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  • cousins of reggae – methridge – olde english spelling bee

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    limited to 250



  • bruce mcclure – vouchsafe me more sound picture – oesb

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    Bruce McClure is well known on the international experimental film circuit for his unique projector performances that utilize film loops & modified 16mm projectors. But there is also an equally innovative sound element to his work and he has been embraced by the experimental music community as well. Bruce performed at the Chocolate Monk curated “Colour Out of Space” festival in 2008 and was chosen as an opening act for Throbbing Gristle’s reunion tour in the spring of 2009. During McClure’s performances the optical sound signals from each projector are fed through banks of guitar pedals, manipulated live, and played at extremely high volumes through the p.a. system. The different loops phase in and out of each other resulting in what could be described as a power electronics version of the early tape experiments of Steve Reich and Terry Riley, while sparser sections have an off-kilter minimal techno feel reminiscent of Plastikman and the early works of Thomas Brinkmann. This album features four excerpts from a professionally recorded performance in early 2009 at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, MN. Edition of 375 copies in heavy duty covers silkscreened by Monoroid.


  • thought broadcast – s/t – oesb

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    “You can not stop thinking. About 18, I finally calmed down, I thought I could stop thinking completely. I become a zombie for four years. Then, in a broken heart, I started again. I came out of the “grip” that held me tight. I started hearing voices. I also tried to kill time. First, you must confess that it’s people like you and I believe that is broadcasting the idea. It is terrible. When I look around, I am someone who is the same idea with me. My idea is to broadcast. You can read our thoughts. The first is that we can consider a bad idea (like gender or a person’s weaknesses). Second, we believe that we have the power to make people read our thoughts, even if it is bad. Because it has the broadcasting of this thought, please consider why it is a lot of people. To hear any ideas you and I are thinking of and I thought of you. Some people think that for all this world, and you can hear what you think they are. The reason for this is that you can read the mind of everyone of us. There have been times when I have an idea that I will consider ‘evil’. I do not believe them, but I know they are in my own voice in my head. Then, I would think that they have been implanted by external forces trying to influence my behavior. I just do not want it to develop into something like I do not believe, my inner voice is your own or something like that.”

    Debut vinyl full-length by Daly City, California based isolationist Thought Broadcast. Limited edition of 400 copies – 12″ black vinyl – heavy duty covers silkscreened by Monoroid.


  • james ferraro – night dolls with hairspray – oesb

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    while your out tonight listening to records in reverse and getting off slashing tires in the night in your purple mohawk and heels sacraficing your soul to the sound all dolled up in shiny leather as a human cockroach with studs remember to pick up a copy of NIGHT DOLLS WITH HAIRSPRAY for the ultimate halloween night experience set your brain on fire with the out of this world sound from the planet airhead entertainment!!!!
    AVAILABLE halloween night!!!!

    the one and only blue haired new wave freakazoid from planet shock tart,the Glaminator himself Jimmy Ferraro of the legendary “The Blow Up Dolls of 143rd St.” comes now with his first solo fully produced juke box hit smasher!! guaranteed to run shivvers up the spines of all the lipstick and studded weirdos and queer night glammer’s with big hairsprayed hairdos out there. this one is for all the blow dryer dreamers somewhere out there singing in the mirror of their shampoo perfumed bathrooms beckoning a mysterious moon lit love.for the leather punkster muffins with green tongues and pockets filled with cheez whiz on the subway, where a world just outside the subway window leads to the back alleys of 143rd st. where the garbage pail kids from hell in metal bras all dolled up in New York Cities finest 99cent store eye shadow, blush and glitter sing the soundtrack to the seedy nether worlds of the teenage fantasy machine…Leather High School!! which is Saved By The Bell meets Marquis De Sade in it’s principle or shall we say in it’s male Principal who is a masochistic cross dresser underneath that pretty little socially acceptable mask of his.

    tune into the sound that all the lunatic love puppets are craving, the magical pop radiance that outshines their topiary styled hairdos and made them into hopelessly romantic cheetah spotted glam dolls from the underground. armed with their glammy sound that is much like the soundtrack spilling out of a 1970’s Time square erotic/b-movie theater, they parade thenight streets as TERROR THIRSTY GLAMzoids wishing upon their neon pop shooting stars, terrorizing New York City with their studs,high heels and air guitars,THIS IS THE RECORD THAT MADE THEM DO IT!!
    so if you wanna sing along in a friday night’s bubble bath or stalk the midnight streets dressed as a baroque pervo in make up pick this one up, for Night Doll’s With Hairspray has it all!!!!!!!


  • big troubles – oesb

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    Kicking off the OESB 7″ series is a new single by New Jersey’s Big Troubles. Four tracks, including an alternate version of “Drastic and Difficult” which will also appear on their forthcoming l.p. titled “Worry” in July.


  • p.a.r.a. – mermalien – oesb

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    P. A. R. A. represents Pre Atlantean Ritual Artifacts.
    It was channeled in deep sea space by Labanna Bly, in the celestial
    summer of 2008. Dedicated to my Knight, James Ferraro.
    Mermalien is a three part suite for Three Deaths to Supreme
    Consciousness: “mercury overdose”, “abyss retreat”, & “seaspace
    chrysalis”.
    Limited edition of 200 copies. Paste-on covers.
    -oesb


  • alice cohen – walking up walls – oesb

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    “Walking Up Walls is the second solo album from long-time musician and visual artist Alice Cohen. In contrast to her previous studio efforts, these are raw home recordings with an intensely personal vibe. The sixteen short song-sketches alternate between densely layered shoegaze burners and shimmering, ethereal drifters. Exploring shadowy corners and using the musical equivalent of automatic writing — this was considered to be a sonic diary and not originally intended for release. For reference points think Pink Opaque-era Cocteau Twins filtered through the early ’90s lens of New Zealanders like Alastair Galbraith & Sandra Bell.”
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  • big troubles – worry – oesb

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    This immense new album from Big Troubles follows on from a great four-song EP for the Olde English Spelling Bee singles club, featuring the New Jersey fuzz-pop project bejewelled with pop hooks and spurts of brain-scorching noise.


  • julian lynch – orange you glad – oesb

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    “Orange You Glad is the debut full-length LP from Julian Lynch, following a string of self-released cd-r’s and a recent split 7″ with his childhood friend and frequent collaborator Matt Mondanile of Ducktails on the Underwater Peoples label. A talented multi-instrumentalist, Julian has had a busy summer playing countless shows both solo and as a member of Predator Vision, Ducktails, and Real Estate offshoot Alex Bleeker & the Freaks. This album is comprised of 4-track home recordings made in his hometown of Ridgewood, New Jersey and also in Madison, Wisconsin where he is a graduate student in ethnomusicology. His interest in Indian & South Asian music blossomed several years ago when he was living in Washington, D.C. and working for Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. This exposure to their vast library of world music has informed his output, and he blends instruments such as harmonium & tabla with guitar-rock instrumentation. Also of note is his use of circular breathing techniques on the clarinet — often a focal point during his meditative live shows.”
    -oesb