BERROCAL, JAC/MARIE FRANCE/JACK BELSEN - Marie Antoinette Is Not Dead
-¢‚Ǩ-ìStunning collaboration between four entities who all left an indelible track in various spheres and in different eras, such as Jac berrocal, a mythical figure, improvisator in his music and his encounters, a visionary poet and avant garde trumpeter who went against the grain in jazz and punk, amongst others, and his associate Jack Belsen, a virtuoso with the machines, guitarist and into a lot of other things, composer of soundtracks for films, who founded with F.J. Ossang in 1980 the Messagero Killer Boy of which the noisen roll sonorities essentially structure themselves around the poetic words of Ossang.Also the singer and actress Marie France, rock, punk, diva, cabaret muse, fond of unpredictable and stunning collaborations, just as her own personality.-Ǭ´ Je vous veux -Ǭª and -Ǭ´ Marie-Antoinette is not dead ou dans quelle position je vous laisse -Ǭª are the titles of the two tracks of this historic 7-¢‚Ǩ¬ù, historic by this never seen before collaboration initiated by the label rotorelief, and by the presence of the author of the letter and the poem put in music, the Queen of France Marie-Antoinette. She is the fourth protagonist of the project. Out of time and out of eras, this concept is definitely away from a passeist royalism or a vain nostalgy. It only wants to put forward these personages who, strangely, have common particularities: innovators, avant gardists, passionate about liberty and pleasures.-Ǭ´ Je vous veux -Ǭª on side A is a cosmic and sensual ballad, a perfect compromise between the lascivious and velvety words of Marie France and Belsens powerful solemn machines and jumbles of guitars mingled with the whistlings of Berrocals flute. -Ǭ´ Marie-Antoinette is not dead ou dans quelle position je vous laisse -Ǭª plunges us into the night, at 4.30 in the morning, the time when Marie-Antoinette writes her last letter. Heady machines, drums, trumpets and sizzlings lead the countdown in a western-tinted suspense and an atmosphere a la Lynch, punctuated with the sentences of Marie France who reads Marie-Antoinette, proud to the end, to the sharp and brutal final blade, giving us shudders. A sharp and historic 7".-¢‚Ǩ¬ù - Rotorelief.
After nearly a decade of false starts, multiple game plans veering off the rails, and a handful of shattered hopes and/or dreams, the odyssey is finally complete—the new Fusetron site is here.
This is the first phase of a multipart rollout that will span the next few months: the currently browsable stock includes miscellaneous new releases from the past 8+ months (we have a lot of catching up to do), plus approximately a third of our backstock. Note that we’ve reduced/slashed prices on many titles and will continue to do so in order to make room for new stock. We’ll also be expanding / tweaking / improving / debugging the site itself (for example, we still have work to do on the automated international postage system, not to mention the inevitable inventory discrepancies that come with transferring an ancient and massive database to a new system).
Over the next few months, as we take inventory, clean house, and delve into our storage, we will be uploading thousands of additional items, gradually, on a near-daily basis. This will include the majority of the LPs, as well as many titles, in all formats, once thought long-gone. Many currently “sold out” items are likely to resurface.
Finally, once our general backstock is up (probably in the next two or three months) we’ll begin making our extensive stockpile of rarities available online for the first time: tons of random out-of-print titles, "deadstock," warehouse finds, secondhand collectibles, etc., accumulated over the past few decades.
Frequent/returning customers will be getting early access to these items. Details to follow on how this will work (a priority mailing list? a 'frequent flyer'-like program?), but it will not be based on dollars spent. We want to reward those who consistently support us, especially in the discogs marketplace era (to those who show up trying to poach five copies of a one-off rarity, and nothing else, ever… ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ ).
So—we suggest you take some time to dig through the site—even we’ve been surprised by what’s been turning up, and there’s much more to come.