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ZGA - Riga

Format: CD
Label & Cat.Number: Strange Sounds Records SSR 04007
Release Year: 2004
Note: recordings from 1985-1988 by the legendary Latvian/Russian avantgarde band around NICK SUDNICK- this is a re-issue of the first LP from 1989, with bonus material.. powerful and demanding industrial object noise, mainly created on self-build instruments, ecstatic, noisy, crossing genre borders...
Price (incl. 19% VAT): €13.00

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"One more of my favourite groups. Zga came from Latvia (they've relocated since to Russia) and this is a recent Russian CD reissue of their first (and for me also the best) album originally issued by Recommended in 1989. The tracks were recorded in 1987 and 1988 in a public apartment, played mostly on home-made scrapyard instruments (metal plates, springs, wood) amplified and recorded direct to a stereo tape deck. This is very serious and powerful music, extremely inventive and deserves anyone's attention. The reissue contains also some extra material reportedly from even earlier. Unfortunately it seems that this particular CD is totaly unavailable outside Russia. So, you can get it here. The group is still active and going strong. Thanks goes again to Hrempe for suggesting this." [Mended Records]