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We're having a moving sale to lighten the load for our move to our new Portland location! It's a celebration of not only the label's 2023 release output, but also of simply overcoming the challenges of the last year, once again regaining full control of our physical inventory. read more →
Gulfer // New pop-leaning single "Clean"
On new standalone single "Clean", Montreal four-piece Gulfer return with their signature style of glimmering, propulsive, and emotionally driven indie-rock. read more →
It's gonna be a stacked summer. Weatherday, Sweet Pill, Bellows, Addy, Crisman, and Ratboys are all hitting the road soon! 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 →
Gulfer // New single "End of the World" + Spooky Szn Playlist ~
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 →
Gulfer // Behind the "Neighbours" video
"Big shouts to the OJ for letting us do our thing." read more →
Gulfer & Charmer Do a Split
"The whole idea of finding a band because another band you like has some kind of connection with them is a cool way to get your hands on new music. When I first got familiar with labels like Topshelf and Count Your Lucky Stars, I would always make sure to check the splits they would put out. It was a cool insight into what was happening in the scene in the States at the time - what bands were interacting with each other and who was supporting who." read more →
Topshelf Digest // May Updates
"There's beautiful personal wreckage in the post-truth and existential meltdown worlds of Gulfer and Charmer on the emo punk bands' new split." read more →
"This might be a bit cheesy but I think the local DIY band to have the biggest influence on me wanting to write music is Gulfer (long before I joined)." 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 →
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 →
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 →
In Film: Topshelf at SXSW 2018
Last March, we had Queen of Jeans, Ratboys, No Vacation, Special Explosion, Gulfer, and Poppies all down in Austin for two awesome parties we hosted. We gave everyone a disposable camera and got them all developed afterward. Here's what turned up! read more →
A brief recap of the 16 records we released this year read more →
New Music from Elephant Gym, Annual Label Sampler & Holiday Sale
A slew of discounts, re-stocks, new items—as well as a free download of our new sampler and a surprise album release! read more →
Gulfer // "Secret Stuff" Music Video
Gulfer release new video for "Secret Stuff" read more →
Gulfer // "Fading" Music Video
Check out the premiere on The Line of Best Fit read more →
Gulfer's newest single "Baseball"is now available to stream/purchase! read more →
Gulfer // "Fading" Song Premiere
Gulfer premieres song "Fading" off upcoming album 'Dog Bless'. read more →
Prawn // US co-headline tour with Frameworks, Canadian tour with Gulfer
With a new full length and EP under their belts, Prawn will be busy touring the US and Canada this spring — their first ever stint on the west coast as well! Accompanying them for the tour will be Frameworks, Whirr, Free Throw, Xerxes, Del Paxton, Gulfer and First Ghost. For dates and info, read more →
Del Paxton, Gulfer // New Split 7" in April
We'll be releasing a new split between Buffalo, NY's Del Paxton & Montreal, CA's Gulfer that we'll be putting out on April 7! read more →
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