TEXAS IS THE REASON
do you know who you are?: the complete collection (2013/REVELATION)
INDIE/EMO-ROCK. This new expanded version of TEXAS IS THE REASON's groundbreaking album includes the last 2 songs the band wrote before splitting up, but had never released. These 2 songs, which fit right into the band's canon, were finally put to tape this year - making this, for the first time, a complete career retrospective. Colored vinyl version includes a digital download card.
TEXAS IS THE REASON
EMO/INDIE-ROCK. This is TEAXAS IS THE REASON's debut release - a 3 track 7". The sound is as huge as the state. Featuring former members of 108, RESSURECTION, SHELTER and FOUNTAINHEAD. Vinyl is limited to 500 copies.
silhouettes (2008/GARDEN OF EXILE)
AMBIENT/PROGRESSIVE-METAL. The briliant artwork of this release will be printed on an extra thick cardboard gatefold jacket. To top it off we will use golden foil stamps on the cover, and as always all vinyl will be pressed on 180gr. heavy vinyl. TEXTURES have taken their already rich and vibrant sound and pushed it to an entirely new level. Defying genre's "silhouettes" is the bands most varied, intense, daring and most ambient record to date. This long anticipated masterpiece of diversity and ingenuity will easily elevate TEXTURES to the pillars of modern metal legend, setting a benchmark all others shall toil to surpass.
THANK GOD / TIGERSHARK
split (2007/PERPETUAL MOTION MACHINE)
HARDCORE-PUNK. This split 10" features Richmond, Virginia's TIGERSHARK (ex-THE ASSISTANT, THE SETUP) and South Carolina maniacs THANK GOD (ex-ANTICHISM, GUYANA PUNCHLINE), with 3 tracks from each band. TIGERSHARK plays heavy, down-tuned and raw hardcore-punk for fans of early MELVINS, HIS HERO IS GONE, etc.. THANK GOD offers a blend of spastic and discordant punk with screamy, post-hardcore leanings. This split is limited to just 495 copies, and shows an awesome silkscreened chipboard jacket. A shure winner!
THAO & MIRAH
s/t (2011/KILL ROCK STARS)
INDIE-POP. THAO & MIRAH both often go by their 1st names only. That is mostly why they wanted to make a record together. Other reasons include: they are friends, they were finally in San Francisco at the same time, and both joyfully welcomed a short departure from their respective successful solo careers to collaborate on a project. Both enlisted dear friend and colleague Merrill Garbus (Tune-Yards, 4AD) as co-producer and guest musician. THAO and MIRAH each wrote a new batch of beautiful songs which were jointly performed and produced by the 3 with some help from fine Bay-Area friends. The album is a collection of songs from 2 distinctly different, highly respected songwriters, threaded and woven together with the creative energy and freedom of collaboration. Both THAO & MIRAH assume many of the instrumentation duties: from drums and bottles to slide guitar and knee caps. All songs maintain the writers' shared gifts: profound emotional poignancy with lyrics and melodies to match and stay with you. LP includes a MP3 download card.
THE SUN THE MOON THE STARS
mind reader (2012/BLACK NUMBERS)
PROGRESSIVE-METAL. THE SUN THE MOON THE STARS' "mind reader" is 6 tracks of huge metal riffs with screeching vocals that are somehow as melodic as they are aggressive. For fans of RED FANG, HELMET, and MASTODON. Limited edition of 500 copies.
THEE FINE LINES
set you straight (2007/SCREAMING APPLE)
GARAGE/BEAT-PUNK. Straight outta Springfield its THEE FINE LINES! They will seek you out in your home town, drag you into the street and beat you silly with some of the best rough and ragged 3 chord rave ups you ever wanted to hear. Their songs are a perfect mix of love turned sour lyrics and "i-gotta-do-the-pony" beats, so whether you just broke up with that good for nothin ex of yours, or your friends came over for a dance party, THEE FINE LINES will indeed satisfy! THEE FINE LINES are now ready to offer the world some more of their wild garage and beat-punk mayhem with their brandnew album "set you straight", sounding more like BILLY CHILDISH than the man himself.
earls of suavedom (1990/CRYPT)
GARAGE-PUNK. Rip rouring rhythm and blues with a blend of punk experience. Billy's entry into Sherlock Holmes country, excellent band with influences from the equally excellent DOWNLINER SECT. Blues and punk combined to form one of Billy Childish's best bands to date.
the kids are all square - this is hip (2011/DAMAGED GOODS)
GARAGE-PUNK. LP re-issue of arguably the best THEE HEADCOATS album. Originally issued in 1990 on Hangman Records label "the kids are all square - this is hip" features 12 tracks including bona fide HEADCOATS classics. This album also features the 1st ever recording by THEE HEADCOATEES "meet jacqueline" which also ended up on their debut album "girlsville". THEE HEADCOATS were formed from the ashes of BILLY CHILDISH's previous combo THEE MIGHTY CAESERS' in 1988 and released 20 albums and around 40 singles before they called it a day in 2000.
taste of zimbabwe (2013/SLOVENLY)
HARDCORE. Enter Sardinia, Italy's THEE OOPS! This debut full-length"taste of zimbabwe" stabs your fuckin' eyes out with an evil blast of violent '81 style hardcore: 18 disgusting screamers racing from 41 seconds to just under a minute and a half. Equal parts hateful Italian politico murder decrees and paeans to interweb beat-off pages & real human orgies make this an album to help recruit youth to smash shit up and get the nubiles naked! The Slovenly devout will recognize some of the fury here coming from freakbeat gods THE RIPPERS, who loaned out 2 members to bring this putrid platter to next-level nastiness.
THEE SILVER MT. ZION MEMORIAL ORCHESTRA
kollaps tradixionales (2010/CONSTELLATION)
POST-ROCK. On their 6th full-length, THEE SILVER MT. ZION MEMORIAL ORCHESTRA lost none of their raw and frazzled anthemic power and continues to forge bold new ground in their search for a unique hybrid of punk, psych, folk and modern orchestral idioms, bleeding together elements of GODSPEED YOU BLACK EMPEROR, SLINT, MOGWAI and EXPLOSIONMS IN THE SKY. This deluxe edition 2x10" and CD includes a special 16-page 7"x9" perfect bound art book of found image collages by Efrim Menuck and filmmaker/photographer Jem Cohen with a foil-embossed cover. Vinyl version also includes a CD copy of the album and a limited edition silkscreen poster.
black and white memories (2011/DAMAGED GOODS)
GARAGE-PUNK. THEE SPIVS are back with their 2nd album. "black and white memories" features 14 tracks. This album shows how the band have progressed and matured over the last year, alongside storming garage and '77 punk tracks there are even a couple of ballads! Rock 'n' roll hasn't been this much fun for years, give it a try, you might like it!
bullet train/vooodoo island (2012/VOODOO RHYTHM)
GARAGE-PUNK. Originally playing as a duo, they took influences from THE CRAMPS, THE SCIENTISTS, '70s punk and classic rock 'n' roll trash from the '50s and '60s. Since then the band crafted themselves into a tight rhythm and punk trio, playing their raucous crazy shows all over the world! This 7" captures 2 new titles - a-side "bullet train" is completly fist-in-the-face '77 punk-rock, while the flipside crawls back at you with a psychotic trance punk rhythm!
flickin v's/safety pin stuck in my heart (2012/DAMAGED GOODS)
GARAGE-PUNK. Latest single by THEE SPIVS taken from their recent "black and white memories" album with an exclusive b-side, a cover of PATRICK FITZGERALD's "safety pin stuck in my heart". Lovingly pressed on traditional black vinyl and limited to 500 copies.
i don't want it/She said (2010/DAMAGED GOODS)
GARAGE-PUNK. This is one of the most talked about bands you've never heard off, THEE SPIVS have been playing raw and primal garage-punk music all over London for the last years in any venue, party or street that will take them. It's an edgy mix of punk, garage and a bit of rock 'n' roll, it's a storming debut!