Category Archives: New Release

Dial-Up Summer Breeze “Modem Tan” C20

QCS_141 Dial-Up Summer Breeze “Modem Tan” C20 (edition of 18)

Late September 1995: a hazy mid-afternoon light streams down onto your brand-new Windows PC, you’re daydreaming about a relaxing Ibiza holiday… knowing you can barely afford a weekend in Blackpool. Nostalgic seaside lounge punk.

Colour artwork is printed onto white paper and packaged in yellow backed library cases. Each copy features a tasteful baby pink tape shell with colour labels. Also included is an article/advert/image from a 1995 computer magazine.

£4.60 (UK)
£6.85 (Europe)
£7.60 (Worldwide)
PayPal/contact: mike-ridge[AT]hotmail.co.uk
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Culver “Rebecca Reanimated” 7″ s/sided square lathe cut record

QCS_133 Culver “Rebecca Reanimated” 7″ s/sided square lathe cut record 33 ⅓ RPM (edition of 24)

Culver returns to QCS with an oozing slab of ominous and dense lo-fi drone noise.
Black and white folded art work is printed onto either light blue, pink, cream, grey, pink or yellow card. Each copy also features a rubber-stamped white paper sleeve.

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Norfolk Trotter “Floppy Flint Wall” 3.5″ floppy disk

QCS_140 Norfolk Trotter “Floppy Flint Wall” 3.5″ floppy disk (edition of 12)

Just over five minutes of lo-bit noise wall, captured using an Olympus digital voice recorder for added flint-based crunch.

Each black diskette features a rubber-stamped label printed onto light marbled paper. Every cover is a unique collaged and rubber-stamped design mounted onto purple card.

£4.20 (UK)
£6.45 (Europe)
£7.20 (Worldwide)
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Michael Ridge “Anti Glitter” 6.5″ wood glue anti-record

QCS_138 Michael Ridge “Anti Glitter” 6.5″ s/sided wood glue anti-record 78 RPM (edition of 8)

My latest playable anti-record carefully crafted from layers of wood glue, each with a combination of red, blue, silver or magenta glitter embedded into the surface!

A unique collaged and rubber-stamped centre label decorates every copy. Included is a recycled 14 x 14cm card target, each one featuring a different collage on the back. A work of anti-art!

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Michael Ridge “Live Tape Loops”

QCS_137 Michael Ridge “Live Tape Loops” File/Download

Rough and improvised tape loop jam using a combination of two microcassette loops and one cassette loop, playing a mix of field recordings, singing bowl experiments and heavily warbled/slowed down classical music. The soundtrack to my lockdown experience.

The first ever digital only release on QCS! You can buy/stream it on my Bandcamp page (and check out my other stuff too!):
https://mridge.bandcamp.com/

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SDC “SDC000” CDr

QCS_136 SDC “SDC000” CDr (edition of 24)

I’m excited to present the first full length album from UK-based artist SDC! Over seven tracks listeners are treated to an eclectic and greatly crafted mix of Noise, HNW, Drone, Downtempo and Ambient.

Rubber-stamped CDr is packaged in a brown recycled card sleeve. Art work is mounted onto one side of the sleeve and printed in either blue, green, magenta or yellow ink onto light blue paper. Each copy includes a folded paper insert printed in red and blue ink onto light peach paper.

£4.40 (UK)
£6.65 (Europe)
£7.40 (Worldwide)
PayPal/contact: mike-ridge[AT]hotmail.co.uk
Prices in GBP

Check out a couple of the tracks here!>>>>
https://sdcmusic000.bandcamp.com/releases

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Zebra Mu “Record 2 Mouth” C9

QCS_135 Zebra Mu “Record 2 Mouth” C9 (edition of 10)

No-fi microcassette experiments and tomfoolery aplenty, minimal gear used for satisfying results!

Art work is printed in either red or cyan ink onto purple card. Dubbed onto modified and stickered white NEAL police interview tapes, these are packaged in a black backed library case.

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Michael Ridge “Misc Loops #5” C20

QCS_132 Michael Ridge “Misc Loops #5” C20 (edition of 20)

The fifth instalment of the Misc Loops series explores extended tape loops of lo-fi ambient music subtly incorporating field recordings of bird song, chimes, streams/rivers and the coast. A soundtrack to fading coastal memories.

Colour artwork is printed onto white paper and packaged in dark blue backed library cases. Each copy features fetching plum purple tape shells and colour labels.

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Norfolk Trotter “Wall Noise for Gravel 7” Single” s/sided C90

QCS_131 Norfolk Trotter “Wall Noise for Gravel 7” Single” s/sided C90 (edition of 11)

An experimental 30 minute textured wall sourced from a turntable playing a 7” single of loose gravel. Recorded directly to cassette with no further edits or treatments.

Each stickered recycled TDK Cding II chrome cassette is packaged in an A5 manilla envelope. Black and white art work is mounted onto the front, with information rubber-stamped onto the back. Every copy includes a rubber-stamped and stickered postcard.

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Two New Releases Out Now!

QCS_130 Zebra Mu “Aimless Distortion” C9 (edition of 15)

New Zebra Mu hitting you with frenzied harsh noise and distressed electronics!

Each cassette is packaged in a black back library case that feature black and green printed labels. Front cover artwork is printed in black ink, whilst the inside cover artwork is printed in red ink onto light peach paper.

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QCS-003Z Various Artists “FYI: DIY Label Sampler & Art Zine” CDr (edition of 30)

Created for the Norwich Millennium Library Zine Fair on 23 November 2019!

Each copy includes an eight page mini art zine showcasing a few favourite front cover artworks designed over the years, printed in either magenta or red ink onto light blue paper. The labelled CDr comprises of selected tracks from past releases, features material from: Mutant Ape, Utnapishtim & Bruital Orgasme, blackhumor, GX Jupitter-Larsen, Stuart Chalmers & Yol and Zebra Mu. An additional insert with the track list and information is printed in cyan ink onto light yellow paper.

£4.40 (UK)
£6.65 (Europe)
£7.40 (Worldwide)
PayPal/contact: mike-ridge[AT]hotmail.co.uk
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