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Object Collection
You Are Under Our Space Control

The experimental group Object Collection follow up their Fugazi opera with a remarkable suite of wide-ranging homemade modernism. This ‘space-opera’ involves texts by Sun Ra, astronomers and fictional space travellers, as well as sonic allusions to John Cage, sci-fi sound palettes, and avant-electroacoustics. There’s a lot going on in You Are Under Our Space Control, though it also feels eminently personal and within reach. Out on Slip.
  • Vinyl LP (SLP054LP)
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  • Limited edition
  • Last copy

Tim Parkinson
Pleasure Island

Experimental composer Tim Parkinson loves to play, in every sense of the word, and thus a work titled Pleasure Island is an enticing prospect. This is actually Parkinson’s first work designed to be an album specifically, and it's a beguiling mixture of cheap electronic sound, group vocals, and bouncy drums. It’s a strange album, but in a very fun primary colour way. On Slip.

Joe Snape

Joe Snape returns to Slip (Mica Levi & Oliver Coates, Otto Willberg) with a set of avant-songs. Joyrobix is an LP in the vein of fellow Slip artist Chaines, one that almost completely jettisons all regular songwriting techniques for a voyage into wordless, screwed-up electronics. Think Scott Walker (RIP) if he’d ever had a going-over from A. G. Cook.

The King

Slip Records (Mica Levi & Oliver Coates, Otto Willberg) with another release of contemporary classical music that manages to be both challenging and good. Chaines has proven a highly unique singer and sound artist over previous drops for Slip, and The King is another feather in the cap of an artist who has performed alongside the London Contemporary Orchestra. The eight parts of The King cover much ground, from the sky-scraping abstraction of ‘Airship’ to the tape-loop Scott Walker closer ‘Eraserhead’.
  • Vinyl LP (SLP037-COL)
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  • Coloured vinyl
  • Limited edition
  • Last copy

Oliver Coates & Laurie Tompkins
Ample Profanity

Oliver Coates is a prodigious talent. He’s been too good for too long now for anyone to put in a salient argument to the contrary. Here we see him returning to Slip, the label that put out his excellent collaborative LP with Mica Levi, for a short record of avant-anarchism alongside Laurie Tompkins. Ample Profanity is a disorientating listen - at one point it will resemble the kindergarten punk of early Micachu & The Shapes, then a few seconds later it’ll be on an Einstuerzende Neubauten flex.
  • Vinyl LP (SLP038)
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Ashley Paul
Lost In Shadows

Lost In Shadows, devised and created shortly after Ashley Paul became a mother, is an album of great collaborative intimacy. Paul built up a small ensemble (including cello and tuba) to elaborate on her ideas, though the material remains remarkably sparse thanks to the careful compositional choices made. A very particular atmosphere on this one. On Slip.

Object Collection
It's All True

Object Collection are a New York ensemble who bring experimental operatic approaches to the live archives of Fugazi. They’ve used everything from those live recordings apart from the songs themselves, resulting in some really remarkable and strange material. It’s All True is a brilliant example of how to interpret a band’s legacy in a fresh creative way. CD and LP editions.