Universal Infiltrators (1996)
Solo performer: Lydia Lunch (spoken vocals).
Das Love Boat: Instrumentals '75-'90 (1990)
Recorded between 1975 and 1990.
Personnel: Rich Stim (vocals, guitar, saxophone, horns); Bruce Anderson (guitar); Kevin Teare, Jeff Armour, Marc Weinstein , Dave Mahoney (drums).
Recording information: Alpha & Omega, San Francisco, CA (1975-1990); Celebration Studios, New York, NY (1975-1990); Dave Welhausen ...
Kill the Child (1996)
Recorded in the United Kingdom, Germany and Yugoslavia between 1985 and 1987.
The minimal packaging says nothing about exactly where the concerts in question occurred, except for the curt "Recorded U.K./Germany/Yugoslavia"; nor does it specify who make up the band's personnel, ...
Real Love (1996) Reissued
Recorded live in Europe in 1986.
Swans includes: Ted Parsons, Ron Gonzales (drums); M. Gira, Jarboe, Westberg, Kyzis.
Brighter Than Life (1996)
Tiers' first solo album shows the prolific engineer producing his own cacophony of noise for once, by way of either a four-guitar ensemble (with occasional honking sax) or intricate multi-tracking on his own. Throughout Brighter Than Life, Tiers' long experience ...
ARC, Vol. 1: I/S/M (1996)
Two Of Elliott Sharp's Harshest From '82 Are Reissued Here As A Public Service To You, The Consumer. The Roots Of Carbon Are Ripped From The Ground, Naked & Squirming (With Typical Intensity) Into The Light Of Day.
These Pre-Zeena/ ...
No Way Back (1998)
In between working with elaborate classical evocations of her small-ensemble compositions (Isabelle) and creating powerful detailed works such as her Radica Jewish Culture composition Mouth=Maul=Betrayer, New York avant-garde composer Zeena Parkins still found time to make fiery, improvised solo recordings ...
Live In Chicago And San Francisco: Always Leave 'Em Wanting Less (1997)
Live From 1996 Tour
Recorded at WNUR, Evanston, Illinois; Bottom Of The Hill, San Francisco, California; The Empty Bottle, Chicago, Illinois.
Personnel: Rich Stim (vocals, horns); Dale Sophiea (vocals); Jim Hrabetin, Bruce Anderson (guitar); Marc Weinstein (drums).
Audio Mixers: Dale Sophiea; Steve Silverstein; ...
||State Of The Union (1996) |
Track Listing: DISC 1: Hymn; Dear Friend; Life is Shorter; Politica; Ayurveda; America, It Was a Beautiful Idea; Indians Not Taxed and Others; Not Me; Covalence; Treveler, The; Prolongate; Through a Tube; Why I Don't Like Wyoming; Kitsch; Hogswash; Subsector ...
Uncensored/Oral Fixation (1996)
Atavistic reissued Lydia Lunch's 1985 album The Uncensored Lydia Lunch (which had previously only been available on cassette) on CD in 1997, with the 1989 live album Oral Fixation added as a bonus. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Recorded between October 1984 ...
Gerry Miles (1996)
Gerry Miles is a project of New York avant-garde guitarist Alan Licht, formerly of the Blue Humans and Run On, who, throughout the '90s, produced music as diverse as indie guitar pop, minimalism, free improvisation, and noise, and worked with ...
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Millennium Music (1998)
Predating 1999's millennial fever by over a year, Experimental Audio Research's MILLENNIUM MUSIC is an hour-long album consisting of three tracks, the lengthy "Delysid" and "Digitana," and the relatively brief "The Enigma Coda." Through previous E.A.R. releases have included contributions ...
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8 Eyed Spy (1997)
Lydia Lunch, member of defunct late-70s punk/no wave band Teenage Jesus and the Jerks, was known for an extreme, often confrontational style. In between Teenage Jesus and the beginning of her solo career, she formed 8-Eyed Spy, a band that ...
Crescent Makes Their Mysterious Prescence Felt Once Again This Year With Now, The Full-Length Follow Up To Their Brilliant Self Titled Atavistic Ep Released Earlier This Spring.
Although Diehards May Have Found Now As An Expensive & Elusive Imp
After a string ...
||God Is My Co-Pilot|
Best of God Is My Co-Pilot (1996)
A Brilliant Compilation Of 7" Things In Particular From
Several Seasons Of God-Co's Outlandish Efforts, The Best
Of God-Co Is A Fine Intro To This Great Band's Work... Or A Necessary Compendium Of Rare Import Tracks For Their Many Diehard ...
||Cia Via Ufo to Mercury (1997) |
Although Atavistic is best known in most musical circles for their pioneering free jazz releases and reissues, the label has always maintained a strong sideline in noise rock. The live compilation CIA Via UFO To Mercury was originally released as ...
||Bride Of No No|
B.O.N.N. Apetit! (2000)
B.O.N.N. Apétit! marked the return of Azita, the frontwoman of the mid-'90s avant-punk group The Scissor Girls, to the music scene with a new band, Bride of No No. This group picks up where the Scissor Girls ended, but it ...
Shotgun Wedding (1991)
Along with the SHOTGUN WEDDING album, this 1999 reissue contains a live album previously unreleased in North America that was recorded at Amsterdam's Paradiso Club in 1993.
Lydia Lunch first attracted the attention of punk and new wave audiences in the ...
ARC, Vol. 2: The Seventies (1972 - 79) (1997)
Several of Elliott Sharp's earliest recordings are included on this Atavistic compilation, before he moved to New York and became a part of that city's fertile Downtown scene. The tracks on ARC, Vol. 2 show that Sharp was thinking along ...
ARC, Vol. 3: Cyberpunk and the Virtual Stance (1998)
ARC 3: CYBERPUNK AND THE VIRTUAL STANCE compiles previously unreleased material, original scores and out of print recordings from 1984 to 1988.
ARC, Vol. 3: Cyberpunk and the Virtual Stance collects recordings made between 1984 and 1988, all dedicated to exploring ...
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Music From Heaven (1981)
Recorded and released in 1981, immediately following the rather disappointing Welcome to Earth, Music from Heaven was Magical Power Mako's creative breakthrough. The Japanese guitarist's earlier work, while fitfully intriguing, had felt somewhat derivative of British and German progressive rockers ...
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Blue Dot (1997)
Track Listing: Blue Dot; Blue Dot II; Gothicthic; Gothicthic II; Mako Drum; Ukawa Miming;
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Trance Resonance (1997)
Track Listing: Magical Power Mako / Tetsuaki Hirata / Toshiya Tsunoda / Tatsuhiko Asano / Kohji Hiruta / Kyohko Toshimori / Lena Kobayashi / Mari Tamaki / Hiroyuki Tamba / Hiroshi Suzuki Bass / Minako Nakamura / Gallardo Miranda Genaro / Taiji Gotoh Dance / Sayaka;
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Low Pop Diamonds (1998)
The Fourth Release In Atavistic's Magical Power Mako Series Is Perhaps The Most Unusual Yet, And Certainly The First Remotely Grounded In "Reality".
From Nigel Harris' Liner Notes:
"Along With Far East Family Band, Cosmos Factory And Flower Travellin' Band, Multi-Instrumentalist ...
Swans Are Dead: Live 1995-1997 (1998)
Perhaps fittingly, given the huge amount of live CDs and recordings put out by Swans during their lifetime and even after, this, the band's final statement, captures performances from the last two touring lineups of the band, from 1995's Great ...