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Founded in 1996 by the late Mike Kelley. The program includes solo albums by Kelley, collaborations (with Jim Shaw, Paul McCarthy and others) and releases by his bands Destroy All Monsters and The Poetics (with Tony Oursler).

 
"Written in response to: Robert M. Cooper's Lost on Both Sides, Dante; Gabriel Rossetti: Critic and Poet. Written by Mike Kelley. Produced by Mike Kelley and Scott Benzel. Music by Scott Benzel." (label info)
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CA#36 | COMPOUND ANNEX

"An evening of performance and music by Mike Kelley presented at the Judson Memorial Church in New York City in 2009. Including: The Judson Church Horse Dance and The Horse Dance of the False Virgin, and live performances of instrumental soundtrack music from Kelley's ...
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CA#23 | COMPOUND ANNEX

"A 2-CD collection of Shaw/Kelley Duets from the early Destroy All Monsters period. Primarily featuring Shaw on guitar and Kelley on percussion, these extended improvisations also incorporate tape loops, tape collage, and primitive electronics." (label info)
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CA#34,35 | COMPOUND ANNEX

"An 8-CD box set of solo recordings by Shaw produced during, and just after, the period of his involvement with the early improvisational incarnation of the proto-noise band Destroy All Monsters. There guitar assaults, tape cut-ups, and loop experiments are guaranteed ...
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CA#26-33 | COMPOUND ANNEX

"Original Motion Picture Soundtrack for videos originally presented at the Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills, California in 2011. Moody evocations of exotic and decrepit alien cultures. Music by Mike Kelley. Produced by Mike Kelley and Scott Benzel." (label info)
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CA#25 | COMPOUND ANNEX

"13 songs written and performed by 7-year-old Ariel Mira West and 6-year-old Colette Weber Shaw, accompanied by Mike Kelley on drums and Marnie Weber on keyboards. Raw and joyous celebrations of the wonders of chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate - plus dolphins. ...
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CA#24 | COMPOUND ANNEX

"Finally! The reissue you've all been waiting for: Destroy All Monsters: 1974/1976. The 3 CD set that introduced the world to the pre-punk DAM. Out of the gloomy basements of Ann Arbor Michigan flowed the horrid strains of a music never before heard. Experience it in ...
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CA#17,#18,#19 | COMPOUND ANNEX

"A three CD box set with booklet chronicling the music and sound experiments of Mike Kelley and Tony Oursler in the late Seventies and early Eighties. Includes pieces composed for video soundtracks, dance performances, etc. Moody, twisted, soundtracks of the mind. Over ...
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CA#1,#2,#3 | COMPOUND ANNEX

"Produced in conjunction with Mike Kelley and Michael Smith's installation, A Voyage of Growth and Discovery, this CD features throbbing techno tracks like Beech-Nut Stage 1, K-Y Hole, and Gerber Gerbil that will entertain and self-sooth for hours. Guest vocals by Baby ...
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CA#20 | COMPOUND ANNEX

"lp-only set issued to coincide with the destroy all monsters 'hungry for death' retrospective @ printed matter in new york. Recorded in ann arbor in 1975, this long lost destroy all monsters gem features the group as a sextet (mike kelley, jim shaw, cary loren, jeff ...
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CA#16 | COMPOUND ANNEX

"Day Is Done, a major new video work by Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley, is a feature-length musical. It enunciates a career-long interest in American subcultures and folk events through the re-staging of 31 carnivalesque productions intermixed into a meandering ...
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CA#21 | COMPOUND ANNEX

"Mike Kelley performs ethereal melodies on the Alesis QS6.1 electric keyboard. Trip the light fantastic to 26 tracks including "Outer Rink Magnifique", "Vanginus", "Curling Flakes in Eternal Haze" and "Panting Mancini"." (label info)
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CA#15 | COMPOUND ANNEX

"Mike Kelley's project "Day Is Done" exists in several different forms and formats. At its first presentation at Gagosian Gallery, NYC, in November 2005 it consisted of a large installation of thirty-two separate video chapters. Each chapter was a reconstruction that ...
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CA#14 | COMPOUND ANNEX

"Scanner and Mike Kelley teamed up to produce Esprits de Paris for the Sonic Process exhibition at the Pompidou Center in Paris in 2002. Composed from anomalous sounds found on blank digital minidiscs "exposed" to various historically-loaded locales in Paris, this is a ...
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CA#11 | COMPOUND ANNEX

"Unbelievable but true! Baudrillard recites his poetry backed up by an all star band featuring Tom Watson, Mike Kelley, George Hurley, Lynn Johnston, Dave Muller and Amy Stoll ­ special guest vocalist Allucqučre Rosanne Stone. Recorded live as part of the Chance ...
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"This 2CD pair features performances in Tokyo in 1996. Sod and Sodie Sock documents a performance at the P-House gallery, where the three musicians performed together and separately. The action extended beyond the gallery, into the street in front, and down the block to ...
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CA#7,#8 | COMPOUND ANNEX

"Recorded 1996. More insanity for you and all your friends. Art Byington, Mike Kelley, Cary Loren, Dave Muller and Jim Shaw wreak havoc in Japan!" (label info)
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CA#13 | COMPOUND ANNEX

"Mike Kelley, Paul McCarthy, and Violent Onsen Geisha reunite in a concert recorded at the Secession in Vienna in 1998. Performed on a stage built in Kelley and McCarthy's full-scale military tent encampment - you've never heard a USO show like this!" (label info)
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CA#12 | COMPOUND ANNEX

Art Byington, Cameron Jamie, Mike Kelley, Paul McCarthy, Dave Muller. "1997 release by art world all star band. Scary meandering sounds, perfect for secret meetings in secluded caves. 13 evil tracks." (label info)
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"Mike Kelley and Tony Oursler reunited in 1997 to make this recording to coincide with the opening of the Poetics Project installation at Document X. All new material; 19 tracks. Dreary background music for the era of the personal computer. Features musicians: Art ...
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