last update: october 22nd 2013
happy to present you Faroe
Islands, a new 10" by
wouter van veldhoven - a new name on morc, though
he's been around for quite some time.
With a preference for old and cheap
equipment, Wouter van Veldhoven is quite a unique person
in today's electronic music. For his recordings, he heavily
relies on the sounds, including the defects, of old taperecorders,
toy instruments and homemade cassette driven synths. So,
no laptops in Wouter's work. He rather uses a mechanical
approach to construction music of an ambient nature. The
hiss and the wobbly sounds are just one aspect of his
music though. There's plenty of melody underneath it all.
Faroe Islands is inspired by a trip that wouter did to
these islands... by accident. full story on the release
this is wouters first solorelease on vinyl. though techically
it's a lathe cut - which means every single record has
been hand cut on beautiful and great sounding clear plastic
in New Zealand by Peter King. edition of just 70 copies,
with a download coupon, and it's yours for just 15 euro
+ shipping. get in touch..
been a while since we last made a label
sampler. so we have a new one up on our bandcamp
page. the fun thing about this one is: it's been curated
by jessica bailiff,
karina esp and edgar
wappenhalter. download only (it's a sampler, after
all) and pay-what-you-like (yes, 0 euro is fine too) if
you'd like something physical to celebrate this release:
we have some t-shirts up on that page too (yes, our very
jessica bailiff and boduf
songs did a joint european tour earlier this year.
to celebrate this,we released a split
7". both artist rework one of the finest songs
from their recent backcatalogue. just as on the tour,
boduf songs brings a stripped down version of decapitation
blues. jessica bailiff toured as a loud threepiece, but
here she deliveres a remarkable version of lakeside blues,
focussed on organ. two epic pieces, that fit well in their
this record comes in a full colour sleeve, with download
code, and is limited to a one time pressing of 200 copies.
it can be yours for just 6 euro.
a long silence, we can welcome back
Bingo Trappers; the legendary lofi duo from Amsterdam.
With their unique psychedelic tinged garage-pop tunes,
and records on labels like shrimper and animal world they
gathered quite a cult following. they still offer the
most delicious druggy pop songs, harmonies, riffs, choruses
and bridges, harmonicas and pedal steel, with The Byrds,
Dylan and Young as their gurus. the LP Sister
Planet is their first release on morc in ten years.
and it's a great one; This is a limited edition of only
150 LP's, beautifully screenprinted by Smeraldina-Rima,
and with liner notes by Simon Joyner. comes with a download
coupon, for a cheap price of 12 euro (+shipping)
long overdue, but held a small release party for the the
Lichens lp "lítiõ
fólk'. that one came out in november 2012,
and was sold out for a while. in the meantime, we did
a small repress of another 150 copies. on this album,
Robert Lowe (of Om, 90 day men) focuses on his distinct
voice. For the most part of the album, youll hear
nothing but his wordless vocals some parts melodic,
some droning, some pulsating, but at all times enchanting.
impressive from the very first to the very last notes.
and we're running low on copies of all
these other titles we put out the past year. really:
we only have about 20-30 copies left of each:
eyes'(onesided lp - 10 euro)
Summer Eyes is a bit lighter than Felicias most
recent output. The first track starts out with a very
recognizable keyboard melody, but slowly turns into
a powerful yet friendly sounding drone, with all the
elements from the very start still recognizable in there.
The second song is an instrumental to her standards-
ep" (7" - 6 euro)
Annelies and Wim have been living together for about
10 years. From the moment they moved in together they
became a big indirect influence on
each others work. In Annelies case, this resulted
in the use of more effects and writing guitar-based
songs. Whereas Circle Bros drifted away from being a
guitar-oriented drone entity. Listeners who pay attention
will hear plenty of similarities .
Monseré : Nest(10"
- 10 euro)
on this ep, Annelies brings together her stark pianosound
and her loude, built up songs. this is perfectly illustrated
in her two versions of 'all things are quite silent'.
5 songs, over 23 minutes in total. to top it off: steve
marreyt of edgar wappenhalter sings along!
now we're at at it: there's not a single release of which
we have more than 50 copies left in stock. of these titles
we only have less than 10 copies left
- morc 28: fields
split ep (7")
- morc 58: urpf lanze/Edgar
superb mix of high quality adventurous pop, drones and
- morc 54: circle bros:
haven (lp) partially
improvised songs - drones thrown into pop and folkstructures
so what is coming up after all this?
a very brief overview:
- an lp by karina
- an lp by iditarod
- more surprises!
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