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SPECTRUM COMPENDIUM: 1998-2002 archival post-industrial book

Posted: Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:19 am
by noisereceptorjournal
SPECTRUM COMPENDIUM: archival documentation of the post-industrial underground 1998-2002


SPECTRUM COMPENDIUM is finally released. After a monumental amount of work in the background over the last two years, the SPECTRUM COMPENDIUM book is now available for order.

Topping out at just short of 400 pages (392), it is available in soft-cover and special hard-back edition with bonus 5 track digital compilation of archival tracks (incl. Toroidh, Navicon Torture Technologies, Militia, Isomer and Chaos As Shelter). The book is full A4 size, so is an absolute brick!!!

Specifically SPECTRUM COMPENDIUM reproduces scanned pages of all five issues of the rare, out of print issues of Spectrum Magazine, plus the unpublished issue No 6, and a wealth of bonus archival material.
Featured interviews: Bad Sector / Black Lung / Brighter Death Now / Caul / Cold Spring / Crowd Control Activities / C17H19No3 / Death In June / Der Blutharsch / Desiderii Marginis / Deutsch Nepal / Dream Into Dust / Endvra / Folkstorm / Genocide Organ / Gruntsplatter / Hazard / House Of Low Culture / I-Burn / Ildfrost / Imminent Starvation / Inade / IRM / Iron Halo Device / Isomer / John Murphy / Kerovnian / Knifeladder / LAW / Malignant Records / Megaptera / Middle Pillar / Militia / MZ.412 / Navicon Torture Technologies / Nový Svĕt / Ordo Equilibrio / The Protagonist / Raison D’être / Sanctum / Schloss Tegal / Shining Vril / Shinjuku Thief / Skincage / Slaughter Productions / Spectre / StateArt / Stone Glass Steel / Stratvm Terror / Terra Sancta / Tertium Non Data / Toroidh / Tribe Of Circle / Warren Mead / Vox Barbara / Yen Pox

-: foreword commentary by: Klaus Hilger/ Tesco Organisation, Justin Mitchell/ Cold Spring Records, Mikko Aspa/ Freak Animal Records, Henrik ‘Nordvargr’ Bjorkk/ MZ.412, Jason Mantis/ Malignant Records, Rene Lehmann / Loki Foundation. Stephen Petrus/ Murderous Vision/ Live Bait Recording Foundation, David Tonkin/ Isomer.
-: detailed introduction covering the backstory of Spectrum Magazine.
-: 600+ detailed reviews of dark ambient / industrial / experimental / heavy electronics / neo-folk / power electronics releases.
-: 2001 archival interview with Spectrum Magazine’s creator Richard Stevenson.
-: live performance photo archive, covering 40 artists at eleven underground industrial shows in Melbourne, London, Switzerland & Sweden between 2000-2002.
-: personal correspondence archive, including selected letters, flyers and postcards.

A 20% discount code applies for a short time, which can be applied when ordering through the Headpress site: HPMAR20

All retail and wholesale orders need to go through the publisher Headpress directly, as I am not selling any copies myself.

"I can only recommend Spectrum — one of the best print mags in this genre". - Tesco Organisation Germany

"Amazing work, really cool to see these zines again". -  Henrik Nordvargr Bjorkk, MZ.412

"These issues are legendary and historically very significant! Thanks for making them available again". - Stephen Petrus, Murderous Vision / Live Bait Recording Foundation

Re: SPECTRUM COMPENDIUM: 1998-2002 archival post-industrial

Posted: Tue Mar 05, 2019 1:47 am
by noisereceptorjournal
Here are some promo shots of the special hard-cover edition of SPECTRUM COMPENDIUM which has come out amazingly.

Full ordering details can be found in the original thread post.




Re: SPECTRUM COMPENDIUM: 1998-2002 archival post-industrial

Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 6:15 am
by noisereceptorjournal
A detailed review of SPECTRUM COMPENDIUM has recently been posted on Musique Machine.

Check it out here: ... hp?id=7411