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Torn Light Records
356 Ludlow Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45220

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  • Hostage Pageant – Extinguisher CS
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    Breakneck noise suffocation from Shane Church, taking the project back to it’s inception with two short, sharp shocks of fire and smoke that maintain the rawness and fluidity of live dynamics; no [...]

  • Vat – A Pile Over There/Spoiled Milk Panties CS
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    Previous Vat efforts have focused on the classic ‘americanoise’ approach of scrap metal through distortion overload. ‘A Pile …’ sees Chris Conroy merging elements of that [...]

  • A Week Of Kindness – In Shadow’s Country CS
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    Sean E. Matzus is a Houston-based artist regarded for his solo projects (Red Hook, Thewhitehorse, The Secret Geography, etc), while also known for his work in several Richard Ramirez projects [...]

  • Nick Klein – White Cliffs Of Dover CS
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    Recorded partially while in transit during his European tour earlier this year, and following a string of firmly techno-rooted EP’s for techno-rooted labels, this is a first in that it highlights [...]

  • Vasculae – New Orthodoxy CS
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    The first completed material in over a year following a long battle with various creative blocks introduces a dark ambient element to the ongoing focus of placing harsh noise in different [...]

  • Werewolf Jerusalem – Hand Of The Gallows CS
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    all sounds: richard ramirez

  • Tinnitustimulus – Punct/Contrapunct CS
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    Four punctual tracks of frenetic, yet assured energy highly informed by mid-2000’s Southern California moves — from jarring and massed stereo profusion to moments of shrill, anxious feedback [...]

  • Developer – s/t CS
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  • Stroker – Dolores CS
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    Third cassette from Rachel Slurr, mid-atlantic noise queen and former den mother of Heaven’s Gate. Six tracks of true American Noise; arguments, attitude and depravity flying the flag through [...]

  • Jim Haynes – Vane Dodson CS
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    Acousmatic sound research from veteran bay area technician Jim Haynes. Electronic distress signals initiate panic and tension through abrupt jump cuts into alternate contexts. Echoes of John [...]

  • Gene Pick – Adhesion Coefficient CS
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    The sound of electronic circuits pushed to the brink and gasping for life. All systems at capacity. Patterns of white noise, mixer feedback, fuzz and sine waves blast in, hover and return in a [...]

  • Torba – Laavg Drjot CS
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    Torba is Mauro Diciocia, an Italian soundworker based in Berlin. As with fellow countrymen Lettera 22, elements of musique concrete, noise composition and electro-acoustic tape music are fused to [...]

  • False Moniker – In Parenthesis CS
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    Known for his visual work, his label Audio. Visuals. Atmosphere., as well as his many collaborations with Cremation Lily, False Moniker is the project of Belgian artist Niels Geybels, who also [...]

  • Slow Tongued Beauty – Sopportare CS
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    Sopportare translates into english as ?to bear? ? and it is a dark journey through aggressive electronic synthesis transitioning from calmer passages of modular minimalism, to arrhythmic [...]

  • Brandon Nickell – The World Is A Refuge From Perfection CS
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    Beginning with Aemae and now working under his own name, Brandon Nickell has spent the last decade taking cues from nearly all generations of analog and digital sound development and shaping them [...]

  • Droughter – Death Charm CS
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    Before ‘wall noise’ stunted creative progress for a generation of noiseheads, there were the mid-90’s — arguably the most influential period for many. Without [...]

  • Still Image – Without
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    Following up shortly after MT’s Hostage Pageant release with Shane Church’s sibling project. Crude, simple, yet direct tracks utilizing room sounds and amplified metal instruments. Patient and [...]

  • Sterile Garden – Ryta CS
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    Industrial sound research. A direct lineage from such Colorado essentials as Architect’s Office, Jeph Jerman and Eric Lunde’s “Colorado Terrain Investigation.” Tapes as [...]

  • Varg – Star Alliance
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    Posh Isolation – Posh Isolation 160 2015 6x CS box set, edition of 200 “Recordings from Rome, Vilnius, Warzaw, Vienna, New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Detroit, Copenhagen, Kiruna, [...]

  • MB – NH HN
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    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 [...]

  • Vittore Baroni – To GX Jupitter-Larsen
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    Cassette on Trax from 1984 by Vittore Baroni, who was one of the label’s co-founders. Looks to be a handmade tape specifically for GX Jupitter-Larsen. Has tracklisting on indside of J card. [...]

  • Philosphen In Extase – 26.09.1987
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    Rare Philiosphen In Extase cassette. Philosophen in Extase was a short-lived German noise band, that existed in Lübeck from 1987-1988. Band members were Captain Chaos (5) and Zappo (3). On [...]

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

  • Come Organisation “Pathologia” CS (Paul Hurst, Australia)
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    Australian offshoot of Whitehouse’s Come Organisation, associated with hairdresser Paul Hurst. Hurst’s shop, with Ross Canon, Produktion Hair was originally a hair salon in Kensington [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Merbzow – Merbow ’86
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    This one’s kind of a mystery. Looks to be from around 1986 but no record of it’s existence online, no ZSF Produkts labeling, etc. Maybe some kind of Japanese bootleg? Maybe the rarest [...]

  • Merzbow – Lowest Music.2
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    Merzbow’s “Lowest Music.2” released on his own label in 1982, later reissued on Extreme, and more recently reissued on LP by Urashima. This looks like a more “self [...]

  • Sonic Youth – Bad Moon Rising
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    DGCC-24512 1995,  Barcode: 7 20642 45124 3 Media Condition – VG+ with light marks Case/Jcard Condition – VG+ with light marks to case

  • Sonic Youth – Goo
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    D5G 24297 1990, Barcode: 0 7599-24297-4 0 Media Condition – VG with light residue and marks Case/Jcard Condition – VG with light dinge and marks on case

  • Sonic Youth – Confusion Is Sex
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    DGCC-24511 1995, Barcode: 7 20642 45114 4 Media Condition – VG+ with light marks Case/Jcard – VG+ with light marks on case

  • Sonic Youth – Dirty
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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

  • Ciccone Youth – The Whitey Album
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    DGCC-24516 1995, Barcode: 7 20642 45164 9 Media Condition – VG+ with light marks Case/Jcard Condition – VG+ with light marks to case

  • The Cramps – Stay Sick!
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    Enigma Records- 7 73543-4 1990, Barcode: 018777354349 Media Condition- VG+ with light marks Case/Jcard Condition – VG+ with light scratch to case

  • M.B. – S.F.A.G. ’81
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    This seems to be an extended version of the S.F.A.G. ’81 tape released on Broken Flag, that was most likely self released or sent to friends at the time by M.B. Has M B carved into cassette [...]

  • blackhumour – Untitled
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    Untitled 80’s blackhumour tape that includes two tracks from “Radical Positive” from 1986, one track from the Sexorama Vol. 2 comp from 1984, and and one other track titled [...]

  • Luca Miti – Tracksound Three: Symphony Not For Cage
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    Here’s one from the label Tracksound, with a tape from Italian artist Luca Miti. Subtle sound poetry slowly flowing between electronic sources, flutes, toy trumpets, bells, etc. From 1984.

  • Gyorgy Galantai – Space & Time (Hungarian Mail Art / Fluxus Artist)
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    Here’s another one with the Fluxus vibes. Sounds like a dude scraping a piece of metal in a circular motion sometimes softly, sometimes more aggressively. György Galántai (born June 17, [...]

  • FâLX çèrêbRi – My Face 3.22.85
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    FâLX çèrêbRi is the project of Karsten Rodemann. FâLX çèrêbRi has been releasing material since the early 80’s. FâLX çèrêbRi started as an industrial / experimental project with the 1983 [...]

  • Juryen – Radio
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    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 [...]

  • Paulo Bruscky – Untitled (Brazilian Mail Art / Fluxus Artist)
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    Ultra rare tape from Brazilian Mail Art / Fluxus artist. This is the kind of tape you’d expect from a Fluxus artist. Weird vocal loops, radio scanning / static, and of course field [...]

  • VA: No Body (1986 Beast 666 Comp)
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    Beast 666 comp featuring The Gerogerigegege, Yellowhouse (featuring Eye from Boredoms / Hanatarash), We Never Sleep, Bruce Cossano, The Mormons, and The Ponchans. Front art of J-Card is different [...]

  • Keith Bates – Elements 3 (UK mail art artist)
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    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
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    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 [...]

  • Klaus Groh – Radio-Sounds (80’s German mail art artist)
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    Ultra rare cassette from German mail art artist Klaus Groh from the mid-80’s. Groh directed the Micro Hall Art Center in Edewecht and the cabaret stage Literaturium from 1971-2006. He [...]