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V.A. (VARIOUS ARTISTS) - Rising from the Red Sand Vol. 1 - 5

Format: 5 x LP-BOX
Label & Cat.Number: Vinyl-On-Demand VOD120
Release Year: 2013
Note: re-issue of the set of legendary MC compilations (1982/83 by THIRD MIND) with the 'creme de la creme' of the early (post)industrial & tape undergrund movement => "a five hour Encyclopedia Industrialis" (Frans de Waard); with: METAMORPHOSIS (anyone remembering this amazing project??), P16.D4, FIVE OR SIX, SECTION 25, HULA, DIE TDLICHE DORIS, MUSLIMGAUZE, NURSE WITH WOUND, LPD, TEST DEPARTMENT, etc. etc.; comes in luxurious LP box with golden embossing
Price (incl. 19% VAT): €85.00

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" Rising From The Red Sand was one the most comprehensive compilations of early 80s industrial, wave and underground music, spanning a total of five cassettes, compiled by Gary Levermore for his own Third Mind Records label (which has also recently been revived).

The original five tapes are now released as a 5xLP set, following several months of tracking down as many artists as possible to obtain their permission to reissue their material. Almost all were found, although nine tracks are missing from this box. Rising From The Red Sand was both a precursor to can can be seen along the lines of the two later double LPs 'Elephant Table Album' and 'Three Minute Symphony', but due to the vastness of the project offers a more complete insight into the musical underground of the early-mid 80s period.

Rising From The Red Sand includes the likes of Chris & Cosey, Nurse With Wound, Die Tdliche Doris, Test Dept, Attrition, Colin Potter, Muslimgauze, Ian Boddy, We Be Echo, Konstruktivists, Portion Control, Metamorphosis, Bene Gesserit, Legendary Pink Dots, P16.D4, Nocturnal Emissions, Human Flesh, Bushido, Smegma, Ptose, Kopf Kurz, Merzbow, Tone Death, Pseudo Code, Conrad Schnitzler, Cultural Amnesia, John Hurst, Section 25, Fan Tan, Un Departement, Scram Ju Ju, Five Or Six, Sylvie & Babs, James Braddell, Onnyk, Nexda, Hula, Dave Knight, Irsol.

Liner notes are written by Frans de Waard (of the Korm Plastics label and Vital Weekly), and he writes: "'Rising From The Red Sand', which I still regard as the best compilation of industrial music from that time - a five hour Encyclopedia Industrialis"." [label info]