KEY OF SHAME - Threnody for Judas Iscariot

Limited to 100 copies. Silk-screened covers by Siwa Prints. "Spit-tested veterans of frontal-lobe extermination, Key of Shame’s Pat Murano (Decimus, NNCK) and Mark Morgan (Sightings) discharge focused algorithms of unease and decay in split-second intervals on their third LP, Threnody for Judas Iscariot. A sly codicil of dim textures and gestalt arpeggios, Judas Iscariot shudders itself open and stays gaping, bum notes skittering and splitting out of the electronic backwash like emergent phenomena to hold open the gates, disrupted rhythms fracturing and fusing like branches of the family tree coming back together. There is a chord hidden here somewhere; who will be the first to find it? The whole living, skittering, scraping slab blisters and churns under Murano and Morgan’s controlled attack, periodically rediscovering its origins just long enough to punch back: blips of order expertly dismantled and worked into tight knots of squirming pathology. Dread boils beneath these sides like an underground river, deforming cold-circuit patterns of nerve abrasion into serial self-portraits, coming up hard against the floor of conscious awareness: a tense document for a tense time. " - Theresa Smith.

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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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