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Thursday, 31 July

HOLY GHOST! - Okay / Bridge & Tunnel (A/jus/ted Remixes), DFA
Fat London-style house remixes of Holy Ghost! from A/Jus/Ted.
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VARIOUS / MISSISSIPPI - Seven Skeletons Found in the Yard: Trinidad Calypsos 1928 - 1947, MISSISSIPPI
Great compilation of Calypso classics from Trinidad recorded between 1928 and 1947 by well known masters of the form such as the Growler, The Lion, Lord Executor and Lionel Belasco, as well as by some lesser known but great artists. Heavy topical songs, minor chord meditations on death, beautiful instrumentals and more. Songs include When You Hear I Die, In The Dew and The Rain, Hojoe, Jimby's Ingratitude, Ba Boo La La and much much more. All true master pieces. Old school "tip on" cover.
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(NEARLY) UNKNOWN ARTIST - I'll Acid U, RED7

(NEARLY) UNKNOWN ARTIST

I'll Acid U

RED7

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £7.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: RED73

Rude acid party jams from a (Nearly) Unknown Artist. Like a less salty version of Marco Passarani's 'I'll House U', they align that classic Jungle Brothers vocal with wobbly acid licks and swaggering UK acid groove on the front, a run a dub on the flip.
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BRANDI IFGRAY - Maurice Fulton Mixes, Sahko Recordings

BRANDI IFGRAY

Maurice Fulton Mixes

Sahko Recordings

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £7.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: PUU14

Brooklyn's Maurice Fulton heats up Brandi Ifgray's loungeing Finnish pop in four parts. 'Mono (Ibiza Mix)' comes with the New jack acid vibes jazz vibes, and 'Scam (Guns Went Off)' works a skronky jazz downstroke. The block party breakbeat groove 'Bones' comes in two versions, a sleazy vocal and laidback 'Vibe' mix.
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VARIOUS - Afro-Peruvian Classics: The Soul Of Black Peru, LUAKA BOP
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VARIOUS

Afro-Peruvian Classics: The Soul Of Black Peru

LUAKA BOP

Format_dot_vinylLP // £16.99

WORLD

Cat. Number: LPLBOP18

**Gatefold sleeve, comes with digital download code redeemable from the label** "Once again a ground breaking album, the first Afro Peruvian music heard outside of Brazil and the album to introduce Susana Baca to the world. “This is secret music - a collection of beautiful songs and infectious grooves that’s been hidden for years in the coastal towns and barrios of Peru. It’s not the guys with flutes and drums in woolly hats - it’s music of the black Peruvian communities. Black Peruvians? Yes, Peru was involved in the slave trade too - and this wonderful, funky music is part of that legacy” - David Byrne"
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VARIOUS - Afro-Peruvian Classics: The Soul Of Black Peru, LUAKA BOP
TOM ZE - The Hips Of Tradition, LUAKA BOP
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TOM ZE

The Hips Of Tradition

LUAKA BOP

Format_dot_vinylLP // £16.99

WORLD

Cat. Number: LPBOP11

**Gatefold sleeve, comes with digital download code redeemable from the label** "The amazing Tom Ze, or as he wrote to us when we were working on this album, “Should I change my name? It could be Ze Tom Ze? Or Tom Tom Ze?” This was his first newly recorded album after being ‘rediscovered’ and it’s as surprising and special as one would expect from this iconoclast. “Inspired by hard-lit and science fiction, Ze’s tick-tocking sambas and comforting cancaos range from the painfully touching to the instructably conceptual.”
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VARIOUS - Brazil Classics 1: Beleza Tropical (Vinyl Edition), LUAKA BOP
**Gatefold sleeve, comes with digital download code redeemable from the label** “Beleza Tropical was our first release. In some ways it started the trend to compile music from other places. It was a huge success, selling over 350,000 copies, and is still referred to today by many people turned on to Brazilian culture by this landmark release. Many of the aritsts on this compilation are cultural heroes in Brazil (and deserve to be here, too). Their concerts are attended by young and old alike... almost everyone knows their names. Their music is extremely sophi… Read more
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VARIOUS - Brazil Classics 1: Beleza Tropical (Vinyl Edition), LUAKA BOP

Thursday, 24 July

PYE CORNER AUDIO & NOT WAVING - Intercepts (Exclusive Grey Vinyl + Inserts Edition), Ecstatic
**Exclusive Edition only available to buy at boomkat pressed up on military grey wax with 4 x Screen Printed inserts (A4) of redacted documents and artwork** 'Intercepts' is a declassified dispatch of industrial espionage and ambient adventures from the chambers of Pye Corner Audio and Alessio Natalizia aka Not Waving. Inspired by the arcane, furtive world of spy rings - from the Rosenburgs to the Cambridge Five and the Duquesne case - they present encrypted analog communiques resonating with the mystery and drama of those covert operations… Read more
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PYE CORNER AUDIO & NOT WAVING - Intercepts (Exclusive Grey Vinyl + Inserts Edition), Ecstatic
KILLING SOUND - $ixxx Harmonie$ Version, BLACKEST EVER BLACK
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KILLING SOUND

$ixxx Harmonie$ Version

BLACKEST EVER BLACK

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £7.49

JUNGLE / FOOTWORK

Cat. Number: BLACKEST032

**One-sided pressing cut at half-speed by Matt at Alchemy for maxxximum presha!** Killing Sound version '$ixxxx Harmonie$' with serious tech-step jungle swerve for BEB. Separated from the 'Killing Sound' double-pack, the near-ambient original is extended and reinforced with dreadnaught jungle rhythms and possessed warehouse vibes for a properly altered, shark-eyed swerve. We'll be damned if it ain't the deadliest thing we've heard from either Vessel or El Kid, the Bristolians behind Killing Sound, and surely marks a massive highlight of BEB's darkside operations. Miss this at your peril.
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KILLING SOUND - $ixxx Harmonie$ Version, BLACKEST EVER BLACK
CRAIG LEON - Anthology of Interplanetary Folk Music Vol. 1: Nommos / Visiting, RVNG Intl.
*Craig Leon-approved reissue of his two solo albums Nommos and Visiting as a 2LP set in gorgeous packaging with two essays by Leon and a download coupon* Issued respectively by John Fahey's Takoma label in 1980 and Leon's Arbitor private press in 1982, Nommos and Visiting were the twin brainchildren of studio wizard Craig Leon. Leon's production was pivotal in realising the debut recordings by Ramones, Blondie, Richard Hell and Suicide. While those albums broke ground in new worlds of sound, Leon's own debut album was arguably, if not literally… Read more
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CRAIG LEON - Anthology of Interplanetary Folk Music Vol. 1: Nommos / Visiting, RVNG Intl.
ELEH - Circle Three: Full Moon At 35Hz, Important Records
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ELEH

Circle Three: Full Moon At 35Hz

Important Records

Format_dot_vinylLP // £16.99

ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: IMPREC401

*Packaged in a heavy-duty screen printed cover, one-sided LP with the B side screen printed, mastered at D&M, individually numbered edition of 500 copies* 'Circle Three' is the first new release in the Circle series from Eleh since 2010's Repose. Described by Important simply as "Literal synthesis”, the album is at once familiar and a bit of a revelation as far as the Eleh discography to date is concerned. Although the trademarked frequency studies seem as bare and isolated as ever, there is a strange progression working within these pieces, pulsating bass notes slowly become env… Read more
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ELEH - Circle Three: Full Moon At 35Hz, Important Records
SBTRKT - TRANSITIONS 001, Young Turks Recordings Ltd
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SBTRKT

TRANSITIONS 001

Young Turks Recordings Ltd

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £6.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: YT112

**Die-cut jacket and printed inner with download coupon** The 1st in a fleet of 3 instrumental EPs from SBTRKT paving the way for his 2nd album. On 'Transitions 1' you'll find two mercurial grooves, melding an aviary of electronic chirrups and whirring garage techno in 'Gamalena', and a bittersweet blend of itchy, bit-crushed drums with cascade of Zomby-esque melodies in 'Hold The Line'.
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SBTRKT - TRANSITIONS 002, Young Turks Recordings Ltd
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SBTRKT

TRANSITIONS 002

Young Turks Recordings Ltd

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £6.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: YT113

**Die-cut jacket and printed inner with download coupon** The 2nd in a fleet of 3 EPs from SBTRKT paving the way for his 2nd album. We find the masked man at his most contemplative with the beautifully sullen chamber-pop chords and white noise snare punctuation of 'Resolute' backed by the Koreless-meets-Haruomi Hosono occidental chiptune winks of 'Kyoto'.
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SBTRKT - TRANSITIONS 003, Young Turks Recordings Ltd
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SBTRKT

TRANSITIONS 003

Young Turks Recordings Ltd

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £6.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: YT114

**Die-cut jacket and printed inner with download coupon** The 3rd in a fleet of 3 instrumental EPs from SBTRKT paving the way for his 2nd album. He's on a forward UK soul tip here with the spiralling battery acid licks and plump subbass of 'Highs + Lows' and the gangsta waltz of 'Stifle'.
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KEYBOARD - Hungry Man, Soundway Records
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KEYBOARD

Hungry Man

Soundway Records

Format_dot_vinylLP // £18.49

WORLD

Cat. Number: SNDWLP065

**Super slick, synth-heavy and seductive soul-funk from Nigeria 1978. 180g vinyl reissue housed in tip on-style jacket with download code. Edition of 1000** "Originally recorded for the EMI Nigeria label and produced by legendary producer Odion Iruoje 'Keyboard' was a one-off studio project formed by Brodricks Majuwa and Isaac Digha from circa 1978. These two session men were often used at the EMI studio and played in multiple recordings that Iruoje produced throughout the era. This extremely scarce and obscure record features amongst others Ignace de Souza of the Black Santiagos from the city o… Read more
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KEYBOARD - Hungry Man, Soundway Records
SHABAZZ PALACES - Lese Majesty (Loser Edition), SUB POP
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SHABAZZ PALACES

Lese Majesty (Loser Edition)

SUB POP

Format_dot_vinyl2LP // £18.49

BEATS / HIP HOP

Cat. Number: SP1044

**First run coloured vinyl edition w/ etched 4th side housed in debossed jacket and sealed poly sleeve with download code** Super smart 2nd album from Seattle's foremost hip hop accelerationists. Fronted by Ishmael Butler, formerly of the brilliant Digable Planets, Shabazz Palaces have cornered a unique take on contemporary hip hop melding traces of electronica, cyberactive dub and jazz inna cerebral but instantly gratifying style that swerves self-conscious oddness in favour of genuinely psychedelic lushness and off-the-dome freedom. Borrowing its title 'Lese Majesty' fro… Read more
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SHABAZZ PALACES - Lese Majesty (Loser Edition), SUB POP
A HAND - Informations, Details Sound
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A HAND

Informations

Details Sound

Format_dot_vinylLP // £12.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: DTLSND003.5

**Clear vinyl** Tactile, rugged industrial techno experiments from London's Details Sound. There's a range and sensitivity at play here which tends to escape many industrial practitioners, spreading out from stark drone modulations to hypnotic, banking techno pulsers, monotone fibrillations and raspin' rolige compatible with Shifted, Prostitutes or Ron Morelli.
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APPETIZER - Appetizer White Label, L.I.E.S.
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APPETIZER

Appetizer White Label

L.I.E.S.

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £7.49

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: LIES-APP

Killer, stark, psychotomimetic jaxxx from the L.I.E.S. stronghold. They're apparently teasers for an upcoming project, leaving us with the taste of sweat and poppers after ingesting the rapid acid flux, spiralling accordion and spiky jack of 'ZKY', and kicking us in the gut with the haughty shunt of 'Image'. You dancing?
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SPACE GIRL - ODSM, VARIOUS PRODUCTION
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SPACE GIRL

ODSM

VARIOUS PRODUCTION

Format_dot_vinyl7" // £6.99

ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: VA10

Canny meld of folk, R&B and subtle electronics from Floella All and the Various Production duo. The angular, stop-start groove of A-side sorta reminds of FAY's brilliant beat works given a modern London folk-blues vocal; flipside is more of a distant, dubbed, forlorn ditty, at once cute and deeply blue.
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VARIOUS - Paris Club Music (Vol. 2) (Vinyl edition), ClekClekBoom
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VARIOUS

Paris Club Music (Vol. 2) (Vinyl edition)

ClekClekBoom

Format_dot_vinyl2LP // £14.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: CCBLP003

Second label comp from ClekClekBoom, featuring exclusive tracks from French Fries, Bambounou, Coni, Aleqs Notal, NSDOS, Jean Nipon and Aethority.
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STUMP VALLEY - Echoes To The Enemies Of Time, NO LABEL
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STUMP VALLEY

Echoes To The Enemies Of Time

NO LABEL

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £6.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: RHD-017STUMP

Stump Valley puts a big, slompy donk on it for Rush Hour, backed with two side-winding slow disco percolators. Following up his ace debut for Off Minor Recordings, he runs the chugging mid-tempo bounce of 'The Visitors' with mad phasing breakdown, powerful bass and tweakin' disco arpeggios on the front, whilst flipside yields the dubbed sway and tricksy percussive patterns of 'Galaxy999' and a reshuffled Drum Rave Mix by Mtrpls on the flip. Stick this in your party and watch 'em smoke it.
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FIZZY VEINS - R=A(1), R=A
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FIZZY VEINS

R=A(1)

R=A

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £7.99

DISCO / BOOGIE / FUNK

Cat. Number: R=A(1)

Cryptic edit workouts for the discerning disco dancefloor. Uptown you'll discover the louche deckside slyde of Serpent Digit's 'Precious Metal Crown'; downtown dips a shoulder to the proggy vocal harmonies and dubbed-out disco-not-disco of Fantasy Mark-Ups' 'Transmitted Contagion' and Dune Sister's 'Kyoto Recital' - an edit of Bene Gesserit's obscure 'Japanese Song'. One for the freaks…
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DANIEL ANDREASSON - EP9, Skudge Records
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DANIEL ANDREASSON

EP9

Skudge Records

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £6.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: SKUDGEWHITE07

Wayward, tripping acid techno trax from Sweden's Daniel Andréasson - new on Skudge. All about the strange, skippy but sludgy groove of 'Ble3' on top, but there's also some canny moves in the slower, gear-grinding 'Ditehr24' and two Frak style jams on the flip.
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DUANE PITRE & CORY ALLEN - The Seeker & The Healer, STUDENTS OF DECAY
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DUANE PITRE & CORY ALLEN

The Seeker & The Healer

STUDENTS OF DECAY

Format_dot_vinylLP // £16.49

MODERN CLASSICAL / AMBIENT

Cat. Number: SOD105

"Performed and put to tape at Estuary Recording Facility, The Seeker and The Healer constitutes the first collaborative work by Texas-based sound artist Cory Allen and Louisiana minimalist composer Duane Pitre. The album’s two side-long pieces were developed out of multiple improvisational sessions governed by predetermined rules, sourced from piano, bowed guitar, harmonium and 49-stringed drone harp (a custom-made instrument of Allen’s own design featured here on record for the first time). In the context of both musicians’ discographies, these pieces occupy a unique and… Read more
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DUANE PITRE & CORY ALLEN - The Seeker & The Healer, STUDENTS OF DECAY
THE KDMS - Part Time Lovers (Remixes), MB Disco
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THE KDMS

Part Time Lovers (Remixes)

MB Disco

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £6.99

DISCO / BOOGIE / FUNK

Cat. Number: MB2033

Disco-ready remix session from The KDMS, Martin Brodin, Leaves & Iron Curtis, Acid Washed, and Nirosta Steel. Highlights include former Arthur Russell collaborator, Nirosta Steel's breezy Eastwood remix and a romantic Acid Washed version.
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SEWN LEATHER - Freak On Hashish / Longboarding Is A Crime, Hundebiss
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Snotty swansong from the hard-living punk, Sewn Leather, for Milan's excellent Hundebiss label. 'Freak On Hashish / Longboarding Is A Crime' commendably lives up to at least half its title (we're not what he's got against longboarding, but we're not arsed either way really) with nine blown out, sludgy misshapes that sound too wrecked to get up but still generate enough wretched energy to put off casual listeners and entice the hardcore. It starts up with the bombed-out hip hop bounce of 'Real Recognise Fake' and culminates in a 19 and half minute slayer packing proper punk techno and hip hop nastiness. See ya SewnLeather!
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SEWN LEATHER - Freak On Hashish / Longboarding Is A Crime, Hundebiss
EARTH - Hex : Or Printing In The Infernal Method (Reissue), Southern Lord Recordings
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EARTH

Hex : Or Printing In The Infernal Method (Reissue)

Southern Lord Recordings

Format_dot_vinyl2LP // £21.49

DARK AMBIENT / DRONE / METAL

Cat. Number: SUNN48LP

*Deluxe double vinyl reissue* Initially seen as something of a curate's egg on Sub Pop, Earth have gone on to be one of the most influential bands of recent years, spawning the entire dronecore / death metal scene (Sunn O))) etc.) as well as helping to mould the likes of Mogwai, Jim O'Rouke and (if their reverential appearance on the recent 'Legacy of Dissolution' LP is anything to go by) even Autechre. Back with their first proper album for 9 years ('Hex; or Printing In The Infernal Method'), Earth seem eager to discard the overly distorted sound that has come t… Read more
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EARTH - Hex : Or Printing In The Infernal Method (Reissue), Southern Lord Recordings
HOUZ MON - Fear Tha World, Anotherday
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HOUZ MON

Fear Tha World

Anotherday

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £7.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: 0003AD

Reissue of a highly sought-after ghetto house banger from Chicago '93. Same track on both sides.
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PRIMITIVE WORLD / YøR - Purple Caps / Rites Of Passage, Obsession Recordings
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PRIMITIVE WORLD / YøR

Purple Caps / Rites Of Passage

Obsession Recordings

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £8.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: OBSRE002

Psilocybic house and techno funk from Matt Didemus of Juniors Boys' new label. The label's 2nd release is cleft between the mysterious Primitive World and Hamburg's Yør, the former veering between frothy acid and melting techno rhythms spiced with flashes of purple funk, the latter wandering off into Alice In Wonderland techno playzones. Gobble.
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XENO & OAKLANDER - Par Avion (Album), Ghostly International
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XENO & OAKLANDER

Par Avion (Album)

Ghostly International

Format_dot_vinylLP // £14.99

INDUSTRIAL / WAVE / ELECTRO

Cat. Number: GI218LP

*Includes Download Code Redeemable From The Label* Brooklyn's finest minimal wave duo take flight to Ghostly International for 4th album, 'Par Avion'. With their shift to more visible climes of the musical landscape, Liz Wendelbo and Sean McBride have tightened up and honed their already sharp sound to a pop potency, still dealing in romance for a colder age, but now with more variety and contrasts - from upbeat to downbeat, slow to fast, light to dark. "Par Avion's rich diversity of sounds comes at least in part from the fact that it's an album-long ode to synesthesia. As singer Liz … Read more
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XENO & OAKLANDER - Par Avion (Album), Ghostly International