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Two more releases scheduled for August 2018 - this year seems to be a productive one...
1. Because all of their recent 3 albums completely sold out, my bros from "Ohrange" released a greatest hits album entitled "Perlen" last Friday. So if you missed their last albums "ohrange Album", "[er]leben", and "Wie Ein Mobile" (which I produced and played loads of instruments on and Air played some drums here and there, too), this compilation is for you!
2. In my last post I raved about the Hertrich Bros and their cool project "Attune", and last Friday August 3, 2018, they released their self-titled album "Attune" (which I mastered recently). It is now available digitally, but they do think about going vinyl for this one soon, so watch out if you like dark, moody, dreamy vibes with roots in downtempo, trip-hop, and nu-jazz while maintaining memorable harmonies and melodies.
On this particular day, many many years ago, was my brother's and my own release day (thanks to our parents!!) and in our honor (at least that's what I like to believe) AntiPeeWee released their 3rd album "Infected By Evil" (which Air did the layout for, and his brother, who shall not be named here, produced the whole damn thing...) today!! So happy release day!!
Today T.G. Copperfield (whom some of you may know from 3 Dayz Whizkey) releases his 2nd solo album entitled "The Worried Man" (which I co-produced, and Air, as part of T.G.'s "Electric Band", drummed on) via Timezone Records.
Oct 27th: I play bass in a Thrash Metal band called GumoManiacs, and they're releasing their 4th and 5th studio album today, compiled under the name "By Endurance We Conquer - Demons & Damnation" (which I also produced, mixed and mastered) - via Ghost Town Noize.
Why 2 CDs? Well, "Damnation" was recorded in 2014 (when "Ouf Of Disorder" was released with a 2 year delay), but due to problems with the label at that time, wasn't ever released. These problems and other legal issues forced the band to further delay the release of their next album to 2017, and so both records were packed together on a double CD containing 20 tracks to celebrate the band's 10th anniversary.
Finally you can get this piece of Thrash Metal history on CD!
To achieve this, and to maintain our creative freedom from other labels and companies, they started a crowdfunding campaign with lots of interesting videos.
Check 'em out - there are even more on their YouTube channel!
I'd rather tell these stories to you "in persona", but chances are that I don't know you personally, or that I haven't had enough time to meet you in person for some time, so I'm gonna write them here for you to read anyway.
So let's start with some history:
Because our label at the time (GoldenCore / ZYX Music) fucked up the CD release of our band GumoManiacs' "Out Of Disorder" album, and we were bound to a contract that didn't allow us to look for other labels, I decided to release the LP version on my own, so that's basically the beginning of Slash Zero Records. And to the date, exactly one year after we released that record (Dec 11th, 2015) I'm writing this first blog post here. So technically speaking it's SZR's 1st birthday today - and as a birthday present, I will now officially unveil the Slash Zero Records homepage to this world.