comes with a huge 22x28 newprint poster in japanese sealed poly sleeve. chicago s beau wanzer returns to the label with his signature sound of crunched out bizarro electronics. tip! unmistakenly, wanzer has carved his own niche through the years as this ep rightly reflects the vast range of styles he works in. from the hypnotic head nod of wick hunny to the juicy back alley electro wave of the grim whim or the nasty metallic stomp of he spilled my drink we get wanzer in top freak form, mangling the drum machines and pushing the synths to the edge. a welcome return to say the least.
a split release on nation s sublabel, kode. two exclusive tracks from transformation & beau wanzer.. transformation: this 2nd document of their time in the makeshift studio for another 15 minute psychedelic slo-trip continuing steps in creativity, gaining access to various pieces of musical equipment, hitting the garage, practicing and recording in hopes of making it, entitled -sketch 4-
beau wanzer returns with another lp of archival material plucked from the mutant mounds of shitty coughs and smelly feet. wanzer digs deep and delivers twelve tracks in his inimitable style, with some dating as far back as 1999. the brutal electronic punk productions like something stinks are balanced with moldy movements such as staring at at fish. this lp takes a more vocal heavy and menacing approach, but it s not without moments of respite. undoubtedly another oozing outing from the chicago deviant.
the contort yourself tradition of electronics pioneers, modern masters and new names continues into cy003. enrique comes under that latter banner. the hot releases alumnus introduces the ep with the piston pounded belligerence of dissociate. l.i.e.s. and nation veteran beau wanzer continues this stroll into aggression. weasels is an upturned work of techno. nuts, bolts and the grisly inner workings are on show for this fast paced floor mangler. spain s industrial stalwarts esplendor geometrico open the flip. from 1988 the grit of the factory floor is carried into rotor. a touch of the mystical is injected, chants looped through the hypnotic rhythms in this simmering classic. broken english club is on hand to rework rotor into a guttering piece of electro tainted machine music. if youre hoping for some respite, think again. prostitutes (diagonal) closes with the cruel pummelling percussion of cuyahoga frankenstein. a brutal, beefy and brilliant 12.
cp/bw is a collaboration between corporate park (aka shane english/jonah lange) and beau wanzer. the lp collects material recorded over the past 3 years from various fits and bursts in denton, tx. it s a slimy hodgepodge of varied influences processed by warped minds and melting hardware, displaying wanzer and co. s unique brand of american electronic madness.
known for his past releases on nation, l.i.e.s, and cititrax, chicagos beau wanzer delivers a 12 track lp of archival material culled from tapes stored away from years past, the tracks in question being plucked between 2002-2008. wanzer has stuck to his grotesque guns over the years, keeping his music personal, grating, and down right bizarre. each track takes a narrative of its own, from the languidly vocaled, yet uncannily catchy *mob boss* to the possessed murmurs of *love tone*, wanzer has created a completely unique collection of music which engages the listener all the way through.
CHECK OUT YOUR MIND / BANG (U & BEAU WANZER REMIXES)
12" Vinyl UK09.04.14
after the success of erol alkans debut illumination ep, phantasy is proud to present the first remix 12inch. man make musics u - delivers a psychedelic freakbeat version of check out your mind, while chicago producer and recent l.i.e.s. signing beau wanzer offers a mesmerizingly propulsive, mechanical rework of bang.
latest installment of the limited series from the home of ivan drago. this one sees another split with beau wanzer back at the helm controlling the a-side with more heavy handed beat tracks made for mixing, while the b-side is a very very very nasty warehouse techno beast by njb.
formed in 1997, and inaugurated that year with a split 12inch from new-comers and label founders, solvent and lowfish, this year suction records celebrates its 20th anniversary with the re-introduction of their famed snow robots series of compilations. while originally started as a north american answer to uk electronix labels like rephlex, skam and warp records, a sound that is still a staple of the current suction records catalog, suctions sound has also swerved into new territories, reflecting our love of dark 80s electronic music synthpop, ebm, and beyond. snow robots volume 4 features an international array of artists, fromsuction records mainstays like digital poodle, june, celldoed, and ceramic hello (with their much sought-after 1982 vocoder anthem), to label-favourites appearing on suction records for the first time: beau wanzer, morah, and one of skanfrom/sleeparchives lesser known aliases, civil defence programme.
ende juli veröffentlicht ninja tune zwei 12 inches zu illum spheres gefeiertem 2016er album “glass” inklusive albumtracks & hochkarätigen remixen von machine woman, gavsborg, hieroglyphic being, beau wanzer und fotomachine. beide 12 inches enthalten einen downloadcode mit fotomachines remix von “wounded”, einer treibenden neubearbeitung eines der reflektiertesten momente des albums.
auf weltweit 500 einheiten limitiertes schwarzes standardvinyl inklusive downloadcode mit bonusremix von fotomachine.
on the this latest release from power vacuum, a motley selection of inmates gather once more to deliver a new seminar on the mechanics of meltdown. beyond the zone of fruitless intensity lies ever more exhaustive trailer park visionaries blasting out wreck beats, a sound futuristic yet primitive like a turbo charged shire horse. peering through the heavily worked over fug, we sift through the transphonic ashes of technos blast furnace to retrieve these molten ingots and sling them into a disenfranchised cassette player
back in 2011, chicago s beau wanzer reshaped the angry body-music of the now-defunct houston duo //tense// with an 8 minute claustrophobic tr-909 workout. the track never saw the light of day on vinyl... until now. imagine wax-trax era sounds fused with wanzer s notorious grit. guaranteed to pummel.
a collection of hits, misses, new loves, and future head scratchers running the gamut from floor ready beat tracks (legowelt) to post chill out room bleep-hop (daywalker & cf) to industro-wave anti beat experimentation (svengalisghost) with no restrictions or limitations