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Artist: ACHER, CONNIE
Title: For Giving
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $37.00
"Connie Acher is the songwriting pseudonym of NYC artist Melodie Provenzano. Known primarily for her hyper-realist paintings, which undermine her love of 20th Century detritus, her debut album for Golden Lab Records, For Giving, gives way to similar thought paths. Titles such as "Treasure", "Rats" and "Precious" (with its repeated pay-off, "Someday well all be gone") tells stories of a young woman in early 21st Century New York City, which are at once banal and weighty. Her deadpan voice delivers sublime melodies over sauntering cadences of unadorned instrumentation - acoustic guitar, bass, drums, Casios, Crumars and their ilk - which reinforce a junkshop theme. Theyre everyday songs of love and loss - drab revenants of 20th Century ideals doomed to haunt us through our memory of promise. Stunning in their understatedness. they take us back to a simpler time. 180g vinyl with super heavyweight casebound tip-on jackets." - Golden Lab.

Artist: BASSETT & SAMARA LUBELSKI, MARCIA
Title: 110 Livingston
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $27.00
"Marcia Bassett (Double Leopards, Zaïmph) and Samara Lubelski return with 110 Livingston. This is the second album from this weighty pairing of two of Americas most audacious psychedelic drone proponents, following the stunning Sunday Night, Sunday Afternoon, released in 2012 on Graham Lambkins label Kye. Bassetts guitar processing squashes otherwise raging howls into densely packed tones of feedback wail, and blends with Lubelskis long violin voyages into the drone zone to form a combination thats wondrous to behold. One side-long trip and three shorter but nevertheless expansive explorations of black magic meditation. 140-gram vinyl presented in a matte sleeve and limited to 250 copies." - Golden Lab.

Artist: BREAD
Title: Issue 1
Format: Mag/CDR
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $6.50
"Issue no.1 of BREAD (August, 2008) features writing and/or drawing by Byron Coley, Christina Carter, Oliver Neilson, R.L. Perry, Nick Mitchell, Fliss Horrocks, Tim Horrocks, Nicholas Ainsworth, Dave Bailey, Pascal Nichols, Lucy Jones and Rollin Hunt. The accompanying CDR features otherwise unreleased material by Harappian Night Recordings, The Hunter Gracchus, Part Wild Horses Mane on Both Sides, Sannyasin, Coot Moon & Dawn Rider (aka MV&EE), POINSSON, Astral Social Club, Directing Hand, Heavy Winged, Rollin Hunt and more." - Golden Lab.
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Artist: BURKETT, JOSHUA
Title: Lifelesslost
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $26.00
Second pressing, with silkscreened covers (different color scheme from the first). Also limited to 100 copies.

"Its been said that Amherst, MAs Josh Burkett is an "unsung hero,” but really thats a lot of hogwash. Among the "right company” (Corsano, Coley, Valentine, etc), hes sung loud and long. Former member of one of my favourite groups Vermonster, owner of the glorious Mystery Train record shop and deeply weird label Mystra Records, and a musician of ungodly skill, dexterity and wilful oddness, hes had regrettably few vinyl releases to his name in recent years. This re-issue of his finest solo album aims to address that. Never has a musicians output more accurately represented his personality and Josh is a distinctly unobtrusive but delightful and deeply interesting man. His voice – quiet and a little bashful – gives the listener a clear choice: listen carefully or lose out on something amazing. And his (acoustic and electric) guitar playing, often overlaid with all manner of other instrumentation and recorded ambient sound, is, I say without hesitation, nothing short of sublime. Humbled to be able to put this out into the world once more." - Golden Lab.

Artist: BURNT HILLS
Title: Herb Saint
Format: Cass
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $5.00
"Side A is live from the basement of the Helderberg House in Albany - home to this crew of free-rockin lunatics - and a stripped back version of the band, but no less blistering for it. Side B sees them venturing out from the basement in a rare moment of acquiescence to rock band norms and hauling ass up to Bard College, where they performed one of the most warped Burnt Hills set yet to be committed to tape. Utterly essential." -Golden Lab. 2009 release.
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Artist: BURNT HILLS
Title: Live At The Low Beat
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $34.00
"Live At The Low Beat was recorded to digital handheld recorder and mastered in Manchester by Dom Tanner, took place on December 4th 2014, at a local eatery regularly frequented by Burnt Hills. It was the first of what, it has been decided, will be an annual Burnt Hills performance outside the basement. Nine of the ten full-time members of the band were in attendance on this night and its safe to assume that they were all pretty well smoked, fed and oiled by the time they took to the stage. Close to 50 minutes in total, this is the most savage, raging, oblivion-bound Burnt Hills set yet committed to wax. Theres a whole bucket-load of sensitive noodling amidst the chaos - along with the obligatory shred - but its, of course, the six-guitar pile-up that really takes this crescendo-obsessed troupe of suburban weirdos into the "Lord take me now!" zone. Edition of 250 copies. 140g vinyl in super heavyweight casebound jackets with black paper inners. Cover art by Dylan Hughes (Desmadrados Soldados De Ventura)." - Golden Lab.

Artist: BURNT HILLS
Title: Non Compos Mentis
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $24.00
"Limited to just 100 copies with a silk screened cover. For the past 10 years, Albany, New York free-rock family Burnt Hills have gotten together every Monday night in the basement of the now legendary Helderberg House (in fact the home of the bands head-honcho Jackson Wingate) and blown out the cobwebs of sanity with monstrous, chooglin, improvised jams that pay only the barest of mind to the platitudes of rock form. As the layers of guitars build and build, the very notion of structure is pushed to its absolute extremities and the result is an ecstatic, cacophonic wall of soloing that smashes open the boundaries set by more tepid rock forms (Kraut-, space-, even noise-). The four walls that contained this gnarling, celebratory howl -- their 20th album to date -- withhold a secret that few, except those lucky enough to have attended one of the bands fabled house parties, know about -- because Burnt Hills almost NEVER play outside their Helderberg Headquarters. This is a dispatch from the very epicenter of extremity. Fans of Les Rallizes Dénudés, Castrato Attack Group, and Endless Boogie will have a proverbial cow." - Golden Lab.
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Artist: CHALAQUE
Title: Sounds from the Other Ideology
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $22.00
"Chalaque is the solo project of UK guitar player Nick Mitchell, but he regularly incorporates various supporting players. The power trio formation is in effect here on Sounds from the Other Ideology with Burnt Hills bass player Eric Hardiman (see also Rambutan, Century Plants and the Tape Drift label) and Part Wild Horses Mane On Both Sides drummer Pascal Nichols providing punk-as-fuck Motörhead-isms behind relentless psychedelic shredding and fretboard tapping." - Golden Lab.

Artist: CHALAQUE
Title: Switching Center
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $24.00
“Brand-new, super-limited LP from Nick Ms free-rock psychedelic R&B burnout project Chalaque. With bass player Eric Hardiman permanently back in the U.S., the new version of the group features Dylan Hughes (Desmadrados Soldados De Ventura) slotting into the role while long-time collaborator Pascal Nichols (Part Wild Horses Mane On Both Sides) maintains his seat at the drums. This line-up, recorded to mobile phone, explores the nuances of endless, ecstatic crescendo, with blissed, slapdash, major scale solos skating across a sheet of 500 mph sunshine rhythmic chaos. With silk-screened art covers.” - Golden Lab.
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Artist: COLLIN, JON
Title: Burnt Monday
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $22.00
"The most obvious influence on [Collins] playing seems to be Loren Connors. He manifests the same strange bluesy attack on strings at many moments here -- letting notes breathe for a while, then strangling them until they squeak shut. One also notes some of Faheys long open slide chords, but clearly his melodic resolutions are closer to Faheys late period work, even if his technique is more reminiscent of Fare Forward Voyagers or something. There is also a scent of Jim ORourkes brilliant acoustic responses to questions posed by Derek Bailey. Indeed, while this might seem to be heady company for a guy recording his debut LP, I feel as though the comparisons fit." --Byron Coley; “Following the release of his incredible debut LP on Winebox Press, Jon Collin took to the road in the U.S. alongside fellow soul travelers Yek Koo, Chalaque and Zaimph. The highpoint (in myriad senses) came on a Monday night in Albany, NY, where Collin performed to a seated and incredibly blazed audience in the basement of The Helderberg House, where he ended a night of heavy reverie with a blasted, drawn-out, super-sparse set of creaking drum stool and glorious string tone flashes. All in attendance were mesmerized and utterly rapturous as each piece concluded -- staggered by the weight of what they were witnessing and for which they had not been prepared by the endless craft ale, pizza and bongloads. Theres something of the magical about this record. Limited to 250 copies on 140 gram vinyl.” - Golden Lab.

Artist: DESMADRADOS SOLDADOS DE VENTURA
Title: Clifton Park Vol. 1
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $29.00
"Sixth LP -- and part one of a two-part set -- from Manchester, UK-based free rock floatation unit DSDV. The band accepted an invitation by Burnt Hills guitarist Parashi to hole up in his Clifton Park, NY, basement and make a record in April 2015, and Parashi sat in with his bandmate Rambutan to wail with the guys. Starting out with an uncharacteristically straight-up Nick Mitchell riff, the record soon picks up a cloud and surfs it to 300,000 feet, the wind whipping through the bands hair for almost a solid hour of what turned out to be the most ecstatic jam they ever did have. Mixed and mastered by Bojanic Audio & Mastering, Manchester, UK. Dave Birchall: guitar; Andrew Cheetham: drums; Dylan Hughes: guitar; Nick Mitchell: guitar; Parashi: guitar; Rambutan: guitar; Edwin Stevens: guitar; Otto Willberg: bass. Features unique artwork combinations by John Moloney with every copy -- no two alike. 140-gram vinyl. Edition of 250. "Absolutely essential two volume collection with crazy Heitkotter esque artwork courtesy of Sunburned Hands John Moloney -- both references work sonically as well -- DSDV are one of the preeminent free rock bands out there, cutting edge, tip of the spear, reconciling out-there free jazz -- maybe think Coltranes Ascension -- with pummeling heavy psych straddling Bardo Pond and The Stooges -- the drummer and bassist maintain an in-and-out telepathic groove while six freaked out guitarists cut loose like almost nothin youve ever heard, a semi improvised yet well considered exposition of riffs -- my god, its full of riffs -- prepare yourself for a hundred minute hurricane of mind-blowing finger-blistering bliss." - Psi Lab.

Artist: DESMADRADOS SOLDADOS DE VENTURA
Title: Clifton Park Vol. 2
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $29.00
"Seventh LP -- and part two of a two-part set -- from Manchester, UK-based free rock floatation unit DSDV. The band accepted an invitation by Burnt Hills guitarist Parashi to hole up in his Clifton Park, NY, basement and make a record in April 2015, and Parashi sat in with his bandmate Rambutan to wail with the guys. The first jam of the night up had turned out so well that back down they went, this time falling quickly into a rhythmic trance that dallied and then collapsed into free rock Helheim. Drones, counter-rhythms, shifts into major pentatonic Allman Brothers-isms, and spitting, all-out Mahavishnic curses and hexes make this the bands most erratic statement of unswerving cacaphonic intent. Mixed and mastered by Bojanic Audio & Mastering, Manchester, UK. Dave Birchall: guitar; Andrew Cheetham: drums; Dylan Hughes: guitar; Nick Mitchell: guitar; Parashi: guitar; Rambutan: guitar; Edwin Stevens: guitar; Otto Willberg: bass. Features unique artwork combinations by John Moloney with every copy -- no two alike. 140-gram vinyl. Edition of 250." "Absolutely essential two volume collection with crazy Heitkotter esque artwork courtesy of Sunburned Hands John Moloney -- both references work sonically as well -- DSDV are one of the preeminent free rock bands out there, cutting edge, tip of the spear, reconciling out-there free jazz -- maybe think Coltranes Ascension -- with pummeling heavy psych straddling Bardo Pond and The Stooges -- the drummer and bassist maintain an in-and-out telepathic groove while six freaked out guitarists cut loose like almost nothin youve ever heard, a semi improvised yet well considered exposition of riffs -- my god, its full of riffs -- prepare yourself for a hundred minute hurricane of mind-blowing finger-blistering bliss." - Psi Lab.

Artist: DESMADRADOS SOLDADOS DE VENTURA
Title: Dieter Dierks Jerks
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $28.00
"Live In Manchester. Recorded by Phil Todd. Limited to 100 copies only. Includes beautiful silk screened artwork by Alex Humphreys." - FE. "Of course, guitars have long been middle-brow targets for commentators as somehow signifying everything that was cock-bound and self-aggrandizing and technically impudent about rock music. But when its played like this, with a blurring of technique that allows a bunch of northern punks access to the combined freak potential of more than a half century of electric six-string excess, its a reminder of the electric guitars uncanny ability to respond not just to where its been, but to where its at." --David Keenan, The Wire; "I cant remember the last time I felt myself overcome by so many conflicting emotions -- awe, excitement, envy, exasperation -- and yet it all coalesced into a contented, feverish fervor. I cannot tell you how great a feeling that is -- a near robotic state, the only movements being to get up and change the record... So if you are into your overtly intricate, caterwauling, explosive, experimental improvisational psych rock jams, this album is your ticket to Valhalla." --Sonic Masala.
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Artist: DESMADRADOS SOLDADOS DE VENTURA
Title: Interpenetrating Dimensional Express
Format: Double LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $33.00
“Third vinyl outing for Manchester, UK free-rock guitar army Desmadrados Soldados de Ventura. This one is a monster double LP comprising four heads-down slabs of perpetual crescendo veering between raging, pseudo-biker rock psychedelics, unhinged Japanese style freakout and fractured funkadelicisms. Recorded at the bands unofficial HQ at Sunshine Studios by local legend Patrick Crane, this is a molten third eye opener shooting ecstatic vibrations straight to the pranic centers. Limited to 300 copies.” - Golden Lab.

Artist: DESMADRADOS SOLDADOS DE VENTURA
Title: The Empire Never Ended
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $26.00
“Fourth studio LP and seventh full-length release from Manchester, UK guitar army Desmadrados Soldados De Ventura. This brand new set of jams is a very different doggy to the bands previous records. The A-side captures their most ecstatic, cohesive, sun-scorched, celebratory stylings to date, while the B-side demonstrates a disjointed almost Sun City Girls-eque approach to bastardised technicality and deep weirdness.” - Golden Lab.

Artist: DESMADRADOS SOLDADOS DE VENTURA
Title: The Grand Celestial Purge
Format: 4 LP Box
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $107.00
"The eighth Desmadrados Soldados De Ventura album, The Grand Celestial Purge, is a three-hour, four LP box set of psychedelic musings on the departed musicians of 2016. Produced by Richard Formby and recorded at a converted church in Leeds, this is DSDVs most melodious and spacious album to date. You can hear clear nods to The Grateful Dead throughout as well as fragments of Can, Carlos Santana and John McLaughlins Love Devotion Surrender (1973) and even Tim Buckleys Blue Afternoon (1969) band. Drowned in tape echo and with a Wally Heider-style snap to the drum sound, the recording has all the traits of a classic Formby production. Gone is much of the blur of guitars that shrouded the bands previous albums in cacophony; Whilst still present here and there, its been replaced with a somewhat virtuoso level of interplay that smacks of a bygone, pre-ironic era in rock music where sincerity, dedication to the craft of improvisation, and the desire to transcend the mundane via heightened, sustained hive-mind mentality was all that mattered." - Golden Lab. Personnel: David Birchall - guitar; Andrew Cheetham - drums; Richard Formby - synths; Dylan Hughes - guitar; Nick Mitchell - guitar, bass; Dom Tanner - guitar; Otto Willberg - bass.

Artist: FLOAT RIVERER
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $22.00
"Consistency. Repetition. Hypnotism. Dance-trance.Spacemen 3 as heard through a very narrow filter, indeed. They just get straight down to it, 10 seconds in and you could be 10 hours in. Id like to hear that, actually: Float Riverer playing the same riff for 10 hours straight, the vocals sometimes dropping out. Only formed in Manchester end of 2011, and every song sounds roughly, brutally, gloriously the same. Fucking great stuff." --Everett True, Collapse Board.

Artist: FLOWER & NEIL CAMPBELL, MICHAEL
Title: Wharf Cat
Format: CD/7"
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $27.00
"Full-length CD-R + 7" single + silk screened art book by illustrator Lucy Jones. Limited to 250 copies. Second outing on Golden Lab for the pairing of Michael Flower & Neil Campbell (following a limited, instant sell-out double cassette in 2011). Best known for helping to establish the entire British underground psychedelic noise/drone scene as members of legendary unit Vibracathedral Orchestra, they are today, quite rightly, two of its most lauded proponents. This release -- a beautifully packaged CD-R/7"/book set with stunning silk screened print work by Manchester artist Lucy Jones -- pays reverence to that fact. The music was recorded spontaneously at live shows at Leeds Wharf Chambers and Hebden Bridges Trades Club, as well as at Michael Flowers home, and it demonstrates a more mellow, major-scale bliss-out version of the "Sister Ray"-inspired endless web of intricate psychedelia that appeared on their previous release. It is, needless to say, utterly without peer." - Golden Lab.

Artist: GAMECOCK, THE
Title: All Right, Hen?
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $27.00
“Originally released on Gary Wars Fixed Identity imprint on cassette in 2011 and then reissued by Beartown in 2013, again on cassette, this is the real highlight of the three Gamecock albums recorded at the beginning of the 2010s. A huge stanky monster of a record. Heres a slightly twerked version of the original write-up: Duo of Stuart Arnot (Smear Campaign, Plum Slate) and Nick Mitchell (Chalaque, Desmadrados Soldados de Ventura). They play a kind of arrhythmic, un-danceable funk of high-end frequencies and low-end drum machines, fed through a wah-wah and rammed forcefully into the listeners cerebral cortex. Pitch-shifted Casio crap and unadorned Roland Juno shimmer are melded to form what is at once both sweet and listenable and yet still, somehow, horribly repellant. Sitting somewhere uncomfortably, painfully and way away from the hypnogogic pop bandwagon, where the drum machines have bronchitis and the synthesizers sneeze, they are brutally loud, joyfully all-consuming and epic in their prolongation of the crescendo. This first vinyl edition is pressed on 140-gram vinyl and features new X-rated artwork by Glasgow-based artist Susan Fitzpatrick, as well as the original Fixed Identity art on the insert (also for adults only). Edition of 250.” - Golden Lab.

Artist: HAGERTY & THE HOWLING HEX, NEIL MICHAEL
Title: The Hildreth Tapes
Format: Triple LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $46.00
"To source the material for Neil Michael Hagerty & The Howling Hexs Hildreth Tapes, Golden Lab approached Matt Valentine (Tower Recordings/MV & EE) as he was both a big Neil fan and had the key to the "Tapers Pit" city. He got back to us right away and told us he was on it and, within about a week, hed mailed us a data CD with a note marked, "Howdy Nick, heres a whole lotta booty. You GOTTA credit Jim Hildreth." There were seven performances on the disc captured from six shows and over eight hours of material. Hildreth, we learned, is a notorious NYC taper whos turned up to practically every weirdo show in town armed with a pair of binaural mics and a digital recording device, and, after Matt put out the appeal, hed replied to say he had these shows recorded from over a 10-year period, most of the shit being from the first half of the 00s with the exception of one show recorded in 2010, and was more than happy to donate them. We took a listen. Sound quality-wise, the stuff varied as mics were placed in different spots at each show so there was no real consistency there, but what did come through were the performances. Long, drawn-out solos with intensely applied wah from 2001/2002... relentless, insanely extended repetitions of All-Night Fox riffs from 2005... cabaret-style medleys with paradoxically slapdash precision from 2010. All incredible and, on top of all that, ready-themed by the fact of its source: these were The Hildreth Tapes. Golden Lab set about the lengthy process of mastering it in a tiny flat in South Manchester in the winter of 2012. The result is this 3LP set, which features typically gorgeous, gatefold artwork by the venerable Lucy Jones. The sound quality has been homogenized to the best of their capability to give smoothness of flow to the sequencing (the label decided not to present the material in chronological order, rather in order of vibe -- this is just what felt right) and the required kick-up-the-arse where mic placement had failed to do so. And they think they have managed to get it sounding pretty sweet. Finally, Jim Hildreth gets some credit for his years of efforts in the name of preservation." - Golden Lab
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Artist: HAYDEN, BRIDGET
Title: Untitled
Format: CDR
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $5.00
"Bridget has started playing songs of late and theyve turned out to be beautiful clumps of carefully executed guitar dirge with haunting vocals. THIS monster of a disc, though, was recorded right before she got into that zone and its an improvised blast of buckshot, right to the face. It was recorded at a show in Manchester that she opened for Marcia Bassett and it shares much in common with the latter. If youve heard those Hototogisu records, then think along those lines. Its so heavy it almost becomes meditative." - Golden Lab. 2009 release.
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Artist: HOWLING HEX
Title: Rogue Moon
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $14.00
"12 songs, four penned by Neil Hagerty, all featuring his whacked production and harmolodic rock guitar. The ninth Howling Hex Records in as many years and one of the best yet." - Golden Lab. 2009 release.
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Artist: IRMA VEP & THE ROYAL HOUSE OF BOO HOO HOO
Title: Disappointment
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $27.00
"The totality of Edwin Stevenss vast appeal as a musician isnt usually something you can get to grips with by listening to one record alone. As the alpha member of the Manchester underground music nerd set hes played regularly in at least five completely stylistically unconnected formations at any one time and probably more like 50 in total. Disappointment is exactly the kind of record I always dreamed about putting out by an Ed-led project and only knowingly incongruously titled in the sense that it might be a response to the arrogance fundamental to Manchesters depressingly irrepressible musical heritage. Its a unification of everything hes been brilliant at within various contexts. I love to see him ecstatically ripping it up ostrich freestyle in Desmadrados Soldados de Ventura, Zweiters, and Yerba Mansa. But that doesnt mean I dont want him to sing me beautiful sincere Irma songs of apology and regret or slaughter his guitar like its an opponent in a Wrestlemania contest, like he does in Klaus Kinski. All those normally disparate elements coalesce on this wondrously weird, hypnotic, earnest, outer limits rock record, which is why I was so bloody keen to put it out when he first played it to me in his kitchen last autumn. Not that hed have struggled to get anyone else to do it. Listen to the thing -- its ruddy sublime, which makes his one word sign-off on the sleeve notes all the more annoying: “Sorry,” he says. Pfft!" --Nick Mitchell, founder, Golden Lab Records, December 24, 2014.

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: LEIGH, HEATHER
Title: Nightingale
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $27.00
"After an intense one-on-one dialogue with Heather Leigh regarding Golden Lab Records mission to present beautiful records that showcase styles of guitar in all their extremities, Golden Lab is delighted to deliver what is, without question, an absolutely blinding example of just such a record. Leigh recorded Nightingale direct to cassette, delivering one of those performances in which the pedal steel rages so hard that the vocals never have the opportunity to even make an appearance. Recorded in glorious mono and mastered to really bring out the harshness of those insane tones, Nightingale captures an almost tape-like quality in the pedal steel itself, and its transfer to vinyl only warms it up further into a new zone of somehow cozy metallicism. This is an absolute joy -- a real tear-yr-face-off record that sort of acts as a companion piece to Leighs 2014 performances with Stefan Jaworzyn as Annihilating Light. 140-gram vinyl presented in a black and silver matte sleeve and limited to 250 copies." - Golden Lab.

Artist: MAD NANNA
Title: In Glasgow
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $28.00
"Theres something about the drummerless version of Mad Nanna that just gives them all this scope to stretch out into their own strangeness. The much-lauded Australian duo was captured live, here, at their seminal Volcanic Tongue in-store performance in Glasgow, Scotland, and its one of those recordings to make you depressed that you werent there. The guitar playing -- slow and sparse and slimily sliding and chugging -- just has all this amazing drag to it, propelled by the wavering internal body clock of singer Michael Zulicki, whose voice has all the deadpan charm of The Dead Cs Michael Morley, but whose songs are reminiscent of Supreme Dicks most out-there shuffles. Splurged over the top of that like hot oil on a skillet are the ultra-slo-mo, totally untutored and blindingly great "solos" (in the loosest sense) of guitarist Pat OBrien." - Golden Lab.

Artist: MELANIE ODUBHSHLAINE
Title: Deformed Vowels
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $30.00
"Melanie ODubhshlaine is a Leeds-based synthetic noise merchant (formerly performing under the Ocelocelot moniker). An obtuse musical fantasist, M OD is a purveyor of heavy space-chord amalgamations, drum pad improv, and the human voice synthesized into abstraction and stripped of communicative utilitarianism. Always great live, this supporting pillar of the Ashtray Navigations empire stands independent, peaceful like a heron, as the brown river unremittingly carries pillagers debris downstream to some godforsaken industrial necropolis, long ago taken hostage by Japanese knotweed." - Golden Lab.

Artist: MV & EE WITH THE GOLDEN ROAD
Title: Limits/Jacked-Up
Format: 7"
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $12.00
"Side A is called Limits and its a full Golden Road blaster with riffs as meaty as a New York deli sandwich, ripped-up MV vocals and swirling EE vocals through a fat Leslie speaker. Side B is a sleww, stonnnned (possibly 4-track) recording called Jacked-Up with a haunting, almost dissonant vocal from MV and one of the greatest examples of Erika Elders intuitive, whacked-out lap steel playing weve yet heard. There are only 300 copies, so get in quick if you want some." - Golden Lab.

Artist: MV & EE WITH THE GOLDEN ROAD
Title: Moment Spacing/Bong Judge
Format: 7"
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $6.00
"This summer loving bliss festival of a record is everything we hoped it could be and more. Side A, "Moment Spacing" is a two-and-a-half-minute blast of "ooh-la-la-la-la-la" joy that wraps a posi+ aura around the world. B-side, Bong Judge is the stoned, slowed down, phaser-drenched, stretched-out basement tapes version of (almost unrecognisably) the same song running at six+ minutes." - Golden Lab. 2008 release.

Artist: NACE , BILL/STEVE BACZKOWSKI/CHRIS CORSANO
Title: Stolen Car
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $30.00
“Stolen Car, recorded in January 2013, performed by saxophonist Steve Baczkowski, drummer Chris Corsano, and guitarist Bill Nace, and featuring Paul Flaherty napkin art on the front and back covers, does something completely different again. The sprawling title jam that covers the entirety of side A scratches and crackles before exploding into a full-on roar of expressionism that stretches the boundaries of non-idiomatic improv. Side B collects three shorter, similarly rabid pieces, which each elevate Baczkowskis playing to mind-boggling levels as he proves his mettle against two of the most outstanding proponents of their respective instruments in the world. Absolutely unmissable and in a run of just 300 copies. 140-gram vinyl.” - Golden Lab.

Artist: NEPTUNE
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"From Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts with a gnarled, home-made clatter and drone comes Neptune. Part sculptural art metallurgy project, part rock band (no, scratch that -- ALL rock band), the three-piece formed initially to demonstrate, in an art gallery setting, the awesome crunk of band leader Jason Sandfords home-sculpted scrap metal instruments. Two world tours and one blistering album later, theyre now set to release two new full-lengths on Table of the Elements (home to their heroes Faust, Tony Conrad and John Cale, amongst others). But not before this, the first recorded fruits of their unrelenting instinct for improvisation. The album, featuring five tracks and running at a fraction over forty minutes in length, was recorded in collaboration with their friends Jessica Rylan (Cant/Vampire Cant), Donna Parker and Kevin Micka. Reminiscent of 70s/80s experimental post-prog innovators This Heat, the home-made electronics, found sounds and scrap metal are forged to create a familiar brand of searing, soaring, seething rock, played with virtuosity and gusto, yet with a sense of individuality inescapable in the shadow of the instruments creation. With beautiful floral packaging designed by celebrated sleeve/poster artist and NME cartoonist Dave Bailey, and pressed on beautifully putrid orange and brown marbled vinyl, this improvised masterpiece is surely a contender for most collectible record of 2007. Ltd to 525 copies on orange/brown marbled vinyl." -Golden Lab

Artist: PART WILD HORSES MANE ON BOTH SIDES
Title: Pike/Portent
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $29.00
"Utterly stunning album from the long-running (and just-married) duo of Kelly Jayne Jones and Pascal Nichols, better known to the world as Part Wild Horses Mane on Both Sides. Theyve moved so far, now, from their Japanese-esque psychedelicised beginnings back in the mid-00s where celebratory flute and drums cascaded into one another like competing tsunamis. Not that what they were doing back then wasnt already brilliant -- in fact, they heralded what felt, at the time, like it might be a whole new era of British drone (a movement that never really came to pass). Its just that, since then, theyve become such masters of their craft that its hard to feel anything but awe upon listening to Pike/Portent. For starters, they do less. In other words, they seem to be as obsessed nowadays with the space between sounds as they do with the sounds themselves. Resonance too. This record sounds like it was recorded in a cave by the ocean, its as simple as that. Secondly, while its still an exploration of the transitory potential of the relationship between the embellished trapezoid drum kit and the naked flute, its just more interrelated, more dynamic, more alive. Jones, in particular, seems to have found the perfect spaces in which to interject complementary and/or jarring sounds (clanking pebbles, pouring water, electronics, etc.). Its almost impossible to consider the result in terms of improvisational music -- its just so considered, so accomplished, so communicative. 140-gram vinyl. Limited edition of 250." - Golden Lab.

Artist: SCOTCH BROOM COLLECTIVE
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $27.00
“Amazing, whacked archival recordings from Bob Fay (ex Sebadoh/Deluxx) and a host of Western Massachusetts friends, including Conrad Capistran (TARP), Jason Loewenstein (Sebadoh), Ann Slinn (Somerville Players), and Mark Perretta (Deluxx/Deluxx Folk Implosion), initially slated for release on Thurston Moore and Byron Coleys Ecstatic Yod Actuel Ass Run series. Featuring great, snarky Byron Coley liner notes, the LP collects home cassette recordings from between 1987 and 1995 that offer a fantastic aural bridge between the grunge-offcut, Northeast American, lo-fi sludge-rock scene of the very early 90s and what later became known as "New Weird America." Stylistically all over the place and beyond brilliant, this record represents the nascent weirdo mind of a Golden Lab Records that, at the time, didnt even know it would come to be.” - Golden Lab.

Artist: SETTLE, TOM & FRIENDS
Title: Old Wakes
Format: Double LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $53.00
"Tom Settle & Friends present Old Wakes on Golden Lab Records. Tom Settle has played in the wonderful Serfs with Jon Collin on and off for over ten years, as well as Beach Fuzz, Former Bullies, Desmadrados Soldados De Ventura and Dinner Party. Hes not only one of Manchesters finest guitar players but, Golden Lab thinks he is one of the most intuitive and evocative in the world today. Old Wakes features guests including Jon Collin, Nick Mitchell (Desmadrados Soldados De Ventura), Edwin Stevens (Irma Vep) and more. The album is a stunning example of his creative prowess, with a host of original compositions and improvisations as well as a handful of lesser known covers and traditionals. Its far and away the most accomplished psychedelic folk record to have been made in Britain in the last 40 years as far as Golden Lab Records is concerned. Sitar, guitar, drums, bells, penny whistles, recorders and more gorgeously rough vocal harmonies than you can shake a stick at. Double LP version comes in a gatefold. 180g vinyl housed in heavyweight casebound, UV coated sleeves. Edition of 200 copies." - Golden Lab.

Artist: SETTLE, TOM & FRIENDS
Title: Old Wakes/Old Rags
Format: Triple LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $65.00
"Triple LP gatefold edition. Includes bonus disc (140g vinyl). Limited to 100 copies. Tom Settle & Friends present Old Wakes on Golden Lab Records. Tom Settle has played in the wonderful Serfs with Jon Collin on and off for over ten years, as well as Beach Fuzz, Former Bullies, Desmadrados Soldados De Ventura and Dinner Party. Hes not only one of Manchesters finest guitar players but, Golden Lab thinks he is one of the most intuitive and evocative in the world today. Old Wakes features guests including Jon Collin, Nick Mitchell (Desmadrados Soldados De Ventura), Edwin Stevens (Irma Vep) and more. The album is a stunning example of his creative prowess, with a host of original compositions and improvisations as well as a handful of lesser known covers and traditionals. Its far and away the most accomplished psychedelic folk record to have been made in Britain in the last 40 years as far as Golden Lab Records is concerned. Sitar, guitar, drums, bells, penny whistles, recorders and more gorgeously rough vocal harmonies than you can shake a stick at." - Golden Lab.
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Artist: SHARROCK, LINDA/(IN) THE ABYSSITY OF THE GROUNDS
Title: Gods
Format: Triple LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $62.00
“Three 180-gram LPs in triple-gatefold sleeve. Limited edition of 300. Gods is the first major release of new material since, arguably, her 1989 LP with Wolfgang Puschnig on ECM, by one of free jazzs most important icons, whose transition via a debilitating stroke into deep, guttural wordlessness has seen her enter a new realm of primal vocal raging. This is Linda Sharrock, best known for her show-stealin voice work on ex-husband Sonnys two albums Black Woman (1969) and Monkey-Pockie-Boo (1970), recorded in 2014 for over two hours at her wailing, heart-stopping best, flanked by the stellar (In) the Abyssity of the Grounds (Theresa Eipeldauer (voice), Mario Rechtern (soprano, alto, baritone, saxoline, voice), Max Bogner (guitar, electronics, voice), and Didi Kern (drums)). A truly stunning, demented, and absolutely essential bombardment of relentless energy by one of the giants of avant-garde music, with amazing whacked liner notes by saxophonist Mario Rechtern.” - Golden Lab.
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Artist: VALENTINE, MATT "MV"
Title: Midden Mound
Format: Double LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $59.00
“A massive, expansive work by Matt "MV" Valentine, featuring a host of guest performers, including Erika Elder, J Mascis (Dinosaur Jr),Jeremy Earl (Woods, Woodsist), P.G. Six, and Michael Flower. An 11-track combination of sprawling jams including the incredible Rudy Rucker-inspired "Freeware" and other beautiful songs across two slabs of wax. A truly wondrous, sun-blinded summer stoner record that throws its sandals in the duffel bag, lets the sand slip through its toes, and tramps off in the direction of a mirage of a gigantic effigy of Ganesh. Double LP pressed on 180-gram vinyl and housed in a stunning, super-heavyweight, UV-coated gatefold jacket with enormous poster insert. Absolute must-have and Golden Labs personal record of the year. Do not miss!” - Golden Lab.

Artist: WEIRDING MODULE
Title: Sounds From the Hibrane
Format: Cass
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $4.50
"Michael Troutman is better known as the bass player in Detroit trio Awesome Color whose three LPs were indebted to their guitar slingin Motor City forefathers. This full-length tape couldnt be more different. Its like a Japanese Klaus Schultz or something. All pulsating synths and counter rhythms. Lulls you into the stone zone. Perfection." - Golden Lab.

Artist: XNO BBQX
Title: Skewer
Format: 10"
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $11.00
"Idiot-savant-garde drums/guitar duo from Australia whose first LP came out on Siltbreeze to the attention of about seventeen people. Why not be the eighteenth? Just imagine how smug you can be knowing that pretty much all other people dont own this." - Golden Lab. 2009 release.
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Artist: YOUNGS, RICHARD
Title: Varispeed Etudes
Format: LP
Label: Golden Lab
Country: UK
Price: $33.00
“140-gram LP in heavyweight UV-coated sleeve. Limited edition of 300. Varispeed Etudes was conceived by revered, quixotic, Glasgow-based avant-garde populist Richard Youngs very much as an analog "record of two halves" in the spirit of David Bowies Low (1977) and Heaven 17s Penthouse and Pavement (1981). Side A showcases Youngss bent for electronic experimentation and those inimitable, hauntingly reedy, standard English vocal tones that have placed him squarely alongside a peer group of the UKs vocalizing weirdos that includes Robert Wyatt, Ivor Cutler, and Charles Hayward. Side B strips away the vocals and replaces the electronics with a series of shorter, dissonant, slow-moving, acoustic clatterbang soundscapes. The whole thing is "held together by the joy of varispeed pitch control -- major delight of reel-to-reel recording" and its as rich, conceptually oblique, throwaway, but important as anything in Youngss catalog." - Golden Lab.

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