"INWARD EYE is the fourth album by PRAXINOSCOPE, recorded by Roberto Opalio at My Cat Is An Aliens private studio in Western Alps, during the long cold winter 2008. The work, investigated by Ken Hollings while writing MCIAAs cover article for the Wire, was therein presented: As if powered by primordial forces, MCIAAs homemade universe continues to expand. You get the impression they really do dedicate all their time to their art. More ambitious still are their collaborations with Ramona Ponzini, who was for many years MCIAAs manager before she took up a full-time study of Japanese language and poetry at the university in Turin. Either working with both brothers as Painting Petals On Planet Ghost or with Roberto alone as PRAXINOSCOPE, Ramona brings a refined physicality to MCIAAs alien cosmology. Her study of Japanese literature from the Heian Period, which corresponds roughly to the European Middle Ages, relates closely to their preoccupations with change and disappearance. INWARD EYE brings this connection closer still." - Ken Hollings, The Wire.
\r\n"Ramona Ponzini (Japanese bells & wind chimes, shion, vocals); Roberto Opalio (vocalizations, all effects, mini-keyboard, bodhran drum).\r\nThe edition is limited to 287 and vinyl comes in three different colors: marble orange, marble white, and black. The record is housed in a 12" cloth bag, with front, back and inner fully screen-printed with artwork reproducing a painting by Roberto Opalio. Secret messages are written between the grooves and both sides center labels, that feature mysterious, full-color portraits of Ramona and Roberto respectively on each side. Each copy hand-numbered and hand-stamped, reporting the exact date of printing .\r\nEdition of 287 copies, hand-numbered and hand-stamped, reporting the exact date of printing . Vinyl comes in three different colors: marble orange, marble white, and black. The record is housed in a 12" canvas bag (??), with front, back and inner fully screen printed with artwork reproducing a painting by Roberto Opalio. Secret messages are written between the grooves and both sides center labels, that feature mysterious, full-color portraits of Ramona and Roberto respectively on each side. Each copy includes two extra alternate center labels." - Lost Treasures Of The Underworld.
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.