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Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Hardly Art label sampler...FREE!

Posted on Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 4:39 PM

Hoo, boy, have I got some shit to share with you...

Besides being the little sister to cornerstone Seattle record label Sub Pop, HARDLY ART is also just about the hottest young indie label going right now with a stocked stable of ahead-of-the-curve bands.

THE GOOD NEWS: They just released a 15-song sampler to catch you up with all the sweet stuff they got cooking over there. Some seriously dope stuff.

THE BETTER NEWS: It's FREE!!! Cop it HERE. See? I no lie. Dig it...

Track Listing:

  1. Hands â?? The Dutchess & the Duke
  2. Forgive Me â?? Le Loup
  3. Changing â?? The Moondoggies
  4. There Are Too Many Birds â?? Arthur & Yu
  5. Reservoir Park â?? The Dutchess & the Duke
  6. Tora Tora Tora â?? Pretty & Nice
  7. Ichthus Hop â?? Talbot Tagora
  8. We Are Gods! We Are Wolves! â?? Le Loup
  9. Summer Cutting Kale â?? The Pica Beats
  10. Hideaway Tokyo â?? Pretty & Nice
  11. Perception Stick â?? Talbot Tagora
  12. Back To Me (previously unreleased demo) â?? The Dutchess & the Duke
  13. Keep Her On The Line â?? The Moondoggies
  14. Poor Old Ra (previously unreleased acoustic version) â?? The Pica Beats
  15. Magic Mtn (previously unreleased live version) â?? Arthur & Yu w/ the Moondoggies


In addition to selections from all of our releases thus far there are a few unreleased highlights â?? an early demo of the Dutchess & the Dukeâ??s â??Back to Meâ?�, a stripped down / acoustic version of the Pica Beatsâ?? â??Poor Old Raâ?� and a live version of Arthur & Yuâ??s â??Magic Mtnâ?� (taken from a show at Seattleâ??s Triple Door at which the Moondoggies served as Arthur & Yuâ??s backing band). This digital sampler is the only place to get these unreleased tracks. Also included is the early Moondoggies song â??Keep Her On the Lineâ?�, previously available only on their limited edition Record Store Day 2009 EP.

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