Nightcrawlers - The Biophonic Boombox Recordings 2 x CDs

SKU 28-ATHY360252.2
This is wonderful to see; for 10 years (1980-1991), The Nightcrawlers, based out of Philadelphia, were one of the greatest electronic / cosmic / spacemusic ensembles of their time, giving a unique slant to their work, but obviously also inspired by the greats of the genre like Tangerine Dream and Klaus Schulze.
You night consider them the Radio Massacre International of their time in terms of a large number of recordings and also high quality output. In addition to the 3 vinyl albums they released, they also put out a ton of cassette only albums, and this is a curated selection from those cassette releases. Highly recommended!

"Deep, diverse, and unheralded, the Philadelphia ambient electronic music scene of the 1980s is explored with The Nightcrawlers' The Biophonic Boombox Recordings, an expansive archival collection documenting the hard-knuckled kosmische synthesizer trio's home recordings self-released and distributed over 35 cassettes between 1980 and 1991. Featuring the farthest reaching spacescapes of those cassette releases -- improvised straight into the mic of a JVC Biphonic Boombox -- none of these performances have been released beyond the original format, and essentially went out of print when Nightcrawler Peter D. Gulch got tired of dubbing them to blank tapes to mail-order through his Synkronos label and sell at live shows. Restored and recalibrated from the original cassettes, The Nightcrawlers' music has never sounded better or so readily accessible."
  • LabelAnthology
  • UPC184923602524
Your Price $18.00

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