Tuesday, 29 December 2009
Tramp Apples Vol 1 was a CD documenting a one off meeting between some backward goons in a dingy basement. The whole session was too much for 1 CD, so here's the part that never made it. Look out bucket drumming, stump handed guitar and group moaning.
Listen and download here>>>>
Probably my favourite thing I've put out. Field recordings made in various locations around the Lothians, twisted and regurgitated. You can probably buy it some places still if you want a physical copy, but its up for free download elsewhere so fuck it, here you go....
Friday, 6 November 2009
I recently laid my hands on two comps I am tickled pink to be part of...
I have very limited copies of each, email if you want em. UNRECS at YAHOOdotCOM
3 pounds sterling each, plus p+p
here's the funk...
SERVANTS OF CULTURE, DRINKERS OF PEARLS Vol 1 (Total Vermin #30)
Featuring: Dead Labour Process, Little Creatures..., Shareholder, Deepkiss 720, Plum Slate, Sindre Bjerga.
WINNERS DON'T SHIVER (Piped In From Head Office pifho009)
Featuring: Tim Le Breuilly, WinsorDamonBeast, Ali Robertson + Fordell Research Unit, Wounded Knee, Scrim, Dead Labour Process, King Rib, Retail Unit.
Excellent document of east-coast Scotland at its peak, I reckon...
As always...sounds for sale or trade...just scroll down...or go here...email: unrecsATyahooDOTcom
Sunday, 25 October 2009
Tuesday, 6 October 2009
New solo disc out on Thorngumbald's best (only???) record label...the mighty POOT. Recorded this summer, but perfect for the nights drawing in, rain and bitter reflection...mental bleakness filtered through idiot hands. Scraping, wailing, slobbering, rust and field recordings. Listen to the sound sample for a clip of all the tracks
1. To Rot by Inches
2. Human Ming
3. Scrunched Bangle
4. Skeletal Dogs Chew at Nothing
5. Nothing But Soap & Sun
ORDER INFO (inc P+P):
UK - £4.50
Europe - £5
US/World - £5.50
Monday, 28 September 2009
Wednesday, 8 July 2009
ORDERING INFO: Paypal to ewc309 at AOL.com
P+P: UK - 50p per item
Europe - £1 first item, 50p additional
World - £1.50 first item, 50p additional
Any questions, email: unrecs AT yahoo DOT com
UN021 Christopher Riggs "Amazed Nova" cass £3
Prolific guitar whizz Chris Riggs specialises in coaxing and battering all sorts of wrong sounds from his 6-string. If you have heard any of his other releases on labels like Hanson or his own Holy Cheever Church, you know to expect none of the usual twang or strum. Here, he paints a dense and detailed wall of bizarre tone, from ancient sounding music-box jitters to uncomfortable amp thud.
UN022 Pyroclastic Pontoon Quintet cass
SOLD OUT - GET IT HERE
UN023 Tuluum Shimmering "River Gods Strike Tuned Bronze Flowers" CDR
SOLD OUT - GET IT HERE
UN024 D.O-NEIMAGI-N.E/I-AMBNECESSNO "A No Place" CDR £4
Spit-close overloaded musings, backwardness, broken electrical clatter. A kind of musique concrete/cut-up/sound poetry symphony that is a pure treat. This is the first lengthy taste of his grim aesthetic available for pubic consumption. Glaswegian beauty like no other.
UN025 Precious Trombley "Simple Fighting" £3
If you search for these goofs on youtube, you'll see them jammin their thang on some Detroit street, looking like doobie-tooting youths who been spending too long trying to capture the cavemen-playing-free-jazz aesthetic which is so hot right now. On this tape they throw in some fizzling electronics and moaning trombone to the mix. Art by Knox Mitchell.
UN026 Elfenbeinturm "1982 - Pizza, Beer & Smokes" cass £3
A ritualistic lament for half-remembered smoked out youth. Datashock man Pascal Hector twists backed-up chatter, tape collage, analogue synth and primitive conga taps around themselves. Welcome to this guy's private universe, you'll like it.
Sunday, 31 May 2009
Giant Tank Presents: Muscletusk/ Wounded Knee/ Scrim/ Dora Doll & Ali Robertson
£5, doors 7.30pm sharp
Buy tickets here: www.leithfestival.com
Edinburgh experimental label Giant Tank showcases a cavalcade of Leith-based avant-noise practitioners in their own 'hood. Expect homebrewed electronics, leadweight clatter, outsider vocals, blissful drones and improv absurdia.
"...Reasons to go see Giant Tank... Edinburgh's premier promoters of aktionist noise happenings... It's not music. It's just noise. And there is nothing like it... It's not big. Or clever. But at various times it promises a stomach-churning, vomit-inducing, spiteful ugly and puerile racket. All of which are to be encouraged..." - The List
Tuesday, 28 April 2009
Anyone in Hull? Well, if you are that lucky - get to ST STEPHEN'S CHURCH HALL, SPRING BANK (corner of Freehold Street) to witness Scots/US goof troop BRITTLE HAMMER TRIO (aka Fritz Welch, Ali Robertson, Euan Currie) and creepy chick gang LEXIE MOUNTAIN BOYS. Show starts 8pm, and is FREE (donations, of course, most very welcome).
Tuesday, 14 April 2009
GIANT TANK has a new home for it's experimental weird-ass sounds:
ASTRAL SOCIAL CLUB
= Yorkshire noise topographist Neil Campbell has been exploring psychedlic improv territories since the 1980s with the likes of The A Band, Sunroof! & Vibracathedral Orchestra. Tonight he provides Auld Reekie with co-ordinates necessary to reach unknown stellar regions of post-technoid dancefloor full of folks who don't dance. Follow the zoned out guy with the white(y) gloves & get lost!
= Outsider folkie chanter Drew Wright sings auld time blues for his supper from his multiple mouths across a bellies worth of Quarter Cask matured loops, found percussives & sozzled "booze-nae-tea" hand claps.
DORA DOLL & ALI ROBERTSON
= Decaer Pinga/Hockyfrilla scream queen employs person centred approach to console Usurper brother on the departure of his Missing Twin with a real OUT splurge of noise tape-japes & sparse junk clunk.
THURS 16TH APR 2009
Doors= 7pm. Cost= £5.
Show finishes by 10pm so arrive EARLY to avoid disappointment!
Sneaky Pete's, 73 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1JW.
Saturday 25th April
Stereo, Renfield Lane, Glasgow. £6 on the door
7 Things/ Behaviour closing party, featuring:::::::
BRITTLE HAMMER (new trio of Fritz welch, Ali Robertson, Euan Currie, see the photo eh)
MUSCLETUSK W/ NEIL DAVIDSON (tape junk spazzers join improv strings dude for good times)
+ lots more, even Tam Dean Burn fi River City in some capacity.
Go here for more info
Monday, 13 April 2009
Retarded cassette on the amazing Scumbag tapes. Manky old reel to reel tapes that were full of soft sounds, then I went and stupided all over them. The sound sample below is, rest assured, the least dumb ass material from the tape. Lots of attempts at skat singing and stoner rock played on toy electronics. SOLD OUT here.
Go straight to the horses ass>>>
Saturday, 11 April 2009
Saturday, 4 April 2009
Cassette of solo vocals, mangled through tapes and stuck back together. As Tabs Out reckons: "...persistent oddball vocal manipulations with a dispersed use of looped weirdness. In the book Born To Talk by Lloyd M. Hulit and Merle R. Howard they discuss a form of speech known as echolalia, which is an imitation of words, phrases, or even whole sentences in the absence of an understanding of what they are saying. You see it in a bunch of different cases, including those with autism, Tourette syndrome, schizophrenia, etc... I'm not saying that the person or persons behind the Dead Labour Process moniker is inflicted with any of those disabilities (not there's anything wrong with that) but I wouldn't be blown away to find out that they did after listening to this tape."
Buy here music fanz, 3 pounds sterling plus P+P
Tuesday, 24 March 2009
Scotland being the greatest country on Earth for monged out broken junk improvisation, it was inevitable that this grouping (luddite twins on disabled instruments Usurper and ex-Prick Decay/Decaer Pinga loons Nyoukis n Doll) would bash heads. And they did, in two wintery live sets a while back.
Listen to a sample of Usurper n Dylan Nyoukis below.
Buy here, OR here ya fanny:::
Sunday, 1 March 2009
Recorded live in Glasgow, 2007.
Foxy Digitalis reckons: "Itchy, restless clatter and scrape blossoms into plumes of beguiling caterwauling guitars, cymbals and sheer abominable noise, perforated wildly by the drumkit's addled and coruscating accompaniment. Chaos is happily managed in the exponential orgiastic improvisation, huge waves of despairing, deep feedback pulse with a damaged intent, whilst tonal buckshot and scrap-metal fly out of the storm adding a razor-sharp edge to the dark cloud brewing beneath."
But the sample below is from the end of the gig, which doesn't really sound like that. Deal with it.
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On 31st March 2007, in the afternoon, Mr H Boggle recorded a live radio session in the hills of LA.
It is issued in its entirety on this CD.
Cover art by Bonnie Banks
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Listen to sample of it below eh
09 Track 09.mp3
The Speech Organs is a compilation of sound poetry and vocal improvisation and assorted varieties thereof. It features the following artists:
Institute of Sub-Dimensional Freq Research
Dead Labour Process
UFO Antler Band
Id M Theft Able
Fordell Research Unit
Listen to Id M Theft Able's track below.
Buy it from here, music fans
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