White Columns
The Sound of White Columns
White Columns record label ‘The Sound of White Columns’ or ‘TSoWC’ for short continues the organization’s longstanding collaborations with musicians that has included such seminal events as 1981’s ‘Noise Fest’ (organized by Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore), Barbara Ess and Kim Gordon’s 1981 curated exhibition of artworks by artist-musicians, and 1983’s ‘Speed Trials’ concert series, amongst others.


WCR001

The first release from ‘The Sound of White Columns’ is by the San Francisco-based band TUSSLE. White Columns commissioned TUSSLE to compose songs that are titled “White Columns” - which in turn act as informal ‘theme tunes’ for the gallery.

TUSSLE
1. “White Columns”
2. “White Columns (DiscoTech Version)”
Cat. No. WCR 001
2006
One-sided, white vinyl 12” single, numbered edition of 500 copies.

$10 plus shipping – to purchase please contact info@whitecolumns.org




WCR002

The second release from ‘The Sound of White Columns’ is by the English artist Martin Creed.

Work No.815
Side A
1. “Ooh”
2. “Fuck Off”
Side B
1. “Words”
Cat. No. WCR002/smart025
2008
Two-sided, white vinyl 7", numbered edition of 600.

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WCR003

The third release from ‘The Sound of White Columns’ is by the English artist Billy Childish, released in conjunction with his exhibition at White Columns in March/April 2010.

Wild Billy Childish & The Musicians of the British Empire
Side A
1. “Daddy Rolling Stone”
2. “Chatham Rocks”
Side B
1. “She Hates Me So Much”
2. “A Song No One Wants To Hear”
Cat. No. WCR003/smart026
2010
Two-sided, black vinyl 12” LP, numbered edition of 1,000 and wrapped in a full-color gatefold sleeve designed by Peter Doig.

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WCR004

The fourth release from ‘The Sound of White Columns’ is by the New York based musicians Ikue Mori and Julianna Barwick, recorded live in White Column’s Project Room, organized by RVNG Intl. in October 2010.

FRKWYS Vol. 6
Side A
1. “Dream Sequence”
2. “Stalactite Castle”
Side B
1. “Rain and Shine at the Lotus Pond”
2. “Rejoinder”
Bonus tracks
1. “Breath of Spring”
2. “Red Aurora”
Cat. No. WCR004/RVNGNL98
2011
The 12” LP is available in limited edition, packaged in thick black jackets with a two-color adhesive wrap. All LPs come with a 24-page black & white zine; the book features creative direction by Will Work For Good and photographs by Aubrey Mayer and Jody Rogac.

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WCR005

The fifth release from ‘The Sound of White Columns’ is by the English artist Billy Childish, released in conjunction with his solo exhibition 'I Am the Billy Childish,' curated by Matthew Higgs at Lehmann Maupin, November 4, 2011 - January 21, 2012.

The Musicians of the British Empire
Side A
“A Distant Figure of Jon”
Side AA
“Wise Blud”
The Chatham Singers
Side A
"You Say You Got the Wise Blud"
Side AA
"All the Dreams (That Speak to Me)"
Cat. No. WCR005
2011
Two-sided, black vinyl double 7”, edition of 250, of which 200 are numbered and wrapped in a hand stamped gatefold sleeve with a bi-fold Gestetner insert.
50 of this edition feature a unique drawing by Billy Childish on the cover and are signed and numbered on the back.

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WCR006

The sixth release from ‘The Sound of White Columns’ is by Malcolm Mooney, an artist, poet, and musician currently based in Calgary, Canada and New York. This is White Columns fourth collaboration with Mooney following a 2007 presentation of his illustrated poetry in the Bulletin Board, a 2008 musical performance as a part of Fia Backstrom’s project ‘That social space between speaking and meaning’, and a White Room exhibition in 2011.

Malcolm Mooney
Side A
1. “She Brings the Rain”
2. “Uniting of the States”
Side B
1. "Jo's Song: When Here Away"
Cat. No. WCR 006
2012
Double-sided, black vinyl 12” EP, edition of 500 copies in a letterpress sleeve and insert designed by Will Work for Good, based on artwork by Malcolm Mooney.

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WCR007

The seventh release from ‘The Sound of White Columns’ is by the DJs and musicians Thomas Bullock and Eric Duncan (aka RUB N TUG). The record is a 40-minute live mix, recorded in New York, c. 2002. The record was pressed on the occasion of DO YOUR THING, a group exhibition at White Columns curated by Thomas and Eric in the summer of 2012.

‘Rub n Tug Party Starter’
Cat. No. WCR 007
2012
Black vinyl 12” EP, edition of 300 copies featuring a hand-painted sleeve by Thomas and Eric.

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