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Artist: FALL, THE
Title: Bingo-Masters Break-Out
Format: 7"
Label: Superior Viaduct
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"The Falls debut release from 1978. Three spiky numbers boldly announce the arrival of this Mancheste group that eschewed the cosmetic elements of punk and New Wave. This first-time vinyl reissue an first-time domestic release comes with original sleeve design. Limited edition blue vinyl." - Superior Viaduct.

Artist: FALL, THE
Title: Hex Enduction Hour
Format: LP
Label: Superior Viaduct
Country: USA
Price: $24.00
"Hex Enduction Hour was originally conceptualized as the death knell for The Fall. Beleaguered by career uncertainty and guided by vague premonitions of collapse, Mark E. Smith declared that one full hour was needed to thoroughly and perhaps finally state his case with The Fall. This framework resulted in a true classic of the post-punk era and an album that gave The Fall their first taste of album chart success, thankfully removing surrender from the equation. Recorded in haste in both Iceland and England in late 1981, the performances on Hex Enduction Hour are among the bands most urgent and distinctive. The album begins with the severe provocation of The Classical and the terse punk of Jawbone And The Air-Rifle, but its Hip Priest that stands out as Smiths calling-card theme, a song that would become inextricable from his character (or perception thereof) in the years that followed. The elongated And This Day fittingly positions the band as spell-casters, closing the hour by filling every conceivable bit of space with wild, primitive percussion and whimsical electric piano. Superior Viaducts edition is the first time that Hex Enduction Hour has been available on vinyl domestically since its initial release in 1982. Liner notes by Brian Turner." - Superior Viaduct.

Artist: FALL, THE
Title: Its the New Thing
Format: 7"
Label: Superior Viaduct
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"The Falls second single hit in November 1978, still pre-dating their first LP. While Mark E. Smiths acid-tinged poetry illuminates the dour North, the bands snot-nosed scrabble afflicts the shape of pop to come. This first-time vinyl reissue and first-time domestic release comes with original sleeve design. Limited edition blue vinyl." - Superior Viaduct.

Artist: FALL, THE
Title: Perverted By Language
Format: LP
Label: Superior Viaduct
Country: USA
Price: $23.00
"The Fall returned to Rough Trade in 1983 to release a pair of singles (The Man Whose Head Expanded and Kicker Conspiracy) and Perverted By Language, their sixth proper studio album. Perverted By Language hints at the bands shift towards a distinctly pop approach, one that they would perfect via their Beggars Banquet output that immediately followed. Yet again, the force and panic of their initial Rough Trade recordings remains the foundation for much of the album. A transitional recording in the absolute best sense, Perverted By Language is The Fall both as they were and as they would become. The emergence of Brix Smith is often cited as the impetus for The Falls move toward outward pop, and she first makes her first appearance with the band on Perverted By Language. Nowhere is her presence felt more than on Hotel Blöedel, where she handles lead vocal duties alongside Mark E. Smith whose mangled violin accompaniment roots the songs cold romanticism in his unmistakable brand of strange. Garden provides a new take on The Falls stretched-out tendencies -- using ringing, clean guitars to build a nearly 10-minute epic more subtly than ever before. The opener, Eat Yself Fitter, is wholly classic Fall: a playfully circular bass line drives the albums strongest vocal spout, complete with emphatic breaks where Mark E. Smith issues the songs spiteful decree with equal parts glee and scorn. Superior Viaducts edition is the first time that Perverted By Language has been available on vinyl domestically." - Superior Viaduct.

Artist: FALL, THE
Title: Room to Live
Format: LP
Label: Superior Viaduct
Country: USA
Price: $24.00
"On Room To Live, The Fall take the hurried, all-or-nothing approach of their preceding Kamera Records releases to extreme ends. Forged via Mark E. Smiths continual disassembling of players and focus on previously unrehearsed material, the album collects The Falls most experimental and improvisational recordings. As proclaimed on the album cover, Undilutable Slang Truth! would be revealed throughout Room To Live. With the albums comparatively lo-fi production and always- teetering performances, the title track comes closest to a stab at pop (by The Falls standards), built on fantastically bent saloon swaying under one of Smiths by-now characteristic dressing-downs of square life. Detective Instinct is an unshakeable creeper, as languid and ominous as the band would get during the Marc Riley years. Marquis Cha Cha is a post-punk rhumba, beginning with fury and then easing into something only The Fall could conjure. Superior Viaducts edition is the first time that Room To Live has been available on vinyl domestically since its initial release in 1982. Liner notes by Brian Turner." - Superior Viaduct.

Artist: FALL, THE
Title: Slates
Format: 10"
Label: Superior Viaduct
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"If The Fall truly is a cult band, then Slates both benefits from and reinforces such shrouded obsessions. In presenting these six particular songs as a 10" EP, the inherent and attractive difficulty of The Falls sound is made physical, framing the urgency of their singles from this period alongside lengthy rumblings normally restricted to long players. The tumbling and phased Middle Mass begins on an incredible high note, segueing into the snake-charm hypnotism of An Older Lover Etc. Slates, Slags, Etc. is built on stretched VU-inspired riffing, complete with ace feedback bleed that doubtlessly went on long after fade-out. Ultimately, its the piercing chimes of guitar and marching drum grind of Prole Art Threat that elevates Slates beyond oddity. Truly one of Mark E. Smiths finest, busiest and most enigmatic performances, equally matched by a band at the peak of their powers. Superior Viaducts edition is the first time that Slates has been available on vinyl domestically since its initial release in 1981. Liner notes by Brian Turner." - Super Viaduct.

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