Toronto Small Press Book Fair

11/06/2010

Ampersand Publishing / Arachnidiscs Recordings will have a table at the Toronto Small Press Book Fair. June 19th, the Great Hall (1087 Queen Street West). Special show prices on mini-books, CDs and Nerd Hurdles merch. Drop by and say hello and see all the other amazing exhibitors.


superPOP – Complete Recordings 1995-97

03/06/2010

superPOP – Exploiting Teen Angst for Profit (Complete Recordings 1995-1997)

New on the Free Downloads page, everything recorded by indie-noisesters superPOP between the years 1995-1997. A total of 31 tracks of power/noise/punk-pop. superPOP were also at bit emo before whiny lyrics were called emo and, at times, displayed their too obvious love of The Pixies.

Digital “box set” includes:

  • 110% Fun (1995) – 10 songs. Cheeky noise. 10% more fun than similarily titled Matthew Sweet album. Somewhere between Everclear, Sonic Youth and Eric’s Trip. PDF CD booklet included (with liner notes from Andrew MacGregor).
  • Exploiting Teen Angst For Profit  (1996) – 7 songs. The entire unfinished and unfocussed sessions with a new drummer for the follow-up album. Ironically, 2/3 of the group left to focus on more profitable bands.
  • Lost Tapes (1996/97) – 14 songs. New line up, slight change in direction towards garage-punk and another abandoned attempt at a second album. Various sundry demos.

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