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This site tells about the mysterious Les Disques Du Crepuscule from Brussels and the mythical Factory label from Manchester, and their countless connections.

poster (57cm x 96cm) by benoît hennebert for a concert in brussels, friday may 15 1981. You can find here label histories of Les Disques Du Crepuscule, Factory and Factory Benelux. These were originally written for magazines: New Musical Express (UK), Record Collector (UK) and Magic (Fr) in the very early 90's.

Then you can glance through what is the most comprehensive Crepuscule discography ever compiled (once described by New Musical Express as "solving the mystery of the Marie Celeste"). There are separate discographies of all Crepuscule's sister- and sub-labels, such as Operation Twilight, Crepuscule Au Japon, Another Side, L.A.Y.L.A.H., Interior Music, Dancyclopedia and Pretty Inside. It is self-evident that a LTM/Boutique discography is also featured.

Finally there are the Factory and Crepuscule Image Banques.

Please note that both Les Disques Du Crepuscule and Factory Benelux are nowadays operated from LTM Headquarters in the UK.

New and upcoming Crepuscule and Factory Benelux releases

Tunnelvision - Watching The Hydroplanes (FBN 38) | clear vinyl LP, out now
The Pale Fountains - Something On My Mind (TWI 119) | blue vinyl LP re-press, out now
Section 25 - Always Now Deluxe (FBN 3-045) | colored vinyl 5xLPBox, out now
Erik Satie - Vexations (TWI 1245CD) | CD, out now
Erik Satie - Vexations (TWI 1245) | clear vinyl LP, out now

Josef K - The Scottish Affair Part Two (TWI 019) | clear vinyl LP, due out November 15 2019
Blaine L. Reininger - Commissions 2 (TWI 1246CD) | 2xCD, due out November 29 2019
The Durutti Column - Fidelity (TWI 976) | colored vinyl 2xLP, due out January 10 2020

Further due early 2020: The Other Two - And You (FBN 330) colored vinyl 2xLP/CD re-issue, The Other Two - Super Highways (FBN 390) colored vinyl 2xLP/CD re-issue, Paul Haig - The Warp Of Pure Fun (TWI 669) colored vinyl 2xLP+7" re-issue and Crispy Ambulance - Reset: Decoder (FBN 116CD) CD.

Go to the: Les Disques Du Crepuscule/Factory Benelux/LTM Mailorder Catalogue


Les Disques Du Crepuscule - Official Site
Factory Benelux - Official Site
LTM Recordings - Official Site

Site index

Les Disques Du Crepuscule
Factory Communications Ltd.
Factory Benelux

II | LABEL DISCOGRAPHIES | for historical reference only*
Les Disques Du Crepuscule - TWI 001 to TWI 777
Les Disques Du Crepuscule - TWI 800 to TWI 8722
Les Disques Du Crepuscule - sublabels, foreign operations and licensees
Les Disques Du Crepuscule - miscellaneous licensed and related releases
Les Disques Du Crepuscule - artists a to k
Les Disques Du Crepuscule - artists l to z
Les Disques Du Crepuscule - compilations a to z
LTM - incl. Boutique/Les Temps Modernes
Factory Benelux - 2012 and onwards
Les Disques Du Crepuscule - 2013 and onwards

*note: artists who only appear on (a) compilation(s) have no entry in the artists a to z catalogues. please check the compilations catalogue and use the 'search' or 'find' option of your browser.

poster (50cm x70cm) by claude stassart for a concert in brussels, friday october 31 1980, with the durutti column, a certain ratio, section 25 and the names.

Crepuscule Image Banque
Factory Image Banque

40 Related sites

Operation Twilight - Official Site
Why Not Productions | French film company formerly associated with Crepuscule France
Apres Crepuscule | 2009 exhibition at Cologne Kunstverrein
Dennis Remmer's Factory Discography
Sebastian Luetzow's Factory Overseas Discography
John Cooper's Cerysmatic Factory | huge site with many images of posters, artifacts etc.
FactoryRecords.org | new master discography covering everything factory
Kevin Whitlock's Factory Records Project | ever expanding photo collection

Ikon Video Bank - Official You Tube site | the entire FACT 125 and other stuff
Factory 251 | The old Factory HQ as new club and label
Factory Records Complete Graphic Album (FAC 461)
Manchester District Music Archive
The Durutti Column - Official Site
Rob Stanzel's Durutti Column Web Page (FAC 2.26) | with re-direct / incl. audio files
World In Motion - New Order Site (FAC 441)
Love Is The Law - Official Section 25 Site

Crispy Ambulance - Official Site
Crawling Chaos - Official Site
The Aural Drug - Crispy Ambulance Site
Official A Certain Ratio Facebook Page
Cabaret Voltaire - Unofficial Site
Minny Pops - Official Site
Ben Kelly Design | feat. FAC 51, FAC 201, FAC 251, Saville Apartment etc.
Peter Saville - Official Site

Sleeve Designed By Peter Saville
MuirMcNeil | former 8vo
Mark Holt Design | former 8vo
Mark Farrow | designed FAC 41, FAC 58 etc., before moving on to...
Offficial Isabelle Antena Facebook Page
Paul Haig - Official Site
The Names - Official Site
Tuxedomoon - Official Site

Mundoblaineo - Blaine L. Reininger's Official Site
Virginia Astley Site
Biting Tongues - Official Site
Isolation Ward's My Space Page
Marina Records | Pale Fountains, Josef K etc.
Wim Mertens - Official Site
New Wave Photos By Philippe Carly | New Order, Joy Division, The Names, Minny Pops etc.
Bureau Of Public Secrets | Situationist International, Ken Knabb etc.

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thanks to: Joelle Dagry, Emmanuel Cervo, Neil Jones, Isabelle Corbisier, Greg Hennessee, Eric Mason, Jerry Nilson, Robert Stanzel, Marc Berger, Dennis Remmer, Tom Zimmer, John Cooper, Maximillian Mark Medina, Peter Tunney, Randal McIlroy, Hagen Stockhausen, Harry Young, Stefan Kassel, Mike O'Conner, Sebastian Lützow, Volker Harrach, Robert Phan, Bruce Carle, Fernando Lopez De Victoria, William Alberque, Scott, Paul, Dan Maryon, Regis Nicolas, R. Stevie Moore, Roland Weissflog, Jun Okamoto, Paolo Cesaretti, Enrico Conti, Juan Dapena, Don Reigner, Mats Artvin, Walter Robotka, Michael Eastwood, Cesar Gomes, Etienne Vernaeve, Mike Stein, Justin Bur, Garry Clennell, Pablo Eekman, Howard Slater, Steven Hankinson, Alan Hempsall and Larry Cassidy.

special thanks to: James Nice, Franz Regnot, Klaus Tackenberg and Tsurutani Yuhki.

no thanks at all to: Generation Terrorist magazine (Thailand) and Magic magazine (France).

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