Release date: 1983
First released by Les Disques du Crépuscule and Operation Twilight in February 1983, The Culling Is Coming flagged two radical new directions for Skidoo following funk-inflected indie chart-topper Seven Songs the previous year.
Drawn from two live performances, Culling combined a collaboration with the Balinese Gamelan Orchestra recorded at Dartington College of Music in October 1982, together with extracts from a more extreme, improvised set at the first WOMAD festival in July 1982, using scrap metal and tape loops. Both sides of the album were exactly 23 minutes long, side one signing off with a stylus-hostile lock groove.
Digitally remastered, Culling is now expanded with the inclusion of a complete (and equally extreme) 26 minute loop performance at Tielt, Belgium, on 8 October 1982, recorded on Crépuscule's short Move Back/Bite Harder tour with Cabaret Voltaire and Tuxedomoon. The extended CD runs for 76 minutes. Booklet features the original artwork with contextual notes by Skidoo's Alex Turnbull.
1. G-2 Contemplation
3. G-3 Insemination
10. Healing (For the Strong)
11. Move Back/Bite Harder
A unique blend of jangly, melodic indie rock and alternative folk on this deluxe reissue by alumni of San Francisco's legendary Cat Heads. "Sharply poignant...
17 Pictures is a project by Jörg Follert, who has released critically acclaimed albums under the pseudonyms Wechsel Garland and Wunder for labels like Morr...
LTM presents a deluxe reissue of the first two albums by Californian experimentalists 17 Pygmies on remastered double CD and download.Formed in Los Angeles in...
Release date: 10/29/2021. Les Disques du Crepuscule present a new 76-minute CD edition of The Culling Is Coming by 23 Skidoo, originally released on vinyl by Crepuscule and sister...
1. Dawning (Version), 2. AYU (ambient), 3. Calypso, 4. Interzonal, 5. Kendang, 6. Contemplation, 7. Helicopterz, 8. Urban GamelanDownload available with purchase of LP+DVD.Beyond Time...
LTM is proud to announce a series of expanded reissues on CD and download by seminal post-punk group 23 Skidoo. Initially active between 1979 and...
An expanded remaster of the seminal mini-album Seven Songs by 23 Skidoo, whose unique industrial ethno-funk hybrid topped the British indie charts in 1982. As...
An expanded remaster of the third album by 23 Skidoo, originally issued in 1984 and now with four bonus tracks including the 12" versions of...