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Friday, May 04, 2007

THE RECORD LABEL

75orless started the 75orless Record Label back in January 2006 and has since released about one cd per month. Although many of the bands are based out of our Rhode Island locale, some of our releases were bands that submitted their cds to 75orless for reviews and ended up signing to our label, including Italy's Turnpike Glow and New York's A Passing Feeling. The goal of our label is to give more exposure to small bands that are making great music, splitting profits with the bands 50-50, handsilkscreening our jackets to create something unique for each purchaser and keeping our prices affordable. Go over to our website and check our what we have to offer. Thanks from everyone here at the 75orless Record Label.

75OL-017 Guntaard "Vote Monkey's Butt" is now available. Recorded between April 1996 and May 1998 and using traditional instruments such as guitars, bass, and keyboards as well as drum machines, screwdrivers on metal tables, tape loops, television sets, electronic toys with dying batteries and cups full of ice. Thirteen tracks in 30 minutes. For fans of Ween, Trollin Withdrawal, Experimental Audio Research and Butthole Surfers. 25 silkscreened copies. $5.00 postpaid.

75OL-016 The F.I.D.'s "Cry Me a Rivet" is now available. The F.I.D.'s first release since 1997 spans the entire 12 year history of Rhode Island's least talented yet most beloved band. For fans of the Germs, Dead Milkmen, and The F.U.'s. Silkscreened edition of 100 copies. $5.00 postpaid.

75OL-015 The Masons- Let You Down Easy. After almost seven years, The Masons return with Let You Down Easy, the follow up to the critically acclaimed Change Me Back. Think Neil Young, The Beatles, Velvet Underground, Ween and you're getting close. Let You Down Easy features appearances by Don Sanders (Medicine Ball), Dave Narcizo (Throwing Muses), Jeffrey Underhill (Velvet Crush), Eric Fontana, Sarah Lupo, and other Rhode Island musicians.. fourteen tracks for just $10.00 postpaid.

75OL-014 A Passing Feeling- We Might Not Sleep At All This Year in a silkscreened edition of only 150 copies. This record was made to be chanted in basements across America. The lyrics reflect the dirtier parts of early twenties life - drinking, driving, bliss, heartache and everything else in between. Produced by Mark Ospovat (Wooden Wand, Parts and Labor, Meneguar). ten tracks for just $5.00 postpaid.

75OL-013 The 'MERICANS - 'MERICAN RECORDINGS, featuring ex-members of Purple Ivy Shadows, in a silkscreened edition of only 250 copies. Featuring the songs of CHRIS DALTRY- rootsy folky moody pop songs about another way of seeing things. Includes appearances by Joel Thibodeau of Death Vessel and String Builder, former Purple Ivy Shadows member Will Rice and Margie Wienk on upright bass. Eight tracks for only $8.00 postpaid.

75OL-012 Lame Drivers- Captain Amazing EP Reissue. In 2005, Providence, RI's Lame Drivers secretly released The Captain Amazing EP - five hook-filled and fuzzed out songs. Now, it's officially released with five extra bonus tracks. Not far removed from GBV, Replacements, Hüsker Dü, The Zeros, Elvis Costello, The Capstan Shafts. $5.00 postpaid. 150 silkscreened copies made.

75OL-011 Cowboy Steve K- self titled EP. Once an 80's rock devotee, he now distills his musings through the rubric of country song. Some say his songs are like a bar room sing-along without the chorus. A critic once penned that Cowboy Steve K reminded him of a drunk version of Rain Man. These wide-ranging perspectives illustrate the dichotomy that is Cowboy Steve K: half troubadour, half versifier, and half true. And that ain't half bad. Our shortest print run ever at only 50 silkscreened copies made. $4.00 postpaid.

75OL-010 Fred Kendal Abong- Moonman. This Rhode Island singer/songwriter is mostly known as onetime bass player for both Throwing Muses and Belly. For the last two years, Fred has been busy writing and performing his own material, which have drawn comparisons to The Replacements, Tom Waits, Meat Puppets, The Clash, Firehose, and Bob Dylan. 15 tracks. 120 silkscreened copies made. $6.00 postpaid.

75OL-009 Turnpike Glow- Rush Home EP. Our first international signing, Turnpike Glow hail from Rome, Italy and play spaced out indie pop similar to Doves, Flaming Lips, Pavement, Beta Band and Broken Social Scene. A rare collection of fresh melodies and lush soundscapes for independent film and celestial waltzes. 8 new tracks and just over 26 minutes long. 130 silkscreened copies made. $5.00 postpaid.

75OL-008 Six Star General- Ice Machine. 11 new tracks and just over 25 minutes long. Recorded at Plan Of A Boy Studio in June 2006 and mastered by Scott Rancourt at Brikhaus Studios in Newport, RI. Back in print on white jackets. $5.00 postpaid

75OL-007 75orless Records Pocket White T-Shirt Classic 75orLess 4" grey/black logo on left front pocket. Fruit Of The Loom 100% Cotton. White only. Large only. $7.50 postpaid

75OL-006 75orless Records White T-Shirt Classic 75orLess 4" grey/black logo over the left breast. Fruit Of The Loom 100% Cotton. White only. Large only. $6.50 postpaid.

75OL-005 "ROCK OUT WITH YOUR TAIL OUT" 2XCD
edition of 350 silkscreened, numbered copies. $8.50 postpaid 31 Rhode Island musical performers including badman, barn burning, the brother kite, the cobramatics, johnny carlevale, eric fontana, marah mar, the masons, ben pilgrim, the propellers, heather rose and the drama, suicide liquors, superchief trio, tfo, tom thumb & the latter day saints, the wrong reasons, the butcherings, baylies band, big world, the brunt of it, the blood lemons, candy thong, the cold war, ellison, the f.i.d.'s, lame drivers, mustache ride, quarter ton & change, six star general, sweetthieves, torches. All profits to benefit the Providence Animal Rescue League

750L-004- - six star general - ST. Back in print on white jackets. Providence RI's Six Star General follow up their February 2006 Zinger EP with this 11 track release recorded with George Dussault (Laurels, Von Ryans Express, The Golden Touch) at Galilee Studios in April 2006. Recorded in six hours with no overdubs - 11 tracks in 22 minutes - equal parts punk, quasi-metal and distorted pop influenced by Naked Raygun, Boyracer, Shellac, Husker Du, Supersuckers and Karp. $5.00 postpaid.

75OL-003- killing pablo - Pop Songs for Assholes EP edition of 100 silkscreened, numbered jackets. Recent Providence, RI transplants, Killing Pablo's first official release, a 6 song e.p., just over 30 minutes of feedback laden anarchistic art rock. Recorded with George Dussault at Galilee Studios, Pop Songs For Assholes mixes together a myriad of influences (Dinosaur Jr, Mogwai, Lightning Bolt, the MC5, Glenn Branca and everything inbetween) to create a style that is both a contemplative reverb-drenched drone and ear-bleeding sonic terrorism. $4.50 postpaid.

75OL-002-A Passing Feeling - ST EP edition of 250 silkscreened, numbered jackets. New York's A Passing Feeling feature Matthew Saporito on Drums, James Miele on Guitar and Vocals, Bryan Miltenberg on Vocals, Piano and Guitar and Christian Cangemi on Bass and Vocals. The soundtrack to bloody knuckles and indie-punk. Formed in May of 2005 over a love of whiskey and GBV, bring the phlegm, kill the lights and there will be enough blood, sweat and booze to go around. $4.50 postpaid.

75OL-001-BOX Staggering Statistics- Pixelated Ones and Zeros Special Promo Set. Super Limited Promo Boxes: We constructed 20 unique hand-made matchboxes out of old LP covers that contain the six different covers, hand pressed stickers, buttons and band signed CD. SOLD OUT

75OL-001- staggering statistics - Pixelated Ones and Zeros EP edition of 750, first 150 silkscreened jackets. Cincinnati, OH's Staggering Statistics feature bassist John Curley, who was a member of the Afghan Whigs and owns Cincinnati's Ultrasuede recording studio, Austin Brown, and Sam Wommelsdorf, former member of Throneberry. Musically, The Staggering Statistics have drawn comparisons to Pavement, Lou Reed, Television and The Who. $6.00 postpaid.

ALL NOW AVAILABLE FROM 75orless Records

m @ 9:11 AM


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