SIMPLY SAUCER / SHARK TOYS / THREE NEW SHIRTS & MORE! February 21 2018
New stuff available now from In The Red!!
Simply Saucer - Cyborgs Revisited double LP
In 1989 a record label called Mole Sound released an album of previously unreleased recordings done in 1974-75 by Canadian proto-punk band Simply Saucer. The album gained an immediate cult following and, sadly, went right out of print. Byron Coley called it “the best Canadian album ever made”. The NME said the album was, “a divine mix of Pink Floyd (with Syd Barrett still mercifully intact) and the Velvet Underground (when Andy Warhol was at the helm)”. The record has received praise from the likes of Thurston Moore, Jon Spencer, John Dwyer and Ty Segall (who has covered the band’s Bullet Proof Nothing). In The Red is over the moon to announce the first vinyl reissue of this album in 15 years. We have remastered the original LP and added a bonus LP which contains the live show from which the live material on the original album was drawn. Housed in a beautiful gatefold sleeve and limited edition on splatter vinyl. We don’t get much more geeked about a release than this! You will be a better person with this in your record collection.
Shark Toys - Labyrinths LP/CD
Los Angeles’ Shark Toys have been bashing out their unique brand of frantic, weirdo post-punk for years now and it’s a wonder why ITR hasn’t worked with them before now. Thankfully we are correcting this with the release of Labyrinths - 14 fast paced rippers that have been described by at least one person as sounding like “early No Age meets Tyvek on uppers”. With a constantly evolving line up it is easy to say this is the most aggro version of the band to date. There’s an occasional sax skronk (courtesy of Mikal Cronin), piano plink-plunk, and the spare synth squiggle here and there, but more often than not it’s a batch of four-on-the-floor pogo-friendly numbers that will have even the most jaded message board lurkers rethinking what the Los Angeles underground has to offer. Limited edition on splatter vinyl.
New t-shirts!! In our ever-growing line of apparel we are proud to announce three new additions:
Simply Saucer Cyborgs Revisited tees!
Tyvek! Designed by the band’s own Heath Heemsbergen
Back in stock!! Lost Sounds - S/T LP
Also new from our pals at Spacecase Records:
Straight Arrows - Out and Down b/w Francisee 7”
Two brand new songs from this incredible band from Sydney. Limited edition of 300.
COMING SOON from In The Red!!
We have loads of stuff on tap for 2018! Keep an eye peeled for new albums from Power, Warm Drag, Lavender Flu, Arndales, LTD (new band featuring King Khan and Sean from The Spits!!), Earth Girl Helen Brown, GØGGS, The CIA, Dan Melchior Band and others we’re keeping a lid on for now. Also, new 7” singles will be coming from Archie & the Bunkers, CFM and Meatbodies.
PRE-ORDER: Des Demonas S/T + The Original Panther Burns 7" November 29 2017
Des Demonas - S/T
LP & CD
*First 200 on colored vinyl
“The South will never rise again,” Jacky Cougar Abok intones in a manner that suggests he is looking straight into your eyeballs while singing the opening track on Des Demonas' debut LP on In The Red Records. His hand may be around your neck as well! Sounding like The Last Poets acid tripping to 60’s Sunset Strip, Des Demonas drag you on a wild ride of fuzzy guitars and swirling Farfisa organ while the bass and drums keep pounding a rhythm to the brain. And that’s just the first song!
Des Demonas hail from Washington D.C., and have been denizens of the byways and highways of the city’s musical underground for years. Jacky Cougar Abok is the six-foot-five-inch tall Kenyan punk singer who has drummed with Thee Lolitas and Foul Swoops. Guitarist Mark Cisneros has bent strings with Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds, Deathfix, and Medications and pounded the traps for The Make-Up and Benjy Ferree, the latter alongside organist Paul Vivari. Joe Halladay (Citygoats) on bass and Ryan Hicks (Suns Of Guns) on drums round out this squared circle of sight and sound.
The songs on Des Demonas range from Nuggets-style snottiness on “Tuff Turf”, to the brash warnings of "Liez" ('Lies… only seem to matter if you never wise up'), to the stomper “Psychedelic Soldier” and cool psycho creeper “Say You Tried”, to the hard boiled 70’s punk of Swahili-sung “ Golden Eggs”. When Abok sings “There are no vampires in Africa,” it may be a warning. It may be a fact. Or it may be a whole lot of unrelenting scuzzy fun. Dig the Des Demonas. Play it loud. Twist your wig.
- Kid Congo Powers
The Original Panther Burns OGPB - Rock Me b/w Whistleblower Blues - 7"
From our pals at Spacecase Records! Tav and the Baron are back! Stripped down, "Rock Me" is just Tav and Ross -- lo-fi and direct; this single was recorded in a single day. If you dug Behind the Magnolia Curtain and Panther Phobia, you're going to want this one. Limited to 500 copies and released jointly with Selection Records. This record will not be repressed.
PRE-ORDER: LARS FINBERG - MOONLIGHT OVER BAKERSFIELD November 03 2017
AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW!
LARS FINBERG - MOONLIGHT OVER BAKERSFIELD
For too many years to count Lars Finberg has been a fixture in the underground music scene. From drum basher in the A-Frames and Thee Oh Sees to secret weapon in Wounded Lion to the driving force behind The Intelligence and Puberty - his whirlwind presence has been a reliable one; that of an artist that people look for and look toward. With that it is with great pride and excitement that In The Red announces Lars’ debut solo offering, Moonlight Over Bakersfield. Followers of Finberg’s recording history will immediately detect a plume of confidence around Moonlight Over Bakersfield, an air that each successive offering has inched toward but now, at long last, has taken full bloom. For the uninitiated this is an excellent place to start. The favors called in for this occasion serve only as to bolster the offering as a whole. Frequent collaborators now stew with notable heavies from LA LUZ and MELVINS / BIG BUSINESS, creating Finberg’s Whole New Sound. The great MIKAL CRONIN even guests on sax, offering sophisticated bleat as needed. It’s TY SEGALL that serves as Finberg’s main ally here though, both at the controls and in performance. The results are utterly fantastic and you NEED this in your life. Limited edition on beautiful orange vinyl.
VIDEO PREMIERE: Meatbodies "Creature Feature" October 31 2017
VIDEO PREMIERE > > > MEATBODIES new video for "CREATURE FEATURE" from their latest record ALICE is now alive on the In The Red Records Youtube channel! Start your Halloween off right and check out this very creepy treat right now!
The STALLION - The Dark Side Of The Wall - Triple LP October 13 2017
AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW!
The Dark Side Of The Wall
All hail the debut release from The Stallion! The Stallion are Ben Wallers and Alastair Mackinven of the Country Teasers. For two years they labored at the legendary Hit Factory recording studios in London as their schedule allowed. The project at hand was their long-planned/often-threatened The Dark Side Of The Wall – a song for song interpretation of Pink Floyd's 1979 album The Wall. At long last we are proud to unveil the results – The Dark Side Of The Wall is upon us.
It should surprise no one familiar with Ben Wallers' work or record collection that he would choose this particular album to honor. The Wall's influence has been noticeable in his music before (see Spiderman In The Flesh from the Country Teasers' Empire Strikes Back album). The man likes his Floyd - he even rates The Final Cut as “brilliant”.
It should also surprise no one that Roger Waters' compositions from The Wall take a morbid and twisted turn in the hands of Ben and Alastair. What was already a fairly dark and bleak piece of work becomes much darker and bleaker here. It's also longer. Pink Floyd's original contained 26 songs spread across four sides of long playing vinyl which, by comparison, was the same number of tracks as Pink Floyd’s four previous studio albums combined. The Stallion's take on these same 26 selections spans SIX sides of vinyl. Alastair says, “it's longer so it's better, right?” You be the judge but, we concur.
The Dark Side Of The Wall is a beautiful piece of work both aurally and aesthetically. Packaged in a gorgeous heavy duty triple gatefold, this limited edition triple vinyl package won't be around long. You will hate yourself if you miss it.
Includes download code. First 100 on color vinyl.
Kid Congo HALLOWEEN 7" & Ty Segall Band SLAUGHTERHOUSE 2xLP September 01 2017
AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW!
Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds HALLOWEEN single!
Spider Baby / Apple In The Razor Blade
We are proud to announce the first in what we hope will be an ongoing series of seven inch records celebrating the only holiday that matters. Kid Congo kicks the series off in grand style tackling the theme song to the movie Spider Baby (originally sung by Lon Chaney Jr) and a very creepy instrumental. Pressed on beautiful black and orange splatter vinyl, housed in a ghoulish sleeve designed by Igor and pressed in an edition of 666.
Ty Segall Band - Slaughterhouse double LP
Originally pressed as a double 10” in 2012 and criminally out of print on vinyl for over a year, we are happy to announce the re-release of Slaughterhouse as a double 12”. We’ve remastered it (it sounds better than ever!) and added one track left off the original version from the same session. Definitely one of our coolest releases. Very limited edition on color vinyl.
PRE-ORDER: THE SIDE EYES - SO SICK + NEW CFM T-SHIRT July 28 2017
The debut album from The Side Eyes is available for pre-order NOW!
Limited edition on color vinyl!
The debut album on In the Red Records by Southern California punk quartet the Side Eyes raises interesting questions about nature versus nurture — the eternal scientific debate about whether a human being’s personality is predetermined by genetics or whether it’s actually shaped by the environment one grows up in.
The Side Eyes’ lead singer, Astrid McDonald, is a fascinating test case. The 22-year-old Angeleno is the real-wild-child daughter of Go-Go’s guitarist-songwriter Charlotte Caffey and Redd Kross singer-guitarist Jeff McDonald. How much has Astrid’s notoriously fiery onstage presence been influenced by basic heredity and how much was her personality inspired by being raised by two legendary punk-pop icons?
Similarly, how did growing up together as brothers in New Jersey affect the hard-driving musical attack of 22-year-old guitarist Kevin Devine and 20-year-old bassist Chris Devine? Much of rock history has been fueled by the unique familial dynamics and sibling rivalries of brothers in bands, from the Everly Brothers and the Kinks’ Ray and Dave Davies to Redd Kross’ Jeff and Steven McDonald. When the two Devines’ aggressive approach is combined with 23-year-old San Diego native Nick Arnold’s remorselessly throttling drumming, the Side Eyes end up as a powerfully controlled punk rock machine that actually blows past the sonic barriers of their past inspirations.
Produced by Steven McDonald, the Side Eyes’ debut album is a collection of 12 short, fast and punchy punk rock anthems. Astrid McDonald is hardly a shrinking violet as she rails about life’s tribulations, spitting out her lyrics with a bratty defiance while still retaining hints of a serenely melodic poise. After drummer Nick Arnold, bassist Chris Devine and guitarist Kevin Devine lay down the ominous metallic intro on the record’s opening track, “I Hate Dates,” Astrid rants about the horrors of modern dating while the rest of the band switches to a brutal hardcore punk tempo.
She’s even more pointed on “Cat Call,” casting a baleful glare at creepy guys who harass her in public. “You think that you can whistle at me,” McDonald intones in a chilling voice. “Just ’cause I’m cute, and I’m walking down the street/I’m not looking to be your doll/I don’t want to hear your stupid cat call!” The band slows down briefly for a sullen hard-rock groove to allow her words to sink in before the song switches back into a liberating blast of pure hardcore anger.
Even with such a rich musical heritage, Astrid McDonald doesn’t really sound much like either of her parents on the new album. Although there are traces of the early Redd Kross’ primal punk rock and the Go-Go’s’ prototypical pop-punk, the Side Eyes tend to play faster and harder than either of those groups, with more of a hardcore pace as Astrid bares her soul with a hell of a lot more raw passion and unfiltered anger.
McDonald is clearly a singer who doesn’t suffer fools gladly. She turns her withering gaze upon a series of distractions and foolish annoyances, from her various rivals (“Teenage Jerks”) and other assorted losers (“Dead End Boy”) to the perils of formal education (“I Don’t Want to Go to School”).
But McDonald isn’t all about anger. She rhapsodizes over “a man who can who can dress like a chick” on the gender-bent valentine “Guy Chick,” as the rest of the group slams out a surging landslide of distortion. “I feel alive when he looks at me … I want a man who can be a girl,” she screams as Kevin Devine buries her pleas with quick, florid garlands of lead-guitar noise. Kevin Devine teases further with hints of jangling garage-rock guitar on “Please Float Away,” as McDonald’s vocals hover dreamily before the song is swept away in another tide of thick grunge power chords.
The album closes with “Don’t Talk to Me,” a cover song that was released on In the Red Records in 2016 as part of the Side Eyes’ split 7-inch single with Redd Kross, “Songs That Chargo Taught Us.” The seedily disturbing burst was written by Astrid’s mother, Charlotte “Chargo” Caffey, when she was in the late-1970s L.A. punk trio The Eyes, and it’s given a ferocious makeover by The Side Eyes.
- Falling James
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NEW CFM T SHIRTS
These beauties were designed by the one and only Tati Compton and were previously only available at the CFM merch booth.
Chain & the Gang – Best Of Crime Rock LP/CD
We're proud to announce the newest album by Ian Svenonius' incredible Chain & the Gang. Best Of Crime Rock finds the band revisiting/re-recording some of their best tracks of past releases along with some brand new ones. This is the band at their most rocking. A must for any fan and the best place to start for the uninitiated. Limited edition on pink vinyl.
Also available are two new t-shirt designs!
feedtime! Absolutely swank t-shirts for the Aussie rock legends featuring their trademark frog on the front and band name on the back. Comes in white on green and green on black.
Chain & the Gang - Best Of Crime Rock tees featuring the cover of their latest album. Black print on white. This grainy, lo-fi tee will make you look like a total bad-ass!
PURE HELL April 12 2017
In The Red is proud to announce that we have joined forces with Henry Rollins’ 2-13-61 label to bring you this awesome new single by Pure Hell for Record Store Day! We’ll let Henry lay out the details of this record here:
In the late 1970’s. Ian MacKaye and I found out about the Philadelphia area band, Pure Hell. We found their two song single with These Boots Were Made for Walking and No Rules and tripped on how heavy the band looked on the cover.
At some point, we were told that the band had made an album length tape that was sitting in a closet somewhere. In the middle of the 1990’s, Welfare Records released these songs, which did indeed exist, on album called Noise Addiction. I was amazed at how great the songs were and wondered why they had stayed unreleased for so long.
In 2016, an acetate of Pure Hell hit eBay. There two songs on it, Wild One and Courageous Cat. Both featured on Noise Addiction but different takes. I was able to secure the record. I played part of Wild One to get levels, then transferred the two songs.
I thought that if I could get the band’s permission, this would be a perfect Record Store Day release. I contacted Kenny Gordon, the band’s vocalist, told him what I wanted to do and waited to see what he had to say. He gave me the green light. I immediately contacted Larry Hardy at In the Red Records because I knew he would get the idea. He came on board immediately.
I went back to Kenny to get some information on the tracks. In 1975, the band recorded six songs at Magnagraphics Enterprise Studio in NYC. The mixes were committed to three two-song acetates. The band lost track of what happened to them as well as the source tapes. Basically, the only way to hear these versions is the acetate.
I figured if these tracks were not released, I was singlehandedly denying any Pure Hell fan the chance to hear the music. Not the thing to do.
We sent the tracks to audio wizard Tim Warren, who was able to bring a lot of sound out of the tracks. Mike Schneider at Welfare Records allowed us to use one of his photos for the cover. Everyone involved waved any monetary income. All profits are going to the band.
Larry and I being vinyl freaks, there are several color variants and they all look really cool. We put all this together to do right by history and rock Record Store Day. Our only intent was to put something great in the bin. This is what it’s all about. We are grateful for the opportunity to bring you this great music. Below is the back cover copy, which will hopefully answer any questions you might have. Thanks. Henry Rollins
Pure Hell – The 1975 Acetate
Side A - Wild One
Side B - Courageous Cat
Recorded at Magnagraphics Enterprise Studio NYC 1975
Kenny "Stinker" Gordon - Vocals + bass on Wild One
Michael "Spider" Sanders - Percussion.
Preston "Chipper" Morris - Guitars
Lenny "Steal" Boles - Bass
These tracks are two of six that were recorded in the session. The other titles are Pretty Poison, I'm Crawling, Rot in the Doghouse and Cosmic Love.
The session was cut onto three two song acetates, in the A and B side order above. This single is the audio carefully transferred from the actual acetate, the only one we have been able to find so far. I have loved this band for nearly 40 years. The chance to team up with Kenny, Larry and Mike to bring this to you is beyond exciting. Long live Pure Hell. – Henry Rollins
At the time we were unaware that a whole new trend to be coined 'Punk Rock' would evolve as it did. I'm amazed that this acetate resurfaced after being lost along with the other two, and that Henry, and Larry at In The Red Records would be the ones to illuminate it in the 21st century! - Kenny Gordon
Digital transfer – Henry Rollins
Mastering - Tim Warren
Cover photo from the archives of Mike Schneider / Welfare Records
This is a co-release by In the Red Records and 2-13-61 Records
CFM & BOSS HOG April 10 2017
Two new releases available NOW!
CFM - Dichotomy Desaturated LP/CD
Charles Francis Moothart follows up his fantastic solo debut, Still Life of Citrus and Slime, with this ten song scorcher that can only be described as a quantum leap. This is just incredible! Limited edition on color vinyl.
Boss Hog - Brood X LP/CD
After a 16 year hiatus Boss Hog came back with a bang last year undertaking tours on the east coast, west coast and Europe. Last summer we released the Brood Star EP and we are now proud to announce the release of their first album since Whiteout (2000) and it’s one of the band’s strongest releases ever. Limited edition on color vinyl.
New Sounds From Australia + Turntable Pads + More!! February 26 2017
New shit available for pre-order Sunday, February 26th @ Noon PST!!
Feedtime - Gas LP/CD
In The Red is proud to announce the first new album from Australia’s favorite misanthropic noise-makers in over 20 (!!!) years. Gas finds the band sounding exactly as they always did - pummeling, gnarly and AWESOME! Limited edition on green vinyl. Ships mid March.
Power - Electric Glitter Boogie LP/CD
We’re also excited to announce this reissue from another incredible Australian import. Electric Glitter Boogie is the debut album from this amazing power trio that was originally released on Cool Death Records. This is ass-kicking troglodyte rock that sounds like Colored Balls on crystal meth. Look for a brand new album later this year. Limited edition on red vinyl. Ships mid March.
also in stock…..
James Arthur’s Manhunt - Staring at the Sun b/w Cherry Red 7” (Spacecase Records)
Coming off his recent 12XU LP, Arthur (FIREWORKS, REATARDS, NECESSARY EVILS, CC RIDERS, etc.) went back into the studio with maven producer STUART SIKES (LORETTA LYNN, THE BOX TOPS) and recorded two covers—Angry Samoans’ “Staring at the Sun” and The Groundhogs’ “Cherry Red.” Limited to 300 copies on black vinyl.
Lavender Flu - Heavy Air doubler LP (Meds Records)
Finally a re-press of this amazing double album from Chris Gunn (Hunches) and friends. A must-have!
We’ve done a small run of turntable pads.These are printed on cork rather than felt to prevent slippage (and they look really swank). We have two designs - the ITR logo and this retro “PUNK” safety pin design that we swiped from a sticker from the late 70’s.
UPCOMING 2017 RELEASES!! January 09 2017
Our 2017 plate is overflowing with great new music! Here are just a few releases that are right around the corner...
Meatbodies - Alice - LP/CD
Feedtime - Gas - LP/CD
Power - Electric Glitter Boogie - LP/CD
Boss Hog - Brood X - LP/CD
CFM - Dichotomy Desaturated - LP/CD
Chain & the Gang - Best of Crime Rock - LP/CD
Now Available For Pre-Order! January 06 2017
BBQ aka Mark Sultan’s new self-titled album!
This is Mark’s first solo album in over FIVE years and it finds him in one-man-band mode for the first time since 2005’s Tie Your Noose album on BOMP! Twelve band new tracks that are raw yet loud rather than lo-fi. You know him from his work in The King Khan & BBQ Show, Thee Almighty Defenders, Ding Dongs and Les Sexareenos. You’ve loved his soulful croon on songs like “Waddling’ Around” and “Too Much In Love”. You’ve marveled at his out of control stage antics. Any fan of moody garage, dirty R&B and tragic rock n’ roll knows they need this new album! Available on LP and CD. The first 200 LPs on beautiful color vinyl.
CHROME REVERSE - They Wanna Fight LP (Mag Wheels Records, France)
Here comes the long awaited debut album after a handful of 45's from Parisian band CHROME REVERSE, formed by Lili Z. and Iwan (previously in snotty garage bands like No-Talents, Splash Four, Les Terribles, Loud Mufflers, Volt etc.) to do the stuff they’d always been obsessed with—R&B primitivism and dirty, early 60's R'n'R (known in Frogland as "white rock").
Stripped down roquers, weird rompin' strollers, cranked up guitar instrumentals, 5 covers by some of their late 50's heroes as well as their own Lili Z. penned bent tunes are but a sampling of the many moods of CHROME REVERSE's "They wanna fight". If you like your R'n'R raw, sloppy, greasy and frantic topped with a chick screaming her lungs & heart out, this one's for you. A Hot and Heavily recommended LP! If you dig early CRAMPS and "Big Pine Boogie" era Gibson Bros, etc. they'll certainly be your alley.
CHROME REVERSE - four track EP (Kizmiaz Records)
This single was pressed in a very small quantity. We have the last copies! Get it while you can!
SHIPPING STARTS IN MID-JANUARY!
NEW SOUNDS FROM DETROIT!! September 26 2016
We’re proud to announce three new Detroit based albums available for pre-order starting Monday, September 26th at noon PST.
DANNY & the DARLEANS - Bug Out LP/CD
Dan Kroha is no stranger to fans of Detroit rock n’ roll having been a founding member of the legendary Gories as well as playing in bands like the Demolition Doll Rods, Rocket 455 and his solo blues project. In the Darleans Danny takes it back to his garage rock roots playing straight-up, no-frills, hard-hitting, Rn’B influenced house rockers. This is killer stuff from the real deal!
TYVEK - Origin Of What LP/CD
Tyvek are back with their first studio full length since 2012’s On Triple Beams and it's well worth the wait.Their signature punk-DIY-lo-fi-off kilter music has never sounded better. You’ll hate yourself if you sleep on this one!
THE INTENDED - Time Will Tell LP/CD
The debut album from Detroit’s The Intended is sure to please anyone lucky enough to get their hands on the band’s debut single on All Gone records. Consisting of some current and previous members of Tyvek and the Odd Clouds, The Intended mine similar musical territory in a slightly more basement psychedelic, unsteady way. The results are incredible!
All available in limited color vinyl. Ships late October.
Ex-Cult / The Lasters / T-Shirts + More! September 14 2016
Hear ye! Here ye! Lots of new items available for Pre-Order
Ex-Cult - Attention Ritual LP/CD
In the year of the snitch, there are forces beyond your control that keep you up at night. Ghost notions that swirl around your room while you sleep. Your own pillow laughing right in your face while you fight for an hour of rest. There are voices that whisper from the corner, telling you everything you never wanted to hear. ‘Negative Growth’, our third album, is dedicated to fear and deception.
This collection of songs were conceived in Memphis and finalized in Los Angeles, with the help of our family doctor Ty Segall. It was created in February 2016, when we traded Memphis misery for a week of California sunshine. ‘Negative Growth’ is a nine-track nightmare, a death trip in the crystal ship. Out later this year, the institution known as In The Red Records will do the honors. The Hollywood Heat Seeker takes ten years off your life. - Chris Shaw
First 200 on Limited Edition Orange Vinyl. First come, first served. No guarentees,
The Lasters - Kind of Blew LP
In The Red is proud to announce a co-release with our friends at Futilitarian Records; the debut full-length from The Laster titled Kind Of Blew. After three killer singles of anti-social punk rock the band have delivered a 19 track LP that tops all of their singles. Comes in handmade sleeves (each one unique). Edition of 200. They’ll go quick.
The Klitz - Live at the Well 7"
Live at the Well is the second archival release of Memphis' first punk band, The Klitz. Recorded in 1979 and 1980, these four tracks contain two Klitz originals (never properly recorded in a demo/home studio) and two covers—The Cramps' "TV Set" and the Velvet Underground's "AfterHours." Featuring the classic Klitz lineup of Gail Elise Clifton, Lesa Aldridge, Marcia Clifton and Amy Gassner (with the Randy Band's Randy Chertow filling in on bass), the record comes with an oral history by Ryan Leach.
Mentored by Alex Chilton and Jim Dickinson, The Klitz were equal parts Shaggs and Panther Burns. Although they never released a record during their initial '78-'80 run, their influence on Memphis punk is undeniable. Live at the Well should appeal to fans of Stranded in Canton and Like Flies on Sherbert. Released by our friends at Spacecase Records.
Bored Out - Interviews by Ryan Leach
Also from Spacecase Records comes Bored Out. A collection of Ryan Leach’s interviews (Razorcake and Terminal Boredom), spanning the years 2005 to 2016. Interviewees include John Talley–Jones (Urinals), Dave Alvin, Bruce Moreland (Wall of Voodoo, Nervous Gender), Kid Congo Powers, Eric Friedl (Oblivians, Goner Records), Larry Hardy (In the Red), Jeffrey Evans, James Arthur, John Felice (Real Kids, Modern Lovers), Robert Scott (Clean, Bats, Electric Blood) and more. Includes oral histories on the Gun Club, Consumers and Memphis’ first punk band, the Klitz. Foreword by Gerard Cosloy.
CCR Headcleaner T-Shirt
Featuring artwork from their ripping In The Red release "Tear Down the Wall."
Classic Ex-Cult logo in the same fashion as their debut In The Red 7". ITR Logo on sleeve.
GØGGS tee featuring record artwork on the front and ITR logo on the sleeve.
Kill A Garage Rocker For Punk T-Shirt
Limited Edition t-shirt designed (and modeled here) by Ty Segall exclusively for In The Red. Black poly/cotton baseball tee with orange text / stripes / collar.
SUMMER 2016 NEW RELEASES July 13 2016
→ → → PRE ORDER STARTS MONDAY JULY 11 @ NOON PST ← ← ←
1 2 3 4 May 30 2016
Yeah that's right. Not one. Not two. Not even three. But FOUR new LPs are up for pre-order. Right NOW.
CCR Headcleaner - Tear Down The Wall LP/CD
Sleeping Beauties - Self Titled LP/CD
GØGGS - Self Titled LP/CD
The Double - Dawn of the Double LP
ITR 25th Anniversary May 09 2016
As most of you have probably heard by now, In The Red is throwing a few days of shows to celebrate our 25th anniversary! It all goes down at The Echo/Echoplex July 14th, 15th, and 16th. Although the 3 day passes were snatched up real fast, there are still single day passes available. Just follow the links below. Hope to see you there!!
ITR 25th ANNIVERSARY LINE UP
Ty Segall & Mikal Cronin (performing Reverse Shark Attack)
Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds
The Side Eyes
& MORE TBA!!
THREE NEW RELEASES // NEW T-SHIRT // PRE-ORDER March 14 2016
In The Red is proud to announce the pre-orders of three new albums and one new t-shirt. They are:
CFM - Still Life Of Citrus and Slime LP/CD/Cassette The debut solo effort from Charles Francis Moothart, best known as guitar shredder in Fuzz and the Ty Segall Band and drum shredder in the Moonhearts. This is an instant masterpiece and you will hate yourself if you pass on it.
Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds - La Araña Es La Vida LP/CD - The latest and greatest album yet from this incredible band. If you haven’t jumped on board with these guys yet this is the one you need to do it with. Everyone should know Kid has pretty much the coolest resume of anyone in rock n’ roll (Gun Club, The Cramps, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds). If you didn’t know that how did you get on this mailing list?
Traditional Fools - Fools Gold LP/CD - This full length from these Budget Rock crazies collects the four tracks from their long out of print EP on Chocolate Covered Records along with 13 other previously unreleased punk/surf/garage slop. In The Red finally releases a Damned cover!! Essential!
CFM t-shirt - Kick ass pocket tee designed by Joshua John Rogers. Sold exclusively by the band on tour and by us.
Limited edition COLOR VINYL available on all releases. First come first served. They will go quick.
Six New Releases from In The Red! November 13 2015
That's right, SIX new release from IN THE RED!!!!!
The Wolfmanhattan Project – Smells Like You / You Are My Glue 7”
Brand new band featuring Mick Collins, Kid Congo and Bob Bert. Sounds like the sort of trashy, swampy, sleazy, damaged music you'd expect from the gentlemen involved. Housed in a beautiful color gatefold sleeve. An album will follow soon(ish). The first 200 on color vinyl.
Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds – Bruce Juice / El Cucuy 7”
Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds will be dropping their latest and strongest album in early 2016. To prime the pump they are releasing this new single featuring two brand new tracks not featured on the upcoming album. The first 200 on color vinyl.
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Human Obscene / Shake That Bat 7”
Installment number seven in JSBX's jukebox singles series. As with the previous six, features two exclusive tracks that lean towards the band's more rocking and spastic side. No color vinyl – Jon says anything but black vinyl is “for sissies”.
Ex-Cult – Stick The Knife In / Dogs Roll In / New Crawl 7”
Three brand new blazing tracks from Memphis' Ex-Cult, whose previous releases on Goner and Castle Face are must haves. Watch for a new album on ITR in 2016. The first 200 on color vinyl.
GØGGS – She Got Harder / Billy Is A Runaway 7”
GØGGS is the brain child of Chris Shaw (Ex-Cult) and Ty Segall. The band had been in the planning stages for a long time but finally came together in 2015 when they convened in Ty's Los Angeles studio to record an album, which will be released next year. Other participants in the project include Cory Hanson (Wand), Charles Moothart (Fuzz) and Mikal Cronin. This single features an original from the album on the A side and an Iggy Pop cover on the B side that's exclusive to this 7”. The first 200 on color vinyl.
Milk Lines – Ceramic LP/CD
Toronto natives Jeff Clarke (Demons Claws, Hell Shovel) and Emily Frances team up in this awesome new band that is equal parts country, jangly-pop, experimental, psychedelic rock n'roll. This debut album is a stunner!! If you missed them on their recent tour supporting The King Khan & BBQ Show you're bummed! This band is amazing! The first 200 on color vinyl.
PRE-ORDER STARTS FRIDAY NOVEMBER 13TH @ NOON PST!
It came from the GØGGS September 29 2015
LISTEN TO THE A SIDE OF THE UPCOMING SINGLE "SHE GOT HARDER" HERE:
CHAPTER ONE: GØGGS IS BORN.
Ty and I decided we were going to start a band together when Ex-Cult opened for his band on the Slaughterhouse tour in 2013. A couple years later when the plans were solidified, it only made sense that thrash master Charles Moothart should get in on the experience. The three of us have been friends for years at this point, crashing at each others houses and riffling through each others record collections after a night of performing, partying, or both. This is not a side-project, it is a necessity. GØGGS is three heads, one spine, circling the drain of the wasteland known as mother earth.
The A side to the debut single "She Got Harder" (out this November on In The Red Records) is one of the first songs we came up for this project, with an Iggy Pop cover (Featuring Zumi Rosow) thrown on the B-Side for maximum damage.The album dropping next year (featuring guests Cory Hanson of Wand, Denee Petracek of Vial, and Mikal Cronin) will lead us into the second chapter of the GØGGS saga. Smoke the Wurm. A new player enters the game. –Chris Shaw
PRE-ORDER FUZZ II NOW! September 18 2015
COLORED VINYL: The first 200 double LPs will be available on WHITE colored vinyl. The price for this version will be: $25.00 (the same price as the standard black version) + shipping for orders outside of the US. Colored vinyl will start shipping in mid-October.
*COLORED VINYL IS SOLD OUT*
DON'T MISS FUZZ ON THE ROAD IN THE US!
The new Intelligence record has arrived! September 03 2015
THE INTELLIGENCE- VINTAGE FUTURE
In The Red is proud to present a brand new full length release from The Intelligence. Available on LP/CD. First 200 LPs on ORANGE vinyl.
Fittingly born at the dawn of the 21st Century, The Intelligence’s brand of art-smarm surf has become a touchstone for with-it rock ’n’ roll of the era. Perhaps a surprising assertion, especially considering their primitive and personal origins, but one cemented by the dedication and continual reinvention fostered by main-brain Lars Aldric Finberg. For all their longevity and prolificacy, The Intelligence is a restless, ever-evolving vehicle for Finberg, showcasing his presumably patented knack for sharp pop songwriting that rides waves from both the past and heretofore unknown. Hence the emergence of Vintage Future, the band’s latest album.
Finberg has always playfully flashed fangs with The Intelligence, but the hard targeting here makes Vintage Future the most thematically biting offering thus far. Across the record, Finberg combs over relationships, ambitions and his own values for trouble spots and indignities, highlighting his findings and skewering as needed. Jabs at the absurdities of band life have been a focus since The Intelligence’s inception, but tunes like “Nocturnal Admissions,” “Refuse to Pay the Dues” (a sure-fire cornerstone of any Greatest Hits package assembled) and “Platinum Janitor” confront living in rock ’n’ roll with an honesty bordering on the sadistic. Songs like “Sex” and “Whip My Valet” (the band’s most singularly aggressive and punk moment ever) manage to be intensely personal ruminations, nervously humorous and all-out rockers simultaneously, all with a wink.
It’s precisely that charm coupled with intensity that makes The Intelligence so crave-worthy. Well, that and the copious panic-stabs of guitar. Vintage Future thankfully shows The Intelligence continuing to move in whatever goddamn direction they want, keeping it permanently casual in this inhuman Business That We Call Show. Is there any better way?
—Mitch Cardwell, July 2015
COMING SOON: 7”s from: Wolfmanhattan Project, Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Milk Lines, Ex-Cult, GØGGS
Albums by: Milk Lines, Fuzz, Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds, Traditional Fools, Tyvek, Ex-Cult, GØGGS and many more...
Long time comin' August 19 2015
DAN MELCHIOR'S BROKE REVIEW - LORDS OF THE MANOR
In The Red is stoked to announce this brand new full length release from DMBR. Available now on LP/CD. First 200 LPs on GREEN vinyl.
It’s been a long time since the world heard from Dan Melchior’s Broke Revue. Their last album, O Clouds Unfold!, was recorded in 2004 and was posthumously released in 2009. During their five year existence, the band’s sound evolved from raw, blues-based rock ’n’ roll to a more experimental / post-punk style. Since the band disbanded, Melchior has carried on with a solo career that has been prolific, to say the very least. The volume of singles, albums and cassettes that he’s churned out over the past decade has been staggering.
Now, after a ten-year hiatus, Melchior has reassembled the Broke Revue and (in record time) recorded a new album. Lords of the Manor takes a very different turn from the band’s last album. O Clouds Unfold! was an voluminous showcase of Melchior’s infectious and melodic songwriting, with layers of extra instrumentation spanning 23 songs. Lords of the Manor is an entirely different beast; song structure and instrumentation are stripped to the bare bones, melody is ditched in favor of repetition, Dan’s usual lyrical style is jettisoned for a far more minimal approach and the band’s previous penchant for tightly-crafted two-to-three-minute rock songs has given way to long, sprawling improvisations. The result is dark, relentless and incredible.
COMING SOON: 7”s from: Wolfmanhattan Project, Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Milk Lines, Ex-Cult, GØGGS.
Albums by: The Intelligence, Milk Lines, Fuzz, Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds, Traditional Fools, Tyvek, GØGGS and many more...
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