Climax Golden Twins - Live Vol. 3

First issued by the band as a tape, later reissued by Anomalous on 10". This one features guest musicians Eyvind Kang, Jeph Jerman (aka Hands To), MNortham and members of Blowhole.

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Climax Golden Twins - Climax Golden Twins




"Seattle's gloriously weird Climax Golden Twins foist another montage of sneaky sounds upon us ... both sides of the white vinyl revel in turntable and tape manipulation and end with some recently-unearthed acoustic damage-beauty ... an imaginative and unpretentious approach to collaged sound."

7" released on Road Cone in 1996.

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Climax Golden Twins - Live Vol. 2

First released by the band as a tape called "New York Radio", for the very good reason that it was recorded on a radio show in (you guessed it!) New York. Reissued on 10" vinyl by Anomalous.

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Climax Golden Twins - Live In The 21st Century




A truly epic recording with the majestic "Blue Vapour" proving that they were always Sabbath worshipers ... altogether now "What Is This That Stands Before Me ... ?" and the drawn out golden climax of Steamy Column. Oh, and did I mention that Sir Richard Bishop guests on "Football Raga"? Happy Sunday one and all!

CDr released on Kabukikore in 2003.

Live In The 21st Century

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Climax Golden Twins - Eerie Fragrance




This combines the impossibly rare Eyeless Fabrication tape from 1995 with the random and unreleased "Toyland" and a couple of tracks that are purportedly from the Climaxgoldenhiss tape. I'm not convinced by the latter claim but you can make up your own mind by visiting the implausibly great Union Pole Tapes bandcamp page.

LP released on Etude Records in 2009.

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Climax Golden Twins - Imperial Household Orchestra




"Our first Full Length compact disc. Oh Boy! That's a whole mess of CGT to wade through. Our first effort with John freaking out with us the whole way through. I think Scott called it "an epic masterpiece" HA!".

Live Volume 4 is sometimes referred to as Imperial Household Orchestra but it's got nothing to do with this.

CD released on Scratch Records in 1996.

Imperial Household Orchestra

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Climax Golden Twins - Live Vol. 1

Live in Seattle in 1996, first released by the band as a cassette and later reissued as a 10" by Anomalous in a tan die-cut sleeve of the sort typically associated with 78rpm records.

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Climax Golden Twins - Dream Cut Short In The Mysterious Clouds




This is almost Climax Golden Twins' considered disintegration into no-input mixing board territory.

CD completely appropriately released on Meme in 2000.

Dream Cut Short

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Climax Golden Twins - Highly Bred and Sweetly Tempered

My favorite of all the CGT albums! Released as a CD in 2004.

Climax Golden Twins - Highly Bred and Sweetly Tempered

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Climax Golden Twins - Fuck Ups




A wonderfully broken collection of live scuzz and barber shop floor extras.

Originally unofficial until the Twins heard it and agreed that it is really upping good and it was subsequently welcomed into the canon.

C30 released on Since 1972 in 2003.

Fuck Ups

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Climax Golden Twins - 5 Cents a Piece

LP from 2007, released by Abduction.

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Bourbonese Qualk - Archive 1980 - 1986




Well, Bourbonese Qualk were a bunch of odd fuckers ... I only found out about them around 10 years ago which clearly renders most of my life a waste of fucking time. Ah well, never mind ...

Four LP set released on Vinyl-on-demand in 2016. Given the label, you can't be in any doubt that this is anything other than an extremely fine retrospective.

Qualk

Archive

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Various - The Extinction




A collection of Italian industrial post-punk noise outsiders plus Bourbonese Qualk who got everywhere ...

C60 that came with the Italian fanzine "The Scream" in 1984.

The Extinction

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Climax Golden Twins - Lovely

First released in 1998 as a CDR called "Lovely Drone", later reissued as a CD by Anomalous with a shorter title.

Climax Golden Twins - Lovely

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Various - Pianeti Di Lana - Grausame Vorstellung




Maurizio Bianchi, Die Form, Tomografia Assiale Computerizzata, Marco Cacciamani and others that you have met before ...

C60 released on Technological Feeling in 1984.

Grausame Vorstellung

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Various - Pianeti di Lana 2 - The Invocation




... and the trip goes on ... with Daniele Ciullini, Mauro Guazzotti's Open Graves Style, Roberto Agus's Ba Alzebûb, Stefano Di Serio's Lyke Wake, Giorgio Cantoni, Officine Schwartz and Maze 1066.

C60 released on Technological Feeling in 1985.

The Invocation

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Various - Pianeti di Lana 3 - Molteplice Enarmonico




Welcome to the weird and warped world of Brain Discipline, Wiegen Den Toten, Mauro Teho Teardo, Alberto Fiori Carones, Giancarlo Toniutti and several more Italian savants.

C60 released on Technological Feeling ‎in 1986.

Molteplice Enarmonico

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Climax Golden Twins - Untitled (FBT 007)

Another untitled Climax Golden Twins album, though this one is sometimes referred to as "The Rock Album" because... well, you'll see. First released as an LP on Since 1972 in 2001, then reissued on CD with a shiny red-spotted cover.

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Climax Golden Twins - Untitled (FBT 002)

Early self-released 3"CD on the band's own Fire Breathing Turtle label, from 1995. 

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Various - Extremity Exhibition




Just look it up ... or just get on with it.

Double C50-ish compilation of supreme oddball period wtf courtesy of Italian label Technological Feeling in 1986.

Extremity Exhibition

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Various - Dwarf




The Hanatarashi, The Vickly & Ohdrockanize (which is a completely one off colloboration between Eye and Yoshimi), Bruno Cossano, one of Hitomi Arimoto's odd creations TV Cherubs and Incapacitants. It doesn't last long but sticks in the mind for years.

Single sided C30 released on Hitomi's Beast 666 Tapes in 1987.

Dwarf

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Various - Kill S.P.K.




Pointless cover. Great tape.

Le Syndicat, Agencement, The Hanatarashi, The Boredoms and a host of rare Eye vehicles amongst others.

C60 released on Beast 666 Tapes in 1985.

Kill S.P.K.

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Various - Journey Into Pain


This is not to be confused with the box set released by RRRon in 1991 on his Statutory Tape label. That was a combination of tapes from the Tourney and Journey sets whilst these are the four Beast 666 Tapes recordings from 1987. They were four ostensibly separate releases that shared the same catalogue number prefixes but are generally thought of as a parts of the same thing.



The New Blockaders and Organum, PGR, P16.D4, H.N.A.S. and Un Drame Musical Instantané.

BST 007-1



Half Japanese, Anschluss and Russ Shorto, Maybe Mental, Hélène Sage, Merzbow, S.B.O.T.H.I., The Haters and Asmus Tietchens.

BST 007-2



Incapacitants, The Sodality, Bruno Cossano, Nord, Giancarlo Toniutti, Hijokaidan, The Boredoms and The Hanatarashi.

BST 007-3



John Duncan, Paul Hurst and Mark O'Brien, Tom Recchion and Vittore Baroni.

BST 007-4

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Shitmat - Full Of Shit!




Apparently there are 19 billion people congregating today in an unemployment black-spot somewhere near Blackpool ... something about a moving vehicle that had a full tank of petrol to siphon off and some wheels that could be nicked.

The sight and sound of cheats having a wank... and we can tune in right now.



Full Of Shit!

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Various - Tourney Into Pain




This is a collection of four themed tapes where you get people like Band Of Susans, When People Were Shorter And Lived Near The Water, Half Japanese, Eugene Chadbourne, Architects Office, Denier du Culte, P16.D4, Victor Nubla, Enrico Piva, The Gerogerigegege, Masonna, Incapacitants, Muslimgauze, Cranioclast and Asmus Tietchens.

It's spectacularly good.

Four C60is tapes released on the wonderful Beast 666 Tapes in Japan in 1989.

Tourney Into Pain

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Felix Hess - Air Pressure Fluctuations




"Five days and nights of documented "air pressure fluctuations" (technically named infrasound), reproduced at 360 times original speed, with microphones placed 360 times the width of our ears (to achieve human-audible frequencies and stereo perception)."

This does exactly what it says on the tin. For twenty minutes and thirty eight seconds.

This is the edition without the book that was released by Edition RZ and Stadtgalerie Saarbrücken ‎in 2001.

Air Pressure Fluctuations

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Felix Hess - Frogs 4




It's Frogs. I really like Frogs but even if I didn't I'd probably still think it's great. It should be prescribed instead of benzos.

You won't be surprised to learn that this LP was self-released. It comes from 1985. There were five such self-releases but I only have this one. Pisser.

Frogs 4

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Felix Hess - Sasayaki




Felix used to be a nuclear physicist (might still be for all I know) who then started to make his own electronic instruments and "make" found-sound-art-sculptures.

Turn all of your devices off and go and lie down in a field (definitely not on a road) and listen, your brain will do the rest. There is music everywhere.

Hand-painted four CDr set in hand-made wooden box all of which Felix created with his own fair hand and had released by Edition Omega Point in Japan in 1999 in an edition of twenty five.

Sasayaki

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Various - The Residents Unmasked!




I'm not sure why the previously posted tape was thought to be necessary when this exemplary freak scene had preceded it.

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water? Well, more fool you ... water is the enemy. At all times I am very dry and wear a steel helmet whilst wrapped in tin foil. Trust me ... it's worked so far which I would like to think is self-evident! I'm listening to this on your behalf so you can avoid the neural damage. Just thank THEE LORD for ME! and simply move on and procreate, there's a war coming soon and your progeny will be needed.

Triple C60 box set released on Ecto Tapes in 1995.

Unmasked!

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Various - The Residents Unmasked! 2




I'm not entirely sure where these came from but the later attribution of "partially unofficial" gives the game away. The vast majority was recorded waaaaay before 1995 and a fair amount seems to be scalped from other compilations. However, a more important proportion seems to come from a shout out to bedroom weirdos, home tapers and just freaks ... the kind who really do have a shrine of eyeballs that they consult before their daily ablutions. They can all sleep on my couch if they want ... they might just have to take turns (it's not a big couch). More tomorrow. That's both a promise and a threat.

C40 released on Ecto Tapes in 1995.

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Various - Interchange Compilation




Randomly, here's a bunch of people presumably still floating around on this brexiting shithole that completely masquerades as a functioning democracy. Basically it's just a tiny bunch of people who come from an extraordinarily privileged public school educated (that's privately educated if you are unlucky enough to be in trumpville) chinless shitpumps protecting their reputation with papa and their business investments. Contempt is too good for them. Anyway. Sorry about that. Nothing to do with the tape at all.

This has a predominantly North-East of England noise thing going on with TNB, Metgumbnerbone, a couple of Mike Watson vehicles (Outside Bill and Small Palace Players) and a scattering of other British outsiders for company.

C90 that accompanied an edition of the short-lived Interchange magazine.

Interchange Compilation

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P16.D4 - Passagen




The two P16.D4 tracks on the Devastate To Liberate comp were mastered there at twice the intended speed. This was later corrected on the Tionchor LP from 1987 ... so I was going to post that. Then I remembered this magnificent collection that includes that release. It's long sold out and now changes hands for a huge amount of money. So, in for a penny ...

Brilliant six CD released on Monotype Records in 2012. It also came with a DVD and the label uploaded it so you can watch it whenever you like!

P16

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People of America - We Are Fucked

They really are, aren't they?

People of America - We Are Fucked

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Various - Devastate To Liberate




With a mid-Eighties compilation that is a fundraiser for the Animal Liberation Front, you would expect the likes of Annie Anxiety and Crass ... but P16.D4, Coil, Current 93, Nurse With Wound and Shock Headed Peters (who provide a cracking cover of The Residents' "Blue Rosebuds")? Great LP for a great cause.

LP released on Yangki in 1985.

Devastate To Liberate

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Various - Born Out Of Dreams




Amongst the people here are P16.D4, Nurse With Wound, Mixed Band Philanthropist, Muslimgauze, O Yuki Conjugate, Enrico Piva and a completely pointless contribution from The New Blockaders (but I'm sure it's auntie art so it must be secretly brilliant apart from the fact that something more culturally valuable could have turned up here instead ... a recording of a fart in a bath full of water for instance).

LP released on Frux in 1985.

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Various - Let The Pigeons In




Déficit Des Années Antérieures, We Be Echo, Bene Gesserit and a couple of collaborations between We Be Echo and Dave Framer's Iham.

LP released on Frux in 1986.

Let The Pigeons In

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Rinji Fukuoka, Ayuo Takahashi, Iwao Yama - From Shuji Terayama's Anthology Phoenix Story of Wild Girl Lima

Unreleased session from members of Overhang Party. No information.

Rinji Fukuoka, Ayuo Takahashi, Iwao Yama - From Shuji Terayama's Anthology Phoenix Story of Wild Girl Lima

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Plugged Ear - Live 2003

Members of Overhang Party, Broom Dusters, Miminokoto and Zeni Geva get together to play tunes by Neil Young, The Rolling Stones, Serge Gainsbourg and more. Released as a CDR on There

Plugged Ear - Live 2003

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Various - Ritual Dos Sadicos




Some of the people on the prior post but also Art Remains Tangible, Clair Obscur, Parazite and Berlinerluft.

C50 released on VP 231 in 1983.

Ritual Dos Sadicos

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Various - Ritual Dos Sadicos II




Well. Having thrown myself willingly into a maelstrom of football (no, it's not called soccer) induced alcoholic hallucinosis and generalised unbearable smugness, the former has now resolved to the point where I feel obliged to return to what I laughingly refer to as bizness.

So for your delectation or disgust, here's a great compilation of subterranean noise, strangled beats and weird tribal infused convolutions that appear designed to turn your head inside out ... Nox, Vox Populi!, Pacific 231, Atrophisme Interne Z, Denier Du Culte et cetera and so forth ...

LP released on VP 231 in 1985.

Ritual Dos Sadicos II

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Overhang Party - Untitled

Another self-released CDR of out-takes and live versions.

Overhang Party - Untitled

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Overhang Party - Out Takes From 1996 to 2003 (Memorial Edition for 26 September 2003)

Self-released CDR created to give away at a gig in 2003. Epic, soaring psychedelic rock led by singer/guitarist Rinji Fukuoku (now of Majutsu No Niwa).

Overhang Party - Out Takes From 1996 to 2003 (Memorial Edition for 26 September 2003)

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va - ND 7

Oldsters like me will remember ND as one of the only sources for information about the noise underground in the days before the internet. Based in Texas (as you can tell from the cover of "N D 7"), ND was a magazine and label affiliated with a record shop in Austin. At the start, they made split cassettes that came inside little magazines. Then, they made magazines full of interviews and loads of contact information so that you could write away for catalogs and tapes. Eventually, they made CDs. "N D 7" was the seventh issue of ND, and it's a compilation cassette. A who's who of who-the-hell-are-these-people. Some names you'll recognize: Minoy, Die Form, Big City Orchestra, X-Ray Pop, The Haters, If Bwana, The Joke Project, Odal, Ideas Beyond Filth. Others are just as obscure in 2019 as they were in 1992: Booed Usic (actually tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE from balTimOre), Vittore Baroni (of Trax), K.U.Sch, Theater of Ice, and others.

va - ND 7

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Various - Sex & Bestiality




Pacific 231, Étant Donnés, Die Form, Big City Orchestra, Smersh, Smegma, Blackhouse, Asmus Tietchens, Anne Gillis, The New Blockaders, Bourbonese Qualk, Psychic T.V., O Yuki Conjugate, Sleep Chamber and on and on and on and on ...

Seminal four C90 set released on Philippe Fichot's legendary Bain Total in 1984. It's a huge flac rip of the box so don't say I didn't warn you.

Sex

Bestiality

Bestial

Sex

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Pacific 231 - Sachlichkeit




There have been some requests to post this and the split with Berlinerluft or the Thule Apocalypse reissue that came from that tape. Of the three, I only like this one.

C34 released on Tonspur Tapes in 1988.

Sachlichkeit

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va - The Passing Gods

An excellent compilation of textural experimental music, the first release on the Play Loud label from Portugal in 1992. Two tracks by Kapotte Muziek and one track apiece by Vidna Obmana, PBK, S*Core, Temps Perdu?, Brume, Hybryds, Das Synthetische Mischgewebe, Frank Dommert and Hesskhe Yadalanah.

va - The Passing Gods

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