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

 photo b5c74a59-6f0f-4c75-a6ac-b35e9b39a23f_zps1c9f72c5.jpg These six C-60 tapes come packaged in a handpainted box adorned with stenciled Le Syndicat Lorraine cross logo and accompanied by a 16 page booklet with artwork by Zorïn.

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