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SUTEKH HEXEN – One Hundred Year Storm 2xLP Now Available

Sutekh HexenPesanta Urfolk proudly presents the archival quality audio-documentation of the otherworldly performance that notoriously unleashed the elements upon Stella Natura, 2013. Recorded live by M. Garcia (GreySun Records). This blistering collaboration showcases easily the darkest performance to take place under the Sierra Nevada skies over the course of the festival’s history.

Mastered for vinyl by James Plotkin.
Photography + backpatch design by Joshua Churchill
Text: Patricia Cram
Art/Design: Kevin Gan Yuen & Thomas Martin Ekelund

You can order the 2LP directly from the band, here.

Debut Album From SUMAC Now Available

“The Deal,” the debut album from SUMAC (featuring members of ISIS, Botch, Old Man Gloom, Russian Circles, and Baptists) is now available on CD from Profound Lore Records.

The first pressing of the 2xLP version on SIGE Records is currently sold out, but will be available on the band’s upcoming tour. According to SIGE: “A re-press is already underway.” This version was mastered specifically for vinyl by James Plotkin.

See the SIGE website for more information and purchasing options and listen to a track from “The Deal,” below.

Plotkin Masters John Williams’ “Black Sunday” Score for Mondo

Black Sunday Mondo Records VinylFor the first time ever on vinyl, Mondo Records is releasing John Williams’ score for “Black Sunday.” The score was mastered for vinyl by James Plotkin.

From Mondo:

Housed in a deluxe gatefold jacket (featuring a shrapnel pierced die-cut interior gatefold) and liner notes by Brian Satterwhite. We are honored to add another John Williams score to our catalog.


James Plotkin Masters Cronenberg’s Scanners/The Brood for Mondo

Mondo "Scanners/The Brood" album artMondo’s forthcoming vinyl release of David Cronenberg’s Scanners / The Brood, mastered by James Plotkin is now available for order on Mondo’s website.

From Mondo:

Available for the first time ever on vinyl, Scanners/The Brood features cover art by Sam Wolfe Connelly on both sides of the packaging, and is pressed on 180 gram vinyl with two colorway options: a Scanners-themed Bone Vinyl with Brown & Red Splatter mimicking the infamous head explosion and a Brood-themed Gray Vinyl with Green Splatter to represent Nola’s external womb.