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ULTIMA THULE MAIL-ORDER / sale/clearance/bargains
Catalogue # 168
(January-February 2018), online version

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The January Sale!

As we're running out of display/storage room here we decided to have a bit of a clearance sale on this list, all of which is quality stuff that's just been sitting here too long. So, as most of these are half the original price, why not indulge in some bargains!

 

Compact Discs

 

A_DONTIGNY - GEISTESWISSENSCHAFTEN (No Type IMNT 0715) CD m/m £8.00 £4.00 - Wild stuff, sampling all sorts of musics, & fusing it all into a patchwork of sound collage, music, noise, glitch & techno.

AFFLUX - BORDEAUX TNT (andOAR/Alluvial and/all 1: CC) CD ex+/m £8.00 £4.00 - Sound environment/collage in realms of Michael Prime, abstract Asmus Tietchens, etc. Curious stuff from French trio of Eric Cordier, Jean-Luc Guionnet & Eric La Casa. © 2006.

A.F.R.I. STUDIOS - GOODBYE IF YOU CALL THAT GONE (Lucky Kitchen LK 012: CC) CD ex+/ex+ £6.00 £3.00 - Unusually packaged German atmos/free-form (indiscribable) sonics.

ALPHALYRA - MUSIC FOR THE STARS (private) CD m/ex+ £13.00 £6.50 - French synthesist Christian Piednoir, cosmic synth inspired by the Berlin School. © 2006.

THE AMBUSH PARTY - THE AMBUSH PARTY (De Platenbakkerij PB0000: DP) CD m/vg+ £3.00 £2.50 - Dutch jazz & new music fusion outfit. © 2011.

AMON VS. MORTAR - AMON VS. MORTAR (Afe 101cd: CC) CDR ex+/m £5.00 £2.50 - Collaboration between Italian ambient musicians Andrea Marutti (Amon) & Moreno Daldosso (Mortar).

ARILD ANDERSEN/PAOLO VINACCIA/TOMMY SMITH - MIRA (ECM 2307/372 8782) CD ex+/m £9.00 £6.00 - Atmospheric jazz, much like Arild's early-1970s work with Jan Garbarek. © 2013.

ANDUIN - FOREVER WAITING (SMTG 5-008) CD ex+/m £8.00 £4.00 - Jonathan Lee from Richmond, Virginia. Experimental electronic/sonic artist who likes to use echoey harmonica! This is industrial sludge, probably due to it being mastered by James Plotkin. © 2008.

ARCANA - APPARITIONS (mPATH MRCD1) CD m/m £9.00 £4.50 - American synth duo of Brian McWilliams & John Phipps. They later changed name to Remanence. © 1995.

JEAN-PIERRE ARNOUX - GIFT (Alpha Bravo 001) CD ex+/m £11.00 £8.00 - Atmos jazzy stuff from one-time Catalogue/Mahjun/Malicorne drummer plus winds player Jim Cuomo (ex-Mormos). Quite noodly & soundtracky. The duo were known as Drum & Sax. Rare 2002 release.

MASAYO ASAHARA - SAINT CATHERINE TORMENT (Discus 19cd) CD m/ex+ £6.00 £3.00 - Kind of AMM & Stockhausen, with some free-jazz & cosmic bits. Strange stuff & unclassifiable!

DWIGHT ASHLEY - DISCRETE CARBON (Nepenthe AMC-04001: DP) CD ex+/m £9.00 £6.00 - Debut solo from this US ambient musician (better know for releases with Tim Story). © 2004.

ASK - ACOUSTIC QUARTET 2006 (Discus 27CD) CD m/ex+ £4.00 £2.00 - Martin Archer & co. in make a jazz squawk & clatter mode here! © 2006.

GILLES AUBRY - BERLIN BACKYARDS (Cronica 036-2008: CC) CD ex+/m £9.00 £4.50 - Swiss musician based in Berlin. Industrial soundscapes reminiscent of the non-musical side of Organum, i.e. like being in a factory whilst being rained on!

JEFF AUG - LIVING ROOM SESSIONS (NetMusicZone nMZ 0401482) CD m/m £8.00 £4.00 - Nice multi-acoustic guitars, with vague Arabic & Flamenco touches, but complex & varied. © 2009.

BANABILA - SPHERICS (Boudisque BOU 7) CD ex+/ex+ £6.00 £3.00 - Ethno cross-culture ambient artist, sometimes in Eno/Byrne vein and/or reminiscent of some contemporary French film soundtracks. © 2001.

GREGORIO BARDINI - EURASIA (Officina Sonica) CD m/ex £8.00 £4.00 - Mix of ambient wet atmospheres, drones, ethnic stuff, etc., with flutes, percussion, other instruments etc. © 1996.

GREGORIO BARDINI - SENTINELLE DEL MATTINO (The Eastern Front 008: CC) CD ex+/m £8.50 £4.50 - Techno folk travelogue? Ambient poetry soundtrack? The less musical moments are the best. He was a member of Kino Glaz, Thelema, T.A.C. Numbered edition: 96/1000. © 2007.

M. BEHRENS - CONTRACTION (Digital Narcis DNCD 006) CD ex+/m £8.00 £4.00 - German sonic artist working mainly with natural sounds, scribbly, noise, crackle, glitch & sonic wedge stuff, in RLW, Bernhard Gunter, Asmus Tietchens realms. © 1999.

SÉRGIO BENCHIMOL - CICLOS IMAGINARIOS (private) CD m/ex+ £8.00 £4.00 - Sergio (from Brazil), plays light symphonic fusion, with a typical Latino/South American feel.

BIRDSONGS OF THE MESOZOIC - SONIC GEOLOGY (Rykodisc RCD 20073) CD ex+/ex £7.00 £5.00 - 1983-86 recordings from Ace Of Hearts releases, 2 tracks were previously unreleased.

FREDERIC BLONDY/JEAN-SEBASTIEN MARIAGE/DAN WARBURTON - L'ECORCE CHANTE LA FORET (Creative Sources CS 016) CD m/m £6.00 £3.00 - Subdued scuttling guitar, violin & piano mostly - very sedate! © 2004.

JAAP BLONK - TRACES OF SPEECH (Kontrans 760: CC) CD m/m £5.00 £2.50 - Interesting electroacoustic, but too many jabbering repeated voices. © 2014.

GARY BOYLE - THE DANCER (Esoteric ECLEC2307: Repro) CD ex/ex £4.00 £3.00 - Debut solo from Isotope guitarist/leader. Varied fusions with Robin Lumley, Dave Macrae, etc. © 1977.

BYZANTIUM - FORGOTTEN WORLDS, VOLUME ONE (Steamin' Soundworks STEAM 97002) CD m/m £5.00 £2.50 - Ethno meets synthi stuff, kinda like funky Eno & Byrne in parts. © 1997.

JAVI CANOVAS - AUREAL (Synth Music Direct) CDR m/m £8.00 £4.00 - Synth musician from the Canary Islands, © 2011.

CCQ - TREIFFEL (Platenbakkerij PB002: DP) CD m/m £7.00 £3.50 - Aka Chris Corstens Quartet, contemporary jazz outfit from Holland (saxes/piano/drums/cello). © 2011.

CENTROZOON - THE CULT OF BIBBIBOO (Burning Shed bshed 0202: DP) CD £12.00 £9.00 - Frippian abstract artist Markus Reuter & co. Experimental guitar sonics & recycled rhythms with synths & Fripp-like textures. © 2000.

C.J. MIND & MAN UFO (EXPERIMENT) - SOURCE (Faria FAR-24: CC) CD vg+/ex+ £5.00 £2.50 - Two Russian ambient musicians working under odd pseudonyms. © 2008. Elaborate arty postcard size portfolio cover/package with 3 inserts.

CLOSING THE ETERNITY - NOUGHTWARDS (Epidemie EPR068: DP) CD ex+/f+ £3.00 - Russian soloist? Deep dark spooky drone ambient & Biiiiiig! © 2009. Some CD holding clips are missing.

CHRIS CONWAY - FLYING HOME (Oblong OBLCD 018) CD £8.00 £6.00 - Folk songs with a hint of jazz. Very straight for Chris Conway. Featuring Talking Fish members. © 1996.

CHRIS CONWAY - STORMING (Oblong OBLCD 030) CD £8.00 £6.00 - Chris' alter-ego as a singer/songwriter (& multi-instrumental folky band leader). © 1997.

JESSIE ALLEN COOPER & BUDDY KITHARA - HEAVEN SENT (Cooper Sound Waves CSW3841-2) CD ex+/m-co £5.50 £3.00 - John Surman/Stephan Micus-ish lightweight stuff.

JASON CORDER & OPIUM - AUTUNNO (Practising Nature PN07027) CDR m/ex+ £5.00 £2.50 - More spooky gliss, with a "glow" & vaguely techno touch. © 2007.

DEAN DE BENEDICTIS - SALVAGING THE PAST (Spotted Peccary SPM-1701) CD ex+/m £7.00 £5.00 - American multi-instrumentalist inspired by Rich, Isham, Roach, Stearns, Schulze, etc. © 2005.

DEEP SKY DIVERS - THE NEW FAST LANE (Anyrobinhood ARH0011) CD vg+/ex+ £3.00 £2.00 - Syrupy new-age from England, includes some reworked versions of old tracks. © 2003.

DEEP SKY DIVERS - INCANDESCENT (Anyrobinhood ARH0012) CD ex+/ex+ £5.00 £3.00 - English acid-lounge ambient/new-age duo from Sheffield. © 2004.

ALPHONSE DE MONTFROYD - SILENCE (Adnoiseam: CC) 3"CDR vg+/ex £4.00 £2.00 - #50/50. Ambient/industrial/tonal stuff. Disc marked but plays fine. 20'39" duration. © 2001.

JEAN DEROME - CONFITURES DE GAGAKU (Victo cd05) CD ex+/ex+ £8.00 £4.00 - Strange Brecht-like & odd classical/theatrical. Hints of Henry Cow, Conventum type things, but very classical sounding.

DON'S MOBILE BARBERS - VERSION TWO POINT ZERO (Cordelia cd037) CD £9.00 £4.50 - Lopsided pop: if The Residents or Flying Lizards had been a 1960s beat band?

ENTARTE - FUSION (Firework Edition Records FER 1007) CD ex+/m £7.00 £3.50 - Minimal noise stuff from this Swedish duo (unknown elsewhere?) recorded Fylkingen & EMS, Sweden 1998.

EPHILION - ENTERING EPHI'S DIMENSION (DreamSaver) CDR ex+/ex+ £8.00 £4.00 - Russian ambient musician Otto Schwartz. Probably a demo as the tracklisting isn't the same as regular release.

MICHAEL JON FINK - I HEAR IT IN THE RAIN (Cold Blue CB0004) CD ex+/m £9.00 £4.50 - An odd release: the first 8 tracks are piano or celesta solos, followed by 2 experimental tracks. © 2001.

FIRMAMENT - OPEN-EYED ASCENSION (Velvet Empire vecd003/Flaming Fish Music ffm008) CD ex+/m £8.00 £4.00 - Sounds like an endlessly opening to a KS 1990s work, quite nice for ambient trance.

MATTHIAS FREY - TRAILS & TRACES (INAK 9058: DP) CD £11.00 £9.00 - A mixture of ethnic & classical jazz musics, fusions that often remind of Leicester's Chris Conway, ex-PSI. © 1998.

GAL - HINAUS:: IN DEN, WALD (Klanggalerie gg52) CD ex+/vg+ £6.00 £3.00 - Austrian composer Bernhard Gal. Sounds like a haiku poet (female) reading & walking on crumpled paper! © 2004.

GUILLAUME GARGAUD - HERE (KVIST 005: CC) CD ex+/ex+ £9.00 £4.50 - Curious experimental guitars, electronics, etc. A bit Jean-Francois Pauvros/early Steve Tibbets-like. © 2009.

BLAKE GIBSON & ROBERT DAVIES - QUIRAING (Databloem DB055-2014) CD ex+/m £7.00 £3.50 - Collaboration from Canadian & US ambient musicians. © 2015.

STU GOLDBERG - EYE OF THE BEHOLDER (Promising Music SPV 441112: CC) CD £14.00 £11.00 - Symphonic fusion outing from well-known jazz-fusion keyboard player & band. © 1982.

JEFF GREINKE - VIRGA (Lotuspike LSM 16) CD ex+/ex+ £7.00 £5.00 - © 2009.

GREW TRIO - IT'S MORNING (Discus 22CD) CD m/m £4.00 £2.00 - Meandering "make a jazz noise here" type scrappy jazz. Sax, piano, etc. © 2005.

HASEGAWA-SHIZUO - GENE PACKS (P.S.F. PSFD-163: no obi) CD vg+/ex+ £6.00 £3.00 - Weird squonks & jazz plonks from this bizarre Japananese duo. © 2005.

HATI - GENIUS LOCI (Eter etcdr 02) CDR m/m £6.00 £3.00 - Polish experimentalists. © 2003.

HOEDH - UNIVERSUM (Dark Vinyl DV #46) CD m/ex+ £7.50 £4.00 - Aka "neuro-mystic" Thorn Hoedh.

MAYA HOMBURGER & BARRY GUY - CEREMONY (ECM New Series 1643/453 847-2) CD ex+/ex+ £9.00 £7.00 - Kinda classical moody scrappy violins & double bass.

HORIZON TRIO - CATCH IT IF YOU CAN (ZenneZ Records ZR1311001: DP) CD m/m £8.00 £4.00 - Dutch world-jazz trio (alto clarinet/vocals/guitar+violin) led by Steven Kamperman. © 2013.

HORNWEB - THE ROSEMARY SONGBOOK (Discus 26cd) CD ex+/ex+ £4.00 £2.50 - Jazzy stuff from Martin Archer, Derek Saw & Charlie Collins. © 2006.

NICO HUIJBREGTS - FALSCHE TANGO (Vindu 20101: DP) CD m/m £8.00 £4.00 - Contemporary chamber/cafe music meets experimental jazz?

HYPERION - THE CANTOS (Gazul GA 8685.AR: DP) CD m/m £7.00 £3.50 - Very varied project from French multi-instrumentalist Olivier Freche (member of Jade) & guests. © 2006.

I COMPANI - MANGIARE! (icdisc.nl 1101) CD vg+/vg+ £4.00 £3.50 - Dutch jazz ensemble.

L'IMBROGLIO - KRAR/QELT (MP & Records MPRCD052: DP) CD m/vg £9.00 £6.00 - Partly interesting avant guitars/percussion/winds/etc. © 2007.

INCLUSION PRINCIPLE - THE LEAF FACTORY FALLBACK (Discus 38CD: CC) CD ex+/ex+ £6.00 £4.00 - Martin Archer & Herve Perez in LMC improv vein, MEV/AMM/Morphogenesis realms.

INDIANHEAD - THE GUN SPEAKS (Headstone CDSTONE3: CC) CD £9.00 £4.50 - Noisy industrial & dark techno grunge madness, ex-New World Chaos. Limited Edition. © 1997.

HANS JOACHIM IRMLER - LIFELIKE (Staubgold 44: DP) CD £12.00 £9.00 - 2003 debut solo from Faust member. Abstract, experimental & minimal musics.

JACKIE-O MOTHERFUCKER - FIG.5 (ATP ATPRCD11: DP) CD ex/ex+ £6.00 £4.00 - Nice abstract meandering improv stuff from the USA. © 2004.

JOI - WITHOUT ZERO (Real World CDRW143) CD m/m £4.00 £2.00 - © 2006.

GIYA KANCHELI - ABII NE VIDEREM (ECM New Series 445 941-2) CD ex+/ex+ £8.50 £7.50 - Georgian composer. Sombre/dark modern classical works. © 1995.

GIYA KANCHELI - EXIL (ECM New Series 447 808-2) CD ex+/ex £8.00 £7.00 - (ECM New Series 447 808-2: RE) CD ex+/ex+ £7.00 £6.00 - Seriously moody atmos classical. © 1995.

KC - LES CHANTS DE MALDOROR (private ID 1870: DP) CD ex+/ex+ £9.00 £4.50 - French 2001 prog, obviously King Crimson inspired, but with a slight prog-metal edge, Pulsar/Hackett/Anekdoten touches.

SERGEY KOLESNIKOV - EARLY DREAMS (AEDMusic AED-12023) CDR m/m £5.00 £2.50 - Quite Schulzey synth from this Russian musician. © 2012.

KSHATRIY - TRANSFORMING GALAXY (Muzyka Voln MV-V: DP) CD m/ex+ £6.00 £3.00 - Russian ambient drone artist Sergey Bulychyov. #265/500, © 2012.

KUTIN - MENORA (Karate Joe KJ021: DP) CD m/m £9.00 £4.50 - Improvised works by one Peter Kutin from Austria (member of Dirac). © 2007.

LHASA CEMENT PLANT - I AM PROVIDENCE (Flydaddy fly-032) CD £11.00 £5.50 - Live at Terrastock 1997, totally mad/intensive freak-out grunge mayhem by Borbetomagus related project.

PAULO J FERREIRA LOPES - FEEZE (atrito-afeito 001) CDR m/m £6.00 £4.50 - Canadian based Portuguese experimental synthesist. © 2013.

STEVE MACLEAN - FROG BUG GUITAR COMPUTER (ReR SM3) CD m/m £7.00 £3.50 - Yes, the title sums this up perfectly, 39 minutes of found sounds, guitar & computer processing.

MAITREYA - FROM THE MOTHERSHIP (Council of Nine COFN001CD) CD ex+/ex+ £7.00 £3.50 - British synthesist/ambient musician Simon Lomax. © 1999.

MAKAM·LOVASZ IREN - 9 COLINDA (Fono FA-095-2: DP) CD £15.00 £11.00 - With just 2 original Makam members, this finds them turned into a Balkan/Transylvanian cross-culture combo. © 2001.

KAWABATA MAKOTO - INUI.3 (VHF #89) CD m/ex+ £8.00 £6.00 - Acid Mothers Temple leader. © 2005.

ANDREA MARUTTI - THE SUBLIMINAL RELATION BETWEEN PLANETS (Nextera ERA 2049-2) CD m/ex+ £7.50 £4.00 - Live in Archiaro, Catanzaro, Italy (24/8/2007).

DARIUSZ MAZUROWSKI - TALES OF FICTITIOUS ANIMALS AND OTHER EARLY ELECTRONIC PIECES (De eM Studio) CDR ex+/ex+ £4.00 £3.00 - 1989-91 works. Note: paper label CDR.

JOHN McLAUGHLIN - THE PROMISE (Verve 529 828-2) CD ex+/ex+ £6.50 £5.00 - Very varied mix of fusions, with Jeff Beck, Al Di Meola, Paco De Lucia, Trilok Gurtu, Zakir Hussain, etc. © 1995.

MERZBOW - SENMAIDA (Blossoming Noise bn008CD: DP) CD £10.00 £8.00 - Aka Masami Akita, one of the leading "Japanese noise" artists. 2005 recordings. Special purchase.

MESMERICO - MAGNETE (Octopus records OCT002) CD £5.00 £4.00 - Italian rock/noise.

METAMORPHOSIS - DARK (ProgRock PRR660/Galileo GR018) CD ex+/ex+-co £6.00 £5.00 - Swiss trio's 4th album, with some Floydy Porcupine Tree/Radio Head moments. © 2009.

MK. ORCHESTRIN - - 28 + ALIENI (Ambiances Magnétiques AM 080 CD: CC) CD ex+/ex+ £6.00 £3.00 - Aka Mirko Sabatini, a drummer/experimentalist (inspired by Chris Cutler?). © 1999.

MOBILE INTERACTIVE COMPUTER ENSEMBLE - WORLD TOUR (EcoSono 002: DP) CD m/ex+ £8.00 £4.00 - Experimental cross-culture ensemble. Laptops around the world + local musicians. © 2009.

./MORFROM/. - AROUND THE CORNER (121234 Records fbl-004: CC) CD m/ex £8.00 £4.00 - Strange sonic art & fizzle: guitars/keyboards/samples/etc. in RLW/B.Gunter or odd Tietchens realms.

MY CAT IS AN ALIEN/STEVE RODEN - COSMIC DEBRIS, VOLUME II (A Silent Place ASP23: CC) CD m/ex+ £8.00 £4.00 - Atmos scuttles & freeform "rock" in the New 7th Music vein. © 2007.

NEKTAR - MAGIC IS A CHILD (Bacillus 289·09·005: RE) CD £11.00 £9.00 - USA album, with American guitarist Dave Nelson (Roy Albrighton had joined Snowball). © 1977.

NETWORK - L.N.C (Wenlock WEN011) CD m/m £9.00 £4.50 - A bizarre change of direction, this has 5 guitarists and a black/grunge metal edge. Reissue of a 1996 album?

NEU! - NEU! 2 (Germanofon 941026: RE) CD ex/ex+ £6.00 £3.00 - Their 2nd LP from 1973, featuring more Kraftwerk styled drum riffing, walls of guitar & much weirdness...

NEU! - NEU! 75 (CD N 990) CD m/vg+ £9.00 £4.50 - (Germanofon 941030: RE) CD ex/ex+ £8.00 £4.00 - The embryo of La Dusseldorf: Dinger, Rother, Dinger & Lampe. © 1975.

HAROLD NONO - TO THE RIVER LOUNGE (Bearsuit 002) CDR m/f+ £2.00 £1.50 - Wide-ranging mixture of Brian Eno ambience, David Cunningham primitivism, & all sorts of other elements.

NOSOUND - THE NORTHERN RELIGION OF THINGS (Kscope 186) CD m/m £8.00 £4.00 - Giancarlo Erra doing an album of solo versions of tracks from previous Nosound albums. © 2011.

NURSE WITH WOUND - TWO SHAVES & A SHINE REMIX PROJECT (United Jnana 222) CD £13.00 £10.00 - 15 unknown(?) artists remix Nurse With Wound's "Two Shaves" track. © 2007.

MICHAEL NYMAN - THE PIANO (MN MNRCD107) CD ex/ex+ £3.00 £2.50- "The Composer's Cut Series Vol. III" version of this Soundtrack. © 2005.

ODRA REG - GOD'S GARDEN (Musea FGBG 4706.AR) CD £11.00 £9.00 - Tempano drummer & friends. Quite varied instrumental prog-fusion with Hackett, PFM & other influences.

MIKE OLDHILL - DARK MATTER (private) CD £12.00 £6.00 - German instrumental prog, with very flash/clean production, hints of IQ, Rick Wakeman, very keyboard domimnated. © 2016

OPIUM - ETERE (taalem alm 50) 3"CDR ex+/ex+ £3.00 £1.50 - Ambient artist Matteo Zini. 20'50" track. © 2008.

OUTER LIMITS - STROMATOLITE (Musea FGBG 4719.AR) CD £11.00 £9.00 - Interesting 2007 reformation album from this Japanese prog band.

OUTER LIMITS - OUTER MANIA (Musea FGBG 4916) CD £11.00 £9.00 - Live/demos circa 1980-1984, early King Crimson & neo-Japanese prog mix.

MILICA PARANOSIC - GIVE TO GROW (Electroshock ELCD 058) CD ex+/vg+ £6.00 £3.00 - A mix of "Gregorian" chant folk songs, & instruments + poems in English. © 2010.

PARTHENON - MARE TENEBRIS (Luna Negra CDLN-30/Musea FGBG 4570.AR) CD £11.00 £9.00 - Venezuelan largely instrumental prog (some tracks with female vocals) with Emerson organ feel, towards bands like Ars Nova. © 2005.

PEOPLE LIKE US & WOBBLY - MUSIC FOR THE FIRE (Illegal Art IA121: DP) CD m/ex+ £8.00 £4.00 - Quirky instrumentals in Residents, Negativland, vein. © 2010.

ANDRÉ PERIM - DAGUA (private: DP) CD m/ex+ £9.00 £4.50 - Brazil keyboardist mixing prog-rock with Brazilian percussion styles, plus occasional guitar, violin, & Theremin. © 2015.

CARLOS PERON - DIE SCHOPFUNG DER WELT (Revisited REV 041: DP) CD £13.00 £10.00 - Spooky cinceptual work, with texts & dark symphonic edges. © 1984.

DON PEYOTE - ETERNAL NOW (Don Peyote recordings DP004: CC) CD m/ex+ £7.50 £4.00 - Australian synthesist, obviously influenced by Michael Stearns on this one. © 2009.

TOMAS PHILLIPS/JASON BIVINS - BLAU (Dragon's Eye de5029: CC) CDR ex+/m £8.00 £4.00 - American minimalist sound artist Tomas Phillips plus guitarist Jason Bivins. © 2009.

TOMAS PHILLIPS & DEAN KING - LES MAILLES (Monochrome Vision mv26) CD ex+/m £5.00 £2.50 - Two US musicians. 39'36" piece of atmospherics, in Rapoon/Troum vein. © 2008.

PHOBOS - SECTOR FOUR (Phob 005) CDR m/m £10.00 £5.00 - Darker ambient stuff from UK synthesist Dave Thompson (cassettes on Electronical Dreams, etc). © 2014.

PLOTKIN/GUTZEIT - MOSQUITO DREAM (Kranky krank 036: CC) CD ex+/ex+ £7.00 £3.50 - Guitar deconstructions (1994-1998) by James Plotkin & Brent Gutzeit.

PREMIER ROELES - KA DA VER (Vindu Music vindu20111: CC) CD m/m £8.00 £5.00 - Dutch quartet led by bassist Harmjan Roeles. Scrappy noodle jazz. © 2011.

ALEC K. REDFEARN & THE EYESORES - THE BLIND SPOT (Cuneiform RUNE 244) CD ex+/m-co £7.50 £6.50 - An offbeat mixture of indie-pop, folk & neo-classical genres. © 2007.

THE RESIDENTS - ROADWORMS (Euro Ralph CD 023: DP) CD £11.00 £8.00 - © 2000, new recordings of works from the 1998 studio album "Wormwood". An unlikely mixture of musics!

REUTER/BODDY - PURE (DiN 17) CD £10.00 £8.00 - A mix of Frippertronic & fusion & ambient techno? Quite a bizarre mixture! © 2004.

BORIS SAVOLDELLI & ELLIOTT SHARP - PROTOPLASMIC (Moonjune MJR025: DP) CD £11.00 £5.50 - Wild stuff from Savoldelli (vocals/electronics) & Sharp (guitars/sax/electronics).

KLAUS SCHULZE - DAS WAGNER DESASTER (Revisited REV 033: DP) 2CD m/vg £9.00 £7.00 - Live in Paris & Rome (May 1994). Plus 19 minute bonus track: "Encore Seville".

JONN SERRIE - PLANETARY CHRONICLES, VOL. 1 (New World Music NWCD 033) CD ex+/ex+ £7.00 £5.00 - 2002 reissue of this 1992 collection of archive recordings (1983-84).

SHAPESHIFTER - MAUREEN ANDERSON'S SHAPESHIFTER (Shapeshifter ShapeCD014) CD £5.00 £2.50 - Maybe I could describe this as... “Nico & The Faction meet a cabaret act, an Elton John/Keith Emerson personallity at the keys, a jazz-punk drummer & a wannabe prog bass/guitarist”. Features samples courtesy of Genesis P. Orridge & Larry Thrasher.

SHAPESHIFTER - SHIFTING GEAR (Shapeshifter) CD £5.00 £2.50 - Recorded in 1 day in Spring 2007, this is the rough 'n' ready live sound of Shapeshifter, but with Maureen's vocals to the fore! Basically, the band seem to be freaking out whilst Maureen "struts her stuff".

SH.TG.N - SH.TG.N (Moonjune MJR046: CC) CD ex+/ex+ £8.00 £4.00 - Belgian eccentric/varied fusion, grunge/death metal/jazz-rock/RIO & Zappa-isms all rolled into one. © 2012.

SIYANIE - SHINING OF UNITY (Moonsun MS005: CC) CD ex+/m £6.00 £4.00 - Russian ambient drone project, aka Sergey Ilchuk. © 2012. This also features Neznamo & Kshatriy.

IOS SMOLDERS - MUSIC FOR CD-PLAYER (Staalplaat STCD 077) CD ex+/ex+ £7.50 £4.00 - 99 tracks for you to program & make your own compositions. © 1994.

JOS SMOLDERS - TEXTURES AND MOBILES (Conv CNV R01: CC) CDR ex+/vg+ £4.00 £3.00 - Rumbles, sonic scribbles, sizzles & subsonics in Wehowsky/RLW territory. © 2004.

SOLAR LODGE - ETERNITY INTO STILLNESS (Angel CD2) CD ex/ex £7.00 £3.50 - Italian experimental duo of Enrico Angarano & Fulvio Biondo. © 1992.

SPINIFEX - HIPSTERS GONE BALLISTIC (TryTone TT559-055: CC) CD m/m £8.00 £4.00 - European jazz quintet (based in Holland) with RIO edge, hints of the Blessing, but also some thrashy bits.

SIMON STEENSLAND - PHANTOM OF THE THEATRE (UAE disc 14) CD £5.00 - Actually new, but all copies of this pressing have faults (several noise snaps & glitches) on the final few tracks. As far as the artist himself knows all copies of this release are defective in some way. © 2001.

THE STINKING BADGER - CHUNX VOLUME 1 (TaperTime: CC) CDR ex+/m £7.00 £3.50 - Collection of solo recordings (1990-97) by one time New 7th Music and A Band associate, aka Teledu. Demonstration pressing, this has 51 tracks instead of 49 on release version, total time = 67'00".

THE STINKING BADGER - CHUNX VOLUME 1 (TaperTime TT01) CDR m/m £9.00 £4.50 - Release version, has 49 tracks instead of 51 (some are different), total time = 64'16".

ANDY SUMMERS - SYNAESTHESIA (Esoteric ECLEC 2430: 1xBT,RM) CD m/m £7.00 £3.50 - Reissue of his 1995 solo on CMP, varied fusions with Ginger Baker, Mitchel Forman, Jerry Watts, etc.

TARAB - SURFACEDRIFT (Naturestrip NS3001: DP) CD ex+/ex+ £7.00 £3.50 - Australian sonic enviromentalist Eamon Sprod. Obviously inspired by the likes of The Hafler Trio, etc. © 2004.

TAUS - THE ORGAN OF CORTI (L'innomable: CC) CD ex/ex £6.00 £3.00 - Tim Blechmann & Klaus Filip, producing a kind of low-key RLW/Wollscheid sonic tapestry. © 2007.

TÔ - ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (Fissur ur 04) CDR ex+/m £5.00 £2.50 - French sonic explorer Thomas Tilly. Location recordings from Guniea with manipulation & reconstruction at home. © 2005.

TOPOGRAFIA - GENIUS LOCI (Greytone Grey005: DP) CD m/ex+ £7.00 £3.50 - Polish ambient musician Maciej Banasik. © 2010.

FRANCOISE TOULLEC LA BANQUISE - EL[LE] (Gazul GA 8696) CD m/ex+ £7.50 £4.00 - French classical avant-garde meets free-jazz, very bleak & sterile. Not RIO as Musea claim. © 2009.

TWO AL'S - AND THE COWGIRLS KEPT ON DANCING (Brokken Records BR007: DP) CD m/m £8.00 £4.00 - Interesting mostly John Cage like prepared piano & percussion. © 2013.

TZESNE - CROSSING TIERRAHUECA (Taalem alm 55) 3"CDR m/m £3.50 £2.00 - Spanish sound artist, no idea who he really is. © 2009.

UNOMA - CROMA (Luna Negra CDLN-25/Musea FGBG 4506.AR) CD £11.00 £9.00 - Spanish largely instrumental fusion prog with some licks that reminding of Ray Russell/Jeff Beck territory meets The Enid when gets a bit more classical edged. © 2003.

ERIC VAN DER HEIJDEN - DAL SEGNO (Groove Unlimited GR-182) CD m/m £9.00 £7.00 - Dutch Synthesist inspired by Berlin-School artists. © 2011.

FRED VAN DUIJNHOVEN - BREUK (P.J.J. 04: CC) CDS ex+/m £3.00 £1.50 - Dutch drummer, mainly solo drums but does feature guests on two tracks. © 2013.

PAUL VNUK JR. (MA JA LE) - SILENCE SPEAKS IN SHADOW (Hypnos hyp2134) CD ex+/ex £6.50 £5.00 - Atmospheric synth from USA, © 2001.

KOICHI WATANABE - ELECTRONIC MUSIC 1978-1979 (Doppelganger DPCD-01) CD m/ex+ £12.00 £9.00 - Japanese electronic music composer.

KOICHI WATANABE - ELECTRONIC MUSIC 1979-1988 (Doppelganger DPCD-05) CD ex+/m £10.00 £8.00 - This would seem to be all performed on a Korg MS-10.

FLORIAN WITTENBURG - ALEATORIC INSPIRATION (Nur/Nicht/Nur) CD £9.00 £8.00 - Mostly subdued piano, with long tones & some electronics. © 2015.

BORIS YOFFE - SONG OF SONGS (ECM New Series ECM 2174/476 4426) CD ex+/ex+ £5.00 £4.00 - Russian-born Israeli classical composer. 5 works. © 2011.

YUKA & CHRONOSHIP - WATER REINCARNATION (Musea FGBG 4886) CD m/m £9.00 £4.50 - Japanese technical prog fusion lead by female keyboards/vocalist. © 2011.

FRANK ZAPPA - SHEIK YERBOUTI (Rykodisc RCD 10528) CD ex+/ex £7.50 £5.00 - © 1979.

FRANK ZAPPA - JAZZ FROM HELL (Rykodisc RCD 10549: RE) CD ex/ex+ £4.50 £3.00 - Synclavier music with odd dissonance. One of his best from the mid-1980's. © 1986.

 

Various Artists

 

BEYOND THE SEA (Cordelia CD040: DP) CD £9.00 £8.00 - "The Surf instrumental bands of the world fearlessly extend their repertoire". Don's Mobile Barbers, Thurston Lava Tube, & 24 others!

FEAR NO FALL (Lowlands LOW 011: DP) CD m/ex+ £8.00 £4.00 - Collaborations between Jim O'Rourke, Zeena Parkins, Toshinori Kondo, David Shea, DJ Low & Dirk Wachtelaer.

FROM THE EARTH TO THE SPHERES VOL. 2 (Very Friendly VF017CD) ex+/m £8.00 £4.00 - Experimental improv stuff, one track each by Thuja (ex-Mirza, USA improv troupe) & My Cat Is An Alien (Italian experimental improv). © 2005.

KLANG-BILDER (Innovative Communication IC 05953: CC) CD ex+/vg+ £9.00 £4.50 - Sampler inc. some unique extracts. This version was never sold but came free with the 1998 IC campaign catalogue (not included here). With Klaus Buntrock, Dancing Fantasy, G.E.N.E., Megabyte, Software, etc.

KRAUTROCK KARNIVAL (SAS 5) CD £9.00 £4.50 - Wide-ranging synth through to stoner from Damo Suzuki's Network, Circle, Appliance, Kubusschnitt, Foreign Spaces, Cookin' With Kurt, etc.

MINIATURES CONCRETES (empreintes DIGITALes IMED 9837: CC) CD ex+/ex £8.00 £4.00 - 1998 collection of 24 x 3 minute tracks: Jocelyn Robert, Natasha Barrett, Ake Parmerud, Randall Smith, Ned Bouhalassa, Monique Jean, Roger Doyle, Ios Smolders, etc.

NIGHT MUSIC: THE BEST OF AD MUSIC VOLUME 5 (AD Music AD77) CD £9.00 £6.00 - Cheap intro to label: Robert Fox, Richard Bone, Robert de Fresnes, David Wright, Enterphase, etc.

PRODUCT 06 (Cronica 023) CD vg+/ex+ £5.50 £3.00 - Largely abstract soundscapes of reversed/stretched/mutated sound by: Pawel Grabowski, The Beautiful Schizophonic, James Eck Rippie & Paulo Raposo. Nice Mellotron sample loops on last track! © 2005.

SPLIT (Radiodrone RD 08: CC) CD m/ex+ £7.00 £3.50 - Split release (20-25 minutes each) by Siberian synth acts: Instant Movie Combinations, Closing The Eternity, Kromeshna. © 2012.

TESTAMENT (RRRecords RRR-CD-21) CD ex/ex £4.00 £2.00 - Avant-garde/experimental musics: John Wiggins, Jerome Noetinger, RLW, Thomas DiMuzio, Tim Walters, Michael Prime, etc. © 1993.

UN VOYAGE EN PROGRESSIF, VOLUME 8 (Musea FGBG 4480.AR) CD ex+/ex+ £8.00 £3.00 - Label sampler: Quidam, Kerrs Pink, Tempano, Engel, Versus X, Jean-Pierre Alarcen, etc.

WANDLUNGEN UNPLUMP (DEGEM CD 11: DP) CD m/ex £6.00 £3.00 - Electroacoustic & noise stuff, with German text on some tracks. Seven artists inc. Ralf Hoyer. © 2014.

WATER (D.O.R. Infinity ADOR 191) CD ex/ex £3.00 £1.50 - Promo! Avant-garde/industrial/ambient musics: Multicide, Lull, Kazuyuki K. Null/James Plotkin, Chemical Plant, Final, etc.

WEIGHTLESS, EFFORTLESS (Hypnos hyp1912) CD m/m £9.00 £4.50 - Unique material by: Kevin Keller, James Johnson, Dean Benedictus, Rod Modell, Loren Nerell, Scott Fraser, Steve Roach, etc.

 

Records

 

PIERRE BENSUSAN - MUSIQUES (Rounder 3038) LP ex/m £7.00 £5.00 - French folk soloist.

CARSTEN BOHN'S BANDSTAND - C.B. RADIO (Erlkonig INT 148.417: IN) LP ex+/vg+ £8.00 £6.00 - Mainstream Krautrock supergroup, with Manfred Rurup, Roman Bunka, etc. 3rd album (1980).

BUDKA SUFLERA - CIEN WIELKIEJ GÓRY (Muza SX 1264) LP vg/vg+ £6.00 £5.00 - Their 1975 debut, a slightly bluesy progressive with some Jane similarity & a liberal dose of psychedelia. Niemen is featured as guest synthesist.

COFFEE - HEX VEX & THE LAVANDER MINK (Elica 2VL-3707: GF) 2x10" ex+/m £9.00 £4.50 - Chintz & retro stuff with quirky avant-pop stuff. Bizarre! Note: P&P = 6 units.

GENESIS - DUKE (Charisma CBR 101: GF) LP ex/ex+ £4.99 £4.00 - This contined their move into more accessible pop-based music. © 1980. Original copy with £4.99 RRP. special price sticker.

GILLAN - FUTURE SHOCK (Virgin 203.596) LP ex/ex £5.00 £4.00 - Former Deep Purple vocalist & band (feat. Colin Towns). Dutch pressing: deluxe gatefold wallet/book cover. © 1981.

JEAN MICHEL JARRE - MAGNETIC FIELDS (Polydor POLS 1033: IN) LP ex+/ex £5.00 £4.00 - © 1981.

KEITH LEBLANC - MAJOR MALFUNCTION (World Records WR 005) LP ex+/ex+ £7.00 £3.50 - Oddball industrial & techno experimental dub stuff, bit like some Bill Laswell or Jah Wobble.

DIDIER LOCKWOOD GROUP - DIDIER LOCKWOOD GROUP (JMS 032: IN) LP ex+/nc £4.00 £3.00 - Someone bought this off us a few years ago with the vinyl for "The Kid" inside. © 1984.

MARC OGERET - VIVRE (Vogue 574034: GF) LP ex/vg+ £9.00 £4.50 - Well-known jazzers with singer Marc Ogeret. For those that like unusual French chanson in Manset/Higelin vein. © 1981.

MIKE OLDFIELD - QE2 (Virgin V2181: IN) LP ex+/vg+ £3.50 £2.00 - © 1980.

MIKE OLDFIELD - FIVE MILES OUT (Virgin V2222: GF) LP ex+/ex £5.00 £3.50 - © 1982.

OLYMPIC - KANAGOM (Supraphon 1113 3838) LP ex/ex £4.00 £2.00 - © 1986, just after their prog phase they went a little new-wave on this one. English version was "Hidden In Your Mind".

AMANCIO PRADA - VIDA E MORTE (Alvares HALS 710-01) LP ex+/vg+ £5.00 £4.00 - Spanish folk singer. Seemingly all protest songs & not my sort of thing! © 1974.

MIROSLAW RAJKOWSKI - THE PRIMARY PRINCIPLE (Beta-lactam Ring MT025) 10" ex+/ex+ £7.00 £3.50 - "Lactamase 05". Weird overtone singing, with instruments, collage & all manner of other vocal expressions. Limited Edition #130/500.

GILES REAVES/JON GOIN - LETTING GO (MCA 6283) LP ex+/ex £8.00 £6.00 - Giles Reaves is nowadays a member of Spacecraft (US) cosmic new-age band & soundtrack composer.

YES - ROUNDABOUT/LONG DISTANCE RUNAROUND (Atlantic OS-13140) 7" vg+/nc £1.00 £0.50

YES - WONDROUS STORIES/PARALLELS (Atlantic K 10999) 7" vg/nc £1.00 £0.50 - © 1977.

 

Music Cassettes

 

APHASIA - REQUIRED (Atmoject ATMO 03) MC m/m £4.00 £3.00 - UK sound artist Richard Johnson. Abstract The Hafler Trio meets Merzbow type stuff. © 1995.

STEVEN CRAGG - DISCOVERY (New World NWC 434) CD m/m £4.00 £3.00 - Upbeat & ambient didgeridoo, etc. New-age album featuring Phil Thornton on 1 track. © 1997.

RUNESTONE - MYSTERIES (New World NWC 283) MC m/m £4.00 £3.00 - Lush romantic with flutey synth music (new-age), from Chris Green & Robert Fenner. © 1995.

SPHINX - MIRRORBALL (Network 77 N77 018) MC ex+/ex+ £5.00 £3.50 - South African experimental electro-techno-industrial outfit featuring producer/musician Jay Scott. © 1994.

THE SWITCH OFF OPTION - STANDBY (Fragment CLUMP 16) MC m/ex+ £7.00 £5.00 - Strange mix of avant-jazz & neo-classical. © 1995.

VAULT 13 - VAULT 13 (private) MC m/m £8.00 £6.00 - "Instrumentals From The Sonic Sideshow" Obscure 1990's US instrumental freakadelic garage band, who sound very 1960s!

 

Music Videos

 

AMON DUUL II - VIDEO ARCHIVE (Bootleg) DVDR m/m £5.00 £4.00 - Live tracks circa 1968-1975, includes remastered version of "Plays Phallus Dei". Region free, 50'52"

AMON DUUL II - VIDEO ARCHIVE RARITIES 2 (Bootleg) DVDR m/m £5.00 £4.00 - Live tracks circa 1969-1975, inc. obscure "Pop 2" INA French TV appearances. Region free, 66 minutes.

CAN - SOEST (Bootleg) DVDR m/m £5.00 £4.00 - From the Rockpalast Archive. Live at Soest Mixed Media Show Winter 1970. Region free, 84'15"

EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER - WELCOME BACK (PolyGram 087 778-3) VHS m/m £6.00 £4.00 - After a 10 year hiatus, live on their 1992/93 Black Moon tour, with interviews with the band. They also performed old classics like "Tarkus", "Pictures At An Exhibition" & "Karn Evil 9".

MARILLION - LIVE FROM LORELEY (Picture Music International MVN 9911532) VHS used £5.00 £3.00 - Live at St. Goar, Freilichtbuhne, Loreley, Germany (18/7/1987).

JAN NICKMAN, PAUL SPEER & DAVID LANZ - NATURAL STATES/DESERT VISION (Bootleg) DVDR m/m £5.00 £4.00 - Contains both the films above. Total = 96'24"

O YUKI CONJUGATE - PERIPHERAL VISION (Bootleg) DVDR m/m £5.00 £4.00 - Visuals & music, another ethnic tribal industrial weird ambient dreamscape. Originally released in 1988.

KLAUS SCHULZE - LINZER STAHLWERKSYNFONIE (Bootleg) DVDR m/m £5.00 £4.00 - Live at ARS Electronica (8/9/1980). Ideal for those who don't want to upgrade their copy of "Dig It".

TANGERINE DREAM - CANYON DREAMS (Bootleg) DVDR m/m £5.00 £4.00 - Their best from the late-1980's. Produced by Jan Nickman & Gary Warriner. Duration = 38'37"

FRANK ZAPPA - BBC TELEVISION - LATE SHOW SPECIAL (Bootleg) DVDR m/m £5.00 £4.00 - Taken from the TV broadcast. Duration = 2hrs 12mins, PAL 4:3 region free.

FRANK ZAPPA & THE MOTHERS - 1967-73 RARE STUFF (Bootleg) DVDR m/m £5.00 £4.00 - Includes their BBC appearance in 1968, Pop 2 Paris Gaumont (1970), etc. Duration = 82'40"

 

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