"Imagine your heart being clenched by a wide palm. While the fingers wrap\r\nand the fist tightens, your lungs get confused and fill your gut with air.\r\nYour chest is arched and warm yet your fingertips are cold and your legs are\r\nasleep. The mind you once populated with nonsense has mutinied and is now\r\nfocusing her entire effort on heightening your senses. At this point, a\r\nquick spurt of air escapes your gaping smile, to an onlooker it could be\r\nmistaken for laughter, or a cough, but in reality you are less capable, more vulnerable than youve been in some time. That puff of air was a\r\nwhite surrender flag, you have been seized.\r\nThe women of Mountain Man smile when they sing, yell when they sing, touch\r\nwhen they sing and groan when they sing. It is the humanity behind their\r\npristine harmonies that effects us so deeply. Underwater Peoples is proud to\r\nannounce Mountain Mans first EP, and with it, the many puffs\r\nof air it will undoubtedly elicit.\r\nMountain Man is Releasing an LP July 20th entitled Made The Harbor,"\r\nSun Dog is a collection of alternative recordings." - Underwater Peoples.
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.