In the Studio
What we're working on
We finally get to share Full Flower by Us and Us Only with everyone today. This record was a two year effort that involved contributions from some of the most talented and wonderful people we know – Dan Windsor, Lindsey Mills, and Max Kuzmyak. We had the opportunity to link up with Topshelf Records to put this out which is a total joy and privilege. We got to work with some incredible artists like Michael Tunk ...
Scroll Downers are Lexie Mountain, David Jacober, Zachary Utz and Samantha Garner. They play hard tunes for heads that wanna get wet fast, and they don’t need any characters around to give the place atmosphere. GOT IT! With their debut album HOT WINTER, Scroll Downers brings a cooler full of beer and weed jams for the true swamp freaks screaming out there in the mud. Zachary “Zeke” Utz and David “Dave” Jacober (Dope Body, Holy Ghost ...
Making a Record
How we do it
The only downside to picking up the Otari MTR-10 ¼” analog reel-to-reel tape machine was that the VU meter lights had blown. This is pretty common for a machine that is nearly 40 years old. It’s not too difficult to fix the lights, but it’s time consuming to get to the meter and you need some soldering experience and patience.
mulling over music in our town
Dan Deacon – Gliss Riffer (Domino) Nudie Suits – Summer Fun (Ehse) Lower Dens – Escape From Evil (Ribbon Music) PLRLS – Your Situation Oh Hang – Country My Skull (Friends) Hollywood Blanks – Projections Beach House – Depression Cherry (Sub Pop) Wume – Maintain (Ehse) War On Women – War On Women (Bridge Nine) Sweepstakes – Tongues Out (Friends)
Music at Large
what else is out there
Hop Along – Painted Shut (Saddle Creek) – Those vocals. The energy. It’s a complete package. And I can’t stop loving this record. Sleater-Kinney – No Cities to Love (Sub Pop) – While not a fan of bands reuniting, they certainly could have released this record 10 years ago and it would have been just as powerful. Jim O’Rourke – Simple Songs (Drag City) – I am a sucker for Jim’s more accessible records. This is no exception. ...