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Artist: AMBARCHI/FENNESZ/PIMMON/REHBERG/ROWE
Title: Afternoon Tea
Format: Double LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $31.00
"Who would have thought a relaxed sunny afternoon, newfound friendships and some spur-of-the-moment would have resulted in whats been described as one of the most compelling documents of both free improvisation and electronic?" -- All Music Guide. "Its the people involved in Afternoon Tea -- originally released in 2000 on German label Ritornell and now available on vinyl for the first time with a new master, bonus tracks and newly discovered live recordings -- that ensured it as more than a happy accident. The twin guitar presence of AMMs Keith Rowe and Oren Ambarchi and kindred spirits of the laptop -- Sydneys Pimmon, Viennas Christian Fennesz and Peter Rehberg -- made it a momentous day. With all the players coming together during the 2000 What Is Music? Festival, Afternoon Tea stands as a highpoint of the then-emerging intersection between Powerbook performance and guitar improvisation. All subtlety, nuance and detail, it is a revelation of restraint. Built on a steadying flow of burbling rhythm, the quintet slowly weave around each others sonics in layers to create a tonal palette immersive in its atmosphere and magnetic in its compulsion. Hindsight clearly reveals the heart of these pieces -- important to note, considering they were recorded at a time when laptop performance was an alien concept to many in experimental music, suffering controversy and backlash as well as an over-abundance of pale approaches from many who took it on as novelty as opposed to serious musical pursuit. Those involved in the Afternoon Tea session left their Australian tour inspired, citing their merry time in the country eating, drinking and hanging out at the beach as well as their performances as a direct influence on their following work. Afternoon Tea remains one of the quiet and real achievers for experimental music of the past decade. Remastered in May 2009 and packaged in deluxe Stoughton gatefold jacket with artwork designed by Stephen OMalley. Vinyl edition of the CD reissue from Black Truffle Records, includes the same bonus tracks. First time ever available on vinyl." - Weird Forest.

Artist: BATHING DRUID
Title: Beltane Loofah
Format: 7"
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $5.50
"Its true of Bathing Druid, as its probably true of all major proverbs, 80-syllable titles of old-fashioned royalty and a good deal of e.e. cummings later poetry: it all started with a Madlibs-derivative word game. Despite the unbelievable weight of its results, the game is surprisingly basic. It requires three players, each of whom independently chooses one word to fill in a sentence, the structure of which is always the same from round to round (What is a (noun) but an (adjective) (noun)?). When the sentence is filled in with sufficiently vague, timeless words, the game can conjure some profound questions. In fact, if you read all of the obscure, sometimes omitted footnotes to the texts of the ancient philosophers, you will find one consistent source from which knowledge has been universally drawn since the dawn of time: The Sentence Game. (Modern technology has brought about the height of the games productivity, through a widespread experiment, being conducted in zoos everywhere: for years, chimpanzees have been arbitrarily pontificating, through machines designed to offer random words at the press of a button.) As previously mentioned, it was through this game that Bathing Druid got its name (the result of the fated round was, What is the midwest but a bathing druid?). Philosophical doors swung wide open when first this question was asked, and Bathing Druid like Brigadoon descended on the Earth -- an apparition, both quick to enchant and to disappear. Luckily, those who stumbled upon the band in its brief window of being need not wait 100 years for its next appearance. This 7" record is the only known artyfact of Bathing Druid. All songs were created within one week, and recorded in one day. May the Beltane Loofah wash you clean and make you new." -Weird Forest

Artist: BEE MASK
Title: Hyperborean Trenchtown
Format: LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
Silkscreened jacket. "I think Chris Madak was born after impact in a car crash, and his Hyperborean Trenchtown will enter the world in a similar fashion. The album resonates a future sound vision that can only come from an old soul destined to further pave the paths laid by electronic and minimalist pioneers. Thorough audio examinations covering every facet of sound/tone property as a whole will reveal astonishing new layers listen after listen. Undeniably pure processes of creating and sustaining sound visually, sonically and otherwise brings a mathematical and scientific accuracy that hasnt been seen since the days of Lovely Music Ltd. or GRM. The albums two side-long cuts are divided into two displays of versatility with varied sound sources including amplified acoustic instruments, hand-made electronics, phonography and more. Brilliant textures and audio hallucinogenic time/space wormholes create infinite listening possibilities for this album. Few albums can create such a disorienting tunnel that it sounds as if the record has multiple albums locked within itself -- you can hear these sounds and interpret them in so many ways that only time can unlock its many possibilities. Great albums only gain significance and this is surely no exception. Listen to this record on your turntable and stop time completely or melt into the past or the future with it -- your choice." -John Elliott.
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Artist: BIANCHI, MAURIZIO
Title: Das Platinzeitalter
Format: Double LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"Have you ever looked into the abyss? Man, its scary! An infinite void of the blackest black where not even a gleam of light can escape its dark talons. Needless to say, its not the most popular destination, but hey, it is there. And believe me, sooner or later that day will come when you will sit on the cusp and fix your eyes on the vast nothingness that is everything. But until that hour beckons, you may as well prepare yourself by spinning Das Platinzeitalter by Maurizio Bianchi. Dark ambient barely captures what is engraved in these grooves. Loops from the history of dust, ancient as the catacombs and spectral like the last rays of hope. Theres an eerie calmness to all four sides of this LP. Timeless and inevitable as the setting sun, as if this music has always been here. Which it has. It was up to Bianchi to find it. This recording captures the never-ending decay of beauty at the point when it is realized that resistance is futile and the metamorphosis has begun. There are not many musicians who can distill this essence: early Zoviet France, Nature Unveiled-era Current 93, Lustmord and Andrew Chalk/Mirror to name a few, but Das Platinzeitalter sounds like it comes from hallowed grounds, the once sacred is now profane. It forces your head to turn toward the abyss. Its up to you to open your eyes and look. Then the next thing you know, its over. Its all over. �??Dennis Yudt. Screenprinting faithfully reproducing original CD art by Seizure Palace, Portland, OR. Limited to 500 copies on silkscreen foldover covers and hand-numbered in silver ink." - Weird Forest.
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Artist: BIANCHI, MAURIZIO
Title: Symphony For A Genocide
Format: LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"M.B., aka Maurizio Bianchi, has enjoyed a deserved renaissance in recent times as a new generation discovers his charred brand of industrial noise, particularly the artists formative early 80s period before he disappeared in pursuit of religion. In the ensuing years, many of these early records became prized collector objects, garnering hundreds of dollars -- if they could even be found. Bianchi has since returned to creating music and many of those pricey releases have been re-issued on vinyl except for whats widely considered to be his seminal work from that time, Symphony for a Genocide. Weird Forest is proud to rectify this situation. To the uninitiated, Symphony may sound like so much noise with its unyielding factory-of-death buzzsaw sound making Throbbing Gristles industrial music almost top-40 by comparison. But buried underneath the unrelenting martial rhythms and analog siren sounds is a great deal of musicality, including synth melodies and basic chord progressions. Bianchi uses all these elements at his disposal to create a gripping audio portrait of the grim subject matter. Re-issue is strictly limited to 500 copies and is a near-exact reproduction of the original Sterile Records release, including hand-stamped labels and inserts just like the 1981 issue." -Weird Forest
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Artist: BUK BUK BIGUPS
Title: Buk Buk Bigups
Format: 12"
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"Weird Forest drops the debut 12" from Sacramentos newest, best-kept, filthy secret. Buk Buk Bigups was created as an avenue for Sacramento-based musician Aaron Zeff to explore the outer parameters of popular and experimental music. Influenced by industrial tones, Krautrock rhythms and disco humor, Zeff takes the forgotten sounds of 1999 pre-Brooklyn Sacramento and reinvigorates the disco-notdisco formula with some guitar freakazoid dead-pan party anthems and fried mutant bedroom funk. The A-side, Hot Mess, gives a nod to a DFA-style production through chopped high-end riddim, but with a classic vibe: Manzaneras Primitive Guitar-era axe soaring solos, Roger Troutmans blunted affected vocals, and unconscious Dirty Mind cat-calls. Endless Itch, the B-side, is a lurching oxycotin-laced slow burner not straying too far from a funkier version of Factums or a subdued Gary War, but channeling Bay Area legends Tuxedomoon. Weve already coined the default genre descriptor for your blog: plastic brown-eye soul or, if you like, valley downer funk." - Weird Forest.

Artist: D YELLOW SWANS
Title: Live In The Police State Capitol
Format: LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"Im extremely honored to release this one-sided twelve-inch by one of my favorite bands, D. Yellow Swans. 1/4" Tape, Guitar, Voice, Drum Machines, Microphones, Mixer Feedback, Various Electronics and Two Wonderful Fellas (formerly of Mur*der and Boxleitner) from San Francisco-via-Portland who craft Wolf Eyes-style pieces that build up to mammoth walls of noise via keyboards, guitars, processors, etc. This record is live recordings from Sacramento and Arcata, circa fall 2003. Theyve collaborated with Dead Science in the past, as well as sharing the stage with Nice Nice, Burning Star Core, Wives, and oodles of others - just so ya know where these guys are coming from. Forthcoming releases on Narnack, Deathbombarc, and gobs more. They improvise off each other to create the mesmeric, volatile yet controlled chaos of electronic sear, rasp and burn. Full spectrum tonality, sonic exploration, the opening of new doors of perception, spiritual journey, and the establishment of new,  meaningful shared cultural experience in the tradition of folk and native musics from around the globe invoking Freedom, Happiness, Love, and the sharing and incitement of these feelings in others. Positivity. Total Liberation. Limited to 500 copies." - Weird Forest.
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Artist: DEAD RAVEN CHOIR
Title: Cask Strength Black Metal
Format: Triple LP Box Set
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $45.00
"A triple-LP box set collection from black metal/folk sound benders DEAD RAVEN CHOIR. Insanely loud and noisy blasts of sonic skree with strange folky melodic undertones of banjo, cello, mandolin, percussion, and extremely frightening vocals. Includes the tracks from the bands Sturmfucklinglieder, Grand Ravishing Extravaganza, Sevenfold Songs of Death, and Sheath And Knife EPs, all previously released in very small quantities. Pressed in an edition of 999, and packaged with seven inserts in a beautiful, dark forest-clad box. Previous releases on Last Visible Dog, Jewelled Antler, Digitalis Industries, and Foxglove. For fans of Leviathan, Gorgoroth, Draugar, Xasthur, Burzum, and the like." - Weird Forest.

Artist: DMPH
Title: s/t
Format: 7"
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"DMPH is a new Sacramento-Oakland free improv trio consisting of Chad Stockdale (tenor sax), Kevin Corcoran (drums/percussion) and Derek Monypeny (guitar). This record finds them starting from intuitive scatter/splatter into a deep, dense windtunnel on Side A (Oakland), while on Side B (Sacramento) a similarly conversational beginning leads to a highly electricified freakout squall that might put some heads in mind of Last Exit. Clearly, these guys have done their homework. Derek plays guitar in the magnificent bay area group Oaxacan and Kevin has recorded with such luminaries as Tetuzi Akiyama and Christian Kiefer. Chad has previously appeared on records with Kevin and is one half of the free jazz duo Klondike & York. Limited to 200 copies." - Weird Forest.

Artist: EIKENSKADEN
Title: The Last Danse
Format: LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $13.50
"You know it, you love it, by the unholy pestilent gods you cant get enough of it! Hailing from France comes the first ever vinyl release of one of THE greatest black metal albums of all time! Yeah, right. YEAH RIGHT! Baroque black metal! What the hades?!? The loudest, rawest, pummeling screech, fuzz, distortion and..classical piano?!?! You got it, some of the most innovative yet primitive, and dare I say, romantic (!?!) metal Ive heard in many a blood-soaked moon. You want experimental truly bizarre black metal? This is for you!" - Weird Forest.

Artist: EMERALDS
Title: Allegory of Allergies
Format: Double LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $22.00
"About a month ago, as I watched Emeralds levitate a packed house at Brooklyns Glasslands, I couldnt help but wax a bit misty-eyed, recalling the years we all spent orbiting the basements of the upper Midwest with a cabal of like-minded fuckups. This opportunity to revisit Allegory of Allergies isnt exactly helping me regain my composure, and for that, Im profoundly grateful, insofar as time, distance and a seriously killer record can put a pretty impressive sentimental gloss on virtually anything, from spacing out and driving two hours past the gig in a thunderstorm to blasting the Gods of Tundra c120 on a half-dead portable deck while scrambling to dodge a sketchy eviction threat. Those, apparently, were the days. In its formal aspect, Allegory shares much with the recent and justly lauded What Happened, though in nearly every other sense, theyre night and day. Where the extended vignettes of What Happened share a certain crystalline expansiveness and astral sheen, Allegory offers a crumbling labyrinth thats at once humid and frigid, crammed to the gills with moss, lichen, cobwebs, brick dust, rotting boards, peeling paint, and narrow shafts of light. Its a blurry and bleary vision, in which John Elliott, Steve Hauschildt and Mark McGuire improvise on synths, guitar, voice, and tapes like three cats batting at an enormous calder mobile, a sound thoroughly native to the moldering interiors and indigenous dystopian/psychedelic culture of the American Rust Belt. Those approaching this work for the first time will have much around which to warp/wrap their heads. Emeralds are possessed of a slow-burning, Cluster-like sense of patience, an accompanying willingness to assume the appearance of burbling sideways in low gear while stealthily turning the universe on its edge, a rare mastery of perspective and scale and an ability to make audible the slipperiness of the slope between harmony and timbre. Just as crucially, they manage to be ambitious and sprawling without compromising their aura of raw immediacy and handmadeness. It is precisely this sort of fried grace that secures Emeralds place in the history of vernacular experimental music and situates Allegory of Allergies squarely in its hallowed canon of epic double LPs." -Chris Madak. Deluxe gatefold sleeve.
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Artist: FAMILY UNDERGROUND
Title: Black Hole
Format: Double LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"Family Underground drenched the east coast of the USA in molten syrup last year and they toted along a tour CD-R entitled Black Hole released by the fine folk of Secret Eye. Mega bummed I didnt get to feel their magic live but I ordered that tour disc post-haste. Man, when I got it I was slain. I thought it was their finest work to date so I had to invoke it on vinyl. I tapped into the bands communication network and together we figured this would make a killer double LP, definitely one for the record books. So The Underground sent me a half hour of unreleased musics to fill the vinyl sides to fruition. Holy Hannah was I unprepared for A! How well the new jams mind-melded with the other tracks. And B ⿿ the superb variation of the entire work with paramount peaks and deep arcane valleys. Get it and trip! Limited to 500 copies on black vinyl with full color gatefold jackets." -Weird Forest.

Artist: GANGLIANS
Title: Monster Head Room
Format: LP + 7"
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"11 tracks in just under 50 min. All completely new songs.. This album is pure naive headphone acid pop to drive to, at least thats what was going through our heads."- Ganglians Sacramentos Ganglians want an island somewhere where they can soak in the sun and prowl the canopy by night. Its not often that they do get out, but they can get down for that. Recording sometimes as one, sometimes as four its a real game to figure out where the entity comes from and where its going. First and foremost its about uncertain pleasures. Its a bit like choose your own adventure. Theres "codeine balladry"; a slightly upsetting tempo that is quickly flushed into an aural high, the next moment youre in the toy strewn abyss of the bedroom and then out to the tribal caves of the natives. The planets align and the sun beats down, palms tingling, and you are on the island theyve built, the scenery constantly shifting for a better view, of you. "If you ask them, Sacramentos Ganglians consist of "the whole of the Ganglian race" as well as "the squirrels in the walls that bounce acorns across the ceiling in the dead of night." So far, Ive resisted the urge to look too hard to find out more. What I do know is that the group, who creates all-over-the-map damaged-and-psychedelic noise-pop, is about to release an EP and LP on Woodsist. The labels already had a banner year and change via Crystal Stilts, Wavves, Blank Dogs, Vivian Girls, etc. Add this to the trophy case. Really, Ganglians sound isnt as easy to peg as some of their cohorts -- listen to three songs and youll hear three different approaches with some similar threads running through. See, for instance, "Hair"s rollicking dark surf and the more pastoral (and considerably epic) "Valiant Brave."- Brandon Stosuy /stereogum.com

Artist: GARRINCHA AND THE STOLEN ELK
Title: Void
Format: LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"With a pair of cassette releases in recent months on the venerable tape labels, Stunned Records and 905 Tapes, Garrincha & The Stolen Elk may seem like neophytes on the scene but the truth is Davy Bui and Matt Kretzmann have been making music together in one form or another since 2002. I Dont Believe You kicks off the album with chiming bells and an upbeat church hymn slowed down and matched to a barrage of processed chanting voices. The song morphs into a hypnotic guitar loop layered with ringing synths, guitar washes and ghostly vocals, all building to a cacophonous climax replete with bleating saxes, a buzz metal riff and shredded guitar. Tower of Babble begins with sounds of rainfall and something sounding like slowed-down Gregorian chants as a chiming guitar melody softly repeats, eventually giving way to a buzzing organ drone, a tribal drum beat and belted German vocals before taking a final sinister turn with an insistent snare roll propelling the song towards its grand finale. The album concludes with the side-long, three-part First Rites, Last Communion suite. Heavily comprised of processed Asian church ceremony field recordings accompanied by occasional guitar and keyboard statements, the piece eventually erupts into a maelstrom of noise blasts, wild guitar and ringing bells before settling into a series of long, drawn out tones. Mastered by Graham Lambkin (ex-Shadow Ring), this album sounds like little else in the Weird Forest catalog." -Weird Forest

Artist: GOLDBERG, SAM
Title: Current
Format: LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"Clevelands SAM GOLDBERG (MIST, FREE TIME, RUMOURS, DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME) delivers a new album of synth heavy stuff in the vein of bands like The Emeralds. Limited to 300 copies." - Weird Forest.

Artist: GROUPER
Title: Wide
Format: LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
2008 release repressed - new cover art and no longer gatefold. "Highly anticipated follow-up to the majestic Way Their Crept, Wide is another beautifully dazed float through wordless choral drones that touches on the early music of Hildegard Of Bingen and Palestrina as much as Popol Vuh, Two Daughters and Taj Mahal Travellers alongside hypnotic guitar lines that work the softest spears of flesh deep into your spine while illuminating imaginary frozen landscapes populated by pyramids of shimmering delay and melodies that you might well have dreamt of. Some of the tracks have a more dazed, avant-garage, almost Pink Floyd/Simply Saucer-esque guitar drone to them that wasnt quite so present on Way Their Crept and it adds a great psychedelic/Astronomy Domine feel to the wuzz of vocal tone. Grouper has collaborated with Jandek, Xiu Xiu, Ilyas Ahmed, Six Organs of Admittance, Jorge Behringer, Badgerlore, and others. This is the vinyl edition of the cd released on Free Porcupine Society." - Weird Forest.
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Artist: HAIR POLICE
Title: Drawn Dead
Format: LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"Whats inside the putrid, rotting, decrepid bandages ruined by the slow feral decay of time... its in your ears, that noise that creeps up in one small, rat-like, continous tonality of frozen windshields cracking from the chill of mortality that pulsates louder and louder and you caress the bandaged corpse and the dust of the long-deadened flesh shuffles from the caked, pale red cloth and the pulses turn to howls which are slashed quiet by the bludgeoning sterility of your mundane existence. Take this with you under the dirt. This is the lp version of the cd released on Hanson Records. Limited to 475 copies with insert." - Weird Forest.

Artist: HEXLOVE
Title: Want To Be Nice
Format: CD
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"Hey, sometimes everything gets a little too much and the ol nostrils feel constricted and the stomach feels empty and inside out. Just step out of it [like a transparent sphere]. I was always told to use a warm towel. However. What is this Hexlove shit doing to me right now? Putting me on the ropes, yo. West Coasting Zac Nelson double-doses and lifts this rump roast with layers of sprite-like bliss wafting; a come-and-go series of ghosts over spans of time then in fact here comes a complete cosmic sine-flute journey. I dont know, maybe Vangelis and Klaus Schulze get fed each others good vibes and then, oh yeah, the realness of the sound and a weight or extreme heaviness. Walls, sheets, large tarps of these good vibes get spun by a sampler dish of Sunroof-esque absolute humnburn clatter, completely searing, straight-up whopper, and somewhere around the near edge of celestial submerged polyorchestral non-existence emersion into microshard peaks of looping bucolic, stoney walk-on-the-water synth(?) fragment melody permeation you -- eventually, no matter where you are -- youre pretty much lost in a mellow excitement/familiar space I think someone whispered my name - type deal. All the mentioned unfolds in one 39 minute track." -Loren Shimanek

Artist: HEXLOVE/FAULOUAH
Title: Free Jazz From Slavery
Format: Double LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"If one were dim enough to go about explaining the new double LP from Hexlove/Faulouah by pointing up parallels between it and the future-thinking music which has surely influenced its creator, I imagine the task wouldnt be too daunting. One may first notice that Free Jazz From Slavery is awash in the sublimely complex percussion patterns of 20th century composers like Harry Partch, Eugene Kurtz, and Iannis Xenakis. Or one might wonder if Zac Nelson, the man in the cockpit of this thing, hadnt been listening to Another Green World since he was in the womb. And certainly it wouldnt be a stretch to say that the jibing spirit of early-80s Pere Ubu experimentation is all over the more flippant efforts like Dont Say I Didnt Warm Yah and the watery blurb that opens the record, Aztec vs. Dolphin. This, though, is the wrong way to go about listening to or talking about any of Hexlove/Faulouahs work. Musical ancestors are worn proudly on Nelsons sleeve, but as eagerly as he celebrates them, he also delights in taking them, along with himself, down a peg. The snarky punning of the albums title, the faux-shamanic chanting and cooing, the deliberately murked-up and buzzing arrangements, all belie an agenda that involves not only a glad embrace of the less austere reaches of avant-gardism but a pointed critique of its elitism and intellectual posturing. Tracks like the doom-laden Lots of Wings Carry Seeds, which pulses like the metabolism of some slumbering extinct beast, display a staggering sense of grey beauty but are quickly undercut when Nelson begins to take a more blithe and self-deprecating tack. This, though, is not to the records detriment; it never falls into mere novelty or self-parody. The sheer technical brilliance, evident on every track, earns quite a big spot on Nelsons cheek to put his tongue in. The most glorious moments, though, are those in which he is able to marry these two tendencies, as on the desperate and busy Grump up the Volume, which opens the second side of the first record. And this is just the first record. All doubts that may have been lingering about Nelsons seriousness or capabilities vanish completely after even the most cursory listen to the second record. Alone, it is a startlingly focused and beautiful ambient masterwork, but it shines all the more when it is coupled with the chaos of the first record. The long, breathing pieces are tranquil and meditative, yet never naïve or on the look-out for a place in The New Age. Under every track, however, spare and delicate, lurks an anxiety that constantly threatens to swallow all delusions of well-being. Though it drones and broods, it is never without texture. Alive with the haunting organ of Exits Very Damp or the subtle xylophone flourishes of Big Happy Lotus, it manages to maintain a clean, coherent spirit without becoming sterile or devolving into massage music. The side-long closer and centerpiece of the album, Psychopomp, though, is as sparse and heavenly as music gets, but it still attains such a raw human beauty that after you hear it, the last thing you want to do is lie down for a massage. Rather, you want to run out and find the human who created it and thank him." --Steve Rodgers

Artist: IIBIIS ROOGE
Title: Hespherides
Format: LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"This one has been recorded for a while now – I think we finished it around the end of 2010, after starting it early that summer – but its been worth the wait, with Weird Forests usual high standards of presentation and mastering very much in evidence. We took a slightly different appraoch for this one too – instead of our more usual “virtual collaboration” method of sending files back and forward through the e-aether, we based this LP around some pretty intense live jams at a sweaty rehearsal space in Leeds. Of course we then took them apart and rebuilt them using our more regular method, but hopefully the sense of live abandon is there underneath it all." - Neil Campbell.

"Iibiis Rooge is the high-powered collaboration of Neil Campbell (Astral Social Club, Vibracathedral Orchestra and A Band) and High Wolf (releases on Holy Mountain, Not Not Fun, and his own Winged Sun label). Their new album, Hespherides, is a welcome development in the duos trajectory, with its immersive propulsion more refined and synthesized than their 2009 self-titled debut. That earlier effort showcased the possibilities and capacities of the two artists collaborative spirit, each track exploring the individual aspects of a shared sense of sound with discernible cues from either Campbells or High Wolfs discography. In contrast, Hespherides is a meticulously sculpted document that embraces a total sound -- one that denies prominence of each contributor by melding the psychic duality of the pair. Shifting industrialized ethno-polyrhythmic structures are transformed by droning, blissed-out textural threads that seamlessly coexist and contradict one another; Through two side-long process-driven mechanical meditations, a shared space is constructed, one that satiates anyone willing to gorge on the global, post-acid house, rainbow hypnotism that is Iibiis Rooge." - Weird Forest.

Artist: INCA ORE
Title: Brute Nature vs. Wild Magic
Format: LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"INCA ORE is the solo voice of EVA, the singer of such fine bands as the ALARMIST and MALIBU FALCON. Traveling the cosmos, Eva uses her vocal range and delay complement to create the sounds of entire sorceress covens, as she mixes in lovely psychedelic drones and narcoleptic folk along the way. The A-side tracks were originally released on CDR in an edition of 100 copies by Collective Jyrk. B-side tracks are brand new and include an 18-minute interstellar trance-out. Upcoming release on 5 RC." - Weird Forest.

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: LIVING BREATHING MUSIC
Title: Happiness Is Fabulous
Format: CD
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $9.00
"What would the soil say? A fair speculation from the lands oldest apostle..."God made the Earth and the Earth was round and the Earth stood still in its roundness... thus gave rise to the color green... the amorphic quality of this color sprang life ... the first sounds involved gurggling Cro-magnon hemorages ... the rest is adequate history ... hamburgers hotdogs hermaphrodites haunted house huge hard hair ... this is my recollection, I am soil!" A true testament of Northern Californian 4:20-vibe/freak-out unfurled for the rest of the world ... a live non-stop excavation of classic Impulse! ether fused a la Cro-Magnon(artists alone decide ...) with a utilitarian nod to "New Weird-ness" and Finnish-psych-spooge... recorded in Davis, CA "Live in Studio A" Sept. 2004 ... 4 colors, 500 copies, collaborative artwork... why does acid cost so much? Features members of Klondike & York, Antennas Erupt, My Whole Hand Was Wet, Tally Band, and Black Bottles." - Weird Forest.

Artist: LOVE CRY WANT
Title: s/t
Format: Double LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $26.00
"Nearly 40 years after its creation, Weird Forest is proud to release this seminal jazz album for the first time ever on vinyl. The incendiary grooves captured in this wax defy description. It is not free, funk, fusion or fire music it encompasses all of these sounds and then blasts far beyond them. Featuring the late great organist, Larry Young (Miles Davis circa Bitches Brew, Tony Williams Lifetime, etc), this album is mandatory listening for fans of Miles Davis Live Evil fusion era, Youngs own Lawrence Of Newark, Sun Ras cosmic explorations and even Japanese guitar terrorists like Keiji Haino and Masayuki Takayanagi. Beautifully packaged, Weird Forest-style, in a deluxe double-gatefold cover and remastered for vinyl by Weasel Walter, the Love Cry Want 2xLP is an essential document of a criminally unheralded group. Heres the scoop: June 1972. The times were filled with darkness and turmoil. This music, of loving, of crying, of wanting, makes a powerful statement. It is awash with the anguish of the times, yet it heralds the promise of better days to come. Love Cry Want was a legendary jazz fusion group based in Washington D.C., and led by guitarist, Nicholas. This recording took place during a series of concerts in Washington, held across from the White House in Lafayette Park, and featured the late, great jazz organist Larry Young, who had just recorded the historic Bitches Brew LP with Miles Davis and had left the Tony Williams Lifetime and guitarist John McLaughlin to combine forces with Nicholas and drummer, Joe Gallivan. This second incarnation of Love Cry Want featured the triumvirate of Nicholas, Gallivan, and Young performing some of the most important music in the history of jazz. No record company would release this music, which was ahead of its time. Nicholas, who pioneered the development of the first guitar synthesizer (in association with Electronic Music Laboratories) performs on the first prototype guitar synth along with fellow musician, Joe Gallivan, who pioneered the development of the drum synthesizer with inventor, Robert Moog. June 1972, Lafayette Park. Richard Nixon was President. There was a nasty war going on in Vietnam, good people were rioting in the streets and cities were aflame. During this series of concerts outside the White House, President Nixon ordered aide, J.R. Haldeman, to pull the plug on the concert fearing that this strange music would levitate the White House. This is that music, remastered for this first time-vinyl release by Weasel Walter. - Weird Forest. Personnel: Nicholas: prototype guitar synthesizer, ring modulator, wind, rain, thunder, lightning, water, hi-tension wires and wailing dervish Joe Gallivan: drums, steel guitar, moog synthesizer, and percussion Jimmy Molneiri: drums and percussion Larry Young: Hammond organ. Package design by Aaron Winters. Limited to 500 copies with deluxe Stoughton tip-on style gatefold jacktets.

Artist: MCGUIRE, MARK
Title: Tidings/Amethyst Waves
Format: CD
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"Trying to put the last 15 years of music into context, youd be hard pressed to get anyone to agree on a single thing. If anything, this period has been a collective convergence of all things cool-sounding: naive experimentalism, academic composition, art-rock synthesis, electronic nihilism/flagellation, and, well, everything else. MARK MCGUIRE could muddy anyones interpretation of the contemporary canon with his buddies in the triadic mega-unit, EMERALDS, his collaborative outings in SUN WATCHER and SKYRAMPS (with Daniel "Oneohtrix Point Never" Lopatin), and his prolific, yet well-executed, solo work. "Have you heard his shredability, incomprehensible astral traveling and meditative neutron stasis on any of those solo jams, the dude must be ancient!?" Truth is, Mark Mcguire is a youngin, not a refuge of the 70s. Nor is he mining unfamiliar territory; he produces something old and familiar, yet it sounds so fresh and necessary for today. Originally released as limited edition cassettes and masterfully cleaned up for this definitive release by JAMES PLOTKIN, Tidings/Amethyst Waves finds McGuire packing 60-plus minutes with trance-inducing, melodic guitar intricacies, an occasional wall-of-squall reminiscent of Mizutani riding a thunder horse, and filaments of a drifting stratosphere where organic synthed-out solos are nestled in tight. With this release, Mark McGuire has hatched a true American Euro-vision utilizing major shifts in the music as language paradigm. No joke, this is where Wyld Stallyns is heading in the year 2398 A.G. and Tidings/Amethyst Waves is as essential as anything in the Emeralds catalog. Edition of 1,000." -Weird Forest

Artist: MCGUIRE, MARK
Title: Tidings/Amethyst Waves
Format: Double LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $29.00
Limited to 1,000 copies. "Trying to put the last fifteen years of music into context, youd be hard pressed to get anyone to agree on a single thing. If anything, this period has been a collective convergence of all things cool-sounding: naive experimentalism, academic composition, art-rock synthesis, electronic nihilism/flagellation, and, well, everything else. Mark McGuire could muddy anyones interpretation of the contemporary canon with his buddies in the triadic mega-unit, Emeralds, his collaborative outings in Sun Watcher and Skyramps (with Daniel Oneohtrix Point Never Lopatin), and his prolific, yet well-executed, solo work. Have you heard his shredability, incomprehensible astral traveling and meditative neutron stasis on any of those solo jams, the dude must be ancient! Truth is, Mark Mcguire is a youngin, not a refuge of the 70s. Nor is he mining unfamiliar territory; he produces something old and familiar, yet it sounds so fresh and necessary for today. Originally released as limited edition cassettes and masterfully cleaned up for this definitive release by James Plotkin, Tidings/Amethyst Waves finds McGuire packing 60-plus minutes with trance-inducing, melodic guitar intricacies, an occasional wall-of-squall reminiscent of Mizutani riding a thunder horse, and filaments of a drifting stratosphere where organic synthed-out solos are nestled in tight. With this release, Mark McGuire has hatched a true American Euro-vision utilizing major shifts in the music as language paradigm. No joke, this is where Wyld Stallyns is heading in the year 2398 A.G. and Tidings/Amethyst Waves is as essential as anything in the Emeralds catalog. Deluxe 2xLP version comes in Stoughton, old-style tip-on gatefold jackets with color printed inner sleeves." - Weird Forest.

Artist: MUDBOY
Title: This Is Folk Music
Format: LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Raphael Lyon is the enigma known as Mudboy. From the incredibly detailed art/packaging to bizarre mp3 releases attached to scrap metal or plant matter to Freddy Krueger-inspired art installations, Lyon has always been one of the strangest cats on the scene. This unique perspective also infects his music. Whereas many of todays kosmiche-influenced artists bubble up from the noise scene (with knob-twiddling pedal pusher seemingly a prequisite to sequencing synth jammer these days), Mudboys work hints more toward the avant-garde as well as a touch of the classical. Originally released on CD in 2005, This Is Folk Music finds Lyon placing each sound with purpose and carefully sequencing the songs to create a dark, slightly twisted yet strangely beautiful soundscape. Listen to the gunshot crack that kicks the album into high gear on Solitron Wave, the seamless transition from the sparkling melody of Running into the jungle rhythms of Beirut Dance Party, even commonplace field recordings of waves and night sounds take on a different dimension in Lyons hands. This Is Folk Music may have been his first major release but already, all the trademark elements are present: the skewed aesthetic, the attention to detail and especially, the strong compositional sense. This is Mudboy. Art/layout by Raphael Lyon. Vinyl reissue specially re-sequenced by the artist. Limited edition of 500 includes 22" x 22" insert with mp3 download of the album in its original form." -Weird Forest

Artist: MY WHOLE HAND WAS WET
Title: S/T
Format: 7"
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $6.00
"A poop stained, pajama wearing Mark E. Smith molested by the Muppet Babies would be a treat compared to this pile of rubbed rhubard crap. Skipping glitches massage the mundane into your palm(fair tempered crawl unit coaxing strangulated beatoffs grandeur), while the first dose of mutilated pop improv invokes flailing limpness in the vein of Costes and Mens Recovery Project. This wouldve fit uncomfortably onto the superb "I Hate The Pop Group" or "Killed By Death Swingalongamuck" comps. You wanna get wet? Northen California has never been so amused and constipated. Limited to 100 copies on white w/gold marble vinyl. Two variant covers, randomly chosen." - Weird Forest. Same label as Klondike & York, D Yellow Swans, etc..

Artist: NOVELLER
Title: Desert Fires
Format: LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"The solo project of Brooklyn-based guitarist and filmmaker Sarah Lipstate (Rhys Chathams Guitar Army, Glenn Brancas 100 guitar ensemble, Parts & Labor, Carla Bozulich / Evangelista, Cold Cave), follows up her Red Rainbows CD (No Fun 2009) with this compositional evolutionary step from layered, loop-based drones to more expansive formal arrangements of swells, throbs, tones and shimmer. Almost Alright explores territory charted by Fripp & Eno or synth-heavy contemporaries Emeralds. Kites Calm Desert Fires is a sandstorm of rich, percussive guitar, warm humming bass and swirling rhapsodic chimes. Toothnest (for Chris Habib) arrives at an idyllic sonic plateau of windswept fuzz and tremolo, then charges blindly with a soaring guitar solo evocative of bagpipes triumphantly marking a return from battle. Art by Sarah Lipstate. Originally released on CD by Saffron Recordings. Limited edition vinyl comes with 11"x11" insert." -Weird Forest

Artist: NOVELLER
Title: Glacial Glow
Format: LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"Sarah Lipstate is Noveller and Glacial Glow is her most assured, accomplished statement to date. Lipstate largely sheds the distortion and feedback present in much of her earlier work. Instead, she relies on instantly memorable melodies, a wider sonic palette, and excellent pacing to deliver arguably her best album. Noveller announces her intentions from the opening track, appropriately titled Entering, as the syncopated rhythm of the melody represents a new twist from her previous guitar work. This is only the hors doeuvre for the stunning Glacial Wave, which drifts along serenely until Lipstate rains down gorgeous arpeggios like icy shards from the heavens. Other pieces feature sparse arrangements anchored by pulsing throbs which evoke a subtle, creeping anxiety more menacing than the feel-good retro-horror soundtracks making the rounds these days. Throughout Glacial Glow, Lipstate exercises restraint and a fleeting melancholy feeling pervades the album. It says something about an albums quality when the closing track, Ends, is chosen as the lead-off video. Ocean sounds combine with the lovely chord progression and guitar lines to create an uplifting, yet slightly wistful feeling and a perfect bookend to the record. "LP version on clear vinyl with full-color, double-sided insert." -Weird Forest

Artist: POCAHAUNTED
Title: Mirror Mics
Format: LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"The hardest working ladies in show business are back! Pocahaunted offer up two side-long siren excursions into the other-worldly plains. On One Another our enchanted twosome ride a cindering tapestry of guitar string-propelled by other-worldly beats of oblivion. And Sister Calypso a haunting ode to the love-struck daughter of Atlas or uncanny Caribbean Sea breeze lullaby that transmogrifies into full blown tropical thunder? Who can say? This dynamic duo is on a roll! Likes: Billy Joel, cuss words, candy corn, diamonds and furs, psychic connections, African percussion, and kombucha. Dislikes: flat tires, the ocean, and silent movies. Extra skronk and skree provided by Andy Spore and Bobb Bruno. Label art by B&A. Beautiful full color covers with artwork by Olga Balema." -Weird Forest.
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Artist: PUMP KINN
Title: Aunte Donne
Format: 3" CD
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $9.00
"Pump Kinn is Michelle. Whether gliding on the diamond lakes on a porcelan swan or herding the wild equestrian hordes on top the tenebrous mountains she molds the loveliest concoctions of throat plumage confection and the most crepuscular cacophonous caterwauling of a thousand shrill stallions. Admirers of Diamanda and Fursaxa rejoice. Limited to 500 copies housed in a custom, full-color, 6-panel fold-out cover." - Weird Forest.

Artist: PUMP KINN & DON/BRIAN MILLER & KEVIN SHIELDS
Title: Virgin Passwords
Format: LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
Pump Kinn & Don write: "Our shredding side sounds like Hijokaidan remixed by DJ Screw! Pretty killer!" Brian Miller & Kevin Shields write: "Recorded at the end of nearly 9 months of touring, Virgin Passwords reflects a long evolution in sound and concept for Brian Miller & Kevin Shields. A combination of mechanical grindings and digital sweeps, mortal shovings and sudden transportations into secret chambers hold the secrets of the Virgins themselves. The Virgins that control the universe. The mafia of the cosmos. Beyond the cliched metaphor of purity and straight to literally not having sex at all. Because a Brian Miller & Kevin Shields performance prooves that a noise show can be (hyper)active, crowd-engaging and knock everything to the floor without invoking angst and self loathing. In other words, without hate-fucking everyone. Virgins." "One side apiece from each of these duos of destruction. Limited to 300 copies with beautiful DJ-Style jackets designed by Aaron Winters of abide visuals." - Weird Forest.

Artist: SMEGMA / COLOUR BÜK
Title: Split
Format: Cass
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"Some bands just have it - that special ability to consistently weave a magical soundweb out of nothing, taking listeners on a journey to places unknown. Smegmas been doing it for decades now and Weird Forest is proud to present this live performance from 2010. Colour Bük is weird. Not weird in a fashionably arty kind of way, either. Dont get me wrong, Ive hung out with them and theyre cool but these strange cats can vibe out both your hipster girlfriend and Republican grandma. This strangeness is just seeping out of their music too. After last years bizarre Our Favorite Fucking Day tape, Colour Bük returns with a set that sounds little like OFFD tape but retains that same twisted sensibility." - Weird Forest.

Artist: SO SO MANY WHITE WHITE TIGERS
Title: s/t
Format: Picture Disc LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
"San Francisco-based rock band So So Many White White Tigers play bad-energy propulsive, off-timed noise skree with lots of ballsy guitar moves and dysfunctional vocal shrieks and squeals from Liza that are sure to sting and cause infection. Gerald lays waste to the drums and guitarist Ned positively shreds the strings. Garage-y punk and chunks of mammoth wall of noise, like if Harry Pussy made rock songs or something. Whatever it is one things for sure-something just aint right with these kids, and So So Many White White Tigers were born to come to your town and freak you out. Recorded by Mr. Chris Woodhouse. Limited to 660 copies on kitty head collage picture discs." - Weird Forest.

Artist: STARVING WEIRDOS
Title: Path of Lighting
Format: Double LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $22.00
"The latest from NorCals finest, Path of Lightning is one of STARVING WEIRDOS most swell/swollen yet to date. Four flippin sides of confuse-adelia for both the farm-fresh kid to the well-heeled cad. Way noisier than the releases on Root Strata, Path of Lighting is chock full of mystery moves and dynamo hums, from the tripped-out textural flips on "Into the Flatlands" flickering in and out of foci to the almost-an-environmental-statement of "N.Y. Blues" with talk show jibber jabbing into the corrosive static as the grooves run out. The two dudes in Starving Weirdos are joined by yet another dude for two tracks and its tough to know exactly what hes adding (besides another layer of ecstasy gush). These two sides sound like the fine line that separates No Neck Blues Band from Sunburned Hand of the Man. The final track could/should have been in the movie Rosemarys Baby, right around the time Mia Farrow is screaming "What have you done to his eyes!" Deluxe gatefold jackets, limited to 500 copies." - Weird Forest.

Artist: STARVING WEIRDOS
Title: Self-Hypnosis
Format: Double LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $22.00
"Whats going on here? Well, a couple sides of Self-Hypnosis were recorded in a concrete racquetball court (and a couple of sides werent) which has been mysteriously transformed into the legendary Black Ark Studios and Lee Perry is going NUTS with the ol echo effects. A tiny clatter in the background suddenly rushes up to your ear-bones, magnified into giant sheets of rubberized steel plates which bounces as high as you are. The backwards flow-motion is set on fire as the storm approaches. Various liquids are aerated while dub insects skitter about the killing floor. Little crashes, hither and thither, mostly between the buildings-not causing much damage at all. Limited to 500 copies on white vinyl." - Weird Forest.

Artist: STOCKDALE, CHAD & KEVIN CORCORAN
Title: S/T
Format: 7"
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"This is the high and mighty speaker shredding first documentation of the duo of Chad Stockdale (Klondike and York) and Kevin Corcoran (Antennas Erupt, Get Get Go,). The idea behind this album was to make a hardcore record but through free jazz idioms. Chad played tenor saxophone through a rat pedal and Kevin got in touch with his inner hardcore monster for the drums. Chris Woodhouse (engineer extraordinare of A-frames, Hospitals, Coachwhips) recorded for maximum potency. This is a seven-inch of loud whirlwind sudden blasts of howling, house-flattening, molten meltdown compression chamber free core.  Limited to 300 copies on yellow vinyl with fantastic see-through cover art. play at 33 rpm." - Weird Forest.

Artist: SUGIMOTO, TAKU
Title: Mienai Tenshi
Format: LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"This is Taku Sugimotos very first solo release originally released in 1988 by the artist himself in a small edition of 100 copies. Its a far cry from his current style. Back then Taku was very much influenced by MC5 and the Velvet Underground. This is a firey live in-the-red solo electric guitar improv blowout! Fans of Masayuki Takayanagi and High Rise take heed! Mastered from the original reel-to-reel tapes. Faithful reproduction of the original insert and the debossed handmade covers. Limited to 500 copies "- Weird Forest

Artist: TERRORS
Title: Lagan Qord
Format: LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"Perhaps the true test of an artist is taking common elements and fashioning a unique sound all their own. Elijah Forrest, as Terrors, is one artist who passes the test. A bi-coastal vagabond dropping tapes from southern California to Baltimore, Forrest has traveled many miles, seen a lot and judging from his music, not all of these experiences have been good. Terrors is relatively unprolific by underground tape culture standards, putting out a handful of well-received cassettes over the last few years. Each release is filled with simple songs built around his voice, guitar and at times, a healthy wallop of tape hiss ambiance and feedback. With these simple ingredients, Forrest injects a sense of weariness and sadness into his songs -- even the instrumentals which loop, layer and wrap back around themselves seem imbued with a touch of grey. The chords, melodies and progressions may sound familiar but in Forrests hands, a freshness and timelessness breathes within these songs. Weird Forest is excited to present Lagan Qord, a compilation of Terrors tracks culled from the last few years. Wonderfully remastered by Sean McCann, these songs have never sounded better." -Weird Forest

Artist: WINTER DRONES
Title: Blood In The Coffin
Format: CD
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"Leon Dufficy is primarily known as guitarist in the hippie-jam outfit, Hush Arbors, but now he steps into his own as the driving force behind Winter Drones. Sounding like the perfect combination of fuzzed-out ambient drift, shoegaze swirl and propulsive pop sensibilities, Winter Drones have slowly gained attention in their native U.K. with a handful of obscure CD-R/cassette releases and compilation appearances. Earlier this year, the bands debut album, Blood In The Coffin, came out as a limited-edition tape on U.K. micro-label Sexbeat Records. While legions of artists are mining the ambient style, Dufficy stands out because of his ability to develop his soundscapes, infusing them with a touch of melody to impart a sense of emotion. Songs like the lead-off track, Watch Your Eyes, set the mood perfectly while Bongs Dream shows Dufficys intuitive understanding that the perfectly weighted note/chord can add tremendous emotional resonance to an atmospheric piece. But Dufficy isnt some common nu-age denizen and the album really shines when the drums come in and the band rocks out. Winnie Coopers Bones and Two Long Weeks Part 2 find Dufficy perfectly capable of crafting memorable songs that stick with the listener. The albums centerpiece, Stiff Wizard, serves as a thesis statement for the entire album. Over ten minutes, the track starts with flanged/fuzzed guitars swishing about and sounding like jet engines on a runway. As the piece builds towards take-off, a simple radar-like melody begins pinging and the song takes flight when the drums and driving guitar chords launch in -- a perfect microcosm of the whole record." -Weird Forest

Artist: WINTER DRONES
Title: Blood In The Coffin
Format: LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"Leon Dufficy is primarily known as guitarist in the hippie-jam outfit, Hush Arbors, but now he steps into his own as the driving force behind Winter Drones. Sounding like the perfect combination of fuzzed-out ambient drift, shoegaze swirl and propulsive pop sensibilities, Winter Drones have slowly gained attention in their native U.K. with a handful of obscure CD-R/cassette releases and compilation appearances. Earlier this year, the bands debut album, Blood In The Coffin, came out as a limited-edition tape on U.K. micro-label Sexbeat Records. While legions of artists are mining the ambient style, Dufficy stands out because of his ability to develop his soundscapes, infusing them with a touch of melody to impart a sense of emotion. Songs like the lead-off track, Watch Your Eyes, set the mood perfectly while Bongs Dream shows Dufficys intuitive understanding that the perfectly weighted note/chord can add tremendous emotional resonance to an atmospheric piece. But Dufficy isnt some common nu-age denizen and the album really shines when the drums come in and the band rocks out. Winnie Coopers Bones and Two Long Weeks Part 2 find Dufficy perfectly capable of crafting memorable songs that stick with the listener. The albums centerpiece, Stiff Wizard, serves as a thesis statement for the entire album. Over ten minutes, the track starts with flanged/fuzzed guitars swishing about and sounding like jet engines on a runway. As the piece builds towards take-off, a simple radar-like melody begins pinging and the song takes flight when the drums and driving guitar chords launch in -- a perfect microcosm of the whole record." -Weird Forest

Artist: WOODEN WAND & THE VANISHING VOICE
Title: Sunset Sleeves
Format: LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Wooden Wand & the Vanishing Voice along with Weird Forest command you to dissolve caps in Grandma Moses? kool-aid and seep deep into a genuine American-psychedelic-industrial gospel--languid repetition of mechanical percussion, rural disrupted electronic meandering, haunting altruistic guitar melodies, hymns guided by deceased maritime constellations sucking life from borrowed resin--the sum of all parts is an exact, chance ability of preordained primitive precision: The way Metal Box/Second Edition shouldve sounded if the Godz werent so crazy. Travel north archaic gypsies-gather desert sustenance-keep praying!!!" - Weird Forest. Very last copies.

Artist: YELLOW SWANS
Title: At All Ends
Format: LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"At All Ends is the third major record in the Yellow Swans vast body of work. This record is an assured record of chiming drone and heady pelvic sky fuckery. New sounds emerge from the Yellow Swans camp that are more hushed, and whisper with the logic of deep space. Whereas the last record was a laser beam guided minimal transmission with dark overtones, this new release injects sonic clouds full of pink oxycontin. Guitar lines sketch out a melodic vision that stupifies with hypnotic repetition with layer upon layer of rich and dense guitar chug build into multi-orgasm songscapes that leave the loins sore and the mind spent. An exhausting journey into pleasure and single-mindedness. Elements of lush drone stretch the proceedings in vast strokes. Yellow Swans veer towards krautrock territory with this new record, and it will go down in the big books as their most beautiful and vibrant record thus far. beautiful single pocket gatefold jackets with art by Jamie Potter." - Weird Forest.

Artist: YELLOW SWANS
Title: Psychic Secession
Format: Double LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"The second studio full-length from YELLOW SWANS. Originally released by Numerical Thief in Australia, the album has been remastered to bring out the bands whispered hush, disjointed polyrhythmic attack, and squealing crunch. Features guest appearances from DEAD SCIENCE, AXOLOTL, WHITE RAINBOW, CHRISTINA CARTER, INCA ORE, GERRITT, CHERRY POINT, and SILENTIST. Recorded by DANIEL VOSS (Leviathan, Lurker Of Chalice). Limited edition vinyl pressing of 1,000 copies." -Weird Forest.
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Artist: YELLOW SWANS & MOUTHUS
Title: Conan Island
Format: LP
Label: Weird Forest
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"An inevitable match made in Hades. Four titans workin it out in the primordial mulch and all the gods are cowering in their presence. The dual intertwining guitar-attack impacts and fragments into the dense concrete percussion forest surrounded by a shroud of pulsing caterwauling skree. A harum-scarum locomotive ride of thick, bombastic & heavy proportions..just like you want it to be. Play loud for optimum effect! Cover art by Brian Sullivan. Limited to 500 copies" - Weird Forest

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