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"The first-time vinyl reissue of the 1979 solo debut from the Homosexuals bassist Jim Welton (a.k.a. L. Voag) includes a bonus 7-inch of the rare Move EP. The Way Out is recommended for fans of Desperate Bicycles, This Heat and Mark Perry." (label info)
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"Ellen Fullman began developing her installation The Long String Instrument in 1981, in search of tonalities that could not be achieved with traditional instruments. This large-scale work consisted of 70-foot-long metallic wires, anchored by a wooden resonator, across ...
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SV085LP | SUPERIOR VIADUCT

"Originally released on Impulse! in 1971, Universal Consciousness is a major turning point in ALICE COLTRANE's momentous career. While her previous albums pushed the limits of spiritual free jazz and featured much of her late husband's band, Universal Consciousness ...
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"Following their groundbreaking collaboration with ART ENSEMBLE OF CHICAGO, Comme a la Radio, Areski and BRIGITTE FONTAINE began recording almost exclusively together as a duo. Originally released in 1973, Je Ne Connais Pas Cet Homme is their first record billed under ...
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"Since the mid-1960s, JON GIBSON has played a key role in the development of American avant-garde music. He has performed in the world premieres of Terry Riley's "In C," Steve Reich's "Drumming," and Philip Glass' "Einstein on the Beach". Visitations, GIBSON's first ...
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"In 1980, after three relentlessly creative albums, the members of WIRE were at an impasse, unsure of how to push themselves any further as a four-piece rock band. While frontman Colin Newman spent the band's hiatus mining WIRE's knack for intelligent and contorted pop ...
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SV063LP | SUPERIOR VIADUCT

"GLENN BRANCA's first full-length album The Ascension is a colossal achievement. After touring much of 1980 with an all-star band featuring four guitarists (BRANCA, fellow composers Ned Sublette and David Rosenbloom, and future SONIC YOUTH member Lee Ranaldo) along with ...
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SV056LP | SUPERIOR VIADUCT

"Considered the first collective of experimental composers, Gruppo d'Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza formed in 1964 in Rome to chase the expressive potential of live improvisation to its furthest reaches. Led by Franco Evangelisti, Gruppo also included Ennio Morricone ...
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"Never one to settle on a single musical style, Brigitte Fontaine followed up her debut, Est.Folle, and her astonishing collaboration with The Art Ensemble of Chicago, Comme ŕ la Radio, with the most eclectic release of her lengthy career, 1972's Brigitte Fontaine. It ...
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"A Monastic Trio, created in the year following her husband's passing, was Coltrane's first recording as a band leader and features six original compositions. While John's spirit can be felt throughout, the album showcases Alice's immense talent for fusing spiritual ...
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"Residue Of The Residents collects outtakes, rare tracks and other experiments from this legendary San Francisco collective. Originally released on Ralph Records in 1983 and spanning THE RESIDENTS' career up to that point, this first-time vinyl reissue has been expanded ...
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"After cutting his teeth in the late '70s No Wave scene with bands THEORETICAL GIRLS and THE STATIC, GLENN BRANCA made his first solo statement, Lesson No. 1, in 1980. The inaugural release on legendary post-punk / dance label 99 Records, Lesson No. 1 unveils BRANCA's ...
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"French poet and chameleonic vocalist Brigitte Fontaine's career spans over four decades. Fontaine synthesized chanson (French pop song) and world music, which eventually won her international acclaim as a performer and collaborator with a variety of artists from around ...
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"It's only appropriate that Solaris, Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky's psychological sci-fi classic from 1972, contains an equally original and mind-bending score. Solaris explores the inadequacies of time and memory on an enigmatic planet below a derelict space ...
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"Sensations' Fix guitarist, keyboardist and occasional vocalist Franco Falsini cut his teeth with Italian groups in the '60s before assimilating the heady guitar virtuosity of English rock. In 1969, he moved to Virginia and built a recording studio in his girlfriend's ...
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HELDON - INTERFACE (LP)

"Richard Pinhas is an artistic iconoclast. A French intellectual as likely to collaborate with Magma as the radical philosopher Gilles Deleuze, Pinhas released seven albums under the Heldon moniker in the 1970s that flaunt the mastery of progressive rock and early ...
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"First appearing incongruously on John Fahey's Takoma label in 1981, Nommos remains enshrouded in impenetrable mystery - from its understated artwork to the rich assemblage of analog synths contained inside. According to Head Heritage, Nommos is the "missing link ...
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SVLP017 | SUPERIOR VIADUCT

"Recorded on various four-track machines and in tiny studios, basements and garages between 1974-1977, Hardcore reveals DEVOs strikingly clear vision: rock 'n' roll stripped bare of its collective cool and jerked back into propaganda fit for post-modern man. It's no ...
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SVLP025 | SUPERIOR VIADUCT

"Recorded on various four-track machines and in tiny studios, basements and garages between 1974-1977, Hardcore reveals DEVOs strikingly clear vision: rock 'n' roll stripped bare of its collective cool and jerked back into propaganda fit for post-modern man. It's no ...
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SVLP024 | SUPERIOR VIADUCT

"First-time vinyl reissue of debut solo album from 1980. For fans of Suicide, Kraftwerk, Aphex Twin, Air. Insert includes new Rev interview by musician / critic Alan Licht. Comes with digital download card! In 1980, shortly after Suicide's second full-length, Martin Rev ...
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SVLP012 | SUPERIOR VIADUCT

"San Francisco underground classic originally released in 1981. First time reissue of band's only LP. For fans of Flipper, Crime, Tuxedomoon, Toiling Midgets. Includes digital download card! The Sleepers broke up at least once before their first show on Christmas Day ...
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SVLP009 | SUPERIOR VIADUCT

"California Babylon is a far more sparse and caustic offering than FACTIX's debut, Scheintot, documenting their live collaboration with notorious artist MONTE CAZAZZA, who along with recording for THROBBING GRISTLE's Industrial label also coined its "Industrial Music ...
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SVLP004 | SUPERIOR VIADUCT

"A fine and first-ever reissue of the 1982 sole album by this very unique San Francisco postpunk/artpunk/industrial band. Originally out on Paul Dawson's very underground and adventuresome Fowl Records label (first home of everybody from VERBAL ABUSE to DJ LEBOWITZ), ...
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SVLP001 | SUPERIOR VIADUCT