-Holy crap, this year is flying by. We already have 2 releases under our belt for the year. We had two more planned, but now it looks like we might have up to 8 total releases before the year is done (wipes sweat from brow).
-Finally, after all the talk, the new LP from Baton Rouge's Heavy Mantle is now available for pre-order! The record will be released everywhere Sept. 21st. So many exciting things with the record. We have teamed up with local print shop Teeth Like Swords Printing to silk-screen the b-sides on the TJR exclusive blue vinyl, the Heavy Mantle exclusive gold vinyl, some super limited special clear records for the pre-order shirt package, and an exclusive variant for Limited To One Record Store in NYC. We are beyond excited to team up with Limited To One on this release. The store is awesome and we had a ball there for the Modern Vinyl podcast recording. This may be the first colab but is 100% will not be the last!
-In other news, we are pushing forward on the upcoming Aneurysm LP. They recorded at God City with mastering done by Will at Dead Air and Mark McCoy (of Charles Bronson/Das Oath fame) is doing the artwork. There could not be a more fitting way to debut these guys on a full 12"s of wax. We are also excited to be working with a newer Boston band Leopard Print Taser. Featuring members of Lunglust, this project is more on the dream/dark punk side. We're going to be working with the band to press a 7" of their most recent demo. We will also be helping out with the pressing of a split LP between the ever evolving Rations project & a newer band Unknown River Driver (featuring members of Bridge & Tunnel, Lamagna and more). Is there more in the works? Of course there is!!! But that's all we can talk about right now.
-In terms of our numerous bands: Twin Foxes took a little time off but are back for the Rhode Island Freak Out Fest; Cyttorak is playing the first instalment of "Providence Declares War" A Benefit For Bob Otis, and also the Kintaan record release show; Tyler Daniel Bean is making bagels instead of music, so if you are in Burlington VT stop by Willow's; Late Bloomer just released "Waiting" on 6131 Records and its awesome, go buy it.
-As always, thank you for continuing to support us. Please check out the store and pick up some music. Every dollar spent goes to putting out more music!