Sub Rosa

Records (and DVDs) by legendary avant-garde, experimental and electronic music label Sub Rosa
 
Brussels
 
221 titles
 
Eric Thielemans - A New Score for Koyaanisqatsi (vinyl LP)
2022
Dark-folk songwriter Chantal Acda and beyond drums-percussion musician extraordinaire Eric Thielemans propose, after Phillip Glass, a new score for Koyaanisqatsi, re-actualising the incredibly beautiful, raw, rhythmic and touching images of this 80-ties cinematographic masterpiece.
Milan Knížák - Another State of Stagnation / Piano Pieces (1991-2021) (CD)
2022
Six unreleased piano pieces by Milan Knízák, written between 1991 and 2021, played by Czech piano virtuoso Miroslav Beinhauer.
Leo Kupper - Electronic Works & Voices 1977-1987 (2 vinyl LP)
2022
This release highlights Leo Kupper's earliest compositions with his GAME machine - Générateur Automatique de Musique Electronique (Automatic Generatorof Electronic Music) constructed during the 1960's. Purely electronic sounds into new structures, Leo Kupper shows through his 4 tracks a real spirit of renewal.
Exploring Gong Culture of Southeast Asia - Massif and Archipelago (vinyl LP)
2022
A field recording project initiated by Japanese sound artist Yasuhiro Morinaga, documenting traditional gong music by different Southeast Asian ethnic groups.
Exploring Gong Culture of Southeast Asia - Massif and Archipelago (2 CD + booklet)
2022
A field recording project initiated by Japanese sound artist Yasuhiro Morinaga, documenting traditional gong music by different Southeast Asian ethnic groups (2 CDs with a 52 page booklet).
Mick Harris - Murder Ballads [Passages] (2 vinyl LP)
2022
The second chapter of the post-isolationist, deep ambient & folk classic Murder Ballads by M.J. Harris (Scorn) and Martyn Bates (Eyeless in Gaza) re-emerges in this first vinyl outing.
Pauline Oliveros - Musica Nuvolosa - Performed by Ensemble 0 (CD)
2022
Pauline Oliveros and György Ligeti revisited by Ensemble 0.
Carl Michael von Hausswolff - Conductor / Life and Death of Pboc (2 vinyl LP)
2022
Two rare historical recordings (1983 and 1986) by the godfather of Dark Ambient, originally released as single sides and gathered here for the first time.
Reinhold Weber - Complete Electronic & Phonetic Works 1968-1974 (2 vinyl LP)
2022
Released in Sub Rosas Early Electronic series, Reinhold Weber's Complete Electronic & Phonetic Works 1968-1974.
Leo Kupper - Complete Electronic & Voices Works 1961-1987 (3 CD)
2022
The complete works of one of the pioneers of Belgian early electronics.
 Opening Performance Orchestra - Aktual University (CD)
2022
Two pieces based on Milan Knízak's canonical text Aktual University, dating from 1967, containing ten short lectures outlining the university's character—On Conflict, On Dreams, On Revolutions, On Love, On Belief, On Art, etc. These lectures were to serve as inspirational schemes for lectures, seminars and discussions held at an ideal university.
Maurice Louca - Elephantine (vinyl LP)
2022
A long form composition of six movements from Maurice Louca, with the Lebanese improvisational group A Trio, featuring Anthea Caddy, Khaled Yassine, and Christina Kazaryan, between Arabic music and psychedelic folk.
Maurice Louca - Elephantine – Limited Edition (marbled vinyl LP)
2022
A long form composition of six movements from Maurice Louca, with the Lebanese improvisational group A Trio, featuring Anthea Caddy, Khaled Yassine, and Christina Kazaryan, between Arabic music and psychedelic folk.
 Palo Alto - The Tears Of Nietszche - Feat. Richard Pinhas (7\'\' Limited Clear Vinyl)
2022
Following Palo Alto's previous Difference and Repetition – A Musical Evocation Of Gilles Deleuze 2LP/CD this limited 7'' edition features The Tears of Nietszche on side A with Richard Pinhas as guest musician and Vecteur d'abolition on side B with the voice of Gilles Deleuze.
Frederic Rzewski - Speaking Rzewski - Performed by Stephane Ginsburgh (CD)
2022
Three pieces for speaking pianist by the American avant-garde musician, politically committed composer and virtuoso pianist Frederic Rzewski (1938-2021), performed by Stephane Ginsburgh (for whom two of the pieces were composed).
Sarah Defrise - Sarah Defrise sings For Cathy - A Capella Album – A Tribute to Cathy Berberian (CD)
2021
Belgian soprano Sarah Defrise dedicates her first new music album to the American mezzo-soprano Cathy Berberian, featuring exclusively a capella pieces which were written for Berberian by some of the most prominent composers of her time.
Tetsuo Furudate - The Nocturne, The Nightmare and a Fruit (CD)
2021
Tetsuo Furudate's new album, featuring Keiko Higuchi and Olga Magieres.
Michel Redolfi - Sonic Waters, Underwater Music 1979-1987 (CD)
2021
A work for underwater performance that literally immerses the listener into an acoustical substance, released in Sub Rosa's Early Electronic series.
Mick Harris - Murder Ballads [Drift] (2 vinyl LP)
2021
Post-isolationist, deep ambient & folk classic Murder Ballads (Drift) by M.J. Harris (Scorn) and Martyn Bates (Eyeless in Gaza) re-emerges in this first vinyl outing.
Julius Eastman - Three Extended Pieces For Four Pianos (2 CD)
2021
Julius Eastman's Four Pianos (1979-80), performed by Melaine Dalibert, Stephane Ginsburgh, Nicols Horvath and Wilhem Latchoumia.
Dirk Specht - The April Sessions (vinyl LP)
2021
This journey, this slowly drifting sonic meditation, is an "inner soundscape", a dialogue between the senses, the conscience and the world, inside / outside, interconnected. Like waking up from a long dream, and being stuck into its echo. The April Sessions immerges the listener into a drone-ish universe, full of random acousmatic events, inner monologues and a vast and unwritten subjective map to be drawn.
André Stordeur - Oberheim SEM 8 Voice - 1979-80 (vinyl LP)
2021
Unreleased 25'06 side A track (1979-80) + selected works circa 2000 by a key composer of Belgian electronic music.
 Winter Family - Chevaliers - Music for a dance piece by Paco Dècina (vinyl LP)
2021
Winter Family's new album, a composition for a dance piece by Italian choreographer Paco Dècina (pipe organ, piano, voice), partially recorded in St Martin church of Maxéville, France.
 Sote - Majestic Noise Made in Beautiful Rotten Iran (CD)
2021
The latest album by Iranian-American electronic music producer Sote is an all electronic affair, harmonically maximalist, predominantly symphonic-synthetic, requiring active listening.
 Hastings of Malawi - Axial Incidents (The X-Mas Album) (vinyl LP)
2021
Hastings of Malawi's third LP—the antithesis of Christmas albums.
Robin Rimbaud - Staging Silence - Original Film Soundtracks (2 vinyl LP)
2021
An exquisite study in dreamlike abstract ambience, a kaleidoscope of sounds and tones that engage the head and the heart.
 Vladislav Delay - 500 Push-Up (vinyl LP)
2020
The meeting of Vladislav Delay's electronics and Sly and Robbie's Jamaican rhythm section.
 Vladislav Delay - 500 Push-Up (CD)
2020
The meeting of Vladislav Delay's electronics and Sly and Robbie's Jamaican rhythm section.
 Lustmord - The Fall - Dennis Johnson\'s November Deconstructed (CD)
2020
A deconstruction of Dennis Johnson's November by legendary artist Lustmord and renowned classical pianist Nicolas Horvath.
 Palo Alto - Difference and Repetition - A Musical Evocation Of Gilles Deleuze (2 vinyl LP)
2020
Palo Alto pays tribute to Gilles Deleuze in a dazzling, radical and political concept album (featuring Richard Pinhas, Thierry Zaboitzeff of Art Zoyd, Alain Damasio and Rhys Chatham).
Joris de Laet - Experimental &  Parametric Music 1976-2017 (2 vinyl LP)
2020
Through “Experimental & Parametric Music 1976-2017,” more than 40 years of Joris de Laet's work are unveiled. We discover here for the first time the great coherence of this work: from “Signalisations” (1976) to “Mnemosyne pour une acousmaman” (2017). The twelve compositions are annotated and explained in detail by the composer, as well as a kind of wild autobiography.
Joris de Laet - Experimental &  Parametric Music 1976-2017 (2 CD)
2020
Through “Experimental & Parametric Music 1976-2017,” more than 40 years of Joris de Laet's work are unveiled. We discover here for the first time the great coherence of this work: from “Signalisations” (1976) to “Mnemosyne pour une acousmaman” (2017). The twelve compositions are annotated and explained in detail by the composer, as well as a kind of wild autobiography.
 Opening Performance Orchestra - Radio Music Extended (based on John Cage\'s Radio Music) (CD)
2020
The composition Radio Music Extended, performed by Opening Performance Orchestra, draws upon the concept John Cage brought to bear in his piece Radio Music from 1956.
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