Edinburgh Popfest
March 15, 2018 - The Debt Sound from way out.

So, here we are.  Our third full-length release from The Bordellos.  I’ll let Brian explain…

“The idea behind the LP was to get back to basics, so I set down these ground rules:

1. All recorded on old tape 4 track, using microphones and recording equipment bought from pound shops and cash convertors for under £5.
2. All tracks recorded on 4 tracks only no overdubs
3. All vocal tracks would be first take only even if disaster struck whilst recording ,so a lot of these songs have only ever been sang once.
4. All songs recorded would have been written that week . so the rest of the band would never have heard them before recording.
5. every song started would be completed that night so no going back.

It was recorded over 10 consecutive Friday nights during that 10 weeks. There were two romantic break ups (the two ex girlfriends actually sang on some of the tracks to add to the spice), and only just before the start a marriage had also broken up. There was lots of alcohol consumed lots of madness. It is the sound of four people going out of their minds , Looking back, I wonder how Dan managed as he only turned 17 during the recording of this lp, but his teenage angst mixed with our midlife crises made for a very dark work of art. This was supposed to be our third Brutarian Records release, but a label that boasted in its bumph as releasing uncommercial uncompromising music refused to release it as it was too uncompromising and uncommercial. I have very fond memories of this LP; recording it was an experience that was only matched in madness when recording our ‘Ronco Revival Sound’ LP.

Please sit back and enjoy.

Brian. ”

March 2, 2018 - It’s been a long year already…

…since we released ‘White Claw‘ by Phil Reynolds and the Uncertain Futures.  To some pretty decent reviews, as it happens.  Which was nice.  Apart from tat, we’ve kinda dropped the ball a bit, which wasn’t fair on anybody.  All we can do is sincerely apologise to anybody we’ve pissed off.  This year we’re gonna be back and better.  We’ve already released, so far in 2018, Nanaki’s ‘Epilogue’ album, Circus worlD’s ‘The Deciever’ E.P., (which features this track, ‘High’, as the lead single),  Matt Kelly’s sophomore album, ‘Time For Matt Kelly’ and today sees the release of a new single by Phil Reynolds and (this time) The Big Day Out.  A driven slab of indiepoprock called “When It Hits“.

There’s loads more to come, including a lot more of our patented Small Bear Sessions (THIS sort of thing…), not to mention the release of The Bordellos’ third L.P. with us, ‘Debt Sounds’, which is out in a couple of weeks.  Keep yr eyes peeled.  We’re back and promise that we want to be better than ever!