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NEW RELEASES

BIOTA: Fragment for Balance

After 4 years of work on their 11th release for ReR, this extraordinary, reclusive, and highly individual audio-visual collective continues to evolve through the painstaking accumulation and disposition of a seemingly incompatible range of both exotic and familiar m... more »

Code: ReRBCD9
Price: £12.50

BIOTA: The Biota Box

Without any obvious keystone event, Biota – who started recording in the late 1970’s as the Mnemonist Orchestra – have quietly become a musical fixture, honoured for their uniquely, abstract, layered, polystylistic approach to musical construction - ... more »

Code: Biota Box
Price: £40.00

LAST ReR RELEASES

MACLEAN, STEVE: The Steve Maclean Box of Seven

To encourage you, here are seven CDs for the price of two: Frog, Bug, Guitar, Computer (featuring what it says in the title); Prime ; GPS ( Steve MacLean Ensemble's final CD ), Year of the Dragon , (featuring Chris Cutler); Bridges (double CD) and Ordi... more »

Code: Steve Maclean Box
Price: £26.00

ANGELI, PAULO: 22.22 Free Radiohead

Another great release in which Paulo and his extraordinary extended Sardinian guitar – larger than a standard guitar and augmented with two banks of sympathetic strings, a set of foot operated hammers (each linked to a primary string) and a series of motorised prope... more »

Code: ReR PA 11
Price: £12.50

Other

STOCKHAUSEN, KARLHEINZ: Kurzwellen (1968)

An updated version of the ‘60s classic by Gerard Pape’s CSLI Ensemble presented, reportedly, to critical praise at the Stockhausen summer course at Kürten. Originally for 4 shortwave radios (one for each player), a giant tam-tam, an elektronium, piano and viola, in ... more »

Code: MODE302
Price: £14.50

CRUMB, GEORGE: Metamorphoses (Book 1)

George Crumb is one of the great unsung composers of the 20th and 21st centuries (most of the pieces here were written between 2015 – 2017) - he’s now 90, and still going strong. Above all he’s a master of timbre and texture - and of the optimum deployment of dynami... more »

Code: MODE303
Price: £14.50

MINTON,PHIL/WESTON, VARYAN: Ways for an Orchestra

Poly-stylistic orchestral arrangements by the never less than impressive Veryan Weston of music by Phil Minton, Veryan Weston, Eric Dolphy, Arthur Sullivan, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Lindsay Cooper, Luc Ex and Jacques Brel to texts by James Joyce, Adrian Mitche... more »

Code: IDA036
Price: £14.50

KANG, EYVIND: Chirality

Compositions and songs for a 25 piece mixed orchestra of traditional strings and winds, mixed with synthesisers, field recordings, percussion and voice. Pretty C19 and very straight. For fans, I think. (of which there are many). ... more »

Code: IDA037
Price: £14.50

CHARLEMAGNE PALESTINE/MILLER, CASSANDRA: Aaangelicaaa

Recorded at the Angelica Festival last year this consists of two pieces, one by Charlemagne (quasi liturgical) featuring himself on crystal glasses and voice, accompanied by tubular bells and a string ensemble; the other by experimental Canadian composer Cassandra M... more »

Code: IDA038
Price: £14.50

HODELL, AKE: Verbal Brainwash and other Works

The Swedish electronic community was always on the radical wing of electronic new music and, amongst them, Hodell was always something of an extremist. These are all text-sound pieces (this was a particularly Swedish contribution to new hybrid electronic forms) and ... more »

Code: FYCD1018-1-2-3
Price: £20.00

SELFISH, BING: in off-on-a-tangent park

13 more classics from a Bing-in-his-stride and a great band; these are songs comfortable with themselves, played and arranged by a band at one with its metier. A new Bing is like having Karl Krauss over for dinner. Includes Go Curator Go, What Lies Beneath the Pavem... more »

Code: TANGENT
Price: £14.50

GREAVES, JOHN: Life Size

A new collection of John’s songs, with texts written by himself, Peter Blegvad, Dylan Thomas, James Joyce, Lisa Herman, Max Marchini/Annie Barbazza, Paul Verlaine, Emmanuel Tugny and Guillaume Appollinaire. Plus a musical reading of Robert Wyatt’s God Son... more »

Code: MAN003
Price: £14.50

JENKINS, ALAN, THE MELAMINE DIVISION PLATES: Novosibirsk (dbl CD)

Those who’ve been eagerly awaiting Alan’s next will know (more or less) what to expect: this time it’s ostensibly theatre music – in its elements loosely orbiting Telstar, often across parallel universes - whose improbability is admirably described in the scarily de... more »

Code: CD089
Price: £18.50

MISTER LEAR & The NERVOUS FAMILY:Such is Life

An eccentric collection of songs that set texts by Edward Lear - in English, though the project is French – featuring, amongst others, our own Joseph Racaille. There are mandolins, banjos, electric basses, drums, electric guitars, on occasion an accordion, percussio... more »

Code: SMPrivate Release
Price: £18.50

BACK IN STOCK

ART BEARS: The Art Box

A 6 CD box containing: 1. The three original releases, properly re-mastered, - when we did them before, the technology was much poorer. Stunningly re-mastered by Bob Drake from 24 bit transcriptions of the original tapes and in newly designed jewel cases, same cov... more »

Code: ReRABox
Price: £40.00

NECKS:THE: Mindset (Vinyl)

Code: ReRVNECKS10
Price: £14.50

BOOK

BROKEN MUSIC (Book)

BIG NEWS . One of the holy grails of sound art, Broken Music was an essential 280 page compendium of records created by visual artists -originally published to accompany a DAAD exhibition, in 1989 - and long since out of print. It has now been repressed in a small ... more »

Code: BROKENMUSIC
Price: £28.00

Vinyl.

GREAVES, JOHN: Life Size (vinyl)

A new collection of John’s songs, with texts written by himself, Peter Blegvad, Dylan Thomas, James Joyce, Lisa Herman, Max Marchini/Annie Barbazza, Paul Verlaine, Emmanuel Tugny and Guillaume Appollinaire. Plus a musical reading of Robert Wyatt’s God Song. Va... more »

Code: MAN003LP
Price: £18.50

KANG, EYVIND: Chirality (Vinyl)

Compositions and songs for a 25 piece mixed orchestra of traditional strings and winds, mixed with synthesisers, field recordings, percussion and voice. Pretty C19 and very straight. For fans, I think. (of which there are many).... more »

Code: IDA037V
Price: £25.00

MORE NEW STUFF - HOW TO BUILD A LIBRARY

From each update I will select those CDs I think most remarkable or important - those which I think should be in any living library - and offer a discount for anyone buying them all. There will be 2 categories must have and essential history. Offers will be available for either or both together. If you find this essential library idea useful, I will slowly work backwards and compile a list from the whole catalogue.

Essential Library 1

  1. GEORGE CRUMB: Metamorphoses (Book 1) for amplified piano
  2. AKE HODELL: Verbal Brainwash and other works 3 CD Box
  3. BROKEN MUSIC (book)

All 3 for £57 save £5.50





ESSENTIAL LIBRARY: 04/19

ESSENTIAL LIBRARY GEORGE CRUMB Metamorphosis (Book 1) for amplified piano AKE HODELL Verbal Brainwash and other works 3 CD BOX BROKEN MUSIC (book) All 3 for £57 save £5.50 ... more »

Code: ESSENTIAL LIBRARY 04/19
Price: £57.00