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Torn Light Records
356 Ludlow Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45220

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  • Marsh Chapel – Child Of YHWH
    $16.00 | Add to cart

    New Torn Light release that we have been more than excited to work on with Drew & the crew. Torn Light has a huge place in our heart for records like this. 2020 has been a year of things [...]

  • Profit Prison – Dreams of a Dark Building 12″ EP *pre order*
    $15.00 | Add to cart

    Seattle’s Profit Prison is back with a new 6-track EP. The solo work of Parker Lautenschlager, previously in local hardcore and black metal bands as well as power electronics acts, was [...]

  • House Of Harm – Vicious Pastimes LP *pre order*
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    Vicious Pastimes by HOUSE OF HARM Boston is not exactly worldwide known for its coldwave or synth pop artists. Most of us know the Capital of Massachusetts because of its hardcore legacy that [...]

  • The U.N.I.T. – What’s It All For?
    $14.00 | Add to cart

    Debut vinyl from my new house label 4QHQ. Fast mean and clean – straight from the heart of Texas. – Dan Edition of 250 single sided 180 gm lp in Yellow Sleeve. Artwork by Renata [...]

  • Personal Best Issue 8
    $16.00 | , Add to cart

    Finally here from Lasse Marhaug: Personal Best 8. My favorite zine around. Always a worldwide affair, a zine that felt familiar to me the first time I picked up a copy. Since it is the bane of my [...]

  • Incapacitants – Operorue CD
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    The Japanese masters of audio entropy explode across three tracks of howling shriek, blistering screech & piercing chaos, with the Incapacitants duo of Toshiji Mikawa and Fumio Kosakai [...]

  • Lucrecia Dalt – No era sólida
    $20.00 | Read more

    Lucrecia Dalt dissolves herself into sound on No era sólida, a suspended auditory illusion guided by unconscious murmurs, cosmic oscillations, and unpredictable percussion. No era sólida is a [...]

  • C.C.C.C. – Phantasmagoria CD
    $11.00 | Add to cart

    A vortex of psychedelic shimmer and swirling whiteout recorded live at Theatre POO on July 27, 1992 by trailblazing Japanese icons C.C.C.C. (Cosmic Coincidence Control Center), featuring the core [...]

  • Arv & Miljo – Himmelsvind LP
    $28.50 | Add to cart

    ARV & MILJÖ – HIMMELSVIND LP (DISCREET MUSIC 01) The first release on Discreet Music and the 6th album from Arv & Miljö. Mainly recorded during the easter holiday 2020 and the [...]

  • Mesmer Trial ‎– Atropine, Muskeg, & Telemetry CD
    $11.00 | Add to cart

  • Scant – Smothered Hope CD
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    New disc on Small Mercies.

  • Shredded Nerve – Acts of Betrayal CD
    $11.00 | Add to cart

  • Grave New World – The Last Sanctuary
    $21.00 | , Read more

    Reissue of otherwise nearly impossible to find Japanese epic. – Dan Active for four years, Tokyo’s Grave New World is the unfamiliar work of familiar faces. The group’s lone [...]

  • Atrax Morgue – Exterminate [Urashima LP Reissue]
    $26.00 | Add to cart

    “Exterminate, the most impressive and sinister album by Morgue first way – it is just the thirteenth work in his name, during his first three years of artistic production, returns to [...]

  • John Prine – John Prine
    $24.00 | Add to cart

    John Prine is the debut album by American country/folk singer-songwriter John Prine, issued by Atlantic Records in 1971. In 2012, the album was ranked number 452 on Rolling Stone magazine’s [...]

  • Sissy Spacek “Featureless Thermal Equilibrium” CD
    $11.00 | Add to cart

  • C.C.C.C. – Loud Sounds Dopa CD
    $11.00 | Add to cart

    An enveloping document of their 1992 tour of the U.S.A., Loud Sounds Dopa / Live in U.S.A. finds the incomparable C.C.C.C. (Cosmic Coincidence Control Center) exploring a sweeping expanse of [...]

  • Sorry Eric – It’s Okay LP *pre order*
    $16.00 | Add to cart

    Is there a definitive song about Cincinnati? One that truly captures the fraught relationship with being a city both out of time and place? A Midwestern Rust Belt straddling the Southern border [...]

  • Kakerlak / VMS Elit – CS
    $8.00 | Add to cart

  • Yellow Tears ‎– Gargdom CS
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  • Scald Hymn ‎– The Lie Of Hunger CS
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  • Lapse – Weaponization CD
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  • Matt Adis – Heads Of The Malnourished
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    Published in 2020 by IQ32 Press 8.5″ x 11” zine – 24 pages Full color printed eggshell covers Includes single color 8.5”x11” risograph printed by Nick Flessa at the Los Angeles Contemporary [...]

  • TL SHOP TEE – GREEN – Sept 2020 – LARGE
    $15.00 | , Add to cart

    Cream ink on Forest Green Fruit of the Loom tee’s. 100% cotton. **Shirts ship separate from small orders, no additional shipping fees.

  • Topographies – Ideal Form LP (clear vinyl)
    $18.00 | Add to cart

    Topographies is a post-punk/ shoegaze band formed in 2018 in San Francisco by Justin Oronos, Jeremie Ruest, and Gray Tolhurst. The band merges the lockstep rhythms and pulsing synths of 80s [...]

  • Jackson-Pratt – Deep In The Night, I’m Lost In Love
    $11.00 | Add to cart

    “On “Deep In The Night, I’m Lost In Love” Jackson-Pratt swaggers through a skillful display of pummeling chaos across four tracks, each of which engage in an essentially different [...]

  • Pleasure Symbols – Closer And Closer Apart LP
    $17.00 | Add to cart

    Australian band Pleasure Symbols enter a new phase in 2019, physically and stylistically with the forthcoming release of their first full length record Closer And Closer Apart. Three years have [...]

  • Whitehouse – Thank Your Lucky Stars
    $27.00 | , Read more

    Dirter presents the first appearance on vinyl since 1990 of Whitehouse‘s Steve Albini-produced classic Thank Your Lucky Stars LP, this time around as a luxuriously expanded double LP set. [...]

  • Terumasa Hino – Journey To Air
    $29.00 | , Read more

    My staff pick last month was Masayuki Takayanagi’s New Direction Unit’s Axis/Another Revolvable Thing Vol. 1 & Vol. 2 and this month I’m continuing with another wild [...]

  • MB – NH HN
    $100.00 | , Read more

    Grafika Airlines – GRA 5 1981 Recorded at “home studio” 28/02-03/03, 1981. Comes with a 6.5×10 cm insert. Media Condition – VG with light marks and discoloration on label [...]

  • Merzbow – SelfSeed
    $25.00 | , Read more

    Mystery Merzbow tape. One short 5 minute or so track. Says SelfSeed contribution on tape so most likely a submission for a comp that maybe never got released? Most likely from mid 80’s, [...]

  • Jeph Jerman – Untitled (1986)
    $40.00 | , Read more

    Here’s a mysterious and rare one from Jeph Jerman. Noted on inside of J card “Recorded Oct. – Nov. 1986.”

  • Merzbow – Gamma-Titan / Total Indians Piss Fun
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    Another mysterious one from Merzbow. This one has “Gamma-Titan”, a track from the 1986 “Power Electronics” comp on Tellus, on one side and then says “Merzbow/Total [...]

  • Sonic Youth – Dirty
    $15.00 | , Read more

    DGCC-24485 1992, Barcode: 7 20642 44854 0 Media Condition – VG+ with light marks Case/Jcard Condition – VG+ with light marks to case

  • Sonic Youth – Experimental Jet, Trash And No Star
    $9.00 | , Read more

    DGCC-24632 1994, Barcode: 7 20642 46324 6 Media Condition – VG+ with light marks Case/Jcard Condition – VG with noticeable light marks and light dinge to case

  • Sonic Youth – Evol
    $15.00 | , Read more

    DGCC-24513 Originally released 1986 on Blast First & SST,  Barcode: 7 2064-245134 2 Media Condition – VG+ with light scratches Case/Jcard Condition – VG+ with light scratches

  • Sonic Youth – Washing Machine
    $18.00 | , Read more

    DGC- DGCC-24825 1995, barcode: 720642482544 Media Condition – VG with noticeable light marks to CS Case/Jcard Condition – VG with noticeable light marks to case

  • Juryen – Radio
    $20.00 | , Read more

    Here’s a tape from Norwegian artist Anders Moe aka Juryen titled “Radio.” Every listen to 5 radios going at once? Yeah, that’s what this tape sounds like. Layered radio [...]

  • Keith Bates – Elements 3 (UK mail art artist)
    $30.00 | , Read more

    Ultra rare cassette from 80’s mail art artist Keith Bates, out of the UK. Personal copy made for GX Jupitter-Larsen, with small note “For GX Jupitter-Larsen” inside of J-Card. [...]

  • John Hudak – Significant Building
    $30.00 | , Read more

    Ultra rare early cassette from John Hudak. Around since the mid 80’s, USA, has had split tapes and /or collaborative work with Merzbow, Jason Lescalleet, Minoy, PBK, Daniel Menche, etc and [...]

  • Smell & Quim – The Yellow Album
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    2019 C60 and 5″ lathe cut Released as an edition of 100 hand-numbered copies in a resealable clear plastic bag with two folded A5 inserts, one blank white backing board and an outer yellow [...]

  • Man Is The Bastard – Sum Of The Men “The Brutality Continues”
    $13.00 | , Read more

    1996 Compilation of previously released material. ‘Sum Of The Men – “The Brutality Continues….”‘ was previously released as VMFM 9 LP. Recorded at [...]

  • Sigtryggur Berg Sigmarsson – Sun Of Late Afternoon
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    HN256 2013, C60 “Recorded and mixed in 2011 at home. Dedicated to The Old Man and The Sea. ” Media Condition-VG+ Case/Jcard Condition-VG+

  • Noise Nomads – Profound Self Contempt
    $10.00 | , Read more

    GODS05 2017 Media Condition-VG+ with light marks Case/Jcard Condition-VG+ with old sticker/residue

  • Kevin Drumm – Shut In
    $12.00 | , Read more

    eMEGO 189 Edition of 250 copies, 2014 Media Condition-VG+ with light scratches Case/Jcard Condition- VG+ with light scratches

  • Power Of Attorney – Changing Man
    $8.00 | Add to cart

    ” In the early 1970s, the funk / soul band Power Of Attorney was formed at the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution at Graterford (30 miles northwest of Philadelphia). The story of [...]

  • Merzbow ‎– Artificial Invagination 3″ CD [1991]
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    Japan release Vanilla Records, Vanilla-20 1991 Media Condition – VG+ [plays VG+, visual grades closer to VG] Sleeve Condition – VG+ [case has some light scratches.]

  • Molchat Doma – Etazhi
    $19.00 | , Add to cart

    “The second LP by Belarusian trio Molchat Doma, Этажи (pronounced Etazhi, meaning “Floors”), was first released in 2018 on Berlin-based Detriti Records. It became a viral hit, garnering [...]

  • Blonde Redhead – Melody Of Certain Damaged Lemons (20th Anniversary Edition)
    $27.00 | , Add to cart

    “Originally released 20 years ago on June 6, 2000, Blonde Redhead’s 3rd Touch and Go Records album was recorded earlier that year at Bear Creek Studio in Washington State from January 15th [...]

    $11.50 | Add to cart

    Two club focused tracks from the archives of the San Francisco based artist, writer, and community organizer. Nihar has been instrumental in carving out space for parties that tow the line of [...]