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V02I08 - 02211999

One week after the announcement of Brainwashed Recordings, we are proud to announce the second release. Edward Ka-Spel of Legendary Pink Dots will release "Lilith's Daughter '99" / "Dream Stealer" as Brainwashed 002. This single should be out on June 1st. Color of the vinyl is still as of yet undecided.


Japanese minimalist, Ryoji Ikeda brings us two new releases. The first is "Time and Space" from Staalplaat in the Netherlands. This release is a 2x3" cd set. Time, the first CD is 5 tracks in ascending order of time - track 1 is 1:11, 2 is 2:22, etc... The music picks up from where the phenomenal + / - left off, sonically challenging, piercing, and psychologically disturbing. Time plays on Time whereas at points the pulse moves at the same time on the CD clock seconds tick. Space, the second CD is one lengthy track of more beautiful noise, but taking a step into more musically diverse realms of consciousness. It provides a great bridging gap between + / - and his follow-up full length release, 0ºC on Touch. 0ºC is a full-lengther with two main movements: C, ten connected tracks recorded 1997-8 and 0º, three connected tracks from 1988. Piercing and prodding, this is much more varied than previous releases. The noises and blips are most strategically placed, edited and flowing. Orchestral samples and loops are cut up nicely and are sonically inspirational. Get this guy together with Panasonic and you've got a match! - Jon Whitney

From four corners of the globe comes this non-traditional remix album from Aerial M. Most of the remixes are versions of Wedding Song, written for Dave Pajo's brother's wedding. Four remix artists from four countries: Flacco from the UK brings us a more traditional remix of the track: a funky beat added to the familiar melody line from the original song. The Tied + Tickled Trio, a Jazz band from Germany bring us their own interpretation: a live drum, double bass and sax heavy almost "cover version" of the song. DJ Your Food from Japan brings a hyper version with echoes, looped elements from the original, and fun with effects. Bundy Brown from the USA supplies the longest version in time and title, 'Attention Span Defecit Disorder Disruption: a journey wherein the Cheech Wizard seeks the gateway out of the world of red dust, and learns that running between the raindrops won't save you from the Chocolate Thunder' clocks in at just under 19 minutes and is a wonderful collage of elements from various Aerial M tunes from the album and other previous singles. Quite an enjoyable collection.- Jon Whitney


310 - Prague Rock 12" [ltd to 1000 copies] (Leaf, UK)
808 State vs MC Tunes - The Only Rhyme That Bites two 12"s/two CDEPs [new mixes of the 1990 classic] (ZZT, UK)
Malcom Arthur - Programmers 12" (Dropbeat, US)
Natacha Atlas - Gedida CD/LP (Mantra/Beggars Banquet, UK)
The Black Dog with Ofra Haza - Babylon 12"/two CDEPs (Warner, UK)
Chessie - Signal Series LP [vinyl edition of album originally released on CD in early 1998] (Dropbeat, US)
Cyclobe - Luminous Darkness CD [ex-members of Coil and Death In June] (World Serpent, UK)
Experimental Pop Band - Frozen Head CDEP (Cup of Tea, UK)
Hood - Remixes 12" [mixes by Twisted Science, Third Eye Foundation, Horse Opera and Hardy of Spymania] (Dropbeat, US)
Hypnoskull/Tunnel - Darkbeat Planet/React Ammo LP (Hymen, Germany)
Imminent Starvation - Nord CD/CD box set [box set includes bonus 7", t-shirt, stickers and more, ltd to 707 copies] (Ant-Zen, Germany)
Imminent Starvation - North LP [one track from Nord CD plus 5 other tracks] (Hymen, Germany)
Kalx - 0.948 MP3-EP [to be made available at No Type website] (No Type, Canada)
Kreisel [Mike Ink] - Kreisel 99/8 7" [ltd edition] (Kreisel, Germany)
Metamatics - Dayglo Tinsel 12" (District 6, UK)
Moon Lay Hidden Beneath A Cloud - Rest On Your Arms CD (World Serpent, UK)
Mother Destruction - Fetch LP picture disc [with mixes by Archtitect, Imminent Starvation and Sonar, ltd to 888 copies] (Ant-Zen, Germany)
The Other Two [1/2 of New Order] - You Can Fly two CDEPs (London, UK)
Pan sonic - A CD/2xLP (Blast First/Mute, UK)
Sonar - Cosmic Rays LP (Hymen, Germany)
Sons of Silence - Bobby Dazzler 7" [mix by Black Helicopters] (Leaf, UK)
Stone Roses - Fool's Gold 12"/CDEP [mixes by Grooverider, Kelly Reverb and Rabbit In The Moon] (UK)
Teebee & K - Black Science CD (Beatservice, Norway)
Templegarden - Culture vs. Nature CD (Ant-Zen, Germany)
Jimi Tenor - Organism CD/LP (Warp, UK)
Thievery Corporation - Lebanese Blonde (Version Francais) CD [mini-album] (4AD, UK)
Ultra-Red - Second Nature: An Electroacoustic Pastoral CD (Mille Plateaux, Germany)
Various - Substantia CD/LP [bargain sampler with Third Eye Foundation, Bisk and more] (Sub Rosa, Belgium)
Various Artists - RFT 12" (Din, Germany)

60 Channels - Give Me Your Love 12"/CDEP (World Domination, US)
Aphex Twin - Window Licker VIDEO (Warp/Sire, US)
Buscemi - t.b.a. 12" (Downsall Plastics, The Netherlands)
Dubtales - t.b.a. 12" (Downsall Plastics, The Netherlands)
Fatboy Slim - Praise You 12"/CDEP (Astralwerks, US)
Future Pilot AKA - Vs. A Galaxy of Sound CD [mixes by Cornershop, Scanner, Kim Fowley, The Pastels and more] (Beggars Banquet, US)
* Goldie - Ring of Saturn CD [remix mini-album with some new material] (London, US)
Joi - One and One is One CD (Real World/Caroline, US)
* Loop Guru - Catalogue of Desires CD (Hypnotic, US)
Mocean Worker - Mixed Emotional Features CD (Palm Pictures/Ryko, US)
* Nocturnal Emissions - The World is my Womb CD [mid-price reissue] (Soleilmoon, US)
Vidna Obmana/Asmus Tietchens - Motives for Recycling 2xCD (Soleilmoon, US)
Pan sonic - A CD/2xLP (Blast First/Mute, US)
Nick Parkin - Island of Dust CD (Soleilmoon, US)
Prince Paul - A Prince Among Thieves CD (Tommy Boy, US)
* Quoit - Lounge CD [reissue of out-of-print Mick Harris project] (Possible/Invisible, US)
* Rapoon - Raising Earthly Spirits CD [mid-price reissue] (Soleilmoon, US)
* Sky Cries Mary - Until the Grinders Cease CD [reissue of first album] (World Domination, US)
Sleep Chamber - Sentinel Serenade CD (Cleopatra, US)
* Soft Cell - Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret CD, Non-Stop Ecstatic Dancing CD, The Art of Falling Apart CD, This Last Night in Sodom CD & The 12" Collection CD [all remastered] (Polygram/Chronicles, US)
* Swans - Cop/Greed/Holy Money 2xCD [reissue of first three albums] (Thirsty Ear, US)
Rob Swift - The Ablist CD/LP (Asphodel, US)
* Witchman vs. Jammin Unit - Inferno CD (Invisible, US)

Squarepusher - Budakahn Mindphone CDEP (Warp/Sony Techno, Japan)

Monolake - Interstate CD (Monolake/Imbalance, Germany)

For a more comprehensive release schedule stretching far into the future, please check out the NEW RELEASES brought to you by Greg and Feedback Monitor.


The problem with having cable is that you end up watching shit when you are too lazy to go anywhere or do anything respectable. Thus is the case of this past Tuesday night. The Color of Night has got to be one of the worst movies of the 90s. Starring Bruce Willis and featuring Scott Bakula and Eriq LaSalle in minor roles, this film is full of stupid people and the worst cliches. The pointless fuck scenes and the proverbial moronic plot unraveling when people realize how stupid they all are. Of course, it takes place in LA like everything from Hollywood. Eriq LaSalle - stick to television, don't go down the road of Clooney making terrible movie bombs... - Jon Whitney

Subject: A question about shipping

I'm a little confused about the shipping cost for the 7". You say that in the US, the shipping cost for a single 7" would be $3.20, but that the shipping to the rest of North America would only be $2.00. This doesn't seem right. I would think that it would be cheaper to mail within the US, then to foreign locations. I know it's only a $1.20, but still, that takes the price of the 2 song 7" up to $9.20 which seems a little steep. If I'm reading this wrong, or if there is a reason for this, please let me know. Good luck with the new project.

Everything in the USA gets shipped Priority Mail - one rate up to 2 pounds. Outside of the country, the shipping will take longer and is measured by weight. If anybody wants the cheapes US domestic rate possible

Subject: Hiya

I'm writing to ask about the song sample "His body was a playground for the Nazi elite" which refs "predator_prey.mp3" in the NON directory. It doesn't appear to be there, or indeed in the Coil directory either.

I'm aware the sound files need to be re-done for Non. There's a lot of work that needs to be done on that website.


If you think we're bad with criticism of movies and television, you haven't seen yet. These geeks make it a point to display the shortcomings of astronomical inaccuracies as portrayed in the media.


He was a favorite on TV shows of the seventies like The Match Game, $20,000 Pryamid, The Hollywood Squares and $weepstake$. A sparce career, however since his role as the Tin Man in 1978's "The Wiz" has put Nipsey on the Discount Celebrity Circuit. On a recent Conan O'Brien show, Nipsey quotes, 'Roses are Red, Violets are Blue. The real Nipsey Russell says, "Conan Screw You!"'


Gus Gus - Polydistortion
The Housemartins - Now, That's What I Call Quite Good
Madonna - Ray of Light (import version with remixes)
Bjork - Big Time Sensuality remixes
Jay Dee - Plastic Dreams '97
- August de los Reyes, guest contributor

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