Rebuilder – “Rock & Roll In America”
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REBUILDER started in 2013, hit the ground running and haven’t looked back! They write songs about about life, how much it sucks and how much fun they have in Boston or wherever their van takes them. You can get ‘Rock & Roll In America’ from PANIC STATE RECORDS and hopefully they still have some of those ‘Cyan’ and ‘Mustard’ AsideBside versions left, or even better, go check out REBUILDER on tour starting today in Philadelphia!!!
BAND NAME: Rebuilder
LABEL NAME: Panic State Records
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5 billion years after the last great extinction, the galaxy Andromeda spins headlong into the Milky Way with three intergalactic travelers in tow. Drummer/vocalist Brann Dailor (Mastodon), Guitarist/keyboardist Core Atoms (Zruda, Gaylord) and Keyboardist/guitarist Raheem Amlani (Withered, Scarab) are said pioneers, the space wizards of psychedelic soundscapes where organic drums collide with synthetic keys to create an infinite transmission from an event horizon. They go by ARCADEA and their otherworldly brand of psyche-electric, synth-driven, metallic madness sounds alien yet somehow familiar. Find out more over at RELAPSE RECORDS!!!
BAND NAME: ARCADEA
LABEL NAME: Relapse Records
On this month’s TURNTABLE KITCH pairings you’ll find GOON and their self titled EP- This month’s deluxe package features the ‘Gold’ splatter version! Get your subscription today!
BAND NAME: Goon
LABEL NAME: Turntable Kitchen
California-based classic death dealers NECROT unleash the fetid fruits of their ‘Blood Offerings’ full-length on TANK CRIMES! Spewing forth eight tracks amassed from three hard-to-find and long out-of-print demo tapes, the result of 6 years of work, get your limited edition gatefold wrapped LP from TANK CRIMES today!
ARTIST NAME: Necrot
LABEL NAME: Tankcrimes
Despite being a band since the mid 90’s, THE IMPROBABLES are here with their debut LP, ‘Object To Be Destroyed’, out now on HIDDEN VOLUME RECORDS! The album’s title comes from a piece by Surrealist and Philly native, Man Ray and is a mixture of garage rock, RnB and psych. Get the ‘Bone’ and ‘Oxblood’ AsideBside version from HIDDEN VOLUME while you still can!
BAND NAME: The Improbables
LABEL NAME: Hidden Volume Records
The legendary JAD FAIR has teamed up with NORMAN BLAKE (Teenage Fanclub) and Japanese mainstays TENNISCOATS to create some of the most endearing content you’re likely to experience outside of an internet cat video. ‘Raindrops’ is fiercely adorable. Containing 85 minutes of music on limited edition double LP, this is simple, charming, acoustic pop at it’s most feral. TENNISCOATS’ playful melodies and vocal coos have seemingly harnessed JAD FAIR’S uninhibited style, resulting in some distinctively special songs that are fragile, and oozing with positivity. Outsider art has never sounded so cute. Make your way to JOYFUL NOISE RECORDINGS for more info…
BAND NAME: Jad Fair (Half Japanese) ; Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub) ; & Tenniscoats
LABEL NAME: Joyful Noise Recordings
SUN AIRWAY is the recording project of Jon Barthmus. With a live band that had a rotating cast of 4 or 5 members and elaborate light/projection shows, SUN AIRWAY toured extensively in the US and Europe before becoming a studio-only project over the last few years. The music has always been about mixing intricately layered samples and timeless vocal melodies. With only a few copies left over at the SLYVINYL website, this tri-color stripped record and jacket are truly a work of art…
BAND NAME: Sun Airway
LABEL NAME: SlyVinyl Records
SELL THE HEART RECORDS started in 2010 in the SF Bay Area in hopes of helping out the local music scene and releasing albums by many of the local artists. “Everybody Wants Somewhere” is the 10th album released through SELL THE HEART RECORDS, and showcases 21 artists across multiple genres, each covering a classic FUGAZI song. The album pays tribute to the band, but also serves as a vehicle for raising funds for a very cool non-profit based in San Francisco called TAKING IT TO THE STREETS, who have been working with the city’s homeless population since 2015. All profits made from the sale of this record will be donated to them. You better hurry if you want one of those ‘Bone’ and ‘Bronze’ AsideBside versions!
Album Title: Everybody Wants Somewhere: A Tribute To Fugazi
LABEL NAME: Sell The Heart Records
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