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Artist: IMPRACTICAL COCKPIT
Title: To Be Treated
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
"Diaspora tribesmen from the swamp stricken parishes of New Orleans laid this doubly effective soul stroke to tape before the waters rose. The sounds they get burrow to the heart of the matter with reverb tanked slo-mo and urban howl forming a durable disc of genuine interactive musicality. A keeper and a grower. This is the bands umpteenth record and they really stretch out on this record and unfurl. You can hear their patented brand of lethargo Flipper-isms as if from a tunnel down. Also coming through is some noontime yodeling the Kirkwoods perfected on Meat Puppets II, slowed to a chug. Definitely on their own musical plane to be reckoned with." - Load. CD also available.

Artist: IMPRACTICAL COCKPIT
Title: Facilidad?
Format: LP
Label: Trd w/d
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"Facilidad? is Impractical Cockpits 7th full length LP since their inception more than 10 years ago in the cold and blustery Minneapolis winter of 1998. After several �??relocation efforts,�?� the band settled for 6 years in the vibrant port of New Orleans just after the turn of the new millennium, honing in on their signature approach to Noise infused songwriting. Always brewing up their own slog of psychedelic punk the Cockpits have managed to stay true to their all-analog asthetic no matter how difficult this can be on shoe string budgets. After their crew was totally displaced by the horrific events of Hurricane Katrina, the band re-formed in New Orleans in the Spring of 2006 to spend a month writing a new album, unavoidably inspired by the desolate depressed post Katrina landscape. Mountains of molding garbage lined the streets as cats claw and ivy tore through watermarked walls of recently abandoned buildings. The National Guard paced through the streets in armored vehicles, and constant gunshots rang through the thick stillness of decay and toppled over trees. After putting together a live set there, which was to later become this album known as Facilidad?, the Cockpits embarked on a 2 month tour, with a 2 week recording session scheduled right in the middle. Traveling in a home made vegetable oil powered motor home as a 5 piece band, with 2 dogs, and a battery of instruments, they played the album all the way through every night of the tour. The set varied wildly from night to night. The result is this multi-track recording, a culmination of all of their previous efforts summed up in an opus. Balkan informed brass arrangements get smacked to tape alongside the thick improvisational gumbo of triaged hand crafted paper reed horns and drum machines. Plywood gets smashed to shit and an abandoned warehouse stairwell provides an echochamber for choral arrangements complete with barking dog. On the albums closer �??Gurus Plume,�?� a homemade electric violin gets heavy usage, played in the Northern Louisiana Michot family tuning of EBEB. Shrill reverb drenched vocals are softened by intense but loosely slung rubber band looped keyboards while talismans are shaken is a steel tea cup. Now somewhat disbanded, each member of Impractical Cockpit seems to be digging themselves deeper into whatever sonic obsession they see fit for these crucial times. But thats not to say that this is the last time were likely to hear from Impractical Cockpit." - Trd w/d
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Artist: IMPRACTICAL COCKPIT
Title: Freedom Types
Format: LP
Label: Trd w/d
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
"These sounds previously heard on "Impractical Cockpit Thanks Tape Vol. II" casette, which was sent out to those who signed our mailing list. Consider this a "Best Of Mix" of that cassette" - Trd w/d.

Artist: IMPRACTICAL COCKPIT
Title: Poverty is Violence a>k>a>Adopt a Mindfield
Format: LP
Label: Trd w/d
Country: USA
Price: $9.00
"Winterdescends on Minneapolis. 1/2" 8 track, Nagra IV-S 1/4" 2tk mix, tube reverb, lotsa toys. Due to mechanical failure, upgrades to drummachine. Recorded and mixed in south Minneapolis. Harrowing sonic forray into tension and scrapbook memories.600 pressed." - Trd w/d.

Artist: IMPRACTICAL COCKPIT
Title: Dance Trances
Format: LP
Label: Unwucht
Country: Germany
Price: $20.00
"DANCE TRACES is IMPRACTICAL COCKPITs 9th album and its recordings cover the period from 2002 to 2011. While the earlier tracks work up influences of late 70s/early 80s proto industrial (Throbbing Gristle, SPK, Portion Control), IPCPs more recent recordings seem to parallel current developments in electronic dance music like 2 step garage and dubstep. They create a type of minimalist space music that some found danceable, even though its drone qualities were at times syrupy slow and difficult to dance to. Lets call it deconstructed Bedhouse aka the "plunger punk sound of Turned Word". Edition of 150." -Unwucht

Artist: IMPRACTICAL COCKPIT
Title: Pretty Totally
Format: LP
Label: Unwucht
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"After recording their first record, Sounds of Nature (Trd W/D, 1999) as a duo, IMPRACTICAL COCKPIT became a trio, deeply intensified their dynamics, and moved to New Orleans. In full tripod mode, they cranked out infamous ninety-minute live sets, dragging the irregular out of the standard bass-drums-guitar lineup. Their wide open soul-suck sound mixes a retro-boozled howl with the ack ack attack of negative creeps such as Flipper. Their unique punch drunk logic ping-pongs its way through the echo tank and your flimsy human skull. Re-mastered in 2010, first time on vinyl. Packaged in jackets recycled from German thrift shops. Edition of 295." -Unwucht

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