Beneath the Desert Floor: Chapter 1 - The Awesome Machine. . . .It's Ugly or Nothing OBI Edition
********Preorder Release Date January 12, 2024*****
Kicking off the newest Ripple series, Beneath the Desert Floor -- uncovering lost treasures and gems from the early days of stoner/desert/doom rock. Albums that may have been lost to time, perhaps never had the opportunity for a vinyl pressing, and never had the benefit of digital presence and social media. Let's unearth some of these gems and freshen them up for a new generation of heavy rock fans.
Pressed on gorgeous gold vinyl, each copy comes wrapped in a classic Japanese Style OBI strip with the series art
The Awesome Machine were a classic hard rock/metal band from Sweden. The band formed in 1996. Recorded their selftitled 10" with producer Roberto Laghi. After that Stefan Magnusson left the band and was replaced by Anders Wenander. With this lineup they recorded the cult demo (Doom, disco, dope, death and love) which gave them a contract with german label "People Like You". They recorded "it's Ugly or nothing" 2000 with King Diamond guitarist Andy La Rocque (who also played slide guitar on the track No Share). Other guest musicians were Anders Timmerås (keyboard on No Share) and Jörgen Petterson (harmonica on How am I to knew).
releases January 12, 2024
Artwork – PJ*
Bass – Anders*
Cover [Cover Idea] – PJ*, T.A.M.*
Drums, Percussion – Tobbe*
Guitar – Christian*
Harmonica – Jörgen Pettersson (2) (tracks: A2)
Lyrics By – Lasse Olausson
Management – Lithium Production
Organ – Anders Timmerås (tracks: B4)
Photography By – Emma Rytorp
Producer – Andy La Roque*, The Awesome Machine
Slide Guitar – Andy La Roque* (tracks: B4)
Vocals – Lasse*
Written-By, Arranged By – The Awesome Machine
Recorded and mixed at [...], Dec. 1999
℗ © 2000 "People Like You" Records, Brückstr. 42-44, 44135 Dortmund.
Distributed by: SPV in Germany, Suburban in Benelux, House Of Kicks in Sweden, Koch in the UK.
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