Posts Tagged ‘Tricot Records’

Cassette Label Tricot Records Builds a Microscene in College Park

Jack Stansbury and his friends were looking for a likeminded creative community that didn’t seem to exist at their school, the University of Maryland at College Park. "We’d just sit around and be like, ‘There’s no scene. This is awful. I wish we went somewhere else,'" says Stansbury, a Maryland senior. “But then I was [...]

One Track Mind: Princess Reason, Always Pretty

Standout Track: No. 4, “Books and Dignity,” a break-up song in the “I’ve moved on” vein. “So I am not concerned/When you tell me to go to hell/ I fell for a different girl,” sings Jack Stansbury, the 22-year-old behind Princess Reason and the College Park tape label Tricot Records. “I’ll get back my books/And [...]

Label Condition: A Selective Overview of D.C. DIY Labels

D.C. doesn’t make too many waves in mainstream music, but who cares? We’re not lacking for great local music—nor the DIY record labels that support it.
Any rockist outside of town probably associates D.C. with the fabled Dischord label, and hip-hop heads undoubtedly know about Wale’s The Board Administration imprint and Raheem DeVaughn’s 368 Music Group. [...]