Thursday, March 25, 2010

My Life's a Gunshot!

Just as a reminder:

The ultimate SI retrospective 4LP album is out since a little while and has already been sent out to many corners of this planet. Everybody is enjoying it so far and the album got some very interesting and positive reviews (see below).

Sudden Infant
My Life's a Gunshot (Retrospective 1989-2009)
hr8909 2x2LP, 2010

Limited edition of 500
Paintings by Joke Lanz
Essay by GX Jupitter-Larsen
Mastered by Rashad Becker
Design by Bill Kouligas
Compiled & selected by Joke Lanz and Ed Benndorf

These two double LP's combine 49 rare and unreleased tracks as well as some of Sudden Infant's most essential and radical work from the last twenty years. Beautifully housed in two fold-out double LP's with original cover paintings by Joke Lanz and an exclusive 4-page essay by GX Jupitter-Larsen. No CD or download releases planned.

This set runs the gamut of ritual action, early new wave/metal-on-metal punkers, organic noise eviscerations, dark drone works and hysterical body horror. Highly recommended!
-Volcanic Tongue

If more than two hours of worth of music doesn't knock you out, a blow to the head with this mighty package will certainly do the trick.
-The Wire

Ohne Wenn und Aber ein Landmark-Release.

For those whos tastes run to the furthest edges of the bizarre, this compilation is essential listening. It's not just a basketload of savage and severe racket (although there's probably a good portion of that), but a very twisted alienating and unsettling listening, with plenty of unexplained gaps and musical brain-bafflers.
-The Sound Projector

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