Todmorden / Belper

Posted in Gigs on 19/08/2016 by chrish

The Return of Soy Dios

Posted in Merch, Recording on 05/08/2016 by chrish

Our debut single Soy Dios which we released on a run of 100 CDRs way back in 2010 has now been given the vinyl treatment by the redoubtable Cardinal Fuzz in partnership with Sky Lantern Records.  This release contains an exclusive new reworking of the original music, imaginatively titled Soy Dios IV. Release date is 5th of September.

Pre-order the vinyl at Sky Lantern for USA sales only

Pre-order the vinyl at Cardinal Fuzz for the rest of the world

Pre-order the cassette at Sky Lantern

Pre-order the CD at Cardinal Fuzz  – sold out

 

For Nepal

Posted in Merch, On The Web, Photo & Video, Recording on 12/06/2016 by chrish

#deadseaapes sounding massive on For Nepal. Order at www.fornepal.bigcartel.com

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Our exclusive new version of True Believers features on this excellent compilation album. 14 bands, two slabs of black & white splatter vinyl, all in aid of Women For Human Rights in Kathmandu, Nepal, to help rebuild and recover from the massive earthquake last year. So dig deep for a good cause and get a double album of top music!  Click through the picture for more info and ordering.

For nepal

 

Cassettenband

Posted in Merch, Recording on 09/06/2016 by chrish

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Cancellation Numbers

Posted in Merch, Recording on 03/06/2016 by chrish

Compilation round-up

Posted in Merch, On The Web, Recording on 01/06/2016 by chrish

Over the past year or so we’ve contributed exclusive tracks to several and various compilations,  so here’s a handy round-up going right back to the Fruits De Mer LPs…

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Land Of The Sun (featuring Gabriel Minnikin) – Keep Off The Grass (Fruits de Mer 2011, 2LP)  A cover of the Skip Spence song originally recorded for (but rejected from) The X-Files spin-off album Songs In The Key Of X.

Rückstoss GondolièreHead Music (Fruits De Mer 2012, 2LP)  Cover of an obscure Kraftwerk number. Also appeared on the Prog magazine covermount CD The Butterfly Effect, May 2012.

Protector From Harm (ft Gabriel Minnikin) – Songs For Jane (2012, CDR)  Raising money for Brain Tumour research following the death of Sheffield bassist and music educator Jane Howden.

Wilder Penfield (Penfield Mood Organ mix) – The Red Tape (Artists Against AIDS 2012, DL)  A benefit for the Netherlands charity Stop Aids Now.

Sunwølf: Lotus Island (Dead Sea Apes remix)SWIII remix LP (2015, DL)  Our gentle reworking of a track from Sunwølf‘s album Beholden To Nothing And No-One.

CoronalStay Holy (Cardinal Fuzz 2015, LP/DL)  Celebrating the Cardinal Fuzz Sonic Attack segment of Liverpool Psych Fest 2015 on gold splatter vinyl.

Universal TranslatorPaper Leaves (Terrascope 2015, LP)  Commemorating 30 years of the Ptolemaic Terrascope magazine and Terrascope Online. A work-in-progress of Universal Interrogator.

Knowledge And Conversation (live at the Trades Club Hebden Bridge 21st October 2012) – Noise In The Wood (Was Ist Das? 2016, CDR/DL)  A fundraiser for the Calder Valley flood relief fund featuring live recordings from the area.

Vamos CompañerosKosmische Musik (The Blog That Celebrates Itself 2016, DL)  A cover of the Harmonia ’76 track.

Planet V Dayz Of Purple And Hope (Dayz Of Purple And Orange 2016, DL)  A fundraiser for cancer research, an improvised tangent when attempting to record Planetarium.

True Believers (version)For Nepal (Evil Hoodoo 2016, 2LP)  Raising money for the continuing efforts to rebuild in Nepal following the massive earthquake in April 2015. A new recording based on our live reworking of True Believers.

Lupine Wavelength – Magnetic North (Drone Rock Records  2016, LP) 4-way split LP also featuring Blown Out, Earthling Society and Vert:X, released on transparent orange and multicoloured splatter vinyl.

RethreadsMusic from The Dark Outside volume 1 (The Dark Outside, CS)  Forthcoming release of music from The Dark Outside, an annual 24-hour broadcast of unique music in the Galloway Forest Dark Skies Park. A backwards dub mix of Threads made using a 4-track cassette recorder and a guitar reverb pedal.

Dayz Of Purple And Hope

Posted in On The Web, Recording on 13/05/2016 by chrish

Dayz Of Purple And Orange is a music blog which has always been in tune with Dead Sea Apes, so we’re happy to donate a track to this download compilation album Andy’s put together in aid of Cancer research:

Cancer’s a right bastard eh? Most people have been touched by this blight in some way, either themselves or close family members & friends. In 2012 there were an estimated 14.1 million cancer cases around the world, this number is expected to increase to 24 million by 2035.

On a personal level, I’ve lost loved ones and recently a very close family member has been diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. As anyone touched by cancer, as either a sufferer or relative, will tell you, it leaves you feeling powerless and helpless. It occurred to me that I can do one thing……raise some money to help fight this blight on modern life. So, I contacted some buds and contacts in the music world and they generously agreed to provide some music, some exclusive and unreleased. All profits from this compilation will be split equally between Cancer Research UK and World Cancer Research Fund International to help fight this thing!

There are no words to express my gratitude to the wonderful artists that agreed to be part of this…..It just confirms my existing thoughts that music people are the best people…….you are all stars and I love you all. Special thanks to Dave Millsop who not only provided some music in the shape of the Fuego track, but also provided the downright groovy artwork…..cheers dude!

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