A wealth of atomic-powered, sock it to me R&B and rock & roll hoodoo. Barrence, possessing otherworldly pipes that range from a low feral growl rumbling the nether regions to a scream that would make Little Richard blush, belts out originals and crate-diver covers.
The Bottle Rockets’ 1st and 2nd albums are widely revered as not only two of the band’s finest releases, but also two formative, flagship recordings in the nascent era of a now-broadly recognized genre. Classics.
Known for their uniquely brooding sound that frequently conjures desolate imagery, on Bitter Drink, Bitter MoonMBD capture that familiar tone but also explore new territory, developing a richer, full-bodied sound.
Wreck Your Life documents a band hitting its stride, the confidence growing as quickly as the crowds, and it holds up beautifully.
True punk mettle fearlessly cross-bred with deep country soul.
The band mines the same raw, rootsy territory as the Waco Brothers, with the prominence of the fiddle and mandolin adding a bit more traditional feel. Dean trades lead vocals with The Meat Purveyors’ Jo Walston. Midwest nasal meets Texas twang!
"I write for myself, but certainly have The Flat Five in mind too," says Chris. "I send them new songs and let them decide which ones they want to record. 'Miss America' is, in a sense, my demo tape for The Flat Five."
The twelve songs that comprise End Time were recorded at Chicago's Uber Studios and offer a departure from Freakwater's traditionally minimalist approach to arrangements and composition.
Feels Like the Third Time was recorded with Brad Wood at the now infamous (and closed) Idful Studios.
The band’s first-ever collection of original Christmas songs and was produced, mixed and engineered by John Pedigo in the band’s home state of Texas.
For all those who have commitment issues or are new to the back catalog of our humble label, here's an intro course into the wonderful world of gypsy-punk pioneers Firewater.
For all those who have commitment issues or are new to the back catalog of our humble label, here's an intro course into the wonderful world of the Dirty Old One Man Band Scott H. Biram.