(image: Hasegawa Tohaku - Shōrin-Zu Byōbu)

Disconcerted Sounds Last.fm Group - here. A curiosity if nothing more...

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Rambling Boys - Ain't Got No Home

That was not meant to be another two month break. It's been a vicious couple of months, hasn't it? All my best wishes go out to anyone caught up in any of the chaos.

This is one I've been meaning to post since the end of last year. I've also uploaded the original Woody Guthrie tracks for anyone unfamiliar with the songs.

Rambling Boys - Ain't Got No Home

Keijo Virtanen, Jukka Nousiainen, Lauri Puttonen and Sami Virtanen join together to put a spin on the dust bowl ballads of Woody Guthrie. After two incredible lathe cuts, they finally throw down a full album of what were once simple road songs, now pulled apart at their roots and tossed into the basement to be jammed into something completely new and unstoppable. Heady rolling guitar licks, fuzzy harmonica wails and snapping drums drift in and out of each other, locking in perfectly only to split back into the mumbling open.

Released on Cabin Floor Esoterica (tumblr) in September last year in an edition of 75 cassettes. The very first track is an original composition but the jams of the other songs are all re-workings of Guthrie songs - 'Ain't got no Home' is actually titled 'I Ain't got no Home in this World Anymore' and is (in my interpretation) about the unfairness of the world.

A1. Something In My Blood
A2. Pastures Of Plenty
A3. Jesus Christ
B1. Aint Got No Home
B2. Rambling Around

Rambling Boys ripped from cassette at 320kbps. Woody Guthrie songs ripped from CD (the fantastic 'This Machine Kills Fascists' compilation) at 320kbps.

Rambling Boys - Ain't Got No Home
Woody Guthrie (four songs)

Monday, 24 January 2011

Second Family Band - Dirty River

Two posts in a month! Wahoo?

Got a few label updates included in this one as well as the requested Sloow release - sorry guest (cbox) this is the only one I have uploaded.

Second Family Band - Dirty River

September 2008 release on the fantastic Sloow Tapes in an edition of 70 red cassettes.

Crunching, raw and abstract psychedelic blues improvisations by this collective featuring Clay Ruby of Davenport and Burial Hex fame. Tasty keys, moody rhythms and two long, relaxing and dirty tunes.



Blackest Rainbow: Natural Snow Buildings - Waves of the Random Sea

Galtta Media: Ron Thomas - Archival Remnants & Other Fragments
David Lackner & John Swana - Struttin' Around
Mike Boone - Rewind
Symbiosis Syndicate - Symbiosis Syndicate

Under the Spire: Boduf Songs - This Alone Above All Else In Spite Of Everything (CD release - different sound to past Boduf albums)

Wah Wah Records: Glibert Artman's Lard Free - s/t
Glibert Artman's Lard Free - I'm around about midnight
Lard Free - III
Lard Free - Unnamed
Anima Sound - Musik fur Alle
Kuhn Brothers & the Mad Rockers - s/t
Delired Cameleon Family - Visa de Censure No.X

Senufo Editions: Gregg Kowalsky - Battery Townsley
Eselsohr - Pause peuls

Time-Lag Records: Death Chants - s/t

Corbel Stone Press: *AR (Autumn Richardson & Richard Skelton) - Wolf Notes
also a re-issue of 'Marking Time' on Preservation in April

Burger Records: Television Personalities - I was a mod before you was a mod

Soft Abuse: Horrid Red - Pink Flowers (7")

Aguirre Records: Secret Colors - Lunar
Sean McCann - The Capital
Red Electric Rainbow - Dark Days

And talking of Aguirre; SPV have released a book (and 5 CDs) of Popol Vuh albums taken Werner Herzog soundtracks. Quite an expensive release (£40-50) but it certainly looks nice. Check distros for that.

Housecraft: Jeffry Astin - Grasses Only Green
Basked Unit - Talc Plates
Calypso Borealis - Auale Dino Elmi

Nothing Out There: Przewalski's Horses - Soupe de Sorcière
Przewalski's Horses - Detroit

Existential Cloth: Endless Caverns - Sensei Deprivation

NNA Tapes: Three Legged Race - Raining Order
Dylan Ettinger - Botany Bay
Head Boggle - Unsounds and Domo Live

Conspiracy Records: Ignatz - I hate this city

Not Not Fun: Daughters of the Sun - Ghost with chains
LA Vampires feat. Matrix Metals - So Unreal
The Deeep - Life Light
Angel Eyes - Dire Dish

Ydlmier: Sam Gas Can - Dedicated To Lauryn Hill
Donna Parker - Arachnid Paralysis
Dianetics - Figure in the Mist
Zerfallt - The Candles That Bled

Cabin Floor Esoterica: Copper Still Duo
The Winter-Long Mud Puddle
The Hawkline Orchestra

Journal of the Belgae Folk Club: Team Brick – Hardon for hadron
DTV – Volkhaus
Astral Social Club – Smashed tractor
Skjolbat – s/t
Dave Phillips – Waterfall

Sound Holes: Duncan Harrison - 80 Ghosts
Wand. & The Princess - Funeral Flowers
Hairmaiden of the Totem Robe - Draws of the Bygone

905 Tapes: V/A - Brains on Backwash III: Backwash to the Future
Josh Way & Wyatt Howland - Split
Black Onyx - Sext

Sacred Phases: Slag Heap - Hushing
Christopher Merrit - The Constant Farewell
Sound Out Light - Ornamental Skies
Red Electric Rainbow - Come & Melt Your Face Off

Utmarken have a sale for the rest of Jan - five tapes for €16.

No Kings: Rambutan - Outside
Malibu Wands - CHDW

Jozik Records: Kutomo / Bedroom Bear - split

Mirror Tapes: Maurizio Bianchi - Technology-X
The New Blockaders - Live at Morden Tower (pre-order)
Conrad Schnitzler / Wolfgang Seidel - CONSEQUENZ010B (pre-order)

Siren Wire: Beed and Fascia - The Pruning Remedy
Les Heures Creuses - Awakening

A Beard of Snails: Satanism Around Hollywood - Uncontrolled Winds
Solquest - The Blind Town
Anders Thode - Apartment Rocking With Anders Thode

Apollolaan Recordings: Richard Youngs - Atlas of Hearts (sadly looks to be sold out direct)

Singing Knives: Dylan Nyoukis - Carrion Hut

I noticed the other day that Mimaroglu MS listed a vinyl by Group Ongaku. Wow!

Many Breaths have another subscription series for 2011.

Social Music Records have an amazing subscription series. It includes releases from Sir Richard Bishop, Liz Harris & Ilyas Ahmed, Abner Jay, Evan Miller, Ty Segall and a load more. Joining costs from $49-$175 depending on format and if you live in the USA or not.

Monday, 3 January 2011

2011 - Compilation, Big Blood, Korean Black Eyes

Every time I think of the New Year I get Death Cab For Cutie stuck in my head - "So this is the new year and I don't feel any different." Like Gibbard, I have no resolution but I will try and rejuvenate this blog. It didn't go too well at the end of 2010 so I'd suggest keeping realistic expectations for the time being.

A couple of free releases to try and win you back.

V/A - Ishilan n​-​Tenere

Fantastic African compilation on Sahel Sounds getting a vinyl edition (ltd to 2000) released this week on Mississippi Records. You can listen for free on the above page, donate or buy the LP.

Big Blood - Dark Country Magik

I'm sure a large proportion of people that visited this blog have discovered the existence of this album already. One of the best albums of 2010 and one that appears to be gaining them louder plaudits - nearly 5000 people have watched this review and the rateyourmusic page gained a quick, positive reaction to the release.

Korean Black Eyes

This was put together by Plus Tapes in 2009. It was given 'best cassette' at the end of 2009 by Michael Pursley (a Foxy Digitalis writer) - "Charm, red hot soul, and Elvis, Moody Blues, and Jesus Christ Superstar covers from an all-girl 1970’s Korean rock band. It doesn’t get any better." - and hasn't really shown its face anywhere since. I suspect it befell a similar fate the Francis Bebey tape suffered - a real shame when 7"s cost $50 second hand.

Hope you all have a great 2011.

Thursday, 2 September 2010

Chikako - Leave the Flow

So, the week nears the end and a post exists. A miracle I'm sure you'll agree. Don't know if this will be everyone's cup of tea, in fact, it won't be. But you never know unless you try...

Chikako - Leave the Flow

Now you've stopped admiring my childhood bright blue carpet (you should see the green walls!) I hope you'll give this a go. It is a poppy folk record from the 70s. Well, actually, I have no idea if it was a 70s release. Information about it doesn't exist. Google has no information, popsike has no past sales, RYM was my entry, discogs and allmusic have no records. So if you can help derive any information from the photos or know of a place with details please do help.

Tracks 2, 4 and 5 on the A-side sell this record for me. She puts some effort in. The B-side isn't quite as rewarding. Opening with some guitar work that wouldn't sound too out of place alongside Dire Straits but still containing some good tracks - B3 in particular fits with some of the better A-side material.

Rough track times:

A1. 00:05 -
A2. 03:12 -
A3. 07:39 -
A4. 12:20 -
A5. 16:22 -
A6. 19:08 - 23:10

B1. 00:03 -
B2. 03:41 -
B3. 07:40 -
B4. 11:38 -
B5. 15:07 -
B6. 18:26 - 22:37


New releases:

Before beginning this list I must apologise to anyone emailing me tracks and albums. I'm really not managing to find the time to listen to them at the moment and there's a large backlog of emails (50+) that are looking neglected. If you have new releases please feel free to add the email address in the top right of the blog to your mailing list but for the foreseeable future I'm unlikely to reply swiftly. You're more than welcome to link to your own releases in the comments, cbox or on the last.fm page.

Avant Archive: Black Eagle Child - Born Underwater
Knit Prism - Growing
A. Pushkin - The Figure

Siren Wire: Susan Matthews - LightScapes
Susan Matthews - The Whispering Void

Blackest Rainbow: Moon Unit - Hell Horse and Heady Stratus
David A Jaycock - Presets
Ben Nash / Magic Lantern - split
Wooden Wand - Wither Thou Goest, Cretin

Great Pop Supplement (check distros): Still Corners - Don't fall in love
Dean & Britta - I'll keep it with mine

Under the Spire are having a small summer sale.

Rainbow Bridge are also having a sale but it ends tomorrow (Friday).

Sweet Lodge Guru: Lawrence English - A Colour For Autumn (joint release with Digitalis but Digi have sold out of their copies)

Brave Mysteries: BONG - Samhain Festival
Lens - Techtron Dawn - Chimera Game II
MV & EE - Muskie&Manitou
The Mumber Toes - Always Already

Apollolaan Recordings: Stormhat - Kabine
Book of Shadows - Chichen Itza

Les Disques Normal: V/A - I Wish I Had a Horse's Head (French Tribute to Sparklehorse) (free download)

Joy De Vivre: Oleoresin Capsicum - Synth Pop

Different Lands (here for contact details / samples): Water Lily Jaguar / Pink Desert - split
Cruudeuces / Rambutan - Split
Wether - Opposed to the Future

Chunklet are giving Kickstarter a go in an attempt to make another book.

Hooker Vision: Nova Scotian Arms / Motion Sickness of Time Travel- The Fire Cult to Your Dream Child
Grant Evans - Ritual 1 & Ritual 2 (posters)

exbx Tapes: Jon Lorenz and Body Morph - Enjoyable Saxophone Music By...
Body Morph - Muted Me
V/A - Weird Stuff vol. 3
Starfox - s/t
Criminals - Wistful Chubby Genius

Three Lobed: Hans Chew - Tennessee & Other Stories...

Catholic Tapes (here for contact details): Fielded - Terrageist (LP)
Dino & Nic - The Arc of Nic & Dino
Christopher Riggs - 0:25, 0:50
Temporal Marauder - Subtractive Existence
Positive Shadow - Replication Slave
Elon Katz - The Pylori Program

Hanson Records: N/A - Network Issue #2
+ big sale

Prairie Fire Tapes: Tom Carter – Numinous
Gremlynz / Ajilvsga - split
Dim Dusk Moving Gloom – Blinded By The Natty White

Graveface had their office and LPs ruined by flooding. As a result they're raffling off tons of stuff. It includes Godspeed You Black Emperor artwork, something (unknown) from The Flaming Lips and Mike Watt's bass. However, there is a downside. You will have to fork out $500 for a chance of winning those. There are cheaper options though.


Found someone had uploaded most of a session by Shuji Inaba on youtube. Thank you Mr.

I love Jackson C Frank's album. I dare say it's my favourite album. And both of Laura Marling's albums have so far ticked the right boxes with me so to find her releasing a 7" covering 'Blues Run the Game' (and 'Needle and the Damage Done' by Neil Young) on Jack White's Third Man Records this month was a welcome surprise.

The people at Apple think they've done something of great originality (again) and have effectively re-created last.fm or mflow. They've called it Ping and incorporating it into iTunes 10. Judging by the surprising success of the iPad this will undoubtedly suck Appleholics in.

Monday, 23 August 2010

MV & EE - Bollywoe

Hope everyone is well and has had a good summer - unless you're currently upside down in which case have a nice summer.
This post should mark the return of the blog. I'm going to try and consistently make a weekly post, whether each will contain a download depends on whether I manage to sort something out in time (I do have a couple of OOP LPs lined up) and I'll try and start doing the label lists again.

MV & EE - Bollywoe

This is the latest Child of Microtones release from MV & EE (Eclipse and Volcanic Tongue still have copies - elsewhere may also) and limited to 99 copies. For me, this suits more than the recently re-issued 'Liberty Rose' (vinyl edition on Arbitrary Signs) and 'Hick Smoke' (vinyl edition on Manhand), both of which left me slightly disappointed. 'Bhangra Jive' with Erika singing really hits the spot for me at the moment - it deserves a movie scene based around it situated in a dark bar.

"MV’s inspired instant onstage raps are a big part of their live appeals and one of the best tracks here, the 17-minute “The Beater”, basically incorporates a long surreal rap from MV with a sublime Skip Spence plays On The Beach groove courtesy of The Wolfpack: Rafi Bookstaber on percussion/guitar/space whisper, Paulie G on flute, Rongoose on synth percussion and Jeremy ‘Woods’ Earl on percussion and rhythm guitar. MV’s rapping style is inspired, equal parts Dylan circa “Yea! Heavy And A Bottle Of Bread”, Sonny Blount and Kenneth Patchen. The opening “Jook Enthusiast” is a solo MV raga that matches Alan Silva’s Skillfulness with modulated Indian electricity while “Bhangra Jive” approaches the recent live groove-based style that touches on Miles Davis’ Dark Magus era with psychedelic hillbilly stylings and an inspired rap, this time from Erika. Backing comes from Samara Lubelski and John Moloney, with MV trading wild guitar lines with Willie Lane like the early Television. There’s a version of “Sweetheart Of The Nascar” that’s close to the single version but a little more frazzled while the closing “Sweet Yoni” is an eye-lolling raga with some exuberant dulcimer. MV&EE are on a creative roll of late and this is a particularly necessary installment. Edition of 99 copies, packaged in the usual swank COM style, with hand-painted sleeves and fold-out card inner." (Volcanic Tongue)

Track Listing:
1. Jook Enthusiast
2. The Beater
3. Bhangra Jive
4. Sweetheart of the Nascar
5. Sweet Yoni


If you can afford to please support this great band somehow - they're soon to go on tour (again). As well as this release (still available from the previously mentioned distros) there are those two vinyl re-issues, the 'Sweetheart of the Nascar' 7" on Electric Temple, bootlegs on Heroine (direct from the band), Brave Mysteries and an 8 cassette bootleg box from Blackest Rainbow. Soon adds up, doesn't it?

Friday, 23 July 2010

Join the Fangs and Arrows Fantasy Football

The F&A league needs some growth.

Fantasy Premier League

League code: 340790-96526

Please, feel free to join.

The blog will reignite again soon.

New: Digitalis Ltd (and vinyl)
Sloow Tapes
NNA Tapes
Not Not Fun
Great Pop Supplement
House of Sun
Cloud Valley

Sorry for lack of the usual detail, this is a rushed and incomplete update.

Sunday, 4 July 2010

This blog is not dead

If it appears that way at the moment - let's face it, it does - I apologise. I keep meaning to take a couple of hours out and put together all the stuff filling up my inbox but I'm enjoying the sun and football too much.

I just want to point out a couple of quick releases (I think) you may be interested in.

The lovely Big Blood folk have got a new CD/vinyl out on Time-Lag Records and a cassette on Cabin Floor Esoterica. Later in the year, around September, they will also have a double LP out on Digitalis, more news on that when it comes.
If, like me, you're in the UK, Boa Melody Bar will be getting some copies (not sure how many) of the Big Blood Time-Lag LP if you want to save a bit on the import postage.

Under the Spire are re-releasing Zelienople's 'Hollywood' album. There's also a bonus track (which I would love but I'm not buying another copy) to go with the release.

Blackest Rainbow, as I'm sure you all already know, have a new Twinsistermoon LP and a Beggin' Your Pardon Miss Joan compendium type release, both for pre-order.

Troglosound has a new Burnt Hills 3" CD for sale. €12ppd, so a bit expensive, but go take a listen to the sample. Sounds extremely good. I've just been told it's close to sold out, so think fast.

Type Records have out the last of the Thomas Köner LPs and a new one from The North Sea. Boomkat usually sells out fast of Type releases so be sure to check out places like Norman Records (UK) or Forced Exposure (US) if you want something that looks to be gone.

Proper update to come.

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

Peter Broderick - Three Film Score Intakes

It has now been over a month since the last upload on this blog. I didn't start it with the intention of uploading much but a month feels like a long break. It's not like there aren't a million other blogs supplying music though so I don't exactly feel bad about neglecting uploads for a while.
Anyway, getting back to normal, here's something that wasn't available for very long but is very recent.

Peter Broderick - Three Film Score Intakes

This was released two weeks ago on Schedios Records (a newish label founded and run by Clem Leek). Released on a 3" CD in an edition of 200, some of which appear to be available from Experimedia (link below). The music is taken from a short film by Matt Clark titled 'Passenger'.

"the three tracks on display here combine piano, strings and field recordings. A signature of the Broderick classical sound is his ability to take a minimalist approach to composing and through his blending of pre-recorded sounds or looping his own instruments he adds significant complexity to his music. So, for example, “Part 1” in essence a fairly simplistic, but nonetheless beautiful piano composition is supported by undertones of violin and given a distinctly gritty edge through the recorded sound of a train passing by. “Part 2” which seamlessly integrates from the first track, gives the strings a more prominent role and the resulting sound is an emotionally charged, melancholic one. “Part 3,” reverting to a greater piano focus again, is the most melodic of the three tracks yet Broderick again through his ambient intuition, ensures there is not an overriding burden of romance to the composition." (Fluid Radio)

BUY / Download

New Releases:

Honest Jon's: V/A - To Scratch Your Heart: Early Recordings From Istanbul (4LP / 2CD)

Sloow Tapes: Verde - Tapes
Plankton Wat - Shadows
Marianne Nowottny - Divine Cantos

Under the Spire: Wreaths - Like Sparks From Throats Falling

The Great Pop Supplement: Spectrum & Tim 'Love' Lee / Spectrum & Captain Memphis (picture disc)

Alter: Tomutonttu / Oneohtrix Point Never - Split

Plus Tapes: Alvarius B – Blood Operatives of the Barium Sunset

Electric Temple: MV & EE - Sweetheart of the Nascar

Woodsist: V/A - Welcome Home / Diggin' the Universe

Weird Forest: Mark McGuire - Tidings / Amethyst Waves

Type Records: Rene Hall - Porcelain Opera

Reverb Worship: Lapizjack - s/t


Olde English Spelling Bee: Stellar Om Source - Trilogy Select
James Ferraro - Feed Me
James Ferraro - On Air
James Ferraro - Pixarni

Plus Tapes: Distractions - s/t

Subliminal Sounds: V/A - Thai Beat A Go-Go (Vol. 3)
Parson Sound (3LP box set)

Full of Nothing: Keijo - First Time
Kheta Hotem - Live at Yläkaupungin Yö, Jyväskylä, Finland 2009
Kheta Hotem - Live at Yläkaupungin Yö, Jyväskylä, Finland 2007

Arbor: Sun Circle - Lessness
Cloaked Light / Pale Blue Sky

Morc Tapes: Circle Bros - Haven

Sound Holes: Lust For Youth / Street Drinkers - Split
Pascal Nichols - One Stone Taken From Every Monument To Form A Wall of Silence
Rale / 3 Headed Monster - Split

More will probably be added over the next couple of days. If only there was a Twitter service that allowed for more characters, that would be perfect.

Monday, 17 May 2010


I have loads to add to this list over the next couple of days. It hasn't felt like four weeks since the last post. Time is flying. I'm not going to promise consistency over the summer - losing the World Cup will be a huge distraction - but I will do my best to avoid big gaps in posting again.
More will hopefully be added in the next 24 hours to this list. Nothing uploaded at the moment but will dig something out for the next post.

Dead Pilot Records: Expo 70 - Death Voyage

Second Language Music: Ghostwriter - The Continuing Adventures Of The Strange Sound Association

Sir Richard Bishop has released a compilation of live tracks from his 'Freak of Araby' US Tour - there's also a nice, new t-shirt.

Speaking of t-shirts, Blackest Rainbow have got a couple of new ones. They're also re-pressing the Silvester Anfang II LP.

Reverb Worship: Pete Fosco - Live

Digitalis have new LPs from Heather Woods Broderick (now only available from distros - Boomkat, Forced Exposure) and Ossining.
On the Digi Ltd side of the operation they had a large batch of cassettes from Michael James Tapscott, Planets Around the Sun, White Leopards, Red Electric Rainbow, Mohave Triangles, Knit Prism / W.A. Munson, Mass Ornament and Ricardo Donoso. Five of them seemed to sell out in around 24 hours, if ones you want are gone, be sure to check the usual distros over the next few days.

Mississippi Records have released quite a batch over the past month. They've re-released the best of the Fihavanana 3LP set - definitely worth checking out - on a single LP, done a vinyl issue of 'Moa Anbessa' by Getatchew Mekuria, The Ex and Guests and have just released a new compilation of Abner Jay material. Not seen the Abner Jay in shops yet, but if you're in the UK check out Honest Jon's and maybe Aquarius Records if you're in the States (there may be cheaper distros in the US for their records but I don't know of it - if you do, please leave a comment with info).

Apollolaan Recordings: Black Tempest - Proxima

Essence Music: Nadja - Autopergamene
Drakh - Bethlehem
(both of these releases also have amazing looking box set editions)

Aguirre Records: Caboladies - Live Anywhere
Josh Burke - Prana

Boomkat have a few copies of the Richard Youngs and Valet split 7" (on Root Strata) on sale for £2.95 at the moment (here). It obviously costs more when you take into consideration the p&p costs but if you're ordering something with them anyway then it might be a good, cheap purchase.

Schedios: Peter Broderick - Three film score intakes
(thanks Kev)

Install: Greg Davis - Regarding Wave

NNA Tapes: Nonhorse - Subtle Revenge
Driphouse - 50/50
Pulse Emitter - Longing Thresholds

It seems to be a worthwhile move checking out Norman Records lately if you really want to save the pennies. I noticed you could save 30p on 'For Jose Maria' by Rameses III, a little bit on 'Modlitewnik' by Isengrind and £3 on '...and they have escaped the weight of darkness' by Olafur Arnalds (all including postage). It isn't much but I imagine if you had an order large enough to get free postage (UK only) you could almost get a "free" CD.

Chunklet have a new t-shirt - well, for Record Store Day - available with the words, 'I collect records because pussy hates me' written across it. Crude? Chunklet? Never...
Bring on another magazine Henry!!

Earjerk: Rain Drinkers - The Healing Begins NOW
Prince Rama - Live

A Dear Girl Called Wendy: Testicle Hazard - Het Potatis
Sewer Election - Kvävd

Caff / Flick: No Monster Club - Tropical Decibels (vol. 1 & 2)
Heavy Hawaii / Girls Names - Split
Boundary JIM - Vienna Boys Choir

Plus Tapes: Leaves - s/t
More releases very soon: Distractions, Alvarus B, Other Minds and Exile (x2)

Susan Matthews has collaborated with Mark Ingram, putting her music to his experimental films. Titled 'Autumnal Abduction', the CD & DVD package (£8ppd worldwide) is available here and you can preview the videos here.

The Motljud distro has started a newsletter of their stock. First update contained new releases from Vinter, Sveriges Kommune & Landsting, Oresund Space Collective, Anders and Arv & Miljo.

Dull Knife Records have had some records back from their distibutor, so if you wanted but missed the Andre Ethier or Circuit des Yeux 7"s they're back available direct for $5 and $3 respectively.

Low Point: Christopher Hipgrave - Slow, With Pages Of Fluttering Interference

Dust Wind Tales: Flaspar - Voice Rockets on the Satellites (half way down the page)

Smeraldina Rima have a new website and blog. Their next release is going to be from Ryan Garbes and somewhere along the line they have a re-release of 'Twilight Peaks' by Robbie Basho on CD and vinyl.


Stunned Records: Chrome Wings - Time Patterns
Queen Victoria — There Will Come Soft Rains
Xiphiidae — Iiustus / Transresonance Formation
Duck Dive / Edibles — split
Archers by the Sea — Sometimes We Should Dance

DNT Records: Sean McCann - Chances Are Staying
Birthdaze Haze (vhs)
Carl Calm / Flower Man - The Sag / The Breslin Wayside Rotary
Deep Magic - Soul Vibration

Important Records: Master Musicians of Bukkake - The Visible Sign Of The Invisible Order
Master Musicians of Bukkake - Totem 2
Grails - Black Tar Prophecies 4
Grails - Black Tar Prophecies 1,2,3
Aun - VII

Mort Aux Vaches: Ignatz - Mort Aux Vaches

Honest Jon's: Actress - Splazsh

Type Records: The Alps - Le Voyage
Thomas Köner - Nunatak

The Tapeworm: John Butcher - Trace
Pita - Mesmer

Bum Tapes: Men Daimler - Live

Krayon Recordings: Moon Unit - New Sky Dragon

Synth Noise: Pulse Emitter - Meditative Music 4

Cubic Pyramid: Lace Bows - Glitter Pulse
Melted Glass - Fluorescent Swamp
Moonflare - All the World is Bright With Joy and Magical Delight

For Noise's Sake: Au - Medianoche en Aspen
Wretched Worst - Frozen in Vomit
Expensive Shit - ATX Ghosts and Flowers
Slut Mouth - Double Penetration
interstates (etc.) - Goodbye Blue Monday
Andrew Coltrane - Vice & Virtue
Indigents - Factory Disease
Rusted Wreck - Concret Now
V/A - no es fest
Lattume Muto - Sokeré

Basses Frequencies: Nicholas Szczepanik - Dear Dad

Rotifer Cassettes: Hobo Cubes - Spheric dawn
Jugu - Pangaeal
Archers by the Sea / Carter Mullin - Split
Bjerga / Iversen - Recovering tiny clumps of truth from the junkyard of lies
Seziki Tetrasheaf - Furnishings of former lives

Sacred Phrases: Ophibre / Dry Valleys - Split

Fabrica Records: Luciernaga - Life Passes Away Like Idle Chatter

Private Collection: Sequin Kit

Invada Records: White Hills / Gnod - split

Offices of Moore & Moore: () - Non Serviam
Knit Prism

Release the Bats: Ättestupa - Begraven Mot Norr

Anything else will be added on the next update.

Monday, 19 April 2010

Seth Nehil - Knives

The samples of this record (on Mimaroglu - linked below as 'buy' - and Boomkat) had me completely absorbed last week. I'd argue that the sample - third track of side A - is the best piece on the record but I couldn't help but continually flip the record over once I'd reached 'the end'. If you're into musique concrete or just generally willing to try something new, which I suspect you are, then be sure to check this out.

Seth Nehil - Knives

This is the first release on Senufo Editions - released alongside an extremely limited Alessandro Brivio record - and only has an edition of 180 copies. Lovely clear vinyl, simple but attractive artwork and a nice letterpressed insert.

"Included herein are a series of short musique concrète pieces from composer seth nehil, featuring input from 20-odd instrumentalists (including Matt marble & JP Jenkins) whose individual contributions are transformed into micro-events, yielding a quite detailed & very edit-heavy array of sound."

"Knives has been influenced by cinematic sound design, hip hop music production, musique concrete and noir films, among other things. These days, I am interested in making music that is equal parts dramatic and abstract, songs with all of the regularity removed. I want to incorporate room tone, accidents, lack of control, mimicry, suggestion, tangentiality."

Download / Buy

Plus Tapes: Montoyan Artesian Connection
Ill Professor – Miracle of Luck

If you missed out on those Dara Puspita tapes Plus released at the very start, Sublime Frequencies are meant to be officially re-releasing the material soon.

Catholic Tapes (Email): Wasteland Jazz Unit
Josh Burke - Shared Lucidity
Running - Running Tape #2

Peasant Magik: Chapels - All Voids
Anla Courtis - Becasa Quiula
Glass Coffin / One Master - Split
Hoor-paar-Kraat - Handy Feet
Annapurna Illusion - The Fifth Veda

Under the Spire: Coldstream - South Island

Milieu Music: Milieu - Bell'n Dither
Milieu - Reverb Microcoma (part 2)
Brian Grainger - Sunburnt under the eyes
Brian Grainger - White Kingdoms

Install Sound: David Tagg - Pentecoste
bit disappointed to see the JCL / Tagg split sold out

Not Not Fun: Sun Araw - On Patrol
Magic Lantern - Platoon
Magic Lantern - Show Stopper

Editions Mego: Oneohtrix Point Never - Returnal (pre-order)

Blackest Rainbow (pre-orders): Isengrind - Modlitewnik
Celer - Dwell In Possibility
Lobster Priest - Cat Food
Deas & Denton - s/t

Morc Tapes are having a small sale and have released the third MorcZine (interviews with black flowers, sharron kraus, jessica bailiff, richard youngs and signal).

Great Pop Supplement: Yair Yona - Remember
CWK Joynes and the Restless Dead - 6 selections and premonitions from the Tower, vol.1

Spirit of Orr listed three new MV & EE bootlegs - Not Only Wine But It's Oblivion I Pour; (Bad) Blood On The Doozers Guitar; Electric Wharf: Coventrian - if you can keep up. $7 each.

Holy Mountain are re-releasing the Voice of the Seven Thunders album despite the original not being sold out (as confused as I am?). There's also a new VotST t-shirt available from Tchantinler.

Reverb Worship: Pete Fosco - Byzantium

Record Store Day was on Saturday. If you went and bought a copy of the Blur single I recommend flogging it to the nutcases on ebay paying £200. Maybe next year the shops will press up 100 copies of records and put them on ebay themselves - I suspect at least a few of the listings have been record store employees, but that's the cynic in me.

Weird Forest: Love Cry Want - s/t (re-press)
The re-press of 'Wide' by Grouper sold out on pre-order so check the usual distros

Tuesday additions

Apollolaan Recordings: Susan Matthews & Clutter - Silence Alright

'Honest Strings: A tribute to the life and work of Jack Rose' is now available from Fina as a download. Features MV & EE, Bardo Pond, C Joynes, Hush Arbors, Six Organs, Rick Tomlinson and loads others. Literally hours of music for $15.

Jooklo Duo are playing at Aquarius Records (San Fran) tonight at 6pm. If you're in the area be sure to go. Also check the Trogloblog linked above (just under the picture title) as there have been quite a lot of uploads going on. And check out their tour disc. I got a copy through (from Aquarius) last week and can confirm that it's mental.

Digitalis have re-released the Roll the Dice album on CD.

Deep TapesL Olympus Mons - Aural alchemy
Earthsurfers - Ryderz of the wyld wave

Mimaroglu have copies of the Golden Retriever disc on Root Strata and I think I read somewhere that they may have some more of Scott Wells 'Day Songs' at some point. Check the New page for the GR disc though.

Did anyone go to Hospital Productions in New York on Records Store Day? The first 100 people were meant to be allowed to make their own 1 minute noise tapes.

Issue 4 of Mountain Fold is available.

Nurse Tapes: Neuntoter der Plage - Swine
Dog Lady - Strung for Her Turning
Ride At Dawn - Aktion Report I
White Boss - Guidelines at Third Stone

Autumn Records: John Clyde-Evans - Go Gracious Kiki Change

Calypso Hum: Early Tunnels - Cold drain
Derek Rogers - Concealed weapon
Lavender Scented Dreamfield

Pony Boy Cassettes: Backwards Sleep - Live at O.Y

Green Records (email): Knox Mitchell - You Chopped My Block Off
Knox Mitchell - Yarns
Five Finger Discount - Life On A Rough Surface
Knox Mitchell - After Music
Five Finger Discount - Eliminate The Bad
Bree Party - Live at Portage Park

If you wanted the Sovetskaya Gone tape on Anathema Sound but missed out, there are some available direct.

905 Tapes: Roman Wolfe - Ylem
Dogbox - s/t
Mick Barr - Brave Grave 2: Guitar
Totem Mold Growth - Straight-internet-copy
Family Treasures / Hunted Creatures - Split

Semata Productions: Bowed Metal Music - Untitled
Asher - Interference
Vic Rawlings / Liz Tonne - Truck Krone

Pete von Petrin is looking for support to fund a 7" via Kickstarter. Julianna Barwick managed it through the site a few months back, and deservedly so, will Pete? I can't find any samples...

One copy left (edition of 15) of 2 cassette split 'Smokestacks' by Sean Gadoury and Scott Johnson - info here.

2:00 AM Tapes: Vestigial Limb - Velo-Dog Dissuader
Palatial - Tierkorperbeseitigungsanstalt (thank God for copy & paste!)
Vales - Tosser
Mike Shiflet - Omen Chaser
Corpse Candle - Into Dust

Munitions Family: Reptile Brain - Dinosaur

Pug Records: V/A - Mekulele, Ukulele, Wekulele
Cave Babies - Green
Math the Band - Don't Worry
Iji - Sorry Seashells

Sonic Meditations: Expo 70 - Psychic Funeral
Breathing Flowers - Magical Order of the Seven Sacred Planets
Matt Hill - Untitled
Also has the coloured vinyl edition of the Umberto record (on Permanent Records) available at the bottom of the page.