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Beta-lactam Ring

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Beta Lactam Ring
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American label specializing in avant music of various stripes: Mutant sounds for mutant people.
Releases on file (71)
Eyeless in Gaza — Summer Salt/Subway Sun Eyeless in Gaza — Summer Salt/Subway Sun
(Beta-lactam Ring no#, 0, CD)
Head Resonance Company — 19 Tracks for Unknown People Head Resonance Company — 19 Tracks for Unknown People
(Beta-lactam Ring no#, 0, CD)
Uw Hypotheekadivies — Nature or Nurture Uw Hypotheekadivies — Nature or Nurture
(Beta-lactam Ring no#, 0, CD)
Mark Hunton — Annapurna: The Towering Sky Mark Hunton — Annapurna: The Towering Sky
(Beta-lactam Ring *, 0, CD)
Rob Wullenjohn — Blue on Green Rob Wullenjohn — Blue on Green
(Beta-lactam Ring *, 0, CD)
Bill Horist & K.K. Null — Interstellar Chemistry Bill Horist & K.K. Null — Interstellar Chemistry
(Beta-lactam Ring mt037, 2002, CD)
Legendary Pink Dots — Basilisk Legendary Pink Dots — Basilisk
(Beta-lactam Ring TEKA09/B-LRR, 1983/2002, CD)
Nurse with Wound — She and Me Fall Together in Free Death Nurse with Wound — She and Me Fall Together in Free Death
(Beta-lactam Ring mt040b, 2003, LP)
Earthmonkey — Audiosapien Earthmonkey — Audiosapien
(Beta-lactam Ring mt038, 2003, CD)
Nurse with Wound - Jim O'Rourke — Angry Eelectric Finger 1 - Tape Monkey Mooch Nurse with Wound - Jim O'Rourke — Angry Eelectric Finger 1 - Tape Monkey Mooch
(Beta-lactam Ring mt085b, 2004, 3CD)
Nurse with Wound - Cyclobe — Angry Eelectric Finger 2 - Paraparaparallelogrammatica Nurse with Wound - Cyclobe — Angry Eelectric Finger 2 - Paraparaparallelogrammatica
(Beta-lactam Ring mt086b, 2004, CD)
Nurse with Wound - irr. app. (ext.) — Angry Eelectric Finger 3 - Mute Bell Extinction Process Nurse with Wound - irr. app. (ext.) — Angry Eelectric Finger 3 - Mute Bell Extinction Process
(Beta-lactam Ring mt087b, 2004, CD)
Green Milk from the Planet Orange — He's Crying Green Milk from the Planet Orange — He's Crying "Look"
(Beta-lactam Ring mt046a, 2004, CD)
Earthmonkey — Drum Machine Earthmonkey — Drum Machine
(Beta-lactam Ring mt068, 2004, CD)
Orbit Service — Twilight Orbit Service — Twilight
(Beta-lactam Ring Helmet Room 783707889528, 2004, CD)
Edward Ka-Spel — A Long Red Ladder to the Moon Edward Ka-Spel — A Long Red Ladder to the Moon
(Beta-lactam Ring mt09a, 2005, CD)
The Silverman — Nature of Illusion The Silverman — Nature of Illusion
(Beta-lactam Ring mt096a, 2005, 2CD)
Legendary Pink Dots — A Dream Is a Dream Is a Dream Legendary Pink Dots — A Dream Is a Dream Is a Dream
(Beta-lactam Ring mt101, 2005, DVD)
Aidan Baker — Songs of Flowers and Skin Aidan Baker — Songs of Flowers and Skin
(Beta-lactam Ring mt165, 2005, CD)
Green Milk from the Planet Orange — City Calls Revolution Green Milk from the Planet Orange — City Calls Revolution
(Beta-lactam Ring mt108a, 2005, CD)
La Société des Timides à la Parade des Oiseaux — Le Combat Occulté La Société des Timides à la Parade des Oiseaux — Le Combat Occulté
(Beta-lactam Ring mt047b, 1985/2005, CD)
Edward Ka-Spel — Laugh China Doll Edward Ka-Spel — Laugh China Doll
(Beta-lactam Ring mt113, 1984/2005, CD)
George & Caplin — Things Past George & Caplin — Things Past
(Beta-lactam Ring mt109a, 2006, CD)
Green Milk from the Planet Orange — You Take Me to the World Green Milk from the Planet Orange — You Take Me to the World
(Beta-lactam Ring mt121a, 2006, CD)
Nurse with Wound — Rock n Roll Station Nurse with Wound — Rock n Roll Station
(Beta-lactam Ring mt094b, 1994/2006, CD)
Orbit Service — Songs of Eta Carinae Orbit Service — Songs of Eta Carinae
(Beta-lactam Ring mt100a, 2006, CD)
Volcano the Bear — Classic Erasmus Fusion Volcano the Bear — Classic Erasmus Fusion
(Beta-lactam Ring mt092a, 2006, 2CD)
La STPO — Tranches de Temps Jeté La STPO — Tranches de Temps Jeté
(Beta-lactam Ring mt074b, 2006, CD)
Edward Ka-Spel — Eyes! China Doll Edward Ka-Spel — Eyes! China Doll
(Beta-lactam Ring mt114, 1985/2006, CD)
Legendary Pink Dots — Ancient Daze Legendary Pink Dots — Ancient Daze
(Beta-lactam Ring mt120a, 1997/2006, CD)
Expo '70 — Black Ohms Expo '70 — Black Ohms
(Beta-lactam Ring mt158, 2007, CD)
George & Caplin — He Really Got through to Advertising George & Caplin — He Really Got through to Advertising
(Beta-lactam Ring mt144, 2007, CD)
Edward Ka-Spel — Dream Logik Part One Edward Ka-Spel — Dream Logik Part One
(Beta-lactam Ring mt203a, 2007, CD)
LSD March — Nikutai no tubomi LSD March — Nikutai no tubomi
(Beta-lactam Ring mt195a, 2007, 2CD)
Seven That Spells — The Men from Dystopia Seven That Spells — The Men from Dystopia
(Beta-lactam Ring mt207, 2007, CD)
Soriah — Ofrendas de Luz a los Muertos Soriah — Ofrendas de Luz a los Muertos
(Beta-lactam Ring mt156, 2007, CD)
Ulkomaalaiset  — One Ulkomaalaiset — One
(Beta-lactam Ring negro 23, 2007, CD)
Volcano the Bear — Amidst the Noise and Twigs Volcano the Bear — Amidst the Noise and Twigs
(Beta-lactam Ring mt204a, 2007, CD)
Waldteufel — Sanguis Waldteufel — Sanguis
(Beta-lactam Ring mt069b, 2007, CD)
Edward Ka-Spel — Melancholics Anonymous Edward Ka-Spel — Melancholics Anonymous
(Beta-lactam Ring Black Series negro 21, 2007, CD)
Akai Ikuo — Language without Words Akai Ikuo — Language without Words
(Beta-lactam Ring mt143, 2008, CD)
Ariel Kalma — Le Temps des moissons Ariel Kalma — Le Temps des moissons
(Beta-lactam Ring mt189, 1975/2008, CD)
Aidan Baker — Book of Nods Aidan Baker — Book of Nods
(Beta-lactam Ring mt163, 2008, CD)
Nurse with Wound — Images / Zero Mix / Requital for Lady Day Nurse with Wound — Images / Zero Mix / Requital for Lady Day
(Beta-lactam Ring mt103/mt201/mt202, 2008, 22CD+Book)
The Silverman — Blank for Your Own Message The Silverman — Blank for Your Own Message
(Beta-lactam Ring mt208, 2008, CD)
Brunnen — Swoon Brunnen — Swoon
(Beta-lactam Ring mt148, 1993/2008, CD)
Seven That Spells — Black Om Rising Seven That Spells — Black Om Rising
(Beta-lactam Ring mt102a, 2008, CD)
Seven That Spells — Cosmoerotic Dialogue with Lucifer Seven That Spells — Cosmoerotic Dialogue with Lucifer
(Beta-lactam Ring mt174, 2008, CD)
Edward Ka-Spel — Dream Logik Parts One - Three Edward Ka-Spel — Dream Logik Parts One - Three
(Beta-lactam Ring mt203b, mt213b, mt215a, mt21, 2008, 4LP)
Edward Ka-Spel — Dream Logik, Part Two Edward Ka-Spel — Dream Logik, Part Two
(Beta-lactam Ring mt213, 2008, CD)
Ulkomaalaiset  — Two Ulkomaalaiset — Two
(Beta-lactam Ring negro 30, 2008, CD)
The Long Dead Sevens — The White Waltz & Other Stories The Long Dead Sevens — The White Waltz & Other Stories
(Beta-lactam Ring mt190+mt192, 2008, 2CD)
The CJ Boyd Sexxxtet — Fleur du Mal The CJ Boyd Sexxxtet — Fleur du Mal
(Beta-lactam Ring mt176, 2008, CD)
Makoto Kawabata / Shinsuke Michishita — Sex, Voyage, and Echo Chamber Makoto Kawabata / Shinsuke Michishita — Sex, Voyage, and Echo Chamber
(Beta-lactam Ring mt180a, 2008, CD)
Edward Ka-Spel — The Painted River of Regrets Edward Ka-Spel — The Painted River of Regrets
(Beta-lactam Ring mt169, 2009, LP)
Edward Ka-Spel — O'er a Shalabast'r Tyde Strolt Ay Edward Ka-Spel — O'er a Shalabast'r Tyde Strolt Ay
(Beta-lactam Ring mt048b, 2002/2009, CD)
Edward Ka-Spel — Dream Loops Edward Ka-Spel — Dream Loops
(Beta-lactam Ring mt230a, 2009, CD)
Volcano the Bear / La Société des Timides à la Parade des Oiseaux — The Shy Volcanic Society at the Bear and Bird Parade Volcano the Bear / La Société des Timides à la Parade des Oiseaux — The Shy Volcanic Society at the Bear and Bird Parade
(Beta-lactam Ring mt222, 2009, CD)
Nadja — Under the Jaguar Sun Nadja — Under the Jaguar Sun
(Beta-lactam Ring mt175a, 2009, 2CD)
Ilitch — La Maïeutique de la Quantique Ilitch — La Maïeutique de la Quantique
(Beta-lactam Ring mt152, 2010, CD)
Seven That Spells — Future Retro Spasm Seven That Spells — Future Retro Spasm
(Beta-lactam Ring mt234a, 2010, CD)
Else Teicher — Whored Else Teicher — Whored
(Beta-lactam Ring mt167, 2010, CD)
Legendary Pink Dots — The French Collection Legendary Pink Dots — The French Collection
(Beta-lactam Ring mt242a, 2010, 2CD)
Edward Ka-Spel — The Minus Touch Edward Ka-Spel — The Minus Touch
(Beta-lactam Ring mt240a, 2010, CD)
Ilitch — Un Jour Comme Tant d'Autres Ilitch — Un Jour Comme Tant d'Autres
(Beta-lactam Ring mt272, 2011, CD)
Seven That Spells — The Death and Resurrection of Krautrock: AUM Seven That Spells — The Death and Resurrection of Krautrock: AUM
(Beta-lactam Ring mt264, 2011, CD)
Edward Ka-Spel — A Pleasure Cruise through 9 Dimensions Edward Ka-Spel — A Pleasure Cruise through 9 Dimensions
(Beta-lactam Ring mt266b, 2011, CD)
Orbit Service — A Calm Note from the West Orbit Service — A Calm Note from the West
(Beta-lactam Ring mt265a, 2011, CD)
The Red Masque — Mythalogue The Red Masque — Mythalogue
(Beta-lactam Ring mt257a, 2013, CD)
Edward Ka-Spel — One Last Pose before the Ruin Edward Ka-Spel — One Last Pose before the Ruin
(Beta-lactam Ring mt179a, 2013, CD)
The Sevens Collective — A Too Much Divided Heart The Sevens Collective — A Too Much Divided Heart
(Beta-lactam Ring mt261, 2014, CD)

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Previously in Exposé...

Kenso - Kenso II – Another welcome reissue, prices for original LPs of Kenso's extremely rare first and second albums have been soaring skyward in the last few years, beyond the reach of the average progressive music...  (1993) » Read more

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - Petrophonics – Ever since I first heard this band back in the early 80s, I’ve been fascinated by their style: rock instrumentation playing challenging music which is not based in the conventions of rock and...  (2001) » Read more

Volcano the Bear / La STPO - The Shy Volcanic Society at the Bear and Bird Parade – No, it’s not a collaboration between these two BLR mainstays, it’s a split realease with five VTB tracks and four by La STPO. Volcano the Bear take us on a journey to a farm — I hear...  (2011) » Read more

Bertrand Loreau - Sur le Chemin... – France hasn't exactly been renowned as a breeding ground for solo electronic artists. I can call to mind only a small handful who have surfaced over the years. So this album by the one-man...  (1997) » Read more

Neil Haverstick - Other Worlds – Back in #18, I reviewed Neil’s last album, Acoustic Stick, a masterful jazz / blues / folk acoustic release utilizing customized guitars and basses with 19 or 34 frets to the octave (rather than the...  (2000) » Read more



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