Dworzec - Wednesday

Predictably intergalactic 2001 missive from the Metonymic label by an Australian free noise unit.

Dworzec - Wednesday

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Flies Inside The Sun - Cactus Sky




I'm sure it is only a typo, but Le Mal d'Archive was actually Flies fourth release. This is their third, released on Metonymic in 1999.

I would post the 1st "An Audience Of Others (Including Herself)" but it looks as though the CD version is still available on Kranky some 19 years after its release.

Cactus Sky

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Flies Inside the Sun - Burning Glass

Fifth and final album by Flies Inside the Sun, from 2003. 

Flies Inside the Sun - Burning Glass

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Flies Inside the Sun - Le Mal d'Archive

Their third album, which came out on Metonymic in 2000.

Flies Inside the Sun - Le Mal d'Archive

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Flies Inside The Sun - st

Something of a New Zealand free-noise supergroup, Flies Inside the Sun was formed by Kim Pieters and Peter Stapleton in the wake of their band Dadamah (with Roy Montgomery). They were joined by guitarist Brian Crook (of post-punk legends The Max Block, Terminals, Scorched Earth Policy, Renderers) and Danny Butt (Tanaka-Nixon Meeting) and recorded several albums of thunderous improv sprawl. After their debut on Kranky, this self-titled album came out on the band's own Metonymic imprint in 1996.  

Flies Inside The Sun - st

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Fela And Afrika 70 - Zombie




This post is a result of a small dialogue in the post below. There is no criticism implied or stated.

You can easily research the significance of Fela and this LP and the Zombies of the Nigerian dictatorship and we think that you should.

Just in case anybody wondered where myself and Mrs Inside stand on the question of politics in music. This is the sound of colours being firmly nailed to the mast!

Nazi Punks. Nazi Punks. Nazi Punks. Fuck Off!

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Ven Voisey - 8L

 
Visceral noise captured outside Ven Voisey's San Francisco apartment in 2002, plus a bonus multi-media file (.exe). Released by Nani Nani as a CDR in a limited edition of 100 copies.

Ven Voisey - 8L

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V.V. - Note

Taut, tense, thrilling sound art by Ven Voisey, recalling the best of Illusion of Safety, Hands To, or Michel Gendreau. Co-released by CIP and Crank Satori in 2002.

V.V. - Note

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V.V. - Things Collapse In On Themselves

Dynamic electro-acoustic music by Ven Voisey, released in 2002 as a 3"CDr.

V.V. - Things Collapse In On Themselves

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Matt Valentine With Alex Neilson & Erika Elder & Moses Jiggs - Untitled



Matt Valentine & Erika Elder(aka M V & E E etc) with Moses Jiggs (aka Michael Ehlers, founder of Eremite Records) and England's own Alex Neilson (aka Directing Hand). Another class LP released on Qbico from 2006.

Untitled

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Lauhkeat Lampaat ‎- The Most Pöllö




Antti and Jaakko Tolvi who have been in all of your favourite Finnish third-eye explorers on vinyl from Qbico in 2006.

The Most Pöllö

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Neokarma Jooklo Experience - Peaceful Messages




David Vanzan and Virginia Genta alongside Luca Massolin, Maurizio Abate, Paolo Pascolo, Alessandro De Zan on vinyl from Qbico from 2009.

Peaceful Messages

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Metabolismus ‎- Sprießwärtsdrall




This is an LP released on Amish Records in 1998. Metabolismus often get tagged as krautrock. I think that the K word is used so often because they are a German collective producing unique music.

Admittedly there are parts of this LP that point towards the motorik groove of early Neu! and Ash Ra and Faust and early Amon Düül but there is never the sense of them referencing previous works. There is even the sense of the collective mind at work from the very earliest Düül recordings. There are eleven people credited on this release including Samara Lubelski (a member of Chelsea Light Moving, The Tower Recordings and so much more), Moritz Finkbeiner, Thilo Kuhn, Thomas Schätzl and Werner Nötzel (who are also in Sinergia Elettronica alongside David Vanzan and Virginia Genta of the various Jooklo projects).

Yeah, I'm referencing what I hear but Metabolismus are entirely their own very special creation. I really love them. I don't have that much of their work and that makes me feel that there is another dark void in my life. There are so many self-released tapes throughout the 1990's that I will never get to hear. Ah well! In the meantime, Freak'n'roll on this.

Sprießwärtsdrall

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Metabolismus - Terra Incognita




This is an LP released on Blackjack Records in 1998. This is a much more spaced out (in all senses) and considered album with more emphasis on electronics particularly during it's early phases. It's charming and quite hypnotic.

Terra Incognita

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Metabolismus ‎- Azzafatazzam




An utterly inspired LP released on Swamp Room Records in 1992. If you need a really clumsy hook to drag you in...it's the band that The Velvet Underground wish they had been in recorded by Gnod's parents during a seance exorcising the ghost of Shockabilly. Well, it's not really it's Metabolismus but what the hell, it got your attention....

Azzafatazzam

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Noumena & Sodium - Live Collaborations as Performed by Noumena & Sodium

Early album of midwest tour recordings by Mike Shiflet & Aaron Hibbs (Noumena) with Amelia Emelin & Jakob Lexso (Sodium), released on CDR in a numbered edition of 40 copies on Shiflet's Gameboy label.

Noumena & Sodium - Live Collaborations as Performed by Noumena & Sodium

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Tagomago - Dead Souls

Tsuyoshi Nakamaru's second album as Tagomago, released on Pearl Records in 1995.

Tagomago - Dead Souls

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Tagomago - Heavenly Music

Tagomago's solo albums are varied and much friendlier than the conceptual hijinks of his band, Nerve Net Noise. His debut, "Heavenly Music" from 1994, features pounding beats, rhythms made from backwards tape, even some conventionally pleasing synthesizer ambience.

 Tagomago - Heavenly Music

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74 Hours ... and counting?




In November last year, we had the crazy idea of trying to bring together as many of the "One Hour As..." broadcasts from Ben Green's revered Resonance 104.4 FM. To be honest, we thought that we might be able to gather a few together. However, we were astonished by the response from you people who sent us things that we never thought that we would be able to unearth. Thanks as always!

Here are another 13 pieces for your delectation. These will be added to the main post here and just in case you missed the link in the comments, J.Frede uploaded his "One Hour As A Barren Landscape" (originally broadcast on Friday, 6 June 2003) to his Soundcloud page so you can listen to that one as well!

We have unearthed a lot more information on what was broadcast as part of the series and will update our want list. If you are sitting on any of our "missing in action" sessions or have any that we still know nothing about, please let us know!

Afflux [La Casa, Guionnet, Cordier] - One Hour As Bordeaux, TNT

Charlotte Anderson - One Hour As From Glasgow To Arisaig By Train

Jason Kahn - One Hour As Snow

Johannes S. Sistermanns - One Hour As ETC Random XIX Mikado

Kiyoshi Mizutani - 58 Minutes As Voice Of Jike

Marcus Kuerten - One Hour As A Piece For Green

Mark Trayle - One Hour As 13 Views Of Santa Ana

Mike Shannon, Jeph Jerman, Luca Miti - 90 Minutes As Spring-Summer 2002

Tabula Viae - One Hour As Sertion

The Anti-Naturals - One Hour As Six More Arguments In Our Favor

The Pierre Boulez Project - 72 Minutes As Boulez Is Burning

Tom Marioni - One Hour As 1969 - 2004

Tzesne - One Hour As One Side And Other Of The Door

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His Name Is Alive - Livonia




This stunning LP was released in 1990 on the mighty 4AD. I bought this on the day that it was released, simply because it was on that label. 4AD not only had a really coherent aesthetic but they were the home of the likes of Dead Can Dance, This Mortal Coil, The Birthday Party, Throwing Muses, Pixies, Cocteau Twins, The Wolfgang Press and Lush. It seemed like everything was solid gold and a new 4AD release was a major event. Naturally, I could not wait to get home to play this...

I had never heard His Name Is Alive prior to this so didn't really know what to expect. Not a major surprise given that this was their debut. It quite simply wrecked my head! It left me exhilarated, transfixed and terrified. The music is the work of Warren Defever (Guitar, Bass and Sampler) with the occasional percussion of Damian Lang (who was later in the great The Detroit Cobras). The vocals of Angie Carozzo and Karin Oliver are utterly sublime and majestic. However beautiful this LP is, it has a really dark heart. Just underneath the surface there is an almost tangible malevolence.

When I was about 8 or 9 years old, my parents would go out on the piss at the weekend and leave me in charge of my brother and sister. I'd spend that time watching old Count Yorga horror flicks and such like. I remember one Saturday night when I was at my most scared, I heard a noise in the garden but couldn't bring myself to pull back the curtain because I knew that what was out there was worse than I could possibly imagine. The first time I heard this LP it threw me straight back into that headspace. The only other LP that had ever affected me in that way was Psychic TV's "Dreams Less Sweet" (nothing has affected like this since). There are parts of Livonia that are the opposite side of the coin to "Always Is Always".

Whilst this was released in Europe in 1990, it didn't get an American release until 1992. I don't think that this has ever been re-released since then and I can only assume that this is because of some kind of "contractual difficulties". Criminal really...

This remains one of my very favourite things!

If that isn't recommendation enough, try this: back in the day I knew people that had their own record stores and we used to pull down the shutters and have many all night debauched sessions. On one such occasion, I pulled this off the shelf and played it out. An old hippie completely freaked out and started fighting people. Now there's a recommendation!

I'm following in your evil ways...

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