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ANKST118 – THE BEST OF ANKST, Vol 2

Title: ANKSTMUSIK: RADIO CRYMI PLAYLIST VOL 2 (98-08)
Artist: VARIOUS ARTISTS / ARTISTIAID AMRYWIOL
Cat No: ANKST 118
Release dates: CYMRU / WALES (+DL) – 1/12/2007
UK: 28/01/2008 Shellshock Distribution

Pioneering Welsh record company ANKSTMUSIK celebrates twenty years of releasing underground music with a new volume of especially chosen tracks from the period 1998 – 2008.

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ANKST117 – FAUST DVD – ‘NOBODY KNOWS IF IT EVER HAPPENED’

Title – FAUST: NOBODY KNOWS IF IT EVER HAPPENED
Artist – FAUST
Cat no – ANKST 117
Rel Date – 23rd April 2007
Distribution – Shellshock (UK) / ReR Megacorp (ROW)

“In the midst of Faust musik time ticks like a bomb” – FAUST MANIFESTO (1973)
“A remarkable performance – the intensity of sound and spectacle is palpable” – THE WIRE
“It’s an all action show -action painting, action sculpture, action-playing. When the lights go up, the scene is one of devastation” – MOJO
“Avant-Garde chaos” – NME
ANKSTMUSIK are proud to announce the DVD release of the concert film FAUST: NOBODY KNOWS IF IT EVER HAPPENED. Following on from successful screenings at the ICA in London and at selected UK film festivals this unique concert movie is now available to buy on DVD.

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ANKST116 – SOUNDTRACK E.P. ‘Y LLEILL’

To celebrate the new digital ANKSTMUSIK service we are offering a digital download only release to launch the full service.
Y LLEILL (The Others) E.P. / O.S.T. contains songs and music from our first film production Y LLEILL (The Others) and will only be available as a download.

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ANKST115 – ECTOGRAM’S ELECTRIC DECKCHAIR DOUBLE COLLECTION RELEASED

TITLE – ELECTRIC DECKCHAIR
ARTIST – ECTOGRAM
CAT – ANSKT115
REL DATE – NOVEMBER 14TH 2005
FORMAT – 2 X CD

Ectogram give free reign to their psychedelic sensibilites to visualize an instinctively adventurous rock music that has evolved into the present century unencumbered by nostalgic reverence. At the same time, they never lose sight of the primal physicality and inquisitive thirst that made this genre so alluring in the first place. Continue Reading →

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ANKST114 – M C MABON – RADIO SESSIONS RELEASE

Title – SESHIWNS RADIO
Artist – MC MABON
Cat no – ANKST 114
Rel.date – 17/04/2006
Distribution – Shellshock / Pinnacle

SESHIWNS RADIO is a collection of 25 previously unreleased tracks by Welsh musical maverick MC MABON (Gruff Meredith). Between 1999 and 2002 MC MABON recorded and released three highly acclaimed albums for ankstmusik records (MR BLAIDD (2000), THE HUNT FOR MEANING (2001) and NIA NON (2002) ) which were all praised for their undoubted originality and wide musical vision.

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ANKST113 – ZABRINSKI’s ILL GOTTEN GAME

TITLE – ILL GOTTEN GAME
ARTIST – ZABRINSKI
REL DATE – 16 JUNE 2005
FORMAT – DIGIPAK CD ALBUM

ANKSTMUSIK records will be releasing the new ZABRINSKI album ‘Ill Gotten Game’ (cat no ANKST 113) on Monday 16th of June through Shellshock Distribution.
‘Ill Gotten Game’ is the follow up album to the critically acclaimed ‘Koala Ko-Ordination’ and will be the third album the band have recorded for ankst.
This new collection easily places the band at the forefront of the latest generation of young british bands who fearlessly mix killer melodies with an adventurous mix of radical recording techniques, classic song compositions and a recognisable band sound that is all their own.

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ANKST112 – CRYMI DVD-ZINE ISSUE 2 OUT NOW

ANKSTMUSIK ‘s pioneering CRYMI DVD-ZINE has made it into a second issue.

Copies of CRYMI #2 are available free with all orders from the webshop at www.ankst.net.

This time around the DVD-ZINE moves away from the documentary style of the first issue and into pure promotion. Content includes brand new promo clips and exclusive sound recordings from our main signings. The bands and artists featured include ZABRINSKI, WENDYKURK, M C MABON, ECTOGRAM and DATBLYGU.
CRYMI #2 gives you the chance to experience highlights from recent releases and glimpses from upcoming treats.

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ANKST111 – DATBLYGU’S DEFINITIVE 3 LP BOX SET

ARTIST – DATBLYGU
TITLE – WYAU, PYST A LIBERTINO
REL DATE – SEPT / MEDI 13 2004 (SHELLSHOCK)
FORMAT – THREE ALBUMS ON 2 CDs + 68 PAGE WELSH AND ENGLISH LYRIC BOOK + 12 PAGE PHOTO BOOKLET + SPECIAL EDITION FULL COLOUR BOX SLEEVE.

”You’d have to be a bit of a ninny to ignore Datblygu, this is the band that makes me want to learn the Welsh language” – John Peel
”Datblygu lyrics ARE the Welsh Gospel” – Gruff Rhys (Super Furry Animals)

Ankstmusik Records are proud to release a very special box set of material by legendary Peel favourites DATBLYGU.
‘WYAU, PYST AND LIBERTINO’ is, as the title suggests a re-release package containing all three of their classic albums on one double CD package.

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ANKST110 – ZABRINSKI EXECUTIVE DECISION EP

TITLE – EXECUTIVE DECISION
ARTIST – ZABRINSKI
CAT – ANKST110
OUT – JUNE 16 2003

Out on June the 16th will be the new ZABRINSKI e.p. which includes three brand new tracks recorded with David Wrench and Chris Jenkins at Bryn Derwen and Signal Box Studios in early 2003.
TRACKLISTING
1. EXECUTIVE DECISION
2. SEAL MY CAVE
3. IDI EIDE I
4. KOALA KO-ORDINATION

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ANKST109 – WENDYKURK ALBUM ‘SOFT MEAT’ RELEASED

TITLE – SOFT MEAT
ARTIST – WNEDYKURK
CAT NO – ANKST109
OUT – SEPTEMBER 2003

‘They are Wales’ most rancid musical canker, and all the more precious for it’ –¬†Adam Walton / BBC RADIO Wales / The Daily Post

‘Butthole Surfers meet The Jesus Lizard and invite System Of A Down to their house party , where Babes in Toyland are waiting for them with elephant guns. Hear this record immediately ‘ – Noel Gardner / NME

Terrifying’ – BBC Radio

‘Freaks’ – South Wales Echo

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