Fuzz and Ruin Vol.1 is a compilation of eleven doom, stoner, sludge, drone, and psych bands from around the Asia Pacific region including China, South Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia, and New Zealand assembled for Cassette Store Day 2020 by Daftpop Sounds in Beijing.
Covering a whole spectrum of heavy, tripped out, foreboding tones and spanning multiple national borders, this cassette serves as a document of bands from around the region united in celebrating the mediative power of cranked amps and voyages into the mind’s eye.
The artists include:
Electric Lady (China),
Never Before (China),
Gawthrop (South Korea),
RST (New Zealand),
King Of Lazy (China),
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The artwork for the release was created by Cambodian musician and artist Vanntin Hoeurn who is also half of Drugnoose. The cassette is being released in China on Cassette Store Day (Oct 17) as part of a weekend long celebration at Nugget Records in Beijing. The compilation will also be available in North/Central/South America through Righteous Filth and in Europe as a pre-order through Attenuation Circuit.