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Last Updated: April 25, 2015 ..


Dear Friends! From April 28 through May 12, 2015, R.A.I.G. mail-order will be closed for two-week holidays. Please be aware that all orders placed during this period will be shipped after May 15. Thanks for your support!


RAIG's Novelties
For whatever deserves to exist deserves also to be known, for knowledge is the image of existence; and things mean and splendid exist alike. Francis Bacon (1561-1626).
Stay tuned for the RAIG's novelties. Listen to the latest RAIG's outputs in their entirety for free. And if you like what you hear, please order CD or purchase digital download. More albums can be found on Official R.A.I.G. Bandcamp.
 
 
 

 
20 APRIL 2 0 1 5 :: Maat Lander / The Birth Of Maat's Galaxy (2015, R087 CD/DD)

OUT NOW - CD/DD! RAIG is proud to present: a debut album of the band called MAAT LANDER. This is all instrumental sci-fi rock-music that is all played live and not programmed although a variety of electronica influences ranging from ambient to experimental kraut assert themselves. Its not necessary innovative but always interesting and enjoyable work with a sense of adventure; arguably, rather different from what the musicians do in their mother-bands VESPERO and THE RE-STONED. Mastered by Tobias Svensson. Original graphics by Alexander Zhelonkin. CD (10 tracks 74 min.) comes in a full-color 4-panel cardboard folder. $13.00 + shipping.

 

 
01 MARCH 2 0 1 5 :: Vespero / Fitful Slumber until 5 A.M. (2015, R086 CD/DD)

OUT NOW - CD/DD! RAIG is proud to present: the 6th studio album by the Russian premier psychedelic-prog-rock combo VESPERO. Its a fascinating, all instrumental, conceptual piece touching upon the theme of intricate functions of the human subconscious, dream-visions and music. Arguably, this is the bands most ambitious and complicated work that brings together traditions of progressive, psychedelic, jazz, academic, and folklore music. Art direction and design by ZonderZond. CD (7 tracks 70 min.) comes in a full-color 4-panel cardboard folder. $13.00 + shipping.

 

 
05 FEBRUARY 2 0 1 5 :: Were-Jaguars / II (2015, R085 CD/DD)

OUT NOW - CD/DD! RAIG is proud to present: the first CD-release by WERE-JAGUARS, an American heavy psyche-metal band from Austin, TX. Centered on the unfaltering vision of multi-instrumentalist Chad Rauschenberger, WERE-JAGUARS sophomore album continues in a similar heavy lysergic vein as found on the band's debut effort, but with even more depth, darkness and frenzy than ever before. Fusing wicked post-modern metallic crunch with narcotized acid-fretboard tripping, neo-psychedelic spatial meditations, and occasional far-out vocal chanting, this album is a hard-won document of WERE-JAGUARS's quest to explore an otherworldly and multidimensional confluence. CD (13 tracks 69 min.) comes in a full-color 4-panel cardboard folder. $13.00 + shipping.

 



Expert Evidences
Read what independent musicologists say about RAIG's releases at various international zines, blogs, and web-pages. Follow the links!
April 25 :: Vespero "Fitful Slumber until 5 A.M." (2015, R086) by Jerry Kranitz @ Aural Innovations (USA)
April 21 :: Vespero "Fitful Slumber until 5 A.M." (2015, R086) by Cesar Inca Mendoza @ Sqzfnia (Spain)
April 09 :: Were-Jaguars "II" (2015, R085) by Ryan Sparks @ Sea Of Tranquility (USA)
March 28 :: Vespero "Fitful Slumber until 5 A.M." (2015, R086) by Achim Breiling @ Babyblaue (Germany)
March 17 :: Vespero "Fitful Slumber until 5 A.M." (2015, R086) by Andreas Schiffmann @ Musikreviews.de (Germany)
March 17 :: Were-Jaguars "II" (2015, R085) by Andreas Schiffmann @ Musikreviews.de (Germany)
March 16 :: Vespero "Fitful Slumber until 5 A.M." (2015, R086) by Carry Munter @ New Underground Music (The Netherlands)
March 10 :: Vespero "Fitful Slumber until 5 A.M." (2015, R086) by DA_Vision @ Subkultura (Russia)
March 09 :: Were-Jaguars "II" (2015, R085) by Carry Munter @ Mew Underground Music (The Netherlands)
March 05 :: Vespero "Fitful Slumber until 5 A.M." (2015, R086) by Michael Pollack @ Progressive Tracks (USA)


Live Shots
We still love playing gigs and touring. Come and see RAIG's bands performing live!
 
 
 
May 15 :: VESPERO - Astrakhan @ STDT. 19:00


Camera Eye
Just a little spot for official videos, live footages, fan-arts, etc.

 

December 24 :: MAAT LANDER

Following their joint stage debut, Ilya Lipkin (of THE RE-STONED), Ark Fedotov and Ivan Fedotov (both of VESPERO) have announced today the formation of a new band an instrumental psychedelic/space/kraut/rock trio MAAT LANDER. This is the band's first official 20-minute video-EP of 2 brand new, yet untitled instrumental compositions. Merry Christmas! Best wishes to you and your families during this holiday season!

 



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