Out Now – BRAIN GRIMMER – I, Nefarious

BRAIN GRIMMER - I, Nefarious

Drawing influences from Hip-Hop, Jazz, and World Music, this CD compilation features the producer BRAIN GRIMMER heavily on cello & bass as well as Chinese zithers & lutes to create bizzaro covers and off kilter remixes.

Released in conjunction with GrimmusiK. For more information, please visit GrimmusiK.

Track List:
01. main title (never stop)
02. crop dance [Wabi Sabi rmx] ft. Brian ‘Tairaku’ Ritchie & Silas Be
03. Babooshka [Bush League presents: Running Up That Hill]
04. Vildgolia (Deaf, Dumb, & Blind) ft. Bashiri Asad, Justin Brewer & Rob Dixon [The Gil Suite EP]
05. Moses Jones Presents… Abominable Heresies
06. a goal that simply cannot be reached [Howe/Dilla/Watts]
07. (it’s over now)
08. Moses Jones Presents… look back & smile (get fresh)
09. “Gauloises?…” (Garçon Slow Jam) [The Baltimore Waltz]
10. “WO IS DEIN BRUDER!?!?” [The Baltimore Waltz]

Release Date:
8 January 2016

Buy This:

CD – $12.50
Digital Download – $8.00

 

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Show Preview: Wedding Dress, Double Ewes, Ghost of James (27 June 2014)

Bright Red Studios - June 27th

Poster by John Praw.

Friday, June 27th @ 8:00PM
Bright Red Studios (9 N. Ingersol): $7, ALL AGES
Wedding Dress (CHICAGO)
Double Ewes (MADISON)
Ghost of James (MADISON/APPLETON)


Wedding Dress

Wedding Dress

Made up of various members of Maps & Atlases, Suns, Joan of Arc and Gypsy Blood, Wedding Dress are about as Chicago as it gets. Dreamt up as side-project/outlet for Maps & Atlases guitar player Erin Elders, songs were written between tours and slowly released during his “math-pop” band’s fleeting downtime. Wedding Dress is a distinctly other affair — it’s more layered, plaintive and measured than anything in Elders’ previous catalog. The songs are textured narratives. The instrumentation is restrained and, in many ways, the project stands as a perfect counter-point to the sometimes spastic Maps. That’s not to say its a dull affair. The songs are beautiful in their sparseness, the palate is selectively lush, and the rotating set of players — both recorded and live — patiently flesh out Elders’ haunting vocals and evocative lyrics.

[Bandcamp]

Double Ewes

Double Ewes

Double Ewes is an electronic indie folk band founded in 2010 by singer-songwriter Whilden Hughes VI in Janesville, Wisconsin. The band also includes members Jeremy Nealis and Max Jewer. Hughes started recording ideas on cassettes while living in a house near to his family farm on the outskirts of Janesville. With the addition of Nealis and Jewer the trio were able to use pieces of the early tape recordings to compose songs for the debut self-titled release ‘Double Ewes’. The songs are backed by an electronic drum kit and sampling machine which when combined with other instruments create a dense texture comprised of many layers.

Editor’s Note: Buy their new album here.  [Facebook]

Ghost of James

Ghost of James

Editor’s Note: Ghost of James didn’t write a bio, so you get two links instead… Come check them out!

[Facebook] [Bandcamp]

DOWNLOAD: Kitty Rhombus – Gentle Shotgun Single

Kitty Rhombus - Gentle Shotgun

Gentle Shotgun is the first single by dual-city rockers Kitty Rhombus released in anticipation of the band’s upcoming full-length album, Spectre at the Feast. Recorded over the course of a year driving back and forth between Madison and Minneapolis, Spectre at the Feast hits hard and builds on the insanity of Kitty Rhombus’ previous album, 2010’s Lips & Arms.

Spectre at the Feast expands on the band’s character, and their unwillingness to stick with a single idea longer than necessary allows Kitty Rhombus to fill the album with surprises from start to finish. It’s a fun and engaging album to say the least, and Gentle Shotgun is just a taste of what to expect when Kitty Rhombus drops the full album with shows in the band’s two home cities. Spectre at the Feast is being released on CD, tape and in digital formats.

Madison Album Release (15 Feb. 2014)
The Frequency: $5, 9:30 PM
Kitty Rhombus w/ Czarbles, William Z. Villain, TBA

Minneapolis Album Release (1 Mar. 2014)
Hexagon Bar: FREE, 9:30 PM
Kitty Rhombus w/ Wage Theft, Hardcore Crayons, Mrs.

Click here for more info.

[Pre-Order Spectre at the Feast]

Spectre at the Feast

Sing Forward! Remix Contest

Sing Forward

Today is the culmination of a lot of work by a lot of cool people, and I wanted to make sure we shared it with you.  “Sing Forward” is a music video and grassroots promotional campaign designed to make sure YOU know the healthcare options available to you via healthcare.gov.  The song includes our good friends Myles Coyne, Anna Vogelzang, Shawn Pierce, Kyle Pfister and many more.

As I mentioned in my post over on the Murfie blog, it can be difficult for entrepreneurs, musicians and other creative professionals to know what coverage is available to them.  According to a recent national survey of artists conducted by the Future of Music Coalition, 43% of musicians lack health coverage – more than twice the average rate.  The more personal income derived from art, the less likely the artist is to be insured.

Pursuing creative, risky or bold endeavors should not mean having to risk your health.  Sing Forward aims to guide artists toward protection.  In addition to the music video, which can be viewed at SingForwardWI.com, Ninjas for Health are promoting an awesome remix contest.

Mine All Mine is proud to sponsor the remix contest, along with MadCity Music Exchange, Urban Community Arts Network, Murfie, High Noon Saloon and other Wisconsin music supporters.  To participate, submit your remix, cover or singalong in audio or video format via the Sing Forward site by February 14th.

Winners will be announced March 1st, and prizes include:

  • Mine All Mine Records Prize Pack
  • $50 Overture Center gift certificate
  • 2 True Endeavors concert tickets
  • albums from Strictly Discs and MadCity Music Exchange
  • 1 year of Murfie Gold + $10 Murfie credit
  • $50 cash prize from Ninjas for Health

Sing Forward!

TONIGHT: Softly, Dear w/ William Z. Villain, Twin Window, Marai Binagi @ the Frequency

Softly Dear Drinks Drinks

Thursday, December 12th @ 9:00PM
The Frequency // $5 // 18+

Softly, Dear (EAU CLAIRE)
William Z. Villain (MADISON)
Twin Window (MADISON)
Marai Binagi (MADISON)


Tonight is an exciting show for us.  For the first time, we’re bringing together Eau Claire’s Softly, Dear and Madison’s own William Z. Villain.  Both acts had debut releases on Mine All Mine this past year, and it’s great to have them under the same roof.

William Z. Villain first visited us in early July with their self-titled EP featuring “skilled / clinically insane rock” recorded in Bill Villain’s den.  You can stream or download that release here.  Bill Villain also made his first ambient effort on the COLIAS 1 double CD release.

One month later saw the debut release of Softly, Dear’s Portico EP.  Originally out on self-released CD-r, we put out the limited run tape, including a bonus Phobos remix of one of our personal favorites, Melange.  You can stream or download Portico here, or snag one of the limited remaining copies of the cassette here.

Rounding out the night are two other Madison acts – Twin Window and Marai Binagi.  You can catch two Twin Window tunes on their SoundCloud.  As for Marai Binagi, you’ll have to be surprised!

For samples of each of these acts, check out their pages above, or visit the link below.

Get more info here.

The Mouse Diaries: Part 3

Mouse Tour

This month, Myles Coyne is on the road with his buddies. Bouncing around the country in their purple van – dubbed the “BREADMOBILE” – Myles is bringing us his Mouse Diaries. Here, we present part three of his unfiltered thoughts as Mr. Mouse travels out east and back. Read on below for the .

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SHOW PREVIEW: Myles Coyne’s WI Tour Homecoming w/ Nude Human, Jamie Yanda, Hewn

Myles On Tour

Sunday, November 17th @ 9:00PM
The Frequency // $5 // 21+

Myles Coyne (MILWAUKEE)
Nude Human (MADISON)
Jamie Yanda (MADISON)
Hewn (MADISON)


If you’ve been following our blog lately, Mine All Mine has been home to Myles Coyne’s tour journal (see also: The Mouse Diaries Part 1 & Part 2).  After traveling out East and back, Myles & co. are playing their Wisconsin homecoming show tonight at the Frequency in Madison.

Sharing the stage with them will be three local Madison groups: Nude Human (the ambient duo of Pat Reinholz and John Praw), folk soloist Jamie Yanda, and the seven-piece blues/folk rock ensemble Hewn.  Join us at the Frequency as we welcome Myles & co. home!

For samples of each of these acts, check out their pages above, or visit the link below.

Get more info here.

OUT NOW: Us, Today // Lovely Socialite Split Tape

Us, Today / Lovely Socialite

Buy This:

Digital (Bandcamp) – $5 Minimum
Cassette Tape + Download – $6

 

Mine All Mine is excited to bring together two of our absolute favorite jazz rock outfits for this exclusive cassette split (+ digital download).

Us, Today (CINCINNATI) and Lovely Socialite Mrs. Thomas W. Phipps (MADISON) both create original tunes that are equally experimental and accessible at the same time, something few acts can successfully pull off. This is no surprise, however, knowing the bands’ considerable combined years of music education. The bottom line is that both groups know what they are doing, and they do it well.

Us, Today (guitar, drums, vibes) start out with Long Since Forgotten, a tune that starts out rather laid back, but grows steadily with determined bursts over its 6-minute duration. What follows is Violent Proclivity, which features subtle, subdued vibes and guitar that really highlight some intense drum work.

Lovely Socialite (bass, trombone, cellos, pipa, vibes, drums, flute) fill their side with the 11+ minute track All Things At Once. Recorded during tracking of the band’s upcoming sophomore album, All Things At Once is a free improvisation that sees the band taking off with out-there rock grooves.

Purchase of this cassette split includes download of two exclusive remixes of the split by Nude Human (Pat Reinholz of Lovely Socialite & John Praw of Pushmi-Pullyu).

More information here.