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An hour of Northern Soul gems. In these 22 tracks, we find tributes to BBQs, pleas to the DJ, tons of barely-known soul sisters, admissions of guilt, inspirational personal-as-political uplifters, sultry jams, soul stars in their youth, would-be-soul-stars who died too young, and much more.

Track listing insert, hand-stamped tape labels. Part of our Summer Soul mixtape series...[ continued ] Jan Bradley - Please Mr. Dj

23 songs from the early days of soul music. Rhythm & blues, early rock n’ roll, doo wop, and more.

From lo-fi garage howls to percussion-heavy slow jams, these early soul stars and lost icons sing of pony dances, chicken stealing, floor mopping, basement parties, and everything in between.

Track listing insert, hand-stamped tape labels. Part of our [ continued ] Mary Wells- Bye Bye Baby

An hour of soul music under the theme of "love and confusion." 23 songs that span a wide map of emotional ground --from revelry to despair and usually some combination of the two. Northern soul, rhythm & blues, and more.

Track listing insert, hand-stamped tape labels. Part of our Summer Soul mixtape series.

NOTE: THIS IS A LIMITED RUN ON REUSED CASSETTES...[ continued ] Betty Harris- Hook, Line & Sinker

The return of our long-running compilation series! Featuring twenty-two previously unreleased songs by under-appreciated artists from the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

Cover art by Ariel Birks, covers printed by Eberhardt Press. Comes with digital download code, track listing, and liner notes. Hand-stamped second edition of 100 copies. Listen on Bandcamp...[ continued ] Upside Drown- Dead Phones

Excitable, incomparable, art punk meets indie pop. One of my all-time favorite albums. 

Recorded by Bob Schwenkler, mastered by Pat Maley. Packaged in a jewel case and released on the legendary Olympia label, Yoyo Recordings. Listen on Bandcamp.

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Kickball- Party

Of the most hypnotizing order, Portland, Or.‘s Lynnae Gryffin creates songs that are almost not songs, but instead long walks through woodland folklore. It’s something ancient and indirect. Amazing (and brilliantly odd) ambient guitar work mixes with a voice that is as much wise scholar as it is child-like wonder.

Lynnae Gryffin- William Reminder

8 tracks from Seattle queer punk champions. Totally awesome. Hand silk-screened covers.

“Delivering brain-twisting angry analysis that will make you sing along til your throat rips and spittle flies from your lips, in awe that someone whittled these experiences of life on earth down to a smart lyric you can scream with your friends. Yes we are numerous. Yes we are powerful.” -RTR

Agatha- Sissy Dang

Adding some goth to their pop, Olympia punks Happy Noose bring three originals and a version of the never-released Joy Division song, "Pictures in My Mind." Produced by Tim Green (Nation of Ulysses, the Fucking Champs). On beautiful rose marble vinyl.

Happy Noose- Amagosa

The Binary Marketing Show makes smart, slightly skewed, synth pop that is wholly mesmerizing. 8-bit beats and noisey ambience mix with occasional guitars, trumpets, and found sounds.

Limited edition cassette run with digital download and two covers (it's a surprise which one you'll get). Listen on Bandcamp...[ continued ] The Binary Marketing Show- Picnic on Makemake

With a household of half-broken instruments, a penchant for electronic destruction, and field recordings from around the world, Blindfolder creates music unlike anything else. Part ambient soundscape, part beat manipulation, and part circus sideshow, Blindfolder exists outside the bounds of classification.

An 18 song, hour long tape. The project of Kieran Harrison-Buehlinger from Corespondents, Shana Cleveland & The Sandcastles, Cock & Swan, and many other Seattle bands...[ continued ] Blindfolder- Dub Junk