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THEATER OF POISON - RAY MACHINES (CD) - RELEASE DATE: 23.02.2022
KROVJ S MOLOKOM
THEATER OF POISON - RAY MACHINES
Reissue on the occasion of the 20th anniversary with new mastering
Label: Destroyed Room Tapes / Fulldozer Records - DRTCD-01 / FDCD44.
Release date: 23.02.2022
Regular edition: digipak, 12-page booklet. Limited edition of 200 copies.
Special edition: digipak, 12-page booklet, 3 cards, additional bonus track, other CD design. Limited edition of 100 copies.
1. круговорот интровертария (16 слоев инвольтации)
2. дебилсивный депроверст
3. зиготные кровли Гоморры
4. дыхание в нефтяных колодцах
6. разум без скверны чревоубожества
7. детские картинки
8. оскорбленная красота
9. леса черни
11. утро после явления
12. горловые сны
13. 1-я бессонная жизнь (радиоперехват № 678)
14. ...обтекаемый розовым шлемом (северный сгусток)
15. катастрофы на хрустальной автостраде
16. венерические меха (Люц-относится-к-коже-как-к-наковальне-молот)
17. щелчки после конечности (радиоперехват № 679)
18. биопатогенный друг
19. уголовное тело в розарии безвременного мира
20. камера удушья (реприза)
21. молитвенный чернозем (подземные аэропорты)
22. по низким чахоткам "тик – там" – разночтенье меня и трезвой погоды
23. злоключение "16.7.00"
24. предметно-пьедестальные места
26. бермудские жернова
Fedor Svolotch (Theodor Bastard) about the album "Ray Machines":
"The musicians of Theater Of Poison managed to create one of the strangest, most psychedelic and fascinating albums in the history of Russian music. <...> The reissue of "Ray Machines" is a very big cultural event. And I sincerely envy the listener who will hear it for the first time today."
Attention! All tracks of the album play non-stop without pauses, so it is recommended to listen to the album on CD!
"Ray Machines" is the long-awaited reissue of the cult Theater Of Poison album, originally released on a small-edition CD-R in 2001 by the label No Music.
The psychedelic musical and poetic project Theater Of Poison (pronounced in Russian - "Teatr yada") was formed in Moscow in 1997. The band's mysterious music, difficult to describe, was characterized by the project participants as "trimelodeclamative suprematism, psychorealism and post-nihilism" and evoked myriads of associations ranging from psychedelia of the 60s, early industrial of the 70s and the gothic scene of the 80s to the work of Coil, Current 93 and The Legendary Pink Dots. The otherworldly and unique lyrics of the project leader N.Yan (aka Yan Nikitin), due to the large number of "intertextual quasi-poetic images", makes one remember Rimbaud, Lautreamont and Khlebnikov, but in general, the music of the Theater of Poison most resembles the art of painting. In October 2012 the not-from-this-world poet, musician, vocalist and painter Yan Nikitin passed away, leaving behind a vast creative legacy, which most have yet to figure out.
The album "Ray Machines", recorded in 2000, did not become a turning point for Russian independent music only because the group Theater Of Poison at that time was in the deep underground and did not care about its "promotion" at all. However, later this record was firmly established in the audio collections of motivated listeners and music connoisseurs and greatly influenced the Russian experimental indie scene. In 2021, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the album, the labels Destroyed Room Types and Softunderground reissued "Ray Machines" on double vinyl. Especially for this purpose, a new mastering of the album was made in the Mosfilm tonstudio, on which sound engineer Anatoly Ryasov worked with the direct participation of musicians of the Theater Of Poison - Pavel Doreuli, Petr Molchanov and Sergei Zaroslov. And now the album "Ray Machines" is being reissued on CD with beautiful artwork.
The CD is supplemented with a 12-page booklet with lyrics, drawings, collages and photographs; many of the materials presented are published for the first time. Special attention should be paid to the introductory article written by Fedor Svolotch (Theodor Bastard), which includes the memories of the band members about the recording of the album.
The edition is released in 2 versions:
Regular edition includes: CD in digipak, 12-page booklet. Limited to 200 copies.
Special edition includes: CD in digipak with an additional bonus track, 12-page booklet, 3 cards, and other design of the disc. Limited to 100 copies.
ARYAN MEMORY: MUSICAL TRADITIONS IN PAMIR (2CD + DVD + BOOK) - Kailas Records / Dolina Bartanga (Russia), 2007
A unique deluxe collector's editon of traditional Pamir music "Aryan Memory". The boxset comprises a 6-panel double DVD digipak holding two audio-CDs, a DVD and a 20-page full-colored booklet with information on musicians and conventional musical instruments of the Pamirs as well as a 100-page full-colored book in 14x25 cm format which describes the history of the Pamirs, beliefs and traditional ways of life of local residents. >>
THEODOR BASTARD. OIKOUMENE - Theo Records, 2012
New album of Theodor Bastard. The title refers to an ancient Greek notion, designating the inhabited or "civilized" sections of our planet, in other words those where mankind has left its mark - for better or worse. That global sweep is certainly echoed in the list of contributors, since our Russian artists are joined here by representatives of British, Zulu, Indian, and French-African traditions. Consequently, the list of instruments employed - and their home nations - is even longer. >>
COH. IIRON - Editions Mego (Austria), 2011
Coming 11 years after IRON, which also tackled the sound of rock with alarming results, the new album features not only recent guitar tracks recorded at Music Research Centre at York University, but also recordings made during Soviet era Russia, which refer to Pavlov's underground music activities in the early 80-ies. IIRON is a powerful, well executed electronic rock record, with just a dash a humour to keep it from becoming pompous, as so much of that kind of music can be sometimes. >>
PSYCHIC TV. THEMES - Cold Spring (UK), 2011
6CD box. For the first time, all "Themes" albums by Psychic TV released together, in a sumptuous, matt laminate, spot-varnished box set. The music itself was designed not only as soundtrack but also for subsequent use by Initiates of The Temple Ov Psychick Youth in their rituals as Functional music intended only to aid in the process of making things happen. It is a practical tool. Thee essential collection of rare, archive and modern PTV ritual / esoteric musick! >>
BAD SECTOR. TRANSPONDER - Infinite Fog Productions, 2011
Long-awaited, CD the version, one of the most interesting albums of Italian master Massimo Magrini! First time Transponder was released as CD-R on Blade Records in 99, now the album is again accessible, in a new format and with additional, exclusive compositions of that period - "Yst" and "Waal"! More than 60 minutes dark, deep, meditative, structured noise-ambient, in the best traditions of "Dolmen Factory" and "Ampos". >>
HYBRYDS. SOUNDTRACK FOR THE ANTWERP ZOO AQUARIUM - Zoharum (Poland), 2011
The reissue of a long-deleted classic album by this legendary Belgian project. It was created especially for the 150th anniversary of the Antwerp Zoo. Music composed by Sandy and Hermann (of Ah-Cama Sotz) was woven in between the sounds of dolphins, killer whales and the noise of the underwater world. The Zoo director wrote the following in the preface: "Soundtrack For The Antwerp Zoo Aquarium" is a musical journey of the similar stature as "20 000 Leagues Under the Sea" by Julius Verne. >>
ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER. RETURNAL - Editions Mego (Austria), 2010
"Returnal" is the 4th album from Daniel Lopatin's Oneohtrix Point Never project, after "Betrayed In The Octagon" (Deception Island, 2007), "Zones Without People" (Arbor, 2009) and "Russian Mind" (No Fun, 2009). All 3 albums being superbly compiled on the "Rifts" double CD set (No Fun, 2009). It sees Lopatin fine tune his craft for creation of deep atmospheres and texture even further. >>
JAZKAMER. THE YOUNG PERSON'S GUIDE TO JAZKAMER - Pica Disk (Norway), 2010
The final release in Jazkamer's 2010 series is a 4CD box-set. CD1: "Wind On Wednesday" (previously unreleased first album from 1998). CD2: "Compilation Tracks" (16 tracks selected from various compilations 2000-2007). CD3: "Vinyl On CD" (first CD version of the "Turntable Surface Fireball 2" LP; the "Knitter" 7", the Jazkamer sides of the Opec and Sandbleistift split LPs). CD4: "Live And More stuff" (live recordings from 2002 and 2010 + rarities). Booklet 1: 16 pages. Booklet 2: 20 pages. >>
TZOLK'IN. HAAB' - Ant-Zen (Germany), 2008
The musical project Tzolk'in is a collaboration between Empusae and Flint Glass - artists who are known in the fields of dark ambient, contemporary ritualistic tribal music and experimental electronica. This project is a conceptual creation inspired by Mayan mythology and the ancient Mayan astrological calendar of the same name. Tzolk'in can easily be viewed as an exotic soundtrack to the phantoms of a dead civilization. >>
MOUSE ON MARS,
THE HAFLER TRIO,
ANGEL (SCHNEIDER TM + ILPO VAISANEN),
MIKA VAINIO (PAN SONIC),
ANDREW LILES (NURSE WITH WOUND),
THE DAYS OF THE TRUMPET CALL,
AIDAN BAKER (NADJA),
SAMOYE BOLSHOYE PROSTOYE CHISLO,
NOISES OF RUSSIA,