The New Blockaders

A long time ago I was asked by Richard Rupenus of The New Blockaders to do a remix, which was, much later, released on a 5LP set by Vinyl On Demand. Today I received a 2CD which has all the European remixes of The New Blockaders together. Its released by Auf Abwegen. I wondered why exactly this had to be re-issued, but its a fine compilation. The USA artists are on Important Records and the UK artists compiled by At War With False Noise (for completists). I doubt wether it will bring fame to the New Blockaders outside the extended family of noise. Oh, actually I did two remixes. The other one is still in my archive and was supposed to be released by Beta-Lactam Ring on a CD of various of those forgotten tracks (along with some other unreleased Freiband pieces), but that never happened. Anyone interested in releasing any of that, contact me for a full list of unreleased Freiband works.

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About fransdewaard
Probably most known from his ongoing work with Kapotte Muziek (a group that fully concentrates on recycling through musique concrete) and as one half of ambient sound-artists Beequeen. As well as writing the informative and acclaimed weekly newsletter "Vital Weekly", Frans De Waard also founded the Korm Plastics label in 1984, initally only offering cassettes, but since 1992 offering an ever-growing catalogue of CDs and vinyl of contemporary experimental music.

2 Responses to The New Blockaders

  1. Dear Franz,

    I am very much interested in releasing the un-released material.

    Get back, to me a.s.a.p.

    Regards!

    Kenny/Obskyr Records

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