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2/3/2008 - 2/9/2008

New releases this week include compilations from Soundway, Finders Keepers, and Psychic Circle, full lengths from Acid Mothers Temple, Iannis Xenakis, Bob Mould, Hot Chip, and Principles of Geometry, and a host of reisssues including material from Killing Joke, Zoviet France, Rainbow, Dinosaur Jr., and Boyd Rice w/ Death In June.

*Ahmed Abdul-Malik, "East Meets West" (RCA) LP
Acid Mothers Temple & the Cosmic Inferno, "Ominous From the Cosmic Inferno" (Essence Music) CD
*Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso UFO, "41ist Century Splendid Man Returns" CD
Acid Mothers Temple, "Acid Mothers Temple Festival Vol. 5" (Acid Mothers Temple) DVD
Aeroplane, "Pacific Air Race" (Eskimo) 12"
Air Traffic, "Fractured Life" (Astralwerks) CD
Angel, "Kalmukia" (Editions Mego) CD
Atomine Elektrine, "Nebulous" (Essence Music) CD
Barem, "Never Better Than Late" (Minus) 12"
Barkingside, "Barkingside (2006/7)" (Emanem) CD
Bonnie "Prince" Billy, "Wilding in the West" (P-Vine) CD
*Boris, "Soundtrack from Film Mabuta no Ura" (Essence Music) CD
Boy Dirt Car, "Spoken Answer to a Silent Question" (Aftermusic) CD
*Daughters of Albion, "S/T" (Fallout) CD
*Death In June/Boyd Rice, "Scorpion Wind" (Soleilmoon Recordings) CD
Dettmann/Klock, "Scenario EP" (Ostgut) 2x12"
*Dinosaur Jr., "S/T" (Baked Goods) LP
*Dinosaur Jr., "You're Living All Over Me" (Baked Goods) LP
*Dinosaur Jr., "Bug" (Baked Goods) LP
Bill Dixon with Exploding Star Orchestra, "S/T" (Thrill Jockey) CD
Yamataka Eye, "Re...Remix?" (Commons) CD
*Gary Farr, "Strange Fruit" (Esoteric) CD
Silvia Fässler & Billy Roisz, "Skylla" (Editions Mego) CD
Fennesz, "Transition" (Touch) 7"
Fern Knight, "Music for Witches and Alchemists" (Eclipse) LP
Ron Flatter/Audiossey, "1+1" (Boxer Records) 12"
*Gandalf, "S/T" (Capitol) LP
Mark Gergis/Alan Bishop [directors], "Sumatran Folk Cinema" (Sublime Fequencies) DVD
Grosse Abfahrt, "Everything That Disappears" (Emanem) CD
Tom Hades, "Hormones" (MbElektronics) 12"
Henneberg, "Winter Dump/Milk Effect" (Areal) 12"
*Holy Moses, "S/T" (Fallout) CD
Robert Hood, "Hoodmusic 3" (Music Man) 12"
Hot Chip, "Made in the Dark" (Astralwerks) CD
*The Human Beast, "Volume One" (Sunbeam Records) LP
*The Insect Trust, "S/T" (Capitol) LP
*Kain, "The Blue Guerrilla" (Juggernaut Records) LP
Kiki, "Dancing Graffiti" (BPitch Control) 12"
*Killing Joke, "Night Time" (EMI) CD
*Killing Joke, "Fire Dances" (EMI) CD
*Killing Joke, "Outside the Gate" (EMI) CD
*Killing Joke, "Brighter Than A Thousand Suns" (CD
Ben Klock, "October" (BPitch Control) 12"
Justus Köhncke, "Safe and Sound Part 1" (Kompakt) 12"
Justus Köhncke, "Safe and Sound Part 2" (Kompakt) 12"
*Aaron Lightman, "S/T" (Fallout) CD
Sachiko M, "Salon de Sachiko" (Hitorri) CD
Hisham Mayet [director], "Musical Brotherhoods from the Trans-Saharan Highway" (Sublime Frequencies) DVD
Moonbeam, "Spring Story" (Traum) 12"
*Michael Moorcock & the Deep Fix, "The New World's Fair" (Esoteric) CD
Morrissey, "Greatest Hits" (Decca) CD/2xCD/LP
Heidi Mortenson, "Diamonds & Underwear EP" (Wired Records) 12"
Bob Mould, "District Line" (ANTI-) CD
Nordvargr, "In Oceans Abandonded By Life I Drown..." (Essence Music) CD
Stephen O'Malley & Attila Csihar, "6°Fskyquake" (Editions Mego) CD
Organum, "Omega" (Die Stadt) CD
Klaus Ospald, "Tschappina-Variationen/Konzert für Ensemble und Violine" (Neos) CD
Gert-Jan Prins, "Break Before Make" (Editions Mego) CD
Principles of Geometry, "Lazare" (Tigersushi) CD
Prosumer & Murat Tepeli, "Serenity" (Ostgut) CD/2xLP
Prosumer & Murat Tepeli, "Turn Around" (Ostgut) 12"
Quantec, "Moonstruck EP" (Echocord) 12"
*Rainbow, "After the Storm" (Fallout) CD
*Rapoon, "From Shadows Sleep" (Essence Music) CD
*Raven, "Back to Ohio Blues" (Owl) LP
Ripperton & Sam K, "Family Tree" (Perspectiv Records) CD
Alexander Robotnick, "A Coffee Shop In Rotterdam" (Endless Flight) 12"
Samamidon, "All is Well" (Bedroom Community) CD
*Samurai, "S/T" (Esoteric) CD
School of Language, "Sea from Shore" (Thrill Jockey) CD/LP
Elliott Sharp, "Tectonics Errata Vol. 1" (Neos) CD
Elliott Sharp, "SyndaKit Vol. 2" (Neos) CD
*Simply Saucer, "Cyborgs Revisited" (Sonic Unyon) CD
Sound Dimension, "Mojo Rocksteady Beat" (Soul Jazz Records) CD/2xLP
*The Sparrow, "The Complete CBS Recordings: 1966-67" (Rev-Ola) CD
Spontaneous Music Ensemble, "Bare Essentials: 1972-3" (Emanem) 2xCD
Dave Tarrida & Mike Fuzz, "Augenblau EP" (Musick) 12"
Bjorn Torske, "Feil Knapp" (Smalltown Supersound) CD/2xLP
Triple R, "Selection 6" (Trapez) CD
Alex Under, "Trapezones Erectos & Extrapezlo Remixes" (Trapez) 12"
Peter Visti, "Heaven is a Disco" (Eskimo) 12"
*The Walker Brothers, "Images" (RPM) CD
Iannis Xenakis, "Orchestral Works Vol. III" (Timpani) CD
Iannis Xenakis, "Orchestral Works Vol. IV" (Timpani) CD
Yoshimio, "Yunnan Colorfree" (Commons) CD+DVD
Holger Zilske, "Spooky Kissing" (Playhouse) 12"
*Zoviet France, "Digilogue" (Soleilmoon Recordings) CD
V/A, "B-Music: Cross-Continental Record Raid Road Trip" (Finders Keepers) CD/2xLP
V/A, "Donaueschinger Musiktage 2006 Vol. 2" (Neos) CD
V/A, "Eccentric Soul: The Deep City Label" (Numero Group) 2xLP
V/A, "Nigeria Special Part 1" (Soundway) 2xLP
V/A, "Nigeria Special Part 2" (Soundway) 2xLP
V/A, "Nigeria Special: Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds" (Soundway) 2xCD
V/A, "Realistic Patterns: Orchestrated Psychedelia from the USA" (Psychic Circle) CD