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SHARK MOVE - Ghede Chokras

Shark Moves Ghede Chokras is a slab of raging psych straight out of early 70s Indonesia! When the Suharto regime seized power in the late 60s in Indonesia they immediately began to crack down on the alternative culture, with only a brave few willing to rebel, and the leaders of this musical rebellion were Shark Move. Recording Ghede Chokras (translated from the Sanskrit as the Great Session) in 1973, Shark Move unleashed their psych masterpiece on the world on their own tiny label. From these small beginnings the Shark Move legacy grew exponentially, first within the Indonesian scene, and then around the world with the classic Evil War featured on Now Agains seminal Those Shocking Shaking Days compilation. Recognizing a killer riff when he hears one, Madlib lifted the track wholesale for his City single in 2013. With original copies of Ghede Chokras now trading hands for obscene money, and even the extremely limited Indonesian repress from a few years ago impossible to find, we decided it was time to step in and reissue this monster! Pressed on blue vinyl with white splatter, and housed in a deluxe gatefold sleeve, now is the time to get your hands on this classic release. - Outer Battery.

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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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