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THE LOOSE SALUTE - GETTING OVER BEING UNDER (2011) BPR008

"Masterful pop music with a wellspring of chaos, heartbreak, and anger visible below the water line for anyone willing to look for it." ALLMUSIC

The Loose Salute are back with an album of splendid, rueful charm - a triumph of heart and soul. The music is still wearing it's bubblegum heart on its sleeve but it's bruised, tougher, wiser.

Produced by Pritpal Soor.

Format: CD 6 page card (special edition) with all the lyrics

Cost: £10

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Track Listing:
1. It's A Beautiful Thing;
2 Run Out Of Morning;
3 Hermosa;
4 Perhaps She'll Fly;
5 Happy I Don't Count;
6 This Is Love;
7 Sist Corita;
8 The Three Of Us;
9 So Out Of Time;
10 That's What You Said.

Holton's Opulent Oog Love In The Mist 12"VINYL(2011) BPR006LP

"LOVE IN THE MIST is quintessentially English. Assisted by various Slowdive/ Mojave 3 alumni, Holton's sleepy voice & ramshackle songs ooze a skewed charm that evokes late-'60s pastoral psyck-folk. And the unexpected touches - a rogue trumpet lends Hovis ad poignancy to "Gay Archers" & "Into The Market" - add to a quietly, quirkily brilliant set." 4/5 Nigel Williamson UNCUT

"Keeping with the outfit’s 2008 debut, Love In The Mist provides twelve tracks of sleepy folk-rock peppered with mild touches of psychedelically hued haziness. A less depressed Leonard Cohen or sneer-free young Dylan, defiantly one-dimensional and determined to do its own laid back thing, but also extremely charming." LINE OF BEST FIT

Songs of mystery and imagination. Beatific, emotional, transporting, brimming with dreamy melodies and full of darkness and light - this is a special album.

The magic ingredients are Spanish guitar, violins, dubby keyboards and beautifully deft percussion. The album has a distinctive, carefully wrought sound, but it’s the variety within that sound, the sting and mystery of the lyrics that are so strong.

The album stays hovering over English landscapes, English hopes and dreams. This music couldn’t come from anywhere else.

Formats available:Ltd Edition 12" Vinyl (250 WW) comes with a 16 page book.

Cost: £15

For postage to UK & EU + £2.99

For postage to USA/ Canada+ £8.99

Track listing:
In-between Curtains
Canter Forth
Rough Times
Go Before You Strip Away My Mind
It's About Company
Into The Market
Chat About
Do You Miss Someone?
Don't Turn Away
Gay Archers
I Don't Believe You
Love In The Mist

Holton's Opulent Oog Love In The Mist CD (2011) BPR006

"LOVE IN THE MIST is quintessentially English. Assisted by various Slowdive/ Mojave 3 alumni, Holton's sleepy voice & ramshackle songs ooze a skewed charm that evokes late-'60s pastoral psyck-folk. And the unexpected touches - a rogue trumpet lends Hovis ad poignancy to "Gay Archers" & "Into The Market" - add to a quietly, quirkily brilliant set." 4/5 Nigel Williamson UNCUT

Songs of mystery and imagination. Beatific, emotional, transporting, brimming with dreamy melodies and full of darkness and light - this is a special album.

The magic ingredients are Spanish guitar, violins, dubby keyboards and beautifully deft percussion. The album has a distinctive, carefully wrought sound, but it’s the variety within that sound, the sting and mystery of the lyrics that are so strong.

The album stays hovering over English landscapes, English hopes and dreams. This music couldn’t come from anywhere else.

Formats available: CD - 6 Page Card Pack

Cost: £10

For postage to UK & EU +£2.99

For postage to USA +£8.99

Track listing:
In-between Curtains
Canter Forth
Rough Times
Go Before You Strip Away My Mind
It's About Company
Into The Market
Chat About
Do You Miss Someone?
Don't Turn Away
Gay Archers
I Don't Believe You
Love In The Mist

Holton's Opulent Oog - The Problem Of Knowledge (2008) BPRLP004

"The Problem of Knowledge is a subtle, but very alluring record. The core of its sound is dreamy alt-country, mainly based around the dusty, Dylan-like vocals, Spanish guitar and harmonica of the eponymous Holton. But more fundamentally, this is an album that contains classic songwriting pushed many ways." Drowned In Sound

"Holton’s Opulent Oog’s sound is all wistful sighs, whisky slugs and alt.country brilliance. Reputedly made for just £100, this record is nevertheless worth its weight in gold for those who like their music on downers in the dark. An absolute treat." 9/10 NME

Format: Limitted Vinyl LP of only 300 -With Lyric/Art Sheet insert

Cost: £15

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Track listing:
1. Tab
2. Oaki Room
3. Once Into The Waves
4. Dead Flowers
5. Hailed
6. Open Window
7. Hop
8. See You In La La
9. Fountain Of Hate
10. Pour It Out

Holton's Opulent Oog - The Problem Of Knowledge (2008) BPR004

"The Problem of Knowledge is a subtle, but very alluring record. The core of its sound is dreamy alt-country, mainly based around the dusty, Dylan-like vocals, Spanish guitar and harmonica of the eponymous Holton. But more fundamentally, this is an album that contains classic songwriting pushed many ways." Drowned In Sound

"Holton’s Opulent Oog’s sound is all wistful sighs, whisky slugs and alt.country brilliance. Reputedly made for just £100, this record is nevertheless worth its weight in gold for those who like their music on downers in the dark. An absolute treat." 9/10 NME

Format: CD ltd Digi-Pak

Cost: £10

For postage to UK & EU (+£2.99)

For postage to USA / CANADA +£8.99

Track listing:
1. Tab
2. Oaki Room
3. Once Into The Waves
4. Dead Flowers
5. Hailed
6. Open Window
7. Hop
8. See You In La La
9. Fountain Of Hate
10. Pour It Out
  COMMON PRAYER - THERE IS A MOUNTAIN (2010) BPR007

"It’s not big, but it is clever and impressively orchestrated. As such, There Is a Mountain ranks as one of the year-so-far’s most recommended under-the-radar releases." BBC

"Totally, utterly, superbly genuis" 10/10 Americana UK

Spring: In the English village of Steventon, Brooklyn based songwriter/ principal heretic Jason Sebastian Russo (formerly of Mercury Rev) and a constituency of British pop talent hauled several half-tuned guitars, myriad scraps of rusty metal and a piano with a knee-high flood watermark into a cow barn on Hill Farm. So was born Common Prayer’s first album, There Is A Mountain

Format: Ltd 6 page recycled card CD pack

Cost: £10

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Track Listing:
1. commonprayer,
2. Hopewell,
3. Marriage Song,
4. Us vs. Them,
5. Sara G,
6. Of Saints,
7. You, Aloft,
8. American Sex,
9. Free Air,
10. Moneyspider,
11. Everything & More

Coley Park - Rhinoceros (2007) BPR001

"Coley Park are purveyors of jangly indie-pop with a country twang and a psychedelic twist. For this, their third album, they’ve come up with a master piece. “We’re so peripheral right now”, they lament on closer ‘Of All Faces’, if this was a just world they wouldn’t be." 8/10 NME

"Coley Park isn't all about sunshine and happiness though. Ghosts In The Sun bewitches you from the first beat as sorrowful lyrics mesmerizingly embrace a storytelling role that is both unnerving and yet beautiful, accompanied as has come to be expected by Coley Park's peculiarly unique touch which this time takes the form of a wall of distortion that pierces the song. Engagingly captivation, Rhinoceros in unlike anything else you will hear." 11/13 Room 13

"Fuzzy, woozy psychedelia, wigged-out banjos, shimmering steal guitar add lashings of hallucinogenic nostalgia." Uncut

Formats available: Ltd CD with 8 page booklet including lyrics

Cost: £10

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Track listing:
1. Hip Hip Hooray
2. Quiet Lanes
3. I Never Believed A Word You Said
4. Thirsty Dogs
5. Always In Love
6. Said and Done
7. Devil's Tree
8. Somewhere Somewhere Somewhere
9. Ghosts In The Sun
10. Upon This My Word
11. Of All Faces
12. May The Sun Shine On You Kindly

Coley Park - Quiet Lanes & Other Stories (2007) BPR003

"Moving into a phased comedown track along the lines of Spiritualized at their peak, this 4 song collection has more variety than most albums these days and Coley Park have to be commended for this release. There is a strong consistency here and it's a package well worth picking up for lovers of indie, Americana and alternative." 11/13 Room 13

Formats available: Ltd 500 7"

Cost: £8

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Track listing:
1. Quiet Lanes
2. Thurston Moore (featuring Go! Team)
3. Meadow Song
4. Tired Disappointed Blue

Caz Mechanic - Move Over (2007) BPR002

"An enchanting, delicate, dreamy, grandiose, freaky wee ditty. I'm utterly smitten so it can be single of the Fortnight." 5/5 The List

"If there's any justice out there then her solo alias will soon shine brightly through. After all, ‘Moveover’ is absolutely gorgeous." 8/10 Drowned In Sound

Move Over produced with Mark Van Hoen is as singular as you can get when setting out to weave a poetic tale. An utter english eccentric at play. Go Home (also produced by Van Hoen) & Too Much Thinking share a beautiful honesty. Honesty that turns your eyes upon yourself.

Formats available: Ltd 7"

Cost: £8

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Track listing:

1. Moveover
2. Go Home (dif version)
3. Too Much Thinking

PRESIDENT SWEETHEART - I PLAY MY SHADOW (2016) BPR012

LTD 300 YELLOW VINYL WITH ART/ LYRIC INSERT & Download Code

It’s a collection brimming with hope and ecstasy and cut through with loss and melancholy. Like the band’s name, it promises an adventure in contradictions. Which, as Sam Shepard said, is the only place to be .....

Format: YELLOW VINYL 12" (special edition) with lyrics

Cost: £15

For postage to UK & EU +£2.99

postage to USA & Canada + £8.99

 

Track Listing:
1. There's a Light;
2 Still Not Right;
3 Still Not Killing You;
4 Promise;
5 Do You Feel Like Those Other Girls?;
6 Why Did You Forgive Me?;
7 I Get Lost;
8 Our Love;
9 Speak Whistle Hope

CAZ MECHANIC - THE SECRET LIFE OF THE WIFE OF THE CAPTAIN OF THE SHIP IN A BOTTLE ON THE MANTLE PIECE (2008) BPR005

"From the ridiculously long, specific title, you’d perhaps expect a rather narrow-viewed, insular record from the Seafood drummer. Instead, it’s a quirky genre-spanning effort. The title track is as off-kilter as you’d expect – with chanting, clapping and the kazoo while the clanging piano-pop, sharp lyrics and breathy harmonies of ‘Smell Of Last Night’ contrast with the delicate, almost out-of-sync “Can’t Help Yourself.’ She also turns her hand to the anti-folk sensibilities of ‘If I See A Bear’ and the more traditional folk sounds of ‘Mayday, Mayday.’ From the downright skewered Indian-inspired weirdness to rattling, primitive beats of the end track of ‘Beat In Here’ – Caz Mechanic has made a confident, uncompromising album on her own terms. An adorable little musical oddity." Clash

"Caz Mechanic proves that she is as blessed with intelligent beauty. Sweet lyrics and nifty asides all indicate a quirky, if not unique, talent." 7/10 Drowned In Sound

All the songs share freshness, heart and wit in abundance. Bad news that makes you smile. Good news that makes you cry. The album puts you in a place where the imagination can truly fly uninhibited. A classic psychedelic concoction from Cornish lass.

Format: CD Digi-Pak

Cost: £10

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Track Listing:
1. Secret Life
2. Mayday Mayday
3. Smells Of Last Night
4. Little Star
5. The Dynamite
6. Wrongway Rolls
7. Your Voice And The Wind
8. Cold black Eyes
9. The Edges
10. Crocadile Song
11. Can't Help Yourself/
Die Trying