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The Sixteenth Dream
of Dr. Sardonicus
three-day get-together
fruits de mer records' 2018 festival

Fruits de Mer Records
16th Dream
of Dr. Sardonicus
August 3-5, 2018

Yes, we'll be back in Cardigan for our annual summer festival!

Our 2018 festival is going to be the most international one yet, with Sendelica joined by Fuchsia from Australia, Stay from Spain, The Fertility Cult from Finland, the Alain Pire Experience from Belgium and Nik Turner's New Space Ritual, from another galaxy entirely - along with Schnauser, Elfin Bow, Nathan Hall, 7shades, The Gold Needles and many more - in fact, we're going to have to open the doors earlier on the Saturday and Sunday to fit all the music in!

and of course, there'll be FdM giveaways, exclusive stuff on our stall, Mantle best bitter and no doubt other things we haven't thought of yet...

...mind you, what we HAVE thought of is something to make the traditional Saturday FdM goodie-bag a bit different and a bit, er, extra-special in our 10th anniversary year - at this stage all I'll say is it involves Sendelica and rather a lot of free and exclusive vinyl - and I reckon it'll be well on the way to justifying the cost of the weekend ticket on its own (although I might be a bit biased)

there'll also be a free audio download from TM Studios of the music from Simfonica’s epic 2017 DVD, 'Letters In Time'

and an exclusive CD called 'Decade/Decayed - the coastal path and road trip edits' that you can read about elsewhere on the site, but basically is Marc Swordfish let loose on the FdM archives

VINYL EXCLUSIVES R US......not only that, The Past Tense have very kindly agreed to give us 150 free copies of their 7" vinyl EP, with two tracks by them and two by The Loop - so we'll be giving everyone a copy on Sunday!
the past tense

There'll also be a typically limited lathe-cut from The Gold Needles for sale - probably no more than 60 copies (first-come-first-served) - featuring a new track from the band plus a preview of a stunning cover that we'll be including on an FdM compilation album later in the year
AND a 5" lathe-cut from Fuchsia, with two new songs recorded by Tony Durant especially for the festival - again only about 60 for sale
AND copies of The NoMen's 10" 'I Hear A New World' - a remake of the Joe Meek aural experiment - we'll have no more than 80 of those

the gold needles fuchsia fuchsia

Oh, and Colin Trueman from VOD Music will be there with a stall, so you don't have to just give me money.... Five months to go and two-thirds of the tickets have already been sold, so don't hang about....
Get your tickets HERE

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