Format: lp

Bang Bros! - 12/12/12 -

Bang! Bros. - 12/12/12 ( / )

12″ (45rpm) Edition of 300 Co-Release with 100% Breakfast OUT OF PRINT!  Bang! Brothers means many things to many people. Look the phrase up on your interweb, and you will discover many facets of amateur erotica that may have previously escaped your notice. But that is only one of its connotations. In its best sense, Bang! Bros refers to the ridiculously ecstatic duo of Mark Johnson and Arkm Foam, best known for their work with the Whithaus Family and Hunnie Bunnies. Both of the gents have now moved away from Boston — where Bang! Bros were based — but not before the threw dawn and took the challenge to play 12 live shows in 12 towns on 12/12/2012. You might think to… Read more »

Thurston Moore / John Moloney : Caught On Tape ‎– Banjaxed Blues

Caught On Tape, John Moloney, Thurston Moore - Banjaxed Blues ()

Thurston Moore / John Moloney “Banjaxed Blues” 2LP (Co-Release With Manhand) Edition of 270 The third live set by the improvising duo, Caught on Tape. Comprised of drummer John Moloney (Sunburned, Chelsea Light, Home Comfort, etc.) and guitarist Thurston Moore (Coachmen, Dapper, the Din, etc.), Caught On Tape is found here to be in both expansive and contractive modes. As always, much of the sonic structure involves head-birth/freak-register guitar rampagement running into caveman stomps head-on. But there are also reflective passages this time, such as the false bell sequence in “Banjaxed Blues” (a song title worthy of MV/EE). There’s even an actual song. Indeed, the hot run-through of “Staring Statues” (from Thurston’s ’95 solo album, Psychic Hearts) might even be enough… Read more »

Flaherty - Corsano - Low - Cost - Space - Flights

Chris Corsano, Paul Flaherty - Low Cost Space Flights ()

Chris Corsano / Paul Flaherty “Low Cost Space Flights” LP with Download Code Edition of 300 FREE JAZZ BLOG It has been eight long years since we’ve had a new duo album by Paul Flaherty and Chris Corsano. The two have played together in other configurations, but we all know there has always been something special and telepathic about their duo collaborations. From the moment they began playing together late in the last century, Paul and Chris communicated in weird deep ways. And so it is here. Low Cost Space Flights was recorded in June 2013, at Eric Gagne’s “Thing in the Spring Festival” in Peterborough, New Hampshire. And the duo wails through the three tracks. The room in which… Read more »

Hi Sherrifs of Blue - NYC 1980

Hi Sheriffs of Blue - NYC 1980 ()

Hi Sheriffs of Blue “NYC 1980” LP Includes booklet / Download Code Edition of 500 OUT OF PRINT! The No Wave era of NYC was a short dark flash of energy that was extinguished almost as soon as it was noticed. It happened so goddamn fast that if you missed the imaginal cut-off for inclusion by a few fucking weeks, you were forever written out of the picture. Believe me. Thurston and I wrote the book on this goddamn scene, and the Hi Sheriffs were just outside our temporal markers, despite the fact they’d played Tier 3, the Mudd Club and everywhere you’d think would matter. But look, they were as second gen No Wave as the Raybeats, the Bush Tetras and… Read more »

Dredd Foole and Ben Chasny-Drunk With Insignificance

Dredd Foole and Ben Chasny - Drunk with Insignificance ()

Dredd Foole & Ben Chasny “Drunk With Insignificance” LP with Download Code Edition of 300  This album has been a long time coming. Dredd and Ben first talked about collaborating back in the late ’90s and it’s now 2014 and the goddamn thing has only just arrived. Was the wait worth it? You bet your teeth it was. While this album would have been pretty great if they’d done it back in the day, the fact it has been allowed to age and grow of its own accord lends the project a richness and beauty beyond easy comparison. This specific album grew out of some shows Dredd and Ben have done together over the past couple of years. The communication… Read more »

Chris Weisman - Maya Properties (Volume Two) ()

Chris Weisman “Maya Properties (Volume 2)” Edition of 220 Printed Art & Original Hand Painted Art by Ruth Garbus Vinylization of the digital release by OSR Tapes! Available on YOUTUBE! Second LP volume of Chris Weisman’s monumental 88 song tune-drop is a bit more folk-psychy than our first selection. Opening, as it does, with “Changes in the Fourth Dimension” (which has shades of the Carpenters’ outest number — “Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft”), the balance this time is wobbly from the start. “I Am the Unitard” is a play on lyrical concepts invented by Chris Bell, with a rhythm track nearly worthy of Tall Dwarfs. And things continue more or less in that vein, with numerous move-variations of unclear origin. “Mother… Read more »

Salami Junior - Deli Days / Sontava Nights ()

Salami Junior “Deli Days / Sontava Nights” LP Edition of 400 FAT CITY MUSIC VIDEO KILL MOTHER NATURE Joey Pizza Slice returns to vinyl with a new LP that reissues a pair of rare, recent cassettes. The music is as daffily crafted as always — recorded and layered onto a portable cassette deck with the erase head disengaged — this is DIY pop music of an extremely discordian nature. Some of Joey’s musical moves seem to start from a place as relatively organized as work by people like Gary Wilson and Jad Fair, but he keeps feeding random actions into the mix, resulting in music full of uniquely bizarre twists. One gets the sense that Joey is deeply dedicated to… Read more »

Edith Bunker's Demonized Vomit Insurance - Volume One

Edith Bunker's Demonized Vomit Insurance - Volume One ()

Edith Bunker’s Demonized Vomit Insurance “Volume One” LP Edition of 100 Bandcamp! “This is like taking LSD at Antonin Artaud’s funeral.” Brent Field of New Hampshire has agendas and programs galore. He is a man of deep and truly-held convictions, of that there can be no doubt. But we needn’t deal with those here. Because our hands are full (one might even say, “plumb full”) of the first LP volume (of many) of his work as EBDVI. This project dates back more than a couple of decades, but its documentation has resisted LP coverage until now. While there has been some revelation of EBDVI’s intent on Brent’s own Nauscopy label, as well as scattered moments on such labels as Bennifer… Read more »

Happy Jawbone Family Band - The Complete Hotel Double Tragedy

Happy Jawbone Family Band - The Complete Hotel Double Tragedy ()

Edition of 600, Includes Booklet and download. Released in foreshortened single LP format back in 2010, the new edition of this masterpiece of Brattleboro form manipulation is allowed to breathe across two full long-players, and we’re all a lot better off for it. Allowed to sprawl across a couple of albums, a booklet of text and a download card of yet another album, HJFB achieve a rare freedom here, assembling a complete imaginary universe that combines surrealist wordplay with woozy Dunedin-style form-grabs. Composed of seven (or so) people (it changes with the weather), the band seems capable of almost anything. At one moment they can be doing what sounds to be a flamenco version of the Germs’ “Lexicon Devil” then… Read more »

Hurricanes of Love - Quintorian Blues

Hurricanes of Love - Quintorian Blues ( / )

Edition of 300 When Frank Hurricane comes into a room it’s really something. As his name implies, he is impossible ignore. He has built an alarmingly nuanced lexicon out of an amazingly limited number of phrases. “Psychedelic.” “Spiritual.” “Holy.” “Gangsta.” “Pimp.” “Bro.” “Homie.” In the hands of the culture-at-large, these terms have long lost whatever literal or subcultural meaning they may have once had and are now so incredibly overused as to be stripped of any meaning whatsoever. In Frank’s hands, though, each of these words comes alive and full of varied meaning. On paper here it looks ridiculous, but in the throat of Frank Hurricane they breathe and dance in indescribable ways. There is no way to experience Hurricanes… Read more »