lunedì 27 novembre 2017

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LES LAPLACIENS - 1997 (floppy disk) : release celebrating twenty years of recordings and sound discoveries. A collage of fragments extracted from some cassettes recorded in 1997. A testimony of a time when everything seemed more beautiful and simpler.
The photos show places and objects never forgotten, protagonists of the sound travels created at the time. Taken in 2017 with Game Boy Camera, printed with Game Boy Printer and photocopied.
20 copies, each is unique.

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DEPRAVED SENSITIVITY - untitled (C18) : another eerie tape of demented noise solo; one side is cut-and-paste from deranged internet sources, and outrageous noises mocking sordid italian magazines and ripped radio tunes...side B is lo-fi crackling noises coming from an exhausted computer, tapes and contact mics... Another piece of nothing coming from the soul of the driest marshes here around....
Edition of 30, recycled sprayed tapes...

martedì 3 ottobre 2017

lonktaar063


OTTAVEN - sequenze per raffigurazioni mentali #2 (C30) : portion of a large collection of recordings and sound sessions recorded in Palermo / Italy (pre-announced in six episodes), this tape features two moments of noise-electronic minimalism with a strong and inspired focus on shifting pulses and low frequencies..
Ottaven is the long-standing solo project of Giovanni Donadin (aka Canedicoda) already active in the music scene for over a decade in several projects and bands like With Love, Magic Towers, LagoMorto, Nastro Mortal and more ...
Fluo-green tape and silk-screened case, limited to 51 copies.

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MELTING MIND - oblivion (C60) : this obscure project is kinda of total absurd impro radioectomy of tape machines, tape loops and average experimental sounds! Buzzling springs of watered clarinets, gurgling Farfisa lines, and other unrecognizable ones clang and melt in two rumbling sessions....
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personnel // Matteo Poggi, Virginia Genta, David Vanzan, Gabriele Gotini, and Michele Mazzani
(Gelba+Jooklo Duo+Videobasic !!)
Limited to 66 copies,, silkscreened tapes (mostly Chrome, Cobalt, Uniaxial, Type II), and one insert included.


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TAPE LOOP EXTRAVAGANTIA /  an introduction to tape loops: one tape to mangle + a silk-screened inlay purchases instructions to up to three different tape loops!

sabato 9 settembre 2017

lonktaar61



EUGENIO LUCIANO - Rien (C20) : A very active on the weird italian side is Eugenio L (eugenoise) he used to plan great house shows in Brussels lately (Housewives Coffe Break), and now based in Stockholm... Once last year we were hiking through some Apeninnes paths together and we decided to do a repress of a graphic novel by himself titled "Rien". It consist of a 30 pages comic + a tape meant to be listened during the reading experience.
Limited to 64 pieces.

here you can find more infos on the release, and listen to a sample.


giovedì 13 luglio 2017

lonktaar60


PARASHI - the fifth Rome (C46) : welcome to the acrobatic and dreamy world of Mike Griffin!! Currently part of the great NY impro ensemble Burnt Hills, he also runs Skell rec., with many good tapes on his catalog...Here we can experience some exquisite visions, where deformed tapes and other improbable instruments constitute a bestiary of squeazy sounds and sordid rhythms, descending into an epic voyage of synthy madness and melancholic gold aura! Fuckin'!!
36 copies , with insert.

lonktaar59



DONA FERENTES - awareness (C15): one side is odd arcane synth madness, other one is a single piano-based drone composition...
Released in an edition of 24 copies, includes three inserts / black recycled tape

sabato 22 aprile 2017

lonktaar N/J



SCARNANZA - issue#15 (zine) : a new special one... It's conceived as a old' days fanzine. with musical reviews ( dungeon synth, basic synth music, and noise stuff...), collages made out of  '80 classical GameBook illustrations, and a very special interview with the guy behind black/ambient project SLOWMANTRA (ita)!
Flesh eating papers and lurid collages are obviously intermingled in between, sardonic statements ever lasting...
Purple cardboard cover , handnumbered edition of 25 + some b/w bootleg copies exists too....

venerdì 7 aprile 2017

lonktaar S/5

                           


GELBA - Electric hiking thru the deep valley of sonic madness (box / 3x C-90 + 3x C-60) : a massive collection of Gelba recordings, rehearsals and live gigs from 2010 to almost nowadays...this is a monster re-press of a cassette (every copy was unique) originally released on swollen avantgarde,..It features a booklet with all the infos you need , a map insert and some strange stuff all included in a recycled tape box with silkscreened cover...limited to 10 copies.




lunedì 30 gennaio 2017

lonktaarTL-02


ZEBRA MU - flexi loop tape (tape loop / 4 sec.) : a really amazing and challenging collection of tape loops by UK sound artist Michael Ridge; nasty snatch-and-scrape bruitism on modified flexi vinyls is the original source for all the loops recorded.
Black recycled tapes, every tape is put into an handmade letter set which includes also an insert and a flier of the label.
Edition of 20 copies.

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DONA FERENTES - game of drones (tape loop / 4 sec.) : first release in an ongoing new serie dedicated to cassette loops; found sounds, voices, dumb farts and other sonic relics, recorded in a tawdry way with poor equipment...that's what I collect for my loops; these were eventually used on my past/present live sessions, or are pretty new, anyway that's what you'll get, a piece of my set! 
Virtually infinite edition, recycled tape, coloured wax seal on back and insert.