LP in linen hardcover box with debossed and gold print. Numbered and signed edition bound in cloth-linen 80 copies. "The previous LP Affen-Theater was packed in hardcover box and so is this new (LP), which seems to me also music-wise a continuation of Affen-Theater. Seven tracks (now that is something odd for him), which are relatively short (odd!), but contain the similar sound elements as before: scratching the surface, most likely glass with metal objects, a harmonium, and some sound effects, mainly echo. Everything stays on a similar sound level through the piece. By itself these are probably highly annoying, but when played/placed all together they start making sense. Small patterns are formed, giving a sort of a hallucinating feel to the music. This is the kind of drone music that certainly adds something new to the notion of drone. Not endless patterns of treated guitars, synths or field recordings, but electro-acoustic music played very tightly. The previous Affen-Theater was announced here (see Vital Weekly 479) as the strongest release by Dijkstra so far and in that respect Der Triumph (I must admit I keep wondering about his love of German titles) doesnt surpass that one, but extends its beauty to this release." - Le Souffleur.
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.