Vinyl Collections Wanted: Skinny Puppy, Front 242, Ministry, Sisters of Mercy

Records Wanted Skinny Puppy Front 242
Turntabling is now purchasing record collections featuring industrial bands such as Skinny Puppy, Front 242, Ministry, RevCo and more.

An upcoming art show curated by Chicago’s StudioLab and Turntabling.net will feature the images and sounds of dark music by some of the most legendary bands of the genre.

As part of this art show, Turntabling is in search of record collections to purchase that feature gothic, industrial, dark electronica bands and related performers.

If you have records by Skinny Puppy, Front 242, Ministry, RevCo, Fad Gadget, Frontline Assembly, Sisters of Mercy, The Mission UK, Armageddon Dildos, Coil, Legendary Pink Dots, Muslimgauze, Noise Unit, Shinjuku Thief, Black Tape For A Blue Girl, Download, Puppy Gristle, The Jackofficers, Switchblade Symphony, Big Electric Cat, Christian Death, Nurse With Wound, Current 93,  Dead Artist Syndrome, Electric Hellfire Club, My Life With Thrill Kill Kult, and many others, we definitely want to hear from you.

Contact by email: jwallace@turntabling.net. All serious offers considered.

As mentioned above, there is a great reason for this massive hunt for gothic, industrial, and otherwise dark records-Turntabling, in association with the Chicago artist-run StudioLab located in the historic Flatiron Arts Building in Chicago, is preparing an art show featuring album covers and related materials from the classic era of industrial music. Turntabling seeks to buy record collections that prominently feature gothic/industrial albums to increase the amount of items on display at the exhibit.

Unfortunately due to insurance concerns, we cannot accept loans of this material–we can only purchase outright. But if you have vinyl records to sell, or collections of vinyl that also include posters, fan badges, books, etc on the subject, please get in touch. We are considering all serious offers.

Joe Wallace is curating the show and can be contacted via the address above. Again, record collections that include a lot of gothic/industrial albums, posters, buttons, books, fanzines, etc. will be considered for purchase. We are definitely interested in buying in bulk rather than small lots, but will consider any serious offer regardless of size.

The date for the exhibit has yet to be established since we are in the research and collection phase for the materials, but time is of the essence since we’d like to have the material collected and prepared for display soon. Get in touch as quickly as possible to schedule an appointment to view your collection and discuss purchase options.

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I am looking for record collections to purchase. Turntabling as a record selling site has been dormant for some time due to a variety of reasons, but now that we are back online our record buying activities are also alive and kicking. I buy record collections and would be happy to view any collection that has a decent amount of the right genres.

You can contact me to discuss your record collection initially via e-mail at jwallace@turntabling.net Please include a description of the types of vinyl in your collection, the estimated condition of the records, approximately how many you have and please enclose images where possible of the collection as a whole plus any individual items you may want to let me know about.

WHAT I BUY

I am primarily interested in the following genres:

Soundtracks, especially Ennio Morricone, or any of the 60s/70s Italian soundtrack artists such as Riz Ortolani, Stelvio Cipriani, Roberto Donati, Goblin, Nico Fidenco, etc.

Post-Punk and New Wave including groups like Magazine, Devo, Slow Children, Hawaiian Pups, The Units, Single Bullet Theory, The Suburban Lawns, Adam Ant, anything that falls into this category is always worth a look. Strange, obscure, underappreciated, all welcome.

Gothic/Industrial groups like Sisters of Mercy, Xymox, Legendary Pink Dots, Skinny Puppy, BiGod 20, industrial compilations, Coil, Severed Heads, Front 242, Cure, Banshees, KMFDM, etc. Any collections with a good amount of records like these will get my full attention. Swans, Neubauten, Killing Joke, Chris Connelly, Ministry, PTP, RevCo, etc.

Reggae and Dub but ESPECIALLY dub LPs. The more far out the better. Scientist, Super Ape, Lee Scratch Perry, dub compilations, anything with Adrian Sherwood or Twilight Circus on it, anything from Black Ark studios,  Blood and Fire, On-U Sound, e4tc.

60s/70s Psych and especially garage, teacup psychedelia, early brit psych, etc.

Noise and Experimental: I am looking for a variety of weirdness, noise, experimentation, odd pressings, you name it. The weirder or more unusual the better. Japanese noise especially welcome. Want to get rid of those GeroGeriGeGeGe and Boredoms releases? Getting tired of UFO Or Die and Extreme Noise Terror releases lying around your home? Merzbow annoying your cats? I buy these and much more.

Religious Records of all kinds, the stranger and more left of center, occult-oriented, intolerant/bigoted the better. Especially interested in 80s CCM albums such as those released on Frontline, What?, Sparrow, etc. If you have televangelist records please get in touch. If you have Daniel Amos records, Crumbacher, Edin Adahl, Scatered Few, etc…get in touch.

Bizarre Spoken Word Records including any sex-related, adults only or otherwise naughty albums. Instructional LPs are also great, but the stranger the better. I also buy literature-based spoken word records such as the celebrity reads albums like Roddy McDowall reading HP Lovecraft, Sir Alec Guinness reading A Modest Proposal, sci fi authors reading their own work, etc.

I also buy unusual albums of any type–outsider records, private press LPs, etc.

When purchasing record collections, I am quick to tell people what I DO NOT BUY:

Show tunes. Sorry,  no Broadway, no musicals.

Classic Rock. Not interested in Journey, Kiss, AC/DC, or any of the other groups considered classic rock or Album Oriented Rock. There may be ONE OR TWO exceptions, but not many.

Country. Nuff said.

Jazz. In my experience, the jazz I am interested in (Miles Davis, Coltrane, genres like Soul Jazz music, BeBop, etc) are not the titles offered in collections made available for sale. I’m not buying collections of standard jazz groups or soloists. Avant garde jazz, unusual, funky, left-of-center jazz is another story, so if you have Sun Ra, Ornette Coleman, things of that nature, do let me know. THOSE things I AM interested in.

Singer/Songwriters. Sorry, but we have no demand for Carly Simon, Joan Baez, Carole King, Dionne Warwick, etc. No James Taylor, Jim Croche, etc.

If you have records to sell, please get in touch with Turntabling via my email address: jwallace@turntabling.net and be sure to include your contact information, general location, and how many LPs you have for sale. Thank you very much for your interest.

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