An almost weekly assortment of musical oddities purchased or given to POF.
CEREBRAL BALLZY – Autistic Expression Ep (self) – cdr with photocopied paper sleeve, features 5 crusty and vile skate punk tracks.
DAN DEACON – The Crystal Cat 7” (carpark) – clear blue vinyl
DAN DEACON/ADVENTURE SPLIT – Split 12” (carpark) – Both bands hailing from Wham City aka Bmore, Baltimore. The split is on yellow vinyl and contains two tracks by each band.
The DEATHSET – Limitations Can Make Your Creative 12” (we are busy bodies)
The FRESH & ONLYS – S/T 12” (castleface)
HEALTH – Die Slow: Market Yourself for Blood 7” (lovepump united) features PicturePlane remix on the b-side
HOWL – 2 song ep (self) A little teaser till their debut on Relapse
JUAREZ – 3 song ep (self) Their split on us two records will be out this summer.
MY DISCO – Paradise (stomp)
NINJASONIK – The Tight Pants Ep 12” (chief)
OBITS – One Cross Apiece (stint) – 2nd pressing w. mp3 D/L
OBITS – I Blame You 12” (subpop) includes digital d/l
PONYTAIL – Ice Cream Spiritual LP (we are free) Second album by experimental Baltimore art punks. Eight songs that sound like an inhebriated Bjork backed by Parts & Labor. MP3 of “Celebrate the Body Electric“. update: playing the cavern on May 21st
RAFTER – Sex, Death, Cassette (asthmatic kitty)
RAFTER – Sweaty Magic (asthmatic kitty)
SLEEPY SUN – White Dove 7” (sol diamond)
SLEEPY SUN – New Age/Lord 10” (sol diamond) clear vinyl w/ splatter
THEE OH SEES – HELP LP (in the red) – Pink vinyl w/ lyrics on vinyl sleeve. Thee Oh Sees abandon their own label, Castleface, to release a 12 song LP on garage-rock label, In the Red (home to The Strange Boys, Vivian Girls, Dirtbombs and Jay Reatard) Help adds more psychedelic garage pop goodness to their enormously incredible catalog of over 150 songs spread out through 12 albums, eps and splits.
THEE OH SEES – Thee Hounds of Foggy Notion cd & dvd Limited to 1000 copies, this live cd & dvd combo features “performances sans stages and whatnot”.
THEE OH SEES – Sucks Blood (castleface)
YIKES! – Whoa Comas/Blood Bomb 12” (labil) One-sided 12” by a very short-lived side project of Jon Dwyer of Coachwhips/Thee Oh Sees/etc. The label is hand number out of 350.
V/A – CHIEF RECORDS 2009 Vol. 1 cd – Features Tracks by Ninjasonik, Cerebral Ballzy, Thriller, Murdertronics and six other acts on Chief Records. D/L for free at cheifcreative.com/2009