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Wooden Wand & The Vanishing Voice
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Back On Black
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Bloodlust!
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Die Stadt
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new arrivals

John Duncan

Works: 1975 to 2005

Errant Bodies Press

 
book + CD
£16.00
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On sale - was £21.99, now £16. Monograph with selected artworks, audio, installations and performances from John Duncan's periods of work in Los Angeles, Tokyo, Amsterdam and Scrutto di San Leonardo, Italy. Descriptions of Duncan's most significant events, illustrated with photos and drawings, many of which will be published for the first time. Includes articles and contributions by Daniela Cascella, Leif Elggren, Cosey Fanni-Tutti, Carl Michael von Hausswolff, Mike Kelley, Brandon LaBelle, Paul McCarthy, Tom Recchion, Takuya Sakaguchi and Giuliana Stefani. Also includes a CD of Duncan's audio work, with tracks that highlight each location as well as testify to the overall development of his music...

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Schnabbi Gaggi Pissi Gaggi

S/T

Tochnit Aleph

 
LP (ltd.519)
£10.00
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On sale - was £14.99, now £10. Tochnit Aleph Punk Series Volume Four. Featuring Joke Lanz - Ventilatorbass, Celèste Urech - Drums & Lyrics, Rudolf Eb.er - Vacuumvocals. Recorded live in Kölliken, Switzerland 92-02-27 at 3pm. Written by Celèste Urech (3 years of age + the son of Joke), except "Elisabeth Kopp" written by Joke Lanz & Rudolf Eb.er. Limited Edition of 519 copies.
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Various Artists

Like A Frog In Winter

Hospital Productions

 
LP + 7 inch (ltd.500)
£15.99
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Recommended Hospital Productions compilation based on the theme of inevitability. Featuring: FFH, A Fail Association, Immaculate:Grotesque, Cleanse, Pedestrian Deposit, Chrysalis, Ahlzagailzehguh, Habeeb, Craniopagus, Alberich, Bereft, Barrikad, Prurient, Sewer Election, Panicsville, Filthy Turd, Omei, The Seven Arts, Age Of Enlightenment, Mark Solotroff, Whorebutcher, Climax Denial, Stegm, Burden. LP plus 7” set with mini poster. Limited to 500 copies.

"I started putting this compilation together in 2004 while residing in Providence. At that time the climate of noise was rather hi-fi, technological, and cold. This was the start of noise as entertainment rather than entertaining. Personal communication became lost. Noise became something clean. Something stimulating..."


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Keränen

Moon Over Torrelorca

Ljud&Bild Produktion

 
CD (ltd.300)
£7.00
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On sale - was £9.99, now £7. Cold and glacial drone recorded at the prestigious EMS in Stockholm. Moon Over Torrelorca, the second album from Keränen, serves as a great follow up to his amazing debut album Bats In Attic that Lasse Marhaug's Pica Disk released last year. In contrast to the high energy multi-layered noise bomb the debut offered, Moon Over Torrelorca instead showcases another side of this highly skilled sound artist with a carefully composed drone piece. Comes packaged in digipack. Pressing of 300 copies.
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James Hoff

How Wheeling Feels when the Ground Walks Away

PAN

 
LP picture-disc (ltd.200)
£12.00
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On sale - was £18.99, now £12. "James Hoff’s “How Wheeling Feels when the Ground Walks Away” presents an audio landscape comprised of various historic riots, from the concert hall and music venue to the sounds of modern warfare. Presented in surround sound, the work relentlessly envelops the audience as the tumultuous panorama of over-layered riots travel around the gallery. Part of Riot Radio Ballad, which explores the performative and futurist aspects of spoken word, audio, and radio material. Curated by Mark Beasley. Commissioned by Performa. Co-presented by Performa and Artists Space. Produced by Mike Skinner and James Hoff - sound design Mike Skinner and James Hoff... The Lp is mastered and cut by Rashad Becker at D&M, in a limited edition of 200 copies, pressed on a 140g one-sided picture disc, housed in a silk-screened pvc sleeve with artwork by Kathryn Politis & Bill Kouligas." - PAN.

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Timo Van Luijk / Kris Vanderstraeten

Costa Del Luna

La Scie Doree

 
LP
£12.00
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On sale - was £15.99, now £12. Second album. Lunar psychedelic improvisations. Features Timo van Luijk of Noise Makers Fifes, Onde, etc on zither, flute, keys, tape and Kirs Vanderstraeten on percussion.
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Maria Minerva

Cabaret Cixous

Not Not Fun

 
LP
£6.00
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On sale - was £14.99, now £6. "Estonian Euro-beat enchantress Maria Juur aka Maria Minerva has had a lively 2011 already – releasing a chic suite of glamour-pop abstractions via her debut, Tallinn At Dawn, as well as a sultry, sideways bedroom disco EP (Noble Savage) on 100% Silk – and it’s still summer. But time is money and money talks (or something) so rather than let a hot streak go cold Ms. Maria has crafted a fresh 11-song dream ride down fascination street, which we’re pumped and proud to unveil: Cabaret Cixous. Apparently there’s a tradition/inside joke amongst a fringe strain of Estonian bands where you have to name yr album something with ‘cabaret’ in the title, but regardless of one’s knowledge of this micro-custom, Cab Cixous is a gorgeous, gauzy thrill, slip-streaming from cracked-crystal karaoke pop singles to slow-motion synth-washed ballads to radical miscellzanies and beyond..."

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Various Artists

The Minimal Wave Tapes Volume Two

Stones Throw

 
2LP
£14.00
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Minimal Wave: underground DIY electronic music from North America and Europe in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Characterized by ‘70s synth and drum machine production and home recording, most of these tracks were privately released on limited-edition cassettes or vinyl and have been known only to a handful of people over the years. New Yorker Veronica Vasicka has spent the past five years painstakingly building the Minimal Wave catalogue, and a label of the same name that specializes in digging up and reissuing the music. In partnership here with Stones Throw, the recordings have been officially licensed, remastered from their analogue source tapes and compiled here for a second volume of this top-selling anthology by Vasicka and Stones Throw mainman Peanut Butter Wolf. Includes tracks by Hard Corps, In Trance 95, Philippe Laurent, Das Ding, Subject, Ohama, Geneva Jacuzzi, Ruins, Felix Kubin, In Aeternam Vale, Aural Indifference and more. Highly recommended.
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James Ferraro

Far Side Virtual

Hippos In Tanks

 
LP
£10.00
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On sale - was £13.99, now £10. Incredible new direction for Ferraro, one that is likely to divide fans. Personally I think this is amazing and a total surprise. This is like futuristic muzak as imagined in the early 90’s. A much cleaner, brighter sound with production values that evoke epic, bright dome-like shopping malls around the Christmas holidays. Nothing lo-fi or druggie about this but the whole concept is further out-there than anything Ferraro has touched on before. This also comes across as a celebration of the kind of music that accompanies those 20-minute cable adverts for abdominal Flexi Belts, one that puts this music on a pedestal and elevates it to high art, much in the same way JD Emmanuel made an artform out of new age music. Totally original and so far removed from all other contemporary underground music that’s you’d think Ferraro has been living in a bubble. Highly recommended.

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aTelecine

The Falcon And The Pod

Pendu Sound Recordings

 
LP
£6.00
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On sale - was £15.99, now £6. "aTelecine’s The Falcon And The Pod is the first in a trilogy of gatefold LPs (the next two installments: Sounds That Gods Fear, Are You Attracted To Wounded Animals). For folks who’ve heard the band’s noisier previous work - for instance A Cassette Tape Culture - the spacey, smeary, drifting and droning “ambient death dub” will come as a surprise. Ditto folks still hung-up on the fact that the electro-industrial quartet features Sasha Grey on voice, synth, tape loops, guitar, etc: This isn’t some easygoing vanity project. What we have is a patient, expansive collection, one that nods to interests in Coil, Psychic TV, Throbbing Gristle, Nurse With Wound, and Lustmord, among other things. Importantly, The Falcon drifts into its own hypnotic, weirdly insular and esoteric territories, ultimately sounding like nothing I’ve heard all year." - Brandon Stosuy.
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Zeitkratzer

Grand Orchestra

Tochnit Aleph

 
CD
£12.99
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Grand Orchestra, for mixed orchestra and bagpipes. Composed and directed by Reinhold Friedl. Performed by Zeitkratzer & guest at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, August 21, 2011.

"The score for Grand Orchestra has been developed for musicians, laymen, old people, children, adolescents, for anyone who likes to join in. Grand Orchestra is not for education. It’s not about explaining, intellectual understanding or the training of cultural values; rather it’s about having faith in the abilities and intuition of the players and their performance. The musicians of Zeitkratzer and additional guests took over the voice-leading of the instrumental groups, distributed in the space and enabling their amplification. In this way it was possible to create not only pure intensity but also dense and complex sound aggregates, through the blurring of playing techniques inside the different instrumental groups..."


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G*Park

Reuters

Tochnit Aleph

 
LP
£15.99
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Latest work by Swiss artist Marc Zeier presents 9 musique concrete compositions based on ice, wind, plankton, a whip, a bow, a suitcase, and other recordings made in the last few years, reminiscent of his 90's albums 'Seismogramm' on Schimpfluch and 'Yack Park' and 'Geopod' on Zabriskie Point.
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Hermann Nitsch

Eighth Symphony

Tochnit Aleph

 
2CD
£16.99
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"Recordings of the first performance of Nitsch's 8th Symphony (for Choir, Orchestra, and Noise Orchestra). Composed by Hermann Nitsch. Performed June 25th 1990 at the MAK Museum für angewandte Kunst, Vienna by Ensemble 20.Jahrhundert, Hugo Distler Chor, Blasorchester der Wiener E-Werke, Wolfgang Mitterer (Synthesizer).

Professionally recorded, extremely dramatic, dynamic, rich, full-blown orchestral music & noise, heavy drones, and austrian 'Volksmusik'.

Comes in big double-disc jewel case, including 2 posters with credits, photos, a part of the score, and the text 'Die Gigantische Symphonie' by Günter Brus.

The music was previously released by the Cortical Foundation in 2001 as a 2LP-Set limited to a mere 185 copies. Remastered for this CD Edition from the original tapes. The artwork, photos & texts are exclusive to this edition." - Tochnit Aleph.
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Mark McGuire and Charles Berlitz

Inner Tube

Pacific City Sound Visions

 
LP
£12.00
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On sale - was £15.99, now £12. Collaboration between Mark McGuire (Emeralds) and Spencer Clark as Charles Berlitz (The Skaters, Monopoly Child, Fourth World Magazine, Black Joker, etc). Recommended.

"On the lip of the wake these classy bro's have served up hot and toasties roasters for the ears and eyes: its the debut of Inner Tube, the project that took two heads, a lotsa boogers, and some extreme staring at the SEX WAX logo! Arriving just in time for the Aussie Summer and devoted to sick beaches like Mermaids and Swami's or Sunset Cliffs and Bondi, these two rolled taco munch crunchers studied the deepest references and private home movie eclipses to surf up 8 landscapes of hot licks both keys and strings alike! Comes with tons of stories from both Mark and Charles plus a surprise giant fold out poster of the two stoned in front of their favorite movies!" - Pacific City Sound Visions.


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Stereo

Somewhere In The Night

Minimal Wave

 
CD
£10.00
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On sale - was £19.99, now £10. “In 1982 I wrote, performed in, and produced Stereo with my partner Bernie Adam. We were a French band with an English singer, and released three maxi-singles and one LP in two years.” - Thierry Noritop.

"The fifteenth release on Minimal Wave, presented with original artwork on the cover, is Stereo's 'Somewhere In The Night'. Two of the tracks: Somewhere In The Night and No More first appeared on their 12'' releases in 1982 and 1983 respectively, and are now highly sought after. Both tracks became cult dance floor hits, and received radio airplay in Europe and the US throughout the 80's until now. The rest brings together the French band's best studio recordings from 1982-1985, and includes the previously unreleased 'Lover On The Run'. The CD is presented in a digipak, includes a card insert with photos of the band. The CD also includes 2 bonus tracks." - Minimal Wave.
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Charlemagne Palestine

Two Electronic Sonorities

Alga Marghen

 
LP (ltd.380)
£15.00
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On sale - was £19.99, now £15. "Alga Marghen proudly presents two seminal electronic music radical realizations by Charlemagne Palestine. These previously unpublished pieces confirm once more how advanced was his Golden Research already in the 1960s, a very personal approach to sound which would have later become so influential for future generations.

Continuous Sound, built by an ever-changing mix of adding and filtering white noise and simple sine tone generators, is the most solid sound construction that Charlemagne created in preparation of his lost electronic masterpiece L’Avventura, inspired by the Michelangelo Antonioni movie with the same title... Crown Chan is an electronic music piece created for a dance by Gus Solomon in 1970. Conceiving music for dancers gave Charlemagne the possibility to experiment and manipulate the reel tapes of some of his electronic sonorities... Edition limited to 380 copies." - Alga Marghen.


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Charlemagne Palestine & Janek Schaefer

Day Of The Demons

Desire Path Recordings

 
LP (ltd. 500)
£12.00
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On sale - was £15.99, now £12. Flame-red vinyl limited to 500 copies. Comes with full color custom die cut mask on 12 point card stock with elastic straps. Recorded on location at Charleworld Studios, Evere, Brussels.

"Through the unending fog and beyond the impassable door, a voice emerges. Charlemagne Palestine, writhing in uncontrollable terror, moves to ward off the demons for the sake of the listener by howling through the void. Janek Schaefer bellies a haven, a cocoon for the listener to hide in, to grasp some semblance of life that remains and hold on to it dearly. Bells chime ominously to help dispel the haunting and are yet another stark reminder of the impending doom. What hath wrought them? What can be done against them?..."


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In Trance 95

Cities Of Steel And Neon

Minimal Wave

 
LP
£16.00
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On sale - was £21.99, now £16. "Minimal Wave proudly presents Cities Of Steel And Neon, a compilation of early tape recordings by Greek electronic pioneers In Trance 95. In Trance 95 was formed by Alex Machairas and Nik Veliotis when they were just 18 years old. From its inception, the duo shaped their sound using portable analogue synthesizers and drum machines, becoming one of the first artists in the minimal synth / cold wave / EBM vein to come out of Greece in the 80s... Cities Of Steel And Neon features material recorded between 1988-1989: the unreleased 4-track recordings, the highly lauded first single Desire To Desire / Brazilia, and a rare version of 21st Century European Temptation. The LP, an edition of 999 hand-numbered copies, is pressed on 180 gram black vinyl and housed in a matte jacket with semi-gloss inner sleeve depicting 1989 video stills of the the duo." - Minimal Wave.

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James Ferraro

Rapture Adrenaline

Hundebiss

 
DVD (ltd.500)
£8.00
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On sale - was £15.99, now £8. Region free DVD reissue of the out-of-print VHS, limited to 500 copies. DVD edition includes "Welcome To Candyland", an exclusive interview with James Ferraro.

Originally released on a limited critically acclaimed VHS edition, this succulent re-issue present an exclusive extra, WELCOME TO CANDYLAND, an interview with the author and, at the same time, an exciting voyage through some cult virtual-hyper-reality-simulacro. The OJ chase, Hollywood forever cemetery, Dr. Phil are just some ingredients of this delicious visual trippy cake. The movie Rapture Adrenaline is an educational mixtape program, a cyber marine combat training video designed through primitive editing techinques. Operating mythological transformations of popular movie iconography, it reaches the merging point of the magical and the political. - Hundebiss.
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Hermann Nitsch

Nitsch Die Geburt des Dionysos Christos

Vinyl On Demand

 
3LP wooden box-set (ltd.450)
£60.00
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On sale - was £89.99, now £60. Much anticipated deluxe silkscreened wooden box set from Vinyl On Demand. Each one is numbered and contains a booklet. Strictly limited to 450 copies.

"Vinyl On Demand is very proud and honoured about this release. Excellent minimal and drone recording of Hermann Nitsch performed on the Brucknerorgel linz as well as at the Organ at his private Castle in Prinzendorf at the Zaya, Austria, both in 1986. The original has been released on edition hundertmark in a strictly limition edition (200 copies), absolutely famous recording." - Vinyl On Demand.
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Points Of Friction

Afterlife Dna Finger-Painting

Melon Expander

 
CD
£5.00
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On sale - was £9.99, now £5. "Points Of Friction formed in january of 1981, shortly after witnessing Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band perform live. Joseph Hammer, Damian Bisciglia, Tim Alexander, and Kenny Ryman were the core quartet though sometimes LAFMS (Los Angeles Free Music Society) founder Rick Potts would sit in, among others.

Their first recording was a spontaneous affair, the group members having no formal musical training (or even knowledge of "freely improvised music") relied on their voices and whatever else was at hand - wire mesh, sheet plastic, an old guitar, etc. gradually the group acquired electric instruments, toy keyboards, multi-track tape recorders, pedal effects, etc. and moved towards a more processed sound direction..."


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Rodger Stella

Nazot

Chocolate Monk

 
CDR
£5.99
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"More voltaic drip from the minefield of a mind of Rodger Stella (Macronympha). Two of the tracks here originally appeared on a super limited cassette on the Nazot label (hence the title here), but you probably missed that in your somnolence. Plus we get an extra 25 minute track,, thats over 77 minutes of zonked out sci-fi damage. A nausea inducing ride, seas on saturn style, using the same demented tape technique as on the Foucault Zombie sessions." - Chocolate Monk.

***Outer Space / Rodger Stella split 7" coming soon on Second Layer Records.***
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Portion Control

Progress Report 1980-83

Vinyl On Demand

 
7LP deluxe box-set
£90.00
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On sale - was £119.99, now £90. This 7LP set comes in a metal box with a 60-page book full of memorabilia and photos dated 1980-83, a t-shirt and DVD with self-made videos from the V Mag Archive, all dated back between 81-83.. The ultimate collection of the godfathers of electronic body music, hard rythmic electronics & minimal synth.

This set spanning 1980-1983 contains all official released and even unreleased tapes on their own POR CON – Label including Gaining Momentum, Dining on the fresh, Private Illusions I&II, Video Soundtrack, Progress Report and more obscure and unreleased tracks from Portion Controls archive plus compilation tracks as well as the releases on In Phaze Records.

***PLEASE NOTE: This set is well over 2KGs. You will be contacted after ordering with shipping options.***
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Toshi Ichiyanagi / Maki Ishii

Music For Living Process / Cho-Etsu

Edition RZ

 
LP
£14.00
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On sale - was £16.99, now £14. Music For Living Process for flute, shakuhachi, harp, percussion and 2 dancers (TOKK Ensemble, Tokyo). Cho-Etsu for shakuhachi, shell horns, harp, percussion and electronic sounds (TOKK Ensemble, Tokyo). Both tracks were composed in 1973 and were recorded live at the Akademie der Künste, Berlin on October 2nd and 14th, 1973. Included is a 4-page 12" sized booklet. For fans of early Japanese avant garde/electronic music and the Omega Point label.
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V/A: Toshi Ichiyanagi + Akiko Samukawa + Tomomi Adachi

Live Document: Hommage for Space

Omega Point

 
CD
£12.00
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On sale - was £16.99, now £12. Experimental Music of Japan Vol.1

"This is the live recording of the music performance held at the installation exhibition of Chiharu Shiota in the gallery of Kanagawa Kenmin Hall in Yokohama Japan last October. The performance was defined as Art Complex by Toshi Ichiyanagi from the music stand point of view. The content of music consists of live computer improvisation as well as some acoustic programed pieces by piano performance by Akiko Samukawa, Toshi Ichiyanagi and computer electronics by Tomomi Adachi to create the interpenetration of temporal and spacial situation in the gallery space. Includes: Morton Feldman '2 Pianos'; Toshi Ichiyanagi 'Time Sequence'; Michal Kleofas Oginski - Toshi Ichiyanagi 'Polonaise in A minor ojczyzny'; Improvisation, Hommage for Space." - Omega Point.
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Various Artists

Ju-Jikan: 10 Hours of Sound From Japan

23five

 
2CD
£8.00
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On sale - was £13.99, now £8. An exhibition companion compilation to SFMOMA's 2001 listening room program JU-JIKAN: 10 Hours of Sound From Japan, co-curated by Atau Tanaka, Ryoji Ikeda, and Shunichiro Okeda. JU-JIKAN's Double Compact Disc companion features compositions from Tamami Toro, Pain Jerk, Yasunao Tone, Nerve Net Noise, Otomo Yoshihide, Atau Tanaka, i.d., Masonna, Kozo Inada, Ichiro Nodaira, Hanatarash, Yuji Takahashi, Ryoji Ikeda, Merzbow, Kazuo Uehara, Astro, and Testuo Furudate. Comes with a 20 page booklet and original program details.
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Morton Feldman

First Recordings: 1950s

Mode

 
CD
£12.00
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On sale - was £14.99, now £12. "A remarkable discovery of over 75 minutes of Morton Feldman's music. This disc presents 13 unrecorded early works spanning 1950 to 1953, many previously unpublished. Features: His only work for magnetic tape, Intersection, realized in 8-channels by Feldman with John Cage and Earle Brown. Considered lost, the work has been restored and presented here for the first time in 40 years; His score for 2 cellos to Hans Namuth's film of Jackson Pollock, presented in its entirety including narration by Pollock himself; The solo piano collection Nature Pieces, which combine elements of Feldman's youth with his mature style, and the Variations written for a dance by Merce Cunningham; Previously missing works from the Extensions and Intermission cycles. The performances are superbly played by pianist Philipp Vandré and the Turfan Ensemble from Frankfurt." - Mode. Recommended.
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DJ Spinn & DJ Rashad

Girl Bust Down

Juke Trax

 
12 inch
£5.00
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On sale - was £7.99, now £5. Classic footwork tracks from two of Chicago best. The redundant phrase, it takes a village to raise a child, never rang more true than with DJ Spinn & DJ Rashad. At the ages of 10, DJ Spinn & DJ Rashad learned from Chicago Ghetto House legends Paul Johnson, DJ Chip, DJ Thadz, and DJ Funk. These tracks are what a lifetime of learning has produced. Blending ghetto house, juke, and techno, footwork is taking over Chicago’s eardrums. Look out for forthcoming releases on Planet Mu from both artists.
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DJ Diamond

Flight Muzik

Planet Mu

 
2LP
£8.00
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On sale - was £12.99, now £8. Double vinyl edition. Another solid footwork release from Planet Mu and this is definitely one of the strongest and most progressive. Dark alien, desolate atmospherics with choppy, clinical percussion. A much more out-there feel compared to the previous footwork releases and this one definitely feels more like a proper album with a strong concept rather than a collection of tracks. Highly recommended.

"DJ Diamond is 24 year old Karlis Griffin from the West Side of Chicago. He has been producing music since the age of 13 and DJing since 20, heading the 'Flight Muzik' clique of footwork producers.

You might recall his two tracks from our 'Bangs & Works Vol.1' footwork compilation of last year. In addition he's also released several mix cds in Chicago, but this, his first international album showcases his unique style of footwork music..."


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Sickness

Ruiner

Freak Animal

 
LP (ltd.250)
£15.99
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"One of the leading names in American harsh noise returns with a new album, presenting new sides of the project. This full length 40 minute vinyl LP delivers the best known Sickness fast cut-up hysteria, but also droning lo-fi rumbles and sharp live noise butchery. Edition of 250 copies." - Freak Animal Records.
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OVMN

Optimum Volume Maximum Noise

Freak Animal / Industrial Recollections

 
CD
£10.99
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Macronympha side project, the early protagonists of wall of noise. Originally released on Mother Savage Noise Productions, reissued by Industrial Recollections. Essential.
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Takayanagi Masayuki New Direction For The Art

Complete La Grima

Doubt

 
CD
£13.99
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"La Grima" (Tears) was performed on August 14, 1971, at the Genyasai festival in Sanrizuka, Japan. This CD presents the complete, unedited version of the performance. As if to slash through the audience's scornful, jeering reaction to Takayanagi's opening remarks, the group launched into a fiercely convulsive performance. Despite having a variety of objects thrown at them, Takayanagi and the others kept on playing. They ended the performance to a storm of booing and shouts of "Go home!"

For this release it was meticulously remixed and then mastered. Thus, the performance of "La Grima" by the newly-launched New Direction for the Art has been reborn in a fresher, more vivid form. The photos are from the scrapbook of Kenji Ishiguro, who was shooting on site in Sanrizuka at the time. The CD comes in a folding cardboard jacket.
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Swans

Swans Are Dead (Live 1995-97)

Young God

 
2CD
£10.00
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On sale - was £14.99, now £10. Live material compiled from Great Annihilator World Tour ('96) and Final Tour ('97).

"Aside from the early self-eviscerating era of Swans the 2 tours captured on this album are my favourite live recordings of Swans. Somehow, all the different periods of the band came together here, and I remember the performances as being transporting and even transcendent. That's my own experience of course, but my instinct tells me the audience experienced it that way too. The sound quality of these recordings is good-to-excellent, in my opinion. In fact, of all the Swans albums, this is the one I feel most comfortable listening to. I mean "comfortable" in the sense that the recording seems to have captured the performance and intent of the music. There's some reviews below. If you choose to purchase this, yes, play it loud, and I hope it gives you pleasure." - Michael Gira/Young God Records 2008.
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Shift / Sick Seed

Split

Freak Animal

 
CD
£5.00
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On sale - was £10.99, now £5. "Shift at his most aggressive here. Monolith track from harsh crackling industrial noise with aggressive voice to thick and heavy droning sounds with subtle spoken word sampling. Sick Seed presents 3 tracks of caveman power electronics. Ugly, fierce and nasty stuff." - Freak Animal.
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Sudden Infant

Solothurn

RRR

 
CD
£7.99
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Reissue of 1994 release on Pure. 'Solothurn' 1994 by Joke Lanz and Dave Phillips and 'Sperm + Egg' 1993 by Joke Lanz with Danielle Sklar. Comes in a cardboard slipcase with new artwork and photocopied insert. Each cover is individual.
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Dave Phillips

IIIII

Ground Fault

 
CD
£6.00
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On sale - was £9.99, now £6. "IIIII continues the tradition of the unique Scimpfluch-Gruppe style found in the previous four titles; I, II, III and IIII released on various other labels. The random bursts of sounds are great but the sporadic silence is the glue that brings it all together to form a brilliant listening experience. Powerfully mastered by Randy Yau, this release has all the aggressiveness of a Series III release but the small sounds and important silence found throughout forces it into the Series II group.

Dave Phillips has been performing since 1987 and is also involved in Ohne (1997-present), Fear of God (1986-88 & 2002-2003), Sudden Infant (1990-1996) and Schimpfluch-Gruppe (1991-present). Fans of Runzelstirn & Gurgelstock will love this CD." - Ground Fault.
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Joke Lanz & Rudolf EB.ER

Akustische Aktion (Essen) – Zurich 1991

PAN / Absurd

 
LP (ltd.200)
£27.99
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This historical document of an early Schimpfluch Gruppe performance is an absolute must for fans of actionistic noise and performance-art. The LP is mastered and cut by Rashad Becker at D&M, pressed on 140g vinyl and is packaged in a pro-press folded cover including all information and photos which itself is housed in a silk screened pvc sleeve with the text from the original documentation of the perfomance. Extremely limited to 200 copies only.

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Peter Kowald

Was Da Ist

FMP

 
CD
£12.99
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Arguably the greatest solo bass record in the history of free-improvisation. 23 tracks of double bass improvisations with Kowald’s trademark throat-singing. Highly recommended.

"Was Da Ist (What Is There) belongs among the few recordings, whose quality goes far beyond just being of documentary value. What Is There is more than just an interesting and fascinating addition to the catalogue of important solo-recordings. What There Is is: Perceiving can actually be heard. To digress: Peter Kowald spends one year, from May 1994 - May 1995 at home, at his place (Ort), Luisenstrabe, Wuppertal... Every Saturday at 19.00 the evening’s events are preceeded by Kowald on bass. And although a concert and a CD vary in form, whilst I write these lines I have got the feeling that I “know” Kowald in a way that I hardly know any other improvisor..."


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LA Vampires featuring Matrix Metals

So Unreal

Not Not Fun

 
LP (ltd.600)
£8.00
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On sale - was £15.99, now £8. "Episode two in season one of the LA Vampires collab Chronicles finds her joining forces with elusive alien discotech-head Matrix Metals of the nomadic Outer Limits Recordings cabal. Blurry ornate cassette-loop architectures groove and grind under jazzy Casio canopies while Ms. LA Vamps screws it all down and layers in additional square wave keyboard lines, echo chamber FX, drum machine detailing, low-end throbs, and sings lead on a gold spraypainted microphone. The entire LP’s got that ‘melting-on-the-dashboard’ warped-world tonality of all the best Outer Limits tracks... Sleeve has glamour-style Nagelized portrait/collage artwork by Spencer Longo, plus a full-colour insert. Edition of 600 copies." - Not Not Fun. Recommended.
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Various Artists

RRR-1000

RRR

 
LP
£15.00
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On sale - was £18.99, now £15. Long awaited 'follow up' to the RRR-500 LP (which had 500 different artists 'performing' one lock groove each), this time with 20 different artists, each handling 50 grooves each. Each LP comes in a completely unique handmade sleeve (i.e. no two are at all the same!).

Featuring: AMK, Aaron Dilloway, Thomas Dimuzio, Kevin Drumm, Carlos Giffoni, Incapacitants, GX Jupitter-Larsen, Jason Lescalleet, Francisco Lopez, Lasse Marhaug, The New Blockaders, Jerome Noetinger, Damion Romero, Prurient, RLW, Runzelstirn & Gurgelstock, Sudden Infant, Keith Fullerton Whitman, C. Spencer Yeh, and Otomo Yoshihide.

"Personally, I think this one is twice as good as RRR-500. When I sent out the invitations I specifically asked for harsh and aggressive grooves and guess what? These guys know how to deliver the goods - all covers hand decorated by yours truly in my typical Ron style." - Ron Lessard/RRR.
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Psychic TV

Themes

Cold Spring

 
6CD box-set
£30.00
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On sale - was £42.99, now £30. "For the first time, all Themes albums by Psychic TV released together, in a sumptuous, matt laminate, spot-varnished box set. The music itself was designed not only as soundtrack but also for subsequent use by Initiates of The Temple Ov Psychick Youth in their rituals as Functional music intended only to aid in the process of making things happen. It is a practical tool. Thee essential collection of rare, archive and modern PTV ritual / esoteric musick!

Each CD has been carefully remastered and is presented in it's own matt laminate, spot-varnished mini-LP sleeve. The box also includes a 32-page booklet of rare photos and essays.

"Themes" was originally released in 1982 as a limited bonus LP with the first 5000 copies of the legendary Psychic TV album "Force The Hand Of Chance". Musicians: Stan Bingo, Peter Christopherson (Coil, Throbbing Gristle, Soisong), Genesis P-Orridge, and David Tibet (Current 93)..."


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Merzbow

Eucalypse

Soleilmoon

 
CD in wooden box (ltd.1000)
£15.00
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On sale - was £19.99, now £15. Another gorgeous package from Soleilmoon presented in a hand-crafted round wooden box with screenprinted swiveling lid. The box contains one CD and four round, full-colour cards. Limited to 1000 copies.

""The Tasmanian Blue Gum tree, Eucalyptus globulus, is native to Tasmania and southern Australia. Eucalyptus trees are uniquely suited to the varied ecologies of Australia, and there is no other continent more closely associated with one genus of tree. Its leaves are the food of choice of the koala, and its flowers attract bees and hummingbirds. Out of approximately 300 identified species, Blue Gums are now the eucalyptus most frequently found in other parts of the world..."


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Gorgoroth

Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam

Regain

 
CD+DVD
£7.00
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On sale - was £13.99, now £7. Limited edition digipack version including bonus DVD. "Gorgoroth take a slower doom-laden death metal approach with tones of atmosphere and droning evil as hell chords."
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Anton Bruhin

Deux Pipes

Alga Marghen

 
LP (ltd.330)
£15.00
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On sale - was £21.99, now £15. "In the past few years Alga Marghen successfully released on CD some of Anton Bruhin more experimental works. 'In Out', 'Rotomotor' and the CD version of his first LP masterpiece from 1969 'Vom goldabfischer', made many of you become familiar with the eccentric creations of this obscure Swiss artist. But for this new release Alga Marghen decided to concentrate on Anton Bruhin favorite instrument, the jews harp... Included in this LP record are six breathtaking jews harp pieces of pure genius... Comes in a gatefold sleeve with large 8 page booklet reproducing four mind-blowing drawings released between 1969 and 2006 that well proof Anton Bruhin ultra-modernistic talent of the most refined nature. Also included in the booklet is the complete score of 'Maultrommel und Sprache'. Edition limited to 330 copies." - Alga Marghen.

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Philip Corner

Coldwater Basin No.2

Alga Marghen

 
LP (ltd.310)
£15.00
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On sale - was £19.99, now £15. "Re-emerging from deep Fluxus celebrations in this 2012 summer, Alga Marghen realized that Philip Corner “Coldwater Basin” LP was instantly sold out. Could there be a better decision than issuing an alternative version of this masterpieces from the glorious 60s, by master of ecstatic music Philip Corner? If you fluctuated over sonic landscapes with the first version, then “Coldwater Basin No.2” will knock your socks off! More intense that Whitehouse, more liquid than your wildest dreams.

Again, a home recording of water running from a faucet into a sink. New York City, the Lower East Side, sometime in the 60s. With Bill Fontana still on microphone.

Edition limited to 310 copies with front sleeve design and calligraphies by Philip Corner." - Alga Marghen.
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Ulises Carrion

The Poets Tongue

Alga Marghen

 
LP (ltd.270)
£15.00
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On sale - was £19.99, now £15. "Ulises Carrion's audio works clearly reflect his passion for language, its structures, sounds and meanings. He greatly enjoyed grammatically dissecting languages and trying to understand and explore their structures. His many initiatives and projects bear witness to his boundless obsessions with communication and circulation of works and ideas as a cultural strategy... All pieces, recorded at the Instituut voor Sonologie in Utrecht in 1977, have in common their refusal of discursiveness... Each piece is a series of vocal units that unfolds according to simple rules. Their beginning and end are arbitrary – they could go on infinitely.

First LP ever issued by Ulises Carrion who in 1975 ‘created’ the legendary bookshop-gallery “Other Books & So”, the first space dedicated exclusively to artists’ publications such as artists’ records, books, magazines, postcards. Edition limited to 270 copies." - Alga Marghen.


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LP
Mika Vainio / Kevin Drumm / Axel Dörner / Lucio Capece, Venexia, LP
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4CD
Sissy Spacek, California Ax, 4CD
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7 inch
Bruce Russell / John Wiese, Fronts, 7 inch
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LP picture-disc (ltd.100)
Vagina Dentata Organ, Live In Berlin, LP picture-disc (ltd.100)
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CD
Ax, Metal Forest, CD
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CD
Edward Ka-Spel, Tanith And The Lion Tree, CD
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2CD
Nurse With Wound, A Sucked Orange / Scrag, 2CD
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CD
Dean Blunt & Inga Copeland (Hype Williams), Black Is Beautiful, CD
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LP + CD
Black Sun Roof, Feral, LP + CD
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2LP
Sonic Youth, Smart Bar Chicago 1985, 2LP
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2LP
Sensations Fix, Music Is Painting In the Air (1974 - 1977), 2LP
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CD
Cut Hands, Black Mamba, CD
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LP (ltd.500)
Locrian & Christoph Heemann, S/T, LP (ltd.500)
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CD (ltd.300)
The Rita, The Rack, CD (ltd.300)
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CD (ltd.200)
John Wiese, Mirror, CD (ltd.200)
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LP (ltd.100)
The Tenses, Conform, LP (ltd.100)
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cassette (ltd.50)
Mania / Hal Hutchinson, Kollaborative Wreckage, cassette (ltd.50)
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LP
Etat Brut, Mutations et Protheses, LP
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2LP
Cliff Martinez, Drive O.S.T., 2LP
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CD
Evil Moisture / Macronympha, The Tentacles Of The Octopus, CD
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cassette
Tenzenmen, Quarrychase, cassette
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7 inch
Chains Of Death Command, Human Waste Music, 7 inch
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2LP (ltd.1000)
The Shadow Ring, Remains Unchanged, 2LP (ltd.1000)
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LP
The Skaters, Physicalities of the Sensibilities, LP
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LP (ltd.500)
Incapacitants / Sewer Election, Mental Derivatives / Shining Obsession, LP (ltd.500)
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CD
V/A: Messthetics #100, Messthetics Greatest Hits, CD
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zine
Various Artists, Fördämning #1, zine
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CD
Entre Vifs, Heavy Duty, CD
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7 inch (ltd.350)
The Bowles, S/T, 7 inch (ltd.350)
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2CD
John Cage / Morton Feldman, Music for Keyboard 1935–1948 / The Early Years, 2CD
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CD
Robbie Basho, Twilight Peaks, CD
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2CD
Morton Feldman, Triadic Memories, 2CD
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CD
Incapacitants, Mon, Ma? Mon!!!, CD
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CD
Due Process, Combine I - XVIII, CD
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CD
Emil Beaulieau, Dedicated to Richard Rupenus, CD
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LP (ltd.500)
Halflings, Self Esteem, LP (ltd.500)
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LP + tote bag (ltd.500)
V/A: RRR-RSR, Record Store Record, LP + tote bag (ltd.500)
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LP (ltd. 350)
Astor, Alcor, LP (ltd. 350)
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CD
Graham Lambkin, Softly Softly Copy Copy, CD
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CD
Moniek Darge, Soundies (Selected Work 1980-2001), CD
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LP (ltd.500)
Christian Cosmos, Enthronement By God As The First-Born Of The Dead, LP (ltd.500)
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Outer Space, II, LP (ltd.1000)
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