We are happy to release the second volume of our Bay Area Retrograde (BART) compilation, a series celebrating the hidden gems of underground music of San Francisco made between 1978-1988. Today we also release a CD of Volumes 1 and 2, which features 22 of the city’s deepest cuts, many of which have never appeared on CD before.
Factrix – Night To Forget
Chrome – Meet You In the Subway
Red Asphalt – Red Asphalt
Tuxedomoon – Day to Day
Ki Di Me – Islamatic
Indoor Life – Gilmore of the Fillmore
Timmy Spence – Brand New Dance
Baby Buddha – Little Things
Human Being Men – Human Dub
Wonders Of Science – Let’s Start[...]
We are happy to announce our first release for Fall 2014 – Tom Ellard (the creative force behind Australia’s Severed Heads) “80′s Cheesecake” LP.
303B The East Is Red
These are the Words
Our Work for Love at Home
In Her Hair
Tom Ellard is the creative force behind Australian post-punk band Severed Heads. In 1982 he self-released two cassettes of solo material, “80s Cheesecake” and “Snappy Carrion”. These cassettes document the transitional period between the early experimental Severed Heads’ albums “Clean” and “Blubberknife” before the start of something new with “Since The Accident”. With the advent of the then new Roland TB-303 bass synthesizer, a machine synonymous[...]
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[...]