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Smersh - Sideways
Label
Dark Entries
Catalogue
DE187
Eancode
No eancode
Format
12inch
Release Date
WK 45, 06 Nov 2017
Type
Import / Non-exclusive
Stock
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Smersh

Sideways

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Dark Entries returns to the New Jersey basement studio of Smersh to unearth an 18-minute jam session from 1989, backed with two contemporary remixes. Smersh was the duo of Mike Mangino and Chris Shepard from Piscataway, NJ who began making music together in 1978. They were uninterested in traditional notions of songwriting or live performance. Between 1981 and 1993 they released over 40 cassette albums on their own Atlas King imprint. As these tapes traded their way across continents, Smersh developed a devoted following in places far beyond New Jersey, leading to releases on dozens of other labels from around the globe.