Givan Lötz (South Africa)

Snarling

[OE036] Other Electricities, 2013 cassette + d/l (100 edn.)

Slow, quietly haunting songs written and distilled over a period of four years. The pace is that which occurs in media thicker than air, the time zone permanently pitched at dusk.

Experimental, Electronic, Slowcore, Dream

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

> (Greater Than) (US, California)

[CLREP001] Club Records, 2013 cassette + d/l

Impossible to Google but easy to groove to, > performed these eight instrumental jams using only a custom-modified dual Game Boy rig.

Electronic, Chiptune, RnB, Hip Hop, Beats

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

Action Patrol (US, Virginia)

On Patrol

[TFU005] Tiger Force Ultra, 2011 cassette (150 edn.)

Unpredictable hardcore with a surprising sense of melody out of Richmond, VA. Reissue of long out-of-print discography collection with one bonus track. Includes patch.

Punk, Rock, Hardcore

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

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

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

Bobby Lee (b0b) (US, California)

Quasar Steel Guitar

[QSG01] Self Released, 1995 cassette

When he's not programming improvisational Atari bots or experimenting with oscillators and other homemade electronics, he's a mean steel guitar player. We have the very last few copies of Bobby's first solo guitar album.

Country, Rock, Blues, Hawaiian