July 21, 2009

Nyodene D - Pig (GD036)

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?m0gw5hjilo0

1) Pig
2) Hearts and Minds
3) Rabbits
4) Take Control
5) Arbitrary Supremacy
6) Dead Idols
7) Culture Warfare
8) What's Your Sign?
9) This Is What We Must Do

Pig is the tenth studio album for Nyodene D. This album focuses on societal excess, media over-saturation, greed, depravity, obsession and hatred. Expect synth-heavy power electronics with amplified metal percussion, distorted vocals and many samples. I'm extremely proud of this album and glad I could share it with you. The file contains scans of the album art and there are physical copies available at Nyodene D performances.

July 20, 2009

Various Artists - Dreams In The Witch House: A Night Of Noise At Brown Town (GRDL035)

Download: http://tinyurl.com/browntowncomp


1) Nyodene D (Power electronics)
2) Donner Party Dinner Party (dubstep / harshnoise)
3) Go Home (crusty garage punk from Western Mass)
4) Dek Boo (super heavy guitar + drums noise)
5) People of Color (shredly noisecore band)
6) Bobb Hatt Attack (skronk + nudity jazz noise)

This is a compilation of live sets recorded on January 9th, 2009 at the Midwest-famous DIY house Brown Town. This was an eclectic blend of noise, electronica, jazz and punk and is a fun show. The sets are recorded at various sound qualities due to not everybody being able to be recorded out of soundboard. SUPPORT ATHENS (and worldwide) DIY!

July 16, 2009

Nihil Obstat - No End In Sight (GD034)

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?hf3imqljkt0


1) Instability
2) The Worst Scenario
3) An Almost Impossible Ideal
4) In Embryonal Silence (That Tired Feeling)
5) O My God I'm A Noise Artist
6) No End In Sight
7) Uncomfortable Response
8) Shattered Telemetry
9) Do Not Forsake Me
10) Beyond Recollection
11) Grundale Harbor

Here's a special release from Nihil Obstat, the ambient / industrial project of John Lithium. John was one of the first to show interest in my projects and its an honor to be releasing an album of his. No End In Sight is 11 tracks of industrial ambient music sure to please fans of NON and Nurse With Wound but with a more digital bent to it. This is music to melt old computers by.

Interstates (Etc.) - Fucked (GD033)

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?mmfzdmjnmmq


1) Fucked
2) Soaked
3) The Eye

This is a hot new release from Interstates (Etc.) (Brandon Greter, proprietor of Dream Root Recordings). This one has a lot of manipulated field recordings (radio chatter, number stations, water noises) mixed with drones and some nice dubbed-out beats. One of my favorites from Mr. Greter.

June 8, 2009

Nyodene D - Live Actions (GD032)

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?imnauf3wjos


1) Recorded at The (Bruce) Manor on 5/6/09
2) Recorded at The Crystal Castle on 5/15/09
3) Recorded at The Crystal Castle on 2/13/09
4) Recorded at Brown Town on 1/6/09

This is the tenth Nyodene D release in total. It contains nearly an hour of live power electronics soundboard recordings taken from various shows in Athens, Ohio. Expect blasts of searing feedback, mangled synth loops, walls of distortion and ravaged vocals. Thank you for all who have supported this project and who will encounter it in the future.

May 20, 2009

Athens Experimental Music Festival 2009 - GD031

Download: Pt. 1, Pt. 2, Pt. 3


Day 1: May 15th, 2009 at The Crystal Castle

1) Matt Emmons
2) Nyodene D
3) Interstates (Etc.)
4) Submarine Spaceship
5) Bobb Hatt Attack
6) Mr. Leg
7) Ginger Fetus
8) Donner Party Dinner Party
9) Do Chimps Battle? (set recording was lost...here's a rip of of their s/t c-20)
10) Sword Heaven

Day 2: May 16th, 2009 at The (Bruce) Manor

1) Vivi C. Diem
2) Programs.
3) Hollow Bones
4) Teeth Collection
5) Kid Panda Hands
6) Andrew Kirschner
7) Robert Turman
8) David Russell & Wyatt Howland Duo
9) Realicide
10) Wasteland Jazz Unit & Ryan Jewell

11) BONUS: Ohioan

Grundale Records is proud to present the first ever Athens Experimental Music Festival Live Compilation. This recording compiles over 5 hours of music from local and national acts who participated in the first ever Athens Experimental Music Festival (AEMfest) in Athens, Ohio. AEMfest is a not-for-profit event presented by The Action Committee, ACRN.com and Grundale Records. We hope this is the first of many live AEMfest compilations to be presented by Grundale Records.

Apologies for varying levels of recording qualities...not all bands could be recorded out of the soundboard.

All bands retain the copyright to their work. All recordings used with permission.

Support your local DIY community!

May 10, 2009

Bobb Hatt Attack - Llive Wworks 2008-2009 (GD030)

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?jjmbxnmb7ma

1) Untitled (ARTS/West - 4/23/09)
2) Untitled (Brown Town - 1/6/09)
3) Untitled (Crystal Castle - 4/11/09)

Bobb Hatt Attack is the noise / free jazz / performance art project of Bobb Hatt from Athens. Bobb's sets use tape loops, overblown saxophone, microphone feedback, effects, found objects, percussion and partial nudity and combine them all into a swirling miasma of disgusting skronk and ear-splitting tones. Possibly the best context to see Bobb is live, where his sets carry quite the visual impact as well. It gives me great pleasure that Bobb, a stunning performer and good friend, has made it possible to make this album the 30th release on Grundale Records. Snag this now. Album art is by Aaron Vilk. Photo of Bobb by Brandon Greter.

Sly and the Family Stallone - Estan Mas Que Nueva Mil (GD029)

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?3m23txzeemd

1) Adjacent Sofas
2) For Will.

Sly and The Family Stallone is the noise project of Cameron Dutton and Kyle Rieve, two high school seniors from Hilliard, Ohio, that creates fuzzed-out sound collages using synths and looped samples. Unless they have self-released material, this is their debut release. Give them a spin. It's pretty cool. Album art by Aaron Vilk

Run_Coward - Crystal Castle Dream Playset (GD028)

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?mlrygymmnnm

1) No. 2: Gameboy Boogaloo
2) Atari March
3) Gameboy Camera Broke Down
4) Dino Ridin'
5) Prozac (10mg Version)
6) Atari Walkover
7) Shy Varla, Shy Bacon
8) Flip Switches, Get Crazy
9) A Cat Named Convoy
10) Up, Down, Up, Down Demo
11) Chipheadbanger's Ball
12) Chantilly Lace (With All Apologies to the Big Bopper)

Run_Coward is the chiptunes project of Jason Wright of Athens, Ohio, that utilizes video game consoles such as Gameboys, Atari 2600 and a Commodore 64, and combines it with Jason's odd sense of humor to create quirky electronica. This release is a live recording taken from his set at the Crystal Castle on Friday, February 13th, 2009. Album artwork by Katie Baadke.

April 4, 2009

Nyodene D - Industrial Decay (GD027)

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?1xymbdiekxm

1) Cycle of Addiction
2) Sweet Heroin
3) Industrial Decay
4) Glory, Glory, Hallelujah
5) Creep
6) LTV
7) Rope Along Pipes
8) Want
9) Good Time

A new album of bleak power electronics utilizing vocals, samples, feedback and synths. Industrial Decay is an album that focuses on the decay of industry and quality of life in Rust Belt towns, specifically centered on Cleveland. Themes deal with industrial collapse, government inaction, mental illness, depression and drug abuse. Collage by Aaron Vilk and photographs used for it taken by the lovely Ms. Chris Davis

April 3, 2009

Pyrrhic Thanatology Monger - What's Left (GD026)

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?wizdv0vtmqv


1) Bellicose Demeanor
2) Avarice
3) Impecunious

Disgusting, gut-wrenching harsh noise from J. Haras, a.k.a. Pyrrhic Thanatology Monger from Rockford, Il. This album is a miserable blend of searing feedback and stomach churning walls of sound from a young noisician who runs the small cassette label Fusty Cunt Records (stay tuned for a new Nyodene D c-47 on F.C.Recs. later this month). HIGHLY RECCOMMENDED!!

March 22, 2009

Dinner of Swords - Feast of the Blade (GD025)

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?omzrcqwcy0w


1) I
2) II

Dinner of Swords are a collective of musicians from Athens, Ohio, that combine wavering soundscapes with free jazz. They are comprised of Andrew Lampela (bass, electronics), Todd Jacops (guitar, sampler, electronics), Kris Poland (bass, electronics), Dan Prince (saxophones) and Emily Prince (flute, tin whistle, recorder, violin). Track 1 was recorded live at The (Bruce) Manor in Athens and track 2 was recorded at ARTS/West in Athens. HIGHLY Reccommended.

programs. - programs. (GD024)

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?hcipgemzddf

1) Untitled
2) Untitled
3) Untitled

programs. are the duo of Andrew Lampela (Kid Panda Hands, Dinner of Swords, GoodbyeGoats) on guitar and electronics and Ty Owen (Donner Party Dinner Party, Death Beef) on electronics and an instrument of his own, the bowed-bicycle wheel. Together, they create music that combines mellow, moody drone with bursts of ultra-harsh noise. Definitely a band to watch for in Athens.

March 3, 2009

Ichthyosis - Disappointanarian (GD023)

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?td9lz4n3did

1) Unimpressive Storm Module

Farfisa drone and dirge chanting from Athens' Aaron Creamer and Jimmy Kisor (of Kid Panda Hands and The Goodbye Goats). Think Italian horror movies + drone + chanting from inside a coffin.

Donner Party Dinner Party - When I Say No, I Feel Guilty (GD022)

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?zzcjunorncy


1) "I'm trying to get this in my mind grapes."
2) I Really Do Feel Guilty
3) ))<>(( (Back And Forth Forever)

New 40-minute cd-r from Athens' noise / dubstep duo Donner Party Dinner Party. These jams were recorded at Brown Town in Athens on Jan 7th, 2009.

H.x.B.x. - Crowskins (GD021)

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?0gzeudm9wxk

1) Index
2) Volume 1
3) Volume 2
4) Volume 3
5) Volume 4
6) Volume 5

H.x.B.x. (pronounced Hollow Bones) are a hardcore band from Zanesville, Ohio who use elements of sludge metal and noise in their music. They are comprised of Elijah Funk on bass, Kyle Young on vocals and Braden Banks on drums. Think Man is the Bastard fighting a glacier with switchblades.

January 28, 2009

Donner Party Dinner Party - Live At The Frog Bog (GD020)

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?vfw0mmxlbxb


1) Launch
2) A Scare

Donner Party Dinner Party's first release was "Live at the Frog Bog", a live recording that mixes noise, dupstep and mashup all into one chaotic package. DPDP is comprised of Ty Owen (synths, programming, vocals) and Brian Jackson (drum machines, effects, vocals). This was recorded at The Frog Bog during a house show/party sponsored by ACRN, Ohio University's student-run internet radio station. Enjoy! More to come.

January 25, 2009

Nyodene D / Interstates (GD019)

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?5h2lmxnqcq3


1) Interstates - Emerald Sky
2) Nyodene D - Iram of the Pillars

Two sides of the Grundale Records family coin here. Track 1 is a nice blend of ambient synths and found sound recordings from Interstates (Brandon Shamz of ShamWow! fame). Track 2 is brutal power electronics based on Quaranic mythology.

January 7, 2009

Gelatinus Cube - {Poe-Tay-Toe} (GD018)

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?disjy2zjcin


1) Maybe
2) Letters From Mars
3) Perfect Bitch
4) Wyrd Is Weird
5) Why So Serious?
6) Change Your Mind

New release from Columbus's Gelatinus Cube. Features their newest lineup: Pat Chase on guitar and vocals, Tim Swanson on guitars, keys and vocals, Brute X Manforce on saxophones and keyboards, John Saige on bass and Mike Daull on drums. (A quick note, John was recently replaced by Nick Babika, formerly of Mentor ska band Muledeer.) This release continues the psychedelic alternative rock that G-Cube has been developing since their last full length release "Overseen...". This is a good rock album.

January 6, 2009

Gelatinus Cube - Overseen By Computers With Tender Loving Care (GD017)

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?yznlfywinoc


1) Alone On Olympus Mons
2) Escape To Dzadagad
3) Margot
4) Take Me Away
5) Audio Test -001
6) Man On The Moon
7) Opening Credits
8) Start Again
9) Go To Sleep
10) If I Go Too Soon
11) Tonight
12) Serial Killer
13) White Noise
14) Overseen By Computers With Tender Loving Care

This is the most recent full-length release from Gelatinus Cube from Columbus, Ohio. On this recording, the lineup is Pat Chase on guitar and vocals, Lister The Tormentor on saxophone and guitar, Mike Hayes on drums and guitar and John Saige on bass. There's also some guests (Tim Swanson, now currently the bands rhythm guitarist) on some tracks. Enjoy, and keep your eyes peeled for new G-Cube material soon.

January 1, 2009

Moor Myra - Moor Myra (GD016)

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?cm223xmp5jx


1) Color Me Aryan
2) Kill For Kicks
3) We Want Moor Myra (Funeral March)

Moor Myra is the duo of Christine Davis on guitar and Aaron Vilk on bass and electronics. Expect shoegaze, drone doom and harsh noise on this 20-minute release inspired by the horrifying account of England's Bonnie and Clyde: The infamous Moor Murderers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley.