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In the last day of leaving winter we have matured two new editions on Muzyka Voln, and our mailorder catalogue was refreshed by the new works of local projects Siyanie, Dom Vdovy, Koma Project, Wukowar (new project of Michael A. from Ritual Front), latest releases by Monochrome Vision and Operator Produkzion labels, and works of such masters as Robert Rich, Troum & Aidan Baker + a whole array of the most diverse experimental music for any taste.

Have a joyful spring,

I. New releases

Archon Orchestra - Cenotaph

Archon Orchestra

CD (ltd. 500)

1. Lento [mp3]
2. Hope and Calm
3. Eluding I
4. Give us a Sign [mp3]
5. Yes, I was Glad
6. In Between the Notes
7. Les Dirigeables
8. Eluding II
9. Solace [mp3]
10. Cenotaph
11. Time {extra}

total length: 44:28
price: €10

* bandcamp.com

Together with the labels Shadowplay Records and Monopoly Records we are pleased to present you the second album of Archon Orchestra, produced by the well-known founder of Cyclotimia and Sphere Rex projects. "Cenotaph" continues the line started on the debut CD "Pong" - the sounds of a church organ harmoniously intertwine with delicate, subtle electronics while piano and strings mysteriously "float" under the arches of a gothic cathedral immersing the listener in light melancholia. Recommended for the lovers of both atmospheric soundtracks (Ludovico Einaudi, Eleni Karaindrou) and academic "minimalism" (Philip Glass, Terry Riley, Arvo Pärt). However it's also absolutely worth checking out for the fans of "neoclassic" and "ethereal".

Kshatriy - From Heart to Heart

"From Heart to Heart"

CD (ltd. 500)

1. Sacred Dimension [mp3]
2. Solar Wind
3. Crystal Hand
4. Rainbow Serpent [mp3]
5. Possible Planet
6. From Heart to Heart [mp3]

total length: 59:46
price: €10

* bandcamp.com

Kshatriy pleases his fans with a regularity of his musical experiences and Muzyka Voln label gladly presents his third CD-album "From Heart to Heart". Many reviewers referred Kshatriy's previous works to space dark ambient and the new album also has a cosmogonic feel to its musical images. This time everything takes place in utterly deep space, in the immense emptiness that contains the whole world.

Swinging on slow waves which shimmer in all possible colours we contemplate monumental galactic metamorphoses. Slowly unwinding are the tight spirals of synthesizer drone, rhythmic patterns pulsate and emotional melodies are cut with rare flashes of voice samples. Smoothly flows the sound, charged with energy, transmitting the experience of self-awareness from the musician to the listener... from heart to heart.

II. Reviews

Some reviews of our releases:

Corvuz "Invisible Landscapes" CD:
Kshatriy "Transforming Galaxy" CD:

III. Forthcoming Events

Moscow, "DOM". More info...

St. Petersburg, "ESG-21". More info...

St. Petersburg, "ESG-21". More info...

11.03.2013 - 100 Years of "L'Arte dei Rumori" Luigi Russolo
VETROPHONIA, WOZZECK & Kurt Liedwart, Andrey Popovskiy
St. Petersburg, "ESG-21". More info...

15.03.2013 - Russian droning
Drunk Noise Jam Session
St. Petersburg, "ESG-21". More info...

St. Petersburg, "da:da:" club. More info...

Moscow, "DOM". More info...

St. Petersburg, "ESG-21". More info...

Moscow, "Moscow HALL". More info...

Moscow, "Artplay" club. More info...

PLEQ, HOLLYWOOD DREAM TRIP, CELER, Fabio Orsi & Valentina Besegher, Christoph Heemann, PHALF, :VTOL:
St. Petersburg, "ESG-21". More info...

06.04.2013 - Limen
Moscow, "Plan B" club. More info...

IV. New items in mailorder catalogue

CDs & CD-Rs

Aeterna -- "Abyssos" -- CD -- €15
2012 Lichterklang, LK012

Andersson, Peter -- "Music For Film And Exhibition I & Natura Fluxus" -- 2 CD + DVD -- €31
2011 Infinite Fog Productions, IF-19, (ltd. 400)
Peter Andersson from the Cold Meat Industry act raison d’etre now presents his sound work for film and exhibition, spanning through the years 1999 to 2006. Peter has been working on several film and exhibition projects, some of these projects never went to final completion but the music was composed in almost all the cases. Music for Film and Exhibition presents a broad spectrum of the sounds and music capabilities of Peter Andersson and those familiar with any of his different music projects including raison d'etre, Necrophorus, Atomine Elektrine, Bocksholm etc… will most probably enjoy this double album (Music duration 151 min.) very much... For now Infinite Fog Productions presents complite edition of 'Music for Film and Exhibition I" which contains real DVD with Natura Fluxus - film by Peter Andersson and Lars Bosma + some rare bonuses, like another Peter's films - Autumn Leaves; Mandala; Dritfing Wall; Nature Morte e.t. Total play time approx. 83 minutes! Natura Fluxus brings us on a poetic, existential and suggestive journey dealing with matters like abandonment, desolation, emptiness, inanimation, remembrance and residual energy through places where we can spot traces of presence of mankind. Discover the aesthetic beauty in old factories and ruins: in the perishable and the metamorphoses that follow. Natura Fluxus is a experimental film where concrete, environmental sounds and original scored music blend with visual stunning sceneries of rarely seen places. The film is in B/W and Color. Highly recommended! Masterpiece of ambient music! [press-release]

Area Bombardment -- "In Hoc Signo Vinces" -- CD -- €15
2010 Lichterklang, LK002

Art Abscons -- "Am Himmel Mit Feuer II" -- CD -- €14
2012 Fronte Nordico, AA II, (ltd. 300)
The CD version of the first Fronte Nordico release from one of the best today's new neofolk projects Art Abscons. «Am Himmel mit Feuer II» is a total remake of CD out in 2010 on Dead Scarlet Records. Most of the tracks were re-recorded, many got totally new versions, some new tracks were added and some old omitted, and the tracklist was completely resorted. The result is a totally different album - as matured, integral and professional as best neofolk classical works by Sonne Hagal, Forseti and Orplid. Brilliant melodies, charming voice, sophisticated soundwork and german poetry full of melancholy, sadness and irony are melting together to form a perfect gem of rare beauty – not to be missed by any fan of dark folk magical art! This CD version is different not only to the 2010 release but also to its vinyl analogue, it lacks two short interludes appeared on LP but includes one totally new track and one song here is completely reworked. The release comes in a special embossed thick grey rough carton cover with full colour picture and limited to 300 copies only. [press-release]

Art Abscons -- "Les Sentiers Eternels" -- CD -- €14
2012 Fronte Nordico, AA IV, (ltd. 300)
The CD version of the second Fronte Nordico release from Art Abscons, one of its most favourite current neofolk projects. «Les Sentiers Eternels» is a brand new album including 10 tracks finished and mixed in early 2012. This work took about one and a half years in the making and shows further development both in technical refinement and the creative side of the project. The genre borders of neofolk are broken and we see here a varied mix of many style elements – from pure dark folk guitar ballads to more eclectic conceptual tracks close to something which could be defined as kraut-rockish psychedelic industrial, from electro-pop / minimal wave tunes to harsher and more aggressive pieces. The album was produced according to an innovative recording technique called «Stereo Spektral Sunrise» and is the first album to feature the SPEKTRALOPHONE, a sort of organic synthesizer developed by Art Abscon himself. «Les Sentiers Eternels» also brings Art Abscons' spiritual kinship with American neofolk project Gnomonclast to a new level and contains various noteworthy contributions from N2 ItinitI and Sasha Feline. This album is a kind of sounding universe strictly based on the principles of Abscons Magik and N2 ItinitI's cabalo-gnostic achievements, and, thus, includes any contradictions the real universe presents us with. There's everything here – Sun and Moon, Day and Night, Love and Hate, Joy and Grief, all act according to the hidden principles eternal, and this work is the most complex and intellectual to be found among Art Abscons albums until now – the literal and accurate revelation of the Hidden God – a pure excitement to the intelligent listener who is into occult matters! This CD is again distinct to the LP version, one track is totally reworked and the cover artwork is different. The release comes in a special embossed thick grey rough carton cover with full colour picture and limited to 300 copies only. [press-release]

Bianchi, Maurizio & Mauthausen Orchestra -- "Material Modulations" -- CD -- €15
2012 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 165

Bianchi, Maurizio & Mauthausen Orchestra -- "Spiritual Noises" -- CD -- €15
2012 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 155

Bjargo, Peter -- "The Architecture Of Melancholy" -- CD -- €15
2011 Cyclic Law, 41st Cycle, (ltd. 700)

Bjargo, Peter & Gustaf Hildebrand -- "Out Of The Darkling Light, Into The Bright Shadow" -- CD -- €15
2005/2012 Cyclic Law, 43rd Cycle, (ltd. 600)

Bleiburg -- "Shadows Will Survive" -- 2 CD + DVD -- €17
2007 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 098

Deihim, Sussan / Richard Horowitz -- "Desert Equations: Azax Attra" -- CD -- €15
1988 Made To Measure, MTM 8 CD

Ditterich Von Euler-Donnersperg / Asmus Tietchens / Thomas Koner -- "s/t" -- CD EP -- €13
2012 Die Stadt, DS113, (ltd. 500)

Dom Vdovy -- "Wilczyca" -- CD -- €9
2010 Salts & Ashes Productions, starlit003, (ltd. 500)
The project Dom Vdovy ("House of Widow", coming from Leningrad region) released its first demo records back in 2002, and in 2010 put out its first CD album. The project's style can be described as classical black ambient with elements of neoclassic - foggy obscure atmosphere, adherence to funeral and afterworld aesthetics, abundance of synthesizer pads, sepulchral samples and ritual rhythms. The CD also contains a video for one track.

Eldar -- "The Secret Golden Flower" -- CD -- €15
2012 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 163

The Floating World -- "The Apparition" -- CD -- €15
2012 Cyclic Law, 44th Cycle, (ltd. 600)

Frakmundt -- "Heiwehland" -- CD -- €15
2011 Percht, Percht 19

Franck, Yannick -- "Hierophany" -- CD -- €10
2012 Monochrome Vision, mv44, (ltd. 500)
Musician, performer and founder of Idiosyncratics label, Yannick Franck has developed an increasingly personal style that combines sharp acoustic research and abrasive walls of sound. Often described as trance-inducing, his music is based on the treatment of sources such as instruments and non-musical objects, voice, radio signals and field recordings. It ranges from fundamental acoustic explorations ("The Staircase Continuum") to more stylistic-expressionistic searches ("Memorabilia"); two fields of investigation that tend to collide in his latest works such as Hierophany... In such conservative genre like ambient there is not easy to find something to discover, but the music of Yannick Franck can change this widespread prejudice. Infuenced by recent trip to Russia and the orthodox culture, he composed the continuous suite of three movements, showing his personal vision of the ancient rite. [label info]
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In Scherben -- "Dort An Jenem Baume...." -- CD -- €15
2011 Lichterklang, LK003

Inade -- "Aldebaran" -- CD -- €14
1996/2001 Cold Spring Records, CSR13CD, 2nd edition, (ltd. 1000)
The masters of Black Ambient! "Aldebaran" is the black sun of the secret knowledge. This work focuses on the German Vril society myths of 'Aldebaran', from which universal spirituality is said to originate. One hour of immense walls of dark, brooding atmospherics, pulsating anthems of the universal power, mixed with themes of heritage and history. The ultimate document of deep and cavernous dark ambient. [press-release]

Kauna Traips -- "s/t" -- CD -- €10
2010 Sturm, Mandat nr. 31 / Underbed Storage, UNST01
Experimental dark ambient release by Tarchoks and Koils. It all started in 2006 when it seemed no longer possible to keep holding all this within, partly due to the surrounding environment. Like induction, shame - as masochistic means to feel strange guilt for breaking imagined social and moral constructions, or making them serve another purpose; and conservation of energy - the two minds and bodies, often being intoxicated death close, transforming energy into something else. A tranquil accompaniment for madness, and information overload, pouring into your consciousness and subconsciousness through every smallest crack. [press-release]
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Ke/Hil -- "Hellstation" -- CD -- €15
2010 Tesco Organisation, TESCO 075

Knauzers -- "Kvizingtaktika" -- 3"CD-R -- €5
2010 Sturm, Mandat nr. 35 / Underbed Storage, UNST03, (ltd. 300)
Ambient hypno-saga from the dark doings of Knabis (Traur Zot) and Stropu Jurka (Strops) featuring Claustrum in one track. Vibes of somber austerity, crepitating noises and mesmerizing pulsations of ascetic audio shamanism. Darkroom music for rites of lust. [label info]

Koivunmahla -- "Kuolli Elliyavia Ei Tie" -- CD-R -- €9
Strely Peruna, SP 010
Rough cold music, played on ocarina, mouth harp and self-made metallic string-spring construction accompanied with saamian songs. The recording was made during winter solstice of 2000. One-time side project of Eugeny from Lunar Abyss Quartet.

Koma Project -- "Flatline" -- CD-R -- €7
2012 Essentia Mundi, EM023, (ltd. 100)
Experimental droning doom metal. KOMA Project is a side-project of Yury (aka Spinefish) from Orel, Russia. Flatline is the first album release of this interesting project that gathers a number of local and Swedish musicians to bring you a meditative, humming, oppressive and at the same time mesmerizing atmosphere. [label info]
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La Nomenklatur -- "La Legende Des Voix" -- CD -- €10
1986/1995 Ant-Zen, Act 34, (ltd. 1000)
"La Legende Des Voix" is a re-release of La Nomenklatur's first tape, recorded in 1986. Powerful pulses and cold noises layering in very electronic sounding sheets of bruitalist percussions and distorted vocals. This aggressive aggregate is a raw document from the early days of rhythmic industrial noise. [label info]

La Nomenklatur -- "Le Triomphe De La Volonte" -- CD -- €10
1992 Les Nouvelles Propagandes, NP 014
"Le Triomphe de la Volonte" was the last album by La Nomenklatur [before releasing "World At War" in 2011], a solo project of Philippe Escartin, the leader of industrial group Minamata. It was released in 1992 and most of material was recorded approximately at the same time. Unlike the works of Minamata dedicated to only one theme, albums of La Nomenklatur are more varied both conceptually and musically. Deformed orchestral samples and electronic sounds mixed in deliberately atonal and arrhythmical manner, sometimes with abrupt ending, work as an accompaniment to the excited Philippe's voice pronouncing his epistle texts in agitational manner. All this resembles a kind of avantgarde opera or monodrama, noone has ever done anything like this neither before nor after La Nomenklatur! Unfortunately because of complete absence of any promotion and weak distribution this release was almost sentenced to noteless existence in the dark area of musical market - and even now, after 18 years, just a few people know about it. [Monochrome Vision]

La Nomenklatur -- "Un Recueil De La Nomenklatur" -- CD -- €10
1996 Les Nouvelles Propagandes, NP.015
A retrospective collection of rare material recorded and released in 1988-1992, including tracks from the split-album with Brume "End Of Symptom Dump / Meosta" (1989, La Legende De Voix), and cassette compilations "Avanti!" (1990, T.M.F.H.), "Autoplasie II" (1992, Nuit et Brouillard), "Music From The White House Volume 4: France" (Exart Cassettes), "Tri-Bu 2" (1991, Dedali Opera) and "Cobwebs" (1992, Epitapes). Not only this is an interesting historical document for the perfectionist collectors, but also a good opportunity to get an impression of the evolution of this unique and unappreciated musical project. [Monochrome Vision]

La Nomenklatur -- "World At War" -- CD -- €10
2011 Les Nouvelles Propagandes, NP25
The project LA NOMENKLATUR was founded back in 1986 by Tiburce, a french composer and video artist known also as mastermind behind Minamata. After several well recognized albums, the work of LA NOMENKLATUR was unfortunately suspended in 1992. It was only last year that LA NOMENKLATUR rose like phoenix brighter than before with the CD "World at War". The sound of LA NOMENKLATUR is best described as an intense mixture of old school industrial, extreme vocals, metal percussion and well-placed samples. [Chamber Music]
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Les Colonnes De L'Eternite -- "A Soldier Of Lifeforce" -- CD -- €15
2012 Lichterklang, LK011

Litvin, Arseny -- "Tungus Radio" -- 3"CD-R -- €7
2013 Operator Produkzion, OPERPRODUKT75, (ltd. 75)
Dense Noise Ambient from taiga. Singing birds, radionoise, field recordings and ritual drones all made up in one 22-minute lo-fi suite. Cardboart cover with attached photo. [label info]

Maeror Tri -- "Mind Reversal" -- CD -- €16
1993/2011 Infinite Fog Productions, IF-08, (ltd. 270)
Welcome, to the early days of this realy cult formation! Mind Reversal has been recorder already 20 (!) years ago, and only backwards-sound was used for this album. This is the fourth edition of magic album which was released two times of cassete 1993 & once on CD-r, before… Now it's the time for CD, placed in luxury Digibook with exclusive artworks from the talented Petersburg painter. Limited to 270 copies O:N:L:Y:! [label info]

Maeror Tri -- "Mort Aux Vaches: Hypnos/Transe" -- CD -- €15
1997/2012 Raubbau, RAUB-018

March Of Heroes -- "La Chute" -- CD -- €15
2011 Steinklang Industries, SK55

Meelkop, Roel / Mecha/Orga -- "Rotterdam 54:21" -- CD -- €10
2012 Monochrome Vision, mv43, (ltd. 500)
Early 2012 Yiorgis Sakellariou (aka Mecha/Orga), hailing from Greece, invited Rotterdam based sound artist Roel Meelkop to explore his hometown for a period of acoustic research. The two artists worked for a week in a residency at the WORM studio. They explored the textures and variety of Rotterdam’s soundscape through field recording and also worked on the analogue synthesizers of the WORM studio. Rotterdam 54:21 is concerned with juxtaposing, mixing and filtering field recordings with analogue synthesizer sounds and aims at an open-ended attempt to construct a soundscape that will give the listeners a chance to immerse themselves in this sonic experience. [label info]
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Merzbow & John Wiese -- "Multiplication" -- CD -- €10
2005 Misanthropic Agenda, MAR 012
An impressive display of both incredible composition and furious power from noise masterminds Masami Akita and John Wiese. Having both released significant work on Misanthropic Agenda, we are very proud to offer their premier collaborative album! Akita and Wiese pull no punches. No beats, no prog, no techno -- just pure delivery and satisfaction of electronic extremes. Second edition in jewel-case. [press-release]

Minamata -- "Cyclator" -- CD + DVD -- €15
2009 Les Nouvelles Propagandes, NP.021, (ltd. 500)
"Cyclator" is the 2009' release for this pioneer of the French industrial scene. It includes a full-length audio-CD containing material recorded in 2002-2007 and a DVD offering the complete MINAMATA' performance recorded live on Saturday, April 21st 2007 in Antwerp/Belgium plus the video of this show. Massive waves of Power-electronics are here perfectly mixed with metal sounds & percussions and heavy processed vocals, reflecting the agony of the Japanese city of MINAMATA in the 50 & 60's years. This concept release comes in a nicely designed three panel digipack, limited to 500 copies. [Nuit Et Brouillard]

Minamata -- "Cyclator - The Second Outbreak" -- CD + DVD -- €15
2009 Les Nouvelles Propagandes, NP.022, (ltd. 500)
Subtitled "An ultra video performance", "CyKlator (the second outbreak)" includes audio & video material especially composed, recorded and mixed for the "Tonwellen Konferenz 2", the Burscheid' festival (Germany) 2009. Containing fragments of tracks previously released on various productions - the two first tapes "Mit Lautem Geschrei" and "Methylmercure" and the "Cyclator" CD - mixed together with new sound-material, "The second outbreak" CD is the soundtrack of this performance. 7 tracks / 48'08 mns of massive waves of abrasive electronics & heavy processed metal sounds with vocals and sampled-voices, all mixed in studio.On the other hand, the DVD includes the complete live-performance plus fragments of interviews and other things filmed at the Burscheid' festival. "CyKlator (the second outbreak)" is nothing less than a document of this event. Comes in a DVD slimcase with full-colour cover. Limited edition to 500 copies. [Nuit Et Brouillard]

Minamata -- "Politkovskaia" -- CD + DVD -- €15
2010 Les Nouvelles Propagandes, NP.023 / L. White Records, LW-062
"Politovskaia" was released in September 2010. Dedicated to the defunct Russian journalist Anna POLITKOVSKAIA, the CD includes eight tracks, as an homage paid to all persons died for the freedom of speech. Compared to the previous releases of the band, "Politkovskaia" offers more atmospheric and more rhythmical parts as, to my point-of-view, the perfect synthesis between LA NOMENKLATUR and MINAMATA. This is a really brillant album, one of the best release of this cult french project, IF NOT the best one! The DVD contains eleven tracks extract from the "Cyclator" and the "Politovskaia" CD's, all recorded live in Russia in October 2009. Full-colour cover in standart DVD case. "Death leads to silence, Silence leads to death". [Nuit Et Brouillard]

Mulm -- "The End Of Greatness" -- CD -- €15
2012 Cyclic Law, 40th Cycle, (ltd. 500)

Murohamma -- "Daughter of Shadows" -- CD-R -- €7
2013 Down Elcovka Records, CD-R DER 006, (ltd. 8)
Beautiful lullaby dark ambient with a very tender melodic component. Ideal soundtrack to prepare for lucid dreaming or just for usual evening relaxation. The album was released on a cassette ltd. 100 (by Ukrainian label Depressive Illusions Records), and in digital format (by the net-label GV Sound). Now it's also available as a fetish CD-R version for the limited amount of conosseurs. CDR with b/w print, packed in hand-written sleeve made of kraft paper. Sleeve is attached to a wooden piece and wrapped in an envelope made of black cloth. [label info]

Napalmed -- "Dh-arma vs. K-arma" -- 2 x 3"CD-R -- €14
2005 Perineum Productions, 015, (ltd. 20)
Old school industrial noise played on metal objects and industrial tools. Brutally overdriven atrocity recorded in a manufacturing workshop. Elegant hand made artwork: sleeve made of metallic cardboard and embroidered brocade 102 x 85 mm, hand-painted discs. A real collectors fetish, very rare. [YAOP]

New Risen Throne -- "Loneliness Of Hidden Structures" -- CD -- €15
2011 Cyclic Law, 38th Cycle, (ltd. 1000)

Niemandsvater -- "Zeitenlos" -- CD -- €15
2012 Lichterklang, LK009

Norma Reaktsii / Transistorwald -- "The Horizon of Dreams" -- CD-R -- €7
2013 Operator Produkzion, OPERPRODUKT98, (ltd. 88)
A collaboration of two important Russian projects in five pieces, made in vein of deep earthly Drone Ambient, tragic and full of dreams that feel infinitely right. Sleeve. [label info]

O Paradis -- "Carreteras" -- CD -- €15
2011 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 149

O Paradis -- "Personas" -- CD -- €15
2012 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 156

Predominance -- "Hindenburg" -- CD -- €15
1998/2012 Loki Foundation, LOKI 34
Because of the sold out status of all Predominance releases and the highly acclaimed original Hindenburg MLP back in 1998 the re-release of this instant classic on Compact Disc will be available now. Actually this is more than a simple re-issue as the new CD version is an expanded edition different to the previous 6 tracks of the vinyl album. It contains four unreleased / re-recorded tracks and remixes, as well as the original Hindenburg material taken from the source archives in high standard remastered sound. This album is a masterpiece of symphonical songs with majestic vocals and brooding, dark ambient sonic-scapes, perfectly round off by an exclusive remix track of Inade. Comes in 6 panel digipak. [press-release]
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Predominance -- "Nocturnal Gates Of Incidence" -- CD -- €15
2000/2012 Loki Foundation, LOKI 26

The Protagonist -- "A Rebours" -- CD -- €15
1998/2012 Raubbau, RAUB-006

The Protagonist -- "Songs Of Experience" -- CD -- €15
2005/2012 Raubbau, RAUB-011
Are you one of those that wondered whatevered happened to The Protagonist? After the much acclaimed debut A Rebours from 1998, fans of meticulously crafted music at the intersection where dark ambient meets neo-classical have waited in vain for a new album. However, this shouldn't be mistaken for seven years of idleness on the part of Magnus Sundström. Rather the focus shifted to his other musical endeavour, the evil twin Des Esseintes, as well as the launching of his own imprint, the much productive Fin de Siecle Media label. But after this summer's strong comeback, the Interim EP, the time has finally come for a new album. Just like A Rebours, the title Songs of Experience betrays the literary impact on the music. And just like the poems of William Blake, these compositions strive to forge a perfect marriage between romanticism and darkness, with most emphasis on the latter this time around. Of the eight tracks, some are reworked versions of rare compilation tracks and some are completely new. Taken together they show the steady evolution of The Protagonist in the 21st century, of an artist that treasure an impeccable end-product over fast turnarounds and proliferation. [press-release of Cold Meat Industry]

Public Immorality -- "Zlaya Muzyka" -- 3"CD-R -- €7
2013 Operator Produkzion, OPERPRODUKT97, (ltd. 29)
Previously unreleased mini-album from the archives of the legendary Russian project. Totalitarian psychoactive Rhythmic Industrial, really malicious and oppressive. Regular edition (29 of 33 copies) in red mini-DVD case. [label info]

Public Immorality -- "Zlaya Muzyka" -- 3"CD-R -- €10
2013 Operator Produkzion, OPERPRODUKT97, (ltd. 4)
Previously unreleased mini-album from the archives of the legendary Russian project. Totalitarian psychoactive Rhythmic Industrial, really malicious and oppressive. Special edition (4 of 33 copies) comes with an embroidered patch and a set of exclusive malignant and unpleasant inserts. [label info]

raison d'etre -- "The Stains of the Embodied Sacrifice" -- 2 CD -- €20
2009/2012 Ewers Tonkunst, HHE 035 CD
Ewers Tonkunst is happy to announce its another collaboration with famous Swedish industrial music mastermind Peter Andersson made ten years after long sold out Panzar “Human Degeneration” CD. This time it's a reissue of his main project Raison D'Etre latest studio album initially released in 2009 on Cold Meat Industry. 'The Stains of the Embodied Sacrifice' is not only vibrating on the surface of your skin. It is alive and breathing, a creature with a knife that cut deep wounds in your body while your soul shatters for air. It is a psychosomatic and transgressive disease opressed by a compulsive behaviour manifested in dualities - the one of your body and mind - and states of metamorphoses - mind becomes flesh become wounds become fluids become stains. Play it loud if you want to become the martyr. Play it low if you are the innocent victim. There are no levels in-between. Violent and intense, it is a hell of an ordeal. But withstand and you are promised bliss. This version of the album has been expanded with an extra disc containing 60 minutes of previously unreleased early-versions-of-the-original-album-tracks. The release comes in a special foldout 6 panels digisleeve and includes 2 full colour inserts. [press-release]

raison d'etre -- "The Stains of the Embodied Sacrifice" -- 3 CD -- €32
2009/2012 Ewers Tonkunst, HHE 035 CD, (ltd. 100)
Special edition of the reissue of "The Stains of the Embodied Sacrifice" contains additional CD with live recording made in Moscow and is limited to 100 copies only.

Rasthof Dachau -- "...Das Andere Licht" -- CD -- €15
2012 Steinklang Industries, SK 50, (ltd. 350)

Restraint / Dasein / Indra / ЯО 91404 Д -- "Su-7" -- CD-R -- €7
2013 Operator Produkzion, OPERPRODUKT99, (ltd. 139)
Continuation of the series of collaborations made during hiking trips, started by the brother label YAOP. The album is based on "live" joint action of four projects from Helsinki (Restraint), Moscow (Dasein) and St. Petersburg (Indra & YAO 91404 D) made in ruins of the beton bunker Su-7 located on Mannerheim Line. A noise performance in the middle of the woods made with the use of available means and primitive instruments recorded on analogue and digital devices and later reworked by Asket (Dasein) in a 35-min cancas of militant old school ritual industrial combining power of modern sound technologies with retrograd earthly spirit and aesthetics. Retro-futuristic military avantgarde. Sleeve. [label info]

Rich, Robert -- "Below Zero" -- CD -- €12
1998 Side Effects, DFX 33
"Below Zero" tells a story of infinite distance, inhuman scale and deep time. It ranks among Rich's most foreboding and expansive works, with its vast surrealist soundscapes, clouds of shifting metallic overtones, indefinable mutations and sinuous threads of melting sonorities. It also represents a significant technical achievement, using sound design techniques that range from phase vocoding and granular synthesis, to open-loop feedback networks and chaotic electro-acoustic systems. Yet somehow within this isolated landscape of unfamiliar sounds, there shines the intense and melancholy sort of beauty that permeates Rich's singular sonic universe. [CD Baby]

Rich, Robert -- "Echo Of Small Things" -- CD -- €12
2005 Soundscape, SP008
Echo Of Small Things is a collaboration of sound and image, with music by Robert Rich and photos by David Agasi. Longtime friends Agasi and Rich inspire each other with image and sound. Ten of Agasi's haunting sensual photos unite with Rich's calm reflective soundscapes in this unique creative meeting, focusing eye and ear on the beauty of the intimate and peripheral. [label info]

Rich, Robert -- "Electric Ladder" -- CD -- €12
2006 Soundscape, SP009
On his newest CD, Electric Ladder, Robert Rich finds a new voice for the vibrant interlocking melodies that characterized his works such as Numena, Geometry and Gaudi. With its seamless blend of analog modular synthesizers and acoustic tonalities, Electric Ladder weaves a hypnotic spell - lush, ecstatic and seductive. Its shimmering geometric lines grow more sharply etched with the clarity of justly tuned instruments and the intelligence that pervades Rich's compositional vocabulary. [label info]

Rich, Robert -- "Illumination" -- CD -- €12
2007 Soundscape, SP012
Subtle, deep, slow electronic atmospherics created for a video installation by Michael Somoroff in New York. [label info]

Rich, Robert -- "Medicine Box" -- CD -- €12
2011 Soundscape, SP022
A sonic tincture of shamanic energy, at once ecstatic and shadowy, fragile and surreal, fluid and psychedelic. Chari Chuang’s wordless crystalline voice graces three songs, with traces of Persian inflection. Deep basslines hint at dub, while analog modular synth skitters and chuffs the outlines of a rhythmic grid, propelled forward by pulsing north African drums. Sustaining guitars bring a searing edge. Cello and reeds echo plaintively in the distance. Rich’s sparse piano adds droplets of modal jazz to this dark tea. [label info]

Rich, Robert -- "Music From Atlas Dei" -- CD -- €12
2007 Soundscape, SP010
This CD focuses on new music from the film Atlas Dei - those pieces that aren't released on previous CDs. The remaining tracks on this CD feature new mixes, crossfades and edits of the older pieces. The film Atlas Dei takes a lyrical journey through time and space into the mystery of our cosmos. On this feature length film, musician Robert Rich and filmmaker Daniel Colvin weave the strands of science, myth, and poetic vision into a powerful and compelling tapestry of the human enigma. [label info]

Rich, Robert -- "Nest" -- CD -- €12
2012 Soundscape, SP023
Sublime ambient sounds in the vein explored by Brian Eno in his classic album 'On Land' — but deeper, more musical and much more sonically refined. If there is one Robert Rich album that is ideal for Hearts of Space listeners, this is it. [Stephen Hill, Hearts of Space]

Rich, Robert -- "Temple Of The Invisible" -- CD -- €12
2003 Soundscape, SP005
Temple of the Invisible finds Robert Rich at his most organic, eschewing the trappings of modernity or stylistic boundaries. Using only simple acoustic instruments, Rich has crafted a document from a distant time and place, a lost culture with musical underpinnings that reach from Java to North Africa, from Medieval Europe to the Tibetan Plateau. Rich uses the music of this unknown civilization as a platform to express an intensely personal quest. Each piece documents part of a lost ritual, with mythical and spiritual components conveyed through a strangely familiar yet foreign musical language, as if unearthed from an ancient common ancestry. Contributors include Sukhawat Ali Khan (son of the great Indian vocalist Salamat Ali Khan), Paul Hanson (from Bela Fleck & Flecktones, Wayne Shorter, Zenith Patrol), Percy Howard (from Meridiem, Bill Laswell), and noted solo artists Forrest Fang and Tom Heasley, adding dimension and power to this mysterious world out of time. [label info]

Rich, Robert -- "Ylang" -- CD -- €12
2010 Soundscape, SP021
Robert Rich's first solo studio album in three years seductively blends Rich's expressive steel guitar, shimmering organic electronics and yearning flute melodies with influences as diverse as south Indian Karnatic music, pulsing minimalism (Steve Reich, Terry Riley) and introspective jazz (Bill Evans, Miles Davis); while its deconstructed drums and guitar feedback might feel at home with Sigur Ros or Bark Psychosis. [label info]

Roma Amor -- "Occi Neri" -- CD -- €15
2012 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 146

ROME -- "Nos Chants Perdus" -- CD -- €20
2010 Trisol, TRI 383 CD, 1st edition

Sabled Sun -- "2145" -- CD -- €15
2012 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 161, (ltd. 300)

Seelenlicht -- "Love And Murder" -- CD -- €15
2009 Trutzburg Thule, TRUTZCD006

Siyanie -- "Homo Multidimensional" -- CD -- €10
2013 Moonsun Productions, MS008
New full-length lbum recorded during the second part of 2012 together with Dmitry Shilov (Neznamo) in Moonsun Prods and Siyanie Art studios along with live performances. Now this is a full-time collaboration project consolidating and investigating the deeep connection of souls of the two artists. The disc is dedicated to the multidimensional nature of our beings, to the great mystery of life. Field recordings and found sounds, drones and textures of various origin, mild trance pulsations, voice, guitars and wind instruments... natures and worlds interwoven in singular caressing flow, an experience of space and time perspective. Multi-layered Ambient / Drone, dense New Age and textured Psybient. Analogue tape mastering by Sergey Uak-Kib (Kshatriy). Full-colour six panel sleeve + Siyanie Art card with the manual of activation and adjustment of Homo Multidimensional. [press-release]

Sol, Edward -- "Sun Storm Rampage" -- CD -- €12
2012 Quasi Pop Records, QPOP CD053, (ltd. 500)
Over 45 minutes of sounds captured on concert, by famous Ukrainian composer and sound artist Edward Sol. Recorded on Christmass 2011 in Kiev directly to digital recorder with no edits and overdubs. Recording has some uncritical technical deffects, and artist’s performing way sometimes quite far from the perfect, but we liked that massive psychedelic space collage a lot and decided to release it on proper CD. The music varies from delicate electroacoustic textures to killer static powerdrone, spaced synths and bestial metal junk, but general approach remains full of energy, beauty and elegance. CD artwork is identical to concert’s theme: both dedicated to supernatural Solar activity and to sacral mathematics of Pythagoras. [press-release]

Spectra*Paris -- "License To Kill" -- CD + DVD -- €18
2010 Out Of Line, OUT 412/413

Stahlwerk 9 -- "The Grey Ghost" -- CD -- €15
2012 Steinklang Industries, SK 59, (ltd. 350)

Stein -- "Georg Thom" -- CD -- €15
2012 Lichterklang, LK013, (ltd. 500)

Stratvm Terror -- "Aged Fractures And Dead Ends" -- 2 CD -- €17
2012 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 164

Strops -- "Likuma Burts" -- CD -- €10
2007 Sturm, Mandat nr. 21 / Dangus, DGCD022
The solid fullenght release penetrates one's mind and emotions with massive layers of noisy, powerful industrial in combination with lyric ambient fever. The dramatic martial opus shines with a distinct Strops peal, - deep, anxious, snug and melancholic. Great barricade industrial songs bear strong social anti-consumerist concept, a hint of despise towards globalisation and philistinism - the resistant message about a forgotten price of freedom. [press-release]
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Strops -- "Slepenie Rotallaukumi" -- CD -- €10
2004/2012 Old Captain, OCCD02, (ltd. 500)
Contemporary corporative media have a tendency to arrest society’s attention and when it is captured - infect it. This is an ideal environment for cultivating phobias and panic, when the infected individual gets in contact with environment, which doesn’t correspond to the coded standards of security. STROPS is occupied with breaking these codes, using the unused arms of media arsenal for creating new space, where these arms are turned against their creators. 'Slepenie Rotallaukumi' is a 16-episode multiform debut from a famous Latvian industrial recruit. The record embraces both home listening and club-oriented material thus offering a polychrome sound spectre of cryo-ambient vibes with metallic percussion stings, harmonic key sections and rhythmic noise elements, all interlaced by lyrics of dramatic doom. Originally released as a CD-r by Sturm label in 2004, this magnum opus is now available for wider audience via Old Captain CD production. Comes in a transparent DVD slimcase. [press-release]
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Sturmpercht / Rauhnacht -- "Zur Ew'gen Ruh" -- CD EP -- €11
2012 Percht, Percht20, (ltd. 250)

TBC -- "Insecta: The Birth Of Gods" -- CD -- €10
2012 Monochrome Vision, mv41, (ltd. 500)
This is the debut full-length CD by Thomas Beck solo project - raw and noisy soundscape inspired by the kind of the modern mythology, showing his perfect skills in uncommon treatment of synthetic sounds, samples and field recordings, after numerous small run works, different collaborations with other artists and other activity... Thomas Beck started in the early 80s as H 6 4, influenced by the aesthetics of Dada/Futurism - an antistatement of society and music. He was active in tape/mailart network with two labels (DDT-Tapes and EX) and fanzine called "Magazine". Some years later he discovered the possibilities of natural sound phenomena - the structure and signals of being there. In 1991 he formed the "Hör-Bar" music club with Y-Ton-G and Malte Steiner and changed the name to tbc. The main idea was to make a room for exchange of musical ideas and the possibility to meet musicians from around the world. In 1992, Thomas started the new record label Wachsender Prozess for noise culture based sounds, which is still active. Together with Günter Reznicek (Nova Huta) und Felix Knoth (Felix Kubin, Klangkrieg) he launched the "Odradek" magazine, devoted to electroacoustic and electronic music, and weekly experimental music program Radio Gagarin on local autonomy radio station FSK. Further projects included some short films, art stuff, DJing, several performances with the improvisational band Six and More, the collaboration with Jan Iwers (No) called Freie Hand. Also with Guy Saldanha, Heiner Metzger, and some mail music projects with Brume, Artificial Memory Trace, Das Synthetische Mischgewebe. The interactive sound installations with Istari Lasterfaher and label art exhibition at different spaces, participation in the improvisation noise group 180 Grad and the citizenship of Elgaland/Vargaland completes the presentation of this outstanding german soundartist. [label info]
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Teatro Satanico -- "Fatwa" -- CD -- €15
2012 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 154, (ltd. 300)

THU20 -- "Vroeg Werk" -- 2 CD -- €15
2012 Monochrome Vision, mv45, (ltd. 500)
First antology of legendary dutch electroacoustic group of musicians whose names can be definitely placed in range of true underground stars and passionary pushers of contemporary experimental music scene. First CD in this double album is compiled from studio works, unreleased or taken from rare compilations, second CD gathers the best concert recordings. [label info]
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Tiburce -- "Accords Perdus" -- CD -- €10
1996 Les Nouvelles Propagandes, NP.020 / Multimediart, MTA001-96UAN
Tiburce is an alias of a French musician Philippe Escartin known for his projects La Nomenklatur, Minamata and Bosovo. His solo album was released in 1996 and it differs a lot from the style of his other works, sounding more quiet and melodic, with elements of dark ambient, neoclassical arrangements and tape collages. [Monochrome Vision]

Trio "Rodina" -- "From the Carpathian Mountains... Songs of Ukrainian Insurgent Army" -- CD-R -- €7
A family trio performs patriotic songs of UIA from the 40ies with modern sound. The authorship of songs is confirmed by "The Chronicle of UIA", book 25. Jewel-case, full-colour artwork. [YAOP]

Troum / Aidan Baker -- "Nihtes Niht" -- CD -- €15
2013 Alone At Last, AAL[4], (ltd. 500)
"The music supposed to be a soundtrack for lonely ice-soundscapes... when you stand there on lonely wide inhuman places and feel lost, but you still stand on ice..." - Baraka[H]. The newest collaboration between masters of evocative noise/drone ambient is divided into four long tracks, four directions of nothing. The tracks are entitled in middle age/indo-german language, for north, east, south, west. And the album title means "nothing from nothing" - very weird notion, as it doesn't exist anymore in actual german language. Recorded live March 2011 at GHUTTO-M studios in Bremen, Germany. Limited edition of 500 copies in special packaging - custom made of glossy paper with multicolor metallic print, assembled by hand. Comes with the set of 11 postcards mixing the computer generated images and photos of ink/light paintings created in conjunction with music to expand your impression. [label info]

TSIDMZ -- "Pax Deorum Hominumque" -- CD -- €15
2012 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 158

Valence -- "Allogene" -- CD -- €15
2012 Lichterklang, LK008, (ltd. 300)

Vazhes -- "Mazari Sharif" -- CD-R + poster -- €14
2010 Operator Produkzion, OPERPRODUKT60, (ltd. 2)
Harsh Dub Rhythm'n'Noise, based on complex mid-Asian rhythms, spiced with ecstatic Sufic singing and martial beats of ethnic drums, inspired by images of Muslim radicalism: "Iranian radio", "Taliban mujahid", "Karachi jackal"... This material was used as a soundtrack to a film by Darya Bondarenko "Slavic Islam" (2007). More than remarkable heir of Muslimgauze. Green sleeve with photos + insert. Two last copies of the release come with a vintage poster 56 x 41 cm with Muslim sanctuaries. [press-release]

Von Thronstahl -- "Corona Imperialis" -- CD -- €15
2012 Trutzburg Thule, TRUTZCD008

Von Thronstahl -- "Corona Imperialis" -- 3 CD BOX -- €51
2012 Trutzburg Thule, TRUTZCD008, (ltd. 500)

Watercoloured Well -- "Arsonist's Rebirthday Audition" -- CD -- €10
2012 Monochrome Vision, mv42, (ltd. 500)
This is debut album of the german band consisting of various artists who are involved into the experimental music scene since 80s, each one is quite well known through own activity, but for this album, they gathered altogether for the first time. Seven improvised tracks are recorded in the best way of post-industrial jam sessions of the past... Brandstifter is interdisciplinary amalgam, chairman of Walpoden, plays as/in Meulenkrach, SK Orchestra, The Dass Sдgebett, Wizards of Oi. Ronnie Oliveras is a part of Datashock, Flamingo Creatures, Autistic Argonauts, Phantom Limbo. Dirk Huelstrunk is soundpoetry-performer all over Europe, Scandinavia and USA, with lectures and workshops at schools and universities, broadcasting for e.g. HR, DLF, SWR, RNEspagna and regulary shows Knallfabet on Radio X, co-founder of Kulturnetz Frankfurt e.V. who organizes cultural events, festivals and poetry-slams. Tanja Roolfs is member of the performance-duo Horstundireneschmitt and co-host of Walpodenakademie, co-organizer of Kunstzwerg-Festival, shop & studio for jewellery, art and design in Mainz, released some music with Immerhin and Blechen on tape and CD. Daniel Voigt runs SicSic Tapes label, works at Phantom Limbo Collective, plays as/in Hering und seine sieben Sachen, Horzes, Autistic Argonauts and Pawned Pajamas. Johannes Lauxen is member of Knertz Collective and performed with We Rip Stockings!, Death Machine, Kolter and solo (releases on Knertz and Kind City). Mr. Ebu works also as Herr Ebu and with Hacke Peters and makes music for TV-documentations, DVDs and slideshows, runs label Ebus Music and regular show on Radio X, also author for fanzines, magazines and books. Barbara Rössler did coverpainting during the musical performance, she lives and works as illustrator, caricaturist and painter in Mainz, has exhibitions, participations and performances since 1995, founded the artist’s workshop Das Atelier. [label info]
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Werra -- "MMI-MMV" -- CD -- €15
2012 Lichterklang, LK010

Wukowar -- "In Memoriam" -- CD -- €14
2012 Fronte Nordico, WR I, (ltd. 250)
Fronte Nordico is proud to present the debut release of Wukowar – a new project from Ritual Front member Michael A. The album has been conceived and composed during the series of travels to the Balkan States made by Michael in the period of three years from 2009 to 2011. It is dedicated to all the victims of local wars happened in former Yugoslavia territories in the 90-es. The album contains 7 tracks in typical Ritual Front neofolk style with some addition of New Wave elements which look a bit surprising but really fresh and cool. The release comes in a special silver foil embossed thick grey rough carton cover and contains double sided black-on-white 250x375 mm mini poster. [press-release]

Wukowar -- "In Memoriam" -- CD -- €25
2012 Fronte Nordico, WR I, (ltd. 50)
Fronte Nordico is proud to present the debut release of Wukowar – a new project from Ritual Front member Michael A. The album has been conceived and composed during the series of travels to the Balkan States made by Michael in the period of three years from 2009 to 2011. It is dedicated to all the victims of local wars happened in former Yugoslavia territories in the 90-es. The album contains 7 tracks in typical Ritual Front neofolk style with some addition of New Wave elements which look a bit surprising but really fresh and cool. Advanced edition: original Serbian brojanitsa (a national beads, a kind of prayer rope), 8 full colour postcards with photos made by Michael A. during his travels, silver foil embossed thick grey rough carton cover with black-on-white picture in the centre, attached black-on-white printed cd background and info sheet, double sided black-on-white mini poster (250x375 mm), the whole set is packed in a white plastic case with black foil embossing and sealed with wax by the genuine Fronte Nordico logo stamp. [press-release]

V/A -- "Playing on the Ground" -- CD -- €10
2012 Studio Forum / Gracia Territori Sono / Monochrome Vision, (ltd. 500)
The new compilation in the annual series of Luigi Russolo electroacoustic and noise music contest CDs, presenting eight best works of the total program of 69 tracks, co-released with Studio Forum (France) & Gracia Territori Sonor (Spain). For this 2012 installment of the International Luigi Russolo/Rossana Maggia electroacoustic and noise music contest, there was two times more participants than before. But the growing popularity demands more attention and selective input. This CD includes winning tracks and also tracks received the special mention of the international jury: Timothy Schmele (Germany), Steven Snethkamp (USA), Carlos David Perales Cejudo (Spain), Theodore Karkatselas (Greece), Esteban Zъсiga (Mexico), Andrei Lisin (Ukraine), Sam Salem (UK) and Mathieu Prual (France). [label info]
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"Arctic Ice" -- MP3 CD -- €7
2012 IDDK
6 hours of field recordings made in the Arctic Region. Wind, waves, rutle of ice, cries of gulls. Recordings in mp3 format, 256 kBit/sec, stereo. Jewel case. [YAOP]


Art Abscons -- "October 31st" -- 7" -- €16
2011 Vade Retro Records, VR05, (ltd. 100)

Backworld -- "All That Remains" -- 12" s/s -- €16
2004 Eis Und Licht, Eis042, (ltd. 500)

Biosphere -- "Mysterier" -- 7" -- €13
2011 Touch, TS 11

Ditterich von Euler-Donnersperg -- "Pelzwurstlieder (Elftes Heft)" -- picture 7" -- €8
2007 Walter Ulbricht Schallfolien, WULP 037, (ltd. 200)

Ditterich von Euler-Donnersperg -- "Pelzwurstlieder (Zwolftes Heft)" -- picture 7" -- €8
2008 Walter Ulbricht Schallfolien, WULP 038, (ltd. 200)

Ditterich von Euler-Donnersperg -- "Pelzwurstlieder (Dreizehntes Heft)" -- picture 7" -- €8
2009 Walter Ulbricht Schallfolien, WULP 039, (ltd. 200)

Gerechtigkeits Liga / Gehirn. Implosion -- "Centaurea Cyanus" -- 7" -- €9
2010 Verstand Recs., no. 10, (ltd. 199)

Operation Julmond -- "Twice Minded" -- 7" -- €9
2003 Steinklang Industries, SK 24, (ltd. 500)

V/A -- "Yakut Heroic Epos "Kyys Debiliye"" -- 7" -- €33
1993 Aprelevka Sound Inc., R92 01533
The record contains fragments of Yakut tales performed by great folk masters I.G. Timofeev-Teploukhov, P.P. Yadrikhinskiy and U.G. Nokhsorov, in the tradition of central Yakut style of tales. In Yakut epic tradition there is a stable system of intonation types, connected with the certain heroes of Olonkho. So the record is put together in the way that the first side presents the tunes of the Upper and Middle worlds, and second - fragments of musical characteristics of the Lower world inhabitants. [from the sleeve notes] Mono sound, 3-colour sleeve, an absolute rarity. [YAOP]


Brandal, Andreas / Holloway, Ian -- "Ritual / The Prescient Machine" -- C-60 -- €7
2009 Agharta, 004, (ltd. 60)
Norvegian A. Brandal is experimenting with sound from the end of the 80’s. In this work his experience is conveyed by five pieces of cracking, squeaking, tinkling, field recordings and smooth (and not) drones. With quite sparse sound material he manages to organize enough active, dynamic construction with abstract rhythms and flexuous loop passages. Ian Holloway, artist from Wales, know from project Psychic Space Invasion delivers long wavy drone trip deep to the inner dark waters, enriched by field recordings and sudden noise intrusions. Hard experience with short, bright periods. [press-release]

Ous Mal / Bedroom Bear -- split -- MC -- €5
2011 Full Of Nothing, fon21, (ltd. 100)
A split cassette of endless beauty as channelled through young Finnish / Russian sound artists. Ous Mal is Olli from Oulu, now living in Helsinki. If you have slept on his early CDrs and the Preservation full-length – do your ears a favour and find this music asap. Ous Mal’s approach is very rich and his melodies and compositions are heartbreakingly sweet. Sampled thrift vinyls and tapes, keys and strings and chanting build up into impressive ambient folk collage. On the B side there is some raw and crispy synth magic from Koltushi village, near Saint Petersburg. Sergei’s sound is direct and his tracks are melancholic yet hopeful. Quiet field recordings meet nostalgic electropiano looping and occasional blasting FX attack. This record has been in heavy rotation since the very day we received the masters and we don’t seem to grow tired of it. So rad! Spray-painted cassettes, “sand” J-cards illustrated by Anya Kuts. Edition of 100. [press-release]

Sashash Ulz -- "Voln" -- MC -- €5
2011 Full Of Nothing, fon26, (ltd. 50)
A fresh and vibrant stream coming from Petrozavodsk, Karelia, thanks to our dear local provider. This album has been recorded over an old tape, pressing REC/STOP any time Sasha felt like. Not really bothering to calculate track/side lengths, there’s no soundwork either (except the lowest-finest). No clear concept throughtout the record, all tracks are first takes. Delayed guitar compositions erupt into creepy organ washes, interrupted by poppy instrumentals with Ariel Pinkish cardboard drumming and even a raga-esque acoustic guitar piece. Are we alright? Cassettes with Naples yellow/orange covers with drawings by the artist himself. [press-release]


Blood Axis -- "Born Again" -- t-shirt -- €26
The shirt to come along with the new CD, black shirt with red print. Image. Size L.

Blood Axis -- "Statue" -- t-shirt -- €26
The Statue of wisdom, from the inside of the booklet. Black shirt with grey / white print. Image. Size L.

Brighter Death Now -- "Breaking Down Nihil" -- t-shirt -- €20
Black shirt with white print. Size L.

Brighter Death Now -- "Breaking Down Nihil" -- t-shirt -- €16
Black shirt with white print. Size girlie M.

Der Blutharsch -- "Tour 2009" -- t-shirt -- €20
BROWN shirt with OFFWHITE front & arm print. Image. Size L.

Der Blutharsch -- "Uniforms Are Always Changing…" -- t-shirt -- €16
Black t-shirt with printed front and back. Image. Sizes male M and girlie S.

Download -- "European Tour 2012" -- t-shirt -- €16
Sizes male M, L and girlie S, L, XL.

Sonne Hagal -- "We Become What We Fear!" -- t-shirt -- €26
This is the first official Sonne Hagal shirt ever! White print on black shirt. Stylish front logo print on breast side and white backprint Magic circle with bandname and slogan. Image. Size L.

Spiritual Front -- "Love" -- t-shirt -- €16
White shirt, size - girlie M. Image.

Sturmpercht -- "A Wilde Zeit" -- t-shirt -- €20
Steinklang Records
Brown shirt, size XL. Image.

Von Thronstahl -- Sacrificare" -- t-shirt -- €20
Image. Sizes M, L, XL.

Frea market

3EEM / Judah - Toxic Jelly Experience / Burning Sky - 7" - €6.20
Attrition - Ephemera - CD BOX - €7.50
Bizarre Uproar - Fifteen Years Of "Filth And Violence" - 5 x MC + 3"DVD-R + t-shirt BOX - €149.60

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Allerseelen -- "Edelweiss" -- CD -- €15
2005 Aorta, AORCD11
This outstanding collection of newer musical works of the Austrian artist ALLERSEELEN is a co-production of AHNSTERN and Allerseelen's own label AORTA. the 74 minute CD in luxurious 6-side digipack contains a selection of the best ALLERSEELEN songs, many of them for the first time on CD. also some unreleased Industrial-Folk hymns will give pleasure to the listener's ears. at a bigger part of the songs, ALLERSEELEN was supportet by guest-musicians: Demian (O PARADIS), Rosa (CIRCE), Gaya (HAGSHADOW), JOSEF and Herr Percht (STURMPERCHT) help to give this album a very special touch. [label info]

Arnica -- "Viejo Mundo" -- CD -- €15
2009 Percht, Percht11

Asmorod -- "Hysope" -- CD -- €15
2006 Steinklang Industries, SKD 12
A fascinating introspective deep ambient work that distinguished itself from the mass of uniformized dark ambient releases. Niiko (now the only member of Asmorod) used the word Hysope (French word for Hyssop) as a symbolism of spiritual purification. In ancient times, Hyssop was used for the cleansing of lepers (Leprosy may represent sin... but lepers were not necessarily sinful) and used for cleaning sacred places. It is alluded to in the Scriptures: 'Purge me with Hyssop, and I shall be clean' (Purify me from my sins, and i will be clean; wash me, and i will be whiter than snow. Psalms 51:7). Two tracks from that album feature choirs by eLL from Sui Generis Umbra. [press release]
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Atomtrakt -- "Artefakte Des Verderbens" -- CD -- €15
2012 Steinklang Industries, SK56, (ltd. 400)
Two years after the highly acclaimed „Sperrstelle Nordost“ album the mighty ATOMTRAKT are back with a new bombastic, martial, heroic and apocalyptic Industrial release which is entitled „Artefakte des Verderbens“. The album spreads a superior and cold atmosphere and deals with the Battle of Stalingrad (2nd World War). As on “Sperrstelle Nordost”, cold, heroic and atmospheric synthesizer layers are mixed with bombastic drums and military war-like rhythm patterns. The vocals on the new record vary from dark and clean to distorted and threatening. The overall sound of the album is powerful and bombastic – it spreads a superior and mighty atmosphere rarely heard before. The lyrics deal with fears, death, decay and ambiguity. When listening to this sophisticated album, you can find yourself on the battlefield in Stalingrad. The album itself never gets boring - This is due to the variety of songs and themes. The album is available in a 6-panel DIGIPAK and it was recorded and mastered at Luftschutzkerker Studio in Switzerland. [press-release]

Av Ux / Serp -- "Isorropia" -- MC -- €5
2009 Heliophagia, HEL002MC, (ltd. 28)
Shamanic drones. Split Isorropia is dedicated to Autumn Equinox 2009. [label info]
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Bad Sector -- "Plasma" -- CD -- €13
1998 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 011, 2nd edition
If "Ampos" is the "plastic" masterpiece by Bad Sector this is the "surgerical" masterpice by the Italian industrial master! great conceptual work! sound sources: Magnetosphere, Vostok + Salyut + Soyuz original recordings, Pulsar, High Voltage, Neon... all this sounds are building a unique powerful & pulsing sound sculpture, a great mind experience! The cover presents a series of interesting "electricity / energy" photos! Second print with a new full color re-worked cover! [press-release]

Bad Sector / Contagious Orgasm -- "Vacuum Pulse" -- CD -- €13
2000 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 032
"...From a mere description, this could end up sounding like every other drone and ambient noise release you own, but the fact is that nothing can account for the sheer depth and richness of the sounds on offer here. Everything has an almost organic quality to it, the drones sounding so liquid and deep that they take on a life of their own, both separate and a part of their generative technology - an otherworldly symbiosis of life and machine that stems directly from science fiction. It is hard to distinguish the two different artists' efforts from one another, as their approaches to sound and composition are so alike, especially when focussed towards this common theme. It is, then, almost the perfect collaboration, each artists' talents serving to enhance the other's and producing a work that is not far removed from their usual output, but that has that elusive X-factor of genius and serendipity that quickly ranks this as a classic of modern music. Nearly indescribable, highly recommended." [Gavin Lees, Immanence Records]

Bad Sector & Tommaso Lisa -- "Reset / Rebis Periferiche" -- CD + book -- €15
2005 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 075
For this release Massimo Magrini was joined by the Italian cyberzone-writer Tommaso Lisa. So the album was recorded as conceptual reference to Tom's "Italian neuro-poems" collection "Rebis". Short spoken fragments of the texts are treated and inserted in a sonic structure built with minimal, strangely sincopated pseudo-rytmhs and sharp pulsing noises. The effect of those spoken texts is really disqieting, a very severe & obscure release different from all previous Bad Sector albums. In the background, Bad Sector's trademark chilling micro-melodies completes an upsetting, allucinated but crude vision of our "Collapsing Civilization". The CD is packed inside a book cover, the book contains Tom's neo-futuristic & cyber-poetry. [label info]

Banana Pill / Calypso Borealis -- split -- MC -- €5
2011 Full Of Nothing, fon24, (ltd. 100)
On the reversed-pyramid-side of this tape you will find Banana Pill, a young Russian-Finnish family residing in Helsinki. You kind of know what to expect already, right? Their drones are fragile and nostalgic. Layered melodic pieces, cascading synth patterns, violin and guitar and a little bit of delayed pizzicato grooving. A purest emotion shining though the sound. As simple and as cool as that. The lone French psych-head Calypso Borealis is occupying the paper-plane-side. Kindest, softest, yet murky as mist compositions bring the coolest evening sofa experiences. Chilling mix of synths, field recordings, kalimba - one can only guess what else. We don't even know this guy's name but the stuff he's been putting out is top notch! Each cassette comes with a tiny 8-page zine with drawings by Ivan. There are many color variations. [label info]

Bardoseneticcube -- "Naegleria Fowlery" -- CD -- €10
2007 Blade Records, wmda071, (ltd. 300)
This strange and extremely varied disc opens with a track which whirls in and out of The Caretaker’s “Haunted Ballroom”-style samples with piercing electronics. Moving onwards we encounter dense rhythmic industrial pieces and experimental electronics - all the while chasing the thread of eccentric samples and searing white noise. Limited to just 300 hand-numbered copies in an outsized foldout package. A great, if unusual, piece from the Russian outfit. [Cold Spring]

Beyond Sensory Experience -- "The Dull Routine Of Existence" -- CD -- €15
2006 Cold Meat Industry, cmi154
On The Dull Routine of Existence, the Swedish duo Beyond Sensory Experience find themselves carefully scrutinising the conventions of everyday life applying an impressive new take on their characteristic experimental dark ambient. This time delivering dark, complexly melodic and rhythmic waves of sound that penetrates mind and body. In short, this is BSE at their very best. Beyond Sensory Experience was formed in Uppsala, Sweden in 2001 by Drakhon and K. Meizter. The Dull Routine of Existence is their second release on Cold Meat Industry, after starting their journey with four albums on the Italian label Old Europa Cafe. [press release].
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Bianchi, Maurizio / Peter Andersson - Henrik Nordvargr Björkk - Jarl -- "S.F.A.G. / S.F.A.G. De-Composed" -- 2 CD -- €17
2010 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 134
ANTE-FACTS: After the disintegrative period of my production (from “Symphony for a Genocide” to “Das Testament”), the purchase of a misanthropic echo-machine and the consequent decay of the electric-analogue machinery, my efforts was redirected to a pre-recording sound sublimation, so I started to re-compose the electronic metastasis of early times, filtering through dehumanizing effects of the echo-machine, keeping attention particularly to the explanatory process of my ancestral subjectivism. FACTS: The modulatory shaking of S.F.A.G is the oxygenating prelude to the irradiating bionic music later developed through levigating works such as “Endometrio” and “Carcinosi” and represents a milestone in my pre-apocalyptic production which later will culminate into the horrid of “Armaghedon”. The exegesis of this work reflects a strong attachment to smooth and round effects of the roughness of the frantic early days, but with a constant preference for the symbiosis between well preordered sound masses and not well defined radio broadcasts, like nebulae drifting in a space in trembling condensation. POST-FACTS: The interest of Gary Mundy of the British “Broken Flag” label (who later would have released the esoteric "The Plain Truth") gave me the incentive to make him listen to the demo tape which was of his liking so that in January 1983 he decided to publish the album as a tape with the title "SFAG 1981" (the year relates to the link with the date of the beginning of my vinyl production). In the early 90's Tegal Records was releasing a non-authorised "truncated" version on CD, but this new version of OEC maintains the integrity of the entire work and was completely digitally remastered by Peter Andersson (Raison D’etre). [Maurizio Bianchi] The original album is accompanied by a second CD with 3 de-compositions using extracts of the original S.F.A.G. recordings done by 3 well known Nordic industrial artists: Peter Andersson (Raison D'Etre), Henrik Nordvargr Björkk (MZ.412), Erik Jarl (IRM). The whole is coming in a nice vintage packaging reminding to the first Industrial/Vinyl era: Gatefold cover as the old vinyl covers but CD sized and vinyl-look CD's. [label info]
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Birch Book -- "Fortune & Folly" -- CD -- €16
2006 Helmet Room Recordings, HR6
A side-project of In Gowan Ring. Drifting away from the overtly psychedelic, medieval, and soporific atmosphere which typified In Gowan Ring, B’ee displays a more organic, individualistic approach to songwriting. Fortune & Folly blends elements of idiosyncratic folk-pop and outcast-country with brooding layers of sound and sense, yielding a spectral ethereality in a captivating chiaroscuro thick with the visionary allusions of a haunted wanderer. [label info]

Blood Axis -- "The Gospel of Inhumanity" -- CD -- €15
1996/2001 Storm Records, STRM05
The debut album and an absolute milestone in military-verged Neoclassical music. Coming in the original digipack artwork. A blend mixture of military rhythms classical parts with traditional instruments and the strong voice of Michael Moynihan.

Brume -- "After The Battle (A Chronicle Of The Joy Of Life)" -- CD -- €10
2009 EE Tapes, EE18, (ltd. 300)
Christian Renou, leading master of audio suspense is back under his familiar alias Brume. Following ‘something old & new’ on Elsie and Jack, here is a full brand new solo work: 'After the battle', an amazing visual journey in sound that captures you from the first seconds right to the very end! Whether all this was created analog/digital or mixed seems irrelevant, Brume keeps surprising his audience in the best possible way, as if he has never been away…… Viva Brume! Goldprint on helldark blue relief cardboard featuring artwork by US artist Jonathan Canady. Including the official Brume/C.Renou discography, with big cheers to the Grandsons of Elsie and Jack! [press-release]

Bruzgynai / Norma Reaktsii -- split -- C-44 -- €7
2011 Agharta, 005, (ltd. 71)
Perishing frost loops, gongs, strain, static noise and a hope for escape, these are a few interpretations of Bruzgynai (eng. Bush) world. As always, outsider and hardly defeated. Norma Reaktsii – sharp, cold drone and mechanical crackle from Russia. Melody of night watcher. Sigh of sleeping hospital. [label info]

Claustrum & Traur Zot -- "Returning to the Past by Silence" -- CD -- €13
2004 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 071
A requiem to the past century, whose peace has been buried under the layers of asphalt, glass and steel, under human indifference and soullessness, under the false values... Conceptual work consisting of six parts of sympho-industrial interlacing with darkwave and some martial touch! High quality live recording by Latvian acts Claustrum and Traur Zot. [press-release]

Combative Alignment -- "…And Outside Glows The Red Dawn" -- CD -- €15
2005 Malignant Records, TumorCD24, (ltd. 100)
After several releases, including full length vinyl releases on LOKI and their own label Avatar, and a 7" on Eternal Soul, the first full length CD from this powerful and visionary German project on US label Malignant now. Can perhaps be seen as Combative Alignments benchmark, offering 6 tracks that work as a virtual musical thoroughfare to a more dreamlike, illusory state. Deeply brooding atmospheres, where omniscient layers of drones and reverberating sound currents meet measured, ritual percussion as performed under the glowing, gloomy haze of a primordial sunrise. And Outside Glows the Red Dawn shines a dim light on a world of obscure origin, full of dark Germanic mysticism and unearthly sonic terrain. On a whole, this is a more focused, deeper, and fluid recording than you've heard before, yet triumphantly carrying on the tradition laid down by previous releases. [press-release]

Darkwood -- "Notwendfeuer" -- CD -- €15
Heidenvolk, HV 10
Darkwood proved to be one of the most prolific and outstanding German neofolk bands. This upcoming studio album is certainly the most forceful recording so far. It combines martial acoustic songs and dark folk tunes, using acoustic sources like guitars, classical instruments, organic drums, and distorted basses. The 10 tracks dedicated to Youth & Fire are the perfect soundtrack for Winter Solstice. They shall evoke the burning need for a great change, forcing hands into hands. The standards already high after "Flammende Welt" and "Herbstgewölk" are even set higher now. [press release]

The Days Of The Trumpet Call -- "I Saw No Temple In The City / Reminiszenz 1999-2006" -- 2 CD -- €16
2008 Trutzburg Thule, TRUTZCD003
The Days Of The Trumpet Call are back! Neoclassical surrounded by a large range of ambient, experimental and folk rock. "I Saw No Temple In The City" was TDOTTC's 2nd opus and was originally released back in 2001 on 10" picture disc (Ltd x 555) by Ars Musica Diffundere. "Reminiszenz..." provides a review of the strongest work of TDOTTC from 1999-2006. 13 select pieces have all been revisited and remastered in the studio. Last but not least is a special bonus track, written by Sagittarius and sung by Troy Southgate (H.E.R.R) and Vera Debaillou. This double album is presented in a stunning 6-panel digipak. [press-release]

The Days Of The Trumpet Call -- "Purification" -- CD -- €15
1999/2010 Trutzburg Thule, TRUTZCD004
"Purification" is the re-issue of Raymond P.'s first album (1999, Black Rain). This edition comes remastered and in all new artwork. "Purification" was recorded at the same time when Josef K. and Raymond P. recorded Von Thronstahl's first two albums for Cold Spring. Dark and Neoclassical soundscapes with many voice samples. Digipak. [Cold Spring]

Desiderii Marginis -- "Procession" -- CD -- €15
2012 Cyclic Law, 48th Cycle, (ltd. 1000)
"Procession" heralds the reawakening of the acclaimed swedish dark ambient project Desiderii Marginis, an album that sounds at the same time warmingly familiar and inspiringly new. While Desiderii Marginis is perhaps not as prolific as some other acts, it's "quality over quantity" motto always makes it well worth the wait and this is certainly no exception. The eight pieces that make up this new album stand firmly on their own, and yet form an even more remarkable whole. Johan Levin envokes a grand soundscape, beneath the faded remnants of the celestial spheres where timbres have space to grow, evolve and reflect off each other, a sombre, melancholic thoughtfullness, a calm to dwell in, and long back to. The atmosphere of the album is not that of solid darkness, or an abyss opening beneath you, but rather a wintery pale, grey dusk casting long, sweeping shadows. A haze that makes you uncertain if it’s really getting lighter or darker. We're honored to welcome Johan Levin's long standing project to the ever expanding Cyclic Law family. Edition of 1000 copies in 6 panel Digipack. [press-release]

Deutsch Nepal -- "Dystopian Partycollection" -- CD -- €15
2008 Cold Meat Industry, cmi180
Deutsch Nepals Dystopian Partycollection contain previously released material from compilations and limited edited vinyls. It is not to be seen as a major release from Deutsch Nepal but a small shop of horrors where everyone could shoplift whenever in the spirit. Quality and atmosphere is different from track to track as there is no theme or secret path to follow on this album - It's plain Deutsch Nepal - Just as we love it! So just C'mon get naked... remember nude improvised dancing is not only for fun it's also for free! This is Deutsch Nepals Dystopian Partycollection to be followed by many more sad experiences in your poor and empty lives... Tracks are taken from the following releases: Heilige Feuer (Der Angriff), 10" vinyl (WKN), Flowers Made of Snow (Cold Meat Industry), A Rainy November Day in Wroclaw (Ars Benevola Mater), Death Odours II (Slaughter Productions), 1-sided LP vinyl (Extremocidente Records), 3A4ИCTКA - Fuck the Modern World (Autarkeia). [label info]

Deutsch Nepal -- "The Silent Container" -- 4 CD BOX -- €35
2009 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 121 + OECD 045
Finally here comes the re-edition into digital format of the “SILENT” tape trilogy out some years ago on OEC, long time sold out and much requested from all Lina's fans. Here you can really hear all Deutsch Nepal different sounds in a long, accurate and complete work. Who knows Lina's sounds don't need many words to understand that this is for sure, if not the best, one of his very best works ever, a true classic for all Industrial lovers. Everything was re-mastered in high quality CD standards by Peter Andersson (RAISON D’ETRE). This is the complete "Silence" saga with the new triple CD digipak plus the old "The Silent Siege" single CD digipak, the whole comes inside a slip-box and includes also a set of 4 inserts. The re-edition of "The Silent Siege" album comes with a complete new label design similar to the "Silent Conteiner" triple CD set... [press-release]
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Division S -- "Something To Drink V" -- CD -- €15
2011 Old Europa Cafe, OECD142
Here comes DIVISION S second CD, the fifth chapter in the “Something to Drink” saga. A new small treasure of minimal Noir-Cabaret with Mediterranean sounds, with Rock’n’Western saloon melodies, with vintage fashioned hits dealing with “60’s like” sounds. Songs to be listened while drinking a good Italian red wine and smoking an unfiltered cigarette. Songs for nostalgic rainy days and for summer sunset light. Songs for lovers and suffering broken hearts. Songs for drunken and dandy urban cow-boys & cow-girls. “Something to Drink V” continues where the last album ended, from the last drink, from the last glass of whine… “Alla Salute!” [press-release]
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Fjernlys -- "Beyond The Undulant Quiescence" -- CD -- €15
2010 Loki Foundation, LOKI 51

Folkstorm -- "Ortodox" -- CD -- €15
2009 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 126
Screaming vocals, harsh analogue filter sweeps, pulsing distorted sines and squares... Folkstorm has never sounded this angry and mean. Maybe it is a reflection of the current state of things - regression, massunemployment and a corrupt financial system about to implode. Ortodox is a return to the fine tradition of making music all analogue - no computers, no sequencers or modern trickery. A pure celebration of classic Swedish Industrial music, and a protector of values that are about to be lost. [label info]
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Frakmundt -- "Uufwarts E D'Fouse... " -- CD EP -- €11
2010 Percht, Percht17, (ltd. 1000)

Green Army Fraction -- "Caste War - Back In Their Place" -- CD -- €12
2006 Steinklang Industries, SK38
Green Army Fraction travels through the totality of Indo-Europa, from the far East to the high North, to present you his personal vision of individuality and collective consciousness in the light of the Absolute and the Self. A metaphysical speculation wrapped in harsh and well structured power electronics, crowned with screaming dirtorted and clean vocals and many fine samples. Songtitles like "Yggdrasil 3000" and "Heliga Nord" round the album to a powerful conceptual work about Eurasian understanding of spirituality. [press-release]
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Herbst9 -- "The Gods Are Small Birds, But I Am The Falcon" -- CD -- €15
2008 Loki Foundation, LOKI 48The all new album of Herbst9 is a step further into the depths of the Assyrian and Asian mythologies, using authentic audio and visual fragments of sacrifices, lamentations, prayers and ancient rituals. The result is a deep labyrinth of sounds with meditative percussions, ghostly vocal fragments and singings which melts with detailed and multi-layered tones of various traditional instruments. All this is constructed around a core of dark and ongoing floating drones creating an atmosphere of true archaic music which has been developed by Herbst9 to perfection. This soundtrack is the secrecy from the deep and hidden places of the sacred earth transcending us beyond the real world to the inner realm of ourselves. The CD is presented in 6-panel digipack. [press-release]
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Herbst9 -- "Usumgal Kalamma" -- 2 CD -- €21
2011 Loki Foundation, LOKI 56
What began with the previous releases, "Buried Under Time and Sand" and "The Gods Are Small Birds..." comes now to the final chapter and climax, with an epic double album, Usumgal Kalamma: "The written word that has come down to us through the discovery of the ancient civilizations of Sumer and Akkad and the deciphering of their languages and writing systems speaks of flourishing city-states, their holy places, their great rulers, their deeds in peace and war, their gods and demons, their rituals, their tales of creation and much more." Usumgal Kalamma is a huge and rich soundwork, divided into two parts that transport the listener into the realms of the archaic world. It is an invitation to explore a mythic age in history whereby the inventions of these people are still connected with us today. Intense ritualistic and percussive drumming melt with deep atmospheric drones, invocations, otherwordly tones and various acoustic instruments such as gongs, bells and zither. This sonic prayer is Herbst9's trademark of a ritual infused dark ambient style and an essential document that combines historical background with sound art. Comes in a box with a 32-pages booklet. [press-release]

Howden, Matt -- "Voyager" -- CD -- €13
2004 Ars Benevola Mater, ABM 08, (ltd. 1077)
Twenty-one neo-classical tracks that follow the progress of the Voyager space probe from Jupiter, past Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and out to The Heliopause, the outermost reaches of the Sun’s rays. As the album progresses out through the Solar System, the time signatures, keys, and conventional sounds and phrases mutate - the music becomes wilder and manipulations of conventional sounds, and time elements become more pronounced. The last track, The Heliopause, brings together all the elements of the album in a seventeen minute finale, capturing the relentless journey of Voyager heading out of our Solar System. [press-release]

Inade -- "Samadhi State" -- CD -- €15
2006/2008 Loki Foundation, LOKI 41
A Japanese edition of collected studio works from the last years, recorded during several sessions and rehearsals at the Light Channel. Remixed, re-constructed and re-edited in 2005. This release was accompaning the Spring Equinoxe concert in Tokyo and is now available outside of Japan as well. "Samadhi State" is illuminating the space of reality and the luminous arcs of dreams. Samadhi is a over-conscious experience that lies beyond waking, dreaming, and deep sleep. The realisation made in Samadhi is numinous realisation. A perfect condition in vigil, a condition of absolute consciousness. It is the final goal of everything and the highest form of self-possession, in the sense of collecting all the faculties of the constitution towards reaching union or quasi-union, long or short in time as the case may be, with the divine-spiritualЕ Life in the spirit is not fading. If the restrictions of the empirical being are exceeded, the universal life is intensified. The life becomes cosmical and even hypercosmical. The Samadhi State is neither guards nor dreams it is the fourth dimension, where the infinite eternity prevails. [press-release]
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Indigo Larvae -- "Behind These Walls The Night Is Total" -- CD -- €15
2007 Steinklang Industries, SK 44, (ltd. 500)
With the first days of autumn, with the nights becoming longer and darker, with prophecies how cold and still winter's nights will be, come these 9 black songs of death and despair. INDIGO LARVAE is the icon of a new, uprising Black Industrial aera, founded by the master of Death-Noise STAHLWERK 9. Their last album "Abandoned to despair" was highly commended by Cold Meat Industry fans, as well as by Power Electronic and even Black Metal freaks! Beware, this never ending nightmare will hold you firmly as grim death - the madness goes on! [press-release]
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IRM -- "Red Album" -- CD -- €13
1999/2010 Autarkeia, acd 054, (ltd. 500)
To celebrate that a decade has passed since the release of the IRM "Red Album" LP, a CD reissue is now presented by Autarkeia. Martin Bladh and Erik Jarl had already known eachother for a few years when they began their mission as IRM in 1997. Fuelled by the rage of sonic power-houses like Whitehouse and Brighter Death Now, they recorded a demo tape that landed them a deal with Cold Meat Industry. Immediately upon its arrival, "The Red Album" was met by great enthusiasm as it breathed new life in a genre gone quite stagnant at the time. The sound displayed a unique amalgamation of Jarl's analogue bass-heavy eruptions, and Bladh's revelatory lyrics/vocals which were thematically more aligned with the apocalyptic preachings of Michael Gira and Nick Cave than the confrontationalism of William Bennett. Also the monochrome cover designs that IRM chose to work with stood in stark contrast to the cheap shock tactics that had infested the power electronics scene for so long. On subsequent landmark albums such as "Oedipus Dethroned" and "Virgin Mind" IRM honed their sound and dug deeper into the maze of the human psyche, while in parallell both Bladh and Jarl have explored new aestetic avenues with diverse solo projects. Now when looking back, it is perfectly clear that IRM have fulfilled and surpassed all the expectations that the release of "The Red Album" promised. More than ten years down the road, the adolescent debutants have become the revered minstrels of industrial gospel. [press-release]

Jarl -- "Vertigo Emission" -- CD -- €13
2009 Autarkeia, acd 045, (ltd. 200)
Vertigo Emission, the twelfth album of Erik Jarl, this Swedish genius of sound construction, is a logical continuation of his earlier works. The composer remains loyal to the style he propagates. Slow, very heavy and dismal sound waves grip the listeners and take them into the colourless, uncanny and morbid world. Like the previous ones, this album reminds a person who could earlier see the colours but became colour blind and in order to adapt to the new situation has to understand familiar yet irreversibly changed signs anew. The aesthetics of Erik Jarl's sonic decoration is like always very austere and merciless, however, it is marked by endless charm resulting from especially sensitive and subtle construction. Regular edition in digipak, limited to 200 copies. [press-release]
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Kadef -- "Wir Leben Zwischen Fremden Gesichtern, Neuen Bildern Und Unerhörten Klängen" -- CD-R -- €7
2003 Tosom, TOSOM 008, (ltd. 250)
Germanys wellknown and always active KADEF, in collaboration with suchlike colleagues - under his regie - from the D.I.Y. Network: K2 from Japan, AMES SANGLANTES from Canada, RICHARD RAMIREZ from USA, ARMENIA from Ecuador. 4 long, different and intense Industrial-Noise tracks, in Kadef's harsh and analogue lo-fi style, with a playing time of 69 minutes. Cover graphic like usual from Kalojan Witanski himself. [label info]

Lucisferrato -- "Ingermanland" -- CD -- €15
2002 Hau Ruck!, HR!26
Yuri Sakevic sings sad hymns underlain with drones and layers of organs. Breaks from historical cut-ups and orchestral neoclassical pieces give the final touch to an atmosphere of darkness and depression that surrounds this project. [label info]

Lunar Abyss Quartet -- "Zeleznaya Voda" -- CD -- €13
2002 Chimaera, [xm 1], (ltd. 500)
A compilation of live recordings made in 1998-2002. Abstract natural noise / ambient. Classical Lunar Abyss percussions and bells combined with low-end drones, synthesizers, scrapes and water sounds. [label info] Second edition in black & white digipack.

Maeror Tri -- "Language Of Flames And Sound" -- CD -- €15
1996/2008 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 008, (ltd. 544)
Finally we are going for the re-edition of this great Maeror Tri album! Power for the right side of the brain! Our world is dominated by the left brain hemisphere! M.T. is here supporting the theory that it is necessary to stimulate and challenge the right hemisphere in order to get back to an equal activity of the two brain sides... Best Shamanic Meditation music of the industrial era! Maybe the best and more intense Maeror Tri album! All material PRODUCED by MAEROR TRI [...] from 1992 to 1996. Comes packed in a special brain-shaped folder. [label info]
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Maldur Atai -- "Verger" -- CD -- €13
2011 Autarkeia, acd 060, (ltd. 300)
History is falsified. Facts are fiercely distorted, while the reasons for that are hidden with even more ferocity. A powerful network of a secret organisation creates phantasmagorical projection that has nothing to do with reality. Official explanations for the millions of people killed during the Second World War and the official causes of this war smack of absolute farce, while the political leaders have never existed in the first place. These were new generation 4D holograms. The actual war causes are concealed by a formidable conspiracy and lie in the pre-Buddhist epoch, the history of Maldur Atai puzzle. Although concealed so vigorously, the true causes of the Second World War and all other wars have been far from economic or political. They have to do with religion, the old Maldur Atai cult and the anticipated second Resurrection. According to the conspiracy, those building the falsified hologram of the world do everything to prevent the prophesy from happening and the ancient cult from returning as predicted. They do not want the truth to be disclosed. They seek the reference and the element containing the encoded signs of its Revelation. It is suspected that the main obstruction of time machines and projector of holograms is hidden in deep labyrinths under one of the small countries that has been responsible for the Crusades of the ancient times as well as all invasive wars. Indeed strange events took place on the threshold of the Second World War, the bloodiest war in human history. A secret leader has rallied all his agents and they have performed some kind of special ritual, the purpose of which is not known until today. A number of signs were seen and then the war raged with lethal outcomes. The truth remained hidden. What does the leader conceal from us? And, after all, who is he? What will his next ritual bring forth? The rebirth of Maldur Atai cult or the Third World War? MALDUR ATAI’s album Verger is exactly about all of this. [press-release]

Mantra, Michael -- "Boolean Languages" -- CD -- €10
2005 Silentes, cd 200509
Boolean Languages is a dark ambient album that is sombre in approach and mysterious in overtones. A combination of digital and analog synthesizers, musique concrete and drones creates an album that is an ambiedelic brew of sonic excursions into the dark unknown lands within. This album is dedicated to world peace and the end of all suffering for all sentient beings. [press release]

Mushroom's Patience -- "The Spirit of the Mountain" -- CD -- €15
2002 Hau Ruck!, HR!33, (ltd. 1000)
One of the strangest bands on Earth. Inspired and based on the writings of Evola and more psychedelic than anything Mushroom`s Patience ever released. [label info]

Naevus -- "Silent Life" -- CD -- €15
2007 Hau Ruck!, HR!85
Naevus' fifth album, Silent Life, is the band's first album as a full four-piece, sees Lloyd (voice, acoustic guitar, keyboards) and Joanne (bass, accordion, keyboards) joined on all tracks by Greg Ferrari (Womb, Bedsit Injury) on electric guitar and John Murphy (Knifeladder, Shining Vril, SPK, The Associates, etc.) on drums and percussion. On four tracks, the band is joined by Rose McDowall (Strawberry Switchblade, Sorrow, Coil, etc); two tracks include voice and/or keyboards by David E. Williams (the inimitable American singer/songwriter); and two tracks feature violin by Matt Howden (Sieben, Sol Invictus, Rain Dogs, etc.). Digipack includes 16 page lyric booklet and photographs. [label info]

Necrophorus -- "Drifting In Motion" -- CD -- €15
2000/2008 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 104
”Arctic ambience, melting with imagination, leads the listener to the frozen tundra at the top of the world. This rarely explored land, resonant with a shimmering radiance that is bleak, barren and mysterious, is distinguished by slivers of fantastical nuances that twinkle like crystals under the midnight sun.” The above quotation was taken from a review of the original CD release of ’Drifting in Motion’ (2000 on Crowd Control Activities). Now, 8 years later it is time for an enhanced re-release for even more refined sound and experience of ’Drifting in Motion’. The entire album has been carefully re-mixed in 2007 and has been spiced with 3 more nuances... Peter Andersson is a multi-talented man most famous for his RAISON D'ETRE project on the notorious label Cold Meat Industry LABEL but he is also are responisble for music projetcs like Stratvm Terror, Bocksholm, Atomine Elektrine, Panzar and many more. For this new release, two artists, Maria Gullqvist (Sweden) and Eva Verholen (Holland) has been asked to contribute with their own impressions of experiencing ’Drifting in Motion’. Their amazing works are presented on the completely new designed CD artwork in a six panels digipak. Composed by Peter Andersson in 1998-1999, except track 7 (2001), track 8 (2006) and track 9 (1991). All tracks re-mixed in 2007. [label info]
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Necrophorus -- "Imprints" -- CD -- €10
2007 Wrotycz Records, WRT 006
Beautiful, sensitive and electrified. 'Imprints' by Necrophorus goes beyond the previous album 'elinros' (2005) and further investigates the aural landscape of imagination and mysticism. 'Imprints' vibrates a fresh air mixed of three dimensional electrified organic field recordings and minimal immersive sequenced organ sounds thus creating the psychedelic atmosphere of virtually being inside the music, inside the magic circle of the aural landscape. 'Imprints' is the fifth CD album from Necrophorus/Peter Andersson (Sweden) who is most known for the project raison d'etre with several masterpiece releases on the Swedish legendary Cold Meat Industry label. Inspired by the impressions of his visit to the amazing landscapes of Iceland summer 2006, Peter Andersson has created a new astonishing aural output. 'Imprints' consists of three variations of the same impression: two of them are pure studio composisitons while the third variation is improvised as 'live in studio' recording. [press-release]

New Risen Throne -- "Crossing The Withered Regions" -- CD -- €15
2009 Cold Meat Industry, CMI193
The sole member of New Risen Throne is known as Stielh, and is one of the Grand Masters of the blackened dark ambient coming from Italy recently (see also Vestigial). His exceptional black foreboding ambient creations is wellknown in the scene by now. The previous NRT release "Whispers of the approaching wastefulness" (Cyclic Law) represented the steps leading to the acknowledgment of the approaching end of all things... This new chapter "Crossing the withered Regions" is the journey thru wasted "regions" of our inner self, withered by our doubts, thoughts and fear about the end. This is the soundtrack to the world we live and experience at the very present. This is utterly dark! and there is certainly no sun in the horizon. Slit your wrists and float away... The CD is an enhanced CD with a special video-track and comes in a 6-panel digipak. [press-release]

Neznamo -- "seme>zemlya" -- CD-R -- €5
2007 Moonsun Productions, ms001, (ltd. 111)
"We are now ready to present to you our first release - "seme>zemlja" by NEZNAMO, previously was known as UNKNOWN. This is the first work after a long period of silence. Return to the Roots...Sky, Wind and Rain... vernal Earth and Seed thrown in It... Protoslavonic ritual ambient soundscapes. Limited to 111 hand-numbered copies." [label info]

Novy Svet -- "Faccia a Faccia" -- CD -- €15
1998/2006 The Nekofutschata Musick Cabaret, neko 17
Unavailable for some years, "Faccia a Faccia", NOVY SVET's second album, stands out as a classic from the late 90's post-industrial explosion. First issued by the now defunct british WSD label, here's this influential album now in new artwork and with a different ghost track from the same sessions. Foggy music and scratched melodies make up this CD that once was named the best release to commit suicide to. In other words: just beautiful. [label info]

Novy Svet -- "Fin. Finito. Infinito" -- CD -- €15
2004/2006 The Nekofutschata Musick Cabaret, neko 16
Even within the enigmatic discography of NOVY SVET the album FIN. FINITO. INFINITO takes a special place. The original 12" coming in an edition of 77 copies only offered nothing more than the title in embossed red letters - the rest was all blackness. The group's comments to this major work summed up to complete silence, which opened space for a mass of partly obscure interpretations. For sure this album was conceived as a good-bye, finding a climax in the suicidal title track. Rare example of a cult item coming up to the listener's expectations for the first time on digital format. [label info]

Phelios -- "Astral Unity" -- CD -- €15
2010 Malignant Records, TUMOR CD 44
Following two CDs on Eternal Soul and a recent split LP on LOKI, Germany’s revered dark ambient project Phelios makes their first appearance for Malignant. With its swirling cosmic drones and sweeping, cinematic drift, the music of Phelios is breathtaking and hypnotic, often evoking moments of serenity and beauty, yet spiking them with deep cushions of ritualistic percussion and textural squalls that suggest something much more ominous and threatening looms on the vast horizon. Collectively, Astral Unity is thoughtful and concise – a vivid and richly detailed entity that’s alive and constantly evolving, channeling the universe while simultaneously exploring the inner regions of a more primordial earth. In 6 panel digipak, with gold foil stamping. [press-release]

Rich, Robert -- "Bestiary" -- CD -- €12
2001 Release Entertainment, RR6514-2
Medieval bestiaries depicted strange and mysterious creatures, allegories from distant new lands filled with wonders. Today, these new worlds lie inwards; so this musical bestiary maps a perplexing mindscape, shapeshifting organisms painted in sound, a sonic surrealism. Like the liquid forms that populate the paintings of Yves Tanguy or Joan Miro, each sonic event takes on the qualities of a living thing; yet each appears evanescent, unnameable and foreign. Bestiary is rhythmic, energetic, bizarre and very glurpy. It's filled with mutated electronic textures from the MOTM analog modular synthesizer, granular synthesis, chaotic feedback systems and formant filtering, and peppered with twisted contributions from Forrest Fang, Andrew McGowan, and Haroun Serang. Cover art is by John Bergin. [CD Baby]

Rich, Robert -- "Calling Down the Sky" -- CD -- €12
2004 Soundscape, SP006
Heavy weather tailed me during Summer 2003, as I circled the country giving concerts. From wind storms in the desert to tornadoes in the Midwest, flooding in the East and lightning on the high plains, the sky exerted its influence. All came into focus during this improvised house concert in Denver, a journey joined by a circle of 26 friends. A dialog between music and the elements took form like a shamanic exchange, an act of supplication in respect to stronger forces, calling down the sky to return a gift from the clouds. [from the author]

Rich, Robert -- "Open Window" -- CD -- €12
2004 Soundscape, SP007
While better known for his electronic textures, Robert Rich often includes piano solos during his live concerts. Open Window documents his improvisational approach to acoustic piano, with influences ranging from Alan Hovhannes, G.I. Gurdjieff and Erik Satie to Terry Riley and Keith Jarrett. Rich chose to record Open Window on his own 1925 vintage A.B. Chase baby grand, an instrument with a more intimate sound than a full-size concert piano. Over a period of two months, he kept a daily schedule of piano improvisation, with microphones set up to record at all times. The pieces selected here reflect special moments during this concentrated period. These were the moments when effort vanished, and the music seemed to write itself. [press-release]

Roma Amor -- "s/t" -- CD -- €15
2008 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 106
Charming Italian Neo Cabaret’n’Folk band with intense deep female voice, poignant accordion, essential guitar, tough bass and velvety percussions. An eleven-cut debut including an amazing cover version of Jacques Brel’s Next! Romantic songs with a taste of Italian folk tradition and rough cabaret stuff from nostalgia up to present. Try the dark side of folk-cabaret! For those who rely on traditional love songs, retro tavern music and noir cabaret. [press-release]
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Roma Amor -- "Femmina" -- CD -- €15
2009 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 122
Second album by this intriguing Italian Noir-Cabaret project. 10 songs that celebrate the feminine dark side in all its guises. Italian and dialect lyrics, mostly inspired by female figures of Mediterranean folklore, that deal with the most hidden, sombre, melancholic and romantic aspects of the feminine universe. The aged music of old Europa, with its tango, waltz and cabaret motives, is the soundtrack and the vocalist sounds like she’s putting a lot of wear and tear on her throat in order to render the mood of these combative, bad, scary, deep passionate women. Warm latin stuff for late night listening. [press-release]
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ROME -- "Nera" -- CD -- €16
2006/2010 [Trisol] Music Group GmbH, TRI 392 CD
ROME was founded in 2005 as a main output for the songs of Jerome Reuter, Luxembourg. Long time since a debut album was so eagerly awaited as by ROME, and Nera, which is the title of this brilliant piece, is "black" indeed. The atmosphere weighs heavy on the soul - a burden of flowers. However, ROME manages to include warmth and affection in its cold world of steel. The main characters in this language of lurking are defeated men - not unschooled by pain - in seedy places. ROME songs are full of citations, abstractions and ideals. The marching and counter-marching of doubtful armies luring our love away, with licit grace, icy and bitter irony. Gentle phantasms of desire. The reversal of sympathies. The aspects of eternity, spiritual hunger, treachery and corruption, shame and honour - being more than mere traps for the unsophisticated. These are some of Nera's interlocking themes in a world scorched by the wastefulness and cruelty of war. Nera is the meticulous patience of rage. Get it now and make it your friend, before it devours you. [press-release by Cold Meat Industry]

Rosa Rubea -- "The Fire And The Rose" -- CD -- €15
2011 Old Europa Cafe, OECD136
Rosa Rubea is born by the collaboration between Daniela Bedeski (already known as the lead soprano voice of Camerata Mediolanense) and Pino Carafa, alias SynthEthic and Pavor Nocturnus, who previously also collaborated with Camerata Mediolanense. Daniela and Pino have been long since active on the underground music scene of Milan, that they have widely experienced. Together with them, works the talented cellist Zeno Gabaglio (Frankie Hi NRG, Les Jumeaux Discordants, Paolo Saporiti) and the pianist Marco Bosio. "Rosa Rubea" is the alchemical Rubedo, the ultimate phase of the "Opus Magnum" or "Opus Chemicum", announcing the transmutation of vile metal into Gold. Rosa Rubea is Expression, Vision and Manifestation. "The Fire and the Rose", Rosa Rubea's debut EP, celebrates Life-Death-Rebirth through the four elements of Fire, Earth, Air and Water. It features five oniric, evocative songs based on lyrics by Daniela Bedeski and by the great American/English poet T.S. Eliot and the French poet Christine de Pisan plus an ancient Scottish ballad. [press-release]
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Rukkanor -- "Ende" -- CD EP -- €8
2007 War Office Propaganda / Rage In Eden, WOP36, (ltd. 400)
"Ende" is retrospective compilation of unpublished tracks of Rukkanor. Five tracks composed during Scontum act IV, Triumvire and Despartica sessions with supplement of live recorded track Virus Dei in new interesting arrangement. War theme, military atmosphere - this is the face of Rukkanor on this EP. Release limited to 400 copies only! 6 tracks, 30 minutes. [press-release]

S.E.T.I. -- "Baikal" -- CD -- €15
2011 Power & Steel, PAS 31
The aural world of BAIKAL evokes a crystalline landscape full of huge and breathtaking images, guiding the listener to arcane places, lakes and steppes. This new output of Andrew Lagowski aka S.E.T.I. is the result of the examination with the idea of old and sunken crafts being hidden in lakes while surfacing through the water in abandoned areas where only few people would live and survive. Calm and smooth soundscapes and atmospheric synth waves loaded with digitized voices and textured layers of noises and samples. BAIKAL is another step further in S.E.T.I.'s history of deep sounding ambient music. An evolving, moving and skittering Masterpiece! [press-release]
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Sal Solaris -- "Remember" -- 10" -- €16
2002 Der Angriff Nr. 5 (Prometheus PYRO Beta), (ltd. 300)
Another 10 inch in Prometheus vinyl-series of Russian industrial music, this time with strong dark ambient band from the city of Rostov.

Sal Solaris / Stahlwerk 9 -- split -- 10" -- €13
2004 Der Angriff, Angriff Nr. 2, (ltd. 370)
This split release is dedicated to soviet space program. Most delicate, subtle and wonderful tracks both bands ever did. Haunting mysterious atmosphere of the unknown fills the heart of the listener with a sense of a strange sadness and slight anxiety. Dark ambient with melodic background and some noise elements. [label info]

Sangre Cavallum -- "Patria Granitica" -- CD -- €15
2006 Ahnstern, Ahnstern 18
"Pátria Granítica" - Granite Fatherland - is the long awaited new album from the northern Portuguese Sangre Cavallum. The album contains ten powerful songs combining heroic traditional music and beautiful folk-ballads, sometimes even with a slight avantgardistic touch. The artists perfectly play a large variety of early traditional instruments, blended with electrical sounds and mesmerizing psychedelic arrangements. "Pátria Granítica" is a pagan journey into the world of stones of their historical homeland Callæcia and its gods, giving voice to the traditional heritage of granite warriors. Their first album "Barbara Carmina" was released on Michael Moynihan's (Blood Axis) label Storm. [press-release]
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Shinjuku Thief -- "The Scribbler" -- CD -- €13
2007 Cold Spring, CSR62CD
Reissue of the 1992 classic by this Australian genius, originally released in an edition of 500 copies. Occasional bursts of factory noise, industrial rumblings and disembodied German voices form the backdrop to a minimalist reworking of Kafka's "The Trial." An album of dense filmic atmospheres and orchestral instrumentation. 'The Scribbler' has been digitally remastered and is enhanced with a series of video clips constructed by Richard Grant (I+T=R), incorporating both new material together with the original images prepared for "The Scribbler" live show. [press release]

Sinke Dus -- "Akrasia" -- CD -- €15
2007 Cyclic Law, 19th Cycle
Akrasia is an old question dealing with the weakness of the will. To behave "akratically" is when one acts against his better judgement, committing acts that are known to be wrong but yet still going through with the motion. Markus Lonebrink wanted to explore not so much the philosophical issues at hand, but rather the subjective experience of akrasia itself. To learn of the underlying motives of when one acts akratically. Certain events in the akratic process felt natural to him and it was those he tried to integrate into these soundscapes. There are no conclusions described in the music, but there might be a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel and perhaps the shadow of a hint of why we humans sometimes act as irrationally as we do. A shared quest to gain better knowledge of oneself through this self-revisionistic ambient journey filled with ethereally lush passages that give way to a truly visionary and immersive experience. The album also features a special collaboration with Par Bostrom of KAMMARHEIT. In fold out gatefold cardboard sleeve. [press-release]
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Stahlwerk 9 -- "Der Tod Nagelt Die Augen Zu..." -- CD -- €15
2006 Steinklang Industries, SK37
The new album of Germans grandmaster of death ambient. On this album the artist presents his noisy side. Still it sounds like a typical Stahlwerk 9 album, but loaded with dronning and pulsating noise sequences and deep voices from the valley of death. [press-release]
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Svarrogh -- "Balkan Renaissance" -- CD -- €15
2007 Ahnstern, Ahnstern24, (ltd. 500)
The Bulgarian Black Folklore ensemble Svarrogh of Dimo Dimov has recorded another masterpiece of Ritual Folk music. "Balkan Renaissance" is already the 4th Svarrogh album under the banner of the God of the Sun. This mystic sound-journey drags you along to the ancient heart of the Balkan mountains, its caves, rivers, villages and people with their deep mythological roots. Svarrogh's sound is absolutely unique, not only because of the beautiful mandoline-playing and the bagpipes, mixed with droning synths, which envocate the return of the Sun. Svarrogh creates a musical look through a grey window to discover the dark past of Bulgaria's 19th century and its Renaissance, after years of Osman opression. On "Balkan Renaissance" you can listen to original passages of famous Bulgarian poets and artists like Dora Gabe, Elisaveta Bagryan, Elin Pelin, Dimitar Talev or the amazing poems of Ivan Vazov. On this album, Dimo Dimov also pays a tribute to the genious music of Allerseelen with the song "Kamerad". And as a special feature, the CD will also contain a so called Martenitsi. Martenitsa is a Bulgarian heathen/pagan tradition related to March 1, which has its origin in the establishment of the Bulgarian state in 681 AD. Mart is the Bulgarian word for "March". According to Bulgarian folklore, the month March marks the beginning of springtime. Therefore, the first day of March is a traditional holiday associated with sending off the winter and welcoming the spring. Key-figures in these ancient traditional rites are the Kukeri, the demons who banish winter and invite spring and fertility. The Kukeri are the Balkan counterpart to the Austrian and south Bavarian Perchten. This album is full of traditional-, pagan- and ritual Folk music, Neo-Classical songs, Martial drummings and it has even some Industrial moments. [press release]
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Tholen -- "Sternklang" -- CD -- €15
2007 Cyclic Law, 20th Cycle
Sternklang is the expression of the intimate encounter with the whole, the direct connection with the stars and the vast universe, the sense of complete union with all the overdimensional attributes of what sourrounds us. With THOLEN, Eisen, the man behind this project has given us an aurally materialized glimpse of his numerous stargazing evenings...where the soundscapes are revealed while the stars seemed to gather and sing out of their primordial and powerful environment. The darkest hour is always the one before sunrise... In fold out gatefold cardboard sleeve. [press-release]
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Troum -- "Eald-Ge-Streon / Abhijna" -- 2 CD -- €23
2009 Beta-lactam Ring Records, mt181/183, (ltd. 500)
CD plus the bonus album "Abhijna" issued in an edition of 500 copies in a full color deluxe gatefold book bound cd case. Design, layout and artwork by Stephen O'Malley. Welcome to the Thunderdome. Troum’s bone-cracking reverberations respirate with such ferocity that all non-Troum molecules are blown away. Eald-Ge-Streon is a massive, rising beauty. It is a great becoming, and we are nothing but an ant in the afterbirth. Troum has set its controls beyond the heart of the Sunn. The pulsating inferno of these 7 drone concertos may require an insurance adjuster, but what a lovely way to burn. It is in your nature to do one thing correctly. Before Troum, you rightly tremble. But fear is not what you owe Troum. You owe Troum awe! [press-release]
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Troum -- "Eald-Ge-Streon" -- 2 LP -- €31
2010 Beta-lactam Ring Records, mt181 / Equation Records, E=mc21, (ltd. 400)
Welcome to the Thunderdome. Troum’s bone-cracking reverberations respirate with such ferocity that all non-Troum molecules are blown away. Eald-Ge-Streon is a massive, rising beauty. It is a great becoming, and we are nothing but an ant in the afterbirth. Troum has set its controls beyond the heart of the Sunn. The pulsating inferno of these 7 drone concertos may require an insurance adjuster, but what a lovely way to burn. It is in your nature to do one thing correctly. Before Troum, you rightly tremble. But fear is not what you owe Troum. You owe Troum awe! [press-release] Finally the vinyl-version of last years album is available, comes in a "book bound" gatefold-cover with expensive silver-blue metallic coloured design & artwork by STEPHEN O'MALLEY.
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Troum -- "Grote Mandrenke" -- CD -- €15
2012 Beta-lactam Ring Records, mt238, (ltd. 1000)
“Grote Mandrenke” is definitely a Troum with a view. The title refers to a massive Atlantic storm that killed upwards of 25,000 Europeans in the mid 14th century (about a decade after the plague showed up. HOORAY!). Troum, of course, bathe their devastating subject in swelling waves of melodic drone and sea-walls of sound. Appropriately, “Grote Mandrenke” is cinematic and melancholy; anthemic and brooding, and distinctly shoegaze, but in a way that you can look up, and you still see shoes. And bodies, floating in a foamy miasma of silted water and fish guts. In fact, this should be on a label called 5AD, because this is one awesomer. Buzzsaw ambience and measured percussive breaths comprise a perfect soundtrack for nature's dominion over man... An aural hallucination on the events that occurred January 15-17, 1362 at the Friesian North Sea coast. This is the studio-version of a live event performed throughout 2008 & 2009, with live-visuals by Brian Traylor. First live performance: Antwerp (BE), Jan 26, 2008 at Nuit & Brouillard festival. Last live performance: Torun (PL) March 27, 2009 at CocArt festival. Final mix: May 2011. First edition of 1000 copies in a custom made book bound gatefold sleeve and full color insert. [press-release]

Troum & All Sides -- "Shutun" -- CD -- €15
2006 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 089
Finaly, after several historiacal releases as MAEROR TRI, the acclaimed German duo is going for their first full-legth release on OEC as TROUM! This is, as they say, their most complex work to date made mixing 25 different tracks into one unique long (over 50 muinutes) composition! TROUM for this album is collaborating with the femal ALL SIDES project which makes this release even more intriguing! & it's their first full length album since Tjukurpa 3 dated 2003... Troum (ancient german word for "Dream") aim is to lead the listener into a hypnotizing dream-state of mind, and use music as the direct path to the unconscious pointing to the archaic essence of human psyche! TROUM works for creat alterated states of mind, they work on human unconscisus sphere... Their post-industrial drone music is created using a wide range of instruments like: guitar, bass, voice, accordiaon, balalaika, flute, mouth-organ, melodica, gong, field recordings & more, to create a sort of trascendental dark & atmospheric ambient industrial. TROUM dosen't work with synths, samples or computer soundscapes! The sounds are created "by hand". You can feel in this album: mysticism, ancestral power, ancient rites, the nature of your beeing... but also a collapsing world, the sounds of a falling universe, the deepest and more far star burning.... as well as the more inner part of yourself moving & pulsing! A journey through space, body & soul! This album comes in a special round metal-box! [press-release].

Vasilisk -- "Tribal Zone" -- CD -- €15
2012 Steinklang Industries, SK60, (ltd. 500)
Vasilisk's first new Ritual Industrial album since 23 years in style of the artist's cult-LPs from the 80ies. Digipak. [label info]

Voice Of Eye -- "Emergence & Immersion" -- 2 CD -- €17
2009 Old Europa Cafe, OECD 123
In 2007 Voice of Eye ended their 12-year silence with 2 CD-R improvisation volumes: Emergence and Immersion. The works were released for their European tour in editions of only 100 each and sold out fast. Now those impossible-to-find, extremely limited releases are finally available on factory-pressed CD’s! Old Europa Cafe of Italy has re-released Emergence & Immersion in a fine 2-CD 4 page full-color digifolder, re- mastered with a new bonus track, “Peacock Symphony”, offering 2 and a half hours of music. Spontaneity and raw emotional expression punctuate and keen throughout. Although completely improvised, the music seems amazingly composed. One can intuit that the musical re-uniting of this duo created a vortex in the worlds. Wildness, beauty, humor, darkness, fear, horror, yearning, grief and vast spaciousness inhabit this mysterious lively music. Herein one finds some of the source material for their recent live shows: “Immersion”, “Dark Ritual”, “The Gates of Oblivion”, “Free”. A large array of instruments are used here including guitars, trombone, flutes, double-reeds, percussion, voices as well as Voice of Eye’s self-made instruments: Squawk Box, Bass-Thing, Jeemna, Thing and Thing-mini. Step into the vortex! [press-release]
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Von Thronstahl -- "Bellum, Sacrum Bellum!?" -- CD -- €15
2003/2010 Eternal Pride Productions, EPP 017
Eternal Pride Prod. present re-release the third and best album of band. Originally released in july 2003, "Bellum Sacrum Bellum" was the so far last official album by German Neo-classic act Von Thronstahl and was released more than 2 years after their latest release. The album is questioning the so called ‘just wars’ mentality of certain world leaders of these days and offers Von Thronstahl's usual mixture of neo-classical orchestrations and beat orientated bombast electro. CD is released in 6-pannel Digipak, with new design and golden panton. [press-release]

Von Thronstahl -- "E Pluribus Unum" -- CD -- €13
2001/2004 Cold Spring Records, CSR37CD
Martial Industrial / Neoclassical. "E Pluribus Unum" neatly collects all compilation tracks and rare 10" releases together, along with some remixes and unreleased pieces. Another statement confirming the power and majesty of VON THRONSTAHL! Martial industrial epics! Stunning digipak format with booklet. [press release]

Von Thronstahl -- "Germanium Metallicum" -- CD -- €13
2009 Trutzburg Thule, TRUTZCD005
Martial / Industrial. New material with an occidental sound - a fusion of martial, industrial, orchestral, neofolk, military and apocalyptic storm-composing. Intense, dramatic and unbeatable. High quality, powerfully-mastered with a wide spectrum of sound. "Germanium Metallicum" is a musical revelation of old Europe, caught between rebirth and death, freedom and slavery, uproar and revolution. It is an apocalyptic journey with many international musicial guests from the genre, including guest vocals by Plastique of Welle Erdball, Troy Southgate (H.E.R.R., Seelenlicht) and Natacha Von Wynn (erotic starlet from Switzerland). The sounds of Von Thronstahl's earlier works are cleverly combined with the composing quality of their latest album "Sacrificare" and the intensity and power of its predecessor "Bellum Sacrum Bellum!?" [press-release]

Von Thronstahl -- "Imperium Internum" -- CD -- €13
2000 Cold Spring Records, CSR32CD, 2nd edition
Martial Industrial / Neoclassical. The incredible orchestral power of VON THRONSTAHL has finally been released! "Imperium Internum" is an instant classic of the scene - massive orchestral power and military anthems, akin to the finest moments of IN SLAUGHTER NATIVES, LAIBACH, TURBUND STURMWERK and BLOOD AXIS! A fantastic book accompanies packed with images of VON THRONSTAHL and their manifesto. Recommended as among the finest releases we've handled! Now in stunning digipak format. [press release]

Von Thronstahl -- "Return Your Revolt Into Style" -- 2 CD -- €21
2002/2010 Trutzburg Thule, TRUTZCD007
This is the much demanded and long overdue re-release of the extremely rare album, originally released in 2002. The album was originally limited to 500 hand-numbered copies and came in very special packaging: The CD was mounted on a glass plate inside a 6" black box with gold-embossed logo & title on front. Regarded as one of the most original and finest Von Thronstahl CDs, this is the first time, that this long "lost" album is being re-released. All tracks have been digitally re-mastered. This special re-release furthermore comes with a second CD, densely packed with rare remixes, different versions of well known tracks and a number of previously unreleased, exclusive tracks! 8-panel digipak in slipcase. [press-release]

Von Thronstahl -- "Sacrificare" -- CD + 3"CD -- €26
2007 Cold Spring, CSR82CD3, (ltd. 1000)
Special collectors edition of the new Von Thronstahl studio album! This edition comes with a bonus 3” CD (not CDR) of exclusive mixes from the Von Thronstahl tracks which appeared on the 'Pessoa - Cioran' CD. 15 minutes of music. Strictly limited to 1000 copies with no repress. [press release]
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Vresnit -- "Tunvet" -- CD -- €10
2009 Vegvisir music, o:008, (ltd. 484)
Shamanic Drone Ambient. Vresnit presented its first CD-release contained ecstatic & exploring records made in the fall of 2008 and remastered in winter-spring 2009. Vresnit is the project of one man working for artistic embodiment of the creative rotation within the label Vetvei. He was formerly known as ruler of Kerpg label, Pugna, Vagranok, Nrodum and other projects, now ceased their activities. Deaf thickets and swamps, heaven ravines, lost voices, unseen birds. Eternal mosses, lichens, fog and ancient trees. The path lies deeply through the thickets and higher to the sun, meeting with ancient human-animals, keepers of the Book. Majestic and archaic canvas neither begins nor ends, woven by the Sledge of Three-Worlds-Animals. The Words of scratches, beats, rings and rustles - all goes into vibrating flow of crudely woven muscarinic Shamanic Drone Ambient atmosphere. Tunvet appears as primitive experience for co-breathing with Earth, diving into the twilight forest and flowing into its beyond. Slow and endless movement in a Circle that appears as Eternal Order. A Myth of the World-Man Creation, a dreamflight, a meeting with the Forest Spirits preying on the flesh and substituting it with metal and stones, giving life to the Ancient Co-knowledge... Created using field recordings, voices and woodwinds, metal gongs, percussion and "concrete" sounds. Gripping, saturating and transforming experience of raw wind, celestial chariots and chthonic naturalism. [press-release]

Waldteufel -- "Rauhnacht" -- CD -- €15
2007 Percht, Percht08
6 songs and 40 minutes about the Austrian / South German Rauhnacht rituals. "Rauhnacht" is a rural, ancient soundtrack for the holy Jul nights, combined with dreamingly sad Folk balads and Pagan Folkmetal hymns. All artwork for this edition was painted by Markus Wolff in may 2007 on wood-plates and the CD, as well as the LP, has a booklet with german and english lyrics. The album was mastered by Axel Frank (WERKRAUM) at the Blue Lounge Studios / Berlin. [label info] Released + remastered from edition on Terra Fria (2005). Includes 2 new songs.
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Waldteufel -- "Sanguis" -- CD -- €18
2007 Beta-lactam Ring Records, mt069, (ltd. 900)
After more than three years of research & development, WALDTEUFEL finally deliver their new opus: SANGUIS. First conceived as a 12”, it has since blossomed into a full-length album. SANGUIS features lyrics by two nearly forgotten German personalities – Stefan George & Alfred Schuler, who can be considered the two opposite poles of the ‘Cosmic Circle,’ a group of mystically inclined German authors that were active in Fin de Siecle Munich– as well as lyrical fragments from the ancient Indian Vedas. Musically, it runs the gamut from dense hypnotic atmospheres, ritual passages to metallic chants and triumphant percussion-heavy hymns. It is the most adventurous and varied WALDTEUFEL work so far, and expands and deepens the themes explored in the first album “Heimliches Deutschland.” The instruments used include everything from accordeon, violin, wood percussion, horns to electric guitar, Moog synthesizer and that most archaic instrument of all: the voice. SANGUIS intends to focus the listener’s attention on the realm that lies beyond all appearances, a radiance which is mirrored in our most elemental selves: the essence of breath and blood that surrounds our spiritual core. SANGUIS was entirely recorded by Markus Wolff and Tyrsson Sinclair. Wolff has had a long musical career as a drummer/visual artist of the legendary percussion/performance collective CRASH WORSHIP. He has also been a live drummer/percussionist for many friends, including SORIAH, IN GOWAN RING, BLOOD AXIS, WITCH-HUNT, ALLERSEELEN, and CHANGES as well as the drummer on the ALETHES “Aletheia” album. He is currently also active with Black Metal formation L’ACEPHALE and the experimental chamber musick ensemble A MINORITY OF ONE. In ages past, Tyrsson Sinclair commandeered the extreme metal entity WARHATE. His current solo-project is NORTHMAN and he is also developing a new project called HAMRAMR. First ed. of 900 copies in a smoking hot full color book bound gatefold case and 8 page lyric booklet. [label info]
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Wander -- "s/t" -- CD -- €8
2005 Small Voices, SVR05015, (ltd. 600)
Wander are Freek Kinkelaar and Frans de Waard, also known as Beequeen. Since changing Beequeen's musical direction in the summer of 2000 (drones out and 'popmusic' in). However, since they both love drone music, they founded Wander in 2001. In Wander they explore drone music in it's widest possible form, with each new release exploring a specific concept. Wander will release their music on various formats, but every format only once. Each release is called Wander, and there is a total absense of any information on the cover. So far they have released a 10" on their own Plinkity Plonk label, a LP for En/Of, a split 7" on Plinkity Plonk (a split single with Beequeen), a CDR on XZF and a 7" on Edition... and a forthcoming split 7" recorded in collaboration with Andrew Liles. The material was recorded in the analogue studio Geluidswerkplaats Extrapool in late 2004 and early 2005, using a wide variety of vintage synthesizers (juno 60, korg MS20, roland SH 102 and Arp synthesizer) and a Philicordia organ. The four long pieces breath an atmospheric, pastoral sound of slow and deep evolving drones. The CD was mastered by Raymond Steeg of The Legendary Pink Dots' fame. The images on the cover and the disc were made with the help of Elise de Waard. Released in a special cardboard package with varnished images. [press-release]

Werkraum -- "Kristalle" -- CD EP -- €8
2005 Ahnstern, Ahnstern 10
The new mini-album of WERKRAUM is not only fascinating because of it's gracile perfection in composition and musical virtuosity, but also through it's musical diversity, supportet by Nicholas Tesluk and Robert Taylor (CHANGES), by Nick Nedzinsky (LADY MORPHIA) and by Antje Hoppenrath. Fulfilled with traditional melodies and psychedelic moments, WERKRAUM guides the listener in a magical world of acoustic sounds and picturesque poetry, telling from ancient fairiedays. The 6 beautiful Folk-songs of this mini-album together fill handsome 32 minutes. [label info]
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Werkraum -- "Unsere Feuer Brennen!" -- CD -- €13
2004/2009 Cold Spring, CSR49CD
Neofolk / Martial / Neoclassical. Debut album from a band who created excitement across the whole scene, having only appeared on a handful of extremely rare compilations, (including the impossible to find collaboration with Von Thronstahl and Bleiburg) at the time of first release. A genius mixture of martial industrial, Neofolk, ambience and neo-classical! Aided by Lady Morphia (UK) and Harvest Rain (USA). 2nd unlimited edition in jewelcase with brand new gold on black artwork. Contains two bonus tracks - "Wir Rufen Deine Wolfe" (taken from the compilation of the same name) and "Blutsommerland" (taken from the vinyl-only release "Eternal Soul") and is completely remastered for 2009!. [label info]

Wertham -- "Sleaze" -- C-20 -- €12
2009 Erratic Sporadicism Tapes, EST.013
Italian power electronics filth. High quality chrome tapes packaged in a stenciled, heavy rubber envelope with 16 page b/w booklet. [label info]

V/A -- "Pere Lachaise" -- CD -- €15
2006 Steinklang Industries, SKD 19 / Divine Comedy, DC045, (ltd. 500)
A great compilation of dark and neoclassical music, dedicated to Père-Lachaise cemetery, which is one of the most romantic and mysterious places in this holy world. It's also an unmissable reference in gloomy and cinematic "tragical" culture. Together, Steinklang & Divine Comedy Records are producing a tribute to this worldwide and legendary atmospheric icon. This musical journey is depicted by four top bands (with two tracks each) from the new emerging Dark-Ambiant and Neo-Symphonic scene: HOROLOGIUM; PROJECT WINTER and ARTEFACTUM from Poland completed by FOUNDATION HOPE from the Netherlands. The mood is dark, menacing and epic at time with Horologium being the most martial act. "Paradise One" symbolises a passage from life to death surrounded by fading memories from different areas and destinies. The CD is packed in a beautiful book with full pages sepia pictures by Fabrice Billard, known for his previous pictures and illustrations for DCR releases and bands such as Sonne Hagal. Art and history beyond the graves. Père-Lachaise is a feeric and beautiful place. A place you'll need a whole existence to know "tous les coins et recoins". [press-release]

V/A -- "Wir Rufen Deine Wolfe" -- CD -- €15
2003 Aorta, AORCD09

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