Ten Tracks: Mini50 Records 1

Released 01 Feb 2014

10 wintry warmers (and chillers) plucked from the 2014 rosta of prolific Edinburgh-based purveyors of beautiful records, Mini50.

Now Wakes The Sea

The Shore and the Coastline

Now Wakes the Sea

Taken from NWTS's 'Bildungsroman' album to be released on mini50records in May 2014. Equally influenced by music and experiences of youth, and an attempt to experiment with and manipulate these aural memories. More on NWTS's influences on bundle page.

Altos

Sing (for trouble)

Altos

Altos hail from Milwaukee, USA. Daniel Spack (Volcano Choir) and co write grandiose post rock numbers not dissimilar to early Efterklang and God Speed. This track is taken from their debut EP with an album planned for mini50 release.

Lozninger

Don't Leave Me

Lozninger

Lozninger is from France. He has released two records on mini50 ‘Moving Targets’ and most recently ‘A New Start’. For fans of lo-fi pop such as Vic Chesnutt, early dEUS and Benoit Pioulard.

Old Earth

The Gates'll Swing Wide, For Us

Old Earth

Old Earth from Milwaukee, USA is a prolific songwriter firing out EPs at incredible speed. The album Small Hours was released in 2013 and new EP All Kill is due in February this year with a long player to follow.

Bastardgeist

Notable American Women

Bastardgeist

Bastardgeist is the brainchild of Chicago-based musician Joel Midden. Through layers of kalimba, processed vocals, circuitous samples and found percussion he crafts atmospheric songs of singular vision and ambitious design.

Caught in the Wake Forever

Song for Old Earth

Caught in the Wake Forever

Caught in the Wake Forever is Paisley artist Fraser McGowan. Fraser released All the Hurt that Hinders Home on mini50 in 2011 and has since gone on to great acclaim through releases on a variety of top labels such as Hibernate.

Hiva Oa

So Many Lies

Hiva Oa

Hiva Oa produce music with a fragile sense of melancholy, buried under a brooding darkness. So Many Lies shines light on a new direction that Hiva Oa are taking, with a new album set for release later in 2014.

Mat Riviere

Gardens

Mat Riviere

Gardens is taken from Mat Riviere's debut album 'Not Even Doom Music' released on Brainlove Records in April 2013. He is set to release an EP with mini50records in 2014.

Sketches for Albinos Matthew Collings

I Think We Grew Again

Sketches for Albinos

Camped out somewhere in deepest, iciest Iceland, Matthew Collings makes music from the ends of the earth. I think we grew again is taken from the album Fireworks and the Dead City Radio, set for release on limited edition 12" vinyl photobook in March 2014

The Kays Lavelle

Burning Sorrows

The Kays Lavelle

Burning Sorrows is an early demo of a track from the second Kays record currently being recorded entitled ‘Paint the Devil on the Wall and the Devil Will Come’. This record is due for completion and release in 2014.

More about this bundle

ALTOS :: CAUGHT IN THE WAKE FOREVER :: SKETCHES FOR ALBINOS :: THE KAYES LAVELLE :: NOW WAKES THE SEA :: MAT RIVIERE :: LOZNINGER :: OLD EARTH :: BASTARDGEIST :: HIVA OA

ALTOS hail from Milwaukee, USA.  Daniel Spack (Volcano Choir) and co write grandiose post rock numbers not dissimilar to early Efterklang and God Speed.  This track is taken from their debut EP with an album planned for mini50 release.

 

CAUGHT IN THE WAKE FOREVER is Paisley artist Fraser McGowan.  Fraser released All the Hurt that Hinders Home on mini50 in 2011 and has since gone on to great acclaim through releases on a variety of top labels such as Hibernate.  This track was recorded after he recorded and produced the Old Earth on his visit to Scotland.

 
SKETCHES FOR ALBINOSCamped out somewhere in deepest, iciest Iceland Sketches for Albinos (aka Matthew Collings) makes music from the ends of the earth. I think we grew again is taken from the album Fireworks and the Dead City Radio, set for release on limited edition 12" vinyl photobook in March 2014. 
 
 
THE KAYES LAVELLEBurning Sorrows by The Kays Lavelle is an early demo of a track from the second Kays record currently being recorded entitled ‘Paint the Devil on the Wall and the Devil Will Come’.  This record is due for completion and release in 2014
 
 
NOW WAKES THE SEAThe shore and the coastline is taken from Now Wakes The Sea's 'Bildungsroman' album to be released on mini50records in May 2014. The music of Now Wakes the Sea is equally influenced by music and experiences of youth, and an attempt to experiment with and manipulate these aural memories; from brass bands and cassette compilations of 1960s instrumentals, to the production of Van Dyke Parks and Joe Meek, to the literary work of Sir John Betjeman and Samuel Beckett, elements of these inspirations can be found throughout the Now Wakes the Sea canon.
 
 
MAT RIVIEREGardens is taken from Mat Riviere's debut album 'Not Even Doom Music' released on Brainlove Records in April 2013. He is set to release an EP with mini50records in 2014. 

 

LOZNINGER is from France.  He has released two records on mini50 ‘Moving Targets’ and most recently ‘A New Start’.  For fans of lo-fi pop such as Vic Chesnutt, early dEUS and Benoit Pioulard.

 
OLD EARTH from Milwaukee, USA is a prolific songwriter firing out EPs at incredible speed.  The album Small Hours was released in 2013 and new EP All Kill is due in February this year with a long player to follow. 
 
BASTARDGEIST is the brainchild of Chicago-based musician Joel Midden. Through layers of kalimba, processed vocals, circuitous samples and found percussion he crafts atmospheric songs of singular vision and ambitious design. Notable American Woman is taken from his album 'Infinite Lives' released last year. Bastardgeist is set to release his first album with mini50records later this year.  
 
 
HIVA OA produce music with a fragile sense of melancholy, buried under a brooding darkness. Guitars, bass, cello, the odd piano and haunting vocals combine to create something unique and intensely evocative. So Many Lies shines light on a new direction that Hiva Oa are taking, with a new album set for release later in 2014. 
 
 

 

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