"The 7 compositions on 'Svensk Sommar I Stilla Frid' further explores the home-brewed, on-thin-ice ambient hinted at on a few recent Arv & Miljö recordings. Mainly inspired by Anna Själv Tredje and perhaps the lesser sides of Ralph Lundsten and such, this is the Gothenburgian outsider synth album no one certainly ever asked for. While at this time around being somewhat fully rooted in a proposed tradition of Swedish new age electronics, an ongoing heavy obsession with New Zealand lathe cuts and whatnot is more evident than ever throughout the stumbling kosmische musik. Though the attitude and approach towards the general fidelity and production might be forever lost in the barely functioning 4-track/everything-fucking-goes swamp, this is at the same time arguably the most fully realized and cohesive album yet from the very much ungovernable Arv & Miljö. An ode to past, present and future Swedish summers, the shimmering harmonies paint pictures of sleepless nights walking through foggy July fields as the sun sets. Cold summer days spent outdoors and warm days not spent at all. Blast with your windows open. Featuring guest appearances from Korea Undok Group, Charlott Malmenholt and Stefan Christensen. Mastered by Giuseppe Ielasi. Pressed in 300 copies." - Omlott.
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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