FRANCE "MELTDOWN OF PLANET EARTH" (DST-10)
RELEASE NOV. 13TH 2020 (20€)
LP, 75 COPIES, SILKSCREEN PRINTED COVER WITH STAMPED LABEL. RISO PRINTED INSERT. ANOTHER CO-PRODUCTION WITH STANDARD IN-FI!
Originaly meant to be a 150 copies run destined for wholesale to distributors and shops. But 75 copies were lost in shipping somewhere in the Alps .. therefore the remaining copies will be sold on both labels' website.
Mixed and mastered by Vincent Mare
Cover artwork by Sauvage
Cover typography by Lionel Catelan
Insert artwork by Donnie Ka
Cover printed by Olivier Bral
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HALA STRANA "Fielding" (DST-13)
Release Sept 4th 2020 (25€)
2xLP, 300 COPIES GATEFOLD IN CO-PRODUCTION WITH WORSTWARD RECORDINGS
Desastre and Worstward Recordings present the first vinyl issue of Hala Strana 's second full-length album! Fielding is the sprawling, epic leap forward from Hala Strana’s self-titled debut full-length—a psychedelic collage of traditional music, field recordings, and sonic landscapes. Started in 2002, Hala Strana was the summation of Steven R. Smith's interest in the traditional folk music of central and eastern Europe. By incorporating the melodies, scales, and instrumentation of the village music from areas such as Croatia, Hungary, Romania, and Albania, Steven pushed his music into yet another new territory.
This marks the first vinyl issue of Fielding, re-mastered and presented as a 2-LP set housed in a deluxe gatefold sleeve including all the original liner notes and images from the original 2xCD edition.
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FRANCE "Meltdown Of Planet Earth" (dst-10)
Release June 30th 2020 (SOLD OUT)
LP, 150 copies, Silkscreen printed thick folder cover with stamped label. Riso printed insert. Another co-production with Standard In-Fi!
Very happy to finally put out this record on vinyl for the 5th anniversary of Desastre! Meltdown Of Planet Earth was the first release of the label in 2015 and became an instant classic with the iconic Monkeys artwork. Again, a co-production with Standard In-Fi and Jeremie Sauvage who supported the label since the beginning, cheers man! No need to introduce the record, it's a killer. A second pressing with alternative print and folder cover will be out this fall.
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YANN GOURDON/RATCHARMER "Concert Au Satellite" (dst-09)
Release, May 27th 2020
In co-production with URSS,CF
2xCS, 90 copies
Two printed crystal clear cassettes and motor oil (for smell and transparency) printed on Elementa 60g paper, designed by Lionel Catelan.
May 2018. DESASTRE and collective URSS,CF joined their forces to organise a special event inside an amazing old occupied factory in the suburbs of Paris called Le Satellite, with two live performances and a giant screening on three walls.
Caught direct on an old MC 310 Telefunken cassette recorder, these two pieces of music by Yann Gourdon (France, La Novià) and Ratcharmer (also bass player of Frankreich), despite their own dynamics singularity, are moving in the same direction of high sound density and the powerful whirlwind became more and more intense with the massive natural echo of the venue add to the analog tape compression.
Le Satellite closed since, but we would like to think that theses recordings, released two years exactly after the event, could be a nice tribute in a way.
Recorded, mixed and Mastering by Vincent Mare in May 2018 at Le Satelitte.
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SOURDURE "MANTRAS" (dst-08)
RELEASE, DECEMBER 2019 in coproduction with Mental Groove, Standard In-Fi and Ana Ott.
3xLP, 500 copies, silkscreened triple-slot pasted covers with stamped labels.
In June 2016, the great-outdoors music festival Echos asked Ernest Bergez aka Sourdure to produce a series of "mantras" set to be diffused in between each
concert of the twenty-four hours event taking place in the french Alpes. These pieces were played on the festival's gigantic speakers/ horns system in the afternoon,
evening, night, morning, noon... and reverberated fully in the rocky valley. This triple vinyl edition gathers the field-recording-like captures of the tracks delivered once again
through the system later that year by Ernest Bergez with the help of Frédéric Bernier, Joachim Brissaud and Julien Dessailly.
All instruments by Ernest Bergez except the Gaida, the Uillean Pipe and the Low Whistle by Julien Dessailly. This edition contains three complementary pieces composed from the original recordings (June 2016 and November 2016) and recorded in Royat in May 2017.
A highly esoteric and cosmic soundscape journey, to be played at maximum volume!
Ernest Bergez deeply thanks Association Dôme and Association Les Villages des Jeunes.
Recorded in November 2016 in Faï and mixed in 2017 in Royat by Ernest Bergez.
Re-mastered by Ernest Bergez in Thiers, 2019. Cutting by SST.
Artwork by Sauvage and Druid-High, printed by Antoine Lambin at Société Ecran.
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TANZ MEIN HERZ "DOSSES" (dst-12)
RELEASE, DECEMBER 2019 in coproduction with Mental Groove and Standar In-Fi.
LP, 500 copies, silkscreened covers with stamped labels.
In 2015 Tanz Mein Herz welcome a new arrival among its ever-evolving roster of musicians, the self-taught hurdy-gurdy wizard Alexis Degrenier (from La Tène among other bands).
With a tour already in the works, the musicians settle on a set consisting of old material (Magical Stones and Shiny Mud) as well as new themes such as Spiegel Haus, both built around the new instrumentation.
The selection presented on Dosses is taken from the very first rehearsals around these themes, as the musicians strive and wander about freely in search of new musical vistas and promising friendship.
With Ernest Bergez, Pierre Bujeau, Alexis Degrenier, Pierre-Vincent Fortunier, Guilhem Lacroux, Jeremie Sauvage and Mathieu Tilly.
Recorded by the band on Zoom H2 in Cinquin in 2015. Edited, mixed and mastered in 2019 by Ernest Bergez in Thiers.
Original engraved artwork by Unknown, layout by Sauvage, printed by Antoine Lambin at Société Ecran.
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FRANKREICH "FIRST LIVE AT STUDIO CHAUDELANDE" (dst-11)
RELEASE DECEMBER 10TH 2019 (5€)
CASSETTES, C-30, 80 COPIES
ARTWORK BY DRUIDHIGH VISUALS
This is the very first official release of the french trio from Cherbourg, Frankreich! Limited edition, printed black tape, and visuals including the original logo made by Druidhigh Visuals in a 4 panels tape cover J-card. The band, founded in 2017, produced a powerful dark, punk stoner with heavy stabbing drums and abrasive vocals. Their first live captured the roughness and the rare intensity of the live band performance.
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TANZ MEIN HERZ "une autre version de territory" (dst-06)
RELEASE, NOVEMBER 12th 2018
OFFSET PRINTED COVER
12’’ LP, 45RPM, 300 COPIES (sold out)
Artwork By Jérémie Sauvage
In 2014 Tanz Mein Herz - formed in 2005 - at last decide to produce their first record, Territory (Standard In-Fi, 2015) In order to carry out the recordings on Revox tape, the band hand the job to Ernest Bergez (aka Sourdure) who will end-up playing percussions and tambourine before being finally invited to join the Tanz Mein Herz familly for good. The dubbing of these tapes, produced by Guilhem Lacroux and Ernest Bergez, were layed out onto tape using three Revox tape decks, a series of analogue filters, effects and mixers all united for the occasion. These mix sessions gave birth to the recordings presented on Territory as well as a series of more adventurous mixes done on alternative takes of the themes and now presented to you on the record Une Autre Version De Territory (Another Version Of Territory).
Release in co-production with Standard In-Fi and Mental Groove
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FRANCE « METZOïDE » (dst-07)
RELEASE, SEPTEMBER 1st 2018
CD/DVD 120 copies (sold out)
Artwork By Jérémie Sauvage
Limited cd/dvd digipack edition, hand-stamped disc and artwork by Jérémie Sauvage. Audio recorded in Metz during the Up-Tight/France 2017年11月ツアー tour, and filmed between Paris and Metz, capturing the roughness and physical sensation of a France live performance. This release is a co-production with URSS,CF!
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UP-TIGHT « Live In Europe » (dst-05)
RELEASE JULY 20TH 2018
Cassette, C-65, 80 copies (sold out)
CD, 76 min, 60 copies (sold out)
Artwork by Druidhigh Visuals
Limited cassette edition, printed red tape, visuals including polaroid photos of the 2017 european tour taken by France’s drummer Mathieu Tilly (Druidhigh Visuals) in an 8 panels tape cover J-card! And a very limited CD version: hand stamped Cd-R, offset printed cover with a bonus track! Recorded during the Up-Tight/France 2017年11月ツアー tour, capturing the roughness, improvisation and rare intensity of the band live performances.
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Hala Strana "s/t" album (dst-04)
RELEASE SEPTEMBER 19TH 2017 (sold out)
LP, 300 copies. Layout by Druidhigh Visuals
Hala Strana is a summation of Steven R. Smith's interest in the traditional folk musics of central and eastern Europe. By incorporating the melodies, scales, and instrumentation of the village music from Croatia, Hungary, Romania, the Czech Republic or Poland, Steven has pushed his music into yet another new territory. Hala Strana consistently locates the source of their esoteric power, the part that suggests specific cultural heritages. The brilliance of the album lies in where those evocations lead, to what ends they are taken -- luxurious, complicated cities of the imagination, landscapes at once tangible and unknowable.
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High Speed & the afflicted man "Get stoned ezy" (dst-03)
Release April 30th 2017 (sold out)
Cassette, C-35, 100 copies.
This is the very first official cassette release since 1982. Limited edition, printed white tape, and visuals including the original artwork in a 4 panels tape cover J-card with rare pictures of Steve Hall. Killer heavy- psych album, "Get Stoned Ezy" is a fuzz- wah assault of epic proportions in the style of other guitar- damage Gods like High Rise, Sabbath, Stooges, all played with a real acid- punk attitude. Remastered with huge sound!
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UP-TIGHT "s/t" album (dst-02)
Release June 30th 2016 (sold out)
LP, 300 copies black vinyl. Artwork by Standard In-Fi Visuals
UP-TIGHT are a noxious trio from Japan, ghost of Les Rallizes Denudes, who augment their sound with crushing, Sabbath-styled dynamics, earsplitting acid leads and beautiful Velvets-inspired ballads. Just when you thought you'd got to grips with Tokyo's paradigm destroying psych scene, this one hits like a sucker punch.
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FRANCE "Meltdown Of Planet Earth" (dst-01)
Released october 2015 (sold out)
70 copies limited edition hand made CD-R. Silkscreened covers and stamped cd. Come with a A4 black & white poster including credits and artwork made by Donnie Ka. The record cover is made by Jérémie Sauvage and Donnie Ka.
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