An Accident In Substance

(Harbinger Sound) 3xCD $22.50 (Out-of-stock)

A massive retrospective, with tracks from out-of-print seven-inches and compilation submissions. “Even The Lives Of Our Grandfathers” (Methods of Achieving Satisfaction in a Goal-Oriented Society [Apraxia]); “Some Movements” (Nature Morte 2 [E’ostrate]); “Wind On Jets,” “Every Force Evolves A Form,” and “Micromelistmata” (Anodyne Effect of Habit [Small Cruel Party]); “12 Breaths On Shore” and “Seminal Brainpan” (Seminal Brainpan [Dom America]); “Without Arms But With Some Kind Of Peculiar Attachment” (Dedication-Zweite Auslese [Artware]); “Before The Dream” and “Of The Still Earth” (Before the Dream [Drone]); “Home Borders : Circling Outward Past Edge To Rest, Awaken” (Shiroseasons [Shirocoal]); “Cold Hell” and “This Moment” (The Subtle Body [Banned Production]); “Vasana” (Noisenet #4 [NOISE]); “1860-xii-30 Birds Explore Trees 15-v-1960” (America The Beautiful [RRR]); “Notes On Use” (Howard 31 [Artware]); “Double Entrance” (Precipitation [Partial]); “Sister - Well – Brother” (from split acetate with Daniel Menche [MSBR]); “Red, Wide And Driving” (Killing Me Softly With Noise [NOISE]); “7-1114/357-730 The Light Itself” (Parasit [Ant-Zen]); “Iron Moment” (Interference [23five]); “La Poussiere Des Murs Detruit Le Passe” (Regeneration – Degenerescence [Kaon]); “For The Coil Of Copper Underwood” (…And The Vultures Miss Nothing [Harbinger Sound]); “Second Honor: It’s Forever Again” (Links Outta Here [Generator Sound Art]); “To Have Been Seen” (To Have Been Seen [Shirocoal]); “Ceremonies Of Memory I & II” (Ceremonies of Memory [Fylkingen Records]); “Objects As They Change” (10 x 10 [Banned Production]).


Do You Believe In A Pencil?

(Small Cruel Party - SCP002) Used CD $17.50 (Out-of-stock)

Key Ransone focuses on the inherent mysterious and beautiful quality of sound itself, with the emphasis on obscure non-instrumental sources. The density comes from concentration of activity, usually derived from the acoustics of manipulation of physical objects. Even Small Cruel Party’s high-volume pieces on this self-released 1991 album maintain intense, zen-like calm. Silkscreened box.


La Chrestomathie Du Désespoir

(I Dischi Del Barone - IDDB031) 7-inch $9.00

The inherent mystery and beauty of sound itself gets its first scrutiny by Small Cruel Party in fifteen years. Emphasis is on non-instrumental sound sources, the exact specific nature of which is not readily apparent. Manipulation of physical objects in acoustic space and a great deal of concentrated activity are the methods. Stamped white labels. Paste-on cover and insert. Edition of 200


Sic In Se Sua Per Vestigia Volvitur

(Chocolate Monk - choc.564) Cassette $10.00 (Out-of-stock)

The old sound explorer does not disappoint; side A leaves your headspace in a gnarled punch-drunk flashback state before side B envelops you in a warm gas of meditative murk (assuming you can get over to the deck to flip the tape). The maestro says, “Both pieces recently assembled, disassembled, prodded and chortled in the Perche in Basse Normandie. No. 1, to the personal attention of D. Menche, concerns a close-up investigation of cascading cascades of dripping audible elements of 100% sonic origin. Perfect for flying-carpet errand-running. No. 2 is obviously a Gregorian-Normand sea chanty for use while waiting for the Vikings to return.” Mastered by Scott “Chop Shop” Konzelmann. With two-color riso print cover. C30. Edition of 75


Unroof The House Of The Fishes

(Harbinger Sound - 114) LP $20.00 (Out-of-stock)

First-time vinyl reissue of this cryptic cassette (G.R.O.S.S. 1993), noted by our friends at Volcanic Tongue for its “rigorous, eerie compositional feel … with inchoate shapes and odd, grating sonorities inserted into the two side long tracks in a way that is quite uncomfortable, undermining the piece’s sense of space and somehow constantly forcing you to re-think or re-process your perspective…. [T]ranscendentally odd and strangely moving…, blurring the line between classic noise, timbrally aggressive improvisation, laminal tape work and homemade minimalist ritual….”