S.O.R.E. is our first true encounter with LEROY FRANCIS, a multi-instrumentalist and known insomniac originally from Sydney, Australia. Considering those facts, the story goes that Francis has spent countless sleepless nights, resulting in a rather large library of self-made tape recordings at home from his bedroom. This new EP includes 6 tracks from those bleary-eyed, wee-morning-hour sessions, and you certainly get that sense while listening.
Crystal Drive – s/t LP
George Szegedy was the man behind the drum set in the People’s Temple. Now a defunct band, he has his own solo project under the name CRYSTAL DRIVE out of Lansing, Michigan. This self-titled LP is his first release of any sort (and a first from any member of his previous band), coming pressed in an edition of 300 pieces from Jett Plastic Recordings based in Detroit.
XYZ – Artificial Flavoring
XYZ is the trans-Atlantic collaboration between American Ian Svenonius and Frenchman Memphis Electronic. You might recognize Mr. Svenonius’ effort to free Arthur Lee with his former group, the Make-Up, or his more recent work with Chain & the Gang or Escape-ism, the same way you might recall Mr. Electronic’s time with NON!, the Dum Dum Boys or Die Idiots. Continue reading “XYZ – Artificial Flavoring”
Part Time – Sometimes I’m Mean 7″
Davida Loca, the main man behind PART TIME since 2009, has a brand new 7″ from Sweaters & Pearls Records to go along with his newly released LP on Burger Records, Virgo’s Maze.
Lids – Sarsfest 7″
Telephone Explosion Records just proudly released the debut 7″ from LIDS, a “supergroup” based in Toronto containing members of Metz, Holy Fuck and the Constantines. Continue reading “Lids – Sarsfest 7″”
Sun Bazel – Sun Bazel CS EP
Breathlessness is a growing label based in Hoppers Crossing, Australia, a suburb located southwest of Melbourne. They released the debut cassette EP from SUN BAZEL in Altona, loaded with their creamy psychedelic space pop.
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Blood Sister – Why Would You 7″
Unpiano Books is an independent book publisher based out of New York, but their new 7″ from BLOOD SISTER is their second official vinyl release and first music-only release since they began publishing in 2009.
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Giorgio Murderer – Lazer Lord 7″ EP
GIORGIO MURDERER is the alter ego of Buck Biloxi, who trades in shoddy guitars for shoddy guitars… with synthesizers. Lazer Lord is his second 7″ on Goner Records and his third 7″ overall since 2013.
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Windshifter – April Showers EP
WINDSHIFTER is the moniker of Chicago-based recording artist Anders Johanson. His debut, the April Showers EP, was just self-released on Bandcamp with cassette tapes planned for the near future.
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Multiple Man – Persuasion 12″
Brisbane duo MULTIPLE MAN released this 12″ EP on Burka For Everybody Records in November 2014. Although there’s a few other tapes and records to their name, Persuasion is our first true encounter with the duo.
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