Contributor Archives: Creep Scanner

Outrageously Out of Print – 1

All these records are, as the title says, out of print. To hear them entirely you’ll need to spend a ridiculous amount of money on Ebay (and the artists/labels won’t see a penny), or invoke Culture Sharing Powers of the interweb. As we don’t particularly like commercial cyberlockers, the whole A&D crew advises you to look for it on Soulseek.  – Philemon Arthur & The Dung – Musikens Historia del 1 och 2 (1992 – Silence Records – compilation of 70′s and 80′s releases)  Oh boy. Definitely in my top 5 records of all time. Again, there probably isn’t much … Continue reading

Wreck & Reference

It’s unlikely that any readers here have chanced upon my blog before.  If you’re one of those unfortunate souls who have then I’m sure you’ll realize hastily that I have almost no interest in contemporary music.  Everything sounds like some boring copy of a copy (thanks Baudrillard).  Being a sallow old coot, I don’t get what the kids are into anymore.  So you can imagine my surprise when I received an e-mail from the two chaps who masterminded this maelstrom and wasn’t instantly moved to vomit. Their first release, Black Cassette, had some unlikely signposts that may or may not … Continue reading