Hi there, folks. It's been WAAAAYYYY longer than we've realized since we've posted any news here. We tend to keep up more with our Facebook page, Instagram, and our newsletters: and unfortunately this here site gets forgotten all too often. So we're here now to tell you about our recent releases!
Following a cassette on Burger Records and 7” on Volar Records, Something to Cry About is the debut LP by San Diego kinda punk/kinda pretty quartet Teenage Burritos, a co-release between Burger and Volar (whose owner Craig Oliver was in Christmas Island with Burritos guitarist Brian Carver and drummer Lucy Wehrly). Singer/bassist Kirsten Gundrel and guitarist Kevin Gist round out the band, one that leans in to noisy punk like the lead-off track “Flytrap” and the Black Flag cover “Paralyzed,” to more …
Volar welcomes San Diego d-beat hardcore group Therapy to its roster with the band's debut self-titled album. The one-sided 12" is etched on the reverse, with the first pressing limited to 300 copies on black vinyl.
In honor of the band's debut LP, Volar is also repressing their debut 7" EP on limited silver vinyl. The first run on both turquoise and green vinyl is almost gone.
Also arriving next month is the second cassette album by Seattle-via-NYC one-man act The Molds, Saltine, following the project's debut cassette, Black Mold, back in April.
We're incredibly to have just released the debut LP by LA all-female power-punk-pop trio Susan, Never Enough, and the nice folks over at Bitch Media and Buzzbands LA were nice enough to premiere their first video off of the album for "I've Been Known." Watch the video below and read what those outlets had to say, and order limited color vinyl.
We highlight new music from female-fronted bands every Monday. This week, we're excited to feature the first music video off Susan's debut record.
Guitarist Jessica Owen, bassist Beth Borwell, and drummer Katie Fern make up the trio that is Susan. Their fuzzed-out power pop vibes are all over their first album, Never Enough,
which came out April 30 on Volar Records. The Los Angeles-based band
got together in 2012 and get into their feelings with songs about making
their lives their own—on their own terms. Full of layered harmonies,
jangly guitar and mell…