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Doug Theriault - guitar
Adam Kriney - drums
Limited to 311 copies in clear blue vinyl with clear plastic sticker
throwdown occurred in Brooklyn April 2005, this was the first meeting
between the members of noise-attack duo Dual and the leader of the
Colour Sounds/Owl Sounds freak-psych army. So intense the metal
were damaged during pressing. Last Exit meets up with the Ruins
gang up on Painkiller. Turn it up to 10 and throw away the knob..
Quodlibet/Colour Sounds/Outer Limits split release.
QLLP-01 / CSR018 / OL05
Jennie & Me
Solo Turntable compositions for young and fun people - appropriate for
the beach, cocktail parties, crime scenes, giant squid sightings and
much more. The 5-foot woman strikes again with her sidekick
turntable Jennie - phono needles everywhere
Check out info
about Motoko Shimizu
2. Which hand is more important?
3. Martian VS Sputnik
4. High Fidelity Simplified mp3
5. Sgt. Kabukiwoman
6. This is the way we play records on Friday morning mp3 sample
7. Non-breakable Micro-Groove mp3 sample
CDR Series 2006 QLCDR-03
Ultra-limited edition in clear
For each order of $15 or more you're
eligible to get a free “Han Degc
– metal” CD, which is one of Han’s laptop experiments in
chopping up and recombining thrash/death metal samples into
a superfast superchaotic brain-melting stew. This uses
uncleared, copyrighted samples (not that you'd recognize them at this
point) so you won’t be seeing this at Tower Records anytime
soon….If you want it, just add it to your cart if your total
order is 15
bucks or more.
banana bam bam /
gerbil mountain / war
iron hand pus / blud nutz corporate body / buzzsaw threnody / gall /
biohazardous blitz buffet / metal fun gear / liver buster / night of
the yellow ochre worm
Recordings CDR Series 2006
These are also extremely limited to 45 units, and come in a round
metal case with printed metallic disc art and a piece of the computer
the music was created on.
improvisations. Chang's first and only full-length solo sax
testament on the very first sax he ever played.
Alto Sax (1-4), Prepared Alto Sax
Recorded June 28, 2006/Nov 7, 2005 @ The Foundry
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about Ed Chang
Recordings CDR Series 2006
Elephant Calls (Utech
Padmanabha - tabla, percussion
Ed Chang - acoustic guitar
edition of 200 in
cardboard packaging. Ed uses an acoustic guitar with a tuning
which took days to develop. Ravi plays tablas and a percussion
array with which you could probably make very many tasty meals.
All acoustic, in large part minimal and meditative, this is from yoga
to yogurt to yog-sothoth.
1.Uhtan 2.Avatar 3.Elephant Calls 4.Ivory Asuras 5.Prana of Sati
Hear a Sample
$11 (extremely limited supply)
at Midnight (New Full-length CD!)
Ed Howard: electronics,
The full-length debut of
noise-jazz duo Agents At Midnight, and a real pro-pressed CD in an
edition of 500 copies, the first in 5 years! Meticulously constructed
from hours and hours of recording sessions, this album is a
distillation of all the many sounds and styles explored by this duo.
Rumbling bassy drones, unflinchingly ear-piercing examinations of
feedback tones, dizzyingly fast sample-based pieces, musique
concrete-inspired collage. And on all of it, sax and electronics flow
subtly into one another, bleeding over until the authorship of sounds
is often uncertain. Agents At Midnight inhabits a weird hybrid
territory somewhere between abstract modern improv, harsh noise, and
free jazz, sometimes blending these styles, sometimes veering between
RELEASED May 23, 2006.
break uncovers a willowy alto
aloft on a small haze of static. But not for long, as an exceedingly,
even by previous standards, harsh section knifes in to liquefy any and
all tympanums in the area. It doesn’t end so much as collapse. ..a very
uncompromising document and
worth hearing." Brian Olewnick - Bagatellen
"a captivating and
brutal mix of sounds, falling into improvised jazz states sometimes and
at other times into a skin-burning noise state, sometimes both at the
same time. " Music Machine
Meditation II (9:39)
2.This Is Your Brain On (8:47)
Dread At the Back of Your Throat (8:25) MP3
5.Arse Cracked (14:25)
6.Damaged Symphony For Karl Stockhausen (18:38)
Doug Theriault - Guitar
Ed Chang - Laptop Electronics
Theriault and Ed Chang atom-smash supersonic guitar frequencies with
laptop-generated blender blast-beats to create 16 non-stop
ear-pummeling electro-noise action tracks. Improv,
destroyed. This is Dual at their most-focused, and
Dual just completed a short tour in
the Pacific Northwest
supporting this record:
to consistently nail balls to the wall "
Brian Olewnick - Bagatellen
"Gnarly" (Jeffrey from
Climax Golden Twins)
"Extremely loud" (Eric
from Noggin (!))
"and the beheaded oxen is slowly
dragged from the stage" (Solenoid)
Quodlibet Recordings CDR Series 2006 QLCDR-01
Motoko Shimizu - Attack
of the 5-foot Woman (CDR) ($5 ppd)
Sachimay Interventions co-release)
first solo release from
Spin-17's Motoko Shimizu, this is a live recording of a solo concert at
the 226 Series in NYC. She appeared and disappeared as Ms. Drumhead
from Outerspace 9, her whimsical voice interacting with toys and
percussion, part shaman, part child, part siren, part pussycat,
exploring the boundary between comedy and tragedy. Total
27:10. Part of the Sachimay Interventions $5 series.
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Chang & Han Degc :
Nois Und Stringe (CDR) ($5 ppd)
Sachimay Interventions co-release)
Chang on The Noise
Machine. Han Degc on Classical Guitar. A six-track
excavation into the deep strata of
electro-acoustic noise improv,
featuring low-fi electronics and classical guitar playing at the
intersection of abrasion and vibration. The pieces are heard in the
sequence in which they were performed, allowing the listener to hear
the evolving nature of this unique collaboration. Track six is
dedicated to the late, great Hugh Davies. Total time:
32:55. Despite the price, this is one of Ed's favorite things
he's ever done.
a giant amplified
working factory full of loose bits of metal, melodic guitar snippets,
pigs under stress and empty wood boxes. The factory then being tossed
down a large mountain made of semi hollow boulders. This is a great
track and alone worth purchasing this work..."
Hear a Sample "Posaunend"
Ron Kirsch (full
review at Left Hip Magazine)
out the Ed Chang/Blindfold page
- Destroy All Improv (Toast
& Jam Records T&J014)
Theriault - Guitar
Ed Chang - Electronics
2nd groundbreaking release from Dual. All tracks improvised live
in the studio. Imagine Merzbow, Photek, Aphex Twin & Van
Halen in a blender then multiply that by 15 million! Featuring
"Topography of my Rectum", the classic everyone's been talking about!
"I hear a
star-crushing machine at the edge of the Horizon of Events, sucking the
matter of contemporary society into its unappeasable void, beyond which
the black hole of Truth compresses the plans and dirty looks of the
powerful into a singularity which looses all meaning, all here and now,
perhaps to seep out into another dimension through the gentle
activities of Quantum Mechanics at Planck length dimensions..." -
vandalism against 'proper' music," - Sound Projector
More reviews here.
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QLCD003 - DUAL -
improv noise duos from Ed Chang on
Noise Machine and Doug Theriault on Guitar. 29 short and sweet
chocolate kisses of mayhem and insanity.
totally fantastic." - The WIRE
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Check out the Dual page
Shimizu and Ed Chang on turntables, guitars, toys, voice,
tape wreckage, clarinet, sampler, etc…Harch noise, children at play,
diva-isms,post-electronica, cut-up pop-ups…featuring a new recording of
John Cage’s ARIA as well additional various invented instrument
out the Spin-17 page
something between Zorn’s Naked City jump-cut
aesthetic and Anthony Braxton’s science-jazz deconstructions, Ed Chang
some of NYC’s finest free music rogues in these fast-moving jazz-skronk
“Picture Shows” from 1994. Each track is
a structured, conducted improvisation, making for a highly focused, yet
free-wheeling, exploration into sound-as-music. Players
include David Nuss (NNCK), Blaise Siwula,
Christine Bard and
Samara Lubelski (first track only).
Gross (Alto sax)
Siwula (Alto sax
and Alto clarinet)
(Violin) (Trk 1)
(Trumpet) (Trk 1)
Show is a remarkably novel approach to guitar
ensemble music… terse and compelling group playing… a kind of guitar
of the most splendid dimensions and the most crafted attention to
Davey Williams, The Improvisor.
“The parts that
are supposed to be disturbing are
disturbing; the ostensibly pretty parts are actually pretty; and the
parts are genuinely funny.” – Walter Horn, Cadence.
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Check out the Ed
Chang, David Forlano, Sean
: multiple generation remix experiments. 4 original sound compositions
are each deconstructed and reconstructed 4 times over, resulting
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out a Ringsteppers page
$8 (extremely limited supply)
(free with purchase as supplies last)
DUAL - Raze
2. DUAL - Maul
3. SPIN-17 - Pebbles & Bam Bam
4. SPIN 17 - Unexpurgated Expressionism
5. Ed Chang & Han Degc - Posaunend
6. Motoko Shimizu - Attack Of The 5-Foot Woman (excerpt)
7. LUST IONICS - Untitled
8. AGENTS AT MIDNIGHT - toast
9. AGENTS AT MIDNIGHT - Fuck Communism
10. RINGSTEPPERS - Radio Compos't
11. Ed Chang & Ravi Padmanabha - excerpt from "Elephant Calls"
12. Toshi Makihara & Ed Chang - Playing 7
13. Han Degc - 36 Cents Part 2
14. SPIN-17 with Jeffrey Shurdut & Ravi Padmanabha - 21st Century
15. Ed Chang/BLINDFOLD - Cows Give Birth...
16. Ed Chang/BLINDFOLD - Portrait Of Lord Ted
|Archival Cassette CDRs $5 each (except QL03 $10 which is a DBL CD)
These cassettes are long out of print, but
we still make CDR's with nice disc art in a slim jewel case. No
inserts, sorry, that would be way too much work for right now...
ed chang/blindfold - Experimental Compost
solo improvisations on clarinet, guitar, voice, and electronics…tape
collages with obscene radio
and ninja noise…voice loops for
clarinet wank ? a musical
ode to the avant-noise
of Portland OR.
- DUAL (Ed Chang/clarinet and Douglas
47 minutes of pure evil.
This is no-holds-barred, hardcore free improv
the worst possible sense between two
at their peak (of the day), speaking in
a language no one but themselves
could possibly ever hope to (or want
to) understand. See them on tour at
your local lobotomy shop.
- ed chang/blindfold - Experimental Compost 2
Double length cassette of
more studio pieces designed to confound and contort the inconfoundable
uncontortable. Electro-Acoustica is the notorious "ambient" piece,
New Years Eve '97(literally, as the ball dropped) and premiered at
Factory soon after.
- Spin-17 - "526 E. 11th St"
Adult music with
toys (or is it Children’s music with adult toys?). 1 hour, live field
of an anti-improvisation utilizing every sound source available, from
sax skree to refrigerator door "schwump". No electronic effects, just
objects being something other.
- Spin-17 - "Recordsss"
Ed Chang and Motoko
TURNTABLE DUOS. Every record from every thrift store and S. Army,
reborn into a cornucopian stew of avant-retro stylings. We promise that
records were indeed harmed during this production.
- ed chang/blindfold - "ONEOFAKIND"
The climactic recording
a 16-part musical object duh art. Only 1 tape of each of QL06 to QL20
made - directly from ed’s brain to 1 tape. These 15 tapes was sent out
to 15 patrons. Each over 30 minutes of continuous free improv, each
in instrumentation and content. But QL21 is now officially deemed
and reproducible. One patron says - "Scatterological breakdown tied
with shards of burning wire. Amazing."
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