Some Records


Founded by Walter Schreifels [Gorilla Biscuits/Quicksand/Rival Schools], New York City label Some Records has been putting out music since 1997, with the release of Pry's High Wire Act EP. Since then, the label has gone on to work with Six Going On Seven, Hot Water Music, Rival Schools and Onelinedrawing, among others. Currently, the label's top acts are The Exit and The Ghost.

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The Ghost to play three reunion shows
Berkeley/Chicago post-hardcore/punk act the Ghost will be reuniting for a trio of shows. The lineup of Brian Moss, Randall Bleichner (Short Round, Wolf & Cub), Jordan Schalich (Whale|Horse), Paul Lask and possibly original guitarist Shane Stevens will be playing San Francisco, their hometown of Chicago, and at The Fest 8 in…
2009-07-07 10:00:01

2006 to see re-release of Gorilla Biscuits classic, "Start Today," unreleased Rival Schools, more
Walter Schreifels has announced some plans for the new year. Among the most notable is a plan to re-release Gorilla Biscuit's classic second full length, Start Today. The album was originally released in 1989 and has been claimed as a singular influence by legions of melodic hardcore acts. More details have not been revealed but are expected soon. In addition, a previously unreleased album from Schreifels' band, Rival Schools is…
2006-01-21 13:36:03

Last show for The Ghost
According to MP Productions's online calendar, The Ghost will be playing their last show at Chicago's Bottom Lounge on Friday, January 14th, 2005, at 6:00 P.M. Opening will be Mt. St. Helens, Pines, and…
2004-12-23 10:40:42

The Ghost (2001-2004)
The Ghost has broken up. An excerpt from a post on the Some Records Forums by frontman Brian Moss reads as follows: At this point I'd say it's safe to say that the rumors are true. There has been a lot of confusion regarding the exact status of the band, primarily due to a mutual lack of communication between band members (much of this I am at fault for). After over three years, somewhere around five hundred shows, two full lengths, a split LP, and a couple of rather drastic lineup changes it…
2004-12-08 00:29:06

The Exit with Muse
The Exit, touring in support of their recent Some Records release Home for An Island will be playing a set of dates with Muse.…
2004-11-26 22:45:29

Some signs Earl Greyhound / New song from The Exit
The Exit's new record Home Is An Island will arrive on September 7th via Some Records. You can check out the song "Let's Go To Haiti" from the new record now. Some Records has also signed New York's Earl Greyhound. The label's press is raving "The band's live show is an aggressive hour of rock from start to finish, reigning down on its audience with a barrage of ripping…
2004-08-17 20:25:16

The Ghost / Form Of Rocket / New Transit Direction / America Is Waiting
Some Records is sending a trio of their bands on the road this July. The Ghost, Form Of Rocket, and The New Transit Direction are all hitting the road together for a week's worth of shows, with the labelless ex-Mineral group America Is Waiting opening all shows. The Ghost just released their new album This Pen Is A Weapon…
2004-06-27 22:26:29

Former Quicksand frontman Walter forms Walking Concert
An update to our recent story about the new project from former Quicksand vocalist Walter Schreifels. According to sources, Walter and his new ensemble Walking Concert will release their debut album Run to Be Born on August 24th on Some Records, the same label that brought his production skills to Hot Water Music's…
2004-06-26 10:14:50

New Ex-Quicksand/Rival Schools Project
Ex-Quicksand/Rival Schools frontman Walter Schreifels will be releasing the debut album from his new project Walter Walter through Some Records on August 24th. More info is expected in the coming weeks.(Source:…
2004-05-24 23:47:52

The New Transit Direction / Retisonic on the road
The New Transit Direction and Retisonic are headed out on tour this month. Later more dates will be announced with Form Of Rocket. The New Transit Direction's debut LP Wonderful Defense Mechanisms is in stores on June 29th on Some…
2004-05-12 09:23:55

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