AVAILABLE:

AST061: NICKY CRANE - "UNTITLED" C20
AST062: TAKAHIRO MUKAI - "GRANULAR JELLY" C40
AST063: COARSES - "0X001" C38
AST070: KNEELING KNAVE - "THE MESSIAH COMPLEX / INVOLUNTARY ADMISSION" 7"

OUT EVENTUALLY:

DEAD TECH - "UNTITLED" REISSUE CS
AARON DILLOWAY CS
CIRCULAR RUINS CS
ÚJ BALA CS
WDK CS
CONSULATE CS
OIL CS
CUBE - "FADE TO BIEGE" REISSUE CS


DISCOGS | SOUNDCLOUD | BANDCAMP

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Nina Buchanan + Kneeling Knave At The Post Office Hotel.




Flyer by Richard Costa, event here.

Recent Releases On Bandcamp.

The last batch of tapes (Coarses, Gaud, Nicky Crane + Takahiro Mukai) as well as the Kneeling Knave 7" are available for free download from bandcamp. Already looking toward the next batch; a debut tape from Sydney's WDK, Budapest's Új Bála, Berlin's Circular Ruins + others. Thanks for listening.

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Collector LP Launches / Melbourne / August 2016.




August 25th, Hugs N Kisses w/ Dead Boomers / Kneeling Knave + DJ Caitlin Hurik. Event here.



August 27th, The Catfish w/ Nerve (12" Launch) / Nicky Crane / Regional Curse. Event here.

Collector's "Triple Crown" LP is forthcoming on new label, Drawing Heat Records.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Kneeling Knave - "The Messiah Complex / Involuntary Admission" 7" Available.




Lathe-cut 7" limited to 50 copies. Layout by Mark Groves. 12 bucks + postage or pickup can be arranged in Melbourne. Apologies for the high price, but that is what it cost to produce unfortunately.

Email: alteredstatestapes@gmail.com for further information.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Kneeling Knave 7" Track Streaming.






More info on the project here.

"The Messiah Complex / Involuntary Admission" 7" lathe available next week, limited to 50 copies.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

"Plastic Parts" Artzine Available Now.



Plastic Parts is a new zine of photocopier art. Layout by Mark Groves, images by Cooper Bowman. Pro-printed, limited to 50 copies. $4 + post.

Previous zine "Serene Fullerene" is sold out from me. But may still be available from Motto Books (Berlin) and World Food Books (Melbourne).

Thursday, April 21, 2016

New AST Batch: Gaud, Nicky Crane, Takahiro Mukai + Coarses.

AST058: GAUD - "BRAINED" c26

As Gaud, Nick Kuceli has released some of my favourite local releases of the last few years via Future Archaic and Distort. On "Brained", Gaud drives home his long-form techno over three tracks. He continues to hone his sound, working with a limited palette of a laptop, Sherman filter bank, 303 clone + effects. This shit is a wormhole that you can easily get lost in.



AST061: NICKY CRANE - "UNTITLED" c20

This is the latest in the Australian purveyor of cooked electronic music's refreshingly progressive releases. Relatively similar equipment-wise to his excellent CD from last year on Rhythm Works (drum machine, dictaphone + effects), this tape is truly unique and done with a bent sense of humour. Live, NC has crafted some of the best sets I've seen over the last year. The monkey can play.



AST062: TAKAHIRO MUKAI - "GRANULAR JELLY" c40

Japan's Takahiro Mukai has been busy over the last two years. He has produced some excellent releases of fractured rhythmic electronics on various tape labels, including Spain's Paralaxe Editions. Here, he presents thoroughly eroded beats and stuttered synths.



AST063: COARSES - "0X001" c38

I came across some videos of this guy playing Korg Electribes a few months ago and got in touch with him to see if he recorded much. His name is Jason Cook and he hails from somewhere in the Midwest of America. Within a few weeks he'd produced this tape of well-studied techno and harsher, drone-based recordings.

Monday, April 4, 2016

Bandcamp Update.

The Altered States Bandcamp has been updated with the last two batches. Includes releases by 2200, Germany Army, Siobhan, Luke Holland, L. Lerkenfeldt + Cooper Bowman. Some of the most legit stuff I've released so far I'd say. No cover art yet, but I'll get on it soon.

As usual, they're free, but chop me out a few dollars to put towards the next batch if you're feeling charitable. Speaking of, tapes by Nicky Crane, Gaud, Coarses + Takahiro Mukai will be available imminently.

Sunday, April 3, 2016

AST At Lulu's / CB - Taśma Bagno Tape.




Out of print Altered States releases available from Lulu's, including tapes from German Army, 2200, Siobhan, Luke Holland, L. Lerkenfeldt + Cooper Bowman.

Also available is a new CB tape titled "Taśma Bagno" (top right). Some info: Taśma Bagno (roughly, "swamp tape") was released with a day's notice by excellent Polish experimental label, Wounded Knife, for a CB show in Warsaw in a numbered edition of 20 copies. I've done an Altered States repress of another 20 for Australian punters. Tape + synth loops. No catalogue number.