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  1. Needles//Pins third LP "Goodnight, Tomorrow" will be out June 30th in Canada (via Mint Records) and July 8th in the US (via Dirt Cult Records). Order at Dirt Cult (100 on coke bottle clear) Stream the record at the CBC A bit about the record: Vancouver power-trash trio Needles//Pins began in 2009 as an excuse for three friends to hang out. Two LPs and a handful of 7 inch singles later the band has come a long way but are still, at their core, a few friends having fun. 2017 sees the band set to release their 3rd LP Good Night, Tomorrow on Mint Records. The record is a progression both musically and lyrically from their older material while still maintaining the hook-centric philosophy of their previous releases. The band has become legendary in Vancouver for wild shows and gruff but catchy punk rock melodies. They draw from classic punk roots like the wiry pop of The Buzzcocks and the gravely anthems of Stiff Little Fingers, but have a unique West Coast approach that would align them with the catchiest of the Lookout! or Dirtnap Records catalog. Though none of the band’s songs overstay their welcome, you’ll find yourself humming one of their hooks days after seeing them play or hearing the record. Recorded with Jesse Gander (Japandroids, White Lung) in Vancouver at Rain City Recorders, the record shows an organic growth from the power pop of their previous two albums. Guitarist and singer Adam Solomonian’s voice is gruffer from playing hundreds of shows, and you can see a richer appreciation of the group’s influences such as Jawbreaker and the Replacements at play in the song writing. Tony Dubroy’s solid bass lines and Macey Budgell’s heavy drumming combine to form a powerful rhythm section that perfectly complement Solomonian’s simple-but-pointed guitar playing.
  2. Odd Robot's debut album "A Late Night Panic" is available on a 12" Orange Vinyl via Wiretap Records. Reminiscent of bands like Jawbreaker, Alkaline Trio, and Smoking Popes, the band dishes out an album chock full of melodies and punk hooks that'll make them your new favorite band. Pick up the LP and limited enamel pin bundle over at www.wiretaprecords.com. Listen HERE "When I first heard that Odd Robot was likening themselves to a Southern California version of The Smoking Popes, I was skeptical. I thought to myself, “I know the Smoking Popes, as Lloyd Bentsen might say. And you, sir, are no Smoking Popes.” They’re one of the great bands to combine pop punk and power pop, with great song writing and beautiful crooning vocals. How could any band even come close to replicating that? But you know what? Odd Robot are pretty damn close. They’ve got a very similar sound, blending pop punk and power pop, they’ve got some really catchy songs, and front man Andy Burris’ vocals are nice and smooth. They’re a brand new band from Southern California’s Inland Empire, just starting out. This debut LP coincides with their first shows playing out, which means they’ve been busy practicing and recording in secret for some time, because they’re tight as hell. It usually takes new bands a little while to get their bearings and figure out what their sound is, but this is really well done. The balance is perfect: the band is polished without sounding like sell-outs, and they’ve got an aggressive edge without sounding rough. While there seriously isn’t a clinker on the whole album, there are a few tracks that stand out. “Empty Bottles” is a slower track that’s got a great melody and an arrangement that really highlights Burris’ crooning vocal qualities, as is “Do You Ever Do.” “Summer’s Old” could be my favorite track of the album, so laden with hooks, it is, and with poetic lyrics of lost love and regrets. The closer is the delicate acoustic “Satellite,” which is just gorgeous, with its spare arrangement of guitar and synth behind the pensive vocals. Every year there’s an early contender for the best albums of the year list, and this one is 2017’s. Get this." - Paul Silver (Jersey Beat)
  3. First LP from this flawless power pop band made up of members from all over New England. Endless hooks, ripping guitar solos, good lyrics. Pretty much just a fucking great rock and roll record. They just wrapped up a short west coast tour and will be touring the east in the coming months. Hear it here: https://laikasorbit.bandcamp.com/album/no-matter-what-it-takes Order it here: http://totalnegativity.storenvy.com/products/15117597-laikas-orbit-no-matter-what-it-takes-lp
  4. Earth Girls - Someone I'd Like to Know 7' (out now) Following a killer self-released demo tape and 7" on Grave Mistake/Drunken Sailor, Earth Girls return with 4 fierce, slightly bubblegum garage rock songs. Fronted by Liz Panella (Libyans. Broken Prayer, Autonomy, Siamese Twins). Sounds like there's an LP coming soon on Grave Mistake Records. Comes with download. 100 color/400 black LISTEN BUY
  5. Second self titles ep from PRINCE available now on A.D.D. Records (limited to 100 copies on black). order your copy here full ep stream interview in new noise magazine US tour Nov-Jan
  6. Second self titles ep from PRINCE available now on A.D.D. Records (limited to 100 copies on black). order your copy here full ep stream interview in new noise magazine US tour Nov-Jan
  7. Orders received before Monday are in the running for one of three test presses! This is limited to 150 copies, and I have presold almost 2/3rds of them. Don't sleep on it!! We put out really great records http://eccentricpoprecords.storenvy.com/products/4925452-the-sensibles-a-bunch-of-animals-lp A recent review: "The album is packed full of raw, powerful and catchy songs, where the sweet and dreamy vocals of singer Stella collide perfectly with the Punky riffing of her band-mates Giacomo on bass, Fili on guitar and Ga on the drums, and it's a classic mix. If you like Suzy & Los Quattro, The Muffs, The Go-Go's or can imagine a female-fronted early Lemonheads, then you will certainly enjoy the feel-good bubblegum melodies of The Sensibles...."
  8. Just got these in! Not many of these have made it to the USA, and I've only got four in stock! Released on Bachelor Records, Austria earlier this year. http://eccentricpoprecords.bigcartel.com/product/choosers-hanging-up-on-you-7-new-japanese-power-pop-punk They are from Japan, they love Powerpop and the know how to sing / write melodies!!! These three guys are living on the northernmost main island Hokkaido, right in Sapporo City, and they did one firecracker of a single back in 2010 on the Japanese label POP’N’ROLL with two songs, “Christine” and “I Can’t Stop”, those 500 copies sold out in a jiffy. We immediately sent out our A&R guys to Japan to persuade them to do a single on Bachelor! And here it is! A classic single with two songs, an uptempo kinda love song called “Hanging Up On You” and a tearjerker of a flipside called “In my Dream”! Think of classic power pop bands like RASPBERRIES, 20/20 and NERVES mixed with the latest Japanese hitmakers like RAYDIOS, TREEBERRYS and GIMMIES! Yes I know, that territory is being explored much these days, but THE CHOOSERS really take it to a next level. Stats: 500 copies housed in a thick glued cardboard sleeve. Tracklist: A1. Hanging Up On You B1. In My Dream