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TIGER ARMY is an American band based in Los Angeles, California. Formed in 1996 in Berkeley, California, the Psychobilly band has released four full lengths and an EP to date. Now, RISE RECORDS in association with LUNA TONE RECORDS is bringing you their fifth full length, “V •••-“ in six glorious different versions! TIGER ARMY is currently running around on tour in support of “V •••-“ where they are sure to have some vinyl for sale, but if you can’t make one of their shows or just can’t wait till they get to your town, hit up RISE today!!!
BAND NAME: Tiger Army
BAND WEBSITE: tigerarmy.com
LABEL NAME: Rise Records / Luna Tone Records
LABEL WEBSITE: riserecords.com
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Just in time for the movie premier out today(!), IAM8BIT has unleashed an insane soundtrack to THE NICE GUYS! The buddy cop/private investigator movie set in the 70’s has a far out soundtrack featuring groovy hits like the ‘Escape (The Pina Colada Song)”, ‘Papa was a Rollin’ Stone’ and more stretched out across two heavy weight ‘White’ and ‘Baby Pink’ AsideBside records! If that’s not enough, there’s a nude 3D center fold including 3D glasses, one of six pin up posters randomly inserted and a Nice Guys business card to keep in your wallet. No one does it up like IAM8BIT!!!
ALBUM TITLE: The Nice Guys – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
LABEL NAME: iam8bit
LABEL WEBSITE: iam8bit.com/store
MEDICAL RECORDS in collaboration with CRISPY NUGGETS returns to Italy for it’s 59th release. Hailing from Bologna, Italy in the late 80s, EFFETTO JOULE were brothers Flavio and Valero Biagi , Massimo Chericoni and Valerio Tassinari. Drawing on influences of the early 80s new wave and synth pop scene and armed with an arsenal of synthesizers, from the mid 80s on EFFETTO JOULE crafted their own sound. With the exception of the few of the tracks, almost all were home recorded during the years of 1988-1990. MEDICAL RECORDS is presenting you this limited edition, heavy weight colored vinyl remastered from cassette from the artist’s archive. You know what to do…
BAND NAME: Effetto Joule
LABEL NAME: Medical Records
LABEL WEBSITE: https://medicalrecords.bandcamp.com/music
TRUE LOVE are a straight edge band from Detroit, formed in 2012 who take influence from early 2000’s hardcore. They’ve teamed up with notorious label BRIDGE 9 to bring you their latest LP, “Heaven’s Too Good For Us”! Available in either classic ‘Black’, ‘Oxblood’ or the ‘Oxblood’ splattered ‘Ultra Clear’ version, make sure you check out TRUE LOVE at this year’s This Is Hardcore fest in Philly!
BAND NAME: True Love
LABEL NAME: Bridge Nine Records
LABEL WEBSITE: www.bridge9.com
DUST MOTH formed in 2012 as a six piece, the band had two releases before trimming down to a 4 piece and writing “Scale”, their first full length coming out soon on THE MYLENE SHEATH! This is just a tease, keep tabs on THE MYLENE SHEATH’s site for preorders going up soon and a soon to be announce tour this summer/fall for DUST MOTH. Until then you can stream the first single over at NPR – hit up THE MYLENE SHEATH’s website for more info!!!
BAND NAME: Dust Moth
BAND WEBSITE: https://www.facebook.com/dustmothbandl
LABEL NAME: The Mylene Sheath
LABEL WEBSITE: www.mylenesheath.com
After more than a year in the making, legendary Dwarves guitarist and amateur nudist HEWHOCANNOTBENAMED has finally released his newest LP filled with songs about disease,redemption, eating and loving inanimate objects! Explore the highs and lows of living an anonymous life with “My Degeneration”! These random colored records vary from a Yellow to a Red color and is out now on EXTRA MEDIUM FIDELITY RECORDS!
BAND NAME: He Who Cannot Be Named
BAND WEBSITE: MusicCannotBeNamed.com
LABEL NAME: Extra Medium Fidelity Records
LABEL WEBSITE: ExtraMediumFidelity.com
If you made records with Pirates and didn’t see them on the blog, hit up your rep and more more colors on the next round!!!