Fabrica Records 2013, Part 2

New on Fabrica Records:

aeronautcdFABCD029  AERONAUT  Your Space Transmissions Listening Kit  CD

A perfect follow-up to 2012′s “Coronal Mass” limited-edition cassette which quickly sold out upon release, “Your Space Transmissions Listening Kit” is comprised of four 15-minute pieces depicting the journey of a lone astronaut into deep space, as imagined by a 7 year-old boy.The album is meant to be a document of the past, specifically of his past as a boy imagining the perils and grandeur of space travel.

Each song is a sonic expression of a moment in the spaceman’s travels: Preflight/Launch, My First Spacewalk, Through the Oort Cloud, and Into the Magellanic Stream. Audio mastered by James Plotkin. Professionally duplicated CD edition of 100. Comes in a four-panel wallet with anaglyph and 3d glasses.

Aeronaut is Steve Fors, a multi-instrumentalist and composer from Brooklyn, NY. Also member of the Chicago-based drone/noise outfit, The Golden Sores, he’s been experimenting with long-form song structures since 1995. In his current work, he is interested in exploring the relationship between sound and time; specifically how sustained fields of sound can alter our temporal perception and physical awareness.

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See the video for Preflight/Launch: vimeo.com/52697682

Fabrica Records 2013, Part 1

New on Fabrica Records:

rambutan lpFABREC025  RAMBUTAN  Inverted Summer  LP
“Inverted Summer” is the full-length vinyl LP debut of Eric Hardiman’s (Century Plants/Burnt Hills) solo project. As Rambutan, Hardiman has released a steady stream of quality material on a variety of underground labels since 2007. Subtly bridging realms of noise, dub, psych, drone, minimalism, and musique concrete, Rambutan brings listeners into a unique sonic headspace that finds common ground between bliss and dread. Utilizing various electronics, synthesizers, tapes, guitar, and bass, “Inverted Summer” is a sprawling, wide-angle piece of work, yielding deep zones of textural soundscaping that can soothe and unsettle in equal measure. “Inverted Summer” captures Rambutan’s thick, dubby atmospherics in all their glory, revealing Hardiman to be a sound artist whose improvisational techniques are as formidable as his sense of structure and development. These are alien soundtracks for the recombinant generation, just waiting for you to disappear into them. Mastered by James Plotkin, and cut by Golden Mastering. Edition of 300 on thick black vinyl. Includes free download card.

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Blanton_Ravine_Download_CoverFABREC027 PUBLIC SPEAKING Blanton Ravine LP
On his knees in a semicircle of electronic processors and percussive clutter, the singer quakes and moans, possessed with a passionate, paranoid vision. Public Speaking is the solo moniker of Brooklyn experimental musician Jason Anthony Harris. Utilizing found objects, radio, tape recorder, synthesizer and effect pedals, he constructs percussive, textural music for his deep, soulful vocals to croon over. Somewhere between Brian Eno and Tune-Yards, or Tortoise and James Blake, Harris’ music explores pop music as organized sound.
The Deli Magazine wrote: “This is soul music functioning as 21st century meditation… [This] is what happens when an artist personally realizes the sound of his environment, and puts it to use.” His first full-length, “Blanton Ravine” is a lush collection of songs and sounds drawing on avant rock, IDM, ambient, noise, and R&B.
LP Edition of 225 on black vinyl.CD Edition of 100.

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Robert Turman “Beyond Painting” 2xLP

FABREC020FABREC020 TURMAN, ROBERT Beyond Painting 2xLP

Robert Turman began making sound experiments in the early 70′s employing reel-ro-reel tape, cassette decks, arp synth, drum sequencers, multiple string and percussion instruments, and whatever else he could scavenge. In the late 70′s he co-founded NON (along with Boyd Rice), but left shortly after the release of the Mode of Infection/Knife Ladder 7″ e.p. to focus on composing and releasing his own music on limited-edition, and now extremely rare, cassette tapes. Robert has collaborated with art rockers FZ13, post-apocalyptic industrialists Z.O. Voider, and more recently Aaron Dilloway (Wolf Eyes, Nevari Butchers), Neon Depth and Jandek.

Beyond Painting, with its 72 minutes of haunting lo-fi ambience, is probably one of Robert’s most accomplished recordings. Layers of meditative synth loops, guitar, and eastern tinged melodies, all beautifully delayed, bring to mind blistering desert landscapes, high-tension cold war era spy action sequences, and dark cavernous sounds.

Originally recorded in 1990, these tracks did not see the light of day until 2010 when they were self released on a limited run of 100 professionally printed and duplicated CD-Rs. Beyond Painting follows in the footsteps of the recently reissued “Flux” cassette on LP (Spectrum Spools).

Mastered by Timothy Stollenwerk (Mississippi Records, Sublime Frequencies, Grouper, Wooden Shjips, Yellow Swans) at Stereophonic Mastering.

Edition of 500 on 140grm black vinyl in full-color gate-fold jacket.

First 100 copies sold through this website will include a small zine with an interview with Robert Turman, discography and photos.

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Read a review here.

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Fabrica Records also just released a 30 minute cassette with new material by Robert Turman, you can find it here.

3 New Fabrica Tapes: ROBERT TURMAN, AERONAUT & A FULL COSMIC SOUND

FAB023 ROBERT TURMAN Macro C-30
Brand new 30 minutes of music by american ambient/noise/industrial pioneer Robert Turman (NON/Z.O. Voider). Recorded in 2012, these new tracks by Turman deliver heavy pounding tape loops and machine-like rhythms that cycle and flow like clockwork, while the sound of hot steam rises from the factory floor. Industrial music for the post-industrial age done by one of the pioneers. Limited to 100 pro-dubbed copies with full color j-card. Buy Now

FAB022 A FULL COSMIC SOUND Chemtrails C-40
Second official release by this improv. experimental pysch collective from Santiago, Chile on Fabrica.
Murky spacey distorted fuzz-drenched jams with a hint of Spacemen 3 and a pinch of Joy Division-ish bass-lines thrown into the mix. Play Loud! Buy Now

FAB021 AERONAUT Coronal Mass C-36
Aeronaut is Steve Fors, a multi-instrumentalist and composer from Brooklyn, NY. Also member of the Chicago-based drone/noise outfit, The Golden Sores, he’s been experimenting with long-form song structures since 1995. In his current work, he is interested in exploring the relationship between sound and time; specifically how sustained fields of sound can alter our temporal perception and physical awareness. He says of his work/process, “It’s that moment–when everything around you ceases to exist, or rather you become everything around you, or rather still the boundaries of skin and self and earth and air are shattered; when you’re acutely conscious but completely powerless and everything turns to white–when that split second turns timeless, there is nothing else but crushing joy.”
Two 18 minute side long tracks of ear blazing epic drone contained in a 36 minute pro-dubbed cassette secured in a black wooden box. Each and every box was painted. printed and hand-assembled by the artist himself. Includes digital download. Buy Now

Out Now: LUCIERNAGA “Plays Propaganda Songs” CD-R

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FABCD024 LUCIERNAGA Plays Propaganda Songs CD-R

Luciernaga’s CD-R debut (after 2 cassettes and a split with Insect Factory) consists of 35+ minutes of disintegrating loops, slide-guitar drones, modified vocals and processed samples.

Although there are no lyrics, the sounds on this CD are very much a political statement for human rights, the right to self-determination and against violence. Each CD comes in an hand-stamped and hand-numbered 100% PCW recycled chipboard arigato pak, with full-color art on the front an back, and each copy includes a different card with islamic art on one side and a section from the “Mathnavi”, an extensive poem written in Persian by Jalal al-Din Muhammad Rumi, the celebrated Persian Sufi saint and poet, on the other.

Limited edition of 50 hand-numbered copies.

AVAILABLE & SHIPPING NOW!

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Up Next…

FAB016 LAZURITE s/t Cassette
FAB018 SOUND OUT LIGHT Bloom Cassette
FAB019 HAKOBUNE The Still Life of Reverie Cassette
FABREC020 TURMAN, ROBERT Beyond Painting 2xLP
FAB021 AERONAUT Coronal Mass Cassette
FAB022 A FULL COSMIC SOUND Chemtrails Cassette
FABREC025 RAMBUTAN Inverted Summer LP

Pre-Orders Coming Soon…

New Tapes: Derek Rogers, Wolf Fluorescence, Insect Factory/Luciernaga

The new Fabrica Recs batch is finally HERE. 3 new tapes, all in editions of 50.


FAB017 – WOLF FLUORESCENCE We’re So Glad You’re Home C-36
Wolf Fluorescence is the solo project of experimental musician and NY-native Ross Devlin. On We’re So Glad You’re Home he conjures long summers, nostalgia for youth, and time spent with family and loved ones. Dream-like ambient music with a warmth that seems to be a missing from a lot of the very precise and clinical-sounding experimental music out there.

Edition of 50 on pro-dubbed high-bias chrome and full color j-card + insert (made by the artist).

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FAB014 – DEREK ROGERS Hex Illumination C-30
Six new dark electronic tracks from this distinguished and extremely prolific gentleman currently residing in the city of angels. Hex Illumination is the perfect soundtrack for a late night drive through post-recession America’s once thriving cities.

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FAB012 – INSECT FACTORY/LUCIERNAGA Split C-80
New sounds from Silver Spring, MD’s own guitar-drone project INSECT FACTORY and Gowanus Brooklyn’s LUCIERNAGA.

INSECT FACTORY provides two extended guitar-based drones of sounds and textures that meld into haunting yet-tuneful melodies. These two tracks are an excellent companion to the recently released full-length INSECT FACTORY LP on FABRICA/INSECT FIELDS.

LUCIERNAGA, normally a guitar-only project, this time around includes acoustic and electric guitar, mbira, buddha machine, and looped field recordings. LUCIERNAGA is accompanied by Sean Keane (STRNGLV) with additional sounds generated by circuit-bent synth and effect pedals.
First edition of 50 packaged in 1/4″ reel-to-reel box.

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Available Now: INSECT FACTORY Melodies From A Dead Radio LP

FABREC015/IF012 INSECT FACTORY Melodies From a Dead Radio LP
Insect Factory is music from Silver Spring, MD musician Jeff Barsky. Insect Factory focuses on texture and mood, building layers of dense sounds that slowly evolve into hypnotic and
atmospheric drones. Since the 90′s, Barsky has continuously played in bands and improvisational collectives, and has performed frequently on the east coast of the U.S., in Canada, throughout Europe, and Japan. Barsky’s various projects have shared the stage with acts as diverse as Richard Pinhas, Nels Cline, Acid Mothers Temple, and Carla Bozulich, and he has performed at Suoni Il Per Popolo festival in Montreal, Terrastock 7 in Louisville, KY, and D.C.’s Sonic Circuits, Queering Sound, and Fringe Festivals. Insect Factory’s first release, “Air Traffic Control Sleep”, was released in the late summer of 2007, to acclaim from the likes of Washington Post, the Wire, and Terrascope. Following a recent split 7″ with RST (New Zealand), Melodies from a Dead Radio is Insect Factory’s second full-length and vinyl debut. Melodies From A Dead Radio was mastered by Christopher Leary (Melograf Studios) and the master lacquer was cut at Golden Mastering.
Edition of 300 on 140 gram black vinyl. This is a split release between Fabrica Records and Insect Fields.

Tracks: 

A1: Globes – 03:36
A2: Radio Forecast – 17:30
B1: New Incision – 19:58
B2: Sutures – 3:05

Listen to “Globes” off Melodies From A Dead Radio:

This LP is now available for sale here and here.

Distros and labels get in touch for wholesale by e-mailing fabricarecs(at)gmail(dot)com. Trades are always welcome.

New (Impulse) Release

FAB007 LUCIERNAGA  s/t  C-47

This is a total “impulse” release, and was mostly recorded over Memorial Day Weekend.  40+ minutes of improvised guitar music/soundscapes.

Side A is subtle, calm and introspective while Side B is dark, angry and annoying. Very reflective of Joao Da Silva’s (Luciernaga) gemini-affected split-personality. Luciernaga is usually a one-man operation, but  two of the tracks on Side A include additional improvised guitar by Mr. Ivan Daguer (of Pastabase Records (Psychedelic Schafferson Jetplane/La Banda’s) recorded during improvised jams in November of 2010.

This is a one-time (yes, limited) edition of 30 cassettes on home-dubbed C-47 white shell cassettes packaged in lino-cut printed and hand stamped 18pt. brown 100% PCW recycled chipboard brad pack.

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