Duster side project Valium Aggelein’s album getting Numero Group reissue
Influential indie spacerock group Duster reformed in 2018 and had their entire, original-era output reissued by the Numero Group last year; now, the label will do the same for Duster side project Valium Aggelein. Their 1998 album, Hier Kommt Der Schwartze Mond will be out August 21, 2020 and has been remastered from the original 16 track analog tapes, and comes with 15 "period-appropriate" bonus tracks that include the 1997 Dweller On The Threshold cassette. (Original copies of the album regularly fetch for over $200 on Discogs.) This release is called The Black Moon and here's what Numero Group has to say:
Just as Duster’s landmark debut album Stratosphere was making its first orbit, Clay Parton, Dove Amber, and Jason Albertini tracked a largely improvised companion capsule under their Valium Aggelein alter ego. An ode to ’70s Kosmische, Hier Kommt Der Schwartze Mond is a skeletal space nap for the prozac generation.
You don't have to wait till August to listen to Valium Aggelein's The Black Moon -- it's now now digitally and you can check it out below.
Duster also released their first album in 19 years last year and you can stream that, and check out pictures from their 2018/2019 NYC shows, below.