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News November 12, 2016

Uma 117 Crash At Every Speed – Vehicular Manslaughter LP

Crash At Every Speed is fairy long running high signal feedback based HNW project of Texas noise legend Richard Ramirez, started back in 2001. All of the projects work is themed around car crashers & road accidents. Vehicular Manslaughter is new full length work on vinyl and in forty minutes split on two sides Ramirez alternates between interlocking seas of uniformed crackling static & burst of off-pattern static based noise making with urgent jittering trails, distant/buried ‘n’ churning radio like harmonic squawking / baying pitches, more rapid lines of crackle, & split stereo channel static crackle. The record has been pressed on 140 gr black vinyl with black label and black inner sleeve and comes in a deluxe silver silkscreen on black cardboard sleeve with artwork of car crashers, limited to 99 hand numbered copies w/insert.

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Uma 116 Hal Hutchinson – Mangraft LP

Few current noise artists have discovered the sonic qualities of scrap metal to the extent that Hal Hutchinson had made with his ‘’Factory of Metal Sound’’ aesthetic. Hutchinson employs a unique approach to collecting and layering his recordings of sheet metal, pipes, metal barrels, chains, and other metallic objects being shattered and pulled and crushed. A cacophony of metal scraping clatter is transformed into something far more complex. The new full length Mangraft LP, recorded during two different session, delivers four tracks of immense noisescapes and blast of orchestrated machine shop annihilator. The oppressive scrap metal noise, sound dense and detailed, with repetitive scraping tones almost seems to take on an eerie accidental melodic quality. Layers of screeching, colliding, abrading and hammering junk metals, all rich in detail and coalescing into a colossus of acoustic sound over the two vinyl sides. The record has been pressed on 140 gr black vinyl with black label and black inner sleeve and comes in a deluxe silver silkscreen on black cardboard sleeve with artwork collage by Kristian Olsson, limited to 99 hand numbered copies w/insert.

 

 

Uma 115 Merzbow – Remblandt Assemblage 2LP

Merzbow stands as the most important artist in noise music. The moniker of Japanese Masami Akita was born in Tokyo in 1979. Inspired by Dadaism and Surrealism, Akita took the name for his project from German artist Kurt Schwitters' pre-war architectural assemblage "The Cathedral of Erotic Misery" or “Merzbau”. Just as Schwitters attacked the entrenched artistic traditions of his time with his revolutionary avant-garde collages, so too would Akita challenge the contemporary concept of what is called music. Merzbow would draw further influence from the Futurist movement. Not only would he embrace the Futurists' love of technology and the machine civilization, but he would push their fondness for noise to the very boundaries of the extreme. Working in his home, he quickly gained notoriety as a purveyor of a musical genre composed solely of pure, unadulterated noise. Consequently, in 1980 Masami founded the first noise label, Lowest Music and Arts. Remblandt Assemblage was recorded and mixed at home in the same year and originally released on cassette the following year on own label. For the recording of this tape Masami used wide range of instruments: tapes, prepared acoustic guitar, tabla, junk percussion, microphone, radio, egg cutter & noise. Also this is the very first Merzbow album to use tape manipulations. Only a few copies were made and distributed on cassette in 1981, but otherwise it was not widely available until being partially reissued on the legendary ‘’Merzbox’’ in 2000. For the first time the complete 1981 cassette version has been released on double vinyl and no changes of pitch were made in the mastering process; digitally remastered from original cassette master for this reissue by Masami Akita in Tokyo, 2016. The records have been pressed on 140 gr black vinyl with black label and black inner sleeve and comes in a deluxe silver silkscreen on black three panels cardboard sleeve with artwork of five original collage by Masami Akita (1980 circa), limited to 199 copies.

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Uma 114 Mortal Vision – Nacht Musik LP

Japanese noise legend Hiroshi Hasegawa has begun his improvisation with his voice and percussion in early 80's and in 1989 he formed the amazing noise band and performance art act C.C.C.C. (Cosmic Coincidence Control Center) which's concept was improvisational mass-noise with very loud sound. Also he has begun his solo unit Mortal Vision with guitar in 1990 as well as playing in C.C.C.C. and then he has begun Astro in 1993 with analogue synthesizer and since than continuing to spend decades exploring noise's manifestations and new ways of enrapturing audiences with sound. Nacht Musik is the only work, with a seven inch on Membrum Debile Propaganda, of his solo project Mortal Vision. Originally released on well-known tape label G.R.O.S.S. in 1992, the work present two long tracks where the sounds of distorted guitar are shackled to multi-phasic curtains of blinding light, distorting, firing, and moving in great explosive arcs as they pan from speaker to speaker. Played at any kind of significant volume level, this stuff can peel the paint from the walls! The record has been pressed on 140 gr black vinyl with black label and black inner sleeve and comes in a deluxe silver silkscreen on black cardboard sleeve, limited to 99 hand numbered copies w/insert.

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Uma 113 Merzbow – Lowest Music.2 LP

Merzbow stands as the most important artist in noise music. The moniker of Japanese Masami Akita was born in Tokyo in 1979. Inspired by Dadaism and Surrealism, Akita took the name for his project from German artist Kurt Schwitters' pre-war architectural assemblage "The Cathedral of Erotic Misery" or “Merzbau”. Just as Schwitters attacked the entrenched artistic traditions of his time with his revolutionary avant-garde collages, so too would Akita challenge the contemporary concept of what is called music. Merzbow would draw further influence from the Futurist movement. Not only would he embrace the Futurists' love of technology and the machine civilization, but he would push their fondness for noise to the very boundaries of the extreme. Working in his home, he quickly gained notoriety as a purveyor of a musical genre composed solely of pure, unadulterated noise. Consequently, in 1980 Masami founded the first noise label, Lowest Music and Arts. In this early period released Lowest Music.2 cassette using 4 track reel tape recorder with different loop and recorded by Monoural hand tape recorder. In 1990 Australian legendary label Extreme reissue a new version of cassette remixed by Masami Akita itself and then included in amazing 50 CDs Merzbox like Nil Vagina Tape Loop. For the first time original 1982 version has been released on vinyl and no changes of pitch were made in the mastering process. The record has been pressed on 140 gr black vinyl with black label and black inner sleeve and comes in a deluxe silver silkscreen on black cardboard sleeve, limited to 199 copies w/insert (original tape replica cover).

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Uma 112 The Haters – Future Cheers LP

I destroy out of joy, not despair. I don’t destroy out of anger. I destroy out of curiosity. I tear things apart to see what makes them tick. I want to take time apart to see what makes it tick-tock. I enjoy destroying everything because I enjoy leaving nothing un-destroyed. My noise acts as a kind of audio account or authentic evidence of this ceaseless, perpetual bittersweet happiness we call entropy. - GX The Haters are a noise and conceptual art troupe from the United States. Founded in 1979, they are one of the earliest and most well-known acts in the modern noise scene. The group is primarily the work of the Hollywood, California-based musician, artist, writer, and filmmaker GX Jupitter-Larsen, accompanied by a constantly changing lineup of other "members," usually local experimental musicians and artists in whatever town in which a Haters performance happens to take place. Future Cheers was an early astonishing cassette remastered and remixed for this reissue by GX in Los Angeles, 2016. The record has been pressed on 140 gr black vinyl with black label and black inner sleeve and comes in a deluxe silver silkscreen on black cardboard sleeve with an original picture, limited to 199 copies w/insert.

 

 

Uma 111 Mauthausen Orchestra - Murderfuck LP

Since 1982, the Mauthausen Orchestra, mastermined by Pierpaolo Zoppo, have developed their brutal tendencies, reaching, by the last productions, the highest standards of sonic power. With "Necrofellatio" begins the flirtation with the "Aquilifer Sodality"; sexual impetus, and the M.O. support the sonorous stimulation offered by The Sodality with their elating power electronics mastery. Their complete devotion to extreme sexual pleasures makes their ultra violent attacks the ultimate enjoyments. - Amen magazine (September 1985) Continue reprints of the amazing tapes by Pierpaolo Zoppo aka Mauthausen Orchestra released on Aquilifer Sodality in the early eighties. Tape after tape Mauthausen Orchestra constitute, in a few years, the backbone of what we will know as an alienating and extremist style, made of metal nightmares and sonic torture , often dilated, dissected and extended up to the limit of endurance becoming one of the most important musical projects of the Italian industrial scene and contributing to the birth of the power electronics and harsh noise across the globe. Murderfuck is brutal and harsh tones that cut through the air , marking our brains and our skin! This amazing reissue Lp is a co-production between Officina Fonografica Italiana and Urashima. Mastered from the original tape and the record has been pressed on 140 gr black vinyl with black label and black inner sleeve and comes in a deluxe silver silkscreen on black cardboard sleeve, limited to 199 copies.

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Uma 110 Bizarre Uproar – Likainen Ehtoollinen LP

Bizarre Uproar is one of the colossal phenomenon in Finnish harsh noise scene. Throughout the years, this artist has gradually taken the Bizarre Uproar concept to more and more extreme level. Wrapped in darkness, tight as second skin. Suffocating (like) latex mask. Likainen Ehtoollinen, was released on F&V tape in 2008, is the purification in filth and violence, cleansed in flesh and blood that are shit and piss, enlightenment in everlasting ejaculation. New extremes in sonic bizarre domination! The record has been pressed on 140 gr black vinyl with black label and black inner sleeve and comes in a deluxe silver silkscreen on black cardboard sleeve, limited to 199 copies w/double face insert.

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Uma 109 TAINT – Strange Feeling, Shit Coming LP

Taint is known to be one of the most authoritative and pervert act in the power electronics scene. A kind of juiced up, Taint squared a brutal stew of screaming high-end feedback, crushing distorted scrape and corrosive furious vocals that are overlaid with sheets of white noise. Strange Feeling, Shit Coming , that was released on legendary Japanese tape label G.R.O.S.S. in 1993, showed Taint at his best. Fucking brutal! The record has been pressed on 140 gr black vinyl with black label and black inner sleeve and comes in a deluxe silver silkscreen on black cardboard sleeve with original artwork and layout , limited to 199 copies w/insert.

 

Uma 108 VIDNA OBMANA – No Sacrifice LP

Vidna Obmana is a pseudonym used by Belgian artist Dirk Serries. He has been a significant name in the ambient scene for more than two decades, releasing over more than 50 solo albums and numerous collaborations. But apart from his main ambient colleagues, Vidna Obmana originates from the industrial cassette network scene in early eighties, releasing several tapes on his own label and on others. No Sacrifice Lp get tracks from infamous tape released in 1985 on Zeal SS No sacrifice for weakling and bonus track from the same period. One of the most violent and aggressive sonic assault ever hear from Belgian artist! The record has been pressed on 140 gr black vinyl with black label and black inner sleeve and comes in a deluxe silver silkscreen on black cardboard sleeve, limited to 199 copies w/insert in luxury 160 gr ivory paper.

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UMA 107 ATRAX MORGUE – Ripper Box 3LP + 2CD

Atrax Morgue is the brainchild of Marco Corbelli as sound project started in the early nineties and focused in various areas related to the field of psychopathology: murder, violent death, sadism, necrophilia, schizophrenia and insanity. The primary influences come from projects as Brighter Death Now and Whitehouse, pioneers of a minimal, evil and visceral electronic; and from the legendary projects Mauthausen Orchestra and The Sodality. The main manifesto of Atrax Morgue is the analysis of the death, his perfection and complete habituation: injections of death to continue to live.

Ripper Box follow after only two months the immediately sold out Necro Box and continue the tribute to the degenerate art of Atrax Morgue, one of the greatest exponent of the industrial/power electronics in Italy. First Lp in box is New York Ripper, originally released in 1994 on Slaughter Productions label. It is a work from the sounds obsessive, with the use of very low frequencies, synthetic and disturbing. The psychopathological sound is white, painful and horrific; creates a mental alteration that initiates brutal operation of psychic surgery, neuroses and split personality. The following Lp is Lesion 22, released on Less Than Zero  in 1996. The tracks on here are monolithic machines of industrial death that are portrayed in lovingly grating and rasping detail, with engines of soul rapine and pulsating, screaming contraptions eager to slice their way through soft flesh. The putrescence is tangible, and one could almost smell and taste the miasma of decay that pervades the entire vinyl. The third and final Lp is Spasmosynthetics, released on Labirynth tape in 1997. The four tracks on LP are based on obsessive synth drones. The smell of death is soaked in every sound produced by the brilliant and twisted mind of Marco Corbelli. Anxiety, alienation and hypochondria turn into a deep paranoia in pain. Without hesitation, the bodies are emptied, leaving the field to an electronics purulence of rare power disconcerting.

Box comes in a deluxe silver silkscreen on Fedrigoni constellation black cardboard and include inside:

: three records on 140 gr pure black vinyl with total black label and black inner sleeve w/polybag padded

: three deluxe silver silkscreen on black cardboard sleeve with different new artwork for each title

: each single record inside box package in a clear plastic sleeve to protect from shelf wear and damage

: two professionals cd (not cd-r) that include all tracks of Lps plus all tracks from AM_Black Slaughter

: sixteen pages booklet in A5 size, with credits, replica of original tape artwork and more : all tracks remastered for this releases

: vinyl pressed in Germany and box + cover hand made in Italy for best quality

All parts carefully assembled at Urashima headquarter and box hand numbered in 199 copies!

‘’With this fifth work ATRAX MORGUE enter definitely inside the sick world of necrophilia. Welcome. The high technology of Death; enter the cold-dark room of generators, electronic death machines, cawoman; I make a deep cut on her belly. ‘’ [from a visionary necrophiliac experience]

 



Uma 106 SSHE RETINA STIMULANTS/IUGULA-THOR – Wrist LP

Paolo Bandera founded in the mid-eighties with Eraldo Bernocchi the colossal collective post-industrial Sigillum S. In 1993 he created his solo project Sshe Retina Stimulants, devoting himself to sharpen the edges of concepts and noise extremes. Andrea Chiaravalli started with Iugula-Thor in 1992 and from his first release on Minus Abens Records titled The Wheel Of The Process he collaborates with Paolo and Eraldo. Their prolific cooperation culminates with Writs CD, released by the tremendous German label Ant-Zen in 579 hand-numbered copies. Here Paolo pushes his solo Sshe Retina Stimulants project though areas of once more new climate and untouchable intensity: four tracks of absolute antogonism marry the most unconventional use of voice and electricity with the most terrifying walls of electronic overload, thus producing an unique theory of intellectual sensualism and acoustic extremism. Iugula-Thor takes then the task of filling up again the air with his own brand of feedback and ranting, archiving the glorious result of five new stories of attraction and repulsion: led by vocals born in the dirtiest of all alleys and fed with the steamy liquids from the seediest of all bars, the sound bends itself to a still different interpretations of the iugulanoise, a radical star among the effects and frontal crashes. This is a work for the sonically strong and structural brave! Tracks remastered from the original tapes and the record has been pressed on 140 gr black vinyl with black label and black inner sleeve and comes in a perfect replica of original artwork sleeve w/insert, in an edition of 199 copies.

 



Uma 105 ATRAX MORGUE – Closed Exit LP *** SOLD OUT! ***

Closed Exit is published by Nail Releases in 1997 on double cassette limited to 80 numbered copies. The four tracks on the tape are based on obsessive synth drones with aberration voice. The smell of death is soaked in every sound produced by the brilliant and twisted mind of Marco Corbelli. Anxiety, alienation and hypochondria turn into a deep paranoia in pain. Without hesitation, the bodies are emptied, leaving the field to an electronics purulence of rare power disconcerting. This record is a Lullaby for murders and sick minds ! Tracks remastered from the original tapes and the record has been pressed on 140 gr black vinyl with black label and black inner sleeve and comes in a perfect replica of original artwork sleeve w/insert, in an edition of 199 copies.

 



Uma 104 MURDER CORPORATION – Disturbance 2xLP

Moreno Daldosso breaks into 1993 with his project Murder Corporation and released his first tape on his new label Murder Release. Tape after tape Murder Corporation has gained a prominent position as electronic serial slaughterer, claiming frontal attacks and sonic walls relentlessly, sampling overload and brutal distortion. Disturbance was recorded at Murderhouse , January 1995 and it was released from legendary Slaughter Productions the same year on double cassette inside vhs box in strictly limited edition. The work is divided into four long pieces, one for each of the vinyl side, and it is reflected in an overdose of frequency, blood and distorted noise walls sounds. Death, massacres and violence are tightened up until the total saturation / distortion of electronics. A really masterpiece of the 90’s ! Tracks remastered from the original tapes and the record has been pressed on double 140 gr black vinyl with black label and black inner sleeve and comes in a perfect replica of original artwork sleeve with 30x30 sheet on 200 gr pure white paper and insert, in an edition of 199 copies.

 



Uma 103 ATRAX MORGUE – Necro Box 3LP + Cd *** SOLD OUT ! ***

Atrax Morgue is the brainchild of Marco Corbelli as sound project started in the early nineties and focused in various areas related to the field of psychopathology: murder, violent death, sadism, necrophilia, schizophrenia and insanity. The primary influences come from projects as Brighter Death Now and Whitehouse, pioneers of a minimal, evil and visceral electronic; and from the legendary projects Mauthausen Orchestra and The Sodality. The main manifesto of Atrax Morgue is the analysis of the death, his perfection and complete habituation: injections of death to continue to live.

Necro Box is a tribute to the degenerate art of Atrax Morgue, one of the greatest exponent of the industrial/power electronics in Italy. First Lp in box is Necro Sintesi, originally released in 1993 on Slaughter Productions label as split tape with Lunus. It contains three tracks based on death-cold analog drones that characterize the first production of Atrax Morgue. Deviate and anxious sounds that bangs it into your head like sharp razor blades. The following Lp is Necrophiliac Experience, second split tape with Lunus released on Slaughter Productions in 1994. Hence the glacial sound atmosphere melts with murder, necrophilia and dead bodies forming a macabre collage. Obsessions emerge as the track Necrophiliac Experience 3 that reproduces the word omicidio (homicide) in an exasperated loop producing in the listener a sense of deep distress and maniacal fear. The third and final Lp is Basic Autopsy Procedure, released on Slaughter Productions tape in 1995. Cold sound for white aseptic operating rooms and corpses in pieces. No compromise, only death!

Box comes in a deluxe silver silkscreen on Fedrigoni constellation snow cardboard and include inside:

: three records on 140 gr pure white vinyl with total white label and white inner sleeve w/polybag padded

: three deluxe cover Lp with different new artwork for each title

: each single record inside box package in a clear plastic sleeve to protect from shelf wear and damage

: professional cd (not cd-r) that include all tracks of Lps : sixteen pages booklet in A5 size, with credits, replica of original tape artwork and more

: all tracks remastered for this releases and vinyl pressed in Germany for best audio quality

Strictly limited to 199 hand numbered copies!

‘’With this fifth work ATRAX MORGUE enter definitely inside the sick world of necrophilia. Welcome. The high technology of Death; enter the cold-dark room of generators, electronic death machines, cadavers and plastic bags. We have the sintetic death inside. Our orgasms are black, macabre. There are aseptic and pungent odors in the dark room; generators and machines keeps the bodies in perfect conditions for fucking. There is the body of an obese woman; I make a deep cut on her belly. ‘’ [from a visionary necrophiliac experience]


Ura 001_003 Kranivm – The Complete Recordings 3 Tape Box set *** SOLD OUT ! ***

Among the releases of 1993 under the name Slaughter Productions, there is also Insanatorivm , a tape issued by Marco Corbelli with the moniker of Kranivm. This side project, conceived and completed in little more than a year, released other two tapes, Brighter The Edge Of Death and I - The Blood . This last one was finally reprinted in 1997 by the French label The Family Erzsebet with the title Chapter Blood , and a few tracks taken from the first two cassettes. Insanatorivm and Brighter The Edge Of Death are pure minimalist death ambient/industrial, reminiscent of the Swedish Brighter Death Now. Devoted to the occult, both cassettes lead you through a dark and nihilistic spiral. The third tape, I - The Blood, is conceptually influenced by directors such as Amando De Ossorio, Jesus Franco and Ken Russell and by gothic and horror atmospheres.A stunningly perverse fascination with sex, violence, and death crosses Kranivn and all the other projects of Marco Corbelli. A fascination that eventually, himself, would be swallowed up by.

Reissue of Urashima sold out Lp edition, in a deluxe tape box set with three white cassettes w/black body print. Limited hand numbered edition of 99 copies w/insert.

 


Uma 100 VARIOUS ARTIST – Listen and Die! 6 Lp Box set *** LAST COPIES ! ***

Urashima is proud to present a six long playing box reissue from the legendary Slaughter Productions six cassette box set, " Listen And Die! " (SPT 100), from 1997! This rare collection of The Italian/American Power Electronics Massacre was limited to 100 copies, and featured contributions from (in order to release) Iugula-Thor, Sshe Retina Stimulants, Atrax Morgue, Murder Corporation, Diktat, Discordance, Surgical Stainless Steel, Taint, Deathpile, Slogun, Skin Crime and Bacillus: 4 Hours And 36 Minutes Of Violent Entertainment!

Box comes in a deluxe silver silkscreen on black cardboard and include inside

: six records on 140 gr black vinyl with total black label and total black inner sleeve

: six deluxe cover Lp with different artwork for each title

: each single record inside box package in a clear plastic sleeve to protect from shelf wear and damage

: sixteen pages booklet in A5 size, perfect replica of original artwork

: two yellow sheets replica of cover tape box

: A4 sized insert with new credits in luxury 160 gr ivory paper

: two exclusive Marco Corbelli's photographs from family archive

Strictly limited to 199 hand numbered copies with dedication to Marco!

 

Ushi 001_004 MAUTHAUSEN ORCHESTRA – Sexual depravity and pleasant atrocities 4 CD Box set *** LAST COPIES ! ***

One of the key figures of the Italian industrial scene, Pierpaolo Zoppo starts releasing his own tapes of his project Mauthausen Orchestra under the astonishing label “Aquilifer Sodality” in 1982. Pierpaolo Zoppo does not leave much up to the imagination with the titles for these early Mauthausen Orchestra albums. Sex. Death. Blood. Combing through topics such as sexual violence, perversion, torture and murder and picking them apart with the right maneuver as to not come off as cheap and careless is not an easy task. Mauthausen Orchestra's atmosphere, one of true debauchery and calculated sickness, coalescing with the sobering awe of his industrial racket blanketed by the 80's true lo-fidelity, raw recording procedures has yet to truly be matched. Pierpaolo Zoppo remains one of the pioneering exploits from the incredibly macabre Italian industrial scene that began with Maurizio Bianchi and continued through M.O., Sigillum S, The Sodality until Atrax Morgue. It's hard to ignore how the extremity of the poetics from the Italian scene literally bleeds beyond art and into life for many of these artists.

Reissue of challenging early '80s Italian noise decimations from the notorious Mauthausen Orchestra for the first time in cd edition and completely remastered from original tape which includes MO's long-deleted four titles Anal Perversions, Host Sodomy, Bloodyminded and 2 nd Movement. Each cd housed in individual mini-LP gatefold sleeves with new art and packaged in a hard black box with white lettering ink, limited to 199 copies.

"Anal Perversions" is a fierce nihilism that overflows into the undefined territory between sex and maniac desire, marking our brains and our skin. A single act of sensory rape trying to deconstruct any rational particle that approaching the sound composition.

”Host Sodomy” represents an unprecedented noise assault, without sparing any form of perversion, relinquishing any moral obligation in the pursuit of the late charge.

‘'Bloodyminded'' offers a side of oppressive ferric noise devolving into anguished vocal terror and another slightly more nuanced side, adhering to a similar schematic. If nothing else is doing it for you, try this at your own risk.

‘'2nd Movement'' carry us, once again, as real rituals of a civilization without gods, in a pure world of suffering. Infinite modulations towards a sky that has now disappeared and locked in concrete.