The simple concept of this disc was to put together a mix tape of sorts, the type of thing that Larry would have enjoyed listening to as he drove his little truck into the gloam’ with a cooler full of beer
Where it all began. Our first release. 17 tracks of Chicago's own roots-rockin'est shit-kickin'est artists setting the template.
Taken as a whole, it is a dark and meditative album which also perfectly echoes a stark and melancholic setting.
Wherein our zany idea to have a label focused on the forgotten corners of roots music gained a national foothold. 18 tracks by artists from NYC to SF, and all burgeoning scenes in between.
The All-star cast consign songs of murder, mob law, and cruel, cruel punishment to the realm of myth, memory and history. Eighteen songs that are as old as the hills (though some were written last week) about America’s grim fascination with the savage cycle of crime and vengeance.