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Artist: K-GROUP
Title: Screen/Cars & Soft Network
Format: Lathe Cut 7"
Label: World Resources
Country: New Zealand
Price: $10.00
First World Resources release since 1997! Limited edition of 31.
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Artist: K-GROUP/OMIT
Title: Storage
Format: LP
Label: Fusetron
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Not a split release by these two New Zealand artists, but a collaboration, carrying on from their 1997 single on Colorful Clouds for Acoustics. The weapons of choice are analogue synthesizers and the approach is slowly unfolding drones and drifting veils of sound that part and close across the listeners third ear like storms on the surface of Jupiter. K-Group is Paul Toohey, previously of noted NZ geological drone ensemble Surface of the Earth, who also has a solo album under this name on Corpus Hermeticum. Omit is Clinton Williams, who has also recorded for that notorious NZ un-easy listening label, as well as extensively on his own Deep Skin imprint. During 2000 and 2001, having failed to bring down the global economy with their now-forgotten Y2K scam [remember Y2K? - I thought not], this pair of Hidden Masters turned their efforts towards late-night kitchen jam sessions during their holiday moments. In these each would fire up an antiquated analogue synth and the resulting aural collisions would be recorded on a handy hard drive, then tweaked, inverted, eqd and edited to produce the immaculate slabs of sound contained within the tiny grooves of this ludicrously out-dated analogue sound-reproducing format. These seven tracks simulate the calm of the newly sedated patient about to undergo a surgical procedure, just as he or she is starting to slip into unconsciousness. You can listen, but just when you think youre hearing something, you realise that 12 hours have gone by and you have a new and inexplicable scar on some unlikely part of your anatomy. Too late you realise that the sound you can hear at the very edge of audition is not this recording, but the sound of forty metal robotic insects starting to eat their way out through your still-sedated navel. Waking with a start in time to flip the album over on your turntable, you notice that subsonic frequencies have begun to rearrange the contents of your mantlepiece into a veritable Morris Dance of inanimate objects, when you thought the audio had not yet begun to play back. A vestigial bass throb starts up in the back of your cranium, as very slow-moving if not actually stationary spacecraft begin to land in the garden. Three days later they are still hovering as the seventh and final track of thr album begins to play, and infinitesimally subtle stereo effects start panning in impossible permutations audible only between your shoulder blades. Apparent suspension of time, delirious interludes, interference with the basic laws of physics, all of these effects are possible results of listening to the beautifully poised, finely polished and unutterably beautiful sounds contained in this simultaneously forbidding and inviting artifact. If, like me, these are all the things you look for in a sound recording, then look no further. If its merely music you require, then I suggest you meddle not in the affairs of your betters and proceed directly to the nearest chain CD store and stock up big time." -Bruce Russell [Noise Legend], Lyttelton, NZ, May 2002.

"Heres a piece of wax that came out back in 2002, and its a title that we thought was long discontinued by Fusetron. But, luckily, somehow, a handful of copies still exist, and if youre keen on the stun-drone / brain-zonk electronics currently blasted by the EMERALDS axis, you NEED to investigate everything that Omit has ever released. Our words from way back when... Both K-Group and Omit have been longtime aQuarius favorites from the New Zealand experimental noise scene; but unfortunately, theyve been pretty quiet in their respective outputs during the past couple of years. K-Group is the solo project for Paul Toohey, who has also worked in the (defunct?) Surface Of The Earth, both of which centered around low-frequency tectonic drones coaxed from abused amplifiers. Clinton Williams has taken up the Omit moniker for his creepy, tape loop compositions loaded with bleak sci-fi / psychotic imagery. This collaboration between Williams and Toohey is actually their second, if you count a 7" which came out ages ago. In running Williams battery of analog synths through Tooheys cabinets, theyve constructed an eerie album of deep rumblings that are on par with anything that Coleclough, Koner, or Troum have managed to release. As the K-Group / Omit drones ripple with a gritty amplifier buzz often lacking in the driftwork of those aforementioned artists, "Storage" pulses with a subterranean heaviness, pushing this closer towards the Earth / SUNNO))) terrain. A really wonderful album!!!" - Aquarius.

Artist: K-SALVATORE
Title: Ashmadai
Format: Double LP
Label: Fusetron
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"Two adepts of the sonic arts return with a morality play in four sides. Gone are the appeals to the winged serpent, the tree of life, or other past luminaries; these days they can be seen in consort with only one: ASHMADAI. It is said that Ashmadai is not to be feared. When you say to it: "In truth thou art Ashmadai," it will give you a wonderful ring. It will teach you geometry, arithmetic, astronomy and mechanics. When questioned, it answers truthfully. Released on two twelve inch 45 RPM platters - wide grooves for maximum impact to the ear."

Artist: K-SALVATORE
Title: Dead Central
Format: Cass
Label: Sangoplasmo
Country: Poland
Price: $7.50
"K Salvatore is a duo offshoot of the No-Neck Blues Band. More than 40 minutes of dark free-noise and unexpected sounds. Limited edition of 100 copies." Sangoplasmo

Artist: K-SALVATORE
Title: The Counterfeiter
Format: LP
Label: SIWA
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
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Artist: K-SALVATORE
Title: The Kermes Infestation
Format: 6LP Box Set
Label: Planam
Country: Italy
Price: $182.00
"PLANAM proudly presents K-Salvatore The Kermes Infestation 6LP box masterpiece. This is the first ever available edition as the elusive self published triple tape on Sound@One was originally released in 1996 in an invisible edition of just 10 copies. Pre-dating the glorious Four Impossible Puns double LP on Siwa these recordings represent one of the most solid and extreme accomplishments in a parallel to No Neck Blues Band early era universe. K-Salvatore is the enigmatic entity created by No Neck Blues Band founding members Pat Murano (Decimus, Key Of Shame, Malkuth, Raajmahal, Kelippah Records) and Jason Meagher (Black Dirt Studio and Records). During the summer of 1995, K-Salvatore purchased 10 copies of an instructional audio cassette package on remainder at a local Barnes and Noble. The group then endeavored to replace the originally contained instruction with their own. Over the course of the remainder of that summer, Jason Meagher and Pat Murano met once a week to record six continuous improvisations. One for each side of the Package. Once completed the 10 copies were distributed amongst friends and family for study. Akin to a 5+ hour kidnapping ordeal that culminates, not with freedom restored, but instead disembowlment in a sad mans bathtub. Available now on 6 LPs with individual silkscreened sleeves in a hand colored and silkscreened heavy box, in a numbered edition of 145 copies only." -Planam.

Artist: K-SALVATORE
Title: Tsar Ova Elk
Format: LP
Label: Kelippah
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"Jason Meagher(NNCK, Black Dirt Studio) and Pat Murano (NNCK, Decimus) have sporadically been releasing material as K-Salvatore since 1995. The sparse and disturbing electronics captured on this lp, their first since 2006, reflect the dark and cold of the winters night on which they were created. Edition of 300 in jackets silk screened by Phil Franklin and Christine Shields at Bright Spot Ink. Recorded at Black Dirt Studio." - Kelippah.

Artist: K-SALVATORE
Title: Untitled
Format: Triple 8" Lathe-Cut Box Set
Label: Moran Tapes/Planam
Country: USA/Italy
Price: $45.00
"K-Salvatore. K-Salvatore is K-Salvatore. K-Salvatore is K-Salvatore and K-Salvatore is K-Salvatore. K-Salvatore is Pat Murano. K-Salvatore is Pat Murano and is K-Salvatore. K-Salvatore is Jason Meagher. K-Salvatore is Jason Meagher and Pat Murano and K-Salvatore. K-Salvatore is K-Salvatore K-Salvatore K-Salvatore K-Salvatore K-Salvatore K-Salvatore K-Salvatore K-Salvatore K-Salvatore K-Salvatore K-Salvatore K-Salvatore K-Salvatore K-Salvatore K-Salvatore K-Salvatore K-Salvatore K-Salvatore K-Salvatore K-Salvatore K-Salvatore K-Salvatore K-Salvatore. K-Salvatore is red. K-Salvatore is silent. K-Salvatore is a red silent entity. K-Salvatore is a red silent entity, a languid textural entity never pulling aside the curtain. K-Salvatore is a red silent languid textural entity never pulling aside the curtain to break down in words, never conceptually revealing. K- Salvatore is what K-Salvatore is. K-Salvatore happens when K-Salvatore happens. K-Salvatore gets released when K-Salvatore gets released and K-Salvatore has now a triple 8" lathe box out on Moran Tapes in collaboration with PLANAM. "Available" now in ultra-limited quantities, 3x8" lathe records of previously unpublished recordings with individual sleeves in silk-screened box." - Planam.

Artist: K-SPACE
Title: Going Up
Format: CD
Label: Ad Hoc
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"These recordings, with their disparate acoustic properties, are overlaid and overlapped to form dense sonic thickets alive with action and event, palpably embedded in the multi-dimensional flux of the world and lived social structures. Human voices conversing, footfalls on frozen ground, a blackbird singing, the sound of the wind or water, the crackling of wood in a fire, audience applause -- sounds from specific sites with their own peculiar resonance and significance leak through the K-Space mesh into the listening present. This layering and the filtering through of discrete geographic and temporal occasions compounds that superimposition already at work in the trio, the piling up and overlap of intense personal experience. Chamzyryn, a bona fide shaman and folk artist; Hodgkinson, academically trained in social anthropology, an exploratory rock musician, composer and radical improviser; Hyder, jazz drummer, free player, inveterate field worker in remote musical worlds." - Ad Hoc.

Artist: K2
Title: Chameleon Ballet
Format: CDR
Label: New Age
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
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Artist: K2
Title: Dianetic Biodome
Format: CDR
Label: New Age
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
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Artist: K2
Title: Encinoman: Cryogenic Awakening
Format: CDR
Label: New Age
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
James Ferraro from the Skaters.
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Artist: K2
Title: Silicon Oasis
Format: CDR
Label: New Age
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
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Artist: K2
Title: Variation: Pianoise
Format: 7"
Label: Dead Mind
Country: Netherlands
Price: $6.00
Edition of 200. “Kusafuka Kimihides K2 project converts the sounds of a grand piano into a pulpy mess of abrasive noise on “Variation: Pianoise.” With his fiendish armament of feedback machinery and effects devices, as well as a trained ear for the absolutely blaring, Kimihide whiles away this slick seven-inch desecrating his source material. The real story here is the juxtaposition between the hushed tones of the piano and the razors edge of his evil implements of noise generation: there is nothing remotely pleasant or melodic to behold; instead, his motivation is entirely destructive. The two sides of this single are in some way interchangeable, although "Expansive Piano" is a smidgen more fretful, a tetchy Kimihide navigating its turns with expert imprecision.” - Vital Weekly.

Artist: K2/BLACKFIRE
Title: Split
Format: LP
Label: Mistake By the Lake
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
Edition of 125. “We are beyond excited to finally drop this monster of a record! K2 is one of the founding fathers of Japanese harsh noise, a true legend in the genre. On this recording, he ditches his trademark sheet metal for fast cut up harsh noise via synths. Extreme panning to further disorient the listener, the 2 tracks are incredibly unforvging to even veteran listeners of the genre. Blackfire brings the uneasiness toner levels, even for us. Tape loops, percussion and scummy electronics come together for a minimal yet anxious and foreboding track. The darkness lets the imagination run wild. Youre not safe.” - Mistake By the Lake.

Artist: K2/PUTREFIER
Title: Split
Format: LP
Label: Gods of Tundra
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Gods of Tundra is honored to announce the release of this brand new LP from these certified masters of the scene. Recorded in 2001 and not released until this very day, these veterans of total NOISE churn out some serious mind and body damage. Both gentelemen take a side to destroy the others sound, and in doing so create a full flowing LP of 100% pure old school fucking insanity. Cut up, mangled and hung out to dry...your nerves will be severly fried after this one. Edition of 150." - Gods of Tundra

Artist: K48
Title: #4
Format: Mag/CD
Label: K48
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"The theme is cults and religion, and its pretty amazing. It includes Ra�??lians, Charles Mansons dirty stories, Genesis P-Orridge on the holy beggars of Kathmandhu, Scott Treleaven on sex magic, the work of over fifty artists and so much more. The compact disc includes everything from Avenue D and Phiiliip to Matmos and Wolf Eyes." - K48. CD also features Excepter, Angelblood, Sightings, Devendra Banhart, Centuries, Monotrona, Ghost Exits, Animal Collective, etc.. Squarebound, full color. Almost 200 pages.
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Artist: KAA ANTILOPE
Title: VPRO RadioNome April 2 1982
Format: LP
Label: Enfant Terrible
Country: Netherlands
Price: $25.00
"Kaa Antilope from Belgium is possibly one of the better kept secrets from the 1980s. Known to few people but loved by those. The reason is simple... this band was unique with their wonderful neo romantic, playful and melancholy sound. Their songs are best described as experimental synthpop with a poetic touch. Only one 7" record was released in 1982. Even today their music stands out with its very special sound of its own. There has not been a single other band since the 1980s that can be compared to Kaa Antilope. This live studio session was done as part of the legendary RadioNome radioshow broadcasted by the VPRO in the early 80s. The session has been tranfered from the original tape and is edited and re-mastered to make it available for the ultimate listening pleasure the songs ask for. The liner notes have been written by a close companion of the musicians / member of Pseudo Code." -Enfant Terrible. Limited to 500 copies.

Artist: KABOUTER CHISMUS
Title: s/t
Format: Cass
Label: Sloow Tapes
Country: Belgium
Price: $8.00
"Kabouter Chismus was a short-lived project of Dutch singer-songwriter Nico Denhoorn and singer Minneke Walstra. This record represents a certain Dutch hippie movement that started out in the early sixties called Provo. Provo in Holland was one of the first worldwide movements of youth culture created in 1964 and in a way precedes many of the later proper hippie movements of America. It was very much influenced by Beat Generation writers, Marquis de Sade, Dada and anarchism. The Provo generation were one of the first generations to question environmental problems, challenge conservatism and advocate for women emancipation and progressive acadamic innovations in post-war Europe. When the provo movement somewhat vanished in the same way Dada had decades earlier it gradually transformed into a movement in which people called themselves Kabouters, meaning Gnomes. basically the Kabouters took the provo mentality further into the years to come. They called The Netherlands Oranje Vrijstaat, which means Orange Free State, opposing the monarchy and wars western countries were engaging in during cold war. During that time Amsterdam was globally regarded as a liberal hippie capital. Its reputation of freedom to smoke weed and absolute freedom for gays is also rooted in this era.
Musically this album is sometimes reminiscent of Boudewijn de Groot, but more versatile. The basis is acoustic guitars with added electric guitars, flutes and other instruments. Some songs are in English and some are in Dutch. Official reissue, 100 copies." - Sloow Tapes.

Artist: KABUKABU & KLEZMER CHIDESCH
Title: The Kingdoms of Elgaland-Vargaland National Anthem #3 & 4
Format: 7"
Label: Ash International
Country: UK
Price: $7.50
"These recordings were regally made on October 21, 2006, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin at the opening of the Elgaland-Vargaland Embassy for Germany in the presence of the Kings, Michael I and Leif I, Consul Hans Ulrich Obrist (who made the inauguration speech) and the KREV Ambassador, Bernd M. Scherer. This 7" is the second in a series of vinyl acoustic versions of the National Anthems of Elgaland-Vargaland. "Kabukabu" is explosive Afro-beat, while "Klezmer Chidesch" is pure, heart-moving Klezmer." - Ash International

Artist: KAC, EDUARDO
Title: Porneia
Format: LP
Label: Alga Marghen
Country: Italy
Price: $30.00
"Previously un-issued recordings from the Porn Art Movement (1980-1982), including five performances recorded live on Ipanema Beach in 1982, as well as a selection of previously unheard studio recordings of Eduardo Kac yell-poems. Kac fused existing coarse and curse words with parts of words, neologisms, salacious buffoonery, the anti-normative scribblings of toilet-wall graffiti, commonplaces, blasphemy, expletives, agrammatisms, incorrect orthography, slangy expressions, lexical exorbitance, general obscenities, the gross and the grotesque, into a new whole. His use of stigmatizing words in these Porn-poems transformed them from denigrating to empowering, through political critique and defiance. The LP also includes the "Manifesto Pornô" (1980) and four recordings of "Flatographic Poems" from 1982, in which Kac uses the flatus as a compositional unit and the mellifluous flow as material. "Flatographic Poems" have visual scores - one of which can be seen on the cover - for metabolic performances that combine meticulous precision with gaseous explosiveness of scatological resonance. Demanding a high level of self-mastery on the part of the performer, this anal poetry was the only series of works produced in the movement to literally explore the internal side of the body. Includes an LP-size 40-page full-color book with full documentation on the Porn Art Movement. Edition of 270." - Alga Marghen.

Artist: KADOTANI, MICHIO
Title: Rotten Telepathies
Format: CD
Label: PSF
Country: Japan
Price: $21.00
"This was a tribute CD of sorts to a late Japanese underground legend from the 70s, who never had anything officially released. His solo music, as documented here, was fuzzy, aggressive, angular-punk-influenced junk; at its best, a muzzy flair rears its head." - FE.
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Artist: KAEZM
Title: Hydrogen Falls
Format: Cass
Label: Arbor
Country: USA
Price: $6.50
"Denmark is a place teeming with half fried organic drone crews such as Sarahs Charity and Family Underground. Kaezm is the solo output for Nicolas Kauffmann of FU; here he channels electricity through criss-crossing patterns creating a midrange din full of lament. Nics drones move with static builds from a variety of sources and multiple levels of echoing chorus: airy, buzzing mantras tinged with Middle Eastern vibes and a deepening sense of time beat down like an incessant rainfall in a storm of hiss. In an edition of 100 labeled tapes with full color art by Nic." - Arbor.

Artist: KAEZM
Title: Loom
Format: CDR
Label: Into The Lunar Night
Country: Denmark
Price: $13.00
"first full length solo from nicolas of family underground. two tracks." - into the lunar night.

Artist: KAHVAS JUTE
Title: Wide Open
Format: LP
Label: Little Wing
Country: Germany
Price: $27.00
"One of the most outstanding Australian LPs of the early 70s...a progressive Cream inspired guitar fire work ? sparkling and deep in feeling." This master tape reissue in elaborate gatefold is of the bands only LP, from 1972." - Little Wing. Members of Tamam Shud.
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Artist: KAISER NIETZSCHE
Title: Heterology
Format: LP
Label: Noctovision
Country: Japan
Price: $25.00
Original, unplayed copies from 1989. Japanese release of this 80s Canandian experimental/sound art collective who were involved with the Freedom In A Vacuum and Music Gallery Editions labels.

Artist: KAKERA
Title: 02.10.03
Format: 8" Square Lathe Cut & CDR
Label: Pale-Disc
Country: Japan
Price: $18.00
"..edition of 40 set. two live recordings of anti-mixer performance track1.02.10.03. track2.01.08.02. track 1 recorded at lethe.voice festival vol 4 warehouse No 20 , garden pair in port of nagoya. Since around 1994, he started his activities. His abstractive impulse and performance which are defined as deconstructive replacement and abstraction of the existence (Ugyudoh). These are sprouted from subversion. That is described [absolute infinite ido(himself)]. And it proceeds with his mixers. Those are highly distracting and passing through the fundamental function. And they obtain his abstractive notes. His biased love toward anti-mixer is getting deeper and deeper year after year. He is constructing indefinite auto-loop-mixer. He had been voluntarily surrounded by smoke that was emitted by him and fainted on one day at the previous voice.festival." - Pale-Disc.

Artist: KALACAKRA
Title: Crawling To Lhasa
Format: LP
Label: Garden of Delights
Country: Germany
Price: $33.00
"A psychedelic jewel from Duisburg. The first legitimate LP reissue. Comes in deluxe gatefold cover. With (large-format) four-page insert. Strictly limited to 1000 hand-numbered LPs." -Garden of Delights "A psychedelic jewel from Duisburg. The first legitimate LP reissue. Comes in deluxe gatefold cover. With (large-format) four-page insert. Strictly limited to 1000 hand-numbered LPs."  "Their music combined various folk and Eastern influences, slightly hinting at the Third Ear Band and Popol Vuh, but closest to Clark-Hutchinson on their album A=MH2. Kalacakras blend of mantras, blues, folk and stoned psychedelia gained Crawling To Lhasa a well deserved curiosity value, yet they were an altogether more eclectic and strange band than any of their possible mentors." -The Crack In The Cosmic Egg

Artist: KALEIDOSCOPE
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Shadoks
Country: Germany
Price: $44.00
"Originally released in Mexico, 1969. Numbered edition of 500 pressed on 180 gram vinyl, housed in a heavy sleeve with a poster and 4-page insert containing an extra poster. "Kaleidoscope is one of best psychedelic albums ever been recorded and among the other 2 rare albums (Mariani from USA and Dark from UK) perhaps the rarest. Enrique Rivas located all original members as well as the original artist of the cover. Shadoks Music signed a deal with the band, so we can put this baby out for the first time legit. Actually this band was not from Mexico. The musicians came from Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Spain and the album was recorded in 1967 in Dominican Republic. The manager took it to Mexico where it had a tiny release of 200 on the Orfeon label. They were friends of Addib Casta from Ladies WC, Venezuela, so one song is from Ladies WC; the rest are all original compositions. A collectors dream come true. The music is amazing heavy guitar-based psychedelic of the best kind, the cover artwork restored and complete (bootlegs were heavily cropped) with original label artwork for the first time, plus many photos, band history, 2 posters. We are proud to have this baby on our label. Please enjoy!" - Shadoks.
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Artist: KALEIDOSCOPE
Title: S/T
Format: CD
Label: Shadoks
Country: Germany
Price: $18.00
"Kaleidoscopes sole release is one of the best psychedelic albums ever recorded and also among the rarest albums of all time. Enrique Rivas located all the original band members as well as the original cover artist. Shadoks Music signed a deal with the band, and now puts this baby out legitimately for the first time, ever. The band was not actually from Mexico: the musicians came from Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Spain, and the album was recorded in 1967 in the Dominican Republic. The manager took it to Mexico where it had a tiny release of 200 copies on the Orfeon label. They were friends with Addib Casta from Ladies WC, Venezuela, so one song is by Ladies WC -- the rest are all original compositions. The music features some amazing, heavy, guitar-based psychedelia of the best kind, and there are three bonus tracks here, including a live track from 1969. The cover art has also been completely restored (bootleg versions were heavily cropped) with the original label artwork for the first time. The package also includes many photos and a band history, making this a collectors dream come true." -Shadoks

Artist: KALENDAREV, YURI
Title: Sound Sculptures
Format: CD
Label: Die Schachtel
Country: Italy
Price: $26.00
"Bronze silkscreened custom designed heavy natural cardboard digipak, complete with booklet in Italian and English. 300 hand-numbered copies. Yuri Kalendarev belongs to the generation of Russian underground non-conformist artists -- the dissidents of the 70s. He has been working for 30 years with different media such as granite sculpture, land art and light. He came upon the sonic possibilities of his work while exploring the intersection of sculpture and sound vibrations. His Sound Plates are forged with hammers and fire out of acoustic bronze compounds. They are designed to generate a large range of frequency oscillations, from massive low-frequency drones to deep percussive sounds that allow multiple interactions with the listeners inner being. In redefining the concept of sculpture in pure sound terms, the work of Yuri Kalendarev aims to explore a new aural experience beyond the act of listening, an investigation into the realm of pure acoustics. The performances captured on this CD represent the crystallization of the physicality of Kalendarevs sound sculptures, his attitude to rhythm, and his ability to create an atmosphere of deep concentration, silent communion, and mystery." -Die Schachtel
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Artist: KALI, MAITREYA
Title: Apache/Inca
Format: Double CD
Label: Shadoks
Country: Germany
Price: $19.00
Restock of 1999 reissue; the original LP recently sold on eBay for over $10,000. Famously included in Paul Majors "Top Five of Weird Underground Psych/Folk", as revealed in Vice magazine. "First CD reissue of this strange late 60s set of artifacts (previously reissued as an elaborate 2LP set on Little Indians). This record is in Paul Majors "Top Five of Weird Underground Psych/Folk", as revealed in Vice magazine." - FE. "California deep Psychedelic loner. Acid leads, mystical vocals, tons of effects, completely stoned feeling. Came out as 2 single albums and even more limited as a double album. Only 3 copies known. The music is outta space psychedelic with great songs and beautiful vocals. A real killer from beginning to end." - Shadoks.
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Artist: KALLAL & MARK O PILKINGTON, ROSE
Title: Implicate Explicate
Format: 12"
Label: We Can Elude Control
Country: UK
Price: $14.00
"2013 release. A collaborative record between New York sonic artist and filmmaker Rose Kallal and Mark O Pilkington, the founder of Londons cult esoterica resource Strange Attractor. The recording is an extract from a live, improvised session using modular synth and effects setups. It was produced as the soundtrack to Kallals hypnotic 16mm film Implicate Explicate, exhibited during the 2012 Glasgow International art fair. This 12" includes remixes by Bristol-based Ekoplekz, Glasgows TVO, and Emptysets Paul Purgas." - We Can Elude Control.

"Implicate Explicate" 16mm film loop installation, 2012 from Rose Kallal on Vimeo.


Artist: KALLAL, ROSE
Title: Vermillion Vortex
Format: 12"
Label: We Can Elude Control
Country: UK
Price: $14.00
"2011 release. New York musician and filmmaker Rose Kallals "Vermillion Vortex" is the title-track from John Russells 2010 film commissioned by Art Review. Kallal provides the driving score to Russells mindbending visual essay on capital, media, and faith. Her background in New Yorks film and experimental metal scene soaks through in the muscular drones and cataclysmic percussion that form the bedrock for British artist and curator Mark Beasleys prophetic vocals. With his remix, Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe (Lichens) incorporates his trademark modular synth aesthetic and pulsating tones. Includes exclusive John Russell artist print from the film. Pressed on white vinyl. Edition of 200." - We Can Elude Control.

Artist: KALLIO, ANNA/ROKKIRYHMA
Title: Balladi Neidosta Joka Rakasti Varjoritaria/Sinenmaa
Format: Cass
Label: Sloow Tapes
Country: Belgium
Price: $11.00
"This side are sweet and  innocent ballads about Baader-Meinhof and Atari Teenage Riot by Anna R.J. Kallio, a seventeen year old girl from rural Finland. Other side is one long distance spacejam by crude teenage rockband Rokkiryhmä, youngsters getting things done with the outsideness of casio aficionados Kuupuu and Kulkiya. 70 copies." - Sloow Tapes
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Artist: KALMA, ARIEL
Title: An Evolutionary Music (Original Recordings: 1972 - 1979)
Format: Double LP
Label: Rvng International
Country: USA
Price: $24.00
“An Evolutionary Music (Original Recordings: 1972 – 1979)compiles unreleased recordings from the archives of multiversal artist Ariel Kalma. Concerned as much with musicality as spiritual facility, Kalmas work vibrates aside fellow travelers along the great rainbow in curved air of the 1970s avant-garde. Ariel Kalmas boundary-blurring electronic music is heard here in radiant detail across a selection of work spanning his early free-jazz and spoken word trips to his infinite modular synthesizer and analogue rhythm machine meditations. Kalmas story is one of world travel, musical discovery and ego-abandonment. Yet for an artist who often discarded public recognition in favor of the ascetic truths in music making, An Evolutionary Music offers the imprint of an outright auteur. Born in France, but rarely in one place for long, Ariel Kalmas 1970s migrations took flight through the decades furthest spaces of musical and spiritual invention. As a hired horn for well-known French groups, the young musician toured as far as India in 1972, a place where Kalma found an antidote to rock n rolls glitz and glamour in sacred music traditions. Kalma would later return to India and learn circular breathing techniques enabling him to sustain notes without pause against tape-looping harmonies configured through his homemade effects units. Those effects evolved from Kalmas loyalty to a beloved dual ReVox set-up— two tape machines “chained” together to form a primitive delay unit. Over looped saxophone melodies, Kalma would mix in all shades of polyphonic color, synthesizing fragments of poetry with ambient space or setting modal flute melodies to rippling drum machine patterns and starlit field recordings. The results collapse distinctions between “electro-acoustic”, “biomusicology” and “ambient” categorization. In France during the mid-1970s, Kalma was staffed as a technician at Pierre Henrys legendary Institut National Audiovisuel, Groupe de Recherches Musicales (INA GRM) studios – the same music concréte laboratory that spawned masterpieces by members Luc Ferrari, Iannis Xenakis, and Bernard Parmegiani. Like his predecessors and colleagues at INA GRM, Kalmas relationship to sound was both formal and non-hierarchical. To Kalma, all music existed as universal patterns, in perfect harmony with the people, places and environments it was created. Kalmas recorded output of the 1970s culminated in the now scarcely-available Les Temps des Moissons (trans. The Time of Harvest) in 1975 and Osmose in 1978, a masterpiece of birdsong exploration. Osmose is double album featuring sculptorRichard Tinti, who had supplied Kalma with hours of field recordings from the rainforests of Borneo. With somber organ textures and wistful sax blended seamlessly into the wild of the forest sounds, Osmose avoids simple soundscaping through Kalmas careful arrangements, allowing each life form its own harmonic gravity. The backdrop of An Evolutionary Music depicts Kalmas adventures as a world traveller on the cosmic path of inner discovery and musical innovation. Coinciding with United States bicentennial in 1976, Kalma made his way to New York to join the exclusive musical-spiritual collective Arica, and ended up crashing in the Cathedral of Saint John the Divines basement. At night, Ariel played the churchs organ and ventured out to mix it up with like-minded musicians in the Village. It was here that he met a musical hero, Don Cherry, an artist of much consequence and similarity to Kalma. An Evolutionary Music harvests uncatalogued music made between Kalmas private press records and onward through the many small-batch cassette releases Kalma would tender. With this collection of musical hybridity and distinct genre-corrosion, Ariel Kalmas righteous bucking of both popular music trends and the academic tenets of the avant-garde falls squarely in the spirit of other renegades of sacred new-music such as Terry Riley, La Monte Young, and Charlemagne Palestine. Extensive liner notes and artist interviews were overseen by New York writer Jesse Jarnow. The collection was assembled by RVNG and Ariel Kalma himself, who continues making music to this day.” - Rvng.

Artist: KALMA, ARIEL
Title: Interfrequence
Format: LP
Label: Black Sweat
Country: Italy
Price: $26.00
"After the 1978 exploits of Osmose, Ariel Kalma returned to the studio in 1980 to create the space-ambient library record Interfrequence, reissued here for the first time. In a continuation of Kalmas personal research into the combination of electronic machines with natural sounds and acoustic instrumentation, the French musician plays the master of ceremonies with his synths, but he diverges from the symphonic, galactic suites composed by other standard-bearers like Richard Pinhas and Klaus Schulze. One finds 18 short sound-pictures (a few of them in collaboration with M. Saclays) that emanate an unparalleled variety of ideas and ethno-cultural influences. Kalmas distinctive compositional style always returns in a crescendo of ecstatic emotions reflecting on the hidden and secret aspects of the micro- and macro-cosmos. If in Osmose the sampling from the mother Gaia was more explicit, here nature is investigated not only in terms of pure tones, but also in the dynamics of flows and movements dictated by the frequency of Moogs and organs. Complete with embellishments of hyper-space flutes, trumpets, and clarinets, Interfrequence is yet another chapter in Kalmas personal saga of sound imagery discovery." - Black Sweat.

Artist: KALMA, ARIEL
Title: Le Temps Des Moissons
Format: CD
Label: Beta-Lactam Ring
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"After a long journey to India in 1975, where ARIEL KALMA learned the basics of modal music and singing, he undertook his first solo recording for LP. Ariel was inspired by the fusion of ancient and modern styles of playing music on saxophone, ethnic instruments, effects, electric instruments and electronic filters. Edition of 500 copies, includes two previously unreleased bonus tracks recorded during the same sessions." - Beta-Lactam Ring.
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Artist: KALMA, ARIEL
Title: Les Temps Des Moissons
Format: LP
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $31.00
“First solo recording LP from Ariel Kalma, recorded in 1975. After a long journey to India where he learnt the basics of modal music and singing, Ariel was inspired by the fusion of ancient and modern ways of playing music in the 70s with saxophone, ethnic instruments, effects, electric instruments and electronic filters. Kalma is also known for have played in albums by other French experimental artists like Delired Chameleon Family, Nyl, Heldon...
Nowadays very rare and hard to find private pressing, some copies came with a hand drawn cover and some in printed form. The Wah Wah reissue reproduces the original printed sleeve, comes mastered sound from the original tapes, 2 bonus tracks and an insert featuring liner notes and photos, in a limited edition of only 500 copies.” - Wah Wah.

Artist: KALMA, ARIEL
Title: Musique Pour le Reve et lAmour
Format: Double LP
Label: Black Sweat
Country: Italy
Price: $39.00
"Before appearing in his works as a musician, Ariel Kalma seems to reveal himself as a philosopher; a solitary explorer of higher and deeper consciousness. Influenced by his relationship with Indian classical music, he transfigures the acoustic-ecstatic dimension typical of the tanpura raga by modulating synths and horns. The work reissued here originally appeared on two different cassettes in 1981 and 1982, but is ideally one unique project. With Musique Pour le Rêve et lAmour, Kalma infinitely expands the reverberations of the flute, multiplying the nuances with phasing organ loops that recall the beginnings of Terry Riley. The second part, Music for Dream and Love, is structured like a oceanic carpet of aquatic, airy, reflective sounds; an unlimited shore from which there seem to emerge voices of celestial entities." - Black Sweat.

Artist: KALMA, ARIEL
Title: Open Like a Flute
Format: Double LP
Label: Black Sweat
Country: Italy
Price: $37.00
“Originally composed between 1981 and 1984 and initially appeared only on tape in two different editions, the proposed material from Ariel Kalmafor this work confirms his pantheistic vision of the ethnic sound that had already emerged in 1978 with the masterpiece Osmose (BS 007LP). The deep consciousness of the compositional techniques of Indian ragas is mixed here with embroidered electronic textures on which flute and sax explore the most secret archetypal elements of nature. In this way Kalma offers to the listener a personal idea of sacred music with luminous and oneiric tones but always dialoguing with a higher cosmic conception of things. With a clever use of effects, harmonium, delays and exotic percussions, Kalma becomes the creator of soundscapes from the endless myriad shades. Such a fusion of Western avant-garde and eastern tradition approaches other big names of the international panorama such as Popol Vuh, Angus MacLise or László Hortobágyi. The master comes from the original 1/4 analog tape from the 80s. Limited edition of 300 copies in a gatefold cover with info.” - Black Sweat.

Artist: KALMA, ARIEL
Title: Osmose
Format: CD
Label: Beta-Lactam Ring
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Ariel Kalmas magical and weird Osmose originally released in 1978 masterfully matches Richard Tintis rainforest field recordings with Ariels left field minimalist compositional ideas. Rather than simply relying on the rainforest sounds providing a pleasant backdrop to the drones, the drones interplay with the pitches of the natural sounds to create melancholic, Popol Vuh like grandeurs. The natural chirps and creaks blend with the music to become similar to ambient loops themselves; such that their very tonal nature shifts from being recognizable jungle sounds, frequently phasing into blurred rhythmic elements under the electronic parts. Ariels musical minimalism avoids being serialist or academic, despite being part of the INA GRM studios for many years. So, neither is it concrete like Parmeggiani or Risset, nor is it classical like Philip Glass or Michael Nyman. If anything, Ariels music is deeply cosmic, sometimes even a bit psych, ala the great Krauts of yore: old Tangerine Dream, Sand, Cluster etc. His cathedral like tones and running counterpoints actually give the rainforest noise a sinister edge. The music absolutely subverts the traditional idea of the rainforest as that of a happy hunting ground for cause riddled yuppies with Benzes full of Kruggerrands. Osmose reminds that not only is the rainforest a place of awe inspiring beauty, but it is also something very dense and alien. It is a place of removal; it is a place of isolation; it is a kind of inner space; it is an extraordinary and surreal church of sorts; and it is deadly. The album has a progression thats almost a story in toto, where the next rise is finally crossed revealing the huge, seemingly impenetrable expanse of lush greens. The expanse is then explored with wide eyed wonder until the guide dies and the companions start succumbing to fever, ague, snakes and unseen primitives at home in the shadows. Appended by 3 previously unreleased tracks from the same sessions, this reissue finally allows the rainforest to live up to its natural state of untamed jungle." - Beta-Lactam Ring.
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Artist: KALMA, ARIEL
Title: Osmose
Format: LP
Label: Black Sweat
Country: Italy
Price: $26.00
"Born and raised in Paris, Ariel Kalma studied electronics, computer science, music and art in Paris, performed with several bands, then toured the world and visited Europe, Japan, India, Eastern Canada, and parts of the USA. Apart from rhythm & blues, pop and jazz, he acquired assorted experiences in Middle Age French, electro-acoustic, and modal music. All the travels broadened Ariels musical horizons tremendously; listening to and playing with different styles, people, and instruments, intricate scales, techniques, timing and rhythms. After learning circular breathing from a snake charmer in India, Ariel practiced it on soprano sax (for many sleepless nights) in the basement of a cathedral in New York, when he was not playing upstairs on the large harmonium. Returning to France in late 76, Ariel could include those endless notes into his own long-delay-effect system with which he toured, playing solo concerts. Ariel contributed to the birth of (then) new music genres: minimalist, space, ambient, new age, and electronic. In 1977, Paris, Ariel Kalma was preparing an album of new music. Through an INA connection, Ariel was recommended to Richard Tinti, who had just come back from Borneo (Papua New Guinea) with hours of rainforest ambiences in high quality recordings (on a Nagra recorder). To their amazement, birds and keyboards, flutes and crickets, saxophones and frogs, war drums and (very vintage) drum machines had much in common in terms of pitch, rhythms, effects (i.e. crickets and fast flanged synthesizer). Ariel decided to blend his new compositions with the rainforest atmosphere, and thus Osmose was created. Limited edition of 400.” - Black Sweat.
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Artist: KAMIJO
Title: Martha By Kamijo
Format: LP
Label: Shadoks
Country: Germany
Price: $42.00
"Since this record appeared in Hans Pokoras 3001 book most collectors (including those in Japan) were searching for this album with no luck. So now its the time to solve another mystery. Beside the other unknown album shown in the same book "3/3" (who will be also out next year on Shadoks) Martha is the one everybody was talking about. What is it, somebody seen it, it must be so rare, is it any good? This album came to us in a big deal (the guy who owned it wanted $7000 cash for it). Martha is the first of three albums composed by the Japanese artist Kamijo. The other two are TOMO (also incredibly rare) and Tomoaki Kamijo KK Band -- dear my friend (pretty too). But Martha is the best of them all. All English vocals, lots of fuzz guitar, percussion, piano and great vocals. An underground-rock album with folky elements and a west coast touch. Kamijo is the Mick Stevens of Japan. ...you need a gun...I need a son.. Five musicians, 10 great songs." - Shadoks.
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Artist: KANAGA, DAVID
Title: Dyad Ogst
Format: LP
Label: Software
Country: USA
Price: $23.00
"Limited vinyl edition in a deluxe jacket. Includes digital download code. In the videogame Dyad, a mysterious, micro organic particle zips through a Pollock-like tunnel that intensifies in shape, color and feel as players advance through the game. But like Dyads predecessors, games aiming to be all-out sensory assaults, the synapse-frying player experience is inherently tied to the games extraordinary soundtrack. Designed and produced by Oakland based composer David Kanaga, the soundtrack to Dyad will be made widely available for the first time by Software Recording Co. David Kanagas maximalist score for Dyad fuses a breakneck array of sound events to rich, ambient segues of layered harmonies and melodic color. Like the ceaseless forward movement of the game itself, where the protagonist particle encounters cascades of oncoming enemies, the elements of the music also shift in concert with the events of the game. There are drops in octaves according to speed of the particle, and synced musical events signaling an array of hallucinatory actions on screen. Textures morph, pitches drift, events quantize and de-quantize in meditative flows that sustain repose one moment, and sonic assaults the next. Kanaga casts a wide net stylistically; a kaleidoscope of influences ranging from acid-fried happy hardcore, to jungle and drum-n-bass rhythms to re-applied fragments of Top 40 production tropes, not to mention more than several sublime passages of hazy, cosmic coloring. Importantly, even with this stylistic range, the soundtrack never veers from referencing the particular intensities of the events in play. The frenetic music shifts in accordance with the games own digital psychedelia, becoming on its own a kind of virtual stand-in for the game itself." - Software.

Artist: KANAZAWA, KENICHI
Title: Experimental Music of Japan Vol. 10: Solo Performance
Format: CD
Label: Edition Omega Point
Country: Japan
Price: $25.00
"Edition Omega Point presents solo performance pieces by Japanese sound and visual performance artist Kenichi Kanazawa. "Oto no Kakera" ("Fragments of Sound") was based on his participation in an exhibition called Sound Garden in 1987. He cut thick steel plates like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle, concerned with the thematic relationships of iron, figures, and sounds. He attacked the pieces with sticks, and then played with their sounds. Various pitches, tones and resonances of sounds were made from the area and shape of each pieces, extending the world of iron sound richly. This CD is a recording of performances in the exhibition "Kenichi Kanazawa, iron as a starting point 1982-2011." Solo Performance is housed in a cardboard paper gatefold sleeve, with newly-written liner notes in Japanese and English. It also includes a summary written by Kanazawa. Limited to 300 copies." -Edition Omega Point.

Artist: KANAZAWA/SHINJIRO YAMAGUCHI/HIROYUKI URA, KENICHI
Title: Experimental Music of Japan Vol. 9: Fragments of Sound, Figure of Music
Format: CD
Label: Edition Omega Point
Country: Japan
Price: $26.00
"Kenichi Kanazawa held the exhibition "Oto no Kakera" ("Fragments of Sound) and "Workshop" at the Kawagoe City Museum between 2006 and 2010. At the fifth and final exhibition, he did a workshop and performance with Hiroyuki Ura and Shinjiro Yamaguchi. This performance consisted of some fragments, with Yamaguchi adding his own details. According to his explanation, he tried to capture an invisible figure of music through composition using simple rules and styles. Housed in a cardboard paper gatefold sleeve with newly-written liner notes in Japanese and English. Also includes a summary by the artist. Limited to 300 copies." -Edition Omega Point.

Artist: KANDA, SATOSHI/HOFFMAN, NICK
Title: Split
Format: Cass
Label: Pilgrim Talk
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"Satoshi Kanda lives in Tokyo and plays milk bottles on this recording. Nick Hoffman lives in Chicago and plays computer programming on this recording. Uncomfortable..." -Pilgrim Talk

Artist: KANDALINI NIVAGRETSEVI
Title: S/T
Format: 7"
Label: Destijl
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"Dear people at Destijl records, I has come to my attention lately that the Kandalini Nivag Retsevi 7" has been surfacing lately quite a lot. I bough that 7" with a promo sheet that read something along the lines of: SHOCK. BOOTLEG.200. $2.60. NO INVOICES/ TRADES ARE PREFERRED. SURELY YOU KNOW WHO NIVAG RETSEVI WAS: NO ONE ELSE HAS COPIES. I picked it up at a second hand store in London 10 years ago because of the cover. I liked what looked like (actually is) a xerox of the back cover of V/A WEIRD NOISE 7" (Fuck Off Rcs). I didnt know of the WEIRD NOISE comp at the time and I was intrigued by the cover, the record lasted months at the record store and finally when it was reduced to £0.50 I bought it. Ive been fascinated by it since then. I keep playing it to people and trying to make any sense of it all this time. I searched online and in fanzines and the only clue I got was Nivag Retsevi from TONGUE AVULSION (V/A Not so quiet on the Western Front LP) Secretly I had that record in my pantheon of oddities since then and it has been only lately that doing another random search I came across your website after finding a copy for a friend. All at sudden the record is for sale in Fusetron and a few other places and I am puzzled of how a record absolutely no one knows about can be repressed and/ or in demand... I mean, it is the ultimate prank since it can be anyone farting on their backroom really. Anyway, I just realized I may be wasting your time and not making much sense at the same time so all I ask for is some LIGHT. Please enlighten me, I want and need to know more about this record. Regards" - Paco Mus
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Artist: KANE, JONATHAN
Title: I Looked At the Sun
Format: CD
Label: Table Of The Elements
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Jonathan Kanes rollicking, majestic and critically-acclaimed debut February set you up with his lustrous, deep-grooved sound; now comes the bare-knuckled knock-out punch. On the opening track, BQE, Kane compliments his signature wall of guitars with the high-lonesome serenade of pedal steel, then puts that pedal to the metal and barrels through the psychedelic badlands of Mississippi Fred Mcdowells classic I Looked at the Sun. Add the Dixie-fried strut of ZZ Tops Billy Giibbons to Glenn Brancas guitar armies and youre still only halfway to Kanes mind-blowing reinvention of both minimalism and the blues -- its a blistering days drive from anything youve heard before." - Table Of The Elements.

Artist: KANEKO, JUTOK
Title: Endless Ruins
Format: LP
Label: PSF
Country: Japan
Price: $38.00
"Jutok Kaneko is not a name that will ring too many bells among lightweight cognoscenti of the Japanese psychedelic underground, but too those with sharper ears and deeper wallets the news that Tokyos OTHER black-clad guitar master has finally made a solo album is true cause for rejoicing. Kaneko is known, if at all, as leader of Kosokuya, one of the most idiosyncratic and least appreciated rock groups in Tokyo. The group have been in existence since the late seventies, pounding out a unique take on the space-rock idiom that sucked crushing chords and spiralling solos into the heart of blank, bleak emptiness. Not as career-minded as certain other scenesters, the group only released three albums over those 22 years ( Ray Night 1991-1992 Live on Forced Exposure, and The Dark Spot collaboration with Masayoshi Urabe on PSF [PSFD-90] are still available). Although Kaneko frequently guests at improv gigs in Tokyo, non-Kosokuya recorded appearances have been equally rare, encompassing only a duo album with Rinji Fukuoka on Pataphysique and a very limited live improv video with Chie Mukai and others. Hence the excitement at this solo release. Naked and mostly alone, Kaneko hurtles into a deep, dark hole of his own devising, his immensely distinctive vocals howling out his pain as his guitar shoots out pulsating tendrils of beautiful black light. Stylistically not that distant from Kosokuyas deployment of heavy space, its at once a depressingly nightmarish and exhilarating sound, utterly unique. On two tracks he ploughs a deeper furrow with the help of Takuya Nishimura (Che-SHIZU) on bass, and Koji Shimura (ex White Heaven, Mainliner) on drums. One for those select moments when you dream that Jandek had jammed with Quicksilver." -- Alan Cummings. Restocked!
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Artist: KANEKO, JUTOK
Title: Live At Jerry Jeff
Format: CDR
Label: There
Country: Japan
Price: $14.50
"Kanekos (OVERHANG PARTY) solo perfomance with acoustic guitar." - There. Limited to 100 copies.
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Artist: KANEKO, JUTOK & TAKAHISA KIKUKAWA
Title: Wedged Night
Format: LP
Label: Siwa
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"October 2002 recording of improvisations and songs by Jutok Kaneko (guitar) and Takahisa Kikukawa (drums). Kaneko should be familiar to some as the man behind the heavy psychedelia of Kousokuya (whose much sought after debut LP from 1989 has finally resurfaced on PSF). Kikukawas name on the other hand will likely not ring too many bells outside of his home country but he did supply some sublimely spaced drumming to the dreamy Che-Shizu for a while and he plays percussion and piano in UZU. Both in Kousokuya and in Kanekos solo work the line between composition and improvisation is a very blurry one so its only in the loosest of terms that we say side one of this album is an "improvisation" and side two consists of a couple of "songs". The LP comes in an appropriately black and black on black silkscreened cover with two screened inserts." - Siwa.

Artist: KANENOBU, SACHIKO
Title: Misora
Format: CD
Label: Chapter Music
Country: Australia
Price: $16.00
"Originally reissued in 2006 by Chapter Music, this is the 1972 debut album by Sachiko Kanenobu, an artist generally acknowledged as the first Japanese woman to release an album of her own songwriting. Its a near-perfect folk masterpiece, alternating full-bodied arrangements (produced by Harry Hosono of Yellow Magic Orchestra and Happy End) with Sachikos lonesome guitar and pure, soaring vocals. Discovered as a precocious 18 year-old in Osaka, Sachiko was signed in 1968 to Japans first real independent record label, URC (Underground Record Club), who changed Japans musical landscape irrevocably in the late 60s and early 70s with artists like Happy End, Folk Crusaders and Kenji Endo. Sachiko was the only female artist on this era-defining label. But just a few months before Misora (roughly translated as "Beautiful Sky") was released, Sachiko left Japan and secretly emigrated to America to marry music critic Paul Williams (Crawdaddy, Rolling Stone). She did not record again for almost a decade and didnt release another album until 1992. Instead, she settled with Williams in small-town California and raised two sons. Misora was released in her absence and promptly disappeared. World-renowned science fiction writer Philip K Dick, a Williams family friend, actually encouraged Sachiko to return to music in the early 80s. He was executive producer for a single recorded in 1981, but sadly died before he could realize his ambition to produce Sachikos comeback album. Still, Sachiko was inspired by his encouragement to reinvent herself as a "folk-punk" singer, forming new band Culture Shock in the mid-80s. Sachiko still performs to this day, and since Misora was rediscovered by Japanese fans in the early 90s, she has returned to her homeland many times to perform. Misora is now regarded as a landmark in Japanese musical history, and Sachiko is revered there as a true underground folk pioneer. Truly mellow, still relevant, and sounding as fresh as the day it was recorded, Chapter Musics edition of Misora is the first for the English-speaking world, featuring extensive liner notes, lyrics translated into English by Sachiko herself, and never-before-seen photos from the singers own archives." -Chapter

Artist: KANG, EYVIND
Title: Visible Breath
Format: LP
Label: Ideologic Organ
Country: France
Price: $21.00
"Eyvind Kangs tremendous efforts on Sunn O)))s Monoliths & Dimensions album helped elevate the groups presence to a new level creatively and aesthetically. We were fortunate and perhaps even destined to have this crossing. During this period Kang also premiered the pair of pieces presented on side A of this album, Visible Breath and Monodology. I was fortunate to witness an ensemble concert of these compositions titled Grass in Seattle which featured many of the same amazing musicians wed been working with on the O))) record, notably the most respected elders Julien Priester and Stuart Dempster. Their presence was such an honor and also an unpredictable inspiration due to their incredibly rich lives producing new and experimental music. The Grass recording done at the time lay dormant for many years. Its my pleasure to present these incredible compositions to the world through this humble effort. Side B is a new piece recorded in summer 2011 with pedal steel and cello, a beautiful excursion of harmonics, ghost tones, and integral interpretation titled Thick Tarragon. Delicate, enjoyable and translucent as white fields of grass." --Stephen OMalley, October 2011; Ideologic Organ curation and art direction by Stephen OMalley. Stewart Dempster (trombone); Julian Priester (trombone); Cuong Vu (trumpet); Taina Karr (oboe); Timb Harris (violin); Eyvind Kang (viola); Jessika Kenney (voice); Miguel Frasconi (glass); Cristina Valdez (piano); Steve Moore (electric piano); Susan Alcorn (pedal steel guitar); Janel Leppin (modified cello). Mastered & vinyl cut by Rashad Becker at Dubplates & Mastering, Berlin, October 2011.

Artist: KANG, EYVIND/TASHI DORJI
Title: Mother Of All Saints (Puppet On A String)
Format: LP
Label: Unrock
Country: Germany
Price: $27.00
"The second twin in Unrocks sub-series of actively anti-western music is an ultra-heavyweight. In the worlds of contemporary global avant-art, composition and improvisation, it reaches new heights. Eyvind Kang (from "Ghost Ghat Tresspass/Sussmeier" Sun City Girls 330,003 Crossdressers From Beyond The Rig Veda among many other collaborations) employs a rarely-heard viola technique. Some may call it plucking art. The viola is played not with a bow, but plucked with the fingers of the right hand, resulting in a completely distinct sound. Eyvind Kang is a master and has reinvented this special technique. Two solo viola tracks (one a cover of an Albert Ayler piece) with melodies of outstanding beauty and fragility develop into perfection. Two additional tracks also feature Indonesian cello player Krusnedi Sukarwanto from Surakarta, and Ghanaian percussionist Yah Amponsah, performing koncrong style. Tashi Dorji, an exceptional guitar playing soul from Bhutan, came through the lower Rhine area and stopped for a recording at Ivory Tower. A soulful afternoon and evening resulted in a relaxed, playful recording showing the skills and talents of Tashi in full. Like its sister release, Sam Shalabi/Alan Bishop & Sam Shalabis Mother Of All Sinners (UNROCK 007LP, 2016), Mother Of All Saints will be released as a one-time limited run pressing on 140 gram vinyl. Comes in an extra heavy deluxe cover with a solid printed inlay." - Unrock.

Artist: KAPOTTE MUZIEK & LETHE
Title: Tsurumai
Format: CD
Label: Intransitive
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"Recorded in the industrial city of Nagoya, Japan, Tsurumai is an expansive album of rough electro-acoustic music. Starting from a few small clicks, the music steadily grows outward, uneasily shifting and expanding. Rude bumps interrupt narcotic drones, the telltale human hands of improvisation disappear into a mysterious group sound, acoustic and digital elements blur, vision fails, and time stops...Frans de Waard began his Kapotte Muziek (literally broken music) project in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, in 1984, and went on to found the Korm Plastics label. In Nagoya, KM met up with Kuwyama Kiyoharu, aka Lethe, an omnivorous multi-instrumentalist whose work typically takes advantage of some acoustic peculiarity of the space in which it is recorded." - Intransitive.

Artist: KAPPI, PEKKO
Title: Vuonna 86
Format: LP
Label: Signing Knives
Country: UK
Price: $20.00
"Pekko Kappi is a player of Jouhikko, the ancient Finnish-Karelian bowed lyre, in all-improvised settings and traditional folk songs.NB: Dont be fooled, this is a full-on, fucked-up, inspired, deeply innovative record with its teeth firmly in noise, sound-sculpture, improvisation and great song writing. The most obvious comparison would be Ghédalia Tazartès, as Kappi fuses a vast array of recording techniques with a love of the traditional, in full awareness of the avant garde. He remains, however, separate from pigeon-holing. I have used numerous comparatives through this review to depict the incredibly varied sounds of Vuonna 86. The LP is comprised of 10 short pieces playing in atypical pop division. Kappis voice is gravelled and strained, singing deep from the throat. He whistles and growls increasing the breadth of his vocal pallet. The undulating rhythms of his music depict a turbulent landscape, as if fried through the brain of the artist. The fuzz and distortion of the recording adds an unusual harshness that one would expect from lo-fi tape filth artists (Nevari Butchers, The Haters). All is composed with a control that juxtaposes some of the improvised nature of the original recordings. It lends a sculpted feel I find both inspiring and successful. The Jouhikko is allowed room to lead by the forth movement. This is a beautiful little piece of seemingly traditional folk. It maintains the coarseness of previous recordings without veering to readily into the red. Its unbridled honesty and simplicity is quite overwhelming. The use of the Jews Harp kickstarts a mad journey into a splattered landscape akin to the visions of Ralph Steadman. Its Gonzo lunacy sings with guttural vocals that bring to mind Tom Waits circus madmen. Further bizarre jigs bound with distortion and devilish decay. The short snaps of traditional, versus dirty analogue filth bears comparison to the recent output of Harappian Night Recordings. Mad cocks crow to reveal a pounding agitated punk (Harry Pussy/Rusted Shut) type riff that absolutely knocks you for six. Its alien vocals land as if plucked from a European 80s bedroom Goth band. It makes you wish for a collection of killer 2 minute tracks to dance around to (preferably on your own, or with selected semi-naked friends). All burns away into field recordings that creep into view with an unleashed audacity. Noise splurge and free improv blast in a microcosmic vomit, then things take a deeper journey of heavy repetition that induces hypnotic trances. Wavering tones move the mind in subtle shifts beneath the din. Finally things placate with a truly moving sprawl across arid landscapes and darkened skies, forever bereft of a long absent northern sun. The kin left to ponder the forgotten landscape that fades in recent legend. Desperate attempts to tune an old radio fail to inspire hope. The demons that stole the light taunt from afar, safe beyond the airwaves. Hope and prayer persist and we enthuse at the trials of this loner, this madman against the soil. Eventually all is consumed by the dark, the radio waves become malicious fingers that strangle sound to pitch nothing. This is a great piece of work that is almost there, but simmers beyond complete digestion. It is utterly intriguing, brave and well worth falling into." -Foxy Digitalis
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Artist: KAPROW, ALLAN
Title: How To Make A Happening
Format: CD
Label: Primary Information
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"The point is to make something new, something that doesnt even remotely remind you of culture. Primary Information is pleased to announce the CD release of Allan Kaprows How to Make a Happening LP�??making it available on a wide scale basis for the first time in the titles history. Originally released by Mass Art in 1966, the record never saw thorough distribution as the publisher went bankrupt shortly after its release. Later, in 1968, How to Make a Happening was distributed on a limited basis through Something Else Press�??A laminated and silk-screened cover by Alison Knowles distinguished this edition from its predecessor. Simple in construction, yet profound in context, How to Make a Happening is Allan Kaprow delivering 11 rules on how, and how not, to make a Happening, an movement begun by Kaprow in the late fifties that is known for its unpredictability, open scores, and constantly-evolving form. On the first track, Kaprow speaks plainly into a microphone, delivering a private cut-to-the-chase style instruction on Happenings that is both informative and contradictory. Kaprow, known as a great teacher of the avant-garde (from Rutgers to Cal Arts to finally University of California, San Diego), delivers both a practical and theoretical how-to with an oftentimes dead-pan humor. On the second track, which is constructed like the first, Kaprow reads the program and notes of three recent Happenings (Soap, Calling, and Raining), which serve as loose instruction, as they involve improvisation and forces beyond human control, such as acts of nature and other uncontrolled environmental forces. These elucidations further provide a clear, if somewhat circumstantial, distinction of what does and does not constitute a Happening. Perhaps, one of the more astonishing values to this recording is that it reflects and informs on a movement that fifty years on has come be seen as a seminal shift in postwar contemporary art and performance, yet is discussed by its founder without this hindsight�??it lacks sentimentality and most of all it lacks a sense of its relevance within this history. In fact, Kaprow shrugs off its place in the arts�??its rejections of their strategies become a starting point if not a hallmark of the Happening, as he claims in rule number one: Forget all the standard art forms�??dont paint pictures, dont make poetry, dont build architecture, dont arrange dances, dont write plays, dont compose music, dont make movies, and above all dont think youll get a happening by putting all these together. How to Make a Happening is being re-issued with the cooperation of the Estate of Allan Kaprow and the Getty Research Institute. Each CD is packaged in a hand-silkscreened jewel case that replicates the laminated edition by Alison Knowles and Something Else Press while preserving the original artwork carried out by Mass Art." - Primary Information

Artist: KARACA & MOGOLLAR, CEM
Title: Live In Istanbul 1972
Format: LP
Label: Turkish Vinyl
Country: Spain
Price: $32.00
"What can be said about Cem Karaca and Mogollar that has not already been said before? Cem Karaca and Mogollar joined forces for a short period from 1973 until 1974, this collaboration was short lived with only 3 singles being released, making this live concert a real gem. We do know that their repertoire was more extensive than the recorded songs, thats what makes this concert so great, only one of the songs here (Sikayetname) was released by this band (in 1977). One song, Dadaloglu, had only been released by Cem Karaca Kardaslar a few years before, and the remaining 3 tracks are all new to the Cem Karaca repertoire of released music. But the real gem on this album and a fitting end to the concert. Paradox is one of Cem Karacas rare English language tracks, which was never released; the only version we have heard so far is from this concert. Sound has been taken from the original tapes and remastered, so sound quality is much better than the average live LP quality. Perfectly enjoyable. 500 copies limited release." -Turkish Vinyl.

Artist: KARACA, CEM
Title: Nem Kaldi?
Format: CD
Label: Pharaway Sounds
Country: Spain
Price: $18.00
"Cem Karaca announces his intent to slay all enemies of Istanbuls leftist counterculture with stompin prog keyboards. Sophisticated and passionate, with flamboyant taste in sunglasses, Cem Karaca led Istanbuls music fans through a period of violent political turmoil. Karaca reworked traditional folk lyrics with molten electric bass lines that played up both a poets broiling righteousness and also his listeners common ground with their elders in Turkeys history. 1975s Nem Kaldi? gathers more 60s-70s singles that lead the listener through Karacas own musical history, skipping across various collaborations. Sink deeper into the intrigue both musical & otherwise as fractious personnel changes & real-life assassins multiply, yet the double-time drums & badass synthesizer schwings pound on." - Pharaway Sounds.

Artist: KARACA, CEM
Title: Resimdeki Gözyalar
Format: LP
Label: Turkuola
Country: USA
Price: $35.00
"Legendary Turkish rock musician and instigator of the Anatolian rock movement, Cem Karaca was one of the most important rock singers in Turkey during the 1970s alongside the likes of Erkin Koray, Edip Akbayram and Selda. In addition to his poetic and politically charged solo work -- which at one point led the Turkish government to issue a warrant for his arrest -- he also produced and managed Bunalim, one of the most well-known underground rock groups, and created some of the most unforgettable Turkish psych as a member of bands like Apaşlar, Moğollar, and Kardaslar (who recorded 1971s "Ottoman Pop Musical" Püsküllü Moruk). Hes previously been featured on the Turkish Psychedelic Music installment of QDKs classic Love, Peace & Poetry series as well as DJ Fabyos brilliant Anatolia Rocks collection, but this mysterious compilation digs even deeper with an array of late-60s to mid-70s cuts, all of which are absolutely killer. He is also without a doubt one of the most attractive dudes in the 70s Anatolian rock music scene." - Turkuola.
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Artist: KARACA/KARDASLAR, CEM
Title: Cem Karaca/Kardaslar
Format: LP
Label: Turkuola
Country: Germany
Price: $31.00
"Brief restock of this one... Limited edition of 500, 150 gram vinyl. The reissue of Cem Karacas most sought-after debut LP by legendary label Türküola. It is a compilation of his earlier works with the band Kardaslar and 4 works from his previous band Apaslar. The LP is a very good example of Turkish prog psych rock, features a lot of Turkish melodies, and ethnic string instruments." -Turkuola
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Artist: KARATE PARTY
Title: Black Helicopter
Format: LP
Label: S-S
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Maniacal p. rock by mid 90s Sacramento trio led by Chris Woodhouse. Influenced by Devo, Boredoms, & lifes unpleasantries. Was to influence the A Frames, Intelligence, & others. 1/2 original released on Moo-La-La but remastered and sounding much better, 1/2 unreleased or hopelessly obscure. Those are the dull facts. The exciting ones are that this fucking pup is insane, wild ass, monster killing pug rock. Endless riffs that will smash your nose against glass. No cd issue, vinyl only. Gold vinyl. A sample of Donut Room. A sample of Spawn (demo)." - S-S.

Artist: KARG, JURGEN
Title: Elektronische Mythen
Format: CDR
Label: Creel Pone
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
"Dark & atonal free-synth concrète & chiming metallic minimalism from one-time Wolfgang Dauner (aka the �??ring-mod jazz�?� kingpin) sideman Jürgen Karg; two 20+ minute/side-long suites... theres very little jazz-lineage vocabulary herein; much more in common with François Bayles 70s work & that of past Creel Pone candidates Reinhold Weber, Edward Zajda... hell even the krautrock lineage: early Schnitzler, Asmus Tietchens, Seeselberg, etc... yet another �??unheralded classic of electronic music�?�. -Creel Pone.
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Artist: KARG, JURGEN
Title: Elektronische Mythen
Format: LP
Label: Bureau B
Country: Germany
Price: $23.00
“Jürgen Karg began his music career in the 1960s as a bassist for German jazz legend Wolfgang Dauner. It was not until the 1970s that he switched his attention to electronic music, launching himself wholeheartedly into exploring the genre and building up an extensive collection of synthesizers over a five-year period. His efforts culminated in the 1977 Elektronische Mythen LP, a mighty opus of experimental music that reveals new aspects every time it is played. This is its first reissue. The technology of the system Karg had constructed, based on sequencers and four EMS synths, was state of the art for the period and promised endless variations. But this in itself came at a price; operating such a complex system posed a serious challenge to the artist, which Karg had to face all by himself. EMS systems like this were few and far between, not least because of the expense of putting the whole thing together. Hence there was little chance to compare notes with other music makers. "The track “Die versunkene Stadt” predominantly features material from my earliest attempts at digital signal processing, you can clearly hear the sheer diversity of sounds at play," Karg explains in the liner notes. "Usable musical results were saved on tape, in some cases edited later and then mixed with the aid of several variable speed two- and four-track tape recorders and an 8-track machine." Indeed, one finds oneself listening to a highly concentrated collage distilled from years of sonic exploration. Waves swell and stand, sample-and-hold cascades blubber, bells jingle, and wonderfully slow layers loop recursively, changing their tone over a period of minutes. There is a decidedly warm and organic quality to most of the sounds -- at times sounding remarkably like piano and electric bass -- while original synthetic sounds reappear over and over in the collage. On "Vollmond Selene" Karg worked primarily with permuted sequences of ring-modulated sounds. If the music he made with Dauner was upbeat and revved-up, then Elektronische Mythen is anything but. Quite the opposite. Jürgen Kargs music is deeply serious, as vexing as a jamais vu, yet absolutely beautiful. Elektronische Mythen is an album that fits like a puzzle piece between Wendy Carloss first and second versions of her soundtrack forA Clockwork Orange (1971).” - Bureau B.

Artist: KARIES
Title: s/t
Format: 12"
Label: Harbinger Sound
Country: UK
Price: $26.00
"Stuttgarts Karies produce four new tracks of that brooding, but driving post-punk sound theyre known for throughout Germany. Even though the material may reference the likes of Die Haut and Abwärts, and even touching on The Wipers at points, Karies constantly reframe that sound and keep it very much retro-free. These are the last group recordings to feature Kevin Kuhn who had to go fulltime with his other band, Die Nerven. This UK edition comes housed in a gorgeous gatefold sleeve and is limited to 300 copies on Harbinger Sound." - Harbinger Sound.

Artist: KARK
Title: The Hermit
Format: LP
Label: HP Cycle
Country: Canada
Price: $16.00
"Debut album from this massive free ensemble from Louisville which features a revolving cast of over 50 musicians including members of Sapat, Valley of Ashes, Virgin Eye Blood Brothers, Son of Earth, Taiwan Death and the Belgian Waffles. The Hermit consists of three extended pieces that offer spaciously abstract atmospheres as well as moments of righteous cacophony. Utilizing a multitude of brass, reeds and percussion the album careens through numerous passages where intricate harmonics are created from the densely layered sounds. When the full force of the ensemble is unleashed individual elements appear and quickly recede into the squall. As the music nearly becomes unhinged, the sound disintegrates into a godzilla-like rockist thud propelled by the rhythm section and soaring horns before drifting to a sparse conclusion. The LP comes in a full colour jacket with homespun artifacts gracing the cover." - HP Cycle.

Artist: KARKHANA
Title: Nafas/Nefes
Format: 7"
Label: Omlott
Country: Sweden
Price: $8.00
Limited to 300 copies. "Combining some of the most innovative players from each of three cities (Beirut – Cairo – Istanbul), Karkhana met in Beirut for the first time in February 2014 with the very ambitious aim to bring together elements from the three major experimental music scenes of the area. The bands music strives to create a unique musical blend combining free jazz and psychedelic with various shades of ethnic and traditional music, traces of shaabi, tarab… Building on the multi-instrumental capacities of its members, the group tries to create an atmosphere full of surprises for both the listeners and the performers themselves, developing what could possibly be called a “Free Middle-Eastern Music”." - Omlott.

Artist: KARKI & PARTY, BHARAT
Title: International Music
Format: LP
Label: EM
Country: Japan
Price: $21.00
"LP version. 1978 private production from Calcutta, India in a first time ever reissue. From beginning to end, this is a flood of weird Indian psychedelic funk, showering us with heavy percussion grooves in a borrowed "international music" style featuring elements of rock, as well as Latin and Arabic music, melded with chanted Hindu mantra. Electric guitar and bass, a bunch of Indian percussion, flutes, screams, organs and (maybe) Moog! An explosion of Indian youth music. Musicians: Bharat Karki, Utpal Dey, Provat Das, Biswanath Chandra, Bimal Biswas, Kany Roy, Chandan Roy Chowdhury, Benu Chatterjee, Badal Sarkar, Hillol Mandal, and Khoka. Vocals: Palash Mukherjee, Panchashil Dutta, Subhankar Sengupta, Miss. Sunanda Ghose Roy, and Miss. Mridula Bhattacharya." -EM

Artist: KARKOWSKI, ZBIGNIEW
Title: One and Many
Format: CD
Label: Sub Rosa
Country: Belgium
Price: $14.00
"Zbigniew Karkowski studied composition at the State College of Music in Gothenburg, Sweden, aesthetics of modern music at the University of Gothenburgs Department of Musicology, and computer music at the Chalmers University of Technology. After completing his studies in Sweden, he studied sonology for a year at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Den Haag, The Netherlands. During his education, he also attended many summer composition master courses arranged by Centre Acanthes in Avignon and Aix-en-Provence, France, studying with Iannis Xenakis, Olivier Messiaen, Pierre Boulez, and Georges Aperghis, among others. He works actively as a composer of both acoustic and electroacoustic music. He has written pieces for large orchestra (commissioned and performed by the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra), plus an opera and several chamber music pieces that were performed by professional ensembles in Sweden, Poland and Germany. He is a founding member of the electroacoustic music performance trio Sensorband. Karkowski has lived and worked in Tokyo, Japan for the past eight years, and is active in the underground noise scene there. Professionally active in contemporary, industrial, rock and experimental music for the last 15 years. One and Many: an ode to loudspeakers -- These life conditions lead to a radical conclusion: the traditional definitions of music are irrelevant and music theories and music as a cultural concept must be destroyed. That is what we find in his latest works, in which his main concern is to produce pieces out of electronic sounds and acoustic walls on scores developed from the architecture of ruins. His last opus called who am I is the exact development of years of theories and practices. As many of Karkowskis pieces, this is a highly delicate yet physical work, which can be seen as an ode to loudspeakers." - Sub Rosa.

Artist: KARKOWSKI, ZBIGNIEW
Title: Reverse direction and let the sound reach out to you
Format: Triple 3" CD
Label: Firework Editions
Country: Sweden
Price: $22.00
"Zbigniew Karkowski was born in 1958 in Krakow, Poland. He studied composition at the State College of Music in Gothenburg, Sweden, aesthetics of modern music at the University of Gothenburgs Department of Musicology, and computer music at the Chalmers University of Technology. After completing his studies in Sweden, he studied sonology for a year at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Den Haag, Netherlands. During his education, he also attended many summer composition master courses arranged by Centre Acanthes in Avignon and Aix-en-Provence, France, studying with Iannis Xenakis, Olivier Messiaen, Pierre Boulez, and Georges Aperghis, among others. He works actively as a composer of both acoustic and electroacoustic music. Zbigniew has lived and worked in Tokyo, Japan for the past eight years, and is active in the underground noise scene there."
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Artist: KARKOWSKI, ZBIGNIEW, JEAN-LOUIS HUHTA & LARS AKERLUND
Title: A Bird in the Hand Is Worth Two in the Bush: The Last Recordings, Sweden, November 2013
Format: Double CD
Label: Sub Rosa
Country: Belgium
Price: $19.00
“Zbigniew Karkowskis last recordings. This set should be seen not so much as a tribute to Zbigniew Karkowski (1958-2013), but as an ongoing concern to further his work and thinking as they were when he was alive, reacting, and questioning, uncompromisingly. Nevertheless, these are his final recordings, which he made -- in a homecoming of sorts -- in Sweden, at EMS Elektronmusikstudion in Stockholm, with his friends Jean-Louis Huhta and Lars Åkerlund in April and late November 2013. The meeting was something of a reminiscence from the 1980s creation of the Radium 226.05 label by Carl Michael von Hausswolff, with their brotherhood intact. Places where he became what he was. The first recordings and the last ones -- after having taken over the world. And from there, again, he decided to head out to sea, to the Amazon, taking control of the final hours of his destiny. And that will be the topic -- if destiny allows it -- of another adventure. For nothing stops and everything carries on under guises no one could possibly have imagined.” - Sub Rosa.

Artist: KARL GOTT
Title: Jugend - Oh Susse Jugend
Format: LP
Label: Was Soll Das? Platten
Country: Germany
Price: $32.00
"Featuring only classics from 1981-1984 released on private cassettes only. Including their hit Liebe ist Blaulicht known from the classic HEIMAT BIST DO GROSSER SOHNE. Oh yes, the band is from Vienna/Austria." - WSDP. Limited to 150 copies.



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Artist: KARLHEINZ
Title: Fucking
Format: Picture Disc LP
Label: RRRecords
Country: USA
Price: $17.50
Karlheinz: "Right now, my music is noise - possibly harsh noise, possibly power electronics, depending upon your definition and which piece youre talking about. I used to do slightly different things - tape manipulations, junk instruments, classical samples, etc. Now its mostly just synth noise and effects with incomprehensible vocals."

Artist: KARLSSON, TOM
Title: Pojnacke
Format: LP
Label: Lystring
Country: Sweden
Price: $18.00
"Not sure where this LP is from, but it came fairly anonymously, in a stark white gatefold sleeve adorned with meticulously repellent hand-drawn artwork, at least on the inside sleeve and the labels, and I kind of wanted to listen to it once and get it out of the house... but the music is excellent. Having lost the one-sheet, I was thinking it was an album by sort of mysterious harsh industrial/power electronics band or project called Pojknacke, but the internet tells me that Pojknacke is the title, and the artist (musical and presumably visual) is actually Tom Karlsson. Hey, at least he was helpful enough to draw "A" and "B" as part of his label art, no one does that anymore! (And his name is on the spine, along with title and label, I just hadnt checked yet.) Anyway, this really is some sort of early-style harsh industrial album, but with a welcome profusion of quiet space, room for some jarring off-kilter samples, obscure but agitated European speaking voices that may even be samples themselves but mostly probably not... eventually some serious subtle (on side B not so subtle) heavy avant-rock improvisational jamming... a couple out-and-out tunes with goofy ranting punk vocals... it doesnt all work equally well, and its maybe 10 minutes too long, but its still really good." - Larry/Blastitude. Newest LP from the label that released the last BRAINBOMBS.

Artist: KARUNA KHYAL
Title: Alomoni 1985
Format: CD
Label: Phoenix
Country: UK
Price: $18.00
"Karuna Khyals album Alomoni 1985, originally released on Voice Records around 1976, is widely acknowledged as years ahead of its time, preceding other Japanese underground experimental outfits such as Fushitsusha, White Heaven and Magical Power Mako by almost 20 years. The bands musical influences are, if anything, more Germanic than Japanese, with long, hypnotic free-form rock passages, a heavy use of tape loops, electronics, environmental sounds, distortion and backwards tapes underpinning some manic harmonica-playing on some gut-wrenching blues dirges. Can, Faust and Guru Guru clearly had an influence on the band, as did Captain Beefheart and Pere Ubu. Not much is known about the bands line-up, although it is widely thought there was some crossover in personnel with Brast Burn, another significant outfit of the same era which exerted such influence over newer participants in the Japanese psych scene as well as Nurse With Wound. At No.19 in Julian Copes Japrocksampler publication, this is a true hidden treasure buried deep in time -- unearthed and digitally-remastered by Phoenix Records. Package includes a replica of the original full-color insert in a numbered limited edition of 1,000 copies only, housed in a unique card wallet." -Phoenix

Artist: KARUNA KHYAL
Title: Alomoni 1985
Format: LP
Label: Phoenix
Country: UK
Price: $24.00
"180 gram LP version. Karuna Khyals album Alomoni 1985, originally released on Voice Records around 1976, is widely acknowledged as years ahead of its time, preceding other Japanese underground experimental outfits such as Fushitsusha and White Heaven by almost 20 years. The bands musical influences are, if anything, more Germanic than Japanese, with long, hypnotic free-form rock passages, a heavy use of tape loops, electronics, environmental sounds, distortion and backwards tapes underpinning some manic harmonica-playing on some gut-wrenching blues dirges. Can, Faust and Guru Guru clearly had an influence on the band, as did Captain Beefheart and Pere Ubu. Not much is known about the bands line-up, although it is widely thought there was some crossover in personnel with Brast Burn, another significant outfit of the same era which exerted such influence over newer participants in the Japanese psych scene as well as Nurse With Wound. At No.19 in Julian Copes Japrocksampler publication, this is a true hidden treasure buried deep in time -- unearthed and digitally-remastered by Phoenix Records." - Phoenix.
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Artist: KAS PRODUCT
Title: Try Out
Format: CD
Label: DSA
Country: France
Price: $15.00
"Spatsz (electronics), born in Nancy (France). Left his job (in a psychiatric hospital) in 1978 to work on synthesizers and rythm machines. Mona Soyoc (guitar, piano, vocals). Born in Stamford, Connecticut (USA), from Argentinian origin. For 2 years she sung in a jazz band before she met Spatsz. In January 80, Spatsz and Mona Soyoc form KaS Product and work on their own material. Soon after, they record their first E.P., Mind Seven in a bedroom with a 2 tracks recording machine. This record is released by a local record label. During the summer 80, the duo records a second E.P., Take me Tonight , in the same conditions as the previous one . It is released on the same local record label, Punk Records (also a shop). From May to July 1981, KaS Product rehearse 11 new songs which are featured in their first album, Try Out , recorded in 11 days at Sunrise Studio in Switzerland. Produced by the band and Gerard Nguyen, this album has been released by RCA in 1982 in France, Germany, Japan and England where the duo plays 3 times (at The Embassy, The Rock Garden and The Venue) after huge articles in Sounds, Melody Maker and New Music Express. The second album, By Pass , is recorded in February 1983 in cold and snowy New York at Sorcerer Sound Studio (Swans, Sonic Youth, Laurie Anderson..) upon recommendation from Martin Bisi. KaS Product has toured extensively in France, and in England, Italy, Switzerland and Netherlands, playing with Tuxedomoon, Alan Vega, Minimal Compact, This Heat etc. They also made a concert at the Danceteria in New York. In 1984, Gerard Nguyen starts Les Disques du Soleil et de lAcier (DSA) and KaS Product records a third album, Ego Eye , for french label AZ. One of KaS Products last concerts did feature Rowland Howard (Birthday Party/These Immortal Souls) on guitar?20 and more years later, Try Out and By Pass are still essential records in the new/no wave scene, not only French but international." - DSA.
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Artist: KASAHARA, WATARU
Title: Chinkon
Format: CDR
Label: Ammolraga Tapes
Country: Japan
Price: $12.00
Edition of 36 copies. Nobu/Wataru Kasahara is aka Embudagonn 108. See EMBUDAGONN 108s Art Into Life Dbl LP/cass from a few years back plus more recent releases on Vitrine and A Dear Girl Called Wendy (listed w sound samples on our site).

"Nobu Kasahara is perhaps better known as Wataru Kasahara, a visual artist whose point of organ, scatological and obsessive work inhabits the same putrefaction as Dernier Cri or the material art of Andy Bolus. As Embudagonn 108, Kasahara has expelled a curious catalog of sounds - shortwave, room event, organ malfunction.... Embudagonn 108 confuses, infuriates and incites the listener towards action.... Kasaharas work features the same arch nihilism on display in Violent Onsen Geisha...." - Vitrine.

"I listen to various music. I am not so interested in a lot of stylized drone music and the harsh noises. These sounds are agreeable. I keep away ease. I want to stimulate the sense by uncomfortable. I am not basically interested in drone music and the harsh noises though there is exceptions such as Hermann Nitsch and I.Dumitrescu. These are music that pierces, is moved to karma, and purifies it and is repeated. However, I like music that the uniqueness of the brain of the person who makes the sound can be looked and know. They think that they fight unconsciously against karma by the peculiar brain. Selten Gehorte Musik. Caroliner Rainbow. Psycodrama. Suckdog. Costes. Sarenco. Wolf Vostell. Wild Man Fischer. J.S. Bach. Colette Magny. The Ritualistic School Of Errors. Hovlakin. Zurich 1916. They are making the work that demonstrates the primitive magic of music though music is dismantled. And, they are a one and only people not to flatter nobody. Their music gives me courage." - Wataru Kasahara (VICE interview).
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Artist: KASAHARA, WATARU
Title: Mythos
Format: CDR
Label: Erinyes
Country: Japan
Price: $12.00
Very limited 2012 release of recordings from 2003-10. Xeroxed covers in jewel cases. "Nobu Kasahara is perhaps better known as Wataru Kasahara, a visual artist whose point of organ, scatological and obsessive work inhabits the same putrefaction as Dernier Cri or the material art of Andy Bolus. As Embudagonn 108, Kasahara has expelled a curious catalog of sounds - shortwave, room event, organ malfunction.... Embudagonn 108 confuses, infuriates and incites the listener towards action.... Kasaharas work features the same arch nihilism on display in Violent Onsen Geisha...." - Vitrine.

"I listen to various music. I am not so interested in a lot of stylized drone music and the harsh noises. These sounds are agreeable. I keep away ease. I want to stimulate the sense by uncomfortable. I am not basically interested in drone music and the harsh noises though there is exceptions such as Hermann Nitsch and I.Dumitrescu. These are music that pierces, is moved to karma, and purifies it and is repeated. However, I like music that the uniqueness of the brain of the person who makes the sound can be looked and know. They think that they fight unconsciously against karma by the peculiar brain. Selten Gehorte Musik. Caroliner Rainbow. Psycodrama. Suckdog. Costes. Sarenco. Wolf Vostell. Wild Man Fischer. J.S. Bach. Colette Magny. The Ritualistic School Of Errors. Hovlakin. Zurich 1916. They are making the work that demonstrates the primitive magic of music though music is dismantled. And, they are a one and only people not to flatter nobody. Their music gives me courage." - Wataru Kasahara (VICE interview).
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Artist: KASAHARA, WATARU/SEISHINHOIKUKI NOV EMBUGDAGONN HYPNOEDLIA AND THERROPYEC SO-WOUND SYSTEM WARCHESTRA
Title: VOX / Psycho Irrigator
Format: LP
Label: Ammolraga Tapes
Country: Japan
Price: $30.00


Hand-numbered edition of 100 copies. Paste-on jacket, A4 insert. See EMBUDAGONN 108s Art Into Life Dbl LP/cass from a few years back plus more recent releases on Vitrine and A Dear Girl Called Wendy (listed w sound samples on our site). "Nobu Kasahara is perhaps better known as Wataru Kasahara, a visual artist whose point of organ, scatological and obsessive work inhabits the same putrefaction as Dernier Cri or the material art of Andy Bolus. As Embudagonn 108, Kasahara has expelled a curious catalog of sounds - shortwave, room event, organ malfunction.... Embudagonn 108 confuses, infuriates and incites the listener towards action.... Kasaharas work features the same arch nihilism on display in Violent Onsen Geisha...." - Vitrine.

"I listen to various music. I am not so interested in a lot of stylized drone music and the harsh noises. These sounds are agreeable. I keep away ease. I want to stimulate the sense by uncomfortable. I am not basically interested in drone music and the harsh noises though there is exceptions such as Hermann Nitsch and I.Dumitrescu. These are music that pierces, is moved to karma, and purifies it and is repeated. However, I like music that the uniqueness of the brain of the person who makes the sound can be looked and know. They think that they fight unconsciously against karma by the peculiar brain. Selten Gehorte Musik. Caroliner Rainbow. Psycodrama. Suckdog. Costes. Sarenco. Wolf Vostell. Wild Man Fischer. J.S. Bach. Colette Magny. The Ritualistic School Of Errors. Hovlakin. Zurich 1916. They are making the work that demonstrates the primitive magic of music though music is dismantled. And, they are a one and only people not to flatter nobody. Their music gives me courage." - Wataru Kasahara (VICE interview).
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Artist: KASTEL, SILVIA/KOMMISSAR HJULER /MAMA BAR/NINNI MORGIA
Title: Live in Edinburgh
Format: LP
Label: Ricerca Sonora
Country: Italy
Price: $26.00
"The two-part "Jericho" uses a backing tape group-prerecorded in a big theater-like room, a version of the lyrics spoken live onstage, and MAMA BAeRs video projections of the four standing against a wall. HJULER manipulates tape, Mama Baer and SILVIA KASTEL sing the lyrics, NINNI MORGIA bends, buffs and brushes guitar, and Kastels synthesizer growls from within the monsters belly. Tension, discomfort, love, pain, theater, music, art-four people immolating themselves for the cause. Silkscreened sleeve. Edition of 200 copies." - Ricerca Sonora.

Artist: KASTEL, SILVIA/NINNI MORGIA/GARY SMITH
Title: Brand II
Format: LP
Label: lEspirit de lEscalier
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"Free improv by two guitarists renowned for their extended technique work and consistently inventive experimentation, and female electronics vocalist who explores the outer reaches of the voice. Seven rustling matches of self-containment, as if imprisoned inside a Styrofoam-insulated sleeping bag. Electro-chitters and micro-fweent form semi-transparent mosaics on top of the high-res screech of glass tchochtkes melting from the inside out, nth generation birdsong bending in on itself along an event horizon, color-blocked abstractions of mechanical squirrels playing a kalimba, and wolf fetuses horking into a trumpet. With master percussionist sound sculptor MARCELLO MAGLIOCCHI. Includes insert. Edition of 175." -lEspirit de lEscalier.

Artist: KATCHMARE
Title: Palisade
Format: 8"
Label: Pilgrim Talk
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"Katchmare is the solo work of Nick Hoffman.  Operator of 3 labels:  Scissor Death, Pilgrim Talk, Ghost & Son.  He has performed in the U.S. and Japan.  Hoffman received a BA in music composition in 2008.  His focus was/is electroacoustic music." -Pilgrim Talk. Numbered edition of 21 copies.
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Artist: KATH
Title: 1 (Original Album & Unreleased Material)
Format: Double CD
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"Not many albums can get you in the mood to blow out your speakers quite like Kath, a band that evolved from local Maryland 1960s band Badge. This is an authentic low-fi DIY effort, recorded in the home of the bands leader (and, yes, actually dedicated to his pet monkey - and his girlfriend!), originally released in 1974 in a micro edition of 60 hand-made copies, and later reconfigured for a legendary Rockadelic label LP version. Truth to tell, the Kath album is full of well written melodic songs with loose, semi-ramshackle, low-fi/no-fi production values. Nothing gets down and dirty quite like Say What You Feel, with its blown out bass, killer guitar and drums, echoed vocals and sound effects; well, actually, Love Me Down is equally potent. The band also had a fondness for tape experimentation (Seagulls) and simply screwing around (Toilet Theme). As Patrick the Lama said in Acid Archives, Obscure and impressive melodic basement garage/psych excursion with a lo-fi atmosphere that would have most purveyors flip out, hits the Ampex two-track echo & tinny drum sound dead on. At times the vibe is almost like Mystery Meat or Index, and thats not something you run across every day. A totally outside garage/psych/private LP that feels as personally projected as those Michael Yonkers sides. Nuts lo-fi recording quality and impossible-to-figure production values gives this a nicely zonked almost real-people vibe. Keyboards, fuzz, heap of amateur avant spirit and a cover of "Norwegian Wood" that ranks up there as one of the few listenable Beatles covers ever cut by teens with brains. Weve also included Badges excellent 1978 five-track EP as bonus tracks. And since too far is never far enough for Lion Productions, weve also added an entire second disc of outtakes from the Kath recording sessions, plus other related home recordings. This 140-minute double disc set comes with twenty pages of extensive liner notes by Kath and Badge leader Val Rogolino, and a plethora of photos from his personal stash." - Lion Productions.

Artist: KATHARSIS
Title: Suspension Of Belief
Format: LP
Label: Desire
Country: France
Price: $25.00
"Katharsis was a band from San Francisco, formed by Daniel Malson, Jano Sanguine, Mary Andre and Tim Vickers (from 1988). Daniel Malson also had a side project, Bast, that released a tape through The Happiest Place On Earth. Katharsis was an industrial band with punk attitude, with power electronics touches. Their sound was about the fatness of the noise sound, the thickness, about the low frequencies. After a few cassette releases, they released their sole album in 1989 on highly-influential label RRRecords in collaboration with industrial/avant-garde label SSS Productions. After the harsh sound of their cassette releases, Suspension of Belief opened new sound perspectives. It mixed industrial sounds with rock structures, not dissimilar to Nine Inch Nails meeting Swans, but retaining the experimental and atmospheric sounds the band was known for. Suspension of Belief has been entirely remastered and is now reissued for the first time. Available on Desire with the original artwork and insert, the first pressing of 300 copies is pressed on red vinyl." - Desire.

Artist: KATSOULIS, VANGELIS
Title: The Sleeping Beauties: A Collection of Early and Unreleased Works
Format: LP
Label: Into The Light
Country: Greece
Price: $25.00
“Into The Light Records go deeper into the archives of Vangelis Katsoulisafter featuring him on their highly-acclaimed compilation, A Journey Into Greek Electronic Music, Classics & Rarities. A great selection (as youd expect) of ambient/new age gems from this king of Greek electronics. Seven tracks from Katsoulis back-catalog and four unreleased tracks.” - Into The Light.

Artist: KATSUYOSHI, KOU
Title: YUKO
Format: 5 CD Box
Label: KO141
Country: Japan
Price: $20.00
Edition of 100. Katsuyoshi is a guitarist who plays on the recent Quasispecies Four LP on Art Into Life (with Toshiji Mikawa (Incapacitants) etc).

Artist: KAUFFMAN AND ERIC CABOOR, DAVID
Title: Songs From Suicide Bridge
Format: Double LP
Label: Modern Classics
Country: USA
Price: $24.00
"Double LP version in deluxe Stoughton gatefold "tip-on" jacket; includes download code. "First ever vinyl reissue. 30th anniversary edition expanded to a double LP housed in a deluxe Stoughton gatefold tip-on jacket. 24bit/96kHz remaster from the original tapes. Essay by Sam Sweet interviewing both David and Eric, including unseen archive photos. Includes download card for full album. Youll find a Suicide Bridge in almost any big city you care to visit, but few are more impressive than the Colorado Street Bridge connecting Pasadena to Los Angeles, which earned its nickname by being the scene of suicides in triple figures. Its also the scene of a photo shoot in which singer-songwriters Eric Caboor and David Kauffman posed on the deserted structure, capturing an image that would eventually inform the spare, detached mood -- and title -- of their majestic debut album, 1984s Songs From Suicide Bridge. Indeed, theres a fatalistic quality to this LP that has much to do with its origins. Home-recorded on a four-track, Songs From Suicide Bridge was released on the pairs own Donkey Soul Music in 1984. If this were a movie, the album would have been a huge success. Instead, the 500 copies pressed found their way to few willing ears. Though real life encroached, Caboor and Kaufmann continued to work together, releasing albums as The Drovers in 1989 and 1992. Now, their debut is to be released by Light In The Attic Records with brand new liner notes by Sam Sweet. Hopefully, it will finally find its audience -- a listener who can see hope in the darkness. People would tell us those songs were depressing, Caboor says in his interview with Sweet, but it wasnt depressing to us. In a lot of cases, playing those songs in that little room was one of the only things that made us feel better." - Modern Classics.

Artist: KAUFFMAN, NICOLAS & STEFAN NEVILLE
Title: Owl Low
Format: CDR
Label: Carbon
Country: USA
Price: $9.00
"46+ minutes of acoustic guitar, bells, woodwinds, primitive percussion, patented PUMICE-style buzzing guitar, organ/keyboard, drone-vocals and more from Stefan Neville (aka PUMICE) and Nicolas Kauffman (part of FAMILY UNDERGROUND - Denmark) . recorded 2005 in a giant concrete room, this release is a fine companion to Stefan and Nicolas other recordings on various other labels such as Last Visible Dog, Soft Abuse, Audiobot, Chocolate Monk, QBICO, Into the Lunar Night). [packaged in hand-silkscreened cardboard cover in various colors]" - Carbon.

Artist: KAUFMAN, ANDY
Title: Andy and His Grandmother
Format: CD
Label: Drag City
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Andy Kaufman changed the worlds of comedy and performance in the 1970s, showing fans and friends alike a determination to follow put-ons into territory no one had ever even considered comic before. His fervor was so intense that when he passed away suddenly in 1984, it seemed as if the ultimate disappearing act had been staged; one that some people believe is still ongoing, with the reveal soon to come. This makes him the quintessential entertainer of our generation, a man ahead of his time and ours, and a force that has yet to be matched -- even in the mega-saturated media world of the 21st century. Among the many things that Andy achieved in his lifetime (and in the years following), a phonograph album release, the staple of standup comedians in his time, never happened -- until now. Andy and His Grandmother is material never heard before, a skimming from 82 hours of micro-cassette tapes that Andy recorded during 1977- 79. Perhaps the best thing about Andy and His Grandmother is that it extends the body of work that Andy Kaufman pursued relentlessly between 1971 and 1984 with routines never before seen or heard in any of his known performances. This is no recap or greatest hits collection derived from material meant to be seen as well as heard. Andy created these tapes to format his incredible approach on a purely sonic level. The funny to be found in the unfunny, the comedy of everyday existence, the comedy of tragedy, these things are the legacy of Andy Kaufman -- and all are vividly on display throughout Andy and His Grandmother." -Drag City.

Artist: KAUFMAN, ANDY
Title: Andy and His Grandmother
Format: LP
Label: Drag City
Country: USA
Price: $22.00
"Andy Kaufman changed the worlds of comedy and performance in the 1970s, showing fans and friends alike a determination to follow put-ons into territory no one had ever even considered comic before. His fervor was so intense that when he passed away suddenly in 1984, it seemed as if the ultimate disappearing act had been staged; one that some people believe is still ongoing, with the reveal soon to come. This makes him the quintessential entertainer of our generation, a man ahead of his time and ours, and a force that has yet to be matched -- even in the mega-saturated media world of the 21st century. Among the many things that Andy achieved in his lifetime (and in the years following), a phonograph album release, the staple of standup comedians in his time, never happened -- until now. Andy and His Grandmother is material never heard before, a skimming from 82 hours of micro-cassette tapes that Andy recorded during 1977- 79. Perhaps the best thing about Andy and His Grandmother is that it extends the body of work that Andy Kaufman pursued relentlessly between 1971 and 1984 with routines never before seen or heard in any of his known performances. This is no recap or greatest hits collection derived from material meant to be seen as well as heard. Andy created these tapes to format his incredible approach on a purely sonic level. The funny to be found in the unfunny, the comedy of everyday existence, the comedy of tragedy, these things are the legacy of Andy Kaufman -- and all are vividly on display throughout Andy and His Grandmother." -Drag City.

Artist: KAUMWALD
Title: Hantasive
Format: UK
Label: Opal Tapes
Country: LP
Price: $22.00
“Electric charges on Hantasive. Kaumwald lights up his dials and twists out five rolling generations to terrify and animate. Plying a line between glitch-like manifestation and cruder analog sewage, these tracks are forged from degrees of digital and analog that gives a contemporary edge to the gritty grey-scale industrial and proto-rhythm you might find while digging through the Vanity Records catalog. Warm kicks and clipping digital synthesis is interlaced with acoustic sourcing and a curious, magnetic primacy -- developing vital color and tactility to these here wares. Think to those contemporary and necessary combinations of computer and combustion engine, but repurposed to a more Jean Tinguely-esque display of machinery for machineries-sake; built to chatter and clunk, to error, and essentially deteriorate. That quest for the perfect minimal weirdo beat re-cut for now.” - Opal Tapes.

Artist: KAWABATA, MAKOTO
Title: Under Your Moonshine
Format: LP
Label: QBICO
Country: Italy
Price: $25.00
"Makoto Kawabata -- electric guitar (with no overdubbing) recorded around 2003/4. The last Makoto Kawabata release for Qbico! And strange enough, Makoto told me that this was his last solo guitar recording with no overdubs. He gave to me this special solo a while ago, maybe 2003/4. I waited for the right moment to release it, just before the closure of Qbico, it all started with him." -Qbico.
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Artist: KAWAGUCHI, MASAMI
Title: Live 2000
Format: CDR
Label: Purifiva
Country: Japan
Price: $14.00
"His first solo album.Psychedelic folk using only telecaster and voice.Simple but Deep." - Purifiva. Numbered edition of 100 copies.
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Artist: KAWAGUCHI, MASAMI
Title: The Mad Guitar Sings
Format: LP
Label: Black Petal
Country: Australia
Price: $20.00
"The first solo studio recordings to ever be released by one of the greats of modern Japanese psychedelic rock, Masami Kawaguchi. Masami has been a member of some of the greatest Japanese psych bands of the last 15 years - Miminokoto, New Rock Syndicate, Los Doroncos (with Doronco of Les Rallizes Denudes), Aihiyo (with Keiji Haino), LSD March and Broomdusters. “the mad guitar sings” is a dark alone take on Masamis signature sound. Late night-early morning comedown blues and black luminescent storm-song feature in equal measure. Masamis voice is the true updating of the enka tradition: no rehash or nostalgia, just the bleak lonesome heart that runs through enkas core." - Little Big Chief.

Artist: KAWAGUCHI, MASAMI NEW ROCK SYNDICATE
Title: Cat vs. Frog
Format: LP
Label: Palindrone Recordings
Country: New Zealand
Price: $17.00
"Kawaguchi Masami is a Japanese guitar monster who has done time in Miminokoto, LSD March, and Broomdusters, and played with Keiji Haino for a time. This, his new band, also features bassist Akira Kikuchi and drummer Nao Shibata (Hijokaidan, Doodles). A track by New Rock Syndicate featured on the recent PSF compilation Tokyo Flashback Vol. 6. The new album is called Cat vs. Frog and clocks in at around 40 mins. Its exceptional wailing, burning garage psych-rock grounded in Kawaguchis trademark heart-breakingly melancholic emotional intensity, instantly hummable, head-nodding toe-tapping riffs and melodies and unavoidably air guitaring white light, white heat guitar solos. Cat vs. Frog is pressed on white vinyl, in an edition of 500."- Palindrone.

Artist: KAWAGUCHI, MASAMI NEW ROCK SYNDICATE
Title: Live In Japan 2007
Format: Cass
Label: Sloow Tapes
Country: Belgium
Price: $12.00
"Kawaguchi Masami (Miminokoto, LSD March, Broomdusters) returns with his New Rock Syndicate, recorded live in Tokyo. Monster guitarpsych feedback screech and heavy dosed garagerock insanity. 100 copies." - Sloow Tapes. 2008 release.

Artist: KAWAGUCHI, MASAMI NEW ROCK SYNDICATE
Title: s/t
Format: CDR
Label: Purifiva
Country: Japan
Price: $10.00
"New Rock Syndicate wont be known -- yet -- by most, since its a brand-new unit. Leader and guitar monster Kawaguchi Masami, though, should be recognized from his work with Miminokoto, the aforementioned LSD March, and Broomdusters, among others. Not to mention his solo work. Having brought Miminokoto to an end, New Rock Syndicate rises, with bassist Akira Kikuchi and drummer Nao Shibata (Hijokaidan, Doodles) filling out the trio. A new self-titled CDR, from Kawaguchis Purifiva label, contains the first five songs from the band, and theyre monsters. The projects name doesnt lie: while there are slower, shadowy dreams, much of the disc is heavy riffage in a Blue Cheer-meets-Rallizes-cum-Nuggets-style fuzz zone. Nice work." -Mason Jones,OngakuBlog,July 11, 2006.
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Artist: KAWAGUCHI, MASAMI NEW ROCK SYNDICATE
Title: The Psychedelic Sounds of New Rock Syndicate
Format: LP
Label: 8MM
Country: Italy
Price: $27.00
"The new decade begins with a groovy explosion of sound and colors: Ladies and Gentlemen, here comes The New Rock Syndicate. Band leader Kawaguchi Masami is a veteran of the Tokyo underground scene, being former Miminokoto, Broomdusters and LSD March member, both seminal projects in the development of a certain way to make rock, looking back at the tradition with a new approach, open to psychedelia, noise and free improvisation. As it happens, Masamis activities soon became the object of a passionate cult among music lovers and record collectors. The Psychedelic Sounds of the New Rock Syndicate is the definitive statement of Masami as songwriter and ferocious guitar player, finding in Kikuchi Akira (bass), Kiyasu (drums) and Hasegawa Yohei (guitar on Dazzling Light and (Theme From) New Rock Syndicate) the perfect partners in crime for this unbelievable new studio work. The album opens with an almost sabbattesque anthem (Why) where a heavy riffage is accompanied by lamentous vocals; second piece (Affected Dance) is a deconstructed blues jam, with a touch of narcoleptic magic and simply beautiful. Side b is where the miracle actually happens: every single track is a banger, a compendium of 50 years of rock music compressed in 18 minutes of fire on wax. Songs like Repetition or Tottemo have been rotating non stop here since when we got the master recording. Every other word is useless: a monument. First edition 250 copies, with spectacular artwork by Standard In-Fi Visuals." - 8MM.

Artist: KAWAGUCHI, TAKAHIRO & UTAH KAWASAKI
Title: Amorphous Spores
Format: CD
Label: Erstwhile
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Kawaguchi, previously on Erstwhile with Taku Unami (Teatro Assente), is captured here in his first duo meetings with longtime synth virtuoso Utah Kawasaki, making his long-awaited Erstwhile debut. The two recorded in the summer of 2015, combining a sense of “object” performance with an improv/noise aesthetic, all impeccably documented by the aforementioned Taku Unami, and not even slowed down by a massive earthquake in the midst of their session.” - Erstwhile. “The first recording day was at Ftarri, an open live recording. Although there was a big earthquake during the recording session, we kept recording our performances while the room was shaking badly. On the second day, we recorded at pool, creating the atmosphere of an organic reverb driving through the underground drainage tank like a motorbike runs through a mountain path aggressively. The heavy bass sounds of analog synthesizer made the metal walls of the ditch sound amazing. Everything was recorded perfectly by the wonderful engineer Taku Unami. After the session, we went to eat ramen at Maruyoshi Store. I am a kind of person who listens to anything from improvisation, experimental music, hip hop to J-pop of idol singers, but I can recommend this album as something that anyone will find interesting with some strange impression.” - Takahiro Kawaguchi.

Artist: KAWANA, NOBUE
Title: Nobues Sea
Format: CD
Label: Branco Label
Country: Japan
Price: $19.00
"Recorded in early 70s. "Nobues Sea" LP was originally released in 1975, by private press" - Branco.

Artist: KAWANI, HIROSHI
Title: Flashback
Format: CD
Label: PSF
Country: Japan
Price: $20.00
"Hiroshi Kawani is a little known figure in the West, but he has been crucially central to the Tokyo avant-garde scene since the fifties as performer, commentator, theorist, organiser, and agitator. He was part of the sixties experimental art nexus that included Takehisa Kosugi and Yasunao Tone as well as radical artists like Natsuyuki Nakanishi and Genpei Akasegawa (in the greatest cause célèbre of the 60s Japanese art world, the latter was prosecuted by the Japanese state for creating one-sided simulacra of bank notes). Later, as an editor at publishers Gendai Shichosha Kawani was responsible for bringing out Japanese translations of work by Artaud, Bataille, Derrida and others -- works that galvanised a new generation of radicals. Kawani has been active as a solo voice performer since the early 80s, and though now in a wheelchair he still performs regularly. The private home recordings presented here have been unearthed by alto terrorist Masayoshi Urabe from a mountain of cassettes of unknown provenance, and would seem to date from around 1983. Theres the unmistakable feel of low-level mania throughout, as Kawani moans, jabbers and obsesses wordlessly into a microphone over an patterned tapestry of feedback and amped everyday objects (rubber bands, cans, bottles, knives, steel pipes, shoes, chopsticks etc). This touches on all kinds of synapse-warping art bases from Robert Ashley to the Nurse With Wound in a gloriously messy, unacademic (and yes, psychedelic) way." - Alan Cummings.

Artist: KÄLLARBARNEN
Title: s/t
Format: 12"
Label: Nattmaran
Country: Sweden
Price: $15.00
"This feedback loving duo from Gothenburg did a fierceful opening in 2009 with their uncompromising cassette on Gothenburg Blood Cult, a recording drenched in feedback and abuse. On this recording Källarbarnen is moving towards a more minimalistic and atmospheric sound, a bleak and dreary journey into the realms of suffocating isolation. Recorded directly to tape in June 2009. 5 tracks in 24 minutes." - Nattmaran.

Artist: KEBAB
Title: We Live In A System
Format: LP
Label: Softspot
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"SoftSpot has delved back into the post-punk archives and unearthed another virtually unheard gem. Our first full-length LP features the recordings of Kebab, a short-lived quartet of punk-minded Belgian youths. Inspired by the Crass Records DIY mentality, the burgeoning UK art-punk scene, and their own boredom, Kebab combined anti-political punk diatribes with sharp guitars, plodding basslines, synth gurgles, and spastic electronic percussion. The result is an aggressively sparse take on post-punk that remains fresh and visceral sounding today. Side A compiles all their known studio recordings, including the sought-after "Life Its a Joke" 7" from 1982. Side B features select tracks from their original demo tape, recorded in 1981 and limited to only 30 copies. All tracks have been remastered from the best available sources, and are presented on black vinyl in a full-size poster package containing lyric sheet, rare photos, and a vintage interview with the band." - Softspot. Highly Recommended!

Artist: KEBNEKAJSE
Title: Idioten
Format: LP
Label: Subliminal Sounds
Country: Sweden
Price: $27.00
"Limited edition of 500 copies. Kebnekajse takes folk rock to new heights on Idioten. Forty years after their debut, the Swedish 70s folk rock pioneers have gathered no moss. A short biography for new listeners: During the 1970s, Kebnekajse was known as Swedens highest band, pioneering and leading the Swedish instrumental psych/progressive groups. They electrified folk music and made six albums from their inception in 1971 to 1978, after which they split up. Kebnekajse reunited during the summer of 2001 and in the early spring of 2009, they released their critically-acclaimed comeback album Kebnekajse (SUBL 026CD/LP), filled with pure Swedish folk songs. Two years later, and proven by countless tours, they now present what is perhaps their strongest recording ever. On this album, Kebnekajse widens views and lets the folk music tone find new forms, free from any tightly-held reins. As the band themselves explain: "We wanted to give the folk music new feet. From the vast canon of ancient Swedish folk songs we wanted to highlight songs that stand out, rare songs that leave room for improvisation and debauchery in the spirit of the psychedelic 70s." With these resolutions, the band got into the studio (the same one used for recording Dungen) for three sessions of four days each, from May to September. The result was 10 new tracks. This is unlimited music where intricate melodies and distinctive rhythms take unexpected turns -- electrical and eclectic while unified in a dynamic drive. Kebnekajse have deepened their interplay in their last years of touring. On the initial track "Barfota" (trans. "Barefoot") the electric guitar and violin weaves melody over pulsating drums, percussion and double basses -- heavy and soft at the same time. "Fäbodpslam" (trans. "Mountain Shack Psalm") breathes beautiful melancholy before the great polska "From-Olle" (trans. "Pious-Olle") whips up a furious pace. "Hans & Greta" is tight like a music box in its melody interplay while "Senpolska" (trans. "Late Polska") from Hälsingland becomes a drawn-out, distorted drone piece ("like a grunt from the deepest of halls of the mountain king"). The musicians also break up the action with jam trips and let loose the love of their musical roots. The title track "Idioten" (trans. "The Fool") madly mixes a Hälsingland polska with hard progressive rock. "Stockholmpolka" has a snorting, country feel mixed with dream-like Afro-funk psych and an Alpine feel. The closing Norwegian "walking tune" "Sangenuten" (trans. "The Song Without") is connected with a long tail of psychedelia. With Idioten, Kebnekajse lifts Swedish folk rock to new heights and new psychedelic overtones." -Subliminal Sounds

Artist: KEBNEKAJSE
Title: Idioten
Format: CD
Label: Subliminal Sounds
Country: Sweden
Price: $18.00
"Kebnekajse takes folk rock to new heights on Idioten. Forty years after their debut, the Swedish 70s folk rock pioneers have gathered no moss. A short biography for new listeners: During the 1970s, Kebnekajse was known as Swedens highest band, pioneering and leading the Swedish instrumental psych/progressive groups. They electrified folk music and made six albums from their inception in 1971 to 1978, after which they split up. Kebnekajse reunited during the summer of 2001 and in the early spring of 2009, they released their critically-acclaimed comeback album Kebnekajse (SUBL 026CD/LP), filled with pure Swedish folk songs. Two years later, and proven by countless tours, they now present what is perhaps their strongest recording ever. On this album, Kebnekajse widens views and lets the folk music tone find new forms, free from any tightly-held reins. As the band themselves explain: "We wanted to give the folk music new feet. From the vast canon of ancient Swedish folk songs we wanted to highlight songs that stand out, rare songs that leave room for improvisation and debauchery in the spirit of the psychedelic 70s." With these resolutions, the band got into the studio (the same one used for recording Dungen) for three sessions of four days each, from May to September. The result was 10 new tracks. This is unlimited music where intricate melodies and distinctive rhythms take unexpected turns -- electrical and eclectic while unified in a dynamic drive. Kebnekajse have deepened their interplay in their last years of touring. On the initial track "Barfota" (trans. "Barefoot") the electric guitar and violin weaves melody over pulsating drums, percussion and double basses -- heavy and soft at the same time. "Fäbodpslam" (trans. "Mountain Shack Psalm") breathes beautiful melancholy before the great polska "From-Olle" (trans. "Pious-Olle") whips up a furious pace. "Hans & Greta" is tight like a music box in its melody interplay while "Senpolska" (trans. "Late Polska") from Hälsingland becomes a drawn-out, distorted drone piece ("like a grunt from the deepest of halls of the mountain king"). The musicians also break up the action with jam trips and let loose the love of their musical roots. The title track "Idioten" (trans. "The Fool") madly mixes a Hälsingland polska with hard progressive rock. "Stockholmpolka" has a snorting, country feel mixed with dream-like Afro-funk psych and an Alpine feel. The closing Norwegian "walking tune" "Sangenuten" (trans. "The Song Without") is connected with a long tail of psychedelia. With Idioten, Kebnekajse lifts Swedish folk rock to new heights and new psychedelic overtones." - Subliminal Sounds.

Artist: KEBNEKAJSE
Title: Resa Mot Okänt Mål
Format: CD
Label: Silence
Country: Sweden
Price: $16.00
"2013 repress. First ever reissue of the first three Kebnekajse albums on Silence. This debut album (the title translates to (Journey to Destination Unknown) was originally issued in 1971. Liner notes for these three are in Swedish only, but English translations can be found on http://www.silence.se/nyheter/english.htm. Kebnekajse were a loud and hard Swedish rock band. References abound from Cream, Mountain, November and even Jimi Hendrix in a perfect amalgam of British hard rock and psychedelia from the American west coast enhanced by cryptic Swedish lyrics. There is something unmistakably Swedish in Kenny Håkanssons way of handling his guitar -- something unspecified, a tone, a Nordic mood. Kebnekajse did not play electric blues, or have its roots in Afro-American music but was rather torn up and then replanted into the Swedish soil --just to see if it could grow and flourish. Their name is taken from Kebnekaise, the highest mountain in Sweden." -Silence.

Artist: KEEN, JEFF
Title: Noise Art
Format: CD
Label: Trunk
Country: UK
Price: $18.00
"An album of unreleased music made by Jeff Keen, one of the UKs great avant garde artists. This is music found on cassettes in his studio after his death. It was made by Jeff (throughout the 1980s) using field recordings from his local amusement arcade: radio, TV, films, an Atari, a ZX Spectrum, a delay unit and a WASP synth. This is the first Jeff Keen album ever issued. Jeff Keen is one of the great undiscovered artists of our times. A missing link between the Dadaists, Cocteau, Warhol, Picasso, Jack Kirby, and just about anyone else you can think of. Jeff made art every day of his life. Art seemed to explode from him, and he worked across all mediums with boundless creativity and very much his own style. He developed his own graphic, visual, and spoken art language. The BFI (British Film Institute) have issued a 4DVD set of his films. His collages and paintings are currently being exhibited in Brighton, New York, and Paris. The Tate has started buying his work. Hes now dead and his stock is quickly rising. The music on this release was made in and around the 1980s, using methods unique to him; in his ramshackle studio hed have a mic, a radio, an Atari, a ZX Spectrum, a WASP synth, effects units and his own very unusual mind. He mixes field recordings with his very own language ("Bltazwurds") and takes on the characters he developed over his artistic life. This is very much an art/music release. The sound is a little like the industrial albums made in the late 1970s and 1980s, intense, odd, other-worldly, unpredictable. Includes notes by Jonny Trunk, and an important essay by David Toop and recollections by Will Fowler of the BFI, who worked closely with Keen." - Trunk.

Artist: KEFFER, LESLIE
Title: Feels Like Frenching
Format: LP
Label: Ecstatic Peace
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"When Leslie Keffer lived in Athens, Ohio she was asked about the noise scene there. Youre looking at it, she responded. Indeed. Leslie is one of the more fascinating proponents of homegrown Middle American noise music. A single girl drawn to the more ravaged and magical aspects of noise as source music, art and lifestyle. She has since moved to Nashville where she has been developing and progressing her personal take on what is basically a highly marginal genre of music. Leslies sound has been heard on various cassette labels (Rampart, Gameboy, I Just Live Here, Epicene, Cherried-out Merch) and most recently, her own imprint, Action Claw. She has issued a number of hand-made CDRs with her own touch of knitted fabric pouches. She has two tracks on the 2CD Tarantula Hill Benefit, one with Baltimores Nautical Almanac who have been championing Leslies work for years now. We are only too happy to release this premier full-length LP of Leslies demonstrating where shes been and where shes going." - Ecstatic Peace

Artist: KEFFER, LESLIE
Title: Provocative Oral Mics
Format: CDR
Label: Maim & Disfigure
Country: USA
Price: $9.00
"was trying to find title for keffer cd few weeks back.... hanging at skylab party where elusive DJ EURO was playing, emeralds crew + connolly + keffer in da house..... all night big john and keffer coming at it each other with weird sexual tension vibes, calling each other names and shit with big john getting a bit out of control.... dude starts rappin "your music just sounds like a skeezy 16 year old..." everyones jaws drop, but dude keeps going "not like i dont like it... it turns me on... but it sounds like a slutty 16 year old girl..... all those cute little toys you use.... and those provocative oral mics.... it really turns me on" (to which she responded "you sing like a girl with 2 boys")..... i cant say any sort of mics or noise toys have ever really turned me on, but maybe it will for you..... 2 live shows from tour with lambsbread in sept...... 1st is nj rager, keffer in awful mood all day... not talking to anyone.... plays killer 8 minute super loud oppressive set, in great mood after.... 2nd = weird stoned vibes in pvd..... edition of 60" - Maim & Disfigure.
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Artist: KEFFER, LESLIE
Title: Whorney 4U
Format: Cass
Label: Tusco Embassy
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"Edition of 60" -Tusco Embassy

Artist: KEFFER, LESLIE & VALERIE MARTINO
Title: Prissywillow
Format: 7"
Label: Tusco Embassy
Country: USA
Price: $6.00
"collaboration between the two coolest girls in nashville. two sides of the most warped and undanceable dance music. #1 party record of the year. spraypainted & screened covers" - Tusco Embassy.

Artist: KEFFER, LESLIE / ROBEDOOR
Title: Split
Format: LP
Label: Lost Treasures Of The Underworld
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"The new Leslie Keffer / Robedoor split LPs are now available. I pressed 300 copies (100 orange/gold, 100 solid red, 100 black). Gold on Black Screen-printed covers by Skylab (artwork by Doug Johnston (skylab) and Nathan Bowers (Tusco Terror) . Insert by Zac Davis (Lambsbread)." - Lost Treasures of the Underworld
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Artist: KEFFER, LESLIE/INCA ORE
Title: Split
Format: Cass
Label: Cherried-Out Merch
Country: USA
Price: $6.00
"After I pitched the idea for this tape to Leslie + Eva and they agreed to do it, I felt weird and gay like "oh god, a chick split noise tape, dum", but when I got their masters they worked perfectly together. Nice raw gutter scrape from both. Edition of 100." - Cherried-Out Merch.
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Artist: KEFFER, LESLIE/OUTMODE
Title: Split
Format: LP
Label: Tusco Embassy
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Leslies post-techno slow sparse slosh beat blended siren drone retake of 2010 INC set. Smooth mental transfers of white static energy melted with phases of reality. Outmode side is a triage of ideas seamlessly merged. Phantom underlay of doom beats evolve into throwback late 70S cold wave. Underground party realm finds dark bowie vox in a geode of vibrations. Hand screen printed edition of 260." - Tusco Embassy.

Artist: KEIJO
Title: Flying Over
Format: CD
Label: Digitalis
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
"The godfather of the Finnish Underground is back with his most complete album to date. Keijo Virtanens far-reaching hands can be felt throughout the Nordic peninsula from his home in Jyväskylä. While he often performs in numerous groups such as The Free Players and Kheta Hotem, it is in his solo work that he is most accomplished. Virtanen is not just a talented and prolific musician, but also an artist and published author. His inspiration and creativity know no bounds. At 54 years-old, Virtanen still rides his motorcycle all over the country and shows no signs of letting up. Virtanen finally took his show on the road this past autumn, touring with members of Uton and Vapaa throughout Northern Europe. He also released two CDs on the much heralded Last Visible Dog imprint. Flying Over is the culmination of a landmark year for this troubadour. These nine tracks run the gambit of all of Keijos talents, from the rattling blues transgressions of On the Edge, to the throat singing-laced organic drone of Late Night Here & Far Away. Virtanens range is pure magic. While the bulk of Flying Over is entirely Virtanens creation, he is joined by two of his closest collaborators on two tracks: Sami Virtanen and Jussi Karsikas, two extremely talented Finns in their own right. Whatever the moment calls for, though, Virtanen fills the void and the empty space with exactly what is needed. He is a wizard of sound and a seemingly endless well of magnificent music. It shouldnt be surprising for someone who makes their home at the center of the universe." - Digitalis.
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Artist: KEIJO
Title: Palla, Blown From Here
Format: CD
Label: Digitalis
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Keijo hails from Jyväskylä, Finland - a small town in the north that claims to be the center of the universe.  In the sprawling Finnish underground, Keijo is the wise sage who everyone admires.  In his 52 years, he has travelled the world twice and seen his share of turmoil.  He was nearly killed in a motorcycle accident and still bears a metal plate in his skull as a constant reminder.  But these experiences have been essential in shaping the sound world he constructs with his fingertips. After releasing a handful of small-run CD-R releases on labels such as Pseudoarcana, Lal Lal Lal, and Foxglove, Palla, Blown From Here sees Keijo finally getting the larger audience he deserves.  He has  worked and collaborated with Finnish acts such as Vapaa, Avarus, and Kheta Hotem.  This CD, limited to 500 copies, sees Keijo taking a more solemn path, reflecting on the quiet moments nature brings.  These nine songs showcase Keijos array of talents, including his impressive throat-singing abilities.  Palla, Blown From Here is the aural transition of summer into autumn.  Over the course of this album, Keijos soft acoustic compositions flow from him like prose from a poets pen.  The beauty this music exudes is a testament to his life and his work.  This is Keijos world and we are just living in it. Packaged in beautiful imported paper in slip case." - Digitalis.

Artist: KEIJO
Title: Soon With The Sun
Format: CDR
Label: 267 Lattajjaa
Country: Finland
Price: $11.00

Artist: KEIJO
Title: Unfolding Emptiness/ Decomposing Dawn and Dew
Format: Double CDR
Label: Pseudoarcana
Country: New Zealand
Price: $17.00
" Celebrating PseudoArcanas 50th release is a new double album by Finlands Keijo Virtanen. Keijos cdr on LalLalLal last year was one of my favourites of the year, and "Unfolding Emptiness" follows on from where that one left off. Keijo uses harmonic singing, home-made 2 string, chimes, electronics and maultrommel to create a hyper-atmospheric soundworld that somehow manages to convince one that Mt Kailash is perhaps actually in the middle of a forest in Finland, rather than in Central Asia... "Decomposing Dawn and Dew" is, if anything, even better! On this disk Keijo is joined by Juri Joensuu and Sami Virtanen. Where the 1st disk celebrates the chaos of eccentric juxtaposition, the 2nd focusses more resolutely upon the drone itself. All packaged in a fancy gatefold sleeve with art work by Keijo." - Pseudoarcana.

Artist: KEIJO
Title: Whose Dream We Live In?
Format: CD
Label: Fire Museum
Country: USA
Price: $12.50
"Finlands master of psychfolkdroneblues music emerges with what may well be his most engaging release yet! Considered by many to be the forefather of the much lauded Finnish musical underground, Whose Dream We Live In? serves as Keijos sonic calling card -- bringing together many of the diverse elements that his music has been celebrated for into a joyous whole. From blues (by way of Jyväskylä) meditations to spaceship lullabies to psychedelic rave ups and beyond, Keijo has opened the door into his musical universe for all to enter. Dont miss your chance, accept his invitation or its your loss, friend. For the most part a solo outing (although he is assisted by Leila on four of the eleven tracks here) Whose Dream We Live In? assuredly answers the question it poses. For the duration of the disc, enjoy living in the dream that Keijo has conjured up for you. We will not be held liable if, upon awakening, your world never looks the same again." - Fire Museum.

Artist: KEINMENSCH!
Title: Keinmensch!
Format: LP
Label: Was Soll Das? Platten
Country: Germany
Price: $23.00
"the 1st LP by KeinMenscH! (WSDP 112), is out now: 15 Tracks with finest German new-wave synth stuff originally recorded in 1982. Featuring the classic KeinMensch!/Süchtig-7"." - Was Soll Das? Platten.
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Artist: KEITH, RODD
Title: Black Phoenix Blues
Format: LP
Label: Roaratorio
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"To call Rodd Keith the king of the song-poems (also known as the send us your lyrics quick buck-demo mill) is damning with faint praise: no one else in that shady backwater of the music industry possessed an array of talents as distinctively individual as his. As gifted a singer, composer and arranger as he was, his genius was destined to remain a well-kept secret during his lifetime by virtue of the complete disregard -- verging on invisibility -- in which song-poem records were held. He was a commercial musician in the most literal sense of the word, but within those confines, he displayed an oddball, personal vision that frequently transcended the work-for-hire nature of his music. Black Phoenix Blues is the third Roaratorio collection of the best of Rodd Keiths vast output. Dating from 1966 to 1974, the sixteen previously un-reissued songs showcase the scope of his work: the shouldve-been-a-hit You and I; the elegant exotica of I Love Lovely Chinese Gal; the history lesson of The Explosion of Holden 22 Mine; the harrowing psycho-killer musings of the title track; Im Proud to Be a Hippie from Mississippi, the stoners answer to Merle Haggards Okie From Muskogee; the low-fi The Game of Love (which, in the tradition of Keiths infamous Im Just the Other Woman, prompted the dissatisfied customer to request a more conventional re-take); the disturbingly desperate Sing My Death Note, which was discovered on one of Keiths private reels; and the unclassifiable what-the-fuck-ness of Abidin Tuh the Rule. A limited edition LP with artwork by Josh Journey-Heinz and liner notes from noted blues guitarist Debbie Davies, one of Keiths musical and personal compadres from the early 1970s. Download coupon included." - Roaratorio

Artist: KEITH, RODD
Title: My Pipe Yellow Dream
Format: LP
Label: Roaratorio
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"Song Poems Wanted" read the ads. "We need new ideas for recording!" The send-us-your-lyrics business was a borderline scam, taking whatever lyrics came their way from would-be songwriters and – for a fee – setting them to music. None of the results ever came close to being a hit, and to be sure, the vast majority was sufficiently bland or clumsy to insure no great karmic loss in their instant obscurity and miniscule press runs. But Rodd Keith – the late, great genius whose prolific output was almost completely confined to the song-poem industry – had a knack for turning sows ears into silk purses. The nature of the business required him to work quickly, with no second takes, and his skill at writing and arranging on the fly was not unlike that of a master improviser. When at his best, he put his unique musical stamp on some lucky customers submission. My Pipe Yellow Dream is the second Roaratorio anthology of the highlights of Rodd Keiths work. Compiling fifteen previously unreissued songs from 1966 through his death in 1974 – including a never-before-heard cover of "Choo Choo Train" – My Pipe Yellow Dream showcases the full range of his talents. From exquisite mid-60s pop balladry ("Deep Velvet") to blue-eyed soul ("You Dont Have To Alibi") to folk-rock ("Tired Of Waiting") to solo Chamberlain creations ("Red Sports Car") to gospel testifying ("O Jesus My Savior") to a pair of patriotic screeds (the all-spoken word "America The Not So Beautiful" and the bizarre-world lounge funk of "Search Out Your Soul, American"), this collection continues the rehabilitation of Rodd Keiths recorded legacy from thrift-shop throwaway to celebrated cult artist. A limited edition LP in a gorgeous gatefold jacket, with artwork by Josh Journey-Heinz and liner notes from song-poem vocalist Dick Kent." -Roaratorio.

Artist: KELDAY, PAUL
Title: Beyond The Perimeters
Format: Cass
Label: Integrated Circuit
Country: UK
Price: $8.50
"analog electronic recordings from July - August 83. cover by Jonathan Coleclough. Kelday was a common name on compilations of the early 80s including "The Elephant Table Album", "New Babel", "Journey to the End of the Night", "Sudden Departure", "Slaughter of the Innocent", and "Integration", although never had any full length releases outside of obscure cassettes like this one on Colin Potters label." - Eric Lanzillotta.
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Artist: KELDAY, PAUL
Title: Centuries
Format: Cass
Label: Integrated Circuit
Country: UK
Price: $9.00
"an hour of untitled analog synthesizer tracks on the border between cosmic electronics and the stark textures of early industrial music."
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Artist: KELDAY, PAUL
Title: Computer Dream
Format: 7"
Label: Borft
Country: Sweden
Price: $7.00
Keldays been making experimental electronic music since the 70s and has had releases on Colin Potters ICR label. This single was released in 1992 in a numbered edition of 200 copies. "analog sounds from space..." - Borft.
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Artist: KELDAY, PAUL
Title: Eschatus
Format: Cass
Label: Integrated Circuit
Country: UK
Price: $9.00
"perhaps more tense and aggressive than some of his others works, these two long pieces of analog electronics (from 1981-82) nonetheless retain his signature psychedelic feel. silly cover, but nice music." - Anomalous.
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Artist: KELDAY, PAUL
Title: Odznsodz
Format: Cass
Label: Borft
Country: Sweden
Price: $6.50
Keldays been making experimental electronic music since 70s and has had releases on Colin Potters ICR label. This cassette was released in 1992 but features tracks from 80 - 85. "analog sounds from space..." - Borft.
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Artist: KELDAY, PAUL
Title: One Dimensional
Format: LP
Label: Borft/UFO Mungo
Country: Sweden
Price: $20.00
Kelday was on many important early 80s experimental comps like "The Elephant Table Album", "New Babel", "Journey to the End of the Night", "Sudden Departure", "Slaughter of the Innocent", etc.. and had cassette releases on Colin Potters Integrated Circuits label. "Tracks are choosen from a period mostely recorded in 1985 but even as late as 1990. Some of the tracks has been available on tapes and compilations but even some exclusive material appears on this album. The sound is as usual with Paul Kelday very dark analog synth music, spaced out and psychedelic atmosphear. The Lp is limited to 300 copys." - UFO Mungo.
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Artist: KELDAY, PAUL
Title: Worlds Apart
Format: Cass
Label: Integrated Circuit
Country: UK
Price: $9.00
"Very intense, dark electronics. Amongst the best non-melodic electronic music being produced in this country at this moment." - Colin Potter. Cover by Jonathan Coleclough.
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Artist: KELLEY, GREG
Title: 1 Hour As Something That Didnt Turn Out The Way I Intended It
Format: CDR
Label: Chocolate Monk
Country: UK
Price: $12.00
⿿Another exercise in failure. Spring 2003: With assistance from Vic Rawlings, I fill my room at Club Awesome in Somerville MA w/ electric keyboards, synth, a small organ and set them all for drone. A radio plays static. Record to MD, output MD through my stereo for low feedback. An electric fan is aimed at the microphone for the distorted vintage 78 effect (rpm, not the year). Vic bowed a single cello note at some point and a cymbal was scraped. The intent: record in mono for 2 hours, communicate with the dead. After 1 hour, I couldnt take it any more. My intended "Two hours as..." is now "One hour as..." I fussed over it for a while. Its kind of boring. I like boring, but... Late Winter 2004: I must do something with this recording. I decide to look backwards into the archives... January 8, 2000: I send out a call to arms: Meet me at Twisted Village Records, Cambridge MA at 8pm. Its Scelsis birthday and we will play a memorial drone for him. The call was met by Oliver Alden, Mike Bullock, James Baumgartner, Seth Cluett, James Coleman, David Dougan, David Gross, Tatsuya Nakatani, Howard Stelzer, Bhob Rainey, Vic Rawlings. Some automatic instruments played themselves. Others may have been there, but I dont remember. And you cant really hear them anyway. Back to Late Winter 2004: I record a new track onto my 4 track in my bedroom in Allston MA. Trumpet and radio static. (DJ Screws ghost inhabited my 4 track near the end of this track.) Then I record a burning guitar solo for the end of my new and improved "One hour as..." The mono drone, the Scelsi tribute band, the trumpet/radio track and the HOTT guitar track are all mixed down from 4 track to MD under the influence of Samuel Smith Oatmeal Stout. A vocal intro and headphone feedback interruptions are then added. The task is complete. Its a bloodbath. What have I done?⿝

Artist: KELLEY, GREG
Title: I Dont Want To Live Forever
Format: CD
Label: Little Enjoyer
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
"As a veteran of the Massachusetts experimental music community and Minister of Fanfares for the Kingdom of Elgaland-Vargaland, Greg Kelley is well known in his capacity as a trumpeter, with consideration to his input into such diverse ensembles as nmperign, The BSC, Heathen Shame, Cold Bleak Heat, and Damon & Naomi. Kelleys interests, however, span all varieties of sound arrangement, and on "I dont want to live forever" he shows his considerable merits as a composer of solo musique concrete. A co-release between Gameboy and the newly formed Little Enjoyer, this is Kelleys third solo release. For this recording he takes as source material recordings from minidisc and microcassette made during a tour with Mike Bullock and edits them into a single 35+ minute composition. The results are unlike anything Kelley has done before: rigorous, methodical tape-collage, in turns pensive and aggressive, brittle and supple. The record becomes a revolving exploration of a set of atmospherics, rigidly set into a rusty frame of tape-hiss, fragments emerging from the dreams of a long convalescence. Kelley openly acknowledges his musical reference points in the liner notes, but those citations serve only to make more unfamiliar what is already strangely shaped. Not one that assimilates easily to categories, its as uneasy as a pederast at a PTA meeting. Crucial stuff." - Little Enjoyer. Mastered by Jason Lescalleet, with liner notes by Oliver Alden and Leif Elggren.

Artist: KELLEY, GREG
Title: Religious Electronics
Format: LP
Label: No Fun
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Two sides of melting electronics from Greg. This is not Jazz." - No Fun. Limited to 350 copies.

Artist: KELLEY, GREG
Title: Self-Hate Index
Format: CD
Label: Semata
Country: USA
Price: $12.00

Artist: KELLEY, GREG
Title: The Peeled Ones I-III
Format: Double CDR
Label: Fargone
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
�??Almost two years ago, improv trumpeter Greg Kelley released a pair of anonymous CD-Rs under the moniker the Peeled Ones. He made a webpage, sent out press releases, and received NO orders for the debut albums from this previously unknown and mysterious group. The discs, which almost nobody heard at the time, were wildly different from Gregs usual work: one disc of melancholic synth meanderings (I) and one disc of shredding guitar overload (II). This year, the Peeled Ones saga came full circle when Greg decided to record a third installment, returning to his synthesizer for a gorgeous and incredibly realized improvisation. This lavish package includes "reissues" of the two original, ultra-obscure Peeled Ones albums on the first disc, and Gregs fantastic new recording on the second disc. Each disc comes in its own cardboard slipcase with individual artwork (featuring creepy photos selected by Greg) and the whole thing fits in an oversized box along with an essay by Mr. Kelley himself and more haunted pictures. Greg Kelley fans, this is not to be missed; this box is a different and unexpected side to one of modern improvs most versatile and consistently rewarding musicians. LIMITED TO 120 COPIES.�?� -Fargone.
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Artist: KELLEY, GREG
Title: The Traditions Of The Past Cannot Be Retrieved
Format: CDR
Label: 8MM
Country: Italy
Price: $9.00
"The traditions of the past cannot be retrieved is a collection of five solo works Greg Kelley (known for his work in Nmperign, Heathen Shame, Cold Bleak Heat) recorded from 1997 to 2005 with his 4 track recorder. For those familar with his previous releases, here youll find some of those elements that make Greg a personal, surprising voice as a musique concrete composer: drones, loops, sonic detritus and short gaps of silence alternated with magnificent abrasive moments. The first 4 tracks are a real peach in this sense. The last track 4 Piezos is a 31 minute monolith which works as a second chapter for the whole album: a long, huge piece for(percussion/trumpet/electronix?) collapsing in a shocking finale. Totally amazing. CDR released in an edition of 205 copies." - 8MM.
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Artist: KELLEY, GREG & ALEX NEILSON
Title: Graveside Doles
Format: LP
Label: Ultra Eczema
Country: Belgium
Price: $24.00
"two of the most intense young "free" dudes from different parts of the globe (kelley from boston, neilson from leeds) unite for this completely weird record, taking free music to a different level, recorded on top of eachother via mail. this sounds like moving the heaviest metal closet on a little rubber boat from brighton to the east coast of the united states, kicking off with a heavy free jazzy tune full of retarded trumpets stuffed with little babies screaming for a change slightly changing into ice cold acoustic metal scraping ambience. tons of different sounds to discover and very unclear whether they came out of a trumpet, a drumset, a mouth or a whale. comes in a black and silver fine line drawn cover by dennis tyfus limited to 400 copies"- Ultra Eczema.
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Artist: KELLEY, GREG & ALEX NEILSON
Title: Passport to Satori
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $14.00
"Fuckin fuck fuck fantastic duo LP by trumpet mangler maestro Greg Kelley and Scottish drum freak Alex Neilson called Passport To Satori (Golden Lab Records). Just kills. First side is straight up awesome lips on brass spoot ‘n spit tone with sweet tap tap. Side two is more manic, more off the fucking wall with Kelley sending air sound through sickened pedal puh while who one of these drunk fucks starts whooshing some kind of synth hell—really great improvisation and it takes you straight to that Satori joint (or whatever that place is) where blowjobs are as good as free jazz." - Thurston Moore & Byron Coley, Bull Tongue. 2009 release.

Artist: KELLEY, GREG/BILL NACE
Title: Live At Disjecta
Format: LP
Label: Open Mouth
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"Fourth in Open Mouthss Live At ... series. Greg Kelley on trumpet; Bill Nace on electric guitar. Recorded March 9, 2016 by Daniel Menche. Cover art by Bill Nace. Covers screened by Alan Sherry. Edition of 300." - Open Mouth.

Artist: KELLEY, MIKE
Title: Silver Ball (Light and Color, Mostly)
Format: LP
Label: Table Of The Elements
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"One channel from the eight channel audio sculpture Silver Ball (1994) mixed with an ambient recording of the work in exhibition at the Rooseum, Malmo Sweden, 1997. Mixed by Mike Kelley and Scott Benzel, Compound Annex Studio, Los Angeles, 2003." - Table Of The Elements.
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Artist: KELOMPOK KAMPUNGEN
Title: Mencari Tuhan
Format: CD
Label: Strawberry Rain
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"One of the true gems of the Indonesian scene, this album stands to be one of the best, and also one of the most unique albums to come from the region. Banned by the Shuko government soon after release, it remains somewhat obscure to most collectors up until now. An album created by Bram Makahekum (who had no musical experience or training at all) Kelompok Kumpangan had multiple members trying to recreate the sounds of nature, even using original handmade instruments invented by the band themselves. The end result is nothing short of brilliant, one of our personal favorites from the region and an album that cant be compared to much else. Wonderful progressive folk of the highest caliber, we cant stand behind this one enough." -Strawberry Rain.

Artist: KEMIALLISET YSTAVAT
Title: Alkuhärkä
Format: CD
Label: Fonal
Country: Finland
Price: $18.00
"After recovering from a long illness I started searching through the shores and woods. I finally managed to locate Mr. Anderzén in the middle of an arctic desert. He sat there cross legged, eyes closed, calm as if on top of a mountain or in the bottom of the sea. No trees nor any other objects apart from ourselves interrupted the plain white landscape. Sun dragged itself slowly over the horizon. The air was still. My retreat will soon be over. His husky voice seemed to emerge from the field of snow itself. I didnt see his lips moving. As I asked about the last nine months he had been away he mumbled something about contemplation. Remember what Cocteau wrote in Opium about revealing the essence of plants? - I have gained sights of that different kind of speed of vegetation and I have heard the screams of plants he talked about. After six long days of silence spent mostly eating drought reindeers meat Mr A. talked again: I had this strangest of dreams. There was no space, no people, no traces of action, just this plasmoid machine out of which erupted sounds. And then as I was receiving those aural secretions of an ultra physical automaton from the seventh uppermost world, I woke up due to a butterfly itching in my ear. There I was all covered with sweat, heart beating furiously, yet the ear was empty. It took a long time to be able to sleep after that night. Heed my words dear friends; that butterfly preserved to the ears of ours which werent there is Alkuhärkä." - Ralf Normaali. Highly recommended!

Artist: KEMIALLISET YSTAVAT
Title: Alkuhärkä
Format: LP
Label: Beta-Lactam Ring
Country: USA
Price: $24.50
"Ed. of 400 copies on 220 gm vinyl. KYs medieval ministrations make the Weird America movement seem like a furry load of Clay Aikens. This latest opus plots out like a secret musical map through a Bosch painting. It is not a horror show by any means. It is the sound of losing time and of losing bearings. A microverse full of familiar landmarks, populated by improbably strange shapes and beings. This could be Heaven; this could be Hell. Who are we to say which is weirder? What if Ilhan Mimaroglu traveled with Chaucer? What if Parmegianni was in the David Monroe Consort? What if In Gowan Ring got busy with Volcano The Bear? KYs psychedelic fusion of folk and musique concrete could almost be a sketch of the birth of music itself." - Beta-Lactam Ring.
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Artist: KEMIALLISET YSTAVAT
Title: Kellari Juniversumi
Format: CD
Label: Fonal
Country: Finland
Price: $18.00
"Many are the rumors that revolve round the Tamperean tribe called Kemialliset Ystävät (Chemical Friends), regarding for instance the recipe for their brand of magic potion and their ethnic background. Contradicting the common beliefs, this group, which is now, depending on how you count, releasing its first or tenth album, does not consist of elves, gnomes or some lesser known folk of the forest, but is mainly the product of one human risen from the rotten ditch of Nekala (a Tampere suburb). With his vast set of allies he has by the power of his spirit carved a whole multitude of caves into the cellar of an otherwise unsuspect looking house. From that Cellar Yuniversum (a rough translation of the discs name) originates this record, which I myself regard rather as the first, as its many predecessors have been either halves of a long player, virtually unobtainable or partial rereleases. Now, at last, as we venture deeper into the cellar than ever before, we see the aforementioned elves and gnomes in their festivities, as the urbanization process has cut down the Tampere backwoods and has thus forced them to flee into the caves of Kemialliset Ystävät, who naturally are in good terms with all tiny earthlings with pointed ears. (Allow me to return to the subject magic potion: Ive heard that in order to compensate the Lebensraum, the forest tribes have provided for Kemialliset Ystävät an unlimited supply of bottled fairys pee, which is the strongest nordic hallucinogen known to man. Whether it ends up being sold at schoolyards and potato markets or to inspire this music, to that information Ive got no access.) By the time one has sunk deep enough into the world of the record, it isnt any more a question of seeing, but knowing in the sense of Platos anamnesis, re-remembering. The same bearded chap, the Fostex left to the cave by higher powers and a varied selection of nearly broken instruments guarantee that this certainly psychedelic avant folk which stutters just as much as it should makes me remember myself once more at the mountains, naked, as the only human in the whole world. Alone, but still in unity with the world. A mysteriously long trip across the stars too, and the smell of a Lettish fish factory and, yes, the Cellar Yuniversum is foggy." - Fonal.

Artist: KEMIALLISET YSTAVAT
Title: Kellari Juniversumi
Format: LP
Label: Beta-Lactam Ring
Country: USA
Price: $17.50
""At last, a chemical spill good enough to eat. KEMIALLISET YST�?V�?T ("Chemical Friends") have previously spread their royal jelly in small doses with a number of micro-pressings. KY, besides being, like, totally rad, are one the best working proponents of acid folk today. The band display a natural knack for creating organic and moving musics out of what could by all rights be a pile of instrumental compost. Their sensibilities can be traced to classic forebears such as Emtidi, Comus, Broeselmaschine etc., while their skewed and rather awkward sense of harmony also owes some small debt to The Residents, mid-period Nocturnal Emmissions (World Is My Womb) and Makers Of The Dead Travel Fast. Medieval meets Appalachan mountain music whilst still reeling from the effects of that strange moldy bread."
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Artist: KEMIALLISET YSTAVAT
Title: Kemialliset Ysavat
Format: CD
Label: Fonal
Country: Finland
Price: $18.50
"Please receive this carefully cooked porridge, the new untitled Kemialliset Ystävät full length album. Pulsating, radiant and turbo-charged, this music shares the groove of a junk pile AND a wild foal. It comes with the lovely smell of the chemical they spray on apple trees. Its a highly ambitious effort originally planned to become a defying message in a bottle, limited edition of one, addressed to the Man. Kemialliset Ystävät has been rocking out for some time now and there is no end in sight. Without all the experiments of the past, this record would not exist while theres still plenty of fresh perspective in the mix, too. Listen to Roope drum his belly, Laura play tambura and Jaakko go berserk on a Chinese flute. Listen carefully. Lots of energy went into the mixing: a million voices from friends are twisted into one hypnotic over-the-top sound textile that vibrates and grows to every direction resembling a living organism, a merry beast. Give it a hug and you will gain power, it is like shooting up echinacea. Wrap it around you and tune in to the blizzard. Sit down and blast as loud as possible!" -Fonal Records

Artist: KEMIALLISET YSTAVAT
Title: Kemialliset Ysävät
Format: CD
Label: Fonal
Country: Finland
Price: $18.00
"This is the fourth full-length album by Kemialliset Ystävät on the Fonal label, originally released in 2007. Pulsating, radiant and turbo-charged, this music shares the groove of a junk pile AND a wild foal. It comes with the lovely smell of the chemical they spray on apple trees. Its a highly ambitious effort originally planned to become a defiant message in a bottle, limited edition of one, addressed to the Man. Kemialliset Ystävät has been rocking out for some time now and there is no end in sight. Without all the experiments of the past, this record would not exist, and theres still plenty of fresh perspective in the mix, too. Listen to Roope drum his belly, Laura play tambura and Jaakko go berserk on a Chinese flute. Lots of energy went into the mixing: a million voices from friends are twisted into one hypnotic, over-the-top sound textile that vibrates and grows in every direction, resembling a living organism, a merry beast. Give it a hug and you will gain power -- it is like shooting up echinacea. Wrap it around you and tune in to the blizzard. Sit down and blast as loud as possible." -Fonal

Artist: KEMIALLISET YSTAVAT
Title: Latvasta Laho
Format: CD
Label: C/Psi/P
Country: New Zealand
Price: $14.00
"Goodness gracious. Them freaky Finns that got the whole Finnish thing a-rollin, roll on in with this warm pool of clatter-bash, strum-n-clunk, and electro-forest ya-ya. There aint many acts sharp enough to go whittlin with this gang and Latvasta Laho (literally rotten in the head) shows just why you shouldnt go foolin with what you dont know nuthin about. Monophonic wood goblins wiggle trees and a retarded werewolf banjo orchestra leaves cute piles of stones outside your tent. Comes complete with fleeting hip-hop stomp-a-tronics, and freefallin spookified blast-athons... huh?. Quite possibly the most fascinating/frightening night of 2005. Cuppa tea anyone?" - C/Psi/P.
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Artist: KEMIALLISET YSTAVAT
Title: Lumottu Karkkipurkki (Vapaa Systeemi)
Format: CD
Label: Fonal
Country: Finland
Price: $18.00
"Originally Lumottu Karkkipurkki was released on cassette on Huutomerkki label, re-released on double 8 inch lathe cut on the Celebrate Psi Phenomenom label. Now finally available on CD remastered and remixed." - Fonal.

Artist: KEMIALLISET YSTAVAT
Title: Saija
Format: 7"
Label: Beta-Lactam Ring
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
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Artist: KEMIALLISET YSTAVAT
Title: Taju Live
Format: Cass
Label: POK
Country: Finland
Price: $8.50
"Have you ever wondered what would happen if the incestuous beasts known as Kemialliset Ystävät would go and improvise in Hyvinkää, the town known for the pyramid and satanic ritual slaughter??? We think you should. The blood stained are: Jan Anderzén, Niko-Matti Ahti, Tomas Regan, Merja Kokkonen and Sami Sänpäkkilä. 4-colour sleeves." - Pok.
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Artist: KEMIALLISET YSTAVAT
Title: Ullakkopalo
Format: LP
Label: Fonal
Country: Finland
Price: $18.00
"LP version with full-color printed innersleeve and 24-page CD booklet. Includes MP3 download coupon. This is the first release from Finlands Kemialliset Ystävät since 2007. Kemialliset Ystävät equals Jan Anderzén. He is one of the few Finnish musicians to have achieved renown in the international experimental circuit. In the case of Anderzén -- who also plies a trade as a visual artist -- this is not a matter of juxtaposition between experimental and mainstream, or a calculated career choice. Using music and images, he is busy creating a world that is a law unto itself, a world of exceptional freedom and beauty. Earlier KY albums have been peppered with contributions by individuals such as Islaja, the members of Avarus and Sami Sänpäkkilä. It is not easy to distinguish who plays what on Kemialliset Ystävät recordings. Rather than a side project consisting of solo parts, the band is an ecosystem within Anderzéns reality. One of the essential techniques applied by Anderzén is collage, in sound as well as image. He is no conventional instrumental virtuoso; his music is created with a fluctuating array of instruments and equipment. The focus is less on instrumental prowess and more on the overall sound and impression as well as the tension between the various materials. As a manipulator of these elements, Anderzén is in a league of his own. His sampler-based solo performances as Tomutonttu have left no doubt about that. A close listening of Anderzéns music reveals its near-architectonic precision. He is known for an exceptionally painstaking approach to creating his music. All this hard work is readily evident in the finished product, not as an accentuated complexity but rather as a clear, independent vision. Kemialliset Ystävät is like a natural phenomenon. It is difficult to imagine anyone having consciously constructed it, such is the ease with which it presents itself to us. To be in the presence of Anderzéns work is captivating in the same way, simple yet inexplicable, as it is to stare into fire. It truly takes a master to create such an experience, but listening to this Kemialliset Ystävät album evokes just that: a feeling of lightness." -Fonal

Artist: KEMIALLISET YSTAVAT
Title: Ullakkopalo
Format: CD
Label: Fonal
Country: Finland
Price: $18.00
"This is the first release from Finlands Kemialliset Ystävät since 2007. Kemialliset Ystävät equals Jan Anderzén. He is one of the few Finnish musicians to have achieved renown in the international experimental circuit. In the case of Anderzén -- who also plies a trade as a visual artist -- this is not a matter of juxtaposition between experimental and mainstream, or a calculated career choice. Using music and images, he is busy creating a world that is a law unto itself, a world of exceptional freedom and beauty. Earlier KY albums have been peppered with contributions by individuals such as Islaja, the members of Avarus and Sami Sänpäkkilä. It is not easy to distinguish who plays what on Kemialliset Ystävät recordings. Rather than a side project consisting of solo parts, the band is an ecosystem within Anderzéns reality. One of the essential techniques applied by Anderzén is collage, in sound as well as image. He is no conventional instrumental virtuoso; his music is created with a fluctuating array of instruments and equipment. The focus is less on instrumental prowess and more on the overall sound and impression as well as the tension between the various materials. As a manipulator of these elements, Anderzén is in a league of his own. His sampler-based solo performances as Tomutonttu have left no doubt about that. A close listening of Anderzéns music reveals its near-architectonic precision. He is known for an exceptionally painstaking approach to creating his music. All this hard work is readily evident in the finished product, not as an accentuated complexity but rather as a clear, independent vision. Kemialliset Ystävät is like a natural phenomenon. It is difficult to imagine anyone having consciously constructed it, such is the ease with which it presents itself to us. To be in the presence of Anderzéns work is captivating in the same way, simple yet inexplicable, as it is to stare into fire. It truly takes a master to create such an experience, but listening to this Kemialliset Ystävät album evokes just that: a feeling of lightness." -Fonal

Artist: KEMIALLISET YSTAVAT
Title: Varisevien Tanssi/Silmujen Marssi
Format: LP
Label: Kevyt Nostalgia
Country: Finland
Price: $18.00
"Another great release from Kemialliset Ystavat after such mind-blowing works like Suurempi Pieni Palatsi and Kellari Juniversumi. Originally Varisevien tanssi(side A) was released by Betley Welcomes Careful Drivers(2001), but it was VERY limited edition. Silmujen marssi(side B) was released by Lal Lal Lal(cdr edition of 100 copies, 2002) but it«s sold out also. Now, first time ever, this two-parted, ass-kicking folk-masterpiece is availeble on VINYL with totaly new covers drawn by the chemical master, Jan Anderzen himself!" - Kevyt Nostalgia.
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Artist: KEMIALLISET YSTAVAT/SUNROOF!
Title: Split Series #19
Format: LP
Label: Fat Cat
Country: UK
Price: $15.00
"The 19th installment in FatCats acclaimed split series features Finnish noise/folk collective Kemialliset Ystavat and Sunroof!, the current project from Skulllflowers Matthew Bower." - Fat Cat. Comes in a hole-punctured outer sleeve with glossy innersleeve.

Artist: KEMP, ALICE
Title: Fill My Body With Flowers And Rice
Format: LP
Label: Fragment Factory
Country: Germany
Price: $22.00
"Alice Kemp creates a cryptic yet coherent body of work through drawing, painting, objects, sound, audio composition, performance, and beyond. She has performed in Japan, USA, UK & Europe, and her more recent musical output has been released by labels such as Fragment Factory and Harbinger Sound.

«Fill My Body With Flowers And Rice» is Kemps first full-length release to vinyl - a compelling work of more than 40 minutes, including two collaborations with Rudolf Eb.er (Schimpfluch, Runzelstirn & Gurgelstock). The album provides a stirring and intimate insight not only into AKs unique world of obscure, tense and delicate sounds, but also into one of the UKs most exceptional artists of today. This LP is a joint release by Fragment Factory (Hamburg) and Erratum Musical (Paris), released in an edition of 300 copies on white vinyl." - Fragment Factory.

Artist: KENICHI, KANAZAWA
Title: Fragments of Sound
Format: CD
Label: Aomori Contemporary Art Centre
Country: Japan
Price: $35.00
"Sculptor Kenichi Kanazawas new CD was out now! This is a live recording during exhibition at Aomori Art Center in 2005. Sketched performance (not percussive) makes graceful resonance in the large space. "-Aomori Contemporary Art Centre

Artist: KENICHI, KANAZAWA
Title: To Strike the Iron/Fragments Of Sound
Format: CD
Label: Niitsu Art Forum
Country: Japan
Price: $40.00
"Kenichi Kanazawa is a sculptor (born in Tokyo, 1956) uses cut and cracked iron plates mainly. He often performs during his exhibitions, the sounds of plates striked by sticks and scrubbed by rubber balls are very static and spacy like Harry Bertoia. All tracks in this first released CD was performed by artist and percussionist Sachiko Nagata. with 34pp full color booklet (texts in Japanese)." - Niitsu Art Forum.
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Artist: KENNEY & EYVIND KANG, JESSIKA
Title: Aestaurium
Format: LP
Label: Ideologic Organ
Country: France
Price: $20.00
"Jessika Kenney is a vocalist known for her haunting timbral sense, as well as her profound interpretation of vocal traditions. Eyvind Kang is a violist for whom the act of music and learning is a spiritual discipline. Aestuarium is a meditation on a psalm of lamentation and the unary tone in the metaphor of salt and fresh water, inspired by Gaelic psalmery, Tibetan notational gestures, and the microtonality of the tetrachord. Recorded on the shore of Colvos Passage in 2005 by renowned engineer Mell Dettmer. Stephen OMalley comments: "Amongst many other amazing pieces Jessika & Eyvind collaborated on SUNN O)))s Monoliths & Dimensions album, Jessika leading the choir on the piece "Big Church" and Eyvind composing the acoustic arrangements for "Big Church" & "Alice." I learned an immense amount about music through these collaborations, specifically the idea of Spectral music through research and discussion/reference points of composers such as Grisey and Murail. Aestuarium is a beautiful piece of minimalist spectral music which has brought great pleasure to my ears over the years." Originally released on CD by Endless Records in 2005. Ideologic Organ curation and art direction by Stephen OMalley, manufactured and distributed by Editions Mego." -Ideologic Organ
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Artist: KENNEY & EYVIND KANG, JESSIKA
Title: The Face of the Earth
Format: LP
Label: Ideologic Organ
Country: France
Price: $21.00
"The second beautiful album by the duo of Jessika Kenney -- a vocalist known for her haunting timbral sense, as well as her profound interpretation of Persian vocal traditions -- and Eyvind Kang -- a violist for whom the act of music and learning is a spiritual discipline. All tracks were composed by Kenney (voice, percussion, electronics) and Kang (viola, setar, electronics)." -Ideologic Organ. "The Central Javanese Wangsalan is a kind of riddle (two lines, twelve syllables each, divided 4 and 8 ), sung by the female vocalist on the gamelan, often using images of natural phenomena alongside descriptions of human characteristics, invoking atmospheres of primordial knowledge, humor, heightened sensation, philosophy, with much hidden wordplay and reference." - J. Kenney. "Tavaf" is based on a ghazal by twelfth century Persian Sufi poet Attar (12th c.). Vinyl cut by Rashad Becker at Dubplates & Mastering, Berlin October 2012.

Artist: KENNEY, JESSIKA & EYVIND KANG
Title: Reverse Tree
Format: LP
Label: Black Truffle
Country: Australia
Price: $20.00
"Black Truffle present Reverse Tree, the new LP from the acclaimed duo of Eyvind Kang and Jessika Kenney. The two are musicians who have established themselves as powerful voices working at a unique intersection of contemporary composition, improvisation, and Asian traditional music forms. Either individually or as a pair, they have worked in contexts ranging from performances of traditional Persian and Javanese music to collaborations with Sunn O))), but their work together as a duo, on The Face Of The Earth (2012) and Aestuarium (SOMA 002LP, 2011), most clearly represents the central concerns of their diverse practices: a music of the inner life of sound, demanding ritualistic focus and promising heightened sensations. On Reverse Tree, the duo expand their work together into the realm of the chamber ensemble, presenting two side-long works that feature Kenneys voice and Kangs viola alongside a multitude of other instrumentalists. Kangs "Thoughts On Being Exiled To The Frontier, For Lord Wei", inspired by a text by the Tang dynasty poet Hsueh Tao, features an all-star international ensemble: Kang, Kenney, maverick Israeli conductor Ilan Volkov on violin, Icelandic cellist Hildur Guðnadóttir, and guitarists Oren Ambarchi and Stephen OMalley. The piece is primarily composed of irregular patterns of pizzicato notes and guitar harmonics, gently falling in and out of sync and providing a subtly unstable support for Kenneys voice, which at times is reminiscent of Michiko Hirayamas classic performances of Scelsi. Drawing on 20th century instrumental techniques, alternate tuning systems, non-western music and the experience of nature, the piece opens a space both serene and subtly uneasy. Kenneys "Elm" features Kenney and vocalist Nova Ruth (Filastine, Twin Sista) alongside an ensemble of strings and Seattles Gamelan Pacifica, performing on Javanese instruments tuned to the slendro scale. An uncanny timbre created by bowing the keys of the Gamelans instruments, supported by bowed harmonics from the strings, is heard consistently throughout the piece. After a long introductory section in which this harmonic cloud slowly descends from shimmering high notes to rumbling bass, the vocalists enter, singing a slow and stately setting of a 19th century Surakarta poem (attributed to Mangkunegara IV). The poem deals with the idea of a form of knowledge achieved through deeds, as a practice and state of the heart. Presented in a deluxe sleeve designed by Stephen OMalley; Mastered and cut by Rashad Becker; Cut at 45rpm for maximum fidelity." - Black Truffle.

Artist: KENNEY, STEVE
Title: Live Lex
Format: LP
Label: Nostilevo
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"hand-numbered edition of 149 copies, debut LP from Isis & Werewolves/Galen/Pterodactyls/Demons alumni Steve Kenney a.k.a. Smoke Dogg. as a founding member of Demons, Steve has become greater recognized over the past few years for his dirty synth and tape delay performance style exclusive to his own. his limited output began with a C30 for Nurse Etiquette in 2009, followed by various collaborations with Chris Pottinger, Heath Moerland (together as Slither), & Andrew Coltrane, + a myriad of limited cassette titles. "Live Lex" is his first piece of vinyl, and additionally, "Live Lex" is also one of the least pretty & welcoming synth records I have ever heard. a record that is clearly intended for a dark nite, from what maybe was a dark nite. brings to mind select works of Maurizio Bianchi, Franciso Lopez, & Asmus Tietchens, however this record does not mimic; Steves sound is one of his own. very stark, yet without a limited scope; exceptionally full synth accents through an extremely dense fog clatter; that of the pro-one death sound. Here, listen to Steve find true uncharted darkness within his vices." - Nostilevo.

Artist: KERKAR, KESARBAI
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Mississippi
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"One of the greatest Indian classical vocalists of all time. Kesarbia Kerkar rose up from the bottom of the cast system in India to become one of the countries most respected vocalists. These recordings from 1947 through 1953 are beautiful ragas not to be missed. First LP issue of her material available in the US; a real treasure for fans of our Abdul Karim Khan and Pandit Pran Nath releases. Beautiful, detailed liner notes by Ian Nagoski complete with photographs and sacred Tantra art. Old school tip on cover. A co-release with Canary records." -Mississippi.

Artist: KESEY & THE MERRY PRANKSTERS, KEN
Title: The Acid Test
Format: LP
Label: Sound City
Country: Spain
Price: $31.00
"As essential a piece of 60s counterculture as youre ever going to find on vinyl, as stated in the Acid Archives book by author Patrick Lundborg. This legendary document, recorded in January 1966 in San Francisco, depicts the early scene of what would become the psychedelic epicenter of the world, in this Acid Test staged by psych-godfather Ken Kesey and his Merry Pranksters, with the Grateful Dead playing somewhere in the background. This is as close to 1966 San Francisco you will ever get, if youve ever regretted not having been there -- or if you were and dont remember. Reissue of the mega-rare original private press artifact, which recently pulled over $2000 in an online auction. Limited to 500 copies." -Sound City.

Artist: KESZLER, ELI
Title: Catching Net
Format: Double CD
Label: Pan
Country: UK
Price: $21.00
"PAN presents a 2CD set from experimental composer/artist/multi-instrumentalist Eli Keszler. The first disc features two ensemble versions of Cold Pin (PAN 021LP), previously released in a 2011 LP of the same title on PAN, plus a 26-minute, previously-unreleased live ensemble recording (mixed sextet and piano quintet; these are captured in contrasting acoustical spaces). The personnel for all three tracks is Eli Keszler (drums, percussion, crotales, guitar); Ashley Paul (alto saxophone, bass harp); Geoff Mullen (prepared guitar); Greg Kelley (trumpet); Reuben Son (bassoon) and Benny Nelson (cello). The second disc begins with the title-track, "Catching Net," a 17-minute score for string quartet and piano with the "Cold Pin" installation. It is performed by pianist Sakiko Mori and the Providence String Quartet: Carole Bestvater (violin); Rachel Panitch (violin); Chloë Kline (viola); Laura Cetilia (cello). The score is fully notated, timed with stopwatch markings rather than tempo or meter. Following are two recordings of Keszlers large-scale installations functioning on their own. "Collecting Basin" features piano strings/wires up to 250 feet long splayed from a two-story water tower in Shreveport, Louisiana, across two large, empty water purification basins, which acted as an amplifier for the sounds produced by the installation. A "solo" version of "Cold Pin" (without live performers) concludes the album. Tracks 1 and 3 on the first disc and track 2 on the second disc were recorded at the historic Cyclorama, a massive dome at the Boston Center for the Arts. "Cold Pin" was installed directly on a large curved wall in the dome, using micro-controlled motors and beaters to strike extended strings ranging in length from three to 25 feet. The 2CD is mastered by Rashad Becker at Clunk, in a limited edition of 1,000 copies. It is packaged in a pro-press digisleeve jacket which itself is housed in a silk screened PVC sleeve with extensive images from the installations, program notes, sketches of the installations, scores, electronic schematics from the projects, and accompanying drawings and artwork by Eli Keszler and Bill Kouligas." - Pan.

Artist: KESZLER, ELI
Title: Cold Pin
Format: LP
Label: Pan
Country: UK
Price: $27.00
"Over two years in the making, Cold Pin is the new full-length record by Eli Keszler. Both a composition and stand-alone installation, 14 strings ranging in length from 25 to 3 feet are strung across a 15x40 curved wall, with motors attacking the strings, connected by microcontrollers, pick-ups and RCA cables. Recorded in Bostons historic Cyclorama, a massive dome built to house the Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg painting in 1884. The B-side features, in addition, a "dry" version of the installation with motor attacks on metal squares rather than strings, creating dense percussive clusters. Cold Pin works within the frame work of left-to-right time and vertical structure. The installation acts as the architecture of the music, surrounding and immersing the live instruments into incredible density and sharp, angular mass shapes, and functions alone as the performers stop. Rather than an individual sound, the sustained horns, strings, drums and metallic attacks function as a singular unit, and continue, too, when they stop alongside the installation. Cold Pin features Eli Keszler (drums, crotales installation and guitar), Geoff Mullen (guitar), Ashley Paul (clarinet, guitar, greenbox), Greg Kelley (trumpet), Reuben Son (bassoon) and Benjamin Nelson (cello). Eli Keszler is a composer, artist and multi-instrumentalist based in New York City. In performance, he often plays drums, bowed crotales and guitar in conjunction with his installations. In his ensemble compositions, he uses extended strings, motors, crotales, horns and mechanical devices to create his sound, balancing intense harmonic formations with acoustic sustain, fast, jarring rhythm, mechanical propulsion, dense textures and detailed visual presentations. He has most recently won the Mata composers competition for the 2012 season. Eli Keszler is a graduate of the New England Conservatory in Boston where he studied with Anthony Coleman and Ran Blake. Limited edition of 500 copies, pressed on 140 gram vinyl housed in a silk screened PVC sleeve. Mastered and cut by Rashad Becker at Dubplates & Mastering." -Pan

Artist: KESZLER, ELI
Title: Last Signs Of Speed
Format: Double 12"
Label: Empty Editions
Country: China
Price: $31.00
"Empty Editions present Eli Keszlers Last Signs Of Speed as their inaugural release. This release has represented a labor of love for both Eli and the label. Last Signs is Elis first solo release since 2012s Catching Net (PAN 032CD) and explores a very different side of his unique acoustic universe. One in which the macro-cosmic percussive collisions of his earlier work give way to a gradual unfolding of dub-influenced rhythmic constellations. Eli has described Last Signs as his response to playing in club environments over the last few years; an attempt to negotiate a delicate balance between the materiality of his acoustic instrument and the hyper-mediated sonic ecosystem of the club sound system. Coming off like an inspired synthesis between Scientist and Xenakis, Last Signs Of Speed is a truly unique work by an artist at the height of his power." - Empty Editions.
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Artist: KESZLER, ELI
Title: Livingston
Format: LP
Label: Rare Youth
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Debut LP by drummer/multi-instrumentalist Eli Keszler. A distinct composition in four parts, Livingston is a brooding and dark meditation for drums, crotales, guitar, clarinet, bowed percussion, Fender Rhodes, nail violin, and tapes. This is a rare kind of solo record, in that Elis obvious instrumental virtuosity is tempered with a refined sense of composition and emotional space. You dont get the sense that this is the work of a single musician. Furious outbursts of raw percussive energy are kept in check by floating, distended melodies, and moments of silence are interrupted by the jarring clarity of high-pitched bells being bowed at close intervals. At times sounding like an Indonesian gamelan being put through the wringer, and at others like the massive drone of an aeolian harp being played by the wind -- Livingston effectively combines the influences of composers like Giacinto Scelsi and Iannis Xenakis with the improvisational energy and atmosphere of an artist like Keiji Haino. Clocking it at just over 23 minutes, this is a potent piece of music and an auspicious debut by a very talented young artist. Limited edition of 300, with hand-screened covers. Definitely recommended to fans of Mirror, Organum, ESPdisk, nmperign, Jandek, Evan Parker and Paul Lytton, Gruppo Di Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza, Phil Niblock, etc." -Rare Youth
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Artist: KESZLER, ELI
Title: Oxtirn
Format: LP
Label: ESP-Disk
Country: USA
Price: $24.00
"Oxtirn is a truly unique and powerful blend of free energy, modern composition and mechanical music that defies genre. With two proper full lengths, and an array of self-releases under his belt, Eli Keszler has turned to ESP-Disk for the release of Oxtirn, his third, most composed and large scale effort to date. Oxtirn captures Keszler and crew at their most frenetic, and abruptly spills out into a cacophony of tuned brass, squeaking rust, and electrically shorting contact mics, taking the detritus of post-industrial existence (sheet metal, spring boards and motors wrenched from their initial hearths) and transforming that refuse into a twenty-first century musique-concrete orchestra. On the albums initial track, motors tumble across prepared sheets of metal as expertly placed squalls of bowed string and what could only be described as the sounds of a phantom brass band (courtesy of multiple horn player Andrew Fenlon and Keszlers longstanding partner Ashley Paul on clarinet) mesh transcendentally with Keszlers precise percussion and bursts of controlled chaos. Side B sees Eli and sonic artist Sakiko Mori on both prepared and installed pianos; as the two furiously scrape and agitate strings with a mix of switch-operated motors, contact mics and suspended preparations, slowly undulating resonant clusters float on top of the underlying din, creating a striking contrast. Here, the eerie timbre of Keszlers bowed crotales recall Italian futurist Luigi Russolos Intonarumori, and the string quartets of Dumitrescu. The vinyl is limited to 300 copies and comes packaged with a beautiful, hand-screened poster featuring original artwork by Eli Keszler." -ESP-Disk

Artist: KESZLER, ELI/ASHLEY PAUL
Title: Aster
Format: LP
Label: Rel
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"Aster is the debut LP release by the duo of Ashley Paul and Eli Keszler. Having spent the last 3 years performing all over the northeast, they have developed a unique sound, combining the piercing high pitched resonance of Keszlers bowed crotales and cymbals with altissimo sustains and drastic pitch bends of Pauls alto saxophone and clarinet. The split tone combinations from these instruments is surprising and overwhelming, creating continuous, multi-layered, dense, shifting harmonics and intense inner-ear sound. Spinning discs, invented resonating metal configurations, bending reed tones, and voice interference carefully blend, creating a wild texture that is both harsh and striking . This is contrasted with Pauls guttural string attacks, which meet the rapid-fire movement of Keszlers low end bowed cymbals and jittery crash. This is a live document recorded to 4 track, with no sound modification. This LP is the first official release in a planned series of releases by this long standing duo. Pressed on 160 gram copper plate pressed virgin vinyl with a black inner sleeve, the LP is housed in a textured paper cover that features a layered screen printed drawing. The inside contains grey pasted notes with an attached 8" x 25" 3 part multi-tone picture which has been printed across a fold-out frosted vellum book. All of this has been screen printed, drawn, and then hand assembled by Keszler and Paul. The record comes in a limited hand numbered edition of 300 copies." - Rel.

Artist: KESZLER, ELI/KEITH FULLERTON WHITMAN
Title: Split
Format: LP
Label: NNA Tapes
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"NNA is very excited to announce a split LP between world-renowned electronic music composer Keith Fullerton Whitman and multi-instrumentalist composer Eli Keszler. This LP is a conversation in sound between two prominent artists, one working in the electronic realm (Whitman), and the other in the world of live acoustics (Keszler). In fact, Whitmans piece was inspired and created as a direct response to Keszlers signature frenzied percussion style. Both sides of the record are full of incredibly detailed nuance-driven music. These artists work with sound on the microscopic level, deliberately placing each individual molecule of sound in its intended location. Whitmans piece Occlusion is automated machine music warfare, utilizing rhythm as a textural tool, while Keszler uses live percussion, bowed metal, and other acoustics to act as a humanized response to Whitmans machine-regulated assault, solidifying this record as a fantastic document of human vs. machine call and response. Original artwork by Eli Keszler."

Artist: KETAMINES
Title: Line By Line
Format: 7"
Label: Hozac
Country: USA
Price: $6.00
"How Calgary, Albertas KETAMINES can create such warming, vibrant sounds in the great white north is still confusing our team of scientists, but the three raw and sunny-sounding blasts of pop on this debut EP will surely have your chest pounding with excitement, and Im not even a doctor. Formed from the ashes of the revered MYELIN SHEATHS and ENDAGERED APE, and current Fist City and Mammoth Cave Recordings figureheads, Ketamines are truly the Calgary super group you need to hear. Its a rush of swirling pop psychedelia that doesnt veer too far off the deep end, and ropes you into a technicolor world conjuring visions of the UFO Club, cross-wired with luxuriously textured Simply Saucer vibes, all crushed comfortably around teetering lysergic pop song structures. Whether its the metronomically phased choruses and flanged nuances that shift effortlessly between the inescapable hooks, or the eerily cheerful songs you simply cant shake out of your head for days, the Ketamines debut EP is everything you wouldnt think theyd be based on their moniker alone. They still harness the hazy, confident stride of the dazed legends that came before them, and their psychedelic pop should carry them straight into the arms of todays most jaded with ease. First edition of 500 copies." -Hozac

Artist: KEY
Title: Birch Skeletons, Skin Lanterns & Lake Of Stars
Format: 3x10" Box Set
Label: Handmade Birds
Country: USA
Price: $46.00
"The vision of Kaarna of Somnivore and Rauta of CoO, this box set delivers the three demo cassettes that have been long sold out, on a trilogy of 10" vinyl records. Along with CoO, few have been able to present the clear evidence of a shift in the musical paradigm like these masters from Finland. The 3x10" records each in their own sleeves, each in their own color, and packaged in a box with foil stamping on the outside. Designed by Kaarna himself." - Handmade Birds.

Artist: KEY OF SHAME
Title: s/t
Format: Double LP
Label: Planam
Country: Italy
Price: $34.00
"Key Of Shame is the most extreme entity to come out from two cult collectives of the New York underground, or No Neck Blues Band and Sightings. PLANAM proudly presents their first recordings, four threnodies for Judas Iscariota as performer by Mark Morgan (Sightings) and Pat Murano (NNCK, Decimus). Jesus answered and said You will become the thirteenth, and you will be cursed by the other generations - and you will come to rule over them. In the last days they will curse your ascen... Atmospheric radical electronics at their highest peak. Hand stenciled and silkscreened edition of 270 double-LPs released by PLANAM. And Jesus replied Friend, Do what you came for Matthew, 26:50." - Planam.

Artist: KEY OF SHAME
Title: Threnody for Marcus Junius Brutus
Format: LP
Label: Holidays
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"Atmospheric radical electronics at their highest peak. Key of Shame is the creature born from the collaboration of Mark Morgan (Sightings) and Pat Murano (No Neck Blues Band, Decimus, Malkuth, K. Salvatore) revealing the black side of psychedelics. This session has been recorded live in the WFMU Studio (engineered by Glenn Luttman) edited by Pat Murano and mastered by Giuseppe Ielasi. A journey through industrial minimalism evolving from bubbling metal drones into indecipherable structures of subliminal details. A perfect companion to their stunning double LP recently released by Planam. At word of your treachery, the head of Pompey is wracked with tears. The work of an unlucky XIII undone. 200 copies on black." -Holidays

Artist: KEY, SCOTT
Title: This Forest and the Sea
Format: LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $22.00
"This deluxe 180-gram vinyl LP edition of This Forest and the Sea comes with an insert which sports engaging, funny, and insightful notes by Key, photos, plus the text to poem that inspired the title track; as a nod to the forest, the insert is printed on FSC recycled, chlorine-free, 100% post-consumer fiber paper manufactured using biogas energy. A very rare album that seems to have flown under almost everyones radar -- although thankfully not Doug McGowans (Yoga Records), who sent this our way. One record collector said to us, and we now say to you: Have a listen because this rates up there with classics by Bob Desper, Perry Leopold, Robbie Basho, and Phil Yost, with dark moods similar to John Fahey and Nick Drake. This LP edition is limited to 500 copies." -Lion.

Artist: KHAN, ABDUL KARIM
Title: S/T
Format: LP
Label: Mississippi
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"Compilation of 78s by the master of Indian classical vocal music. First U.S release dedicated to his work. Heavy & spiritual austere performances of 10 ragas. Not easy listening by any means but ultimately very rewarding. Comes in an old school tip on cover. Includes a 12 page booklet with many archival photographs & notes by Ian Nagoski." -Mississippi
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Artist: KHAN, USTAD ABDUL KARIM
Title: 1934-1935
Format: CD
Label: Important
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"More than seventy years since his death in 1937, Ustad Abdul Karim Khan retains his reputation as one of the greatest singers India ever produced. Possessed of an elastic, honed voice that poured out like mercury, he influenced generations of singers including Mohammed Rafi, Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, and Pandit Pran Nath. Born at the end of the 19th century to a family of musicians that extended back in time for centuries, his art was formed in the culture of the courts of the maharajas under British colonialism but was changed by his genius and imagination and a life marked by sacrifices for love, unsatisfied ambition, abandonment and heartbreak. These performances were culled from sessions made during his peak final years 1934-1935, newly transferred and restored and with extensive notes by Ian Nagoski." -Important

Artist: KHAN, USTAD HAFIZULLAH
Title: Khalifa Kirana Gharana-Sarangi
Format: CD
Label: Just Dreams
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"RE-RELEASE from the Just Dreams label--a true CD, not CD-R. First recording released by the late Sarangi Master,Khalifa and son of Ustad Abdul Wahid Khan of the Kirana Gharana. Exquisite intonation, pure tone, graceful command of the bow, effortless speed over the complete range of three octaves." - Just Dreams. "Tradition, love and devotion-a beacon of the Kirana Gharana in our time." --La Monte Young. 2000 release on La Monte Young and Marian Zazeelas label.
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Artist: KHOLA COSMICA
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: New Records
Country: Spain
Price: $27.00
"After many years of putting out strictly vintage 60s/70s/80s reissues, Guerssen inaugurates its New Records imprint and (again) begins releasing albums from current bands that the label truly loves. New Records focuses on 90s-and-beyond psychedelia, hard rock, folk, progressive, etc. Listeners can expect Guerssens usual attention to detail and nice artwork designs. The first release on New Records is the first vinyl edition, with new artwork, of Japanese band Khola Cosmicas overlooked 2011 self-titled CD. Hailing from Tokyo, Khola Cosmica are not your average "stoner rock" band. This brutal power trio plays some of the most extreme, psychedelic doom metal you can find. Long tracks featuring devastating, loud, in-your-face fuzz riffing, hypnotic drones, and dark atmospheres destined to destroy your mind. Remastered sound. Includes insert." - New Records.

Artist: KHORSHID AND HIS GROUP, OMAR
Title: Live in Australia 1981
Format: LP
Label: Sublime Frequencies
Country: USA
Price: $24.00
"This is the first live concert recording ever issued of legendary Egyptian guitarist Omar Khorshid and his group. It features tracks recorded during his 1981 tour of Australia, including live versions of songs that grace his various LPs recorded for Lebanese and Egyptian labels during the 1970s with one phenomenal tune, "Al Rabieh," being exclusive here as never before issued in any form. The sound is surprisingly great for a live cassette recording and the band is as sharp and monumental as ever, with stunning instrumental performances throughout, including an extended improvisational rhythmic exchange between percussionist Ibrahim Tawfiek and Omars electric guitar on the epic track "Sidi Mansour." This record is loaded with Khorshids signature microtonal Arabesque surf guitar elegance darting atop the backing bands brilliant accompaniment, and the tones of organist Fouad Rohaiem sound raw and abrasive, as though it were still 1973. The album has even more nostalgic (and tragic) significance as these shows would be his last; a car accident claiming Omars life within 72 hours of flying back to Cairo from Australia. Mohamed Amine, Khorshids lifelong friend and member of his group from 1975-1981, recorded these tracks and provided the photographs that embellish the beautiful gatefold jacket that accompanies this LP. Collected and researched by Khorshid historian Hany Zaki in Cairo, this unbelievable treasure is now available for the world to behold. Limited edition LP release in a full-color gatefold jacket with exquisite photos from Mohamed Amines personal archive and informative liner notes by Hany Zaki." - Sublime Frequencies.

Artist: KHORSHID, OMAR
Title: Guitar El Chark (Guitar Of The Orient)
Format: Double CD
Label: Sublime Frequencies
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"Double CD reissue of the out-of-print vinyl edition. With an additional ten bonus tracks and a 14-page booklet in a tri-fold digipak. The late Omar Khorshid remains an iconic legend of the Arab world, though hes received criminally little international acclaim. Born in Cairo in 1945, the glittering age of Egypts cultural reinvention, Khorshid was soon to become one of its luminaries and most well-known, if short-lived, voices. He is regarded as the greatest guitarist the Arab world has ever known. By the mid-60s, Khorshid was established with his group Le Petit Chats, an Egyptian beat group modeled after the prevailing influence of Elvis and The Beatles. It was at this time that one of the reigning figures of contemporary Arabic music, Abdel Halim Hafez, asked Omar Khorshid to join his orchestra. With Baligh Hamdi composing, Hafez with Khorshid in place would create some of the most innovative modern sounds in the Arabic musical canon. Time with the Hafez orchestra offered Khorshid instant fame, and it wasnt long before he was asked to play with the queen of Arab music, the voice of Egypt herself, Oum Kalthoum. Over the next few years, Khorshid became a well-established and integral part of the Arab musical landscape. He was featured heavily in live concerts, national TV and radio and studio recordings, playing for the leading artists of the day. The guitar had now become an essential ingredient in the Oriental orchestra. Khorshid began recording albums under his own name for the prestigious Lebanese record labels Voice Of The Orient and Voice Of Lebanon. Working with visionary engineer Nabil Moumtaz at Polysound studios in Beirut, Khorshid would take his music into some of the most progressive musical terrain of its time. The tracks included here in this retrospective are from the prolific span of Khorshids career in Beirut from 1973 to 1977. The venerable Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish best encapsulated this time in Lebanon: "unfortunately, it was paradise." Khorshids prolific instrumental music enjoyed recognition that transcended class and status during the brief period he shone. Its a testament to his immense talent and some of the finest guitar music the world has ever heard." -Sublime Frequencies.
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Artist: KHOURY, MIKE/ANDREW COLTRANE
Title: Sound Vibration Alchemy
Format: Cass
Label: Hermitage
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"part#1 mail collaboration tape=violin drones/improv/bowed metals: sounds of strange strings amped thru 1000 basements...B&W art blk. cassette shells w/ gold paint......" - Hermitage.

Artist: KHUNNT
Title: Failures
Format: LP + CD
Label: Riot Season
Country: UK
Price: $25.00
"Since 2006, Khünnt have fervently explored the boundaries of esoteric music, from minimalist noise, cack-rock and ESP screams to live improvisation, fog-beat and psychedelic city mantra. Khünnt is: John-Michael Hedley - Bass Guitar; Matthew Baty - Drums; Adam Ian Sykes, Richard Dawson, Sam Grant - Guitar; Stephen Palmer - Vocals, Synth. Members of Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, Blown Out & Richard Dawson. To celebrate their 10 year anniversary, Khünnt present new material on Riot Season titled Failures. Failures will be accompanied by a CD compilation of the bands entire blighted back catalogue titled Past, Present & Future. Failures is a one track, near 40-minute hypnotic passage split over two parts for a 12" vinyl release. For the most part the album is less aggravated and more smoked out than Khünnts previous output but be warned, it is no less intense. The album masterfully exploits repetition and dynamic to the point of overload, before collapsing into raw, feral carnage. The performance of Failures was expertly captured, mixed and mastered by Sam Grant (Bong - Stoner Rock (RITE 024LP, RITE 025CD), Haikai No Ku - Ultra High Dimensionality (BOXREC 006LP)) at Blank Studios, Newcastle. Edition of 150. On 140 gram black vinyl. Housed in 350gsm thick card sleeve. Includes download code." - Riot Season.

Artist: KID MILLIONS & JIM SAUTER
Title: Fountain
Format: LP
Label: Family Vineyard
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
“Drummer Kid Millions and saxophonist Jim Sauter vaporize the annals of rock n roll n jazz into pulsating feedback/propulsion on Fountain -- their second album.  Across six pieces they explore massively hypnotic tonal harmonics and torrential rhythms. This is hardcore abstraction from two New York sherpas yanking us headlong into a third-eye odyssey, surpassing altitudes merely attempted by others. Kid is founding member of Oneida and the ace behind the percussion-focusedMan Forever. Sauter is synonymous with the 35-year juggernautBorbetomagus -- pioneers of sound/jazz vivisection and inexorable vision. Since 2012 these two pushed forth this magnificent grandeur, merging physical power/sweat and sculpted electricity/stretched skins. While both are known for feats of extreme artistic endurance, as a duo they opt for ferocious concentration -- a savage pop-style of density and texture. Comparisons to any live-free-or-die drum-sax duo is moot here. In whiffs, Fountain is maybe reminiscent of Fushitsushas heaviest but more likely the final descent of that plane full of rugby players who gobbled each other up after crashin into the Andes in 72. Either way, it makes asses shake. As an omnipotent duo, neither Kid or Sauter anchors the other, instead they smash the fulcrum and spin perpetually in free-fall. Sauter extracts new techniques and structures from his howling amplified tenor sax. On “Turkana” he builds layers of gnarled drones like some goddamn Dream Syndicate lasagna, while on “Vertical Sprint” Kid weaves polyrhythms and stuttering cross-beats around/into the heart of horn shards. Theres zero gravity here.” - Family Vineyard.
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Artist: KID MILLIONS & JIM SAUTER
Title: Million Dollar Band/Bull Run
Format: 7"
Label: Feeding Tube
Country: USA
Price: $9.00
"The extreme sonic textures of Borbetomagus Jim Sauter sounds bitchin in this kind of compressed environment. Playing in duo with the multi-directional thumping of Kid Millions, the sound is just a blaze of energy that expands in many known directions. Jims tone goes from pure saxophonic terror to something that sounds more like an over-amped guitar to synth-like shrieking. The pair throw down even harder than they have on previous sessions, and the world is a much more bruised place for their focus. Cover art is by the redoubtable Bill Nace" -- Byron Coley (2016) Edition of 300.

Artist: KID ROMANCE
Title: Attack Time!
Format: Cass
Label: Skrotup
Country: Denmark
Price: $7.00
"Schizoid doesnt really cover the approach of this young Boston band, which seems equally confident with spurts of dissonant confetti punk, arabesque shoegaze bliss and the droney banging of shiny trash can lids. Attack Time! is the follow up to Kid Romances Captured Tracks 7⿝ debut, which came out in 2009, and if anybody felt puzzled upon listening to that, this one will most likely leave you itching and pulling your hair out at first. But, dont worry. Once you discover that there are actual songs and genuine hooks buried underneath the mountain of genre debris theyre rummaging through, theres no way back and youll find yourself thoroughly seduced by their probing and sassy approach to song sculpting. Edition of 100 incl. proof of purchase and fold out, full-color j-card." - Skrotup.

Artist: KID ROMANCE
Title: Fuck Punx
Format: 7"
Label: Captured Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $5.50
"Two ultra-shambolic, lo-fi cuts from fresh-faced Massachusetts maniacs. This is the good stuff-dropouts, tape hiss, bad attitude and catchy songs. Packaged in an oversized envelope (a la Mayfair Set) with one of three Polaroid reproductions affixed to the front. Deluxe packaging at an economy price." - Captured Tracks.

Artist: KIDEL, SAM
Title: Disruptive Muzak
Format: LP
Label: The Death Of Rave
Country: UK
Price: $19.00
"Sam Kidels debut for The Death of Rave is a deft subversion of Muzaks meaning, application and affect, employing government call centers as unwitting agents in a stroke of Cagean and Kafka-esque compositional genius. Its a remarkably innovative, emotive and incisive 20 minute sound piece (with an additional 20 minute version on the other side) that reflects and refracts an aspect of the modern world in a way that arguably few other records have achieved. In aesthetic, Disruptive Muzak highlights a range of ambient, electro-acoustic and aleatoric composition techniques intersecting classical minimalism, dub and vaporwave spheres, all whilst revealing a spectrum of regional British accents commonly heard in call centers, yet seldom heard on record, certainly in this context. Disruptive Muzak also questions our relationship with music and technology, economics and socio-politics. By subtly but straight-facedly inverting the delivery and reception of Muzak, Kidel subverts its meaning, hypnotically suspending the listener in its lush, lingering sub bass swoops and piano motifs but, paradoxically beckoning the call center staff and us listeners to pay attention to the subtext of what is normally considered background sound or noise. Make no mistake, though: the artist is definitely not taking the piss out of call center workers; if anything hes highlighting a dreamy melancholy and detachment in their tedious roles and tortuous systems, one known from first-hand experience. The way in which Kidel executes the idea, both musically and conceptually, is little short of breathtakingly emotive and cathartic. Mastered and cut to vinyl by Matt Colton at Alchemy." - The Death of Rave.
"This piece came about during a research project into Muzak in 2015... Research by the Muzak Corporation found that Muzak must sound familiar, predictable, and non-disruptive to be effective. Drawing from this research, I composed a series of pieces that I call Disruptive Muzak. These pieces share a similar sound palette to Muzak, but their structure is less familiar, less predictable and more disruptive. To test these compositions I called up government offices that use Muzak in their telephone queues and played them down the phone instead of my voice. The music I played and the officials responses were recorded and assembled into the piece that you hear on Side A. Side B contains the music only, that can be used to DIY." -Sam Kidel, 2016.

Artist: KIILA
Title: Silmät sulkaset
Format: CD
Label: Fonal
Country: Finland
Price: $15.00
"The music of Kiila has undergone something of a metamorphosis during the past three years. On the new album Silmät sulkaset, the band gently conjures up mildly otherworldly tunes with a peaceful air and feathered eyes. What was once free pop played by two is now free folk played by seven. The language of the songs has reverted back to Finnish, and the human voices rest on a warm texture of sounds from an array of acoustic and electronic instruments. Carefully arranged songs alternate with those improvised on the spot, all bearing the mark of a handcrafted article. Much has happened since Kiilas 2001 album Heartcore, then. The band spent nearly two years feeling for a direction and, once confident enough, completed Silmät sulkaset in less than a year (apart from the improvised piece Kiviä ja taivasta which dates further back to a wintry evening in Ulvila). The change in direction can be partly explained by the addition of new members. In the course of three years, five of our friends became bandmates. Juho Kaitajärvi, Markus Mäki, Laura Naukkarinen, Juri Puhakka and Sami Rouhento all brought many influences with them; thanks to their contributions, the new album is the fruit of a collective effort above all. The established yet highly flexible line-up has encouraged Kiila to play out considerably more often than in the past. Our area of operation has also extended well beyond our native shores: in March 2003, Kiila appeared live in Sweden, Denmark and Belgium as well as Finland. We slept little and drove lots, played some nice venues and met the nicest of people. In October, we celebrated the tenth anniversary of Kiila by recording a session for VPRO Radio and appearing at a soirée held by the station in Amsterdam alongside three notable American acts. Silmät sulkaset is jointly released by Fonal Records and K-RAA-K3. Later this spring, Fonal Records will also be releasing a collection of Kiila music videos on limited edition VHS. Contemporaries-VHS features eleven directors presenting their visual impressions of songs on Heartcore and the Free Will is Hard to Kill ep. Some of the videos have been shown in Europe and South America before. In early March, two Kiila videos were featured in the music video screenings at Tampere Film Festival. In 2004, we look forward to travelling around, making new friends, playing lots of music and having fun together while doing it. Chances are our next album will not take as long to appear as this one did. ⿿ Give them our fastest steeds!" - Niko-Matti Ahti and Sami Sänpäkkilä. 2004 release.

Artist: KIILA
Title: Tuota Tuota
Format: LP
Label: Fonal
Country: Finland
Price: $18.00
"LP version. This is the third full-length album by Finlands Kiila. Born of peaceful, focused work and intense rehearsals with friends, interspersed with sleep and meal-times, Tuota Tuota ("Well, Well") features an eight-strong core line-up -- but, as always, the composition of the group varies according to need. This is an album that consists of many details: the sound is full, the web of acoustic and electric instruments more varied and carefully orchestrated than before, and now, it is completely unnecessary to separate the electronic from the non-electronic components. Different traditions of folk, psych and pop music intermingle with electronic music and improvisation, tones and sounds. From Incredible String Band-ish folk-troubadour jams to gentle acoustic fireside ballads rendered in plucked guitar and scratchy fiddle lines ala Vetiver or Espers, to freakier space-jazz meanderings, this albums ultimate reward lies in its commitment to solid, glorious song-structure rooted in a long-established folk-rock tradition. The motifs in the songs are not easy to convey in English, but the titles reveal some clues: master of the house, elk antlers, tree bark, sound of rapids, fog, letters, calves, fingers. The words sound archaic, anachronistic or timeless, the language of myth, even -- but can it be something else, too? Tuota Tuota is an excellent culmination of Kiilas history and cultural landscape, proving them to be among Finlands finest founders of the new-growth forest sound." -Fonal

Artist: KILGOUR, DAVID
Title: Here Come The Cars
Format: LP
Label: De Stijl
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"A year after the Cleans reunion LP Vehicle (also their first proper album ever) put them back on the international-pop radar in 1990, guitarist David Kilgour retreated with his new Revox tape machine (which hed been singing about rapturously in his side-project Stephen and elsewhere: Have you seen my new tape machine?!) and cut his first solo album, Here Come The Cars, issued by Flying Nun in 1991. From the jarring cover image of David through to the last note, Here Come The Cars is a special pop album, even on a label that had no shortage of them. A sparkling gem cloaked in achingly atmospheric production (courtesy of Nick Roughan), Here Come The Cars has haunted us since its release -- its just one of those albums that exists outside of time, the opening chords of the title track never fail to draw you out of the world youre in and into its own magical space. The album was remastered and rereleased on CD by Flying Nun in 2004, but has never before been on vinyl -- which De Stijl is happy to rectify here in 2012." - De Stijl. Includes mp3 download.

Artist: KILGOUR, DAVID
Title: I Caught You Lookin/Way Down Here
Format: Lathe Cut 7"
Label: Kilgour, David
Country: New Zealand
Price: $25.00
Way out of print lathe cut from one third of the Clean. Numbered edtion of 75 from 1997.
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Artist: KILGOUR, DAVID
Title: I Lost My Name/Instru Two
Format: Lathe Cut 7"
Label: Kilgour, David
Country: New Zealand
Price: $25.00
Way out of print lathe cut from one third of the Clean. Numbered edition of 75 from 1997.
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Artist: KILL DEVIL HILL
Title: Ex-Kill Devil Hill
Format: One Sided 7" & CDR
Label: American Tapes
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"What the? Is it the Tom Potter/Coorz/ the? Is it the Tom Potter/Coorz/...seriously thoug "Dude....Kill Devil Hill" "Cmon man, quit messing, break me off" "Its Juice and Ben Hells new group" "Why they gotta bust on my old jam" "What you mean player?" "That Bad Seeds Style band from Lansing...you know we had that 7" that dillo always grips copies and keeps taunting me with them" "Gnaw...i think it is just a cosmic coincidence" "Weird...... "Weird.......well Im funna bust a 7" and have it Devil Hill" "Whatever man....do your thing......stupid reason to do it.....but.. it.....but. it. So here it is, Sick Llama and Ben Hell...prob. the most Hi Fi thang Juice has ever been trapped in...but kool sounding Organum - styled screech & moan, Juices clarinet sounds spot on. See if you can hear "the counterpoint. "the counterpoint. CD includes remix by EX KD called "Dedicated to Tom Potter-Playwright" but it would take a long time to explain it to him and kinda dumb at that. Part one of the "Trapped Title" with Juice. Hah. Edition of 200, color vinyl, color art, hit any speed, will take you there. No info, stark." - American Tapes.

Artist: KILLER KANE BAND
Title: Mr. Cool
Format: 7"
Label: Hozac
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"Another lost classic and missing link between the glam rock and punk era, Killer Kane Band formed its embryonic state during the New York Dolls ill-fated 1975 tour in Florida when Johnny Thunders and Jerry Nolan split and headed back to NYC, leaving the band in a desperate grasp for fill-in members, resulting in bass played Arthur Kanes call up to his old friend Blackie Goozeman, from his days growing up in the Bronx, to fill Thunders spot on the remaining dates. The two decided to head to Los Angeles after the tour, as the Dolls days were numbered at that point, so they enlisted guitarist Andy Jay from the Motor City Bad Boys and drummer Jimi Image, and set out to conquer the LA club scene with their gritty Alice Cooper-styled proto-punk sound. Rubbing elbows with such netherworld luminaries as the Berlin Brats, Hollywood Stars and Ron Ashetons New Order, Killer Kane Band didnt last long, but made a lasting impact, launching the career of future W.A.S.P. frontman Blackie Lawless (Goozeman) in the process, as well as laying down a scorching three-track EP recorded in 1976 which we lay before you here." - Hozac.

Artist: KILLING FLOOR
Title: Out Of Uranus
Format: LP
Label: Sommer
Country: Spain
Price: $27.00
"The second and best of the albums released by this British group, originally on Larry Pages Penny Farthing label in 1970. The impressive opening track "Out Of Uranus" kicks off this great album, filled with acid-rock and blues-rock with an aggressive production and in-your-face guitar riffs all over. Also features a couple tracks more into psych-pop, all pretty well-executed. Fully licensed, 180 gram vinyl with mastertape sound quality. Housed in the original gatefold cover artwork. Limited edition of 500 copies." -Sommer

Artist: KIMBALL, DAVID H. (PEYMONT)
Title: Atmosfere N. 1-2
Format: Double LP
Label: Cinedelic
Country: Italy
Price: $39.00
"Cinedelic Records present a reissue of David H. Kimballs (Peymont) Atmosfere N. 1-2, originally released in 1971. Limited numbered edition of 600. Includes download code. An amazing and mind-blowing unrecognized gem made by Kimball, an American transplanted to Florence. Two tracks are composed by Serena Marega. Atmosfere N. 1-2 is abstract, mysterious, evocative, experimental, futuristic and avant-psychedelic. It is truly a fascinating electro-acoustic, industrial, dreamy journey that stands out in the panorama of Italian music as one of the most original and an unusual examples of psychedelia." - Cinedelic.

Artist: KIMIMIMIZU/HARUTAKA MOCHIZUKI
Title: Shizuoka Live
Format: 7"
Label: Fuzainoisu
Country: Japan
Price: $16.00
"Mochizuki Harutaka is a Tokyo-based "next-wave" multi-instrumentalist who combines blasted vocals with solo saxophone, bells, guitar and piano. His haunted vocal style is pitched somewhere between Jandek, Keiji Haino and a death-decadent torch singer, while his saxophone improvisations orbit the same lonely satellites as solo thinkers like Masayoshi Urabe, Arthur Doyle, Anthony Braxton and Kaoru Abe. Nerve-flaying blues from a player who has been there and back." -Le Weekend Festival. Kikimimizu is solo voice/acoustic guitar, very much in the ORG records vein. Packaged in a screenprinted cardboard box with string and button closure, with several inserts. Numbered to 100 copies.

Artist: KINBOTES
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Slowboy
Country: Germany
Price: $27.00
Originally released in 1986 on Nix. "Long Awaited Legal Reissue Of This Long Lost Bedroom Rock Masterpiece. Edition Of 200.Heavy Cardboard sleeve Handbound In Germany With Silkscreened Cardboard Wraparound,(Folkways Style). Including Insert." - Slowboy.

"Maybe the ultimate DIY lo-fi LP in rock history, putting Royal Trux, Sebadoh and all their 90s/2000s clones to shame. The recording and playing is crude and inept, but the songs all have clever lyrics and catchy melodies. The band is named after a character from Nabokovs "Pale Fire" who commits suicide at the end, an irony as tragically, one of the members later did so in real life. The opener, "I Love Rock N Roll", sets the tone with its scathing sarcasm about the (then) current state of rock music ("Today theres more talent in rock & roll todays singers sing about uplifting things." and "Dont you think that Prince is better than Little Richard; with that pompadour, he looks like LITTLE RICHARD.") The feedback-laden string-shredding guitar solo (if you dare call it that) beats out any other 80s/90s VU/Lou Reed wannabes. "Rock & roll is worse than (arbitrary or our material). Its excessive and it ruins songs!" The next song, "Hang Around", is a jaunty Kinks-influenced ramble with Ray Davies inflected vocals, and is as sloppy as anything the Davies Bros ever concocted. These two songs pretty much dictate the intended musical direction of the whole album - VU lo-fi sleaze melded with Kinkdom melodic sensibilities on the slower and less frenetic songs, though they are as lo-fi as the rockers. There is one other song worth singling out. A clumsy epitaph for Ian Curtis veers into a music hall chorus about "The King of Comedy". It has one of the more memorable attempts at rhyming ("Ian Curtis was a true original. His Jim Morrison influence was so subliminal.") as well as a genius fragmented attempt at a piano solo that literally runs out of gas after about 10 seconds. The cover is as lo-fi as the sounds it contains. A wraparound slick is pasted on so it covers the LP opening and must be slit open to remove the record. The primitive cartoon-like drawing of the band shown as a trio even though they were a duo - the third is a friend who is listed as a member - or is it really Charles Kinbote himself?" - Mike Ascherman (contributor to Acid Archives, Enjoy The Experience, etc..).
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Artist: KINDEST LINES
Title: Covered In Dust
Format: LP
Label: Wierd
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Covered in Dust the debut LP from Louisianas Kindest Lines, opens suitably with a beat that sounds a lot like like an industrial rendition of The Ronettes Be My Baby. Brian Wilson cited that song by the legendary New York girl group as the greatest pop recording ever, and many refer to it as the perfect example of Phil Spectors "wall of sound" production. Those artists established many of the templates for how modern music is made, but what still stands out is the sense of that music having been simply dreamed-up. With organic washes of layered melodic guitars and lush songcraft, this New Orleans-based trio is definitely doing some dreaming of their own. Kindest Lines are blazing a unique path into an enchanting realm of darkened electronic indie pop that is at once welcoming and foreboding. Just as Phil Spector clearly had his demons, and just as post-Katrina New Orleans in the wake of the BP environmental disaster has become as much an emblem of loss and destruction as of Mardi Gras festiveness and upbeat jazz, the tension between dancey jubilance and the cold heart of darkness lurks in each song. Lead singer Brittany Terry expertly navigates the listener through these terrains with a voice thats never so cold as to sound detached, and yet never saccharine. Her sultry earnestness effortlessly compliments primary songwriter Jack Champagnes moody, punchy compositions while her diary-like lyrics and unassuming delivery invite the listener into her charmed universe. The title of the albums second track sums it up: Destructive Paths to Live Happily. Its music by and for people who are neither committed to sullen defeat nor blind optimism, but rather for those that tend toward the kind of affirmative, outsider attitude that refuses to take either side and instead finds a way to embrace the ways in which the two coexist. As Running Into Next Year commences with its aggressive dance beat and ominous minor key synth melodies, the lyrics take an unexpected turn: its a song about the possibility of being happy in love. Colored though the scene may be by neurotic overthinking and booze-induced confusion, its an honest portrait of those most elusive pangs of longing that mean so much precisely because of the way that doubt interjects itself. Tracks like Record Party and Prom Song cement those themes as they play out like bittersweet, nostalgic audio snapshots. Produced by cerebral electro-experimentalists Alfredo Nogueira and Josh Eustis of Telefon Tel Aviv, yet brimming with spacey guitar work and hooks aplenty, Covered in Dust is a record that thrives on harmonious disparities while maintaining all of its thematic and sonic cohesion. The Ronettes pined, "Oh wont you please be my baby." Updated by Terry? "Psychotic outbursts in the name of love, always wanting." When you get down to the bleeding heart of the matter, its kind of all along the same lines." -Wierd

Artist: KINDEST LINES
Title: Destructive Paths To Live Happily
Format: 7"
Label: Wierd
Country: USA
Price: $6.00
"The lead single from Kindest Lines forthcoming debut LP, Destructive Paths to Live Happily, is nothing short of a small Southern miracle. This New Orleans trio knows exactly how to craft a dancefloor anthem, and this track announces their darkly elegant arrival into the Wierd Records family with thumping rhythms, seductive vocals and chiming dream pop guitars. The b-side, Colors Treasured, adopts a slightly more abstract and apocalyptic industrial approach before opening up into a lilting, almost hopeful refrain." -Wierd

Artist: KING & BROWN SIERRA, ANDREW
Title: The Kraken
Format: LP
Label: Dais
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Andrew King, along with collaborators Brown Sierra, send forth a follow-up EP to last years folk diamond Thalassocracy. The Kraken sounds like a traditional maritime shanty ripped from historys pages, laced with experimental beauty, electronic hisses, and static. Andrews own background as one of the primary members of Sol Invictus (alongside Tony Wakeford) and The Triple Tree mixed with his studies of ancient English folklore forged with Brown Sierras epic electronic noise instrumentation make this release one to be anticipated and easily one of the most remembered folk recordings of the past year. Limited to 500 hand-numbered copies. With insert." -Dais

Artist: KING BLOOD
Title: Eyewash Silver
Format: LP
Label: Ignorant Gore
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Little anonymous fuzz guitar rudiment blowdown from ex-Snake Apartment guitarist Ryland Wharton (also the man behind the excellent Skulltones and Twonicorn labels). As King Blood, he lays down eight instrumental four-trackers rendered over a three-year period, nothing but guitar, bass and cymbal to keep time, and in that space the artist gets real, with simple themes repeated in a noisy, low-rent, yet meditative space. For as thick as these vibes get, the music itself is not necessarily aggressive, which is why these big, billowing songs sound gentle and bluesy and introspective, even in the overblown treatment most of them receive. Early Wooden Shjips or the Purling Hiss LP (and above all, Les Rallizes Denudes) would be good signposts for this album, but without the obvious psych moves like wah-solos and acid burn motifs, or the heavy drumming to keep time; King Blood wants to get you down by volume, and in that it is a drifting, uncompromising, diffuse and very loud success. 100 copies for this world, in paste-on sleeves – a few contain a silkscreened design on Stonehenge paper that was allegedly runoff from a gallery exhibition held earlier this summer. Those are signed and numbered as well. (availability? ask the angels…)" -Doug Mosurock. 1 per person.
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Artist: KING BLOOD
Title: Eyewash Silver
Format: LP
Label: Permanent
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"In late 2010 a record came out of nowhere and blew our minds. That record was Eyewash Silver by King Blood. Unfortunately, it was issued in a limited edition of 100 copies and it disappeared faster than a fugitive at a busted up coke party. Eyewash Silver is an incredible, dumbed-down, shit-fi, riff-drenched instrumental psych record that will KILL fans of Wooden Shjips/Les Rallizes Denudes. This limited reissue contains the same astounding sounds as the original pressing, but the artwork has been glorified. Each one of these 300 copies was lovingly hand-assembled, diligently hand-numbered, and carefully handled by Permanent staffers." -Permanent

Artist: KING BLOOD
Title: Vengeance, Man
Format: LP
Label: Richie
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Second offering from KING BLOOD & its a motherfucker. Throbbing, claustrophobic, triumphant, room shaking, and chiming electric guitar worship. The type of record thatll lodge into your head & reduce your mind to a luminous toxic jelly. Enters the static void alongside Earth, Skullflower, & Les Rallizes Denudes. 320 copies." - Richie.

On KING BLOODs debut Eyewash Silver, Marc Masters at Pitchfork: "There are at least two ways to look at a guitar riff-- as a building block for a song, or as an end in itself. Ryland Wharton, aka King Blood, has taken the latter viewpoint to a mesmerizing extreme. � he treats fuzzy guitar riffs not simply as ends, but as mantras to be chanted and monuments to be worshiped. Each track offers one simple figure devoutly repeated, as if musical nirvana is always just one more riff away.... The album drips with overload, creating a raw, gut-level immediacy. The idea behind each song is delivered unwashed and unrefined. In that sense, Eyewash Silver reminds me of Neil Young, particularly his solo guitar soundtrack to Jim Jarmuschs 1995 existential western Dead Man. Whartons songs arent nearly as sparse or forlorn as Youngs score, but both share a near-anthropological fascination with the primal force of repeated notes. (Besides, the swinging hooks of "Poison in Jest" and "Sinfull Woman" sound extracted and extended from Crazy Horse tunes). Youll hear other reference points throughout Eyewash Silver-- the noisy wash of Japanese bands like Fushitsusha and Les Rallizes Denudes, the motor-garage of Wooden Shjips, and, on the near-perfect "End of a Primitive", the classic amp-melt of great Velvet Underground bootlegs. But I keep coming back to Young and his exploratory wanderings, a standard to which Wharton measures up well."


Artist: KING BLOOD
Title: Where Is He
Format: 7"
Label: White Denim
Country: USA
Price: $6.50
"One-man in-the-red stoner guitar worship, previous releases on Richie and Permanent. Two killer songs inspired by turn of the 90s classics on this single." -White Denim.

Artist: KING DARVES
Title: The Sun Splits For .. The Blind Swimmer
Format: LP
Label: Destijl
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"So i would imagine that youd have one look at the photo of King Darves we have here and think "Oh brother! Another guy with a beard getting over what looks like a bad case of the clap and an acoustic guitar. Wheres my axe?" so were not gonna put it up here. (Mystique, dig?) But its really not like that, i tell you! The bedrock of King Darves New Brunswick based concoction is certainly folk based but theres no headband and hes not singing of pixies in the moss. This is somewhere between rolled cigs and the foggy vision of Big Pink from somewhere on Jersey Avenue, or maybe a one-manned Meat Puppets. This kid has really cobbled something together in his kitchen sink! The Sun Splits For ... The Blind Swimmer will shock and please when the prettiest sound of his deep, rich voice comes out of yr headphones, and itll make you tap yr toes and nod yr head like a little Jersey Goil." - Tony Rettman.

Artist: KING DARVES
Title: The Sun Splits For... The Blind Swimmer
Format: CD
Label: Destijl
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"So I would imagine that youd have one look at the photo of King Darves we have here and think oh brother! Another guy with a beard getting over what looks like a bad case of the clap and an acoustic guitar. Wheres my axe? So were not gonna put it up here. (Mystique, dig?) But its really not like that, I tell you! The bedrock of King Darves New Brunswick-based concoction is certainly folk-based but theres no headband and hes not singing of pixies in the moss. This is somewhere between rolled cigs and the foggy vision of Big Pink from somewhere on Jersey Avenue, or maybe a one-manned Meat Puppets. This kid has really cobbled something together in his kitchen sink! The Sun Splits For... The Blind Swimmer will shock and please when the prettiest sound of his deep, rich voice comes out of yr headphones, and itll make you tap yr toes and nod yr head like a little Jersey Goil." --Tony Rettman

Artist: KING DUDE
Title: Burning Daylight
Format: LP
Label: Dais
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"Last years release of King Dudes debut full-length masterpiece, Love, saw a beautiful vision of what was in store for the future…and that future is now. Dais is humbled and proud to be working again with Mr. Cowgill to bring forth Burning Daylight, the newest edition to the King Dude canon. Coal dust spirituals mined from the haunting backwoods landscape of the Pacific Northwest. Stories of the constant struggle of mans turbulent affair with his Lord and the Devil. Burning Daylight produces a maturity and direction that in unparalleled…showing us the word, the way and the light. Released as a limited edition vinyl LP in old-style foil embossed jackets with exclusive artwork by T.J. Cowgill." - Dais.
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Artist: KING DUDE
Title: Love
Format: LP
Label: Dais
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"Dark pagan-fueled folk wrapped tight with outsider Americana, steeped in themes of love, death and redemption. …an atmosphere filled with hope and salvation, drawing sound influence akin to Death In June & Sol Invictus but sewing together a hybrid of true folk tradition alongside Woody Guthrie and Johnny Cash. Limited to 500 hand-numbered copies.  Records come in thick die-cut cardstock sleeves revealing beautiful inner sleeve printed artwork beneath.  Designed & conceived by T.J. Cowgill." - Dais.
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Artist: KING DUDE
Title: You Can Break My Heart
Format: 7"
Label: Dais
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"KING DUDE returns hot of the heels of his prolific debut album Love, giving listeners a preview of two new tracks poetically titled You Can Break My Heart (which will be featured on his upcoming full-length Burning Daylight on Dais Records this summer). An exclusive unreleased b-side of "Devils Tail" wraps up the old world backyard gospel that King Dude has cemented himself in over the past year. Serves tribute to both sides of the coin, both sides work equally, paying service to the ones well never understand. Complemented with reverent artwork by TJ COWGILL. Limited to 500 copies." -Dais.
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Artist: KING GEORGE DISCOVERY
Title: Peace of Mind
Format: LP
Label: Shadoks
Country: Germany
Price: $44.00
"King George Discovery Peace Of Mind was recorded in Sweden in 1968 with the US musician King George Clemens on guitar & vocals. A close friendship to Jimi Hendrix, who toured also Sweden in 1968, dropped many tracks from the release plan when the band was recording an album which also came out that year. All tracks who where competing with the music of Jimi Hendrix was not released, until now. A collector from England found the unknown tracks who were pressed only as a demo LP for the band. What a great find. Some tracks where placed on YouTube and collectors where starting raving about this album. It is so good, the guitar work is amazing, as psychedelic as it can get. We could release this album in cooperation with King George Clemens and we are proud to have this treasure released on vinyl. Its just great! One of the most important release this year for sure! Numbered edition of 500 copies in a heavy sleeve; 180 gram pressing; includes double-sided insert." -Shadoks.

Artist: KING TUFF
Title: Mindblow
Format: CDR
Label: Spirit Of Orr
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Before there was a FEATHERS, or a WITCH, Kyle would play around town with various friends, and most times just at home in his basement room behind a hole in a wall. He would also draw pictures, lots of pictures. The MINDBLOW record was first laid on us early in 2003, and it was a monster collection of original power pop recorded for maximum love. At the time though, there were pictures to be drawn.. .and he laid the covers for a few record covers on us, and also completed a book of his art and exhibited it with the amazing LITTLE CAKES GALLERY in NYC, as well as here in his hometown. Then the FEATHERS project started to take root, and this record somehow got lost in all of the shuffle. Now here it is, MINDBLOW, as a limited to 100 CDr, a way to get it to some folks, and also to warn people of the upcoming KING TUFF TOUR this fall. The fun has just begun." - Spirit of Orr.
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Artist: KING TUFF
Title: Was Dead
Format: CDR
Label: Vegetable
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Last month we offered up a re-issue (now out of print) of KING TUFF recordings from a few years back. Sine that time, a newly recorded collection of old songs, a tour, and the next phase of King Tuff are under way." - Vegetable.
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Artist: KING TUFF
Title: Was Dead
Format: Cass
Label: Burger
Country: USA
Price: $6.00
"KING TUFF is the brainchild of KYLE THOMAS (WITCH, FEATHERS) . This is a most pleasing daydream of a record, one that straddles the line between partying and napping. Its the sound of one mans honest and unbridled supreme lifestyle concerning only TV, snacks, and personal expression via lazy and fuzzy-feeling power-pop rock n roll. Edition of 250 copies." - Burger.

Artist: KING, CAST
Title: Saw Mill Man
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
LP version. "79 year-old country music journeyman Cast King hails from a small spot in the hills of Alabama between Heaven and hard luck called Old Sand Mountain where he has been distilling and refining original country music tunes for the last 6 1/2 decades. Saw Mill Man is his debut album and its a revelation of self penned murder ballads, heartbreak songs and some of the finest drinking numbers youre likely to hear." -Locust.
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Artist: KINK GONG
Title: Imer Zeillos
Format: LP
Label: Discrepant
Country: UK
Price: $24.00
"Imer Zeillos is another unique document of Laurent Jeanneaus collection of surreal soundscapes of augmented field recordings, this time using two very different source recordings to create his own unique brand of alien music. Using contact mic recordings of various Turkish instruments - saz, cura, and tanbur (played by Remi Solliez) - Jeanneau alchemically collages them with his archival recordings of South East Asia to create a surreal space between the instruments tones and resonances with the other-worldly beauty of the field recordings." - Discrepant.

Artist: KINK GONG
Title: Tanzania
Format: LP
Label: Discrepant
Country: UK
Price: $21.00
"Another unique document of Laurent Jeanneau aka Kink Gongs electronic deconstructions, this time stepping away from his usual Southeast Asia area of expertise and releasing some of his first reinterpretations and field recordings made in the late 90s in Tanzania, Africa. "December 1999, Tanzania. I had an appointment with James Stephenson an American friend from the 90s in NYC, he used to skip the American winter every year to be with the Hadzas bushmen and other Tanzanians tribes in Tanzania. Whilst there, James and I lost completely track of time and did not give a shit about what day Christmas was, or New Years for that matter -- with the majority of the planet knowing they were heading into the 21st Century. At some point end of December or early January 2000(?) we asked a group of Hadzas we were hanging out with, whats the date today? None understood the question but one Hadza who had been sent to school in the early 70s answered that we must be in 1975! Tanzania in 1999/2000, this intense trip away from all the millennium bullshit celebrations. I gathered all kinds of sounds, not only music, that expresses proximity and that was the first time I decided I was going to remix those raw recordings into a decent soundscape. It was also the first time I was pleased with the result -- to go into a direction of redefining world music, away from the commercial clichés. This has been the direction Ive taken and focused on ever since with the recomposing of my Asian recordings" --Laurent Jeanneau, Berlin, 2015. Mastered by Rashad Becker at Dubplates & Mastering. Cover photography by James Stephenson. Limited to 500 copies." - Discrepant.

Artist: KINK GONG
Title: Xinjiang
Format: LP
Label: Discrepant
Country: UK
Price: $25.00
"Kink Gong aka Laurent Jeanneau is a field recording artist based in Dali, China. He spends his time recording ethnic minority music, mostly in Southeast Asia, and releasing the results on his own CDr label, Kink Gong Recordings, as well as occasionally contributing to Sublime Frequencies compilations. He also composes electronic music that includes and transforms those recordings. For Xinjiang, Jeanneau based his soundscape around the recordings he made on a 2009 trip to the frontier region of Northern China, Xinjiang. Spreading from Mongolia to Afghanistan, it is the biggest Chinese province. From various locally made recordings, including Kazakh Dongbra jams, Uyghur Dotar riffs, and various regional radio interferences, Jeanneau constructed a melting pot of ethnic-related weirdness packed with mind-blowing virtuoso recordings. Simple and beautiful, this music makes people fall into visionary reality. Mastered and cut at Dubplates & Mastering by Rashad Becker. All tracks were recorded on location in the ILI prefecture, Xinjiang province, China, by Laurent Jeanneau." - Discrepant.

Artist: KIPPENBERGER, MARTIN
Title: Musik / 1979-1995
Format: CD/Book Box Set
Label: Edition Krothenhayn
Country: Germany
Price: $79.00
"Kippenberger unplugged! Martin Kippenberger skipped out on this world after just 44 years - in 1997, the art worlds flamboyant enfant terrible, one of Germanys most famous painters best known for his biting provocations and prolific output, died of the consequences of his equally prolific alcohol consumption. In 1978, Kippenberger moved to Berlin, launched Kippenbergers Büro (together with his future gallerist Gisela Capitain) and became the managing director of Kreuzbergs seminal venue SO36 where he proceeded to confuse the local punks with acts like Red Krayola, Scritti Politti, Kleenex or Kevin Coyne. His own band Luxus (featuring Christine Hahn of Malaria!, among others) released a limited edition single in 1979, available in homeopathic quantities. In subsequent years, he cranked out a steady stream of further singles, with fellow painter Albert Oehlen, among others. Kippenbergers not-so-secret love and passion, however, was swing music - expansive, and possibly pompous, big band jazz - and traces of this have found their way onto a Golden Kot Quartett release, which lists Kippenberger as its drummer. "Yuppi Du," on the other hand, makes the most of his Dadaist humor, while several versions of "Ja, Ja, Ja, Nee, Nee, Nee" pay tongue-in-cheek homage to Joseph Beuys. Now, give or take three decades later, Edition Kröthenhayn releases the surviving works of Kippenberger and his friends on CD and vinyl. Expect 60 minutes of music: jazz, noise and obscure sound experiments squeezed into a limited, hand-numbered (1,000 copies) CD box containing a 72-page book. Edition is replete with a slip lid box and banderole and is a prime example of luxurious, high-quality bookbinding. In addition, essays and writing by Max Dax (Spex), Wolfgang Müller (Die Tödliche Doris) and Frieder Butzmann are accompanied by many previously unpublished - and unseen - photographs." - Edition Krothenhayn.
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Artist: KIPPENBERGER, MARTIN
Title: Musik / 1979-1995
Format: Triple 10" & Book Box Set
Label: Edition Krothenhayn
Country: Germany
Price: $108.00
"Kippenberger unplugged! Martin Kippenberger skipped out on this world after just 44 years - in 1997, the art worlds flamboyant enfant terrible, one of Germanys most famous painters best known for his biting provocations and prolific output, died of the consequences of his equally prolific alcohol consumption. In 1978, Kippenberger moved to Berlin, launched Kippenbergers Büro (together with his future gallerist Gisela Capitain) and became the managing director of Kreuzbergs seminal venue SO36 where he proceeded to confuse the local punks with acts like Red Krayola, Scritti Politti, Kleenex or Kevin Coyne. His own band Luxus (featuring Christine Hahn of Malaria!, among others) released a limited edition single in 1979, available in homeopathic quantities. In subsequent years, he cranked out a steady stream of further singles, with fellow painter Albert Oehlen, among others. Kippenbergers not-so-secret love and passion, however, was swing music - expansive, and possibly pompous, big band jazz - and traces of this have found their way onto a Golden Kot Quartett release, which lists Kippenberger as its drummer. "Yuppi Du," on the other hand, makes the most of his Dadaist humor, while several versions of "Ja, Ja, Ja, Nee, Nee, Nee" pay tongue-in-cheek homage to Joseph Beuys. Now, give or take three decades later, Edition Kröthenhayn releases the surviving works of Kippenberger and his friends on CD and vinyl. Expect 60 minutes of music: jazz, noise and obscure sound experiments squeezed into a limited, hand-numbered (1,000 copies) CD box containing a 72-page book. Edition is replete with a slip lid box and banderole and is a prime example of luxurious, high-quality bookbinding. In addition, essays and writing by Max Dax (Spex), Wolfgang Müller (Die Tödliche Doris) and Frieder Butzmann are accompanied by many previously unpublished - and unseen - photographs." - Edition Krothenhayn.
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Artist: KIRBY PRESENTS V/VM, LEYLAND
Title: The Death of Rave (A Partial Flashback)
Format: LP
Label: History Always Favours the Winner
Country: UK
Price: $25.00
Leyland Kirby: "The idea for The Death of Rave was conceived in early 2006 after a visit to the Berghain Club in Berlin. At the time, Berghain was about to explode on the international club scene as a temple. The feeling was in the air that something special was happening. I went and saw a pale shadow of the past. Grim and boring beats, endlessly pounding to an audience who felt they were part of an experience but who lacked cohesion and energy. For me personally, something had died. Be it a spirit, be it an ideal, be it an adventure in sound. Rave and techno felt dead to me. The original The Death of Rave project was vast, over two-hundred flashbacks, using all of the dancefloor hits from the time and stripping them of energy and spirit, turning them into shadows and ghosts. The material pre-dates the recent obsession younger musicians have for re-creating remembered rave textures and memories. This was not nostalgia, It was an inverted paean to a time when the music was about bringing people together for a shared experience. A time when only the music and advancement of sound and getting on one mattered. Of course The Death of Rave was vast, too vast to digest. It was available for free download for a number of years via the V/Vm Test label. In the end the The Death Of Rave died itself when the V/Vm Test web site was deleted in full in 2008. In the intervening years I have at various times re-visited the work. And so eight tracks were lifted from the project and have now been remastered by Matt Colton as a document from a dead past. A monument to a lost work, an idea finally set in stone via a physical format. Proof of its existence. Ivan Seal, himself a veteran of the original rave times, provides the glorious cover artwork in keeping with all History Favours The Winners releases. The tracklisting is in reference to the strongest rave-memories I have from those nights. The people, the DJs, the cars, the violence and the long-lost clubs. Flashbacks only, now consigned to my own dusty experiences. They danced like they never had before. They danced in the darkest hour before daybreak. Its dead now, over. Long may it live..." "Collective memory was the subject of the Death Of Rave project, inspired by Kirbys participation in the Manchester club scene of the late 80s and early 90s. Recalling the surge years of rave between 1988-96, Kirby says Everyone thought everything was possible on those long nights. The World was ours. Now I think this generation is very disillusioned. They saw a glimpse of light on the dance floors, but that light has gone out and the future seems grim and predictable. --Simon Reynolds, Retromania.

Artist: KIRBY, LEYLAND
Title: Eager To Tear Apart The Stars
Format: LP
Label: History Always Favours The Winners
Country: UK
Price: $21.00
"James Leyland Kirby is a prolific artist with a remarkably long and varied career working inside, outside and beyond the electronic underground. From his roots as one-half of renowned audio pranksters and sonic agitators V/VM, to his critically-acclaimed work as The Caretaker and, most recently, Leyland Kirby -- hes always attracted the attention of an often bewildered audience, although his stature and position as serious auteur has somehow grown exponentially with every year that has gone by since his beginnings in rainy Edgeley back in the mid-90s. Eager To Tear Apart The Stars is his follow-up proper to the now-classic Sadly, The Future Is No Longer What It Was trilogy of LPs, which were released in 2009 to widespread critical acclaim. Since then, hes quietly ushered in the demented white label vinyl series Intrigue & Stuff, and released another album as The Caretaker, An Empty Bliss Beyond This World. Eager To Tear Apart The Stars echoes and refracts the maverick solo synth classics of Roedelius and Harold Budd, but with a temporal warping and sense of decayed decadence individual to Kirbys oeuvre. Theres an ostensible sadness to these six pieces, but of a life-affirming and subtly ambiguous kind, evoking almost indecipherably mixed emotions of a rare and enigmatic variety which continue to haunt long after the record has come to a close. The album artwork features another specially-commissioned painting by Ivan Seal. Mastered and cut at Berlins Dubplates & Mastering." - History Always Favours The Winners.
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Artist: KIRBY, LEYLAND
Title: Intrigue & Stuff Vol. 2
Format: LP
Label: History Always Favours The Winners
Country: UK
Price: $19.00
"James Leyland Kirby (aka The Caretaker) presents the second in a set of four limited edition vinyl pressings. Three tracks wide, 35 minutes long, all previously-unreleased retro-futurist recordings. Vinyl cut at Dubplates & Mastering, Berlin. 500 copies only." -History Always Favours The Winners

Artist: KIRBY, LEYLAND
Title: Intrigue & Stuff Vol. 4
Format: 12"
Label: History Always Favours the Winners
Country: UK
Price: $19.00
"James Leyland Kirby returns with an uncompromising, poetic and unexpected fourth and final installment in his long-dormant Intrigue & Stuff series, dispatched from his new base in Krakow for his own History Always Favours The Winners label. Since we last heard from the provocateur, hes issued brilliant albums as The Caretaker and The Stranger, a cracking 12" for his formative heroes R&S/Apollo, and marked his 40th birthday with a 40-track album of piano pieces... yet we cant help but feel that hes saved some of his most deliriously spannered and heartbreakingly personal intimations for this new LP. Opening with a proper shock-out modeling mutant fractals and strobing loops that are almost junglist in tempo and structure on "Locked into Situations," the spirit-crushed and sozzled boogie-sludge of "Derelict Bar" follows and marks out territory in a dark, dank corner. Over on the B-side, he yields the intoxicating whiskey fume shimmer and viscous roil of "The Tar Sands," plus a strange percussive piece that sounds like lonely seamen performing drum rituals in a ships hull, and concludes with the somnolent symphony of spectral siren chorales, synth brass and claggy bass in "Wanting an Absolute Beyond." Well never quite know the intentions behind these tracks, but we can tell you they function equally as escape pods and ideal drinking soundtracks. Imbibe deeply and responsibly." - History Always Favours the Winners.

Artist: KIRBY, LEYLAND
Title: Sadly, The Future Is No Longer What It Was
Format: 6LP
Label: History Always Favours the Winners
Country: UK
Price: $65.00
"One of 2009s most critically-acclaimed releases, Leyland Kirbys Sadly, The Future Is No Longer What It Was is now available in an extremely limited collectors 6LP edition containing over 4 hours of music, shrink-wrapped and sealed with a custom-made obi-strip. The records themselves are packaged inside three beautiful LP jackets featuring artwork by Ivan Seal. As a document, its emotional and personal, heartbreaking and gentle, a 6-month fairy tale from the big city complete with heroes and villains, with winners and losers. Only 300 copies of this beautiful set have been made -- we strongly urge you to invest. [Please note that the three Leyland Kirby LP sleeves are held together with glue spots. Please separate records very gently to avoid any damage to the sleeves.]" - History Always Favours the Winners.
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Artist: KIRCHIN, BASIL
Title: Abstractions of the Industrial North
Format: CD
Label: Trunk
Country: UK
Price: $17.50
Soundtrack to a film that doesnt exist, recorded in 1966! Reissued for the first time. "The complete album Abstractions Of The Industrial North is on this recording, and we have added a selection of recordings from other rare Kirchin, Jack Nathan and John Coleman productions, including The Wild One, Dont Lose Your Cool, Town Beat and finally Mind On The Run. These are all ten inch De Wolfe releases, are exceptionally rare and includes some incredible session musicians, including Jimmy Page and Big Jim Sullivan. As library music goes, Abstractions is unlike any other recording. Its possibly the most beautiful but worst library music ever made, in the way that it doesnt adhere to or follow any normal library music genre. It is wonderfully sad unforgettable music, with the signature Kirchin hypnotic grooves stirring it all up every now and again."
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Artist: KIRCHIN, BASIL
Title: Abstractions of the Industrial North
Format: LP
Label: Trunk
Country: UK
Price: $17.50
"Soundtrack to a film that doesnt exist, recorded in 1966! Reissued for the first time." - FE. "As library music goes, Abstractions is unlike any other recording. Its possibly the most beautiful but worst library music ever made, in the way that it doesnt adhere to or follow any normal library music genre. It is wonderfully sad unforgettable music, with the signature Kirchin hypnotic grooves stirring it all up every now and again." Just found out that Basil Kirchin (1927 - 2005) passed away 6/18/05, RIP. CD also available.
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Artist: KIRCHIN, BASIL
Title: Charcoal Sketches/States Of Mind
Format: LP
Label: Trunk
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"This is not a reissue. This is the first time this music has been heard. Following on the recent success of the the Kirchin recording Quantum ... Both are very different recordings, but are important missing parts of the mysterious musical life of Basil Kirchin. The first part -- Charcoal Sketches -- were tracks recorded before Quantum was recorded. They represent the initial musical jottings made by Basil before he built up his ideas into the magnificent avant garde opus we all know and love. The music is far gentler than Quantum . Youll hear some fine and very different instrumentation, which includes some sublime piano and even the early use of slightly manipulated birdsong. This trio of Sketches is truly delightful and very different to anything you may have heard before. The Second part -- States Of Mind was a recording made by Basil in the late 60s for a medical documentary about mental disorders. Its important to note that this recording represents an early collaboration between Kirchin and the avant garde God Evan Parker, and this has to be one of the first times Parker is captured blowing in his new, free style." - Trunk. One time, limited edition of 500.
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Artist: KIRCHIN, BASIL
Title: Particles
Format: CD
Label: Trunk
Country: UK
Price: $16.00
"For the last five years Trunk Records have been issuing the great, lost work of pioneering British composer Basil Kirchin. Here is his last album, completed only a couple of weeks before he passed away in late 2005. It proves that Kirchin, even in his mid-70s, was still very much an experimentalist at the top of his odd game. Kirchin invented ambient music and set the template to which much of todays avant garde music sounds like. Highlights of Particles are many -- "The Atonals" for example, was made using conversations between musicians that Basil had secretly recorded over the years. These conversations were then processed into music and the results are quite startling. In fact, the whole album is brimming and bursting with odd ideas, new ways and the unique Kirchin sound. The current Trunk favorite is the last, epic ten-minute hypnotic monster simply called "E+Me." Its an obvious homage to his dear wife Esther, who actually sings at the end of this heavily rhythmic, modal tune. Tragically, Esther died a week before this last Kirchin CD was pressed. Particles adds further fuel to the glowing Kirchin legend, and increases his standing up there with all the other groovy weirdos of the world." - Trunk.

Artist: KIRCHIN, BASIL
Title: Quantum
Format: LP
Label: Trunk
Country: UK
Price: $20.00
"This is the first ever issue of this recording, and the first Basil Kirchin recording release for thirty years. Its a unique recording in every respect, afterall Basil is possibly the UKs most important composer than no one has heard of. This will soon change. Quantum was spliced together by Basil using jazz, field recordings (animals, insects, trams), his wife and Autistic children. Its all based on Basils theories of sound, and that when you slow down or speed up sound, you open up new doors, and new sound is revealed. Considering this recording was made circa 1973, one cannot underestimate the true genius and musical foresite of the man. Quantum has to be the crowning glory of this mans musical explorations and unique theory. It has remained locked away for thirty years and has been released now for the first time ever. You have been warned." - Trunk. Numbered edition of 500 copies.
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Artist: KIRCHIN, BASIL
Title: Silicon Chip
Format: 7"
Label: Trunk
Country: UK
Price: $13.00
"An unreleased 1979 post-punk-post-disco banger from British musical maverick, Basil Kirchin. Back in the late 1970s, Kirchin was in Hull, working on numerous projects, documentary scores, and strange musical concepts. "Silicon Chip" is a rare surviving and most unusual work from the period, until now an unreleased slice of jumping, plugged-in perfection presciently celebrating the dawn of the computer-based industrial revolution. "Silicon Chips" is a set of quick electro blasts and logos, possibly conceived and written for library usage. Personnel: Gary Burroughs - vocals, guitar, keyboards; Danny Wood - drums; Dane Morrell - drums; Bernie Dolman - bass." - Trunk.

Artist: KIRK, RICHARD H.
Title: Earlier/Later: Unreleased Projects Anthology 74/89
Format: Double CD
Label: Mute
Country: UK
Price: $22.00
"Selected from over seven hours of archive recordings, the majority of which has never before been available, Earlier/Later - Unreleased Projects Anthology 74/89 documents a fifteen-year period of private research and personal development by Richard H. Kirk. Committed to cassette and then forgotten, they have been transferred onto CD with a minimum postproduction. Throughout the two CD release is evidence of Kirk reinventing himself through the sparse dynamics of dance music and laying down the groundwork for his later Sandoz and Sweet Exorcist projects. The earliest material, recorded onto open-reel tape machines using the most basic equipment, is raw and inventive." - Mute.

Artist: KIRK, RICHARD H.
Title: Never Lose Your Shadow
Format: 12"
Label: Minimal Wave
Country: USA
Price: $24.00
"We re honored to present a 12" EP of tracks from the archives of Sheffield based electronic music legend Richard H. Kirk, entitled Never Lose Your Shadow. Kirk first came to prominence in the 1970s as a member of the seminal industrial band Cabaret Voltaire. His first release as a solo artist, Disposable Half-Truths, came out in 1980 on Throbbing Gristles Industrial Records label and since then he developed a solo career parallel to the band until its dissolution in 1994. On the EP, we compile tracks originally recorded between 1978 and 1987, which have never before been released on vinyl. The title track, Never Lose Your Shadow blurs the lines between harsh industrial, dance floor, and no wave. This is one weve been playing out for a while now and wondering why it hadnt been pressed on vinyl. The other three tracks are more experimental and reference ideas Kirk was exploring in Cabaret Voltaire at the time. When asked specifically about this collection, Kirk explains that none of the tracks were outtakes for Cabaret Voltaire, they were always solo tracks, although I think Never Lose Your Shadow was very much a blueprint for the material that Cabaret Voltaire recorded for Virgin / Some Bizarre between 1983-85. The minimal sequencer / drum machine lockdown that I used later for Cabaret Voltaire was pioneered on this track. Lyrically, Never Lose Your Shadow was inspired by the 1971 speed freak road movie Vanishing Point, amongst other things. The EP is limited to 999 hand-numbered copies." - Minimal Wave.

Artist: KIRKEGAARD, JACOB
Title: 5 Pieces
Format: Triple Cassette
Label: Posh Isolation
Country: Denmark
Price: $25.00
"Jacob Kirkegaard is a Danish sound artist residing in Berlin. With an impressive resume that ranges from collaborations with Else Marie Pade to presentations at New Yorks Museum of Modern Art and an extensive recording career, he should need little to no introduction. Kirkegaards first major retrospective solo exhibition opens at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Roskilde, Denmark, on January 30, 2015. In relation to this event Posh Isolation is proud to present a triple-cassette album containing five of Kirkegaards previously unreleased works. The five compositions all bear the signature sound of Kirkegaards processed field recordings slowly evolving into carefully crafted drone works, rich in both detail and emotion. Limited to 200 copies." - Posh Isolation.
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Artist: KIRSTEIN, TR & JACOB KIRKEGAARD
Title: Imperia
Format: LP
Label: Posh Isolation
Country: Denmark
Price: $22.00
"IMPERIA is an art work based on recordings from the now defunct Nuclear Power Plant Barsebäck located in southern Sweden, and is a recording unlike most. The incredible strength of the source sound dances delicate through the clear drones and balances the piece in a strange and alluring place, never too demanding yet never relaxed. An essential piece of danish modern sound art." - Posh Isolation. Edition of 300 copies. Letterpress jackets, a full-size letterpress insert, and an A4 insert.

Artist: KISSING SPELL
Title: Los Pajaros
Format: LP
Label: Shadoks
Country: Germany
Price: $42.00
"Beside BLO and El Congreso, this is the best album from Chile and the rarest one. Beautiful compositions and well-crafted songs sung in English and Spanish. Kissing Spell was born in 1967. One night after a gig they said: No more fucking other peoples music, it is time for something new, created by us and for people who want to see us and not some fucking Beatle clone. Kissing Spell was seen as a very elite group who played very few times for large audiences, and consequently the records did not sell much. After Kissing Spell the same band became Embrujo, which is the Spanish translation for Spell and recorded another album in 1971. A true masterpiece." #d edition of 550 copies.
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Artist: KITCHEN AND THE PLASTIC SPOONS
Title: Screams To God
Format: LP
Label: Dark Entries
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"KITCHEN AND THE PLASTIC SPOONS formed at a basement rehearsal studio in Stockholm, Sweden during the spring of 1980. The band consisted of ANNE TAIVAN (vocals), HELENA LONGQVIST (synthesizer), IGGO KARLSSON (synthesizer), JACIE PAZDA (bass), and MATS WIGERDAL (drums). After a few concerts, Kitchen booked some free studio time and recorded their first single "Serve You!" in two days. Six months later PATRIK LINDVALL (guitar) joined the group and the band recorded their second single "Ice Cream To God" in early 1981. Kitchens sound was getting darker and heavier and so was the mood in the band. Anne shortly left and was replaced by IODINE JUPITER on vocals. This new line up recorded a few songs for local compilations. The band broke up in November 1981 before recording their debut LP. Screams To God collects Kitchen And The Plastic Spoons two 7" EPs, two compilation tracks as well as three demos from 1980 never before released on vinyl. Kitchen were part of the new DIY generation starting bands, making self- produced singles and rapidly breaking up. Their sound echoes the speedy chaotic energy with the synthesizer as its driving pulse. Annes vocals are barely understandable but they have a sense of urgency. They didnt sound like any other band in Sweden at the time, having more in common with American bands, Devo, The Screamers and Pere Ubu. Packaged in full color spot gloss jackest with a photo of Anne with bright magenta hair. Each LP includes an insert with liner notes, song descriptions and photos." -Dark Entries.

Artist: KITCHENS FLOOR
Title: Battle of Brisbane
Format: LP
Label: Bruit Direct
Country: France
Price: $26.00
"Battle of Brisbane is the third album by Kitchens Floor and their first full-length release since 2011s Look Forward to Nothing (Siltbreeze), which followed 2009s Loneliness Is a Dirty Mattress (R.I.P Society, Bedroom Suck Records). Guitarist and vocalist Matt Kennedy is joined by a new lineup of members including Robert Vagg (Wonderfuls, Meat Thump) on drums and Josh Watson (Sewers) on bass. Sarah Spencer (Blank Realm) also provides additional vocals. The album contains 10 tracks of uncompromisingly nihilistic outsider rock and roll. Inspired by the indifference of the city the band calls home and the sad events that can happen to the characters within it, Battle of Brisbane is a bitter ode to existential dread battered through a minimalist punk façade. Recorded by Luke Walsh (Blank Realm) and mastered by Marly Luske, Battle of Brisbane is a uniquely fucked oddity in the modern rock landscape." - Bruit Direct.

Artist: KITCHENS FLOOR
Title: Deadshits
Format: 7"
Label: Easter Bilby
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
"KITCHENS FLOOR at its most naive, primitive and pure. Before the electric guitars, multiple line up changes, Lou Reed, and Insects. These songs were recorded one afternoon in 2008 when JULIA and I were a couple of wastoid 21 year old depressives that thought we could defeat the waves of bland musical shit that was permeating Australia at the time. I will say we lost that battle but almost won the war, and all it took was an old guitar, some bits of a drum kit, and beer. These songs would go on to be re-recorded for Loneliness is a Dirty Mattress and Live in Brisbane, but what you hear here are the original and arguably best renditions. Remastered for wax and posterity, and also for your audiophiliac enjoyment." -Easter Bilby.

Artist: KITCHENS FLOOR
Title: Live in Brisbane
Format: 12"
Label: Quemada
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"Quemada Records is happy to announce the release of Kitchens Floor “Live in Brisbane” LP, the long awaited vinyl version of their “Too Dead To Notice” tape only release from the late Brendon Annesleys Negative Guest List Records. The record captures the band live in Brisbane (duh) in 2010 between the “Loneliness is a Dirty Mattress” (Bedroon Suck/RIP Society) and “Look Forward to Nothing” (Silbreeze) LPs and at a moment when the band was teetering on oblivion. This performance could easily have been the bands last and in fact was Julia Norris last stand behind the drum kit. The band was also without a bassist which left Kitchens Floor stripped down to main man Matt Kennedy, who had switched to acoustic guitar this evening, and Julia accompanied on a couple tunes by Andrew Mclellans (Cured Pink) stupor inducing organ. By all account the show shouldve been a disaster and maybe it was, but who the hell cares when the disaster sounds this perfect. And let us not forget: these are those moments when ROCK really happens, no matter what murk it must travel to get to your ears." - Quemada

Artist: KITCHENS FLOOR
Title: Loneliness Is A Dirty Mattress
Format: LP
Label: Bedroom Suck
Country: Australia
Price: $17.00
"Debut full-length from Brisbane downer pop trio. Songs frome the stifling heat of suburban sharehousing; the stinking carpet and broken showers. Absolute pop gems shrouded in mouldy spaghetti." -Bedroom Suck
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Artist: KITCHENS FLOOR
Title: Look Forward to Nothing
Format: LP
Label: Siltbreeze
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Loneliness Is a Dirty Mattress, the debut LP by Australian trio KITCHENS FLOOR, made many ponderous pinetops top ten list in 2010 and with good reason. The band aptly channels an adroit cacophony that recalls the former glory of past Aussie noise / punk gnashers such as Rejex and Feedtime with such elan that one might suspect Tooheys Sheaf courses through their veins. On Look Forward to Nothing, new drummer JOE ALEXANDER (also found in the excellent combo, PER PURPOSE) gives Kitchens Floor a much more thunderous drive, with the the results sounding not unlike a cage match between (the Australian) X and The Gordons. True, the pummeling is without quarter and theres blood everywhere. But take stock, friend-its all yours! Which just goes to show that the best thing about beating your head against the wall is that its to Kitchens Floor. Look for the band Stateside late August through September, touring coast to coast and also dealing pain at Gonerfest 2011. Aloha. Includes download." - Siltbreeze.
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Artist: KITCHENS FLOOR
Title: Regrets
Format: 7"
Label: RIP Society
Country: Australia
Price: $12.00
"Originally released in 2010 in edition of 300 and selling out within a couple of months. Reissued (and I say reissued as we had to get new plates made) in July 2013 as its an important part of the KITCHENS FLOOR discography. Although some would argue that "Still Night" is one of the worst Kitchens Floor songs, the consensus at R.I.P HQ is that its one of the best. Heres the mastermind of group MATT KENNEDYs recollection of the recording... These 3 songs were recorded in an old dilapidated share house in Spring Hill, Brisbane. They were recorded by JORDAN SWEENEY on an old reel to reel tape thing. This was late 2009, not long after Loneliness is a Dirty Mattress had been released to massive success and I was finally able to make a living from selling photos and t-shirts of my house. Many people have commented on the complete lack of appreciable sound quality for this record. Some have told me that Still Night is the worst song I have ever written. I dont think it is my best either but I have written worse, Insects for example. I am proud of this record, it is honest and is what it is. Orbit and Regrets were written from the heart, and these versions of them are raw as heck. Prominent in the mix is the sturdy bass playing of GLEN SCHENAU, and the impeccable drum work of JULIA NORRIS. That percussion pot never sounded finer than it does on this release. So go forth and listen! And hit me up if you want photos or t-shirts of my house." -Australia.

Artist: KITES
Title: Hallucination Guillotine / Final Worship
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"One-man organic sturm and scowl, while 2006s Peace Trials was a blend of campfire-informed Wilheim Reich downer crunch and burn, this new release journeys into deeper tunnels of solid frozen anthracite. While definitely part of the contemporary American noise scene, KITES (CHRIS FORGUES) blends percussive chug and homemade sine wave generation into a dynamic somewhere in between early 80s electro schoolyard loiterers Throbbing Gristle and Sheffields Cabaret Voltaire. Where Peace Trials took the song form to an almost confusing and happy place, songs on the new record feature a colder tone. Gone are the stringed instruments of the last record, replaced with more home constructed oscillation batteries. Disembodied voices ping-pong from speaker to speaker, dry percussive chatter fills the headphone foam and you are prisoner in a room you can never leave." - Load

Artist: KITES
Title: Peace Trials
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Rewired neural strum and groam from the one man operation known as Kites. One minute EZ sounds pump from your jambox, the next a squaretone boxes you upside the head. Very much in the tradition of new school noize croppers such as Wolf Eyes and Die Yellow Swans, but turbolaced with a mutant virus of melody and folkery. Yes, acoustica based acid melt. Features a (beautiful)collaboration with Erin Rosenthal from Udog. Kites has played with the cream of todays new sounds krewz including Wolf Eyes, Double Leopards, Hair Police and many others and is considered a master on his own homemade equipment." - Load.
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Artist: KITES
Title: Recycled
Format: Cass
Label: RRRecords
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
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Artist: KITES
Title: Royal Paint With Metallic Gardener from the United States
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Hyper real poundings for the short bus from this one man electrical system operator. Simple songs taken to the edge of the cliff. Really simple songs, a virtual Casey Kasem Top Ten within one CD buried deep within a blanket. Kites has toured the netherworld of the Middle West of the United States of America and put out a shingle that few can deny. It may look like a man fighting a machine, but the battle is for your mind. Shows with Neon Hunk, Mindflayer and the Hair Police have resulted in unsupervised surgery and caused at least three (3) Amber Alerts. Join now for chewy choogle." - Load

Artist: KITES, THE
Title: Sunfish Twins
Format: 7" Lathe Cut/CDR
Label: Epic Sweep
Country: New Zealand
Price: $16.00
"The Kites were an obscure acoustic duo from the 1980s (NZ) that wrote rough, wayward and beautifully honest and melodic songs in their bedroom. This 4 song 7″ EP comes with a 22 track CD compilation taken from their very limited cassette and EP releases from the mid to late 1980s." - Epic Sweep. Limited to 20 copies.
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Artist: KITES/ RODGER STELLA
Title: Interior Moon
Format: LP
Label: Mutter Wild
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"Pure electronic sound made with the care and craftsmanship of an old-school film editor: a series of throbbing electronic loops that seem to interlock like a Moebius strip, where a steady flow of waves interrupt natural awareness of body processes and redirect it to a more infinite concept of time. Less chaotic and haywire than RODGER STELLAs  life-changing disturbo-analog epic Foucault Zombie (Gods of Tundra 2007), Interior Moon represents the concept of magnetic attraction, with a hypnotic pull that is both a meditation and a measured attempt to harness and control the surrounding environment. Silkscreened jacket, with inserts. Thirty minutes with locked grooves at the end of each side. Second edition of 100." -Mutter Wild.

Artist: KITES/EARTH CROWN
Title: Split
Format: LP
Label: Arbor
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"This is a cold vision of a dark trash covered future full of Sci Fi nightmares and strange out of body experiences. This is the final Kites recording and is perhaps the strangest and most chaotic piece in the prolific discography. Annihilation synth and tape collage, cut up, sped up and dialed to oblivion. Earth Crown steps it back, slows down the pulse, lets the edges of the static curl around the drone to the breaking point, where the damage is let loose, purged out and built again. This LP is a reminder of how cold, desolate, and haunting life can be. In an edition of 400 LPs with inserts, printed labels and silkscreened covers by Shawn Reed featuring art by Kites and Earth Crown. Co-released with Night People." -Arbor
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Artist: KITES/PRURIENT
Title: Load Split Series #4
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Another jammed-elevator mismatch between two of Providence, RIs hottest pedal jackers and circuit board melters. Kites has a record on Load already and this side of the split evokes a crunchy square toned melodic flair with organic almost organ-fueled Disneyland melodies. These are the rockers. Prurient is another Providence-based sound artist doing low toned rumble jammed up against cassette culture screech. Live shows are a blur of power and volume. Yes the cream of the noise crop. This record is a bit more subdued in all out attack and more drenched in total murk-o-phonic atmosphere. Percussive chug and downer vibes." - Load.
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Artist: KITO-MIZUKUMI ROUBER
Title: Boseki ki Tatazumu KMR
Format: CD
Label: Papa
Country: Japan
Price: $20.00
"Kito-mizukumi rouber is Acid garage Enka(style of Japanese old song) that failed music. They are strange dance bands. Factory-pressed CD in a mini-LP style card sleeve." - Papa.
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Artist: KITO-MIZUKUMI ROUBER
Title: Concert at the Royal Albert Hall
Format: Cass
Label: Rockatansky
Country: Japan
Price: $12.00
"First release for the last 7" from Siltbreeze and also their first live recordings. KMR is the weirdest dance band ever that broken avant garde blues and garage rock failed into Japanese soul music, enka. They are freak, play freak and this is the document to know freak. All intense, the punkiest." - Rockatansky.

Artist: KITO-MIZUKUMI ROUBER
Title: Midori Mushi San Connichiwa
Format: 7"
Label: Siltbreeze
Country: USA
Price: $7.00
"Plucking Kito-Miukumi Roubers lp out of an anonymous year end frying pan & into our Best Of 2009 fire seemed to confound toady taste makers & blog plonkers all around Hipster Haven. To them lists are a crucial element of.....something, & lets face it, peeps love lists. Sales are generated, no argument there. Why, Id wager that ringing endorsement of Otonaki Touge De Hagureta Kmr was instrumental in said lp essentially going from under the radar to out of print by early 2010. Fancy that! And now here we are, almost a year later & Siltbreeze is proud to offer its followup; a 5 track 7" ep entitled Midori Mushi San Connichiwa. If your a fan of the lp, I cant possibly see how this wont be in your wheelhouse. For the unfamiliar, K-MRs sound seems informed by old school Japanese genre snuffers such as Tako & Gunjogacrayon. Combining the jabbering, pan humanoid outthereness of the former w/the zoned, riffed, mutant indifference of the latter, K-MR have created a toxic, dripping blotter of sound that is most appealing to those of us who luxuriate in the humidity of the 1%. Plus, as an added laugh (theirs, mine, yours, ours) theyve tacked on an eerie cover snippet that is a stab in the heart to every campfire singalong & folksy hootenanny through time immemorial. Absolutely tremendous! Released in an edition of 286 to commemorate the year in the Japanese calendar when a wise man went to see the Emperor about a horse." - Siltbreeze.

Artist: KITO-MIZUKUMI ROUBER
Title: Otonaki Touge De Hagureta Kmr
Format: LP
Label: Ultra Eczema
Country: Belgium
Price: $29.00
"Another amazing Japanese weirdo band with members of the great old punks of Aburadako and the free birds of Hasegawa Shizuo, higher hair then Benny B or the Fresh Prince Of Bell Air, a mental Harry Pussy-like guitar style, dead pan free drumming and a voice that could be recorded somewhere else or under a public shower! A lot of energy crammed on one record, anyway, too much to dream of. They refer to themselves as: Kito-Mizukumi Rouber is formed at Tokyo. We are dance bands. Your ankle is be cramped with a rhythm! We are burst of laughter, drinks tea and digs the ground, and sometimes hungry!! Comes in a yellow and black splutter cover by Dennis Tyfus, and an insert! Limited to 300 copies." - Ultra Eczema.
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Artist: KITO-MIZUKUMI ROUBER
Title: Ukkkara Tapeo Hikukmr
Format: CDR
Label: Papa
Country: Japan
Price: $17.00
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Artist: KITTY
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Medical
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"Selection of works from Austin, Texass undiscovered and never before released electronic/ambient artist Kitty from the early 1990s. This band should have had a proper release in the 90s, so for a lot of people, this is a long overdue accomplishment. Formed in 1994 by guitarists Dain Luscombe and Brandon Loe, the band eventually became a trio with the inclusion of drummer Clint Thorman. Over a handful of four-track cassettes, CDRs, and one unreleased EP, Kitty developed a sound unique even in the burgeoning psychedelic and electronic music scene that occurred along the I-35 corridor from Austin, Texas, north to Denton as well as a rabid cult following. From their earliest performances as a three-piece, it was apparent that Kittys music put them in a peerage of electronic and experimental acts coming out of the UK like Seefeel and Insides rather than another Texan 13th Floor Elevators style psych band. Fans of acts such as the aforementioned Seefeel, Insides, as well as other pioneering works by Flying Saucer Attack and A.R. Kane will adore this collection. Mastered by Martin Bowes at the Cage Studios, UK. Presented on high-quality 180-gram heavyweight blue vinyl."

Artist: KIVEL, MATT
Title: Double Exposure
Format: LP
Label: Olde English Spelling Bee
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"The debut solo album by Los Angeles based musician Matt Kivel. Double Exposure was recorded over the span of a year and a half in various L.A. locations with the assistance of Mark Nieto and it was mixed by Paul Oldham. The album art features original paintings by Max Markowitz.” - Forced Exposure. “Most of the record was done at this rehearsal space that Mark had moved into above Solutions Audio in Los Feliz. He was living there and there was no shower. It was pretty gnarly. We would meet at night, drink whiskey, and talk about music... I was watching a lot of movies -- I have this ambitious program where Im trying to watch the entire Criterion Collection. A lot of those films influenced the work on this record: Kurosawas Ran and Pasolinis Salo left a big impression on me. Salo is one of the most horrifying things Ive ever seen. Other things that I was into at the time of this record: John Renbourn The Lady and the Unicorn, Saul Bellows Herzog, Broadcast Tender Buttons, Fennesz Endless Summer, John Woos The Killer, Peter Weirs Picnic At Hanging Rock, Steve McQueens Hunger, Bert Jansch Lucky 13, and lots of Nick Drake.” - Matt Kivel.

Artist: KIWI ANIMAL
Title: Music Media
Format: LP
Label: Sonic Squid
Country: Germany
Price: $14.00
"Heres an interesting curiosity from New Zealand: The Kiwi Animal was the creation of Brent Hayward and Julie Cooper; together they released two full-length LPs in the mid-eighties, 1984s Music Media and the following years Mercy. Music Media is an ethereally beautiful folk affair, at once sinister and lovely, and possessing of a clear experimental bent. Hayward was previously involved in the fantastic art-punk quartet Shoes This High." -The Doledrums.

Artist: KIYOKO, ITOH
Title: Woman At 23 Hour - Love In
Format: CD
Label: Showboat/Sky Station
Country: Japan
Price: $28.00
"Identical and deluxe reissue of this deliriously mega-rare and hardly known Itoh Kiyoko record. Normally if you want to score a copy of the original vinyl you are required to donate most of your vital organs to some yakuza-typed black marketer, but luckily enough, this one here is easier to attain without ripping out a lung or a liver to pound off. The CD is housed in an eye-popping foldout jacket. It was the final album Itoh recorded in 1971 and on this effort she got backed up by again a bunch of Tokyo underground heavy weights such as J.A. Seazer and Kuni Kawauchi of the Happenings Four. On this album, Itohs talent is fully flowering and apart from merely eargasmatic songs, she hushes into being, atmospheric city-life field recordings and well-balanced sound snippets find their way in and between her compositions. These flashes of cosmopolitan Tokyo city life grandeur and the feeling of desperate desolation it tails along elevate her impeccable melancholic love ballads and softly erotic excursions to even higher levels of artistic expression, catapulting the whole affair towards eerie, stratospheric, heavenly, delightful realms. Sadly enough, both of her albums failed to catch on, not poppy enough, too melancholic, way too creative, artistically too advanced, hard to categorize and probably even too erotically sophisticated without degrading herself to mere carnal sonic one-hit wonders. In one word, a delicate, soft, psychedelic wonderland avenue of an album that will entrap simple airhead listeners into a deadlock without giving them the chance to fully explore the absinthial pleasures it conceals. If one only cares to listen to what lies underneath its surface layer, a new form of aural addiction will commence to besiege you. One of the greatest underrated delicate psychedelic female vocal albums to seep out of Japan. Original copies just never surface and if they do, you have to trade in -- in most cases -- a limb in order to take one home with you. So this eye-popping delicately crafted reissue might be just the thing you need. If you got entangled into Kaji Meikos sonic universe, you should try Itoh Kiyoko. All-time highest recommendation and forget about original vinyl copies, they are even scarcer that all your Blues Creation, Too Much and Oz Days records together. Highest recommendation." -Showboat/Sky Station

Artist: KJERTL DEL BRONDO GROUP
Title: Live At Bryne 18.6.99/The Refsnes Sessions
Format: Cass
Label: Kjertl Del Brondo Group
Country: Norway
Price: $7.00

Artist: KK RAMPAGE
Title: Start
Format: 7"
Label: Rococo
Country: USA
Price: $4.50
"Holocaust rockers KK RAMPAGE unleash a new EP of absolute terror, and the bands first true sell-out effort. Recorded by the man they call "The Next Steve Albini", Sides E & F is the heaviest record this side of 1977. It not only continues the amazing growth KK has shown since replacing the original drummer, but also takes it to a startling new level. Louder than sound and brighter than the sun, this record will blast you through the gates of Valhalla. Imagine SUN RA crossed with a gasoline fire, imagine THE BEATLES...actually in a gasoline fire. This record shows you that just because its violent, misogynistic and heavily drugged, that doesnt mean it cant be overwhelmingly beautiful. Just check the critics -- "Theyre seriously a bunch of no talent hacks." -- Liz Armstrong (Chicago Reader), "America has run out of ideas. Anyone whose heard KK RAMPAGE will agree with me." -- Tony Herrington (The Wire), "Those poor, poor instruments." -- Greg Kot (Chicago Tribune).

Artist: KKB
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Shadoks
Country: Germany
Price: $40.00
2015 release. "Shadoks Music present KKBs self-titled album, recorded in New York in 1974. KKB is: Bruce Kulick - guitars; Mike Katz - bass & vocals; Guy Bois - drums. With Bruce Kulick on guitar, who later became famous as the guitarist of Kiss (for 12 years), Meat Loaf (Kulick was a member of Meats Bat Out Of Hell touring troupe) and Grand Funk Railroad (with whom he has been a member since 2001). Before he garnered praise from press the world over as a "rock and roll fantasy camp counselor", to be both respected and feared, Bruce Kulick was a fan of great rock music: Cream, Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Yes and The Who. The power trio of KKB present eight amazing guitar loaded tracks, full of fuzz and wah-wah effects, Jack Bruce type vocals, complex arrangements with the pure guitar power of albums such as Randy Holdens Population II (1970) and Mariani. 180 gram vinyl. Comes in a heavy sleeve with a two-page insert. Edition of 500 (numbered)." - Shadoks.

Artist: KKYLP
Title: fke-02
Format: 7"
Label: fke
Country: USA
Price: $5.50
Recent, out-of-nowhere (2007) Bill Orcutt (Harry Pussy) project. Less than 80 of these were pressed (NOT a lathe cut).
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Artist: KLANGMUTATIONEN
Title: Liturgie
Format: CDR
Label: Dreamsheep
Country: Italy
Price: $13.50
"One of the most outstanding/uncompromising jazz collectives circulating right now is (without any doubt) Klangmutationen. Coming from the Eastern side of the world, they suddenly remind us of noise legends such as Masayuki Takayanagi, Kaoru Abe and Kousokuya. But you should consider them an exception because they come from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and they play organic free metal (!). Liturgie is a black ritual devoted to schizophrenia and otherworldly meditation which clocks at around 20 minutes. It is a burning candle for Shiva. For all you listeners, a final suggestion is to turn off the lights and immerse yourself into this deep black hole. CDR comes in a limited edition of 150 copies." - Dreamsheep.

Artist: KLANGMUTATIONEN
Title: Schwarshagel
Format: CD
Label: Utech
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Klangmutationen are a mystery. More could be said about what their music isnt than what it is. Hailing from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the underground experimentalists pierce the veils of Eastern and Western music. Recalling early sets on FMP as well as the Takayanagi/Abe axis of Japanese free music, Schwarzhagel is the sound of a spirit falling past its own life after death, forever." - Utech

Artist: KLANGMUTATIONEN
Title: WeiBe Messe
Format: LP
Label: Holy Mountain
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"KLANGMUTATIONEN is composed of individuals who are quite possibly the only figures within Malaysias recent history of underground experimental/avant rock music-if there even was one. The word "Klangmutationen" means "Sound Mutations" or "Sound Changes." Klangmutationen (excluding American MR. G) hail from a small town on the west coast of Malaysia called Klang. Although no Teutonic connection has ever been found to exist between the German word and the origins of the towns name, it is nevertheless a happy coincidence for the group. Sonically, Klangmutationen marries the heavier and primitive side of Krautrock with the relentless ferocity of avant-jazz-in particular the style expressed by early FMP releases and the Japanese variety as chiefly approached by the Takayanagi/Abe school. Other influential elements are the countless avant jazz/rock outfits who have surfaced throughout the decades-particularly jazz ensembles with loud electric guitars: Last Exit, New Direction Unit, the Blue Humans (and the Arthur Doyle Quartet feat. Rudolph Grey), Music Revelation Ensemble, Tony Williams Lifetime, Moderne Nordeuropaeische Dorfmusik, Blauer Hirsch, The Giancarlo Nicolai Trio, Ray Russel, Derek Baileys Arcana, Sprawl, etc..." - Holy Mountain.

Artist: KLEENEX/LILIPUT
Title: First Songs
Format: Double LP
Label: Mississippi
Country: USA
Price: $23.00
"Legendary Swiss punk band from the late 70s. You cant dispute Liliputs status as pioneers of feminist art-punk. Along with fellow travelers like The Slits and The Raincoats, this (mostly) female Swiss group took advantage of punks anything-goes attitude and created jittery, spirited pop that was both in step with the times and completely singular. The early material is a riot of exuberant energy, taking stylistic cues from peers like Gang Of Four and Wire -- propulsive bass, skittering pop rhythms, slashing guitars -- and adding distinctive overlapping vocal patterns, which are sung, shrieked, and hiccuped in three languages and made-up dada slang. More than 20 years on, it still sounds fresh. --Lisa Gidley. All material has been previously released as Liliput on Kill Rock Stars as a double CD, and a 4 LP box set on Mississippi Records, 1977 1983.First Songs combines all the pre-1982 material. All three Kleenex singles, the first two Liliput 7"s and all the originally unreleased material prior to Liliputs debut LP." - Mississippi.

Artist: KLEENEX/LiLiPUT
Title: Kleenex/LiLiPUT 1977-1983
Format: 4LP Boxset
Label: Mississippi
Country: USA
Price: $55.00
"One of the most unique punk bands of our time, hailed from Zurich, Switzerland. From 1978-80 Kleenex gigged around, recorded 2 7"s and toured the UK with such acts as Gang Of Four, Subway Sect, The Swell Maps and The Raincoats. In 1980, the group changed their name to LiLiPUT (due to pressures from the Kleenex tissue company) and continued under that moniker until their demise in 1983. As LiLiPUT, 3 more 7"s and 2 LP were released as the band evolved through numerous personnel changes. Finally the entire contents of the ever-popular Kill Rock Stars double CD is now available as a 4 LP set. Housed in a sturdy tip-on sleeve slipcase and includes a full-color 12-page booklet." -Mississippi
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Artist: KLEIN, NICK
Title: The Lonesome Dealer
Format: 12"
Label: Alter
Country: UK
Price: $20.00
"Four disparate, industrial-tinged tracks that demonstrate a rough-hewn synthesis of noise and techno. From the hypnotic "Caberet Voltaire gone Reggaeton" patter of "Chats With Lucy" to the crawling computer acid of "Christian Rock Concert", Nick Klein teases out melodies from beneath layers of muddied beats on The Lonesome Dealer, a record that is as pacifying as it is jarring. "Do You Want To Crash?" is perhaps the clearest realization of this idea; its crescendoing din of noise giving way to a laser-cut synth line, while "Pain Management Resource" is built around a clatter of hi-hats and wobbly polyrhythms." - Alter.

Artist: KLEISTWAHR
Title: Arsonicide
Format: LP
Label: Harbinger Sound
Country: UK
Price: $20.00
Reissue of a 1983 Broken Flag cassette (BF15). Kleistwahr is Gary Mundy (RAMLEH, SKULLFLOWER, S.P.I.T.E., TOLL, CONSUMER ELECTRONICS, etc). Edition of 250 copies.
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Artist: KLEISTWAHR
Title: Music For Zeitgeist Fighters
Format: LP
Label: Nashazphone
Country: Egypt
Price: $24.00
"Music For Zeitgeist Fighters is the new album by the much revered solo project of Gary Mundy (Ramleh, Broken Flag). Two pieces of intense, emotional, and purgative electronics miles away from audiophile realms. "Welcome to 2017. Im laughing because Im thinking of music and Im thinking of death. Welcome to the Captagon, the room is dizzy and moving. The DJs turntables are on fire and the heat hits me full on as I walk onto the dancefloor. Distorted sounds like the bass rumbles or high frequencies are moving from one wall to another, tracer fire and the screams of soldiers in makeshift cages. Perilous geography. Some coded references to sobbing teenagers on tape or scattered corpses in plazas. Im laughing because of what we all must look like. You perhaps with a biro scrawled note pinned to your chest. Not taped to the front of your shirt, but actually securely pinned to your flesh. Imagine us all like that. Not fucking photoshopped or some shit like that. Maybe a painting, with flames in the distance and the howling of the dogs. Cant see in or out. Fucked forever in mountains and cellars and attics and seas. Really dont want to ruin the fun and generally Im up for anything but this fucking shit cannot go on, can it?" -Philip Best, Austin, Texas USA, January 2017."

Artist: KLEISTWAHR
Title: Myth
Format: LP
Label: Harbinger Sound
Country: UK
Price: $20.00
Reissue of a 1983 Broken Flag cassette (BF3). Kleistwahr is Gary Mundy (RAMLEH, SKULLFLOWER, S.P.I.T.E., TOLL, CONSUMER ELECTRONICS, etc). Edition of 250 copies.
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Artist: KLEISTWAHR
Title: Over Your Heads Forever
Format: CD
Label: Fourth Dimension
Country: UK
Price: $17.00
"Eight new solo works from Gary Mundy, whose latest Ramleh album, Circular Time, received a lot of praise when released in late 2015. At times taking on a slightly more tempered approach this album still arrives stamped with Garys own take on a descent into a black-hole where screaming can definitely be heard. Kaleidoscopic noise has rarely sounded so triumphant or majestic whilst paradoxically resigning to the flaws of the human condition. This album will complete the present trilogy of Kleistwahr releases for Fourth Dimension and is to be once again housed in an oversized gatefold sleeve based on the original Broken Flag style. Edition of 300." - Fourth Dimension.

Artist: KLEISTWAHR
Title: The Return
Format: LP
Label: Noiseville
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"Gary Mundy from Ramleh/Broken Flag records fame returns with the ressurection of Kleistwahr, a project whose previous material is impossible to find these days. Just as youd hope and expect, this is a completely saturated mesh of tortured guitar, tormented vocals and extra noise added just to round things off. Brilliantly painful. As good as anything Ramleh has ever done, really." - Noiseville

Artist: KLEISTWAHR
Title: The Return
Format: CD
Label: Fourth Dimension
Country: UK
Price: $16.00
“Following the 2014 release of Kleistwahrs album This World Is Not My Home (FD 091CD), Fourth Dimension Records presents a remastered reissue of The Return, originally released as a limited-edition LP by Noiseville in 2009 and long out of print. Gary Mundy (Ramleh, Breathless, Broken Flag founder, etc.) never felt completely satisfied with the Noiseville release, so he digitally remastered the album for this edition, which also includes two previously unreleased bonus cuts. This release captures Mundys original intention to render the music at once powerful and dynamic in a setting where volume is a significant part of the sound. As with Mundys long-running group Ramleh, the music of Kleistwahr stems from a place both angry and anguished. Underpinned by a huge sense of existential despair, a sense of urgency and frustration likewise screams from this music. Long known for his part, along with Whitehouse and Consumer Electronics, in creating a music subsequently known as "power electronics," itself copied by hundreds of groups to lesser effect or seen as a wellspring of inspiration by countless others often removed from this form, Mundys own forays have always ventured far beyond such convenient trappings. Kleistwahr, his solo enterprise, testifies to this exploration and, more importantly, to Mundys place as a progressive and highly accomplished visionary artist deserving of far more than his status as merely a cult concern. The Return witnesses electronic music once more teased and reshaped into something highly original by one of the genres master craftsmen. Listen to it as loud as your ears can take. Packaged in gatefold Broken Flag-style sleeve.” - Fourth Dimension.

Artist: KLEISTWAHR
Title: This World Is Not My Home
Format: CD
Label: Fourth Dimension
Country: UK
Price: $18.00
"The latest album from Gary Mundy (Ramleh), who has been using this moniker since the early 80s to further furrow the worlds of intense electronics, harrowing psychedelia and violent or claustrophobic atmospherics he is already known for. Less prolific than Ramleh, Kleistwahr began with several cassette releases on Garys own much-revered Broken Flag imprint and has subsequently been afforded more releases by labels such as Noise War, Noiseville and Harbinger Sound. This World Is Not My Home collects seven pieces recorded between 2013 and 2014 of mostly instrumental sprawling guitar and electronic works. Edition of 300 in a classy Broken Flag-type sleeve." - Fourth Dimension.

Artist: KLEMENT, FON
Title: I Feel Lonely in This Town
Format: LP
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $24.00
“We are proud to present the first ever vinyl reissues of Dutch singer-songwriter Fon Klement, starting with their two BASF albums from 1973 and 1974, which will undoubtedly be the discovery of the year for anyone into the likes of Nick Drake, Nick Garrie, Duncan Brown or even Sixto Rodriguez.
Originally released in BASF in 1973, the Wah Wah reissue will come housed in a quality glossy laminated gatefold sleeve reproducing the original artwork, remastered sound, and featuring an insert with photos and liner notes. Limited edition of only 500 copies.” - Wah Wah.

Artist: KLEMENT, FON
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Wah Wah
Country: Spain
Price: $24.00
“We are proud to present the first ever vinyl reissues of Dutch singer-songwriter Fon Klement, starting with their two BASF albums from 1973 and 1974, which will undoubtedly be the discovery of the year for anyone into the likes of Nick Drake, Nick Garrie, Duncan Brown or even Sixto Rodriguez.
Originally released in BASF in 1974, the Wah Wah reissue will come housed in a quality glossy laminated gatefold sleeve reproducing the original artwork, remastered sound, and featuring an insert with photos and liner notes. Limited edition of only 500 copies.” - Wah Wah.

Artist: KLEPTOMANIA
Title: Elephants Lost
Format: Double LP
Label: Amber Soundroom
Country: Germany
Price: $31.00
Gatefold sleeve. "Kleptomania came from Belgium and was founded in 1969 by Dany Lademacher, Roger Vollaert and Charlie DeRademaeker, who made experiences in other Belgian groups before. They played progressive rock with two guitars, bass, vocals and drums and were an important live-band in Belgium at that time. Their only self titled album was recorded in 1971 at Flame-Records, Hilversum, but could not be released, because Flame-Records broke at this time. In 1979 the record was released in Netherlands without the consent of the band in a very small quantity. Between 1969 and 1975 the band made also five singles, all very well done. This official reissue now includes the complete work of the LP and all five singles. It comes as double-album as 180 gram vinyl and is limited to 500 copies." - Amber Soundroom.
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Artist: KLEYN, CAROL
Title: Love Has Made Me Stronger
Format: LP
Label: Drag City
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"Recorded as the dust was settling on the unrest of the early 70s and people were in need of a little peace in their lives, Love Has Made Me Stronger recalls the free-wheeling West Coast world of geodesic domes, housemates named Luna, Star, Silver Bird and Nebula and a place called Perfect Park. The sound of Love Has Made Me Stronger is a sound of joy. Music is clearly meant to express love and happiness, desire and wonder, and Carol lets her voice communicate this as shed done at countless shows with only a single accompanying instrument underneath - harp in the early going of the record, keyboards on the second half. Ardent listeners may compare Carol Kleyn to West Coast singers of the era such as Joni Mitchell and Essra Mohawk, but it is our belief that Carol was singing a sound not just her own, but a sound that expressed the time and place that changed so many lives back then. Carols ethereal voice dances over her harp and keyboard arrangements as she sings her dreamy odes to nature, love and living with a full and open heart." -Drag City

Artist: KLEYN, CAROL
Title: Return Of The Silkie
Format: CD
Label: Drag City
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Return of the Silkie, 1983s third chapter in the as-yet unfinished saga of the nomadic West Coast harpist, Carol Kleyn, offers a slice of the wild and free utopian dream that changed so many lives in the 60s and 70s. Pure and simple, harp and vocals, accompanied only by scattings of harbor seals and sea lions, this loosely woven concept album includes gentle reminders that life is short -- take it in while you can -- and, along the way, try to preserve the magnificence of this world for the next generation. Sentiments and music as hauntingly true today as the day they were first sung and recorded. Carols lyrics close with: theres a storm over paradise and its we who decide / just how long we shall live / or when we shall die. The instrumental that follows, and closes this album, reiterates that message with the cries of sea lions in the background, as the Silkie returns, perhaps by choice, to her underwater origins. The vinyl format is represented by a remastered, newly-pressed LP, packaged in the original album jackets and recently signed, with love, from Carol to you. As George Winston once wrote to her: I enjoy the new album. I like it the best, just you and harp." - Drag City.

Artist: KLEYN, CAROL
Title: Return Of The Silkie
Format: LP
Label: Drag City
Country: USA
Price: $21.00
"Return of the Silkie, 1983s third chapter in the as-yet unfinished saga of the nomadic West Coast harpist, Carol Kleyn, offers a slice of the wild and free utopian dream that changed so many lives in the 60s and 70s. Pure and simple, harp and vocals, accompanied only by scattings of harbor seals and sea lions, this loosely woven concept album includes gentle reminders that life is short -- take it in while you can -- and, along the way, try to preserve the magnificence of this world for the next generation. Sentiments and music as hauntingly true today as the day they were first sung and recorded. Carols lyrics close with: theres a storm over paradise and its we who decide / just how long we shall live / or when we shall die. The instrumental that follows, and closes this album, reiterates that message with the cries of sea lions in the background, as the Silkie returns, perhaps by choice, to her underwater origins. The vinyl format is represented by a remastered, newly-pressed LP, packaged in the original album jackets and recently signed, with love, from Carol to you. As George Winston once wrote to her: I enjoy the new album. I like it the best, just you and harp. The vinyl format is represented by a remastered, newly-pressed LP, packaged in the original album jackets and recently signed, with love, from Carol to you." - Drag City.

Artist: KLEYN, CAROL
Title: Takin The Time
Format: LP
Label: Drag City
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"The musical journeys of CAROL KLEYN continue with the reissue of Takin The Time, her eclectic second album, originally released in 1980. Eight years after writing her first songs and dropping out of college to pursue her passion as a street musician, Carol was still following the love, making music and magic as she roamed free up and down the California coastline. The harp that BOBBY BROWN gave her back in 1971 was still her main axe whenever she played, and the primary instrument she used on her debut album Love Has Made Me Stronger. That record had been self-produced, and Carol sold copies wherever she played, but for the production of Takin The Time, Bobby Brown stepped into the producers role. He had already produced two incredible albums for himself (The Enlightening Beam of Axonda and Bobby Brown Live) and in the studio, he succeeded in marrying his sound to Carols, producing a sleek, light vibe that conveyed all the hope and joy that Carols songs held within themselves. Carol played with a band for the first half of the record, while the other half embraced the more familiar solo setting that her audience knew and loved. These were smooth sounds for a new decade that included concerns about the environment and an ever present prayer for peace." - Drag City

Artist: KLIMEK, ANDREW
Title: Afterbathinginturpentine
Format: 7"
Label: Mustard
Country: USA
Price: $30.00
"Wonderfully damaged sounding post punk experimental rock in a disjunctive Beefheart-by-way-of-Tin-Huey stylee from this Cleveland underground scenester. Andrew was the brother of Styrenes/Mirrors member Jamie Klimek and a member of Ex-Blank-Ex, but the reemergence of this sick treasure should hopefully insure some notoriety for him in his own right." - Mutantsounds.

"...a neat slab that I recall reading all about (via the COVENTRY SHOPPING NEWS) at the REAL WORLD THEATER/Phantasy Nightclub back in July of 79 while awaiting Bernie and the Invisibles trek to the clubs tiny stage. And really, that article was a porverbial brain-buster for back then Klimeks future-and-ex-wife Charlotte Pressler made both Klimek and this upcoming EP out to be one of the more exciting efforts to come out of the Cle area in quite some time. Not only by detailing Klimeks varied history in the underground (having jammed with brother Jamies Mirrors in 1973 [age twelve] playing echoplex and stylophone before forming Tender Buttons and joining Ex-Blank-Ex/Johnny and the Dicks!) but with his entire home-spun musical vocabulary which once again took the Velvet Underground into even more uncharted realms that seemed oh-so-apocalyptic back in those brave new days. And yeah, even all that got dumped into the eternal commode of useless ideas we put so much stock in at one time once the eternal magic of the Velvets filtered down into the barren-brainfold of the likes of Michael Stipe, but back in 1978 the promulgation of post-Velvets rock was a mighty noble endeavor indeed and for that Klimek should be eternally saluted! Playing with an all-star band (former Ex-Blank-Ex bassist Jim Ellis of CLE fame, ex-Mirrors/Ex-Blank-Ex Michael Weldon on drums and Weldons brother Christopher on glass and electric saw), Klimek sure puts out one mighty fine slice of just what Cleveland meant for moren a few hungry rockists back in those best/worst of time days. And thats not only with a sound and vision thats firmly rooted in that citys Velvet Underground appreciation, but with the same wild approach to the rock subject-at-hand that has the same quirkiness and feeling which typified a whole lotta other smart projects that came outta the area at the time. Everything from Brian Sands REHEATED CHOCOLATE TANGOES to the early Pere Ubu sound was somehow channeled into this recording which takes the standard Velvets drone (thanks to Chris Weldons saw?) and reshapes it into something a whole lot more twisted, sort of like Brian Eno doing HERE COME THE WARM JETS after attending an abnormal psych seminar. Things do come to a head on "Drapery Hooks of my Love" where the admitted Beefheart influence spreads out into even more frightening vistas, especially when the music is suddenly being played backwards. I remember hearing this at the Drome back in 80 asking in jest how the guy playing it for me (some hippie who was biz partners with Johnny Dromette) got his turntable to spin backwards. I dont think the joke hit him in quite the right way, but it was rather invigorating." - Chris Stigliano, Black To Comm.

Stash of original, unplayed and more or less NM copies (in storage for 30+ years!) of the most elusive Mustard release. #28 in J.Kugelbergs top 100 DIY singles, the second highest US entry after the Handgrenades, and regularly hitting $150-$200 the last decade, this is a classic of 70s mid-american avant-rock weirdness. Very highly recommended!!!


Artist: KLIMPEREI & ERIC CHABERT
Title: Sing John B Cornaway: Dealings
Format: LP
Label: Bruit Direct Disques
Country: France
Price: $26.00
“The pataphysical toy music of Klimperei, a collective project led since 1985 by Christophe Petchanatz, gets a lot out of many small things - dismantled toys, organs with burst pipes, squeaking detuned guitars, loose broom. Sung in English by Eric Chabert, the songs on Dealings are adaptations of poems by John B. Cornaway (1957-1994), author ofHeligoland. Over Chaberts scratchy voice, still manifesting all its vigor, Klimperei unload its makeshift bric-a-brac, convoking melodica, banjo and metallophone. Child-like without infantilism, these pieces sometimes show their teeth, but the bite is never violent. Woozy cabaret cantata ("Cup of Tea"), Potluck Canterbury School ("Spoil"), punk waltz under a sad sun ("Hard"), acoustic free-blues ("Solution", "Wear On") or haywire krautrock ("Soon"). Mind dust in a stormy mouth, black candy dispenser - broken bottle et verre brisé . The glottis shaking sobs are quickly repressed. Because, yes, despite everything, life is good at Klimpereis. And the wind, Cornaway says, will never die.” - Bruit Direct Disques.

Artist: KLINE COMA XERO
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Medical
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"Medical Records presents the debut full length release of Kline Coma Xero. A self-titled LP influenced largely by the sterile and isolated iconography of authors such as Philip K. Dick, William Gibson and JG Ballard (from whence the bands name is derived). Formed in 2012, Kline Coma Xero is a group whose work embraces elements of early minimal synth wave with distinctively thoughtful lyrics and evocative melodies. Kline Coma Xeros Tony Williams has had his roots planted in various projects in the past, spanning a realm of styles from experimental noise, tape loops and early industrial. Using a writing style that employs the use of hardware sequencers driving analog instruments rather than computers, Kline Coma Xero produces a uniquely oblique interpretation of past-meets-present in modern electronic music. Kline Coma Xero debuted in 2013 with the track Left Behind, which was included on the Circuit DActes 3 La Forme Lente label compilation and is the opening track for this LP. The second track, Rewind, is amazingly catchy and reminiscent of the best hybrid of analog synth pop overlaid with Front 242 style vocals. Other standout tracks are the second side opener Mannequins with its razor sharp lead synths as well as the dark and brooding Casualty Ward. Kline Coma Xero will certainly appeal to fans of analog minimal synth, EBM, and the more melodic side of industrial as well as specific acts such as Fad Gadget, Suicide, John Foxx, or Martial Canterel. Presented on high-quality 180 gram heavyweight colored splatter on opaque white vinyl and features a bonus LP insert." - Medical.

Artist: KLONDIKE & YORK
Title: Holy Book
Format: LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"You know, I get a lot of records in the mail, and Id say that most of em are CDRs. The way technology has gone, thats only natural for independent music, and I try to give all CDRs a fair shake, but its just never as nice as getting a vinyl LP in the mail. When its on vinyl, you just know its probably going to be good, or at least carefully considered, which CDRs almost NEVER are, even when they ARE good. Now if this primitive/outsider sax/drums/electronics LP by Klondike & York had been a CDR, I wouldve still really liked it, but having it pressed onto vinyl with a cool-ass color cover, well, as Al Pacino would say, "Forget about it!" Its top-notch! Its essentially a sax and drums free jazz duo, one Chad Stockdale on sax and one Nate Beier on percussion, with a lot of heavy blowing and space-out time-keeping, but Im tempted to not call it free jazz. I mean was The Psychedelic Saxophone of Charlie Nothing free jazz? No, it was psychedelic saxophone, and so is The Holy Book. And, to help sew it up as something other, theres also some synthesizer on here. Its not credited to any one musician, the word just floats in the space right after the credits. This is pretty much what the synth does on the record too, it just sort of mysteriously appears now and then. Trippy silk-screened labels too. Actually, the whole LP, from the home-recorded vibe to the shadowy appearance to the Northern California return address, reminds me of when the first Six Organs of Admittance LP appeared and left blown minds in its wake. There may still be time to get your mind blown, but I really doubt there are any more than 500 of these floating around, so hurry up!" -Larry "Fuzz-O" Dolman, Blastitude.

Artist: KLOSOWSKI & PYROLATOR, A.K.
Title: Home Taping Is Killing Music
Format: LP
Label: Bureau B
Country: Germany
Price: $27.00
"Home Taping Is Killing Music is the first and only LP by Pyrolator (Ata Tak label operative and member of Der Plan) and tape loop tinkerer Arnd Kai Klosowski. The result: whimsical, raw sound experiments from the early days of sampling technology. Originally released in 1985 on Ata Tak/WR 30. It was in the mid-1980s when the unsuccessful blues guitarist Arnd Kai Klosowski realized that the DJ was the star of the show in the discotheque: not the music and not the musicians. He then asked himself: "What if it were possible to create something new, a mix of recorded and live music which could be switched on and off intermittently?" Klosowski built himself a mixing desk with eight inputs, plugged-in microphones, called up a few people and they improvised their hearts out. "I dont know what they played, exactly. But I do know that it simply didnt work," Klosowski recollects. And then he remembered the tape loop experiments he had worked on as a teenager. So he got back to inventing, tinkering, and soldering. The first recordings made with this new, homemade tape loop device found their way to ZickZack label boss Alfred Hilsberg, who decided to release an album. All he needed was a producer. At this point, Pyrolator finally enters the scene, a musician (as a member of Der Plan, for example), producer, and Ata Tak label operative. Similarities in the working practices and musical leanings of Pyrolator and Klosowski are there for all to see, or rather to hear. Both were interested in collage, obscure music, and technical innovation. They went into the studio together and recordedHome Taping Is Killing Music. The original plan was to issue the album on Hilsbergs ZickZack label, but it actually came out through Ata Tak. Why was that? Pyrolator: "We felt that the album was far better suited to Ata Tak, and so we came to an agreement with Alfred that we could release the record." Klosowski adds another significant detail to this explanation: "Pyrolator had to invest more time and work than anticipated. He had imagined it all to be somewhat easier. I lacked experience in studio technology, so Pyrolator had to bear the brunt of that. Two worlds collided, that of a trained musician and my own. We overshot the studio budget by some distance." The Klosowski album produced by Pyrolator thus became a joint Klosowski/Pyrolator album, with Ata Tak the logical label choice. Home Taping Is Killing Music is a rough diamond from the pioneering era of sampling technology. True, the Emulator 1 already existed and was used extensively, but the tape machine which Klosowski designed and constructed could play considerably longer loops and samples than the E-MU Systems product. And so it was that salsa trumpets and Gregorian chants were heard side-by-side, railway noises aligned with Cambodian music and gospel met Bavarian yodeling. At no time did technology become an end in itself: it always served the melody, the beat, the element of surprise. In short, it was in the service of listening pleasure. Comes on 180 gram vinyl with a CD copy of the entire album." -Bureau B.

Artist: KLOSOWSKI & PYROLATOR, A.K.
Title: Home Taping Is Killing Music
Format: CD
Label: Bureau B
Country: Germany
Price: $18.00
"Home Taping Is Killing Music is the first and only LP by Pyrolator (Ata Tak label operative and member of Der Plan) and tape loop tinkerer Arnd Kai Klosowski. The result: whimsical, raw sound experiments from the early days of sampling technology. Originally released in 1985 on Ata Tak/WR 30. It was in the mid-1980s when the unsuccessful blues guitarist Arnd Kai Klosowski realized that the DJ was the star of the show in the discotheque: not the music and not the musicians. He then asked himself: "What if it were possible to create something new, a mix of recorded and live music which could be switched on and off intermittently?" Klosowski built himself a mixing desk with eight inputs, plugged-in microphones, called up a few people and they improvised their hearts out. "I dont know what they played, exactly. But I do know that it simply didnt work," Klosowski recollects. And then he remembered the tape loop experiments he had worked on as a teenager. So he got back to inventing, tinkering, and soldering. The first recordings made with this new, homemade tape loop device found their way to ZickZack label boss Alfred Hilsberg, who decided to release an album. All he needed was a producer. At this point, Pyrolator finally enters the scene, a musician (as a member of Der Plan, for example), producer, and Ata Tak label operative. Similarities in the working practices and musical leanings of Pyrolator and Klosowski are there for all to see, or rather to hear. Both were interested in collage, obscure music, and technical innovation. They went into the studio together and recordedHome Taping Is Killing Music. The original plan was to issue the album on Hilsbergs ZickZack label, but it actually came out through Ata Tak. Why was that? Pyrolator: "We felt that the album was far better suited to Ata Tak, and so we came to an agreement with Alfred that we could release the record." Klosowski adds another significant detail to this explanation: "Pyrolator had to invest more time and work than anticipated. He had imagined it all to be somewhat easier. I lacked experience in studio technology, so Pyrolator had to bear the brunt of that. Two worlds collided, that of a trained musician and my own. We overshot the studio budget by some distance." The Klosowski album produced by Pyrolator thus became a joint Klosowski/Pyrolator album, with Ata Tak the logical label choice. Home Taping Is Killing Music is a rough diamond from the pioneering era of sampling technology. True, the Emulator 1 already existed and was used extensively, but the tape machine which Klosowski designed and constructed could play considerably longer loops and samples than the E-MU Systems product. And so it was that salsa trumpets and Gregorian chants were heard side-by-side, railway noises aligned with Cambodian music and gospel met Bavarian yodeling. At no time did technology become an end in itself: it always served the melody, the beat, the element of surprise. In short, it was in the service of listening pleasure." -Bureau B.

Artist: KLOSOWSKI, A.K.
Title: Plays The Kassetteninstrument
Format: LP
Label: Gagarin
Country: Germany
Price: $26.00
"Long before digital sampling was affordable for everyone, A.K. Klosowski invented his kassetteninstrument, a custom-made music apparatus consisting of eight Sony Walkmans with a mute/de-mute mechanism. The outputs of the instrument could be controlled both by hand and by an automatic trigger module. In addition, a drum computer and some effect machines were fed into the circuit. This technique allowed for a very intuitive control over the analog tape sources. A.K. Klosowski began performing with his kassetteninstrument at different occasions in the early 1980s. When Kurt Dahlke, aka Pyrolator (of the famous Düsseldorf synth band Der Plan), saw him play he suggested recording an album together which finally led to the critically acclaimed 1985 LP, Home Taping Is Killing Music (BB 128CD/LP). However, the raw, plunderphonic aspect of Klosowskis music, his rough and edgy rhythms, cut-up techniques and sparkling noise colors, are much more present in his solo work, which are featured here for the first time on Gagarin Records. All of the 13 tracks on this album were recorded straight to the master tape without multi-tracking between 1982 and 1984. Although drawing on pre-existing sound sources, they provide a texture that is different to digital sampling. This is not only due to the charmingly imprecise mechanics of the compact cassette, with all its faults and phasings, but also to the fact that the sounds dont share the same starting point, as they are picked in real time from continuously running audio tapes. At times, Klosowskis kassetteninstrument behaves like a malfunctioning jukebox or an auto-correction system that takes the listener on a romantic trip through wobbly loops, erratic swings and dub-like echo effects. These sonic detours are combined with spherical flutter sounds, industrial atmospheres, African patterns and the beauty of 1980s low-cost rhythm machines. Their liveliness and unusual groove is still as fresh today as it was back in the pre-digital age. It is a blessing to witness Mr. Klosowski only just managing to rule his outrageous machine, forever wresting back control with a human touch." - Gagarin.

Artist: KLUSTER
Title: Admira
Format: CD
Label: Important
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Previously unreleased recordings from 1971. 2nd pressing, standard jewel case packaging. "Admira is sourced from original master recordings discovered by Kluster member and Tangerine Dream engineer Klaus Freudigmann. Along with Vulcano, also being released at the same time on Important, Admira is presented here for the first time in this deluxe package. These intense sessions were made with Schnitzler at the helm, as always, after the departure of Mobius and Roedelius from the group. Conrad Schnitzler founded Kluster in 1969 along with Roedelius, Mobius and often Klaus Freudigmann who had multiple roles within the group as a player, engineer and instrument inventor. Eventually Roedelius and Mobius left Kluster and continued on as Cluster while Schnitzler and Freudigmann continued as Kluster often exploring the communal aspects of music by bringing new people into the group." -Important

Artist: KLUSTER
Title: Klopfzeichen
Format: CD
Label: Captain Trip
Country: Japan
Price: $36.00
"New, very limited versions of these seminal Krautrock albums. Special puffy plastic packaging thats actually pretty impressive! There are no "regular" editions of these albums in print at the moment, either. "Originally released by Schwann, 1971 & re-issued by Schwann, 1980, Hypnotic, 1996 & Think Progressive, 1998. In limited edition miniature plastic LP cover with a multi fold-out repro of original album insert. Includes additional track by Schnitzler, Seidel & Freudigmann, 1971. With Hans-Joachim Roedelius, Dieter Moebius, Christa Runge, Sprecherin, Wolfgang Seidel & Klaus Freudigmann." Digital remaster + Miniature LP Jacket Series." - Captain Trip.

Artist: KLUSTER
Title: Klopfzeichen
Format: LP
Label: Bureau B
Country: Germany
Price: $26.00
"180 gram vinyl version. Imagine finding a message in a bottle, forty years after it was dispatched. That is what it feels like when you listen to Klusters Klopfzeichen for the first time, mysterious, hard to decipher, a relic of a time long since passed. The handwriting is archaic, barely legible, the complex contents only falling into place when examined through the light of historical context. Klopfzeichen is an incredibly important release for the time in which it appeared (1971), an extraordinarily significant document. More than anything, the three messengers Konrad Schnitzler, Hans-Joachim Roedelius and Dieter Moebius formulated a radical claim with Klopfzeichen: anarchic, unlimited freedom of art and music. Klusters music may have aged, but their message has not. That the recording session happened at all is, curiously enough, due to a church musician, a man one would then have described as extremely progressive. Oskar Gottlieb Blarr not only made it possible for these musical enfants terribles to work in Düsseldorfs Rhenus Studio, he also orchestrated the release of Klopfzeichen shortly afterwards through the Schwann Verlag, a publisher closely associated with the church, on their own record label, AMS Studio (subtitled "Werkraum für neue Kirchenmusik"/trans. "workspace for new church music"). This "ecclesiastical" affinity is probably the reason for the strongly-committed political and religious texts spoken over the music on the A-side. Kluster lyrics they are not, and they sound a little strange today. True to their understanding of artistic freedom (Joseph Beuys was undoubtedly an influence), Kluster improvised with all sources of sound they could lay their hands on: guitar, bass, cello, flute, drums and various other pieces of equipment not usually intended for musical use. None of them could profess to be an expert on any of the instruments. They were brilliant dilettantes, a decade before the concept was invented. Electronics? No sign of them. The budget did not stretch to synthesizers or anything of that ilk. That said, a certain Conny Plank was on board as sound engineer for the early recordings. He added an apocalyptic character to Klusters menacing and chaotic music. Klopfzeichen was the most radical album of the early German pop music avant-garde by a country mile. Its sounds and noises had nothing in common with the sequencer-generated electronic music emerging from Berlin or Düsseldorf. Kluster music was Angstmusik, the music of fear. Liner notes by Asmus Tietchens." -Bureau B.

Artist: KLUSTER
Title: Klusterstrasse 69-72
Format: 8 LP Box
Label: Vinyl-On-Demand
Country: Germany
Price: $178.00
“2012 release. Limited numbered edition of 500. TheEnsemble Kluster was founded by Conrad Schnitzler in 1969. One of the most radical and influential German progressive avant-garde bands, its approach and techniques were related toStockhausen and the Gruppo di Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza, and its influences and characteristics can still be found in works of many avant-garde and industrial-bands of today. Schnitzlers continuous working partners over the years have been Klaus Freudigmann and Wolfgang Seidel. Kluster also worked with various friends including Tangerine Dream, and , with whom Schnitzler recorded and released three of the Kluster actions on vinyl in 1971 -- Eruption, Klopfzeichen, andZwei-Osterei -- before Roedelius and Moebius went on to form Cluster. Kluster performed with regular instruments (piano, electric guitar, cello, percussion, electric organ), which were recorded with a contact microphone, transformed, manipulated, distorted, chopped-up, and conveyed by loudspeakers. The result is an exciting, raw, and roughly structured sound continuum, rich in associations skirting the edges of sound magic. The "Aktions" in this box set are all previously unreleased.” - Vinyl-on-Demand.
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Artist: KLUSTER
Title: Schwarz (Eruption)
Format: LP
Label: Bureau B
Country: Germany
Price: $26.00
"Comes on 180 gram vinyl and includes download card for the album. The official Konrad Schnitzler discography lists Eruption, released in 1971, under the title Schwarz, as the first Schnitzler album. In actual fact, Eruption is the third and final LP by the group Kluster, following Klopfzeichen (BB 110CD/LP) and Zwei Osterei (BB 111CD/LP). The line-up printed on the labels leaves no room for doubt. Unlike the two previous albums, Eruption was not issued by the Schwann Verlag, but by the band on its own, hence the task of financing the record fell to the participants. Roedelius and Moebius, however, were either unable or unwilling to get involved in this risky business. Without further ado, Schnitzler decided to cover the cost of pressing up 200 LPs which he would bring out under his own name. This historical "error" has now been corrected: Eruption is a Kluster album. Seen alongside Klopfzeichen and Zwei Osterei, Eruption is a different beast altogether. The total absence of lyrics, to begin with; the music is music, nothing more. The listener revels in a pure symphony of sound, its dramatic artistry holding his attention until the very end. And that is the second major difference to the first two LPs. Whereas their furious intensity sounded almost brutally improvised, Eruption appears clearly structured throughout, musical freedoms notwithstanding. Kluster take their time in developing spontaneous ideas here, they get loud and then, for lengthier periods, go quiet, suggesting at times a sense of absolute emptiness, followed by outbreaks of dark anger. The possibilities opened up by live electronics were thrillingly exploited to the limit. And yet there is undeniably a method in the music. In the course of their many live concerts, Kluster had learned to use instruments and electronics constructively, reaching the zenith of their musical powers of expression on Eruption. Kluster disbanded after Eruption. The album is a revealing document of a band striving to stretch the musical spectrum during the early 1970s, and indeed, how capable they were of doing so. Moebius and Roedelius went on working together as Cluster, and Conrad Schnitzler (now with a C) began developing his own vision of electronic music, a project he continued assiduously until his death (2011). Still, all three had their roots in Kluster -- incredibly powerful roots. And Kluster have never ceased to be hugely fertile ground. May their creative inspiration never run dry." -Bureau B.

Artist: KLUSTER
Title: Vulcano
Format: CD
Label: Important
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Previously unreleased live recordings from 1971, recorded in Wuppertal, Germany. 2nd pressing, standard jewel case packaging. "Vulcano is sourced from original master recordings discovered by Kluster member and Tangerine Dream engineer Klaus Freudigmann. Along with Admira, also being released at the same time on Important, Vulcano is presented here for the first time in this deluxe package. These intense sessions were made with Schnitzler at the helm, as always, after the departure of Mobius and Roedelius from the group." -Important

Artist: KLUSTER
Title: Zwei Osterei
Format: LP
Label: Bureau B
Country: Germany
Price: $26.00
2015 repress. "Zwei Osterei is the second half of a recording session which took place on a single day in November 1970. Klopfzeichen is the first part. Yet the uncompromising Zwei Osterei surpasses the earlier Klopfzeichen album by some distance in terms of its harsh noisiness and near brutal sonic attacks. Everything that was left of the revolutionary verve of the late 1960s seems to have been distilled into this music with a burning glass: aesthetic destruction to liberate the mind and ears for utopian designs; the definitive coalescence of art and pop into something completely new; unbridled musical freedom, coupled with a love of noise. Zwei Osterei is all of this. How unsettling Klusters music must have been for the professional avant-garde of the period (music journalists, critics etc.). Kluster turned pretty much everything associated with so-called progressive pop music on its head. No song structure, no rhythm, little more than muffled pulsation. No heroic poses, no transfigured gestures on stage. This attitude, or rather anti-attitude is particularly in evidence on track two of Zwei Osterei. Still no electronic instruments, just guitar, drums and non-musical sonic sources as Kluster unleash a sound spectacle which anticipates the industrial artists who emerged some years later. Conny Plank played a pivotal role as sound engineer with the relatively limited studio equipment available to him. His meticulous reading of the bands intentions led to the creation of pure, electroacoustic music -- loud, violent, real-time improvisation. Shrill feedback, tape echo loops and layers of sonic cascades dominate this section of the album. This was no longer psychedelic, nor "progressive." It was more like sonic warfare, waged against all musical categories and conventions. Many a listener posed the rather helpless question "What is that supposed to be??... art? Music? A happening?" According to statements made by the band, none of the above. It was simply Kluster. A lofty claim which Zwei Osterei fulfills one hundred percent. Translated, the statement is nothing more nor less than a challenge to ignore the accumulated theory of art and music, with all the risks and side effects this entails. Back in 1970, Kluster could not have known that they were setting in motion a process which would endure until the present day. But they no doubt hoped as much." -Bureau B.




Artist: KLUSTER
Title: Zwei-Osterei
Format: CD
Label: Captain Trip
Country: Japan
Price: $36.00
"New, very limited versions of these seminal Krautrock albums. Special puffy plastic packaging thats actually pretty impressive! There are no "regular" editions of these albums in print at the moment, either. "Originally released by Schwann, 1971 & re-issued by Schwann, 1980, Hypnotic, 1996 & Think Progressive, 1998. In limited edition miniature plastic LP cover with a multi fold-out repro of original album insert. Includes additional track by Schnitzler, Seidel & Freudigmann, 1971. With Hans-Joachim Roedelius, Dieter Moebius, Manfred Paethe, Sprecher, Wolfgang Seidel & Klaus Freudigmann." Digital remaster + Miniature LP Jacket Series." - Captain Trip.

Artist: KLUSTER AND FRIENDS
Title: 1969-1973
Format: 6LP Boxset
Label: QBICO
Country: Italy
Price: $235.00
Limited supply of this box, which has been made in an edition of only a couple hundred. Unreleased music from Schnitzler, Freudigmann, Seidel & Friends. "6LP (black vinyls/black labels/black inner sleeves) box, spray painted (stencil/lettering by Troglosound) in gold or silver or bronze (3 versions) and with clear plastic insert (rare photos). Unreleased music!" "Kluster was never over. There is KLUSTER until today. If we friends met, we didnt think about, under which name we met. It is the style of the music which comes out. No other group made such music. This is Kluster-music, it is a style.." -- Conrad Schnitzler.

Artist: KNAEKEDDE STEMMER
Title: Første Portraet (Et Hult Menneske)
Format: LP
Label: Jartecknet
Country: Sweden
Price: $20.00
Edition of 200. "Knækkede Stemmer is the work of the danish sound artist Mikkel Rørbo, more known under the moniker Alleypisser. Even though Knækkede Stemmer operates in the continuum of Alleypisser, you can feel the name shift is the start of a new beginning." - Jartecknet.

Artist: KNEAD
Title: This Melting Happiness - I Want You To Realize That It Is Another Trap
Format: LP
Label: Fractal
Country: France
Price: $30.00
"Knead is Keiji Haino + Ruins. This second album -- Live in Tokyo 2001 -- is the very first recording of the band. Limited edition, 220gr. vinyl." - Fractal

Artist: KNEALE, CAMPBELL
Title: Pink Stalingrad
Format: CD
Label: C/Psi/P
Country: New Zealand
Price: $17.00
"Imagine... a SOLO album! Some kind of loose-as-hell rumination on human tragedy of a magnitude beyond imagining. Take the everlasting, golden-superchord of Birchville Cat Motel, the growling tectonic, under-par riffage of Black Boned Angel, and the Burzum-o-phonic, cassette-left-on-the-dashboard fidelity disruption of Ming. A white-knuckled ride through snow and smoke and blood and fire. SHOSTAKOVICH!" - C/Psi/P.

Artist: KNIFESTORM
Title: s/t
Format: One-Sided LP
Label: American Tapes
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"WHOA! THAT GUY! Upper East Coast "Mid School" uber homemade amazing mysterious hxc abstraction in fine style & high class. 4 tracks from 2003-6 that showed the underground was barreling eerily down the pipelines. This low-tech clear open sounds is ageless and soul-stirring. Fantastic thinking thru mangled circuits. One of a kind. Edition of 100 numbered, handmade packaging." - American Tapes.

Artist: KNIGHT SCHOOL
Title: Revenger
Format: LP
Label: Make A Mess
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"KNIGHT SCHOOL is a fresh-faced duo (sometime trio) from New York City transmitting mesmeric frequencies like star students of a cassette-pop underworld. Revenger is their second full-length record following 2009s self-released The Poor and Needy Need to Party, and their first for a minor label: San Franciscos Make a Mess Records. Knight School populates gorgeous, entrancing melodies with opaque lyrics that are often bleak, sometimes humorous and often bleakly humorous (sometimes). Their concise songs have a strange air akin to a celebratory sadness, like bounding out of the house in the middle of summer to find yourself in the midst of a once-in-a-lifetime snowstorm. KEVIN ALVIR and CHRIS BALLA wrote and recorded Revenger themselves, conjuring epic bedroom hypnosis from acoustic guitars, electric jangle and chime, primitive drum machines, tumbling drum kits and dreamy harmonies (and harmonicas). The album recalls early Guided By Voices, 60s folk-pop wonderment, The Go-Betweens and post-punk-era indie, but casts off into foreign waters on the strength of its own charmingly personal vision." - Make A Mess.

Artist: KNIT WITCH
Title: Witchcraft
Format: Cass
Label: Fuck It Tapes
Country: USA
Price: $7.00
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Artist: KNIVES
Title: Switchblade Princess
Format: 7"
Label: Troniks
Country: USA
Price: $4.50
"Final document of the crash & burn/pure hatred duo of Phil Blankenship (The Cherry Point/LHD) & Jon Borges (Pedestrian Deposit). Glass shards of black death for the TROUBLED YOUTH & BLACK MINISKIRT set. lim. 333 copies & going fast. double A side record." - Troniks.

Artist: KNIVES OV RESISTANCE
Title: Prisca Sapienta
Format: CD
Label: Aurora Borealis
Country: UK
Price: $13.50
"..Knives Ov Resistance eschews the cardigan and commune imagery of folk revivalists in favour of a darker more contemporary take. ...pastoral swells, buzzing stringed bliss, layered samples (from birdsong and choirs through to blankets of the indistinguishable) and electronic fuckery..." - Aurora Borealis.

Artist: KNIZAK, MILAN
Title: Broken Music
Format: LP
Label: Sub Rosa
Country: Belgium
Price: $18.00
“Milan Knízáks 1979 masterpiece reissued on vinyl for the first time; presented in a gatefold with the original design. Milan Knízák (born April 19, 1940) is a Czech performance artist, sculptor, musician, installation artist, dissident, graphic artist, art theorist, and pedagogue of art. Before everyone else -- Christian Marclay, Philip Jeck, eRikm, Martin Tétreault, Yoshihide Otomo -- there was Milan Knízák. In 1964, Knízák, a member of Fluxus from behind the Iron Curtain, sat down on a sidewalk near the Charles Bridge in Prague, laid down a paper carpet right into the street, and starts tearing pages out of books and burning them. Around the same time, he began to create music from defective, worn, damaged, or broken LPs. These Broken Musiccompositions, his classic collages of noises created during performances and happenings, are widely regarded as important sound art documents. Knízák recalls, "In 1963-64 I used to play records both too slowly and too fast and thus changed the quality of the music, thereby creating new compositions. In 1965 I started to destroy records: scratch them, punch holes in them, break them. By playing them over and over again (which destroyed the needle and often the record player too) an entirely new music was created -- unexpected, nerve-racking, aggressive and even humorous. Compositions lasting one second or almost infinitely long (as when the needle got stuck in a deep groove and played the same phrase over and over). I developed this system further. I began sticking tape on top of records, painting over them, burning them, cutting them up and gluing different parts of records back together, etc. to achieve the widest possible variety of sounds." - Sub Rosa.

Artist: KNIZAK, MILAN
Title: Kissing Spell
Format: CD
Label: Broken Music
Country: Germany
Price: $24.00
"..recorded in 1964-1965 and originally released in 1979 re-issued. Groundbreaking work of art damage. Music made with broken, scratched, burned, painted, glued records etc. Backwards compositions, upside down scores and so on." - Kissing Spell. "From 1963 to 1964 I used to play records either too slowly or too fast and thus change the quality of the music. In 1965 I started to destroy records: scratch them, punch holes in them, break them. By playing them (which destroyed the needle and often the record player, too) an entirely new music was created -- Unexpected, nerve-racking, and aggressive. Compositions lasted a second or for an infinitely long time (like when the needle got stuck in a deep groove and played the same phrase over and over again). Soon I developed this system even further. I began sticking tape on top of records, painting over them, burning them, cutting them up and gluing parts of different records back together again to achieve the widest possible variety of sounds. Later I began to work in the same way with scores. I erased some of the notes, signatures, and whole bars. I added notes and signatures, changed the tempo and order of the bars, played the compositions backwards, turned the lines upside down, pasted different parts of different scores together, and so on." - Milan Knizak. Highly recommended!!
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Artist: KNIZAK, MILAN/OPENING PERFORMANCE ORCHESTRA
Title: Broken Re/Broken
Format: CD
Label: Sub Rosa
Country: Belgium
Price: $16.00
Milan Knízák and Opening Performance Orchestra revisit Knízáks 1979 Broken Music (SR 400LP) in Berlin, 2014. "In 2008-9 we transferred the original recording from vinyl records into digital form. As we did so, we werent interested in the precise, clean fidelity offered by the digital world, which fundamentally causes the fine structure of natural sound to be lost. Instead we were seeking the opposite: the world of errors and distortion, which remains hidden when digital audio is manipulated to be maximally accommodating for the listener. The transferred audio recording was digitally destroyed, shattered and uncompromisingly freed from all its original attributes. No melody, no rhythm, no harmony -- this is fraction music." Part one, "Broken Music," features Knízák with Phaerentz performing with turntables and broken records, CD players and CDs, cassette players and cassettes, and keyboard. Part two, "Re:Broken Music," features Opening Performance Orchestra performing with five laptops and "fraction music (broken section, re:broken section, fraction section)." - Sub Rosa. Digipak with 20-page booklet.

Artist: KNOEDL, BARRY
Title: Baby Dont Give Up
Format: 7"
Label: Frodis
Country: USA
Price: $9.00
"In the summer of 1976, recording engineer/songwriter Barry Knoedl was asked to play bass and sing backup at a recording session. When the work was done, Barry asked if he could record one of his own songs, “Baby Dont Give Up.” Backed with another original (“I Just Want To Make You Happy”), the resulting single became the surprising second release on Jim “Nipo” Antonuccis Death Records, home to Jimi LaLumias “Death to Disco” movement and future label of Cracked Actors KBD classic “Nazi School” 45. Sourced from Barrys digital remixes, this reissue includes liner notes featuring the history of the Death Records label." - Frodis.

Artist: KNOTH, FELIX aka FELIX KUBIN
Title: Die Pein vom Haupt entfernen
Format: LP & Film Object Boxset
Label: Rund um den Watzmann
Country: Netherlands
Price: $36.00
"This box-set combines a mini-LP with 8 musical tracks with a primitive film projector called zootrope containing 8 short films. The 8 musical pieces are connected to the 8 short films, which can be both listened to and seen on your record player. No complicated assembly kit, no risk for your record player, everything is quickly installed and again adds, as usual with these Rund um den Watzmann releases, a new dimension to the medium long player. Felix Knoth, also known as Felix Kubin, 1/2 Klangkrieg or 1/2 Liedertafel Margot Honnecker, realized a short film with the same title back in 1994. Both film and music are a restless self-reflection. This object is an archetype in the tradition of the Tšdliche Doris Box or the Vegetarian Bavarian in Exile Box. Apparently it has to be in a box. Edition of 500." - Rund um den Watzmann. When calculating postage count as 4 items.
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Artist: KNOTS
Title: Heartbreaker
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50


"Official reissue of 1980 NYC punk rock classic. All analog from masters. 500 pressed." - Last Laugh.


Artist: KNOTT, DAVID, JEFFERY TAYLOR, ROBERT MILLIS & RICK BISHOP [of the Sun City Girls]
Title: Messenger Girls Trio
Format: LP
Label: Anomalous
Country: USA
Price: $30.00
"Jeffery Taylor and I started playing guitars together last December 2000. Not long after we decided to invite Rob Millis in on the fun and pretty soon, word got around and Sir Richard was soon begging us to let him change our strings. We considered it for awhile and eventually conceded. The music ranges from soft to loud, and there are many familiar as well as unknown stylistic influences. Its pretty AND its ugly--sometimes at the same time." - Dave Knott, 10/15/01. "well, with that said, and after a long wait for the quartet to go through literally hours and hours of material which they recorded from these weekly get-togethers, they have selected about 40 minutes worth of incredibly varied material drawn all from acoustic guitars (well, there is also harmonium on one track too). this record is worth it for the opening banter alone, but proceeds into some wonderful territory. there is crazed and loud chaos, there are beautiful tuneful passages (after all Dave can play classical guitar and Ricks album on Revenant was no Sun City Girls racket), there is even a drone here. not hi fidelity, these are raw living room recordings, and bare witness that some evenings were more, umm, loose than others. a wonderful little document, and certainly a anomaly in the Anomalous discography (but how could we be Anomalous without anomalies?)." - Anomalous. Limited edition of 207 copies.
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Artist: KNOX, CHRIS
Title: Seizure
Format: LP
Label: Flying Nun
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
“Where does one start with Chris Knox? A Musician, artist, cartoonist, director and much more, Knox is the godfather of alternative New Zealand music. While, Seizure, originally released in 1988, is certainly not the start for Chris Knox it is often considered his first proper solo album. Though, in fairness, there is nothing proper about it as it explores the surreal, the political, the satirical and, sometimes, simply the crazy, all of which would never been seen on the hit parade. Yet, musically its an album that should have been there. Packed with brilliantly skewered hooks and humorously scathing lyrics, Seizure is a lo-fi mix of punk, indie rock and pop that works perfectly. With its DIY recording, wit and melody, Seizure highlights why Knox is considered one of New Zealands finest songwriters. From fronting early NZ punk band The Enemy to Toy Love and then the Tall Dwarfs through to helping launch Flying Nun Records recording the likes of The Clean, the Dunedin Double and more. Its near impossible to fit his entire bio into this space. And, his influence has reached out well beyond these shores inspiring generations of musicians - no better shown than on the benefit album (Stroke: Songs of Chris Knox) released as a fundraiser following his stroke in 2009, which featured the likes of Bill Callahan, Yo La Tengo, Lou Barlow, Stephin Merritt and many more. From the simple pop of "The Face of Fashion", through to the driving force of "Wanna!!" and the strangely uplifting brood of "My Dumb Luck" - all that without even mentioning "Not Given Lightly" , the love song to end all love songs - Seizure, despite our dislike of the word, is a legendary release in the Flying Nun catalogue. Now, re-issued again on LP and CD, with the audio taken direct from the original master tape to vinyl lacquer, the releases also features the original cover art from its first pressing.” - Flying Nun.

Artist: KNOX, CHRIS
Title: Seizure
Format: CD
Label: Flying Nun
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
“Where does one start with Chris Knox? A Musician, artist, cartoonist, director and much more, Knox is the godfather of alternative New Zealand music. While, Seizure, originally released in 1988, is certainly not the start for Chris Knox it is often considered his first proper solo album. Though, in fairness, there is nothing proper about it as it explores the surreal, the political, the satirical and, sometimes, simply the crazy, all of which would never been seen on the hit parade. Yet, musically its an album that should have been there. Packed with brilliantly skewered hooks and humorously scathing lyrics, Seizure is a lo-fi mix of punk, indie rock and pop that works perfectly. With its DIY recording, wit and melody, Seizure highlights why Knox is considered one of New Zealands finest songwriters. From fronting early NZ punk band The Enemy to Toy Love and then the Tall Dwarfs through to helping launch Flying Nun Records recording the likes of The Clean, the Dunedin Double and more. Its near impossible to fit his entire bio into this space. And, his influence has reached out well beyond these shores inspiring generations of musicians - no better shown than on the benefit album (Stroke: Songs of Chris Knox) released as a fundraiser following his stroke in 2009, which featured the likes of Bill Callahan, Yo La Tengo, Lou Barlow, Stephin Merritt and many more. From the simple pop of "The Face of Fashion", through to the driving force of "Wanna!!" and the strangely uplifting brood of "My Dumb Luck" - all that without even mentioning "Not Given Lightly" , the love song to end all love songs - Seizure, despite our dislike of the word, is a legendary release in the Flying Nun catalogue. Now, re-issued again on LP and CD, with the audio taken direct from the original master tape to vinyl lacquer, the releases also features the original cover art from its first pressing.” - Flying Nun.

Artist: KNOX, REVEREND LESTER
Title: ..Of Tifton, Georgia; Put Your Face In Gwod: The 366th Revival
Format: CD
Label: Smack Shire
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
"Unselfconscious displays of wanton primitivism making the most potent representatives of the Crypt/Norton synod sound like third-chair Ernst Krenek fetishists by comparison. WE KID YOU NOT. Knox managed to cough up the dough to buy local (South Georgia) airtime for well over half a century. Tom Smith got hip to his coruscating genius as a high school senior, but only found the presence of mind to begin recording broadcasts in 1980. Put Your Face in Gwod was compiled from the least sane of the over 80 hours of tape he archived from Knoxs prime 1982-1994 epoch. In our view, Knox was one of the ultimate sonic reducers. Youll laugh, but the man was not a joke. He took down Magical Power Mako, Don Dietrich, and the entire Selektion catalogue in a trillionth of a nanosecond, and hell do the same to YOU." - Smack Shire.
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Artist: KOBUKU SENJU
Title: Joining The Queue To Become One Of Those Ordinary Ghosts
Format: LP
Label: MIE
Country: UK
Price: $23.00
"TETUZI AKIYAMA (guitar), TOSHIMARU NAKAMURA (no input mixing board), MARTIN TAXT (tuba), ELVIND LONNING (trumpet), and ESPEN REINERTSEN (saxophone) "follow a calm through-line across turbulent free improvisation" explains The Chicago Reader, "finding austere and meditative beauty in a profusion of sonic details and textures that easily could be dizzying.... The performances are beguilingly rich and uncategorizable." An empire of exquisitely crafted noise recorded live in Oslo in 2011. Edition of 250." - MIE.

Artist: KODAMA
Title: Turning Leaf Migrations
Format: LP
Label: Olde English Spelling Bee
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Kodama is the ongoing recording project of two well-known visual and sound artists - Hitoshi Kojo and Michael Northam - and this is their first widely available release as a duo. Recorded in various improbable locations whenever they crossed paths over the course of several years and then finally edited and assembled in a cluttered garage in the west side of Indianapolis. There is a decidedly more improvisational feel and crisp psychedelic aura to these recordings when compared to their other work and one can hear the influence of Ghedalia Tazartes in how the various recordings were stitched together. Limited pressing of 500 copies. Covers & insert printed on 2-color offset press with illustrations and design by Hitoshi Kojo." -Olde English Spelling Bee "We are the spirit of forest. Our howling has been offered to the many goddesses of the valleys. Teething our emptiness they, licking the stars, until white holes appear in our sky through them towards regenerative guides of the tonal-morphic omni-verses.   Using found objects to seduce voices from unlikely sources as well as traditional instruments of wind, wires and wood. Kodama weaves between emotional poetry and dynamic forces of noises. The recordings have a strong atmosphere of each location - the top of a mountain in Switzerland, a campground in Ohio, Lofoten Island in Norway, the arctic circle in Finland, Niagara Falls, etc. It includes a lot of the dirts of the raw recordings, but also incredibly beautiful moments such as the session with an owl in a Slovenian forest, an alpine summit singing meditation under the vast galaxy, and an encounter with the small people through strange ritual..." -Hitoshi Kojo

Artist: KOERNER, SPIDER JOHN
Title: March 1963
Format: LP
Label: Neros Neptune
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"A major archival discovery, taped March 24, 1963 for a Milwaukee, Wisconsin radio program, on the eve of the very same day that the seminal Blues, Rags & Hollers LP by Koerner, Ray & Glover was created. Spider John Koerner is the man who first introduced a young Bob Dylan to the 12-string guitar, a bona fide legend who is acknowledged as an influence by artists as diverse as John Lennon, Beck, The Doors & Dylan himself. Nearly 50 years ago, Paul Nelson, writing in the Little Sandy Review and Sing Out respectively, said that "Koerners art is like Chaplins, as great and lasting as it is entertaining," while calling him "the most innovatively brilliant acoustic blues musician of his generation." In the year 2010 -- seldom performing and now in his 70s -- the reclusive Koerner is "one of the worlds greatest living practitioners of traditional American folk music." It is with enormous pride that Neros Neptune presents this long-lost piece of American musical history. Tip-on sleeves, pressed on 180 gram vinyl." - Neros Neptune.

Artist: KOERNER, SPIDER JOHN
Title: Music Is Just A Bunch Of Notes/The Secret of Sleep
Format: CD/DVD
Label: Neros Neptune
Country: USA
Price: $20.00

Artist: KOERNER, SPIDER JOHN
Title: Some American Folk Songs Like They Used To
Format: LP
Label: Neros Neptune
Country: USA
Price: $24.00
"After moving to Denmark in 1972 and abandoning music for a spell, the legendary Spider John Koerner returned to the U.S. in 1974 to record an LP for Dave Rays Sweet Jane label. The resulting record is one of the finest of his 50-plus-year career. As its title implies, the album displays a conscious move away from the folk-blues stylings of earlier recordings and toward an embrace of traditional American folk music. The enduring quality of its songs is evidenced by their continued inclusion on Koerners set lists over 40 years later. This first-ever reissue of Some American Folk Songs Like They Used To is the fourth release by Koerner on Neros Neptune. Available in a limited artists edition of 300 numbered copies, the record is mastered from remarkably well-preserved first-generation reel-to-reel tapes. The lacquers were cut by Ralph Karsten at Atma-Sphere, and the LP pressed at RTI. There is no digital technology used at any point in the process. Not only is the sound better than on the original 1974 release, but the beautiful, hand-printed covers feature new and improved artwork from a woodblock designed by Neros Neptune art director and recording artist Paul Metzger." - Neros Neptune.

Artist: KOERNER, SPIDER JOHN
Title: Spider John
Format: LP
Label: Neros Neptune
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"This vinyl-only album fills a crucial gap in the evolution of legendary folk artist Spider John Koerner. Recorded in between 1965s Spider Blues and 1969s Running, Jumping, Standing Still (with Willie Murphy, both released on Elektra), Koerner is captured here live and unaccompanied at The Ash Grove in Los Angeles, bringing to light an exciting and previously-undocumented period in the career of Spider John. The excellent recording captures Koerner at the absolute peak of his guitar-playing powers. Rounding out this crucial slab of wax are two songs recorded in 1966 in New York City, previously only available on an elusive British single. Accompanied by Al Kooper on guitar, Felix Pappalardi on bass, and Roy Blumenfeld on drums, "Wont You Give Me Some Love" and "Dont Stop" (the latter with Tony Glover on harp) represent Koerners first, brief excursion into rock and roll terrain. The results sound not entirely dissimilar to Dylans Highway 61 period material -- not surprising, given Koopers presence. This release is not only a fascinating addition to the canon of one of this countrys national treasures, but is also one of his strongest overall efforts. Strictly limited vinyl edition of 500 copies." -Neros Neptune.

Artist: KOES BERSAUDARA
Title: Koes Bersaudara 1967
Format: CD
Label: Sublime Frequencies
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"The first in a series of (Sublime Frequencies) releases to chronicle the Indonesian popular music scene from the late 1950s through the late 1970s -- titles to come will consist of single artist releases and various artists compilations dedicated to specific styles or genres. This CD features the first-ever reissue of Koes Bersaudaras two extremely rare and almost impossible-to-find original recordings from 1967 -- To The So-Called "The Guilties" (12 song full-length LP) and Djadikan Aku Domba Mu (8 song 10" LP). Guilties has long been considered by Indonesian music historians as their nations legendary garage rock masterpiece, not to mention the first record to directly challenge or speak out against the Indonesian government. Recorded live in the studio in a few hours, the album is laced with a raw, guitar-driven sound that forays into previously unexplored realms of the mid-60s Beat generation. Though Guilties is obviously inspired by Western bands of the period, the record possesses a unique feel throughout and will challenge you to find obvious derivative Western sources (with the exception of the Byrds guitar style on "Apa Sadja"). Djadikan Aku Domba Mu was recorded a few months before the Guilties album and has a much dreamier feel overall. Some of the tracks are more psychedelic and reminiscent of the ballads the Koeswoyo brothers would create at the end of the 1960s. Also included in this set is the studio outtake "The Land Of Evergreen," the only cut in this collection that was recorded in stereo. One of 4 tracks on this CD sung in English, "The Land Of Evergreen" features an absolutely stunning guitar intro and is one of the best songs the band ever created. Koes Bersaudara (Koes Brothers) were originally from East Java but formed in Jakarta in 1960. At the beginning, the group consisted of five Koeswoyo brothers -- Jon, Tonny, Nomo, Yon and Yok. After their first album was released in 1964, older brother Jon quit, reducing the group to a four-piece. Tonny (lead guitarist and songwriter) was the leader of the group with Yon (rhythm guitar) and Yok (bass) handling the vocals along with Nomo on drums. Their early recordings were influenced by The Everly Brothers and Western ballads, but by 1965, the group started to grow their hair longer, wore high-heeled leather boots, and added Beatles songs to their stage show. This caught the attention of President Sukarno who began waging war against the "Western decadence" of Beatlemania which had taken hold of the Indonesian popular music scene. Koes Bersaudara was arrested and spent 3 months in prison for performing a Beatles song at a private house party. They were released from jail at the same time General Suhuarto launched his military coup and former restrictions on Western pop music began to be lifted. By 1967, Koes Bersaudara were back in the studio recording Djadikan Aku Domba Mu and To The So-Called "The Guilties" (what would become their most challenging music) on Dick Tamimis Mesra Record label. Nomo left the group in 1968 and after Tonny, Yon and Yok found their new drummer Kasmuri (Murry), Koes Plus was born in 1969 and became the most popular Indonesian band of the 1970s. These reissued tracks have been coveted by serious "in the know" collectors worldwide for decades and will surely appeal to all fans of the garage rock/psychedelic era of the mid-late 1960s as a significant missing piece of the global pop music history puzzle. Housed in a tri-fold digipack CD with a 20-page booklet featuring selected lyrics, rare & unseen photos provided by Koes Bersaudara for this specific project and extensive liner notes of the bands amazing history by compiler Alan Bishop." - Sublime Frequencies.
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Artist: KOES PLUS
Title: Dheg Dheg Plas & Volume 2
Format: CD
Label: Sublime Frequencies
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"Often referred to as "the Beatles of Indonesia," Koes Plus are the most beloved pop group in the history of Indonesian music, yet theyve been basically unknown to the rest of the world. Born in 1969 from the previously established roots of Koes Bersaudara, the group blazed a trail across the Indonesian popular music landscape of the 1970s, with a scope that reached from the archipelago out to Singapore and Malaysia. The band began as a psychedelic-era beat group and eventually streamlined their sound into a successful formula of hit-making success. Recording relentlessly during the 1970s (40 full-length albums plus countless compilations), the band delivered a solid and familiar pop style and simultaneously branched out with an astonishing onslaught of LPs catering to specific genres which set a precedent for other popular groups to follow in the ensuing years. More than three decades removed from the peak of their popularity in the late 70s, most major Indonesian cities have their own Koes Plus fan clubs, local weekly radio shows dedicated to their music, and frequent tribute band shows. There are currently more than 60 Koes Plus tribute bands on the island of Java alone ranging in age from kids under 10 to those in their 60s. Koes Plus has become a national symbol of pride, an Indonesian legend larger than life; their music seamlessly crossing over from generation to generation. Reissued here for the first time, this CD contains the first two incredibly rare Koes Plus albums in their entirety: Dheg Dheg Plas (commonly referred to as Volume 1) from 1969 and Volume 2 from 1970. Dheg Dheg Plas features spectacular beat rockers such as "Kelelewar" ("The Bat"), "Awan Hitam" ("The Black Cloud"), "Hilang Tak Berkesan" ("Gone Without An Impression") and the title track. It also includes the original versions of two of Koes Plus most brilliant and beloved ballads: "Manis Dan Sayang" ("Sweet And Dear") and "Tjintamu Telah Berlalu" ("Your Love Has Passed"). Volume 2 has spectacular late-60s moments: brilliant and highly resourceful use of electric organ, amazing vocals and the acoustic guitar as a primary rhythmic component in an otherwise electric psychedelic and pop environment. It also includes their heaviest freak-out track, "Pent Juri Hati" ("Heart Stealer"). Both records have been coveted by serious "in-the-know" collectors worldwide for decades and will surely appeal to all fans of the beat and psychedelic era of the late-1960s as a significant missing piece of the global pop music history puzzle. Tri-fold digipack CD with a 20-page booklet featuring rare & unseen photos provided by Koes Plus for this specific reissue project and extensive liner notes of the bands amazing history by Alan Bishop." -Sublime Frequencies
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Artist: KOGAN, FRANK
Title: Stars Vomit Coffee Shop
Format: CD
Label: OSR
Country: USA
Price: $6.00
"originally self-released in 1984 , Frank Kogans "Stars Vomit Coffee Shop" compiles his work with the groups Red Dark Sweet [with Charlotte Pressler of Pressler-Morgan , Andrew Klimeyk of X___X , Donna Ratajczak , & Rick Brown , now of 75 Dollar Bill)] & The Pillowmakers [with Stefano Arata , Carol Meinke , formerly of the Rentals , & Jack Freud] as well as the solo aftermath following his exit from the former & the dissolution of the latter . the context is thick and Frank can tell it better than me , so see the liners below (Frank has at this point written in words more extensively than in music & thats another past to plumb , for example the journal "Stranded" which he helped put together with Robin Crutchfield & Luc Sante) . I love SVCS ... if Frank failed (so he says in the liners) at what he was trying to do musically , he succeeded in compiling one of the most listenable & varied documents of the late-70s/early-80s NYC-Ohio underground (scare-quotes used here as a knock-on-wood gesture) axis , in itself a glowing & inscrutable silt facet of punk music history that has until now largely resisted the revitalization initiatives of cultural valorization , & the memory of which is preserved primarily by its participants & some decaying , mind-bending wax & plastic" - OSR

Artist: KOI POND
Title: So Higher
Format: LP
Label: Sonic Meditations
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"Koi Pond is comprised of 3 friends who get together when the time is right to do what is known to many band participants as “jamming”. This term may be a bit harsh on your eyes, but when friends David Aron, Arik Roper and Pete Vogl some together to “jam”, its an epic dense solid session of heavy playing. Koi Pond originally released a cassette on Night People entitled Volcano, which I has the pleasure of happening on to. That limited cassette peaked my interest, sounding like a basement tape from Exmagma or some other lost recording from the mid seventies. After contacting the band to find out this is a one-off project between friends, I coerced the trio into reuniting for a recording, which became So Higher, a recording of 2 side dimensions between locked Krautrock groove with washes of synth exploration. Side two is a very different affair, more improvised heavy jamming comprised of solid bass line, dubby drumming and heavy psych guitar workouts. Those same elements from the cassette “jams” are there, but more focused and sonically represented. At times side A showcases a beastly resemblance to Monster Magnets 25 - Tab mixed with Spacemen 3, side B on the other hand, is a journey unto its own..." -Sonic Meditations.

Artist: KOI POND
Title: Volcano
Format: Cass
Label: Night People
Country: USA
Price: $6.50
"Koi Pond is a three piece from NYC made up of some generally awesome dudes. Arik Roper plays bass and is a legendary artist/illustrator who does work for numerous bands, labels and publications such as Arthur, Southern Lord etc. while also playing in other bands such as Under Satans Sun and Mattalama. Pete Vogal plays synth while also jamming in Bow Ribbons, and designs arwork for clothes, David Aron plays drums, is the perpetrator for Little Cakes Gallery, used to skateboard alot, makes rad visual artwork, and jams in USUN with Mark Borthwick and Hisham Bharoocha. Despite these dudes epic resumes, Koi Pond is epic all on its own. Volcano is all about cosmic grooves, deep often minimal, endless repetitions that slowly evolve into more psyched out blissed out trances. Roper and Arons tight rhythmic foundations create the perfect backdrop for Vogals synth improvisations. This is a meditative listen that never gets old, it just keeps grooving on and on forever. Like Neu covering Dark Magus in a Tibetan Monastery. Artwork by Dave Aron, printing by SDReed." -Night People Tapes

Artist: KOJO, HITOSHI
Title: Ezo
Format: 10"
Label: Alluvial
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"The title of the pieces of this record, Hiruko and Ebisu, are the two names of one mythical being in Japanese mythology. Hiruko is a firstborn child of the god, who was deserted in the sea, because he could not stand up by three years old. He drifted ashore to the land of human beings, and was cherished by the people. Then he was brought up as a god, and was worshipped by the people as Ebisu. Somehow I was haunted by the story all the time during the working period. Therefore the names naturally became the titles. Afterwards I knew that Ebisu is also an alias of Ezo which was the old name of northern part of Japan. So it was adopted as the album title. Although the theory that Ezo equate with Ainu seems to be disputed sometime, I chose the name as a tribute to my favorite Ainu mythologies, and to the folks. The image on the cover is Ebisu which has visited in my mind at the time. Although its quite different from the traditional image, the sound source of the pieces were all produced by found-object which were mostly found from daily commodities. The resonance of the inside of objects and the resonance of the recorded spaces were also treated as the material. The process to find an object which is usually not used as a musical instrument was considered as a part of the execution. Therefore the founders name of some of the objects were mentioned in the cover. Also the vinyl record was fatally chosen for the album as an object which must be worn and be degraded by the condition and the frequency of the use. The noises by dusts and surface scratches on the disk should be listened as a part of the piece". -Hitoshi Kojo.
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Artist: KOLBERG, KÅRE
Title: Electronic Works 1970-1973
Format: LP
Label: Prisma
Country: Norway
Price: $23.00
"Kåre Kolberg (b. 1936) is one of Norways foremost contemporary composers and is regarded as one of the pioneers of early electronic music and cross-disciplinary art in Scandinavia. He has composed music for film, theater, and chamber orchestras and for jazz acts such as Svein Finnerud Trio and Jan Garbarek. This LP contains three early electronic pieces by Kolberg and comes in a limited edition of 300 copies." - Prisma.

Artist: KOLLEKTIV
Title: SWF-Sessions Volume 5
Format: CD
Label: Long Hair
Country: Germany
Price: $20.00
"Kollektiv is the first band in the series of SWF sessions on Long Hair who, at the time of the SWF recording on 06.07.1973, was relatively well known. In March 1973 the band recorded its first LP, with Conny Plank as co-producer and sound-engineer, for the legendary Brain-Metronome Label. Acclaimed by progressive and krautrock fans and critics alike, it showed a different, more innovative style of playing contemporary German rock music and was honoured with a nomination for the German Schallplattenpreis. A re-release of the LP on Long Hair is planned. Kollektiv recorded new versions of two of the titles from the LP in SWF’s Studio U 1 in Baden-Baden. The SWF versions of “Baldrian” and “Gageg” demonstrate the band’s ability to improvise, its successful efforts to develop its best ideas and a dynamic handling of basic themes. The other three titles are snapshots of songs subjected to continuous development, yet always revolving around a fixed framework, showing remarkable instrumental ability and the desire to experiment and explore the scope for development." - Long Hair.
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Artist: KOLOVOS, PETER
Title: Black Colors
Format: Triple LP Box
Label: Thin Wrist
Country: USA
Price: $38.00
"Over more than a decade Peter Kolovos has created an incredibly physical and dynamic musical language using the electric guitar. He plays music that unpredictably flows from electrified fragments of sound which fold and expand in dense layers and massive tones that surge and collapse in rapid succession. His approach has been called “massively a-formal” and his control of timing and texture “masterful.” Rather than set harmonic or rhythmic structures, he draws form from open sequences of sound events merged and propelled by a distinct internal logic. In his music Kolovos attempts to erase the line between intent and impulse and to create sounds that are immediate and unrepeatable. Black Colors is the fullest realization of Kolovoss music to date. Over six sides of vinyl the album presents a vast world of intricate sound—at times dense and teeming with saturated bursts and drones and at others sparse with minute ticks and quiet tones that reverberate in open space. Without a preset listening sequence, the album is intended to be a shifting, prismatic work—with sides that can be arranged in hundreds of different sequences, each yielding a distinct sound experience. The music on Black Colors is coupled with Zoe Croshers artwork. Eight photographs from her "L.A. Black Like" series present views from the black spaces and shadows of Los Angeles where light and color only pierce the darkness in filtered and obscured glimpses of the outside world. Beyond being created in the same time and place, Croshers images and Kolovoss music share a deeper consonance. Deluxe Packaging: 3 x 180 gram high-quality vinyl pressed at Pallas Germany. Mastered at 45 RPM for volume, dynamics, and clarity by Rashad Becker at D&M Berlin. Full-color, heavy tip-on slipcase with three full-color sleeves. Digital download included." - Thin Wrist.

Artist: KOLOVOS, PETER
Title: New Bodies
Format: LP
Label: Thin Wrist
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
Full Color Heavy Tip-On Cover / 180 Gram Vinyl Edition of 500. "Peter Kolovos, guitarist in Los Angeles trio Open City, presents here three tracks of electric guitar improvisations. Each features successively recorded left- and right-channel guitars, in which the overdub responds asynchronously to the original. While Open City explored the electroacoustic interplay afforded by the two-guitar and drums line-up, in New Bodies, his first solo release, Kolovos lets rip with all the skronk and blurt hes been holding in for the last decade, in tiny, tightly gated segments. His sound vocabulary is very broad, and his control of texture and timing is masterful. Using equalisation, reverb, envelope shaping and volume control... He rapidly opens and closes the volume window on a dizzying series of extended guitar techniques, creating the inescapable impression of Derek Bailey covering The Residents Duck Stab. If that wont sell records, I dont know what will. This electrifying effect is enhanced by the crisp digital recording and the superb Dubplates and Mastering pressing job - every clang and buzz is right up in your grill. Released on Kolovoss own imprint, the packaging continues the good work. The cover features a magnificent photograph of the guitarist taken by Joyce Campbell using the mid-19th century tin type process, which requires a sitting of over three minutes. The resulting image is as physically time based as the recording it encloses, and has the distinctive look of a Victorian death mask - no posing or even facial expression is possible. In this regard the cover is an exact metaphor of the recording - what you perceive is exactly what you get." - Bruce Russell, The Wire August 2009

Artist: KOMMISSAR HJULER
Title: 2msteerlang
Format: DVDR
Label: Der Schöne Hjuler-Memorial-Fond
Country: Germany
Price: $12.00
Edition of 9 numbered copies.
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Artist: KOMMISSAR HJULER
Title: 3msterdam
Format: DVDR
Label: Der Schöne Hjuler-Memorial-Fond
Country: Germany
Price: $12.00
Numbered edition of 9 copies.
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Artist: KOMMISSAR HJULER
Title: De Nye Rigspolitichefen
Format: CDR
Label: SHMF
Country: Germany
Price: $12.00
Limited to 27 copies.

Artist: KOMMISSAR HJULER
Title: Dissobedienti
Format: LP
Label: Kommissar Hjuler
Country: Germany
Price: $35.00

Artist: KOMMISSAR HJULER
Title: Endo-/Exocytose
Format: CDR
Label: SHMF
Country: Germany
Price: $12.00
Limited to 42.

Artist: KOMMISSAR HJULER
Title: Funky Warmechristkind
Format: CDR
Label: SHMF
Country: Germany
Price: $12.00
Handmade sexy Chrismas cover. Limited to 27 copies.

Artist: KOMMISSAR HJULER
Title: Jobeuysseph
Format: CDR
Label: SHMF
Country: Germany
Price: $12.00
Handmade felt & wood packaging. Numbered edition of 30.

Artist: KOMMISSAR HJULER & MAMA BAER
Title: Amerikanische Poesie und Alkoholismus
Format: LP
Label: Feeding Tube
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"180 Gram Edition of 500. "Officer Hjuler of the Flensburg police, and his wife Frau Baer give an earsplitting lecture on sound poetry on the A side and lull us into a state of American Alcoholism on the flip. This German duo has over 200 releases on their own lathe cut/cdr imprint and is quickly racking up international honors, album credits and acclaim. This is their largest LP release to date. One side is Kommissar Hjuler und Frau : ONCE AGAIN concrete poetry (or was it the song?) a collage of US-american sound poetry, collected by Jean-Francois Bory, presented by Kommissar Hjuler und Frau. "One side is Mama Baer : Alcoholisme - brut field recordings with mama baers voice and treatment. "Amerikanische Poesie... is the duo at their most hilariously alienating and crudely sophisticated." -David Keenan in WIRE "this is, naturally, a batshit-crazy affair, with the two absolutely howling over the purported “legacy” materials (through a fender princeton from the sound of things) - its both terrifying and oddly inspiring (which sums up most of what makes this stuff so ... engaging)." -Keith Fullerton Whitman

Artist: KOMMISSAR HJULER & MAMA BAER
Title: Asylum Lunaticum
Format: CD
Label: Intransitive
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Intimate, absurd, feral and aggressive in its homemade weirdness, the music of Kommissar Hjuler & Mama Bär has been a well-kept secret for too long. Hjuler & Bär have self-published their dada-esque sound poetry experiments on small-edition lathe-cut LPs, tapes and CDRs for years, usually adorning them with elaborate junk sculptures and paintings. Intransitive is proud to collect their best recordings so far onto a single, widely available CD so that anyone can hear the music without making a major financial investment. The husband and wife duo uses deceptively simple means -- typically just their voices, a cassette-tape recorder and a microphone -- to create astonishing suburban dramas that are somehow both sweetly charming and staggeringly psychotic, sometimes at the same time. Join Kommissar Hjuler and Mama Bär as they perform acts of banal heroics, like exploring the basement... taking their son for a bicycle ride... walking with a red shirt into a field of cattle... pondering reforms made to the Danish police system... all viewed through the unhinged lens. Kommissar Hjuler & Mama Bär are painters, sculptors, film-makers and musicians based in Flensberg, Germany, near the Danish border. Their artwork has been exhibited in galleries and at festivals around the world. They collaborated with like-minded artists such as Thurston Moore, Arnulf Meifert, John Weise, Runzelstirn & Gurgelstock, Jan Iwers and Af Ursin, among many others." "Asylum Lunaticum is not just another name or title, its an almost too harmless a description of the family Hjuler/Bar. Over decades, Kommisar Hjuler provided me with his sick but mind-blowing art. So rare their works are, its truly time to dig em out and show the world! This CD shall do so." -- Rudolf Eb.er (R&G/Schimpfluch-Commune Int.)

Artist: KOMMISSAR HJULER & MAMA BAER
Title: Das 77-Retect
Format: CDR
Label: SHMF
Country: Germany
Price: $12.00
Various objects attached to the cover. Limited to 77.

Artist: KOMMISSAR HJULER & MAMA BAER
Title: Heidi
Format: CDR
Label: SHMF
Country: Germany
Price: $12.00
Limited edition of 36 copies.

Artist: KOMMISSAR HJULER & MAMA BAER
Title: Kontaminierung Entekelung
Format: CDR
Label: SHMF
Country: Germany
Price: $12.00
Limited edition of 27 copies.

Artist: KOMMISSAR HJULER & MAMA BAER
Title: Mensen Die
Format: LP
Label: Ultra Eczema
Country: Belgium
Price: $28.00
"Please translate all the titles and our names in Flemmish, Kommissar Hjuler asked me for this record. This record continues the German couples satirical approach to Fluxus, Dada, outsider art, whatever u wanna call it. Kommissar Hjuler is a police officer from a small village in Germany, Flensburg, where he lives and works with his younger wife, Mama Bär and their kids. Mama Bär is a full time painter. The Kommissar only started making music when he was already in his thirtees, heavily influenced by the strange music he had been collecting since the age of 16. This LP includes three long tracks; Its the last one in the Ultra Eczema 6-panel fold out cover series, limited to 300 copies." - Ultra Eczema.

Artist: KOMMISSAR HJULER & MAMA BAER
Title: Once Again Concrete Poetry
Format: CDR
Label: SHMF
Country: Germany
Price: $16.00
Torn paper/stapled/collaged packaging. Numbered edition of 27.

Artist: KOMMISSAR HJULER & MAMA BAER
Title: Perverse Schlaeuche
Format: Double Cass
Label: Beniffer Editions
Country: Canada
Price: $15.00
"Ive had a hell of a week. Between going to work and assembling this release which contains 2 cassettes, an artist print of one of Kommissar Hjulers demented puppets and two stamped latex gloves in an edition of 150, I have been looking for the words to describe the music therein. And so, at my wits end, I have recruited this cat here to do that for me...................... nbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb edddddddmte mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm o n.............................................. 888888888888  sab deeeeeeeeeeeeeeek6 jjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjj ... Needless to say, another classic in the ever-expanding catalogue of this exciting and conceptually-intruiging duo. Do not miss out on this utterly confounding piece of freak-ephemera." -Beniffer Editions.

Artist: KOMMISSAR HJULER & MAMA BAER
Title: Spongebob Duell
Format: CDR
Label: SHMF
Country: Germany
Price: $12.00
XL Handmade collage covers. Limited to 18 copies.
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Artist: KOMMISSAR HJULER & MAMA BAER
Title: Vandroogenbroeck
Format: CDR
Label: SHMF
Country: Germany
Price: $12.00
Full color and limited to 27 copies

Artist: KOMMISSAR HJULER & MAMA BAER
Title: Wiederaufnahmeverfahren II / 06
Format: LP
Label: SHMF/You Dont Have To Call It Music
Country: Germany
Price: $48.00
"As a teenager Kommissar Hjuler began to look out for strange music. At Unterm Durchschnitt in Hamburg he found several records with electronic and industrial music. He then began to contact musicians like Steven Stapleton, Lt. Caramel, Merzbow or Due Process in order to get handsigned copies for his collection. At the age of 18 he was invited by Karlheinz Stockhausen for a concert of Hymnen. Kommissar Hjuler became a collector of any kinds of strange music with lots of contacts to the musicians, but he did not make any music at that time. He has a very creative mind. So whenever he recorded some tapes from items of his collection for some friend, he styled the tape covers as if they were little art objects. One of the musicians he had contacted was Jan Iwers (No One/No Records), who felt in love with the little tape covers he saw and asked for a styling of his next release. So Kommissar Hjuler - 31 years old at that time - created some covers for a tape edition by Jan Iwers, then began to make some recordings together with him. They called their project TUULEN LAULU and made a double LP and some tapes, but he soon realized that he was not able to work in a band, his plans for music were too bizarre, so he started recording his own music �?? mostly with simple arrangements by using a mono cassette recorder. His music might be called fluxus, for one will hardly find a name for it, some recordings are even more text sound collages or cut-up readings, some are simply bizarre music. Soon after his first release by Tuulen Laulu he met his wife Mama Bär, she was only 17 years old. It was love at first sight. She did not know anything about strange music or arts, but soon showed a talent by nature for painting very abstract pictures (mostly acryl and wax) and creating songs in her very own vein. Both worked together as Kommissar Hjuler und Frau, whereas these recordings were dominated by Kommissar Hjuler. So she prefered to make her Mama Bär recordings without any others help. They married, got their son Cy, built a house with a complete tone studio and gallery for her paintings and few collages by Kommissar Hjuler, both now work as artists and have released quite a lot of very limited releases on handcut vinyl, as CD-Rs or tapes. Covers were mostly created by Kommissar Hjuler. Kommissar Hjuler joined the police, at the age of 16, then took evening classes and afterwards studied to become an police officer. He now works at 1. Police Department Flensburg. Mama Bär does no longer work in her job as chemical assistant, she now only works as an artist running a tiny gallery and mother. Most of their spare time Kommissar Hjuler and Mama Bär use for any weird sound creations, paintings or sculptures. Not all ideas become realization, of course, otherwise their output would have been incredible, and in a way it is by now. But their world is dominated by art and who ever met them was astonished about their strange personalities, both can be regarded as one abstract organism of creative art in two persons belonging together." - Asylum Lunaticum. "Handstamped inner sleeve and 5 inserts (stamped inner sleeve, two textsheets, one printed photo and two coloured artwork prints signed by both artists). Limited and numbered edition of 100 copies on pure black vinyl." - You Dont Have To Call It Music.
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Artist: KOMMISSAR HJULER UND FRAU
Title: Sachen, Die Ab Gehen
Format: CDR
Label: Der Schöne Hjuler-Memorial-Fond
Country: Germany
Price: $12.00
Edition of 14 numbered copies.

Artist: KOMMISSAR HJULER UND MAMA BÄR
Title: To End All Life
Format: DVDR
Label: Der Schöne Hjuler-Memorial-Fond
Country: Germany
Price: $12.00
Edition of 27 numbered copies.

Artist: KOMODO HAUNTS
Title: Suijin
Format: LP
Label: Aguirre
Country: Belgium
Price: $23.00
“Komodo Haunts is the psychedelic drone solo project of Ollie Tutty(aka Mt. Tjhris), from Lincolnshire, UK. With his music he explores drone structure, sonic textures, meditative zones, and personal fictions. Making use of analog and digital technologies; tape jams playing on human familiarity, natural ambiances, faux-exotica, mythologies, "reality therapy." Taking inspiration from drone masters and new-age wanderers, the Suijin album is all about getting into "the zone" and could be the soundtrack to an unreleased Tarkovsky movie. Building up from a basis of minimalistic stylings in the vein of Terry Rileys Persian Surgery Dervishes and adding rich instrumental and vocal layers later. Notes onSuijin/notes on water: liquid forms; Suijin, the Shinto god of water -- water as a force -- the symbolic status of water -- people-water relationship. Instruments range from shifting tape loops to reverb-laden electric guitar and dark synths, human voice, wind, distorted bass, ceramic ocarina, acoustic strings, processed electronics, and oscillating waves. Artwork by Tutty. Glossy finishing. Limited to 250 copies.” - Aguirre.

Artist: KOMPLEKSI
Title: (I Aint No) Lovechild/Moscow 1980
Format: 7"
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $6.75
"Kompleksi ("complex" in Finnish) are Mike Not and pHinn, two ex-suicide candidates from Tampere, Finland, who ride in a red Lada through the gloomy streets of their rainy post-industrial town; the home of ice hockey fanatics, worlds last working Lenin Museum and countless sex shops. They started making music together in 2002, already having appeared on compilations of Mate Recordings (UK) and pHinnMilk (FIN). Mike Not (keyboards, production, programming, sound engineering) has produced music since the early 90s; pHinn (vocals, keyboards) has since 1996 maintained a Website called pHinnWeb on Finnish electronic, experimental and leftfield music. Kompleksi are now working on their first long play. They both also DJ in their hometown club called Eclectro Lounge. File under: post-industrial soul, post-Soviet electro. For more info, see: http://www.phinnweb.org/kompleksi Edition of 525. " - Lal Lal Lal.

Artist: KOMPLETA
Title: Ministar
Format: 10"
Label: Feedback
Country: NETHERLANDS
Price: $16.00
"2001, edition 0f 150. low fi electronics." The Feedback label (along with sublabel HYENA) release limited edition synth/minimal electronics/homemade new wave.

Artist: KONAGAYA, JUN
Title: Organ
Format: CD
Label: Eskimo
Country: Japan
Price: $20.00
"This is Jun Konagaya (a.k.a. GRIM )s first solo album. GRIM released collection of complete sound sources from hanng niap records in 2009. and insanity live performance was resumed after it. And having been released this time is not GRIM but a solo Jun konagaya name. Atrocious feedback/roaring cannot be heard there. "Organ" The malformed story about floating folk song of malformation, such as "Message" of GRIM. Inner surface of the universe is filled with deep sorrow of Jun konagaya, has been expanded to over 26 page booklet and beautiful sound. Factory-pressed CD in a double gatefold digi pack.with 26P beautifle color booklet." - Eskimo.

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Artist: KONAGAYA, JUN
Title: Travel
Format: CD
Label: Art Into Life
Country: Japan
Price: $23.00
"Jun Konagaya is best known as GRIM, but in 2012 he published a story and CD called “Organ” about a young girl called Magnolia and a monster called Gamahead. Travel presents the second part of the story. Several years have passed and Magnolia has set out on a journey, where she records the many things she sees and hears. It is unclear whether her journey is real or imaginary, and as she wanders between dream and reality she stumbles across some ruins in the middle of a forest. Her feet carry her closer to the ruins, as though she is being summoned there. She then hears a woman singing underground.

Includes a 40-page booklet that illustrates Magnolia’s adventures. Joint release between Art Into Life and Eskimo Records. Boxset. Limited edition of 300." - Art Into Life.

Artist: KONER, THOMAS
Title: Nunatak
Format: LP
Label: Type
Country: UK
Price: $19.00
"The Type label reissues German music producer Thomas Köners debut album, the first in a set of three, on vinyl for the very first time. Originally introduced to the world in 1990, Nunatak (then named Nunatak Gongamur) was shockingly ahead of its time, and it is hard to believe that it has been out of print and difficult to obtain for so long. Köner created the album with mood in mind; he has since been described as a "media" artist, and its easy to see why. While the music can be described as "dark ambient," these soundscapes elicit a widescreen collection of images. Through careful and measured use of gongs (recorded in different rooms and underwater) as well as homemade wind instruments, Köner created an album that would become a cornerstone of the genre and part of a triptych of records which have seldom been bettered. While the album is 20 years old at this point, it still sounds totally alien and totally unique. In these 11 brief, unnamed tracks, Köner guides us among battered lands, barren ice plains and damaged caves. Through the low-end resonance of his percussion, we are dragged into a hallowed chasm of doom-laden drone. There have been many tries at this style since Nunatak was first birthed, and many attempts to draw the genre into fresh and re-imagined territory, but few have come even close to the shadowy exclusion of Thomas Köner. Cut at Berlins Dubplates & Mastering." -Type
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Artist: KONER, THOMAS
Title: Permafrost
Format: LP
Label: Type
Country: UK
Price: $19.00
"Vinyl release. Permafrost was originally issued in 1993 and marked the conclusion of Thomas Köners epic and influential trilogy which included Nunatak (TYPE 069LP) and Teimo (TYPE 070LP). Darker and even more subdued and minimal than its predecessors, Permafrost was the album which saw Köner truly strip the sound back to the bare essentials; gone were the hints of harmony found in Teimo and the discernable gong sounds of Nunatak. All that remained were the deep, shadowy resonances, roomy ambience and gaseous drones that would become Köners calling card in the "dark ambient" genre. Listening to the record almost 20 years after its original release, the most shocking thing is how little it has aged. Its sound is so otherworldly -- the creeping low-end rumbles, distant icy tonal blasts and croaking occidental winds -- that it contextualizes the record with little else composed. The restraint Köner shows marks him out from his contemporaries and imitators -- there are few other records that have used silence (or near silence) so effectively. Quieter passages are employed to enhance the terrifying thrill of the more abrasive, rumbling peaks and the result is a narrative of unfaltering power. For instrumental music, ambient or otherwise, Permafrost is a foundational album. The word "classic" is bandied about all too often these days, but 20 years after it was first released, Permafrost is just as powerful as it ever was, and still absolutely unmatched in the genre. Cut at Berlins Dubplates and Mastering. Strictly limited copies only." -Type
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Artist: KONER, THOMAS
Title: Teimo
Format: LP
Label: Type
Country: UK
Price: $19.00
"The Type label releases a very special 2010 issue of this seminal album, the second in a series of three from Thomas Köner. Originally released in 1992 and never previously available on vinyl, Teimo is probably the most "tuneful" of Köners legendary triptych (Nunatak, Teimo and Permafrost). The submerged drones that became his signature are tempered slightly on this album, to give a hallowed, mournful edge which has been echoed on so much of todays darker ambient music. Indeed, at times throughout this cavernous album, there are hints at something orchestral in the layers of reverb and dense clouds of harrowing sound. It is hard to believe that Köner pieced this record together using recordings of gongs -- close miced to reveal their subtle overtones and resonance. At times, the resulting sound is so gloriously alien and so synthetic, that you would be forgiven for thinking it is a trick of synthesis, but the textures are always organic. Teimo is music which, like its companion pieces, inspires a rich, visual world; and if Nunatak suggested human ice exploration, then this record is set somewhere deep, deep underwater. The low-end resonance, which was later co-opted by so many drone and dark ambient practitioners, places us on the sea bed, muffled and disoriented, as sounds bubble and wash overhead. The distant sounds are almost dream-like, yet through the water, cracks of light and solace appear in the powerful harmonic elements." - Type.
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Artist: KONKRETE KANTILKE
Title:
Format: CD
Label: Ventricle
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
"more lo-fi underground classical, rattling of dungeon chains, +fleeting angelic vox, again making one ponder what medievalists might have done had they discovered a primitive form of electricity (making one realize the arbitrariness of progress) much of the silver series featured just voive+mellotron and could have been done centuries ago." - Ventricle. "Doomy church organ, clangy metallic percussion make for a cathedral dungeon sound, with angelic echoes from beyond." - Ventricle. All available titles from Mauve Sideshows (post-Kangaroo Kourt) long running label, exclusively releasing experimental, "mysterious female vox". "(Mauve Sideshow is an) extraordinary trippy US girl combo, sometimes kinda Current 93 meets "space whisper" era Gong, other times a weird space-trip, brain movie, noise & soundscape trip & flip out! There are numerous other Ventricle label interconnected acts to check-out, like: Angel Provocateur, Blessed Oblivion, Minus Infinity, Mistress Of Strands, Thistle, Torn Curtain, etc." - Ultima Thule. "A new CD on Mauve Sideshows Ventricle label is always a thrilling event." - FE.

Artist: KONONO NO. 1/THE DEAD C
Title: Split Series 18
Format: 12"
Label: Fat Cat
Country: UK
Price: $7.50
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Artist: KONRAD
Title: Evil
Format: LP + 7"
Label: Ethereal Sequence
Country: USA
Price: $26.00
"It is very hard to know where to begin trying to explain Konrad, writes Jeff Hassett of the quietly influential online home for vinyl devotees Waxidermy. Picture a synchronicity-fixated young dreamer trying to talk his way into Studio 54 to speak with the DJ. The album under his arm is an odd-looking collection of bedroom electropop simply titled Evil. Every now and then the club lets him in, but the album goes unheard, and Konrad disappears into the night. A mystery for 25 years, Evil gradually garners cult status leading to Hassetts review. And then Konrad unexpectedly reveals himself as Barry Konarik living in Idaho in the comment section. Heres his number, give him a call. Konverts jam the line for the rest of the day, but questions remain. Whats with the cloak? How did such lofty ideas emerge from the crime-infested Queens of the early 80s? And why does Konarik, who was adopted, have two birth certificates? One thing is certain; there has never been and never will be another Evil. Outsider, visionary, lunatic; the standard tags are inadequate -- and nothing could prepare you for how addictively fun this record is. Direct from the original master tapes, this long overdue new edition features high quality Stoughton tip-on covers and, for the first 1,000 copies only, a bonus 45 with three more killer tracks including Ethereal Sequence, a cosmic theme song for the recently-reactivated label of the same name. The return of Konrad is an event not to be missed." - Ethereal Sequence.

Artist: KONSTRUKT
Title: Live at Tarcento Jazz
Format: LP
Label: Holidays
Country: Italy
Price: $26.00
"konstruKt is the revelatory Turkish free jazz quartet of saxophonist Korhan Futacı, guitarist Umut Çağlar, drummer Korhan Argüden, and percussionist Özün Usta. They offer a real breath of fresh air, like the Art Ensemble of Chicago did in the 70s. This live multi-channel recording by Giulio Moratti captures their whole performance at the Tarcento Jazz Festival in Udine, Italy, on July 18th, 2014, and gives a perfect taste of their cosmic Turkish free jazz, with an electronic touch provided by the use of a Farfisa organ and tape echoes. Lacquer cut by Alessandro di Guglielmo at Elettroformati, Milan. Cover artwork by Canedicoda. Limited to 200 copies." - Holidays. "These guys are the real deal" -Joe McPhee.

Artist: KONSTRUKT
Title: Molto Bene
Format: LP
Label: Holidays
Country: Italy
Price: $26.00
"Edition of 250. In the summer of 2015, A LARME! Festival invited Konstrukt to perform with William Parker and Holiday Records teamed up with Matt Bordin of Outside Inside Studio to invite the quartet to play two shows in Italy on their way to Berlin. Plans overlapped leaving two days off spent playing with no interruption at Matts studio in Montebelluna, capturing four incredible tracks. Now, Konstrukt are well known for their many collaborations with key players and real giants of worldwide jazz scene, but - once again - having the chance to listen to the music they produce when they play "by their own" is something special. Their tribute to the past is paid with every single tune they play, but these recordings are something that can only be described as "new music"." - Holidays.

Artist: KONSTRUKT & AKIRA SAKATA
Title: Kaishi: Live at Kargart
Format: Double LP
Label: Holidays
Country: Italy
Price: $36.00
"Another chapter in the ongoing series of live recordings of the Turkish quartet Konstrukt, this time teaming up with saxophonist Akira Sakata, a key figure of the Japanese free jazz movement since the 1970s. Recorded at kargART in Istanbul on January 17th, 2015, this 70-minute long jam is one of the bands most psychedelic to date, with Sakatas growling shōmyō-like chant finding the perfect setting -- like a snake charmer -- in a jungle of constantly reinvented sound. Edition of 200." - Holidays.

Artist: KONSTRUKT & ALEXANDER HAWKINS
Title: Live at Cafe OTO
Format: Double LP
Label: Holidays
Country: Italy
Price: $36.00
"Istanbul-based free music ensemble Konstrukt perform alongside special guest Alexander Hawkins, building the perfect groove in a sweaty Cafe OTO on August 10th, 2015. Two sets from the same night, each a 40 minute long improvisation. The first set is a psychedelic warm-up where the Turkish quartet welcomes Hawkins in a whirlwind of hypnotic funky tunes going electric in the Miles way. The second set starts with Hawkins piano keys bouncing along a silent background soon to be filled with a groovy odd drum tempo leading to a wall of sound where all parts build a perfectly unpredictable dialogue. Edition of 200." - Holidays.

Artist: KONSTRUKT & JOE MCPHEE
Title: Babylon
Format: LP
Label: Roaratorio
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
“Turkish free-improv group KonstruKt was formed in 2008 by guitarist Umut Çağlar, and since their inception, theyve gained notice through their collaborations with such old-guard stalwarts as Evan Parker, Marshall Allen and Peter Brotzmann. The latter introduced them to the legendary Joe McPhee at the Krakow Jazz Autumn festival, and after striking up a friendship, they invited him to join them in Istanbul for a concert in March of 2014. Babylon was recorded the day after he arrived, with no prior rehearsal or discussion, although the seamless meshing could fool anyone into thinking that they were a longtime working group. Çağlar came from an electronic music background before delving into free jazz, and its reflected in the incorporation of moogs & a theremin into the ensembles arsenal. The music itself swings from space-raga improv to soaring, full-throated anthemic melodies; some sort of Joe Meek jazz world where bird squeal falsettos pierce through a current of drums, only to struggle for breath, come up laughing, and take off far above. McPhee says, “These guys are the real deal,” and he should know. Download coupon included.” - Roaratorio.

Artist: KONSTRUKT & PETER BROTZMANN
Title: The Message: Live at Kargart
Format: Double LP
Label: Holidays
Country: Italy
Price: $36.00
"Limited edition of 200. A meeting with the giant. In this live session recorded in 2014, the konstruKt quartets basic lineup reunites again with Peter Brötzmann, with whom they recorded the amazing studio album Dolunay (rec. 2008, rel. 2011) and Eklisia Sunday (rec. 2011, rel. 2013; also with Hüseyin Ertunç and Doğan Doğusel). As the title says, all are invited to listen to the message hidden in these rhapsodic vibes, where the energy of an elephant stampede is channeled into a coherent structure of percussion (and the drumming here is absolutely mind-blowing), electric guitar, double bass, and two whirling -- but still clearly discernable -- saxophones." - Holidays.

Artist: KONSTRUKT & WILLIAM PARKER
Title: Live at NHKM
Format: Double LP
Label: Holidays
Country: Italy
Price: $36.00
"konstruKt have shared stages with such legends as Evan Parker, Marshall Allen, Joe McPhee, and Peter Brötzmann, showing their great ability to adjust their instantly composed music to the presence of a guest. This latest collaboration with the legendary American double bassist William Parker is another testament to their prowess. This 75-minute set of outstanding music was performed at Nâzım Hikmet Kültür Merkezi, Kadıköy, Instanbul, on September 12th, 2014, with a real arsenal of instruments. Four sides of pure spiritual fullfillment! William Parker: double bass, gralla; Korhan Futacı: tenor, alto, and soprano saxophones, flute; Umut Çağlar: electric guitar, moog, flute, zurna, percussion; Özün Usta: double bass, percussion; Korhan Argüden: drums. Lacquer cut by Alessandro di Guglielmo at Elettroformati, Milan. Cover artwork by Canedicoda. Limited to 200 copies." - Holidays.
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Artist: KONSTRUKT/MARSHALL ALLEN/HUSEYIN ERTUNC/BARLAS TAN OZEMEK
Title: Vibrations of the Day
Format: Double LP
Label: Holidays
Country: Italy
Price: $36.00
“The finest free jazz from Istanbul meets the alto saxophonist who travelled the spaceways side by side with Sun Ra and His Arkestra, and thats quite a thing indeed. konstruKt, the Turkish revelation of the last few years, becomes a sextet ganging up with guitarist Barlas Tan Özemek and drummer Hüseyin Ertunç to create a percussion-based environment where all the elements cautiously contribute to a collective meditation and where two saxophones are free to dance into a dreamy parade. Recorded in 2010 and self-released in a limited CD edition, this expanded ensemble trip to the other world finally gets its deserved double-LP limited edition.” - Holidays.
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Artist: KONSTRUKT/PETER BROTZMANN/HUSEYIN ERTUNC/DOGAN DOGUSEL/BARLAS TAN OZEMEK
Title: Eklisia Sunday
Format: LP
Label: Holidays
Country: Italy
Price: $26.00
Edition of 350. "Eklisia Sunday was recorded live in front of a small audience on May 15th, 2011 at Eklisia - an old chapel built in the 17th century in Gümüşlük, a small village near Bodrum. This improvisation features the Konstrukt collective - which is Korhan Futacı (tenor & soprano saxophones), Umut Çağlar (electric guitar), Özün Usta (double bass, djembe, gong, bells), Korhan Argüden (drums) - incredibly enriched by the presence of Peter Brötzmann (on tenor), Hüseyin Ertunç (acoustic piano, küstüfon, gong), Doğan Doğusel (double bass, küstüfon) and Barlas Tan Özemek (electric guitar). The result of the combination is simply marvelous, because Brötzmanns unique phrases perfectly match with the sound of what confirms to be a well-coordinated collective. "The Turkish free jazz outfit Konstrukt might be considered the most evolved improvisational band working in jazz today. Founded, not in the hotbeds of jazz, London, New York, Chicago, Wuppertal or Krakow, their isolation is the key to their success. Well, isolation and observation." - Mark Corroto, All About Jazz.

Artist: KONSTRUKTIVISTS
Title: Flowmotion Years 1980-1982
Format: Double LP
Label: Vinyl-On-Demand
Country: Germany
Price: $32.00
2009 release, edition of 600. Deluxe gatefold sleeve. "Dark-ambient/ritual-project Konstruktivists was formed by mastermind Glenn Michael Wallis in 1981/82 out of the ashes of Heute. Around this time -- in the late 70s/early 80s Glenn Michael Wallis was heavily involved with Throbbing Gristle, the U.K. pioneers of industrial. Between 1980 and 1982, Glenn/Konstruktivists has recorded several tracks of which one solo-tape and several Konstruktivists tapes found release in extremely rare and limited edition on the legendary tape label Flowmotion. Almost 2 hours of those early works are compiled on this double LP including his full solo-work (also released as Konstruktivists Vol.1) as well as tracks from Vol. 2 and other tracks released between 1980 and 1982." - Vinyl on Demand.

Artist: KONTRAVOID
Title: Native State
Format: 7"
Label: Cititrax
Country: USA
Price: $9.00
"The tracks Native State and Cut to Cleanse are exclusive 7" only versions. The record is pressed on clear blue vinyl and comes in a hand silk-screened sleeve, limited edition of 999 numbered copies. The name Kontravoid belongs on a limited run cassette circa 1980-something, the type of tape buried in lost upstate dustbins of pre-MIDI analog electronics, wedged between Cabaret Voltaire and Das Ding. The dark industrial and new wave influences are strong on ex-Crystal Castles drummer Cam Findlays new project - his voice is scary, like an echoing underwater growl - but the underlying pop melodies always afford a degree of breathing room." -Cititrax.

Artist: KOOLAID (GLOBAL TYRANNY)
Title: S/T
Format: LP + CD
Label: Agitated
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"So, we get a tape of this in the post, yes, a tape, and thought it was pretty wild, then heard nothing...then we get a CDR, well two of them, some mix cassette, and a CD containing some OTT modern day Pop Art sleeve design that is retina rubbling!....with a scrawled note claiming, when you put the record out, you have to limit it to 500 LPs with a bonus free CD version that has a different mix of the music on it, NO Downloads whatsoever and the sleeve has to be wrap-around, like it could be a poster, on thicker card too, full colour mind!...we are KOOLAID (GLOBAL TYRANNY) on this record...send us some copies when its done....well that was telling us, so we had to put the record out. We listened to the CD again; it was bonkers, some wild psychedelic noise stomping round the room, meshed with some dark samples, really heavy and LIVE drums, almost a non stop mix of edge-of-the-seat paranoiac scuzz, with loops that pulse through the entire record. Like a modern day mix of the avant pop samplings and cut-up wizardry of Negativland, the obscure fractal pop psychedelic rock of the West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band, some of the white hot guitar of the Stooges / Loop variety, and a primal beat /rhythm that could have been lifted from Cro-Magnon."-Agitated. 500 copies only on vinyl, in deluxe wraparound color sleeve, with CD version (of different mixes of the four tracks)." -Agitated

Artist: KOPP, HERMANN
Title: Japgirls In Synthesis
Format: LP
Label: Vinyl-On-Demand
Country: Germany
Price: $22.00
"unreleased (Der) Plan or Pyrolator-like material from early eighties." - Vinyl On Demand. "Hermann loves Amanda Lear and Paul Vrilio. Hermann started to make music because the radio never played what he wanted to hear. He was taught to play Violin for 5 years but never learned to play with the left hand so that the tone would vibrate. With his first synthesizer Hermann has played songs like John Caless "Heartbreak Hotel" and "I wanna be a good boy" by Ramones. Hermann made "Industrial-pop" with the german group "Keine Ahnung". Hermann is somehow in charge of the "violent-movie-movement" with his soundtracks for Jörg Buttgereit-movies. Hermann has played a lonely man in the movie "Todesking" which will commit suicide in a bath-tub. Hermanns first 12" is called "Aquaplaning in Venedig" which is long deleted and highly collectable to minimal-wave collectors. SO is his second M-Lp. Hermann lives in Katalonien, but this can change very quick. Hermann has his own style of music and usage of voice, hard to compare to anything else. Very minimal, intellectual and dark on the one hand, obscure, excentric, intellectual and somehow funny lyrics on the other hand. Hermann Kopp, nothing else but Hermann Kopp." - Vinyl On Demand.Numbered editon of 500 in full color jackets.
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Artist: KOPP, HERMANN
Title: Mondo Carnale - Best Of 1981-1989
Format: LP
Label: Vinyl-On-Demand
Country: Germany
Price: $22.00

Artist: KOPP, HERMANN
Title: Sinekdoxa
Format: Cass
Label: Alien Passengers
Country: USA
Price: $6.50
Edition of 200. "Hermann Kopp started recording songs on tape in the seventies, combining his violin with a Moog imitation in a very personal and minimal approach to music, with lyrics that bordered on surrealism. After his first Mini-LP in 1981 and his �Pop�-LP of 1983, he became the fifth member of the experimental synthesizer band Keine Ahnung. After a first band split, Hermann Kopp was contacted by filmmaker J�rg Buttgereit in order to participate in the scores for �Nekromantik�, later in �Der Todesking� and finally in �Nekromantik 2�. In 1991, he exiled from Germany and has been living in various European countries since."
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Artist: KORAY, ERKIN
Title: Arap Saci
Format: Double LP
Label: Pharaway Sounds
Country: Spain
Price: $35.00
"Master of the fuzz saz, Turkeys answer to Eric Clapton brings his burly axe attacks to the snaky folk melodies of Anatolia. Long-proven to cause just the brain-rot youre looking for, heres a Koray collection of tracks taken from singles and LPs for your acid-drenched pleasure. The guitar slinger who was once stabbed for wearing his hair too long around the streets of Istanbul interweaves melodies as old as the ruins of Ephesus with the riffs of Black Sabbath and his own souped-up bağlama. Find out why they call him Erkin Baba. Originally released in 1976. Includes a booklet containing extensive liner notes." - Pharaway Sounds.

Artist: KORAY, ERKIN
Title: Meçhul: Singles & Rarities
Format: LP
Label: Sublime Frequencies
Country: USA
Price: $24.00
"Erkin Koray and Sublime Frequencies are pleased to present this collection of rare tracks and lesser-heard singles. All tracks were recorded and released in Turkey between 1970-1977 and culled from Korays personal vinyl collection. Includes exclusive photos and remastered audio. What more is there to say about Erkin Koray? An iconic guitar and songwriting genius. A voice of gold. Having founded the countrys first-ever rock and roll group in 1957, he is regarded worldwide as the father of Turkish rock. Forging Western sounds with his own inimitable musical mastery, he self-produced singles and LPs throughout the 1960s and 1970s that shook and altered Turkish society. Erkin didnt stop at rock and roll. Over time, he began to find inspiration in folk sounds from Turkeys Anatolian interior, and radio broadcasts received from Egypt and Lebanon. He looked to the East from his West-leaning Istanbul perch, and began incorporating these sounds into his own work. This amalgamation was as unprecedented and unorthodox in Istanbul at the time as rock and roll itself had been in the 1950s. The resulting hybrid sound ignited what became known as the Arabesque music movement in Turkey -- which continues to this day. While Erkin has recorded and performed tirelessly throughout the years (both as a solo artist, and with the powerful groups he formed), his extensive back catalog only began to be explored by the international community in the 1990s. He is now recognized as one of the foremost global leaders of psychedelic, folk rock, pop and balladry. His music has stood the test of time more than many of his Western contemporaries and influences have managed to, and his prolific work ethic has not ceased. He continues to live and breathe music, performing epic concerts, and continuously plotting new recordings and strategies. His vision and integrity, coupled with his pronounced world views and inherent musical greatness, have made him the unique and magnificent living legend he is today. This collection features tracks not found on the many unauthorized Erkin compilations and LP reissues that have emerged in the West over the years. Ranging from the sublime to the surreal, these tracks offer an essential glimpse into the extensive repertoire of the great Erkin Koray." -Mark Gergis, July, 2011

Artist: KORAY, ERKIN
Title: Mechul: Singles & Rarities
Format: CD
Label: Sublime Frequencies
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Erkin Koray and Sublime Frequencies are pleased to present this collection of rare tracks and lesser-heard singles. All tracks were recorded and released in Turkey between 1970-1977 and culled from Korays personal vinyl collection. Includes exclusive photos and remastered audio. What more is there to say about Erkin Koray? An iconic guitar and songwriting genius. A voice of gold. Having founded the countrys first-ever rock and roll group in 1957, he is regarded worldwide as the father of Turkish rock. Forging Western sounds with his own inimitable musical mastery, he self-produced singles and LPs throughout the 1960s and 1970s that shook and altered Turkish society. Erkin didnt stop at rock and roll. Over time, he began to find inspiration in folk sounds from Turkeys Anatolian interior, and radio broadcasts received from Egypt and Lebanon. He looked to the East from his West-leaning Istanbul perch, and began incorporating these sounds into his own work. This amalgamation was as unprecedented and unorthodox in Istanbul at the time as rock and roll itself had been in the 1950s. The resulting hybrid sound ignited what became known as the Arabesque music movement in Turkey -- which continues to this day. While Erkin has recorded and performed tirelessly throughout the years (both as a solo artist, and with the powerful groups he formed), his extensive back catalog only began to be explored by the international community in the 1990s. He is now recognized as one of the foremost global leaders of psychedelic, folk rock, pop and balladry. His music has stood the test of time more than many of his Western contemporaries and influences have managed to, and his prolific work ethic has not ceased. He continues to live and breathe music, performing epic concerts, and continuously plotting new recordings and strategies. His vision and integrity, coupled with his pronounced world views and inherent musical greatness, have made him the unique and magnificent living legend he is today. This collection features tracks not found on the many unauthorized Erkin compilations and LP reissues that have emerged in the West over the years. Ranging from the sublime to the surreal, these tracks offer an essential glimpse into the extensive repertoire of the great Erkin Koray." -Mark Gergis, July, 2011

Artist: KORAY, ERKIN
Title: Tutkusu
Format: LP
Label: GDR
Country: Italy
Price: $34.00
"This 4th album by the man had never been reissued on vinyl before, so its good news we have for you. This ones from 1977, and though Erkin went strongly ethnic with his previous album 2, here he went back on his steps and made another brilliant psych-rock album obviously adorned again with some Turkish traditional music elements, though not as strongly as with Elektronik Türküler. Here he even sings some tracks in English, giving the whole album a more occidental appeal but losing near nothing of the incredible enchantment of Erkins best recordings! Limited reissue of 500 copies with the original artwork in a beautiful gatefold cover."- GDR
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Artist: KOREA UNDOK GROUP
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Penultimate Press
Country: UK
Price: $27.00
"After a run of extremely under the radar cassette releases, Penultimate Press is proud to present the first vinyl collection of works by the Winnipeg outfit Korea Undok Group. With more hiss than a valley of snakes, the various monikers here cover the gamut of contemporary practice traversing industrial decay, rhythmic pulse onwards to piano etudes and fractured possession. All these forms come debossed with the signature destroyed tape aesthetic which makes these sharks so lonely. 180 gram vinyl on beautiful reverse board sleeve with incognito booklet, all designed by KUG. This is a total package that befits this unique scene of one, or many." - Penultimate Press.

Artist: KORINE, HARMONY
Title: The Collected Fanzines
Format: Book
Label: Drag City
Country: USA
Price: $24.00
"Trade paperback approx. 350 pages, 24.98 list price. Reproduces all the original pages, mostly hand-written or featuring primitive xerox art, that were published in small editions, 1992 thru 1999. Youre excused if youve never seen or heard of these "fanzines". Influential line: "Janet Jackson thinks Christ is a Hoax." There are many other pages with similar sentiment, but dude, the vibe is a little scurrilous... "Going back through the years...its so hard to remember, I was always tripping and falling over myself. These zines were written over the last fifteen years, mostly in dark rooms and the basements of old people. With names like Adulthood, Foster Homes and Gardens, Pocahontas Monthly, Hümer, and others, they were sold in limited editions out of the Alleged Gallery and Andrea Rosen Gallery. Some were sold on street corners and given away to the tramp sects that were so prominent during that time period. Scraps of paper and half thoughts in the guise of art objects, you see. Not many people actually got a chance to have these but the ones who are still amongst the living have greatly benefited. I know one lady in Panama who has the complete set, her family has stopped referring to her as a gimp, now they call her Sue. They were never meant to be collectible -- just low-concept laugh-inducing juxtapositions of words and images, images and images, lists, monologues, cartoons, free verse, jokes, half-thoughts, fake/real interviews, innuendo and Matt Dillons phone number. If you sold them on eBay for a bunch of money, I want my cut. Or if you bought them then please spare a percentage to the dyke army and the flame militia, its a good charity and its ribbon buttons are invisible. Some of them read like letters from prison. I know these were popular in some prisons but Im not sure why." -Harmony Korine, 2008.

Artist: KORINE, HARMONY
Title: The Collected Fanzines Box Set
Format: Boxset
Label: Drag City
Country: USA
Price: $95.00
"Limited deluxe box set containing exact reproductions of the original eight fanzines. "Some of these collected fanzines were done in collaboration with Mark Gonzales. Harmony and Mark would go back and forth, trying to make each other laugh. Theyd stay up for days writing poems based on the names of famous people like Mae West Go East. When there were enough sheets, theyd put them in some kind of order, a lot of time they would use the pages as pillows. It was a lot of fun, lots of laughs. Weve tried to reproduce them in trade paperback form with the same production values -- which is to say, not much. They also come in an ultra-deluxe limited-edition box-set containing replicas of the original fanzines, for those of you with your eyes on future auction profits. Fuckers. Harmonys house burned down around 2000 or something. At that point, the focus shifted. And he got lazy. But today, weve got this collection of seven fanzines from a time of innocence, exploration, experimentation, discovery, depression and hanging around. Including these fanzines: My Friend Or Sheep Boy, Adulthood, Adulthood 2, Oh Death Where Is Thy Sting, Foster Homes And Gardens, Humor. Pocahontas Monthly, Hümer." -Drag City.

Artist: KORINE, HARMONY
Title: Trash Humpers
Format: DVD
Label: Drag City
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"In the Summer of 2010, the underground trend of trash-humping JUMPED the NASHVILLE CITY LIMITS as the film Trash Humpers spread across the nation, screening in movie theaters, galleries, bars and grills and anyplace, really, indoors or out, that could draw a crowd to see the thing. Filmmaker Harmony Korine often accompanied the film, standing around and answering questions when he wasnt doing something else. It was something to see, but the only problem was, all you could do once youd walked away was revisit the images seared into your brain for the rest of your life. Now, the official DVD release of Trash Humpers is here for you to take with you to whatever your destiny has to offer you. You dont know when youre gonna die. It could be tomorrow. But hopefully it wont be until after Trash Humpers becomes available on DVD, complete with the extra featurettes Mac and Plac, and Blood of Havana, as well as deleted scenes that everyone forgot about after making this but are actually kind of cool! About the filmmaker: Harmony Korine has been a party to some of the most enervating films of the last two decades, including Gummo, Julien Donkey-Boy, and Mister Lonely. Somebody said that Trash Humpers was his most baffling film yet. Okay..." All-region NTSC format; color; mono; total running time: 78 minutes. Includes a bonus 24-page fanzine. - Drag City

Artist: KORZYNSKI, ANDRZEJ
Title: Man of Marble
Format: LP
Label: Finders Keepers
Country: UK
Price: $26.00
"2014 release. Opening further doors in the sprawling labyrinth of unreleased music by Polish composer Andrzej Korzyński, Finders Keepers Records presents the soundtrack to the 1977 Polish film Człowiek z marmuru (Man of Marble) by national filmmaker and long-term collaborator Andrzej Wajda. Presented for the first time ever on vinyl, this synthesizer-fuelled soundtrack marks a distinct stylistic maneuver toward a unique brand of Polish cosmic disco, celebrating the cinematic debut of Korzyńskis Arp-Life project -- widely respected as Polands first synthesizer orchestra. Begging direct comparison to Russias Zodiac and sharing an uncanny resemblance to other 1970s European cinematic disco bands like Frances Arpadys or the later projects of Italys Goblin, this soundtrack features Korzyński and Arp-Life at their best, making fantastical and experimental musical approximations of the burgeoning synth funk disco boom which had erupted on the other side of the iron curtain. Man of Marble was Korzyńskis first step into electronic dance music, and with the addition of bonus tracks from the 1981 sequel Człowiek z żelaza (Man of Iron), it provides the perfect companion piece to his recently liberated score to Possession (directed by Andrzej Żuławski). Experimental and fantastical, and taking creative gambles as a necessity, Man of Marbles over-the-top, synth-heavy score depicts a stark, ultramodern contrast, accentuating a plot that switches between past and present tense, illustrating a 1970s researcher who retraces spurious political events that occurred forty years earlier. As with most communist state-owned record labels, Polskie Nagrania Muza, which had previously released works by Korzyński, rarely encouraged the commercial promotion of film composers. Although Korzyński was an occasional exception to this rule (due to his previous career as a radio programmer, pop musician, and writer), Man of Marble would never be commercially released outside of the context of the film. This edition of Man of Marble provides further glimpses into a deeper archive of electronic pop, capturing prime-era Korzyński as a forward-thinking keyboard artist and experimentalist who managed to move with global musical and technological trends under the stifling communist regime." - Finders Keepers.

Artist: KOSAKAI, FUMIO
Title: Earth Calling
Format: LP
Label: Memoirs Of An Aesthete
Country: UK
Price: $30.00
"Fumio Kosakai is best known as one half of Japanese Noise legends INCAPACITANTS and latterly HIJOKAIDAN. However, he has a long history in the Japanese psychedelic/electronic underground and we must also evoke lesser known projects such as TANGERINE DREAM SYNDICATE, GU-N, C.C.C.C., CLUB SKULL, BUSTMONSTERS etc etc. And then theres his elusive solo work. In 1987 and 1993, he self-released two very limited cassettes of sublime solo electronic minimalism, inspired by Terry Riley, Hawkwind and Taj Mahal Travellers. There were no more than 30 copies of each cassette sent out into the world. MEMOIRS OF AN AESTHETE have teamed up with CRATER LAKE RECORDS to reissue these cassettes as limited edition LPs. Heres the first one, from 1987, entitled "Earth Calling", straight from Mr. Kosakais original masters and sounding far better than the mp3 version which was doing the rounds a few years ago. A limited edition of 250 copies in a beautiful screenprint approximation of the original cover art expertly printed by Sir Michael Flower. And theres an official digital download version available for the turntaburly-deprived." Memoirs Of An Aesthete.

"This first cassette was produced based on the recording of a solo performance carried out at the free jazz venue "Good Man" in Ogikubo, Tokyo, which ran around about 1985 and 1986. The performance was done simultaneously using a self-made transmitter, mini-keyboard synthesizer, cassette tapes with environmental sounds recorded and a delay-like effect. For the two tunes on the A Side, some sounds were overdubbed later on at home. For the B side, the live performance was released as it was. The title of this cassette originates from the first tune on the live album "Space Ritual" by Hawkwind, from which I got a big impact. I interpreted these words as "Earth Calling" and aimed for such a sound universe. Especially the A side has more of this tendency, I suppose. On the B side, is my attempt to recreate the infinite repetition like "A Rainbow In Curved Air" by Terry Riley, which I admire. The performance was done using a small Yamaha synthesizer and digital delay. It appeared to have gone fairly well so I didnt add any other sounds. There was hardly any audience who came to the live performances at "Good Man" at that time. Normally it was less than five people and at worst case no-one turned up. Due to my lazyness and a lack of proper sales activity, there were actually less than 30 cassettes sold, I think. It is indeed a mystery that the music that rarely reached anyone ends up being listened in the corner of the world I have never imagined and then released again after more than 25 years. Thanks to Pete Cann and Phil Todd." - Fumio Kosakai (translated by Emi Ueno Neilson).

Artist: KOSMONAUT
Title: Kosmonaut 1
Format: LP
Label: Deep Distance
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Like the private pressings of Konrad Schnitzler from 1973 to 74, each album of Deep Distances series is a solid color. PATRICK R. PARK joins Schulze, Froese, Ashra / Gottsching and latter day celestial synth explorers Expo 70, Jonas Reinhardt, and Mist in a good ol fashioned kosmische collision. All tracks are previously released on the limited-edition CDR Voyage of Time (Ethereal Mother 2011). Six inserts. Blue vinyl. Edition of 250." -Deep Distance
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Artist: KOSMONAUTENTRAUM
Title: Ungehörtes Unerhörtes
Format: LP
Label: Vinyl-On-Demand
Country: Germany
Price: $22.00
"A superb collection of mastermind Michael Jarick of his early 80s minimal 7" tunes, two of their hits, his first 7" plus six unreleased minimal-tunes from 1981." - Vinyl-On-Demand. "Early 80s Zick Zack style. Appeared on the compilation Lileber Zuviel Als Zuwenig, alongside Die Tödliche Doris, Abwärts, Palais Schaumburg, Andreas Dorau, etc." - FE.
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Artist: KOSMOSE
Title: Kosmic Music from the Black Country
Format: Double LP
Label: Sub Rosa
Country: Belgium
Price: $25.00
"Gatefold double LP version. Pressed on translucent green-black vinyl. Never-before-released recordings of mythic Belgian kosmische band Kosmose (1973-78). Kosmose can be approached as a collective without a specific leader. The line-up fluctuated quite a lot around a rock-solid core formed by Alain Neffe and Francis Pourcel. As this release demonstrates, their sound evolved from something deeply influenced by kosmische music to a purely improvised form of noisy free jazz. The whole adventure took place in the heart of the 70s, almost under wraps, though most rehearsals were taped by Neffe. RIYL Hawkwind, Can, Musica Elettronica Viva." - Sub Rosa.
Alain Neffe = Bene Gesserit, Human Flesh, Psuedo Code, Sic (with Francis Pourcel), Insane Music label, etc...

Artist: KOSMOSE
Title: Kosmic Music from the Black Country
Format: Double CD
Label: Sub Rosa
Country: Belgium
Price: $19.00
“Never-before-released recordings of mythic Belgian kosmische band Kosmose (1973-78). Kosmose can be approached as a collective without a specific leader. The line-up fluctuated quite a lot around a rock-solid core formed by Alain Neffe and Francis Pourcel. As this release demonstrates, their sound evolved from something deeply influenced by kosmische music to a purely improvised form of noisy free jazz. The whole adventure took place in the heart of the 70s, almost under wraps, though most rehearsals were taped by Neffe. RIYL Hawkwind, Can, Musica Elettronica Viva.” - Sub Rosa.

Artist: KOSTELANETZ, RICHARD
Title: Invocations
Format: LP
Label: Folkways
Country: USA
Price: $25.00
Original sealed copies from 1983.
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Artist: KOSTIS KILYMIS
Title: Crystal Drops/Ground Loops
Format: 7"
Label: I Dischi Del Barone
Country: Sweden
Price: $11.00
“Kostis Kilymis is a sound artist based in London, UK. This 7" contains new material following two cassette releases for Mazurka Editions and Hideous Replica. Two tracks recorded at home and outside in 2014 using circuits, pulses and wind noise - one a bit rhythmic, the other less so.
Mastered by A.F. Jones at Laminal Audio. 200 copies. Black vinyl, white cardboard sleeve with postcard attached, stamped white labels, insert. Plays at 33 1/3rpm.” - I Dischi Del Barone.

Artist: KOSTIS, A.
Title: The Jails a Fine School
Format: LP
Label: Mississippi
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"First ever vinyl collection of the legendary “Kostis,” the most enigmatic of all Greek rebetika artists of the early 1930s. Truly unique guitar duets and black-humor prose chronicling the hash dens, prison culture and pickpockets of old Athens. Virtuosic fingerpicking of Near-Eastern modes at the dawn of rebetika, when the bouzouki was yet to become supreme. Recorded under a pseudonym for export to the Greeks living in America, it stands as an enduring mystery and the high standard for a once subversive art form. Includes Greek and English lyrics, extensive liner notes by Tony Klein and many previously unpublished photographs. Co-released by Olvido Records." - Mississippi.

Artist: KOSUGI, TAKEHISA
Title: Berlin Events
Format: Book
Label: Kuntsvereim Giannozzo Berlin
Country: Germany
Price: $11.00
1989 publication featuring documentation (scores, text, photos) of Kosugis performances and installations. Kosugi is a former member of Group Ongaku & Taj Mahal Travellers, released the classic Catch Wave LP (whos score is featured in this book), participated in the Fluxus movement, is current music director for Merce Cunningham, etc.. Texts by David Behrman, Tom Johnson, Rolf Julius, Rolf Langebartels and Heinz Klaus Metzger. Edtion of 500.
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Artist: KOSUGI, TAKEHISA
Title: Catch Wave
Format: CD
Label: Phoenix
Country: UK
Price: $18.00
"Takehisa Kosugi is an inter-media artist and performer who started his career back in the 60s in Tokyo. With his first band Group Ongaku (free anarchist-conceptual improvisations) he was introduced to the Fluxus avant-garde movement. During the 70s, he was a member of the mystical, psychedelic, droning rock band Taj Mahal Travellers. He co-founded the band in 1969. Since the end of the 70s until now, he has released several solo albums and commissioned works for events and sound installations. His album Catch Wave (1975) is an absolute progressive masterpiece, bringing Takehisa Kosugis musical talent to territories usually reserved to kosmic Krautrock. Digitally remastered. Numbered, limited edition housed in an LP replica sleeve." -Phoenix.

Artist: KOSUGI, TAKEHISA
Title: Catch Wave
Format: LP
Label: Phoenix
Country: UK
Price: $23.00
"Takehisa Kosugi is an inter-media artist and performer who started his career back in the 60s in Tokyo. With his first band Group Ongaku (free anarchist-conceptual improvisations) he was introduced to the Fluxus avant-garde movement. During the 70s, he was a member of the mystical, psychedelic, droning rock band Taj Mahal Travellers. He co-founded the band in 1969. Since the end of the 70s until now, he has released several solo albums and commissioned works for events and sound installations. His album Catch Wave (1975) is an absolute progressive masterpiece, bringing Takehisa Kosugis musical talent to territories usually reserved to kosmic Krautrock. 180 gram vinyl, housed in a gatefold sleeve. Numbered edition of 1000." - Phoenix.
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Artist: KOSUGI, TAKEHISA
Title: Catch-Wave
Format: CD
Label: Showboat/Sky Station
Country: Japan
Price: $28.00
"Official CD reissue (more recently reprod by World Psychedelia), licensed from Sony Japan. Originally issued by CBS in Japan-only in 1975, this album has been as difficult to find as either of the original Taj Mahal Travellers LPs. The descriptive text on the back jacket of this exact repro gives an insight: "sounds speeding on lights, light speeding on sounds, music between riddles & solutions." A devastating, drone-intense record (unlike Kosugis later solo recordings for Lovely Music or P-vine; Catch-Wave is the closest follow-up recording to his Taj Mahal Travellers group in the form of group improvisation), finally accessible." -Showboat/Sky Station
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Artist: KOSUGI, TAKEHISA
Title: Studio Improvisations, Tokyo, 16th And 17th September, 1974
Format: LP
Label: B13
Country: Italy
Price: $29.00
"Originally released on CBS Japan in 1975, this solo album by the godfather of Japanese avant-garde music was called one of the top ten Japrock albums of all time in Julian Copes Japrock Sampler. Red vinyl LP in clear plastic sleeve with black lettering. Limited edition 500 copies." -B13

Artist: KOSUGI, TAKEHISA
Title: Violin Improvisations
Format: CD
Label: Lovely Music
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"1990 release. Originally released in 1989 as Violin Solo. Sept. 3-4, 89. Takehisa Kosugis improvisations, both with violin and miscellaneous sounding objects, have a sense of emerging from the bottom of a spiritual unconscious. From this place comes a music based more on the feeling of sounds than conscious arrangement. Memory, physical action, tactile perceptions, environmental conditions, and awareness of subconscious microcosmic and macrocosmic extremes inform his work as much as the intention to assemble sounds into music. When listeners connect with his sounds, a direct identification of experience occurs between audience and performer. Personnel: Takehisa Kosugi - electric violin." - Lovely Music.

Artist: KOSUGI, TAKEHISA
Title: Violin Solo 1980 N.Y.C.
Format: CD
Label: P-Vine
Country: Japan
Price: $24.00
"A previously unreleased solo violin performance by the founder of the Taj Mahal Travellers and legendary Fluxus conceptualist. Active since the 1960s, Kosugi has more recently served as the music director for the Merce Cunningham Dance Troupe. He is currently involved with the composing and performance of impromptu music and electronic multimedia music. To be brief, Kosugi is one of the most important and influential Japanese experimental avant-gardists, alongside the likes of Yasunao Tone, Toshi Ichiyanagi & Yuji Takahashi. This album was recorded by Kazunori Sugiyama, 6/22/80, in NYC, and features a breathtakingly live solo violin performance." - FE.
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Artist: KOSUGI, TAKEHISA & TAKASHI KAZAMAKI
Title: Enban Live at the Strange Fruit
Format: LP
Label: Fool
Country: Japan
Price: $24.00
"Avant-primitive improv from the duo of Takehisa Kosugi (Violin, Recorder, Voice) and Takashi Kazamaki (Percussion, Harmonica). Recorded in 1983, Kosugi shows yet another side of himself, trading his drone for a more free-hillbilly style, which meshes perfectly with Kazamakis masterful tumbling and clattering. Paste-on covers. Limited edition of 250." - Fool. Reissue of the rare 1983 LP. Takehisa Kosugi & Takashi Kazamaki自由即兴_土豆_高清视频在线观看

Artist: KOTSEN
Title: Attack of the Savage Horde
Format: One-Sided LP
Label: Chaos Punk
Country: Europe
Price: $27.00
Reissue of the amazing 1985 demo by Urs Sprenger (formerly of HELLHAMMER - booted due to his ineptitude, which is saying something..). Released under the guise of an Icelandic hardcore band, it comes out sounding like a mind-bending mongrelization of DRUNKS WITH GUNS, THE SHAGGS and THE BLUE HUMANS.. or something. Includes a WHITEHOUSE-ish cover of "Get Back". Edition of 200 in metallic ink silkscreened jackets with glossy insert.

"Unbridled chaos-punk from deep Zwitserland. Køtsen was forming around the time Urs Sprenger aka Steve “Savage Damage” Warrior was ejected from Hellhammer in 1983 for his punk taste and wild, a-music style. While that band went on to the death metal mainstream to become Celtic Frost, Steve-Urs was forging a new, unique frontier of the hardcore underground, disguised of an unreal band of Ijslandic punks called Køtsen (meaning “Puke”). Inspired by Terveet Kädet, Discharge, &c, as well as the heavily slowed NWOBHM singles by Venom &c that were a huge influence on the early Hellhammer, Køtsen fit no scene with its extreme, bursting sound, stretching the intense energy of the hardcore of the time and the aberrant inclinations of the most extreme metal to a realm outside of those or any categories. Sodom admired the radical sound of the Køtsen demos, and Celtic Frost recycled one song of this tape for their first album, released the same year. “Attack of the Savage Horde” was the second Køtsen demotape, from 1985. Wave after wave of explosion. Energy foaming at the mouth. Beyond punk, way." - Chaos Punk.

Artist: KOTSONIS, YANNIS
Title: Rotating Surfaces
Format: Cass
Label: Thalamos
Country: Greece
Price: $8.00
“After his stunning “The Shape of Failures Past” release (Granny records 2013), Yannis Kotsonis (Sister Overdrive, Acte Vide, Knot Gallery) returns with “Rotating Surfaces”. Kotsonis is now introducing us to a less known sonic side of him. He is leaving behind the electronic elements, to compose two untitled pieces with collected sounds of… rotating surfaces. Side A contains also processed samples from a duo improvisation with Andrew Raffo Dewar on saxophone, which took place at the Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel church in Ano Syros, GR in July 2012.” - Thalamos.

Artist: KOU, KATSUYOSHI
Title: Deaf in Sugar Avalanche
Format: CD
Label: Wildlife Insect Fish
Country: Japan
Price: $14.00

Artist: KOU, KATSUYOSHI/SATOSHI HRIONAKA
Title: State, State, State
Format: CD
Label: Ftarri
Country: Japan
Price: $14.00
"Up-and-coming young musicians Katsuyoshi Kou (guitar) and Satoshi Hironaka (drums) recorded these four tracks in July 2012. The first track is a duo recorded and edited using a wealth of ideas from Kou. The solos by Kou and Hironaka (Tracks 2 and 3) are enhanced by simple but effective additions. Track 4 is a completely improvisational duo performance." - Ftarri

"Oddball, concept-infused improv with Kou on guitar and Hironaka on drums, recorded in July 2012. The first track is a duet; the drums, then the noise and guitar, were recorded individually. The same guitar sound was played several times, and about a second afterward the electricity was cut for a brief instant. Just where that happens in the recording, Kou inserts a split-second blank in order to shift the drum’s rhythm very slightly. The second track, a live improvisational performance by Kou solo, includes mechanical beeps inserted randomly in order to move the consciousness away from the performance. The theme of dislocation on the third track, Hironaka solo, is expressed by overdubs of different recordings with different rock-style rhythms and phrases. Fourth and final track is an unaltered improvisational duet. Edition of 500." - Tedium House

Artist: KOUDEDE
Title: Guitars From Agadez Vol. 5
Format: 7"
Label: Sublime Frequencies
Country: USA
Price: $9.00
"First American release for one of the leading lights from the Agadez guitar scene. Koudede Maman finally steps out of the shadows and delivers two scorching tunes recorded live from the European tour of last year. From the young visionary who made his first guitar out of a tin can to his current avatar as the heir apparent to the legacy of Ali Farka Toure in West African guitar music, Koudede has blazed forth from a relatively small following in Agadez and Niamey to take the world by storm. This is the truest music of revolution -- where the transcendence of historical poetry and the daily grit of human struggle are in dialogue, from verse to verse and refrain to refrain. Limited edition one-time pressing of 600 copies." -Sublime Frequencies.
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Artist: KOUDEDE
Title: Guitars from Agadez Vol. 6
Format: 7"
Label: Sublime Frequencies
Country: USA
Price: $9.00
"The second 7" from Koudede for Sublime Frequencies and the sixth volume in the now-legendary Guitars from Agadez series. The circumstances surrounding these recordings are the stuff of which legends are made: In January 2012, a major insurgency brewing in the far north of Mali turned Timbutkus Festival au Désert into a heavily fortified spectacle. Just one day after the festival, rogue Tuareg rebels launched a full takeover of northern Mali, armed to the teeth with weapons from the Libyan war that ended in the murder of Col. Gadaffi, the spiritual father of the Tuareg in their struggle with the surrounding governments. By the time Koudedes group made it back to the capital city of Bamako -- with Sublime Frequencies Hisham Mayet in tow -- discord had flared between the mostly Bambara ethnic south and the Tuareg community in the capital region. With a Tuareg exile already in progress, Koudede decided after much hesitation to follow through with a live concert at Toumast -- the Tuareg compound in Bamako -- in defiance of advice that all Tuareg should leave the city immediately. Recorded on location at Toumast by Hisham Mayet in January 2012, these two tracks are a scorching distillation of the urgency and fire in Koudedes music: the pure sound of his people and their constant struggles. Limited edition of 700 copies. p.s. With deep regret, Sublime Frequencies is saddened to confirm that on October 28th, 2012, Koudede was pronounced dead from a fatal accident on the road back to Niger from a gig in Burkina Faso. This news was delivered the same day as the test pressing was approved for this release. His legacy will live on through his music. RIP Koudede!" - Sublime Frequencies.

Artist: KOUDEDE
Title: Guitars from Agadez Vol. 7
Format: 12"
Label: Sublime Frequencies
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"In October 2012, the Tamashek community lost one of its most luminous voices when Koudedes life was cut short by a car crash during his trip home to Niger from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Koudede was a leading light among the myriad musical groups that have recently proliferated in Niger and Mali to voice the Tuareg struggle against exploitation and to exalt their proud but waning nomadic heritage. His outstanding reputation and corpus of songs garnered the respect of his contemporaries, and his altruistic persona made him a formidable conduit for younger generations of musicians; he was always eager to foster dialog by spreading the music and message of his people. These recordings were captured in an atmosphere of tumult as the 2012 Tuareg insurgency led to a series of battles in the northern Sahara between the government of Mali and the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA). In a misbegotten alliance, the MNLA was drawn together with a rogue movement of dogmatic fundamentalists who were bent on destabilizing West Africas generally symbiotic relationship with a peaceful, centuries-old Afro-Islamic culture. Three of these four tracks were recorded on location at Toumast -- the Tuareg headquarters in Malis capital city of Bamako -- shortly after Koudede appeared as a featured artist at the Festival au Désert in Timbuktu. In February 2012, as conditions worsened for the Tuareg in Mali, Koudedes peers advised him to flee the country. The remaining track was recorded in Ouagadougou, after Koudede and his group left Bamako for the safer soil of Burkina Faso. These recordings showcase Koudedes mastery of song and emotion, and memorialize his tragically short tenure as one of the Tuaregs most venerable prophets of the Kel Tamashek message to the outside world. Sublime Frequencies is honored to perpetuate Koudedes extraordinary legacy with this four-song, 45-rpm 12" EP. Recorded and compiled by Hisham Mayet." - Sublime Frequencies.

Artist: KOUROSH
Title: Malek Jamshid
Format: CD
Label: Now-Again
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"Iranian rock godfather Kouroshs latest album, banned in his country, released to the world at last. A Note From Kourosh Yaghmaei: Questions about the difficulties in and delay of releasing this album emphasize systematic censorship, cultural deletion and even cultural self-destruction, at a state level. They highlight the thoughts in the background of the media and a society hit by crisis, in which no voice of clear protest is heard in the world, not from human right organizations, let alone from the media inside Iran. No mention of this censorship, and torture on an artistic soul, along all social, technological and cultural transitions, in this current century, in a land where the worlds greatest [ancient] empire [in] Takhte Jamshid - The Gate of All Nations - or, as the Greeks called it, Persepolis was established 2500 ago. It is impossible, in a few sentences, to explain the irreparable damages and the rubble of adversity that crumbled on me, my family and especially on my homeland in the past 37 years, with the occurrences of such cruelty - terrifying hell-like obstacles - that walking through them is not believable to others. This dark age of culture cannot be described in a few lines; there should be books written about it. Musicians were harassed and beaten in streets and their instruments were broken by boots. I, who was a leading popular artist in Iranian society, in just a few hours, was shown to be anti-culture, a perverted person. This was going on when my ability to earn any income for living expenses from my music was cut off. No light at the end of the tunnel. Iranian society was in awe watching all these horrific changes, in just a few hours. People in Iran know me as the master, the pioneer and the king of modern and rock music, but to protest against this cultural deletion, this censorship, and the physical and mental tortures the government brings upon me, I am forced to decide not to release my works in my own homeland, for an unknown amount of time to come. This doesnt mean I will stop working, and I will have a new album every a few years ready to present to my country. In the end I must point that I only write these words to let the world know about this catastrophe, not to attract sympathy of others, which I hate. I believe in an unjust battle, to stand tall is better than to surrender." - Now-Again.

Artist: KOUSOKUYA
Title: 1st
Format: CD
Label: PSF
Country: Japan
Price: $20.00
"Reissue of one of the absolute, no-doubt-about-it, stone classics of the Tokyo underground, with one bonus unreleased track. The first album by Kosokuya was originally released on the groups own Ray Night imprint in 1991. The original edition was of just 200, with very few copies making it out of Japan and as a result has long fetched huge sums amongst collectors. Kosokuyas unique brand of space-rock has been a fixture on the Tokyo underground rock scene since 1978, and both Narita and Nanjo (who would go on to form High Rise) were one-time members. By the time this album was recorded, though, the group had stabilized into the classic trio line-up of Kaneko, Mikk, and Takahashi -- the same line-up that appeared on the tracks on Tokyo Flashback, and on the Forced Exposure album. The infinite, echoing spaces contained in this music still sound unbelievably great. Kosokuya specialized in loud, very extended pieces with the capacity to utterly destroy your sense of time. Takahashis heavy drumming and Mikks bass lay down a defiantly non-linear foundation, layering just-out-of-time accents that perfectly fracture the cold darkness that envelops the group. Kaneko, armed with nothing more than a single Marshall amp and a beat-up old fuzz pedal, twists and weaves immense feedback fields and eloquent clusters of single notes in and around Mikks anguished voice. This is a heavy, heavy record, fully on a par with the early Fushitsusha classics or the second High Rise album." - Alan Cummings. Kaneko R.I.P. Highly recommended!!
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Artist: KOUSOKUYA
Title: Echoes From Deep Underground
Format: CD/DVD
Label: Archive
Country: USA
Price: $22.50
"For those that dont know KOUSOKUYA are a cult garage pysch rock trio formed in the 1970s in the Tokyo underground music scene by main member, and recently deceased JUTOK KANEKO. Despite having existed for 20-plus years, the bands output has been fairly sparse with a few releases on PSF and one domestic US release on the Forced Exposure label. Originally the archive release was to be comprised of a fantastic live performance on CD from Osaka in 2001, but having discovered the existence of video footage from the same performance, a bonus DVD was added to the mix. This release represents to date the only video document of Jutok and Kousokuya released in official capacity and realistically represent a chance for fans of obscure psych to see a band, and artist, that basically played outside of Japan only a handful of times. This pressing of 700 copies comes packaged in heavy black stock covers with metallic silver and gloss varnish and silkscreen work by the wonderful ALAN SHERRY of SIWA records. The CD and DVD come in black envelopes held together by a silkscreened obi strip." - Archive.

Artist: KOUSOKUYA
Title: First Live 1979
Format: CD
Label: PSF
Country: Japan
Price: $20.00
"Miraculously unearthed live tape from one of the earliest incarnations of Tokyo heavy psychedelic legends Kousokuya. For a group with a 25-year history on the Tokyo underground scene, Kousokuya have left very little imprint of their activities. Once heard, though, their sound is unmistakable - a grinding, soaring sonic blackhole that charts the empty gulfs of tension-space like no one else this side of Fushitsusha. This tape, recorded at legendary 70s Tokyo underground venue Minor, captures Kousokuya at a formative stage in their existence - Micks blank, disembodied howl is present and correct, as is the choppy brilliance of Kanekos guitar playing. But the real surprise is synth player Hiroshi Yokoyama, who lasted just a few gigs with the group. He contributes great clots of synth-blurt to the mix, wailing and derailing, the soul of this groups genetic instability. Another piece of the jigsaw..." -Alan Cummings $14.25 UPC: N/A ROCK HAINO, KEIJI: Yaranaiga Dekinaikotoni Natteyuku CD (PSF 8024CD). "Following Keiji Hainos recent experiments with acoustic guitar, solo Theremin and electronics, and percussion, this is his first guitar and vocal album in a couple of years. Emotionally devastating, gorgeously intense free-floating atmospherics that hark back to the folk-ed out genius of Affection, with a caustic blending of the layered, late-night guitar extrapolations of First Lets Remove the Colour. As masterfully singular as ever." -Alan Cummings
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Artist: KOUSOKUYA
Title: Live At Shinjuku Jam, 2006
Format: DVD
Label: PSF
Country: Japan
Price: $25.00
"The sudden death of Jutok Kaneko in January 2007 robbed the Tokyo underground scene of one of its most startlingly original and emotionally devastating psychedelic free-thinkers. Kousokuya was the cold-space rock group that he led, on and off, since the late 1970s. This DVD documents two of the groups final concerts, in May and October 2006 at Shinjuku JAM in Tokyo. The groups unique sound was founded on the dark, staggered spaces set up by the jarring rhythms set up by bassist Mick and drummer Ikuro Takahashi (ex-Fushitsusha) over which Kaneko drapes some jaw-dropping guitar -- bleak, brutal power-riffing one minute, shading into deep-space feedback filigrees and baroque fuzz forms the next. Unbearably psychedelic, deeply affecting and a fitting memorial to one of the great rock groups of the last 30 years. 120 mins.; Color; NTSC region-free; Stereo Dolby Digital; 08:11:21." -PSF

Artist: KOUSOKUYA
Title: Ray Night 1991-1992 Live
Format: CD
Label: Forced Exposure
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"First ever CD by this legendary and ultra-obscure Japanese psychedelic rock group. Kousokuya are from Tokyo, have donated some spectacular tracks to the first two volumes of the Tokyo Flashback compilation series on the PSF label, and self-released an extremely ltd. LP in 1991. The band has been around for quite some time; I originally was under the impression they formed around 1984, but was recently informed that an edition featuring Nanjo and Narita from High Rise existed going back to the late 70s!?. Either way, theyve always been pretty lo-profile, but this CD at least shines a bit of light on their extended, heavy guitar sound. An early press release for the bands describes them well: "The band name Kousokuya means a ray night. Since 1984 they have been playing their own high volume heavy driven avant-garde psychedelic music. Kaneko, he always plays guitar with full of feedback. One of the outstanding guitar players in the underground scene. No one can play guitar like him. Mick, she plays bass and is also main vocalist. She sings like an angle flying from the other side of the this world. Takahashi, he plays drums and percussion. He had previously played many other free formed rock music." 69 minutes of expansive psychedelic nirvana." - FE.

Artist: KOUYATE, SEKOU BATOUROU
Title: Et Sa Cora
Format: LP
Label: Tembo
Country: UK
Price: $23.00
"180 gram LP version with insert. This definitive example of Malian kora playing, by the legendary and influential Sekou Batourou Kouyaté was recorded in 1976, and has been digitally remastered for the first time, allowing the delicate notes of this instrumental album to shine through. Creating a melodious sound that resembles at times a harp and remarkably, the Delta blues guitar, the kora players are known as storytellers and historians, passing on traditions and folk tales. For the uninitiated listener, allow yourself the pleasure of hearing the kora played to perfection by the master of this mighty instrument." -Tembo.

Artist: KOWALD, PETER QUINTET
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Cien Fuegos
Country: Austria
Price: $31.00
“Cien Fuegos present a reissue of Peter Kowald Quintets self-titled album, originally released by FMP in 1972. Personnel: Günter Christmann - trombone; Peter Kowald - tuba, bass, alphorn; Peter van der Locht - alto saxophone; Paul Lovens - drums; Paul Rutherford - trombone. Composed and produced by Peter Kowald. Recorded by Eberhard Sengpiel at Akademie der Künste, Berlin, on January 19th, 1972. First released on FMP as FMP 0070.” - Cien Fuegos.

Artist: KOWALSKY WITH JOZEF VAN WISSEM, GREGG
Title: Movements in Marble and Stone
Format: LP
Label: Amish
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"While these performances occurred on opposite coasts, the source material is closely aligned in both concept and process. These works highlight Greggs ongoing preoccupations with sound and setting, incorporating the focused blend of acoustic and electronic sources that Kowalsky is already well known for. Electronic Music for Square and Sine Waves documents Kowalskys contribution to the 2011 Activating the Medium festival in San Francisco. This commissioned piece continues Kowalskys interest in how sound engages, manipulates and modifies ones awareness of space. For Baroque Lute, Tapes and Resonant Space documents Kowalskys on going tape chants process, a project previously realized on both his Battery Townsley (2011) and Tape Chants (2009) LPs. For this iteration, Kowalsky tuned square and sine waves to Dutch lutanist Jozef van Wissems lute and then played these recordings through cassette players." - Amish.

Artist: KPLR
Title: Tek No Muzik
Format: 12"
Label: Crazy Iris
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
Cool, Vanity Records-style electronics. "introducing the first vinyl release from renowned norcal artists KPLR. weirdo acid music for a people tired of droning beauty. KPLR have releases on Sound Holes, Digitalis, Dial Square Tapes, DRAFT, etc., and have an LP coming out on Digitalis in late summer. 12" 45RPM EP. mastered for vinyl by brad rose. plates from aardvark, wax from bill smith. screen printed by the beauties at basecamp design. 200 pressings." - Crazy Iris.

Artist: KRAFTWERK
Title: Live
Format: LP
Label: B13
Country: Italy
Price: $29.00
"Founded in 1970 in Dusseldorf, Kraftwerk was the only German band to rise from the so-called krautrock scene to true international stardom. Of course, it was partially their distinct look that set them apart. At a time when long hair and scruffy clothing was the norm for musicians, Kraftwerk cut their hair short and wore handmade suits. And at a time when guitar rock reigned supreme, Kraftwerk did not even have a guitar player. In fact they soon did away with instruments altogether, becoming one of the first truly electronic bands. With the release of their fifth album Autobahn in 1975 (which mocked the glorification of the shiny modern world that had been built upon the rubble of post-war Germany), Kraftwerk finally achieved major stardom. Kometenmelodie 1 &2 was recorded live in Paris during the Autobahn tour and featured the classic Schneider / Hütter / Bartos / Flür line-up. Side B was recorded live in Utrecht in 1981 shortly after the release of their prophetic Computer World. It features their 1978 hit The Model plus hits from the album, Numbers and Pocket Calculator." - B13. 140 gram LP. Grey vinyl with blue label in PVC sleeve with red lettering. Limited edition 500 copies.

Artist: KRAFTWERK
Title: Live 1971
Format: Double LP
Label: B13
Country: Russian Federation
Price: $55.00
"Rare early Kraftwerk, now for the first time on double vinyl LP. Recorded live at the Gondel Kino (Gondola Cinema) in Bremen, Germany on 25 June 1971 (except for Interzone recorded on the TV program Beat-Club on 22 May 1971), with a rare trio line-up of Florian Schneider, Michael Rother and Klaus Dinger (soon to be of Neu!). This LP represents one of the very few recordings in existence of that brief period in Kraftwerk history after Ralf Hutter had temporarily left the band and before Michael Rother and Klaus Dinger went on to form Neu! Before morphing into the motorik juggernaut they would soon become, Kraftwerk was nothing more than Rother on guitar, Dinger on drums, and Schneider on a tricked-out flute. Just listen to Heavy Metal Kids to unlock the secret door to their past. Double 140 gram clear vinyl with multicolored labels in a PVC sleeve. Limited to 500 copies." -B13.
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Artist: KRAFTWERK
Title: Live At Ebbets Field In Denver, May 20, 1975
Format: LP
Label: B13
Country: Russian Federation
Price: $29.00
"Amazing 1975 live performances from these kraut-rock originators playing tracks from their Ralf und Florian and Autobahn LPs immediately prior to and during their very first North AmBerican tour. Clear white vinyl in a clear PVC sleeve with blue lettering pressed in a limited edition of 500 copies." -B13.

Artist: KRAKEN FURY
Title: Burn In Earth
Format: Double CDR
Label: Rampart
Country: USA
Price: $9.00
"Thad Watson, formerly of Warmer Milks ("Radish on Light" era). Wildly ambitious, overdubbed instrumental basement prog. RIYL early Sun City Girls, late-80s SST, Attempt." - Rampart.
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Artist: KRALLICE
Title: Orphan Of Sickness
Format: LP
Label: From The Nursery
Country: USA
Price: $22.00
"Experimental black metal band KRALLICE-MICK BARR (ORTHRELM), COLIN MARSTON (BEHOLD THE ARCTOPUS, DYSRHYTHMIA), NICK MCMASTER and LEV WEINSTEIN return with a new EP in homage to their friend, the late BRENDAN MAJEWSKI of ORPHAN. Three Orphan tracks given the Krallice treatment, pressed on one-sided vinyl with insert and embossed covers in an edition of 250 copies." - From The Nursery.

Artist: KRAP
Title: Live At the Common Ground
Format: LP
Label: Wabana
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
Limited release of a one-off collaboration between Mat Brinkman (see Forcefield, Mindflayer and last years Whitney Biennial) and friends.

Artist: KRAUS
Title: Faster Than The Speed Of Time
Format: LP
Label: Dilettante Courtoisie
Country: France
Price: $27.00
"The superpowered arrogance of the title (of an earlier KRAUS release called I Could Destroy You With a Single Thought)," observes NZ watchdog Jon Bywater, "Matches the pains taken to craft (it), somewhere between a pop Moog record and the harshest no wave. Short melodic and rhythmic figures are worked hard into the knife edge between queasy claustrophobia and rigorous brilliance." A resident of Auckland, Kraus plays guitar, drums, synthesizer, organ, tape loops and electronics; he played drums in THE MURDERING MONSTERS and THE AESTHETICS, co-founded THE FUTURIANS and played on their first album !Blastov! (Root Don Lonie For Cash 2001) and plays currently in POUFFE (with Matthew Plunkett), THE MALTESE FALCONS (with Duckling Monster of The Futurians), and OLYMPUS (with Stefan Neville). Edition of 300." -Dilettante Courtoisie
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Artist: KRAUS
Title: Golden Treasury
Format: Cass
Label: Oma333
Country: Sweden
Price: $8.00
"A medieval stomp comes through your left speaker, a drunk robot soundtrack wanders out of your right. A laser pulse rips out of a homemade synth. A fuzzy guitar line dances the off beat. Kraus sounds like the best circus ever! I was blessed to come across his music via his Supreme Commander tape found at Audio Foundation in Auckland (thanks for the tip Chris!). It was a great comfort for my long trip home. The awesome KRAAK crew brought him over last year for their festival and I warmly welcomed him over to play at Fylkingen with Marijn on drums (Sweat Tongue). Superb gig! Anyways Ultra Eczema recently put out his decade old album "I Could Destroy You with a Single Thought" on vinyl and all 200 sold mighty swiftly. This got me thinking about what else was lurking in his closet and here we are! Golden Treasury is from 2009 and full of gems including my old favourite "Dog on the Loose". Grab one of these beauties while you can! 150 grey tapes with black body printing. Released on Dec 12th. Designed by Peter Larsson with a Kraus supplied image. Risograph print by Jan Matthe." - Oma333.

Artist: KRAUS
Title: I Could Destroy You with a Single Thought
Format: LP
Label: Ultra Eczema
Country: Belgium
Price: $23.00
"I Could Destroy You with a Single Thought, by New Zealands mysterious bedroom legend Kraus, was originally self-published as a CDR in 2004. I am quite sure it is the most played CDR at the UE office, and after 11 years it still plays. It is also our very first reissue, and happens to coincide with our 18th birthday. We usually rant a little here, in pseudo poetic antics, trying hard to describe how a record sounds and looks. This time youll have to trust us that it is one of the best albums of psychedelic bedroom anthems youll ever hear: all hits, in a classic way. We have just released it on vinyl so you (and me) can find it easily; no more digging between hundreds of spineless CDR sleeves. Nerds! (limited to 200 handnumbered copies)." - Ultra Eczema.
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Artist: KRAUS
Title: Luxury and Mystery
Format: 7" Lathe Cut
Label: Epic Sweep
Country: New Zealand
Price: $15.00
“Sounding like a Soviet-era Dr Who special invaded by 60s psych guitarists”, this is the latest release by Auckland based artist Kraus. Sci-fi soundtrack synth bleepery and guitar fuzz give way to Moondog-like time signatures with a dash of exotica. Phew! The ex-Murdering Monsters, Aesthetics and Futurians drummer and electronics whizz kid continues to evolve a sound all his own." - Epic Sweep. Limited to 40 copies.
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Artist: KRAUS
Title: Sherry
Format: 7"
Label: Palto Flats
Country: USA
Price: $6.00
"Following a much-loved full-length, New Zealander Kraus (Klaus, drummer of Futurians, member of Olympus with Stefan Neville) really brings the goods on this four-song outing of pure Martian stomp. Analog synths, gritty low-end rhythm tracks, tangled/stumbled guitar melodies and above all DETERMINATION to get something done really push this one along in a way that the Kraus LP really didnt (or didnt need to, as these recordings may predate that work). These songs sound like progress, and its a doubly amazing feat as there arent really songs here; more like a bunch of low-tech machines set forth to follow a complex pattern, and listening to them complete it over and over is fascinating enough. Its like having a half-mile of slot car track, infinite terrain options, and the will to build something huge to scale. Also reminds me of those film clips of “The Worlds Biggest Domino Rally” that would get shows at the back end of local news or human interest shows on TV back in the 80s, where a bunch of dudes in a big room set off a huge chain reaction, patterns, etc. Really dig this one a lot."-Still Single/Doug Mosurock

Artist: KRAUS
Title: The Facts
Format: Cass
Label: Imvated
Country: Belgium
Price: $11.00
"a 30 minutes book on tape. Kraus, drumpad for acts like THE AESTHETICS and THE FUTURIANS, gives the humble an insight to his path of life. from deep listening spacesounds towards bubbly synth excursions: this is a unique vision. Pat Kraus manages to sound like the BBC RADIOPHONIC WORKSHOP run through the minds of alien creatures. this is truly my imaginary BAD CHANNELS OST. currently, Pat is working at an lp for ULTRA ECZEMA, because society wants more...." - Imvated

Artist: KRAUS, SHARRON/MEG BAIRD/HELENA ESPVALL
Title: Leaves From Off the Tree
Format: CD
Label: Bo Weavil
Country: UK
Price: $19.00
"Bo Weavil is so excited to be releasing Leaves From Off The Tree: a three-way project of Sharron Kraus, Meg Baird (Espers) & Helena Espvall (Espers). This is a beautiful recording of traditional folk material, with the most stunning singing and arrangements of some of England and Appalachias finest songs. The songs on this record were recorded after many an evening swapping songs (and beers!) in Fishtown, Philadelphia, where Sharron had moved from her native England, and Meg and Helena were already installed. Meg and Sharron both had traditional music backgrounds and would meet up and teach each other Appalachian and English ballads, and improvise harmonies and alternate melodies. At some point, Helena was invited along and her voice and cello added a rich new layer. We wanted to record the songs in a way that would capture the relaxed atmosphere of our gatherings, so we recorded all nine songs live in one afternoon." - Bo Weavil.

Artist: KRAUSE, ANDRES
Title: Move Ground
Format: LP
Label: Streamline
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"The development and reproduction of new sound spaces, Move Ground is based on the soundtrack of an audio-visual installation of the same title that was premiered at the third Horkunst Festival in Erlangen, Germany in 2005. Field recordings from locations with inspiring acoustic qualities in Cologne were edited and mixed with select electronic sounds to create a sonic journey exploring varying external and internal spaces, providing an experience of the atmosphere and the spatial dimensions of the different locations. Move Ground was recorded and mixed by Andrés Krause in 2004-2006." "From the top you can make out the wonderful and awesome sight of the plains that lie below, worn out at the foot of the city. On the horizon tall brick chimneys, round and square, vomit billows of soot into the clouds, while little further down, barely passing over the flat roofs of workshops covered in bituminized felt and sheet metal, whistling jets of white steam escape from thin aluminum flue pipes. A great silence descends over the plain as the rumble of the city dies out little by little and the noise from distant factories reaches you but falteringly. Sometimes, however, like a horrible complaint, you can hear the dull, raucous whistle of trains from the station as they pass, hidden by an embankment planted with acacias and ash trees. Finally, in the distance, in the far distance, a large white road climbs a hill and loses itself in the sky, its summit crowned by a billow of dust, like a cloud stirred up by an invisible horse drawn cart, hidden by the curve of the earth." - Streamline.

Artist: KRÖKTA RUM
Title: Tankar & Syner Del I
Format: LP
Label: Järtecknet
Country: Sweden
Price: $21.00
"This is the first volume in the series, Tankar & Syner, where Krökta Rum explores worlds beyond the physical realm. Moving towards a space where the surreal meets the concrete. Like waking up from a dream where the abstract concious meets a world filled with sounds of everyday life. The clock is ticking. 
Tankar & Syner Del I is divided into eight diffrent structures of sounds working together as a whole. They evolve and change and slowly complete a full metamorphosis. Forging together field recordings, reel-to-reel loops and diffrent kind of analougue manipulations the end result is a journey filled with both beauty and unease. 
Krökta Rum is Jesper Canell and Viktor Ottosson. Recorded between August-December 2011. 
Released in 160 copies." - Järtecknet.



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Artist: KREFTING, MATT
Title: High Hopes
Format: LP
Label: Open Mouth
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"High Hopes is recording of music for cassettes. While the general tone is experimental, the structural elements of song are not left behind. Each side is a continuous statement comprised of brief motifs and repetitive strains bleeding into one another, coalescing into a cold narrative of half-remembered, slow mbiras, 78s of an orchestra in endless refrain, a confused piano, a vocal hosanna... While the pacing allows a certain introspection and the tape fidelity allows a certain detachment, direction and concision are not sacrificed. Elements from side A reappear on side B recomposed, and an overall tone of melancholy is maintained throughout. E.M. Cioran said, A heart without music is like beauty without melancholy. Here... youve got it all." -Greg Kelley.
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Artist: KREFTING, MATT
Title: I Couldnt Love You More
Format: CD
Label: Ecstatic Peace
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
"My career in music is about to enter its 13th year. Lucky 13! Ive performed in at least 15 groups (probably more on the order of 20 if you count guest spots) over the years, the most prominent being the long-running quiet music combo Son of Earth and the short-lived-but-muchhyped Believers. Historically more of an experimental man, the Believers project showcased my always right-below-the-surface interest and passion for all things rock, and so, a couple of years after the demise of that group, I was approached by Ecstatic Peace, who asked me to produce a solo record. For the better part of a year I conceptualized, recruited, and eventually came up with I Couldnt Love You More. An early attempt to marry electronics, field recordings, and song was scrapped in favor of the personal and perhaps obvious choice of producing a covers record. It was the perfect idea, the realization of a dream. Years of singing in the shower and on long car trips had given way to the stuff of fantasy. Why stick to what you know when you can reach for what youve always desired? I asked friends to help with the realization. John Moloney, Phil Franklin, Ron Schneiderman, and Rob Thomas (all of Sunburned Hand of the Man), Ive known for years. Same with J Mascis. Old friends John Shaw (who Ive done more music with than anyone) and Lynn Meyers provide some vocals here and there, as does my wife, Jamie Jo Oltmans. The Wild Card here is John Townsend. Andrew Kesin of Ecstatic Peace introduced me to him, and he was a jack-of-all-trades. He plays on most of the tracks, sometimes exclusively, and co-produced. I chose songs from all over the map, from Rick Danko to John Martyn to the great Bill Fay. Not exactly lightweights, and quite intimidating when their full historical weight is taken into account. However, I attacked each piece with the intensity of one who truly loves these songs. I didnt concern myself with being overly arty or inventive in my interpretations (there are no truly radical re-workings of anything here), instead allowing my own emotional investment in the material to guide me and inform the other players. These are songs of love and longing. The themes are eternal. Its an honor to have had the chance to play them. Enjoy the music." -- Matt Krefting, December 2008

Artist: KREFTING, MATT
Title: Lymph Est
Format: LP
Label: Kye
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
“Kye is proud to present Lymph Est, the brand new LP by Matt Krefting. Kreftings chronology is a deep-rooted and complex one, seeded in the foundation of the Apostasy imprint, and the animation of its numerous transitory groups, most notably Son of Earth, of which he played a crucial part. Concurrently, Krefting has won a reputation for his solo tape-based work, circulated primarily in secretive micro-editions, before eventually reaching a wider audience via last years critically acclaimed High Hopes LP (Open Mouth). Lymph Est presents the advance of Kreftings march, and stands as the purist distillation of his art to date. Taking the common garden apparatus of cassettes, mics and amplification, Krefting constructs a music of rare simplicity and abundant mystery. Treated voices, piano, samples and T.V. grabs are ushered into a series of soft-focus miniatures that are built to be razed in a perpetual cycle of triumph and defeat. Lymph Est exists as a far-flung landscape where outline and definition are lost to time, and the fading signature of recall wanes to a pallid script. Mastered by Jason Lescalleet at Glistening Labs Lymph Est arrives in a full color Krefting designed sleeve, with complimentary innerbags/labels in an edition of 400 copies.” - Kye.
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Artist: KREFTING, MATT
Title: Man in Revolt
Format: Cass
Label: Hank the Herald Angel Recordings
Country: USA
Price: $6.50
"When checking if I wrote about Matt Krefting before, I came to the sad conclusion I didnt. Which is odd, since hes closely connected to my beloved Idea Fire Company. Krefting is also a member of many other bands, such as Son Of Earth, Duck, Itchy Pits, The Believers, Destroyer and many more. He plays everything, everywhere and with everyone. Man In Revolt is the total opposite: hes alone at the piano, plus perhaps a bunch of electronics, most likely guitar effects. These are kept however to a minimum, as the main thing is the piano. Its an utter lo-fi, hiss covered tape, but no doubt its intended to be like that. Minor keys are played, while the sustain pedal is pressed down hard to add that darker texture to the music. On the B-side there is a short track Forgets Breakfast which is made with fog horns (or so it seems). Its a great release, along the lines of the recent Graham Lambkin CD, or even Organums recent work (Amen). A pity that its on cassette and not CDR - maybe I could ask for a re-issue?" - FdW, Vital Weekly.
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Artist: KREFTING, MATT & DENNIS TYFUS
Title: Another Night on the Town
Format: Book
Label: Ultra Eczema
Country: Belgium
Price: $24.00
“Black nail polish, bending down to get in (any house with a normal door), loving 3 pop singers in order to be able to listen to only experimental love for dinner, sharing a fine glass and an even finer bottle, and oozing a sensitivity to about anything half decent or even straight up "good"! I can not carry him by myself, so in case of fire in combination with fainting, were funked! In about every other situation I can only talk Krefting high up, not much other options either, were trying to sell a book here! A first colaborative work, or something like it, in this case I have made drawings after reading Matts poetry, which all together resulted in 40 pages of melancholic writing and psychedelic drooling. We are working on a collaborative record as well, aiaiai.
This book is risographed by Risiko Press and limited to 100 numbered copies.”

Artist: KREMLYN
Title: Rutinas
Format: 10"
Label: Domestica
Country: Spain
Price: $24.00
"Santi Carrillo wrote about them in an RLD by himself from 1983: “Kremlyn, a techno-pop duet which is not, obviously, the solution to urban boredom problems, is launched in Barcelona as something brilliant and unusual, astonishing for all they achieve despite having little means, but making the most of their limited resources. J.J., an 18-year-old boy with a keyboard and an organ, from which he plays the drum machine, as well as other effects, for which he is the only responsible because of his autodidactic investigation…” Juan Cervera wrote about Kremlyn in the Revista de Badalona (Badalona Magazine) on December 7th 1984: “Amongst all his songs, “Rutinas” stands out; it’s an excellent composition which, with no doubt, will reach the first position of Hits Parades if someone decides to edit and promote it. In Yazoo’s techno-pop style, however, Kremlyn’s future is not very clear, due to a slight passiveness showed by its components, which refrains their music from being as well-known as it deserves”. This record is the only existing document which collects an almost whole concert by Kremlyn in their first stage as a duet, in their own essence, that is to say, with no musicians added. It took place in a little disco called “Panagal”, on January the 6th 1984, and it was the fifth concert of the group since its creation in 1983. That was Kremlyn in itself. Presented in a hand-made silk-screen printed cover sleeve. It includes a leaflet. Limited edition of 320 numbered copies only." - Domestica

Artist: KRGYZ
Title: Kyrgyz
Format: CD
Label: Digitalis
Country: United States
Price: $11.00
"Kyrgyz is a name that will be unfamiliar to most, but the bands members read like an all-star team of Bay Area improvisers.  This quartet consists of Tom Carter (Charalambides), Loren Chasse (The Blithe Sons, Thuja, etc), Christine Boepple (Skygreen Leopards Skyband), and Robert Horton (Broken Mask, Infinite Article, etc). Kyrgyzs debut album is 60 minutes of droned-out bliss.  With its roots firmly planted in trance-inducing soil, the six songs here stretch their branches toward the sun. When four artists of this calibre come together in a single setting, the expectations are high. There is tension to spare.  But Kyrgyz is such a perfect blend of all their talents that it never implodes beneath the pressure.  Horton is the hand that guides this mix of heavy, hypnotic drones, a thicket of acoustic scrawl, and even free jazz skronk. Each sound is carefully chosen and blended together magically.  There are equal elements of Charalambides and Jewelled Antler throughout Kyrgyz, but again it is Horton that upsets the balance to create something completely new.  In the end, this is nothing short of brilliant." - Digitalis.

Artist: KRIG I HUDIK
Title: 2
Format: 7"
Label: Skrammel
Country: Sweden
Price: $8.00
"Krig i Hudik is member from Totalitär, Brainbombs and Missbrukarna doing Swedish Punk covers. First single came out on Feral Ward, this is their strong follow up. 500 copies made." - Skrammel.

Artist: KRIMINAALISET METSANHALTIJAT
Title: Anarkkia, Kaaos, Maailmanloppu!
Format: CD
Label: Bloodlust!
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"A scarce recording by cult industrial noise group, Kriminaaliset Metsaenhaltijat-which barely saw the light of day when it was originally released on cassette (Triangle Records 2008). The members of this shadow group of old-school industrial acolytes originally hail from Finland and from Karelia-a region and an autonomous republic of northwest Russia, between the Gulf of Finland and the White Sea. Kriminaaliset Metsaenhaltijat claim to have built their sound on the bones of S.P.K. and Throbbing Gristle, through a prism of Japanese harsh-noise and Finnish hardcore-punk, spewing out a nihilistic nightmare of diffused synth hiss, commanding metal percussion, waves of harsh-noise, anarcho-punk attitude, and dissident power-electronics. An exciting and satisfying introduction to this band in preparation for Bloodlusts release of the Koskemattomuus CD." - Bloodlust!.
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Artist: KRISTYL
Title: S/T
Format: LP
Label: No Label
Country: Europe
Price: $15.00
"Privately pressed and originally released in 1975, Kristyl was a Kentucky-based dual-guitar Christian psych band with a southern edge. Seven songs with lots of fuzz and heavy jamming. Comes on 180 gram vinyl." -No Label.

Artist: KRIWET, FERDINAND
Title: Hortexte
Format: 3 Picture Disc LP Boxset
Label: Edition RZ
Country: Germany
Price: $90.00
"Ferdinand Kriwet (*1942) its radio work 1961 with the language text began openly". "See texts", that left the traditional medium book and were published in displays and on placard walls, followed. Parallel in addition Kriwet developed theoretical manifestation to the acoustic literature, that became the base for its radio works. Picture and tone composed it to "text film", that were shown in Mixed-media-shows in art halls, churches and movie theater. For its manifold activities, it was priced with international praising. The sound material for its texts" "hear broadcast and television, a Sound pool, that permanently surrounds us on all waves, originates mainly. Organizes after semantic and musically rhythmic viewpoints, join itself the medium quotations to impressive auditiven Collagen. The hear pieces presented here process the massenmedialen representation of the first manned moon landing (1969) and the American presidency choices 1973, fragments out of sport coverage and further language material and sound material out of the broadcast. With "Voice of America", "Apollo America", "Campaign", "ball", "radio ball" (Karl-Sczuka-Preis 1975) and "radio" six of its legendary radio works are published here for the first time on sound-recording medium; on the six Picture-Disc-LPs, six of its legendary "see texts" are reproduziert." -Edition RZ (via freetranslation.com) "Absolutey stunning release - three picture discs with Ferdinand Kriwets legendary audiocollages and radioplays from the 1960s & 70s, comes in a deluxe box, with booklet (in german). "- Amusik.

Artist: KROKTA RUM
Title: Tankar & Syner Del 2
Format: LP
Label: Jartecknet
Country: Sweden
Price: $20.00
"This is the second volume in the series, Tankar & Syner, where Krökta Rum explores worlds beyond the beyond the physical realm. Moving tomards a space where the surreal meets the concrete. In this second volume the subject(s) of transcendence are pushed beyond the liminal space, and the boundaries of the experienced world are slowly dissolving, finally breaking out of a contingent reality.
In Tankar & Syner Del 2, Krökta Rum operates in the same audio landscapes heard on earlier manifestations, even though this volume tends to focus on the abstract dimensions of sound. Released in 200 copies." - Jartecknet.

Artist: KROZIER & THE GENERATOR
Title: Tranceformer
Format: Double LP
Label: Finders Keepers
Country: UK
Price: $28.00
"Finders Keepers really hit the crackpot, erm I mean jackpot this time! This is most excellent and a must have gem -- I promise you wont regret owning this glimpse of Kroziers weird and wonderful world... It took me two seconds to love this record" --Anton Newcombe (The Brian Jonestown Massacre). Imagine a coven of Jodorowsky, Daevid Allen, Mr. Crowley, Rameses, and Arthur Brown, then combine them into a one-man mutant magician and add the finest Australian synth duo since Cybotron. Behold... Geoff Krozier and The Generator. This faithful reproduction of one of Australias rarest synth-post-prog vinyl artifacts bequeaths the only recorded fruits of their precious magick, recorded months before Geoff Kroziers untimely death in 1981. Combining shamanic spoken-word with nodding kosmische instrumentation, this album is fueled by ARP, Roland, and Australian ETI synth technology and leaves fans of synthetic soundtracks, electronic experimentalism, and stubborn synthpop salivating for more (and more there is). Meet Geoff Krozier, collaborator with NY punk band Kongress, Sydneys official 1980 Magician of the Year, and "the high priest of exorcism-rock," and watch him and his trusty studio wizards provide fans of Bruce Haack and Doris White with one of the most absurd electronic private-press LPs to come from either end of the pointed planet, faithfully reproduced here. Welcome to the house of the sun." - Finders Keepers.

Artist: KROZIER & THE GENERATOR
Title: Tranceformer
Format: Double LP
Label: Finders Keepers
Country: UK
Price: $28.00
"Finders Keepers really hit the crackpot, erm I mean jackpot this time! This is most excellent and a must have gem -- I promise you wont regret owning this glimpse of Kroziers weird and wonderful world... It took me two seconds to love this record" --Anton Newcombe (The Brian Jonestown Massacre). Imagine a coven of Jodorowsky, Daevid Allen, Mr. Crowley, Rameses, and Arthur Brown, then combine them into a one-man mutant magician and add the finest Australian synth duo since Cybotron. Behold... Geoff Krozier and The Generator. This faithful reproduction of one of Australias rarest synth-post-prog vinyl artifacts bequeaths the only recorded fruits of their precious magick, recorded months before Geoff Kroziers untimely death in 1981. Combining shamanic spoken-word with nodding kosmische instrumentation, this album is fueled by ARP, Roland, and Australian ETI synth technology and leaves fans of synthetic soundtracks, electronic experimentalism, and stubborn synthpop salivating for more (and more there is). Meet Geoff Krozier, collaborator with NY punk band Kongress, Sydneys official 1980 Magician of the Year, and "the high priest of exorcism-rock," and watch him and his trusty studio wizards provide fans of Bruce Haack and Doris White with one of the most absurd electronic private-press LPs to come from either end of the pointed planet, faithfully reproduced here. Welcome to the house of the sun." - Finders Keepers. Check the Dangerous Minds article on the legendary pre-punk/no wave band KONGRESS (also featuring VON LMO, OTTO VON MUGGINS, etc..) http://dangerousminds.net/comments/kongressional_hearing_amazing_unknown_punk_band_from_the_70s_kongress

Artist: KRUBE
Title: Untitled
Format: 7"
Label: I Dischi Del Barone
Country: Sweden
Price: $10.00
"Untitled two-tracker from Berlins Krube, following up releases on labels such as Hrönir and Fragment Factory. A step even further into oblivion, exploring unknown territories via daunting everyday life recordings and electronic slices of nothing and everything.
200 copies. Black vinyl, white cardboard sleeve with postcard attached, stamped white labels, insert. Mastered by Viktor Ottosson. Plays at 45rpm." - I Dischi Del Barone.

Artist: KRUMM, PHILIP/"BLUE" GENE TYRANNY
Title: Formations
Format: CD
Label: Idea
Country: USA
Price: $15.00

Artist: KRUSI, HANS
Title: Ex Hk.
Format: LP
Label: Alga Marghen
Country: Italy
Price: $34.00
"While preparing a new edition of Anton Bruhin works, Alga Marghen discovered some mysterious tapes by Hans Krüsi. Fascinated by the raw and brute contents of those sounds, mixing field recordings of insects, sheep and distant bells with primitive chanting, percussive noises and distorted radio folk songs, Alga Marghen started to conceive one of the most obscure editions in his catalog. The Swiss-born, self-taught painter Hans Krüsi (1920-1995) was a wiry man who eked out an existence on the margins of society. Even among outsider-art experts, his work is less well known than that of his Swiss compatriot Adolf Wölfli, who died in 1930 and whose richly patterned drawings have become treasures of classic European art brute, or raw art, made by untrained, visionary artists. Krüsi was orphaned as an infant and brought up on a farm in northeastern Switzerland by foster parents who largely ignored him. He scraped by with odd jobs (including gardening work) and eventually settled in the city of St. Gallen. There Krüsi lived in run-down buildings. In his late 20s, he began commuting by train almost daily to Zurich, to the west, where he sold flowers and, later, his artworks, on the Bahnhofstrasse, one of the most luxurious shopping streets in Europe. Among the wall-to-wall clutter of Krüsis ramshackle lodgings, where pigeons flew in and perched, evidence of an unexpectedly experimental spirit abounded, including Krüsis old cameras and the second-hand tape recorders with which he liked to capture the sounds of birds, insects and church bells. The artists inventiveness and fertile imagination seemed to contrast sharply with his humble way of life. Krüsi took subjects from the agrarian world that he knew: alpine farmhouses, forested mountains, cows, birds, rabbits and cats. In his varied oeuvre, the folkloric and the psychedelic often appear to converge. Some works are even hallucinatory, with bright, brushy passages of acid green, lemon yellow or Pepto-Bismol pink in which watchful, lounging cats, clusters of dithering birds or watery human figures huddle or writhe. LP edition limited to 200 copies, issued in collaboration with the Swiss Kunstmuseum des Kantons Thurgau (the repository of the artists estate) and published on the occasion of Alga Marghens invitation to the Artists Record Pavillion at Art Basel 2008." -Alga Marghen
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Artist: KRYSMOPOMPAS
Title: Gesa
Format: 7"
Label: Avant
Country: Italy
Price: $8.00
"Krysmopompas gets back in with two darker and slower tracks, almost without drums, only an analogue Casio beat to create a real moody feeling. ..first release since their great double album on S-S Heute Schlafen Morgen Aufwachen. 2 new songs, big hole labels, 500 pressed on black wax." - Avant.

Artist: KSIEZYC
Title: Rabbit Eclipse
Format: CD
Label: Penultimate Press
Country: UK
Price: $21.00
"Rabbit Eclipse is the second full-length recording from the legendary Księżyc, following their self-titled debut from 1996. The Moon never went away. The 2013 Penultimate Press reissue of Księżycs timeless debut (PP 008LP) exposed the band to a large new audience, resulting in a return to live performance and the subsequent development of new material. Rabbit Eclipse was recorded in Warsaw from May through September 2015 within the idyllic Palladian palace Królikarnia ("The Rabbit House"). All original members gathered to conjure the peculiar hybrid of the ancient and the contemporary unique to the band. Rabbit Eclipse presents a rich and subtle environment of beguiling narratives hanging in suspended tension. This opens up an entirely new phase in the cycle of the band where an enchanting discrete musical continuum of rich and subtle sound excursions is enveloped in a mysterious melancholia. Another exemplary presentation from one of Polands most idiosyncratic and respected outfits. Rabbit Eclipse is packaged in a four-page DVD-format inverted digipack. Edition of 500. Agata Harz: vocals, objects; Katarzyna Smoluk-Moczydłowska: vocals, keyboards, objects; Lechosław Polak: accordion, keyboards, synthesizers; Remigiusz Mazur Hanaj: tapes, hurdy-gurdy, violin; Robert Niziński: clarinet, keyboards, objects; Paweł Romańczuk: vielle, Stoessel lute, objects." - Penultimate Press.

Artist: KSIEZYC
Title: Rabbit Eclipse
Format: LP
Label: Penultimate Press
Country: UK
Price: $27.00
"180-gram LP in reverse-board card sleeve with printed inner sleeve. Rabbit Eclipse is the second full-length recording from the legendary Księżyc, following their self-titled debut from 1996. The Moon never went away. The 2013 Penultimate Press reissue of Księżycs timeless debut exposed the band to a large new audience, resulting in a return to live performance and the subsequent development of new material. Rabbit Eclipse was recorded in Warsaw from May through September 2015 within the idyllic Palladian palace Królikarnia ("The Rabbit House"). All original members gathered to conjure the peculiar hybrid of the ancient and the contemporary unique to the band. Rabbit Eclipse presents a rich and subtle environment of beguiling narratives hanging in suspended tension. This opens up an entirely new phase in the cycle of the band where an enchanting discrete musical continuum of rich and subtle sound excursions is enveloped in a mysterious melancholia. Another exemplary presentation from one of Polands most idiosyncratic and respected outfits." - Penultimate Press.

Artist: KSIEZYC
Title: S/T
Format: LP
Label: Penultimate Press
Country: UK
Price: $30.00
2015 repress. "Penultimate Press is proud to re-issue the defining statement by Polish outfit Księżyc (Moon). Księżyc was a project from Poland, active in the 1990s. Members included Agata Harz (vocals), Katarzyna Smoluk (vocals, piano), Robert Niziński (wind instruments, keyboards), Lechosław Polak (accordion, keyboards, synthesizers) and Remigiusz Mazur-Hanaj (lyrics, tapes). The spirit of Księżyc captures early and late music with a medieval sound, rooted experiments of the 20th Century. The alchemy of these constituent parts results in a breathtaking original music, both delicate and sinister. The surreal fairy tale inspired lyrics (written by Remigiusz Mazur-Hanaj) add to the inherent beauty, sadness and madness within. Originally released on 10" vinyl on Obuh records this has been remastered by Piotr Nykiel at Nykiel Audio and cut on 12" allowing for vastly improved sound quality. An elegant reworking of the artwork introduces lyrics including English translations for the first time. Księżyc comes in a beautiful gatefold with printed inner sleeve. Limited to 400." - Penultimate Press.
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Artist: KTB
Title: KTB
Format: Cass
Label: Feeding Tube
Country: USA
Price: $7.00
"KTB are Shawnie from Bugs & Rats and Arian from Guerilla Toss playing an aggressive, stripped-down game of noise rock Shenanigans® while lazy young people fall down all around them, scrunching up their faces and mewling. There is something very non-Bostonian about the duos sound. This doesnt mean it sounds Belgian or anything (although I suppose there are Belgian precedents in terms of guitar/thump/voice blending), more that its muscularity is diffused in a way thats rare in our Commonwealths capitol city. It still screeches and stubs its way along in a manner befitting the lovechild of the two aforementioned bands, but the anger of its delivery feels circular -- self-sustaining even. There will be no stomping tonight. Only the loud muffle of heavily drugged horses and their weary uncloaven hooves" --Byron Coley, 2015. "For fans of Guerilla Toss, Bugs & Rats, Skimask. Limited edition of 150." - Feeding Tube.

Artist: KTL
Title: KTL3
Format: LP
Label: OR
Country: UK
Price: $26.00
"LP-only release. This is the third full-length release by KTL, the formidable collaboration between Stephen OMalley (SunnO))), Khanate, etc.) and Peter Rehberg (Pita, etc.). Another soul-destroying follow-up to the highly-acclaimed 2, with more accompaniments created for the theatre piece, Kindertotenlieder by Gisele Vienne and Dennis Cooper, which premiered in Brest, France, March 2007. Perhaps the broadest bulletin from the duo thus far, featuring two contrasting tracks. The layered dementia bliss of "Loud Game" counterbalances the fried dub of "Sunday." Stephen OMalley (strings, fx, amps, tube osc.); Peter Rehberg (digital osc, apps, drives). Produced by Stephen OMalley & Peter Rehberg on location at Vienne Wintergarden, Grenoble & Manoir Kéroual, Guilers, July 2006 and February 2007. One-sided heavyweight vinyl and etching by Savage Pencil (SAVX), packaged in a tip-on style outer sleeve, heavyweight inner sleeve and sticker." -OR

Artist: KTL
Title: Live In Krems April 2007
Format: LP
Label: Editions Mego
Country: Austria
Price: $26.00
"LP-only release, in an edition of 500 numbered copies in a gatefold cover with poster. This is the fourth full-length release by KTL, the formidable collaboration between Stephen OMalley (SunnO))), Khanate, etc.) and Peter Rehberg (Pita, etc.). A scorching document of the first phase of KTL concerts in 2007. This is a different version than the Florian Hecker recording which appears on the KTL Live Archive podcast. Featuring stunning versions of KTL standards such as "Abattoir," "Forest Floor" and "Theme," as well as unreleased track "Coldest Piece." Multi-channel recording from April 30th, 2007 at Donaufestival, Krems by Throbbing Gristle and live sound by Charlie Poulet. Stephen OMalley: Guitar / 1606559580; Peter Rehberg: Computer / 1376480544." - Editions Mego.
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Artist: KTL
Title: V
Format: CD
Label: Editions Mego
Country: Austria
Price: $16.00
"Finally the fifth KTL studio album is ready for release. Whereas their previous album IV (EMEGO 089CD) was recorded and made in a relatively short period in a more traditional rock environment, V turns full circle, takes its time and tackles the complex working processes of the European avant-garde. Rooting themselves in such legendary electronic music studios such as EMS in Stockholm and GRM in Paris, Stephen OMalley (SunnO))), Khanate, etc.) and Peter Rehberg (Pita, etc.) have delivered a rich set of sound experiments far removed from the harsh metal/noise blizzards of their early albums. They took a step further by inviting Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson to orchestrate "Phill 2" (performed by City of Prague Philharmonic, conducted by Richard Hein), resulting in a towering storm of monumental classicism. Finally, "Last Spring: A Prequel" turns the whole album on its head with the abstract alien textures of the Gisèle Vienne installation of the same name, with text by Dennis Cooper spoken with devout intensity by long-term Vienne collaborator, Jonathan Capdevielle. With full-color artwork by Mark Fell, V is KTLs most sophisticated work to date. Produced by KTL. Photo by Estelle Hanania. Stephen OMalley (guitar, bass, modular synthesizer, computer, contact mics), Peter Rehberg (modular synthesizer, computer). Recorded September 2010-October 2011 at EMS, Stockholm; Tinitus, Bergen; Ina GRM, Studio 116, Paris; Smecky, Prague; Centre dArt Passerelle, Brest; Twisted, Wien. Mixed at Twisted, Wien, May 2011 - January 2012." -Editions Mego.

Artist: KTL
Title: V
Format: Double LP
Label: Editions Mego
Country: Austria
Price: $31.00
"Finally the fifth KTL studio album is ready for release. Whereas their previous album IV (EMEGO 089CD) was recorded and made in a relatively short period in a more traditional rock environment, V turns full circle, takes its time and tackles the complex working processes of the European avant-garde. Rooting themselves in such legendary electronic music studios such as EMS in Stockholm and GRM in Paris, Stephen OMalley (SunnO))), Khanate, etc.) and Peter Rehberg (Pita, etc.) have delivered a rich set of sound experiments far removed from the harsh metal/noise blizzards of their early albums. They took a step further by inviting Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson to orchestrate "Phill 2" (performed by City of Prague Philharmonic, conducted by Richard Hein), resulting in a towering storm of monumental classicism. Finally, "Last Spring: A Prequel" turns the whole album on its head with the abstract alien textures of the Gisèle Vienne installation of the same name, with text by Dennis Cooper spoken with devout intensity by long-term Vienne collaborator, Jonathan Capdevielle. With full-color artwork by Mark Fell, V is KTLs most sophisticated work to date. Produced by KTL. Photo by Estelle Hanania. Stephen OMalley (guitar, bass, modular synthesizer, computer, contact mics), Peter Rehberg (modular synthesizer, computer). Recorded September 2010-October 2011 at EMS, Stockholm; Tinitus, Bergen; Ina GRM, Studio 116, Paris; Smecky, Prague; Centre dArt Passerelle, Brest; Twisted, Wien. Mixed at Twisted, Wien, May 2011 - January 2012." -Editions Mego.

Artist: KUBIN UND DAS MINERALORCHESTER, FELIX
Title: Music for Theatre and Radio Play
Format: LP
Label: Dekorder
Country: Germany
Price: $20.00
"We are extremely excited to announce the 1st collaboration between the Dekorder label and our old friend, local conspirator and private hair gardener Felix Kubin. Kubin has achieved world wide reputation by releasing post-dadaist, futuristic NDW-influenced Organ&Korg smash hits on his own Gagarin label, on A-Musik, Ski-pp, Meeuw, Diskono et al. He has collaborated with People Like Us, Coolhaven, Mark Boombastik, Asmus Tietchens, ensemble Intégrales, David Fenech, Ergo Phizmiz, Boris D. Hegenbart, Wojtek Kucharczyk and many others. His first recordings date back to his teenage years in the early 1980s, followed by his electroacoustic noise duo Klangkrieg and the pseudo-communist Liedertafel Margot Honecker. Right from the start Felix Kubin has written and recorded music for films (hence the title of his first album) by the likes of Mariola Brillowska and Anke Feuchtenberger and continues the German tradition of "Hörspiel" (radio play) with works such as "Territerrortorium", "Nachtspeicher", "Orpheus Psykotron" and "Syndikat für Gegenlärm" (with guest appearances by Matmos, DAT Politics and Wolfgang Müller of Die Tödliche Doris). Some of Kubins most gorgeous and adventurous works are his contributions to "The Raft" (a radio play by the mysterious Xentos Bentos of The Homosexuals, directed by Lukas Simonis of Coolhaven, Trespassers W, Dull Schicksal) and his soundtracks for theatre plays by Branko Simic ("Zufall", based on a short story by Vladimir Nabokov) and the notorious Schorsch Kamerun. The latter (known in Germany as a member of Goldene Zitronen) directed "Hollywood Elegien" based on a song cycle by Bert Brecht and Hanns Eisler. Now the best parts of these works are for the first time available on LP and CD, simply (and aptly) titled "Music for Theatre and Radio Play". While the musical spectrum on this release covers a variety of styles and moods its still almost immediately recognisable as a typically Kubin-ist work featuring the main ingredients his records and body-and-mind-boggling live shows are famous for. Twisted rythms & playfully clever arrangements that could have been created by a mutated reincarnation of the legendary Juan Esquivel; hauntingly ethereal tracks sounding like a narcoleptic John Carpenter playing Angelo Badalamenti arrangements; contorted Big Band music, pre-war Schlager and Vaudeville sent through a malfunctioning pre-digital time machine; Ennio Morricone cloned as a Russian male choir; instrumental workers songs Hanns Eisler might have imagined in a feverish nightmare - its all there, and more!" - Dekorder.
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Artist: KUBIN, FELIX
Title: Antarktis Slow Rock
Format: 7"
Label: Meeuw Muzak
Country: Netherlands
Price: $6.50
"This was the first release, in 1997 by a man named Felix Kubin, before stepping into the world of fame. So riding on this fame its been re-issued with a new mix of the original b-side. The a-side is indeed a slow, rock-rhythm box pieces, with nicely humming organ lines, a sweet little melody. A quasi eastern-Europe feel comes to live in the form of wind blowing over the tundra. And tundras shaking ahead on the flipside, via a casio rhythm and a more up-tempo song. Here to similar eastern Europe feelings float by, in what is a very joyful and up-tempo song. Great to have it back in print." - Vital Weekly.
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Artist: KUBIN, FELIX
Title: Idiotenmusik
Format: 7"
Label: Ultra Eczema
Country: Belgium
Price: $8.50
"German FELIX KUBIN was a wonder child making analog synth punk when he was 9 or 10 years old, making beautyful electro acoustic music with KLANGKRIEG in 87, doing several radioplays and music for films, theater and exhibtions etc.. this new 7" has three extremely spastic retarded gogo dance yell songs on it, definatly his strangest work to date, and very different from his recent more "dancy" records such as his banana dance record MATKI WANDALKI (a musik). smelling like a 50s gogo devo like brassband on analog synthesizers and a hairy drumset! it comes in a full colour off set printed cover design by dennis tyfus full of unhappy returtled apples and pears, and a portrait of felix as a dripping pear. for fans of BRUCE HAACK, FRIEDER BUTZMANN, and even MELT BANANA or DEVO." - Ultra Eczema.
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Artist: KUBIN, FELIX
Title: Jane B. Ertrinkt Mit Den Pferden
Format: 10"
Label: Diskono
Country: UK
Price: $10.00
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Artist: KUBIN, FELIX
Title: Taucher
Format: 12"
Label: Its
Country: Germany
Price: $15.00
"Felix Kubin delivers three masterpieces: "I Cant Sleep," an ode to insomnia; "Polarisation," two poles of Kubinski Dadaism; and "Taucher," which starts deep under the sea and struggles with full pressure and energy to the surface. "I Cant Sleep" features vocals by Giada Pesce. Mastered by Rashad Becker. Vinyl only."

Artist: KUBIN, FELIX
Title: Teenage Tapes
Format: LP
Label: Minimal Wave
Country: USA
Price: $22.00
"Minimal Wave is proud to present Teenage Tapes, an LP of selections from the early tape archives of Felix Kubin. The recordings span his adolescent years, when he was between 11 and 15 years old. He actually began playing music at 8 years old, when he studied piano, organ, and glockenspiel. In 1980, he acquired a Korg MS-20 synthesizer and his recordings took off from there. He began experimenting and recording a variety of tracks, adding his own bizarre lyrics to them. In 1982, he formed a band with Stefan Mohn called Die Egozentrischen 2. In 1984, they played a legendary live show at the Möbel Perdú in Hamburg, a small multifunctional gallery founded in the early 80s by a.o. Claudia Schneider-Esleben, who happened to be the sister of Florian Schneider (Kraftwerk). They were only 15 years old. Although Alfred Hilsberg of the notorious ZickZack label (Palais Schaumburg, Die Toedliche Doris, Einstuerzende Neubauten) had planned to release Felix Kubins early music in 1985, it took another 20 years until the French label SKIPP and the German label A-Musik put out a selection of tracks for the first time. Pressed on 180 gram black vinyl, printed on a heavy matte sleeve and presented with an innersleeve of all lyrics both in German and English text. Six of the twelve tracks on this album have never been released before." -Minimal Wave.

Artist: KUBIN, FELIX
Title: The Tetchy Teenage Tapes of Felix Kubin 1981-85
Format: LP
Label: A-Musik
Country: Germany
Price: $15.50
Vinyl version w/ different tracks than the CD. Four color cover and innersleeve plus lyric sheet. "The idea for the release came about as I was making a minidisk recording of German electronic music, for my friends of SKIPP label and as a gag mixed in some of earlier pieces on tape. My answer to the question, of what it be, knocked them off their feet: And the high voice & thats YOU? Once they asked me if I had any other material, I sent them a load of pieces, of which they then chose their favorites for a CD. For the planned LP version for A-Musik of Cologne, we followed the same pattern. So different were the results, that this lead to two variations for Tetchy Teenage Tapes. The cut amount from LP to CD lays around the 50%." - A Musik. Highly recommended!
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Artist: KUBIN, FELIX
Title: TXRF
Format: Double LP
Label: Its
Country: Germany
Price: $21.00
"Total Reflection X-ray Fluorescence (TXRF) is a method used to analyze the surfaces of materials by firing extremely flat X-rays. Subsequently, the physicist Joachim Knoth (1941-2004) developed a patent for precise measurement of defects in semiconductor chips. In 10 sequenced-based electronic miniatures, Felix Kubin, who presently consists of dangerous uninsulated powerlines, conducts the TXRF through an acoustical test arrangement. The experiment consists solely of a synthesizer, filter and sequencer. Full-bodied consecutive organisms arise out of which kaleidoscopic iridescent blossoms sprout. At times they appear as acoustic by-products of high energy discharges on an X-ray picture and sometimes as quiescent fluorescent images. Who knows when the experiment will come to an end? Will X-rays break at irregularities? Will transparent ears crawl over fixtures and make laboratory benches corrode? In view of the entire events musical beauty, all these questions are completely unimportant. Felix Kubin is one of electronic musics most dynamic and versatile personalities. A love-child of the home recording era, his various experiments and epithets include radio playwright, composer of Futurist and Dadatronic experimental pop as well as chamber orchestra music, filmmaker, incendiary performer, record label owner, lecturer and curator. He has made artwork in all sorts of fields since the 1980s, after studying media art at the ArtEZ Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in Enschede, Netherlands and illustration/animation at the University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg. Kubins music is saturated with enthusiasm for disharmonic pop, industrial noise, and 20th-century avant-garde music." -Its.

Artist: KUBIN, FELIX
Title: Zemsta Plutona
Format: Double LP
Label: ZickZack
Country: Germany
Price: $27.00
"Felix Kubin, the nuclear powered horseman of apocalyptic dance music, is back. The manic producer and agitator brings forth a new solo album. Zemsta Plutona strikes through our living room like lightning, leaving scorch marks and enlightened souls. His inciting machinations have multiplied over the past years and there seems to be no end in sight. A master of absurd self-staging, his work blurs the boundaries between sci-fi pop, conceptual chamber music, radio play, theatre and film. He prefers futuristic costumes and experimental haircuts, cultivating a fashion style somewhere between Kim Jong-il and Captain Kirk. But most of all Kubin is a brilliant composer and an errant arranger. The opening track, "Lightning Strikes" sets the path: The rhythm from a distorted human beatbox, enervating synth lines and an operatic chorus result in a Kubin hit par excellence. "Atomium Vertigo" opens the door to a magnetic groove to which Nicolas Ekla (Lem, Les Brochettes) murmurs foggy French negations. "Nachts im Park" (At Night in the Park), on the other hand, sounds like a soundtrack to a modernEdgar Wallace thriller: retro-futuristic computer music, the opposite of easy listening, but flirting with it. Whichever piece attracts you on this timeless album -- the snappy "Flies Without Memory" or the ghostly "Restez en Ligne" -- Kubin forever sounds like himself and always sounds new. An example of something new here is the inclusion of amplified acoustic instruments like drums, trumpet, trombone or laundry rack. In "Piscine Résonnez!" synth-sequences and fanfare sounds wander around while angry French girls yell something about manta rays in the swimming pool. Kubin dedicates himself to the great theme of feeling controlled remotely in "Der Kaiser ist Gestorben" (The Kaiser is Dead). Here, our life is steered by an invisible hand; a commemoration on existentialism and the topos of urban alienation. Mixed by Tobias Levin, this double LP version of Zemsta Plutona contains two vinyl-only bonus tracks and is Kubins first release for German label ZickZack." - ZickZack.

Artist: KUBIN, FELIX
Title: Zemsta Plutona
Format: CD
Label: Omni Recording Company
Country: Australia
Price: $22.00
"Felix Kubin, the nuclear powered horseman of apocalyptic dance music, is back. The manic producer and agitator brings forth a new solo album. Zemsta Plutona strikes through our living room like lightning, leaving scorch marks and enlightened souls. His inciting machinations have multiplied over the past years and there seems to be no end in sight. A master of absurd self-staging, his work blurs the boundaries between sci-fi pop, conceptual chamber music, radio play, theatre and film. He prefers futuristic costumes and experimental haircuts, cultivating a fashion style somewhere between Kim Jong-il and Captain Kirk. But most of all Kubin is a brilliant composer and an errant arranger. The opening track, "Lightning Strikes" sets the path: The rhythm from a distorted human beatbox, enervating synth lines and an operatic chorus result in a Kubin hit par excellence. "Atomium Vertigo" opens the door to a magnetic groove to which Nicolas Ekla (Lem, Les Brochettes) murmurs foggy French negations. "Nachts im Park" (At Night in the Park), on the other hand, sounds like a soundtrack to a modernEdgar Wallace thriller: retro-futuristic computer music, the opposite of easy listening, but flirting with it. Whichever piece attracts you on this timeless album -- the snappy "Flies Without Memory" or the ghostly "Restez en Ligne" -- Kubin forever sounds like himself and always sounds new. An example of something new here is the inclusion of amplified acoustic instruments like drums, trumpet, trombone or laundry rack. In "Piscine Résonnez!" synth-sequences and fanfare sounds wander around while angry French girls yell something about manta rays in the swimming pool. Kubin dedicates himself to the great theme of feeling controlled remotely in "Der Kaiser ist Gestorben" (The Kaiser is Dead). Here, our life is steered by an invisible hand; a commemoration on existentialism and the topos of urban alienation. Mixed by Tobias Levin." - ZickZack.

Artist: KUBIN, FELIX UND DAS MINERALORCHESTER
Title: II: Music For Film And Theatre
Format: LP
Label: Dekoder
Country: Germany
Price: $19.00
"The long awaited second volume of soundtrack works by German pop and avant-garde futurist, Felix Kubin, following 2008s Music For Theatre And Radio Play. Some of Kubins most adventurous and far-reaching music stems from his commissioned works for films, theatre and radio plays. Freed from conventional song formats and genre stereotypes he effortlessly combines musique concrète noises, splashes of haunted virtual orchestras, Gameboy music minuets and voice collage, interspersed with tons of suspense and gloomy industrial atmospheres. Music For Film And Theatre compiles 11 tracks from Polish director Robert Florczaks "Makbet Remix" (based on William Shakespeares Macbeth), a waltz from Schorsch Kameruns "Des Kaisers neue Kleider" (by Hans Christian Andersen) and the complete soundtrack (including the actual sound design) for Anke Feuchtenbergers animation short, Somnambule (1998). Felix Kubin is a renowned composer and producer of radio plays based in Hamburg. In recent years he has released futuristic pop music on the legendary Zick Zack label, weirdo big band jazz with Mitch & Mitch as well as the more experimental ode to the compact cassette Chromdioxidgedächtnis (2014). Over the past 10 years he has composed several major works for modern classical ensembles: Echohaus with Ensemble Intégrales (released on Dekorder in 2010), Falling Still for Ensemble Resonanz and a boys choir, and Lunatyk for Miosz Pkala. His radio play Orphée Mécanique was awarded "Radio Play of the Year" in 2012 and "Best Audio Book 2014". Kubins first recordings date back to his teenage years in the early 1980s (reissued in 2012 on the Minimal Wave label), followed by his electroacoustic noise duo Klangkrieg and the dada-communist Liedertafel Margot Honecker." - Dekoder.

Artist: KUBISCH AND FABRIZIO PLESSI, CHRISTINA
Title: Two And Two
Format: LP
Label: Song Cycle
Country: UK
Price: $30.00
“Song Cycle Records present a reissue of Two And Two, the outcome of the ambitious research developed by Christina Kubisch and Fabrizio Plessi, originally released in 1976. Two And Two was a collaborative effort towards the merging of visual and sound elements into a new form of intermedia. Influenced by the aesthetics of Fluxus, the duo produced a highly complex and articulated performance, involving two camera operators and several video screens, as well as a variety of objects and unconventional instruments - such as an electric vibrator, a Swanee whistle, a ventilator, an electronic metronome, and a water jet on a steel drum. The result is structured into four parts, inspired by the natural elements, in which single instruments lose their different sonic characteristics, becoming inseparable parts of a unique visual/acoustic process. Presented here on 180 gram vinyl.” - Song Cycle.

Artist: KUBISCH, CHRISTINA
Title: Invisible/Inaudible: Five Electrical Walks
Format: CD
Label: Important
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"Christina Kubisch is a first generation sound artist of the highest order. She may now be most famously known for her Electrical Walks which she started in 1981 where listeners wear specially-built headphones that reveal electro-magnetic radiation emanating from the technological world around us. Invisible/Inaudible: Five Electrical Walks is her first collection of compositions utilizing material recorded during Electrical Walks." - Important.

Artist: KUBISCH, CHRISTINA
Title: Minimal Disinformation
Format: Lathe Cut 7"/Art
Label: AA
Country: USA
Price: $25.00
"This is one of our personally most exciting releases.  If youve heard of her Electrical Walks but not had a chance to actually hear them, check this lathe." - AA Records.  "The magnetic headphones with their built-in coils respond to electrical fields in the environment. At first I tried to filter the soft hum of the electrical wires out of the headphones. Then, in 2003, the constant increase and spread of "unwanted" electrically-produced sounds triggered a new cycle of works: Electrical Walks. With special, sensitive headphones, the acoustic perceptibility of above ground and underground electrical currents is thereby not suppressed, but rather amplified. The palette of these noises, their timbre and volume vary from site to site and from country to country. They have one thing in common: they are ubiquitous, even where one would not expect them. Light systems, transformers, anti-theft security devices, surveillance cameras, cell phones, computers, elevators, streetcar cables, antennae, navigation systems, automated teller machines, neon advertising, electric devices, etc. create electrical fields that are as if hidden under cloaks of invisibility, but of incredible presence." - Christina Kubisch.
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