Sammy Kay – “Second Chances”
Another killer RECORD OF THE WEEK Blog coming at you!
PANIC STATE RECORDS is here to knock you out this week with this one-two punch from SAMMY KAY!!! Forming in the suburban wasteland of New Jersey, kicked out to Brooklyn and occasionally found drunk in Los Angeles, SAMMY KAY brides the gap between Reggae, Soul, Ska and Rocksteady and shouldn’t be missed. PANIC STATE made some sick colored vinyl version for these releases, from the Half-N-Half, to the Color in Color to the striped versions, you can’t go wrong. Order ‘Second Chances’ or ‘Fourth Street Singers’ from your friends at PANIC STATE today!
BAND NAME: SAMMY KAY
BAND WEBSITE: http://www.sammykaynj.com/
LABEL NAME: Panic State Records
LABEL WEBSITE: www.panicstaterecords.com
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“Maniacal Laughter” is THE BOUNCING SOULS’ iconic second LP, originally released in 1995 and considered by many fans to be their best record. All of the songs are still played live (some more than others!) and are fan favorites. The album was their first produced by Thom Wilson (TSOL, Offspring) and originally manufactured and distributed by BYO Records. Now, CHUNKSAAH RECORDS brings you “Maniacal Laughter” in either a solid ‘Doublemint’ record, or with either ‘Deep Purple’ Haze or Splatter. Catch the SOULS in New Jersey over the holidays!
BAND NAME: THE BOUNCING SOULS
BAND WEBSITE: www.bouncingsouls.com
LABEL NAME: Chunksaah Records
LABEL WEBSITE: www.chunksaah.com
KURT BAKER has been a solo artist since 2011, recording several full length LPS and multiple singles. Originally from Portland, ME, he currently lives in Madrid, Spain. His latest single, ‘Give It Up’ is out now on HIDDEN VOLUME, a Baltimore based label started in 2014 that focuses on what most people call Garage Rock. Get the classic ‘Black’ or limited edition ‘Electric Blue’ 7” from HIDDEN VOLUME today!
BAND NAME: Kurt Baker Combo
BAND WEBSITE: https://kurtbaker.bandcamp.com/
LABEL NAME: Hidden Volume Records
LABEL WEBSITE: http://hiddenvolume.com/
In August of 2014, Zoë Allaire Reynolds put out a 5-song EP under the moniker KISSISSIPPI, and later that month, Colin James Kupson moved to Philadelphia. The two began collaborating on music together after meeting on Tinder(!) and what you see here is “We Have No Future, We’re All Doomed”, a 6 song exploration of what the duo is capable of. SOFT SPEAK RECORDS brings you this classic ‘Black’, ‘Ultra Clear’ or “Beer’ and splatter record for your music delight. KISSISSIPPI is running around the east coast right now, go catch them while you still can.
BAND NAME: Kississippi
BAND WEBSITE: https://kississippi.bandcamp.com/
LABEL NAME: Soft Speak Records
LABEL WEBSITE: www.softspeakrecords.com
In advance of a new series of releases, Grindcore gods AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED are releasing some of their classics via RELAPSE RECORDS! What you see here too many versions to list (from picture discs to AsideBside variations) of 2002’s, ‘Frozen Corpse Stuffed with Dope’ and 2003’s, ‘Altered States of America’. As always with RELAPSE, expect the best as the jackets are super sturdy on that smooth reverse board finish, with color inserts and download cards. Order now before its too late!
BAND NAME: AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED
BAND WEBSITE: https://agoraphobicnosebleed.bandcamp.com/
LABEL NAME: RELAPSE RECORDS
LABEL WEBSITE: http://www.relapse.com/
Virginia Beach’s TURNOVER has never been a band afraid of telling the truth. The emotional honesty poured out over a number of anthemic releases has been a proven formula of success for the band, but on their sophomore LP ‘Peripheral Vision’, the band treads into deeper water. RUN FOR COVER RECORDS brings you this beautiful ‘Highlighter Yellow’ with ‘Hot Pink’ splattered version for you to enjoy!
BAND NAME: Turnover
BAND WEBSITE: http://turnovermusic.net/
LABEL NAME: Run For Cover Records
LABEL WEBSITE: www.runforcoverrecords.com
THUD RUMBLE is the premier DJ company specializing in showcasing and expanding the world of the skratch DJ worldwide. Almost every DJ that shops for vinyl has a mini portable turntable they bring with them so they can hear records before buying. Many DJs cut out skratch records to fit on the small platter so that they can skratch on them at shows, while traveling or wherever for fun… only this can destroy the record and takes much practice cuts to get it just right, but the hassles have been eliminated. Pressed on Glow in the Dark vinyl , ‘Baby Super Seal 2’ features samples from none other than DJ QBERT! Best get cracking on this one!
BAND NAME: Superseal
BAND WEBSITE: www.djqbert.com
LABEL NAME: Thud Rumble
LABEL WEBSITE: www.thudrumble.com
MOS GENERATOR formed during the winter of 2000 in Port Orchard, Washington from the ashes of a ten year off & on collaboration between it’s three members, all of which are long time veterans of road & studio. The need to strip down to the basics of hard rock was apparent from the start and continues to be the foundation for all the bands recent material. MOS GENERATOR have released 6 studio albums, and their latest is a split 12” between MOS and SOWER, courtesy of DEVILS SHILD RECORDS! Get one of these limited pressing colored records from DEVILS CHILD today!
BAND NAME: Mos Generator
BAND WEBSITE: https://www.facebook.com/MosGenerator
LABEL NAME: Devils Child Records
LABEL WEBSITE: www.devilschildrecords.bigcartel.com
The upcoming release of “Admission Of Guilt” celebrates INFERNAL DIATRIBE’S 10th year of existence. After several years on hiatus, this third full-length album marks the full-on return of the band with its grimmest and hardest-hitting release yet. Catch them on their spring full-US tour in support of “Admission Of Guilt”. This first pressing is released exclusively on PINE HILL RECORDS and limited to 500 copies available on 3 different color variations. Visit the label and band website for ordering and tour info!
BAND NAME: Infernal Diatribe
BAND WEBSITE: www.InfernalDiatribe.com
LABEL NAME: Pine Hill Records
LABEL WEBSITE: www.PineHillRecords.com
KADDISFLY formed in 2001, after several independent releases and a few nationwide tours and went on Hiatus in 2008. INTHECLOUDS brings you their first release in 8 years, ‘Horses Galloping on Sailboats’! Not only do you get a colored 12” records, there’s also a 10” included. Check INTHECLOUDS for more details on the deluxe ‘Ultra Clear’ package!
BAND NAME: Kaddisfly
BAND WEBSITE: youaretheend.com
LABEL NAME: intheclouds
LABEL WEBSITE: inthecloudsrecords.com
See y’all next time!