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Really From S/T album out now!
"The album is dizzyingly complex and is always doing so many things at once, but it remains accessible throughout. You don't need a jazz degree to be interested in what they're doing; for all the intricate, twisted patterns on this album, these are just great, tuneful rock songs." - Brooklyn Vegan
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toe // DOKU-EN-KAI
toe have announced a new feature-length live release, DOKU-EN-KAI, to be livestreamed in full via Bandcamp on March 5. read more →
Really From Announce new Self-Titled LP
The innovative, new self-titled LP from Really From is out March 12, 2021 -- equal parts jazz improvisation, minimalist composition, and punk rock ethos. read more →
Gulfer // "Nature Kids" Music Video
Gulfer are back at it again with a video for their new single "Nature Kids" off their upcoming self-titled album out October 16. Check out the 90's VHS goodness now! read more →
Alexia Avina // "Horse's Mane"
Alexia Avina shares a psychedelic visualizer for her newest single "Horse's Mane" off her upcoming album 'Unearth'. Let the soothing sounds and the swirling colors captivate you and take you away. read more →
Flung // Debut album 'Shaky But My Hair Is Grown' out today
Oakland-based multi-instrumentalist Flung has released their debut album 'Shaky but My Hair Is Grown'. Read up on the new album, listen to the gorgeous tracks, and get your copy today. read more →
Gulfer // "Heat Wave"
Our friends Gulfer are back with a new single, "Heatwave", ahead of their self-titled album due in mid-October. Listen to the explosive and pensive single now and pre-order your copy of the upcoming album. read more →
standards // Debut full-length 'Fruit Island' out today
Fruity pals standards have released their debut album 'Fruit Island'. Listen now for some technical, yet danceable, instrumental math-rock goodness. read more →
Gulfer // Announcing self-titled album and lead single "Forget (Friendly)"
Our favorite French Canadian emo rockers are back with a new self-titled album, a new single, and a new music video.The album will be out Oct. 16, 2020, pre-order your copy today! read more →
Del Paxton // New EP 'September, Bedtime, Ontario' out now
The latest release from the Buffalo trio is a set of three singles that takes their well-earned reputation for precision songwriting and slowly warms it over a campfire. read more →
standards // "Starfish"
representing "Fruit Island"'s essence with a constant stream of excitable, succinct passages ~ read more →
Harry the Nightgown // Debut album out now
With influences ranging from The Raincoats and XTC to Rosalía and Kate Bush, we highly recommend this album to any fans of the Dirty Projectors and Deerhoof. read more →
Del Paxton // "Bedtime"
The Buffalo trio Del Paxton are back with their latest single, "Bedtime". Ahead of their coming EP "September, Bedtime, Ontario" out August 19. read more →
Thanya Iyer // The empowering new album 'KIND' out now
Crucial questions around healing, cultural identity, and disability are among the many subjects visited by Thanya Iyer's sophomore album, KIND—out now. read more →
Alexia Avina // Announcing 'Unearth' and lead single "Fit Into"
The newest member of the Topshelf Records family, Alexia Avina, announces her new album and shares new music. read more →
Gregory Uhlmann // "Neighborhood Watch", the introspective LP out today
Neighborhood Watch is a meditation on domestic bliss and contentment, filled with thoughtful lyricism and skillful composition. read more →
Harry the Nightgown // "Babbling"
Harry the Nightgown are back with a dreamy music video for new single "Babbling", a tale of fantasy, love, and butterflies ~ read more →
Gregory Uhlmann // "Cool Breeze"
"I think I'll always be looking for answers, but I'm more comfortable with the idea that there are not always clear cut solutions and that's ok." read more →
Thanya Iyer // "I Just Lay Down My Head"
Thanya Iyer is back with the third single from "KIND", the ambient-pop "I Just Lay Down My Head." read more →
Del Paxton // "September, Bedtime, Ontario" EP announced
Their latest are a set of singles teeming with the exuberance and excitement of being young, alive, and earnest. read more →
Harry the Nightgown // "Pill Poppin' Therapist"
Make an appointment with "Pill Poppin' Therapist", the new single from Harry the Nightgown read more →
New Pressings & Restocks
We've got new, beautiful variants for your favorite albums ~ more coming soon! read more →
Thanya Iyer // "Always, Be Together"
"Intricate, wistful, observant and beautiful." Thanya Iyer premieres the first single from "KIND", the affirming and ethereal "Always, Be Together" read more →
Thanya Iyer // Visual Album "KIND"
"KIND", the captivating visual album exploring healing, cultural identity, disability, and much more, is available now from Thanya Iyer read more →
Crisman // Debut self-titled album out now
"[...] a sound that speaks of surrealist nostalgia against the background of the quiet rapture of reality." -Recommended Listen read more →
Alfred. // New EP "One Trick Pony" & video for "PRNDL/DR. CALL"
One Trick Pony is a testament to the powerful clarity of Alfred.'s self-expression, whose light and intention are brought forth by their music, amidst the chaos. read more →
Crisman // Share sweet serenade "Icee Blue"
We love any song that reminds us of our crushes and makes us swoon ~ thanks Crisman read more →
addy // "Eclipse", the anticipated debut LP, out today
Catch addy later this month at SXSW, or on vinyl in your living room any time! read more →
Ratboys // "Printer's Devil" LP released today
The first pressing of Printer's Devil is available on a variety of limited vinyl options, click through for details! read more →
Topshelf Records // 2019 Recap
A near-comprehensive overview of Topshelf's 2019 releases read more →