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Popnihil 039: Obsidian Zine.
Photography by Rebecca Rose.
Edition of 60.
46pp. Black & White Photographs. Glossy.
$4.00.

A series of intimate black & white portraits and group shots from the “Obsidian” compilation album cover shoot. Features members of Rate Of Decay, Delphic Oracle, Encounters, Voids, Cays, V V A S E, Nora Thomas 1964, NRIII, Severed+Said, Virgin Flower, Creep City, PRZM, Floridian Winter, Veranear, Coaeval, Burnt Hair, Drungo Phillip’e. Family album of the damned. All shot with infinite patience by Rebecca Rose.


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Various Artists.
Obsidian.
pop038.
c90.
Edition of 100.
$7.00.
In many ways, it feels like all of the popnihil activity to date has been leading up to this. Twenty-two new tracks of dark sounds and bleak electronics from twenty Jacksonville/St. Augustine projects.

Side One
Encounters – Untitled
Delphic Oracle – Scorpio Moon
Severed+Said – Tincture
Cays – The Creek At Night
NRIII – Shut
VOIDS – Light Projector
Veranear – 11:49
Nora Thomas 1964 – Loop 1/Loop 2
Hymn-Roid – I’m Gone
V V A S E – Cylinder

Wudun – In A Hole (Live)

Side Two
Burnt Hair – Filament
Koasasa – Return To The Palm Oasis (Nothing Lasts Forever)
Creep City – Temptation
Coaeval – Hildegard
Drungo Phillip’e – 2-4
PRZM – The Life And Times Of Ecco The Dolphin
Phillip Casey Cardona – Another Path
Virgin Flower – Sobbing Member
Rate of Decay – Concertina Wire
Floridian Winter – Candy (Black Leather Remix)
Floridian Winter – The City (Black Leather Remix)
Note: Also can be bundled with the Obsidian Zine for $10.



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SOS.
Ancient Surfari Shindig @ The Ruins.
pop031.
c90.
Edition of 20.
$5.00.

popnihil is extremely excited to present this, the sonic goodbye to Jacksonville FL from the Astral Plains Drifter himself. “Ancient Surfari Shindig” is an homage to surf music, yet through the unique SOS filter. Four track tape collages meld alternately seamlessly and insanely with guitars, sitars, and electric drums. Charlie may not surf, but yr third eye certainly will.



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Decades/Failures.
February 14th.
pop030.
c12.
Edition of 20.
$5.00.
Saved something special for our 30th release! Black-on-black limited edition single from Richmond-based darkwave enigma. New track “February 14th” on Side A and “Everything In Black” from recent full-length “002” on Side B. This is what you listen to right before you jump out the window.


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Blast & The Detergents.
Time Takes A Beating.
pop029.
c30.
Edition of 100.
$5.00.

One-off collaboration between veteran St. Petersburg spazzcore outfit and glitch enigma Rate Of Decay. Not a remix album in any traditional sense of the word, as there are no concessions to the politics of dancing, this is instead body music of an altogether more disciplined, unrelenting sense. Rate of Decay remakes and remodels every since track from “Time Misses A Beat” from the ground up, remaining true to the spirit of the original, while twisting the form beyond all recognition. We don’t need no fascist groove thing.




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V V A S E.
unobject.
pop027.
c30.
Edition of 25.
$5.00.
V V A S E (formerly Vase, Mohr) is the solo blackened ambient project of John Ross Tooke. Using a stripped-down array of synthesizers and electronics usually better suited to a minimal synth act, V V A S E conjures forth vaporous nightmarescapes that offer tension with no release.


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DRK DUV.
by AG Davis.
pop025.
Edition of 40.
Full-color art and poetry zine.
$7.00.

No easy answers from veteran experimental musician AG Davis. Hot off the heels of his stellar Voice Studies cassette on London’s My Dance The Skull imprint, Davis continues to confound expectations and break his own boundaries with a new collection of poetry. DRK DUV, however, pairs verse with his evocative, oft disturbing original collage work. Read in the dark

< b/c I bye you bye
and he byes she
to bye him for hers
to bye their being byed
by 316.4°F (by 158°C) by > s. up.on dead winds.[7] rebooting, inflamed highrise visions these my night crammed serpentine. obsessional reader is conjures au revoir kilograms to nth mirror pendulum. moving nervelessly grips half-life by fooled temple: two roads. west pours east. expectorating universal can salt running hardly smoothest, deeper. inches tie blue weeds much more than we receive crossroads. rumbling actors are viewers of this:::DRK DUV:::
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