Knowing that Mondo’s Castlevania 10-inch vinyl release is just the first of five releases only makes it that much sweeter to put on the turntable. While hearing the theme music coming from a quality, non-bootleg release is amazing in and of itself, the work the label did on this release is just wonderful.
Read the full review at Starburst Magazine. Published 8/25/16
In the world of crate-digging music junkies, there seems to be a new obsession every couple of years. You’ve had lo-fo garage, rockabilly, soul, and lord-knows how many others. Currently, the music cognescenti have latched on to obscure or out-of-print soundtracks. Thankfully, several labels have sprung up to accomodate the demands of those in search of Italo-disco, sleazy funk, and the like that scored films in the ’60s and ’70s. In addition to Death Waltz and Mondo, a new label has appeared — One Way Static. Ran by Sebastiaan Putseys from Belgium, their first release is David Hess‘ recordings for Last House on the Left. The test presses for that release just got approved and sent back to the plant to have the LP pressed, so we reached out to Putseys about the label’s inception and upcoming plans, along with the whys and hows of reissuing records.