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Cary Loren - Polaroids
2022
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
This artist's book by the American artist, musician (Destroy All Monsters), writer and bookseller intertwines Polaroids of 1970s Detroit with photographs of painterly collages made of TV stills and print ephemera combining Christian iconography, Classical Hollywood cinema, pop and b-movie culture.
Sherill Tippins - Dans le palais des rêves - La vie et l\'époque du légendaire Chelsea Hotel de New York
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A fascinating exploration of the utopian origins and tumultuous 130-year history of the largest and longest-lived artists' community in the world.
Guigou Chenevier - Une histoire d\'Etron Fou Leloublan
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Lenka lente
The crazy story of the mythical avant-garde rock band Etron Fou Leloublan (1976-1985), pioneer of the European movement Rock in Opposition.
Diaphanes - Punk Philology
2021
texts in English and French
Diaphanes
Diaphanes - Diaphanes (magazine)
A punk philology (with Simon Critchley, Emanuele Coccia, Dennis Cooper, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Kim Gordon, Donatien Grau, Richard Hell, Paul McCarthy...).
 Hastings of Malawi - Axial Incidents (The X-Mas Album) (vinyl LP)
2021
Sub Rosa
Hastings of Malawi's third LP—the antithesis of Christmas albums.
 Lee Ranaldo - En herbe / In Virus Times (livre + CD)
2021
French edition
Lenka lente
Two short stories by Lucien Jean (1870-1908), accompanied by a mini CD slipped into the book: an unpublished atmospheric piece, recorded for the occasion, by Lee Ranaldo.
Julien Rufié - À la ligne - Chansons d\'usine
2020
Ici, d'ailleurs…
The musical adaptation of Joseph Ponthus' eponymous book by Michel Cloup (Diabologum), Pascal Bouaziz (Mendelson, Bruit Noir) and Julien Rufié (Michel Cloup Duo), between rock, reading, chanson and electronics.
Naama Tsabar - (Opus 1)
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Monographic catalogue: for more than a decade, Israeli installation and performance artist Naama Tsabar subverts the gender roles associated with art and music, with a particular emphasis on rock'n'roll.
Volume ! - Music a Hacking
2019
texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Mélanie Seteun - Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
This issue proposes to examine some of the points of contact between music and hacking.
Dan Graham - Julia (Uncovered) - The work of Julia Scher – a conversation
2019
English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Miscellaneous
A talk between three artists around Julia Scher's work.
Günter Schickert - Mauerharfe - Field recordings from 1990 featuring the Berlin Wall (vinyl LP + CD)
2019
varia
Three unreleased field recordings from August 1990, documenting a sound installation made from a damaged piece of the Berlin Wall.
 Oiseaux-Tempête - From Somewhere Invisible (vinyl LP)
2019
Sub Rosa
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.
 Univers Zéro - Phosphorescent Dreams (vinyl LP)
2019
Sub Rosa
Available for the first time outside Japan, another epic album of symphonic schizophrenic avant-rock from legendary band Univers Zéro (limited marbled vinyl edition).
Volume ! - Paradoxal Metal – Entre pratiques ordinaires et représentations transgressives
2019
texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Mélanie Seteun - Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Special Metal issue.
Susi Wyss - Guess Who Is the Happiest Girl in Town
2019
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
The richly illustrated memoirs of 1960-1970s jet-set call-girl/muse Susi Wyss: In 800 pages and 1.000 photographs, this publication tells the sulfurous story of Wyss' first forty years. A true tale of sex, drugs, and rock'n'roll, in which the reader will meet a gallery of colorful socialites and artists like Helmut Newton, Kenneth Anger, Iggy Pop, Dennis Hopper, Brion Gysin…
Samuel Etienne - Bricolage Radical - Génie et  banalité des fanzines do-it-yourself – Tome 2
2019
French edition
Strandflat
A panorama of the world of do-it-yourself fanzines.
 Populäre Mechanik - Hi-Fi Is Sweeping the Country! (2 vinyl LP)
2019
Edition Telemark
Recordings made between 2005 and 2014 by the experimental German band.
Jeremy Corral - Japanoise - Extrémismes & entropie
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Délashiné!
A detailed investigation into the Japanese noise scene (Japanoizu), with a sharp critical eye and an in-depth knowledge of local sources, by a specialist of alternative cultures and experimental musics in Japan.
 Oiseaux-Tempête - Tarab (CD)
2018
Sub Rosa
Tarab is the result of live recordings captured during the group's 2017 Al-'An! Tour, which led them to Europe and Canada, and finally Beirut.
 Univers Zéro - Ceux du Dehors (vinyl LP)
2018
Sub Rosa
New edition of the Belgian band's third album from 1981: inspired by H.P. Lovecraft's universe, Ceux du Dehors is a key release for the band. It sometimes suggests a darker and more complex version of the motorik minimalism of classical music contemporaries Philip Glass and Steve Reich. Limited clear/red vinyl edition.
 Hastings of Malawi - Visceral Underskinnings (vinyl LP)
2018
Sub Rosa
16.50 12.00 €
35 years after the release of their critically acclaimed albumVibrant Stapler Obscures Characteristic Growth the British dadaist group Hastings of Malawi have released a new album—an epic sound poem entitled Visceral Underskinnings. It is a 40 minute film without light that reflects on the human condition, on modern society, on the nature of telephony and electricity and an attempt to make sense of the world in which we live that provides no answers.
 Univers Zéro - Hérésie (vinyl LP)
2017
Sub Rosa
Univers Zéro's second album released in 1979. A classic of chamber rock music featuring heavy use of dissonance and dark, brooding and extremely complex melodies. 2010 remixed version. Limited gold/orange vinyl edition.
 Orchard - Serendipity (2 vinyl LP)
2017
Ici, d'ailleurs… - Mind Travels (records)
Created by Aidan Baker (Nadja), Gaspar Claus (Pedro Soler, Angélique Ionatos…), Franck Laurino (Zëro), and Maxime Tisserand (Chapelier Fou), this extraordinary project offers 11 tracks of ambient post-rock music that would have integrated the whole notion of freedom in jazz.
Rodney Graham - That\'s Not Me
2017
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Gathering works from 1994 to 2017, this new monograph focuses on the artist's fictional self-portraits from his lightbox series as well as on his musical production. It includes an iconographic documentation, essays by artists, critics, and curators, and a text by Graham himself.
 Oiseaux-Tempête - Al-\'An ! (And Your Night Is Your Shadow – A Fairy Tale Of Piece Of Land To Make Our Dreams) (CD)
2017
Sub Rosa
A musical portrait of contemporary Beirut, as part of a trilogy dedicated to the Mediterranean Basin: a rich and complex work, intertwining acoustic elements with electronica, with the help of local musicians.
 Babils - Ji Ameeto (vinyl 12\
2017
Sub Rosa
The 4th album of Babils—an atypical six members Brussels underground band, mixing rock, new wave, psyche, kraut, experimental and repetitive music. Ji Ameeto is the first recording without the late Michel Duyck.
Bruno Fernandès - Vocations de l\'ombre - Haino Keiji – Une autre voix/voie du rock (+ CD)
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Délashiné!
First monograph dedicated to guitarist and singer Keiji Haino—the cursed angel of the Japanese underground rock scene, with a previously unpublished CD (Haino solo & Fushitsusha).
PARIS LA - Music
2017
English edition
PARIS LA
DoPe Press
Special Music Issue (included a flexi disc by D.A. Spunt).
Keiji Haino - The Miracles Of Only One Thing (CD)
2017
Sub Rosa
In September 2015, Japanese legend Keiji Haino played with two of Belgium's most active and valued musicians: keyboardist Jozef Dumoulin and drummer Teun Verbruggen. The Miracles Of Only One Thing is a deep and intense testimony of this meeting.
Volume ! - La scène punk en France – 1976-2016
2016
texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Mélanie Seteun - Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
The Punk Scene in France: Forty Years of History.
Wesley Willis - Trucks
2016
no text
Nieves
A selection of trucks—coaches, tow trucks, merchandise trucks—drawn with ballpoint pen and pencil by underground legend Wesley Willis. Compiled from different notebooks, this series highlights an essential and almost obsessive motif in the visual work of the Chicagoan artist.
 Hastings of Malawi - Vibrant Stapler Obscures Characteristic Growth (vinyl LP)
2016
Sub Rosa
First reissue of the 1981 album by the legendary Hastings of Malawi featuring a founding member of Nurse with Wound and Pat Simmons. Reissued on red vinyl, like the original pressing, this classic masterpiece sits on the end of a line from Dada through the Situationist International to punk rock.
Élodie Lesourd - Gracula Religiosa  (+ flexi disc)
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Casino Luxembourg
Élodie Lesourd's first retrospective monograph provides a complete overview of her work since 1993, highlighting her inclination toward Rock culture and hyperrealism.
 Ultraphallus - The art of spectres (CD)
2016
Sub Rosa
Inspired by The Residents, Marc Bolan, Mark Frechette & Zabriskie Point, Swans, Autechre, David Bowie, Eva Ionesco, and Polanski's movie The Tenant, Ultraphallus defines their sound with some accents from different styles including Western Music, Death metal, Doom-Rock, Avant-garde Psychedelia and Electronic Soundtracks, as a tribute to Rock Culture.
 Ultraphallus - The art of spectres (vinyl LP)
2016
Sub Rosa
Inspired by The Residents, Marc Bolan, Mark Frechette & Zabriskie Point, Swans, Autechre, David Bowie, Eva Ionesco, and Polanski's movie The Tenant, Ultraphallus defines their sound with some accents from different styles including Western Music, Death metal, Doom-Rock, Avant-garde Psychedelia and Electronic Soundtracks, as a tribute to Rock Culture.
 Bulbs - Color Attic (vinyl LP)
2016
Shelter Press - Records
The first album in eight years for the Angelenos duo starring former Axolotl drummer William Sabiston and guitarist Jon Almaraz.
Volume! - Special Beatles Studies
2016
texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Mélanie Seteun - Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Special Beatles Studies issue.
Dan Graham - Conversation
2015
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
In the fall of 2013, Dan Graham and Mieko Meguro traveled with Donatien Grau to a town in the French Alps to meet Michel Butor, one of the foremost innovators of postwar literature. This is their conversation.
David Grubbs - Les disques gâchent le paysage - John Cage, les années 1960 et l\'enregistrement sonore
2015
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
The French translation of David Grubbs's long-awaited study of the role that sound recordings play in representing experimental music of the 1960s.
Die Not hat ein Ende - The Swiss Art of Rock
2015
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
A visual history of rock music and its subcultures in Switzerland in the last 50 years.
Tina Braegger - The Grateful Dead
2015
English edition
varia
40.00 20.00 €
This publication results from Braegger's “The Grateful Dead” paintings series, ink jet prints of colorful psychedelic marching bears on canvas. These bears were used as a logo by San Francisco Sixties rock band The Grateful Dead.
Carla Pérez Vas - Cuadernos Terranova - I Saw Three Different Moons Tonight
2015
Spanish edition
Terranova
Compilation of photographs taken by Carla Pérez Vas, composer and guitar player with music band Mourn, during her first North-American tour.
 That Summer - Back From Ancient Gardens (Industry & Idleness) (vinyl LP)
2014
Optical Sound
That Summer's very first vinyl, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its first album, “Drowsiness of Ancient Gardens”, consists of reworks (covers and remixes) of a number of That Summer's songs by some of the industrious musicians who have been part of the “band” over the years, in some way or other.
Superamas (box set + 2 vinyl LPs)
2014
English edition
CAN (Centre d'Art Neuchâtel)
Luxurious box set including 4 catalogues and a double vinyl of the concert by Damo Suzuki and The Fume (a live performance by the ex-singer of CAN, in the continuity of the krautrock movement), prolonging one year of evolving exhibitions and performances at Centre d'Art de Neuchâtel.
Ariel Pink - Ariel Pink\'s Haunted Graffiti - Selected Lyrics
2014
English edition
Nieves
The first survey of Ariel Pink's lyrics.
Dan Graham - Nuggets - New and Old Writing on Art, Architecture, and Culture
2014
English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Positions
JRP|Editions - Positions (co-edition Les presses du réel)
Other Writing.
The Eyes Can See What The Mouth Can Not Say
2013
English edition
miscellaneous
Le Dictateur Press - Artists' books & editions / catalogues
(last copies available!)
Issue 01 of the zine edited by Jacopo Benassi et Federico Pepe (Le Dictateur): a series of photos taken by Benassi during an evening of performances and concerts at Btomic in La Spezia (Emidio Clementi & Corrado Nuccini, Little Debbie, Khan, Nicole Boitos, Lori Goldston, Z'ev, El Vez, C.J. Ramone...).
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