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KONONO NO.1 - Konono No.1 meets Batida
KONONO NO.1
Konono No.1 meets Batida
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THE HONEYMOON KILLERS - Les Tueurs de la Lune de Miel
THE HONEYMOON KILLERS
Les Tueurs de la Lune de Miel
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BLUE VELVET REVISITED - Blue Velvet Revisited
BLUE VELVET REVISITED
Blue Velvet Revisited
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AKSAK MABOUL - Onze danses pour combattre la migraine (vinyl reissue)
AKSAK MABOUL
Onze danses pour combattre la migraine (vinyl reissue)
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NEWS

KONONO N°1 MEETS BATIDA

New album out in Europe now!

Acid Arab joins Crammed Discs

Crammed Discs are thrilled to announce the signing of mighty Parisian electronic music crew ACID ARAB

Amatorski release "Hear Me"

A new video and single incl. Julia Holter remix
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MEDIA

Amatorski
Maïa Vidal
SKIP&DIE
Axel Krygier
Véronique Vincent & Aksak Maboul
Taraf de Haidouks
Maïa Vidal
Kasai Allstars
SKIP&DIE
Yasmine Hamdan
Véronique Vincent & Aksak Maboul
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SPOTLIGHT

Made to Measure : Back In The Spotlight

MADE TO MEASURE could be described as the aural equivalent of a collection of art books. 35 albums came out, by artists such as Hector Zazou, John Lurie (with his soundtracks for Jim Jarmusch's "Stranger Than Paradise" and "Down By Law"), Fred Frith, Arto Lindsay, Zelwer, Steven Brown, Peter Principle, David Cunningham, Benjamin Lew, Daniel Schell, Aksak Maboul, Minimal Compact and more.

The loose idea behind the title of the series was: this is music which had been or could have been "made to measure" for other media (film, theatre, dance, video). 

We have recently repressed the inaugural release of the MADE TO MEASURE series which includes pieces by four artists:

Aksak Maboul
's "Un Chien mérite une mort de chien" is clearly inspired by the subject matter of the play it was written for (Vladimir Mayakovsky and the Russian Futurists), while their strangely melodic minimal turntablist piece "Scratch Holiday" (entirely generated with a turntable, a vinyl 7" single from the '60s and some orange marmalade) is allegedly the soundtrack of a Honeymoon Killers holiday movie;

Tuxedomoon
's obsessive "Verdun" comes from the soundtrack of a Dutch movie about the famous WW1 battlefield;

Minimal Compact
's elegant "Pieces For Nothing" were created for a dance performance by choreographer Pierre Droulers;

Benjamin Lew
's piece ("A la Recherche de B.") was the soundtrack for a fashion exhibition.

More information on the MADE TO MEASURE series here.