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catalog posts:

cool original // announcing the new album + lead single!

cool original

we’re releasing a new cool original album! it’s called outtakes from “bad summer” and it’s out on may 18! there’s a single and music video for you to get into right now. read more →

 

Record Setter & Home Is Where do a split!

Record Setter

2 legendary bands, 4 songs, 1 split. Record Setter and Home Is Where's "dissection" lesson is out everywhere now, featuring two bangers from each band. read more →

 

Bellows // "Next of Kin" is out now! + new video for "My Best Friend"

Bellows

Next of Kin is officially out in the world, and I’m so excited for you all to finally hear it in full! It’s an honest record about loss – loss of family, beloved dogs, friendships, romantic love, loss of selfhood – but it’s whimsical, imaginative, and such a damn joy to listen to. read more →

 

2021 Titles Guide

Our End of Year Sale runs through December 31! ALL 2021 Titles on ALL formats are 21% off // Here's a little guide to everything we put out this year. read more →

 

supernowhere // "Basement Window" + *Album Announcement*

Bellows

Prompted by a dream of a snake in the basement of now defunct Seattle house venue Werewolf Vacation, “Basement Window” is about expressing an accusation of harm in cumulative iterations. read more →

 

End of Year Sale!

Bellows

Starting today, our full shop is 21% off until midnight PST Monday 11/29 ! 2021 titles will be 21% off through the end of the year! read more →

 

Bellows // Album Announcement + Singles "Rancher's Pride" and "McNally Jackson"

Bellows

Along with announcing their new album ‘Next of Kin’, Bellows has bestowed upon us two new tracks -- “Rancher’s Pride and “McNally Jackson” -- and their accompanying music videos read more →

 

Gulfer // New single "End of the World" + Spooky Szn Playlist ~

Gulfer

Although “End of the World” isn’t Gulfer’s first pandemic song, it’s their first that explores our collective adaptations to new realities. read more →

 

Lunarette drop sparkling one-off "Tangerine Spritz"

Lunarette

Songwriter Kevin Doxsey explains feeling completely uninhibited during the writing process for Lunarette’s newest single “Tangerine Spritz” read more →

 

Gregory Uhlmann // New live video + curated playlist

Gregory Uhlmann

drank a little too much last night / forgot my keys / didn’t turn off the lights read more →

 

Gregory Uhlmann // Goosebumps

Gregory Uhlmann

"Recorded in a nook between my kitchen and living room, 'Goosebumps' is a song about the stretchiness of time." read more →

 

A Great Big Pile of Leaves // New Album 'Pono' out August 13

A Great Big Pile of Leaves

"This is meticulous, sophisticated music about living as casually as possible." -Stereogum read more →

 

Olivia Kaplan // Third Single "Still Strangers"

Olivia Kaplan

"Still Strangers" is a poised ballad about feigned intimacy performed completely solo, with a distinct composure and gravity. read more →

 

Really From S/T album out now!

Really From

"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 read more →

 

toe // DOKU-EN-KAI

toe

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

Really From

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

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

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

Flung

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"

Gulfer

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

standards

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)"

Gulfer

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

Del Paxton

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"

standards

representing "Fruit Island"'s essence with a constant stream of excitable, succinct passages ~ read more →

 

Harry the Nightgown // Debut album out now

Harry the Nightgown

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"

Del Paxton

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

Thanya Iyer

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"

Alexia Avina

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

Gregory Uhlmann

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 →