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YZ
Kaifa - Jeetou
(Lexi 017 - Pneu 013, 10", released November 2016)

A sufi singer grown in the suburban landscapes of Flanders, YZ develops his very own vision of ancient arabic poetry, wrapping it into a thick blanket of electronics made of crafted layers melting into each others. His epic synthesis comes close to the ideal soundtrack for a dark retro -futuristic road movie shot in the desert: right under the sun.

Artwork: YZ, Harrisson
Sound: David Trep (producer), Mike Grinser (master)

Gogolplex fantastic work on Kaifa: click

12 eur + postage
FRONT DE CADEAUX
Cogitate
(Lexi 016, 7", released October 2016)

Cogitate single is a tribute to John C. Lilly, famous for his research on ketamine and interspecies communication. It's also an exercise in perception through repetition. Mostly known for their 90bpm acid dj sets and live performances, the belgo-italian duet formed by Hugosan and DJ Athome tends to explore the limits of techno going deep and slow. Feel the contact.

Artwork: Harrisson - Printing: N.Storck
Mastering: F. Alstadt

Video: Squee'ek uh'k kk'kkkk squeek eee'eek

6 eur + postage
AYMERIC DE TAPOL
J'ai dansé avec elle
(Lexi 018, 7", released September 2016)

Composed on an electronic home organ, these emo, minimal and pretty unique instrumental songs from Aymeric De Tapol are the continuation of a discreet belgian tradition born in the cafés, raised in the beer and melancholic forever, the unconscious heritage of Marine much more than the prodigies of André Brasseur. Love is in the pipe.

Artwork: Aymeric De Tapol / Harrisson
Mastering: F. Alstadt

Video: Click

6 eur + postage

CAPELO
Danse des Nénuphars / Utrecht
(Lexi015, 7", released May 2016)

Dans la fumée, une musique est là , veloutée et chatoyante.
Le plafond s'écarte. La fumée s'envole.
     Le noir se fait. Mais pas le silence.
     Dans l'obscurité, les lumières se font entendre au loin.
Les voila! Elles sont éclatantes

In the smoke, there's music, velvety and sparkling.
The ceiling opens wide. The smoke flies away.
     Black comes into being. But not the silence.
     In the darkness, the lights are heard in the distance.
Here they are! They are glittering


Utrecht : Click
Artwork: F. Gastout, Printing: D. R. Maurissen - Production: L. Baudoux - Mastering: F. Alstadt Thanks: E. Gonay, D. Trep, S. Tallon

6 eur + postage

COLOMBEY
J'ai tout oublié
(Lexi014, 7", released July 2015)

Celebrating loneliness and endless nights in the small towns of France, Colombey (TG Gondard, Pizza Noise Mafia) signs a desperate summer hit with les Disques Lexi. On the b-side, his vocal, minimal keyboard and drum machine find the cello of TC to give a version of Colombey still seeking for a last one, not yet ready to sleep but peaceful at last.

Artwork: Thibault Gondard

Enjoy: Soundcloud

6 eur + postage
ÈLG
Triste Zoo

(Lexi013, 7", released February 2015)

Èlg aka Laurent Gérard has been diving deep into electronics for years and for this single is resurfacing to his first love: guitar and vocals. Except that everything changed. Baby-man is no more. But nervosity and neurosis are still flirting around. Breathe deeply. And if you can't, try alcohol and cigarettes.

Artwork: Laurent Gérard Dupont feat. GC & +H+

Listen: Soundcloud

6 eur + postage
CITY HANDS
A place In The World
(Lexi010, 7"+booklet, released December 2014)

Dream is a shadow of something real.

"A Place In The World" is a poem in 2 parts, a hypnotic journey through space and time. Destination: Everywhere. For his first release on vinyl, City Hands aka Manuel Padding from The Hague didn't drop his glorious Tibetan bowl for cymbals and in this tight 7-inch assembles all the pieces of his powerful performances: text, music, vision.

Artwork: Manuel Padding (design, collage, silkscreen), Emmanuel Gonay (printing), Catherine Plenevaux (innersleeve, stamp)

10 eur + postage
TAV Exotic
French Girls
(Lexi012, 7", released October 2014)

Mike Crabbé (Weird Dust) and Ernesto Gonzales (Bear Bones Lay Low, Silvester Anfang II) unite in this fairly new project, diving into a zone where dirty techno is flirting with psychedelia and broken-hearts keep on smiling. Lexi is finally reaching the dancefloor - stumbling in the red light.

Artwork: Ernesto Gonzales, Joel Vermot, Thibault Gondard, Michael Crabbé, Emmanuel Gonay

"nice." (Jos Meeuw)

Video created by Gabriela Gonzalez: Click

6 eur + postage
Unchained
Pedrosa/Tropism
(Lexi011, 7", released June 2014)

Unchained aka Nathaniel Davis signs a record infused in bedroom pop: Pedrosa/Tropism sounds like an old archive from Les Disques du Crépuscule (the Durutti Column connection), has the freedom of an ex-noise musician and sunny vibes from the East Coast.

Artwork: Helene Riviere

"By the time you sit down to really enjoy it, it's finished." (DJ Klakke)

Listen to something else: unchainedun.bandcamp.com

6 eur + postage
Girlseeker
Lonely Hours
(Lexi009, 7" - released December 2012)

One unreleased anthem and a new classic from the ultimate Danish boys band Girlseeker: Contagious melodies wrapped up in a broken FM sound.

Artwork: Jonas Frederiksen

In a previous form: video

6 eur + postage

Edgar Wappenhalter
zingt Hendrik Marsman en Karel van de Woestijne
(Lexi 008, 7" - released December 2012)

An elegiac sweet psychedelic journey into 2 texts from dutch-speaking poets Marsman en van de Woestijne. Second track features the amazing Floris Van Hoof on synths.

Artwork: Harrisson

More: Morc Tapes

6 eur + postage

Emmanuel Holterbach
Léonore
(Lexi007, 7"- released December 2012)

Best known for his field recordings or his work on Eliane Radigue archives, Emmanuel Holterbach reinterprets a classical opera in three short but intense pieces.

Artwork: Emmanuel Holterbach, Edouard Riou, Gwénola Carrère

More: Orbes

6 eur + postage
Banana Head
Goon House
(Lexi006 - 7" released February 2012)

Zully Adler is Goaty Tapes mastermind and worldwide DIY scene explorer behind Banana Head. Expect timeless songwriting, sparkling guitars and voice.

"très bien le 45tours ! "(TG)

Banana Head on Bandcamp: Click
Banana Head on Youtube: Click

5 eur + postage

Anne Laplantine
i send you a mp3
(Lexi005 - 7" released April 2011)

Five beautiful lo-fi short pieces from the french queen of electro-bidules.

"Sounds like seventies japanese tv show tunes (...)" (Joeri Bruyninckx)

Sleeve designed by Gwénola Carrère

Anne Laplantine on the www: http://annelaplantine.free.fr/

6 eur + postage

TG
les boissons gratuites
(Lexi004 – 7" released February 2010)

A rare and romantic electrop-pop male duet featuring él-G on one side: a story of unknown places, alienation and free drinks.
On the other side a saturated, unusual and powerful voice performance: TG single-minded.

Quite stylish!(Byron Coley, Wire)

Sleeve designed by Serena Emiliani.

TG website: http://pagesperso-orange.fr/tg.fr/

5 eur + postage

The Rebel
Aiming Low EP
(Lexi003 – 7" released June 2009)

The Country Teasers frontman Ben Wallers (Scotland) is back! Four songs, 2 twisted pop gems, a very nice cover designed by Ben Wallers himself.

Aiming Low 7” promotes an album now out on Junior Aspirin.

5 eur + postage

mudboy
Music For Any Speed
(Lexi002 - 7" released May 2009)


Organ scientist mudboy comes from Providence, Rhode Island, the town of Lightning Bolt AND HP Lovecraft.
Music For Any Speed is based on a reflexion on time.

A rollercoaster ride in the dark. A psychedelic nightmare if you wish. Two fine songs.” (FdW, Vital Weekly)

Sleeve designed by mudboy

You can listen to mudboy here.

5 eur + postage

Benjamin Franklin
La Pente / Loupiotes
(Lexi001 - 7" released Autumn 2008)

When listening to "La Pente", these doubts were confirmed.” (Joeri Bruyninckx)
Side B takes me back in time, to the period that we first got to know Benjamin Franklin, as the uncrowned king of casio-bebop” (Mangenerated)
A soundtrack for a sad/drunk smurfs film!” (Dennis Tyfus)

Sleeve designed by Serena Emiliani


Listen to bfkn

5 eur + postage

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Lexi records are sometimes there:
Belgium:
Mandaï
Veals & Geeks, Brussels
Arlequin
Doctor Vinyl, Saint Géry, Brussels
Pêle-Mêle, Brussels
72 records, Brussels
Wool-E Shop, Gent
La Microboutiek du cinéma Nova, Brussels
Canada:
Sweet Rot
England:
Norman records
France:
Le Souffle Continu, Paris
Total Heaven, Bordeaux
Attila Tralala
Germany:
Staal plaat, Berlin
Slow Boy, Düsseldorf
Italia :
Modo
The Netherlands:
Any record

or elsewhere depending on my travels, don't hesitate to ask.
Lexi disques is part of Pneu label since 2011