DEVO ‘Total Devo’ Deluxe 2xLP and 2xCD available to Pre-Order NOW!

Long out of print and never reissued on vinyl, FUTURISMO proudly present a super limited Deluxe edition of DEVO’s 1988 album – Total Devo, in time for its 30th Anniversary! Over the years this totally underrated lp has become a fan favourite, aswell as a prediction of these unsettling times we live in, so it seems only fitting it’s right now that Total Devo gets its first time reissue.

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Back in 1988, when the airwaves were being homogenized by vapid pop, DEVO set about creating their first album in four years. The result was this slice of overt irony, a dance orientated, back to basics, emotionally arch selection – including now classics ‘Baby Doll’ and ‘Disco Dancer’ – that twisted pop on it’s head by imitating in part the very music it mocked. Despite its industrial edge and unusual trademark quirk, the concept was perhaps so honest at the time that the joke was inevitably lost, but in the years since hindsight has it serving as a testament to another of DEVO‘s misunderstood works of art.
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This summer, FUTURISMO give every truly discerning DEVO fan the out of print release they’ve been been craving, a very limited pressing of Total Devo Deluxe. Each gatefold lp set includes 2x180g limited edition coloured vinyl in the choice of ‘Defcon Disco’, ‘Totally Agitated’ or ‘Happy Sad’. Included alongside the original album are remixes, demos and unheard tracks unearthed from the archives. The records come in a spot laminated gatefold sleeve that shows illustrations and logos when viewed in a certain light, it contains a huge double sided poster with unseen pictures and brand new liner notes by Gerald V. Casale of DEVO, and two collectable photographic postcards! Making this an essential addition to the collection of any agitated spud.

Available to Pre-order NOW from the FUTURISMO Online Store. Only while stocks last!

DEVO > ‘Baby Doll’ from Total Devo (Deluxe) LP

He’s a Sax Maniac! JAMES WHITE AND THE BLACKS classic for Pre-Order NOW!

The NYC No Wave legend returns to record store shelves everywhere! Long out of print, it’s only right JAMES CHANCE (WHITE) was back where he belongs, this time in the shape of a lovingly packaged reissue of his 1982 lp masterpiece – Sax Maniac.

Currently at the forefront of the popular music conciousness, fresh from a guest performance with Franz Ferdinand on prime time US televisions ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’, this fantastic Redux version of one of JAMES most revered records showcases his anarchic saxophone and deconstructionist approach to rock ‘n’ roll through avant garde arrangements and a blending of contemporary jazz with a true punk ethos.

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To go alongside the music are four incredible photographic prints of JAMES CHANCE and Anya Philips by Edo Bertolgio, the director of the now classic movie Downtown 81, which starred Jean-Michel Basquiet and a memorable performance by the JAMES WHITE AND THE BLACKS era band heard here on this record. Drenched in an infinite cool, Sax Maniac is a true document of downtown New Yorks’ underground music and art scene in the early 1980’s.

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This summer, FUTURISMO are proud to present a limited edition Redux version of this incredible LP. Remastered and containing a bonus track featuring fellow no-wave legend Arto Lindsay (DNA, The Lounge Lizards), this LP comes on heavy 180g limited coloured vinyl with free download. The record is encased in a clear PVC sleeve with the logo printed on the font, inside it contains 4 x photographic prints of images by the great Edo Bertoglio (Downtown 81, Jean-Michel Basquiet) allowing you to use whichever image you desire as the front cover! It also boasts newly written liner notes by the legendary JAMES CHANCE himself.
So get yourself a slice of hot sax – only while stocks last!

Available to Pre-order NOW at the FUTURISMO ONLINE STORE.

JAMES WHITE AND THE BLACKS > ‘Sax Machine’ from Sax Maniac (Redux) LP

Now Shipping! SUBURBAN LAWNS new wave classic on LP and CD

Out Now! Never before reissued and out of print since 1981, FUTURISMO proudly present this eccentric slice of Californian new wave art punk from the SUBURBAN LAWNS. Delivered in fine redux fashion, on Flavor Crystal 180g coloured vinyl with free download, as well as a CD digipak version. Both include new artwork and photos, huge foldout poster, all the tracks present on the original S/T LP plus five bonus tracks as featured on their fabulous Baby EP.

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SUBURBAN LAWNS were the embodiment of everything that new wave was supposed to be: subversive, artistic, humorous and aligned to the timeless sensibilities of pop. Do not miss this masterpiece, available NOW from the FUTURISMOSTORE

SUBURBAN LAWNS > ‘Flying Saucer Safari’ from S/T