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SUB ROSA

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One of the most prominent labels for all sorts of experimental music and archival releases around. Based in Brussels and run by Guy Marc Hinant and Frédéric Walheer, their huge label catalogue includes releases by Scanner, Don Preston, Dub Taylor, Jac Berrocal, Etat Brut, Henri Pousseur, William S. Burroughs, Angus MacLise, essential compilations and anthologies and much more.

 
"166 minutes with Charlemagne Palestine: piano Bösendorfer, orgue Yamaha and voice. Rhys Chatham: trumpet, loop pedal, electric guitar. This is the first recorded collaboration between Charlemagne Palestine and Rhys Chatham. And it's precious. After the musical meeting ...
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SR367 | SUB ROSA

"Early Nights can be seen like a music box of musical and nocturnal atmospheres. Musician Jean D.L. guides us on this album through a collection of fragments, pieces of recollection collected over a period of 7 years. The music, both recorded live and at home meanders ...
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SR398 | SUB ROSA

"A 'classic' from our catalogue, never released as vinyl before. An astonishing piano player drifts on beats and scapes. Recorded during a magic night in the courtyard of a Siena Renaissance Italian Palazzio where the lightness of Harold Budd meets Eraldo Bernocchi deep ...
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SRV239 | SUB ROSA

"During the 1950s and 1960s, Roberto Gerhard gathered a significant magnetic tape collection in his home studio, creating a major repository of early electronic sound recordings of his own works. The pieces on this record present a complex set of challenges for audio ...
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SRV378 | SUB ROSA

"During the 1950s and 1960s, Roberto Gerhard gathered a significant magnetic tape collection in his home studio, creating a major repository of early electronic sound recordings of his own works. The pieces on this record present a complex set of challenges for audio ...
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SR378 | SUB ROSA

"Founding members of the original 'Rock In Opposition' [R.I.O.] movement and the inventors of 'Chamber Rock', mythic belgian band Univers Zero have continued to change and grow and develop over their entire career, while still keeping a ensemble sound and spirit that is ...
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SRV392 | SUB ROSA

"This LP represents a significant performance by Salvatore Martirano (1927-1995) on his unique instrument, the SalMar Construction.Under development from the late 1960s, the SalMar is believed to be the first interactive 'composing machine' with digital logic circuits ...
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SRV374 | SUB ROSA

"this brand-new electroacoustic Stade featuring French trumpet player Erik Truffaz (Blue Note), New York-based free guitarist Elliott Sharp, and American-Swiss harmonica player Grégoire Maret is resolutely jazz, yet flirts with the syncopated vocabulary of hip-hop and ...
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SR291 | SUB ROSA

"extraodinary cut-up voices recorded during the mid-60's in hotel rooms in New York, Paris, London... it's impossible not to recognise the writer's voice - the sonority of this voice - a sonority also present in the silence of every text he wrote. an explosion of ...
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SRV08 | SUB ROSA

"drone-based experiments (notably with tony conrad, extremely present on the album, and john cale), and purely electronic compositions - a path (almost) nobody knew maclise had explored. miraculously salvaged by gerald malanga, these archives provided a new perspective ...
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SRV355 | SUB ROSA

"From Aidan Walsh, the self-proclaimed 'Master of the Universe' to Dion McGregor who had a peculiar talent that manifested in his sleep and to Speedy, the man who sings faster than his Tourette syndrome, a large body of work and personal visions of their world." (label ...
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SR393 | SUB ROSA

"Following their magnificient debut album, Oiseaux-Tempete brought together a brilliant list of friends/remixers." (label info) remixes by Frederic D. Oberland, Stephane Pigneul, Ben Mc Connell, Stephane C., Justin Small (do Make Say Think), Scanner, Saaad, Dag ...
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SRV387 | SUB ROSA

"Wolff uniquely blends experimental concerns with classical tendencies. In these pieces not only are older composers referenced (Ives, Schumann) but Wolff's love of clarity of line and transparency of texture betrays an empathy with Webern, Haydn and Bach. This ...
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SR389 | SUB ROSA

"Prior to forming Digital Dance in Brussels, in the summer of 1978, Jerry WX (voicen guitar) and Stephan Barbery (guitar) were closely involved in the local punk scene. Jerry WX played with Chainsaw, the very first Brussels punk band in 1976, and a year later with ...
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SRV366 | SUB ROSA

"Five crocuses have ben selected for this cd. From 2004 to 2007, i reduced the music i wrote between 1979 and 1994 to monophonic strands, sonic dna, although some of the chords survived. Some of these strands went into sonates curieuses for muted violin, while others ...
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SR386 | SUB ROSA

"An incredible energy took over Brussels at the onset of the Eighties. It is a strange and rare feeling when you tell yourself that something is happening. And it always happens through an accumulation of very small facts. Then, suddenly, it is there. This collection ...
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SRV376 | SUB ROSA

"An incredible energy took over Brussels at the onset of the Eighties. It is a strange and rare feeling when you tell yourself that something is happening. And it always happens through an accumulation of very small facts. Then, suddenly, it is there. This collection ...
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SR376 | SUB ROSA

"Jacques "Jac" Berrocal (born 22 October 1946, Saint-Jean d'Angély) is a French trumpeter, singer and composer. He has been active since the 1970s in the independent and avant-garde music scene (he recorded/played with Steven Stapleton / Nurse With Wound and ...
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SRV345 | SUB ROSA

"Jacques "Jac" Berrocal (born 22 October 1946, Saint-Jean d'Angély) is a French trumpeter, singer and composer. He has been active since the 1970s in the independent and avant-garde music scene (he recorded/played with Steven Stapleton / Nurse With Wound and ...
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SR345 | SUB ROSA

"Sub Rosa recordings 1996-2003: the complete series of works made by David Toop for our label." (label info) tracklisting: CD1: 01-13 37th Floor at Sunset (2000 / 13 tracks full album); 14 Tricyrtis Latifolia 9'40 (2002 / from floating foundation vol.2); 15 Kolade ...
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SR385 | SUB ROSA

"Although John Cage occasionally worked in large, sophisticated studios - for example, when he composed Fontana Mix in 1958 - his approach to electronic and tape music was often uncomplicated, makeshift, and pragmatic, employing simple tabletop devices: tape machines, ...
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SRV361 | SUB ROSA

"Although John Cage occasionally worked in large, sophisticated studios - for example, when he composed Fontana Mix in 1958 - his approach to electronic and tape music was often uncomplicated, makeshift, and pragmatic, employing simple tabletop devices: tape machines, ...
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SR361 | SUB ROSA

"2014 - on the 20th anniversary of the passing of Derek Jarman and this reissue Robin Rimbaud (aka Scanner) reviewed many of the materials in his archive and discovered four selections that were originally left off the release but feel now that they offer another ...
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SR384 | SUB ROSA