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posted a comment on Tan Bingwen* - 「欢乐 的 人生 专辑 (12 首) (粤语) Happy Life Album (12 pieces) (in Cantonese). 6 months ago
The film actor, in the late 1950s, began to record Cantonese Cantonese popular records, walked the harmonics of the horse song song road, the sound line was solid, and the vocals also had the Cantonese songs of the people who made the "You come back Come ... See full review
submitted Tan Bingwen* - 「欢乐 的 人生 专辑 (12 首) (粤语) Happy Life Album (12 pieces) (in Cantonese). 6 months ago
submitted Tony Lawrence (6) And The Cultural Festivals - Harlem Cultural Festival / Me And You. 6 months ago
submitted The Laurick Trio - Ages. 6 months ago
posted a comment on Fung Hang Record Ltd. 6 months ago
Fung Hang Record Ltd. also released another Tan Bing Wen p/s LP (Cat#No FHLP 521), from Hong Kong in 1975.
posted a comment on Antelope (2). 6 months ago
Antelope also released another Cheng Kam Cheong p/s LP, with Cat#No CTLP1068, from Malaysia in 1971
posted a comment on Claude Papesch - Hammond Electrique. 6 months ago
Also released on the Drum label, catalogue 8186, in Australia 1974.
posted a comment on Jean-Jacques Perrey & David Chazam - Eclektronics. 6 months ago
There were also at least 3 Test Pressings produced, with same catalogue details, Basenotic BATC01
posted a comment on Thee Headcoatees - Have Love Will Travel. 6 months ago
There was also a white label p/s Test Pressing LP, (Vinyl Japan ASKLP11, released UK ‘92) which inc. label promo insert
posted a comment on Goldie - Inner City Life. 6 months ago
There were white label test pressings of this, Cat# fx 267, c/o Metalheadz, inc. press promo inserts.
posted a comment on Various - United Frequencies Of Trance. Volume One. 6 months ago
There was also a white label promo release of Volume 1, as with Volume 2.
posted a comment on Mr. Fingers - Ammnesia. 6 months ago
Those "ten early 60s US ballads and schlager" tracks sound just like Texas-born, singer-songwriter, Roy Orbison...
posted a comment on Unknown Artist - None. about 1 year ago
Laurie Productions, independent production for Laurie Records, was established by John Mack & Dave Mullaney to focus on music made purposefully for commercials.
Working under Laurie Productions, Jean Jacques Perrey found great success in the advertising ... See full review
submitted Mike Mason & The Little People - Mike Mason & The Little People . about 1 year ago
submitted T.M. Shaw - Shoot The Lights Out . about 1 year ago
posted a comment on Nick Katzman, Ruby Green - How To Play Delta Blues Guitar. over 2 years ago
"How To Play Delta Blues Guitar. A study into the music, styles & techniques of the great masters of Country & Delta Blues Guitar, including Charley Patton, Skip James, Rev. Gary Davies, Blind Blake, Fury Lewis, Blind Willie Johnson, Kid Bailey & Blind ... See full review
submitted Neginah Orchestra - Presents The Pulsebeat of Today's Jewish Music. over 2 years ago
posted a review of Mawson And Wareham (Music) Ltd.. over 2 years ago
Another addition to the back catalogue: 'Joe Lives!' by Alex Glasgow, starring John Woodvine, recorded live at a presentation by the Tyneside Theatre Trust, at the University Theatre (Gulbenkian Studio, Newcastle upon Tyne, on March 2, 1971. Catalogue ... See full review
posted a comment on Various - I Love Source Lab 3 Y. over 2 years ago
perhaps the double album you're both looking is listed here:
posted a comment on Mortonsound. over 3 years ago
The recording studio, & record label were based in Newcastle upon Tyne. The building, in Carliol Square, still stands. The label also produced recordings from The Sapphires'. Side 1: 'Talking About You', 'Blue Moon' & 'Round & Round' Side 2: 'Stand By ... See full review
submitted Alex Prooper - Regular Music. over 3 years ago
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posted a comment on Peerless (2). over 4 years ago
also released:
Various – ‘Hi Neighbor. Songs & Dances of Jamaica, Madagascar, Ceylon & Philippines’ (Peerless PRCC 126 p/s LP, UK ’75)
posted a review of Being. over 4 years ago
Spring (1995). The lazy Sunday afternoon ritual inside an Edinburgh tenement flat. A Scotsman with a casually comparable resemblance to Cuba’s revolutionary leader, rolls up the cigarette papers and sets the wheels of the tape machine rolling. A ... See full review
posted a review of Syntactic. over 4 years ago
Based in a cramped Viennese apartment far from the modem distractions of a fax machine, Syntactic are one of Europe’s most completely independent labels. Run by Lisa Neukirchner and Walter Robotka, they released their first record in December 1993, and ... See full review
posted a review of Lobe. over 4 years ago
Electronic musician & psychiatric nurse Ian Hartley, carves therapeutic melodic equilibrium between sanity & insanity. This is his story.

“The whole stigma against the mentally ill means that people suffer in silence for such a long time because they ... See full review
posted a review of Swim ~. over 4 years ago
The sounds of now and only now, from the leading independent label in the U.K.

(written and published April 1995)
posted a review of Swim ~. over 4 years ago
Since 1992 the charms of Swim have rippled anonymously into the data stream. Unassuming, moderate and low key, their releases are tentatively adopted and cautiously championed by Balearic extremists, this non-techno label is steadily reaching more and ... See full review
posted a review of Immersion (2) - Remixes Volume 2. over 4 years ago
‘Telepathic Water Walker’ reproduced by Fred Giannelli is provocative, opaque and mysterious. Confident and assured, the tempo rises in the Deneuve style mastered by the psi-man himself. Undoubtedly some of the best material currently available on +8 ... See full review
posted a review of Immersion (2) - Remixes Vol. 1. over 4 years ago
‘Oscillating Between’ remixed by Mark Gage in Vapour Space, serves as an immaculate introduction, with analogue eccentricities building into a procession of pandemonium. This impressive array of electronic intrigue fades as subtly as it builds. ‘Les ... See full review
posted a review of Colin Newman - Voice. over 4 years ago
The E.P. opens with ‘Automation,’ a track defined within a plethora of ideas, adapting multiple audio sources into a form which stalks the marginal shadowlands beyond the narrow confines of ordinary genres. A voice, expounding oral poetics, elucidates ... See full review
posted a review of :zoviet*france:* - Popular Soviet Songs And Youth Music. over 4 years ago
At face value, the hand-crafted presentation of this revived set implies a fetishist obsession in the attention to detail: six discs, three of which are covered with coloured and decorated felt, are sandwiched between printed grey felt and pinned ... See full review
posted a review of Various - From Here To Tranquility Volume 2. over 4 years ago
1993 marked the release of an atmospheric anthology nesting in The Acid City. This, the second in the series, sees the SF-ambient praxis preen its new feathers and take majestic flight across the oceans. From Australia, Pelican Daughters create ... See full review
posted a review of Various - From Here To Tranquility. over 4 years ago
Worldwide change is happening now. Established boundaries of culture are being dissolved. Ambient music is emerging as a soundtrack to the changes of this decade - evolving, formless, juxtaposing sample reference points to blend diverse sounds from ... See full review
posted a review of Dr. Fiorella Terenzi* - Music From The Galaxies. over 4 years ago
Doctor Fiorella Terenzi is riding the datastream from deep space. This strikingly beautiful omniversal starchild has plucked the heaven’s cosmic strings and composed intergalactic paeans for terrestrial voyagers. “Every celestial object emits ... See full review
posted a review of Various - Fifty Years Of Sunshine. over 4 years ago
A compilation of contemporary explorative music presented in a beautifully designed triptych – ‘Orange Barrel, Windowpane and Purple Microdots’ - shared between 2 discs; 100mg & 250mg, weird and then some for sure. From the elemental mindscapes of ‘The ... See full review
posted a review of Babble - The Stone. over 4 years ago
There is a large white room at the top of the house. The house itself was an asylum in the days of the Raj. From barred windows, wide-eyed inmates gazed upon Her Majesty’s most infamous penal institution, and either laughed or cried.

In 1991 the ... See full review
posted a comment on Thessalonians - Soulcraft. over 4 years ago
From a far distant galaxy… Thessalonians are a musical collective dedicated to exploring spiritual disciplines within sound. This is ambient music with content and meaning; aural sculpture that blends layer upon layer, cross fertilizing ancient ... See full review
posted a comment on Various - Recycle Or Die - Silk. over 4 years ago
This is the second compilation that Eye Q have produced this year (having previously released the Harthouse collection ‘Point of No Return’) and in every way is just as dramatic and pioneering as the first. These five interludes of delicate audio ... See full review
posted a review of Scorn - Ellipsis. over 4 years ago
Derision, mockery & ridicule might equate with scorn, but last year's full length recording 'evanescence' was hailed as an indispensable non-temporary accomplishment: an album in keeping with this decade's macabre fascinations & exploring the darker ... See full review
posted a review of Sähkö Recordings. over 4 years ago
It didn’t take more than a handful of releases for Sahko to attain credible international notoriety last year. Aboriginal analogue freakout shining through every 12” release, all deliciously packaged in recycled materials. Sahko is characterised by the ... See full review
posted a review of Sad World - Sad World. over 4 years ago
In the 14th Century, an explorer named Hafez crossed the deserts from Persia. He transcribed his journey into poetry. Some sounds are so powerful they appear to destroy Time itself. Listening to this you might just as well be crossing the desert at ... See full review
posted a review of Operation : Mindwipe - Instrümental Transkommunikation. over 4 years ago
In 1979 Industrial Records imprinted a format, and founded one of the first ever truly independent record labels. Their controversial identity, fusing extreme lo-fi production with heavily taboo subject material, prompted outrage and garnered a ... See full review
posted a review of Psychic TV - Kondole. over 4 years ago
Imagine if the Yellow Submarine kept traveling. Through the sea of holes, through the sea of monsters. Imagine if the consensual hallucination of the 1960s transmutated into a parallel quest for sentient enlightenment and political activity. Through ... See full review
posted a review of Rapoon - The Kirghiz Light. over 4 years ago
From the rain drop rhythms of ‘Jerewat’ to the desert dryness of ‘Into Light,’ Rapoon continues to extend the vocabulary of contemporary world music. Nurturing original audio sources from a bedroom studio with a small collection of instruments from ... See full review
posted a review of Heavenly Music Corporation - Lunar Phase. over 4 years ago
Listening to ‘Lunar Phase’ it’s easy to imaginatively encounter the placid industry or tranquil momentum of urban existence in a metropolis like Tokyo: grandparents meditating beside archaic shrines in ornamental gardens, families eating together, ... See full review
posted a review of Heavenly Music Corporation - Consciousness III. over 4 years ago
The initial full length recording from Heavenly Music Corporation, ‘In a Garden of Eden,’ was equipped with “sublingual hypnosis” purposefully designed for the Space Age Lounge, an evasive escape arena of techno mysteries set amongst the beautiful ... See full review
posted a review of The Heavenly Music Corporation* - In A Garden Of Eden. over 4 years ago
Recorded specially for the Space Age Lounge, a techno-mystical chill room amongst the beautiful beaches of Goa, this is Ambient in its fullest interpretation - atonal hi-tek noise crossbred with natural and found-sounds. The Heavenly Music Corporation ... See full review
posted a review of Various - Cyborgasm - Erotica In 3-D Sound. over 4 years ago
Lisa Palac and Ron Gompertz are explorers of the further reaches of human sensory experience. They have created Virtual Reality Sex on Compact Disc. It is quite possibly the most intelligent, creative and shameless utilisation of modern technology yet. ... See full review
posted a review of Cusp - Space + Time * Liquids + Metals. over 4 years ago
More artful electrickery from Mark Gage (the East Coast eccentric who created ‘Gravitational Arch of Ten,’) including unedited versions of tracks previously released on Probe, USA, and now domestically, courtesy of Swim, the ‘desktop-publishing’ record ... See full review