"Unreleased recordings from the short lived and under-documented early industrial project Shame, Exposure:. Recorded in the early months of 1982 into mid 1983 in Port Huron, MI and originally/loosely planned for an LP sometime in 1984, these recordings have sat unmixed and unheard for nearly 40 years on the original 4 track reels after Paul Steinborn, preoccupied with work obligations, left them and the project behind after his last show in July of 1984. Re-discovered in 2019 by the engineer, these tapes shed further light into the focused and intense work of the artist, whose previously known recording history amounted to about an hour of material between one cassette and two compilations. Edition of 300 copies with bonus CDr of material that couldn't fit on the LP, including a rough cassette mixdown of a 1981 piece by Hate/Grey, the prior industrial unit Paul was a member of (proper mixdowns of their recorded material to be released later)." - Easy Listening.
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.