Archive for October, 2010

Hardest Part maxi single c24 tapes

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

Here’s some photos of the Hardest Part maxi single tapes. They’ll be 6$. Pre-order one here.

Swinger

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Summer Heart will rearrange your head

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

This one arrived in the mail this week and although I had heard some of the tunes before, jamming to this tape has solidified how much I like this record. Mikey of Blackbird Blackbird is one of the most prolific and talented cats out there. Summer Heart (his first lp) bears some of the sonic signifiers of other lo-fi chilled out dream pop but the uniqueness of the production/sound design and the quality of the songwriting set this apart from the pack. From the spacey interludes to jam after jam this one doesn’t have a weak track on it. In a year with a lot of great releases I can definitely say that Summer Heart is one of my favorites!
Mikey’s projects are pretty much all over the web so to some of you this will be nothing new but I’m posting this just to give some honest props to a great album. The tape version from Wonder Beard is a total steal at 6.50$ ppd. Snag one before they’re gone. I’ve got this track on mental and walkman repeat:

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Robot Saves City

Monday, October 25th, 2010

My friend James Nghiem is a talented and funny guy who has recently started a comedy based imprint called Robot Saves City. He’s gathered together some talented people and his label is something to really get behind! In a way it seems to be somewhat of a comedy based cousin of our Alchemist Records collective in that it’s an artist (in this case comedian) based affair and it’s looking to do things in new ways. Visit their site, buy their stuff and spread the word. The world situation seems to be getting ever more serious and dire couldn’t we all use a laugh?
Their next release is from Leah Kayajanian who has been called “OKC’s Funniest Comedian” and also happens to be my neighbor. James has put together a promo video for the release that just so happens to sample some I and I jam’s. Check it here:

Let’s Play

Friday, October 22nd, 2010


via Neo-Noir

Limit To Your Love

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

More undrgrnd R+B for you:

The Hardest Part mini cd

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

Here’s some photos of the Hardest Part maxi single mini cd in handmade gate fold sleeve. It will be out Nov. 16th via Alchemist Records for 8$. To pre-order send an email to info@alchemistrecords.com and you’ll get it a bit sooner. There will also be a cassette which I should have some photos for soon.

How To Dress Well

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

HOW TO DRESS WELL “WAKING UP TO LIFE SOMETIMES SEEMS WORSE” from Yours Truly on Vimeo.

Happy Birthday

Saturday, October 9th, 2010

Yaz

Friday, October 8th, 2010