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Artist: TURMAN, ROBERT
Title: Beyond Painting
Format: CDR
Label: Actual
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"Unreleased Robert Turman recordings from 1990. 72 minutes of haunting lo-fi ambience. Layers of meditative synth loops, guitar, and eastern tinged melodies all beautifully delayed and minimally executed. Perfect for this winter weather that is starting. Throw a log on the fire, dim the lights and cue this one up... Self-released on professionally duplicated CDr, limited to only 100 copies." - Actual.
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Artist: TURMAN, ROBERT
Title: Spirals of Everlasting Change
Format: Double Lp
Label: Baba Tonnerre
Country: Luxembourg
Price: $35.00
"Originally released in 1987 as a C60 cassette that came in a 5" reel-to-reel box. Now two heavy-weight pieces of 180g vinyl in a sturdy single sleeve. Ltd. 279 copies." - Baba Tonnerre.
"Spirals was originally conceived in 1982 as two separate cassettes, each consisting of a series of seemingly random, yet carefully selected loops, usually one to three minutes long. The two cassettes were played simultaneously on small portable cassette machines, started randomly, so the interweaving of rhythms was different every time. Several years later, the two tapes were committed to a single mix, with overlays of sounds and tones to create melodies, connecting the rhythms, yet still leaving enough open space for the listener. Lonesome Echo was based on a long loop, with irregularly repetitive guitar and keyboard parts played over the top, with a dub-style mix. It was inspired by the solitude and melancholy of the Jackie Gleason album, Lonesome Echo. Lower World is an experiment using a 3-minute endless cassette, all tracks played with an electric bass. Slow counterpoint between the elements, to create an extended whole." – Robert Turman.

Artist: TURMAN, ROBERT
Title: Way Down
Format: LP
Label: Dais
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Originally released as a small run cassette in 1987, only to fall into tape label obscurity, Robert Turmans industrial genre-bending masterpiece album Way Down finally has been excavated for a proper vinyl reissue after twenty-three years in the shadows. This album solidifies Turman as a cut above the rest with respect to his talent and his natural ear for experimental composition. Turman first came onto the industrial scene in the late 70s as the ominous other half of legendary noise outfit NON, alongside Boyd Rice, together releasing the now classic first NON single, Mode of Infection/Knife Ladder 7″ in 1977. After parting ways, Turman went on an excursion of self-released cassettes to which he fused every possible influence at his disposal, culling together past habits of experimental know-how and going forward into uncharted terrain. After his previous experimental efforts included on his Flux release in 1981, and even later in the prolific Chapter Eleven boxset, Turman turned the tables with the creation of Way Down, using synthesizer arrangements and drum machines alongside guitar solos, piano chords, tape loops and primitive sampling to create a whole new concoction of dance-like minimal synth blended together with the industrial darkwave noise he was mostly known for. After almost vanishing from the music scene, Turman resurfaced in 2005, teaming up with seminal noise musician Aaron Dilloway to not only reissue previous recordings, but to record and perform once again with new releases out on Hanson and Medusa. This vinyl reissue of Way Down serves as the blueprint of what Turman sought to render as a very accessible minimal synth/industrial album, yet keeping it just obtuse enough to make it one of the most brilliant and engaging albums to be ushered into the canon of 80s experimental culture. Numbered, limited edition of 500. Includes a glossy insert with new notes by Turman." -Dais
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Artist: TURMAN, ROBERT
Title: Beyond Painting
Format: Double LP
Label: Fabrica
Country: USA
Price: $28.00
"Now on vinyl for the first time, one of Robert Turmans most cohesive and hypnotic recordings from circa 1990. Robert Turman began making sound experiments in the early 70s employing reel-ro-reel tape, cassette decks, an Arp synthesizer, drum sequencers, multiple string and percussion instruments, and whatever else he could scavenge. In the late 70s he co-founded NON (along with Boyd Rice), but left shortly after the release of Mode of Infection/Knife Ladder 7" to focus on composing and releasing his own music on limited-edition, and now extremely rare, cassette tapes. Robert has collaborated with art rockers FZ13, post-apocalyptic industrialists Z.O. Voider, and more recently Aaron Dilloway (Wolf Eyes, Nevari Butchers), Neon Depth and Jandek. Beyond Painting, with its 72 minutes of haunting lo-fi ambience, is probably one of Roberts most accomplished recordings. Layers of meditative synth loops, guitar, and eastern tinged melodies, all beautifully delayed, bring to mind blistering desert landscapes, high-tension cold war era spy action sequences, and dark cavernous sounds. Originally recorded in 1990, these tracks did not see the light of day until 2010 when they were self released on a limited run of 100 professionally printed and duplicated CD-Rs. Beyond Painting follows in the footsteps of the recently reissued "Flux" cassette on LP (Spectrum Spools). Mastered by Timothy Stollenwerk (Mississippi Records, Sublime Frequencies, Grouper, Wooden Shjips, Yellow Swans) at Stereophonic Mastering. Edition of 500 on 140grm black vinyl in full-color gate-fold jacket." - Fabrica.
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Artist: TURMAN, ROBERT
Title: Macro
Format: Cass
Label: Fabrica
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
2013 release. "Brand new 30 minutes of music by american ambient/noise/industrial pioneer Robert Turman (NON/Z.O. Voider/FZ13). Limited to 100 pro-dubbed copies with full color j-card." - Fabrica.
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Artist: TURMAN, ROBERT
Title: Macro
Format: LP
Label: La Delirante
Country: Italy
Price: $29.00
"Macro was originally going to be titled Roots, because it really goes back to what I was doing 40 years ago, just more modernized technique. I had always taken small snippets of tape and records, repeated them, slowed down, modified, and layered etc. Macro was all done on the computer. Id been thinking about how in the old days, pop songs were always between two and three minutes long. Most of my music has always been longer extended pieces. I wanted to recreate the feel of noise in the pop song format, so I specifically created an albums worth of songs, all at exactly three minutes, a concept album I suppose. Micro samples were cut, copied, pasted, and totally whacked out. As with all of my music, I have always defied anyone to identify the samples" --Robert Turman. Previously released on cassette by Fabrica Records in 2012, with the separate tracks crossfaded to make each side a continuous track. Here, the individual tracks are divided as originally conceived. Limited edition of 218 screenprinted and numbered copies." - La Delirante.

Artist: TURMAN, ROBERT
Title: Veiling Reflections
Format: Cass
Label: Prasens Editionen
Country: Switzerland
Price: $15.00
"Präsens Editionen present the ambient soundscapes by industrial-pioneer Robert Turman. Veiling Reflections is a one-hour dark ambient-jam that is to equal parts narcotic and haunting. The brand new piece by Robert Turman is an outgrowth of zweikommasiebens Surreal Sleep - an event series featuring audio and visual material by different artists exploring the realm of sleep. Veiling Reflections was composed for an edition of Surreal Sleep during the RBMA Weekender Zurich in late 2016. Robert Turman is an American experimental and noise musician based in Oberlin, Ohio. In the seventies, he rose to prominence as part of NON, collaborating with Boyd Rice, before leaving to pursue his own more expansive solo vision during the eighties. After years of silence, Robert started to release music again in 2008 - together with noise artist Aaron Dilloway and on his own. Professionally dubbed cassette tapes; Edition of 100." - Präsens Editionen.

Artist: TURMAN, ROBERT
Title: Flux
Format: CD
Label: Spectrum Spools
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Flux is the 1981 debut solo outing of Robert Turman, an American multi-instrumentalist and avant-garde composer. Until recently, Turman was perhaps best known for his contributions to the ballistic NON project with Boyd Rice, as well as other obscured U.S. industrial acts such as Z.O. Voider. In the summer of 1981, Turman decided he would take a drastic turn from the noisy/electronic/industrial work of his compatriots, and began work on what is now the classic Flux cassette. Flux was originally self-released in extremely limited numbers. Weary of the noisescapes of old, he set out to create long-form minimalism utilizing kalimba, piano, "Mini-Pops Jr." drum machine, and tape loops to create a complex bed of interweaving micro-stasis. The results of these new experiments were as beautiful as they were perplexing. A curious, dusty fidelity carries these classic tracks across four sides of vinyl, including all of the original Flux content. These compositions glow with a sprawling, slow-motion haze thats light years ahead of its time. Flux reveals wide spectrums of sound from melancholic kalimba and percussion patterns to slowed-down, syrupy exotica. Turman had complex ideas in his mind, yet only the simple technologies of the day were at hand. Hear the click of the stopping and starting Tascam 3340 open-reel tape machine as one hand presses the "record" and "play" buttons and the other plays piano phrases. While there are similarities in style to classical minimalism, Turmans sound and vision is his own and is exclusive to his limited discography. Lovingly remastered and cut by Rashad Becker at Dubplates & Mastering from the original C-60 cassette master. Original cassette artwork and scans provided by Aaron Dilloway." -Spectrum Spools.

Artist: TURMAN, ROBERT
Title: Flux
Format: Double LP
Label: Spectrum Spools
Country: USA
Price: $29.00
"Flux is the 1981 debut solo outing of Robert Turman, an American multi-instrumentalist and avant-garde composer. Until recently, Turman was perhaps best known for his contributions to the ballistic NON project with Boyd Rice, as well as other obscured U.S. industrial acts such as Z.O. Voider. In the summer of 1981, Turman decided he would take a drastic turn from the noisy/electronic/industrial work of his compatriots, and began work on what is now the classic Flux cassette. Flux was originally self-released in extremely limited numbers. Weary of the noisescapes of old, he set out to create long-form minimalism utilizing kalimba, piano, "Mini-Pops Jr." drum machine, and tape loops to create a complex bed of interweaving micro-stasis. The results of these new experiments were as beautiful as they were perplexing. A curious, dusty fidelity carries these classic tracks across four sides of vinyl, including all of the original Flux content. These compositions glow with a sprawling, slow-motion haze thats light years ahead of its time. Flux reveals wide spectrums of sound from melancholic kalimba and percussion patterns to slowed-down, syrupy exotica. Turman had complex ideas in his mind, yet only the simple technologies of the day were at hand. Hear the click of the stopping and starting Tascam 3340 open-reel tape machine as one hand presses the "record" and "play" buttons and the other plays piano phrases. While there are similarities in style to classical minimalism, Turmans sound and vision is his own and is exclusive to his limited discography. Released in a limited edition 2xLP set. Lovingly remastered and cut by Rashad Becker at Dubplates & Mastering from the original C-60 cassette master. Original cassette artwork and scans provided by Aaron Dilloway." -Spectrum Spools.
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Artist: TURMAN, ROBERT
Title: Solo-Works 1976-1979
Format: LP
Label: Vinyl-On-Demand
Country: Germany
Price: $22.00
"Robert Turman is an experimental musician and composer originally from San Diego, now living in Ohio. Robert started recording music at an early age, using guitar, tape, vinyl records, and whatever instruments were available. Some of these early experiments are to be found on the marvelous self-released 8-cassette box set "Chapter Eleven", which was re-issued on Hanson Records in 2010. Several more cassettes were released during the 80s, and have received great attention in recent years, due to vinyl re-issues by labels such as Spectrum Spools (Flux), Baba Tonnere (Spirals of Everlasting Change), and Dais Records (Way Down). Roberts increasing recognition and appreciation from the experimental scene have led to numerous releases on labels such as Hanson, Fabrica, and Cejero. Robert first rose to prominence as part of NON, collaborating with Boyd Rice on the classic 1979 single Mode of Infection, before leaving to pursue his own solo vision of music and noise. These are some of the earliest recordings that still remained unreleased until now. Ltd 400." - Vinyl-On-Demand.

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