earsheltering celebrates both its 100th release and 16th anniversary in 2020 with a various artists release as a tribute to Elvifrance.
We are also happy to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Elvifrance with this release.
Thanks to all artists & friends who supported this project, especially Alkbazz providing a wonderful artwork within short timelines.
The release is available as a free virtual double disc available on archives & bandcamp(s). Disc 1 covers the 70’s period of Elvifrance and disc 2 covers both the 80’s & 90’s.
3 video clips by Yoshiwaku Mushotoku, PIRATE Tapes & Larv-R feat. Volante Gonzales are also made available.
Most of the books supporting the artists’ creations are also available on the archive release page on multilanguages as much as possible, thanks to VintageComiX for their huge work to provide all these amazing comics for free.
Elvifrance was a French comic book publisher, specialised in digest-sized publications, often translations from Italian fumetti.
Edited by Georges Bielec (October 21, 1936 – July 1993), founded in 1970 and owned by Giorgio Cavedon and Renzo Barbieri of Erregi. It ceased publication in 1992.
From 1970 to 1992, Elvifrance flooded French newsstands with obscene, violent, disgusting, scandalous comics… More than 4000 pocket-sized comic books were translated from the Italian, including the famous Luciféra, Jacula, Zara, Sam Bot, Isabella, Jungla, Incube, Electrochoc, Terror, Outre-Tombe, Terrificolor, Prolo, Mortimer, Hitler, Wallestein, Zordon… French censorship authorities prohibited and prosecuted the Press’ and its owner, Elvifrance amassed hundreds lawsuits and bans.
Earsheltering is a french netlabel focusing on outsize musics and a collaborative place for free synaesthete artists since 2004
Topics : Elvifrance, comics, fumetti, Lucifera, Jungla, Jacula, Zara, Zordon, Cosmine, Shatane, Pig, Outre-tombe, Prolo, Incube, Terror, Terrificolor, Tenebre, erotic, horror, sci-fi, electronic, ambient, soundtracks