Sub Rosa

Records (and DVDs) by legendary avant-garde, experimental and electronic music label Sub Rosa
 
Brussels
 
179 titles
 
Ulrich Krieger - Wall of Sound - Drones Patterns Noises (3 CD)
2020
forthcoming
Walls of Sounds is a music of sonic sensations. It is a physical and sensual approach to the phenomenon of thick sound worlds. Sound waves become physical objects, four-dimensional sonic sculptures to be experienced, bodily and mentally (works by Alvin Lucier, Phill Niblock, John Cage, John Duncan, James Tenney, Terry Riley, Lee Ranaldo, Philip Glass, Steve Reich, Boris Hegenbart, Ulrich Krieger, Zbigniew Karkowski).
Konstantin Raudive - The Voices of the Dead - Featuring David Toop, 
DJ Spooky, 
Lee Ranaldo, 
Calla & 
CM von Hausswolff (vinyl LP)
2020
forthcoming
Original archives from Konstantin Raudive and Gerhard Stempnik and some additional remixes.
 Silk Saw - Everything Starts (vinyl EP)
2020
forthcoming
Vinyl EP from Silk Saw's 12th album, blending sweet and bitter in languorous and enigmatic melodies that float on intriguing pounding polyrhythms.
 Silk Saw - Nothing Is Finished (CD)
2020
forthcoming
Silk Saw's 12th album, blending sweet and bitter in languorous and enigmatic melodies that float on intriguing pounding polyrhythms.
 Oiseaux-Tempête - Tlamess (Sortilège) (vinyl LP)
2020
Oiseaux-Tempête's first original soundtrack composed for the second feature film by critically-acclaimed Tunisian Director Ala Eddine Slim. Fully instrumental, this immersive film score is also their most electronic album to date.
 Oiseaux-Tempête - Tlamess (Sortilège) (CD)
2020
Oiseaux-Tempête's first original soundtrack composed for the second feature film by critically-acclaimed Tunisian Director Ala Eddine Slim. Fully instrumental, this immersive film score is also their most electronic album to date.
David Shea - The Tower of Mirrors (2 vinyl LP)
2020
The first vinyl edition of Shea's classic album, celebrating the 25th year of its release: a crafty piece of complex narrative audiocollage, combining samples and acoustic instruments, inspired by Chinese philosophy, easy listening, and experimental music.
Anthony Burgess - Conversations with the Anthony Burgess cassette archives - 1964-1993 (2 CD)
2019
An intimate audio archive of the British novelist, coupled with a 18-track sonic portrait of Burgess by invited artists and musicians.
Anthony Burgess - Conversations with the Anthony Burgess cassette archives - 1964-1993 (2 vinyl LP)
2019
An intimate audio archive of the British novelist, coupled with a 18-track sonic portrait of Burgess by invited artists and musicians.
Kaoru Tashiro - Cloud Atlas / Vertical Study (CD)
2019
Cloud Atlas is a collection of 10 short pieces composed by Toshi Ichiyanaghi between 1985 to 1999. Vertical Study gathers rare pieces composed by Claude Ledoux. Both are performed by Japanese pianist Kaoru Tashiro.
 Institute of Sonology - Early Electronic Music - 1959-1969 (2 vinyl LP)
2019
Early electronic music from 1959 to 1969 produced by the Institute of Sonology, in Utrecht, Holland. Their pioneering research work helped define brand-new forms during the crucial 1960s decade.
Milan Knížák - String Quartets (vinyl LP)
2019
A compilation of string compositions and collages by multimedia artist and composer Milan Knížák, performed by the fama Q string quartet.
 Maria Beltsikova & Tatiana Dordzhieva - Kalmykian Archaic and Soviet Folk (vinyl LP)
2019
Maria Beltsikova and Tatiana Dordzhieva are two Kalmyk folk musicians, named after the Mongolian descendants living in Russia. This compilation gathers traditional Kalmyks songs (about the deportation of the Kalmyks in 1943-1944) and Soviet folklore.
 Univers Zéro - Phosphorescent Dreams (CD)
2019
Available for the first time outside Japan, another epic album of symphonic schizophrenic avant-rock from legendary band Univers Zéro.
 Univers Zéro - Phosphorescent Dreams (vinyl LP)
2019
Available for the first time outside Japan, another epic album of symphonic schizophrenic avant-rock from legendary band Univers Zéro (limited marbled vinyl edition).
Christian Wolff - Preludes, Variations, Studies and Incidental Music (2 CD)
2019
These recordings performed by pianist Philip Thomas reveal Wolff as a composer fully exploring, in different ways, the continuum between music which is highly fragmented, embracing extended silences—composed or indeterminate—to that which is more progressive and seemingly driven, albeit taking in disarming and unconventional routes.
 Oiseaux-Tempête - From Somewhere Invisible (vinyl LP)
2019
currently out of stock
Oiseaux-Tempête's fourth studio album embraces the new, leaving aside the nomadic evocations of the previous albums to unfold as a twilight and prophetic orchestra around G.W. Sok's punctuated voice.
Spectra Ex Machina - A Sound Anthology Of Occult Phenomena – 1920-2017 – Vol. 1 (vinyl LP)
2019
sold out
This anthology brings together rare documents pertaining to so-called occult phenomena, most of them taken from little-known archives. In the course of three volumes, this series traces an audio history of parapsychology. The first volume is an exploration of spiritualism and haunted houses. It features records of spiritual séances and medium trances, haunting spirits and haunted places, audios of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Harry Houdini...
 Institute of Sonology - Early Electronic Music - 1959-1969 (CD)
2019
sold out
Early electronic music from 1959 to 1969 produced by the Institute of Sonology, in Utrecht, Holland. Their pioneering research work helped define brand-new forms during the crucial 1960s decade.
 Bill Laswell - City of Light (vinyl LP)
2019
currently out of stock
Available for the first time ever on vinyl, one of Bill Laswell's masterpieces, the meditative ethno-ambient project inspired by the holy region of Banaras in India, in collaboration with Coil, Tetsu Inoue and Trilok Gurtu.
An Anthology Of Greek Experimental Electronic Music – 1966-2016 (2 vinyl LP)
2019
This anthology aspires to map the heterogenous landscape of Greek Experimental Electronic Music in all its contextual, sociopolitical, geographical and aesthetic disparity. With a single exception, it zeroes in on post-80s music. It comprises works of very different kinds by composers of all sorts of backgrounds that, still, can be thought of, as both “Greeks” and “Experimentalists”.
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