Thighpaulsandra Announces New Music

In addition to playing Brainwaves, Thighpaulsandra is the featured artist on the next CD in the Brainwashed Handmade series.  More details will be made shortly including cover and samples.  Also in the pipeline is a 7" for Klanggalerie and a full length album planned for a November release.
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The KrankyKast Rides Again

Catch up with 2006 with the latest Kranky Podcast (affectionately referred to as the KrankyKast). Subscribers to the Brainwashed Podcast will receive it automatically as well as subscribers to the KrankyKast. If you're not subscribed yet, get with the program!
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Confirmed: Chris and Cosey Exclusive Videos at Brainwaves

Chris Carter and Cosey Fanni Tutti have delivered three exclusive new videos as Carter-Tutti for the Brainwaves Festival this November. This is the first confirmable arrival of a number of exclusive videos and world premiers to be expected at the festival this year. Stay tuned for more!
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Volcano the Bear Announce Volfurten, and Gig Ambitions

Volcano the Bear are looking to play some US dates in November surrounding the Brainwaves Festival, additionally, the 2LP/7" version of Classic Erasmus Fusion is now in their possession, and Volfurten is due for release shortly, limited to 300 copies, available directly from them. Additionally, some recent live gigs may find themselves on forthcoming releases. Read on for more news including info on Daniel Padden, the One Ensemble, Dragon Or Emperor, and other projects too.
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Brainwaves Welcomes Crouton!

 Brainwashed is excited to announce that Crouton has joined Brainwaves as an official sponsor. Look for Jon Mueller, operator of Crouton and member of Pele and Collections of Colonies of Bees, to be in attenance at Brainwaves with merch from some of the performers as well as some impromptu performing with Aranos
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Coil: Made Available Again

 For the first time since the World Serpent collapse, Coil are making Musick to Play In the Dark vols. 1 and 2 available again. CDs have been repressed and are available at Threshold House and being distributed across the world to some of your favorite online shops and record stores. Additionally, Black Antlers and The Remote Viewer are being issued for the first time in non CD-R format, each containing a bonus disc (see photo, click to enlarge) of material recorded during those sessions (but completed recently). 
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Thighpaulsandra and Non confirmed to Brainwaves

It is with much excitement that we can now announce Thighpaulsandra and Non will both be performing at Brainwaves. Thighpaulsandra has recorded, composed, and performed with Julian Cope, Coil, Spiritualized, and has released a number of albums on his own. Boyd Rice should need no introduction as he has been performing and recording as Non for 30 years now. He has recorded and performed with Coil, Current 93, Death In June, Rose MacDowell (as Spell), Frank Tovey (of Fad Gadget), and dozens of others.
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Nurse With Wound CDs Available Soon from ICR

In the latest ICR Update, Colin Potter writes that remaining copies of the two Nurse With Wound CDs Rat Tapes Vol. 1 and The Final Broadcast, available previously in San Francisco, will be available online soon, once the service provider issues are sorted out from ICR.
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Brainwaves on the Podcast

This week's Podcast special features music from performers at this year's Brainwaves Festival, including music from artists and labels who actually aren't hosted at Brainwaves Tickets are on sale now directly from Brainwashed and are also now on sale directly from the Regent Theatre and soon will be available at Twisted Village.
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Matmos/Keith Fullerton Whitman Podcast Online Now!

A completely improvised "mega-collaboration" between Martin and Drew of Matmos and Keith Fullerton Whitman is available online now from Dublab. Keith says, "it's a big mess of clicky stereo freakouts, wandering sub-bass, muttered vocal-drones, atonal bleeps,completely gorgeous filtered drones, zonked modular-synth, and musique concrète with a nice almost Berlin-school ending worthy of 32:05 of your time. You can find dublab via itunes' podcast directory... alternatively you can point your browser to
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Tortoise 3xCD/DVD Box Details

 A Lazarus Taxon is the name of the new Tortoise 3xCD/DVD release due on Thrill Jockey on August 22nd, collecting music from singles, B-sides, Japanese releases, compilations, and other sources. Read on for a track-by-track detail from John McEntire and the video for "Suspension Bridge at Iguazu Falls"
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Hear It First on the Podcast!

Not only are people hearing music from forthcoming releases by artists and labels hosted at, but last week we gave away copies of the latest Matmos record, The Rose Has Teeth in the Mouth of a Beast, courtesy of Matador Records (to all but one person who entered the contest in fact!).
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David Tibet Postpones Trip/Recording

Current 93's David Tibet has postponed plans to record with Ben Chasny and Stephen O'Malley. In a recent Durtro announcement he has made public his struggle with physical exhaustion. The recordings will be rescheduled soon.
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Stormy Records Data Storm Recovery

Stormy Records has experienced a computer crash and a subsequent loss of information so if you've been on their email list, please write them back at stormyrecords at earthlink dot net to get back on their emailing list for new releases and other things.  According to Stormy, despite the coming move, there are a lot of brand new releases in stock and some sale items still.
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Luke Vibert Says Amen

Amen Andrews Vs. Spac Hand Luke is a new alias of Luke Vibert and the self-titled CD/2xLP is scheduled for release on Rephlex July 11th. From the press release: "Amen Andrews burst onto the scene in 2003 with five limited edition DJ test-pressing releases on Rephlex. With these he participated in Plug's classic drum and bass style, raving it up with a junglist cocktail shaker. The records sold like hot cakes on vinyl and, ever since, the label had been hounded for a CD release from this old school TV host."
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California is Now Available!

We are excited to report that the second in RRRecords' boxed set series is finally available. California follows the critically acclaimed New England, and is a 10xLP boxed set released in collaboration with Ground Fault and Troniks. This is possibly one of the most ambitiouos boxed sets ever to materialize, featuring one side each for Amps For Christ, The Cherry Point, Joe Colley, Control, Die Yellow Swans, Gerritt, GX Jupitter-Larsen, Moth Drakula, Oscillating Innards, Open City, Sixes, Skaters, Solid Eye, Spastic Colon, Tralphaz, Damion Romero, Rubber O Cement, John Wiese, Xome and RHY Yau.
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New Andrew Chalk LP Available Now

Goldfall is the brand new LP from Andrew Chalk, now available from his Faraway Press imprint. The LP is limited to 300 copies pressed on thick "heavyweight" vinyl and has a hand silk-screened sleeve and overwrap.
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Pan•American Releases New Album

For Waiting, For Chasing is Mark Nelson's fifth full-length album as Pan•American, out now on Mosz. Nelson, (remember Labradford?), is joined by guests  Steven Hess on percussion and David Max Crawford on flugelhorn.

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V/Vm Live and New Releases

V/Vm is steppin' out with some live dates with Al Duvall in the UK, a Belgian Beat CD release, has new downloads available online, and has an update on the Caretaker 6 CD set. Read on for the latest.
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Stormy Records Moving Sale!

Windy & Carl's own Stormy Records is moving at the end of July to a new location, so, to prepare, they're offering a mega sale right now.
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