Last week I went to Kortrijk in the south of West-Flanders to see the reunion show of Liar and Sektor, they both played amazing sets, more on that later. It was also the date of launch of the H8000 Book which they sold there in two versions. The book and the show is what this … Continue reading H8000 Book
This interview with Hans Liar was done in 2009. It's about the many things he did for Hardcore from his youth up until 2009. About the bands he played in: Liar, Blindfold and more. About the record labels he ran and about the friendships he made.
All colours of the 'Element' LP by Firestone. Pressed by Sober Mind Records. This is true H8000 hardcore history!
Still hunting down H8000 rarities, part 1. The Spineless transtition in Amenra album and the best Spirit Of Youth LP, 'Source' on green.
My view upon the pressing history of the Sektor & Vitality split 7 inch. We will never know for sure... H8000 Hardcore history.
The split between Belgium's Building and America's Up Front. Rare color variations in picture.
This is the coloured vinyl version of a legendary compilation. The first H8000 compilation made by Sober Mind Recordings and Genet Records in the year 1998. It features many bands that played at the moment in time. It starts of with a demo track of Spineless, that was previously unreleased. Is followed by Congress, Lifecycle, … Continue reading VA H8000 Compilation Volume One LP
Probably one of the hardest to find releases of Spirit Of Youth. This is the cassette single released on Sober Mind Recordings in 1993. There is a lot to tell about this one, so let's start with it. Spirit Of youth "Engine / Darkroom" professionally manufactured cassette Spirit Of Youth started out as a 100% … Continue reading Spirit Of Youth "Engine / Darkroom" cassette
A record from the Sober Mind Records catalog doesn't come by that often. This is a version I never knew existed until I saw one in real life in someone else's collection. This usually is the case with records from that label. Exact pressing info isn't provided on the web nor in a book. Even … Continue reading BUILDING In Time We’ll Grow 7 inch
A perfect day to write about and express my fascination for the first Sektor vinyl to be released on SOBER MIND Records. This record was engineered in March 1996 by Sektor and Tony Midas. So despite what many peeps say or think this record can't be released before this date. It only comes on black … Continue reading SEKTOR Ultimate Threat 7 Inch