PRICE:
$33.00
IN STOCK
ARTIST
TITLE
The Biophonic Boombox Recordings
FORMAT
2LP

LABEL
CATALOG #
ARCLP 025LP ARCLP 025LP
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
2/23/2018

Double LP version. Gatefold sleeve. "Deep, diverse, and unheralded, the Philadelphia ambient electronic music scene of the 1980s is explored with The Nightcrawlers' The Biophonic Boombox Recordings, an expansive archival collection documenting the hard-knuckled kosmische synthesizer trio's home recordings self-released and distributed over 35 cassettes between 1980 and 1991. Featuring the farthest reaching spacescapes of those cassette releases -- improvised straight into the mic of a JVC Biphonic Boombox -- none of these performances have been released beyond the original format, and essentially went out of print when Nightcrawler Peter D. Gulch got tired of dubbing them to blank tapes to mail-order through his Synkronos label and sell at live shows. Restored and recalibrated from the original cassettes, The Nightcrawlers' music has never sounded better or so readily accessible."