Indie Label Roundtable #4 – Whited Sepulchre Records / Crafted Sounds / Tor Johnson Records

  Continuing our conversation with indie record labels –  challenges they face, their views on streaming services and more! Our interviewees for part 4 include Whited Sepulchre Records (Ohio), Crafted Sounds (Pittsburgh) and Tor Johnson Records (Providence). Visit ILR Archives to read our conversations with Community Radio Tapes, WarHen Records, Arachnidiscs and other labels! Recent releases: Midwife -…

Indie Label Roundtable #3 – Tymbal Tapes / Full Spectrum Records / Audio. Visuals. Atmosphere

Continuing our conversation with indie record labels –  challenges they face, their views on streaming services and more! Our interviewees for part 3 of ILR include Tymbal Tapes (US), Full Spectrum Records (US) and Audio Visuals Atmosphere (Belgium). Check out part 1 of ILR (featuring Community Radio Tapes, WarHen Records and Blue Tapes) and part 2 (featuring Arachnidiscs, Disintegration State and Bad Cake Records).…

Indie Label Roundtable #2 – Arachnidiscs / Disintegration State / Bad Cake Records

Continuing our conversation with indie record labels -  challenges they face, their views on streaming services and more! This time our interviewees include Arachnidiscs (Canada), Disintegration State (UK) and Bad Cake Records (US). Check out part 1 of ILR (featuring Community Radio Tapes, WarHen Records and Blue Tapes). Recent releases: Jacob Rehlinger - Time Cocoon…

Label Anniversaries – Sub Pop at 30!

Legendary Seattle label Sub Pop turned 30 this August! For three decades it served as a home not only to grunge heavyweights like Nirvana and Soundgarden, but also to a slew of well respected (if lesser-known) and diverse acts like Earth, Godheadsilo, Clipping and Wolf Eyes.   We asked we our readers to share their…

Album Highlight – Cows – Peacetika (1991)

  What a bunch of sick and mean bastards. Come back Cows, all is forgiven.   How could they play such nonsense...blather such over-exaggerated lower-class rubbish. Girls fucked in the backseat, dirty drunks, complete and utter apathy. And chuggged is a repetitive wall of horrible tuning. Clanked guitars; riffs or rifts of melody then a…