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[...]
We’ve made it 5 years and we couldn’t have done it without you! Thank you for supporting us from our first release, Eleven Pond “Bas Relief” in July 2009, to today’s 3 reissues: Severed Heads “Dead Eyes Opened” 12″ EP with 2 original b-sides from 1984, Executive Slacks self-titled debut EP from 1982 and XYMOX “Subsequent Pleasures” EP from 1984 silkscreened using the original plates!
More info on each release is below.
Dead Eyes Opened
Severed Heads are one of the longest standing bands to have emerged from the Australian post-punk and experimental scene. They began in Sydney in 1979, and were an early outfit to incorporate elements of ‘industrial’ noise-generation, tape cutting & looping and electronic sound[...]