Posts Tagged ‘Windian’

Ramon Ramirez’s Five Best Local Albums of 2011

Oddisee made the best DMV album of 2011. But I’m tired of reading about him in Arts Desk posts.
On the national side of sounds, the year was mostly about slowing down and turning up the bass (see: James Blake, Drizzy Drake, The Weeknd, Bon Iver, Girls, Frank Ocean). However, some Haterade for all the buzzy [...]

Meet a New Label: Cricket Cemetery Records

Cricket Cemetery is Ian Thompson's first record label, but it isn't the first based out of the Arlington house he currently lives in. That distinction goes to Lovitt Records.
But Thompson's new project, a home for hardcore and "anything loud," is more austere than most labels, even in this punk town: "I only do 300 copies [...]

Five New Singles From Windian Records

How anyone keeps a new record label afloat in 2010 is beyond me, but the former drummer of the recently disbanded The Points, Travis Jackson, seems to be doing it right. Windian Records hones in on no-bullshit, party-loving punk and keeps pressing small runs of high-caliber wax for their lo-fi rock and roll. Today, five new [...]