6th Birthday: The Roots of Was Ist Das?

Well, judging by the greetings on facebook, it is now August 19th in Japan, so that means the 6th birthday of Was Ist Das? has begun. It’s also the second anniversary of when Was Ist Das? 2.0 was born, as that’s when the domain name registration was freed and I could start again with a brand new website with a new host & registrar.

To celebrate, here’s a DJ mix exploring the music that inspired & informed my musical tastes. Included are many old favourites and songs used as nuggets in the podcast/video review intro theme:

Lumberton Trading Company launch vinyl subscription series

Lumberton Trading Company have been releasing more details about their new vinyl subscription series. The series begins with Glass Out “Never Force A Left Handed Child To Use Their Right Hand” which includes Jhonn Balance reading the Coil manifesto on the songs. The first 50 copies bought direct from the label include additional inserts and a CDR.

Next in the series will be Cindytalk with Philippe Petit, with future releases to come from Human Greed, Main, Brian Conniffe and Jean-herve Peron with Zsolt Sores/Theme.