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No Thank You sign to Lame-O records, debut new (old) single “Juicy J”

No Thank You | photo by Peter Murray | courtesy of the artist
No Thank You | photo by Peter Murray | courtesy of the artist

Kaytee Della-Monica, who records as No Thank You,  only released her debut demo a few months ago, but she’s already signed to Lame-O Records with a full length on the way. In anticipation, she’s shared its lead single, “Juicy J”. The song previously appeared on A Nü Start, as a scratchy acoustic strummer, but now, it’s been given new life with a higher fidelity recording and fleshed-out arrangement. Stream the track, with its Della-Monica designed album cover, below. Continue reading →

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Lame-O Records announces second annual ‘Rock Residency’ for charity at Boot & Saddle

Dominic | photo by C.J. Harvey | courtesy of the artist
Dominic | photo by C.J. Harvey | courtesy of the artist

Philly’s Lame-O Records has announced its second annual “Rock Residency”, a series of benefit shows taking place at Boot & Saddle this January. Every Thursday of the month, members of the Lame-O roster and more will perform for various organizations in need. Check out the flyer below.

Night one, which takes place on January 5th, will benefit Planned Parenthood and feature performances from Lame-O’s Hurry, Dominic, and new signers Cherry. Then, on January 12th, Slaughter Beach, Dog, Loose Tooth, and No Thank You will play in support of Juntos, Night three, the 19th, will feature Thin Lips, The Superweaks, and The Obsessives for The Attic Youth Center, and night four, the 26th, will feature Three Man Cannon, Katie Ellen, and The Afterglows for Philly ACLU. Continue reading →

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Lame-O Records is taking up “Rock Residency” at Boot and Saddle in January

Three Man Cannon | photo by Rachel Del Sordo
Three Man Cannon | photo by Rachel Del Sordo

Local independent record label Lame-O Records (Modern Baseball, Year of Glad) is taking over Boot & Saddle in January for a so-called “Rock Residency” that is to feature four shows over the course of the month. Taking place every Thursday night, the shows feature a formidable lineup of Philly bands including Lame-O artists Lithuania, Three Man Cannon, and Lowercase Roses. The lineups also include a number of groups not on the Lame-O Label like Key Studio Session alums Petal and Thin Lips. Continue reading →

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Lame-O Records releases inaugural sampler featuring Modern Baseball, Lithuania, The Superweaks and more

 

Modern Baseball | photo by Jeremy Zimmerman | Jeremy-Zim.com
Modern Baseball | photo by Jeremy Zimmerman | Jeremy-Zim.com

Lame-O Records is one of Philadelphia’s best up-and-coming punk rock independent record labels. The label – which put out this year’s Bad Year by The Superweaks, Hardcore Friends from Lithuania, and Tropical Depression from Steady Hands – has just put out their eleventh release of the year, a 2015 sampler. The 12-track sampler includes tracks from current roster artists such as Modern Baseball, Year of Glad, Three Man Cannon, and Lowercase Roses as well as from newer “bands you didn’t even know were Lame-O bands!” Continue reading →

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Stream Year of Glad’s debut EP, out today on Lame-O Records

Year of Glad | via brooklynvegan.com
Year of Glad | via brooklynvegan.com

Punk music is known for its supergroups made up of members that the Average Joe would never know about. But inside their scene, they’re all celebrities.

Enter the Philly scene’s newest supergroup, Year of Glad, who is streaming their debut EP over on over on Stereogum. Its members come from all walks of the punk scene here: Nona’s Mimi Gallagher and 1994!‘s Chris Diehm trade off on vocals, and they’re backed by Mike Harping of Good Luck and Mike Bell from Mike Bell & the Movies. Continue reading →

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Beach Slang contribute final track of Lame-O Records charity split

Beach Slang | via Facebook.com/beachslang
Beach Slang | via Facebook.com/beachslang

Lame-O Records six-way charity split for United Cerebral Palsy brought together a handful of local talent for the album Strength in Weakness, (not to mention selling out all vinyl copies in less than nine hours) and the last track has finally been released via Vice. The album in it’s entirety will hit Bandcamp on Feb. 3.

Beach Slang, an alt-rock trio from Philly known for their loud, angsty sound, conquered a relatively more reflective and mellow track for the split, titled “Too Late to Die Young.” Continue reading →

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Watch Hurry record a song for a Lame-O Records charity split

Hurry | Photo by Ally Newbold | allynewbold.com
Hurry | Photo by Ally Newbold | allynewbold.com

It’s always great when a handful of Philly bands come together to collaborate. But it’s even greater when this collaboration is fueled for a good cause.

The upcoming Strength in Weakness EP, due out on Lame-O Records, is the product of original tracks from six Philly bands: Spraynard, The Weaks, Modern Baseball, Marietta, Beach Slang and Hurry. Album proceeds will be donated to both the Philadelphia chapter of United Cerebral Palsy as well as the national branch. Continue reading →

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Listen to the new Modern Baseball song featured on Lame-O Records charity split

Modern Baseball | Photo by Allison Newbold | allynewbold.com
Modern Baseball | Photo by Allison Newbold | allynewbold.com

In less than nine hours, the records of the Lame-O Records charity split, Strength In Weakness, completely sold out. All of the proceeds from the split benefit United Cerebral Palsy. As part of the release, Philly’s Modern Baseball released their latest tongue twister of a song, “Alpha Kappa Fall Of Troy The Movie Part Deux.” Continue reading →