Posts Tagged ‘post-punk’

James Chances’ CONTORTIONS ‘Buy’ lp. OUT NOW!

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

On March 16th, prepare to get contorted! FUTURISMO and James Chance give you the long awaited ultimate version of BUY, the influential No Wave classic by the CONTORTIONS. This incredible slab of avant jazz/disco punk, containing the famous ‘Contort Yourself’, is a must for fans of No Wave and postmodern music. Jagged and infectiously danceable, BUY’s influence has helped shape the sounds of post-punk beyond measure.

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Fully remastered and featuring two bonus tracks, FUTURISMOs’ version of this lp comes on heavy 180g vinyl in two Limited Edition colours – Lounge Smoke and Jazz Static, in addition is a Free download containing extra live tracks. This stunning package is encased in a mirror varnished gatefold sleeve with spot printed neon ink and contains a brand new large 12pg booklet featuring rare photography by the late great fashionista, photographer and muse – Anya Phillips, not to mention new text written by the legendary James Chance himself!

Available to ORDER NOW from our online store, Futurismo No.5 is available in all good record stores worldwide.

Beautiful Mutants, set your clocks to DEVOTIME!

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Spuds rejoice! For it is with great pleasure FUTURISMO can proudly announce Futurismo No.2 and No.3 will be the Vinyl and CD versions of the mighty DEVO‘s Miracle Witness Hour!

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In 1977 DEVO played an intimate show to an eager handful at biker bar turned total dive The Eagle Street Saloon in Cleveland, Ohio. Unbeknown to those canny onlookers, they were to testify to the healing power of DEVO! But what of us now? Beautiful mutants fear not, FUTURISMO are here to rectify your late party syndrome. Televised through the antennas of time we give you DEVO’s most intimate unreleased live record ever – Miracle Witness Hour!

Released for the first time on any format, this remastered document of de-evolution is finally given the attention it truly deserves. A rare glimpse into the embryonic stages of the groundbreaking band way before the masses knew how to ‘whip-it good’, the Miracle Witness Hour boasts primal versions of the bands most recalled avant-pop songs such as ‘Jocko Homo’ and ‘Mongoloid’ moments before Brian Eno got his hands on them, juxtaposed against some of their rarer experimental gems. Seemingly fitting for the kind of off the wall experience that would have DEVO’s dehumanised art house sci-fi set against the backdrop of Eagle Streets’ dingy and ruptured old world interior, it’s the playful live imperfections in this recording that genuinely make the Miracle Witness Hour an original and intimate experience – so intimate you can make out individual handclaps of the sparse crowd.

This thrilling record from FUTURISMO will be released on three different Vinyl colours and CD format with exciting artwork and Die-cut packaging, enforcing the bands forward thinking approach to the aesthetics that shaped the following decade. Containing rare images and new liner notes by DEVO founding member Gerald Casale.

Available from our online store and local record stores worldwide from November 24th.

DEVO > ‘Uncontrollable Urge’ from Miracle Witness Hour

The Key To Your Future!

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

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Welcome to FUTURISMO.
We are a new company hoping to fill the void of boredom in the consumer consciousness.
Our aim is to release music and other creative artefacts that resonate with you and those sentiments you may have feared lost. Whether it’s in the form of a brand new release or a redux reissue of something great, we hope you will see their importance as much as we do. We don’t care whether your life is a milieu of cocktail parties or a series of empty glances at a dystopian bus stop, please join us. The telephone to tomorrow is on the hook and yesterday ain’t gonna stop calling anytime soon.
After all, Andre Breton wasn’t kidding when he said “existence is everywhere”, so why fight it?
The future is now.