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Mahumodo was a post-hardcore band from London, UK. Brainchild of Mehdi Safa (see also *shels & *Ancients), they unfortunately only lasted five years (1997-2003) and at the point of splitting they were getting a lot of attention from larger labels and getting an ever-growing cult following. They only recorded four EPs in their five years, 'Shels', 'Bythewaters', 'Aprils' and '*Waves', each went out of print long before they split up and have all been seen to go for over £30 on ebay. Read more on Last.fm

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Label Profile 005: Shelsmusic

May 27th, 2013

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We’ve always had a soft spot for labels who think differently. Shelsmusic – born in the UK, bred in California – has made its name on atmosphere, from tremulous folk and consciousness-expanding walls of sound, to muscle-shredding, gut-pounding metal. Albums from artists as diverse as Black Sheep Wall and Ancients make regular dents our end of year top tens. In recent months, they’ve not only expanded into production, through their Purple Buffalo Studios, but to mark their 10th anniversary, they’re re-releasing Mahumodo’s cult record Waves on vinyl. High time to catch up with label head and *shels frontman Mehdi Safa, we reckoned…

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