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Artist: FURSAXA
Title: Alone In The Dark Wood
Format: CD
Label: ATP
Country: UK
Price: $15.00
"This is the fifth full-length release from West Philly-based solo artist Tara Burke aka Fursaxa, her second for the All Tomorrows Parties label. Boasting a fan base with the likes of Bardo Pond, Acid Mothers Temple and Thurston Moore who released a record by her on his Ecstatic Peace! imprint two years ago, Burke is now one of the epicentres and key collaborators of the North American free-folk movement, along with such luminaries as Jack Rose, Charalambides, Ben Chasny and the Jewelled Antler Collective. With her hypnotic, echo-y churchbell chanting, Burke possesses a power-filled vocal sound that harkens back not only to those other polar queens of disaffected freakout psychedelia Nico and Barbara Manning, but she is also akin to and inspired by Hildegard von Bingen, the 12th-century Benedictine mystical abbess. With the low drone of chord organ and farfisa, detuned ringing guitar, and endlessly looped, multiply-tracked vocals applied with heaps of delay, Fursaxa sounds like a tripped-out medievalist perched upon a poppy petal. Alone in the Dark Wood, recorded half in Pennsylvania, half in Finland, evokes pale moonlight and deep shadows, where tree limbs bend to form cathedral arches over a procession of mystics. Disembodied female voices rise like sacral fire-smoke amongst the strum of mandolin, balalaika, and the pipers call of bells and flute-whistle. At some turns mournful and stark, at others a celebratory invocation, Alone in the Dark Wood displays Burkes alchemical knack for turning folk into lo-fi, and then into sheer psych and back again, but more importantly, her music is pure humming narcosis." - ATP

Artist: FURSAXA
Title: Lepidoptera
Format: CD
Label: ATP
Country: UK
Price: $15.00
"This is the fourth full-length release from West Philly-based solo artist Tara Burke aka Fursaxa. Boasting a fan base with the likes of Bardo Pond, Acid Mothers Temple and Thurston Moore who released a record by her on his Ecstatic Peace! imprint two years ago, Fursaxa is a new signing to ATP Recordings. A previous member of the band UN, Burke is now one of the epicentres and key collaborators of the North American free-folk movement, along with such luminaries as Jack Rose, Charalambides, Ben Chasny and the Jewelled Antler Collective. With her hypnotic, echo-y churchbell chanting, Burke possesses a power-filled vocal sound that harkens back not only to those other polar queens of disaffected freakout psychedelia Nico and Barbara Manning, but she is also akin to and inspired by Hildegard von Bingen, the 12th-century Benedictine mystical abbess. With the low drone of chord organ and farfisa, detuned ringing guitar, and endlessly looped, multiply-tracked vocals applied with heaps of delay, Fursaxa sounds like a tripped-out medievalist perched upon a poppy petal. Burke has an alchemical knack for turning folk into lo-fi, and then into sheer psych and back again, but more importantly, her music is pure humming narcosis."

Artist: FURSAXA
Title: Mycorrhizae Realm
Format: LP
Label: ATP
Country: UK
Price: $19.00
"Fursaxa is Tara Burke. Formerly a member of the Siltbreeze band UN, Tara started her Fursaxa project in 1999 after UN disbanded. Since then Fursaxa has released six full length albums on the Acid Mothers Temple label, Ecstatic Peace, Time Lag, Eclipse, Last Visible Dog, and ATP. In addition there have been 3 self released CD-Rs and a CD on her own Sylph recordings. In the summer of 2008 Fursaxa started recording her seventh full length record Mycorrhizae Realm at Hexham Head studio in Philadelphia. This studio recording is a first, as all of the previous releases have been recorded at home on a four track. In addition to recording, Fursaxa has played live music at venues in the US, UK, and Europe, touring with Bardo Pond, Black Forest/Black Sea, Christina Carter, Jack Rose, Spires That in The Sunset Rise, and Brightblack Morning Light to name a few. Over the last couple of years Fursaxa has been collaborating more and more with other musicians as well. Espers member Helena Espvall and Tara have a duo called Anahita, and Sharron Kraus and Tara have the duo Tau Emerald. And in September of 2006 Fursaxa became part of The Valerie Project, which was a live soundtrack for the 1970 Czech film Valerie And Her Week Of Wonders. Tara really enjoyed playing with these musicians and decided to engage Greg Weeks, Mary Lattimore, and Helena Espvall, all fellow Valerians, for her next album. Greg recorded the album at his studio, Mary played harp on 4 songs and also co-wrote 2 of the songs, and Helena played cello on 3 songs. It is an exercise in symbiosis." - ATP.
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Artist: FURSAXA
Title: Alone in the Dark Wood
Format: LP
Label: Eclipse
Country: USA
Price: $16.50
"Beautiful new release from Tara Burke (aka Fursaxa) features 12 tracks recorded in Philadelphia and Ulvila, Finland (recorded by Sami Sänpäkkilä). Also has Taras cover design and artwork in a nice 12x24 inch foldout insert. Edition of 950 copies." -Eclipse. CD version is on ATPR.
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Artist: FURSAXA
Title: Amulet
Format: CDR
Label: Fursaxa
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
Live recordings from June and July of 2004.
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Artist: FURSAXA
Title: The Cult From Moon Mountain
Format: CDR
Label: Fursaxa
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
"Recent (and first time listed here) cdr release from Tara Burke. Five of the six tracks on this cd (all recorded live) are from late March / early April 2002 with the last track recorded in April 2003 (also live). Really great recordings and fantastic performances by Tara with four of the six tracks featuring Tara solo. The other two tracks include the Michael Gibbons on guitar and one of these tracks also has John Gibbons playing drums."
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Artist: FURSAXA
Title: Amulet
Format: CD
Label: Last Visible Dog
Country: USA
Price: $12.50
"Fursaxa has never quite turned out a studio album that reflected the power and awe of her live shows. Instead, fans have had only a series of tour CD-Rs as compensation for this deficiency in her output. Rectifying this problem (at least in part), comes the CD reissue of Amulet along with half of her previous tour CD-R, From the Cult of Moon Mountain . This hour plus selection of live material captures Fursaxa at her very best, and will hopefully make believers of those who havent yet had a chance to catch her during her tours. Two of the tracks include feature extra fuzz and wah from Bardo Ponds Michael and John Gibbons! This is the Fursaxa that people need to hear, raw and intoxicating; beautiful and perhaps still a little bit dangerous." - Last Visible Dog.

Artist: FURSAXA
Title: Trobairitz Are Here From Venus
Format: CDR
Label: No Label
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Tour cd from Tara Burke (vocals, chord organ) features 5 tracks all recorded live from February and July of 2001. Three tracks are Tara solo, one track also features Grant Acker on guitar and the other track features Grant on ebow guitar, Matt Shiley (fire bells), and Ben Chasny (guitar) along with Tara."
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Artist: FURSAXA
Title: Immured
Format: LP
Label: Sloowax
Country: Belgium
Price: $20.00
"Listening to Fursaxas music is like strolling around at night in a dark forest under a full moons gaze and getting lost in crystallized spider webs spun by Rumpelstiltskin. Boiling down Hildegard von Bingen, Nabakov and Nico in heavenly spiked acid folk layered with organ drones, percussion and chanting. 300 copies. " - Sloowax.

Artist: FURSAXA
Title: Kobold Moon
Format: CD
Label: Sylph
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Beautiful new release from Tara Burke - this is the first release on her new Sylph label. The new album has eight songs and each cover is hand painted by Belgian artist Alain Valet who also designed the insert. Limited edition of 500 copies." - Sylph.

Artist: FURSAXA
Title: Madrigals In Duos
Format: LP
Label: Time-Lag
Country: USA
Price: $22.00
"long overdue, the first proper new album from fursaxa since the �??s/t�?� lp on forced exposure a while back... anyone whos had their ears turned by tara burkes earlier recordings will certainly have cause for celebration with �??madrigals in duos�?�... like a haunting dream sound from another world, this is the sort of music that exists in a space all its own. hearing tara weave her incredible vocal textures in to a tapestry of strummed acoustic, droning organ & and various noisemakers is a treat not to be missed. flooringly psychedelic and completely out there, in the most beautiful sense... 180 gram vinyl in an extra heavyweight uni-pak style gatefold, with color paste-ons, interior screenprinting, stamped labels, etc., all designed by tara. numbered to 300." - Time Lag.
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