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Friday, 11 December 2020

ALIEN PLANETSCAPES-Children Of Slaves-(Sound Of Pig-USA-c90-1986)


 American space-rock band founded in 1982. The group started off doing mainly solo and duo synthesizer improvisations with Doug Walker, Carl Howard, and others before expanding into a almost big band format and creating a mix of jazz and space rock music. The group released 106 tapes and release 107 was their only official CD release, Life on Earth. Quite a few compilations of live and other studio material appeared after Live on Earth, all on CD-R. The group ended when founder Doug Walker passed away on April 4th of 2006. Rich Orlando has continued to release archive material by the group. 

Sound of Pig U.S. Industrial/Experimental/Electronic/Noise tape label run by Al Margolis in New York. Now defunct. SOP Cassette Mail Order Catalogue featured hundreds of titles.
From the early 1980's through the 90's, Al Margolis earned the title "Cassette Godfather" with his Sound of Pig cassette label by releasing tapes and distributing them through a growing DIY music underground. 

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