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12 sep

Date: september 12, 2022

Lay Bare Label Night at Club Void in FNR Eindhoven!

Lay Bare Recordings has some exciting news for you! 

October 20th: ‘Lay Bare Label Night’ part I at Effenaar organised by #ClubVoid | Loud Noise Productions

 A special evening with two great Lay Bare bands: Modder (BE) and Severant (NL)


''Voor donderdag 20 oktober heeft Club Void twee bands uit de Lay Bare Recordings stal gevraagd. Het platenlabel dat geen onbekende is in de underground scene! Severant brengt ons deze Club Void avond donkere hypnotiserende rock met een psychedelische 70’s sound. De muziek is geschreven vanuit jams, dit is goed te horen en essentieel voor de organische aanpak die bij de band bovenaan staat. Onze zuiderburen Modder maken smerige en dikke instrumentale sludge epossen waar je langzaam in wordt getrokken.''


Thank You Loud Noise Productions for making this happen! 

Mark this date too: ‘Lay Bare Label Night’ Part II at Effenaar | FNR in Eindhoven: 

December 15th:  Sootsayer Orchestra & Atlanta.


#recordlabel #underground #music #labelnight #intothevoid #clubvoid #effenaar #effenaareindhoven #fnr #eindhoven #club #laybarerecordings #laybarelabelnight #psychedelic #sludge #instrumental #industrial #doom #riffs

12 sep

Date: september 12, 2022

Lay Bare Radio Show at Radio Midland FM - Hosting w/ Vincent in 'Guitars Of The Valley'

Next Wednesday September 14th I am teaming up again with Vincent van Dijk in Guitars Of The Valley from 20:00 till 21:00 cet on Radio Midland FM or worldwide via or app from Tune in.  

Be ready for some new stuff from Lay Bare Recordings to hear! 

12 sep

Date: september 12, 2022

The Amblers; fuzzy blues garage rock in pre-order now!

Lay Bare Recordings is psyched to release the unpolished, dirty vintage and high energetic tunes from The Amblers. Their latest album ‘Shallow Pools’ delivers fuzzy, filthy and fleshed out blues garage rock!

Pre-order the album now at Lay Bare Recordings or digitally via Mongrel Records. Release date: 30th of September. 
‘Shallow Pools’ Deluxe Edition comes on 180g transparent red vinyl with great art inlay from Ale and Cake Illustration.

This album is limited to 200 copies!

The ‘Shallow Pools’ Deluxe edition has that typical 'The Amblers' tell-tale, noisy, gritty signature sound. 

FFO: The White Stripes |  Reignwolf | The Black Keys 

#TheAmblers #laybarerecordings  #mongrelrecords #plugmusicagency #garagerock #bluesrock #southafrica #newrelease #vinyl 

19 aug

Date: augustus 19, 2022

Repress Modder s/t arrived!

We are proud to announce the (second) arrival of Modder’s self-titled album on colored wax! Repressed on solid green / gold splatter 180 gr. vinyl.

We teamed up again with Consouling Sounds to present you this captivating and melodic debut album filled with revolting riffs. Also available on CD and CD + LP bundle. The CD version contains the EP ‘Mudslinger’, this is the only physical format the EP is released on!

30 jun

Date: juni 30, 2022



A push back on the vinyl “Skin & Sorrow”. Due to unforeseen vinyl productions.

#patienceisavirtue #pushback #delay #thankyouforyoursupport 

#RP @frayle_band :

The release date of our upcoming LP “Skin & Sorrow” is being pushed back to Sept. 23rd.  Those who preordered will be receiving something special as a thank you for your continued patience.  We can’t wait for you to hear this record!

27 jun

Date: juni 27, 2022


The Hollow Earth Theory has a long and entwined interaction with the human races’ historical cultural belief systems. Early on it was believed that it is a dark place filled with the souls of the dead. A chasm of dread and foreboding filled with danger and challenge. Later beliefs suggested a world of light and life. A place suspended in the center of that hollow with an interior sun that is divided by day and night. The other part of the Hollow Earth theory is that near the North and South pole are substantial openings that lead into this interior where it is thought that the Aurora Borealis is the escape of the internal heavenly light of this centre world.

 Possibly the first person to scientifically speculate about a hollow earth was none other than Edmund Halley, of Halley’s Comet fame. He proposed it as a way of explaining anomalous compass readings, Halley’s theory is that the planet is a series of nested, spherical shells, spinning in different directions, all surrounding a central core. Jules Verne was obsessed with the concept and although the existence of this place is yet to be substantiated by modern science, six feet under the worlds’ surface are pockets of earth, musty and dark. They are filled with fine clothing, jewellery and hold artefacts of one’s existence. They are the final deposit of all we can take with us. Bones, dust and memories.

Seedy Jeezus recorded a live double album capturing fan favourites and a window into what is in store on their next studio album. It was recorded at Studio OneB out the back of a stonemasons’ across from the main graveyard in Melbourne’s northern suburbs. It was performed in front of some friends in between heavy lockdowns in 2021 when live performance and social gatherings were almost a forgotten decadence. We were lucky to have this short space of time bring together a time capsule of Seedy songs to send to friends and fans everywhere.


13 jun

Date: juni 13, 2022


Rooted firmly in the South African Jo’burg underground musicscene, Lay Bare Recordings is very excited to welcome The Amblers to the family.

Justin Swart & Jason Hinch are rapidly building a subculture from every facet of society with their fuzzy, filthy and fleshed out raw garage blues rock. 

The Amblers have the chops to nail it and the grit to deliver it! 

For those who dig: The White Stripes, The Black Keys, The Raconteurs, Reignwolf 

Keep a lookout for more info the coming weeks! 


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LAY BARE RECORDINGS | Plug Music Agency | Mongrel Records

03 jun

Date: juni 03, 2022




Don’t sleep on this one and pre-order this second pressing now! We’re expecting to receive the copies in July, we’ll keep you posted about the exact release date.


The repress comes in a batch of 300copies 180gr. heavy weight solid green with gold splatter vinyl, pressed by DUNKPRESSING! 

We’re also offering a LP + CD bundle for a modest price. The CD version contains the EP ‘Mudslinger’, please note that CD is the only physical format were ‘Mudslinger’ is released on!


So better not to sit on your hands to grab a copy. And pre-order this second pressing NOW!


#repress #modder #moddersludge #laybarerecordings #consoulingsounds #vinylrepress #vinylcollection #vinylcollector #vinyladdict #vinylcommunity #vinyloftheday #vinylporn #vinyljunkie #vinyljunkie #vinylrecords #sludge #sludgemetal 

02 mei

Date: mei 02, 2022

DÖ - Astral Death Cult Sold Out!

The album from Dö, "Astral Death Cult", from The Helsinki based Döömers is Sold Out!

This crushing blend of slow-motion blackend doom and swirling cosmic psychedelia is gone on vinyl at Lay Bare Recordings. Thank you for your support!

Maybe you can snag a copy via the band! But be fast, there will notmany copies be left!

04 apr

Date: april 04, 2022

NEW ALBUM FRAYLE 'Skin & Sorrow' in Pre-order 4th of april

Frayle “Skin & Sorrow” in PRE-ORDER 4th of April (European version)

~Releasedate July 8th

"Skin & Sorrow" EU version: Aside/ Bside Sea Blue/ Oxblood Red 12" (180g) in a gatefold pocket!

For USA versions go to:


The latest release from Cleveland’s ritual metal duo Frayle, “Skin and Sorrow” plays like a demonic insurrection; exhuming anger and sadness and channeling the energy of dead pasts through imposing guitar crunch and soul-stirring vocals.

Frayle is Gwyn Strang and Sean Bilovecky (formerly of Disengage), together who form an artistic nest of reprieve for when so many unwanted layers have been sloughed off, we are raw and worn. Yet we don’t want a cure. We want to feel the burn and freeze of reality against our skin, against our beings. From this place of embodying our senses, of tearing away the mask that covers our sacred vulnerabilities, we are able to actually begin to understand our experience and nurture it, forming a cocoon from which we can emerge indestructible.

“Skin and Sorrow”- FRIDAY JULY 8TH on Aqualamb Records & Lay Bare Recordings, is that invitation to the liminal cocoon: where we receive knowledge and occasional sparks of creation through our rest into discomfort.

Gwyn’s whispering embodiment of Lilith, the archetype of sacred female knowledge exiled time and time again, with reflective and expressive lyrics throughout the album is an opportunity to connect with the deepest and most enigmatic parts of our subconscious, the collective therein, where are all beings are just trying to get through.

The album is devastating. It’s full of heartbreak and pain. While Gwyn’s otherworldly vocals slightly ease the sting and curiously court the demon that is emerging, the themes of loss and grief grab the listener’s heart with a full force like a hand emerging from a freshly dug grave, grasping to whatever life might be there. 

In Fall 2021, on their European “End of Isolation” tour, Gwyn and Sean were able to connect again to their love for being on the road. While the threat of Covid-19 restrictions was of constant worry, being able to be back with their fans and resonating with people across the world, was inspiring and heading out on the road again this spring is like a light at the end of the tunnel of this third winter of no applause.

Gwyn and Sean write and record everything from the third floor of their Cleveland home, on the edge of town, surrounded by ancient lakes and woods that echo the howls of coyotes. Their location allows a connection to the constant turnover of the natural world, the death that is pregnant with the new. Their settled nature in their home studio, means that there is always a container for the inspiration that comes looking for an incubator through for the music.

The album is heavy. Gwyn’s breathy vocals intertwine with the thorns of punishing riffs, allowing for an uncommon movement and flow. Songs like “All the Things I Was” and “Perfect Wound” lean on Gwyn’s deepest teacher and her greatest empowerment: Learning from difficult situations and moving on.

There’s a sensuality here, like pomegranates in the Underworld, where there is always a trickle of light from the garden above.

“Skin & Sorrow” is Frayle’s 2nd full-length album and it indeed feels like something very big is coming into being. This album is certain to make them a well-known name on the doom circuit. Fortunately the garden that they are creating from is so ripe with composted selves and outgrown ways of being that we can just expect more and more, deeper and more aligned, from this thrilling band.

- MeganFrye


“Skin and Sorrow”-  will be released on FRIDAY JULY 8TH on Aqualamb Records & Lay Bare Recordings

#Doom #Goth #Doommetal #Shoegaze


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