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Staff Picks – September 2021

September 2021’s archived staff picks.


Alex’s Picks

  • Alex Cunningham – As Slow as the Stream
    $12.00 | Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Incredible solo violin full length from Alex Cunningham. 30+ minutes for fans of Leroy Jenkins or Henry Flynt. Released on my CD label ARKEEN.” […]

  • JD Swift – CD
    $14.00 | Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “A mysterious release from PL from ‘JD Swift’ elusive hissed out industrial techno & ambient.” – Alex In June 2021, an unmarked [...]

  • Neutral – Live Pa Autodidaktik LP
    $24.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Neutral live tape – now reissued on wax via Happiest Place. Disturbing “true industrial” sound. No flexing – akin to throbbing gristle or buried […]

Brandon’s Picks

  • Tim Hecker – Love Streams
    $27.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Beyond bummer decayed synths and achingly beautiful tones by the electronic based mastermind. Debut for 4AD. Essential loner zone sad sad jams.” – [...]

  • Pita – Get On
    $23.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Potentially and quite sadly the final full length masterpiece from the incredible sonic visionary behind Editions Mego etc. Mind bending modern electronics. [...]

  • GX Jupitter-Larsen – Digging Through Time
    $25.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Incredible recollections of innumerable live actions of The Haters capturing the legendary experimental unit in wonderful photography as well as insanely [...]

  • The New Me – It’s 1999 LP
    $17.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Exceptionally unique Detroit proto-minimalist techno. Near industrial-like rhythms saturated in tape hiss and atmosphere. Equal parts danceable as it is [...]

Cleo’s Picks

  • Cindytalk – Wappinschaw
    $19.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Cindytalk’s Wappinschaw stands at a wild intersection between dreampop and industrial and manages the dichotomy extremely well. It’s also hard not to love an [...]

  • The Chills – Submarine Bells
    $40.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Perfect bummer pop to ease into fall” – Cleo The Chills’ second album from 1990 is their much-praised major label debut. A rich tapestry […]

  • Blue (Derek Jarman)
    $20.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Hardest movie i’ve ever watched.” – Cleo In his final—and most daring—cinematic statement, Derek Jarman the romantic meets Jarman the [...]

Dan’s Picks

Hannah’s Picks

  • Iota Leonis – The Third Star Of Right Wall Of Supreme Palace Enclosure
    $8.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “I get how the star system Iota Leonis inspired this album. Each track is as epic and varied as what’s in the night sky. […]

Jon’s Picks

  • Mark Perry ‎– Snappy Turns
    $32.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “First ever vinyl reissue of Mark Perry’s (of Alternative TV fame) 1980 album, ‘Snappy Turns.’ A classic of the UK DIY scene. If you […]

Justin’s Picks

Kobe’s Picks

  • Music For Mornings – Radio Topo #7
    $5.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “This is my tape for the radio topo series, would be stoked if everyone picked it up, full of folk and love songs. Some […]

  • Chubby & The Gang – Lightning Don’t Strike Twice
    $11.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Blue collar punk rock with good riffs, good hooks and good lyrics. What more do you want?” – Kobe Chubby and the Gang are […]


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