CHARLEMAGNE PALESTINE + RHYS CHATHAM
166 minutes with Charlemagne Palestine (piano Bösendorfer, orgue Yamaha and voice) and Rhys Chatham (trumpet, loop pedal, electric guitar). This is the first recorded collaboration between Charlemagne Palestine and Rhys Chatham. And it's precious. After the musical meeting with Tony Conrad (SR204), and with Z'ev (SR340), this new Sub Rosa sessions creates a form of trilogy. Available as 3CD set.
UNIVERS ZERO: ARCHIVES 1984-86 2LP
Founding members of the original 'Rock In Opposition' [R.I.O.] movement, mythic belgian band Univers Zero have continued to change and grow and develop over their entire career, while still keeping a ensemble sound and spirit that is easily recognizable. These recordings were unavailable before as vinyl format.
Limited marbled 2LP.
OISEAUX-TEMPETE 2LP BACK IN STOCK
Their magnificient debut album endly back in stock. Oiseaux-Tempête retraces, in a sonic odyssey, the qualms and queries of a sickly and dysfunctional Western society. This 2nd editionin is available as 2LP gatefold and a different marbled vinyl: mixed black & white.
First release of sound artist Wang Changcun, born in 1981, in China. He lives in Hang Zhou, Zhe Jiang province, and is an active member of China Sound Unit. Two tracks: first one is a building in the ear and second one comes from a man's funeral in 1995.
DIGITAL DANCE LP
Life and death of a belgian cult band Digital Dance comin' directly from the Brussels' punk scene. Available as marbled vinyl LP + insert of last unreleased issue of Digital fanzine.
Early Nights can be seen like a music box of musical and nocturnal atmospheres. Musician Jean D.L. guides us on this album through a collection of fragments, pieces of recollection collected over a period of 7 years mixing improvisation, experiment, drone and ambient guitar. Available as CD.
PUNK IN BRUSSELS 1977-79 CD/LP
An incredible energy took over Brussels at the onset of the Eighties. It is a strange and rare feeling when you tell yourself that something is happening. And it always happens through an accumulation of very small facts. Then, suddenly, it is there. This collection basically attempts to capture this emerging will. But before that, there was punk rock.
JAC BERROCAL is back CD/ LP
A real event: Jac Berrocal has not released disc for 20 years. The legendary French trumpeter is back with its special atmosphere and feeling + lot of guests too. Jac has been active since the 1970s in the independent and avant-garde music scene (he recorded/played with Steven Stapleton/Nurse With Wound and collaborated with Sunny Murray, Pascal Comelade, MKB (F. J. Ossang), James Chance, Alan Shorter, Bernard Vitet, Lol Coxhill, Michel Portal, Lizzy Mercier Descloux).
CHRISTIAN WOLFF 3CD SET
As a body of repertoire, these 150 pieces of Christian Wolff are remarkable for their freshness of musical thought and energy (John Cage considered Wolff to be the most 'musical' of the experimental composers). Available now as 3CD set at special price.
MUSICS IN THE MARGIN VOLUME3
Third volume of Musics in the Margin, a series devoted to Outsider Music and its variations. Fascinating, you'll find yourself reasoning your listening experience in unique ways. Our hope is to pay tribute to these outstanding creators.
RELATED OBJECTS: KENNEY/KANG/PARK LP
At Temple Gate" immerses you in a kind of shamanism of which the echo has long since been lost. Featuring Seattle's composers Jessika Kenney and Eyvind Kang and electroacoustic artist Hyeonhee Park for a unique distillation of experimental and traditional music. Available as limited 300 copies hand-numbered LP.
TREVOR WISHART: Red bird LP
Trevor Wishart 20/01/2014 12:48
Red Bird: A Political Prisoner's Dream
Red Bird was composed between 1973 and 1977, using the studio of the University of York Music in UK. Wishart's compositional interests deal mainly with the interpolation by technological means between the human voice and natural sounds.Detail
HAROLD BUDD / ERALDO BERNOCCHI 180GR 2LP GATEFOLD COLLECTOR EDITION
An astonishing piano player drifts on beats and scapes. Recorded during a magic night in the courtyard of a Siena Renaissance Italian Palazzio where the lightness of Harold Budd meets Eraldo Bernocchi deep electronics. Beats and bass, drones and scapes ties together harmonically to meet one of the most emotionally involving piano player/composer. Part of our Sub Rosa Black Core, a serie featuring our 'classics' from the catalogue, never released as vinyl before.
ROBERTO GERHARD: ELECTRONIC EXPLORATIONS CD/LP
During the 1950s and 1960s, Roberto Gerhard gathered a significant magnetic tape collection in his home studio, creating a major repository of early electronic sound recordings of his own works. The pieces on this record present a complex set of challenges for audio restoration, givin' at the end a complete understanding of his compositional process and allowing the spirit and vitality of his electronicwork to speak clearly to the listener. Available as LP vinyl and CD (+ 24 page booklet).
SALVATORE MARTIRANO: The Salmar
The SalMar Construction is an amazing large music synthesis engine conceived and constructed in the early 1970's by a composer for use by a composer. These unreleased recordings were made at IRCAM in Paris in 1983. It illustrates the power that an electronic composition can achieve when the composer arrives at a true synergy with his synthesizer. Available as limited silvzer vinyl LP.
ANGUS MACLISE: NEW YORK ELECTRO 1965
Angus MacLise, age 27, New York, November 1965, leaves the Velvet Underground for far-away lands: drone-based experiments (notably with Tony Conrad, extremely present on the album, and John Cale), and purely electronic compositions - a path (almost) nobody knew MacLise had explored. Miraculously salvaged by Gerald Malanga, these archives are now available as vinyl LP only.
JOHN CAGE LP LAST COPIES
'I believe the use of noise to make music will continue and increase until we reach a music produced through the aid of electrical instruments which will make available for musical purposes any and all sounds that can be heard.' John Cage 1937
This is your last chance to get it as LP, it's the very last pressing on vinyl.
LEO KUPPER 2LP ELECTRONIC WORKS 1961-79
This record highlights Leo Kupper's earliest unique compositions produced during the 1960's when he was ardently seeking out structures distinctly applicable to purely electronic sounds. Available now as 2LP gatefold black vinyl.
FRANÇOIS BAYLE 2ND EDITION BLACK VINYL
The complete version, as premiered in 1982, of one of the François Bayle's masterpieces. Available as black vinyl LP and CD.
"...my purpose was always the same: to compose with only 'images-de-sons' (sound images); to show how, through pure listening in an acousmatic situation, these sound images move like butterflies through audible space and project a colored twinkling on the listener. Out of frame, this is a world proved by itself... Les couleurs de la nuit was created for "tapes and computer". François Bayle
DAVID TOOP 2CD
Sub Rosa recordings 1996-2003: the complete series of works made by David Toop for our label available as a 2CD set + booklet.
- Harold Budd / Eraldo Bernocchi: Music For Fragments From The Inside as 2LP gatefold 180 gr vinyl collector. A 'classic' from our catalogue, never released as vinyl before. Released in our Sub Rosa Black Core new series.
- Yanomami Shamanism Songs, Ritual, 1978 recordings and text by David Toop.
This exceptional document gonna be released as 2CD set + 40 page booklet.
Jan 22 / Coopérative de Mai, Clermont-Ferrand (Fr)
Jan 24 / Int Film Festival Rotterdam (Nl)
Jan 29 / Petit Bain, Paris (Fr)
Mar 21 / La Péniche, Chalon s/ Saône (Fr)
Feb 18 / Scotty Entr Gallery, Berlin (Cz)
Mar 27 / Akropolis Palace, Prague (Cz)
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univers zero 22/09/2014 18:52
Relaps / Archives 1984-86
SALVATORE MARTIRANO 18/06/2014 13:00
The SalMar Construction
charlemagne palestine + rhys chatham 03/06/2014 13:39
YOUUU + MEE = WEEE
wang changcun 26/04/2014 11:19
The Mountain Swallowing Sadness
christian wolff 25/04/2014 11:19
Pianist: Pieces performed by Philip Thomas
david toop 31/03/2014 17:14
Mondo Black Chamber
jac berrocal 10/03/2014 15:31
oiseaux-Tempête 05/02/2014 13:36
kenney/kang/park 04/02/2014 13:37
At Temple Gate