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Cincinnati, OH 45220

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  • The Fall – Slates
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    If The Fall truly is a cult band, then Slates both benefits from and reinforces such shrouded obsessions. In presenting these six particular songs as a 10-inch EP, the inherent […]

  • Francesco Messina – Reflex
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    Francesco Messina is perhaps best known for his collaboration with fellow composer Raul Lovisoni on the album Prati Bagnati Del Monte Analogo, originally released on seminal Italian label Cramps [...]

  • John Bender – Pop Surgery
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    “Following the release of lo-fi electronic masterpiece I Don’t Remember Now / I Don’t Want To Talk About It (1980) and his brilliant follow-up Plaster Falling (1981), [...]

  • John Bender – I Don’t Remember Now/ I Don’t Want To Talk About It
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    John Bender recorded voraciously between 1978 and 1980 at his home in Cincinnati, Ohio. Not even song titles could slow down his creative pace, as he named all the tracks […]

  • John Bender – Plaster Falling
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    Plaster Falling was recorded at the same time as John Bender‘s first album, I Don’t Remember Now / I Don’t Want To Talk About It. Released in 1981 on the […]

  • Takehisa Kosugi – Catch-Wave
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    Composer, multi-instrumentalist and mixed-media artist, Takehisa Kosugi has stood on the forefront of the Japanese avant-garde for over six decades. In the 1960s, he was part of Japan’s first [...]

  • Ike Yard – S/T
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    “Ike Yard remain a legendary band of early ’80s New York City — at once immensely influential, yet obscured by a far-too-brief initial phase. Their debut EP, the dark and […]

  • The Fall – A Part Of America Therein, 1981
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    “In the summer of 1981, The Fall embarked on their second American tour, criss-crossing the States over a two-month period. Featuring the dual guitar of Marc Riley and Craig Scanlon […]

  • Tony Conrad – Ten Years Alive On The Infinite Plain
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    Ten Years Alive On The Infinite Plain is the quintessential work of artist / filmmaker / composer Tony Conrad. Comprised of both film installation and minimalist score for amplified strings, […]

  • Scientist – In The Kingdom Of Dub
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    Hopeton Brown, better known as Scientist, has been a pioneering figure in the world of dub for 40 years. His early love of electronics proved fruitful when (still a teenager) […]

  • Pip Proud – A Bird In the Engine
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    What our staff has to say: “Kind of like a cross between Jandek and Syd Barrett, but an Australian poet, or like Van Morrison’s unreleased contractual obligation record (look up […]

  • Suicide – First Rehearsal Tapes
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    “On Suicide‘s First Rehearsal Tapes, recorded in 1975, Alan Vega and Martin Revcreate minimalist aural structures, traces of which would surface on their eponymous debut album, [...]

  • Franco Battiato – Clic
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    On his fourth album, Clic, Franco Battiato moves further out—into realms of pure and elemental approaches to sound—to create a seminal work that flows naturally from one musical form to […]

  • Screamers – Demo Hollywood 1977
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    “These songs were recorded a few months after the Los Angeles punk scene began. These five statements of intent transcend Punk and project forward into the future: to the analog […]

  • Spacemen 3 – Dreamweapon
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    2021 repress. “August 1988, Spacemen 3 embark on one of the strangest events in the band’s already strange history. Billed as ‘An Evening Of Contemporary Sitar Music’ [...]

  • Joe McPhee – Nation Time
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    2021 repress. “‘It’s been nearly five decades since Joe McPhee assembled a group of musicians to perform the weekend concerts that would become Nation Time, his debut LP. It was [...]

  • This Kind Of Punishment – In The Same Room
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    “With This Kind Of Punishment, Graeme Jefferies and Peter Jefferies produced some of most adept DIY sounds to emerge from New Zealand’s 1980s post-punk scene. After their phenomenal [...]

  • The Fall – Totale’s Turn (It’s Now Or Never)
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    “Given The Fall’s penchant for iconoclasm, it’s no surprise that they decided to say goodbye to the ’70s with a series of gigs at Northern England’s gruffest halls. [...]

  • This Kind Of Punishment – S/T
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    “In the fertile terrain of New Zealand’s 1980s post-punk scene, few figures loom as large as the Jefferies brothers. Graeme Jefferies and Peter Jefferies — the primary forces [...]

  • The Ex – History Is What’s Happening
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    “Emerging out of Amsterdam’s vibrant squat scene in 1979, The Ex — a name chosen for the ease and speed with which it could be spray-painted onto a wall — […]

  • Gareth Williams & Mary Curie – Flaming Tunes
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    “Flaming Tunes’ sole release is perhaps the finest elegy to the ’80s home recording ethos that you’ve never heard. Originally released in 1985 on cassette (with [...]

  • Ike Yard – Night After Night
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    RSD 2020 release. “New York no-wavers Ike Yard are perhaps best known for being the first American band signed to Factory Records, and it isn’t difficult to hear why: the […]