Radio Caliban – Blackest Ever Black “Singles” 2015
release date : december 2015
format : tape / DL
label : blackest ever black
Radio Caliban is a limited edition cassette and digital compilation bringing together all the singles and key album tracks released on Blackest Ever Black in 2015.
Ossia’s ‘Red X’ and Tarcar’s ‘Eija’ make their digital debuts here, appearing alongside music from Tropic of Cancer, Felix K, Barnett + Coloccia, Six Six Seconds, Family Sex, Regis, Jac Berrocal, David Fenech, Vincent Epplay, Tarquin Manek, Rat Columns, Exploring Jezebel and F ingers.
Pro-dubbed C90 cassette, with printed colour inlay, edition of 100. Available to pre-order now for late January dispatch. As with all orders placed with Blackest Ever Black between December 10 and January 4, £1 from every purchase will be donated to homeless and housing charity Shelter.
To order the tape and receive an instant download of the compilation in full, please order from Bandcamp.
A1. Shampoo Boy – Spalt (9:10)
A2. Exploring Jezebel – I am made to greet each guest with a limp-wristed handshake (1:50)
A3. F ingers – Tantrum Time (5:22)
A4. Barnett + Coloccia – Dreamsnake (5:00)
A5. Tropic of Cancer – Stop Suffering (5:34)
A6. Felix K – Tragedy of the Commons (17:36)
A7. Ossia – Red X (9:20)
B1. Six Six Seconds – Tearing Down Heaven (4:20)
B2. Jac Berrocal, David Fenech & Vincent Epplay – Solaris (3:30)
B3. Tarquin Manek – Sassafras Gesundheit (13:37)
B4. Rat Columns – Fooling Around (Long Version) (7:09)
B5. Bremen – Sick City (5:02)
B6. Family Sex – Manbait (Regis Version) (6:48)
B7. Tarcar – Eija (4:17)
1. Shampoo Boy – Spalt (9:10)
2. Exploring Jezebel – I am made to greet each guest with a limp-wristed handshake (1:50)
3. F ingers – Tantrum Time (5:22)
4. Barnett + Coloccia – Dreamsnake (5:00)
5. Tropic of Cancer – Stop Suffering (5:34)
6. Felix K – Tragedy of the Commons (17:36)
7. Ossia – Red X (9:20)
8. Six Six Seconds – Tearing Down Heaven (4:20)
9. Jac Berrocal, David Fenech & Vincent Epplay – Solaris (3:30)
10. Tarquin Manek – Sassafras Gesundheit (13:37)
11. Rat Columns – Fooling Around (Long Version) (7:09)
12. Bremen – Sick City (5:02)
13. Family Sex – Manbait (Regis Version) (6:48)
14. Tarcar – Eija (4:17)
1 written and performed by Christina Nemec, Peter Rehberg and Christian Schachinger. Recorded and mixed at Twisted, Wien, September 2013 – March 2014. Mastered by Russell Haswell. Taken from Crack (BLACKEST039).
2 Exploring Jezebel is VIVID EXTREME. Least and last…begrudgingly enslaved to mention…for further chores completed under mistress’s call: VENUS INTERNATIONAL. Mastered by Matt Colton. Taken from On A Business Trip To London (BLACKESTLP008 | CD008 | DL008).
3 created by Samuel Karmel, Tarquin Manek and Carla dal Forno. Mastered by Noel Summerville. Taken from Hide Before Dinner (BLACKEST044).
4 written and produced by Faith Coloccia and Alex Barnett. Produced and mixed by Randall Dunn. Recorded by Sean Angelo at Psychic Western. Mastered by James Plotkin. Taken from Weld (BLACKEST042).
5 Written and recorded by Camella Lobo. Additional recording, production and mixing by Joshua Eustis. Mastered by Colton. Taken from Stop Suffering (BLACKEST049).
6 Written and produced by Felix K. Mastered by Colton. Taken from Tragedy of the Commons (BLACKEST036).
7 Written and produced by Ossia. Mastered by Lewis at StarDelta. Taken from Red X (BLACKEST046).
8 written and performed by Eden. Recorded by O’Connor, Berlin, 2012. Mastered by Colton. Taken from Tearing Down Heaven (BLACKEST038).
9 written by David Fenech. performed by Jac Berrocal, David Fenech and Vincent Epplay. Mastered by Summerville. Taken from Antigravity (BLACKESTLP011 | CD011 | DL011).
10 sounds and music by Tarquin Dasein Manek. Mastered by Colton. Taken from Tarquin Magnet (BLACKEST047).
11 written by Mikey Young & David T. West. Recorded at Electric Duck, San Francisco. Vox/gtr: DTW. Drums: Matt Bleyle. Bass: Jonathan Young. Keys/gtr: MY. Backing vox: Rusty Miller. Mastered by Joe Carra. Taken from Fooling Around EP (BLACKEST043).
12 written and performed by Tiljander/Orre. Mastered by Tomas Boden. Taken from Eclipsed (BLACKEST048).
13 written and performed by Family Sex. Additional remix and production by Karl O’Connor. Mastered by Colton. Taken from Manbait (BLACKESTLP013 | CD013 | DL013).
14 created by Carla dal Forno & Tarquin Manek. Mastered by Colton. Taken from I Can’t Give You The Life You Want (BLACKESTUSA001).