Warren have spent the better part of 10 years in daily contact, touring the world over, and sculpting their saw-toothed sound balloons under circumstances most reasonable people would wretch at. The resultant hive mind occupied by the three is an inevitable consequence of so much shared experience, both musical and simply day-to-day. Their communal consciousness is as packed with garbage as much as it is concerned with making catchy tunes, and often the songs pouring out of it contain equal parts bombastic infectious rhythm and chaotic detritus. REPO is the sound of a disciplined group of cosmic jokers setting out to reclaim the landscape popular culture would have us believe we cannot afford. The record irreverently mulches the sounds and images of radio, TV and internet into a fertile compost pile squirming with new, raw life." -Paw Tracks
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Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: REPO
Format: CD
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"REPO is the fifth album by Black Dice. The Brooklyn, NY-based trio has never worked harder at crafting a set of concise, sonically battering, or flat-out bizarre tunes than on this collection of fringe-surfing tone bombs. Yet a new roadhouse blues-band philosophy has simultaneously emerged, allowing the group to loosen up and toss off a record packed with blurry hooks and zoomed-in riffs as casually as a grizzled denizen of roadside dives might spew out aural alchemy in-between a few brews. Brothers Eric and Bjorn Copeland and Aaron Warren have spent the better part of 10 years in daily contact, touring the world over, and sculpting their saw-toothed sound balloons under circumstances most reasonable people would wretch at. The resultant hive mind occupied by the three is an inevitable consequence of so much shared experience, both musical and simply day-to-day. Their communal consciousness is as packed with garbage as much as it is concerned with making catchy tunes, and often the songs pouring out of it contain equal parts bombastic infectious rhythm and chaotic detritus. REPO is the sound of a disciplined group of cosmic jokers setting out to reclaim the landscape popular culture would have us believe we cannot afford. The record irreverently mulches the sounds and images of radio, TV and internet into a fertile compost pile squirming with new, raw life." -Paw Tracks

Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Roll Up/Drool
Format: 12"
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
"Coinciding with their ten year anniversary, Black Dice release a new two-song EP. Reflecting another withering season in a Brooklyn basement rehearsal space, the band created a work of abandon, a sonic balloon to unfamiliar vistas. The tunes were debuted on a Peruvian network television show called, funnily enough, "Jammin," on the bands trip to Lima last fall. Limited to 1,000 copies, packaged with a special 24x24 inch full-color poster. Both tracks are exclusive to this release." - Paw Tracks
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Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Gore
Format: Book
Label: Picture Box
Country: USA
Price: $30.00
"Music enthusiasts may consider Gore, the first book from Black Dice - an extension of their highly visual melange of sound, performance, and art - a fifth album, but its something else entirely. The band grew out of the infamous Providence art and noise scene in the late 1990s, and has since drawn acclaim in New York and worldwide. Their longtime friend, photographer Jason Frank Rothenberg, has documented their work for some time. His images, often reworked and collaged by the band to illustrate their tastes and sensibilities, form the foundation of the book. In collaborating on Gore, the bands creative process parallel its musical one, each member making use of different skills in individual contributions that inform and build on one another. The resulting mix of found images, photographs, collages, and altered documentation explores the full integration of their creative processes and offers a glimpse into daily life in the genesis of their sonic persona." - Picture Box.
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Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Mr. Impossible
Format: CD
Label: Ribbon
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"Seminal NYC based art punk DIY enthusiasts / purists, BLACK DICE have returned with their sixth studio album MR. IMPOSSIBLE to be released April 10th on Ribbon Music. The nine song album combines 15 years of collaboration into one explosive electronic breakout monster mash. Over the course of their career Black Dice have refined a compositional palate that is entirely their own. Inspired by the banged up punk gallery art ethos of Mens Recovery Project, The Seeds and their own live shows Black Dice have arrived with the creation of Mr. Impossible. A being unto itself. Bridging a divide between the thrashings of punk and trance music, Mr. Impossible takes itself serious, breathes with melody and revels in a let loose , wild out , fuck off good time. Sound nuts? Well, its not. This is easy to enjoy fun for all frontier music! Get on it." -Ribbon.

Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Mr. Impossible
Format: LP
Label: Ribbon
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Seminal NYC based art punk DIY enthusiasts / purists, BLACK DICE have returned with their sixth studio album MR. IMPOSSIBLE to be released April 10th on Ribbon Music. The nine song album combines 15 years of collaboration into one explosive electronic breakout monster mash. Over the course of their career Black Dice have refined a compositional palate that is entirely their own. Inspired by the banged up punk gallery art ethos of Mens Recovery Project, The Seeds and their own live shows Black Dice have arrived with the creation of Mr. Impossible. A being unto itself. Bridging a divide between the thrashings of punk and trance music, Mr. Impossible takes itself serious, breathes with melody and revels in a let loose , wild out , fuck off good time. Sound nuts? Well, its not. This is easy to enjoy fun for all frontier music! Get on it." -Ribbon.




Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Rodriguez/Pissed In A Cave
Format: 7"
Label: Ribbon
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"An exclusive 7-inch for “Rodriguez” featuring b-side “Pissed In A Cave” with art by band member Bjorn Copeland. This b-side kicks ass, worth checking out for sure because you should." -Ribbon/Eric Copeland.




Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Peace In The Valley
Format: 7"
Label: Three One G
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
7" w/ 40 Page Full Color Book.
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Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Lost Valley
Format: CD
Label: Tigerbeat6
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"Black Dice formed during the spring of 1997 in Providence, Rhode Island, as a loud, chaotic mix of early-80s-inspired thrash and harsh noise experimentation. By the fall of 2001, the unorthodox instrumentation continued to evolve, and an emphasis on signal processing provided a broader range of sounds to work with. While volume and physical presence of sound remained crucial, melody and repetition became key elements that songs were composed upon. The shift in focus introduced a new gentle and tuneful quality to the intense, brash music. Currently, the music retains elements of noise and proto-industrial experimentation, while organically suggesting minimal, ambient electronic, and psychedelic ideas, as well as those of tropicalia and dub. Black Dice is now the organized presentation of improvised sound, assembled into deliberate structures based on visual concepts." - Tigerbeat6. 2002 release.
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