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GX Jupitter-Larsen / Zebra Mu “Split” 1″ Lathe Cut Pre-Order

AT LAST!!! It has taken over a year of planning but FINALLY I’m now accepting pre-orders for GX Jupitter-Larsen / Zebra Mu “Split” 1″ lathe cut record!!

This is the smallest lathe cut QCS will ever release, possibly one of the smallest in the world too. 110 will be made, ironically it is the most copies I’ve ever put out as well. This dinky split will feature an exclusive (and very short) track from GX and myself. Expect a spoken word piece from GX and experimental noise/drone type composition from yours truly. Each 1” will be nestled in fold-out artwork and other packaging delights….

Prices are (GBP):

£5.50 (UK)
£7.75 (Europe)
£8.90 (Worldwide)
PayPal/contact: mike-ridge[AT]hotmail.co.uk

Estimated time of release upon writing this post is about 6-7 weeks, they will be dispatched to you on the day of release.

**PLEASE BE AWARE** This is (obviously) a handmade and extremely experimental lathe cut record (45 RPM), monstrously lo-fi and stupidly challenging to play…. HELL YES!!

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Zebra Mu “Plastic Warp Junk” Recycled Lathe Cut Record Out Now!

QCS_104 Zebra Mu “Plastic Warp Junk” 5.5″ s/sided square recycled plastic lathe cut record 33⅓ RPM (edition of 11)

Just over a minute of focused Harsh Noise and squawking electronics cut onto sections of recycled clear plastic used to package venetian blinds! This is an extremely experimental and (very) lo-fi lathe cut record, expect surface noise and sound quality comparable to a picnic plate lathe or old 78.

Every copy features B&W artwork/information printed onto pearlescent bronze paper. Each lathe cut is housed in a white paper sleeve with artwork printed in green ink.

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Zebra Mu ‘Seero Zongg Flexi! (I❤ The Gerogerigegege)’ 7″ Flexi-Disc Anti-Record & CDr OUT NOW!

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QCS_088-Zebra Mu, Seero Zongg Flexi! (I ❤ The Gerogerigegege), 7″ flexi-disc anti-record 33⅓ RPM & CDr, edition of 20
A blank transparent flexi-disc anti-record inspired by and dedicated to The Gerogerigegege and particularly the obscure ‘Zero Song Flexi’ release! Seero Zongg Flexi! features a black and white photocopied centre label that is packaged in a rubber-stamped white paper sleeve. Either an orange or red card insert with b/w art work is included with each disc.
The flexi-disc can be played three ways:

  • Without grooves.
  • Using the sandpaper and pin provided to scratch your own grooves.
  • Burning the disc.

A rubber-stamped CDr featuring 19 recordings of myself playing and eventually burning the flexi-disc is included with every copy. A b/w insert printed onto blue paper accompanies the CDr.

ART IS OVER!

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Damages ‘Fractures’ C41 Out NOW!

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QCS_087-Damages, Fractures, C41, edition of 18

After a long wait the Damages tape has finally materialised! Behind Damages is Douglas Lucas – a multimedia artist based in Brooklyn, New York who also runs the genius NONE Records.
All sounds on this tape are from the same recording of an electric guitar improvisation recorded on cassette. The recording was damaged by being re-recorded onto another cassette while being filtered through a broken amp and various pedals, then pulling out, wadding, and ripping the tape from that cassette, then re-spooling it back into the cassette and transferring it to a computer for further damages.
Very minimal artwork on this release with only written information being printed onto two sheets of thin white card, that is held together with two damaged six second tape loops containing extracts from side A & B. Black cassette shells feature white labels with black and white artwork and text. Every copy is packaged in an intentionally damaged cassette case courtesy of Damages!

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