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Bindrune Recordings comp for equality

Posted July 4, 2020, 10:48 a.m.
Bindrune Recordings comp for equality

photo by Loren Green

Bindrune Recordings has a new compilation out, as of yesterday, featuring material from Woe, Fall of Rauros, Cloud Rat, Panopticon, Krallics, and more. The extreme music collection is titled Overgrow to Overthrow and is available digitally to raise awareness of systematic racism across the planet.

Check out a full listing of participating artists below, along with an artist statement.

Aerial RuinAgathoclesAldaChaos MoonChat PileCloud RatDawn Ray’dDetractorsDeviated InstinctDoomFalls of RaurosHag GraefHornet MurmurationHuman FailureInexorumKralliceKriegManiaNoriObsequiaeOutlaw OrderPanopticonRipped to ShredsThouThrone of BloodTired of EverythingTværUprisingVukariWoe
From the label:
The following was provided by one of the artists featured on Overgrow to Overthrow, and clearly outlines why we are doing this:
 

I am a person of color who lives in Minneapolis and a featured musician on this compilation.
 
I love this city and its culture, but it would be dishonest not to acknowledge the segregation that still permeates this city. I see it in a geopolitical sense, but also in the hearts and minds of people I speak to here. The death of George Floyd has filled us all with grief; everyone other than those with the most extreme racist beliefs can watch the video and immediately recognize it as a comprehensive moral failing.
 
With that in mind, I want to emphasize that George Floyd's death is not an anomaly, and that the problem exists on a larger scale than whether four particular Minneapolis police officers are convicted. This same incident plays out at least once a week somewhere in the United States, and it is usually not brought to national attention like this. The outrage is usually less vocal because there is some plausible deniability: the video shakes or wavers for a second and we can't quite see what happened, or the victim yelled something threatening, or the police told the bystanders to stop filming, or sometimes the body cameras are turned off, or sometimes there simply isn't footage at all. But it is happening in our world all the same, and what we all saw transpire on May 25, 2020 is an uncensored vision of the culture we have created.
 
If I could ask one thing to everyone who would listen, I would say: the next time this happens (and it will happen again), will we allow our friends and colleagues to follow the beaten path of preying on the deniability, steering the conversation toward the deceased's criminal history and asking whether they were on drugs or trespassing or didn't put their hands up fast enough? Will we play that role of devil's advocate ourselves, even while knowing that we are defending an institution of immense power, whose labor union will all but guarantee its officers stay out of jail, keep their jobs and receive back pay regardless of whether they have committed a wrong? Or will we dare to question the status quo, even when the cameras aren't rolling, and lend a voice to our fallen fellow man who no longer has a voice to tell his story?
 
How we answer this question will shape our communities for generations. If we don't answer correctly, I believe the worst may be yet to come.

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Coaches Son releases EP

Posted July 4, 2020, 9:48 a.m.
Coaches Son releases EP

Coach's Son - Close Encounters of the Worst Kind

Jetsam-Flotsam shared a brand new 3-song EP from Coach's Son today. Titled Close Encounters of the Worst Kind, the EP is the band's first new matieril since the I Don't Know Much About Art, But I Know What Makes Me Mad EP in 2018.

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Records This Will Destroy You rarities

Posted July 4, 2020, 9:18 a.m.

This Will Destroy You rarities

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This Will Destroy You has released another volume of rarities as the band shares its demos, unreleased tracks, variations on material, and more. Variations & Rarities: 2004-2019 Vol. II is out now (Dark Operative), featuring 6 ...

Labels New SIGE releases on bandcamp

Posted July 4, 2020, 8:59 a.m.

New SIGE releases on bandcamp

With another "Bandcamp Friday" complete and a lot of charitable releases hitting the digital platform, SIGE Records shared news of several new items on the label. The label announced new tracks, EPs, and unreleased material ...

Records September brings a Deafkids/Petbrick collaboration

Posted July 3, 2020, 10:31 a.m.

September brings a Deafkids/Petbrick collaboration

On Sept. 4, a collaborative record between Brazil's Deafkids and UK's Petbrick hits the streets. Fittingly titled Deafbrick, it features 10 total tracks and releases on Neurot (US) and Rocket Recordings (UK). Petbrick ...

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Records Engine Kid remastered version

Posted July 3, 2020, 9:21 a.m. in Records by Loren

Engine Kid remastered version

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Southern Lord has released digital, fully remastered versions of both Engine Kid full-lengths: Bear Catching Fish and Angel Wings via bandcampe with proceeds to benefit ...

Records Culture Abuse: Good Shit, Bad Shit, Who Gives a Shit?!

Posted July 2, 2020, 5:16 p.m. in Records by Loren

Culture Abuse: Good Shit, Bad Shit, Who Gives a Shit?!

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A collection of unreleased emos, covers, and live recordings will be released later this month by Culture Abuse. The 29-song compilation has the endearing title ...


Good Shit, Bad Shit, Who Gives a Shit?! Track Listing:
1. Bee Kind To The Bugs (Live at Moth Club, London 2019)2. Goo (Field Recording, Ferry from Denmark to Sweden 2019)3. Problems (Sex Pistols Cover, Dr. Martens Cassette 2018)4. Submission (Sex Pistols Cover, Dr. Martens Cassette 2018)5. Rock Steady (“California Speedball” Demo, Amsterdam 2017)6. Chinatown (Live at LDB Fest, Louisville 2019)7. Police On My Back (The Equals Cover, Los Angeles 2018)8. Bee Kind To The Bugs (Instrumental Home Recording by David, 2017)9. Bay Dream (Live at LDB Fest, Louisville 2019)10. Turn It Off (Peach Alternate Version, 2016)11. Chinatown (Peach Alternate Version, 2016)12. Heavy Love (w/ Juan Gabe - Peach Alternate Version, 2016)13. Should I Stay or Should I Go (The Clash Cover - Live at the Moth Club, London 2019)14. Tre Cool (“Dave’s Not Here” Demo, Amsterdam 2017)15. Calm E (Live at For The Children, LA 2019)16. For You To Know (“California Speedball” Home Recording by David, 2017)17. Dream On + So Busted (Live at LDB Fest, Louisville 2019)18. Bee Kind To The Bugs (Bay Dream Demo, Amsterdam 2017)19. Bluebird On My Shoulder (Bay Dream Demo, Amsterdam 2017)20. Rats In The Walls + Weed Break + Dip (Live at LDB Fest, Louisville 2019)21. Flintstones (“Dozy” Demo, Amsterdam 2017)22. What Do I Get (Buzzcocks Cover - Live at Kung Fu Necktie, Philly 2019)23. Bluebird On My Shoulder (Home Recording by David, 2017)24. Rats In The Walls (Bay Dream Demo by David + Nick, Oakland 2016)25. Helpless (Neil Young Cover by the Stainer, SF 2020)26. After Hours (Velvet Underground Cover by Nick, Oakland 2020)27. Clay Pigeons (Blaze Foley Cover by Jake Woodruff + David, San Antonio 2019)28. Feels So Weird (“Bay Dream” Home Recording by David, 2017)29. Jealous (Cover by Jake Woodruff, 2016)

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Records Live PUP record (Friday only)

Posted July 1, 2020, 7:49 p.m. in Records by Loren

Live PUP record (Friday only)

PUP - Live at the Electric Ballroom

As part of Bandcamp's ongoing charitable Fridays, PUP will release a live album called Live at the Electric Ballroom, to be sold only on ...

PUP - Live at The Electric Ballroom Track list:
1. Morbid Stuff
2. Kids
3. My Life Is Over And I Couldn't Be Happier
4. Back Against The Wall
5. Free At Last
6. Dark Days
7. Scorpion Hill
8. Reservoir
9. Family Patterns
10. Full Blown Meltdown
11. If This Tour Doesn't Kill You, I Will + DVP

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Splits The end of INTRCPTR

Posted July 1, 2020, 7:18 p.m. in Splits by Loren

The end of INTRCPTR

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Los Angeles duo INTRCPTR, comprised of guitarist Ben Carr (5ive) and drummer Larry Herweg (Pelican) shared a new video this week to announce the group ...

Records SPB Premiere - "The Time Past" by Han Gan

Posted June 30, 2020, 2:02 p.m. in Records by Andy

SPB Premiere - "The Time Past" by Han Gan

Based in the Capital metro of Washington, D.C., three-piece Han Gan returns with The Time Past EP, a follow-up to 2018 full-length The City ...

The Time Past by Han Gan

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Records A North Carolina covers album (to support Cat's Cradle)

Posted June 29, 2020, 5:48 p.m. in Records by Loren

A North Carolina covers album (to support Cat's Cradle)

Cover Charge: NC Artists Go Under Cover To Benefit Cat's Cradle

On July 31 a new digital collection named Cover Charge: NC Artists Go Under Cover To Benefit Cat's Cradle will be released to help ...

Cover Charge Track Listing: 1. Superchunk - "Can't Stop the World" (The Go-Go's)2. Sarah Shook & the Disarmers - "Apocalypse" (Cigarettes After Sex)3. Hiss Golden Messenger and Jonathan Wilson - "Travellin’ in Style" (Free)4. The dB's - "I'm on an Island" (The Kinks)5. Steep Canyon Rangers - "Unknown Legend" (Neil Young)6. Eric Bachmann & Skylar Gudasz - "All I Have to Do is Dream" (The Everly Brothers)7. The Connells - "Keep Your Distance" (Richard Thompson)8. Mandolin Orange - "Boots of Spanish Leather" (Bob Dylan)9. The Love Language - "Everything Flows" (Teenage Fanclub)10. Dex Romweber (feat. Jennifer Curtis) - "A Face in the Crowd" (Andy Griffith)11.Tift Merritt - "Help Me Make It Through The Night" (Kris Kristofferson)12. The Old Ceremony - "Alone Again Or" (Love)13. Mayflies USA - "There is a Light that Never Goes Out" (The Smiths)14. The Mountain Goats - "The Longest Winter" (Paradise Lost)15. Faith Jones - "For What It's Worth" (Buffalo Springfield)16. Mipso - "Long Distance Love" (Little Feat)17. Terry Anderson and The Olympic-Ass Kickin Team - "Every Night" (Paul McCartney)18. Florence Dore - "Somewhere Down the Line" (Marshall Crenshaw)19. Southern Culture on the Skids - "Let's Work Together" (Canned Heat)20. Iron & Wine - "Piss Diary" (Kingsbury Manx)21. Mount Moriah - "Don't Let It Bring You Down" (Neil Young) 22. Sam Melo of Rainbow Kitten Surprise - "Stars" (Janis Ian)23. Don Dixon & Marti Jones - "Respoken" (The Lovin Spoonful)24. Chatham County Line - "Think I'm in Love" (Beck)25. The Veldt - "Dress You Up" (Madonna)

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Labels Lauren Records Record Club is back

Posted June 28, 2020, 10:57 a.m. in Labels by Loren

Lauren Records Record Club is back

As the subject line already staes, Lauren Records has announced the return of its subscription model Record Club. The LLRC offers subscripers a variant color ...

People interested can read more here.

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