Lots of news to tell you about on the Jigsaw site this month, so let's get down to it, shall we?
First off, we've got a pair of releases out this month! The first is from a lovely Swedish group called PUNKY'S DILEMMA, who have a few small releases under their belts. Well, this disc is a culmination of the band's work: a revisiting of past songs, recorded the way they were meant to be but never were, with a lush sound, string sections and crisp production. Perfect, soothing pop for fans of Edson or Loney Dear.
Our other release is a massive singles/rarities/what-have-you compilation from Connecticut's MUSICAL CHAIRS. I've been a fan of Ian's music for quite a long time, so to be able to compile all of his audio knick knacks is a real honor for me! Yep, this is 32 tracks of top-notch bedroom indiepop, including songs from his scattering of singles, split-singles, and compilations, as well as a fair number of previously unreleased tunes not found on their DEBUT ALBUM, which we're also selling for cheap. Dig in!
In mailorder news, I'm gonna start with the big batch of used stuff I just added this weekend. I recently went through my overflowing record collection, and pruned out about a hundred records. Sure, there are some clunkers in there (er, I mean, they're all great! ahem...), but there are also some excellent finds, mostly things that have since been reissued (lotsa 80s indiepop gems in there!), that I don't really need on cd *and* vinyl! Oh, and I'm open to trade suggestions, should you have anything worth trading. Write me at email@example.com!
What else? Oh yeah, I got a cool box of rarities from SUGARFROST RECORDS today, including the EVA LUNA singles, the original RAZORBLADE SMILE LP (you have the CD we released, right??) and the excellent "BIRTH OF THE TRUE" compilation lp. There's also the LIVINGSTONE DAISY cd, which is Hachino of B.Flower's newest project. Lovely stuff!
I'm just now realizing that I've added many, many new things since the last update (whoops!), so I'll blitz through some key titles real quickly: AFRAID OF STAIRS 7"! KLEENEX GIRL WONDER CD/LP! SOURPATCH LP REPRESS! WEDDING PRESENT 7"! FIREWORKS 7"! buncha MANIC POP 7"s! big pile of records from ODD BOX! SQUIRREL! DUFFLECOAT! ELEFANT! ...pant pant... phew! Sheesh, I'll try not to go so long between updates in the future... Well, I can't promise I'll try, but I promise I'll try to try...
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