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Welcome to the Ether  

2019 - 2023

2182 Recording Company is a collaboration between Robert V Anderson and Ryan J Bruce.  We share an interest in sounds that engage beyond just listening.  These sounds are rooted in a history of creation in Arizona that involves people that were inspired by people who do things differently.  If what you hear and see inspires you, then we hope you engage with us.

Idol Ko Si due out May 1st

March 2023

We are proud to announce the upcoming release from Seattle's Idol Ko Si (Matthew Ford, Robert Millis, and Min Yee).  Idol Ko Si's first self-titled physical release will be distributed by Forced Exposure. Please sign up for mailing list for additional information or visit their artist page above.

Algae & Tentacles LP Release Party - April 7th

March 2023

Friday, April 7th, Algae & Tentacles will release The Mouth is a Resonant Field at Wooden Tooth Downtown in Tucson, Arizona. Kulululu and Julio Lopez will also perform 7 PM.  Wooden Tooth Downtown is located at 108 East Congress St and hosts regular performances and record releases. Algae & Tentacles is the sound work of John Melillo, who produces sonic outputs ranging from art punk songs to cracked digital experiments to sine-wave sound writing to sound poetry to electro-acoustic improvisations. The Mouth is a Resonant Field is his first 2182 release, but Melillo has a number of previous solo and collaborative releases.  Melillo is also a writer, teacher, and researcher, and his first book—The Poetics of Noise from Dada to Punk—was published by Bloomsbury Press in September 2020.

Diminished Men and Derek Monypeny Out Now

January 2023

2182 Recording Company is proud have released the Diminished Men's Damage Mécanique and Derek Monypeny's Cibola.  These records are available in our store and ship out immediately. We will also send you a digital file of these sounds upon purchase. The Diminished Men and Derek Monypeny are performing content from these records at various dates. which will be posted here as available.

Porcelain Hammer, Fellahin, Khoury/Sehnaoui/Yassin, Cecyl Ruehlen, Monypeny/Corcoran into Production

November 2022

We will be releasing additional information about these releases soon, but suffice to say that we are thrilled to be working with Steve Bristol, Kevin Corcoran, Mike Khoury, Mike List, Deanna McMullen, Ben Miller, Kenny Millions, Derek Monypeny, Cecyl Ruehlen, Sharif Sehnaoui, and Raed Yassin on new projects.


Diminished Men

Derek Monypeny

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