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Co-founded in 1978 by Chris Cutler, London-based ReR Megacorp remains a musician-led independent label after almost 40 years. Blithely disregarding market wisdom, it continues to release titles across a wide spectrum of genres.
ReR is home to cult bands This Heat, Henry Cow, Faust, Art Bears, The Necks...
PITCHFORK CONFESSES MUTUAL FEELINGS FOR PONY PANTS 11/07/2006
Pitchfork review of Pony Pants' track Pony Train:If you like going bonkers to dirty electro, there's really no excuse for you not being in Philly right now. A city that's already got Diplo, Spank Rock, and Plastic Little seems like it'd be set on sweaty party jams; nevertheless, here's Pony Pants, who make serrated dance-punk with drum machine undercarriages for anarchist kids. The trio does skating-rink pop with terse rhythms and notched guitars, and then caps it with Emily J.K.'s post-Le Tigre vocal anthems. New wave burner "Pony Train" is something of a theme... More >
PUNK.ROCK.SWISS.MODERNISM. ART.DESIGN.DOUBLEDAGGER 11/05/2006
Punk Rock vs. Swiss Modernism: The Art & Design of Double Dagger
is a retrospective of most of the design work created by Post Typography for Double Dagger and related musical projects. This art show will be on display at Millersville University in Pennsylvania during the month of November. Double Dagger will be playing immediately following the opening reception on November 8. Read on for previous happening from this remarkable band and check out their incredible full length at an awesomely low price
Double Dagger as reviewed by Punk... More >
MORPHIUS.COM VERSION 8.0 IS HERE 11/01/2006
Welcome to the new site design of morphius.com.
We hope you enjoy our many new features, including easier searching, more free music and videos to preview, frequent news updates, and band and record label features. We've now added descriptions and images for most of our more than 10,000 available items.
We did a bunch of maintenance on the database last night, and most everything is now working properly again, including the shopping cart.
Take a look around at the new design and awesome prices on new CDs, vinyl, and DVDs. Let us know what you think,... More >
TRY OUT BETA VERSION OF MORPHIUS AUDIO PLAYER 11/01/2006
Try out a BETA version of our newest feature, Morphius Audio v.2.0
Listen to selected tracks from some of the hottest new independent CD releases, complete with links to more information about the CDs and Artists.
click on the image and then follow the image link that appears.
LABTEKWON IN MUSIC MONTHLY 10/27/2006
Those in the Maryland/DC area have likely come face-to-face with Labtekwon this month, as he stares out from the cover of local music rag Music Monthly, replete in iconic glasses. Pick it up at a local club or record shop while you still can. Also, Mush Records dredged up Lab's 2002 Montreal performance on their label
tour, which they are kindly offering as a free podcast.
BECOME ONE OF OUR MYSPACE FRIENDS 10/26/2006
What better way to stay current on the latest releases, artist tours, and special announcements by adding the Morphius Records Myspace account to your friends list. It’s never been easier to check out new music by Morphius artists.
While you're at it, you should also check out some of our artists' own myspace pages, for more free music and video downloads:
The Oranges Band,
The Death Set,
The Death Set,
Clouds Forming Crowns,
FORMER GBV MEMBERS SHOWCASE THEIR NEW BANDS 10/19/2006
On November 8th 2006, Clouds Forming Crowns will be playing at Cleveland’s Beachland venue with former Guided By Voice’s drummer Jon McAnn’s outfit Nassau and Shawen Acres.
Clouds Forming Crowns features former Guided By Voices guitarist Tim Tobias and brother Todd, who produced the last three GBV albums and releases from GBV frontman Robert Pollard. The band has two albums on the Morphius label: a self-titled debut and the recently released Race to the Blackout. Both albums have garnered critical praise from industry standards like Pop Matters and Copper... More >
D.O.A. TOURS WEST COAST 10/17/2006
D.O.A. Tours West Coast, Upcoming Re-Release of Seminal Album
Hardcore political punks D.O.A. have reformed with two-thirds of their original line-up for a fall tour of the U.S. west coast. The tour coincides with the deluxe re-release of their seminal album Bloodied but Unbowed in Canada. The album will be released in late January 07 in the U.S. The remixed, remastered 19-track version contains the best of D.O.A.’s independently issued singles and EPs during the “Chuck Biscuit" years along with a few selections from Hardcore 81 and Something Better... More >
COFFINBERY TOUR & RECORD DEBUT LP 10/16/2006
Despite having only two EPs under their belt, Coffinberry is wildly popular in their hometown of Cleveland and have been steadily building their rep throughout the heartland and beyond. Catch them this fall as they bring their trademark tight n’ furious rock to fans and, if you’re lucky, road-test material from their upcoming full-length debut.
Oct 25 2007: The Bug Jar, Rochester NY w/ Tiger Cried Beef
Oct 26 2007: 123 Pleasant Street, Morgantown WV w/ The Emergency
Oct 27 2007: Southgate House, Newport KY w/ Dead Flowers
Oct 28 2007: The Front Room,... More >
ROD LEE DUSTS OFF SEMINAL MIX FOR NATIONAL RELEASE 10/13/2006
...Long-Time Fans Grumble as their Cool Quotient Dips, Everyone Else Is Too Stoked to Notice.
Rod Lee, the Godfather of Baltimore Club, is back in top form. On the horizon is the upcoming re-release of Vol. 2: Operation Not Done Yet, the second volume in his seminal mix series, finally available outside Baltimore. His club-shaking remixes and original booty poppers, nationally acclaimed yet retaining their fierce regionalism, have been sampled by underground supernova Spankrock and M.I.A.-producer Diplo of Hollertronix. Morphius is proud to offer his previous... More >