Friday, April 09, 2004

For those of you who have been asking, the journal that recently published five of my drawings is
Open City [#18, Winter 03-04]. You can order it directly from http://www.opencity.org/ for $10.00,
or you can try Amazon, who sometimes seem to goof up the issue numbers…but you can try this
conveniently shortened link: http://snipurl.com/5lo6.

Thursday, April 08, 2004

Tuesday, April 06, 2004

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BLOODYMINDED on the road (and off)
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Prior to the first show, we got to walk around a bit, and visit some galleries.
Highlights included:
+ Hans Bellmer - Pavel Tchelitchew - Steve DiBenedetto - Pieter Schoolwerth “Drawing Out of the Void” at Vestry Arts, Inc. – (http://www.vestryartsinc.com/) – ESSENTIAL!!! Thanks to Miguel for the gallery tour!
+ Alex Bag "Coven Services for Consumer Mesmerism, Product Sorcery, and the Necromantic Reimagination of Consumption" at Elizabeth Dee Gallery
+ Matthew Brannon "Exhausted Blood & Imitation Salt" at John Connelly Presents
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Friday March 26 - Brooklyn, NY
THICKER THAN WATER
With: Grunt, Deathpile, Slogun, Taint, Control, and Viodre
Personnel: Ed Knigge, Xavier Laradji, Pieter Schoolwerth, and Mark Solotroff
Set list:
01. “AS IF”
02. “LAKE STREET”
03. “ANGEL OF DARKNESS”
04. “MIND THE GAP”
05. “VOID”
06. “PORN LORDS”
07. “BOUND TO DIE” (ED - LEAD VOCALS)
08. “PRO-ANA”
09. “BABY”
10. “THE LOVE HATERS VS. THE HATE LOVERS”
11. “THE MISBEGOTTEN SON” (XAVIER - LEAD VOCALS)
12. “A SONG FOR LISANNE, A YOUNG MODEL”
13. “DO AS YOU’RE TOLD” (FINAL SOLUTION)
14. “CHALK EATER”
15. “PROTO-MALE” (INTRINSIC ACTION)
16. “GENITAL PANIC”
Photographs from the Evil Conspiracy Photography website: http://photo.evilconspiracy.com/gallery_thickerthanwater.php
Highlights: Pieter in a seven-foot deep hole. BLOODYMINDED transforms into Muddyminded.
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Saturday March 27 - Providence, RI
THE LIVING ROOM
With: Grunt, Suffering Bastard, Unearthly Trance, As All Die, Control, Taint, Slogun, Em Dath Rir, and White Mice
Personnel: Ed Knigge, Xavier Laradji, Pieter Schoolwerth, and Mark Solotroff
Set list:
01. “AS IF”
02. “LAKE STREET”
03. “ANGEL OF DARKNESS”
04. “MIND THE GAP”
05. “VOID”
06. “PORN LORDS”
07. “BOUND TO DIE” (ED - LEAD VOCALS)
08. “PRO-ANA”
09. “BABY”
10. “THE LOVE HATERS VS. THE HATE LOVERS”
11. “THE MISBEGOTTEN SON” (XAVIER - LEAD VOCALS)
12. “A SONG FOR LISANNE, A YOUNG MODEL”
13. “YOUR SECRET LIFE” (RUDIMENTARY PENI)
14. “CHALK EATER”
15. “PROTO-MALE” (INTRINSIC ACTION)
16. “GENITAL PANIC”
Photographs from the Ul Ni Industries website: http://www.ulniindustries.com/32704.html
Highlights: Pieter in a big garbage can. We did not get to take advantage of all of the amenities offered by the Sportsman’s Inn, but Ecstasy - the dancer in the lobby, the wire bike-lock-style room-door security device, the burned-out crack-pipe in the shower, and the television channel running a worn-out porn video on a loop, gave us a basic glimpse into that world.
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Sunday March 28 - Jamaica Plain, MA (Boston)
MIDWAY CAFE
With: Grunt, Karlheinz, Immaculate:Grotesque, Prurient, Sickness, Taint,
Slogun, and Control
Personnel: Ed Knigge, Xavier Laradji, Pieter Schoolwerth, and Mark Solotroff
Set list:
01. “AS IF”
02. “LAKE STREET”
03. “ANGEL OF DARKNESS”
04. “MIND THE GAP”
05. “VOID”
06. “PORN LORDS”
07. “BOUND TO DIE” (ED - LEAD VOCALS)
08. “PRO-ANA”
09. “BABY”
10. “THE LOVE HATERS VS. THE HATE LOVERS”
11. “THE MISBEGOTTEN SON” (XAVIER - LEAD VOCALS)
12. “A SONG FOR LISANNE, A YOUNG MODEL”
13. “CUNT SUPERMARKET” (IUGULA-THOR)
14. “CHALK EATER”
15. “PROTO-MALE” (INTRINSIC ACTION)
16. “GENITAL PANIC”
Highlights: Blitzing through the set after eating the amazing Burnt Endz sandwiches at Jake’s Barbeque. Thanks also to Old Country Buffet.
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Back in Chicago with Xavier…
+ Aimée Beaubien “Entanglement: Postures of Delirium” at Carl Hammer Gallery (http://www.hammergallery.com/) Beautiful photo-collages for fans of Hans Bellmer and Pierre Molinier.
+ Blonde Redhead, The Abbey Pub, Friday April 2 – After standing in the cold, and slowly acquiring three tickets to this sold-out show, we were treated to some very eccentric, very pretty, very sad, and very romantic music.
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Saturday April 3
Chicago, IL
FIRST BASE at the TEXAS BALLROOM
With: Prurient, Kites, and Hair Police
Personnel: Ed Knigge, Xavier Laradji, Chris Mack, and Mark Solotroff
Set list:
01. “AS IF”
02. “LAKE STREET”
03. “ANGEL OF DARKNESS”
04. “MIND THE GAP”
05. “LICK”
06. “PORN LORDS”
07. “BOUND TO DIE” (ED - LEAD VOCALS)
08. “PRO-ANA”
09. “BABY”
10. “THE LOVE HATERS VS. THE HATE LOVERS”
11. “THE MISBEGOTTEN SON” (XAVIER - LEAD VOCALS)
12. “A SONG FOR LISANNE, A YOUNG MODEL”
13. “CHALK EATER”
14. “PROTO-MALE”
15. “GENITAL PANIC”
Encore – “CHINATOWN”
Highlights: Chris hiding in the corner, Xavier playing his synth on all fours, and Ed on Xavier. BLOODYMINDED transforms into Buddyminded. Mega-thanks to Dominick, for allowing us to use his PA for our set!
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The three East Coast shows seemed to be well documented, as people were using video cameras, digital cameras, and mini-disc recorders. If you have recordings or photographs of a BLOODYMINDED performance, we would definitely appreciate copies for our archives. Our DAT recorder cut out halfway through the Brooklyn set, assumedly, due to a stray brick, some mud, or Pieter’s general off-roading…
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“Thank you” and “Hello” section: First, our gratitude goes to Peter Lee (Force of Nature Productions) for all of his hard work, and for including us in the three East Coast shows; thanks to Brian (Viodre) and Kyle Lapidus (Ignivomous) for setting up the intense Brooklyn event; thanks to Karlheinz for setting up the Boston event; thanks to Jamillah James for including us in the Load Records tour stop in Chicago, as well as for her wonderful hospitality; Xavier Laradji – for everything…; Pieter Schoolwerth – for running off and joining the circus; John Balistreri (Slogun) – as always…; Michelle – for hanging out; Jonathan Canady and David E. Williams (Deathpile) and Suzie – for a great final show, for playing a track off of your BloodLust! 7”, and for your continued support; Mikko “Fish” Aspa (Grunt/Freak Animal) for inviting us in the first place, and for the great mail-order support; Daniel (Antihumanism Records); Keith Brewer (Taint) we met at last; Stephen “Kickback” Bessac; Lee “Leech” Bartow (NTT) and Dan “merch bitch” Fox – for the support and the documentation, Chris Goudreau (Sickness) – for the awesome support and for bringing the noise; Mike Page; Thomas Garrison (Control) and Addie – good to hang out with you guys; Dominick Fernow (Prurient, et al) – for the crucial support and enthusiasm – the new split vinyl on Load is vital!!!; Emily and Kris (Football Rabbit) – for the enthusiasm – and the recording of our November show; Isis at Nassau Bar; Jeff Plummer (Immaculate:Grotesque) – good to see you again, great set in Boston!; Anne-Gael (Armageddon shop) – for the great support; Karlheinz – for organizing the Boston show, and for recovering Ed’s camera!; Alex “Sleepy” Smith (The Concrete Womb); Matthew Brannon; Alex and Constantine (Void Books / Coeur Noir Letterpress) – I cannot wait to see “Selfish, Little…”; Joshua Weiner (Evil Conspiracy) – for taking the excellent photos in Brooklyn; Suffering Bastard – it was great to play with you guys again; Em Dath Rir – hail crusty poverty black metal!; Unearthly Trance / Humanless Recordings; White Mice; As All Die; Rick “emptyfree.com” Kinney; Peter McCorkle; Blake Edwards; Grey – for hauling ass to Chicago, and for all of the new goodies! Nice shirt!!; Kites; Hair Police – Mike, Robert, and Trevor – for asking us to play in Chicago, and for all of the gnarly goodies – “Obedience Cuts” totally destroys!; Jamillah James (First Base/Texas Ballroom); Marlene and Baby for home base support; and Malerie and Jocko for supporting and tolerating rhythm-less music! Also, thanks to everyone who handed us compact discs, cassettes, and records – It will take some time to listen to everything, but it is much appreciated. Off course, our feeble apologies go out to anyone who we left off of the list…or whose name we misspelled…
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BloodLust! April 2004 update

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News:

Once the dust settles (literally), work will resume on the forthcoming
BLOODYMINDED compact disc, "Gift Givers." We have completed
the basic writing process, and we hope to return to the studio, within
a month, to record the vocals and to complete the final mix. We are
working on securing a rather tricky, surprise, guest contribution that
has been complicated for legal reasons...It will happen!

The next Intrinsic Action archival release, "Five" (Vestige CD 6), is
in the pre-production stage. Bonus tracks are being selected, and
we anticipate that mastering will occur in May.

How about a show of hands for petite "Pro-Ana" babydoll T-shirts?!?

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Accessories:

BLOODYMINDED "Mothercare" pin
(black and white text on red/orange - 1" pin)
$1.00 USA/$2.00 Air Mail @ postpaid

BLOODYMINDED "Pro-Ana" button
(green and white text on black - 1" pin)
$1.00 USA/$2.00 Air Mail @ postpaid

BLOODYMINDED "True Crime" button
(red and white text on black - 1" pin)
$1.00 USA/$2.00 Air Mail @ postpaid

BLOODYMINDED "Gift Givers" vinyl sticker
(black with white type - approximately 4 1/4" x 1 1/2")
2 stickers for $1.00 USA/$2.00 Air Mail - postpaid

Intrinsic Action logo button
(classic band name logo - white text on black - 1" pin)
$1.00 USA/$2.00 Air Mail - postpaid

Intrinsic Action logo vinyl sticker (NEW)
(black with white type - approximately 4 1/4" x 1 1/2")
2 stickers for $1.00 USA/$2.00 Air Mail - postpaid

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Compact discs:

BloodLust! 001 BLOODYMINDED "Trophy" $12.00
(Ex-Intrinsic Action; 47 song, 74-minute power-electronic debut;
Released in 1996)

BloodLust! 029 Intrinsic Action "Sado-Electronics" $12.00
(Re-mastered re-release of the first I.A. CD from 1992; New photographs
and artwork; 74 minutes. First release in a series of I.A. archival reissues;
Released in 2002; Vestige CD 7)

BloodLust! 040 BLOODYMINDED "True Crime" $12.00
(Guests include X. Laradji of "Timeless" magazine; P. Bandera of
Sshe Retina Stimulants; A. Chiaravalli of Iugula-Thor; A. Nakajima of
Aube; J. Canady of Deathpile; and J. Balistreri of Slogun; Features a
Quicktime video for "Chinatown" - from "Trophy" CD; Released in 2002)

BloodLust! 041 BLOODYMINDED "Mothercare" CD-single
($5.00 USA/$6.00 Air Mail @ postpaid)
(Two live songs and one new studio recording - all intense "blast" tracks
- packaged in a full-color, printed cardboard sleeve; Released in 2003)

BloodLust! 044 Intrinsic Action "Bad Jack" CD $12.00
(Re-mastered re-release of the fourth I.A. cassette, originally issued in
1988 on Arbeit Recordings; With bonus tracks and new photographs
and artwork; 71 minutes; Released in 2003; Vestige CD 5)

BloodLust! 046 Intrinsic Action "II" CD $12.00
(Re-mastered re-release of the second I.A. cassette, originally issued
in 1987; With four bonus tracks and new artwork; Over 73 minutes long;
Released in 2004; Vestige CD 3)

Intrinsic Action / Iugula-Thor "Ensemble Sacres Garcons"
(Old Europa Cafe) $12.00
(Heavy power-electronics collaboration in attractive black and silver
oversized packaging)

Sshe Retina Stimulants "Some Whores and a Camera Zaibatsu"
(O.E.C.) $12.00
(Collaboration w/The Sodality, Ant-Zen, Aube, Mark Solotroff
- w/nice booklet featuring art and text)

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Records:

[Please note that all BloodLust! limited edition singles are
high quality, colored vinyl pressings, housed in deluxe inner-
sleeves, with printed covers]

BloodLust! 020 BLOODYMINDED "West" 7" $12.00 (LAST FEW)
(limited to 100 copies on white vinyl; heavy power-electronics dealing
w/West-side NYC hookers)

BloodLust! 028 Sshe Retina Stimulants "Amplifiers" 7" $12.00 (LAST FEW)
(limited to 100 copies on blue vinyl; ice-crystal frequencies from NG5361)

BloodLust! 032 Intrinsic Action "Groupies" 7" $12.00 (LAST FEW)
(limited to 100 copies on grey marble vinyl); the only Authorized Version
of this cult track - beware of the inferior bootlegs!)

BloodLust! 035 Deathpile "Abominations" 7" $12.00 (LAST FEW)
(limited to 100 copies on red vinyl; heavy-duty power-electronics
with graphic sleeve art)

BloodLust! 036 Iugula-Thor "Night!" 7" $12.00 (LAST FEW)
(limited to 100 copies on blue marble vinyl; Live tracks
from Deadly Actions 3)

BloodLust! 037 Murder Corporation "Gaydog" 7" $12.00
(limited to 100 copies on gold vinyl; murderous Italian electronics with
maniacal vocals)

BloodLust! 038 Jim Goodall "Sacred Prostitution" 7" $12.00 (LAST FEW)
(limited to 100 copies on green vinyl; archival recordings from
ex-Whitehouse and Medicine member)

AWB 015 Final Solution "Do As You're Told" 7" $4.00
(Two classic tracks by this NYC power-electronics trio;
released in 1992)

AWB 018 Intrinsic Action "Adult Books And Video" 7" $4.00
(4 song 1993 tour single - live power-electronics
- in fold-out 14" x 14" sleeve)

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Cassettes:

BloodLust! 024 Dead Body Love "Repugnance" $8.00
(edition of 100 in vinyl case; ultra heavy Italian power-electronics)

BloodLust! 025 Atrax Morgue "Extended Autoerotic Death" $8.00
(edition of 100 in vinyl case; re-mix/re-master of out of print B! tape
- reworked by Mark Solotroff)

BloodLust! S8L Super Eight Loop (Box Set) $350.00
(50 x C-60 collection; by Mark Solotroff of Intrinsic Action and
BLOODYMINDED; Heavy, dense analog synth work from mid 1990's;
In homage to early '80's power-electronics/industrial; Includes postage
in U.S.A. only, please inquire about Air Mail rates)

Mark Solotroff "A Venom In The Blood"
(Old Europa Cafe) $8.00 (LAST FEW)
(Heavy analog electronics from series of solo releases
including B! 000, B! 008, L.T.Z., G.R.O.S.S., Slaughter)

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Sale Items:

[Limited quantities in stock -
Please inquire about availability before sending payment]

Dead World "Dead World"/"Song Of Age" 7" (Release/Relapse) $3.00
(Ultra dark industrial metal - limited!)

Iugula-Thor "The Wheel Of The Process" 12" (Minus Habens) $5.00
(Their classic 1st release)

Iugula-Thor/Sshe Retina Stimulants "Performance Ranges" 7"
(Self Abuse) $3.00
(Grey marble vinyl)

Sshe Retina Stimulants "Ketsueki No Eiga" CD (Self Abuse) $8.00
(Totally frozen electronic frequencies)

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Ordering Information:

- Prices do not include postage unless stated.

- USA orders: please add $2.00 for 1st cassette, CD, or 7",
or $4.00 for the 1st 12"/LP for 1st Class postage.
Add $1.00 for each additional item.

- Foreign orders: please add $5.00 for 1st item for Air Mail.
Add $2.00 for each additional item.

- Wholesale rates are available on select items; please inquire.

- This catalog supersedes all prices, shipping rates, and in-stock
items transmitted in previous e-mails and printed lists.

- Please use bludlust@mindspring.com for PayPal payments, or make
money orders and IMO's payable to [and registered letters addressed to]:
MARK SOLOTROFF (not BloodLust!)

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