Graham Parker EP released

October 13th, 2011 by Rami

GP has gathered a few songs that were originally released digitally and put them on a shiny CD for those among his fans who might be technologically challanged (I say that without judgment, as I am one of them). It's called Five Loose Screws and HERE's a great summation of the project from GP himself.

Act fast, it's...Read more


October 11th, 2011 by Rami

Biram Bullhorn

When we asked if Scott H. Biram had anything cool to offer up as a grand prize for the random drawing of folks who pre-ordered his new album, he came through in spades. He sent us a gen-u-ine autographed bullhorn he's used on stage.

And the winner is: Kyle Gunning of Kewanee IL!

He can...Read more

Mekons Winners in the Pre-Sale Drawing

September 27th, 2011 by Rami

Today's the release day for the Mekons new album Ancient & Modern.

Everyone who pre-ordered the album was entered in a random drawing for all sorts of odd Mekons ephemera. We've put all the orders in our big DRUM OF FUN and pulled out our winners. And they are...

Carl Johnson -- Los Angeles

Ram Zimmerman -- Austin TX

Robert Roberson --- Richview...Read more

HI-larious Mekons interview

September 23rd, 2011 by Rami

Check out THIS interview with Jon Langford and Sally Timms regarding the MEKONS new album.

It is full of the self-deprecating bon mots you have grown to need over the years...

Hell, even the title of the article "No One Buys Our Records" ought to be a clue.

A couple of our favorite gems:

"I've got teenage kids, and...Read more


September 22nd, 2011 by Rami

Shooter Jennings emailed us the other day singing the praises of the upcoming Scott H. Biram album Bad Ingredients. It made us smile. A lot. These are the kinds of emails we LIKE getting.

"Hey I just wanted to write u. I heard "Bad Ingredients" and it is seriously the best record I've heard since, fuck, I don't know...Read more


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