Toby Goodshank – “untitled” out now!

Toby Goodshank – “untitled” out today! A must-listen if you like antifolk, The Moldy Peaches, Jeffrey Lewis, rap, folk, indie rock, acoustic music, humor, vulgarity, and music in general.

We’re super happy with this weird and awesome slab of vinyl. It was released on CD ten years ago, and a few months ago Lousy Moon Records (from Frankfurt) and Toby asked us if we wanted to co-release it with them. Fuck yeah! We have been superfans of Toby’s music for a long time, so here we are. Cool yellow vinyl, an inlay with new artwork and lyrics, and a short tour coming up (with the release show 22 May in De Kromme Haring in Utrecht).

You can order the vinyl here:
https://tinyroomrecords.bandcamp.com/album/untitled

All tour dates:
https://lousymoon.com/myspace-toby-goodshank/

Some cool quotes from the press so far:
De Subjectivisten: “raw, spontaneous and extremely varied”
WoNo Magazine: “not just special, also impressive”
Keys and Chords: “unconventional and timeless”
Mpodia: “wonderfully varied with excellent songs”
Proglog Afterglow: “an intriguing and special album”

Toby Goodshank release show

We celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Toby Goodshank‘s untitled album with a re-release on LP on Tiny Room Records and Lousy Moon Records. Release show is next week, May 22, in Brewpub De Kromme Haring. Boo Hoo (DE) and Oliver Oat (NL) are the supports. Come on over for this celebration of beautiful indie music. FB event here!
 
Toby Goodshank (Brooklyn, USA) made his high-profile musical debut as a guitar player in The Moldy Peaches. He started a prolific solo career, recording and self-releasing 14 albums in a five-year span and touring Europe with artists including Jeffrey Lewis and Kimya Dawson. Goodshank’s style draws from a variety of pop, underground art and musical influences and employs many instrumental textures. Unconventional song structure, humor, innuendo and wordplay are staples of his music and artwork. He co-founded the 3MB art collective with Adam Green and Macaulay Culkin. Toby is on tour for 2 weeks in The Netherlands and Germany, and this is the first date.

LOGOUT – N91º out now!

N91° is here. The new LOGOUT album is now available for streaming on all platforms.

Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2LzO6y2
Apple: https://apple.co/2Hbh2H2
YouTube: https://bit.ly/2VT151D

The album is also available on vinyl in our Bandcamp store and in limited stores in Athens, Amsterdam and Utrecht: Syd RecordsHomcore, Synthesizers & Vinyl in Athens (GR), Velvet Music in Amsterdam and Koffie Leute in Utrecht.

Athens Voice (official) premiered the album last Wednesday, while Here Comes The Flood kicked off album reviews yesterday, naming the album “a true desert island disc, with no set rules, making it impossible to pigeonhole”.

The album will be presented live in a series of forthcoming concerts in Utrecht 12 & 18 of May, Any Other + Logout | EKKO in Brewpub de Kromme Haring and Logout – Instore at Koffie Leute and in De Ruimte on the 9th of June, with a date for Athens currently being confirmed.

N91° is the story of a desert island outcast waking up on a sandy beach, without any recollection of the past. Gradually he starts remembering what brought him there, by the little things he finds on his torn clothes: a plane ticket, a handwritten note saying “love me like there’s no tomorrow”, a part of cloth from a kite. A motionless woman is lying close to him on the sandy beach. Logic and time unwind, as the memory of the accident returns. In reality or in a dream, the woman awakes and the two of them sail in wild waters beyond the 90 latitude parallels of the map.

This story is composed through the accumulation of songs written between 2007 and 2016. The songs were recorded and mixed between 2016 and 2018. All instruments were played or programmed by LOGOUT, with additional vocals on ‘Bayorsai’ by Nalyssa Green, Zoe Lianou and Themis Tsitsos. The album was mastered at Sweetspot Productions in Athens, GR in early 2018 by Dimitris Papadimitriou. The album artwork as well as pre-release digital art videos for “Pesssoan Odyssey”, “Love Me”, “Bayorsai” and “When It Was Not Too Late” were designed by metaphorms.

Toby Goodshank – untitled (reissue)

Weehoo! Very happy to announce that we’ll be re-releasing Toby Goodshank‘s untitled album from 2009 on (yellow) vinyl for the first time!

Screenshot from Toby Goodshank's myspace page.
 
To celebrate this 10-year-flashback, we recreated a Myspace page with all the info: the album announcement, tour dates, and even a brand new video with bathroom smart hacks for Track 1! 
 
Thank you Tiny Room intern Luca Dattisi for the video and webpage, you’re amazing! And of course to our German partners in crime and initiators in this, Lousy Moon Records!

Samsara out now

Samsara by The World of Dust is out today! Listen here:

PRESS QUOTES
Louder Than War: “What is notable is the quality of the lyrics on this release, and how they dovetail with the musical score”
Timpaan Muziek: “A beautiful, sober and dark album for the late hours”
Here Comes The Flood: “Fans of serious and dreamy lo-fi folk will love it”
Music Won’t Save You: “With Samsara, The World of Dust opened up new avenues for ‘bedroom’ music”
WoNoBloG: “In the calmness, The World of Dust finds a pop feel that is rather infectuous”
Ingeplugd: “An album with a lot to discover”
The Next Gig: “The voice of Breuer has a hypnotic quality, and the instrumental collaboration between Tobias and Breuer is solid as a rock”
De Subjectivisten: “A strong and captivating album full of sadness”
3voor12/Utrecht: “A beautiful ride”

This slowcore/dream-pop collaboration between Stefan Breuer and Todd Tobias is a co-release between Tiny Room Records (NL), Hidden Shoal (Australia), Honest House (Belgium) and Stereo Dasein(Germany). Later this year, Moorworks (Japan) will release it as well.

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The World of Dust – Tarot (official video)

We’re very excited to present the second single lifted from Samsara, the fifth album by Dutch slowcore dream-pop artist The World of Dust. The single is accompanied by a wonderfully playful music video featuring 157 action figures from the late ’80s & early ’90s.  Check out the video below and stream the song here.

The album will see official release on the 1st of March 2019 with pre-orders available now in our store.

Last copies for sale

DIY takes time. Watch this video of Leo Meijer folding the sleeve for the Bonnie Prince Billy & Naked Shortsellers split 7″ that we released a few months ago. He did 333 copies like this… (w/ a little help from our friends)

It was sold out, but we unearthed a few copies from our attic stock. There are 10 more copies for sale right now in our Bandcamp store:

https://tinyroomrecords.bandcamp.com/album/the-best-of-folks-harbour-men

The World of Dust new single & album announcement

Samsara, the new album by The World of Dust will be released on March 1, 2019 on CD and LP. First single Blood is out now, listen on Soundcloud:

Samsara is effectively a full-length collaboration between The World of Dust’s Stefan Breuer and Todd Tobias (Guided By Voices, Robert Pollard, Circus Devils). Previously contributing keyboard arrangements for 2015’s World of Dust album Womb Realm, Tobias created all the instrumental backdrops for Samsara’s evocative songs. A shadowy universe of forlorn beauty, this lo-fi bedroom pop experiment is shrouded in elemental imagery and laden with ennui. Intimate and wistful, Samsara mines a similarly rich emotive seam to artists like Mount Eerie, Sparklehorse and Pedro the Lion.

The process for Samsara saw Tobias send Breuer 26 instrumental ideas, from which Breuer chose those which resonated with him most. Over the course of nearly two years, Breuer wrote and refined an especially personal suite of lyrics, reflecting his struggles with his mental health and his experience of becoming a father. The result is World of Dust’s most fully realized and vivid album to date.

This album will be released in The Netherlands by Tiny Room Records, in Belgium by Honest House, in Germany by Stereo Dasein and in Australia by Hidden Shoal (who also do licensing). Later in 2019, MOORWORKS will release Samsara in Japan.