RELEASES

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unamerican activities

Red Kate

Critically acclaimed sophomore LP from KC's hardest working, most unapologetic rock and roll band.
"...an outpouring of pent-up political frustration and good old-fashioned punk rock that combine together for catchy-yet-unrelenting rock that checks all the major boxes for an incredible album." - Mills Record Company
"...the noise we need to hear. The reactionary force to the bullshit of everyday life." - I Heart Local Music

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Split 7"

Red Kate / Stiff Middle Fingers

Eight minutes of tight chaos packed onto 7 inches of virgin black vinyl from two of the Midwest's finest punk rock bands. If this record doesn't make you move, call an ambulance. You may be dead. This release marks Stiff Middle Fingers debut on vinyl.

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Traveling Today on Yesterday's Maps

Pizzasaurus Rex

Originally released by the band in 2006, this critically acclaimed slab of rock n roll represents both Pizzasaurus Rex’s complete catalog and the first release of the Barker Gee Memorial Scholarship. Also featured is the artwork of Everett Gee, Barker’s brother and sought after punk rock illustrator. All proceeds from the sale of this cassette will be used to assist other DIY minded bands in the pursuit of their craft.

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Not Enough 7" EP

Wick & the Tricks

Debut vinyl EP from Kansas City's trashy, sassy queercore lovelies. Don't let the glam fool you; this is straight up rock and roll with a message.

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Can’t Hear It: 1991–1994

Truck Stop Love

Twenty-five years ago Truck Stop Love released their first recording; a cassette recorded by the band in the back room of Vital Vinyl, a local record store in Manhattan, Kansas. In November, the band released three of those songs, plus 8 more previously unreleased demo tracks and never-before-heard recordings, on vinyl LP through Kansas City coop record label Black Site.

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Hit the Ball

Chess Club

This 10-song blast from these Lawrence, KS math punks is redefining the Power Trio for the next generation. Packed with energy and solid musicianship, the future is bright for this already veteran band. This cassette marks the second release in the Barker Gee Memorial Scholarship series.

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Are You Ready?

Rich Yarges & the Pop Mechanics

The first new songs in 23 years from former Truck Stop Love singer/guitarist, Rich Yarges - 11 tracks of genuine, guitar-based, honest-to-God rock ’n’ roll that will become the soundtrack to your summer. Drop the needle, crank up the volume and just try not to dance!

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Lost in the Sauce

Liquor Beats Winter

Equal parts punk pandemonium and boozy blues, this concoction delivers rock 'n' roll straight to the central nervous system. The sophomore album, and first on vinyl, from these Minnesota heaters is the elixir to cure ailments you didn't even know you had.

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Dissimulation

Emmaline Twist

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The debut LP from Kansas City's Emmaline Twist merges the angular rhythms of post-punk with the dreamy ambience of shoegaze to construct vast soundscapes that evoke the urgent, anxious energy of bustling cities enveloped by a sonic atmosphere as wide as the prairie sky.

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Libations

Libations

The four-song EP dynamically touches on themes of the bright future we strive for and the backs that must be stabbed in order to arrive at it, the death of close friends and the paths we follow until that detour arrives, the new shoe feeling of spending time with someone for an extended amount of time, and the almost-death of a family dog.

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