World Serpent

World Serpent

Profile:
[Sometimes appears as World Serpent Distribution]

World Serpent Distribution was formed in the late 80s and was co-owned by David Gibson, Alan Trench and Alison Webster. It began operation by distributing the artist-run industrial & 'apocalyptic folk' labels Durtro (Current 93), New European Recordings (Death In June), United Dairies (Nurse With Wound) and Tursa (Sol Invictus).

Other similar labels later joined the fold, such as Threshold House/Eskaton (Coil), Conspiracy International (Chris & Cosey) and Biter Of Thorpe (Danielle Dax/Lemon Kittens).

World Serpent also functioned as a label, although they released very few records on their own. The vast majority of the releases they distributed were on other labels & imprints.

World Serpent went bankrupt in August, 2004.
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Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
00PU 001CD Live  album cover Konstruktivist* Live(CD, Album) Not On Label (Konstruktivists Self-released) 00PU 001CD UK 1992 Sell This Version
ART1 The Moon Lay Hidden Beneath A Cloud  album cover The Moon Lay Hidden Beneath A Cloud The Moon Lay Hidden Beneath A Cloud(CD, Album, Ltd, Num, 1st) Arthur's Round Table ART1 Switzerland 1993 Sell This Version
ART2 Amara Tanta Tyri  album cover The Moon Lay Hidden Beneath A Cloud Amara Tanta Tyri (Album) ART2 Switzerland 1995 Sell This Version
ART 3 A New Soldier Follows The Path Of A New King  album cover The Moon Lay Hidden Beneath A Cloud A New Soldier Follows The Path Of A New King (Album) ART 3 Switzerland 1995 Sell This Version
ART 6 Were You Of Silver, Were You Of Gold  album cover The Moon Lay Hidden Beneath A Cloud Were You Of Silver, Were You Of Gold (MiniAlbum) ART 6 Switzerland 1996 Sell This Version
ART 8 A Night In Fear  album cover Deutsch Nepal & The Moon Lay Hidden Beneath A Cloud Deutsch Nepal & The Moon Lay Hidden Beneath A Cloud - A Night In Fear (EP) ART 8 Switzerland 1996 Sell This Version
ART 11 The Smell Of Blood But Victory  album cover The Moon Lay Hidden Beneath A Cloud The Smell Of Blood But Victory (Album) ART 11 Switzerland 1997 Sell This Version
ART 12 Rest On Your Arms Reversed  album cover The Moon Lay Hidden Beneath A Cloud Rest On Your Arms Reversed(CD, Comp) Arthur's Round Table ART 12 Switzerland 1999 Sell This Version
A-SCALE 016 Streets I Ran  album cover Eyeless In Gaza Streets I Ran(CD, EP) Ambivalent Scale Recordings A-SCALE 016 UK 1995 Sell This Version
A-SCALE 018 Mystery Seas (Letters Written #2)  album cover Martyn Bates Mystery Seas (Letters Written #2)(CD, Album) Ambivalent Scale Recordings, A-Scale Recordings A-SCALE 018 UK 1995 Sell This Version
A-SCALE 020 Bitter Apples  album cover Eyeless In Gaza Bitter Apples(CD, Album) Ambivalent Scale Recordings, A-Scale Recordings A-SCALE 020 UK 1995 Sell This Version
A-SCALE 021 All Under The Leaves, The Leaves Of Life  album cover Eyeless In Gaza All Under The Leaves, The Leaves Of Life(CD, Album) Ambivalent Scale Recordings, Ambivalent Scale Recordings A-SCALE 021 UK 1996 Sell This Version
A.S.R.022 Imagination Feels Like Poison  album cover Martyn Bates Imagination Feels Like Poison (Album) A.S.R.022 UK 1998 Sell This Version
ATR 1 Songs Of The Wolf  album cover Above The Ruins Songs Of The Wolf(CD, Album, RE) World Serpent ATR 1 UK 1995 Sell This Version
BAD VC 42 Take Care And Control  album cover Death In June Take Care And Control(LP, Album, Ltd, Num, Gre + CD, Maxi) New European Recordings, New European Recordings BAD VC 42 UK 1998 Sell This Version
BAD VC CD 36 But, What Ends When The Symbols Shatter?  album cover Death In June But, What Ends When The Symbols Shatter? (Album) BAD VC CD 36 UK 1992 Sell This Version
BAD VC CD42 Take Care And Control  album cover Death In June Take Care And Control(CD, Album) New European Recordings BAD VC CD42 UK 1998 Sell This Version
BAD VC CD 45 Gestures  album cover Somewhere In Europe Gestures(CD, Comp) New European Recordings BAD VC CD 45 UK 1992 Sell This Version
BAD VC CD 63 Paradise Rising  album cover Death In June Paradise Rising(CD, Maxi, Gol) New European Recordings BAD VC CD 63 UK 1992 Sell This Version
BAD VC CD96 Something Is Coming  album cover Death In June Something Is Coming (Album) BAD VC CD96 UK 1993 Sell This Version
BAD VC CD144 Gilded By The Sun  album cover Fire + Ice Gilded By The Sun(CD, Album) New European Recordings BAD VC CD144 UK 1992 Sell This Version
BOT 131 - 01 CD Pop-Eyes  album cover Danielle Dax Pop-Eyes (Album) BOT 131 - 01 CD UK 1992 Sell This Version
BOT 131-02 CD Jesus Egg That Wept  album cover Danielle Dax Jesus Egg That Wept(CD, MiniAlbum) Biter Of Thorpe BOT 131-02 CD UK 1993 Sell This Version
bot 131-04 CD Inky Bloaters  album cover Danielle Dax Inky Bloaters(CD, Album, RE) Biter Of Thorpe bot 131-04 CD UK 1993 Sell This Version
BOT 131-05CD ...The Big Dentist  album cover Lemon Kittens ...The Big Dentist(CD, Album, RE, RM) Biter Of Thorpe BOT 131-05CD UK 1994 Sell This Version
BOT 131-07 EP Timber Tongue EP  album cover Danielle Dax Timber Tongue EP (EP) BOT 131-07 EP UK 1995 Sell This Version
BOT 131-07 EPCD Timber Tongue EP  album cover Danielle Dax Timber Tongue EP(CD, EP) Biter Of Thorpe BOT 131-07 EPCD UK 1995 Sell This Version
BOT 131-08CD Spoonfed And Writhing  album cover Lemon Kittens Spoonfed And Writhing(CD, RE) Biter Of Thorpe BOT 131-08CD UK 1996 Sell This Version
CC 0503 C&C Luchtbal  album cover Chris & Cosey C&C Luchtbal(CD, Album, Enh) Conspiracy International CC 0503 UK 2003 Sell This Version
CC1096 Skimble Skamble  album cover Chris & Cosey Skimble Skamble(CD, Album) Conspiracy International CC1096 UK 1996 Sell This Version
CC1101A/B The Essential Chris & Cosey Collection  album cover Chris & Cosey The Essential Chris & Cosey Collection(2xCD, Comp, Dig) Conspiracy International CC1101A/B UK 2001 Sell This Version
CC 1198A/B Exotika & Take Five  album cover Chris & Cosey Exotika & Take Five(CD, Album, RE + CD, MiniAlbum, RE + Comp, RM) Conspiracy International CC 1198A/B UK 1998 Sell This Version
cdstumm203 Rough Trade Shops - Electronic 01  album cover Various Rough Trade Shops - Electronic 01(2xCD, Comp) Mute cdstumm203 UK 2002 Sell This Version
CHI01CD Caste O' Graye Skreeëns  album cover Edward Ka-Spel Caste O' Graye Skreeëns(CD, Album) World Serpent CHI01CD UK 2001 Sell This Version
CP 131-01CD Several Headed Enemy  album cover Shock Headed Peters Several Headed Enemy(CD, Album) Cyclops Prod CP 131-01CD UK 1992 Sell This Version
CP 131-03CD Not Born Beautiful  album cover Shock Headed Peters Not Born Beautiful(CD, Album, RE) Cyclops Prod CP 131-03CD UK 1992 Sell This Version
CP 131-05CD Fear Engine II: Almost As If It Had Never Happened...  album cover Shock Headed Peters Fear Engine II: Almost As If It Had Never Happened...(CD, Album) Cyclops Prod CP 131-05CD UK 1993 Sell This Version
CR16 CD We Are All Jews And Germans  album cover Crisis (2) We Are All Jews And Germans(2xCD, Comp) World Serpent CR16 CD UK 1997 Sell This Version
CTI98CC2 Disobedient  album cover Chris Carter (2) Disobedient(CD, Album, RM) Conspiracy International CTI98CC2 UK 1998 Sell This Version
CTI99CC3 Small Moon  album cover Chris Carter (2) Small Moon(CD, Album) Conspiracy International CTI99CC3 UK 1999 Sell This Version
CTI 0999 Union  album cover Chris & Cosey Union(CD, Album) Conspiracy International CTI 0999 UK 1999 Sell This Version
CTI93 001 Metaphysical - The Library Of Sound, Edition 1  album cover CTI Metaphysical - The Library Of Sound, Edition 1(CD, Album) Conspiracy International CTI93 001 UK 1993 Sell This Version
CTI93 004 Time To Tell  album cover Cosey Fanni Tutti Time To Tell(CD, Ltd, RE, RM, Dig) Conspiracy International, Conspiracy International CTI93 004 UK 1993 Sell This Version
CTI 94002 Chronomanic - The Library Of Sound, Edition 2  album cover CTI Chronomanic - The Library Of Sound, Edition 2(CD, Album) Conspiracy International CTI 94002 UK 1994 Sell This Version
CTI95003 In Continuum - The Library Of Sound, Edition 3  album cover CTI In Continuum - The Library Of Sound, Edition 3(CD, Album) Conspiracy International CTI95003 UK 1995 Sell This Version
CTI 98004 Point Seven - The Library Of Sound, Edition 4  album cover CTI Point Seven - The Library Of Sound, Edition 4(CD, Album) Conspiracy International CTI 98004 UK 1998 Sell This Version
CTI CD 1 Collectiv One  album cover CTI Collectiv One(CD, Comp, RM) Conspiracy International CTI CD 1 UK 1996 Sell This Version
CTI CD 2 Collectiv Two: The Best Of Chris & Cosey  album cover Chris & Cosey Collectiv Two: The Best Of Chris & Cosey(CD, Comp, RM) Conspiracy International CTI CD 2 UK 1996 Sell This Version
CTI CD 3 Technø Primitiv  album cover Chris & Cosey Technø Primitiv(CD, Album, RE) Conspiracy International CTI CD 3 UK Unknown Sell This Version
CTI CD 4 Heartbeat  album cover Chris And Cosey* Heartbeat(CD, Album, RE) Conspiracy International CTI CD 4 UK Unknown Sell This Version
CTI CD 5 Trance  album cover Chris And Cosey* Trance(CD, Album, RE) Conspiracy International CTI CD 5 UK Unknown Sell This Version
CTI CD 6 Songs Of Love & Lust  album cover Chris & Cosey Songs Of Love & Lust(CD, Album, RE) Conspiracy International CTI CD 6 UK Unknown Sell This Version
CTI CD 7 Collectiv Three (An Elemental Rendevous)  album cover Chris & Cosey Collectiv Three (An Elemental Rendevous)(CD, Comp, RM) Conspiracy International CTI CD 7 UK 1996 Sell This Version
CTI CD 8 Collectiv Four: Archive Recordings  album cover Chris & Cosey Collectiv Four: Archive Recordings(CD, Comp, RM) Conspiracy International CTI CD 8 UK 1996 Sell This Version
CTIEAR1 Electronic Ambient Remixes One  album cover CTI Electronic Ambient Remixes One(CD, Album) Conspiracy International CTIEAR1 UK 2000 Sell This Version
CTIEAR2 Electronic Ambient Remixes Two  album cover CTI Electronic Ambient Remixes Two(CD, Album) Conspiracy International CTIEAR2 UK 2000 Sell This Version
CTI EAR 3 Electronic Ambient Remixes Three  album cover CTI Electronic Ambient Remixes Three(CD) Conspiracy International CTI EAR 3 UK 2001 Sell This Version
CTIEAR4 Electronic Ambient Remixes 4: Selflessness  album cover CTI Electronic Ambient Remixes 4: Selflessness(CD, Album, Ltd) Conspiracy International CTIEAR4 UK 2004 Sell This Version
CTI TTT2000 Time To Tell  album cover Cosey Fanni Tutti Time To Tell(CD, Ltd) Conspiracy International CTI TTT2000 UK 2000 Sell This Version
CTIV11961 Live Vol. 1  album cover Chris & Cosey Live Vol. 1(VHS, NTSC) Conspiracy International CTIV11961 1996 Sell This Version
CYT 03 CD A Thousand Winters  album cover Orchis A Thousand Winters(CD, Album) Cryptanthus CYT 03 CD UK 1997 Sell This Version
DFX 14 The Monstrous Soul  album cover Lustmord The Monstrous Soul(CD, Album) Side Effects DFX 14 UK 1992 Sell This Version
DNDC 001 CD Angels Of Perversity  album cover Elijah's Mantle Angels Of Perversity(CD, Album) De Nova Da Capo DNDC 001 CD UK 1993 Sell This Version
DNDC 002 CD Remedies In Heresies  album cover Elijah's Mantle Remedies In Heresies(CD, Album) De Nova Da Capo DNDC 002 CD UK 1994 Sell This Version
DNDC 003 CD Sorrows Of Sophia  album cover Elijah's Mantle Sorrows Of Sophia(CD, Album) De Nova Da Capo DNDC 003 CD UK 1995 Sell This Version
DNDC 004 CD Synaesthesia  album cover CoEx Synaesthesia(CD, Album) De Nova Da Capo DNDC 004 CD UK 1995 Sell This Version
DNDC 006 CD Betrayals And Ecstasies  album cover Elijah's Mantle Betrayals And Ecstasies(CD, Album) De Nova Da Capo DNDC 006 CD UK 1996 Sell This Version
DNDC 007 CD These Wings Without Feathers  album cover Various These Wings Without Feathers(CD, Comp) De Nova Da Capo DNDC 007 CD UK 1996 Sell This Version
DNDC 008 CD The Ebbing Wings Of Wisdom  album cover Ronan Quays The Ebbing Wings Of Wisdom(CD, Album) De Nova Da Capo DNDC 008 CD UK 1996 Sell This Version
DNDC 009 CD Poets And Visionaries  album cover Elijah's Mantle Poets And Visionaries(CD, Album) De Nova Da Capo DNDC 009 CD UK 1997 Sell This Version
DNDC 010 CD Ascents Meteora  album cover CoEx Ascents Meteora(CD, Album) De Nova Da Capo DNDC 010 CD UK 1997 Sell This Version
DNDC 011CD Feeling The Cold  album cover Pablo And Paula Guarderas Feeling The Cold(CD, Album) De Nova Da Capo DNDC 011CD UK 1998 Sell This Version
DNDC 012 CD Psalms From Invocations  album cover Elijah's Mantle Psalms From Invocations(CD, Album) De Nova Da Capo DNDC 012 CD UK 1999 Sell This Version
DNDC 013 CD The Soul Of Romanticism  album cover Ozymandias / Elijah's Mantle Ozymandias / Elijah's Mantle - The Soul Of Romanticism(CD, Album) De Nova Da Capo DNDC 013 CD UK 1999 Sell This Version
DNDC 014 CD Legacy Of Corruption  album cover Elijah's Mantle Legacy Of Corruption(CD, Album) De Nova Da Capo DNDC 014 CD UK 2000 Sell This Version
DNDC015 CD Breath Of Lazarus  album cover Elijah's Mantle Breath Of Lazarus(CD, Album) De Nova Da Capo DNDC015 CD UK 2002 Sell This Version
Dénial 01 CD Double Dream  album cover Nobody (3) Double Dream(CD) Dénial Dénial 01 CD UK 2000 Sell This Version
DNS 001 Joy  album cover Red (2) Joy(CD) DNS Records (4) DNS 001 UK 1998 Sell This Version
DPROMCD 5 Resilience  album cover Playground (2) Resilience(CD, Album) Dirter Promotions, Dirter Promotions DPROMCD 5 UK 1991 Sell This Version
DPROMCD 07 Laid To Rest  album cover Pessary Laid To Rest(CD, Album) Dirter Promotions DPROMCD 07 UK 1992 Sell This Version
dpromcd 48 Too Many Miles: Complete Singles 90-95  album cover Ramleh Too Many Miles: Complete Singles 90-95(CD, Comp, Ltd) Dirter Promotions dpromcd 48 UK 2000 Sell This Version
DURTRO 000 All Dolled Up Like Christ  album cover Current 93 All Dolled Up Like Christ (Album) DURTRO 000 UK 1999 Sell This Version
DURTRO 001CD Live At Bar Maldoror  album cover Current 93 Live At Bar Maldoror(CD, Album, RE, Dig) Durtro DURTRO 001CD UK 2002 Sell This Version
DURTRO 002CD Dawn  album cover Current 93 Dawn (Album) DURTRO 002CD UK 1993 Sell This Version
DURTRO 004CD Looney Runes  album cover Current 93 Looney Runes(CD, Album, RE) Durtro DURTRO 004CD UK 1993 Sell This Version
DURTRO 005 CD Edda  album cover 93 Current 93* Present Sveinbjörn Beinteinsson 93 Current 93* Present Sveinbjörn Beinteinsson - Edda(CD, Album, RP) Durtro DURTRO 005 CD UK 1990 Sell This Version
DURTRO 006 CD Island  album cover Current 93 / HÖH* Current 93 / HÖH* - Island (Album) DURTRO 006 CD UK Unknown Sell This Version
DURTRO 007CD As The World Disappears...  album cover Current 93 As The World Disappears...(CD, Album, RE, RP) Durtro DURTRO 007CD UK Unknown Sell This Version
DURTRO 008 Imperium  album cover Current 93 Imperium(LP, Album, Ltd, RM) Durtro DURTRO 008 UK 2002 Sell This Version
DURTRO 008 CD Imperium  album cover Current 93 Imperium (Album) DURTRO 008 CD UK 1992 Sell This Version
DURTRO 009CD Nature Unveiled  album cover Current 93 Nature Unveiled (Album) DURTRO 009CD UK 1992 Sell This Version
DURTRO 010CD Fountain Of Snow  album cover Shirley Collins Fountain Of Snow(CD, Comp, RM) Durtro DURTRO 010CD UK 1992 Sell This Version
DURTRO 011 CD Thunder Perfect Mind  album cover Current 93 Thunder Perfect Mind (Album) DURTRO 011 CD UK 1992 Sell This Version
DURTRO 012CD Earth Covers Earth  album cover Current 93 Earth Covers Earth(CD, Album) Durtro DURTRO 012CD UK 1992 Sell This Version
DURTRO 014CD Hitler As Kalki  album cover Current 93 Hitler As Kalki(CD, Album) Durtro DURTRO 014CD UK 1993 Sell This Version
DURTRO 015CD Chimæra  album cover Magick Lantern Cycle Chimæra(CD, Album) Durtro DURTRO 015CD UK 1993 Sell This Version
DURTRO 016CD Emblems: The Menstrual Years  album cover Current 93 Emblems: The Menstrual Years(2xCD, Comp) Durtro DURTRO 016CD UK 1993 Sell This Version
DURTRO 017 CD Swastikas For Goddy  album cover Current 93 Swastikas For Goddy(CD, Album, RE, RM) Durtro DURTRO 017 CD UK 1993 Sell This Version
DURTRO 018 CD Of Ruine Or Some Blazing Starre  album cover Current 93 Of Ruine Or Some Blazing Starre(CD, Album) Durtro DURTRO 018 CD UK 1994 Sell This Version
DURTRO 020CD In Menstrual Night  album cover Current 93 In Menstrual Night (Album) DURTRO 020CD UK 1994 Sell This Version

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Carstor

Carstor

May 1, 2003
World Serpent isn't a label, it works as a distributor for many smaller labels like David Tibets "Dutro", Steven Stapletons "United Dairies" or Piski Disk. The styles tend between noisy industrial and accoustic neofolk. But besides that World Serpent did release some items itself. Mainly compilations just as the Terra Serpent or the MM compilation.

I'm not quite sure, which of the releases currently listed here actualy belong to another label, but I guess some of them do.