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One of the most prominent labels for all sorts of experimental music and archival releases around. Based in Brussels and run by Guy Marc Hinant and Frédéric Walheer, their huge label catalogue includes releases by Scanner, Don Preston, Dub Taylor, Jac Berrocal, Etat Brut, Henri Pousseur, William S. Burroughs, Angus MacLise, essential compilations and anthologies and much more.

 
"While Xavier S. contributes most of the lyrics and vocals, and it is Guy-Marc Hinant who often plays the core melody on his Pianet electric piano, Neffe's contributions are particularly noteworthy throughout, as he weaves together the bulk of the sonic cloth through ...
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SRV298 | SUB ROSA

"A fine opportunity to remind everyone that what was called Rhythm and Blues in the late '50s and came from 'race music' was the marriage of the word Rhythm which designated a fast tempo and the word Blues which brought to mind the unmovable 12-bar rule. Rhythm'n'Blues ...
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SR307 | SUB ROSA

Z'EV - AS/IF/WHEN (LP)

"composer, performer, percussionist, poet, b. 8 february 1951, Los Angeles, California, lives and Works in London. his work with both text and sound has been influenced by the Middle Eastern mystical system best known as Kabbalah, as well as - but not limited to - ...
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SRV229 | SUB ROSA

"These pieces are probably his most contemporary music work, build on the same principle with other instruments of what he discovered on piano with Strumming mid-70. This is an unique variation of the way to compose. A perpetual rise in a continuum of sound. "Strumming ...
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SR297 | SUB ROSA

"These musicians didn't meet their destiny at a crossroad; no folk or blues label rediscovered them. They never got a second chance. They had to accept lowly jobs unrelated to their art. They survived. Most of them came from Mississippi, Memphis, St. Louis. They were ...
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SR287 | SUB ROSA

"159 minutes of minimal electronic music, readings, soundtracks from the archives of Angus MacLise 1963-1976 featuring Tony Conrad, John Cale, Piero Heliczer, Berverly Grant Conrad and Hetty Maclise. Rare music, performance, soundtracks, spoken words by a seminal poet ...
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SR182 | SUB ROSA

MIKHAIL - MORPHICA (3CD)

"MORPHICA follows Mikhail Karikis's enthusiastically received debut album Orphica (2007) in an unprecedented genre-bending interdisciplinary feast. MORPHICA re-imagines the notion of the music 'remix' and expands to the realms of visual art and creative writing. ...
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SR288 | SUB ROSA

"The music Downsbrough commissioned for the final edit was composed and recorded in 2007: a mix of ambient electric guitar, sweet electro, street field recordings, treatments and voices. As is often the case with Downsbrough, the final piece seems to be emerging from a ...
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SRV293 | SUB ROSA

"This 4 CD set anthology features 48 artists from within the Chinese area of influence. It is designed as a journey through what is currently happening underground, under extremely diverse forms. It also looks at the recent past and the key role of pioneers like Wang ...
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SR265 | SUB ROSA

"Gabriel Severin has been active in the field of electronic music for almost two decades (Silk Saw, Jardin d'Usure, Ultraphonist, Rob(u)rang, Dead Hollywood Stars). this sound artist and musician has delved in several disciplines. he likes to research forgotten or ...
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SR237 | SUB ROSA

"Israel Quellet's sound - in his own words i made the sounds while i was recording, either alone or with the help of my wife. once a piece has been edited together, the final mixing is performed live, without automation. in order to retain the original dynamics, i do ...
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SR262 | SUB ROSA

"4th volume of our FUNDAMENTAL collection devoted to rare and lost recordings from '20 to '60's: THE ROCKETING RISE AND FAST DECLINE OF A MUSIC FORM CALLED ROCKABILLY (1954-59). As a trend, rockabilly lasted only a few years, but it generated a near-unmatched number of ...
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SR286 | SUB ROSA

"instantly the floor falls silent when the four mentally retarded musicians, Johan, Linh, Kim and Rudy together with their artistic mentor and drummer boy Damien, all ill at ease, clear their way among drums, trumpets, violins, melodica, samplers and an electric ...
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SR274 | SUB ROSA

DOUG SCHARIN & JOE GOLDRING
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SR127 | SUB ROSA

Here is a selection of Belgian musicians that have in common a passion for creating electronic music in a truly and purely personal way. Artists include: Object, Géographique, J-Drik, Mash'ta, Köhn, Jardin D'usure, P'chu, Seal Phüric, Ultraphonist, Urawa, Todor ...
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SR181 | SUB ROSA

"In this second volume you could hear rare documents including the voice of Magritte explains why it's impossible to answer to the questions of journalists." (label info) With contributions by René Magritte, André Souris, Marcel Lecomte, Paul Delvaux, Fernand Dumont, ...
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SR242 | SUB ROSA

"Performed by stephane ginsburgh [piano]. The principle of musical erratum is simple: you choose a keyboard - any keyboard - you draw each note at random - no note can be struck twice, but all are struck - the resulting whole is played without any particular modulation, ...
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SR183 | SUB ROSA

A. BISWAS, LELONEK, BEDOUIN ASCENT, EUPHONIC, EARTHTRIBE, ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION
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SR123 | SUB ROSA

P. BERTHET, T. HAZAN, S. GIBBONS / LILITH, F. WALHEER
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SR52 | SUB ROSA

"This sequence of ritual music ettemps to capture illumination as perceived in various parts of the world - in Asia (Tibet), in America (Mexico), in the Arab civilizations of Africa (Morocco), in Europe (with the dual aspects: the christian > Italy, Spain, France, ...
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SUBCD027-49 | SUB ROSA

Presented by Bill Laswell's Material. ""All Around The World" is an audio document of sacred spaces with their acoustic and consciousness altering properties. It is also the creation of new ambient spaces, new realities, through audio collage, juxtaposition and cut-up ...
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SR197 | SUB ROSA

"At last, we are happy that this vast enterprise is finally released. Basically, it was a challenge: ask to 13 composers around the world to create a piece for Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles - directed by Jean-Paul Dessy (but founded by Henri Pousseur in 1962). From ...
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SR192 | SUB ROSA

Yoshihiro Hanno a.k.a Multiphonic Ensemble begun to perform late 80's, took poetry reading and other role with his Avant-Garde Jazz unit. Its sound had a flavour of Hip Hop elements and method. His 1st album Portrait of a Poet under his real name Yoshihiro Hanno has ...
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SR196 | SUB ROSA

"Is it really possible to imagine what modern music would sound like if a few pioneering geniuses had not had the idea of electrifying their instruments, especially guitar and harmonica, between 1945 and 1950? Some purist will regret this evolution, but, in the '50s, ...
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SR279 | SUB ROSA