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AURICLE ARCHIVE CDR's
A special CDR series charting the early musical roots of
Steve & Alan Freeman as Alto Stratus, their early solo works & the related ZBB (Zircon & The Burning Brains) project.

These are in-house manufactured CDR releases, replicated using professional equipment, produced to high standards & offering excellent value for money. With specially commisioned artwork by Jim Tetlow, all remastered and enhanced, some featuring previously unreleased material, it all amounts to an invaluable insight to our musical roots.

Orignal series...

11. ZBB - Cold Smoke (AMACDR 001) 73'16"
12. Alto Stratus - Duin Tha' Whitehouse (AMACDR 002) 73'36"
13. Alto Stratus - Vrije 1983 (AMACDR 003) 73'49"
14. Alto Stratus - Pantheon 1984 (AMACDR 004) 71'15"
15. Alto Stratus - Dark Star (AMACDR 005) 73'46"
16. Alan Freeman - Xylem (AMACDR 006) 73'47"
17. Steve Freeman - Scorpio (AMACDR 007) 69'49"
18. Alto Stratus - Region 5 (AMACDR 008) 79'19"
19. Alto Stratus - Electric Junk (AMACDR 009) 73'51"
10.
Alto Stratus - Adhara (AMACDR 010) 71'28"
11.
ZBB - Embers (AMACDR 0011) 76'48"
12.
Various - Rarities (AMACDR 012) 73'22"

New series...

13. Various - Rarities 2 (AMACDR 013) ??'??"
14.
Various - Illuminated Pleasures (AMACDR 014) 56'25"
15.
Various - A Breeze Of Time (AMACDR 015) 72'00"
16.
Alto Stratus - It Crawled Out Of The Woodwork (016) 66'00"

Also available...

Various - Auricle Archive Sampler (AMSCDR 004) 71'41"

The original AMACDR series comprised 12 CDR's documenting the best from many of the historic cassette releases from Auricle during the 1980's (all digitally remixed and remastered) adding up to a choice rarities collection. Some include rare previously unissued recordings, notably the Alto Stratus "Pantheon 1984" which was never properly documented before, all are remastered and/or enhanced for a quality and fine definition in sound impossible at the time. All these were presented with 6-fold poster inserts sporting surreal monochrome artwork by Jim Tetlow.

Many years later, we decided to make some other old archive releases available again, this New series is an ongoing project which may as yet yeild more releases than just the four above. These lost gems from the vaults were logical contenders to add to the Archive, as special releases for the avid collector or historical researcher.

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