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MERZBOW/CHRISTOPH HEEMANN, "SLEEPER AWAKES AT THE EDGE OF ABYSS"

In 1987 Masami Akita (akaMerzbow) mailed a cassette of sound material to Christoph Heemann(H.N.A.S., Current 93, Mirror, Mimir, etc.) which the latter thenworked on for the next 6 years.
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VLADISLAV DELAY, "MULTILA"

The more I hear from Helsinki's Vladislav Delay, the more I'm convinced he's a genius.
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ILLUSION OF SAFETY, "THE NATURE OF SAND"

This CD documents twolive performances from 1995 featuring Illusion of Safety with membersof Life Garden (in Phoenix) and Illusion of Safety with Voice of Eye(Houston).
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ELEVENTH DREAM DAY, "STALLED PARADE"

In the course of thirteen years, the face and styles of independent rock has gone through a number of changes.
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"RISE/CONVERGENCE"

Kurt Gluck explains inthe rather impressive booklet for this CD that he wanted to arrange acollection of various artists that could be listened to together in onelisten.
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"VOICES IN MY LUNCHBOX"

What does that title mean to you?
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"SOUNDS OF THE GEOGRAPHICALLY CHALLENGED"

The next compilation featured this week proves that Jeremy Devine does indeed have good Karma after all.
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"CHILLOUT BASSCAPES 2"

There once was a technocollection titled "Beware of Bass," and I wished I paid attention tothat warning, because any compilation with the word "Bass" in thetitle, stay far away from.
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THE CLARKE & WARE EXPERIMENT, "PRETENTIOUS"

pretentious\Pre*ten"tious\, a. [Cf. F. pr['e]tentieux. See Pretend.] Full ofpretension; disposed to lay claim to more than is one's; presuming;assuming.
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"COMMERCIAL AD HOC"

I sometimes wonder why I buy these things, especially when the websites openly give the songs away free on MP3.
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THROBBING GRISTLE, "RAFTERS"

More evidence that CDs are too easy to produce are all these bootlegs of Throbbing Gristle popping up.
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TRANS AM, "RED LINE"

This has got to be one of (if not) my favorite albums released this year.
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MAN OR ASTRO-MAN?, "A SPECTRUM OF INFINITE SCALE"

For those still holdingonto the summer magic, run to the nearest store to get the latestspace-invader surf-epic guitar-noodling electronica rock and roll fromMan Or Astro-Man?!
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MARK SPYBEY/MICK HARRIS, "BAD ROADS, YOUNG DRIVERS"

Mark Spybey & Mick Harris "Bad Roads, Young Drivers"This is volume 2 of the 3 part Hushush "Threesome" series of collaborations between Ambre, Mark Spybey (Dead Voices On Air, Propeller) and Mick Harris (Scorn, Quoit).
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FUMBLE, "FUMBLE"

Fumble is electronic artist Jens Massel (aka Senking, Kandis) and this is the debut as Fumble for Germany's Karaoke Kalk label.
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WHAT'S THE NEW DEAL?

So I call Greg Clow inToronto because this Toronto group (The New Deal) happens to be intown: somebody else suggested I check the show out but I figured ifanybody knows my music taste -and- this band, it's got to be Clow.
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MEOW MIX! (THREE NEW CDS FROM TIGEBEAT6)

First up is the releasefrom Dat Politics titled 'Tracto Flirt' which uses glitches, pulses andbeats as the tools to bring the rather anthemic melodies across.
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LAIKA, "GOOD LOOKING BLUES"

Alas, finally out in the USA, Laika's third full-length release and one of my favorite full-lengthers of the year.
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THE DAMAGE MANUAL

This is the debut selftitled album by The Damage Manual, following up the debut "1" EP fromthis past April, due out September 5th.
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SPRING HEEL JACK, "DISAPPEARED"

Spring Heel Jack push forward with their fourth release of this year.
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