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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...
RECORD STORE DAY 2009 04/08/2009
Support your local record store on the second annual RECORD STORE DAY, April 18, 2009! The tradition began one year ago with Metallica’s performance at Rasputin Music in San Francisco. This year over 700 independently owned record stores across the globe will be participating with Vinyl & CD sales, performances, food, and more! For details, visit: HTTP://WWW.RECORDSTOREDAY.COM More >
SUN KING RECORDS 03/13/2009
Sun King Records, the 1990s boutique label of American indie-rock producer Ian “Jonah” Jones, was relaunched in 2006 after a chance meeting on the beach in Negril, Jamaica with legendary reggae singer/songwriter, Claudius “Kingman” Linton. After releasing the Linton reissue CD "Roots Master Vol. 1," featuring the 1976 #1 hit "Crying Time," Linton and Jones began collaborating on new songs at Bob Marley’s Tuff Gong Studios with an all-star band of veteran Jamaican reggae musicians. The result: Kingman & Jonah, Sign Time, a classic roots reggae album that heralds... More >
MORPHIUS AT SXSW 2009 03/13/2009
Look for Morphius at SXSW '09 - we'll be giving away free download cards with 120 tracks featuring The Oranges Band, DAN DEACON, Thrushes, THE DEATHSET, Squaaks, BEACH HOUSE, Gary B & the Notions, PONYTAIL, Deleted Scenes, LEWIS BLACK, Claudius Linton, MADELEINE PEYROUX, and many, many more! Check out the show calendar on our Myspace profile for details: HTTP://WWW.MYSPACE.COM/MORPHIUSRECORDS
See you in Austin... More >
J RODDY WALSTON & THE BUSINESS DAYTROTTER SESSION 03/13/2009
On March 1st J Roddy Walston & the Business stopped by Futureappletree Studio One in Rocktree, IL to record two new songs, as well as some old favorites. Download 'em for FREE (if you haven't already!) at:
The songs are "Used To Did," "Rock & Roll II," "Full Grown Man," and "I'm Going Out." More >
NEW DAN DEACON LP, BROMST, OUT 3/24/09 03/13/2009
DAN DEACON’s new LP, BROMST, out 3/24/09 on CARPARK RECORDS, is a marked departure from 2007’s all-electronic SPIDERMAN OF THE RINGS. The new songs are scored for a 15-piece band! Check out the single “Red F,” available on the MORPHIUS SXSW SAMPLER, and don’t miss Dan on tour in the U.S. with TEETH MOUNTAIN and FUTURE ISLANDS beginning 4/03.
MORPHIUS HOLIDAY SALE AT OTTOBAR, SUNDAY 12/21/08 12/16/2008
Morphius is having a last minute holiday sale this Sunday, 12/21/08. Here’s the info if you’d like to attend:
wholesale prices and drinks specials TBA
Sunday, December 21, 2008
Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
2549 N Howard St
Buy records (and CDs if you do that) at wholesale prices. One day only. Cash only.
Matt will be bringing his personal selections for you to browse, but he is also accepting requests. Browse www.morphius.com for titles you'd like to buy. Email your shopping list... More >
Madeleine Peyroux Announces Festival Dates! 03/04/2008
Madeleine Peyroux Announces Festival Dates!
Legendary Jazz Chanteuse Madeleine Peyroux recently announced a performance at the Ottawa International Jazz Festival, in Ontario, Canada on June 23rd, along with a date at the Long Island Summer Festival on June 28th. Peyroux received the award for Best International Jazz Artist at the BBC Jazz Awards at the end of 2007, and most recently contributed to a CD project with an all-star cast of musicians and celebrities collaborating to fight against homelessness, including Bruce Springsteen, Natalie Merchant, Jon Bon... More >
DAN DEACON TOUR DATES, NEW 7 09/28/2007
Check out Dan Deacon's new 7" on Carpark Records: The Crystal Cat
09-27 San Diego, CA - Epicentre *#
09-28 Los Angeles, CA - Echoplex *#
09-29 San Francisco, CA - Virgin Megastore (in-store)
09-29 San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore Auditorium *#
09-30 Oakland, CA - Lobot Gallery
10-01 Berkeley, CA - Lower Sproul Plaza *
10-02 Chicago, IL - Logan Square Auditorium &
10-04 Oberlin, OH - Dionysus Disco ^
10-05 Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue *@
10-06 Iowa City, IA - The Picador *#
10-11 St. Louis, MO - The Billiken Club
10-12... More >
THRUSHES: MUSCULAR SONIC SURROUND 09/20/2007
Check out indie music blog/community Paper Thin Walls to listen to Thrushes' song "Into The Woods" from their debut album Sun Come Undone.
"It’d hardly inaccurate to tag Baltimore band Thrushes as shoegazers, songs on their debut full-length Sun Come Undone whipping and shivering with stock-in-trade swarms of heavily effected guitars, singer Anna Conner’s gauzy/sexy coo floating in the maelstrom. But the four-piece crew’s gaze isn’t entirely static, either—something that’s particularly true on album track “Into The Woods,” as Conner’s coo grows into an... More >
PERE UBU MINI TOUR, CHICAGO, CANADA 09/20/2007
They’re the greatest out-rock ‘n’ roll group of this millennium, and probably the next. – The Wire
Smog Veil and Morphius Records are pleased to announce the upcoming Pere Ubu 4-city tour in support of Why I Hate Women and Why I Remix Women.
Thur. 9/27 Empty Bottle Chicago, IL
Mon. 10/01 Club Absinthe Hamilton, ON
Tues. 10/02 Lee's Palace Toronto, ON
Wed. 10/03 Le National Montreal, QC