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Gold Standard Labs closing doors
GSL, home of bands like 400 Blows, The Jai–Alai Savant, The Locust, An Albatross and many others has decided to close its doors. The label was founded by Sonny Kay of Angel Hair in 1993 and eventually partnered with Omar Rodriguez–Lopez – then of At the Drive–In and currently of The Mars Volta – and released many of Omar's side projects. The label explained the impetuous for the closure: We've experienced the onset of factors that have seriously limited our ability to maintain what we feel is the essence of…
2007-10-30 12:30:02

The Mars Volta plan January release
The Mars Volta have set a release date for their upcoming album. The record is titled The Bedlam In Goliath and is due out January 29, 2007. It is the follow–up to Amputechture which was released in 2006. Prior to…
2007-10-22 21:00:03

Kevin Fitzgerald (Circle Jerks) joins 400 Blows
400 Blows have shifted members a bit. Following their efforts to assist their drummer Ferdie with medical assistance, he has decided to exit the band, focusing on non–music related ventures. Replacing him will be Kevin Fitzgerald of the legendary Circle Jerks. You can see the new lineup on Friday October 5th at Safari Sam's in Hollywood alongside New Collapge, Tweak Bird and Longmont Potion…
2007-09-16 13:00:02

Stream the Jai-Alai Savant's "Flight Of The Bass Delegate"
Philadelpha-come-Chicago punk / dub act the Jai-Alai Savant has posted an e-card previewing music from their upcoming album Flight Of The Bass Delegate. The website features a full album stream and a link to their a new video. The…
2007-04-05 17:30:02

An Albatross (USA,Europe)
An Albatross have announced US and European dates in support of their debut full length Blessphemy. …
2006-12-19 20:00:02

GSL sign Attractive & Popular
GSL has signed Attractive & Popular. The Arkansas-based band will be releasing their first full length album Money Equals Magic via GSL "sometime around" May 2007. You can check out two tracks on their myspace…
2006-11-20 01:20:01

The Jai-Alai Savant readying new full length for GSL
The Jai-Alai Savant have finished their debut full length Flgiht of the Bass Delegate. The record is set for release in March on Gold Standard Labs in North America and City Slang in Europe. Frontman Ralph Darden's DJ/producer alter ego Major Taylor also has a few releases on the way. The mix CD Major Taylors Needle Exchange Program is complete and should be available in the next month. A 5 song EP is in the word as well but no details have been announced yet.…
2006-10-28 16:00:04

GSL to release collaboration between Omar Rodriguez-Lopez (Mars Volta) and Damo Suzuki (Can)
Gold Standard Labs has announced the latest project from prolific Mars Volta composer, Omar Rodriguez-Lopez. Coming on the heels of his latest release with the Mars Volta, Amputechture, Omar will collaborate with Damo Suzuki of the legendary band CAN to produce a limited vinyl-only 12-inch titled Please Heat This Eventually. The EP will be released in early December and initially available through mailorder only. It will be properly released to stores in early…
2006-10-10 11:15:03

GSL to release Dmonstrations full length (ex-Dosage and Usage)
GSL has set an October 17th, 2006 release date for the full length debut from Tokyo/San Diego-based Dmonstrations. The international outfit features 3/4ths of influential dance/punk outfit Dosage and Usage and songwriter/vocalist Tetsunori Tawaraya. The band draws comparisons to Melt Banana, Ex Models, Minutemen, Deerhoof, and Arab on Radar. The album is titled Night Trrors. Shock!. You can check out some music on their myspace page.…
2006-08-22 19:45:01

An Albatross
An Albatross have announced US dates in support of their debut full length Blessphemy. The band also recently unveiled their first video from the album and you can find that here: "Hairobics." …
2006-07-24 17:50:02

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