“Netlabel” (Used 61 times)
Spettro_Records on 12/19/2016 at 01:48PM
Spettro Records: a small place for experimental music. Celebrating 6 years with its third compilation!
It's been 6 years of Spettro Records. 6 years is a long time, if you want it to be. And at this moment in my life it feels as they've been forever, and I certainly won't be getting them back...
Spettro started more as an outlet for what me and friends were doing and recording ( Salomè Lego Playset, STUFA, Achievements, all of them dead projects... ), then grew into something different, a netlabel sui generis, mostly net / sometimes physical label ( of abysmal sales ), but anyway a home to us, and then to so many artists from everywhere in the world, so many I can't thank enough for trusting me and my instincts and who have allowed me to share their wonderful and unique music. It's still a home for me, for my own work ( SLP, which in the years has become more and more secondary), and of those artists which made up most of 2010's first compilation only few remain. So many have passed by, donated their work and passed on to different, probably better, labels. Some have quit music altogether. Some have moved to bigger things and achieved much deserved success, while some have freely and so generously donated a release even if Spettro was much below their label standards. I'm happy to think that Spettro has been The One, out of so many, that they chose, out of their free will, despite all the other, maybe better, choices around. Spettro can't offer much but a tiny and cozy home of uproaring silence, "a small place for experimental music" indeed.
So many artists are still joining, from everywhere in the world, and it's this fluctuating and stateless nature that makes Spettro so special to me and, hopefully, to you. It is an honor to host your music, and seeing younger people writing and joining Spettro gives me hope and pride.
This third installment offers the best that Spettro has and will have to offer in the years to come. Hopefully, other 3 years, and then another compilation will come, new people will join, and new pages will be written and leafed through. Perhaps at least. Fingers crossed. That's why the title, Chapter 4: Makkuraysmi no Jinsei : La stagione della Notte )", starts with "chapter 4", hence a compilation looking ahead, at another chapter. Then the "season of darkness", "la stagione della notte", 2016 and what remains of these last few years: very little, loss, hardship, confusion and despair, a night never ending, nothing but darkness ahead. Hope and despair.
This sampler is also in memory of Kelly Churko, incredible musician, unpredictable improviser, fierce alchemist of sound and composer of truth who passed away too soon. I'd also like to remember Ryo Tsuchiya of Senseless Records and of so many old and new school punk and rock'n'roll bands, whose path I briefly crossed back in 2008 and whose memory I will cherish.?
This album is for those who know Spettro, those who chose Spettro, and those who never heard of it, and maybe never will. This is for me as much as it is for you.
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LCL on 07/13/2015 at 09:27AM
Save the date ! July 14th 2015 is the first edition of the Netlabel Day.
On this date, more than 80 digital labels answered the call launched from Chile to make a massive release of tens of EPs and LPs on the same place : http://netlabelday.blogspot.fr
We will participate with a special compilation featuring 14th artists, regulars from our place mostly, and an exclusive dubclash between OICHO (aka David Harrow) and On-u sound tape archivist Dr Dub.
Follow #NetlabelDay everywhere...
LCL on 05/27/2015 at 11:22AM
9 years from now, same day, we released our first EP. What a long travel we all made ! How many enriching encounters, experiences, parties, discoveries...
Here is a very special Free Music Archive mixtape to celebrate the 9 years of the label ! 45 tracks ranging widely, mostly Dub & reggae, but also bits of post rock, folk, hiphop, ambient, electronics and even french chanson...
Take a trip from the origins to the present of LCL netlabel !
Massive thanks to FMA for their perpetual support to independant music, you girls and guys are so important for all of us !
woktherock on 11/14/2014 at 01:00AM
INDONESIAN NETAUDIO FESTIVAL #2
14-16 NOVEMBER 2014
IFI BANDUNG, INDONESIA
The second Indonesian Netaudio Festival (#INF2) will be held in Bandung on 14 – 16 November 2014, following the first Indonesian Netaudio Festival, which was successfully held in the city of Yogyakarta on 16 – 17 November 2012 to align with the 5th anniversary of Yes No Wave Music. This festival is meant to establish online connections, as well as to instill an ‘offline’ experience to the actors, observers, and lovers of netaudio—Internet based audio activities. #INF2 is organized by Sorge Sindikasi, KKBM Unpar, IFI Bandung, and Indonesian Netlabel Union.
LCL on 07/09/2014 at 06:55PM
Mysterious rootsstep producer from Berlin, Germany, "Don Goliath" contacted us a few monthes ago to ask us to make a selection from his vaults.
So that's from about 250 earthshaking tunes that we picked only 12 to build "Rootsstep Colossus", an ode to this not-so-known (and should-be-more) genre of dub.
We hope that you will enjoy it as much as we do !
Here is the release page on FMA :Don Goliath : Rootsstep Colossus