Friday, September 26, 2014

Thursday, September 11, 2014

T/SMS: TST 42 (aka Like Lazarus)

I recorded a second full-length T/SMS set a few months ago at Willi Dammeier's Institut für Wohlklangforschung here in Hannover. As soon as I have the artwork properly sorted, the album (which will be issued by KSV-affiliated imprint Elfelejt) should be on its way to the factory. Apart from Claudia Franke and John Wiese, no one has heard any of the new material. Here's the second track from the album, "TST 42." (Or, if you prefer, "Like Lazarus.") I put a helluva lot of work into these pieces, and I trust you'll erupt accordingly...
TS/KSV/TLASILA Soundcloud link here.

Best wishes,

Not Bono

INC Hannover 2014: Final Poster

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Karl Schmidt Verlag: New September Releases!

Karl Schmidt Verlag: being the best fucking anti-anti-anti label on the planet is relatively easy. Maintaining the infrastructure to tap into distant futures of calamitous din? Nah, no sweat either. We're so far ahead we've left our own sweet asses behind... There are 12 new releases for your righteous delectation, available soon! Wipe down the bench and geek out.

Left to right, top to bottom: (KSV 342) Three Hillbilly Fears - Whip; (KSV 343) Cut Loose Bitch - Zerstörer Backs a Knot; (KSV 344) Halftime Debt - Penstemon; (KSV 345) Gemeiner Stechdorn - Die Peitsche; (KSV 346) Paramedic Helmet - Pullulation; (KSV 349) Factories Empty Evenings - Fluoreszenzmessung; (KSV 348) Schrein - Bei Koc, 18. Sept; (KSV 347) Glatte Verweigerung x Paranoid Leather - Pferdekadaver; (KSV 350) Tom Smith - Your Violence; (KSV 352) Mavnlaust Oønster Npptog - Urmglockest, 21. Sept; (KSV 353) Reatsstaer - Mglocke Ruts, 22. Sept; and (KSV 366) Michael Barthel - Bei Koc.

Absence Blots Us Out

We've all lost friends. It's never easy to absorb the initial shock, to make sense of lives cut short. The collective known as To Live and Shave in L.A. recently lost a brother, one who intuitively understood our mission and who lived it resolutely, defiantly - sometimes in defiance of yours truly. We're banding together to produce a work dedicated to the talent, wit, and demonic energy of Chris Grier. Absence Blots Us Out. A nod to Henry Miller's Sexus. A dream narrative. Coming soon.

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The Vault Is Ready for Plundering!

Hello Droogs,

Every few cycles we rip away the KSV molding and leave the vault open for a long weekend. All out of print albums (save the gigantic box sets) are available through Monday, September 8th.

Single discs: €8.49 Eurozone / €11 elsewhere. Double sets: €10 / €13. Triple albums: €12 / €15. All prices postpaid. Scroll downwards through the past, make your selections, and queue for the gold.

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

New releases TOMORROW!



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