La Monte Young / Marian Zazeela ‎– 31 VII 69 10:26 - 10:49 PM / 23 VIII 64 2:50:45 - 3:11 AM The Volga Delta

Edition X ‎– 1079
Vinyl, LP, Album, Limited Edition, Numbered



Eponymous untitled album popularly known as "The Black Record" or "The Black Album"

The cover is black gloss print on matt black and very hard to read.
Numbered edition limited to 2800 copies of which numbers 1-98 are dated and signed by the artists.

Detailed cover credits as follows:

Side A: This work was recorded at the date and time indicated in the title, at Galerie Heiner Friedrich, München 31 VII 69 10:26-10:49 PM - is a section of the longer work: Map Of 49's Dream The Two Systems Of Eleven Sets Of Galactic Intervals Ornamental Lightyears Tracery. Play this side at 33 1/3 rpm only.

Side B: We recorded this gong duet in our studio in New York City on the date and time indicated in the title. It is a section of a larger work: Studies In The Bowed Disc begun in September 1968. To listen to the live performance, playback at 33 1/3 rpm. However, this side may be played back at any slower constant speed down to 8 1/3 rpm, i.e., 16 2/3 rpm which is available on some turntables.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A - "1079" etched, "-A" stamped): 1079-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B - "1079" etched, "-B" stamped): 1079-B


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August 3, 2018

You have to love for some people like to be part of it


April 30, 2017
(F word in CAPITAL LETTERS), could some proper label please just release this from the OG master tapes - and on black wax. No more shitty boots.