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  • Exit El Hombre Invisible (For Joan Vollmer Burroughs)
    Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Heaven’s Lathe is proud to release an exclusive limited edition 7” single by David J: best known as bassist/lyricist with Bauhaus and Love and Rockets. J has also collaborated with the likes of Alan Moore, Amanda Palmer and Perry Farrell, not to mention recording a brace of strikingly ambitious solo albums.

    “Astounding quality of the musicianship and the song writing... David is a wordsmith of course, quite possibly one of our best.” - Louder Than War

    J has also created scores for theatre, and soundtracks for film. A true polymath, he has also written and directed stage plays, whilst his fine art has been exhibited around the world.

    Now, Heaven’s Lathe present J’s very special new single: ‘Exit El Hombre Invisible’: a meditation on the outlaw aspect of the life of notorious beat writer, William S. Burroughs - a man J counted as a personal friend.

    The recording sees J collaborating with Steven Brown of renowned post punk ensemble Tuxedomoon and Tim Newman of experimental folk group The Dovetail Consort. Together they create a dense shifting soundscape, with J’s haunting voice delivering crisp, vivid couplets. The B-side offers up the material in suitably cut-up form.

    “Moving and beautiful music ...a heart-tugging experience...” - Spill Magazine

    Heaven’s Lathe are releasing this unique one-off single in a strictly limited edition of 100: lathe cut seven inch singles on pure black vinyl, with engraved Heavens Lathe logo. Comes in a hand numbered 230gsm sleeve. Black inner sleeve with PVC protective sleeve. Includes digital download of the full length tracks.

    - Graham Duff


    Black 7” high quality stereo lathe cut vinyl with engraved Heavens Lathe logo. 230gsm sleeve. Black inner sleeve with PVC protective sleeve. Includes digital download of the full length tracks.

    The vinyl will ship within a polylined inner sleeve. Includes a 'lathe cut' care card.

    Limited edition of 100, hand numbered.


    Heaven’s Lathe artists are curated by writer, broadcaster and DJ Graham Duff. All lathe cutting and engineering by Michael Lawrence (Bladud Flies!). Designed by Lauren Winton (Bladud Flies!).

    Includes unlimited streaming of Exit El Hombre Invisible (For Joan Vollmer Burroughs) via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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HEAVEN’S LATHE is dedicated to bringing out the highest quality lathe cut 7" singles, featuring both influential artists and emerging performers in a sweep of genres.

We will be releasing a new limited edition single each month. Strictly limited to an edition of 100 on either black or transparent vinyl.

Curated by Graham Duff.

Made by Bladud Flies!

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