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SUB ROSA FESTIVAL

ARCANE#1 / SUB ROSA Festival on Saturday February 23 at Brass Brussels featuring DAVID TOOP, ECHO COLLECTIVE, SYLVAIN CHAUVEAU, CHRISTOPHE GUIRAUD, PHIL MAGGI, YANNICK FRANCK/MT GEMINI + films + sub rosa shop from 6pm 'till 1am. Entrance: 12,00 euros.

OCTAVIAN NEMESCU LP / EARLY ELECTRONIC

On its 35-year anniversary, Octavian Nemescu's seminal electronic album GRADEATIA-NATURAL is being re-issued for the first time on vinyl in its complete form. The first fully-electronic album to be released in Romania under its culturally-repressive Communist regime. Available as LP black vinyl + insert.

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SYLVAIN CHAUVEAU LP

Piano always had a central role in my discography and this selection of short pieces showcases what might be my musical signature: quietness, slow pace, long resonances, a close as possible to silence. Music to be played at night. Available as black vinyl LP.

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ACEZANTEZ: Croatian Masterpiece LP

Rich textural pieces constructed from an unnotatable, intricate interplay of percussive squeals, scrapes and
rattles, parched and pitchless woodwinds, and dislocated keyboards On the evidence here, Acezantez founded by the versatile Croatian composer and instrumentalist Dubravko Detoni merit wider recognition. Originally released in 1977. Available as LP black vinyl.

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UNIVERS ZERO: Ceux du dehors limited LP

Third album (1981) by the Belgian band Univers Zero. The title alludes to the short story of the same name by H. P. Lovecraft; the players read the story in studio, then proceeded to record the piece. A key release for the band. Avaialble as limited clear/red vinyl + insert.

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KOSMOSE: First Time Out 2CD/LP

Something undoubtedly cosmic but with a DIY, home-made edge: a cosmos for sure, but dirtier than clean, noisier than technology-based. All songs are unreleased. Recorded and mixed in March 1975. Available as 2CD and LP limited clear vinyl.

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OISEAUX-TEMPETE VERY LIMITED 1ST LP AVAILABLE

We found in our stock a last box of their highly acclaimed debut album. A sonic odyssey, the qualms and queries of a sickly and dysfunctional Western society. Marbled vinyl gatefold 2LP. Last chance to get it !

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BACK IN STOCK/ OTTO SIDHARTA LP

Fascinating and unreleased before music by Otto Sidharta, pionneer of Indonesian electronic music. Electronic compositions that integrated natural sounds and urban sounds to this extent were extremely rare at the time, which gives them a unique form of intensity. Released in our Early Electronic series. Available as black vinyl LP.

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RELATED PRODUCTS: PANDIT HARIPRASAD CHAURASIA

Hariprasad became 80 the this year. A good moment for this unique solo album of the world legend bansuri master from India. Available as 2CD.                                           

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MAURICE LOUCA NEW ALBUM VINYL LP

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Elephantine

On Elephantine, his new album released exclusively on Sub Rosa as vinyl LP, Cairo-based Maurice Louca guides a 12-piece ensemble through a 38-minute masterwork that might best be described as panoramic. Elements of free improvisation, Sun Ra's cosmic jazz, gorgeous Arabic melody, trancelike African and Yemeni music and minimalism meet in his wholly unique compositional vision. Louca also makes vital contributions on guitar and piano, and inspires stirring performances from a global lineup.

Detail

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AMI SHAVIT LP / EARLY ELECTRONIC

This record is a previously unheard masterpiece of Israeli multimedia artist Ami Shavit. 'The soundtrack of my mind. Sounds derived from the war which still and always live in my mind' Never released before. Released in our Early Electronic series, available as vonyl LP.

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JEAN ROCHE, INTRODUCTION BY DAVID TOOP: Birds of Venezuela

Among many of his amazing records I came across Jean C. Roché's Birds of Venezuela, beautifully produced LPs of birdsong. I began to plan a trip to Amazonas, to record the unearthly song of potoos and Yanomami shamanism. (David Toop). Available as black vinyl LP.

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BOOK OF AIR NEW LP/CD

'Se (in) de bos' - a slow paced 60 minute piece performed by the 18 musicians 'vvolk' orchestra composed by Stijn Cools. 'While getting deeper in the sound of vvolk, the perception of time fades. It is astonishing how improvised music can create such a timeless, and calming experience for the listener. Available as CD/LP.

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GILLES GOBERT: CHAMBER ELECTRONIC MUSIC

A subtle intricated harmonized orgasmic unruly imperfect hybrid whoreson mix of electronic composition
and contemporary touches. Available as CD.

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PSEUDOCODE: LAST VINYL

This could be seen as the missing link between Slaughter in Tiny Place and Europa - third and final LP report. All tracks are unreleased. Recorded and mixed between 1980 and 1981. Available as dark green vinyl.

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SCORN / SEEFEEL / TIMOTHY LEARY LP

Ground-breaking compilation from 1995, linking the post-industrial tribal electronica beats and drones with ritual chants of the famous Amazonian tribe (Yanomami), and words of the 'neuropolitics' pope Timothy Leary, the unification of post modern culture with ancient knowledge and rites. Never released before as LP vinyl. Contains only unreleased and exclusive material. Insert includes an important text written by British music ethnologist David Toop:'Subworld.'

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UNIVERS ZERO: HERESIE LP

Univers Zero second album released in 1979. A classic of chamber rock music featuring heavy use of dissonance and dark, brooding and extremely complex melodies. 2010 remixed version, 2nd edition available as black vinyl + color insert.

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MAURICE LOUCA Elephantine vinyl LP.
THE NOISE OF ART featuring BLIXA BARGELD, LUCIANO CHESSA, OPENING PERFORMANCE ORCHESTRA, FRED MOPERT / 2LP gatefold vinyl de luxe.

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