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This is currently what we have stock of ... probably ... hic
2020-07-10: Super limited Isolated Gate Lathe cuts released today!
SOLD OUT! 売り切れ！
20 numbered Isolated Gate 5 inch toy lathe cuts on white plastic with hand stamped label housed in a recycled brown paper sleeve.
Audio download from https://isolatedgate.bandcamp.com/. Physical object only from here at the Institute (Free Bandcamp download with every copy).
1 song each side, "Nail Bather" and "Binary Nomad". These are all hand made by Ian on a *very* cheap toy record lathe cutting machine.
The sound quality of the lathe cuts could be described as "amusing" at best.
This is playtime for us. Ian & Tim enjoy making music available on various formats. We'll understand if you'd prefer to wait for the high quality audio we'll make for our forthcoming LP.
Price per lathe cut: 2500 Yen. One per customer. Write to us to reserve and we'll tell you the total cost including shipping.
Signing by Ian is possible.
If you live in a country we can't ship to at the moment (including the USA) we'll hold on to your order until we can ship it.
Shipping presently OK (with delays): Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Holland, Hong Kong, Spain, Thailand, UK.
Shipping presently temporarily suspended: Australia, Italy, New Zealand, USA.
2020-06-17: Onkonomiyaki face masks type A pleated type)
We have made some special Onkonomiyaki face masks so you can be the coolest person in your neighbourhood! 100% washable cotton (outside cotton, inside double gauze). Cost 700 yen for type A (pleated type). Please contact the Institute if you'd like to buy some. (Ian prefers type A shown on left).
ご近所で一番かっこいいマスクかも！？音好み焼きオリジナルマスクを作りました！ 繰り返し洗って使える綿100％（表地：さらし、裏地：ダブルガーゼ）。 タイプA（プリーツタイプ）700円、タイプB（ブラタイプ）1000円。 購入をご希望の場合は、ご連絡ください。（イアンの好みは左に表示タイプA）。
2020-05-30: Another very special custom made purse, again made especially for us by Yucho. Price: 2000 yen. Limited quantity available. Size: Probably about 15cm x 20cm. Please contact us for more details. Ian has one in his pocket right now!
2020-05-30: また非常に特別なカスタムメイド財布。Yuchoに作成！ 価格：¥2000。 数量に限りがあります。 サイズ：おそらく約15cm x 20cm。 詳細についてはお問い合わせください。 イアンは毎日使っています！連絡はこちら。
2019-09-09: A very special custom made Bu Bu Bu Bu purse, made especially for us by Yucho, design, by artist Cailan Burns! Price: ¥2000. Limited quantity available. Size: Probably about 15cm x 20cm. Please contact us for more details.
2019-09-09：非常に特別なカスタムメイドのBu Bu Bu Bu財布。もちろんデザインはCailan Burns、Yuchoに作成！ 価格：¥2000。 数量に限りがあります。 サイズ：おそらく約15cm x 20cm。 詳細についてはお問い合わせください。 連絡はこちら。
日本にある「Institute of Spoons」だけから直接入手可能で、価格1900円＋書留送料。
Onkonomiyaki Labs - Disaster at Red Fish Onkonomiyaki onk-01 Released 2019-06-15
100 copies bottle green vinyl numbered limited edition.
Free Bandcamp download with every copy.
Available directly from the Institute of Spoons (in Japan), price 1900 JPY ＋ shipping.
(Apologies for the high cost. That's what happens when you make a super limited edition)
You can hear the songs here:
To order, please email the address below (which is also our paypal account) with your postal address so we can calculate your shipping accurately, & your telephone number for the shipping documentation:
Other stuff (updated 2020-07-26 ... probably):
The Institute of Spoons dusty stock cupboard has the following items. Any questions please ask. If you'd like items to be signed, please say so!:
* Cucumber Concubine / Wingdisk 7" 'Bu bu bu bu' + 'The Message in Mint' (7")https://www.discogs.com/Cucumber-Concubine-Wingdisk-Bu-bu-bu-bu-The-Message-in-Mint/release/12382259Comment: Some signed copies available again. Unsigned also still available.Price: 1200 Japan YenRemaining stock: 29 copies
* Ayu Okakita - Sayonara Dance (CD, Album)Price: 2000 Japan YenComment: If you don't live in Japan, you won't have been able to see Ayu's emotionally charged live shows, so buy this and relish it until you can. Thoroughly recommended. 1st Japanese pressing!Remaining stock: 2 copies
* Oneironaut Mercury Gardens (7" Limited clear vinyl) https://www.discogs.com/Oneironaut-Mercury-Gardens-Where-Do-You-Want-To-Go-Today/release/708666Comment: Label makes record. Label disappears. B side is one "note", a fairly green one.Price: 1500 Japan YenRemaining stock: 1 copy!
* Various - The Winner Is The Loser (CD, Comp)https://www.discogs.com/Various-The-Winner-Is-The-Loser/release/925170Comment: I said to Davin: "How about a battle to the sonic death?" Davin said: "Yes, that would be most exquisite." This is what happened. No-one survived. All the bands broke up.Price: 1200 Japan YenRemaining stock: 7 copies
* Waves On Canvas - Into The Northsea (CD)Electronica pop with Ian's vocal and songwriting on 1 track ('Starfish')https://www.discogs.com/Waves-On-Canvas-Into-The-Northsea/master/508459Price: 1500 Japan YenRemaining stock: 1 copy!
* Dive Index - Mid/Air (CD)Electronica with Ian's vocal and songwriting on 1 track ('Hoko Onchi')https://www.discogs.com/Dive-Index-MidAir/release/1655291Price: 1300 Japan Yen (sealed in shrink)Remaining stock: 1 copy!
* Various - Musica_F_Musico 月相 vol1 (CD-R) 5 track compilation including Big Beautiful Bluebottle - Dr. Shoemaker's Last Wish & some other weirdy Japanese music.Comment: Sleeve design by the very talented Japanese artist Rashyo. Sadly packaging looks shoddy.Price: 800 Japan YenRemaining stock: 4 copies
* Various - Tonalism (CD)Compilation including Sore & Steal 'Echoes From A Retromingent Planet'Comment: Cool hand made packaging. https://www.discogs.com/Various-Tonalism/release/171731Price: 1000 Japan YenRemaining stock: Last copy!
* Wingdisk - Time Is Running Out Ep (10", EP) https://www.discogs.com/Wingdisk-Time-Is-Running-Out-Ep/release/2533908Comment: Recorded mostly in Japan on Dr. Tranmer's 1st visit. I made him eat natto.Price: 1300 Japan YenRemaining stock: (SOLD OUT)
* His Name Is Alive – You Need A Heart To Live EP 7", EP, 33 ⅓ RPM (1997)Label: Friendly Science Enregisterments – FS02Comment: Amazing E.P. Warn did for us. Dub reggae HNIA style. Absolutely essential!(SOLD OUT)
* I'm Sore – Inside (2003) Kabukikore kkcd21 CDr, Limited Edition UKhttps://www.discogs.com/Im-Sore-Inside/release/1362439Price: 1500 Japan Yen (still sealed)(SOLD OUT)
* Sore And Steal - Staying Home April '73 / Titanic Sofas (2001) Friendly Science Enregisterments, Farrágo Records fs06, frg-012 7" picture disc UShttps://www.discogs.com/Sore-And-Steal-Staying-Home-April-73-Titanic-Sofas/release/134193Price: 1200 Japan Yen(SOLD OUT)
* I'm Sore & Princess Dragon Mom - Split CD, Albumhttps://www.discogs.com/Im-Sore-Princess-Dragon-Mom-Split/release/1098031Price: 1200 Japan Yen(SOLD OUT)
* Two Sun Tears split 7" Clear vinyl lathe cut (Ian sings 'Losing' by Buddha on the Moon -Limited edition of 40 only! Includes 3" CD of the same tracks) ...https://www.discogs.com/Two-Sun-Tears-Buddha-On-The-Moon-Losing-Dreams/release/4579873(SOLD OUT)
* Mountain Ocean Sun - Mountain Ocean Sun (2003) Perforate My Heart Music CDr, Albumhttps://www.discogs.com/Mountain-Ocean-Sun-Mountain-Ocean-Sun/release/3668743Price: 1500 Japan Yen(SOLD OUT)
* Pail Saint – Noise Bucket (1996) Ltd CDr Albumhttps://www.discogs.com/Pail-Saint-Noise-Bucket/release/8277218Price: 1500 Japan Yen(SOLD OUT)
* Various – Sweet Psychedelic Orange CD (2008)Compilation including Wingdisk - Pink Snow (Space Mix) https://www.discogs.com/Various-Sweet-Psychedelic-Orange/release/2585280Price: 1500 Japan Yen (shrink sealed)(SOLD OUT)
* Various – A Mind Expansion Compilation 2 (2xCD)Compilation including Spoonfed Hybrid The Sun Always Changes My Mindhttps://www.discogs.com/Various-A-Mind-Expansion-Compilation-2/release/1393087Price: 1300 Japan Yen (sealed in shrink)(SOLD OUT)
* Oneironaut – City/Nine Inch Army (1996) Derby Records – Race 003https://www.discogs.com/Oneironaut-City/release/2700526(SOLD OUT ... even we don't have a copy)
* Luminous Orange – Puppy Dog Mail EP Vinyl, 7", EP (1998)Label: Friendly Science Enregisterments – FS04Comment: Again, an amazing E.P. Rie did for us. Bossa Futura. Also essential!Price: 2000 Japan Yen(SOLD OUT)
* His Name Is Alive / Little Princess – Drugs Farm Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, EP (1998)https://www.discogs.com/His-Name-Is-Alive-Little-Princess-Drugs-Farm/release/925335Price: 1300 Japan YenRemaining stock: (SOLD OUT)
Looking for anything else, please ask. We'll have a look around.
Phew, that's it. We'd better have a nice sweet cup of tea.
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