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Artist: BENNETT, BEN
Title: Spoilage
Format: LP
Label: Experimedia
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"Bennett uses no electronics in his creations and improvisation plays a vital role. This is music that is messy and organic and human. The list of instruments and implements that Bennett uses throughout Spoilage is mind-boggling: everything from various drums to a wheelbarrow, pizza cutter, and the narrow part of a balloon is in play. Considering this, the cacophonous symphony that ensues isnt as out-of-control as one might think. No, this is carefully-constructed from beginning to end, each choice made at the spur of a moment and pushed to extremes. Spoilage is a maximalist exhibition, extorting visceral sounds from the tools at his disposal. Bennett flips back and forth in his song-titles from the specific and mundane to something more universal. All of it, though, is where this music comes from. Personal, political, whatever - it all goes hand-in-hand. The scattered, blown-out percussive blasts could be the bombs falling just as easily as that moment you realize the last bus arrived two minutes early and you were one minute late. Quiet scrapes flicker between gulfs of silence, leaving room for philosophical contemplation or drawing up a reward sign for your stolen bike." - Experimedia.

Artist: DOLPHINS INTO THE FUTURE/ FLORIS VANHOOF
Title: Neutral Buoyancy/ Electronic Mantra
Format: 7"
Label: Experimedia
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"Limited split 7 inch tour single featuring the work of Dolphins into the Future and Floris Vanhoof. Comes in an Experimedia custom designed reversible sleeve featuring photography by each of the artists. Made especially for their April 2011 US Tour with Monopoly Child Star Searchers." -Experimedia.

Artist: FREUND, KEITH
Title: Constant Comments
Format: LP
Label: Experimedia
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
New solo outing by Keith Freund (of Akron, Ohio based husband and wife duo Trouble Books), coinciding with the bands recent collaboration with Emeralds Mark McGuire. "Reacting to the sounds around him, words said in passing, shards of birdsong, a glint of breeze and kids at play, Freund stands at the center to create gentle meanderings to add as his part of the symbiotic conversation. The soothing sun is recorded alongside soft voices; the intake of a breath mixes with laughter of children. The album can be understood as a dialogue between the small moments occurring around us and our natural response within the ongoing discussion. Existing outside space and time, each rotation of the record brings the listener some place new or imagined, where beauty overwhelms, an everlasting hum envelops us, and we saunter along as present as well ever be." - Experimedia.

Artist: HEAD BOGGLE
Title: Serge Modular in Hi-Fi
Format: LP
Label: Experimedia
Country: USA
Price: $21.00
"Head Boggle returns to the vinyl format with what is perhaps his most refined and focused work to date. Serge Modular in Hi-Fi was recorded in early 2012 at the S.F. City College Electronic Music Lab utilizing a vintage pre-STS Serge Modular Synth system and was conceived as a pseudo aural cubist sound piece with an intention to achieve pseudo 3D cubed sound through discrete recording and mixing techniques. The only effects utilized were four or more analog delays being played real-time a la dub/reggae mixing techniques. The final selections were then sent to Kramer at Noise Miami for hi-fi correction and an aesthetic mastering treatment and then to Jeremy Bible for a final mastering treatment specifically for the vinyl format resulting in a sonically rich listening experience of hallucinatory synthesizer ragas. Derek Gedalecia has commanded the attention of the avant/noise underground as Head Boggle or nearly a decade now, showcasing his unpredictable live performances and omnivorous synth mastery in DIY venues across the country -- and on over 60 physical releases on labels like Baked Tapes, 905 Tapes, Spectrum Spools, and his own Greedmink imprint. The Head Boggle catalog speeds into the future as a continuing experiment with new equipment, compositional processes, and live performance tactics, as each release pushes the boundaries of his gear and his mind into more and more maniacal post-post-Subotnick free-for-alls." - Experimedia.

Artist: TELECULT POWERS
Title: Black Meditations
Format: LP
Label: Experimedia
Country: USA
Price: $21.00
"Telecult Powers, the candle burning duo of Witchbeam & Mr. Matthews, known for their ritualistic live shows and previous releases on Baked Tapes, Draft, Pizza Night and more, bestow upon us their album Black Meditations, a six part sonic meditation on the connections between man, myth & magic. Black Meditations taps into the world of folk magic, reaching out to the spirit world through sonic practice, with the duo praying at an altar of bizarre electronic instruments handcrafted by Mr. Matthews. Through this Hoodootronix music Telecult Powers taps into the current in which the spirits of Atlantis, Rexino Mondo, In Search Of..., Dionysus cults, old witchy Hollywood, Mort Garson, Louise Huebner, Nik Raicevic, Bruce Haack, Bebe and Louis Barron, and Discordians draw from. Featuring guest appearances by Lala Ryan from Excepter, Rachel & Grant Evans, Kate McGuire, The Road Chief and liner notes by Carl Abrahamsson." - Experimedia.

Artist: VALLES, DAMIAN
Title: Nonparallel (In Four Movements)
Format: LP
Label: Experimedia
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Nonparallel (In Four Movements), is composed and arranged entirely from samples from the recordings of avant-garde Western classical composers and computer music released by the Nonesuch label in the 60s and 70s. In working with the material, Valles wanted to enter into its very lineage, to forge a dialogue with it, to both extrapolate something essential from it and contribute to its legacy by using it to create an original work some three decades later. Divided into four movements, it is a nuanced album of subtle complexities that took roughly three years to complete. The process started with recording small sections, randomly selected from pieces written and performed by the likes of Elliot Carter, William Bolcom, Charles Ives, Charles Wuorinen, Stefan Wolpe, et al. The source material was then carefully cut up, rearranged, stretched & heavily manipulated. In addition, the decision to sample directly from the original vinyl editions was important in order to capture the crackles and noises generated from the records themselves. In using them to create a backdrop for the new pieces, the intent is for the old sounds to mix with those generated from the newly pressed work to create another aspect to the overall soundscape. A striking departure from Damians previous recorded output, Nonparallel is equal parts anthropology and alchemy, at once documenting the prescience, relevance and richness of his chosen source material and creating something bracingly new from it." -Experimedia.

Artist: VALLES, DAMIAN
Title: Nonparallel (In Four Movements)
Format: CD
Label: Experimedia
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
"Nonparallel (In Four Movements), is composed and arranged entirely from samples from the recordings of avant-garde Western classical composers and computer music released by the Nonesuch label in the 60s and 70s. In working with the material, Valles wanted to enter into its very lineage, to forge a dialogue with it, to both extrapolate something essential from it and contribute to its legacy by using it to create an original work some three decades later. Divided into four movements, it is a nuanced album of subtle complexities that took roughly three years to complete. The process started with recording small sections, randomly selected from pieces written and performed by the likes of Elliot Carter, William Bolcom, Charles Ives, Charles Wuorinen, Stefan Wolpe, et al. The source material was then carefully cut up, rearranged, stretched & heavily manipulated. In addition, the decision to sample directly from the original vinyl editions was important in order to capture the crackles and noises generated from the records themselves. In using them to create a backdrop for the new pieces, the intent is for the old sounds to mix with those generated from the newly pressed work to create another aspect to the overall soundscape. A striking departure from Damians previous recorded output, Nonparallel is equal parts anthropology and alchemy, at once documenting the prescience, relevance and richness of his chosen source material and creating something bracingly new from it." -Experimedia.

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