‘New releases’ Archives
New free mini album by Happy Elf, available now:Happy Elf - Sexmachine More grooves, more lyrics and another guest vocalist: welcome to SEXMACHINE, a mini album filled with sounds of legendary synthesizers and dirty guitars. Willem van Dullemen, a famous blues guitarist/singer from Rotterdam joins Happy Elf's hitmachine on two tracks. This album features songs about relations, sex and dreams. But don't take it too seriously: it's Happy Elf!
New free download, available now:Manuele Atzeni - The Miyazaki Tour EPManuele Atzeni a.k.a. Miyazaki is a dj/producer from the underground music scene in Florence, Italy. Born as a hard-techno dj, since 2001 he has been spinning and scratching in parties, clubs and festivals around Italy mixing hip hop, funk and drum 'n bass.Manuele Atzeni's music is heavily hip hop/electro influenced with a strong jazz/funk taste.
Our latest free album release:The Hathaway Family Plot - Wal*Mart-Approved Musichttp://www.wmrecordings.com/releases/wm093.htmInspired by the increasing practice of musicians sponsored by corporations, these 16 tunes are The Hathaway Family Plot's latest attempt to make music that is the anti-commodity: sloppy, unmarketable, and sometimes flagrantly difficult to listen to!
We're proud to present another free album by Belgian artist brunk: brunk - insert coins to continue A DIY eighties soundtrack filled with dusty hip hop beats, grooving bluesrock and straight forward metal riffs, heroic lo-fi guitar soloing and weird synth sounds - yes, bad taste, but great fun! brunk is Bert Vanden Berghe, insert coins to continue is his fourth free WM Recordings release. Enjoy!
Tacky Kraut-techno from hell? Jill's World has arrived at WM Recordings!More about Jill's World
Coming to WM Recordings this spring: Barbara de Dominicis
A new free album download is waiting for you: Thee Contortionists vs. Jeff McLeod - Electronics An electronic deep listening experience that will make your head spin in an overwhelming digital/analog delirium.
New free download, available now: Noteherder & McCloud - The Tail Noteherder and McCloud are a duo based in Brighton, UK. This project was an attempt to fuse two strands of the local experimental music scene, and is based around live performance. Noteherder & McCloud live at the Phoenix White Night Festival 25.10.2008. Visuals by _minimalVector. from Bartosz Dylewski on Vimeo.
Now on iTunes: Happy Elf featuring Nina - Dong-dong-di-ki-di-gi-dong Four classic Dutch pop tunes, originally recorded by The Golden Earring, Shocking Blue and Earth & Fire, done Happy Elf-style, featuring 15-year old singer Nina.
It's here!WM Recordings proudly presents its first ever CD release: "Handle with Care - Might Panic" by Panicphobia.After more than 80 free albums and 10 commercial downloads it's time for a real CD. You know, one that you can actually hold in your hands and fondle and take to bed with you and...It's now on CDBaby.com and soon available through other channels as well!
New free download available now:The Rabbits - That Cave of Love part 1Cardiac as it may be, the music on this here album is nothing less than intelligent, insightful...and what's that other thing?... Conscious? Coincidental? I mean, "the world is full of chickeny softness." Is it not? Hhmm?
"Gods, Demigods & Demons" by The Aperion Project is now available on Amazon.com: Amazon.com Widgets
Turkish free improv band konstruKt are going into the studio next week to record new material. The results will be available on WM Recordings later this year.
New free download, online now: The Aperion Project - All Music is Improvised The Aperion Project hail from Chicago. Their musical output ranges from live improvised music to electro-acoustic studio projects. This download is an example of their more freely played music. In a few weeks time their album "Gods, Demigods & Demons", which showcases a more structured mixture of jazz and electronics, will be available from all major download stores.
New free download, available now: brunk - none of the above 'none of the above', the follow-up to ' sept 2003 ', is a further exploration of the melancholic and more accessible side of brunk. It has a quiet vibe and mostly slow songs. Once again these songs are made of overdubbed and edited layers of cut-and-pasted guitars, softwaresynths, samples, beats etc; with at the same time lots of improvised elements and spontanuous aspects, uncorrected imperfections and a perhaps slightly naieve 'homerecording lo-fi' touch.
New free download, online now:Happy Elf - Loose your headFive instrumental analog dance tracks to make you feel good. Each track has a distinctive minimalistic atmosphere. The beats are bare and simple, the sounds nice and dirty. So when you've had a bad day, wanna shake a leg, need some positive energy: listen to these tracks. Happiness guaranteed!
Interviews with our artists Panicphobia and RioJafari & The Delicious Allstars are now available on the weblog of brand new downloadstore Guitarati. Read the interview with Paniphobia here. Read the interview with RioJafari & the Delicious Allstars here. An interview with label owner Marco Kalnenek will be online soon.
New free download, online now:brunk - sept 2003brunk is Bert Vanden Berghe, DIY lowbudget homerecording, without any musical restrictions or stylistic premises. The songs on 'sept 2003' were made somewhere between 2000 and september 2003. It's not easy to describe or to pigeonhole, but I guess the music brunk recorded in those days had a certain pop kitsch factor, a naïeve but eclectic touch, and tries to explore some musical boundaries in a very personal way. There are some hints and twists that point in the direction of the more experimental stuff he's doing recently, but all in all this [Read more...]
New free download available now:Phil Reavis - The Reagan YearsGuitar-centric, lo-fi, art damaged squawking ditties recorded mid 1980s, some 4-tracked, some bouncing tracks between two cassette decks, some random guitar tunings, a few vocals, including the 18 minute guitars-on-the-table take on Beefheart's Trust Us.Turn On, Tune In, Clear The Room.Download complete albumAudio streamDownload at Last.fm
The ever WM-friendly Free Albums Galore reviews A simple process by Century of Aeroplanes. Read it here. We can also report that the debut album by Keji Hamilton & the Exousia Band is now available from eMusic, iTunes and Napster. More on that soon... on our new website!