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Torn Light Records
1855 N Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60647
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  • The Manson File: Myth and Reality of an Outlaw Shaman Surrealist Research – Nikolas Schreck
    The Manson File: Myth and Reality of an Outlaw Shaman Surrealist Research – Nikolas Schreck
    $48.00 | , Add to cart

    This is a preorder item that will ship around the first week of August, 2024. We apologize for any delays. Softcover reprint of this rare & much sought after close […]

  • Sluggo – Sluggo LP
    Sluggo – Sluggo LP
    $18.00 | Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Sluggo was that band, and The Contradiction E.P. that gave me pride of being from the midwest. Amazing reissue with the first EP and […]

  • New Monuments – Language Is The Skin CD
    New Monuments – Language Is The Skin CD
    $13.00 | Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “The birth of NEW FREE JAZZ. A completely unhinged document of New Monuments. Fresh new quartet line-up. This is the next level, and the […]

  • Kenneth Anger’s Lucifer Rising Sountrack
    Kenneth Anger’s Lucifer Rising Sountrack
    $8.00 | Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “I love Kenneth Anger’s films. Having this tape edition of the soundtrack of Lucifer Rising is a joy for us all. Check out the […]

  • Flag Decal Bumper Sticker
    Flag Decal Bumper Sticker
    $5.00 | Add to cart

    Homage to the imortal John Prine. “But your flag decal won’t get youInto Heaven any more.They’re already overcrowdedFrom your dirty little war.Now Jesus don’t like [...]

  • Nuovo Testamento – New Earth (Sky Blue 3rd Pressing)
    Nuovo Testamento – New Earth (Sky Blue 3rd Pressing)
    $22.00 | Add to cart

    SHIPS FROM TORN LIGHT BY 10/28. Nuovo Testamento is the Los Angeles & Bologna-based trio featuring members of Horror Vacui, Sheer Mag, Tørsö, Terremoto and Crimson Scarlet. With the addition [...]

  • Spacemen 3 – Revolution or Heroin
    Spacemen 3 – Revolution or Heroin
    $30.00 | Add to cart

    *Pre-order* LP will ship mid April, 2024. Shipping to us from Nagrania Cukiernicze in March. Screen printed LP jackets, riso inserts. Recorded live in The Mean Fiddler, London – 22.10.1987. [...]

  • Personal Best 9
    Personal Best 9
    $16.00 | Add to cart

    Lasse Marghaug’s magazine Personal Best is back! Issue number 9 will be in hand and shipping mid to late June. Still my favorite magazine around. Issue 9 features interviews with […]

  • Equipment Pointed Ankh – Downtown! LP
    Equipment Pointed Ankh – Downtown! LP
    $22.00 | Add to cart

    Ships prior to release date of 9/29/2023. What our staff has to say: “‘Kentucky Kraut Rock’ If you are not yet familiar with EPA, please make it a point to […]

  • Spacemen 3 – Live in Koln
    Spacemen 3 – Live in Koln
    $30.00 | Add to cart

    *Pre-order* LP will ship April, 2024. Shipping to us from Nagrania Cukiernicze in March. Screen printed LP jackets, riso inserts. Recorded live 11th January 1988 at The Rose Club in […]

  • Low Life – Catholic Guilt 7″
    Low Life – Catholic Guilt 7″
    $10.00 | , Add to cart

    Label Description: New 7” from Sydney’s Low Life featuring two previously unreleased tracks which tie up loose ends from the band’s first wave period. ‘Catholic Guilt’ was originally leftover [...]

  • The Drin – Today My Friend You Drunk the Venom LP
    The Drin – Today My Friend You Drunk the Venom LP
    $22.00 | , Add to cart

    Way out there. From up in the attic, in the village of Cincinnati – the third album from the Drin has arrived to commence 2023. Cold rhythms reverberate through the […]

  • V-3 – No One Speaks My Language LP
    V-3 – No One Speaks My Language LP
    $25.00 | , Add to cart

    As I was reviewing V3’s cycle of works from early 1986 to the end of Roxanne Newman’s’ tenure in late 1991, I became increasingly flabbergasted at the band. At the […]

  • V-3 – Hit Dead Center With My Disease LP
    V-3 – Hit Dead Center With My Disease LP
    $25.00 | , Add to cart

    As I was reviewing V3’s cycle of works from early 1986 to the end of Roxanne Newman’s’ tenure in late 1991, I became increasingly flabbergasted at the band. At the […]

  • V-3 – The Enemy Within LP
    V-3 – The Enemy Within LP
    $25.00 | , Add to cart

    As I was reviewing V3’s cycle of works from early 1986 to the end of Roxanne Newman’s’ tenure in late 1991, I became increasingly flabbergasted at the band. At the […]

  • Monokultur – Ormens Väg LP
    Monokultur – Ormens Väg LP
    $30.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “A top 10 of mine from 2021. Incredible subdued electronic pop music.” – Alex “2021 starts as 2020 ends, the good as well as […]

  • Hijokaidan – No Paris / No Harm LP
    Hijokaidan – No Paris / No Harm LP
    $21.00 | Add to cart

    Originally released on LP through Jojo Hiroshige’s Alchemy Records in 1988, Hijokaidan’s No Paris / No Harm captures the vitriol and terror of the legendary noise group’s studio and live […]

  • Tangerine Dream Shirt
    Tangerine Dream Shirt
    $22.00 | , Select options This product has multiple variants. The options may be chosen on the product page

    1 Color Screen Print Printed on Comfort Colors Black tee’s. Printed by Center Negative Co.

  • Rocker Magazine – Issue #3
    Rocker Magazine – Issue #3
    $10.00 | , Add to cart

    ROCKER is a new bimonthly digest printed and published in the great city of Philadelphia, PA, USA. It focuses on harsh noise, ambient, musique concrète, electroacoustic, drone, tape music, wall [...]

  • Brian Eno Shirt – White
    Brian Eno Shirt – White
    $22.00 | , Select options This product has multiple variants. The options may be chosen on the product page

    Printed On White Gildan Ultra Cotton T Shirts

  • Zach Rowden – No Middle Without The Beginning LP
    Zach Rowden – No Middle Without The Beginning LP
    $22.00 | Add to cart

    Ships prior to release date of 9/29/2023. Zach Rowden’s new album, titled “No Middle Without The Beginning”, radiates the current musical concrete. Two pieces, each spanning a [...]

  • Lou Reed Shirt
    Lou Reed Shirt
    $22.00 | , Select options This product has multiple variants. The options may be chosen on the product page

    1 Color Screen Print Printed on Comfort Colors Black tee’s. Printed by Center Negative Co.

  • Freak Genes – Power Station
    Freak Genes – Power Station
    $20.00 | , Add to cart

    Freak Genes continue their descent into angular electronics with Power Station. Musicians are replaced by machines, natural sounds are swapped for noises. The result is synthetic pop for problem [...]

  • Shiro Kuro (Sugi) “Sugi’s Drawings 2004-2006”
    Shiro Kuro (Sugi) “Sugi’s Drawings 2004-2006”
    $34.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Sugi, Is the Titan of HC punk illustrations, widely known as much as the bands he has done work for. Death Side, Forward, Warhead. […]

  • NE 21 – In The Realm of Electricity
    NE 21 – In The Realm of Electricity
    $23.00 | , Add to cart

    he NE-21 return to She Lost Kontrol after their first pitch-perfect 80s dark wave release in 2016. After releasing a collaboration with Donato Dozzy with the project ‘Men with [...]

  • Leah P – Surviving The Familiar CD
    Leah P – Surviving The Familiar CD
    $10.00 | Add to cart

    Masterfully orchestrated sonic bustles, erratically battle each other while simultaneously looping into an ascendancy, binding and surmounting into myriads of convulsive, hyper-jittery, tonal [...]

  • Enhet För Fri Musik ‎– Ömhet & Skilsmässa LP
    Enhet För Fri Musik ‎– Ömhet & Skilsmässa LP
    $33.00 | , Add to cart

    New Enhet För Fri Musk album, recorded in Gothenburg and Malmö 2020 by Hugo Randulv, Sofie Herner, Gustaf Dicksson, Matthias Andersson and Dan Johansson. A concept album on relationships, family [...]

  • Grey Windowpane – Churn Clockburning Ace CS
    Grey Windowpane – Churn Clockburning Ace CS
    $10.00 | Add to cart

    Ships by 7/28/23. Writing about Mazozma aka Ma Turner’s work is like trying to frame a river. Throughout the course of their prolific career and many projects, the Lexington, KY […]

  • Robert Wyatt Shirt
    Robert Wyatt Shirt
    $22.00 | , Select options This product has multiple variants. The options may be chosen on the product page

    1 Color Screen Print – Printed on Comfort Colors Off White tee’s. Printed by Center Negative Co.  

  • DEVO Shirt
    DEVO Shirt
    $22.00 | , Select options This product has multiple variants. The options may be chosen on the product page

    Printed on Gildan 2 Color Print

  • Loren Connors – 9th Avenue
    Loren Connors – 9th Avenue
    $25.00 | Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Room next door practice amp blues. Total control and fearlessly personal riffing – TRUE BLUES.” – Alex For me, this is the blues. Utterly […]

  • Altar Of Flies – Återblick
    Altar Of Flies – Återblick
    $48.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Incredible 3 LP of Mattias Gustafsson’s 2020-2021 sessions. Some of my favorite experimental music of recent years, a triple LP is so fitting. Compiling [...]

  • Sewer Election – Psychic Panorama
    Sewer Election – Psychic Panorama
    $15.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “This CD was my introduction to Sewer Election, unreal sounds that you get lost in instantly.” – Kobe A new 66-minute psychedelic synth epos […]

  • Autumn Casey – Your Own Entertainment Channel
    Autumn Casey – Your Own Entertainment Channel
    $7.00 | , Add to cart

    Currently based out Miami FL Autumn Casey is an Artist in the truest sense, using multiple different mediums to express her inspirations. On the A.side of “Your Own Entertainment [...]

  • Nape – Ten Tonne Angel CS (2nd Edition)
    Nape – Ten Tonne Angel CS (2nd Edition)
    $10.00 | Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Top level techno. Raw, primitive, engaging angular sounds all under the umbrella of dance inducing psychedelia. A MUST HAVE OF 2021!!!” – Brandon [...]

  • The Concept Horse – Fills Vol. I-IV 2xCS
    The Concept Horse – Fills Vol. I-IV 2xCS
    $11.00 | , Add to cart

    The label’s inaugural release (!) is a four-part, double cassette collection of polyrhythmic vignettes from the concept horse: FILLS VOL. I-IV. From the artist: These sonic bits were all [...]

  • Matt Adis – Heads Of The Malnourished
    Matt Adis – Heads Of The Malnourished
    $20.00 | , Add to cart

    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 […]

  • Franciska – Afvikling
    Franciska – Afvikling
    $7.00 | Add to cart

    The latest in the prolific output of Copenhagen’s talented Jonas Torstensen, better known as Franciska. Those already familiar with Franciska’s output from the past couple years on [...]

  • La Monte Young / Marian Zazeela – Dream House 78’17”
    La Monte Young / Marian Zazeela – Dream House 78’17”
    $34.00 | , Add to cart

    Release Date: 3/22/24.  Will ship on or around to release date. Originally released in 1974 on Shandar, Dream House 78’17” is the second full-length album by La Monte Young and […]

  • Kali Malone – All Life Long
    Kali Malone – All Life Long
    $32.00 | , Add to cart

    Release Date: February 9th.  Will start shipping when in stock.   Kali Malone’s anticipated new album “All Life Long” is a collection of music for pipe organ, choir, and [...]

  • Fruit LoOops – You’re Somebody’s World LP – black vinyl
    Fruit LoOops – You’re Somebody’s World LP – black vinyl
    $22.00 | Add to cart

    “What the heck? You’re Somebody’s World, the new album from Fruit LoOops, is both a jagged sonic question mark and a fruitful return to the avant grit. Their second release […]

  • Leda – Neuter
    Leda – Neuter
    $26.00 | , Add to cart

    Sofie Herner (Enhet För Fri Musik, Neutral) returns with Neuter, the first proper album since the Gitarrmusik III-X LP released on Förlag För Fri Musik back in 2017. Neuter was […]

  • Kraftwerk Shirt
    Kraftwerk Shirt
    $22.00 | , Select options This product has multiple variants. The options may be chosen on the product page

    1 Color Screen Print Printed on Comfort Colors Black tee’s. Printed by Center Negative Co.

  • Shredded Nerve – Bleeding From The Head
    Shredded Nerve – Bleeding From The Head
    $8.00 | , Add to cart

    mt114cs released July 31, 2017 2016-2017 Linden St., Brooklyn NY

  • Aunt Sally – S/T
    Aunt Sally – S/T
    $28.00 | , Add to cart

    Mesh-Key is honored to present a deluxe reissue of a true desert island disc, criminally out of print for nearly 40 years. We spared no expense bringing this classic back […]

  • Florian T M Zeisig – Slow Bench Flexi
    Florian T M Zeisig – Slow Bench Flexi
    $11.50 | , Add to cart

    Description Languid washes of warming tones punctuated by untreated piano, glittering glissandos, and delicate droplets welcome us into Florian T M Zeisig’s 𝑆𝑙𝑜𝑤 𝐵𝑒𝑛𝑐ℎ. Like icicles drifting [...]

  • RE/search: William S Burroughs, Throbbing Gristle, Brion Gysin
    RE/search: William S Burroughs, Throbbing Gristle, Brion Gysin
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    Interviews and writings with and by W.S. Burroughs, Brion Gysin, and members of Throbbing Gristle. Heavily illustrated and with reference lists from each interviewee: book lists, audio and other [...]

  • Discreet Music Mag #2
    Discreet Music Mag #2
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    Second issue of Discreet Music Mag, featuring interviews with Greymouth and Jon Collin and a long piece on IDDB 001-044. Full colour, written in English. Discreet Music, 2021

  • Zero Magazine – Volume One (Japanese HC Photo book)
    Zero Magazine – Volume One (Japanese HC Photo book)
    $30.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Insane document of Japanese 80s punk & hardcore. Unreal spreads of punks & skins and grind freaks. Flyers & photos that will make you […]

  • Incapacitants-Zouvneree
    Incapacitants-Zouvneree
    $22.00 | , Add to cart

  • Jojo Hiroshige – Triple Echo 3
    Jojo Hiroshige – Triple Echo 3
    $22.00 | Add to cart

    Part 3 of Jojo Hiroshige’s drone series, released in 2017. Jojo Hiroshige was born in Kyoto on September 9, 1959. He founded the seminal noise group Hijokaidan in 1979, and […]

  • Endless Decay – Volume One
    Endless Decay – Volume One
    $10.00 | Add to cart

    Dead Channel is proud to present Endless Decay – Volume 1. A scorching compliation featuring a powerhouse lineup including: DJ VST, Eindkrak, Keith&Kevin, Robert E Livingood, Memory [...]

  • Mark Shippy and Alex Cunningham – Ghost Note LP
    Mark Shippy and Alex Cunningham – Ghost Note LP
    $19.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Gripping free improv guitar and violin. Shippy and Cunningham balance disjunct lines with moments of coming together incredibly, creating tension and release [...]

  • Ahlzagailzehguh ‎– Black Destination
    Ahlzagailzehguh ‎– Black Destination
    $12.00 | , Add to cart

    Total cut-up harsh noise scum electronics for those devoted to the cause!!!! Originally released as a double cassette in 2004 on Truculent Recordings, this was harsh noise master [...]

  • Andrew Elaban – VARIEGATED TRIBUTARY / WOVEN CRESCENT
    Andrew Elaban – VARIEGATED TRIBUTARY / WOVEN CRESCENT
    $15.00 | , Add to cart

    As part of Whited Sepulchre’s 4 x LP release in June, Cincinnati experimental electronic artist Andrew Elaban brings his wide-screen conduction of chance connections and orchestrated unfolding of [...]

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

  • Wasteland Jazz Unit – Strayed from Relief Statures
    Wasteland Jazz Unit – Strayed from Relief Statures
    $8.00 | Add to cart

    NEW WJU pro-cd from Moon Myst. All blistering “reed abuse” and Borbetomagus comparisons aside – this is a walk of their own. Picking this up and not being told you […]

  • Sissy Spacek – Trash Staging
    Sissy Spacek – Trash Staging
    $8.00 | , Add to cart

    New Forces is proud to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of Sissy Spacek with their latest LP, “Trash Staging.” Sissy Spacek have been one of my favorite bands for a long […]

  • Death Valley – Stuntwoman 7″
    Death Valley – Stuntwoman 7″
    $5.00 | , Add to cart

    Stuntwoman”/“Wavelengths,” the premier single from Chicago’s Death Valley, breathes a shimmering life into the often staid hypnagogic synth pop movement. The single delivers a synthwave flayed to [...]

  • Neumusik – The Complete Edition
    Neumusik – The Complete Edition
    $32.00 | , Add to cart

    Book containing all six issues of the Neumusik fanzine which David Elliott edited between 1979-82 while at university. The ‘zine focussed on European, electronic and experimental music which had [...]