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Dark Entries Distro!

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Dark Entries Distro!

Postby darkentriesrecords » Sat Sep 26, 2009 7:31 am

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Dark Entries is proud to distribute three rare electro/synth/wave re-issues on <a href="http://www.annaloguerecords.com/">Anna Logue Records</a> from Germany and <a href="http://www.eirkti.com">Eirkti Records</a> from Greece! I only have a few copies of each so act fast! Free shipping in the USA <a href="http://www.darkentriesrecords.com/?page_id=47">ORDER NOW</a>

<img src="http://eirkti.com/alexandros/alexandros%20outcover.jpg" alt="" />

Originally released from Alexandros’ own label ‘80s Ways’ in 1985, ‘Data’ includes 8 tracks which are overall reminiscent of that era’s analogue sound. Straightforward minimal electronic and synthetic wave tunes such as ‘Hold Me Tight’, ‘Difficult Birth’, ‘Everybody wants some Love’ and other offer a pure taste of musical originality the 80s dance-floors were filled with. Data was the LP following Alexandros’ promising 7” single ‘No Place To Run’ released in 1983, which is also included here.
As years went by, the LP became more and more difficult to find till nowadays when it is considered very rare. It is time to circulate this work once more and fill an important gap in a lot of people’s collections.
This will be a limited edition of 500 hand-numbered copies dressed in a pure black & white sleeve plus a cardstock insert

Tracklisting

1. Stress
2. Hold Me Tight
3. Tonight
4. Tired
5. Here Comes The Time
6. Everybody Wants Some Love
7. No Place To Run
8. Difficult Birth

Sound samples here:
<a href="http://www.myspace.com/eirkti"> http://www.myspace.com/eirkti</a>

<img src="http://www.annaloguerecords.com/releases/cover/ANNA-016---CAR-CRASH-ET-lp.jpg" alt="" />

CAR CRASH SET were one of the very few electropop acts coming out of New Zealand and have released several vinyls nationally between 1983 and 1986. Basically, the CAR CRASH SET consisted of synthesists/composers David Bulog and Nigel Russell and guitarist/producer Trevor Reekie, and was formed in late 1981. They created such outstanding electropop songs with a Roland TR-606/808 and such lovely sequencing, - e.g. “Fall from Grace” is definitely a song that Anna will take with her into her grave – that it is indeed a shame that they didn’t receive more attention. Anyway, their 1983 12” ‘Two Songs’ (including “Outsider” and “Fall from Grace”) and the V/A ‘We’ll do our best’ LP (including CAR CRASH SET’s “Toys”) are at least highly collectible items amongst electropop connoisseurs and many people will be happy to see these tracks being available again as well as four previously unavailable demos from both their earliest and later days. David and Nigel are said to be recording again together with only the original Roland gear (“nothing else will do” as David says): TR-606, Jupiter-4, MC-4, System 100m modular and System 104 sequencer as well as Nigel’s Korg MS20.

Tracklisting:
a1 Hit and run 3:20
a2 Outsider (12“ Version) 5:58
a3 Toys 4:42
a4 Heart of Stone (Demo) 6:58
b1 Another Day (Demo) 5:55
b2 Heart of Stone 5:08
b3 Dreams 2:42
b4 Fall from Grace 7:52

Record features:

- 12”LP, 160 gramms, 33 1/3 rpm, black vinyl
- high quality pressing made in the Netherlands
- limited pressing of 400 copies
- 4 previously unreleased tracks
- full colour sleeve
- hand numbered lyrics sheet
- polyethylene inner sleeves for vinyl protection
- transparent record sleeves for sleeve protection

Sound samples here:
<a href="http://www.myspace.com/jointhecarcrashset">http://www.myspace.com/jointhecarcrashset</a>

<img src="http://www.annaloguerecords.com/releases/cover/Hands-of-Cain.jpg"/>

THE HANDS OF CAIN were Dimitris Chorianopoulos (vocals, bass), Spyros ‘S. Adam’ Floros (drums), Costas Papakitsos (synthesisers) and Dimitris Stamatiou (guitar) from Athens, Greece. In 1983 the HANDS OF CAIN evolved from of one of the first groups of the Greek punk scene of the early 80’s called Ausschwitss when their music was gaining a darker shade and their lyrics were changing to English. Unlike their former group, the HANDS OF CAIN had very little public exposure, but built their reputation amongst the lively Athenian dark wave/post punk scene of the time with a few live gigs in clubs like ‘Skylab’ and ‘Pegasus’. They finally split up in November 1985, and although none of their recordings was ever released their fame lived on. An end was put to this local hidden secret when Dimitris ‘Profitis’ Petrou sent Anna two tracks in Autumn 2007, “Two Steps to the End” and “The Dagger in Me”. Anna was blown away by those tracks and couldn’t believe they have remained unreleased. Of course, this had to be changed. The quality of HOC’s song writing is amazing, these are just strong compositions, and without any doubt, this album will perfectly line up with the best ever goth/dark wave albums being so close to Christian Death’s first recordings as well as the best songs by Bauhaus. Their tracks are pure mid 80’s despair and melancholy, typical of the goth/dark wave scene of the time, although such terms as goth or dark-wave had not yet been invented by journalists back then. The material was (more or less) preserved on dusty 8mm reels and worn-out cassette tapes – it is thanks to Dave Hewson, who digitally transferred and restored these tracks, we owe you much gratitude, Dave – that these essential songs do not remain in total obscurity. Prepare yourself for a milestone not only in Greek music history, but also in goth/dark wave history!

LP features:

- 12”LP, DMM (Direct Metal Mastering) cut, 160 gramms, 33 1/3 rpm, black vinyl
- 7”EP, DMM (Direct Metal Mastering) cut, 33 1/3 rpm, white vinyl
- high quality pressing made in the Netherlands
- limited pressing of 500 copies
- 10 previously unreleased tracks including three live tracks from 1985
- printed disco inner sleeve
- transparent record sleeves for sleeve protection
- all copies include hand numbered and signed b/w photo

a1 In a Dark Cell 5:21
a2 Deadlips 3:11
a3 Pristine Passion 5:18
a4 Two Steps to the End 4:54
a5 The Dagger in me 5:09
b1 The Only Sound 4:41
b2 Deep Inside 5:26
b3 The Tears of Vanity 5:25
b4 Monodrama 3:49
b5 Royalty in Exile 3:33
c1 In a Dark Cell (Hit-The-Fly Mix) 5:19
c2 Deadlips (Filthy Mix) 3:10
d1 Pristine Passion (Full Vocals Version) 5:17

Sound samples here:
<a href="http://www.myspace.com/thehandsofcain">http://www.myspace.com/thehandsofcain</a>
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