Premiere: U.S.O.C.A. – Pirmais Sniegs

Unpacked, the acronym U.S.O.C.A. stands for is “Urinating Statue Of Castrated Angel” – a stage name of Jānis Sils. Active in this guise between 1991-1994, Sils committed to cassette a dense and idiosyncratic ch...

Premiere: Andria – So Far

YES, the Belgrade party-turned-label headed by one Stevie Whisper and Vitanov, ventures out of the shadow and into the streetlight with their first 12”, a split from countrymen Andria and A//O. The A-side is bu...

Premiere: Shamos – Unusual Pictures

Shamos debuts on SZE with a collection more accommodating and varied than previous releases, but still loaded with his recognisable off-kilter, close weirdness. The release on his own Role Models label, I Can ...

Premiere: Out 2 – Pale Fens

Out 2 is the pairing of Jeremy Campbell and R. Zanzibar, two Brooklyn residents who came together during and due to the Lectric Sands studio and label. Left to grow organically, the music Out 2 has finally laid...

Premiere: Trenton Chase – Untitled 1

New Melbourne-based label Up North Records relish the bleak darkness in which artists like Nitzer Ebb, Chris and Cosey, SPK and Severed Heads occupy, gleefully putting out music unsettling and tense. The tapes ...