BEST OF 2017

Some of my personal favorites of 2017 that happen to be in stock. Larger list at bit.ly/favs17.

Cevdet Erek: Davul LP

$20.00
LP version. Ahead of his representing Turkey at 2017's Venice Biennale, Subtext presents Istanbul-based Cevdet Erek's first full-length album Davul. The title refers to the instrument performed by Erek, a large drum with many names, common from Easte more info

Gas: Narkopop CD

$18.84
In the body of work of Cologne artist Wolfgang Voigt - who, like few others, has informed, shaped and influenced the world of electronic music with countless different projects since the early 1990s - Gas stands out in particular, a saturnine sound c more info

Kelly Moran: Bloodroot CD

$12.54
What music would Erik Satie be making in 2017? And if you were organizing a record store, where would you file his new records? Should he be in Classical with Mozart and company? Or would you place his work alongside Philip Glass, Eno, the Masters Mu more info

Bellows: Strand LP

$20.24
Italian electro-acoustic composers Giuseppe Ielasi and Nicola Ratti reconvene their unique Bellows collaborative project for their new album Strand on Shelter Press. Continuously drawing a hypnotic maze with albums on Boomkat Editions (BKEDIT 012LP, more info

Cevdet Erek: Davul CD

$10.52
Ahead of his representing Turkey at 2017's Venice Biennale, Subtext presents Istanbul-based Cevdet Erek's first full-length album Davul. The title refers to the instrument performed by Erek, a large drum with many names, common from Eastern Europe to more info

Felicia Atkinson: Hand In Hand CD

$14.84
Félicia Atkinson's new full-length album, Hand In Hand follows the highly-acclaimed A Readymade Ceremony (SHELTER 055CD/LP, 2015), and her collaboration with Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, Comme Un Seul Narcisse (SHELTER 070LP, 2016). Composed over 2016 at EM more info

Gabor Lazar: Crisis Of Representation CD

$14.84
Budapest-based composer Gábor Lázár debuts on Shelter Press with his second full-length album, Crisis Of Representation. Continuously defining his unique composition skills over the years, Gábor Lázár shared a first release with Russell Haswell more info

Gabor Lazar: Crisis Of Representation LP+CD

$20.24
LP versions. 140 gram vinyl. Includes CD. Budapest-based composer Gábor Lázár debuts on Shelter Press with his second full-length album, Crisis Of Representation. Continuously defining his unique composition skills over the years, Gábor Lázár s more info

Janek Schaefer: Glitter In My Tears CD

$17.27
Glitter In My Tears marks the 20th anniversary of Janek Schaefer's career as a recording artist, having now released 30 albums. His music is best comprehended through examining his time as an architect, and how that forged his innate sense for constr more info

Tomoko Sauvage: Musique Hydromantique CD

$14.84
Musique Hydromantique is the second solo album by Tomoko Sauvage archiving many years of her performance-based practice on the waterbowls -- the natural synthesizer of her invention, composed with porcelain bowls filled with water and amplified via h more info

Yannick Dauby: Penghu Experimental Sound Studio Vol. 2 LP

$24.02
Yannick Dauby returns to Discrepant for Vol 2 of his ongoing study of the sounds and sights on the Penghu Archipelago, Taiwan. Penghu Experimental Sound Studio Vol. 2 uses interviews, field recordings, found objects, and subtle electronic manipulatio more info

Belief Defect: Decadent Yet Depraved 2LP

$22.13
Double LP version. Decadent Yet Depraved, the debut album by Belief Defect, finds shelter and complicity in Raster as a home and label. Familiar with the underground music scene and how its skeptical nature can also be an obstacle to overcome, Belief more info

Hecker: A Script For Machine Synthesis CD

$14.84
The latest work from Florian Hecker, A Script For Machine Synthesis, is an experimental auditory drama and a model of abstraction. A Script For Machine Synthesis presents a complex simplicity that spirals in an unending manner as an audio image of th more info

Robert Crouch: Sublunar CD

$10.52
Robert Crouch is an artist and curator whose work encompasses sound, performance, and technology. As an artist, he locates his work with the intersection of post-phenomenological listening practices, conceptual sound art, and contemporary electronic more info

Hior Chronik: Out of The Dust CD

$14.50
Seductive and cinematic soundscapes between ambient, drone and indie-neoclassical music: these are the best words to describe Hior Chroniks style. A style that captures ears and soul, bringing you into an imaginary world, arousing emotions, making th more info

Hior Chronik: Out of The Dust LP

$22.19
Seductive and cinematic soundscapes between ambient, drone and indie-neoclassical music: these are the best words to describe Hior Chroniks style. A style that captures ears and soul, bringing you into an imaginary world, arousing emotions, making th more info

Michael Terren: Thru Cassette

$7.87
Thru by Michael Terren 'Thru' is a three-part album exploring Terren’s interest in digital music processes, specifically the tacit condition of the Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) in contemporary music. DAWs are vital and necessary mediators of vi more info

Visionist: Value (color) LP

$22.27
*180g 12” gold vinyl. Printed card inner sleeve. Printed spined card outer sleeve featuring artwork by Peter De Potter. Includes exclusive 10 image zine by Peter De Potter. Download code included. * Visionist returns with his second album “Value more info

Visionist: Value CD

$13.57
Visionist returns with his second album “Value”, a precise body of work which across its 10 tracks, builds on his conceptual, thematic process, finding assertion in the values of self-discipline and self-education through meticulous composition. more info

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith: The Kid CD

$12.43
In 2015 Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith released her first widely distributed full-length album, Euclid. Little more than a year later Smith returned with her wonderstruck psychedelic breakthrough EARS to universal praise in the spring of 2016. Pitchfork calle more info

Teresa Winter: Untitled Death LP

$23.00
Teresa Winter's LP debut Untitled Death is a hallucinogenic wormhole of sensuously ambiguous pop and electronic experiments primed for the after-after party and altered states of reception. Realized through a mesh of strategies from live, lo-fi tape more info

Ryuichi Sakamoto: Async 2LP

$30.77
As one-third of Yellow Magic Orchestra and an Academy Award-winning composer for his work on the soundtrack for The Last Emperor, synth pop innovator Ryuichi Sakamoto is among the most groundbreaking artists to have emerged since the late 70s. A musi more info

Joshua Sabin: Terminus Drift CD

$15.64
Subtext's latest signing is Joshua Sabin, a Scottish musician and artist based in Leith, Edinburgh. Joshua's debut album Terminus Drift explores humans' relationship with environment and space, and how this experience is augmenting us as we further e more info

Colin Andrew Sheffield & James Eck Rippie: Essential Anatomies Cassette

$7.25
essential anatomies by colin andrew sheffield & james eck rippie This is the second volume of "Essential Anatomies," expanding upon the ideas and techniques of the first installment. Surprising, nuanced improvisations with samplers and turntables more info
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