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SCOTT WALKER + SUNN O))) - Soused (Deluxe Vinyl Edition), 4AD
*First pressing on Deluxe 2xLP heavyweight black vinyl, with tip-on sleeve and download code. Photography by Gast Bouschet. Designed by Stephen O'Malley* …And the earth crack'd to reveal Scott Walker & Sunn 0)))'s colossal offspring 'Soused' in its riveting, tragic glory. Four years on from their intended collaboration in 'Monoliths & Dimensions', the arch avant-crooner meets the robed duo (and Tos Nieuwenhuizen) at the apex of their powers, presenting a peerless, operatic vision of doom metal informed as much by Native American history and the underground US psyche a… Read more
SCOTT WALKER + SUNN O))) - Soused (Deluxe Vinyl Edition), 4AD
ALESSANDRO CORTINI - Sonno (Limited Gatefold / Clear Vinyl), HOSPITAL PRODUCTIONS
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Sonno (Limited Gatefold / Clear Vinyl)

HOSPITAL PRODUCTIONS

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ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: HOS-412

*Very limited clear vinyl re-press* Hospital Productions debut from Nine Inch Nails’ Alessandro Cortini, a suite of 9 analogue synth pieces complete with found and ambient sounds* Alessandro Cortini is best known as the lead electronics performer in Nine Inch Nails’, but in recent years his work as ‘Sonoio' and a pair of fine albums for Important Records under his own name have highlighted his own individual productions. Known as one of the pre-eminent Buchla masters in North America, Cortini makes a surprising departure on this debut album for Hospital Producti… Read more
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OBJEKT - Flatland, PAN
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OBJEKT

Flatland

PAN

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ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: PAN60

**140g 2LP mastered and cut by Matt Colton at Alchemy. Photography by Joe Dilworth and spotgloss artwork by Bill Kouligas & Kathryn Politis** Widely championed techno/electronica producer Objekt deposits his detailed and complex debut album on PAN. Since 2011 at least, the Berlin resident known as TJ Hertz has been a vital cog in the European techno machine, self-releasing some of this decade's most vaunted white labels, plus 12"s with Hessle Audio and Leisure System - including this year's great split with Dopplereffekt - beside his role as software engineer for Native Instruments. With 'Flatland' … Read more
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Flatland

PAN

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Cat. Number: PAN60

**Mastered by Matt Colton at Alchemy. Photography by Joe Dilworth and artwork by Bill Kouligas & Kathryn Politis** Widely championed techno/electronica producer Objekt deposits his detailed and complex debut album on PAN. Since 2011 at least, the Berlin resident known as TJ Hertz has been a vital cog in the European techno machine, self-releasing some of this decade's most vaunted white labels, plus 12"s with Hessle Audio and Leisure System - including this year's great split with Dopplereffekt - beside his role as software engineer for Native Instruments. With 'Flatland' he takes the opportunit… Read more
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2562 - The New Today, WHEN IN DOUBT
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2562

The New Today

WHEN IN DOUBT

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ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: DOUBT003

*2LP Edition of 700 copies, includes a free download of the album dropped into your account* Dave Huismans (A Made Up Sound) returns under his 2562 codename with the oneiric ambient/concrète dancefloor states of 'The New Today', his 4th solo album in this guise. Where its predecessor, 'Air Jordan', also for his When In Doubt label, took inspiration from the arid landscapes of the Middle East, 'The New Today' draws upon ideas sketched out whilst 2562 was in New York, late summer 2013, and was later finished at his home studio in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Rather than disco samples, as with his last… Read more
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SCOTT WALKER + SUNN O))) - Soused , 4AD
*CD Edition comes with a 16 page booklet* …And the earth crack'd to reveal Scott Walker & Sunn 0)))'s colossal offspring 'Soused' in its riveting, tragic glory. Four years on from their intended collaboration in 'Monoliths & Dimensions', the arch avant-crooner meets the robed duo (and Tos Nieuwenhuizen) at the apex of their powers, presenting a peerless, operatic vision of doom metal informed as much by Native American history and the underground US psyche as experimental jazz and electronic dynamics. We can safely say it matches and surpasses our high expectations of the project, offering … Read more
SCOTT WALKER + SUNN O))) - Soused , 4AD
VARIOUS / 14 TRACKS - 14 tracks: e-grime:emirg-e, Boomkat / 14 Tracks

VARIOUS / 14 TRACKS

14 tracks: e-grime:emirg-e

Boomkat / 14 Tracks

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14 TRACKS COMPILATIONS

Cat. Number: bundle_314

Throughout 2014, the hyper-reflective electronic surfaces of instrumental grime have emerged as one of the year's defining sounds. From the "weightless" projections of Mumdance, Logos and co, to the iridescent prisms of Visionist, Shriekin, Cyphr and Moleskin, via retro-futurisms from Filter Dread, Slackk and JT The Goon, the scene has never been more open-minded, quick-moving or eager. This selection, whilst by no means comprehensive - there's obviously glaring omissions from the likes of Murlo, Kahn & Neek, Finn, to name a few - draws for those moodier, stranger, fo… Read more
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VARIOUS / 14 TRACKS - 14 tracks: e-grime:emirg-e, Boomkat / 14 Tracks
BOARDS OF CANADA - Hi Scores (Remastered / Repackaged Reissue), Skam Records
*Vinyl re-pressed for the first time in a decade...new edition has been re-mastered from the original DAT tapes and has been re-cut onto heavyweight collector’s edition vinyl. The original image on the back of the sleeve is now in colour with a spot varnish finish on the images & text alongside the usual Skam Braille sticker* This 35 minute EP from BoC is arguably their most complete outing, having landed a couple of years before their still unbeatable ‘Music Has The Right…’ album and including some of their best material bar none - the brooding Detroit inversi… Read more
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ANDY STOTT - Faith In Strangers, Modern Love

ANDY STOTT

Faith In Strangers

Modern Love

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ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: LOVE098

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*Preorder copies pressed on coloured vinyl* 'Faith In Strangers’ was written and produced between January 2013 and June 2014, and was edited and sequenced in late July this year. Making use of on an array of instruments, field recordings, found sounds and vocal treatments, it’s a largely analogue variant of hi-tech production styles arcing from the dissonant to the sublime. The first two tracks recorded during these early sessions bookend the release, the opener ‘Time Away’ featuring Euphonium played by Kim Holly Thorpe and last track ‘Missing’ a contribution by Stott’s occasional voca… Read more
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FENNESZ - Venice (10th Anniversary Edition), Touch
*10th Anniversary Edition with two bonus tracks "The Future Will Be Different" and "Tree"* 'Venice' was the follow up to the groundbreaking 'Endless Summer', a record with a legendary pedigree and with sales substantial enough to have shaken up its label. Musically, 'Venice' is a much more varied affair, reflected by the contrasting imagery in the cover photography. Check the heartbreak melancholy of the opener 'Rivers Of Sand' to the somewhat playful 'Chateau Rouge', the freeze framed longing of 'City Of Light' and 'Circassian' featuring the searing guitar of Burkhard Stangl… Read more
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ALBERICH - Nato-Uniformen (Gatefold Vinyl Edition), HOSPITAL PRODUCTIONS
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ALBERICH

Nato-Uniformen (Gatefold Vinyl Edition)

HOSPITAL PRODUCTIONS

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ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: HOS-421

**Gatefold 2LP pressing of this killer set from Alberich, edition of 700** Hospital Productions present a redacted version of Alberich's indomitable, spirit-crushing opus, 'NATO-Uniformen', cut from 30 tracks in the original 8 x cassette box (limited to 50 copies), to 19 tracks on this version, edited for the Trans Industrial Assembly in 2014 NYC. Originally deployed in 2010, its bombed-out lustre has only grown more alluring in the time since, becoming a firm favourite of everyone from Blackest Ever Black's Kiran Sande to Endangered Species' Vereker and ourselves, at … Read more
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BOARDS OF CANADA - Hi Scores (Remastered / Repackaged Reissue), Skam Records
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BOARDS OF CANADA

Hi Scores (Remastered / Repackaged Reissue)

Skam Records

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ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: SKA008CD

*CD re-pressed for the first time in a decade...new edition has been re-mastered from the original DAT tapes and is now in a Digipak sleeve (as opposed to the original card slipcase) with a back image printed in colour with a spot varnish finish on the images & text alongside the usual Skam Braille sticker* This 35 minute EP from BoC is arguably their most complete outing, having landed a couple of years before their still unbeatable ‘Music Has The Right…’ album and including some of their best material bar none - the brooding Detroit inversion ‘See Ya Later’, th… Read more
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OBJEKT

Flatland

PAN

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ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: PAN60CD

**CD housed in reverse-board packaging, mastered and cut by Matt Colton at Alchemy. Photography by Joe Dilworth and artwork by Bill Kouligas & Kathryn Politis** Widely championed techno/electronica producer Objekt deposits his detailed and complex debut album on PAN. Since 2011 at least, the Berlin resident known as TJ Hertz has been a vital cog in the European techno machine, self-releasing some of this decade's most vaunted white labels, plus 12"s with Hessle Audio and Leisure System - including this year's great split with Dopplereffekt - beside his role as software engineer for Native Instruments.… Read more
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ANDREW LILES - The Equestrian Vortex, Death Waltz Recording Company
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ANDREW LILES

The Equestrian Vortex

Death Waltz Recording Company

Format_dot_vinyl10" // £9.99

EARLY ELECTRONIC / SOUNDTRACKS

Cat. Number: DWO002

**Blue & Yellow swirl coloured Vinyl. 2nd in Death Waltz's 'Originals' series - the score to Berberian Sound Studio's film-within-a-film** Nurse WIth Wound's Andrew Liles serves a sh*t-the-bed rework of the score to Berberian Sound Studio's Giallo inception, 'The Equestrian Vortex'. Spinning the tale of "a coven of witches presiding under a riding academy" into his own demented yarn, Liles adapts the score to create a miasmic trip into the unconscious, soundtracked by the petrified screams and unheimlich incantations of Giallo actresses Silvia, Claudia, and Elisa. Quite honestly, … Read more
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SCOTT WALKER + SUNN O))) - Soused, 4AD
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Soused

4AD

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DARK AMBIENT / DRONE / METAL

Cat. Number: EAD3428A

When Sunn O))) first approached Scott Walker about appearing on their 2009 album Monoliths & Dimensions, little did they know what it would actually lead to. Four years on, Scott was back with something even more enticing, collaborating on Soused, a body of work he was writing with them in mind. With a career spanning more than five decades, Scott Walker’s cult status remains as significant as ever before. Experiencing mega-stardom as part of The Walker Brothers before carving out a career as a solo crooner who released a quartet of peerless self-titled LPs that painted rich vignettes… Read more
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DEEJAY DEER - Natur, NUMBERS
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DEEJAY DEER

Natur

NUMBERS

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TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: NMBRS37

Numbers indulge a bit of mystery with the super charming debut of "anonymous" producer Deejay Deer. Apparently "born and raised in the Bavarian wilderness" and "the first forest dwelling animal to use the prefix 'Deejay'", gives pretty much f**k all away, but a quick listen to either track should trigger trigger some clues. On 'Natural' they swirl head high piano chords and rugged breakbeat house bounce landing somewhere between Martyn, Redshape and Shed, whilst 'Unnatural' rushes up with flanging metallic chords and swung garage breaks like the nexx generation of Joy O's 'Hyph Mngo' amped by Four Tet. It's probably just Dave The Drummer having a laugh, though.
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NEOTANTRIK - Omnichrom, Pre-Cert Home Entertainment
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NEOTANTRIK

Omnichrom

Pre-Cert Home Entertainment

Format_dot_vinylLP // £14.99

EARLY ELECTRONIC / SOUNDTRACKS

Cat. Number: VHSX011

*Andy Votel, Sean Demdike and Suzanne Ciani deploy the second in a proposed trilogy of limited vinyl excursions documenting sessions carried out in different configurations and locations last year. Edition of 500 copies, artwork by Andy Votel and Andy Rushton* Once again mining a rich source of archival material, tape works and improvised recordings, Andy Votel’s Neotantrik tap deep into the subconscious with a highly visual trip into the furthest reaches of psychedelic ambience. Following on from ‘Blue Amiga’ that came and went in a flash last month, ‘Omnichrom’ is a more brooding, studied aff… Read more
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2562 - The New Today, WHEN IN DOUBT
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2562

The New Today

WHEN IN DOUBT

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Cat. Number: DOUBT003

Dave Huismans (A Made Up Sound) returns under his 2562 codename with the oneiric ambient/concrète dancefloor states of 'The New Today', his 4th solo album in this guise. Where its predecessor, 'Air Jordan', also for his When In Doubt label, took inspiration from the arid landscapes of the Middle East, 'The New Today' draws upon ideas sketched out whilst 2562 was in New York, late summer 2013, and was later finished at his home studio in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Rather than disco samples, as with his last LP 'Fever', he sources from and splices together an enviable library of European synth e… Read more
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2562 - The New Today, WHEN IN DOUBT
2562 - The New Today, WHEN IN DOUBT
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2562

The New Today

WHEN IN DOUBT

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ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: DOUBT003

Dave Huismans (A Made Up Sound) returns under his 2562 codename with the oneiric ambient/concrète dancefloor states of 'The New Today', his 4th solo album in this guise. Where its predecessor, 'Air Jordan', also for his When In Doubt label, took inspiration from the arid landscapes of the Middle East, 'The New Today' draws upon ideas sketched out whilst 2562 was in New York, late summer 2013, and was later finished at his home studio in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Rather than disco samples, as with his last LP 'Fever', he sources from and splices together an enviable library of European synth experim… Read more
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ANDY STOTT - Faith In Strangers, Modern Love

ANDY STOTT

Faith In Strangers

Modern Love

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ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: LOVE098

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*First CD pressing comes in a deluxe 6-panel Digifile* Faith In Strangers’ was written and produced between January 2013 and June 2014, and was edited and sequenced in late July this year. Making use of on an array of instruments, field recordings, found sounds and vocal treatments, it’s a largely analogue variant of hi-tech production styles arcing from the dissonant to the sublime. The first two tracks recorded during these early sessions bookend the release, the opener ‘Time Away’ featuring Euphonium played by Kim Holly Thorpe and last track ‘Missing’ a contribution by Stott’s occasio… Read more
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DEAF CENTER - Recount, SONIC PIECES
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DEAF CENTER

Recount

SONIC PIECES

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MODERN CLASSICAL / AMBIENT

Cat. Number: PATTERN001CD

**Limited CD in a gorgeous Die-cut sleeve and printed inner, includes free download dropped into your account on the release date - 29th August** Deaf Center dig out two extended, beautifully solemn movements to inaugurate Sonic Pieces' Pattern series. Recorded during sessions from 2008-2012, 'Recount' is a sublime entry documenting their ghostly actions before and after 'Owl Splinters' (2011), their last record for Type. Time is suspended in their eternally crepuscular headspace, affording solitude for nostalgic remembrance in an immersive, orchestral environment defined by slow swelling organs a… Read more

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GROUPER - Ruins, Kranky

GROUPER

Ruins

Kranky

Format_dot_vinylLP // £13.49

DARK AMBIENT / DRONE / METAL

Cat. Number: KRANK189LP

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UGANDAN METHODS & PRURIENT - Dial B for Beauty, DOWNWARDS
*Limited blue vinyl* Regis and Ancient Methods augment their deadly Ugandan Methods duo with vocals from Prurient on 'Dial B For Beauty' - and it's quite the tantalising prospect. Two years since 'A Cold Retreat' (2012) for Boomkat Editions, UM release the beast in four break-bone techno assaults furnished with Prurient's sharp, visceral holler. On 'Call1' he's in a proper firey mood over pitching war drums, whereas in 'Call 3' he's used as a looming presence akin to 'You Show Great Spirit' over a proper Berlin techno drill. He's further into the murk on ''Call 4' over CUB… Read more
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RUSSELL HASWELL - Double A, DIAGONAL
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RUSSELL HASWELL

Double A

DIAGONAL

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Cat. Number: DIAG013

Shocking, extended double AA 12" from Russell Haswell paying tribute to OG Latino freestyle and industrial funk edits with inimitable, improvised flair. Back on Diagonal following his scintillating and unusually "pop" structured '37 Minute Workout' LP, plus a couple of furnace blast LPs for Bocian and Editions Mego, this entirely improvised session captures Russell in the wild, trapped between daemonic nO!se and snapjaw drum patterns nodding to early Omar Santana or Carlos Berrio and his own past as a go-to studio editor for labels such as Mute. The A-side is a slyly arousing but terrif… Read more
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GLORIA ANN TAYLOR - Deep Inside You, Music Gallery Recordings
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GLORIA ANN TAYLOR

Deep Inside You

Music Gallery Recordings

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £15.99

DISCO / BOOGIE / FUNK

Cat. Number: MGR001

Reissue of one of the most wanted records on Discogs and one the most expensive items sold on the Discogs Marketplace. Forget about that though, essential music finally remastered and repressed!
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MONOTON - Monotonprodukt 02 (Limited Coloured Vinyl), desire
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MONOTON

Monotonprodukt 02 (Limited Coloured Vinyl)

desire

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ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: DSR114LP

**Limited vinyl reissue of a legendary minimalist electronic classic. Remastered from original tapes by Matt Colton - initial pressing on Clear blue vinyl, comes with a printed inner and download code** No longer an unobtainable discogs fetish item, Konrad Becker's deeply prescient Monoton debut is reissued on wax 34 years since its original release. A predecessor of 'Monotonprodukt 07', which was hailed in The Wire magazine's 100 most important records of the 20th Century, this album murkily defined templates for swathes of artists in the dub, techno and the electro… Read more
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CUT HANDS - Festival Of The Dead, BLACKEST EVER BLACK
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CUT HANDS

Festival Of The Dead

BLACKEST EVER BLACK

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ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: BLACKESTLP010

**Gatefold 2LP with free download included** William Bennett and Blackest Ever Black light the fuse on a delirious 3rd album from Cut Hands. Recorded from 2012-2014 in Edinburgh and London, 'Festival Of The Dead' finds a place for the explosive energy and drama of ancient percussive ritual in an accelerated modern world. Named and released to coincide with harvest or autumnal customs across the world, it's both a harbinger of darker, winter times and a commemoration of shared ancestry and traditions common to many cultures across the world - All Saints Day, Samhain, Feast of Ancestors… Read more
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VLADISLAV DELAY - Visa (Limited Vinyl Edition), Ripatti

VLADISLAV DELAY

Visa (Limited Vinyl Edition)

Ripatti

Format_dot_vinyl2LP // £15.99

ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: RIPATTI09

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*Preorder copies on Yellow Vinyl - While Stock Lasts* Sasu Ripatti is one of electronic music’s most prolific and eclectic producers. Throughout the last two decades Ripatti has explored every imaginable genre with over 20 albums under aliases such as Luomo and Sistol. A classically trained percussionist, the Finnish native has also performed as a part of the Moritz Von Oswald Trio and his own Vladislav Delay Quartet. He returns now under his Vladislav Delay moniker with a uniquely inspired album. ‘Visa’ was a product of pure happenstance. In early 2014, Ripatti was denied… Read more
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VARIOUS / 14 TRACKS - 14 tracks: Wavey Boogie, Boomkat / 14 Tracks

VARIOUS / 14 TRACKS

14 tracks: Wavey Boogie

Boomkat / 14 Tracks

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14 TRACKS COMPILATIONS

Cat. Number: bundle_313

We're on a wavey boogie tip this week, cuttin' rug from mutant, outsider funk to free-stylin' bedroom jams and wonky electronic sleaze. They're party jams for alternate dancefloors, funking with classic templates in freakiy fashion. Buz Ludzha's infectious earworm, 'Basslines For Death' gets us in the mood for a session that takes in Jeff Phelps' natty dancer '80s, 'On The Corner' beside the fudged funk of Eric Copeland's 'Trophy Nuts' and Moodymann's triplet wiggler, 'Momma'. At the party's loosest point we find Glasgow's hotly-tipped Laps duo with the No Wave bop of 'K… Read more
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NEOTANTRIK - Omnichrom, Pre-Cert Home Entertainment
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NEOTANTRIK

Omnichrom

Pre-Cert Home Entertainment

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EARLY ELECTRONIC / SOUNDTRACKS

Cat. Number: VHSX011

*Andy Votel, Sean Demdike and Suzanne Ciani deploy the second in a proposed trilogy of excursions documenting sessions carried out in different configurations last year* Once again mining a rich source of archival material, tape works and improvised recordings, Andy Votel’s Neotantrik tap deep into the subconscious with a highly visual trip into the furthest reaches of psychedelic ambience. Following on from ‘Blue Amiga’ that came and went in a flash last month, ‘Omichrom’ is a more brooding, studied affair. Unfurling from a delicate modular opening sequence the A-side flows into a hallucin… Read more
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BEAU WANZER - Beau Wanzer (Album), UNKNOWN LABEL
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BEAU WANZER

Beau Wanzer (Album)

UNKNOWN LABEL

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ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: BW01

Beau Wanzer raids his archive circa 2002-2008 and comes out dripping with wave filth. 'Untitled' is the Chicago artist's 1st album collection, following years of service with Civil Duty, Hypercube, Mutant Beat Dance, and Streetwalker. It's an urgent, cryptic dispatch from the brink of hardwave, minimal electronics and post punk, driven by arcane machines and infected with an oppressive, melancholic urban atmosphere. There are ten track on board, each framing Wanzer at his moodiest, most obtuse, from the recursive delays and snake-hipped shuffle of outstanding opener, 'Groove's No Zone'… Read more
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LOGOS / RABIT - Glacial vs. Misnomer, Glacial Sound

LOGOS / RABIT

Glacial vs. Misnomer

Glacial Sound

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £7.49

GRIME / FWD

Cat. Number: GLACIALMISNOMER

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HIEROGLYPHIC BEING & THE CONFIGURATIVE OR MODULAR ME TRIO - The Seer Of Cosmic Visions, Planet Mu
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Chicago's Jamal Moss aka Hieroglyphic Being is 'The Seer Of Cosmic Visions'. Arriving not long since his amazing 'Worst DJ Ever' mix for Reel Torque, this is his first studio album of 2014 - unusually so, considering that he self-released some seven albums in 2013 - drawing from previously vinyl-only releases and new experiments to document his most vivid, recent revelations. They all tend to the noisier, innately abstract side of his oeuvre - call it Rhythmic Cubism or Cosmic Be-Bop rather than "outsider house" - steeped in the EBM/… Read more
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BING & RUTH - Tomorrow Was the Golden Age, RVNG Intl.
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BING & RUTH

Tomorrow Was the Golden Age

RVNG Intl.

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Cat. Number: RVNGNL027CD

'Tomorrow Was the Golden Age' is an unmistakably gorgeous and refreshing suite of microtonal minimalist composition by New York-based ensemble, Bing & Ruth. Helmed by writer, conductor and lead pianist, David Moore, and supported by two upright bassists, two clarinetists, a cellist and a tape delay tech, Bing & Ruth genuinely sweep us off somewhere sublime without recourse to overblown conceit or cliche - something all too prevalent and cloying in today's neo-classical quarters. Their skill lies in the ability to drift, almost imperceptibly, between microtonal harmonies an… Read more
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PHARMAKON - Bestial Burden, Sacred Bones Records
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PHARMAKON

Bestial Burden

Sacred Bones Records

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DARK AMBIENT / DRONE / METAL

Cat. Number: SBR117CD

NYC's Margaret Chardiet aka Pharmakon churns her guts out in this bloodied follow-up to her acclaimed album debut, 'Abandon' (2013). Four days before she was supposed to fly to Europe, touring in support of 'Abandon', Margaret had a medical emergency which resulted in major surgery and the loss of an organ. 'Bestial Burden' was realised during this time, written and fleshed-out whilst she came to terms with the situation; "I thought of my corporeal body anthropomorphically, with a will or intent of its own, outside of my will's control, and seeking to sabotage. I began to explore the id… Read more
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CUT HANDS - Festival of the Dead, BLACKEST EVER BLACK
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CUT HANDS

Festival of the Dead

BLACKEST EVER BLACK

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ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: BLACKESTDL010

William Bennett and Blackest Ever Black light the fuse on a delirious 3rd album from Cut Hands. Recorded from 2012-2014 in Edinburgh and London, 'Festival Of The Dead' finds a place for the explosive energy and drama of ancient percussive ritual in an accelerated modern world. Named and released to coincide with harvest or autumnal customs across the world, it's both a harbinger of darker times and a commemoration of shared ancestry and traditions common to many cultures across the world - All Saints Day, Samhain, Feast of Ancestors, Pitru Paksha etc. Only, we're in 2014 and compu… Read more
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CUT HANDS - Festival of the Dead, BLACKEST EVER BLACK
TINDERSTICKS - Ypres, Lucky Dog
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TINDERSTICKS

Ypres

Lucky Dog

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MODERN CLASSICAL / AMBIENT

Cat. Number: LUCKYDOG17LP

**180g vinyl with digital download code redeemable from the label** Tindersticks return with another one of their occasional, brilliant instrumental albums, this one commissioned by the 'In Flanders Fields' World War One Museum in Ypres, Belgium to create the soundscapes for the new permanent exhibition commemorating the centenary of the Great War and beyond. The band have created an orchestral score that evolves through the different, distinctive spaces and sections of the museum, punctuated with private contemplative spaces where the music was allowed to be more poetic. Made from a series of … Read more
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TALKER - Hari, DOWNWARDS
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Hari

DOWNWARDS

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INDUSTRIAL / WAVE / ELECTRO

Cat. Number: DN062

Chicago's Karl Meier & Johnathan Krohn aka Talker properly realise the project's industrial potential with 'Hari', their debut LP for Downwards. Last spotted on a 12" with expanded version of 'Cut The Weight' from the 'Halha' compilation, this appearance feels more affected, atmospheric, bitterly resolved. There's eight tracks on offer, including the monstrous doom copulation of 'Meniscus' featuring label-mate, Kerridge, amongst the Eraserhead ambience of 'Hari' or the ghostly industrial romance of 'Image Union', whilst the bombed-out techno hulk of 'Behemoth' and the 'floor-razing mission, 'Frame C… Read more
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TALKER - Hari, DOWNWARDS
TCF - 415C47197F..., Liberation Technologies
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TCF

415C47197F...

Liberation Technologies

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ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: ILTECH008

Lars T C F Holdhus follows one of the very best releases of the new millenium so far, the 'Untitled' tape for YYAA, with another cryptic future-shock, his 1st for Liberation Technologies. Continuing a trajectory away from the calculated dance mash-ups of his now-defunct Cracksmurf alias, this project and mini-album is based on a whole other algorithmic strategy, rendering densely coded formulae into utterly mind-boggling and synaesthetically affective compositions. Once you've heard his music and done a little research into his academic background and visual practice - he studied at Frankfurt's f… Read more
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ARCING SEAS - Converging Prey, OUR CIRCULA SOUND
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ARCING SEAS

Converging Prey

OUR CIRCULA SOUND

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TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: OCS012

Killer 2nd 12" from Arcing Seas on Sigha's Our Circula Sound label. It's really all about the A-side, 'Tengri', a slinky-assed techno roller with virulent acid lines laced some mad, twitching synth shapes that sound like a huge boiler being tickled to climax. B-side provides more of that agitated synth sound in the sturdy buck of 'Sarka', plus a more standard monotone tool titled 'Incal'. Tipped!
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KEIJI HAINO / JIM O'ROURKE / OREN AMBARCHI - Only Wanting To Melt Beautifully Away…, BLACK TRUFFLE
Keiji Haino, Jim O'Rourke and Oren Ambarchi present their 5th annual collaboration, as always recorded at SuperDeluxe, Tokyo. While the previous session was a proper face melter, this one, made in March 2013, is a far more subtle and diverse session. It starts up with a beautifully delicate duet between Keiji's vocals and Finnish Kantele and O'Rourke's lyrical 12-string haunted by Ambarchi's wine glass tones (rubbing not drinking), before letting Jim take the lead with nimbly fluid improvisation and scaling up into twsted electronic noise … Read more

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APHEX TWIN - Syro, Warp Records
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APHEX TWIN

Syro

Warp Records

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Cat. Number: WARPCDD247

In case you hadn't noticed, the gurning genius is back in a big way with 'Syro', his first new LP since 'Drukqs' (2001). Culled from his legendary trove of recordings, it's apparently "about a fifth" of what he's done in the last 10 years, "…one album out of many possible ones", according to his interview with Rolling Stone. After a couple of whizzes thru, we'd say it lands somewhere between 'Drukqs' and the Analord series of 2005 - no real surprises there, then - leaning heavy on trademark breakbeat funk and hyper-jazzy/classical arrangements for the most, and saving one saunter into pastoral … Read more
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LUKID - Crawlers, Liberation Technologies
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LUKID

Crawlers

Liberation Technologies

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TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: LTECH009

Lukid joins the Lib Tech gang with his first release in nearly two years. A producer's producer and a perennial outsider persistently mutating styles in the cracks of current techno, electronica and bass music, Lukid still evades any net we might chuck at him with 'Crawlers'. The A-side opener, 'Nine' may well be known to you for it's brittle, anguished lead motif which was snatched by Evian Christ for his 'Propeller' on the 'Waterfall' EP. Here it sounds more sombre and petrified, shaken up with rasping drums and bass beside the strobing spectres of 'La Cucaracha'. B-side, he thwacks off angular, fl… Read more
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MALA - I Wait (Pt. 2), Deep Medi Musik
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MALA

I Wait (Pt. 2)

Deep Medi Musik

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GRIME / FWD

Cat. Number: MEDI7001

One-sided special request from the hand of Mala. Released to accompany the collector's book, 'Passion For Vinyl', it yields Part 2 of Digital Mystikz' 'I Wait' from the Soul Jazz compilation, 'Box of Dub: Dubstep and Future Dub' (2007). Choice picking for all DMZ completionists and modern digi-dubbers.
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BEN FROST - V A R I A N T , Mute
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BEN FROST

V A R I A N T

Mute

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ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: 12MUTE525

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**Includes "Venter (Evian Christ TF 12" Mix)" to download now** Tracklisting SIDE A 1. Venter - Evian Christ TF 12" Mix 2. Venter - Dutch E Germ Remix 3. Venter - HTRK Remix SIDE B 1. No Sorrowing - Kangding Ray Remix 2. Nolan - Regis Self Medicating Edit
ANDREW PEKLER - The Prepaid Piano & Re-played, Senufo Editions / Entr’acte
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ANDREW PEKLER

The Prepaid Piano & Re-played

Senufo Editions / Entr’acte

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MODERN CLASSICAL / AMBIENT

Cat. Number: E177

**Edition of 300** Andrew Pekler and Entr'acte present hypnotic, deviant selections from the installation The Prepaid Piano, recorded 21-24 February 2013 during the Unmenschliche Musik/Inhuman Music exhibition at Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt, Berlin. The title is a very canny description of the installation: a grand Piano was prepared by laying five pre-paid mobile phones on the strings in five different areas on the soundboard, which the audience was encouraged to ring from five stationary telephones. Using contact mics, the vibrations of the strings were then sent to a modu… Read more
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A WINGED VICTORY FOR THE SULLEN - Atomos, ERASED TAPES
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A WINGED VICTORY FOR THE SULLEN

Atomos

ERASED TAPES

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MODERN CLASSICAL / AMBIENT

Cat. Number: ERATP061LP

**Gatefold vinyl** Adam Wiltzie (Stars Of The Lid) and Dustin O'Halloran reprise their acclaimed strings and keys duo, A Winged Victory For The Sullen, with 'Atomos I - XII' for Erased Tapes. We can safely report that it's every bit as gorgeous as their eponymous debut, but you probably already got the hint from their teaser 12", 'Atomos VII' which landed earlier this year backed with a fearsome Ben Frost re-interpretation. The further XI parts sweep us to the most picturesque modern classical panoramas imaginable...
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LEE GAMBLE - Koch, PAN
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LEE GAMBLE

Koch

PAN

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TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: PAN59

*Please note that vinyl is currently sold out, a second pressing is due to ship in early November. If you place an order now it will ship no sooner than that time. Deluxe 2LP edition includes printed inners and full download of the whole album when purchased* Lee Gamble jacks directly into a latent stream of electronic wonder with his dream-like 'Koch' opus for PAN. Running to 76 minutes over 16 tracks, it's Gamble's most substantial and arguably definitive work, following the beautifully effective 'Diversions 1994-1996' and 'Dutch Tvashar Plumes' releases for PAN in 2012. Where those records decons… Read more
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