Gary Wilson “Forgotten Lovers” LP Edition of 1000 OUT OF PRINT! New York Surf! First vinyl issue of this collection of rare and unreleased material by one of the most iconoclastic musicians produced by the 1970s. Wilson’s 1977 LP, “You Think You Really Know Me”, is a classic of alternate-universe lounge-wave, and has been cited as choice by everyone from the Residents to Beck Hansen. “Forgotten Lovers” includes unreleased studio tracks from the same period, subsequent single tracks, as well as samples of Wilson’s pre-“You Think You Really Know Me” records (a single and an album) which were more in a porn-soundtrack-jazz-funk vein. Gary has reanimated his career in the last decade, and we raise our hats to him for… Read more »
Happy Jawbone Family Band “Okay Midnight, You Win” LP Edition of 1000 Book Of Fire CD: LP: The second LP (fifth album) by this Vermont / Colorado quintet finds them traipsing ever deeper into the kind of mythic American territory we usually associate with bands who view our landscape from far outside it’s windows. Think of Australia’s Triffids or New Zealand’s Renderers and cross their brilliant Southern Hemisphere inventions with truths only wrenchable from the heart of the beast. There’s a genuine ruralist hoot factor here so smooth that it hits like a ton of silk, but there’s enough killbilly undertow to keep everyone standing nervously around that jug of magic moonshine.
Edition of 200 This one is only for the seriously disturbed and I don’t think any amount of hype will make you want this thing unless you know exactly what it is. That being said, i will attempt a description for those who haven’t come across the world of Kommissar Hjuler (44 – an actual German police officer) and Mama Baer (30 – his wife, collaborator and mother of their two children Faust Adolf and Cy). The couple have created a body of visual, audio and performance work that has drawn the attention of many in the international art establishment and left others scratching their heads. With it’s hearty mix of sound poetry, musique concrète, absurdist performance and pornography, the… Read more »
8″ Lathe Edition of 40 OUT OF PRINT!
Edition of 500 Includes Digital Download and Insert OUT OF PRINT! Itunes! The second volume of live Mars recordings from Feeding Tube. This one was recorded at the band’s penultimate show, August 4 1978, with spectral help from Rudolph Grey on the side-long take of “NN End”. The quartet is at the full height of their power here, manipulating the language of tongue explosions both instrumentally and vocally. Recorded by Brian Eno, the sound is an advance from the galacto-fidelity of the Artists Space LP, and the performance is a staggering example of Mars in their final phase. This is a stunning example of the No Wave impulse in its most experimental and personal guise. The package… Read more »
Mars “Live At Artists Space” LP Edition of 500 OUT OF PRINT! ITUNES! In May of 1978 there was a five night music festival at Artists Space on Hudson Street in Tribeca. Although almost no one cared at the time, the event has since entered the halls of legend, as one of the signal events in the history of the No Wave era – one that managed to include both the Lower East Side bands and those fronted by their Western contemporaries. On the final night of the festival the two bands playing were Mars and Teenage Jesus and the Jerks. What we are presenting to you today are both sets by Mars – the most mysterious, and bizarrely-styled… Read more »
OUT OF PRINT! The Hotel Double Tragedy is constantly burning. You will be too with these new hits from the family! Simply plug all the instruments and vocals into one ancient jangle. That’s right! “You deserve to be the hugest group in the world! You deserve magical pop weirdness in about 10 seconds flat.” This could easily have been advertised in this way. Or even as a reissue of the newly discovered missing link between ball lightning and the Vaselines, but we have decided to be honest with you. Happy Jawbone is a collection of depressing people leading boring lives and looking good while they do it. Sounds like our favorite Feeding Tube release thus far! Also available on LP…. Read more »
Edition of 100 Western Mass supergroup composed of D.B. Russell (Frothy Shakes), Tim Sheldon (Fat Worm of Error), Ted Lee (Zebu!), Andy Crespo (Barn Owl), Brett Robinson (Radioactive Prostitute) and Jack Callahan. Contains the previously released “Couchie Poochie” cassingle and over an hour of new material. Shattered mongoloid vocals, buzzing axes, two bassists, two drummers. Total Hell!
Here is what Spencer Grady had to say in Record Collector magazine. We are still trying to figure out what he meant…”Wow, full on mento decapitation funneled into a hypnagogic stadium epic courtesy of David Crosby. Meanwhile, broken by a nasty bout of Antillies fever, Columbus’ crew get homesick and drop some Royal Trux into the sun-soaked frazzle, as Feeding Tube’s Ted Lee and associates introduce Sun Araw to Arawakan. Think Bryan Brown in Bermudas drunkenly mixing metaphors on the beach as the eternal slackness gently cradels the crux of the Carribbean”.
Dashpi “Don’t Give Up The Ship” 7″ / Fold Out Poster Edition of 500 “Yah, yah, yah, yah. Don’t give up the ship”. These are some seriously weird bedroom reggae jams, made on a dare nearly a decade ago. Pitch-shifted vocals, primitive music and surreal lyrics regarding “the aqua hole” and “the flaming room”. The artist, who prefers to remain anonymous, has made a number of amazing archival recordings since this one was laid to tape in the early part of the century, but none of them are as focused as this one here. Beautiful silk screened art on thick paper, folded in four, full color labels and one of the thickest 7″s you’ve ever held await you.