Monday, July 06, 2009

One Straggler, One Lobster-Red Curb Crawler...

(Amended July 6, 2009.)

Guten Tag,

New today from Karl Schmidt Verlag, another instant release, as per credo, ethos, and directive:

KSV 034 Schützenausmarsch: 5. Juli, Hannover



Recorded by Karl, featuring occasional (mostly muted) commentary from your hosts TS & CF, this album features the sounds of Hannover's bizarre Schützenausmarsch, a procession of marching bands comprised of members from Lower Saxony's many gun clubs. By tradition, each club has been up all night drinking (celebrating the conclusion of Schützenfest), and while Sousa enthusiasts are likely to find fault with the parade and its participants, casual ethnographers with a taste for the outré (and just plain fugged-up) will reach a different set of conclusions.

01 Composite (31:18)
02 Version (32:20)
03 Coda (1:04)

Mixed and produced by TS for KSV, July 5, 2009.

Edition of 10.

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And...

KSV 019 Three Resurrected Drunkards - Begriffsschrift

This collection has been on the greasy, too infrequently lit back burner for months. The first of Begriffsschrift's two discs details the three weeks of rehearsals that preceded the duo's sophomore performance (March 6, 2009, at Hannover's Silke Arp Bricht); the second documents the final dress rehearsal recordings made at Silke on the afternoon of the performance.



It kills.

101 Rehearsals (February 17-March 1, 2009) (78:07)
201 Dress Rehearsal (March 3, 2009) (59:29)

Composed and performed by Three Resurrected Drunkards:

Pit Noack - prepared cassettes, tape machines, speaker array
Tom Smith - voice

Recorded live by Karl on the H2 at Silke Arp Bricht, Hannover.
Mixed and produced by TS May-June 2009 at Western Blot, Hannover.

Edition of 25.

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Pricing:

KSV 034 is € 8.49 within the EU, €10 outside the EU.

KSV 019 (a double disc album) is
€ 10.49 within the EU, €12 outside the EU.

Postage paid. Add € 1 for each additional album.

Send orders to: tlasila [at] gmail [dot] com.

Our sole distribution partner is Tochnit Aleph.

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That's it for today. Thanks again for your support!

Cheers,

KS/TS/u.a.