• 01. Diamond Age
    02. New Industry
    03. Thrill Of The Game
    04. Croatia
    05. Starusfa
    06. Club International
    07. Red Rose
    08. Priest
    09. Forget
    10. Theatre War
    11. Little Death
    12. The Twist


    Back To The Deep Water (Sharkive: 1981-1987)

    [engl] BASKING SHARKS are one of the unsung heroes of the original minimal / synth-pop / wave era. Formed in 1980 in the North of England, members Adrian Todd, Ged McPhail and Martyn Eames used an array of home-made electronic instruments plus customized second hand synths to provide unique sounds. On stage they always played “live” without the use of backing tracks. Their stage act included a slide show, films and computer visuals synced into the stage performance. Their music merged electronic pop with European influences and experimentation. During their existence, they toured extensively throughout the UK, did a session with John Peel and produced a single, an EP and an LP plus numerous videos, and live recordings. Here’s their first ever vinyl retrospective, including a selection of tracks from their sought-after album, “Shark Island” - originally released in 1983 – the complete “Diamond Age” / “Thrill Of The Game” singles plus fantastic previously unreleased recordings.
    EAN 4040824089771
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    [engl] Obraz is a deconstruction of reality to its basic forms and most primitive elements. The starting point after maximum destruction. A reconstruction towards a new reality. The world of images and a thousand spectacles, fragmented, dismantled and reassembled. Dynamism, rhythm, energy and movement. Creative sense over technique. Reality is a construction that we ourselves create. Belgrado delivers a blend of post-punk that takes its influence from many different styles and combines them together into a new form and rhythm. Carefully constructed sound compositions driven by feeling and the senses. Geometrical figures set in motion. Inspired by the mechanical pulse of minimal synth, the hypnotic sounds of dub, the atmosphere of psychedelic and African music, French cold wave and the post-punk classics.
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    Siglo XXI

    [engl] Barcelona's Belgrado return with their second album 'Siglo XXI' and first for La Vida Es Un Mus. The 11 track album melds dark and dreamy goth and post punk with a stunning and clear production. The bass leads and drives each track into the batcave whilst the vocals yearn and ache on top. This record has a clear 80's English influence (Killing Joke, Vex, A Touch of Hysteria, Blood and Roses etc) but it also very modern day Barcelona with the reverb as important as an instrument and totally DIY. 2011's excellent self titled LP has been bettered in sound, production and song.
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  • 01. The Hordes
    02. Exiled
    03. The Creature
    04. The Mask
    05. Orwell's Troops
    06. Lost
    07. A Likely Outcome
    08. Villains


    The Creature

  • 01. Lessons
    02. The Spine
    03. Bellicose Minds
    04. Call To Graves
    05. The Observer
    06. Engulfed
    07. Visions Of Pain
    08. Banished Alone (Forever)
    09. Bloody Hands
    10. Destruct
    11. In Greed


    The Spine

    Einer der Wegbereiter des neu aufgekeimten Post-Dark-Goth-Punk-Revivals, das uns solche Perlen wie TK Untergang, Estranged, Belgrado, Spectres usw bescherte, kommt nach den früheren Demos und der Single von vor ein paar Jahren mit seinem Debüt-Longplayer angeschossen. Man bewegt sich in eine ähnliche Richtung wie die Genannten, kombiniert munter 80er Jahre Deathrock, Goth usw, ist dabei aber auch immer politisch, was eine überaus positive Entwicklung der aktuellen Szene ist. Musikalisch kommen da Einflüsse von den Chameleons, The Sound ebenso zu Gehör wie TSOL und Christian Death.
  • 01. Hey Man
    02. Burning Up
    03. I Don't Like You
    04. Wanna Go?
    05. Group Anxiety
    06. Powerless
    07. Stop Start Go
    08. Four Plus
    09. Piece Of Calm
    10. Passions


    Bench Press

    BENCH PRESS sind als Band noch nicht so lange zusammen, wie es die entspannte Souveränität ihrer Single erscheinen lässt. Umtriebig ist die Band erst seit März 2016. Seitdem haben sie das Live-Ding kontinuierlich durchgezogen, wenn ihr komplettes Material des Abends damals auch gerade einmal 20 Minuten umfasste. Seitdem agieren Gitarrist Morgan Griffith, Bassist Lewis Waite und Schlagzeuger Jordan Hicks als perfekte, zurückgelehnte Einheit. Das Resultat ist dynamischer Post-Punk, der jederzeit eine Punktlandung hinlegt - angetrieben vom (Sprech-)Gesang von Jack Stavrakis, der live wie besessen im Kreis läuft und scheinbar laut in sein Mikro denkt, dabei aber seiner Frustration mit dem modernen Leben Luft macht. Fauchend, kantig und laut beschwören BENCH PRESS das Althergebrachte und erschaffen etwas, das sich sehr neu anfühlt. Als würden die SLEAFORD MODS mit ART BRUT Gitarrenpunk machen.
    EAN 4059251139256
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    Dying Breed

    [engl] Dying Breed is a collection of singles and unreleased songs that were recorded in a time and place where noise was king: early 90's Chicago. With a range of songs and sounds spanning from 1990-1995, this lil' collection of gems will not disappoint any fan of the band. Included are all of the songs from the early 7-inches, pulled from their original master tapes and remastered along with outtakes from those sessions and demo versions of album songs. Dying Breed will be released on AfricanTape Records 3.07.11. And if you missed the noise juggernaut the first time around, it's time to get on-fuckin'- board before big'n is, yet again, laid to rest at sea.
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    Spare the Horses

    Nach der letzten, ebenfalls auf African Tape erschienenen, Compilation rarer und unveröffentlichter Tracks, kommen nun, erstmals seit über 10 Jahren, 4 neue Songs der 90er Jahre Noise Rocker aus Chicago! Düster, aggressiv, grob und energetisch wie immer (oder mehr denn je?)! Absolute Killer, mit denen sie ihrem Förderer und Fan Steve Albini in nichts nachstehen!!
  • 01. BiSimulation
    02. STUPiG
    03. DiE
    04. FiNAL DANCE
    05. Fly
    06. IDOL
    07. BiS_kaidan 2



    [engl] BISKAIDAN are back with a vengeance, and a very loud one to top it off !?The japanese all-star band is still playing its very own brand of music, perverting?the quirkiness of metal influenced idol tunes with a love for shrieking and?uncompromising sonic assaults. On this second offering, they deliver 7 brand?new renditions of their now typical idol-noise music with a fierce and?destructive energy.?But then, what else can you expect from HIJOKAIDAN and BiS members ?
  • 01. Evening State
    02. Forty Two
    03. Reflector
    04. Denture Beach
    05. Forty Three
    06. After The Click
    07. Or With Eyes Closed
    08. Libreville
    09. Read This
    10. Unhook That Boy


    Live It

    [engl] From the same studio that brought us 48 Chairs (Gerry & The Holograms), The Fall and The Blue Orchids, while following the bona-fide bloodline between Danny And The Dressmakers, Toolshed and 808 State, the “difficult second album” by Biting Tongues (released on a minuscule cassette run by The Buzzcocks vanity label) has since become a near mythical artefact of Mancunian DIY. Cementing the path between the Absurd label’s kitchen sink synth assaults and Factory’s 99 informed downtown aspirations, Biting Tongues’ bass-driven, pounding-sounding, schizo-skronking, squat-pop put the emergence of punk-funk under a blinding interrogation bulb then hid round the corner evading secret police. Pouring three letter words like ESG, DAF, PIL and ACR into Ken Hollings Scrabble bag would result in a unique form of wordy dictaphone agit-rap and closed-circuit commentary to Graham Massey’s overqualified punk ensemble, laying foundations of future Manc activity using uncertified sand and gravel tactics, only to be safety checked every 38 years, or thereabout. Live It, the lost Biting Tongues album, still breathes. Including what the original members of this pioneering post-punk platoon unanimously consider their greatest work, Biting Tongues seldom-heard, second roll of the dice was presented to The Buzzcock’s own label New Hormones to coincide with full-length DIY debuts by Ludus, Dislocation Dance and a distinct tightening of pursestrings. Recorded on half-price studio time (in the midst of a multi-track repair session) and duped on to compact cassettes to keep pressing costs down, the album Live It even entirely bypassed the non-existent art-department before landing in the hands of a small readership of peculiar punk die-hards, instantly slipping into obscurity, evading official band future discographies and reaching an imaginary status in the history of unchartered Manc-manufactured messthetics. Now available, on vinyl, with two sleeve variations and extensive notes from Graham Massey and Ken Hollings, Live It is a welcome misplaced release and an essential addition to Finders Keepers’ Cache Cache catalog. Biting Tongues make wise heads!
    EAN 5060099507236
  • 01. Multidimensional Way (Deviant Version)
    02. Introspecto
    03. Amaryllis
    04. Audient
    05. Existence
    06. Nominal Rule
    07. Rain


    New Frontiers

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  • 01. A World To Rebuild
    02. Remedy The Unsane
    03. The Closing Door (Remix)
    04. Revenge
    05. Discarded Tale
    06. Over And Over (Remix)


    A World To Rebuild

    [engl] A year after the release of Bleakness first album « Functionally Extinct » december 2020 will see the release of another Bleakness record entitled « A world To Rebuild ». Rather than a continuation of the album, this records must be considered as an extension since it features tracks recorded in May 2019 at Swan Sound Studio during the same session as the full lenght. This 6 songs EP includes the two very last songs written before the band entered Swan Sound Studio : « A World To Rebuild » and « Revenge », some may see in these an indicator of the direction that the next recordings will take. This record also includes re-recorded and slightly different versions of Discarded Tales and Remedy The Unease, this one was previously released as an instrumental on the Disquietude 2018 demo. And to give even more consistency to this 12 », long time friends Jacky Cadiou (from Syndrome 81) and Ryan Pattersion (known as Fotocrime) have worked on remixes of « The Closing Door » and « Over and Over ». The result is both varied and coherent, this limited 12” is a collection of dark and bleak melodies played in different forms. Depending on their mood, the listener can enjoy these sad Bleakness hymns in a raging post-punk or almost cold wave and terribly dancing way.
  • 01. The Closing Door
    02. Over And Over
    03. Grand Promises
    04. Towards The End
    05. Persistent Inadequacy
    06. Anxiety
    07. Ruined Trajectory
    08. Irrational Needs
    09. Deadly Words
    10. Ghost Eyes


    Functionally Extinct

  • 01. Soul Division
    02. Superficial
    03. Love And Thrust
    04. Anhedonic
    05. Aggroculture
    06. Dust Towers
    07. In Tristitia Hilaris
    08. Buzzkiller
    09. Sleeper At The Gates Of Dawn
    10. Lost In Luxuries
    11. Tidal Forces
    12. Psychomachia
    13. Only One Got Out Alive



    [engl] The legendary electronic goths return with a new double album.
    EAN 6430025803821
  • 01. Alprazolam
    02. Fifa 2016
    03. Anti Hero
    04. Black Minou
    05. Cachalot
    06. Sale
    07. La Vie C Bien
    08. Désiré


    Brute Minou

  • 01. Rabat
    02. Federation Tunisienne De Football
    03. Fan For A Twenty Years Old Human Being
    04. A World Of Wonder
    05. C’mon Tigre
    06. December
    07. Commute
    08. Queen In A3
    09. Life As A Preened Tuxedo Jacket
    10. Building Society – The Great Collapse
    11. Building Society – Renovation
    12. Welcome Back Monkeys
    13. Malta (The Bird And The Bear)



    [engl] The name Afroamericans gave to this dirty style of music was funk in reference to the body odour produced while in a state of excitation. That’s what we do, repetitive riffs and a maximalist attitude in a mosaic of arabic melodies, analogue drum machines, sinuous guitars, with a bombastic horn sections that could make snakes dance. The album includes 13 tracks, composed and produced by the duo C’mon Tigre and arranged together with its extended family, a great cluster of musicians from all over the world: Jessica Lurie, Henkjaap Beeuwkes, Pasquale Mirra, Ahmad Oumar, Enrico Fontanelli, Danny Ray Barragan, Eusebio Martinelli, Dipak Raji, Rocco Favi, Paolo Berluti, Malik Ousmane and Simone Sabini. More than two years of recordings, with a constant change of longitude and latitude. We have travelled far. We have met musicians with great souls and worked together with them on these 13 tracks. A group of people mutually contaminated sharing their musical memories. C'mon Tigre began life in the Mediterranean basin and spread out to the corners of the world's metropolises. C’mon Tigre talks about the fascination that Africa holds in a tales that stretch along a curve line from San Diego to Bombay. That's the reason why we choose not to sign this project with our birth names, because C'mon Tigre represents the single artistic voice which keeps those memories. Where do we come from, who are we similar to? that is not relevant. There’s not one single place, there are many places. There’s not one single face, there are many faces. C'mon Tigre are two people but at the same time is a collective of souls. This condition will change constantly, on stages, in the next recordings sessions and also in all those areas that are not strictly related to music. C'mon Tigre will invest in artistic research continuing his collaborations with animators, illustrators, visual artists like the successful experiment made with Mr. Toccafondo. More it will change, the more it will grow.
    EAN 3481574665616
    EAN 3481574665623
  • 01. Move like a Shark
    02. Precious People
    03. I’ll Teach you how to Hunt
    04. Europe
    05. This is Huge
    06. Sharing
    07. For you the Wild
    08. You are Awesome
    09. Killer
    10. White Cat


    For You The Wild

    Die Sängerin von Peter Kernel mit ihrem Solodebüt.
    EAN 3481574540197
  • 01. 33 Trapped Chilean Miners
    02. Shaolin Master
    03. Irish Jew
    04. Does He Take Sugar
    05. 50 Shades Of Snuff
    06. Pro-Ana Tips 'N' Tricks
    07. This Sore & Broken Blackpool Legacy (Germ Mix)
    08. Rainbow Self-Realisation Therapy
    09. Wife Swapping Party
    10. The Prowler
    11. Blackpool Transport
    12. Safe To Heaven
    13. Cupcakes
    14. Amateur Cops
    15. M61
    16. Hey St Jude
    17. Hardhorn Blues
    18. All Psychiatrists Are Bastards
    19. Flower
    20. Oz Oz Alice
    21. Prisoner Cell Block H Theme
    22. You Don't Want To Hear This Voice At Night
    23. St Petersburg Series
    24. Catholic Monochrome Holocaust
    25. Psychiatric Underground


    Black Pool Legacy

    [engl] The Ceramic Hobs are the band in the corner of the old man's pub round the back of the venue getting drunk before they either a) slay your senses with a mind boggling set of punk inspired psychedelia or b) fall over screaming and fighting. They make The Fall look as stable as U2 and the Butthole Surfers as mainstream as R.E.M. They're from Blackpool and have been going since 1985. This double LP retrospective of the North of England's most unique, overlooked and long-lasting underground band spans 25 years of recordings, with tracks taken from numerous releases carefully selected and sequenced by Philip Best (Consumer Electronics), ergot trip front cover art from John Godbert (Vibracathedral Orchestra), gatefold bad vibe intricate line drawing from Darren Brian Adcock and a twelve page booklet featuring an extended interview/essay by Chris Sienko and a band family tree.
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    I'm With God

    [engl] The Cesarians were born in Hackney, the London borough synonymous with poverty, punk, and politics, a district that mixes multi-culture with gangster glamour. It was here, one winter, in a damp pub cellar, that the legendary producer, Craig Leon, first auditioned the band. Whisking them off across town to the leafy and gentile environs of St John’s Wood, they cut their debut album in Abbey Road’s infamous studio 2. But London was not their calling. They set off, touring Europe, gigging the major cities - Paris, Barcelona, Lisbon, Zurich, Berlin and Rome - and feverishly playing all the towns in between as if in search of another home. Returning from a show in Prague at the dead end of 2010 they got the call. “How about Christmas in Italy?” Well naturally. Wasn’t it here that the great English Romantic poets chose to winter? But this wasn’t to be a time of hibernation for the Cesarians. Though they had found a home away from the London snow, in the shadow of the Apennine, they also found a studio. And as England dozed, fed up with it’s bland seasonal faire, The Cesarians were cooking. The result: A blistering new five track EP that the moves from the brooding menace of “In Your House” to the orchestrated and opiated haze (and highs) of “I’m With God”. It screams and blasphemes with Clash like savagery in the anthemic “Worst Thing” then redeems it’s self sweetly with the sad melody of “School Yard” and the lonely poetry of “Questa è lei”. I don’t believe in God . . . but I do believe in The Cesarians.


    [engl] all 3 records for a special price. Anyone who has already pre-ordered a record can also fall back on the offer. Just send an email.
  • 01. Chain Gang Theme (I See Progress)
    02. Cemetery Map
    03. Trash Talk
    04. Reparations
    05. What Is A Dollar?
    06. Interview With The Chain Gang
    07. Deathbed Confession
    08. Room 19
    09. (Lookin' For A) Cave Girl
    10. Unpronounceable Name


    Down With Liberty... Up With Chains!

    [engl] The 2009 debut album from the chain gang led by Ian Svenonius (Nation of Ulysses, The Make-Up, Weird War) is a masterpiece of primitivism. From dazzling set pieces of R&B and rock'n'roll, the band forms highly melodic songs full of call-and-response chants ("What Is A Dollar"), or invites you to take a walk through the cemetery ("Cemetry Map"), which sounds so spooky as if voodoo master Dr. John had thought it up. Sometimes Svenonius just grabs a wooden guitar to make fun of conspiracy theories like in "Deathbed Confessions": "I faked the moon landing, I saved Hitler's brain. Yeah, it's in Argentina but it controls the USA." Calvin Johnson produced the album at his Dub Narcotic studio and also did a bit of background vocals. The beat lurches and sways as confidently and surely as an old sea dog's gait in a breeze of doppelkorn. The somewhat odd album title is explained by the always conceptually thinking singer as follows: "Everywhere freedom goes, it leaves a path of destruction. Fast food, bad architecture, materialism, unbridled greed, destroyed environment, imperial conquests, class struggle; combined, these phenomena are seemingly synonymous with freedom." When big words often hide only capitalist greed and imperialist war, Svenonius & Co. prefer to slip into the role of dissidents. "Ian Svenonius is an inadvertent pioneer. His career has been a studied attempt to advance the history of punk rock, using influences as tools to build with rather than styles to flaunt and discard." - The Wire
    EAN 4260016922000
  • 01. Hunting For Love
    02. Certain Kinds Of Trash
    03. Free Will
    04. 'Nuff Said
    05. Surprise Party
    06. I'm Not Interested (In Being Interested) Pt. I
    07. I'm Not Interested (In Being Interested) Pt. II
    08. Where Does All The Time Go?
    09. (Living In The) Panther's Cage
    10. Heavy Breathing
    11. You Better Find Something To Do
    12. If I Only Had A Brain
    13. In Cool Blood


    In Cool Blood

    Das dritte, 2012 erschienene Album von Chain & The Gang besitzt einen attraktiven Joker: Katie Alice Greer – die charismatische Sängerin der Priests übernimmt in allen Songs die zweite Stimme. Und egal ob sie nur ein spitzes „Yeah!“ herausstößt, oder wie in „Free Will“ den Song komplett übernimmt – ihre Präsenz steht spürbar im Raum. „In Cool Blood“ ist so eine Art Bonnie-&-Clyde-, oder Nancy-&-Lee-Album geworden: abenteuerlich, sexy und ziemlich von sich selbst überzeugt. Die Balance zwischen den beiden unterschiedlichen Stimmen ist perfekt austariert, die Songs sind lässig, aber auf den Punkt. Es geht diesmal weniger gegen den Kapitalismus und mehr um das Ausleben persönlicher Freiheit. „Heavy Breathing“, feiert die Freuden des nächtlichen Telefon-Sex; „Free Will“ singt Greer so rotzig selbstbewusst, als habe sie einem übergriffigen Typen soeben einen schmerzhaften Tritt in die Weichteile verpasst: „I don‘t believe in free will. I just do what I feel, that is the deal, I don‘t believe in free will“. Kenner hören da sicher auch Anklänge an die Delmonas oder Holly Golightly. Es ist schwer, diese Mischung aus lauerndem Garagen-Rock und ironischen Posen und Bekenntnissen nicht zu mögen. Chain & The Gang haben sich hiermit ihre eigene Welt erschaffen, eine heftig brodelnde Petrischale voller Songs und Storys, die Vergangenheit und Zukunft des Rock‘n‘Roll zusammenführt. "Not for the weak of heart or the slow of brain, „In Cool Blood“ is for the hot of blood, the quick of temper, and the hard of sleeping. Recorded in a spontaneous, ad lib session of dream led automatic writing/rocking, „In Cool Blood“ was made at a Surrealist stomp session in the bowls of Olympia." – CHAIN & THE GANG manager Johnny Sincere
  • 01. Why Not?
    02. Not Good Enough
    03. For Practical Purposes (I Love You)
    04. Livin' Rough
    05. It's A Hard, Hard Job (Keeping Everybody High)
    06. Detroit Music
    07. Detroit Music Pt II
    08. Music's Not For Everyone
    09. Can't Get Away
    10. (I've Got) Privilege
    11. Youth Is Wasted On The Young
    12. Not Good Enough (Dub)
    13. Bill For The Use Of A Body
    14. Why Not? Pt III


    Music's Not For Everyone

    [engl] Released in 2011, Chain & The Gang's second album, like its predecessor, was once again produced by Calvin Johnson at Dub Narcotic Studio. The lineup is also mostly the same, with the small difference that there are now five background singers who answer (in different songs) the calls of Ian Svenonius: Tara Jane O'Neil, Veronica Ortuño, Susanna Patten, Sarah Pedal and Katy Davidson. "Why Not" challenges everyday common sense and the established rules to an energetic blues shuffle. "Detroit Music" sounds like dirty jabs and the Dirtbombs, "Detroit Music II" plays the ball on, towards a heavy monster jam. Brilliant! The title track is then again in a class of its own: to psychedelic laments familiar from the Stooges' "We Will Fail," Svenonius mocks the tastes of the naïve "I actually listen to everything" consumer: "I know you wanna share. But don't!" he spits contemptuously at their feet. In the era of Spotify & Co., Svenonius accepts the accusation of snobbery: "Does a moth know a flame, just because it's drawn to it? "Svenonius sells it all with conviction and a devilish twinkle in his eye. He means what he says, and also knows how absurd it all is. These 12 tracks serve as a bombastic backdrop for Svenonius' treatises on living the life of an anti-capitalist svengali; they're a guerrilla garage rock manifesto imbued with fever, fervour and soul." - The Quietus
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    Demo 2018