b0b (Bobby Lee) (US, California)

The Technical Academy Plays -b0b-

[FR027] Fixture Records, 2015 cassette + d/l (150 edn.)

The Technical Academy were bots in an Atari 1040ST computer, who made musical decisions based on b0b's composition rules and performed together in real time via a Roland U-110 synthesizer.

Experimental, Electronic, Synthpop, Lo Fi

Beverly (US, New York)

Careers

[TSF002] That Summer Feeling, 2014 cassette (100 edn.)

Indie pop/garage rock band comprised of Drew Citron and Frankie Rose. Fuzzy guitars and dreamy harmonies make catchy tunes. What more could you want?

Indie, Pop, Garage, Alternative, Rock, Dream

C.Spaniels (US, North Carolina)

Sometimes You've Gotta Fight to Get a Bit of Peace

[HORN008] Hornbuckle Records, 2010 compact disc

Technically the ninth album by The Cocker Spaniels, Sean succeeded in stepping up his game after becoming well-known as "The Only Black Guy at the Indie Rock Show." Includes limited 32-page lyric zine.

Alternative, Indie, Rock, Noise, Pop, RnB, Lo Fi

Crooks on Tape (US, California)

Fingerprint

[MSR073] Misra Records, 2014 cassette

Former members of Enon with their own brand of fractured pop. Also includes instrumental LP In the Realm of the Ancient Minor on the B-side. We have the very last few copies.

Alternative, Electronic, Pop, Experimental

Hearts & Tigers (US, Oregon)

[DGN06] Dear God No Records, 2015 cassette + d/l (100 edn.)

Excellent new wave-influenced jangle pop out of Portland that may just inspire you to have a dance party in your living room, followed by a much-needed sob.

Indie, Pop, Rock, New Wave, Alternative

J Church (US, California)

Four-Track Demos

[TFU006] Tiger Force Ultra, 2012 cassette + d/l (200 edn.)

Collection of four-track recordings made by Lance Hahn of J Church, one of the best and most prolific punk bands of all time, before his untimely passing. Includes 1" button, patch, and download with bonus material.

Punk, Rock, Pop, Lo Fi

Rodd Keith (US, California)

Saucers in the Sky

[ROAR10] Roaratorio, 2005 compact disc

Picking up where I Died Today left off, this is another great collection from the master of the golden era of song-poems, including some previously unreleased recordings.

Song Poem, Pop, Rock, RnB, Experimental

Lisa Papineau (US, California)

Blood Noise

[HORN012] Hornbuckle Records, 2013 cassette + d/l (200 edn.)

A vulnerable, raw, and emotionally fearless album comprised of only first takes, Lisa has created her own musical world with her whole presence assuming the role of the instrument.

Experimental, Pop, Alternative, Dream, Lo Fi

The Plastic Plan (US, Georgia)

RGB

[HORN015] Hornbuckle Records, 2015 cassette + d/l (100 edn.)

Former members of Servotron and Toenut as the triumvirate of futurewave—their own style of instrumental electro-rock. Collection of their complete discography. Includes 1" button and download with eight bonus live recordings.

Electronic, Synthpop, New Wave, Indie, Rock

Please Lose Battle (France)

Bedroom EP

[PTE052] Pterodactyl Squad, 2014 cassette

Impressive 8-bit compositions from France that will make you feel like you're right in the middle of an intense NES battle.

Electronic, Chiptune, Experimental, Pop, Rock

Treasure Teeth (US, Florida)

Transatlantic Consultant / Romantic Impulse

[OE043] Other Electricities, 2015 cassette + d/l (100 edn.)

A musical accompaniment for the speculative domicile and its networked alienation, undulating between mood-setting pieces and danceable jams. Double EP.

Electronic, Dance, Experimental, Pop

Various Artists (US)

Off the Charts: The Song-Poem Story

[OC5917] Red Rock Records, 2003 compact disc

Original soundtrack, featuring all of the songs included in the PBS documentary about America's long-running song-poem business of setting amateur lyrics to professional music.

Song Poem, Pop, Rock, Country, Soundtrack