News

Apr 26 2016

Matchess “The Rafter” out June 3rd

Matchess “The Rafter” out June 3rd

So very pleased to announce our next Monofonus LP release will be MATCHESS. She was kind enough to come down from Chicago and play a couple times during SXSW, and if you were fortunately enough to see her perform then you know how great she is. We have tour dates listed below and the first… More→

Mar 07 2016

SXSW 2016 Show

SXSW 2016 Show

This year we’re doing our showcase in our backyard. Come on over.

Mar 06 2016

/Slash/

/Slash/

We’ve been keeping kind of quiet about it recently, but we’re excited to be part of the SXSW premier of Slash, the new movie by Clay Liford.  Monofonus did the transmedia for that movie and we can finally share it with you in all it’s inter-web glory.  Click on through to the other side and… More→

Feb 09 2016

Icepick and Joe McPhee out and selling quickly

Icepick and Joe McPhee out and selling quickly

The first two vinyl releases on Astral Spirits are out and selling quickly. If I were a betting man I’d say they will sell out. So if you want to own them I would buy them asap.  Click over to the store for audio samples.

Feb 09 2016

Creeps and Paint touring in Feb

Creeps and Paint touring in Feb

Beech Creeps and Spray Paint will both be touring this month. The Creeps will have their new 7″ with them as well! More on that release soon! Check em out!

Jan 04 2016

Free Week Show at Hotel Vegas

Free Week Show at Hotel Vegas

Join us this Saturday at Hotel Vegas as we present a bill of four of our favorite Austin bands. Let’s party.

Oct 26 2015

Dopers and Zebra Bottle out now

Dopers and Zebra Bottle out now

Two new Monofonus titles are available now! Spray Paint’s ‘Dopers’ and Hidden Ritual’s debut release ‘Zebra Bottle’. Preview them and pick them up in the store now!

Oct 10 2015

BEECH CREEPS TOUR!

BEECH CREEPS TOUR!

Creeps will be on the east coast/south/midwest in november. Check em out with their new drummer Brian Chase (YEAH YEAH YEAHS).    

Sep 25 2015

ASTRAL SPIRITS BATCH 7 IS HERE!

ASTRAL SPIRITS BATCH 7 IS HERE!

Three amazing new Astral Spirits releases are availlable for order from the store NOW! The Gate — Chuck In The Sea — Henry Crabapple Disappear Mazzarella/Haker-Flaten/Ra — Azimuth (Live at Constellation) Get the package deal ($15/for all 3 tapes) or get each individually for $7. Also now you can buy the digital only version directly… More→

Sep 09 2015

Watch A Classic Slog

Watch A Classic Slog

In the fall of 2014 The Rebel and Spray Paint hopped into a 1996 Chevy Sport Van and took a trip from the Mexican border up to Detroit. Along the way they played shows at Goner fest, Cropped Out, Chicago, and every other city that would have them. Here is a glimpse into the van…. More→

Aug 19 2015

Shit & Shine “Chakin”” 2LP Version!!

Shit & Shine “Chakin”” 2LP Version!!

Shit & Shine‘s long OOP tape “Chakin’” on Astral Spirits gets the double vinyl treatment courtesy of Rock is Hell Records in Austria!! We snagged 25 copies to sell in the store! ACT FAST! GET IT HERE. “Chakin” featured on Vinyl Factory’s “10 Most Collectable Releases of 2015” !!!

Jul 21 2015

GHETTO GHOULS NEW LP AND TOUR

GHETTO GHOULS NEW LP AND TOUR

Happy to announce the second Ghetto Ghouls LP titled “Collisions” is now in our store and available for preorder. They’ll be playing in Austin at Hotel Vegas for the record release on August 1st. Then they’ll be heading out for an east coast/midwest tour.   Tour Dates:

Jun 25 2015

ASTRAL SPIRITS BATCH 6 IS HERE

ASTRAL SPIRITS BATCH 6 IS HERE

Three amazing new Astral Spirits releases are availlable for order from the store NOW! Kid Millions & Jim Sauter — Bloom Taco Bells with Pekka Airaksinen Wally Shoup Sax Trio + One — Copaesthetics Get the package deal ($15/for all 3 tapes) or get each individually for $7. Also now you can buy the digital… More→

Jun 01 2015

Dear god by Thor Harris

Dear god by Thor Harris

The new book of letters written by Thor Harris to a variety of people, places, states of mind, and things that happen.  Each micro-perforated postcard contains a piece of art by one of 39 artists from Austin and the world.  So much talent and vision combined… and it’s pretty funny too.  

Apr 01 2015

Astral Spirits Batch 4 is here

Astral Spirits Batch 4 is here

New, heavy sounds have arrived from our Astral Spirits wing.  Check out tapes from Boxhead Ensemble and RED Trio.

Mar 03 2015

BEECH CREEPS OUT TODAY!

BEECH CREEPS OUT TODAY!

Beech Creeps debut LP is out today! It’s streaming over at strereogum now if you need a preview. They are touring down to Austin and will be playing our SXSW showcase at Beerland. Tour dates after the break