V/A - La Llama e Prometeo: La Puerta de Entrada a las Nuevas Musicas Espanolas
"Subtitled: The Open Gate To New Spanish Music. This is an amazing compilation dedicated to Spanish minimal, new age, ambient, downtempo, folk, experimental sounds, 1989-1999, all tracks never released on vinyl before. Sublimely curated by Daniel Nielles (Tuharrdosons), inspired by the work of people like Luis Delgado (El Cometa De Madrid, etc). Features Suso Saiz, Pedro Estevan, Finis Africae, Alberto Garralon, Juan Verón Y Pedro Lahoz, Iury Lech, Pablo Guerrero, Antonio García, and Eliseo Parra. 180 gram vinyl; Edition of 500." - Discomanos.
Curator Daniel Nielles on the release: "Fire, the divine essence stolen from the gods by Prometheus and given to humanity thus, making us unique amongst other creatures of mother nature, bringing us closer to the divine. The myth's version chosen to illustrate the songs in this compilation, whispers that the figure of this fire remains alive in the shape of intelligence and cleverness. Technology split us apart while allowing us to own the sounds of nature, to transform them, to travel in time within the 20th century using all sorts of folk instruments, assembling mezzo-sopranos coming down from orchestras high up in the sky, with the most virtuous percussionists in the Spanish music scene. Who would have told the sailor man that he would be dancing to down-tempo with his loved one, who is leaning on the balcony waiting for him. This compilation is a deep scream from modern gods; the flame that is still alive in this new century. I couldn't be more thankful to Lord Guardado (Discómanos) for relying on me for the selection of songs, for being this project's cornerstone and engine, as well as to all the artists who agreed to be part of it."
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.
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