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German Pop and Circumstance

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A documentary about the interplay between pop culture and extreme right ideology, which reflects the development of nationalist music since the late 1970s in Germany.

 

NOMINATED FOR THE ADOLF GRIMME PRIZE 2016


 

Franco´s Settlers

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Award-winning documentary film about a small Spanish village that keeps paying tribute to its creator Francisco Franco, one of the cruelest dictators of the 20th century.
Franco's Settlers makes an entire country look at itself in the mirror.

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Whirly Bird / Oscillations - reissue of the first Silver Apples single

This single can be pre-oredered at play loud´s online store

This is the first re-issue of the first 7“ vinyl single by Silver Apples, one of the most influential electronic music groups of all times. Originally released in 1968 on Kapp Records. Re-mastered and fully authorized by the band and the record label.

"Silver Apples are THE electronic group of all time… Silver Apples are to electronic music what
Thomas Edison is to Facebook." (Trebuchet Magazine)

"Silver Apples… a beautiful and mysterious artifact." (New York Times)

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UFO - reissue of the legendary album by Guru Guru

This album can be pre-oredered at play loud´s online store

Guru Guru is a German Krautrock band formed in 1968 as The Guru Guru Groove by Mani Neumeier (drums), Uli Trepte (bass) and Eddy Naegeli (guitar) later replaced by American Jim Kennedy (guitar). In time for their debut in 1970, Ax Genrich had replaced Kennedy to solidify the classic Guru Guru line up.

Guru Guru were related to the free jazz music scene both through their work with Swiss pianist Irène Schweizer and through Neumeier, who had already won several jazz prizes. The band was also influenced by psychedelic rock artist, such as Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, Rolling Stones and early Pink Floyd. Among the band's friends were Amon Düül, Can and Xhol Caravan, with whom Guru Guru played jam sessions.

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Gestrüpp - Limpe Fuchs

This album can be pre-oredered at play loud´s online store

Limpe Fuchs writes about her work on Gestrüpp
I am a composer and performer of acoustic and visual events. In the studio I am lacking the visual element. Therefore I like to work with multitracking. As a soloist I listen to my field recordings and integrate them into my new compositions. I do love radio plays and that is how I create a sort of audio theatre with the aid of my very special instruments and noises.

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Monte Alto - reissue of one of the best Anima albums

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First reissue of Monte Alto, presented in an elaborate silkscreen print, hand-numbered, and limited to 500 copies, co-released by Play Loud! Productions and Youdonthavetocallitmusic.
The album Monte Alto was released in 1977 on the band-owned label Alter Pfarrhof. It may be the best Anima album ever, if for no other reason than the wonderful freely improvised piano piece on the B-side.
This reissue appears in advance of Limpe Fuchs and Play Loud! Productions' release of Limpe Fuchs's archival back catalog, along with some previously unreleased recordings and films.

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Die Regierung - Double Album
Supermüll 1984 + Tribute

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play loud! is releasing as a 500 copy limited edition a double LP with the original album "Die Regierung - Supermüll 1984" plus the "Tribute Album Supermüll 2015". Music critic Michael Ruff called the record "the best German record of the 80s".

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Die Regierung Live 1994 - Double Album

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play loud! is also releasing a double live album that was recorded during the heyday of Die Regierung in 1994. The album will contain interviews with the former members and unseen band photographs.
Limited to 500 copies.

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