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An Item From the CP Shop

L'il Discs

SM0029 ID SM0029 (photo)
Arrived 3.22.07, PM (USPS)
From Mike & Karen Langlie, Lowell, MA
Description Five 3" CDs
More info lildiscs.com
Swapped for TBD
Status at CP

3" CDs enjoyed a very brief popularity in the late 80s, but we've only seen a handful since, maybe because of the rise of the slot-loading drive. The Swap Meat apparently brought the 3-inchers out of hiding, we got 'em from no less than three swappers. Lildiscs sent five such discs, their entire catalog, lovingly packaged in hand-made sleeves featuring photo corners, ribbons, and ID tags. The music is what you'd call "Experimental," mostly live recordings of unusually-arranged-and-recorded orchestra instruments droning away beautifully. The DCD fans out there will love 'em, as would anyone who finds Einstuerzende Neubauten calming. (What!? I do!). Good stuff.

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