MENTAL EXPERIENCE                       SPAIN

Distr. : SP -
         UK - Norman/
         NE - Sonic Rendezvous
         US - Forced Exposure
Style   : reissue / post krautrock / avant rock /

MENT    001     CIRCLES                 CIRCLES                         LP      02.2016

        1.      Einblicke                                       3:22
        2.      Viele Wege                                      3:30
        3.      Chant                                           2:44
        4.      Rockola                                         4:08
        5.      10 degrees Unter Null                           5:23
        6.      Troflut                                         4:40
        7.      Reibend                                         3:23
        8.      Intermezzo                                      0:21
        9.      A) Woistich                                     8:03
                B) Umgedreht                                    3:44

"Circles" was their first album, released in 1983 as a private press. on their tiny
Einhorn label, housed in a cool and mysterious looking cover. This little known but
excellent kraut/psych/experimental album is highly recommended to anyone into Harmonia,
Cluster, Fripp / Eno, Heldon, Conrad Schnitzler, Neu!, Throbbing Gristle, Ilitch, Irmin
Schmidt, Amon Düül II…
First ever reissue, including detailed liner notes by Alan Freeman (The Crack In The
Cosmic Egg, Ultima Thule) telling the story of the band for the first time.
“Circles are one of the most fascinating of German ambient/electronic bands from the
post new-wave era” - Alan Freeman (The Crack In The Cosmic Egg)
MENT    002     CIRCLES                 MORE CIRCLES                    LP      02.2016

        1.      Minimal Instant                                 1:12
        2.      A) Several Steps Leading Through Different
                Rooms                                           9:44
                B) Escapades                                    3:29
        3.      Tripletwin                                      1:38
        4.      Paris Cut                                       4:07
        5.      Mental Dart                                     5:02
        6.      Trio Atonale                                    2:54
        7.      Tranquilo Gonzales                              6:25
        8.      Sequences                                       4:04
        9.      Consequences                                    2:20
        10.     Spiral Dance                                    5:22

Circles second record, the logically titled More Circles, is a powerful slice of
experimental post-krautrock. It was only ever released via private press in 1984, until
now. This first ever reissue brings this interesting music out of obscurity.
Re-released by Mental Experience, with comprehensive liner notes from wise krautrock
sage Alan Freeman.
MENT    003     RED SQUARE : RARE AND LOST 70'S RECORDINGS              LP      04.2016

Ultra-rare recordings by '70s UK avant-rockers Red Square, the missing link between
original free-noise practitioners like AMM, Nihilist Spasm Band, and Peter Brotzmann
and post-no wavers a la The Blue Humans, Borbetomagus, Fushitsusha, and The Dead C.
Named after the early Soviet Constructivists, Red Square is a pioneering free-improv.,
avant-rock band. They bridged the worlds of psychedelic rock, noise, and avant-jazz,
and many of the techniques and approaches to music that they helped to pioneer have
become common practice today. Predating Sonic Youth by seven years.
MENT    004     TYLL                    SEXPHONIE                       LP      07.2016

(Note : LP , Includes insert with liner notes by Alan Freeman (The Crack In The Cosmic
        Egg) plus reproduction of the rare original booklet /comic)
MENT    004     TYLL                    SEXPHONIE                       CD      07.2016
MENT    005     V / A : Cologne Curiosities: The Unknown Krautrock      2LP     10.2016
                Underground 1972-1976

        02.     SPIRULINA               THE MESSAGE
        03.     CHRONOS GBP"            SCHAUDERNACHT
        04.     NEIL ANDERSEN           FEUERWERK
        05.     BAAL                    NO GOD / ASTAROTH
        06.     TEN TO ZEN              INNERST
        07.     FUERROTE                GANZ WIE DU WILLST
MENT    006     GOLEM                   ORION AWAKES                    LP      05.2017

        01      Orion Awakes                                    07:27
        02      Stellar Launch                                  07:36
        03      Godhead Dance                                   06:31
        04      Jupiter & Beyond (Signal / Noise / Rebirth)     14:25
        05      The Returning                                   07:45

Mental Experience present a reissue of Golem's Orion Awakes. Orion Awakes was recorded
and produced circa 1976 by Toby Robinson, aka Genius P. Orridge, while he worked as
second engineer at the famous Dierks Studio in Cologne.
Includes download coupon; 24-bit domain remaster from the original tapes; Housed in
a silver foil sleeve; Insert with liner notes by Alan Freeman (Ultima Thule/The Crack
In The Cosmic Egg (1996)).
MENT    007     JORGE ANTUNES           MUSICA ELETRONICA               LP      10.2016

Included in this LP is an insert with liner notes and photos. Master tape sound.
Mandatory for anyone into Pierre Henry, Iannis Xenakis, Pierre Schaeffer, Louis & Bebe
Baron, Ihlan Mimaroglu, Morton Subotnick, Stockhausen.
MENT    008     AK MUSICK               AK MUSICK                       LP      11.2016

AK Musick's self-titled LP, originally released in 1972 in a private press edition of
150 copies on Hans Kumpf's legendary AKM Records, offers radical, freaked-out sounds
with hints of free-jazz, improv and avant-garde.
MENT    009     REQUIEM                 FOR A WORLD AFTER               LP+DLc  01.2017
MENT    009     REQUIEM                 FOR A WORLD AFTER               CD      02.2017

        01      Destruction                                     09 :18
        02      Devastation                                     11 :01
        03      Realisation                                     05 :00
        04      Relevation                                      05 :17
        05      Construction                                    04 :21
        06      Creation                                        05 :08

 Mental Experience present the first ever reissue of Requiem's For A World After,
 originally released in 1981. Master tape sound; Insert with liner notes and photos.
MENT    010     ILDEFONSO AGUILAR       EROSION                         2LP     01.2017

Expanded reissue of Ildefonso Aguilar's Erosión, originally released in 1985.
MENT    011     COZMIC CORRIDORS        COZMIC CORRIDORS                LP+DLc  02.2017

        01      Dark Path                                       03:08
        02      The Summit                                      09:57
        03      Mountainside                                    08:47
        04      Niemand Versteht                                07:45
        05      Daruber                                         11:10

Cozmic Corridors is an underground kraut-kosmische monster, recorded and produced
circa 1972-73 in Cologne by Toby "The Mad Twiddler" Robinson for his Pyramid label.
The album was apparently released as an ultra-limited handmade edition back in the
early '70s, but no original copies have surfaced. Featuring Mythos drummer Hans-Jürgen
Pütz on percussion and effects, alongside synth/keyboard freak Alex Meyer, poet
/vocalist Pauline Fund, and the mysterious guitarist Peter Förster.
MENT    012     KOZMONAUT               FLIEG                           LP+DLc  06.2017

        01.     THE MAN (ENGLISH VERSION)
        02.     FLIEG
        03.     TIDAL MEDITATION
        05.     ARABISCHE NACHT
        06.     EIN KLEINER WALZER
        07.     LIEBEN IST
        08.     PARADEMARSCH

Originally released in 1986. Ultra-rare DIY minimal/synth-pop/industrial/dark wave
album. 1000 copies were pressed on his own label, Vier Productions Inc., but they were
never distributed or sold at the time, with virtually the entire pressing being
discarded, as Michael, a perfectionist, was not satisfied with the spelling mistakes
on the cover, among other things.
Original artwork, with spelling mistakes corrected; Insert with liner notes; Includes
download coupon.
MENT    013     VOIGT/465 : SLIGHTS STILL UNSPOKEN (1978-1979)          LP+DLc  06.2017
MENT    013     VOIGT/465 : SLIGHTS STILL UNSPOKEN (1978-1979)          CD      06.2017

        01      State                                           02:09
        02      A Secret West                                   03:54
        03      Voices A Drama                                  02:38
        04      A Welcome Mystery                               02:51
        05      Red Lock On See Steal                           03:27
        06      Imprint                                         03:09
        07      Many Risk                                       03:19
        08      Is New Is                                       03:26
        09      4 Hours                                         03:26
        10      P                                               01:06
        11      F1                                              06:59
        12      Winchsoul                                       02:59
        13      And The Following Page                          03:20
        14      So Long As One Knows                            06:04
        15      Remake / Remodel (Live) (download only track)   03:08
        16      Connection (Live) (download only track)         02:49
        17      It's A Rainy Day (Live) (download only track)   06:04

Mental Experience present an expanded reissue of Voigt/465's 1979 album Slights Spoken,
titled Slights Still Unspoken (1978-1979). Formed in Sydney in 1976, Voigt/465 was a
truly unique band from the exciting days of the Australian post-punk scene. Heavily
influenced by such luminaries as the Velvets, Stooges, Syd Barrett, Pere Ubu, Can,
Faust, Henry Cow, Slapp Happy, and Eno's Roxy Music, they created an abrasive sound
in which krautrock, DIY, avant-garage, post-punk, psych, art-rock, and free improv
noise combined to form a sound unlike any other. In 1978, they released one of the
first DIY 45s from Australia, State/A Secret West, which showed their "pop-psych"
side and was played by John Peel in the UK. The following year, their bass player
Lindsay O'Meara decided to leave the band and join Crime & The City Solution in
Melbourne. Before parting ways, Voigt/465 decided to record one last album as a
testament. Slights Spoken saw the light in 1979 and it's without doubt one of the
most fascinating albums from the post-punk/DIY era. The entire album is featured
here, including the two tracks from their first 45. Includes download coupon which
features three live tracks from '78-79, including killer covers of Faust, Can, and
Roxy Music. RIYL: Can, Faust, Pere Ubu, Roxy Music, Family Fodder, The Homosexuals,
Slapp Happy, This Heat, Pop Group, Primitive Calculators. Remastered sound; Insert
with rare photos and liner notes by band member Phil Turnbull.
MENT    014     GALACTIC EXPLORERS      EPITAPH FOR VENUS               CD      08.2017

        01      Lunarscape                                      17:54
        02      Ethereal Jazz                                   15:38
        03      Venus Rising                                    08:13

Mental Experience present a reissue of Galactic Explorers' Epitaph For Venus. Another
album from the Pyramid label shrouded in mystery and produced by Toby Robinson in
Cologne, circa 1974. Kosmische and head sounds with plenty of Minimoog, analog synths
/keyboards, effects, loops, tape manipulation, treated percussions, etc., courtesy of
Galactic Explorers, an electronic, minimal, ambient krautrock trio featuring Reinhard
Karwatky (Dzyan). Take a trip to the inner regions of your mind, see ancient solar
systems forming, and listen to cosmic winds and vibrations while sine waves of pure
bliss will give you total peace of mind. RIYL: Terry Riley, Popol Vuh, Sand, Peter
Michael Hamel, Tangerine Dream, Baba Yaga, Cluster, Cozmic Corridors, Brainticket.
24-bit domain remaster from the original tapes; Insert with liner notes by Alan
Freeman, head boss at Ultima Thule and author of The Crack In The Cosmic Egg (1996).
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