Nothing Lasts...But Nothing Is Lost. SUPER DELUXE 2xLP PACKAGE (Shipping Now)
The Twisted Records team is proud to present the third, collectors edition in the re issue series from Shpongle.
This iconic album has been remastered and the packaging has been painstakingly upgraded, making Nothing Lasts, our most super-deluxe release to date.
Due to the bespoke design and unique construction of the sleeve as well as the complex printing process of all the features involved, this item also has a premium price tag, making it the ultimate collectors item.
We are very proud of this album and confident that you will never see another record, as beautiful or as lovingly put together as this one!
- Remastered and Re Cut for 2019 - Limited Edition of 2500 only. (no future coloured variants) - Bespoke engineered hardboard outer and inner 8 page sleeve. Hand Finished. - 3 Foils throughout (fluoro green, copper and white) - 1 Metallic Cold Foil used under mask on the cover - Embossed mask, logos and circuit boards. - 3D Varnish - Unique bespoke Hard Board sleeve construction designed from the ground up by Twisted. - Comes In unique Shpongle Anti- Static bag - Ships in 6 sided padded foam box.
Catalogue Number: TWSLP28RM Bar Code: N/A
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Nothing Lasts But Nothing Is Lost was the 3rd incredible installation of the Shpongle epic released in 2005 on Twisted Records. Now remastered for 2019.
It proved to be yet another masterclass in the psychedelic fusion of the worlds between musical genre and sonic geometry.
Simon Posford & Raja Ram interweave an impossible myriad of melodies on guitars, vocals, oud and horns with hifidelic sounds of masterfully manipulated glitchy synths and Raja’s inimitable Flute and otherworldly vocal mutations to create these majestic musical soundtracks.
The album famously features 20 tracks (which on vinyl appear as 8 separate tracks) designed so that every one flows seamlessly into another, continuously evolving like a musical hologram. Each new sonic world reflecting a psychedelic spectrum of the uniquely altered states of audio reality that Shpongle are renowned for.
With every track opening doors to new musical vistas, we are blessed to witness the ever changing sonic scenery that constantly shapeshifts in tone, timbre, tempo and time signature.
Opening with kaleidoscopic mandalas of a mythical music box that morphs into psychedelic funk on “Botanical Dimensions”, we know when Raj’s twisted vocal breaks that we are deeply in “Outer Shpongolia”. The diversity of musical sound surfing is unparalleled, touching on both established and newly invented genres such as latin glitch funk, arabic trance, psyfidelic dub, psychedelic samba massive with massive brass band riffs in “The Stamen of The Shamen” and even snake charmer techno- breaks on “Turn Up the Silence”. Nothing Lasts But Nothing Is Lost effortlessly and seamlessly emerges from one to the next and is a musical journey of such gargantuan portions that they barely fit into a 1 hour epic audio adventure!
On the third fantastical instalment of the Shpongle story, Raja & Simon tickle the synapses and kicking up the dust as evolutionary psychedelic textures and other worldly spaces meld with an irrepressible 4 to the floor of the Kickdrum liberally sprinkled throughout the album.
The mystical maestros undeniably delivered another astounding audio adventure, flipping the sonic switch for tripping without a hitch and earning its rightful place of any psychedelic connoisseur.
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I don't know why I feel like crying when I hear this song. It is like a longing for something, maybe a memory, might be my mother who passed on. It is not a bad thing, on the contrary, when I hear it I want to disappear somewhere beautiful with her and my Dad and my dogs. My rainbow bridge in the Universe. marrache