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New Severin Releases

Posted 2018-05-16 in


New Severin releases

Due in stock towards the end of the month


New Tape From Spun Out Of Control Coming Soon

Posted 2018-05-16 in


New tape from Spun Out Of Control coming soon

Cinematic synth soundtrack to 1983 erotic thriller ‘Midnight Demon’ finally gets a physical release!

‘She came to feed… she’s staying to breed’. Recalling 1980s film scores by Brad Fidel and Tangerine Dream, the long lost electronic soundtrack to 1983 grindhouse ‘classic’ Midnight Demon, by short-lived LA synthesizer duo Turquoise Moon, is finally unearthed by boutique music label Spun Out Of Control.

Presented as a limited run cassette + digital release with re-worked artwork by Eric Adrian Lee and re-mastered from the original tapes by Andy Fosberry, this is the most complete version of the score, which mixes pulsating synth pads with expansive ambient soundscapes, in existence.

Choose from two coloured tape shell options: ‘Purple Prey’ or ‘Neon Blue’, each limited to 75 units each.

Re-discovering Turquoise Moon’s other-worldly score to ‘Midnight Demon’:

Turquoise Moon were an American synth duo of Terry Ferrello and Frank Heisenberg, recording and releasing music from 1981 to ‘86. The pair met in ’81 while living in Mountain View, California, and working as game developers for Atari Inc. Here they discovered a shared fascination for synthesisers and drum machines that they cracked, modified and rebuilt. Choosing the name Turquoise Moon, the duo wrote instrumental music out of Frank’s basement, which they self released on cassette via independent stores and fanzines throughout the Bay Area during 1982.

One of these rare tapes made its way to the hands of LA-based writer and director Kyle Caruso, who had cut his teeth directing commercials for the automotive and high end perfume industries and was about to embark on shooting his first feature film. That film was Midnight Demon.

Terry and Frank were invited by Kyle to move to LA in June of 1983 to compose music for the movie – an opportunity they jumped at, as the video game crash was beginning to take hold of the industry. Midnight Demon was scored in nine days using a Roland JX-3P, a Juno-60, a Jupiter 8, several cracked and unrecognisable Moogs, a Linn Drum and a Simmons SD-7 drum brain.

On the strength of the soundtrack Turquoise Moon signed to Capitol Records, for whom they recorded an album that, for reasons unknown, remains unreleased to this day. Undeterred, they resided in LA through early ’85 to write the score for Midnight Demon 2, before finally calling it quits in 1986.

Due in stock early June


Upcoming Appearances

Posted 2018-05-07 in


UPCOMING APPEARANCES

Strange Vice is going to be set up at the following events over the next 2 weekends

Horrorcon Edinburgh

12th & 13th May

EICC

150 Morrison Street

Horrorcon Sheffield

19th & 20th May

Magna Science Centre

 

 

 

 


New Dorado Release

Posted 2018-04-20 in


New Dorado release
Expected to be in stock next week

Birmingham This Weekend

Posted 2018-03-12 in


Birmingham this weekend

We're going to be set up here with a selection of movies, records and reading material.

BIRMINGHAM COMIC CON

Saturday 17th- Sunday 18th March

NEC
B40 1NT

Saturday: 9am to 5pm
Sunday: 9.30am to 5pm


Lethal Hunter

Posted 2018-03-08 in


lethal Hunter
2nd release from OMG Entertainment due in soon.
We will have copies of the limited hardbox and standard DVD as well as a restock of their first release Final Score.

Burmingham Horrocon

Posted 2018-02-20 in


Burmingham Horrocon
We will be set up at Birmingham Horrorcon this weekend.
Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th February 2018
Egbaston Stadium
Birmingham
B5 7QU

Coming Soon

Posted 2018-02-06 in


Coming soon
All titles due in stock 0ver the next week

Winter Weirderland

Posted 2017-12-01 in


Winter WeirderLand
We're gonna be at this market in the Old Hairdressers in Glasgow put together by our friends at Roky Records over 2 weekends in December (Saturday 2nd/Sunday 3rd and Saturday 16th/Sunday17th).
Check the event page here to see who else is gonna be there.
Maybe see some of you there.

Winter Weirderland

Posted 2017-11-20 in


Winter WeirderLand
We're gonna be at this market in the Old Hairdressers in Glasgow put together by our friends at Roky Records over 2 weekends in December (Saturday 2nd/Sunday 3rd and Saturday 16th/Sunday17th).
Check the event page here to see who else is gonna be there.
Maybe see some of you there.

Birmingham This Weekend

Posted 2017-11-16 in


Birmingham this weekend

Last big fair of the year in Birmingham this weekend. Also stay tuned for a couple of local ones in December.

BIRMINGHAM COMIC CON

Saturday 18th- Sunday 19th November

NEC
B40 1NT

Saturday: 9am to 5pm
Sunday: 9.30am to 5pm


The Strange Vice Stall Will Be Here

Posted 2017-10-18 in


THE STRANGE VICE STALL WILL BE HERE

GREEN MILKSHAKE & FRIENDS POP UP SHOP

Sunday 22nd October

Solid Rock Cafe
19-23 Hope Street
Glasgow
G2 6AB

1pm to 6pm

BIRMINGHAM HORRORCON

Saturday 28th- Sunday 29th October

Edgbaston Stadium
Birmingham
B5 7QU

Saturday: 9am to 5.30pm
Sunday: 9am to 5.30pm


WEEKEND OF THE DEAD

Saturday 4th – Sunday 5th November

Manchester235
2 Watson St
Manchester
M3 4LP


Saturday: 9.30 am to 6pm
Sunday: 9.30 am to 5.30pm


BIRMINGHAM COMIC CON

Saturday 18th- Sunday 19th November

NEC
B40 1NT

Saturday: 9am to 5pm
Sunday: 9.30am to 5pm

Plus we have a couple of local appearances still to be confirmed, keep checking back or follow us on Facebook here


New Blue Underground Releases

Posted 2017-10-16 in


new blue underground releases
due in stock at the end of the month