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Catalogue # 182 (May-June 2020), online version


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All download sources are linked or embedded on the release pages.
Quick link to the newest Auricle releases here


As Qudelectronic isn't happening due to lockdown during the Coronavirus situation, a special new remote collaboration has ensued with the project name: United Isolation Ensemble. There are two download releases available of these unique collaborations. Look here:



# TRIAX - COSMIC ENGINEERS (AMCDR 303/4) 2xCDR - 30/12/2018 session - another Triax with no hurdy-gurdy, with Dave playing violin instead, often with processing that makes it sound like something else. Lots of string synth and mock Mellotron sounds too, twisted electronics, flute, guitar, and much more, all spiced up with live electroacoustics, collage and looping.
# RUIN - WIRED UP (AMCDR 304) March 2018 session -
down to a trio on this one, but it's no lesser beast, with lots of multi-tracking going on, it's 8 trips down new rabbit holes, each with many a surprise in store! You'll hear familiar elements of the Ruin sound you know, but an interplay that's different, this is largely due to Curly leaving all the guitar duties to Jack, and instead he plays around a lot more with electronics and also giving more room to flute. There's also lots of sound twisting and reprocessing on the fly resulting in some pretty weird textures. All of this, as usual, is counterpointed or bolstered by the percussion work of Stu. Wired Up indeed!




ENDGAME - LIQUID TIME (AMCDR 302) CDR - brand new 20th anniversary 2019 session! After a hiatus of several years, except for the occasional Quadelectronic performance, this 20th anniversary session from Endgame just goes to show that the daring spirit of Endgame has not at all died out. Fresh and vital, this mixes some well-worn ideas with lots of new ones, and obviously some ideas leeching through form parallel projects Triax and Approaching Infinity. So, expect both the familiar Endgame style (if there is such a thing) embellished by a lot that is different.

RUIN - PLAY (AMCDR 301) from 2014 live video session! As Ruin have never performed live, and maybe they never will, I suggested that maybe they should video one of their studio sessions. And they did, but still wanted to remain somewhat incognito, hence the disguises! So, on the web you can now experience Ruin on the edge, spontaneous and unedited. Following comments that this was so good that it should be released as an album, here it is (not quite warts 'n' all, as some considerable work was needed to get rid of some flaws not evident on the video version) now with greatly improved clarity.

TRIAX - 44 (AMCDR 297) January 2018 recordings - a diverse collection of 12 tracks extracted from 3 big sessions, covering a wide range of moods. Sometimes unmistakably Triax (despite the lack of any hurdy-gurdy, featuring Dave Powell on flute and dulcimer instead), some of it is new previously unexplored territory.

RANCID POULTRY - ARCHIVES - download sampler from the series of 6 discs containing previously unreleased recordings from the 1990s.


Quadelectronic documents...

QUADELECTRONIC - QE137 - 22 October 2019 - Live performance evening at Quad studios, Leicester
Various other recent Quadelectronic events have also been uploaded, all at "name your price".


Bandcamp pages


Auricle Music - Auricle official bootleg series, various artists and other oddment releases
Cosmic Egg - selected Krautrock releases and sampler

Alto Stratus - electronic/experimental duo established in the 1980s, owners of Ultima Thule - lots of new items here!
Biomechanoid - "Atmospheres & Melodies Inspired By The Paintings Of H.R. Giger" release
Con-Hertz - exclusive releases by Conrad Schnitzler & Wolfgang Hertz
Endgame - improvising electronics trio - new 20th anniversary release: Liquid Time
Extremities - hybrid Endgame/Triax quartet
Alan Freeman - solo releases
Steve Freeman
- solo releases
Improquadelectronic - a selection of live electronic events in Leicester 2004+
The Newt Hounds - Nurse With Wound inspired project from Alto Stratus and friends
Kevin O'Neill - solo releases by Welsh synth artist
Orient-Express - French experimental Zeuhl fusion reissue
Dave Powell - experimental music for hurdy-gurdy, flute, etc.
Quadelectronic Documents - a catalogue of all recorded events with name your price download
Quark - instrumental progressive and space-rock from Yorkshire
Ruin - experimental improv rock band from Leicester
Sine Wave - multi-instrumentalist: guitars, synth, Mellotron, etc.
Jim Tetlow - solo releases
Triax - Leicester experimental electronic/acoustic trio
Zircon and The Burning Brains - industrial trio established in the 1980s


Original series of uploads


Triax - ARCHIVE 1 (AMDL 001) download only album info
Endgame - KONTAKTE (AMDL 002) download only album
Endgame - SPACED (AMDL 003)
Endgame - MEMENTO (AMDL 004)
Triax - DESOLATE (AMDL 006)
Alto Stratus - ACOUSTIC SURGERY (AMDL 007)
Con-Hertz - FACE ON RADIO (AMDL 008)
Con-Hertz - CONTRASTS CD1 (AMDL 009)
Con-Hertz - CONTRASTS CD2 (AMDL 010)
Alto Stratus - ALCHEMY (AMDL 011)
Alto Stratus - DEVASTATION (AMDL 012)
Alto Stratus - REWIRED (AMDL 013)
Zircon and The Burning Brains - COLD SMOKE (AMDL 014)
Zircon and The Burning Brains - EMBERS (AMDL 015)
Alto Stratus - ASYLUM (AMDL 016) download only album info
The Zircon Game - FIRE LANE (AMDL 017)
Zircon and The Burning Brains - DISSECTING HUMAN LIFE (AMDL 018) info
Endgame - DARK MATTER (AMDL 019) info
Endgame - HORSELENGTH (AMDL 020)
Alto Stratus - VISIONS (AMDL 021)




Alto Stratus - ASYLUM info
Alto Stratus - 1980'S SELECTION
Alto Stratus - 2000'S SELECTION


All other August 2014+ uploads have physical release catalogue numbers suffixed DL



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so eventually these will be available almost anywhere in the world via popular sources, and at bargain prices too! But only mp3.


1. Alto Stratus - EYE OPENER (AMCDR 168 RN)   info images Amazon B009Y0IN92

2. Victoria Bourne and Endgame - ENCOUNTERS (AMCDR 183 RN)   info images Amazon B00A26HGXQ

3. Alan Freeman - ELEMENTAL MEDITATION (AMCDR 143 RN) + bonus   info images Amazon B009Y0J7V0

4. Sine Wave - SINE WAVE (AMCDR 138 RN)   info images Amazon B00B07BXKI

5. Triax - NECRONOMICON (AMCDR 171 RN)   info images Amazon B009Y0K5IO

6. Zircon and The Burning Brains - SCHREEK (ZC 60.001 RN) download only   info images Amazon B00A26GRHC

7. various artists - BIJOUTERIE (AMCDR 024 RN)   info images Amazon B009Y0JJTK

8. various artists - DRONSZ (AMCDR 038 RN)   info images Amazon B00A35R8UW

9.  Alan Freeman - MEZZOSPHERE (AMCDR 001 RN)   info images Amazon B00B0DBDH0

10. Triax - CYCLE (AMCDR 118 RN) + Tail Snake (Ouroboros Remix)   info images Amazon B00B0DEVD8

11. Alto Stratus - THE RITUAL (AMCDR 031 RN)   info images Amazon B00B07GNLC

12. Endgame - STRETCHED ACROSS THE SEA (AMC 046 RN) + Nightshade   info images Amazon B00A26GJAM

13. Endgame - EARLY STASIS (AMC 047 RN) + Pulsatons   info images Amazon B00BMUB6JQ

14. Endgame - COBWEBS (AMCDR 125 RN)   info images Amazon B00B07FII6

15. Extremities - CAULDRON (AMCDR 184 RN)   info images Amazon B00B07KFES

16. Extremities - FRACTURE (AMCDR 112 RN)   info images Amazon B00B0DCY3W

17. Endgame - CAGE (AMCDR 063 RN)   info images Amazon B00AYVEA7Y

18. Endgame - HORIZONS (AMCDR 084 RN)   info images Amazon B00AYSR1KA

19. Alto Stratus - Vrije - AZAZEL EBLIS (ZC 60.003 RN) download only   info images Amazon B00O940A5S

20. Escape Route - COLUMNS OF HERAKLES (AMCDR 146 RN)   info images Amazon B00O94FGKM

21. New 7th Music - NEW 7TH MUSIC THE EXPLODING HEADBAND (AMCDR 132 RN)   info images Amazon B00O95CPK0

22. Alto Stratus - ALCHEMY (AMCDR 002 RN)   info images Amazon B01CG576SA

23. Alto Stratus - SVET OZVENY (AMCDR 007 RN)  info images Amazon B01CG56WU8

24. Alto Stratus - ASYLUM (AMDL 016 RN)   info images Amazon B01CG56YYM

25. Alan Freeman - CAPTURED FLUX (AMCDR 011 RN)   info images Amazon B01CG583RI

26. Alan Freeman - MELTING PHASE (AMCDR 006 RN)   info images Amazon B01CG57NUQ

27. Alto Stratus - TIME DILATION / METAMORPHOSIS (AMCDR 098 RN)   info images Amazon B01CG58BWU

28. Dave Powell - INDUSTRIAL FOLK MUSIC (AMCDR 051 RN)   info images Amazon B01CG588NC

29. Ruin - TENTACLES OF THE TRIPOD MASK (AMCDR 195 RN)   info images Amazon B01CG57AAY

30. Steve Freeman - CONUNDRUM (AMCDR 010 RN)   info images Amazon B01CG56JA6

31. Zircon and The Burning Brains - ZIRCOGNITION (AMCDR 057 RN)   info images Amazon B01CG56GCM

32. Triax - COLLISIONS (AMCDR 211 RN)   info images Amazon B01CG57DA6

33. Various Artists - A BREEZE OF TIME (AMACDR 015 RN)   info images Amazon B01CG55WSQ

34. Various Artists - A CAGE WENT IN SEARCH OF A BIRD (AMSCDR 006 RN)   info images Amazon B01CG55KCY

35. Alto Stratus - REGION 5 (AMACDR 008 RN)   info images Amazon B01CG553SU

36. Alto Stratus - ADHARA (AMACDR 010 RN)   info images Amazon B01CGMU7I4

37. Alto Stratus - ELECTRIC JUNK (AMACDR 009 RN)   info images Amazon B01CGMZ9ZU

38. Rancid Poultry - LOOK OUT! Cassettes Selection 1986-1992 (AMDLS RP1)   info images iTunes Deezer Spotify

39. Ruin - SPONTANEOUS VOL.1  Album selections 2011-2012 (AMDLS RS1)   info images Amazon B071F7Y89X

40. Ruin - SPONTANEOUS VOL.2 Album selections 2013-2016 (AMDLS RS2)  info images Amazon B0716X8LP8

41. Ruin - PSYCHO GROOVE remixes by Alan Freeman (AMCDR 210 SDL)   info images Amazon B0714BKRCN


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All these are top quality 320 kbps. A good few exclusives here, an extra track on "Elemental Meditation", and various other little
extras, plus very early pieces of history like ZBB's 1981 "SCHREEK" and Alto Stratus/Vrije "AZAZEL EBLIS", etc
The more people buy - the more I will upload!
RouteNote site only hosts the front cover. Use the info and images links here to get full release info and cover art!

ASIN numbers, i.e. B0714BKRCN are Amazon reference codes.

Rancid Poultry - LOOK OUT! is now at Amazon after an upload glitch was corrected.




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