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Upcoming Records--Nerves Tribute Comp LP/Cass, Stalins of Sounds 7" EP

Now that the 6X2X12" split, Black Orphan 7" EP, and Audacity 7" EP are about to go out, we're sending off the next three records.

First up is another co-release with I Hate Rock n Roll, a year-in-the-works tribute compilation to Paul Collins, Peter Case, and Jack Lee of the Nerves, the Beat, the Breakaways, Plimsouls, et. al.  Fortunately we took our time with this one, as we're incredibly happy with the results.  Eighteen of our favorite bands around doing their own takes on the material.  You can hear the Mantles' "A Million Miles Away" and Davila 666's "Hanging on the Telephone" at www.myspace.com/volarrecords, and Grass Widow's "Walking Out on Love" and So Cow's "Working Too Hard" at www.myspace.com/ihrnr.   Many thanks to all the bands for their contributions, we couldn't be happier.

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Limited pressing of 1000 LPs, 200 on multi-colored vinyl, 800 on black.  250 Limited Edition cassettes.

Grass Widow--Walking Out on Love
Reading Rainbow--Stand Back and Take a Good Look
Le Face--Paper Dolls
Shark Toys--I Don't Fit In
Hunx and His Punx--When You Find Out
The Mantles--A Million Miles Away
White Fence--Gimme Some Time
Ratas del Vaticano--Are You Famous?
Charlie and the Moonhearts--I Need Your Love
Tijuana Panthers--One Way Ticket
White Wires--Letter to G
So Cow--Working Too Hard
Audacity--Why Am I Lonely
Neverever--Now
Personal and the Pizzas--Any Day Now
Cowabunga Babes--Many Roads to Follow
The Forgery Series--You Won't Be Happy
Davila 666--Hanging on the Telephone


VOLAR10--Stalins of Sound 7" EP
500 7"s, 100 on red vinyl, 400 on black.

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One of the joys of running this little label is the opportunity to work with friends and their new projects.  Stalins of Sound began as a side project a few years when core member Hadi wasn't busy in the great San Diego punk band Dissimilars.  His obsession with Slayer, the Spits, and synth-punk all came together, and I'm excited to see him pursuing this.  Look for a tour in late October, including some shows with Ryan Wong's Destruction Unit (who will be releasing a 7" on Volar in the near future).

Bread & Circuses
Genocide Erection
Baton of Discipline
Grapevine


In the future:

Lenguas Largas 7"
Destruction Unit 7"
So Cow 7"
Ale Mania LP
and more...

Comments

Anonymous said…
when will i be able to buy the IHRNR006/VOLAR007 EP?
noconstructs said…
They're already ready, you can order to the right (sorry, I know it's a little messy, the site's gonna be revamped soon...).

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