December 2004: A Strange Fortune UpdateA Strange Fortune Update, December 2004
TOR LUNDVALL HOLIDAY GREETING CARDS
Want to send out the best Christmas cards of anyone you know this holiday season? Here you go, Strange Fortune is now offering holiday greeting cards by Tor Lundvall.
Tor Lundvall holiday greeting cards set #1 is a boxed set of ten greeting cards, featuring enchanting winterscape paintings by Tor Lundvall. Tor's magical visuals will be familiar to many of you from his distinctive album covers for Sol Invictus, as well as his own excellent recordings. Five different card designs here, two of each are included.
Extremely limited edition, claim yours now at www.strangefortune.com. Only $12 and shipping. Limit one set per customer.
TOR LUNDVALL LAST LIGHT
December is definitely Tor Lundvall month here at Strange Fortune. Available now for preorder is the first release on Strange Fortune's own in house label. Last Light is the all new album of former World Serpent recording artist Tor Lundvall.
Assuming no manufacturing glitches, Last Light is set to be released mid December for your enjoyment this holiday season. What better way to set the mood for the dark winter months to come? More info on Last Light will be revealed shortly.
Preorder Last Light by Tor Lundvall at www.strangefortune.com.
Also currently available: Under the Shadows of Trees, Ice, Evening/Leaves 7" (World Serpent editions, while supplies last). Perfect stocking stuffers for any ambient music lovers on your gift list.
GEM OF THE MONTH: SHINJUKU THIEF / MATTE BLACK
Strange Fortune's Gem of the Month for December 2004 is Matte Black by Shinjuku Thief.
Departing from Shinjuku Thief's usual cinematic orchestrated style, Matte Black is characterized by rich drones heavy on the low end. Part of the Black Mass trilogy alongside releases from EPA and Darrin Verhagen.
Limited to only 500 copies, in stock for $14 and shipping at www.strangefortune.com.
Also currently in stock from the Australian Dorobo label:
Shinjuku Thief / The Witch Hammer/The Witch Hunter/The Witch Haven / $14 each
Shinjuku Thief / The Witch Trilogy 3CD wooden box set (last few available) / $69
Shinjuku Thief / Medea / $14
Darrin Verhagen / Black Frost / $14
EPA / Black Ice / $14
STRANGE FORTUNE TOP SELLERS 2004
Looking for more gift ideas? Here are Strange Fortune's top sellers of the year. All of the following titles are either in stock right now, or guaranteed in stock in time for Xmas if you get your order in at www.strangefortune.com by the 10th of December:
#10 / Der Blutharsch / Time Is thee Enemy
#9 / Non / Live in Osaka DVD
#8 / various artists / Death's Last Life's Breath
#7 / various artists / Tyr: Myth Culture Tradition Volume 2
#6 / Edward Ka-spel / Pieces of 8
#5 / Raison d'etre / Requiem for Abandoned Souls
#4 / Tor Lundvall / Under the Shadows of Trees
#3 / Legendary Pink Dots / Poppy Variations
#2 / Legendary Pink Dots / The Whispering Wall
#1 / Death in June & Boyd Rice / Alarm Agents (awaiting restock due to large demand, see above)
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