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Thanya Iyer invites us to examine our relationship with rest, step outside our comfort zones, and explore the art of mindful intention in her new EP. rest is out August 24 ~ you can hear the first single “leave the room and face the waves” now! read more →
Zenizen // New single "Aja" + album announcement!
New Zenizen is here, and new Zenizen is coming. I’m extremely excited to tell you that Zenizen is releasing a new album! It’s called P.O.C (Proof of Concept) and it’s out July 27! Today, we have a new single off the upcoming album to listen to. read more →
cool original // announcing the new album + lead single!
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 →
Sweet Pill // new song "High Hopes" + music video !
The second Sweet Pill single is here! It's called "High Hopes" and it's a scorcher, I must say. Along with the release, the band also dropped a music video to accompany the song. read more →
Bellows // "Next of Kin" is out now! + new video for "My Best Friend"
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 →
Introducing: Sweet Pill
We’re ridiculously excited to announce the newest addition to the Topshelf family and roster, Sweet Pill! read more →
supernowhere // new single "The Hand" + music video
Pulled along by some unknown force, Kurt’s dreamself, unencumbered by lucidity or agency, soared over grassy green hills peppered with strange brick-red homes. read more →
Introducing: Mal Devisa
A partnership a long time in the making, we’re thrilled to work with Mal Devisa to release her full catalog across all streaming services for the first time! read more →
"supernowhere grabbed the attention of every person behind this label, and we are thrilled to get to partner with them in re-introducing their debut album Gestalt to the wider world, now available to stream on all platforms for the first time." read more →
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 →
Del Paxton // "Bedtime" video & BTS photos
We premiere the new video for "Bedtime" from Del Paxton, and give you a behind the scenes look including film photos & lots and lots of s'mores read more →
Gregory Uhlmann // "Santa Fe", new single featuring Meg Duffy
Meg Duffy (Hand Habits) joins Gregory Uhlmann on the ambient reverie "Santa Fe," taken from the upcoming Neighborhood Watch, out July 24 read more →
Gregory Uhlmann // Lead Single "Spice Girls"
“Neighborhood Watch is a cozy portrait of grains of sand, cats, ants, getting colds, letting loose, feeling shy, watching movies, and being in love.” read more →
Crisman // "Surprise" Music Video Premiere
Crisman premieres their music video for "Surprise", from their debut self-titled album. Link to accompanying interview with The Alternative <3 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 →
standards // lead single "Special Berry" out now
Join Marcos Mena for a quarantine-approved bedroom play through of "Special Berry", the lead single from standards' full-length debut, with accompaniment from an assortment of colorful comrades read more →
addy // "Eclipse", the title track from anticipated, forthcoming LP out now
We're happy to share the title track from the forthcoming addy record "Eclipse" out March 6. read more →
Crisman // second single "Cya" premiere & tour dates with Bellows announced
~ Crisman & Bellows ~ we love when our artists tour together, if you're in the NE this is the place to be! read more →
Ratboys // New single "Anj" and support shows announced with Wilco