Dark Entires is happy to re-issuing impLOG’s (Don Christensen of NY group The Contortions) “Holland Tunnel Drive” b/w “On B’Way” 12′ and Uno, a collection of early recordings from seminal Italian act Kirlian Camera.
impLOG was the solo project of Don Christensen after leaving New York No Wave group The Contortions in 1979. He began making music using found sounds, a Univox drum machine, guitar stomp boxes, Casio keyboards and percussion instruments. Eventually Don gave a demo tape to Charles Ball at Lust/Unlust Records, who loved it, and released the “Holland Tunnel Dive” b/w “On B’way” 12” in 1980. “Holland Tunnel Dive” is a monotone lament, with a narrator reciting a list of all that is missing in his life[...]
Today we begin our Opera Multi Steel reissue series! Starting from the very beginning with the eponymous 4-song EP from 1984 with die-cut sleeve designed from the original artwork proofs!
Massabielle Opera Multi Steel was born during the winter of 1983 in Bourges, a city in the center of France. The band started off as a trio with Franck Lopez (Vocals, Keyboards,Recorder, Guitars), his brother Patrick L. Robin (Vocals, Percussion) and Catherine M. Marie (Keyboards, Vocals). They began to record demos utilizing a Elex Keyboard, Casio VL-Tone, Roland TR-606 drum machine, guitars and bass pedals. Layering organ-like keyboards over drum machine snares and a woodwind recorder, they created a unique style of Medieval or Baroque[...]
Having just wrapped up a successful 5th Anniversary Tour, we are showing no sign of slowing down. First up, on August 19th, we will be releasing Opera Multi Steel’s debut EP originally released in 1984. Coming up for September, Dark Entires is happy to announce they will be releasing impLOG’s (Don Christensen of NY group The Contortions) “Holland Tunnel Dive” b/w “On B’Way” 12′ and Uno, a collection of early recordings from seminal Italian act Kirlian Camera.
Both are now available for pre-order. Links and more info are all below!
Opera Multi Steel was born during the winter of 1983 in Bourges, a city in the center of France. The band started off as[...]