Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Jim Woodring's Frank animation

There is a Japanese dvd that has roughly 50 minutes of animated films based on the comics by Jim Woodring. The comics and the films are pretty mind blowing. If I remember correctly the dvd had a choice of audio, either Japanese electronic ambient music or tracks by James McNew of Yo La Tengo. There are also action figures of Woodring's work and boingboing recently posted a link to a site that sells embroidery patterns

Friday, June 26, 2009

Hard Boiled Update 6-26-09

Some good stuff in this week.

Tortoise - Beacons Of Ancestorship CD/LP The vinyl is already out of print. Thrill Jockey says that they will repress the vinyl but that it will not be as deluxe a pressing as this one.

Units - History Of The Units The Early Years 1977 - 1983 CD

Dinosaur Jr - Farm 2xCD/2xLP The double cd version has 4 extra tracks and is limited.

Sunn O))) Pan Sonic - Che 10" Very limited 10" Suicide cover in honor of Alan Vega's 70's birthday.

Little Claw - Human Taste CD On Ecstatic Peace.

Hawkwind - s/t CD UK edition with bonus tracks.

Hawkwind - In Search Of Space CD UK edition with bonus tracks.

Dave Bixby - Ode To Quetzalcoatl CD Moody drugged damaged acid folk from 1968.

Cooly G - Narst 12" On Hyperdub.

V/a - The World Is Shaking CD Cubanismo From The Congo , 1954-55. Latest compilation from Honest Jon's.

Monolake - Atlas 12"

Jean Claude Vannier - L'enfant Assassin des Monches CD Psychedelic French from the arranger of Serge Gainsbourg's "History Of Melody Nelson"

Friday, June 19, 2009

Tarsem Singh's The Fall

Watched the most recent film by Tarsem (The Cell). It took him several years to film and he travelled all over the world to shoot in some amazing places. Visually it is very reminiscent of Alejandro Jodorowsky. I missed The Fall when it played theatricall, but I will see his next film on the biggest screen possible. Currently imdb lists him as in preproduction for "War Of Gods".

Hard Boiled Update 6-19-09

Lots of used LPs in this week and with the crappy weather I am close to putting out all of the backlog of LPs that have been on hold for me to investigate what they are and what to price them at.

V/a - One Nation Under A Grave CD New mix cd from Andy Votel. "75 minutes of Fuzz ridden/ Break heavy snippets of unpronounceable vinyl obscurities from 6 times around the melting planet"

Tomaz Bednarczyk - Let's Make Better Mistakes Tomorrow CD On 12K.

William Basinski - 92982 CD

V/a - Well Hung CD Compilation of obscure Hungarian funk put together by Andy Votel. I've carried this cd as an import at $22.99 but now it is $15.99

Paavoharju - Yha Hamaraa CD Weird electronic folk music from Finland. On Fonal Records.

King Midas Sound - Dub Heavy 12" On Hyperdub Records.

Deerhunter - Rainwater Cassette 12" On Kranky Records.

T.P. Orchestre Poly-rythmo - Kings Of Benin Urban Groove 1972-80 CD Lots of Afrobeat and Afrofunk cds in this week.

V/a - Legends Of Benin CD Analog Africa's new comp.

V/a - Nigeria Disco Funk CD Back in stock.

V/a - Nigeria Rock Special CD Back in stock.

Rail Band - Vol. 1 Soundiata 2xCD From Mali.

Rail Band - Vol. 2 Mansa 2xCD

Rail Band - Vol. 3 Dioba 2xCD

Feelies - Only Life CD Back in stock in time for their show at the Pritzker on the 29th. Also the Sea and Cake and Dirty Projectors are playing the Pritzker for free this Monday at 6:30.

Wire - New issue

Wavves - s/t CD

Ganglians - Monster Head CD On Woodsist Records.

SND - Atavism CD On Raster Norton.

Easy Star All Stars - Easy Star's Lonely Hearts Dub Band CD/LP Reggae cover of the Beatles classic album

V/a - New Orleans Funk CD After a year of not carrying Soul Jazz Records because they were too expensive the price has dropped to a reasonalble price for an import cd.

V/a - Chicago Acid - Acid & Experimental House 1985-1995: Can You Jack? 2xCD

Jackie Mittoo - Keyboard King At Studio One CD

V/a - Dub Echoes DVD Soul Jazz produced movie about the history of Dub.

Prince Buster - She Was A Rough Rider LP

Prince Buster - Wreck A Pum Pum LP

Bob Marley - Burnin' LP

Augustus Pablo - Meets Lee Perry & The Wailers: Rare Dubs LP

Bob Marley - Natty Dread LP

King Tubby - Controls LP

Lee Perry - Return Of The Super Ape LP

Scientist - Scientific Dub LP

Nicodemus - Serious Nicodemus Volume 1: Nicodemus Meets Roots Radics At Channel One LP

Lee Perry - Roast Fish Collie Weed & Corn Bread LP

Prince Jazzbo - Ital Corner LP

Bob Marley - Kaya LP

Jackie Mittoo - Keep On Dancing LP

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Hard Boiled Update 6-08-09

>I will be spinning records at the Burlington tomorrow (Wednesday) from 10:30 to 2am. The Burlington is located at 3425 W. Fullerton (@Kimball). I've started pulling lots of noisy lo-fi rock to go along with some Bowie.
I got rid of the 99 cent records last week, but have already started a new box of fresh 99 cent deals.

Sonic Youth - The Eternal CD/LP The record is pretty good.

St. Vincent - Actor CD

V/a - Transmission From Sinai CD New comp put out by Arthur Magazine. Lots of noisy drone.

Telefon Tel Aviv - Immolate LP Now on vinyl.

Deerhunter - Rainwater Cassette CD

Rodriguez - Coming From Reality LP With bonus 7".

V/a - Not Given Lightly 2xCD Morr Records tribute to New Zealand bands. Back in stock.

DMX Krew - Wave Funk Vol. 1 12" New on Rephlex.

A. Perala - Boom Blaster 12" aka Astrobotnia, Ouvca.

On Rephlex. V/a - Panama!2 CD New Latin Funk comp focusing on Panama from the 70's and 80's.

Robert Hampson - Vectors CD On Touch Records.

Biosphere - Wireless Live CD On Touch Records.

Yeti - New issue.

Thanks Mark

Sonic Youth and Kung Fu Chefs

I have the new Sonic Youth cd for sale today for $11.99.  Here is a video clip with samples of every track on the album.

Also there is a new Hong Kong movie about a cooking tournament featuring chefs that are kung fu masters 
who use there martial arts in the kitchen. It stars Sammo Hung and the bad is Fan Siu Wong aka Rikki
from Story Of Rikki.