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31 aug

Date: augustus 31, 2019

LIMITED: Seedy Jeezus with Tony Reed, Live Recorded in Liege. 100 copies only for Europe; No Repress on the horizon.

It is with a heavy heart that this post is written.

Due to unforeseen circumstances Seedy Jeezus tour has been cancelled.

The band was already heading for Europe to tour when Lex got a phonecall. Tony Reed had to inform us his father just passed away. The news was devastating ... but in moments like this family come first and so the decision was made.

European sales will be available via our label here at Lay Bare Recordings.

18 aug

Date: augustus 18, 2019

FINALLY SHIPPING FRAYLE 7" inch BOX

Finally the long awaited pre-order Frayle 7” inch box- packages are ready to go out!

Thank you for the patience, understanding and support that was given to me. 

Never had such a challenge with customs. But finally; the pre-order badge is ready to go! 

13 aug

Date: augustus 13, 2019

7" Alchemy Box has a HUGE delay due to customs and shipping issues from the USA to Europe

One year ago.. I Let “The White Witch” In.. 

I got hooked on Gwyn Strang hauntingly mesmerising voice. Frayle is DOOM like a journey of foreboding heaviness and gloomy despair. 

Now a year later after releasing this EP, we are working on a limited 7” custom “alchemy box” and an LP. To make all this beauty, it takes time. But unfortunately also in shipping the assets to Europe. The vinyl is still pending somewhere in the USA.

So there is alas a HUGE delay on the 7” box We are very sorry but we assure you its worth to wait! 

- Aqualamb & Lay Bare Recordings

12 mei

Date: mei 12, 2019

ANOTHER GEM SOLD OUT; BISMUT - SCHWERPUNKT

Another great record from Lay Bare's roster is SOLD OUT!

We are talking about: Bismut - Schwerpunkt. The heavy psychedelic rock jam album from three piece Bismut became very good reviews. Also their live club tours got positive response. And since their very powerful performance at Sonic Whip festival (May 4th) the popularity for the album got big. So big that the album is SOLD OUT at Lay Bare's end. If you want to lay your hands on it, visit one of their live gigs or jump over to the band's website: https://bismut.band

 

12 mei

Date: mei 12, 2019

AVAILABLE VIA LAY BARE RECORDINGS US IMPORT FROM AQUALAMB RECORDS: LO-PAN - SUBTLE

AVAILABLE VIA LAY BARE RECORDINGS

Respected hard rock band Lo-Pan's new LP, 'Subtle', via Aqualamb Records. US IMPORT

The Ohio group, known for its dichotomic sound which merges sturm und drang heaviness with relentlessly catchy, AOR laden melody, recorded the new album at both NYC's Reservoir and The Union studios with Grammy Award winning producer James Brown (Foo Fighters, Ghost, NIN). Lo-Pan's fourth record, 'Subtle' was mastered by famed engineer Ted Jensen (Alice in Chains, Guns 'N' Roses, Mastodon) and is the highly anticipated follow-up to the unit's 2017 release, 'In Tensions', a record hailed as "rock more akin for a day at the beach than a nightmarish, post-apocalyptic dungeon lair" (Last Rites).

https://lo-pan-rock.bandcamp.com/track/subtle-teaser

03 mei

Date: mei 03, 2019

NEW ALBUM OUT TODAY ! RUFF MAJIK - TARN

We couldn't be prouder of Ruff Majik ! Release day today for the absolutely incredible new album Tårn. Available now on vinyl via Lay Bare Recordings and all digital platforms. 
They're also playing at Sonic Whip and Bevrijdingsfestival Gelderland Go and crush Europe.
Buy vinyl https://laybarerecordings.com/rel…/tarn-by-ruff-majik-lbr024
Buy Digital https://ruffmajik.bandcamp.com/album/t-rn

The album has already received glowing reviews from international media.

“Without mucking about, the album opens with fire and putrid brimstone, announcing to all and sundry that the gloves are off and the fight has moved to the grimy street corner.” PureGrainAudio.com

“Tårn perfectly captures Ruff Majik undeniable reckless spirit and that is what makes the album so damn good”. Outlaws Of The Sun

“There’s some cool shit happening here”. The Obelisk

“Ruff Majik are a classic kinda power-trio, and in true power trio style, they all know their lines, and kick the tune right in the guts at just the right time whilst pushing the drive hard.” Desert Highways

https://www.plugmusicagency.com/ruff-majik-release-command…/

03 mei

Date: mei 03, 2019

RUFF MAJIK HAS LANDED ON EUROPEAN SOIL

 

Europe, be prepared! Ruff Majik is coming for an extended stay! Annemarie Buchner from Ale & Cake Illustration made this wonderful poster for their trip!

Many more dates will be added in the coming months, including some supporting club tours and a couple more festivals, so keep your eyes peeled.

Netherlands, see you this weekend at Sonic Whip and Bevrijdingsfestival Gelderland!

03 mei

Date: mei 03, 2019

PYRAMIDAL S/T SOLD OUT

A massive THANK YOU for YOUR SUPPORT! This amazing album from the best Spanish bastion of Spacerock is SOLD OUT! DIY Labels can't exist without you! 

Once again Merci - Thank you- Danke - Gracias - Grazie 

Much love! Vinyl lovers you are the best!!!

- Désirée | Lay Bare Recordings

- Pyramidal 

19 apr

Date: april 19, 2019

Do... or DÖ we have some good news for you?

Yes! The newest addition to the Lay Bare Family is a band from The Land Of The Thousand Lakes. We are talking about the Finnish stoner doom powerhouse DÖ (means "Die" in Swedish). 

 

Their new album “Astral Death Cult” will be out in Autumn 2019, and it will unleash six soul crushing hymns with earthy northern tone, riffs heavy as a neutron star and lyrics that salute the great cosmic forces.Hail Cosmos! We're all döömed!

 

 

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29 mrt

Date: maart 29, 2019

FRAYLE 7IN ALCHEMY BOX: DEAD INSIDE DUE GOOD FRIDAY APRIL 19th on joint release form AQUALAMB AND LAY BARE LABELS

USA LINK TO PREORDER THE SPECIAL 7IN BOX HERE:

https://frayle.bandcamp.com/album/dead-inside

Whether we consciously realize this or not, to understand the creation of music is to understand alchemy—specifically the transformation of the world’s mundane dross into something approaching the sublime. Doom metalists Frayle understand this better than most—witchcraft and alchemy are key to their creativity.

Frayle’s core duo of Gwyn Strang and Sean Bilovecky met in 2015, when both were clothing designers. They became a couple in 2017, and after Strang gave Bilovecky recording software for Christmas, they began making music together in early 2018. Bilovecky had previously spent several quality years in Man’s Ruin Records’ should-have-been-famous heavy groovemongers Disengage, and now crafts the hypnotic riffs and drones over which Strang sings in a gorgeously eerie, spectral croon that all once recalls the breathy atmospherics of Rachel Goswell (Slowdive) and the babydoll voicings of Alison Shaw (Cranes). The duality of The Great Horned God of Bilovecky’s bludgeoning, primal riffing and The Divine Feminine of Strang’s exquisite, almost intangible singing creates friction, resolution, and transcendence. 

In their first year of existence, they released the EP “The White Witch” and the digital single “Witches.” Both sound like the output of a far more mature band, and if you’ve detected a theme, that’s quite intentional—on their website, the band describe themselves as “Heavy Witch Doom.” Strang’s lyrics, though they can often touch on themes of heartbreak and anger, are greatly informed by her spirituality and interest in alchemy, and their next release, “Dead Inside” b/w “Godless” reflects those interests not just lyrically, but in its elaborate presentation. The 7”, jointly released by the Aqualamb and Lay Bare labels, comes housed within a custom “alchemy box” containing a signature Aqualamb 100 page printed art book created for the release as well as a collection of other spell kit ingredients formulated specifically by Strang, the band’s own white witch. 

“Dead Inside”/“Godless” was recorded and mixed by Sean Bilovecky and mastered by Carl Saff (Big Business, Fu Manchu, Unsane), and will be released by Aqualamb/Lay Bare on Good Friday, April 19th.

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