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…

Lou Barlow ?

I don’t really have too much info on this other than the fact Joyful Noise appear to have pressed 50 Lou Barlow lathe cut 7″s with just a ? instead of any particular title.  The track is Wave which I am assuming is the same from the Brace the Wave album.  They have then randomly…

Sebadoh Joyful Noise VIP Goodbye L.A. 7″

So yesterday I noticed a tweet on the Joyful Noise site from a VIP member who had shared a picture of the latest VIP monthly release and what do you you know it was only Sebadoh.  Well today it has turned up in my post box and I can reliably report that it is a lovely…

50 Bands and a Cat for Indiana Equality

So here’s a release for a good cause.  Some crazy US legislator’s in Indiana have decided to forget that the good ‘ol US of A is supposed to be the land of the free and seem intent on allowing small minded bigots to discriminate against minorities based on their religious beliefs.  This has particular impact on…

Sebadoh – Limelight 7″ Announced

So lo and behold yesterday morning I woke up to see Sebadoh are releasing a brand new 7″ on Joyful Noise. Announced through Joyful Noise’s VIP club the 7″ is a picture disc with the lead track being Limelight by Rush.  The single will be out on the 9th June and is limited to 974 copies.  Order…

Missing Out and other frustrations of the obsessed

If like me you have that collector bug, then you will know there is nothing more frustrating than missing the announcement of a record and then finding out too late once it has sold out.  This happened to me recently with the Dale Crover release on Amphetamine Reptile Records which features Lou on guitar.  I…

When limited edition gets lost up its own arse!

Okay this going to come across as a bitter rant.  And it is.  However I think it comes from the right place but if you disagree then please just see this as the rantings of a bitter obsessive and move on. As you can probably tell I’m quite the obsessive Sebadoh collector and as such…

New Eric 7″ coming soon! **

This autumn sees the release of a new split 7″ from Eric Gaffney on Happy Soul Records as Jesus Christ.  The record is a split 7″ with Alasdair Roberts and his friend Ivor Kallin (You may know Ali from his solo work on labels such as Drag City and Secretly Canadian, as the figurehead of…

Number 51?

Well how about this then? I never thought I’d track this down but I finally managed to get my hands on the limited coloured sleeve version of the Oven is my Friend 7″ on Siltbreeze. I’m not sure if I’m too happy that is is signed (I guess that is a good thing) but what…