PINK MUSCLES 'THE SIGNAL' CD
The angular punk of the debut release from Seattle's PINK MUSCLES melds a punishing mix of aggressive music styles with gory science fiction themes to create the soundtrack for one of the most disturbing horror films youíve never seen.
BALSA / SEI HEXE SPLIT VINYL
Northwest Massive Aggressive! The angular post-hardcore noise of Seattle's Balsa meets the harsh brutality of Portland's Sei Hexe on this 5-song split from rising Northwest bands
BLOWBACK 'GREED RUNS THE CLOCK' VINYL
D.C. protest punk vets BLOWBACK are back with their fourth release, Greed Runs The Clock! Recorded with Don Zientara (Fugazi, Bad Brains) behind the boards and mixed by Don Fury (Quicksand, Agnostic Front), the first collaboration of The Dons meshes DC and NYC hardcore style in a hard hitting, bile-spitting four song set that skewers corporate greed and environmental destruction. Thrashy riffs, hyper beats and full throttle dueling vocals. Green/gold splatter vinyl with download card.
SHALL I BE FRANK? 'WE ARE LIVERPOOL' MP3
"We Are Liverpool" is a pint-lifting pub rock anthem featured in the FOX Sports series "Being Liverpool", a six-part behind the scenes documentary following one of the English Premiere League's most storied franchises.
BALSA 'ONE HOARSE TOWN' CD
A promotional CD with the first demo recordings from Seattle's noise-rock upstarts Balsa. 'One Hoarse Town' from the CD was played on KEXP's Sonic Reducer show.
BLOWBACK 'DRUG WAR' VINYL
The third release from DC protest punks BLOWBACK, recorded by Don Zientara (Fugazi, Minor Threat) at Inner Ear. Four new songs of biting, bilingual politics mixed with '80s style hardcore in the vein of MDC and early Black Flag. Great packaging with artwork by Rob Hanna (Aborted Society).
BLOWBACK 'LIES' CD
LIES is Blowback's second release, now on CD with 3 extra tracks. More fast and frantic punk with old school hardcore and protest punk influences. Still packed with plenty of political vitriol, LIES features "No Nos Moveran" (We Shall Not Be Moved); recorded for the Protest in Music exhibit at the Brown vs Board of Education National Historic Site. Complete lyrics and legend of faces on the cover included.
BLOWBACK 'LIES' 7"
LIES is the second release from Blowback. The 7" version includes 3 new songs and a spanish-language remake of "We Shall Not Be Moved"
BLOWBACK 'TRACK III' CD
TRACK III is the debut release of the bi-coastal band Blowback. A political agenda of hardcore, punk and metal, recorded the week of Sept. 11 2001 in New York City.
BALSA / SEI HEXE (7" SPLIT)
SEI HEXE - "Tight song structure... earthy with tribal rhythms and chanted, almost gothic vocals at times...and from the wreckage create something new and refreshing."
BALSA - "Chaotic dual guitar arrangements over steady bass melodies, post-hardcore style vocals and off the wall drum patterns."
- Profane Existence
SEI HEXE - "Itís dark, aggressive, tribal, and gets under your skin... I have a feeling they probably kill this shit live"
BALSA - "Three songs packed tight with steady drum fills and pulsing bass that keep things rolling"