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  • Deef – 1982-1983 CD
    Deef – 1982-1983 CD
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    A more affordable pro-CD option containing both of the Deef LPs released by General Speech on one CD. Still with the full liner notes in both English and Japanese, some […]

  • Deef – Real Control LP
    Deef – Real Control LP
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    Documenting the band’s final era, when hardcore gigs in Sapporo were banned, and still had to be organized in private recording studios with seating. Before bands like Gai and Confuse […]

  • Deef – Nou LP
    Deef – Nou LP
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    Deef, forming in 1979 in Sapporo City, Japan evolved from a school-age free jazz group into a raw hardcore band influenced by the global explosion of political punk and hardcore, […]

  • Die Öwan – Mikawa Ken-Ichi LP
    Die Öwan – Mikawa Ken-Ichi LP
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    Die Öwan’s final cassette release, 1983’s Mikawa Ken-Ichi, shows the band at their most focused, crafting a full on album’s worth of music in their trademark style of DIY experimental […]

  • Die Öwan – Öwannibalism LP
    Die Öwan – Öwannibalism LP
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    A cult teenage Japanese punk group which existed from 1979-1983, and during that time managed to release the rarest punk record in Japan, operate their own cassette label, organize house […]

  • Blue Orchids – The Greatest Hit (Money Mountain)
    Blue Orchids – The Greatest Hit (Money Mountain)
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    Release date: 3/22/24.  Will ship on or around release date. The first revolutionary fracture in The Fall was the sudden departure of guitarist Martin Bramah. Commonly understood as the only […]

  • Auntie Pus – Halfway to Venezuela b/w Marmalade Freak (Black Vinyl)
    Auntie Pus – Halfway to Venezuela b/w Marmalade Freak (Black Vinyl)
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    Julian Isaacs aka Auntie Pus, made a bet with his childhood friend Chris Millar (Rat Scabies of The Damned) that one of them would have a top ten record within […]

  • Pixies – Pixies at the BBC, 1988-91
    Pixies – Pixies at the BBC, 1988-91
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    Release date: 3/8/24.  Will ship on or around release date. Between 1988 and 1991 – during the band’s 4AD years – Pixies recorded six sessions for the BBC, five for […]

  • V/A – Postcards Vol. 1: D.I.Y and Indie Post-Punk from USA and UK 1979-1984
    V/A – Postcards Vol. 1: D.I.Y and Indie Post-Punk from USA and UK 1979-1984
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    Release date: 3/15/24.  Will ship on or around release date. Post-punk (originally called new musick) is a broad musical genre that emerged in 1977 in the wake of punk rock. […]

  • Cocteau Twins – Milk & Kisses
    Cocteau Twins – Milk & Kisses
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    Released in March 1996, Milk & Kisses is the eighth and final studio album by Cocteau Twins. And like its predecessor, 1993’s Four Calendar Café, it has never been formally […]

  • Phew – New Decade (Clear Vinyl)
    Phew – New Decade (Clear Vinyl)
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    conic Japanese experimentalist Phew returns to Mute for first time in 30 years with a haunted and strung out set of barely-there vox and submerged synths     “Rising to […]

  • Thomas Leer & Robert Rental – The Bridge (White Vinyl)
    Thomas Leer & Robert Rental – The Bridge (White Vinyl)
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    The Bridge was originally released on Throbbing Gristle’s Industrial Records label in 1979 and is considered to be an early electronic avant garde synth-pop masterpiece. With Robert unfortunately [...]

  • A Certain Ratio – Loco Remezclada
    A Certain Ratio – Loco Remezclada
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    This ACR release compiles remixes of tracks from the band’s highly acclaimed 2020 studio album ACR Loco. Featuring all new remixes from Lonelady, Skream, Maps, Number, Lounge Society and more. [...]

  • Girls In Synthesis – The Rest Is Distraction
    Girls In Synthesis – The Rest Is Distraction
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    Experimental post-punk outfit GIRLS IN SYNTHESIS are set to release the eagerly anticipated follow-up to 2020’s incendiary debut, ‘Now Here’s An Echo From Your Future’. Entitled ‘The Rest Is [...]

  • Holger Hiller – Ein Bundel Faulnis in der Grube
    Holger Hiller – Ein Bundel Faulnis in der Grube
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    With Ein Bündel Fäulnis in der Grube, Holger Hiller presented his solo debut having left Palais Schaumburg. Originally released in 1983 on the Düsseldorf scene label Ata Tak, an international [...]

  • V/A – Echo Neuklang (Neo-Kraut-Sounds 1981-2023)
    V/A – Echo Neuklang (Neo-Kraut-Sounds 1981-2023)
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    Double LP version. Christoph Dallach, Andreas Dorau, and Daniel Jahn present Echo Neuklang, a compilation which explores the question of how krautrock has influenced generation after generation [...]

  • John Bender – Pop Surgery
    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 and his brilliant follow-up Plaster Falling, Cincinnati-based artist John Bender began [...]

  • Black Marble – Fast Idol (Golden Nugget Vinyl)
    Black Marble – Fast Idol (Golden Nugget Vinyl)
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    On Fast Idol, LA-based Black Marble reaches back through time to connect with the forgotten bedroom kids of the analogue era, the halcyon days of icy hooks and warbly synths. […]

  • The Dance – Do Dada (Orange Vinyl)
    The Dance – Do Dada (Orange Vinyl)
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    Groundbreaking Post-Punk Art-Funk! Do Dada captures The Dance surfing the emerging No Wave scene across their earliest recordings, featuring cuts from their early EPs paired with previously [...]

  • The Fall – Live At Doornroosje, Nijmegen 1999
    The Fall – Live At Doornroosje, Nijmegen 1999
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    The Fall released many recordings following their inception in 1976, often inviting use of the tag ‘prolific’. Their first release as a group was the EP Bingo-Master’s Break [...]

  • The Fall – Live 16th April 2001 – TJs Newport Wales UK
    The Fall – Live 16th April 2001 – TJs Newport Wales UK
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    When Mark E Smith died in January 2018, an era ended with him. The Fall were an English post-punk band, formed in 1976 in Prestwich, Greater Manchester. They underwent many […]

  • The Fall – Live At The Knitting Factory LA – 14th November 2001
    The Fall – Live At The Knitting Factory LA – 14th November 2001
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    Quality live set from the Fall captured at The Knitting Factory – Los Angeles – 14 November 2001.

  • The Fall – Live @ MOHO, Manchester 11th November 2009
    The Fall – Live @ MOHO, Manchester 11th November 2009
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    Audience recording (very good)of this concert.

  • Alan Vega – Invasion / Murder One (Transparent Red Vinyl)
    Alan Vega – Invasion / Murder One (Transparent Red Vinyl)
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    One of Alan Vega’s greatest talents was his ability to bring the past and the future together into a suspended place of timelessness. His groundbreaking duo Suicide was often seen […]

  • Fucked Up – Rivoli (Transparent Magenta & Opaque Black Vinyl)
    Fucked Up – Rivoli (Transparent Magenta & Opaque Black Vinyl)
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    2xLP LP recorded live at the Rivoli Club in June 2014, 6 days after the release of “Glass Boys”. This release gives you Fucked Up at their peak, bringing you […]

  • Pere Ubu – Modern Dance
    Pere Ubu – Modern Dance
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    Collecting the bracing and brilliant Pere Ubu in their earliest incarnation, with the devastating one-two knockout blow of 1978 studio bookends “The Modern Dance” and “Dub Housing”, following by [...]

  • V/A – Mehme Aslan presents Senza Decoro
    V/A – Mehme Aslan presents Senza Decoro
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    A new compilation explores the far reaches of the post-punk, experimental and electronic landscape in Switzerland on Senza Decoro: Liebe & Anarchia in Switzerland 1980-1990 curated by [...]

  • Scritti Politti – Early
    Scritti Politti – Early
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    What our staff has to say: “Been jamming a lot of the early Rough Trade singles lately, so gotta throw on these early Scritti Politti one’s included on this comp.” […]

  • Minor Threat – Out Of Step
    Minor Threat – Out Of Step
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    ***BACK IN PRINT ON BRAND NEW WHITE VINYL!!! MINOR THREAT’s classic 1983 Out of Step album remastered and re-released.

  • Alexander Robotnick – Ce N’est Qu’un Debut
    Alexander Robotnick – Ce N’est Qu’un Debut
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    BACK IN PRINT!!! ALEXANDER ROBOTNICK (aka MAURIZIO DAMI) is an Italian electronic musician. He made his debut on the Italian music scene as the founding member of AVIDA, a dance-cabaret […]

  • Superchunk – On The Mouth
    Superchunk – On The Mouth
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    Often referred to as the “difficult third album,” the only thing difficult about it has been trying to find a copy as of late. Now reissued in all of its […]

  • Wipers – Is This Real?
    Wipers – Is This Real?
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    Unquestionably Portland’s most well-loved punk group, THE WIPERS formed in the late 1970s and in 1980 released their debut LP, Is This Real?— twelve songs of stabbing, jittery guitar, [...]

  • Iggy And The Stooges –  Raw Power
    Iggy And The Stooges – Raw Power
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    This double LP version includes the originally released David Bowie mix of the album on the first LP and the latter remixed version by Iggy Pop himself on the second […]

  • The Threat – Live In Limerick (1981)
    The Threat – Live In Limerick (1981)
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    Legendary Dublin punk band formed in November 1978 by Maurice Foley (guitar/vocals), which had a number of iterations before disbanding in 1981. The Threat built up a following in Dublin […]

  • The Threat – Lullaby In C / High Cost Of Living
    The Threat – Lullaby In C / High Cost Of Living
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    Legendary Dublin punk band formed in November 1978 by Maurice Foley (guitar/vocals), which had a number of iterations before disbanding in 1981. The Threat built up a following in Dublin […]

  • Philipp Otterbach – The Dahlem Diaries
    Philipp Otterbach – The Dahlem Diaries
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    The new LP by Krefeld-born, Berlin-based artist Philipp Otterbach entitled ‘The Dahlem Diaries’. Recorded in a little-visited corner of the German capital, ‘The Dahlem [...]

  • V/A – The Hidden Tapes
    V/A – The Hidden Tapes
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    A compilation of Minimal Wave from Around the World ‘79-‘85. The Hidden Tapes features rare, unreleased, and licensed tracks from as far as Japan and the former Yugoslavia. Most of […]

  • Desmond Simmons – Alone On Penguin Island
    Desmond Simmons – Alone On Penguin Island
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    Originally released on Bruce Gilbert and Graham Lewis Dome Records in 1981, Desmond Simmons’s Alone on Penguin Island stands in splendid isolation. Rereleased on Rafftt records with the [...]

  • Stano – Anthology
    Stano – Anthology
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    Following on from our 2018 repress of his debut album “Content to Write in I Dine Weathercraft “ we’re delighted to present an Anthology of Stano’s productions spanning the start […]

  • Aunt Sally – S/T
    Aunt Sally – S/T
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    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 […]

  • Suicide – Ghost Riders
    Suicide – Ghost Riders
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    The classic ’81 live album from No-Wave legends, Suicide, reissued by ROIR.

  • Thee Retail Simps – Live On Cool St.
    Thee Retail Simps – Live On Cool St.
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    “After countless hours of data driven market research it was determined that the wild success of the first Retail Simps album, Reverberant Scratch was 82.6% due to the cheeky and […]

  • The Writings of Austin Osman Spare: Anathema of Zos, The Book of Pleasure, and The Focus of Life
    The Writings of Austin Osman Spare: Anathema of Zos, The Book of Pleasure, and The Focus of Life
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    The Writings of Austin Osman Spare is a collection of three books written by the famous artist and occult author. The three books included in this publication are Anathema of […]

  • Cosmic Scholar: The Life and Times of Harry Smith
    Cosmic Scholar: The Life and Times of Harry Smith
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    What our staff has to say: “The Harry Smith resurgence is upon us.” – Jack He was an anthropologist, filmmaker, painter, folklorist, mystic, and walking encyclopedia. He taught [...]

  • Chlorine – Wait For The Light To Shine
    Chlorine – Wait For The Light To Shine
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    What our staff has to say: “The instrumentals on this record are fantastic – super hazy synths, steady drum machine, all creating this surreal wash of sound. Perfect for lonely […]

  • Gee Gee Decorator – Gee Gee Decorator
    Gee Gee Decorator – Gee Gee Decorator
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    On the same label that brought us that Pat Metheny “Zero Tolerance for Silence” ‘reissue’ last year…. Insane “private press” ultra-obscurity reissued for [...]

  • Model Citizens – NYC 1978-1979 (Red Vinyl)
    Model Citizens – NYC 1978-1979 (Red Vinyl)
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    What our staff has to say: “Adjacent to New York’s No Wave movement, but straddling a line maybe a bit closer to new wave than a lot of the no […]

  • Augustus Muller [Boy Harsher] – CELLULOSED BODIES (Crystal Clear Vinyl)
    Augustus Muller [Boy Harsher] – CELLULOSED BODIES (Crystal Clear Vinyl)
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    Augustus Muller (Boy Harsher) teams up again with Four Chambers to release CELLULOSED BODIES, which features two scores, Crash and Automation, through imprint Nude Club Records. Four Chambers is [...]

  • Lethal – Lethal’s Hardcore Hit Parade
    Lethal – Lethal’s Hardcore Hit Parade
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    Crawling from beneath the streets of New York City is the brand new project from familiar faces, LETHAL. Bringing together UK influence with NYHC influence…reminding me of bands such as [...]

  • Non Band – S/T
    Non Band – S/T
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    What our staff has to say: “Great experimental / no wave leaning, violin heavy post punk from Japan, 1982. Originally released as a 10″, now available via Tal as a […]

  • Icons Of Filth – Onward Christian Soldiers (90’s Boot)
    Icons Of Filth – Onward Christian Soldiers (90’s Boot)
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    Mortarhate Records – LP MORT 5 Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Fan Club Release Country: UK Released: 1996 VG+/VG+ Light marks, some shelf & cornerwear

  • Negative Approach – Tied Down
    Negative Approach – Tied Down
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    Reissue Of Negative Approach’s sole LP

  • Buzzcocks – Another Music In A Different Kitchen
    Buzzcocks – Another Music In A Different Kitchen
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    Buzzcocks’ seminal first album, lovingly restored and re-mastered from its original ¼ tapes for the first time since its March 1978 release.Newly curated booklet featuring an essay from cultural [...]

  • The San Francisco Tape Music Center: 1960s Counterculture and the Avant-Garde
    The San Francisco Tape Music Center: 1960s Counterculture and the Avant-Garde
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    “As I devoured this vibrantly detailed history of the San Francisco Tape Music Center in the 1960s, I found myself wishing repeatedly that I’d been born a couple of decades […]

  • Susan Neiman – Evil in Modern Thought: An Alternative History of Philosophy
    Susan Neiman – Evil in Modern Thought: An Alternative History of Philosophy
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    Evil threatens human reason, for it challenges our hope that the world makes sense. For eighteenth-century Europeans, the Lisbon earthquake was manifest evil. Today we view evil as a matter […]

  • A Mammal’s Notebook: The Writings of Erik Satie
    A Mammal’s Notebook: The Writings of Erik Satie
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    This is the largest selection, in any language, of the writings of Erik Satie (1866-1925). Although once dismissed as an eccentric, Satie has come to be seen as a key […]

  • Seasons They Change: The Story of Acid and Pyschedelic Folk
    Seasons They Change: The Story of Acid and Pyschedelic Folk
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    In the late 60s and early 70s the inherent weirdness of folk met switched-on psychedelic rock and gave birth to new, strange forms of acoustic-based avant-garde music. Artists on both […]

  • Erich Neumann – The Origins and History of Consciousness
    Erich Neumann – The Origins and History of Consciousness
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    The Origins and History of Consciousness draws on a full range of world mythology to show how individual consciousness undergoes the same archetypal stages of development as human consciousness [...]

  • Renata Salecl – Perversions of Love and Hate
    Renata Salecl – Perversions of Love and Hate
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    Why, when we are desperately in love, do we endlessly block union with our love object? Why do we often destroy what we love most? Why do we search out […]

  • William Seabrook – Astounding Secrets of the Devil Worshippers’ Mystic Love Cult
    William Seabrook – Astounding Secrets of the Devil Worshippers’ Mystic Love Cult
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    “Beast or poet? Monster or moralist? Charlatan or magician? Genius or madman?” These are the questions William Seabrook, the great writer on such things as zombies and witchcraft, [...]