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Album Format Label & Cat. Number Description Year Price (incl. 19% VAT)  
English embers (SOLD OUT) 7inch Drone Records DR-05 lim. 200, handmade covers, coloured vinyl (two colours) 1994  
A Thousand Badgers in Labour CD Black Rose Recordings BRCD 95-1003 re-release of their legendary second LP from 1990 - this Cd-version contains 2 bonus-tracks that were not on the original album! BACK IN STOCK 1995 €13.00
A live Coal under the Ashes CD Tesco 010 1992 saw the release of CONTRASTATE's third proper album (after two brilliant self-released LPs) on Tesco, with a packaging no one had seen before: a CD placed "inside" a clear die-cut vinyl LP; this is the re-issue of the CD with one bonus-track, their mixture of experimental ambience, ritual industrial and poetry / lyrics let's this still stand out! "There is an odd sense of mania whilst listening to A Live Coal strange whistling, off key guitar strings and trance like paranoia" [blackaudio] 2008 €13.00
A breeding Ground for Flies CD Dirter Promotions DPROMCD91 the return of the unique dark/poetic/surrealistic post-industrial group (and legendary early Drone Rec. artist) from UK !! lim. 500 oversized slipcase & booklet 2012 €13.00
No Eden without Annhiliation LP + CD Tesco Organisation TESCO 109 the sister release to "A breeding Ground for Flies" features live recordings made at various venues throughout Europe from 2012-2014, further refining their vision of apocalyptic / deeply critical music, a mixture of ambient industrial, ritual music and noise with a strong emphasis on the thought-provolking lyrics, thus often generating a compelling psychic vortex; lim. 300 with CD version of the same album included 2016 €25.00
True Believer / The 10 40 Window 7inch Dirter Prom. DPROM 115EP two brand new tracks by the UK cult band - great silver foil cover, lim. 500 2016 €10.00
An Exercise in deFascination 7inch Black Rose Recordings BRV17-1015 two pieces inspired / dedicated to the Italian "Giallo" film genre, these are alternate mixes of ongoing studio recordings for the next album - "It reminded me of the first time I heard Contrastate and I was reminded straight away why I like it so much back and still would play with great fondness." [Vital Weekly] - lim. 250 copies on yellow vinyl & with colourful cover art 2019 €10.00
Recorded Evidence II CD Black Rose Recordings BRCD20-1017 a collection of rare material and unreleased tracks, ranging from 1993 to 2019, contains early 7"es (for example the phantastic title piece from the DR-05 "English Embers"), a TROUM and RLW remix, rare compilation material, etc.. "a dark ambient realm of spoken and sung soliloquies, driven machinery, evolving drones and electronic minimalism to create juxtaposing imagery and dreamlike landscapes." - comes with digipak + 4 page booklet 2020 €12.00
The Illusion of Power CD Old Europa Cafe OECD 285 re-issue of the rare lathe-cut 10" (released for the OEC festival in Italy in 2019) plus unreleased material, inspired by the BREXIT topic - "A sonic soundtrack to an apocalyptic world that is hypnotic, yet still full of dynamic sounds and shifts...- somewhere inside the dark ritual ambience of the electronic avant-garde shot through with a vein of experimental noise and sarcophetic vocals strewn amongst industrial surrealism." - ed. of 300 copies 2020 €13.00
35 Project 10inch Black Rose Rec. BRV 20-1020 four new studio tracks, dark industrialized collages of superb quality and vision! - ' "Their current sound insinuates itself inside the dark ritual ambience of the electronic avant-garde shot through with a vein of experimental noise and stentorian vocals that are strewn amongst touches of industrial surrealism and sonic soundtracks." - lim. 250 copies on white vinyl, UK import 2022 €16.50