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Nurse With Wound

Nurse With Wound or NWW is a British experimental music band, formed in 1978 by Steven Stapleton, John Fothergill and Heman Pathak. In 1979 Heman left the group, and in 1981 it effectly became a solo project of Steven Stapleton, with a variety of assisting musicians over the years.

Nurse With Wound or NWW is a British experimental music band, formed in 1978 by Steven Stapleton, John Fothergill and Heman Pathak. In 1979 Heman left the group, and in 1981 it effectly became a solo project of Steven Stapleton, with a variety of assisting musicians over the years.

Minuits Pour Géants / On The Edge Of The Outside
Tristan Tzara (1896-1963) is the poet through whom Dada arrived. In Zurich, he animated the Cabaret Voltaire with Hugo Ball; in Paris, he then inspired some surrealists in the making. If he was a great lover of Villon and Rabelais, his poetry is as iconoclastic as the music of Nurse With Wound, who composed for this edition of Minuits pour géants an unpublished piece lasting about ten minutes: On the Edge of the Outside. Writer, poet and essayist of Romanian origin, Tristan Tzara (Samuel Rosenst…
Book + MiniCD 3" | €11.00
To the Quiet Man From a Tiny Girl (yellow vinyl) + Merzbild Schwet (blue vinyl) - 2LP Bundle
**Special Bundle, yellow and blue vinyls. Very few copies available** Two absolutely stunning, long out of print early artifacts from Nurse With Wound's seminal catalog - 1980's To the Quiet Men from a Tiny Girl and Merzbild Schwet - reissued on vinyl in limited editions from Dirter, that can't be missed. Both take huge strides toward rethinking notions of avant-garde music was during the dawn of the 80s, and remain as pregnant with the potential for contemporary influence today, as the already …
2LP bundle | €47.00
To the Quiet Man From a Tiny Girl + Merzbild Schwet (2LP Bundle)
**Special Bundle. Exclusive United Diaries edition, 300 copies, on green and red vinyls. Very few copies available** Two absolutely stunning, long out of print early artifacts from Nurse With Wound's seminal catalog - 1980's To the Quiet Men from a Tiny Girl and Merzbild Schwet - reissued on vinyl in limited editions from Dirter, that can't be missed. Both take huge strides toward rethinking notions of avant-garde music was during the dawn of the 80s, and remain as pregnant with the potential fo…
2LP bundle | €47.00
Merzbild Schwet (LP, green vinyl)
**300 copies, exclusive United Diaries green vinyl. Very few copies available** The long awaited vinyl reissue of NWWs classic third album is finally available. Nurse With Wound began as a trio, but by Merzbild Schwet, its third album, Steve Stapleton's singular vision took over, with no compromises to other band members. As such it can be considered the first fully realized NWW. record and is a far more mature effort than its predecessors. Stapleton's editing techniques come to the fore, with a…
LP, green vinyl | €23.90
To the Quiet Man From a Tiny Girl (LP, red vinyl)
**300 copies, exclusive United Diaries red vinyl. Very few copies available** The long awaited vinyl reissue of NWWs classic second album is finally available. Following on the footsteps of Chance Meeting on a Dissecting Table, To the Quiet Men From a Tiny Girl was Nurse With Wound's second album and shows the group refining itself from the debut and adding a lot more dynamics. The record starts off with the very short Umbrella Link, really just some guitar riffing from engineer Nicky Rodgers as…
LP, red vinyl | €23.90
Arcane Reawakening (7")
**250 copies on dark green vinyl + 250 copies on silver marbled vinyl** Special release made for the 1st Scenasonica Congreesso festival in Pordenone - Italy on October 11/12, 2019. Two deep ambient-trance tracks for the re-awakening of our ancient selves, all in best Nurse With Wound tradition. Art-work: Photos by Sarah Stapleton / Art by Babs.
7" | €15.00
Rock N’ Roll Station (2LP)
Reissue of this mesmerizing record including an unreleased alternate mix of "Subterranean Zappa Blues". Hypnotic rhythms made of slow minimal beats, industrial textures, intoxicating drones and repetitive voices that seem to merge from dreams. Everything built by two of the most brilliant industrial music minds: Steven Stapleton and Colin Potter.  "This album arrived somewhere after a dream meeting of several individuals, Graham Bond, Joe Meek, Jacques Berrocal and myself. After a few beers and …
LP | €26.00
Sorcière, Ma Mère / The Top of the Left Ear (Book + MiniCD 3")
A more than strange novel by Hanns Heinz Ewers, accompanied by a new musical piece by Nurse With Wound on a 3" MiniCD.Hanns Heinz Ewers (1871-1943) is a German writer and director. Author of short stories, novels and plays, he has developed a literature of the strange close to fantasy and terror. A British music project formed in 1978 by Steven Stapleton, John Fothergill and Heman Pathak, Nurse With Wound is an essential figure of experimental and industrial music.
Book + MiniCD 3" | €10.00
Chance Meeting On a Dissecting Table of a Sewing... (Tape)
**160 copies with silk-screened NWW patch and insert** Cassette re-issue of the timeless Nurse With Wound debut release from 1979. Described by Sounds at the time as a record that "makes The Faust Tapes sound like Carousel," nothing has changed to alter this view over the last 40 years, and to say that this work is the "Sgt. Pepper of the avant-garde" would not be an hyperbole."The album came about when Steven Stapleton was working as a signwriter in London in 1978. Completing a job at an indepe…
Tape | €9.00
Au Delà (LP)
Au-delà is a collaborative record by La Scie Dorée and Meakusma. It features eight pieces of music by La Scie Dorée affiliates. For the 2018 Meakusma Festival, La Scie Dorée and Meakusma set up a collaboration that brought performances by Timo Van Luijk, Steven Stapleton, Christophe Heemann, Daniel Denis, Bart De Paepe, Kris Vanderstraeten & daniel duchamP to the festival in Eupen, Belgium. This was followed up with a night organized in the province of Limburg in Belgium featuring performances b…
LP | €18.90
Trippin' Musik (3LP Box)
Triple-LP box set in three different dayglo color vinyl LPs; includes a fold-out insert. There is no track listing -- no Side A, B, etc. This music is to be played in whichever order the listener wants to. The box and insert all have new artwork by Babs Santini. Features all new material.
3LP Box | €45.00
Soliloquy For Lilith (3CD Box)
Originally recorded and released in 1988, Nurse With Wound's ambient opus was years ahead of its time, a ground-breaking set of atmospheric sound patterns designed for ritual ceremonies. Hailed as a masterpiece on release, it soon became a firm favorite of NWW fans and topped the world ambient chart for over three months. Originally a limited-edition, three-album set housed in a handsome 12-inch gold and black foil embossed box, this new edition, a CD facsimile of the original vinyl set, contain…
3CD Box | €24.00
Changez Les Blockeurs (LP)
Few copies in stock. This LP is limited to just 300 copies, as requested by the artists. In 1982 The New Blockaders self-released their debut LP Changez Les Blockeurs, an edition of only 100. Steven Stapleton was the very first person to purchase / hear the album and subsequently distributed copies via United Dairies.The LP has since attained a somewhat mythical / legendary status (Record Collector magazine included it in a list of the rarest, most collectable records ever) and 2017 was the 35th…
LP | €26.00
The Threats Of Memories Double (5CD Box)
The Threat Of Memory 5CD box-set, by Steven Stapleton and David Tibet features all of Steven’s and David’s previously-issued recordings, made under their “Steven Stapleton & David Tibet” faces, on the first four of the CDs, as well as a fifth CD with previously unissued out-takes from the Musical Pumpkin Cottage recording sessions. It does not include the unissued out-take on Side 4 on Side 4 of The Threats Of Memories 2LP. It comes in a hinged box, with new artwork by Babs Santini on the CD’s i…
5CD Box | €30.00
Homotopy To Marie (Book + 2CD)
Double-CD version includes 30-page metallic hardcover book (15 x 20 x 2cm) containing color and black-and-white art by Babs Santini (Steven Stapleton). Rotorelief present a reissue of Homotopy To Marie. the fifth album by Nurse With Wound, originally released in 1982. Music and sleeve created by Steven Stapleton. The album is "a step on from the Dadaist rock of Merzbild Schwet, with much use of tape manipulation and classical avant-garde techniques". The album, which combines tape edits with res…
Book + 2CD | €25.00
Ci-gît - To Another Awareness
A text by Antonin Artaud illustrated with a 15-minute, Nurse With Wound (here, Steven Stapleton & Brian Conniffe) wrote "To Another Awareness", an unreleased mini CD included in the book.
Cd + book | €9.90
Homotopy To Marie (2LP color)
**silver & black and silver & white vinyl edition of 300** 'Homotopy To Marie' is the fifth album by Nurse With Wound, originally released on United Dairies in 1982. The album is a step on from the Dadaist rock of 'Merzbild Schwet', with much use of tape manipulation and classical avant-garde techniques, using keywords including unsettling, volatile, eerie and nocturnal to describe the feel of the album which combined tape edits with resonating gong tones and disembodied children's voices to cre…
LPx2 | €36.00
Homotopy To Marie (2Lp)
'Homotopy To Marie' is the fifth album by Nurse With Wound, originally released on United Dairies in 1982. The album is a step on from the Dadaist rock of 'Merzbild Schwet', with much use of tape manipulation and classical avant-garde techniques, using keywords including unsettling, volatile, eerie and nocturnal to describe the feel of the album which combined tape edits with resonating gong tones and disembodied children's voices to create a sonic collage far removed from the harsh improvisatio…
LPx2 | €29.90
Sinister Whimsy For The Wretched (2Cd)
Sinister Whimsy For The Wretched contains the long out-of-print albums, Sugar Fish Drink (1992) and Large Ladies With Cake In The Oven (1993). Both discs are remastered by Andrew Liles. You will never hear these better. Sugar Fish Drink, "Cod Surrealism", is a distinctly wet aberration on paranoid aesthetics occasionally coordinated by John Balance and Steven Stapleton. For Large Ladies With Cake In The Oven, all tracks were previously released in some form or another. Songs titles have been a…
2 x CD | €18.00
The Swinging Reflective (2Cd)
Out of print for 17 years, Nurse With Wound's The Swinging Reflective was originally released in 1999. Features collaborations with Coil, Diana Rogerson, Jim O'Rourke, William Bennett, Legendary Pink Dots, Foetus, Current 93, David Tibet, Tony Wakeford, Inflatable Sideshow, Aranos, Chris Wallis/Peat Bog, and Tiny Tim. All tracks are remastered and it is the perfect partner for Swinging Reflective II (DPROM 134CD). Also features Steven Stapleton and Stereolab. This set is packaged with all new ar…
CDx2 | €21.90
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