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Circuit Breaker
TV012

Return of London-based industrial duo, brothers Edward and Peter Simpson aka Circuit Breaker. This is their first release on vinyl and the band have been receiving some rave reviews, noteably from wibbly mentalist Julian Cope, who praised the "stark, tripped-out songs, alienated lyrical content and old synthesizer technology." For fans of the most primitive of industrial sounds, post punk and degenerate electronica. 
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Vanishing
Vanishing


  • CD (TV39)
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I Have Eaten The City
Secret Paths

New Packaging Design! Cassette comes house in a double sized case and custom vacuum form tray mount to keep the record secure. All tapes a pro dubbed on bright green shells and the 2 panel inlay has been printed on 300gsm recycled paper. Only 100 copies for the world. Their first recorded album since 2007, ‘Secret Paths’ is I Have Eaten The City’s tour-de-force. This trio of multi-instrumentalists could easily be seen as a microcosm for the practices of Toronto’s wider experimental music scene, the breadth and fluidity of their experimentations throughout their discography showcasing an alarmingly diverse range influences and atmospheres, of which ‘Secret Paths’ is a clear apex. The astonishing opener ‘Eyot’ unfurls in wide-eyed panoramic colour, showcasing a radiant display of aquatic guitar textures, gorgeous flute work and pulsating drum machine clusters all suffused with electro-tropical humidity that bathes the listener warmth before boiling to its ominous close. Album centrepiece ‘Mannequin Gait’ careens like a slow late night drive through a sprawling metropolis, the pulsing groove the only thing keeping the flowering, neon melodies from collapsing in on themselves. It’s here that saxophonist Colin Fisher really shines; his keening melodies taking flight around Nick Storring’s deeply plucked cello groove and Brandon Valdivia's throbbing and dexterous take on dub. Perhaps less obviously impressive than the telepathic interplay shown on these long-form journeys is subtlety and introspection of the trio on both ‘Ipê’ and closer ‘Mollusc’. The former's ensemble of balafon, thumb piano and cello is both suggestive of various African and South East Asian idioms, yet skirts appropriation. Meanwhile, the latter evinces the trio's interest in soft, spacious modern composition, with each player inhaling and exhaling a considered and haunted melody that feeds a continually blossoming whole.
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Cornered Yet Climbing
Reclaiming Fire

From free-percussion master Pascal Nichols and multi-instrumentalist David McLean comes Reclaiming Fire. Under the Cornered Yet Climbing name, they have collected hours of jam session material to create a 70 minute album exploring a range of moods and textures. Cassette tape on Tombed Visions Records with download code and spent matchbook.

Circuit Breaker
Grid


Joseph Lawrence Quimby Jr
Riga


Aufklarung
Zeit Der Aufklärung

Aufklärung, I’m sure you’ll remember from high school, is German for Enlightenment (first E either lowercase or uppercase). This British duo is all about enlightening their listeners by way of deep, slow and meditative piano and guitar, because they feel that today is truly the Zeit der Aufklärung (you can google that I’m sure).
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