Jason Lowenstein – Spooky Action

Yesterday I got the email I was waiting for and Jason’s new album, Spooky Action, is now available for pre-order.  The album comes out on the 16th June and is available in a limited edition of 500 copies on ‘dinosaur green, white and bronze’ (For JN VIP members, a bone addition and a standard black version….

Jason Loewenstein – Machinery 7″

Joyful Noise have released a brand new 7″ by Jason as a ‘sneak peak’ ahead of the release of his new album later this year.  The 7″ is on red vinyl with album track Machinery on the A side and exclusive B side Infidel.  Its limited to 500 copies so pick one up while you…

Land of Make Believe on Vinyl

Eric has released Land of Make Believe on vinyl via Almost Halloween Time Records from Italy.  The record is limited to 110 copies each with hand made, individually drawn covers.  The First 25 are available from Eric and have covers designed by Eric himself whilst the remaining copies have covers designed by Luigi Falagario.

Deluxx Folk Implosion new 12″

Mark Perretta who was a member of the disappointingly short lived Deluxx Folk Implosion has released a 12″ of DFI songs from back in the day on the wonderfully titled Witches Pickle Records.  The record plays at 45rpm and is limited to 1,000 copies.  You can pick it up here.

Lonely Summer Blues – Eric Gaffney

Eric is releasing a newly recorded set of songs on the 23rd September called Lonely Summer Blues through his Bandcamp page.  Currently a digital only release, you can check the tracks out below…

Lou Barlow Apocalypse Fetish 10″

Coming out on Joyful Noise and Domino Records on the 28th October.  The Joyful Noise edition comes on clear vinyl whilst their VIP edition comes in a limited edition of 300 copies with silver inside clear vinyl. As a promo stunt JN also released weekly lathe cut 7″s in the weeks leading up to launch, each…

Yet another new cassette release from Eric

Thought I’d check out the Academia Bandcamp page yesterday and came across yet another new Eric cassette.  Its called Ghost of Christmas Future and appears to include some previously released tracks though I believe re-recorded.  You can buy it direct from Eric himself (Who is also selling Cdrs).      

New Jason Loewenstein Album

So it would appear I have been asleep for the past few weeks as this completely passed me by (I wish I could care about social media…I just don’t!).  Jason appears to be releasing his first new solo album proper since 2002’s At Sixes and Sevens.  I know nothing about it other than he has put…

New Eric Gaffney Cassettes

Academia Tapes who previously released Eric’s Gracefully Aging Hippy Soloist cassette now have two new tapes available.  The first is Land of Make Believe which appears to be new tracks recorded in 2015. The second is Supernatural Force (III Originals) which features original versions of Eric’s III tracks. Both tapes can be purchased directly from Eric…

Back to the Egg, Asshole…Finally

So I’ve been after this cassette for ages and I finally snagged a copy off Discogs.  Now whilst there are still a few small holes in my collection…That charity edition of 1 I am not expecting to get my hands on anytime soon!  nevertheless this does feel like a milestone as it is probably the…

Sebadoh KCRtroubleyou

On October the 17th (Cassette Store Day) Shrimper are dropping a couple of cassettes to celebrate their 25th anniversary, one of which is a live Sebadoh cassette from 1999 recorded on air for KCRW.  The cassette is limited to 300 copies and available to buy here and here. Thanks to Simone for the heads up!

Brace the Wave arrived

“A stunning solo effort…7.8 out of 10”   This quote is from the man himself and who am I to disagree? Last week my Domino Records LP turned up so here I sit dear reader listening to Brace the Wave.  The ‘selfie’ photo is actually a rather nice pink Polaroidesque photo of Lou sitting stroking his…