Friday, August 10, 2012

10th of August 2012 Update + Reviews

10th of August 2012 Update of New and Key Restocked Items + Reviews
at Redscroll Records

LPs & 12"s
Afterhours    "Sleepwalker"
Ambarchi, Oren    "Sagittarian Domain"
Ambarchi, Oren    "Audience Of One" (2LP Gatefold)
Andrew Jackson Jihad / Ghost Mice    "Andrew Jackson Jihad / Ghost Mice"
Andrews, Michael    "Donnie Darko (Original Soundtrack)"
Ape School    "Junior Violence" (/500)
Apers, The    "The Apers"
Black Wine    "Hollow Earth"
Cactus Channel, The    "Haptics" (+ D/L)
Cage, John    "Empty Words (ParteIII)" (3LP Box Set)
Cesear, Austin    "Cruise Forever"
Channel 1    "Satta Dub"
Channel 1    "Full Charge Dub"
Dead C    "Harsh 70s Reality" (+ D/L)
Desire    "II" (Dreamy Ivory Vinyl)
Edwards, Nick    "Plekzationz" (2LP)
Harry Pussy    "Let's Build A Pussy" (2LP, Gatefold)
Haxan Cloak    "…The Men Parted The Sea To Devour The Wayer" (/700)
Iron Lung    "Supersonic: Live At Supersonic July 25 2009"
Jansch, Bert    "L.A. Turnaround" (LP + CD)
Joyner, Simon    "Ghosts" (2LP Gatefold All Analog Recording + D/L [The Download Is Digital However])
Keys, Alicia    "Songs In A Minor" (2LP, 180 Gram)
Led Er Est    "May" (+ D/L)
Lynch, David & Alan R. Splet    "Eraserhead: Original Soundtrack Recording" (LP + 7" Gatefold, 16 Page Booklet, + D/L)
Matt And Kim    "Sidewalks" (+D/L)
Merchandise    "(Strange Songs) In The Dark"
Moon Pool & Dead Band    "Human Fly"
Natural Assembly    "Arms Of Departure"
Neon Piss    "Neon Piss"
Nu Sensae    "Sundowning" (+ D/L)
Ormonde    "Machine" (Ltd. Ed. Printed Inner Sleeve + D/L)
Plastic Cross    "Grayscale Rainbows"
Reinhardt, Jonas    "Foam Fangs"
Roland Tings    "Milky Way"
Sod Hauler    "Sod Hauler" (/117 Limited Edition)
Taken By Trees    "Dreams" (+ D/L)
Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats    "Blood Lust"
Various Artists    "Staring Into The sun: Ethiopian Tribal Music" (2LP Gatefold)
Various Artists    "Spiritual Jazz Volume 3: Modal, Esoteric And Ethereal Jazz From The European Underground 1963-1972" (2LP Gatefold)
White Hex    "Heat"
White Wires, The    "III" (+ D/L)
Williams, Gareth & Mary Currie    "Flaming Tunes"
Wye Oak    "Civilian" (+ D/L)

Hip-Hop 12"s & LPs
J. Rocc    "Play This Too"
Onra    "Deep In The Night"
Strong Arm Steady & Statik Selektah    "Stereotype" (14 Track Album + D/L)
TBRCK    "EP #01" (Instrumental, Synth-Pop, Disco, Hip-Hop…)

Electronic 12"s & LPs
Cantu, D'Marc    "A New World" (2LP)
Footsie / DJ Tubby    "The Grey Area" (2LP)
Horaflora    "Craterellus Cornucopioides"
Kill Memory Crash    "American Automatic" (2LP)
Planetary Assault Systems    "Function 4 Remixes Episode 2"
Schirach, Otto Von    "Supermeng"
ZZT    "Rock The Peace" (Girl With "Party's Over" Shirt On Cover)

Babies, The    "Moonlight Mile / Places"
Narcs, The    "Long Hot Summer"
NOFX    "Ronnie & Mags"
Psychich Ills / Moon Duo    "Take Me With You / Zoned"
Woods    "Cali In A Cup / Give Your Light Off"

CDs Rock
Ash Borer    "Cold Of Ages"
Deathspell Omega    "Drought"
Dicks    "Kill From The Heart"
Kelly, Scott & The Road Home    "The Forgiven Ghost In Me"
Om    "Advaitic Songs"

CDs Non-Rock
Haxan Cloak    "…The Men Parted The Sea To Devour The Water" (Ltd /700)
Negro, Joey    "Go Go Get Down: Pure Ghetto Funk From Wasthington DC"
Nguzunguzu    "Warm Pulse EP"
Oram, Daphne / Andrea Parker    "Private Dreams And Public Nightmares"
Phemale "A Root Error" (CD-R In Zine-Like Packaging)


Phemale A Root Error CD-R/Zine
I've touted the talents of Phemale (formerly known as Female, but changed slightly in deference and respect to the techno artist veteran that also goes by Female) before. Phemale is a New Haven pop artist that could easily be lumped in with much of the revival of the cold minimal sound. This latest effort is perhaps the least minimal (far from Phil Spector however), but certainly not the least cold (one could argue, I suppose). These songs are good. They'll be out on cassette soon as well if you don't mind a little wait and that's your prefered format. I really don't need to speak too much more on this because you can listen to it all here:
[Reviewer: Rick]

Leila U&I
[Buy Online From RSR]
Iranian-born and London-based electronic artist Leila Arab has been active since 1993, when she got her start working with Björk. Leila began releasing her own records five years later, and her newest full-length is as energetic as it is dark and experimental, with loads of vibrating laser synth, bleeps, bloops and buzzes amidst a wide variety of thick, scattered and downright challenging-to-describe beats. Personally, it reminded me the most of stuff like Daft Punk and Digitalism (though with a lot more experimentation at points.) The songs range from irresistibly kinetic and danceable (“Activate I,” “Welcome To Your Life”) to druggy and nebulous (“In Consideration”) and even outright rhythmic noise that reminds me of Merzbow’s Merzbeat album (“Interlace.”) Her solo instrumental tracks stand great on their own, but American-born and Berlin-based performance artist Mt. Sims adds even more scope by lending his spacey, echoed voice to six tracks.
[Reviewer: Mark]

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