Friday, May 25, 2012

Forthcoming on KSV, Pt. 3

KSV 207: Om Myth, Nandor Nevai & Fred Ware III - Without the 'C': October 5, 1996 (released 2001 on Gods of Tundra; 2012 remastered edition).


01 Introduction to Futility (13:29)
02 Approach (2:56)
03 Horrors I (26:21)
04 Horrors II (22:31)
05 Retreat (2:41)

Re-edited April 2012 by Karl and Tom at KSV HQ, Hannover.
Remastered by Linda, Viola and Uwe at Slab Alucard, Cluj-Napoca.

Original recordings by TS and NN, Atlanta, GA & Stone Mountain, GA, Oct '96.

Initially issued on Gods of Tundra as got om 11 in 2001.

Om Myth: Commentary, Stereo Cassette Recorder.
Nandor Nevai: Commentary, Microphone.
Fred Ware III: Commentary.

Mixed and Produced TS.

Reissue sleeve by Massoud, Birmingham.

(The original exterior sleeve, included with KSV 207 as an A3 poster.) 

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"Packed bass digital, amazing 1925 bound box, now replaced by instruments - instruments of dust."

- Dexel, Raum-Zeit No. 26, June 2012

Forthcoming on KSV, Pt. 2

KSV 205: Tom Smith & Patrick Spurlock - Petty Demons (2008, 2012 reissue version)

  

Patrick Spurlock: instrumentation. Tom Smith: voice.

2012 reissue version:

01 The Man from the Restaurant (3:59)
02 No Ford in a Fire (6:26)
03 The Girl with the Hatbox (13:44)
04 Freeze, Die, Rise Again! (13:57)
05 Petty Demons (new mix, 20120501) (23:51)

Original album recorded Summer-Autumn 2008 at The Cat House, Valdosta, Georgia 
and at Western Blot, Adel, Georgia.
Reissue mix/edit performed by TS at KSV HQ, Hannover.
Mastered by Linda, Viola & Uwe at the Slab, Cluj.
Sleeve by Anstoß, Hildesheim.

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K. Saur from German art blog Auf Mund wrote a short preview review of the album. (Cheers to Karin for allowing us to re-print it here.)

"Working their cassette vinyl, Chilean psycho-acoustic duo Tom Smith & Patrick Spurlock ascend to prominence with these finest Berlin versions (featuring 'Handing' versions) dreamed up in their mystical bunker - this is B! Their Berlin remixes dream mythic one-counts that border synth-psycho pioneering duo To Which, with sounds more propulsive than Essential in Tape. (I am right on this, so don't bother to argue.) Originally dance-floor deaf, astonishingly immersive mix sources put polar aversion to the 'Cassette Honesty B-Side' test. Red B-sides approach among re-shaped, eerier scrapings, finally pressing toward proper power-vinyl versions. Mix-word wizards, proper (regal) counts, totally unlike your dull originals - the 2012 elongation of 08's Petty Demons is a focused tone driving to perfection. Spurlock and Smith sprawl where others fear to floor."

- Saur, Auf Mund, Summer 2012.

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Coming soon on Karl Schmidt Verlag!