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Cabaret Voltaire ) has two albums of unreleased material now available for download from iTunes. ENTERING VALHALLA Volume 1 (with bass,drum and electronic sound) is a compilation of remixes all previously available on various compilation CDs, now brought together as one online release and ENTERING VALHALLA Volume 2 (virtual lite) contains previously unreleased Richard H Kirk music, dating from the same period (1993) as the album VIRTUAL STATE. Check his news page on his website for more details and iTunes links.
Current 93's brand new album Black Ships Ate the Sky, legendary freeform radio station WFMU featured an interview of David Tibet yesterday, conducted by Brian Turner. Interspersed with the lengthy interview are tracks from the new album, as well as a bunch of other tracks by Tibet's favorite artists, including Don Bradshaw-Leather, Jan Dukes de Grey, Cyndi Lauper, Little Annie and OM. The show in its entirety or in segments is available in streaming Real Audio or MP3 by clicking this link. The Durtro site has also been updated recently with news about concerts, interviews and upcoming releases. So what's all this I hear about apocalypse?
heart of Dub. Taking his influences from dub producers King Tubby, Lee Perry, Scientist and more, Kirk has mixed these sounds together with his trademarkelectronic experimentation to produce a remarkable album." It will be out on Soul Jazz on Monday, May 29th.
Matmos' new album, The Rose Has Teeth in the Mouth of a Beast. It takes a while to load but provides background on each subject of their new album, along with an image of each to accompany.
Wire. From the Pink Flag press release: "The long awaited collectors' box set contains re-mastered re-issues of Wire's groundbreaking classic first three albums Pink Flag, Chairs Missing, and 154, along with two CDs of previously unreleased recordings documenting the bands' live performances at the Roxy, London (1st and 2nd April 1977) and at the CBGB Theatre, New York (18th July 1978) providing a set of the essentials of 70s Wire provided from both the studio and live standpoints."