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In honor of the centennial of the publication of Luigi Russolo's manifesto "The Art of Noises," Zorïn (of Entre Vifs/Le Syndicat) contacted a number of specifically chosen artists to contribute to this compilation for Influencing Machine Records. The legacy of Russolo's contribution to music is apparent in the diverse tracks presented here by the following six artists:

Le Syndicat (FRA)
Tommi Keränen (FIN)
Government Alpha (JAP)
Rodger Stella (USA)
Lasse Marhaug (NOR)
Entre Vifs (FRA)

$13 USA


$20 USA

LE SYNDICAT "30 Years of Excess) 6xCS boxset + BRUITISME
$55 USA

PAYPAL: influencing{dot}machine{at}yahoo{dot}com

Now accepting orders for Le Syndicat "30 Years of Excess" 6 x CS box set

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The first Le Syndicat performance took place in Paris in 1982 and was followed by a handful of tape releases. At that time, the trajectory that this project would take was unclear as Le Syndicat’s earliest work eschewed boundaries and constraints--a trait that permeates Le Syndicat's entire catalog. As is true with most great artists and musicians in their formative years, the minds behind that early incarnation of the project were unconcerned with leaving behind a legacy or radically altering the terrain of experimental, industrial, noise, and electronic music. The 30 years that have passed since that time have proven, however, that Le Syndicat has had a profound influence upon the aural, visual, and conceptual aesthetics of each of those genres. 

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In honor of Le Syndicat’s contribution, Influencing Machine will be releasing a six-tape box set entitled “30 Years of Excess.” This release will commemorate the three decades of Le Syndicat by reissuing some of the earliest and most elusive of the group’s tapes—none of which have been previously reissued. Each of these recordings has been mastered from the original source tapes by Ruelgo himself and will each feature the artwork and graphic design of longtime collaborator Zorïn.

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The following recordings will be included in “30 Years of Excess”:
Phase Segments/Boucles - 1982
Tot Mortar - 1983
Audiostatik Repress - 1983
Vagynaestetatis - 1985
Staying Alive - 1985
L'Arme De Force – 1986

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Price: $50 in the United States
$65 rest of the world

PAYPAL to: influencing{dot}machine{at}yahoo{dot}com

Note: Due to space constraints, I am assembling the boxes to order. Therefore, I am waiting approximately 2-3 weeks to ship the first batch of orders. For orders placed during this time, I am including a free copy of Le Syndicat side project Entre Vifs’ “Heavy Duty” CD reissue. Also, with purchase of Le Syndicat box, add any of the following tapes for an additional $5:
Theta “Scire”
Sshe Retina Stimulants “Gorgeous Primitivism of Quartz Satellites”
Dajjal “Ur”
Hollow Bush “Phase IV”

Official Distributors:

Lust Vessel (exclusive distribution in Japan)
Self Abuse


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While Influencing Machine is not generally disposed to releasing tapes in “batches,” this particular set of tapes is sonically and conceptually well-suited for simultaneous release. Each of these artists uses similar means – a battery of dense, heavy electronics – but to sharply distinctive ends. Each release consists of entirely new material by the artists and all were pro-dubbed onto cobalt tape.

SSHE RETINA STIMULANTS “Gorgeous Primitivism from Quartz Satellites” [C-30] - Mature work from a master of his craft. Sshe Retina Stimulants delivers a 30 minute tape of meditative and morose electronics. The discordant majesty of solitude. Intense and brittle, contemplative and solemn. Sounds isolated from the world around them spiraling in and out of orbit. [Influencing Machine 03]

DAJJAL “Ur” [C-60 (single sided)] – The third cassette by this promising new voice in industrial music. As one temple is razed, another rises; the nervous system now complete. Birth pangs of the inorganic engineered conqueror. Gamma, Delta, Epsilon. [Influencing Machine 05]

HOLLOW BUSH “Phase IV” [C-72] - First release of new material in 4 years by Rodger Stella and Bryan Martin. Recorded in August 2012, this tape consists of over 70 minutes of ceaseless orchestrated electronic chaos depicting a damaged future careening off course. Sequential illumination of dystopian twilight. Terrestrial motion toward the celestial corridor. [Influencing Machine 06]

$9 each ppd in the US or $18 for all 3 tapes
Contact for international shipping rates


MACRONYMPHA LOGO T-shirt (Last few shirts, available only in M and L)
ENTRE VIFS “Heavy Duty” CD
THETA “Scire” Tape

3 new tapes + ENTRE VIFS CD = $26 ppd in US
3 new tapes + THETA tape = $23 ppd in US
3 new tapes + ENTRE VIFS + THETA = $30 ppd in US

LE SYNDICAT “30 Years of Excess” 6 x C-60 Box set is in production now. Should be available in 1 – 2 months.