-¢‚Ǩ-ìHaunted by Takayoshi Kitajima and hung out to dry. No Intention is ready for the World Stage. Rabelais cycles all the way through inspiration and back to cliche. Entry level tape collage and weak mic feedback run in circles around the presets on a Roland box amp. This latest cassette is something of a digression / extended footnote on the recent Representative Works, in keeping with the tangential glossolalia of Don Quixote or Gormenghast. Text and voice is for the most part dispensed with. Who misses it? The waste of literature is laid bare via false starts, performative mistake and the bleakness of interruption. Simple black holes for small lives. Abortive guitar and rhythm box miniatures stumble towards the Weird Noise E.P. before dissolving into shameful TNB worship and karaoke run throughs of the nova musicha back catalog. Junk metal and rudimentary contact mic fumbles refer back to a general dismissal of reason and significance. Somehow context remains intact. Daniel Spoerri cant find where he left his wallet. Regret is no different than spinning the dial of a radio. Featuring contributions from T.D. It feels good to be wrong. Please hold your applause until the curtain falls. Mastered by Sean McCann.-¢‚Ǩ¬ù
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.