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New in: Friday 1st August 2014

Murderers' Home
Various

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Ltd tape on Death Is Not The End. Edition of 100 copies. Recordings from the Mississippi State Penitentiary in 1947 compiled by Alan Lomax…view full details.

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    Cassette tape £7.09

Running My Habits Clean
Padang Food Tigers

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8/10 according to our ReviewBot3000 on 1st August 2014

Here's a lovely tape from Padang Food Tigers that was originally part of an 11-tape collection on Bathetic but now gets a solo release. This lot have an airy and sometimes disjointed Americana-ambient approach featuring field recordings, fret squeaks and gentle twangs and plinks that fall in and out of shape in a mysterious but measured way.…view full details.

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    Cassette tape £4.99

Ishi
M. Geddes Gengras

3 people love me. Be the 4th...

8/10 according to our Mike on 1st August 2014

M Geddes Gengras of Robedoor and Sun Araw, M Geddes Gengras & The Congos fame is back with some more of his meditative solo synth bliss-outs on Stones Throw/Leaving this week, with a digi-exclusive bonus track on the download that's roughly the length of the entire vinyl LP. …view full details.

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    Vinyl LP £16.59

Solar System
World Domination

2 people love me. Be the 3rd...

8/10 according to our Mike on 1st August 2014

Anthony Pasquarosa of Aerosols, SQRM and Frozen Corn goes it alone here as World Domination, with an album which to this reviewer's ears and eyes seems to be inspired by the unhinged noise punk and line drawings of Rudim…view full details.

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    Vinyl LP £14.89

Four Infernal Rivers
Tom Carter and Pat Murano

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10/10 according to our Mike on 1st August 2014

The super-duo of Tom Carter (Charalambides) and the intimidatingly prolific Pat Murano (No Neck Blues Band, Decimus, etc) joins forces once again this week, and this time one LP just isn't enough to contain their woozy nightmarescapes so th…view full details.

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    Vinyl LP £20.59

Machine City EP
Circle Traps

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7/10 according to our Brian on 1st August 2014

Not heard much on Lex of late. I assumed it had become defunct but apparently, I'm pleased to report not. These guys are from London like everyone is these days. That bloody London. They produce a form of glistening, propulsive urban bass music with strong techno or house elements depending on the particular tune; music that has parallels with b…view full details.

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    Vinyl 12" £6.79

A Verdigris Reader
H.S

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8/10 according to our Brian on 1st August 2014

Basically one of the hottest underground producers out there at the moment, Huerco S builds really trippy, expansive and daringly experimental back-room house. There's four tracks on this sixth release on Anthony Naples' gradually evolving Proibito imprint. Sheathed in deliberately muddied fidelity, each track is stubbornly untitled, the tunes r…view full details.

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    Vinyl 12" £8.99

Dead Eyes Opened
Severed Heads

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10/10 according to our Brian on 1st August 2014

As I said last week with the SM Corps 12", somebody out there is preparing the re-release of some cult obscurity or super-rare lost classic every day. Considering how old this tune is it still completely tears your face off in absolutely every way. Essentially an absolutely gorgeous and euphoric Balearic electro/di…view full details.

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    Vinyl 12" £12.69

The Power of The Picts
Writing On The Wall

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8/10 according to our Mike on 1st August 2014

I continue my trawl through this week's reissues with this forgotten bit of hard rock from 1969. There's a picture of five hairy nerds on the back cover and the music on the album is full of energetic Hammond organ and big chugging electric guitar riffs with psychedelic vocal harmonies and a self-assured proggy feel that brings to mind …view full details.

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    Vinyl Double LP £20.89

The Voice Of Silence
Peter Michael Hamel

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8/10 according to our Mike on 1st August 2014

Today's big pile of reissues brings me to Peter Michael Hamel's 'The Voice of Silence' from 1973. Hamel was a man very actively concerned with the meditative and therapeutic properties of music, founding the Freies Musikzentrum institute for musical education and therapy a few years later. On side-long opener 'Panta Tantra' he pieces tog…view full details.

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    Vinyl LP £23.09

Elektron Kukeso
Hans Edler

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9/10 according to our Mike on 1st August 2014

When I think of the electronic avant garde from the late '60s and early '70s I tend to think of dry, studious and methodical sound experiments and impenetrable tuneless noise games. However this freshly reissued LP by Hans Edler turns that on its head by mixing that hard-nosed experimentalism with a naive and charming tunefulness. I really like …view full details.

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    Vinyl LP £23.09

Moving Along
Batsumi

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9/10 according to our Mike on 1st August 2014

Here's another Batsumi reissue from Matsuli, this time their second (and final) album 'Moving Along', continuing their enduring forays into refreshing spiritual jazz and energetic Afro-funk full of subtle polyrhythms (as with the first album there's a mixture of hand drums and drumkit as favoured by modern-day hype masters …view full details.

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    Vinyl LP £18.19

Planet of Man
Code III

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9/10 according to our Brian on 1st August 2014

The back story behind this is quite interesting. Formed as a vehicle to experiment with their new "dummy head" binaural recording system by the brothers Schunke, This strange and spooky audio emission from the newly formed (and Klaus Schulze-assisted) Delta Acustic studios is one for all lovers of true cosmic weirdness. How could a German record…view full details.

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    Vinyl LP £23.09

POS
Pyramids of Space

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8/10 according to our Brian on 1st August 2014

Of the 90 minutes and 22 tracks on this cassette I have heard less than four minutes of it on Soundcloud. Was I naively led to believe there were wee clips for all the tracks available digitally? Maybe so. Alas this is not to be. So basically we have one very enigmatic transmission here that I have to briefly unravel the mysteries of through the…view full details.

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    Cassette tape £6.99

Bonton EP Part 2
Roberto Clementi

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7/10 according to our Souki on 1st August 2014

And suddenly there he is, slithering out of the night unexpectedly like an unknown creature emerging from the storm drain; Roberto Clementi with a second instalment of his starkly-rendered Bonton series.  As is to be expected there are no radical departures in sound here and the format is identical: two stone-cold dusty dub tech cuts fresh …view full details.

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    Vinyl 12" £7.99

Kelompok Kampungan
Kelompok Kampungan

3 people love me. Be the 4th...

8/10 according to our Mike on 1st August 2014

Strawberry Rain already reissued Kelompok Kampungan's 'Mencari Tuhan' on CD, as well as an LP containing five of its nine tracks, and now they round things off by dropping the remaining four numbers on this limited 10". I hadn't encountered this lot before but they're a progressive folk crew from Indonesia and as far as I can tell this w…view full details.

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    Vinyl 10" £17.49

Split Single No. 4
Alan Vega / The Vacant Lots

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8/10 according to our Mike on 1st August 2014

Fuzz Club have another of their upstart-meets-legend split singles out this week, this time pairing psych-rockers The Vacant Lots with synth-punk legend Alan Vega of Suicide notoriety. On the Vacant Lots side is 'Mad Mary Jones' (Alternative Mix),…view full details.

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    Vinyl 10" £10.29

The Lost Tapes
Vic Pitts & The Cheaters

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9/10 according to our Mike on 1st August 2014

Vic Pitts & the Cheaters were Milwaukee's leading R&B act in the tail end of the '60s, even getting their own TV show between '69 and '72 where they performed musical numbers, skits and interviews in order to encourage kids to stay in school. In 1969 they recorded an album which never saw the light of day, which is unearthed this week by…view full details.

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    Vinyl LP £14.99, CD £13.69

Cassette On Vinyl
Jonwayne

3 people love me. Be the 4th...

8/10 according to our Clinton on 1st August 2014

New on Stones Throw, one of the few labels that I’d get out of bed for in the morning. This is a collection of some of the best bits from Jonwayne’s cassette releases now on vinyl. Check the title  - its easy when you know how. Its nice to know that out of the 4 records I’ve selected for myself there is one I genui…view full details.

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    Vinyl LP £18.99

First To Cry
Bob Moses

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6/10 according to our Clinton on 1st August 2014

When will Domino sign someone good I hear you cry! Don't worry - there’s time yet. Let's see what Bob Moses are all about. Well as you might expect from how things work these days its a band not a person, they are Canadian and they live in Brooklyn, New York of all places. Just imagine! I’m thinking they have beards too but a…view full details.

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    Vinyl 12" £8.29

Mechanic The Mushroom / Dolphin Smiles
World Gang

1 person loves me. Be the 2nd...

7/10 according to our Clinton on 1st August 2014

The opening few bars of this collaboration between one of Modest Mouse and....um....some other bloke sounds remarkably like electronica duo Remote Viewer or any number of late 90’s/early 2000’s two pieces. It then bursts into life with some bouncing beatery and du…view full details.

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    Vinyl 7" £4.69

Sand + Silence
The Rosebuds

3 people love me. Be the 4th...

7/10 according to our Clinton on 1st August 2014

Whilst on holiday and taking a morning coffee in Berwick-on Tweed's branch of Cafe Nero, I came to a realisation. Perhaps.....just perhaps I don’t actually like music all that much. Its a terrifying thought, particularly as I’ve devoted most of my life to it. One to ponder I reckon. I certainly have no enthusiasm for man…view full details.

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    Vinyl LP £14.29, CD £8.89

Keep Moving
Hyde & Beast

4 people love me. Be the 5th...

8/10 according to our Mike on 1st August 2014

Futurehead Dave Hyde and Golden Virgin Neil Bassett join forces here as Hyde & Beast for a quite timeless-sounding album of bold arranged pop with elements of CSNY and Supertramp as well as more than a nod to the psych-pop of people like The Be…view full details.

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    CD £9.79, Vinyl LP £15.09

Invention of Love
A Model Kit

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8/10 according to our Mike on 1st August 2014

This is really nice. I'm making a very gentle start today in the company of A Model Kit, aka Russia's Maxim Popov. He's got this ridiculously limited CD out this week in the world's glossiest digipak. I can see my face in it! There's a little booklet of mysterious art printed on thick textured card too. "May remind you of …view full details.

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    CD £9.89

Fifths EP
The Death Of Pop

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8/10 according to our Mike on 1st August 2014

Here's an interesting single. You get a download of five songs, a flexi featuring one of those songs, and a 24-page zine with photos of the band, lyrics and chord patterns and thoughts about all the songs. I'm not going to use your download code so I'm just listening to the song on the flexi, 'Mirage'. It's nice stuff, laid back baggy-ga…view full details.

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    Vinyl 7" £7.59


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