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BLACK TO COMM - Black To Comm (Deluxe Vinyl), Type Recordings
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BLACK TO COMM

Black To Comm (Deluxe Vinyl)

Type Recordings

Format_dot_vinyl2LP // £15.99

ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: Type120

*Vinyl Edition of 500 copies, first 200 pressed on Gold Wax, mastered and cut by Matt Colton* Marc Richter is a bit of a musical chameleon, operating at the cusp of experimental music for many years at the helm of the Dekorder label and via his excellent Black To Comm project. His last album for the Type label, 2009’s excellent 'Alphabet 1968’ perhaps didn't quite get the attention it undoubtedly deserved, but it still stands out as one of the most oddly memorable drone-ambient albums we’ve heard this last decade, vaguely tapping into the Hauntological zeitgeist of the day b… Read more
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ANDY STOTT - Faith In Strangers, Modern Love
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ANDY STOTT

Faith In Strangers

Modern Love

Format_dot_vinyl2LP // £15.99

ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: LOVE098

'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 vocal collaborator Alison Skidmore who also appe… Read more
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JON HASSELL & BRIAN ENO - Fourth World Vol 1: Possible Musics, GLITTERBEAT
One of the most important ambient releases of all time, Jon Hassell and Brian Eno's 'Fourth World Vol.1 - Possible Musics' deservedly receives the prime reissue treatment for the benefit of a new generation. Originally issued in 1980 ℅ Editions EG, it converges the paths of two musical pioneers who were mutually searching for ways to consolidate world musics with the possibilities of tape, electronics and jazz-wise improvisation. Across five sweetly concise pieces and the 21-minute dreamscape of 'Charm (Over "Burundi Cloud")' Hassell expresses gorgeous, consi… Read more
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MADTEO - Mad Dip Revue , Est 83
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MADTEO

Mad Dip Revue

Est 83

Format_dot_vinylLP // £12.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: EST83-03

*Mastered by DJ Sotofett of Sex Tags Mania with Artwork by Will Bankhead of TTT* Much needed Vinyl edition of Madteo's killer Trilogy Tapes cassette from 2012. For this version the tracks have been edited and remastered for vinyl, clocking in at about 40 minutes of slow, heady and Narcotic warehouse variants done like no other... Tipped!!!
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TCF - 415C47197F78E8..., Liberation Technologies
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TCF

415C47197F78E8...

Liberation Technologies

Format_dot_vinylLP // £9.99

ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: LTECH008

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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RABIT - Sun Dragon EP, Soundman Chronicles
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RABIT

Sun Dragon EP

Soundman Chronicles

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £6.99

GRIME / FWD

Cat. Number: SMNCHR005

Following an appearance on last week’s excellent ‘Weightless’ comp for Mumdance and Logos’ Different Circles label, recent Tri Angle signee Rabit returns with another stone-cold killer, his first release for the Soundman Chronicles label. His productions have managed to stand out in a new generation of producers who are re-imagining the old template of grime and rehashing it into a style which is fresh without sounding nostalgic. This new EP was an opportunity for Rabit to explore different sonic textures which still worked within the label’s spacious aesthetic, including 4 new productions which… Read more
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FRAXINUS - All Ends, Her Records
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FRAXINUS

All Ends

Her Records

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £7.99

GRIME / FWD

Cat. Number: HERWL001

**Inaugural white label from Her Records - Hand-stamped edition of 400** Her Records at long last deliver their first ever vinyl release after a slew of essential Digital-only releases, featuring grimy rebuilds of a classic Baltimore club vocal by Devon's No.1 club trak specialist, Fraxinus. After lighting up the scene with a string of advanced club constructions starting with Miss Modular's 'Reflector Pack' and taking in debuts from label bosses Sudanim and CYPHR, they commit their ass to club music's divine, physical format with timelessly fwd style. Uptown, the A-side buxx wild with flanging su… Read more
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PALEMAN - Beezeldub, 81
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PALEMAN

Beezeldub

81

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £7.99

GRIME / FWD

Cat. Number: PMAWS002

Nifty UK bass pressure from Manchester's Paleman, tooling up two digi-dub meets house riddims for Loefah's 81 label. 'Beezeldub' steps up with brassy horns and billowing subs inna update of classic soundsystem steppers coolly compatible with current house patterns. 'Newun' is more brooding, with sombre intro harking back to early Skream and Loe joints before leaning off with a killer, percolated halfstep finding the sweet spot between electro-soul, dread dub and garage. Tip!
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NEANA - NSWL019, Night Slugs
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NEANA

NSWL019

Night Slugs

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £6.99

GRIME / FWD

Cat. Number: NSWL019

Neana makes his Night Slugs debut with two huge bootlegs. Both sides showcase the young producer's unique style, melding Grime, Ballroom beats and the NS Club Constructions manifesto into a new club sound of all his own
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LEE GAMBLE - Koch, PAN
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LEE GAMBLE

Koch

PAN

Format_dot_vinyl2LP // £16.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: PAN59

*Limited quantity back in stock. 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 deconstructed the elusive, enigmatic timbre of '90s electronic dance music - jungle, techno, ambient - 'Koch' (pron. 'Cotch' - UK slang f… Read more
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SKARN (ALESSANDRO CORTINI) - Revolver, AVIAN
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SKARN (ALESSANDRO CORTINI)

Revolver

AVIAN

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £7.49

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: AVN016

NIN synth player and keyboardist Alessandro Cortini shapeshifts into the technoid Skarn guise with his debut for Shifted's Avian label. Across three tracks he puts a unique spin on the purest, monotone techno templates, capturing a brute, wormholing hardware sound comparable with classic Pan Sonic. With little background info to the 12" other than the obvious, we'd gauge that he's using a similar set-up to his acclaimed Sonno' and 'Forse' volumes, yet with very different results, possibly achieving such a kinetic, tactile buzz from only two or three re-amped machines and canny room… Read more
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SKARN (ALESSANDRO CORTINI) - Revolver, AVIAN
CHEVEL - Tank / Beaviane, Mistry
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CHEVEL

Tank / Beaviane

Mistry

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £6.99

GRIME / FWD

Cat. Number: MISTY003

Third and quite possibly strongest release yet from Beneath's Mistry label canters back to the 'floor with two deft, blocky riddims by Enklav. boss Chevel. Working a stripped framework of percolating bleeps and woody, splintered percussion greased with oily Reese and 808 bass, the Italian producer unfurls two lean and mean productions every bit as shark-eyed and skunked-out as his recent remixes for Webstarr's 'Agreus' (Misty002) and Downliners Sekt. A-side, the icy countenance of 'Tank' is primed at a 115bpm swagger for early doors in dark, claustrophobic bass pockets and cold warehouses alike… Read more
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PROXIMA - Trapped, Tempa
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PROXIMA

Trapped

Tempa

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £7.99

GRIME / FWD

Cat. Number: TEMPA087

Proxima returns with three shades of techier, up-to-the-second dubstep, from clipped Coki styles in 'Trapped' to snarling dungeon slither of 'Fate' and crushing Dutch style darkness in 'Fallout'.
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GROUPER - Ruins, Kranky
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GROUPER

Ruins

Kranky

Format_dot_vinylLP // £14.99

DARK AMBIENT / DRONE / METAL

Cat. Number: KRANK189LP

Listening to this latest album from Liz Harris’ Grouper project it’s easy to forget how much of a hard sell her music was back when 'Way Their Crept’ landed with us back in 2005. Her eerie, layered mix of bare vocals, guitar and tape delay didn't quite fit in with what anyone else was really doing on the scene back then - and it completely knocked us out even if no one was buying it. By the time her breakthrough ‘Dragging a Dead Deer…’ arrived on Type three years later she was more or less playing to a baying mob hungry for any little morsel she cared to throw their way, her (by now) more fleshed out … Read more
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COH - TO BEAT (Vinyl Edition), Editions Mego
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COH

TO BEAT (Vinyl Edition)

Editions Mego

Format_dot_vinyl2LP // £21.49

ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: eMEGO197X

**Special double set of COH’s TO BEAT album (released previously as CD) featuring exclusive remixes by Matmos, JG Thirwell, John Parish, Ryuchi Sakamoto and Drew McDowall. Vinyl only. No digital** 'To Beat' is surely the most accessible album in CoH's long and illustrious catalogue of extreme electronic music. It picks up right where 'RETRO-2038' left off on 'Method As Fun' by keenly focussing on the aesthetics of pure sinewaves and rhythm. Like some origami high master, the Swedish-based Russian producer folds and layers sheer tones into pulsing, spitting waves of rhythmic and melodic en… Read more
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COH - TO BEAT (Vinyl Edition), Editions Mego
AKKORD / VATICAN SHADOW/ HAXAN CLOAK - HTH030, Houndstooth
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AKKORD / VATICAN SHADOW/ HAXAN CLOAK

HTH030

Houndstooth

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £7.99

ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: HTH030

**180g mastered and cut by Matt Colton. Debossed jacket includes postcard insert** Akkord's 'HTH020' 12" undergoes exceptional transformations at the hands of The Haxan Cloak and Vatican Shadow for Houndstooth. It's arguably a pinnacle of the label's sustained attack since emerging in 2013, due in large part to The Haxan Cloak's shocking render of 'HTH020'. In the course of nearly eleven minutes, the original is hard-panned for gold, sweeping from stereo-strafing concrète dynamics into a staggering display of head-compressing delays and chest-bursting post-rock/metal dynamic… Read more
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LOSCIL - Sea Island, Kranky
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LOSCIL

Sea Island

Kranky

Format_dot_vinyl2LP // £19.99

MODERN CLASSICAL / AMBIENT

Cat. Number: KRANK191LP

With the beautifully introspective 'Sea Island' Loscil taps back into that vein of Kranky ambient loveliness he's owned for more than a decade since his 'Triple Point' (2001) classic. Shaping a misty bridge between dub techno and ambient music proper, his music has long stood out from the crowd for his ability to effortlessly sidestep cliche in a genre swamped by folk happy to infinitely regurgitate the same patterns and pads. And 'Sea Island' shows no sign of that considered approach abating. It makes a marked step towards letting that dub techno bridge evaporate into the background as he adopts … Read more
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SHINICHI ATOBE - Butterfly Effect (Repress), Demdike Stare
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SHINICHI ATOBE

Butterfly Effect (Repress)

Demdike Stare

Format_dot_vinyl2LP // £16.99

ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: DDS010

Ships in 13 days

*Repress due Early December* *Full-length debut from the elusive Shinichi Atobe, known for an incredible 12” on Chain Reaction almost 15 years ago and never seen or heard from since. Audio mastered and cut by Matt Colton, Vinyl purchases come with a download of the full album plus 4 bonus tracks dropped into your account* Shinichi Atobe has managed to stay off grid since he made an appearance on Basic Channel’s Chain Reaction imprint back in 2001. He delivered the second-to-last 12” on the label and then disappeared without a trace, leaving behind a solitary 12” that’s been s… Read more
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VARIOUS - Cold Waves Of Color, Color Tapes
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VARIOUS

Cold Waves Of Color

Color Tapes

Format_dot_vinylLP // £18.49

INDUSTRIAL / WAVE / ELECTRO

Cat. Number: COLORLP01

**180g vinyl edition of 500 with fold-out liner notes/poster** Must-have collection of English post-punk rarities, sourced from the legendary Color Tapes label, remastered by Denis Blackham, all presented on vinyl for the first time! Emerging from that incredibly influential wormhole that opened somewhere between the late '70s and mid '80s, the Color Tapes (subsequently Color Discs) label was the brainchild of Gary Ramon, who, inspired by the Fxxk Off Tapes and Weird Noise labels, and attendance at an early Depeche Mode show, was prompted to start the label as an outlet for his own music… Read more
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VEIL OF LIGHT -  Ξ, Beläten
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VEIL OF LIGHT

Ξ

Beläten

Format_dot_vinylLP // £15.99

INDUSTRIAL / WAVE / ELECTRO

Cat. Number: BELATEN33

**White Vinyl** Killer, Pitch perfect coldwave zinger from Sweden's Veil Of Light, fitting right in the shadows between authentic '80s gloom and a modern hankering for wavey romance. The material here could have come straight out of a box of tapes stashed away in 1982 and recently discovered by the Blackest Ever Black or Downwards crew, but the quality of production and songwriting is right up there employing classic industrial, minimal wave and post-punk tropes to finest effect. Highly Recommended!
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SLEAFORD MODS - Tiswas EP (Orange Vinyl), INVADA
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SLEAFORD MODS

Tiswas EP (Orange Vinyl)

INVADA

Format_dot_vinylLP // £13.99

INDIE / ALTERNATIVE

Cat. Number: INV138LPOR

**Orange Vinyl** The Mods are back, this time on Geoff Barrow's Invada label with the brooding 'Tiswas EP'. Naming their latest record after a '70s kids TV show, the duo are sorta showing their age here, but thanks to Jason's hungry delivery and Andrew's ascetic production they safely swerve any accusations of retrogression to continue forging a unique mix of punk rock spittle and hip hop swagger. This reviewer wasn't even born when Tiswas was on the telly, but I can definitely recognise their distaste for the stagnant, immovable English establishment of their generation, from … Read more
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BARNT - Magazine 13, Magazine
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BARNT

Magazine 13

Magazine

Format_dot_vinyl2LP + CD // £18.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: MAGAZINE013LP

Daniel Ansorge aka Barnt backs up a deeply unique swathe of singles with his debut album, 'Magazine 13' for the eponymous label he started with fellow Köln types, Crato and Jens-Uwe Beyer. Since 2010 he's released a steady stream of records which brought back a sense of kosmiche wonder and electronic enigma that was arguably lacking in German house and techno sounds. And most crucially, he did it without sacrificing the fundamentals of big bad kicks and minimal percussion, resulting absolute bewts such as 'All Worlds All Times' and more recently with the staggering chops of 'Chappell' for Joy O & … Read more
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ARIEL PINK - pom pom, 4AD
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ARIEL PINK

pom pom

4AD

Format_dot_vinyl2LP // £18.99

INDIE / ALTERNATIVE

Cat. Number: CAD3440

**Glitter glossed gatefold 2LP** The freak pop genius returns sans Haunted Graffiti with the amazing 'Pom Pom', his first "solo" album proper. Aided by collaboration with legendary psych pop producer Kim Fowley, among other as-yet-uncredited contributors, it's a 17-song reminder of Pink's inimitable slant on '70s/'80s pop, applying a magpies eye and vultures beak to the bones of bubblegum garage, glam power pop and sun-kissed indie. We daresay this is Mr. Pink at his very, very charming best, doing ludicrous prog jams such as 'Exile On Frog Street' just as well as jinglistic psych with 'Jell-o' a… Read more
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FALTYDL - ///I\II\\\\, Ninja Tune
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FALTYDL

///I\II\\\\

Ninja Tune

Format_dot_vinylLP // £7.99

ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: ZEN12407

*180g orange with black splatter vinyl plus free download* Drew Lustman aka FaltyDL returns armed with a new 8-track mini album. From the moody chug of ‘Greater Antilles VIP’ - appearing in its original unedited glory - to Lustman’s own bruk beatdown version ‘Do Me’ (“This one is for the kids” he says), the palette here is as rich and diverse as on ‘In The Wild’. The reworks come direct from Lustman’s extended musical family - Planet Mu boss Mike Paradinas (aka μ-Ziq), Blueberry Records’ very own Brrd and the mighty E+E.
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THE CYCLIST - Flourish, All City
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THE CYCLIST

Flourish

All City

Format_dot_vinylLP // £9.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: ACCYCLPx1

The Cyclist pedals to All City Records, who released his killer 12" as Buz Ludzha, with a wonderfully warped and gritty boogie-techno session in 'Flourish'. Saturated to the point of near-destruction, seven tracks ride the red line hard for a fogged-up yet surprisingly tactile, sensitive sound. Grooving somewhere in the shade of BoC and Lone et al, 'Flourish' dispenses some real dancefloor treats with the smudged rave bliss of the title track and the super gauzy 'Tape Grunge Rave' alongside the singed-synapse responses of 'Breathless' and the disintegrating disco of 'Ripples Through Ice' for those who like it raw and deeply bittersweet.

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MILLIE & ANDREA - Drop The Vowels, Modern Love
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MILLIE & ANDREA

Drop The Vowels

Modern Love

Format_dot_vinyl2LP // £15.99

JUNGLE / FOOTWORK

Cat. Number: Love094LP

*Debut album from Andy Stott and Demdike Stare's Miles Whittaker, aka Millie & Andrea* Millie & Andrea are Miles Whittaker and Andy Stott, fellow labelmates at Modern Love who collaborated on an occasional series of 12" releases of jungle, garage and techno hybrids between 2008 and 2010. It's been four years since we last heard from them but they now return with "Drop The Vowels", their debut album. Produced fast and loose through late 2013 / early 2014, it's an album that recalls the strict and stripped funk of Anthony Shakir as much as it does Leila's incredible debut 'Like Weather' a… Read more
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DEAF CENTER - Recount (Limited Vinyl Edition), SONIC PIECES
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DEAF CENTER

Recount (Limited Vinyl Edition)

SONIC PIECES

Format_dot_vinylLP // £13.99

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MODERN CLASSICAL / AMBIENT

Cat. Number: PATTERN001LP

**Limited LP Edition in a gorgeous Die-cut jacket 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 d… Read more
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ALESSANDRO CORTINI - Sonno (Limited Gatefold / Clear Vinyl), HOSPITAL PRODUCTIONS
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ALESSANDRO CORTINI

Sonno (Limited Gatefold / Clear Vinyl)

HOSPITAL PRODUCTIONS

Format_dot_vinyl2LP // £16.99

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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ALESSANDRO CORTINI - Sonno (Limited Gatefold / Clear Vinyl), HOSPITAL PRODUCTIONS
OBJEKT - Flatland, PAN
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OBJEKT

Flatland

PAN

Format_dot_vinyl2LP // £16.99

ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: PAN60

**First Pressing now sold out, Re-Press due in late November - all orders for this item will only be shipped then** **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 y… Read more
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LAWRENCE - A Day In The Life, MULE MUSIQ
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LAWRENCE

A Day In The Life

MULE MUSIQ

Format_dot_vinylLP // £14.99

ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: MMLP180

Lawrence returns with a new album for Mule Musiq, produced on the road over the last couple of years and then edited back in his backyard studio in hamburg. It’s a sweetly ambient affair in the fine tradition of classic Artificial Intelligence productions, with the title track itself providing a knowing nod to the iconic Selected Ambient Works material. Elsewhere, 'Nowhere Is A Place’ harks black to classic B12 and early Black Dog productions, while ‘Simmer’ situates itself somewhere between the sort of thing the 12k label were releasing back in the mid noughties and Pete Namlook’s most h… Read more
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FRANCK VIGROUX - Centaure (Shapednoise Remix), Cosmo Rhythmatic
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FRANCK VIGROUX

Centaure (Shapednoise Remix)

Cosmo Rhythmatic

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £7.49

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: CR01-12

*A new label from Shapednoise, featuring a remix from the man himself* "Centaure is artist Franck Vigroux’s newest solo studio effort, following a period of both live and studio collaborations (with artists such as Ben Miller, video artist Antoine Schmitt as Tempest, and Mika Vainio) and music specifically written for multimedia performances. As the inaugural release for Cosmo Rhythmatic, the 12” sees Vigroux indulging in his taste for dynamic intensity, pairing abstract freenoise of the heaviest sort with a taste for dense electronics beats, in order to explore new structu… Read more
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BARNT - Chapell EP, Hinge Finger
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BARNT

Chapell EP

Hinge Finger

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £10.49

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: HINF8676

Killer tracky techno mutants from Cologne's Magazine label co-founder, Barnt, for Joy O's Hinge Finger label. Up top, the militant, slinky 'Chappell' vacillates between two devilish rhythms, back and forth from dry Chicago jackers cadence to rapid-fire stabs reminding of Mark Fell, all begging to be blended in long, locked-on mixes by the DJs. Flipside, 'Under His Own Name But Also As Sir' adds a droning, keening top end to the percolating, pounding machine rhythms resulting something like a late '90s/early '00s Carl Craig on a darkside mission. Class.
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DJ MILKTRAY - All Because The Lady Loves, Astral Black
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DJ MILKTRAY

All Because The Lady Loves

Astral Black

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £7.99

GRIME / FWD

Cat. Number: AST006

Woooo! Glasgow's Astral Black label just gassed a lot of grime fiends with this vinyl pressing of DJ Milk Tray's most in-demand R&G edits. Over the last year or so they've become staples at Slackk and co's Boxed nights - check their Boiler Room sesh for proof - and farther afield, warranting Milk Tray's support slots on tour with FKA Twigs and Ryan Hemsworth. They're an unmistakably UK-styled take on grime informed by '90s R&B and '00s hip hop - just as with the Ruff Sqwad originals and more recently Finn or Bok Bok's proper crowd pleasers - adroitly slicing modern soul strains with a rugged pressure that works so.damn.well on the 'floors that know. BIG.
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GUNNAR HASLAM - Mirrors And Copulation, L.I.E.S.
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GUNNAR HASLAM

Mirrors And Copulation

L.I.E.S.

Format_dot_vinylLP // £12.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: LIES055

"Gunnar Haslam returns to LIES for his second album, Mirrors and Copulation. Following a slew of 12" releases this year, Gunnar delves deep into his darkest palettes for a return to his patient, haunted soundscapes that shrouded his debut LP, Mimesiak. Across eight tracks of ambient techno both brooding and tumultuous, Haslam unravels a narrative on overpopulation and its potential environmental ramifications inspired by the Borges quote the album title references. "Meter By Me, Sybil" cascades arpeggios through a thick fog that never leaves Mirrors. "Ajapajapam Version" cuts th… Read more
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CLIPSE - Hell Hath No Fury (Ltd Edition White Vinyl), Re-Up Gang Records
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CLIPSE

Hell Hath No Fury (Ltd Edition White Vinyl)

Re-Up Gang Records

Format_dot_vinylLP // £18.99

BEATS / HIP HOP

Cat. Number: GETS51304LP

**White Vinyl** Oh yes - first ever official vinyl pressing of one of the most influential and revered Hip Hop albums of the last decade, produced by Neptunes** In the 4 years after The Clipse dropped their sophomore classic Lord Willin’ the duo was able to build a legacy that had fans hungry for new material. After the smoke cleared and they hit the studio the Virginia brothers recorded the confidently mature sophomore effort, Hell Hath No Fury. Best known for their unconventional radio smash “Grindin’,” Clipse are no strangers to taking risks with the boundary-push… Read more
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CLIPSE - Hell Hath No Fury (Ltd Edition White Vinyl), Re-Up Gang Records
TRANSLLUSION - Mind Over Positive & Negative Dimensional Matter (Reissue), Tresor Records
A prime, if lesser-known, Drexciyan classic finally reissued. Like the album it accompanied, 'The Opening of the Cerebral Gate' is notable for its stripped down and bass-biased electro-techno aesthetic, yielding three tracks which stand out uniquely from the duo's oeuvre: the funky trudge and sonar melodies of 'Power Of The 3rd Brain'; the spine-shivering all time classic 'Disrupted Neural Gateway'; an abyssal electro monster named 'Do You Want To Get Down'. Yes please, all day.
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FRANCIS BEBEY - Psychedelic Sanza 1982-1984, BORN BAD RECORDS
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FRANCIS BEBEY

Psychedelic Sanza 1982-1984

BORN BAD RECORDS

Format_dot_vinyl2LP // £19.49

WORLD

Cat. Number: BB046LP

**2LP in glossy, double-width spine jacket with printed inners** The incredible 'Psychedelic Sanza 1982-1984' is a beautifully dreamy follow-up to Born Bad's much-loved Francis Bebey showcase, 'African Electronic Music 1975-1982'. Celebrating the uniquely affective timbre of the sanza, or African thumb piano, this compilation shifts focus from pop-wise anthems such as 'New Track' or 'Coffee Cola', onto the Cameroonian polymath's more stripped, rhythm-driven, and atmospheric workouts. And it's every bit as hypnotic, transcendent as that last sentence implies. Bebey's vocals … Read more
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FRANCIS BEBEY - Psychedelic Sanza 1982-1984, BORN BAD RECORDS
WILLIAM ONYEABOR - Vinyl Boxset 2 (Heavyweight Boxset), LUAKA BOP
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WILLIAM ONYEABOR

Vinyl Boxset 2 (Heavyweight Boxset)

LUAKA BOP

Format_dot_vinyl4LP +7” + Poster + booklet Box Set // £57.49

WORLD

Cat. Number: LB8003LP

*Second Box Set - Deluxe/heavyweight 4LP + 7" boxet, including a 16 page 5” x 7” Booklet by Chris Abani, an A1 poster print and download code. The albums included are: 'Crashes In Love (2)' (1977), 'Body and Soul' (1980), 'Hypertension' (1982), 'Good Name' (1983), + Peaking Lights remix of 'Body & Soul'. Hand-numbered edition** Luaka Bop present four hard-to-find William Onyeabor albums released 1977-1985, now boxed up and remastered for his newly growing fanbase. After his revelatory Afro-futurist appearances on the 'World Psychedelic Classics' collection and Stru… Read more
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MACHINEDRUM - Vapor City Archives, Ninja Tune
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MACHINEDRUM

Vapor City Archives

Ninja Tune

Format_dot_vinyl2LP // £17.99

JUNGLE / FOOTWORK

Cat. Number: ZEN215

**180g double LP in a gatefold sleeve** Machinedrum brings the 'Vapor City' epoch to a close with this final chapter of 'Vapour City Archives'. Over the last 12 months he's animated a rich sonic fiction informed by psychogeography, Afro-futurism and and new technology over the course of an album, a string of 12"'s and via his subscription series. The hyperstitious results have marked him as a producer apart from the pack thanks to his mercurial meld of footwork, jungle, hip hop and electronica with etheric soul vocals that caught the attention of a lot of listeners looking for a sort… Read more
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DIRTY BEACHES - Stateless, ZOO MUSIC
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DIRTY BEACHES

Stateless

ZOO MUSIC

Format_dot_vinylLP // £14.99

ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: ZM022

*Includes Download Code Redeemable From The Label* 'Stateless' is Alex Zhang Hungtai aka Dirty Beaches' sweeping, beat-less swan-song under this guise. Where his previous album wallowed in the darkest recesses of post-punk pop composition, this one is still super heavy-hearted, but almost weightlessly so. It was recorded by David Lynch collaborator Dean Hurley and features viola from italian composer Vittorio Demarin meshed with Hungtai's synth and saxophone in four widescreen, airborne compositions laced with an aching sense of melancholia. If we were to read into the music, the sleeve art … Read more
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BLOOM - Hydraulics, Crazylegs
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BLOOM

Hydraulics

Crazylegs

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £6.99

GRIME / FWD

Cat. Number: LEGS008

Bloom sets new precedents for instrumental grime with a quartet of nexx dimension productions for Bristol's Crazylegs. Last spotted on the label remixing Toyc's 'Keychain', in the 'Hydraulics' EP he cuts the fat with ruthless incision, leaving a shocking display of scything, mechanised rhythms tessellating in negative 3D space. Nary a fxxk is given towards rhythmic convention as he re-tools the original templates of Wiley, Waifer, and Splurt to the nth degree, replacing practically all traces of sinew or unnecessary material with explosive concrète dynamics. Quite importantly, it's also some of the… Read more
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VARIOUS - Keysound Recordings Presents… Certified Connections, Keysound
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**Includes a bonus DJ mix by Parris to download from your Boomkat account** Killer skool of 2014 survey from Dusk & Blackdown's Keysound Recordings. 14 heavyweights in the dance touching on all manner of new sounds from the weightless iMax flex of Logos' 'Metropolis' to the juicy tropical synthuality of Murlo and E.M.M.A or the gutted grime mutations of Wen and Parris. It also introduces a stack of new names to the label with bullets like Caski's dark garage grine 'Tunnel Music', Aphix's icy 'Sin King' and the nice/nasty grime shades of DLVRY's 'Guilt' or… Read more
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JON MUELLER & DUANE PITRE - Inverted Torch, Type Recordings
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JON MUELLER & DUANE PITRE

Inverted Torch

Type Recordings

Format_dot_vinylLP // £14.99

MODERN CLASSICAL / AMBIENT

Cat. Number: TYPE121

**Sublime ambient works for gongs and bowed cymbals from Jon Mueller and Eleh collaborator Duane Pitre, edition of 500 copies, first 200 on gold wax, cut at D&M, Berlin** 'Inverted Torch' is an incredible, immersive session of treated gongs and bowed cymbals from Jon Mueller (Volcano Choir) and dedicated minimalist Duane Pitre for Type. It's the 3rd Type release for percussionist Mueller, and the first for former pro skateboarder Pitre, who's been quietly amassing a catalog of sublime LPs for Important Records and others since 2007, including a superlative split with Eleh. In … Read more
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BURIAL HEX - The Hierophant, Handmade Birds
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BURIAL HEX

The Hierophant

Handmade Birds

Format_dot_vinylLP // £19.99

DARK AMBIENT / DRONE / METAL

Cat. Number: HB068LP

Clay Ruby lays Burial Hex to rest with his amazing final record in this guise, 'The Hierophant'. Extant since 2007, Burial Hex has consistently revitalised and morphed black metal and gothic sounds over the course of countless tapes, CDrs and vinyl releases up to now, notably including an acclaimed split with Zola Jesus for Aurora Borealis, and the 'In Psychic Defense' for Sound of Cobra which still receives heavy rotation in our office to this day. Thanks to a rare appreciation of technoid rhythms and ambient electronics, Burial Hex's records have long stood out from the often blinkered a… Read more
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ENNIO MORRICONE AND GRUPPO D'IM - A Quiet Place In The Country, The Roundtable / Omni Recording Corporation

ENNIO MORRICONE AND GRUPPO D'IM

A Quiet Place In The Country

The Roundtable / Omni Recording Corporation

Format_dot_vinylLP // £19.99

EARLY ELECTRONIC / SOUNDTRACKS

Cat. Number: ROMA101L

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PATRICK COWLEY & JORGE SOCARRAS - Catholic, Dark Entries Records
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PATRICK COWLEY & JORGE SOCARRAS

Catholic

Dark Entries Records

Format_dot_vinyl2LP // £22.99

DISCO / BOOGIE / FUNK

Cat. Number: DE080LP

After 30 years spent sitting in a San Francisco basement, this incredible lost opus from disco pioneer Patrick Cowley and Indoor Life's Jorge Socarras is finally unearthed and given a much needed lease of life by Stefan Goldman and his Macro label. This is some prime wavey-disco and proto-techno gear, produced between 1976-79 at a time when Cowley was starting to get recognition for his synthesizer driven disco tracks and edits, but also studying electronic composition in San Fran, concocting with Socarras an ahead-of-its-time blend of avant-synth-pop and disco-electronica whi… Read more
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THE SKULL DEFEKTS - Street Metal, DIAGONAL
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THE SKULL DEFEKTS

Street Metal

DIAGONAL

Format_dot_vinylLP // £11.99

INDUSTRIAL / WAVE / ELECTRO

Cat. Number: DIAG014

**Sick spotgloss artwork. Mastered and cut by Matt Colton at Alchemy, edition of 500, initial copies on Neon Green wax** Diagonal put a gallon in the tank with The Skull Defekts' devilishly hypnotic 'Street Metal' album clad in ludicrously wicked artwork by Guy Featherstone. Where the majority of modern psych rock is about as psychedelic as listening to Steve Wright, The Skull Defekts' lysergic clarity and locked-on grooves feel like they might have *actually* done some heavy drugs in their time, hence their music works where it matters. Headed up by Swedish scene lynchpin, Joachim No… Read more
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HELENA HAUFF - Shatter Cone, LUX REC
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HELENA HAUFF

Shatter Cone

LUX REC

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £7.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: LXRC21

Helena Hauff returns with another Bunker-indebeted transmission, this time for Lux Rec. It's a good fit around the label's previous releases from Murphy Jax, Jared Wilson and Echo 106. Good stuff.
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