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Artist: YEH, C. SPENCER
Title: The Strangler
Format: CDR
Label: Chocolate Monk
Country: UK
Price: $10.00
"Spencer is one wanted cowboy, so he makes more records than most have nosehairs. And many are droney records, which as all record nerds secretly know, are about as tough to lay hands on as your own boogers. But whenever he slides off into the uncharted desert like this, its worth extra attention. Carefully sculpted audio ping pong games are played with scatological rasberry sounds. Toilets flush, wind whistles, straw bubbles spew, Donald Duck talks to you on a fritzed cb radio, and bits of a strangled laugh track flop like dead fish. Go further into the dunes, and skeletal, all-thumbs acoustic guitar licks start to be circled by esophageal vultures who attack the spiney dead. Yessir, lets get lost." - Angela Sawyer, Weirdo Records

Artist: YEH, C. SPENCER
Title: Songs 2002
Format: Cass
Label: De Stijl
Country: USA
Price: $6.50
"Double A sided cassette reissue of a severely limited one-sided LP, and what might be C Spencer Yehs most trying, challenging and rewarding foray into a world previously unknown to him, and us: his world of song. Songs 2002 contain what are perhaps subtle homages to early Eno and primo era Bowie vis a vis the studio treatments of the raw sounds with which were more familiar in his previous work. Yehs songs work within two generalized veins: ala Enos early attempts to communicate liquidly within a rigid language and structure as pop/rock, and similar to Keiji Hainos sense of mythos and personal pulse. Recorded over 10 yrs ago, ultimately, these songs can stand aside the most difficult of outsider aesthetics. There is nothing really new here, aside from what is essentially editing and narration. Might just be me, but I think hes found love, both in what inspires him, and a new found expression." - De Stijl.

Artist: YEH, C. SPENCER
Title: Transitions
Format: CD
Label: De Stijl
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"C S Yeh (C. Spencer Yeh) flings open the door and steps inside with Transitions, his first full-length album of songs after years of establishing himself as one of Earths top humans in experimental music and unbound improvisation, both alone and in collaboration, on record and onstage. The effect Transitions has on you may or may not depend on your familiarity with Yehs past work; regardless, his path in music has always been about and rather than or. And the addition to his catalog of work that Transitions represents is nothing short of startling: songs that flit between sculpted guitar riffs and measured, just-shy-of-lush synth-pop, wry lyrics delivered in guileless tones, the remarkable fact that Yeh made every sound on the record. All the same, his most ardent fans will have little trouble understanding the move and recognizing this distinct voice. ‪Its plainspoken confidence and intrepid spirit are as present as when hes carving drones or emitting speckled and serrated noise. Transitions is simply a different form ‬of Yehs unmediated expression. As youd guess, for a career outside guy really coming inside for the first time, Transitions involved quite a bit more behind the scenes strategizing than it would for some indie band on its third album. Think of how English can sound so jarringly beautiful on the tongue of non-native speakers: everything fits even when, maybe especially because things might seem ever so slightly off. Thus we have a new language of melodies, ones of a spirit with say, Slapp Happy, but which wouldnt sound out of place on a Magnetic Fields record. Ultimately, the pop heart on display is characterized by the artful mind behind it - and besides, when we say pop are we talking popular, or populist? Perhaps the space were trying to sketch here could be found between the artists covered on Transitions: Father Yod and the Spirit of 76 and Stevie Nicks. Perhaps citing the varied examples of Jim ORourke, Dave Gahan and the aforementioned Peter Blegvad in artful songcraft could be useful (whether or not they were inspirations). Perhaps were not talking about a space at all, but instead a particular sort of freedom in a music landscape defined by cages and enclosures. Questions, questions - what do we know, were only observers. All thats really clear is that C. Spencer Yeh is transitioning into, not away from." - De Stijl.

Artist: YEH, C. SPENCER
Title: Transitions
Format: LP
Label: De Stijl
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"C S Yeh (C. Spencer Yeh) flings open the door and steps inside with Transitions, his first full-length album of songs after years of establishing himself as one of Earths top humans in experimental music and unbound improvisation, both alone and in collaboration, on record and onstage. The effect Transitions has on you may or may not depend on your familiarity with Yehs past work; regardless, his path in music has always been about and rather than or. And the addition to his catalog of work that Transitions represents is nothing short of startling: songs that flit between sculpted guitar riffs and measured, just-shy-of-lush synth-pop, wry lyrics delivered in guileless tones, the remarkable fact that Yeh made every sound on the record. All the same, his most ardent fans will have little trouble understanding the move and recognizing this distinct voice. Its plainspoken confidence and intrepid spirit are as present as when hes carving drones or emitting speckled and serrated noise. Transitions is simply a different form of Yehs unmediated expression. As youd guess, for a career outside guy really coming inside for the first time, Transitions involved quite a bit more behind the scenes strategizing than it would for some indie band on its third album. Think of how English can sound so jarringly beautiful on the tongue of non-native speakers: everything fits even when, maybe especially because things might seem ever so slightly off. Thus we have a new language of melodies, ones of a spirit with say, Slapp Happy, but which wouldnt sound out of place on a Magnetic Fields record. Ultimately, the pop heart on display is characterized by the artful mind behind it - and besides, when we say pop are we talking popular, or populist? Perhaps the space were trying to sketch here could be found between the artists covered on Transitions: Father Yod and the Spirit of 76 and Stevie Nicks. Perhaps citing the varied examples of Jim ORourke, Dave Gahan and the aforementioned Peter Blegvad in artful songcraft could be useful (whether or not they were inspirations). Perhaps were not talking about a space at all, but instead a particular sort of freedom in a music landscape defined by cages and enclosures. Questions, questions - what do we know, were only observers. All thats really clear is that C. Spencer Yeh is transitioning into, not away from." -De Stijl.

Artist: YEH, C. SPENCER
Title: In The Blink Of An Eye/Condo Stress
Format: 7"
Label: Destijl
Country: USA
Price: $6.00
"Im the rabbit who believes in the magic (in a way that a tiny girl can inspire quiet men), and its the magic that keeps me in the dark (in the larger view, of producing records pursuing 1). Electronics Music, 2). Music as Furniture (Modernistic Music), 3). Music with experimental new vision.) These are Songs that are Those Things. And these are essentially the first of C S Yehs efforts to be widely available, discounting songs from 2002, documented previously by WHAT THE...? records." -Destijl

Artist: YEH, C. SPENCER
Title: Bergen
Format: CDR
Label: Dronedisco
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"Live set of violin and voice from Landmark at the Kunsthall Bergen, Norway, early 2010. "Landmark is foremost a space for new medias and cross-genre art. In addition to the artistic activity, it also serves the function of being a restaurant and bar. The space itself is designed and adapted for screening of videos, electronic art, concerts, DJs, movies and lectures." - Last.fm. With glued covers and insert." -Dronedisco

Artist: YEH, C. SPENCER
Title: Helsinki FI / Berlin DE / 09-10
Format: Triple Cass
Label: Dronedisco
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Two complete live sets of violin and voice spread out over four sides, from Helsinki Finland and Berlin Germany, in 2010 and 2009, respectively. Amplified hands, bow, mouth, throat, air, etc. In chunky vinyl case with insert. Edition of 75." -Dronedisco
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Artist: YEH, C. SPENCER
Title: Memories of Murder/ Always Been a Storm
Format: Cass
Label: Dronedisco
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Double album on one cassette of works for voice and electronics, collected from 2007 - 2008. Includes inserts and liner notes. In vinyl case. Edition of 100. - Dronedisco"

Artist: YEH, C. SPENCER
Title: Trondheim
Format: CDR
Label: Dronedisco
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"Live set of violin and voice from Dokkhuset Jazz Club in Trondheim, Norway, early 2010. "In an artistically converted former pumping station (look through the glass beneath your feet at the old engines), the Dock House is at once an auditorium - where if its the right night youll hear experimental jazz or chamber music - restaurant and café-bar. Sip a drink on the jetty or survey the Trondheim scene from its roof terrace." - Lonely Planet. With glued covers and insert." -Dronedisco

Artist: YEH, C. SPENCER
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Gods of Tundra
Country: USA
Price: $20.00

Artist: YEH, C. SPENCER
Title: Songs 2002
Format: One-sided LP
Label: What The..?
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"Songs 2002" are recorded from 2001-2002, having no home and no direction, just being one big question it was decided to pass along and eventually have released, so that the matter is settled and we can all move along to the next. Guitars and words. Another language to learn breathing and another see what dreams to come! Artist Paul Coors designs and silkscreens ghostphoto symmetry cover, 135 copies total at last count." - What the..?

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