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Staff Picks – December 2020

December 2020’s archived staff picks.

Alex, Brandon, Cleo, Dan, Hannah, Jon & Justin’s picks for the month.


Alex’s Picks

  • Allesandro Cortini – Risveglio
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    Though known as a touring and recording musician associated with Nine Inch Nails, Alessandro Cortini has really come into his own via his Forse trilogy, and his 2014 Hospital Productions debut, [...]

  • Ploy – Unlit Signals 2LP [Techno, Industrial]
    $23.00 | , Add to cart

    Taking reference from the rave energy that has passed through decades of UK dance music and combining influences from harder, noisy, industrial tropes that carry a similar raw approach, Ploy [...]

Brandon’s Picks

  • Nick Keeling – Queensgate CS
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    It feels as though words like ‘fragile’, ‘musical’, and ‘contemplative’ are often not used to describe the found sounds in the realms of many recordings of experimental tape music. Yet, here we [...]

  • Various Artists – Intimate Ghosting CS
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    “Intimate Ghosting“, a compilation album featuring nine musicians from Japan and South Korea, is being newly introduced to the roster of the Netherlands/US-based record label Psychic [...]

  • Autechre – Sign
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    Autechre return with their 14th studio album, SIGN. SIGN is comprised of 11 songs with a runtime of 65 minutes & 32 second

Cleo’s Picks

  • G*Park – Gour
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    2020 restock. Swiss musique concrète composer and visual artist Marc Zeier/G*Park presents Gour. Active since the early ’80s, Zeier was a founding member of the Schimpfluch-Gruppe. He lives [...]

  • Atrax Morgue – Exterminate [Urashima LP Reissue]
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    “Exterminate, the most impressive and sinister album by Morgue first way – it is just the thirteenth work in his name, during his first three years of artistic production, returns to [...]

Dan’s Picks

  • Chubby & The Gang – Speed Kills
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    Speed Kills is the debut full length from London’s loudest breakout band Chubby and the Gang. Beginning as a humble pipe dream of West London electrician Charlie Manning, who spent years [...]

Hannah’s Picks

  • Rachel’s – Music For Egon Schiele
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    Originally performed as a live accompaniment for a 1995 theater-dance production about the life of painter Egon Schiele, this is the both the exception to the Rachel’s rule and their [...]

  • Herbie Hancock – Light Me Up [1982 Japanese Press]
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    CBS/Sony 25AP 2316 1982 Japanese Pressing Comes with OBI and insert. Media Condition – VG+ Sleeve Condition – VG+ (edge wear and some spots on sleeve)

  • US Girls-Heavy Light
    $22.00 | Add to cart

    “The highly anticipated seventh album by U.S. Girls, the protean musical enterprise of multi-disciplinary artist Meg Remy, will be released on 6th March entitled Heavy Light. While Remy has [...]

Jon’s Picks

  • Silver Apples – Contact
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    2020 repress, on blue vinyl. “The 1969 follow up to Silver Apple’s debut found the duo digging into the far reaches of their songwriting psyches for a darker and more emotionally [...]

  • Yosuke Yamashita Trio ‎– Mina’s Second Theme (1980 Japanese Pressing)
    $55.00 | , , Add to cart

    JVC – VIJ-6335 1980 Japanese Pressing Comes with insert. Media Condition – VG+ Sleeve Condition – VG+ (ring and edge wear present, some spots on sleeve)

  • The Music Improvisation Company – s/t
    $15.00 | , , Add to cart

    ECM Records – ECM1005 1974 US Pressing Media Condition – Strong VG+ with only a few light marks Sleeve Condition – VG+ with light shelfwear and clipped corner

Justin’s Picks


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