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Welcome to the Helen Scarsdale Agency.

The final releases for 2021 are in the works, planned for a November 19 release. These include Krovopuskanie, Hauras, RKFaulhaber, and Jeff Surak. We are making a bundle package available as well. Please go to the publications page for more details on all of these titles!

Krovopuskanie
Goner Cassette


Hauras
The Glare Of The Nave Cassette


RKFaulhaber
Dugong Weeps Cassette


Jeff Surak
All Those Born Must Die Cassette



Recently published:

Kleistwahr Winter // LP
With the elease of Kleistwahr's Winter, The Agency begins a campaign to reissue material from the instantly out of print On Corrosion boxset from 2019. Kleistwahr, of course, the work of legendary noise artist Gary Mundy from Ramleh and Broken Flag.

Himukalt
Between My Teeth // LP
Himukalt's Between My Teeth continues the ill-tempered noise, raw power electronic strategies, and turgid industrial rhythms that are very much at the bleak emotional core of Ester Kärkkäinen's ongoing project. Aesthetically adjacent to the likes of Atrax Morgue, Genocide Organ, Pharmakon, etc.

Francisco Meirino A New Instability // LP
What began as a commission from the esteemed institution of electro-acoustic music Ina-GRM, A New Instability finds the Meirino continuing to amplify and refine his compositions that walk a fine tightrope between raw expressivity of brutalist noise and conceptual rigor of more academic pursuits. Such a work ranks him in with the likes of Zbigniew Karkowski, Dave Phillips, Puce Mary, and Illusion Of Safety.


and later...
Pinkcourtesyphone Shouting At Nuance 2LP
Stelzer/Murray Commit LP
Murmer Tether LP
She Spread Sorrow Orchid Seeds LP
Ekin Fil LP
Ana Fosca Cassette
Jo Montgomery Cassette



Distributors and retail outlets are welcome to contact the agency if interested in directly buying from the Agency; and a full list of our current distributors can be found here.

We highly recommend that customers outside the North America make their purchases from these distributors, as the shipping costs have gone up dramatically for first class and priority to cross the border of the United States. In 2016, the rate increase was on average 21%. We cannot incur losses for this increase, and unfortunately this gets passed onto our beloved customers. If the shipping calculator through Paypal (which has always been a very blunt tool) over charges you, we will refund the difference upon calculating the exact price. If the shipping calculator under represents the cost, we may ask for an addition charge to cover the shipping. We do apologize; and again, we highly recommend you contacting any of our distributors to inquire about our products.

Digital distribution is also available through Bandcamp, iTunes, Midheaven, Boomkat, amongst other purveyors of the MP3.

A WORD ABOUT DIGITAL DOWNLOADS:

Currently most of our vinyl production has moved to Europe. This means that we can dropship considerable quantities of vinyl to European distributors who in turn can deliver these records at much lower costs. As many now know, shipping outside the US border has become prohibitively expensive (there are ridiculous reasons for this, but we have grown weary of the necessity to politicize everything). However, in dropshipping product from our pressing plants to distributors in the EU, this does mean that the LPs do not have download codes in them. It is also our policy not to include download codes for cassettes unless asked for.

So, if you have received a physical recording from us and you would like a download, please send us a polite note with your request and we’ll sort it out for you. It is NOT our intention to have any customer purchase the digital download in addition to a physical edition. You may contact us at helen AT helenscarsdale DOT com

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