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"Asmus Tietchens is one of the best known German artists in the field of abstract music. His early works though are finest avant-garde synthesizer pop. "Biotop" was Tietchens' first release on the German label Sky Records (Cluster, Michael Rother etc.). It is inhabited ...
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BB141LP | BUREAU B

"A double-LP set with a printed innersleeve which tells the inside story - written by Francis Bebey's son - of how he got to learn about the Sanza, a special African instrument. On this album guitar player, singer, composer and writer Francis Bebey (1929-2001) revisits ...
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BORNBAD064LP | BORN BAD

"Turkish free-improv group KonstruKt was formed in 2008 by guitarist Umut Caglar, and since their inception, they've gained notice through their collaborations with such old-guard stalwarts as Evan Parker, Marshall Allen and Peter Brotzmann. The latter introduced them ...
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ROAR34 | ROARATORIO

"Bosco, born and raised in Cote d'Ivoire, surrenders in his first language Guere to repetition. So does McQueen, with bass drones in Detroit. Both insist on deep house as a transfer to another state." (label info)
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VIOLAKLEIN002 | VIOLA KLEIN

"With his new album "What's Fruit", Schlammpeitziger touches the dancefloor more than ever before in his 22-year long career. Yet his dancefloor is a playful one. The Cologne based composer's sounds electrify with their multi-layered melodic structures. He weaves ...
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PINGIPUNG42LP | PINGIPUNG

"The acclaimed and highly sought-after LP by Hailu Mergia and the Walias, 'Tche Belew', an album of instrumentals released in 1977, is perhaps the most seminal recording released in the aftermath of the 1974 revolution. The story of the Walias band is a critical chapter ...
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"It is with extreme pleasure I announce this release. Ever since I first heard this, I was hooked. To me this was pop music should be. Here I found lots of guitars, a hammering rhythm machine, and lyrics about desolation, drugs, suicide but also 'plopmusic', whatever ...
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PLINK33 | PLINKITY PLONK

"Flying Lotus returns with 'You're Dead!'. At once reflective, restless, heart wrenching and joyous, this is a melodic ode to those who have died young, suddenly and unexpectedly, while also existing as a comfort to those mourning the loss of a loved one. 'You're Dead!' ...
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WARPLP256 | WARP

rec. at variety studios, nyc, 1973 - ltd/numbered 1/75 with paste-on cover (notes on back) and regular white inner sleeve "one day i was making space around my flat and i was checking out some old papers/mags... with my great surprise i find a pic of Sun Ra, holding a ...
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"The story of Kai Althoff's music is a deeply personal and richly complex one - but that's not to say that it's ever too late to immerse yourself. Fanal 4 strikes the listener as a document of Althoff giving in to various impulses - fleeting, fugitive, often inchoate ...
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SONIG90LP | SONIG

"Tom Ellard is the creative force behind Australian post-punk band Severed Heads. In 1982 he self-released two cassettes of solo material, "80s Cheesecake" and "Snappy Carrion". These cassettes document the transitional period between the early experimental Severed ...
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DE-076 | DARK ENTRIES

"Composed of field-recordings captured in Thailand, Iceland, and UK. Mastered and cut by Andreas 'Lupo' Lubich at Calyx, Berlin. Marcellvs L. (b.1980) is a renowned Brazilian Video- and Sound-Artist currently living in Berlin and Seydisfjödur, Iceland. His particular ...
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IDEAL120 | IDEAL RECORDINGS

"With recordings from the first half of the '80s, "Wir Triumphieren" ("We will triumph") is more than just another archival release, as it presents one of the most extraordinary chapters in the history of West-German wave/industrial/synth, i.e. experimental Neue ...
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AT013 | ALARM

"Aby Ngana Diop was the most famous taasukat in Dakar, Senegal in the 1980s and 1990s. Taasu is a Wolof-language poetic style, usually performed by women griots over frenetic drum patterns, with an aggressive verbal flow thought to presage rap. Her only album Liital was ...
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