Light Sounds Dark

Light Sounds Dark

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Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
DSL 001 Various Light Sounds Dark(12", Unofficial) Light Sounds Dark DSL 001 UK 2009 Sell This Version
DSL002 Various Light Sounds Dark(12", Unofficial) Light Sounds Dark DSL002 UK 2015 Sell This Version
DSL003 Various Light Sounds Dark(12", TP, Unofficial) Light Sounds Dark DSL003 UK 2015 Sell This Version
DSL003 Various Light Sounds Dark(12", Unofficial) Light Sounds Dark DSL003 UK 2015 Sell This Version
LSD001 Moebius (2) Light My Fire LSD001 UK 2010 Sell This Version
LSD 002 Various Light Sounds Dark Presents....... Sherm Sticks And Other Nasty Joints (Comp) LSD 002 UK 2009 Sell This Version
LSD004 Various Return Of The Sherm (Comp, Album) LSD004 UK 2010 Sell This Version
LSD005 Light Sounds Dark / Psychemagik Light Sounds Dark / Psychemagik - After The Void (Comp) LSD005 UK 2011 Sell This Version
LSD006 Die Partei La Freiheit Des Geistes(LP, Album, RM, RE, Unofficial) Light Sounds Dark LSD006 UK 2014 Sell This Version
LSD007 Various Light Sounds Dark Presents: We Bang The Bomb (Comp) LSD007 UK 2012 Sell This Version
LSD 08 Various Danger Electrified Tracks (Comp) LSD 08 UK 2012 Sell This Version
LSD009 Earthling (3) Dance(LP, Unofficial) Light Sounds Dark LSD009 UK 2013 Sell This Version
LSD010 Various Dark Matters Too(LP, Unofficial, Comp) Light Sounds Dark LSD010 UK 2013 Sell This Version
LSD 011 Mutant Beat Dance Mutated Moods(12" + 10", S/Sided) Light Sounds Dark LSD 011 UK 2013 Sell This Version
LSD012 Various Light Sounds Dark (Comp) LSD012 UK 2013 Sell This Version
LSD013 Various WYWH(2xLP, Comp, Unofficial, Cle + LP, Comp, Unofficial) Light Sounds Dark LSD013 UK 2014 Sell This Version
LSD014 Various Ideas Of Reference And The Luna Sea(2xLP, Comp, Unofficial + 12", S/Sided, Unofficial,) Light Sounds Dark LSD014 UK 2015 Sell This Version
LSD016 Various Alien Galaxy Builder (3xLP, Comp, Ltd) Light Sounds Dark LSD016 UK 2016 Sell This Version
LSD017 Various 1 × 𝒇cycle/s = 𝒇Hz(LP, Comp, Ltd, Unofficial) Light Sounds Dark LSD017 UK 2016 Sell This Version
LSD020 Various Lsd020 (LP, Comp, Ltd, Unofficial, W/Lbl, Gre) Light Sounds Dark LSD020 UK 2017 Sell This Version

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begaliibeh

begaliibeh

October 25, 2016
edited 7 months ago
This label don't even reply when suggested to address people that are the artists/owners of the music they are putting out. Why don't you write down the names of artists and track titles in most of releases?
pookeyblow

pookeyblow

April 9, 2016
Bootleg label that doesn't even care to try to licence the music they put out. 100% unofficial.
claudio_simonetti

claudio_simonetti

July 18, 2015
On one hand, the songs that this label selects and curates fro their releases are interesting and undoubtedly rare and hard to find stuff. However, it is pretty sad to see that in their own webstore http://www.lightsoundsdark.com/webshop/index.html they base the prices of left over stock on the ridiculous over inflated prices set by gougers on discogs. To clarify, I expect individual sellers to make inflated prices; that's their prerogative; it's a sellers market, but for a bootleg label to base the price of new stock on these prices is a joke. This shameless profiteering from the uncredited work of others exemplifies a depressing capitalist attitude and for that reason I will choose to no longer support this label.
Bradx

Bradx

December 29, 2014
edited about 1 year ago
The two Sherm comps bring together '70s transworld funk b-sides, obscure psych-ish tracks and frantic over-modded soul-shakers.
They are good - but they aren't the best from the label.
The superior stuff is to be found on the Danger Electrified Tracks and eponymously titled Light Sounds Dark comps. The label dug pretty deep to collect this stuff together. Weird electro sides from obscure early '80s cassette releases and forgotten album tracks by ultra-obscuro bedroom synth exponents.

The best LSD release is 'WYWH', the three vinyl mirrored monolith. This blink-and-you-missed-it release had the lifespan of a mayfly in the online shops before it disappeared and the price immediately doubled. Even that proved to be a bargain as in recent weeks the price has yet again soared towards the £100 mark.
What you get is a bunch of completely anonymous tracks by unknown artists (just starting to be listed on the WYWH Discogs page). Once again it seems as if '80s electro outfits have been exhumed. By disc 2 we are in hitherto unknown sonic territory as two lengthy minimal desert-jazz pieces dominate proceedings. Deep, extended jams that could go on forever as far as I'm concerned. Great listening.

I should issue one caveat - I believe that the label is unofficial although they do ask at least on a couple of their releases for people to contact them regarding royalities. So - it depends upon your conscience whether you wish to indulge in this stuff.

In the internet age when music has lost a lot of its mystery.... it does me good to contemplate the LSD label and its weirdly curated series of oddities.

I See LSD015 is missing from the discography - I wonder what it was?
ijustspeak

ijustspeak

August 16, 2013
Right here...
...the most obscure, darkest and never-been-heard before in Psychedelia, funk, disco and rock