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UFO Över Lappland

UFO Över Lappland from Umeå, Sweden are an instrumental kraut-rock band in the vein of Neu!, Amon Düül II, or early Kraftwerk, but with some post-rock sensibilities. We’re proud to re-release UFO Över Lappland’s self-titled debut album on cd/LP. The original cassette sold out very quickly in Sweden and was then picked up for cd/LP by Germany’s Sulatron Records. The original vinyl pressing of the album has sold out and, having listened to this album consistently for the last couple of years, I knew it needed to be re-issued in the US. For the btv version, the audio was cut to lacquer by Bob Weston at his Chicago Mastering Service and will be pressed on space purple/pink swirled vinyl. Their follow-up album will be released in 2021 on Burnt Toast Vinyl, as well. We are presented with four fairly lengthy instrumental tracks, fashioned from long jams and distilled down to these awesome songs presented here, on this their first record. The album starts with the twelve plus minute epic that is ‘Keep On Keepin’ On Space Truckin’, a mission statement if ever there was one, with Hawkwind immediately springing to mind, combined with the motorik, pulsating rhythms of say Neu. The grinding,…Continue readingUFO Över Lappland

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Ester Drang : Goldenwest 2xLP

Burnt Toast Vinyl is proud to announce, in conjunction with Clerestory AV, the deluxe vinyl reissue of Ester Drang’s 2001 landmark album Goldenwest. Available on vinyl for the first time, the album was remastered from original tapes by Chris Colbert, cut to lacquers by Matthew Barnhart at Chicago Mastering, and pressed onto high quality vinyl by Gotta Groove Records in Cleveland. The double LP includes two previously unreleased bonus tracks and is packaged in a super thick high-gloss tip-on gatefold jacket. The record is available in three variants: green/yellow swirl vinyl, green/smoke swirl vinyl, and mixed (one of each). This is an extremely limited pressing, with each label having fewer than 50 copies of each variant available, and a small number of copies being distributed to independent record stores by Redeye Distribution. Purchase in the Burnt Toast Vinyl online store, Clerestory AV online store, or through the Burnt Toast Vinyl bandcamp site. Orders will ship for a release date of 04 September 2020.