April 2005: William Basinski, Tor Lundvall...A Strange Fortune Update, April 2005
GEM OF THE MONTH: WILLIAM BASINSKI / SILENT NIGHT
This month it was a tough call, so many great new albums from Sol Invictus, Nurse with Wound and others, but it ultimately had to go to... Silent Night by William Basinski.
60 minutes of pulsing shimmering high-pitched static drone, chaotic yet tranquil and enveloping, simple but perfectly sufficient. All the magic of the sound of insects at night. Basinski's most beautiful music yet?
Silent Night in stock for just $13 and shipping at www.strangefortune.com.
TOR LUNDVALL / LAST LIGHT
For anyone who may have put it off thus far, fair warning... Tor Lundvall's Last Light first edition will be sold out in the near future.
We are thrilled about how well this album is taking off. There will be a second edition, it will differ in some manner yet to be finalized.
For those wanting to read more about Last Light, here are a few of the press reviews so far:
And here's a new interview with Tor about his music & art:
Tor Lundvall's Last Light is still available as a numbered first edition for just $12 and shipping at www.strangefortune.com.
New Releases at Strange Fortune
The Aeolian String Ensemble / Eclipse / $14
All My Faith Lost / As You're Vanishing in Silence / $13
The Angels of Light / Sing Other People / $13
Architect / Noise Is out of Stock 12" / $14
Atrium Carceri / Seishinbyouin / $13
William Basinski / Silent Night / $13
Changes / Orphan in the Storm CD, LP / $15, 17
Current 93 / Halo reissue / $13
Current 93 / Soft Black Stars reissue / $14
Current 93 / How He Loved the Moon (Moonsongs for Jhonn Balance) LP / $25
Des Esseintes / Les Diaboliques / $12
Genocide Organ / In Konflikt CD, LP / $15, 17
Gor / Croisades: The Medieval Project / $14
Gruntsplatter / The Passions of a Cripple LP / $14
The Hafler Trio with David Tibet / Where Are You? / $29
His Divine Grace / Eurydice / $14
Matt Howden / Voyager / $13
Jack or Jive / Absurdity / $14
Jack or Jive / Kenka / $14
Kobe / Economy of Movement / $12
Ksiezyc / Ksiezyc / $13 (highly recommended, more about this one later...)
Tor Lundvall / Last Light / $12
Mad EP / Eating Movies / $13
The Mirror Reveals / This Infinite Eye / $12
Mondblut / Scorn / $14
Neither Neither World / Maddening Montagery reissue / $14
Nurse with Wound / Shipwreck Radio Volume One / $22
Nurse with Wound / Drunk with the Old Man of the Mountains / $13
Sol Invictus / The Devil's Steed / $14
Somatic Responses / Pounded Mass CD, LP / $14
The Unquiet Void / Poisoned Dreams / $12
Winterkälte / Disturbance CD, LP / $15, 17
various artists / Serene Moments 2x7" / $14
Just around the corner, a few much-needed reissues...
Current 93 / Sixsixsix: Sicksicksick
Current 93 / Thunder Perfect Mind 2CD
Chrystal Belle Scrodd / The Inevitable Chrystal Belle Scrodd
Chrystal Belle Scrodd / Belle de Jour
Nurse with Wound / Soliloquy for Lilith 3CD box set
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