I'll be straight with you. This week's mail out is almost entirely dedicated to second hand, mainly because we've been away visiting our friends at Good Press and haven't had opportunity to listen through to any of the new releases. Besides, it might do me (and everyone else) good to give the mouth a rest for a week...
Thankfully, we've had a lot of interesting second hand arrivals the past seven days, alongside some classics. A few things of particular note include:
-- original presses of the Mecanica Popular and Polonio records on brilliant Spanish imprint, Discos Esplendor Geometrico (which might have hit your radar via that recent Jabir reissue). Oddball industrial synth and fourth world experimentation abounds.
-- first press of The Fall's imperious debut, Live At the Witch Trials. It's the one with Frightened on it. The best opening track on a debut album ever? You wouldn't be wrong.
-- a couple of Flying Nun related bits in the form of Tall Dwarfs' Dogma and the overlooked The Size of Food by the ever melodic Jean-Paul Sartre Experience
-- the hugely underrated second Yeah Yeah Noh album from 1986. Post-Fall proto-indie snark more defining of C86 than its janglepop contemporaries.
The rest can be found below aswell as HERE alongside a lot of other stuff, which also includes some knockout titles from the past few weeks - Terry Riley, Virginia Astley, a couple of original Strata East discs +++++
Await a bumper mail out next week. Or better still and you're unable to wait that long, come in and listen for yourself.>>>