1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2012-05-22Tracks: Prisoner's Creed; Sense of Divinity; Darkest Hour; Interlude; Apart From Me; Black Is Never Far, The; We the Unrighteous; Interlude; Masters of Jest; Interlude; Lookin' For a Reason; Relentless; Chan...
Artists: Place of Skulls
Place of Skulls: Victor Griffin (vocals, guitar); Dennis Cornelius (vocals, bass guitar).
For a while there, it didn't look like Place of Skulls would ever release a third album, having announc...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2011-03-11Tracks: Tomorrow Will Be; Miss Annie Regrets; Suitcase Full of Secrets; Billy Martin Requiem; In the Bar Womb; Because You're Gone Song; Cutesy Bootsies; Zexy Zen Zage; Carried Away; God Song; Adrianna
Artists: Little Annie/Paul Wallfisch
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2008-11-11Artists: Moon and Moon
On its 2008 debut, VII ACTS OF AN IRON KING, the Brooklyn-based indie ensemble Moon & Moon presents an avant-rock epic. Gilded by various horns, woodwinds, and strings, the album melds freak folk with...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2008-09-16Tracks: Introduction; Yesterdays Tomorrows; Flicker of a Little Girl, The; Come Feel the Sun; E-Type; Other Side of the World, The; Organist Entertains, The; Hungry Saw, The; Mother Dear; Boobar Come Back to...
Formed in 1991, this U.K. group exists in a dark, romantic netherworld where Scott Walker replaces Elvis as cultural pivot point. Their moody, string-laced arrangements...continue...
Tindersticks are one of the most consistent alternative bands of the '90s and 2000s, and 2008's THE HUNGRY SAW is a continuation of form. They were inspired to get together and make another album afte...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2008-09-09Tracks: Throne of Blood (The Jump Off); Dancing Destroyer, The; Make Mine Marvel; Monster Island Czars; Lamentable; Death Duel Productions; Wife You; Holliston; Black Lane; Sword Cane; Clemency
Artists: The Dead Science
Seattle-based band The Dead Science have created a majestic, ornate and soaring collection of post-punk avant-pop on this, their fourth full-length album, and their first...continue...
Personnel: Craig Wedren, Kate Ryan , Katrina Ford (vocals); Paris Hurley (violin); Lori Goldston (cello); Stephen Lohrentz (trumpet); J. Michael Walker (trombone).
Audio Mixer: Jherek Bischoff....continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2008-07-22Tracks: What You Don't Know is Frontier; Christopher Columbus; Game In Hell, Hard Work In Heaven, A; Trap For Judges, A
As the title suggests, Asva's second album maps an internal landscape - wild, vast, open - at once breathtakingly beautiful as it is potentially dangerous....continue...
Asva: Holly Johnston, Milky , Trey Spruance, Ben Thomas, G. Stuart Dahlquist, B.R.A.D., Troy Swanson.
Dark ambient is a genre often handicapped by false gravitas but Asva's gray, enveloping sou...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2008-06-03Tracks: Depart (I Never Knew You); Bones to Pick; Thornbird II; Walking Distance; Telling the Hour; Run Rabbit Run; Geography; Arctic; Stranger
Bellafea: Nathan Buchanan, Heather McEntire, Eddie Sanchez.
Personnel: Daniel Hart, Stephanie Wallace (violin); Bruce Burnside, Braden Land, Reid Johnson, Andrea Burton, Maria Albani (hand clap...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2008-06-03Tracks: Depart; Bones To Pick; Thorn Bird II; Walking Distance; Telling The Hour; Run Rabbit Run; Geography; Arctic; Stranger
Though often compared to Sleater-Kinney because of lead singer Heather McEntire's aggressive vocals, Bellafea trades in both punky noise rock and gentle, psychedelic folk-ish gauziness. Though CAVALCA...continue...
2 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2008-03-25Tracks: [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]; 1,000,000 Died to Make This Sound; 13 Blues for Thirtee...
Artists: A Silver Mt. Zion
13 Blues was recorded at Montreal's Hotel2Tango studios and co-engineered by ex-Arcade Fire drummer Howard Bilerman and Silver Mt. Zion's live soundman Radwan Moumneh. It's...continue...
A Silver Mt. Zion: Ian Ilavsky, Efrim Menuck (vocals, electric guitar); Jessica Moss, Sophie Trudeau (vocals, violin); Beckie Foon (vocals, cello); Thierry Amar (vocals, bass instrument, electric bass...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2008-03-11Tracks: Winds of St. Anne; Smooth Jazz; Lucky Lucky Luck; For the L'il Dudes; Blue Room, The; Truth Is Dark Like Outer Space; Frozen Dress, The; Paper Kitten Claw; Hello, Voyager!
Personnel: Carla Bozulich (vocals, guitar, electric guitar, harmonium, drums, bass drum, bells); Efrim (vocals, guitar); Shahzad Ismaily (guitar, drums); Brooke Crouser (guitar); Jessica Moss (violin,...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2007-11-06Tracks: New Face; Hope Island; Coats; Only Be with You; Shake; Purple Heart; Fruitless Ways; Blue Moon #9; 3 Broken Words; Slide on Down; Change!; 3 Chord Song
Artists: The Black Swans
Personnel: Jerry DeCicca (vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar); Christopher Forbes (electric guitar, tenor guitar, background vocals); Noel Sayre (violin, viola); Joe Peppercorn (piano); Keith Ha...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2007-11-06Tracks: This Year's War; Internal Riot; Fractured; Point of View; Won't Ask You Again; Supermarket Forces; Process; Culture Addict; Too Fat, Too Thin; Sedated; This Is Not an Advert; Never-Ending War Song; M...
Artists: Subhumans (UK)
Subhumans (UK): Bruce (vocals, guitar); Dick (vocals); Phil (bass guitar); Trotsky (drums)....continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2007-10-30Tracks: Selfishnegativibemerchant; Mr Dinosaur Is Lost; Reticence; Comers; Words Have No Meaning; Instinktivitus; End of Line; Connortations
Artists: End of Level Boss
End of Level Boss: H Armstrong (vocals, guitar); Roland Scriver (guitar); Elanajane (bass guitar); Ben Hallett (drums).
On their second album, the English quartet End of Level Boss continue to ...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2007-10-09Tracks: Family Tree; City of Museums; Double Suicide; Drums, The; Everybody's Talkin'; Mime, The; You're the One; White Flag Blues; Love Is Real; Mirror Tree
Artists: Sandro Perri
Personnel: Sandro Perri (vocals, guitar, nylon-string guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, drums, percussion); Sandro Perri (guitars); Marcus Quin (erhu, bass clarinet, bass guitar, drums); John Jowett (eu...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2007-09-25Tracks: A Nos Amours; Visage Sous Nylon; Déserts des Azurs, Les; Bruit du Pollen La Nuit, Le; Nada; Ça Va Cogner; Enfants, Les; Ferrari en Feu, Pt. 2; Nuit Est une Femme, La; Laisse Briller Tes Yeu...
Artists: Feu Therese
Feu Therese: Stephen De Oliveira (vocals, synthesizer); Jonathan Parant (guitars); Alexandre St-Onge (keyboards, bass guitar, background vocals); Luc Paradis (drums, background vocals).
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2007-09-25Tracks: Entre La Mer et l'Eau Douce; Beau Village; Orchard, The; Tomorrow Winter Comes; Haunted Pluckley; Hechicero del Bosque; Saturn of Chagrin; Kotori; Holiday
Hrsta: Michael Moya, Harris Newman, Brooke Crouser, Eric Craven.
Recording information: The Pines, Montreal, Canada.
Photographer: Lea Grahovac....continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2007-09-11Tracks: Warm; Glossolalia; Everything I Say; Wallace Stevens; You Are Never Alone; Fodder on Her Wings; Splendid; Rustic City Fathers; Over; Debriefing; Marathon; Rattle
Artists: Vic Chesnutt
When Jem Cohen proposed that Vic make his next album at the Hotel2Tango studio in Montreal, with various Constellation musicians (along with a couple of...continue...
Personnel: Vic Chesnutt (vocals, nylon-string guitar); Vic Chesnutt; Everybody (vocals); Guy, Chad (electric guitar); Jessica (violin); Gen (viola); Beckie (cello); Nadia (piano, organ); Effrim (harmo...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2007-05-22Tracks: Born to Shake - Anna Oxygen; Always Check For Holes - Channels/Damon Locks; Grizzly Jive, The - Georgie James; Nellie the Elephant - Sgt. Major; I Like to Make Noise and Break Things - Mudhoney/Ellie...
Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2007-03-06Tracks: Kreuz; Griffel; Frommbug; Zwigillusion; Stativ; Hospital in Wales; Praecrox; Dr. Crox Medusa; VLT
Audio Mixers: Guido Lucas; Christian Wagner ; Christian Wagner et Son Orchestre.
Recording information: Blubox Troisdorf (01/2006).
After testing established musical thresholds with two ...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2006-10-24Tracks: Sex and Machine; Night I Couldn't Stop Crying, The; I Don't Want to Lose You Tonight; Coal; Terrified; Take You Home; Cormina; Man of Fortune, A; What's a Place Like That Doing in a Girl Like You; Da...
Australian trio the Devastations debut with Coal, an album steeped in the outback-gothic vibe perfected by Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds. A similar set of influences is at play in the Devastations sound: ...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2006-09-26Tracks: Romeo Heart (Slight Return); Requiem for a Fox; Sky Histoire; Dreaming; Circles
Artists: Sandro Perri
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2006-09-26Tracks: Goal of All Believers; Monkey Gestures; Antiaircraft; Art of Vanishing, The; Latitude; Between the Years; Volant
Ostinato: Jeremy Am Ramirez (vocals, Hammond b-3 organ, bass guitar); David Hennessy (guitar, Hammond b-3 organ); Matthew Clark (drums, percussion).
"Ostinato" is defined as "a continually repe...continue...
2 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2006-05-16Tracks: Sad Year, The; Out of Teen; Bad News From the Stars; April Fools Day; By Way of Ten; White Men in Suits; Daring to Dream (In Texas); Believe; Grown Men Done; Left Arm Vacant; Gloria (November 16, 200...
Artists: Hawnay Troof
Hawnay Troof: Vice Cooler.
Additional personnel: Jenny Hoyston....continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2006-04-18Tracks: Ferrari en Feu; Mademoiselle Gentleman; Tu N'Avais Qu'une Oreille; Homme Avec Coeur Avec Elle, L'; Ce N'Est Pas Les Jardins du Luxembourg
Artists: Feu Therese
Feu Therese: Alexandre St-Onge (bass guitar); Luc Paradis (drums); Jonathan Parant, Stephen De Oliveira.
Personnel: Jonathan Parant (guitar, synthesizer, electronics); Philippe Lauzier (bass cl...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2006-04-18Tracks: Something; Analogue Shantytown; Bolan Muppets; Portugal Rua Rua; End West
Artists: Glissandro 70
Personnel: Craig Dunsmuir (vocals, guitar, percussion); Sandro Perri (guitar).
Recording information: The Honey Pot (2003-2005).
Glissandro 70, recording on Montreal's Constellation labe...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2006-03-07Artists: Vague Angels
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2005-05-17Tracks: Untitled; Untitled; Untitled
Artists: Elizabeth Anka Vajagic
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2005-04-12Artists: Power Pill Fist
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2004-08-27Tracks: And You Belong; Sunset to Sunrise; Don't F*** With My Babies; I'll Show You How; What You Gonna Do?; Fight; Sometimes You Get; Dead Wrong; If You Want It - (Don Originales Remix); Acnecore; Little Pi...
Artists: Scream Club
Scream Club: Cindy Wonderful, Sarah Adorable.
Personnel: Scream Club (vocals); Cindy Wonderful (guitar); Rachel Carns (drums).
Audio Mixer: Scream Club.
Recording information: Lov...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2004-07-05Tracks: Loudsneaker; Kemper Boyd; Tough Cookie; Lynch (The) Girl; Weapon of Opportunity; Homegrown Queen; Mental Body; Crisp Night Air; Greatest Exploit, The; Sonny; Gut Level; Hell Outta Dodge, The
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2004-05-11Tracks: More Action! Less Tears; Microphones in the Trees; Pretty Little Lightning Paw; There's a River in the Valley Made of Melting Snow
Artists: A Silver Mt. Zion
A Silver Mt. Zion: Efrim ....continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2004-01-13Tracks: Everyone Knows How This Song Will End; My Death; Go Fishing
Artists: The Paper Chase
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 2001-02-20Tracks: Friday Night in America; You Plant Your Fields; Let's Make a Baby King; Do What You Gotta Do; Let Me Be Your Man; Lila; Callin' Baton Rouge; Whatever Way the Wind Blows; Big Foot; Angel Eyes; I'm Down
Artists: New Grass Revival
New Grass Revival includes: Pat Flynn (vocals, guitar); Sam Bush (vocals, mandolin, fiddle); John Cowan (vocals, bass); Bela Fleck (banjo, synthesizer).
Additional personnel includes: Wendy Wal...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 1999-06-08Tracks: Previous Condition; Theme Park; Disco Biscuit; Shaver, The; Maid to Minx; Right Now Baby; Viva by Spectacula; Lonely Man; F.S.R.; Kung Fu on the Internet; Lust for Leg; [Untitled Hidden Track] - (hid...
Artists: Lung Leg
Lung Leg: Mo-Mo (vocals, guitar, slide guitar); Annie (vocals, guitar); Jane (vocals, bass); Todd (vocals, drums, percussion); Philippa (guitar, background vocals).
Personnel: Annie (vocals, gu...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 1999-04-27Tracks: Early October; Please Give Me Roses Before I Am Dead; Cruces, Las; Rest Stop; Skin
Artists: Sweep the Leg Johnny
Sweep The Leg Johnny: Steven (vocals, saxophone); Christopher (guitar); John (bass); Scott (drums).
Recorded at: Ear Studios, Chicago, Illinois.
Personnel: Steven, Steve Sostak (vocals, ...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 1998-11-24Tracks: Wait til Then; Dead and Drugged; Flight; Won; Complete; Watching You Die; Muscle Car; So Quiet; Men; Two Men; Dying Day; Mabel; (Untitled) - (hidden track)
Beekeeper: Matthew Schickle (vocals, guitar, optigan, vibraphone); Jan Kotik
(vocals, bass, drums, percussion, Theremin); Karla Schickle (vocals, bass).
Additional personnel: Dan Littlet...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 1998-10-12Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 1998-07-28Tracks: Won't Get Me; Happy Hour; This Is Our World; Your Time; New Kind of Love; Stratford Blues
Artists: Stratford Mercenaries
Stratford Mercenaries: Steve Ignorant (vocals); Gagsy (guitar); Ed Da Fed (bass); Phil Phuture (drums).
Additional personnel: Julian Siegel, A Soma, Nemo Jones, Phil Robson.
This is amon...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 1998-04-21Tracks: As You Are Right; $48; Most Recent Imaginary, The; Car; United States, The; Not About a Birthday; Usonian Dream Sequence; Same Way, The; Eventually; Midlantic Schemes; For Now; Dries; Window Seats
Artists: Geoff Farina
Recorded from August 1996-November 1997.
Recording information: Hev-E-Kreem (08/1996-11/1997).
If you're already a fan of The Secret Stars, then you've probably stopped reading this by n...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 1998-04-21Tracks: Drive Until He Sleeps; Blood In The Air; Undersided; Digame; Laceria; Molloy's March; Green Of The Melon; Spilling; Fortune One Knows No Anxiety, The; News To Go Farther; Acer Rubrum; Exeunt
Ui includes: Sasha Frere-Jones (keyboards,bass), Wiblo Wright (bass); Clem Waldmann (drums).
Personnel: Sasha Frere-Jones (electric guitar, synthesizer); Wilbo Wright (acoustic bass, double bas...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 1998-02-23Tracks: Ay Nako; Piñata; I Will Not Make Inconsiderate Requests; Horn Crown Label; Lull; Ring; Scrape; Sharpie, The; Have a Good Time; Skeletons
Audio Mixers: Greg Frey; Steve McAllister.
Audio Remasterer: John Loder.
Recording information: Excello Studios, Brooklyn, NY (07/01/1993-12/10/1995); Graphic Sound Studios, Ringoes, NJ ...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 1997-10-28Tracks: Gathered; Jet; Waterbug; Other James; One Stew; Oafish; Balloon; Yah Land; Clean
Rex (USA): Curtis Harvey (vocals, guitar, Fender Rhodes piano, bazouki); Phil Spirito (bass); Doug Scharin (drums).
Additonal personnel: Bundy K. Brown (guitar, samples); Julie Liu (violin, vio...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 1996-10-21Tracks: Frog Boy; Too Bad Man; Honour the Lynx; Max Sabbath; Tijuana; Soil Thy Bed Clothes; Boil Edna; Thou Shall Not Destroy Tokyo; Horse; Live Next Door; Covet the Neighbours 3-D
Artists: Slow Loris
Audio Mixers: Daryl Smith; Ian Blurton.
Recording information: Chemical Sound (01/1996).
Photographer: R. Guillemont.
The Ten Commandments and Two Territories According To... is a...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 1996-10-21Tracks: Morning; Ride Home; New Son; Critella; Audrey La'mort; Dubin; C; All Waves; Porcelain; New Dirge; Farther Along
Rex: Curtis Harvey (vocals, guitar); Phil Spirito (bass); Doug Scharin (drums).
Brooklyn's Rex made an incredible leap forward from its lackluster first album to C, its second and best. Stretch...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 1996-03-25Tracks: Creality; Sweatshop (3 X 5); Three on a Tree; Painted Egg; Ebola; Bookkeeper; Law
Artists: HiM (Experimental Rock)
Him includes: Doug Scharin.
Personnel: Christian Dantresme (vocals, guitar); Doug Scharin (vocals, wooden flute, harmonica, recorder, drums, clay drum, cymbals, dumbek, Jew's harp, percussion, ...continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 1996-03-25Tracks: August Song; Long Egg, The; Sexy Photograph; Top Requests; Golden Child; Piano, The; Painted Hill; Drive Towards the Smoke; Butterfly Who; Johnny
UI includes: Wilbo Wright (keyboards); Clem Waldmann (drums); Sasha Frere-Jones.
Recorded between December 17, 1994 and September 4, 1995.
Audio Mixers: Greg Frey; Sasha Frere-Jones.
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 1995-04-16Tracks: Nothing Is Most Honorable Than You; Angel Tune He Hums; High School Dance Hit; Tortured Animal; Come Down; Ditch; Good Time to Die, A; This Is a Recording; Come Down - (Dance Hall Mix)
Rex: Doug Scharin, Curtis Harvey, Phil Spirito, Kirsten McCord.
Unknown Contributor Roles: Doug Scharin; Kirsten McCord; Curtis Harvey; Phil Spirito....continue...
1 CD / Southern Music Dist. / 1995-04-16Tracks: Wanque off Song; My Crotch Does Not Say "Go"; Jeri's Song; I Got Lost; Hot Papa; Man's Got to Do What a Man's Got to Do, A; Vagabondage; Only You; Take This and Fuck Yer Head; I'll Talk to You and Sm...
Frightwig: Mia, Rebecca, Rebecca, Susan (vocals, guitar); Deanna (vocals, bass); Cecilia (vocals, drums).
Recorded in the mid-1980s.
Personnel: Lynn Perko (drums).
Liner Note Auth...continue...