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  • Primitive Isolation Tactics – Dirty Prophecies
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    Coaxed perception is assured by constructing a narrative out of abstraction, leading one to posit the statement rather than examine the question. Perception is tainted by presumption. Prophecy is [...]

  • Ted Byrnes – All Hands
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    “There’s something life reaffirming about each Ted Byrnes release. The intensity of his playing is ejaculatory and joyful. His recordings are intimate, and every time I hear them I [...]

  • B.P. – Zhiishiibi-Zhiibiing
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    A placid study of shoreline life in Manitoba’s interior through noise, field recordings and tape loops. The album title is in Ojibwe and is pronounced “ve-sheep see-be”, which [...]

  • Andrew Nolan – Museum Etiquette
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    Andrew Nolan (INTENSIVE CARE, WOLFAGRAM) returns once again to Absurd Exposition, following “Background Music” (2018) and “We Know Now What a Modern Society Can Do with a [...]

  • Mot – Savage
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    A quick C14 of skipping discs, buzzing tones and humming frequencies soon savaged. At times bringing to mind the works of JOE COLLEY. MOT is the project of collage artist Paul van Trigt from [...]

  • Violent Shogun – the Possibility of Lifes Destruction
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    A burning descent into a purgatory of humanity’s mistakes played back ad infinitum. The enormous door slams in the depths of hell. Will we wake up from this continuing nightmare? A savage [...]

  • Knurl – Initial Shock CD/DVD
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    CD – Reissue of Knurl’s debut 1994 tape “Initial Shock” with 3 bonus tracks, all mastered for CD in 2020. Approximately 1 hour of material. DVD – Footage from 9 [...]

  • Akio Suzuki – Zeitstudie
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    From Akio Suzuki: “In May 1984 I appeared at a German festival called Pro Musica Nova, organized by Radio Bremen. I then travelled to Berlin by car with Rolf Langebertels, the owner of [...]

  • Vatican Shadow – Persian Pillars Of The Gasoline Era
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    “For a decade now, Vatican Shadow, one of the many guises of Dominick Fernow, has blurred the lines of rhythmic industrial, ambient and soundscapes to weave throbbing frontline communiques [...]

  • Controlled Death / Rudolf Eb.er – Death Ceremonies
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    Death Ceremonies is the darkest, most primitive death industrial record, soaked throughout with the smell of rotting corpses and burning bodies. Controlled Death (Masonna) features Maso [...]

  • Herman Nitsch – Akustisches Abreaktionsspie
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    Edition of 400. Reissue of Hermann Nitsch‘s very first release, originally published 48 years ago by Edition Galerie Klewan in a limited edition of 100 copies. Produced and recorded at the [...]

  • G*Park – Gour
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    2020 restock. Swiss musique concrète composer and visual artist Marc Zeier/G*Park presents Gour. Active since the early ’80s, Zeier was a founding member of the Schimpfluch-Gruppe. He lives [...]

  • Moondog ‎– On The Streets Of New York
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    Mars Records – MREP A2 1953 (Original US Pressing) Media Condition – VG Sleeve Condition – VG

  • John Wiese – Seven Of Wands 2LP
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    Gilgongo Records presents the highly anticipated debut vinyl edition of John Wiese’s acclaimed album, Seven of Wands. Uniquely beautiful, immersive, and transportive, it utilizes strategies and [...]

  • Greektown Clubs
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    GREEKTOWN CLUBS provides a grimy soundscape scathing outta the dust & ash of the seediest party sector in Downtown Detroit where Gyro Meat is served like stray bullets coming out of Legends [...]

  • Vision Board – Electric Yachting
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    All Gone Debut for this established subterranean electronics duo, after really enjoying their CDR on the Hologram label I had to approach them for a release. On Electronic Yachting Pad synths [...]

  • Personage 77 – Noise In My House CS
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    Metropolitan concrete noise absurdity. Edition of 77

  • Ted Byrnes – Tactility CD
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    The first release from our CD imprint, ARKEEN – a 7 track, 30 minute full length from Los Angeles based Ted Byrnes. Percussive abuse and aural assault. Fragmented time creating spaces [...]

  • Like Weeds – Not Everyone Alive Survived Childhood CS
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    Like Weeds is the continuation of the vision of Kenny Sanderson, formally Facialmess. “Not Everyone Alive Survived Childhood” is another schooling of new sorts. Total control and mid [...]

  • Jackson Pratt – Skullcutter Herringbone
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    Right through the center like an icepick headache. Direct, imposing and saturated, with abrupt shifts, quick edits and instantly piercing shards of feedback. Second MT tape for Seany and [...]

  • Scald Hymn – Balming Mechanism
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    Four untitled tracks of brutish, inspired and primitive organics, recorded at the Western Massachusetts pillar Cold Spring Hollow throughout 2019 and early 2020. Bowed, scraped and clattering [...]

  • Lapse – Nothing Feels Right
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    Blown out and massed patterns of red-line scrape and abrasion; cyclical and blaring, a thunderstorm of gutter-nihilism emanates from the streets and sewers of NYC. 40 continuous minutes of rugged [...]

  • No Nation – Dodgy Days CS
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    New European industrial music, minimal and brooding. Edition of 77

  • Blind Date – Judy Garland Pavilion
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    The requisite principles of 1990’s metallic burl distilled through layers of aggressively employed junk and sharp 2000’s-era hyper-cuts are merged with skill. Crisply engineered and [...]

  • Grant Evans – Albatross
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    Americana-concrète. Tape-pitched elements — organic, synthetic and mechanical — weave in and out, blurring reality with dread and unease. Buzzing, scraping, swelling; dying voices in [...]

  • Government Alpha – Insanityranny Cassette CS
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    Totally beyond insane psychedelia drenched harsh noise from the Japanese master.

  • TSAP – Deceptions Of Mechanised Worship CS
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    Debut release from this new mutant hardware project from Cooper Bowman Chris Colla. Fried rhythmic exercises reminiscent of Australian DIY tape music from the 80s. Edition of 79

  • Incapacitants – Onomatopée Suicida LP
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    Active for nearly 40 years, Incapacitants are without a doubt one of the best noise groups of all-time. The duo of T. Mikawa and F. Kosakai are legendary for their chaotic recordings and over the [...]

  • V. Sinclair – A Name, For Desire LP
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    NEW on Total Black: Active since 2013 with a multitude of acclaimed cassette releases on Summer Isle, Strange Rules, Clandestine Compositions, and our own imprint; “A Name, For [...]

  • Werewolf Jerusalem / The Rita / Vomir – Threesome Slitting LP
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    Live collaboration between these titans of harsh noise. Recorded February 2014 at Dead Audio studio, in Houston, Texas. Double sided offset printed DIY style pasted covers, including A4 insert, [...]

  • Order Of Nine Angels – Mark Of The Beast LP
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    Debut album and first release from Order Of Nine Angels since 2013’s ‘Black Triangle Void’. This album is a massive jump from earlier recordings by this project of J. Wood [...]

  • Oil Thief – The Colony LP
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    Vinyl debut, after a string of tapes and lathes, and a CD issue of the first release. Oil Thief deftly straddles the treriksroset between industrial, noise and techno while giving little regard [...]

  • Dave Phillips – Sixth Mass Extinction LP
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    hings falling apart – composition for three PA’s (stereo version): the original 6 channel piece was commissioned by bad bonn kilbi festival düdingen switzerland 2018.radical hope – [...]

  • Waxy Tomb – Imminent Fold LP
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    LP includes a 25 page full-color art booklet. Amorphous and perplexing, Jules Litman-Cleper’s work as Waxy Tomb can incidentally incite a notion of chaos or randomness in the foreground while [...]

  • John Collins McCormick – Ad For Nails LP
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    The work of John Collins McCormick straddles sculpture and music by using sound as material to highlight the ability of sound to change scale through visual and sonic rhythms and textures. What [...]

  • John Wiese – Escaped Language LP
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    Recorded during Ina/GRM’s 2016 Présences Électronique Festival in Paris, John Wiese’s “Escaped Language” is a concise and calculated piece which slowly evolved in various settings over a number [...]

  • Pedestrian Deposit – Eleventh Hour LP
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    Originally released as a tour cassette on Monorail Trespassing, Eleventh Hour features two side-long tracks that serve as excellent examples of the diverse sounds Pedestrian Deposit use to [...]

  • Is In Unsamble – Is The Belly / In The Belly LP
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    Is the Belly / In the Belly: an old fashioned “jam session” with a deep but distant, natural room sound. Fluttering alto sax and calm, staccato trumpet slowly find their way: spelunking towards a [...]

  • Sissy Spacek – Dash LP
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    41 tracks of scathing, cautiously partitioned short bursts of truly obliterated hardcore—redefining “raw punk”, and an even more destructive force than the already harsh and damaged [...]

  • Drew Daniel & John Wiese – Continuous Hole LP
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    Gilgongo Records is pleased to announce “Continuous Hole”, a collaborative album by Drew Daniel and John Wiese. The fruit of over ten years of home recordings in San Francisco, Los Angeles and [...]

  • Tashi Dorji & John Dietrich – Midden LP
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    While the hypothetical range of what the listener might expect from a record of free-improvised guitar playing is understandably gigantic, it’s not very often that what is heard so easily [...]

  • Sandy Ewen – You Win LP
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    While it’s relatively easy to refer to Sandy Ewen’s use of guitar as unconventional or abstract, the true nature of her work is much more exploratory in nature. The instrument functions as a [...]

  • Braeyden Jae – Fog Mirror LP
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    On Fog Mirror, SLC based musician Braden McKenna, has crafted a weighted, textural album of architectural drone punctuated with stirring washes of crackling static and arcing tones that gather [...]

  • Ezra Feinberg & John Kolodij – Ezra Feinberg & John Kolodij LP
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    Bless whatever cosmic winds brought together this split between NYC guitarist and composer Ezra Feinberg and multi-instrumentalist John Kolodij. Traveling deep blue highways of the mind, their [...]

  • Animal Hospital – Fatigue LP
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    Kevin Micka has returned with his first full-length since 2009’s Memory, Fatigue is a chronicle and culmination of the past 10 years of Micka creating live music for large ensembles. In his [...]

  • Limbs Bin – Unrelenting Barrage Of FLowers And Amethyst Energy CDr
    $7.50 | Add to cart

    Blow the horn and tap the tambourine! For want of live performances in this blighted year, LIMBS BIN has self-released a pro CD-R containing two of 2019’s most ecstatic declarations of existence [...]

  • Form Hunter – Form Hunter LP
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    Although only active since 2018, the duo of Stefan Aune and Weston Czerkies comprising Form Hunter have already laid extensive sonic foundations of crumbling stone, warped magnetic tape, and [...]

  • New Forces Issue 10
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    The tenth issue of the New Forces zine. Interviews with Mass Marriage and Thousands of Dead Gods. Obsessive listener’s guide to blackened drone masters Robedoor. Inane ramblings about heavy [...]