Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Final Entry

It's with great relief that I am able to announce that this is the final entry for No Longer Forgotten Music. I have run out of things to post. But also, no less importantly, I lack the energy to continue. I didn't wait for some significant number to stop, or for the blog's seventh birthday (which happens to be July 13th), or anything special like that. Just an ordinary day in June with a fine, though not particularly spectacular, release. Over the past seven years, I have posted over 2100 albums, tapes, and singles with great joy. However, the difficulties of getting new stuff to post, and of course the difficulties with share sites removing files, have made me lose interest. Everything you've seen here within the last 6 months were ripped more than a year ago. I am simply putting some more items online for the sake of it (and of course also so that I won't have wasted my effort).

It has been a pleasure to do this blog. To know some that fine music posted here has since been officially reissued has made the years of work more than worthwhile.  Once forgotten gems by XX Committee, Odal, Hands To, Vice, Bazooka, Mekanik Kommando, Das Ding, and Sluik have found modern listeners and a wider audience, Some people have even started businesses by officially re-releasing out-of-print stuff that they first heard here. I have exchanged some nice music with some friendly people. Many musicians were happy to find their old sounds again through this blog, though some were upset... although if an album was released an edition of 10 copies and not looked back upon for decades, then I don't understand why the artist would be bothered by a blog post now. Still, I have respectfully removed offending posts when asked to.

It is possible that I'll post something at some time in the future, if by whatever strange coincidence I digitize something for someone, or if I get a new contribution from Dr. Freakowitz. Keep in mind that the re-upping policy remains the same. I am finished actively posting music, but don't worry: I will not remove this blog or deactivate the e-mail address for some time. I might close the possibility to leave comments. 99% of the time it is a request to re-up something. If you want the links to be alive, then you need to help me out: send me a private email and I will send files to you through WeTransfer on one condition: you must re-up them to a file-sharing server so that I can add an active download link here. It's really that simple. If you don't re-up a file you've requested from me, if instead you just consume them without helping to share, then I won't send you anything again. Easy.

This has been another piece of fine print. Over and out.

Unit Moebius ‎– The Guy Effect (cassette, Cunker Records ‎002, 19??)

Monday, June 24, 2013

SPK ‎– The Last Attempt At Paradise (cassette, Fresh Sounds Inc ‎103, 1982)

Live recording from April 1982. I don't have the booklet that came with it. Unindexed, but check the discogs link for a tracklist.

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Kalahari Surfers ‎– Bigger Than Jesus (LP, ReR Megacorp ‎ReR 38, 1990)

This is actually not the version on ReR Megacorp but a cassette version released by Network 77, a South African label, and this version is not mentioned on Discogs. Some excellent pop music with a political message.

Merzbow ‎– Crocidura Dsi Nezumi (cassette, Banned Production ‎BP- 27, 1988)

Rip from the original cassette, not the CD in the Merzbox.

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Mario Marzidovsek - M.M.L. 005 (tape, MML 005, 1985)

Highly obscure cassette by Mario Marzidvosek, which is not on discogs.

Hyware ‎– 2 Tracks (cassette, G.R.O.S.S. ‎GRE201, 1995)

I posted some music by Radboud Mens before, of his Hyware project, but this is very first release. Quite noisy!

Hands To ‎– Toumani (cassette, Sounds For Consciousness Rape ‎SFCR 04, 1990)

Ah, Jeph Jerman's Hands To project here, with some great experimental sound manipulations. all lo-fi on his early sampling devices. Just like he has always been doing.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

The Agnes That Sat OnMy Tent (tape, Vec Audio, 1996)

Plus one more Vec Audio tape, which is a compilation with three audio stores, by Rod Summers, Marshall Anderson and Asta Olafsdottir.

Not on discogs


Rod Summers - A New Rush At The Neuron Pack (cassette, Vec Audio, 1995)

Sound poet Rod Summers lives since many years in Maastricht and he has produced a lot of tapes, almost none of them are to be found on discogs, like this one. Field recordings and spoken word.

not on discogs


Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Etat Brut ‎– Géométrie D'un Assassinat (cassette, Etat Brut ‎EB 9, 1982)

Three tapes from Belgium's finest industrial music band Etat Brut. Recently granted with a proper CD release on Sub Rosa of one of the other tapes, this is some great music. Dark, moody, rhythmic and noisy. One of the three is with Danny DeVos, also known as DDV, and better known as one half of Club Moral, and still going strong.

Etat Brut ‎– Emissions 1 (cassette, Etat Brut ‎EB 07, 1981)

DDV/Etat Brut ‎– 4 Sept / Machines (cassette, Etat Brut ‎EB 08, Club Moral ‎CM02, 1982)

Monday, June 17, 2013

Sex & Bestiality (four tapes, Bain Total ‎K.23, 1984)

Having completed the vinyl that I had digitized, it's time to return to cassettes, perhaps the format I love best. Someone asked me wether I had this, and I did have it, also as a MP3, but maybe it was time to do a fresh rip, in 320 kbps. This is it. Quite a well-known compilation: six hours of music with a fine cast of players.