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 two of his unfiltered thoughts as Mr. Mouse travels out east and back. Read on below, or click here to catch Myles on his tour.
mam237 – William Z. Villain – s/t EP
RELEASE DATE: 7/5/2013
FORMAT: CD / Digital
After the July 2nd launch of Pushmi-Pullyu’s Never Love A Stranger, William Z. Villain continues a very busy month of releases for Mine All Mine. The debut, self-titled EP by one of Madison’s most skilled / clinically insane rock bands will come out both digitally and as a CD + poster combo with art by Terrence Adeyanju. Though the band’s cast has rotated to include almost a dozen different members, the William Z. Villain EP credits include Bill Villain himself on vocals, resonator guitar, squeals, etc; and Ramon Gooden on percussion, mincing, sword-sharpening, etc. The EP will be released tomorrow, July 5th with a release show at Bright Red Studios, featuring Dharmonic Deluxe and Dog Hotel.
mam238 – Watercourse Quartet – Moonish Lodestar
RELEASE DATE: 7/7/2013
FORMAT: Cassette Tape / Digital
The men of Watercourse Quartet have been creating avant-garde and improvisational music in the Madison scene for several years now. As a group consists of Ben Willis, Pat Reinholz, Brian Grimm and AJ Grimm – musicians with formal training on double bass, cello, guiqin, classical guitar and more. Individually, these guys are the driving force behind Madison experimental staples Lovely Socialite, Weather Duo, Brothers Grimm, Nude Human, Glacier and more. Moonish Lodestar is the first full-length album from Watercourse Quartet. The album will be released Sunday, July 7th with a release show at Dobrá Tea, featuring New York trio yoUToo. Mine All Mine is releasing Moonish Lodestar both digitally and on cassette tape. Watercourse Quartet is also self-releasing the album as a CD + poster combo with art by Justin Richardson.
mam239 – Myles Coyne & The Rusty Nickel Band – Take Things As They Come
RELEASE DATE: 8/1/2013
FORMAT: Digital / Download Code
Myles Coyne & The Rusty Nickel Band make raucous, rambunctious folk rock in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Myles has been a close partner and friend with all the folks in Mine All Mine. Myles spent some time in Pushmi-Pullyu, and after moving to Milwaukee, he helped start the Bread King Collective, which eventually led to the creation of BREADFEST. Take Things As They Come is the long-awaited debut for the Rusty Nickel Band, and will be out August 1st on vinyl and CD via Top Five Records. Mine All Mine will be handling download codes for the vinyl, as well as the digital release of the album. Take Things As They Come will be available with a release show at Linneman’s in Milwaukee, featuring Calliope and Faux Fir. Mine All Mine will also be releasing a special bonus EP that will be included with the vinyl (mam240).
mam241 – Softly, Dear – Portico
RELEASE DATE: 8/8/2013
FORMAT: Cassette Tape / Digital
Not too long ago, we announced the new signing of Eau Claire band Softly, Dear. Last month, the band – consisting of Tyler Hart, Josh Frederick, Alex Adkinson, Ben Possi and Addie Strei – self-released their debut Portico on limited-edition CD and digital download. Mine All Mine Records will be re-releasing the EP (plus bonus material) on limited-edition cassette tape and download with a release show August 8th at the High Noon Saloon (details TBA). Portico has been described as bouncing “back and forth between its borderline melancholy lyrical content and sunny, laid back grooves” and “the perfect soundtrack for a summer season just beginning” (Leader-Telegram, June 19th).