Saturday, July 31, 2010

Two New Releases from Karl Schmidt Verlag!

Hello Again,

We're writing from KSV Zentrum, where a pair of new releases (one from our semi-omniscient co-founder, the other from our Romanian mastering Wunderkinder) have been approved for dissemination. Take a moment to reflect on the despair engendered by Western popular culture, then make the right decision...

KSV 097 Karl Schmidt - Jourdain

Recorded by Karl while TS and the CP were surveying the sights of Le Ville Lumière last weekend, Jourdain captures a less frequently championed set of tonalities. One intersection, many motorbikes, and the odd passerby blasting incongruous, irresistible schmaltz. Mediation is thus absolved!

01 Petite Désagréments (67:54)

Recorded by Karl in Paris, 25 July 10. Edited and mixed by TS. Produced by KS.

Mastered by Linda, Viola & Uwe at Slab Alucard, Cluj-Napoca.

Edition of 15.


KSV 098 Linda, Viola & Uwe - Eine ruhige Nachbarschaft

Five day workers dismantle a three-story scaffolding in real time. We call it rock.

01 Eine ruhige Nachbarschaft (71:06)

Edited, mixed, produced and mastered by Linda, Viola & Uwe on the Slab Alucard mobile in Maramureş, Romania, July 19, 2010.

Edition of 15.



€ 8.49 EU / € 10 elsewhere, postpaid.

PayPal: tlasila [at] gmail [dot] com.

Orders will begin shipping on August 9.


Dancers' melodic chamber, deadly chamber, chamber,


TS: Solo Vocal Performance #1

If you can make it, come. The way forward begins 12. August...


Pre-Holiday Notes...


I've loaded a week's worth of installments of Show Fruit (Série B) in advance of our Sunday afternoon departure (we're going to Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands, located not terribly far from the northwestern coast of Africa), so expect new levels of archival depravity, strictly for your delectation, round about midnight each and every morn.

Also, I've been tinkering with the design for ages now, and I've finally arrived at a design that both pleases my too-often offended eye and fails to over-burden my admittedly elementary HTML skills. I'll have the template uploaded later today, but be aware that most of the content will be months in the schlepping.

Lastly, there'll be two new KSV releases available for purchase later in the afternoon. Orders will ship on August 9, so take your time if money is tight...

I'll endeavor to update all those damned MySpace profiles as well. The KSV page is woefully out of date... Sorry. I hate going to MySpace these days. Such a drag, especially from a basic design standpoint. Of course, such banal gripes are nothing new...

OK, off to do a fuckload of chores.

Until Later,


TLASILA: Show Fruit (Série B) 10...

Our cities are too long without knishes...

TLASILA - Show Fruit (Série B) 10: Pomelo

Assembled from extracts of the following recordings from the official To Live and Shave in L.A. archive:

TLASILA - Live, Lieu Commun, Toulouse, France (12 May 08); TLASILA - Live, The Cave, Williamsburg (Brooklyn) (25 Oct 96); TLASILA - Gaybomb track isolation from the sessions for The Cortège (2007); TLASILA - piano tests (TS), Adel, GA, 5 July 03; TLASILA - Nandor Nevai track isolation from the Atlanta sessions for God and Country Rally! (1996); POI - "S.H.P.," from Limp/Arkansas sessions, Miami (early 1991); TLASILA - from TS edits, Atlanta, (17 Jan 97).

10B Pomelo (6:56)

Composed, edited, mixed and produced by TS for TLASILA.



De-oxygenate at first light,


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