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Artist: DEAD C
Title: The Damned
Format: CD
Label: Starlight Furniture Company
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Over the last 17 years, The Dead C have produced some of the most strident, uncompromising and downright nasty rock screech to exit from their homeland of New Zealand, without sacrificing an ounce of the grace and finesse required of tamers of gigantic, wild sandworms. Their eighteen full-length albums and numerous seven-inch singles have garnered worldwide respect from vertebrates and invertebrates alike. The Dead Cs improvised noise rock verges on disintegration with a trademark hazy disorientation, invariably evoking hypnotic and heavy moods. But The Dead C are no bummer. They have always sought liberation from shallow and easy rock conventions; amid the murk of cardboard box guitars, underwater vocals, and ramshackle drumming, a new consciousness emerges. The recognizable, sullen strumming, mumbling and lyrical ennui of painter and educator Michael Morley (also known for his solo work as Gate), anchored by percussionist Robbie Yeats and punctuated by the atonal bursts of writer and Corpus Hermeticum label boss Bruce Russell (also known for his solo work as A Handful of Dust), coalesce in a solid front that mocks the efforts of schmaltz-peddling hacks." - Starlight Furniture.

Artist: GLANDS OF EXTERNAL SECRETION
Title: Northern Exposure Will Be Right Back
Format: LP
Label: Starlight Furniture Company
Country: USA
Price: $9.00
"Barbara Manning and Seymour Glass (Bananafish) turn themselves inside out. Ick." Mid-90s release.
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Artist: GLANDS OF EXTERNAL SECRETION/DECAER PINGA
Title: Tubular Bells
Format: LP
Label: Starlight Furniture Company
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"The album that launched Richard Bransons Virgin Records and is virtually synonymous with The Exorcist, Mike Oldfields Tubular Bells has been revisited by the composer himself over the years in hopes of rectifying problems that still trouble him to this day -- elastic timing, dodgy playing, poor edits, changes in tone, background tape noise. Needless to say, such defects are tools of the trade for countless modern recording artists, especially at the bottom of the food chain. In this no-instruments interpretation of Oldfields epic instrumental performed by Glands of External Secretion (side one) and Decaer Pinga (side two), deficiency is the cornerstone. By intentionally limiting themselves to prerecorded tapes, field recordings, electronic devices and effects, out-of-context musical passages, and anything else that did not require a musical instrument to be played -- both bands interpret their respective halves of this legendary opus with methods that seem to run counter to the spirit of the original, yet paradoxically force it to shine through" - Starlight Furniture Company.
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Artist: MELCHIOR, DAN
Title: Slow Down Tiger
Format: LP
Label: Starlight Furniture Company
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"In which The Dauphin of Durham completes, once and for all, the long and complicated process of self-extrication from musics No Exit--song structure. On Slow Down Tiger the forces of centrifuge, gravity and vacuums form a welcoming committee at the gates of dark plumbing otherwise known as Beyond. The first side-long piece, "Tongues" congeals into a grand mosaic, a kind of reverse Pangaea of mostly dissenting voices: Nicaraguan poet Nicanor Parra; a clip from Sult, the Swedish film based on Knut Hamsuns Hunger; Russian absurdist / surrealist Daniil Kharms; Jesuit priest Gerard Manley Hopkins; author of modernist masterpiece Briggflatts Basil Bunting; the eternally disenchanted Alan Dugan; Victorian heritage booster John Betjeman; and field recordings of the 1990 poll tax riots in London. It is a welcome new outpost in the cluttered frontier of found-sound tape composition. On the flip, the obvious touchstone of yet another side-long track, "Hospital Poem," is minimalist drone a la Basinski, Harold Budd or Tony Conrad, though Melchiors very personal approximation of the subtlest of ectoplasmic melodies repeated over and over ends up more dissonant and darker than one would expect. With its graceful marbling, tightly arranged as if restrained by a massage therapist, this elegant sausage would make the ideal soundtrack for an all-Lego remake of Solaris. Edition of 300 copies. Please check with your sales rep for a complete listing of Dans numerous titles." -Starlight Furniture Company.

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