I Think That I've Thought Enough!

I've got to say that having two years of time and effort erased in one second broke my heart. I needed a bit of "me time" in order to (as Mutant Sounds so eloquently put it) lick my wounds.

If I'm a pirate...piracy is in really bad shape. The mission is the same. Songs from under the floorboards...music you would probably never have heard before...seriously limited releases that disappear into private collections, played once or twice and shelved forever...links to artists and labels...and some things that you will hate but may become your new favourite thing...or some things that will just irritate you!

If I ruled the world, this stuff would be pumped out to infants to raise them away from popular "culture".

Thanks to the people that felt strongly enough to post a comment of encouragement. Especially Aaron...that one meant a lot! Big love (as always) goes to David Payne for giving me the Über-supportive / optimistic shot in the arm that I really needed. There are others and you know who you are! And...the three people who joined after the blog was killed...how's that for hope over expectation!?!

In a few days, I'm planning a post that will probably dislocate the lower jaw of the noiseheads amongst us. At that point, the January 2012 and December 2011 posts will also be back up. Please understand the work that has already gone into posting what has been deleted. Requests for other re-ups from "anonymous" and "guest" are liable to be completely ignored. Get Engaged!

Even so, we live in uncertain times and I'm loathe to put too much time in when filehosts are likely to disappear one by one. The subtext is clear...there's an american election coming and the big-money backers are flexing their muscles. In doing so, they will take out people like us!

Either way...we start again...and again...and...


That's all folks?

Yeah...Megaupload has been taken down!

Not convinced I can be arsed with reuploading everything and switching filehost and all that jazz!

I need a bit of time to think about this. If I don't come back...I hope you enjoyed the ride whilst it lasted!

God Bless America


Keiji Haino & Michihiro Sato - Tayutayuto Tadayoitamae Kono Furue

P.S.F. Records release from 2004.

Tayutayuto Tadayoitamae Kono Furue


Keiji Haino, Mitsuru Nasuno, Tatsuya Yoshida & BusRatch - Live At Cafe Independants Friday 23.January.2004

Self-explanatory release from 2004.

Live At Cafe Independants


Homeogryllus Japonicus Orchestra 2004

Self-titled release recorded at the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art on August 28, 2004. This recording features Mamoru Fujieda and Keiji Haino.

The Homeogryllus Japonicus of the title refers to the genus/species name of a cricket. There are 600 of these insects whose movements and noise are amplified and manipulated for the purpose of this recording.

There is a Volume 2 from 2005 featuring Fuyuki Yamakawa...just haven't found it yet.

Homeogryllus Japonicus


The Girl In The Wooden Horse Torture & Bachir Gemayel

C20 on WGM Tapes from 2010.

TGITWHT is Richard Ramirez and Robert Newsome. Robert records as White Gimp Mask and appears alongside Richard in Black Leather Jesus, Four Flies and Viking Movement.



Bachir Gemayel - Legacy

Double cdr of harsh power electronics on Insurgent Records from 2008.

About all I know about this mystery man is that he is from Chicago and also records as Insurgent, Koufar and Waddiah Rabiah Chami.

Disc 1
Disc 2


Luasa Raelon / Envenomist

Requested re-up from (unbelievably) 22 months ago. David was one of the first artists that I approached directly to post his OOP stuff...and he is a thoroughly nice man! Never did get that compilation list though.

In the words of the man himself..."David Reed has been producing heavy electronic music under various monikers since the year 2000. He currently records under three active solo projects, luasa raelon, brittle foundries and envenomist. Envenomist is sourced solely using synthesisers to produce a minimal industrial ambience heavily influenced by 80's Industrial acts and the European synth scene of the 70's. Luasa Raelon is a far-ranging death industrial/dark ambient project dealing with narrative themes and using whatever materials are at hand for sound and textures to create the requisite material. Brittle Foundries began as music concrete/academic project but has journeyed into territories of desolation and despair while retaining a subtle beauty. Also active in Nightmares with Jon Canady and Mark Solotroff. Past work with Starlight Fleecing, Rocco DiPietro, Larry Marotta, the Avant Collective, Jason Zeh, and Mike Shiflet."

All of this is OOP...David runs his own label (Snip-Snip Records) and you can buy the releases still available here and check out the latest news here . David has said he will give me a list of his personal favourite works/tracks to post as a compilation type thing. I have loads that is still in print (and therefore can't post) so have heard nearly everything...it would make for some fantastic listening!

Gotta admit I've never heard Brittle Foundries...or seen any for that matter...

Finally...SS Envenomind is a 3-way collab between the guys behind Spine Scavanger, Envenomist and Hive Mind, btw...

Luasa Raelon

2001 - Luasa Raelon - Combustion
2001 - Luasa Raelon - Detonator c60
2003 - Luasa Raelon - The Erebus And The Terror
2004 - Hive Mind & Luasa Raelon & Redrot - Industrial Isolation
2004 - Luasa Raelon - Avarice
2004 - Luasa Raelon & The Cherry Point - Split c20
2005 - Hive Mind & Luasa Raelon - Alabaster Catacombs 3''cdr
2005 - Luasa Raelon - Cephalomancy
2005 - Luasa Raelon & Hive Mind - Sea-Level Transmission
2007 - Hum Of The Druid & Luasa Raelon - Screaming Biology / Oceanic
2007 - Luasa Raelon - Into The Void


2005 - Wapstan & Envenomist - Split
2006 - Envenomist - Delving Glacial
2007 - Envemonist - Black Bile c30
2007 - Envenomist - Beholder 3''cdr
2007 - Envenomist - Weighted Ghost c30
2007 - Pulse Emitter & Envenomist - Split c45
2008 - Envenomist - Divine Intervention c30
2008 - SS Envenomind - Untitled c30
2009 - Envenomist & Hive Mind - Initiation Into Nothingness c40

Envenomist - Scorpian Gears


Taurpis Tula - Cadillac Sitting Like A Ton Of Lead

LP released on Finnish label Ikuisuus.

By this time Taurpis Tula were joined by Alex Neilson (Directing Hand, ex-AshNav as well as being responsible for many many great releases as a contributor...check his work out!).

Cadillac Sitting Like A Ton Of Lead


Taurpis Tula - Caught In The Teeth Of It

Cdr released on Volcanic Tongue in 2005.

Caught In The Teeth Of It


Taurpis Tula - Sparrows

LP released on the pre-eminent Eclipse Records in 2004.

Taurpis Tula at this point were Heather Leigh (ex-Charalambides, Scorces, Jailbreak etc) with David Keenan who runs the ace Glasgow based shop/distro/label Volcanic Tongue.



The Vomit Arsonist & RU-486 - Tearing Flesh To Reveal Armor

C10 on Destructive Industries from 2010.

Tearing Flesh To Reveal Armor


RU-486 - Filth Fantasies

C10 released on Violent Noise Atrocities in 2008 before getting a limited reissue on Destructive Industries a couple of years later.

RU-486 is the work of the aforementioned Thomas Mortigan.

Filth Fantasies


Richard Ramirez & RU-486 - Untitled

C30 released on Thomas Mortigan's excellent Destructive Industries label in 2008.



Kneale.Francis.Milton - Hiss Methodologies

This time alongside fellow New Zealanders Richard Francis (Eso Steel, With Throats As Fine As Needles) and Antony Milton (Mrtyu, With Throats As Fine As Needles). Double cdr on Celebrate Psi Phenomenon from 2004.

"Recorded live-to-air at 3CR Melbourne and 2SER Sydney July 2004"

Disc 1
Disc 2


Kneale.Campbell.Todd - British Steel

Campbell Kneale with Neil Campbell (Vibracathedral Orchestra, Astral Social Club, A Band...amongst many others) and Phil Todd (Ashtray Navigations et al). Again on Celebrate Psi Phenomenon but in 2003 this time around.

"Recorded live in Leeds, 18th-20th Jan 2003"

British Steel


Kneale - Kuwayama - Under Nagoya

Campbell Kneale (Birchville Cat Motel, Black Boned Angel, Our Love Will Destroy The World) alongside Kuwayama Kiyoharu. Released on Campbell's exquisite Celebrate Psi Phenomenon label in 2002.

"Recorded underneath Nagoya, Japan 17th December 2001"

Under Nagoya


Hair Stylistics / Yoshio Kuge / Atsuhiro Ito / ??? - Live:Album

Another three cdr set from 2010 this time. Again three hours plus of mayhem!

Yoshio Kuge is the punk/underground drummer who has played with many Japanese underground groups including Maher Shalal Hash Baz, Masami Shinoda Unit and Les Rallizes Denudes amongst many others.

Atsuhiro Ito makes use of fluorescent lighting (which is also an element of his art installations) in the creation of an original musical device called the optron. He is also active in a number of musical outfits, one being Optrum, the explosively loud "extreme optical noise core band" consisting of Ito and drummer Yoichiro Shin.

Disc 1
Disc 2
Disc 3

And here is a short(ish) bit of live video which is a lot of fun:

Hijokaidan feat. Hair Stylistics - Live in Tokyo 2010

...and some audio...

Hijokaidan with Hair Stylistics - Live at Earthdom, Tokyo 2010.12.30


Hair Stylistics - Live!

Three cdr set on his own Boid label from 2009. Over three hours of fun for everyone!

Disc 1
Disc 2
Disc 3


… And Shiva Came For Charlie

LP released in 2008 in an edition of around 320 copies.

This was released to commemorate the deeply untimely passing of Charles Gocher Jr. on the 19th of February, 2007.

A fitting tribute for a cornerstone of the Sun City Girls and a loss to us all!

…And Shiva Came For Charlie


Fire In The Head - Reopening Wounds

Dustin was after this one...so here it is...

C76 released on Thomas Mortigan's really great Destructive Industries label in 2010.

FITH were a fantastic and unique outfit and are sadly missed.

Reopening Wounds


Black Leather Jesus - Diseased Translation

Requested re-up.

BLJ 7" from 2008 on AG82 Records. Ripped as 33rpm and 45rpm...you choose!

Diseased Translation [33rpm]

Diseased Translation [45rpm]