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Artist: ANIMAL COLLECTIVE
Title: Campfire Songs
Format: CD
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Paw Tracks is proud to present the reissue of Animal Collectives 2003 album Campfire Songs. Since the CDs original issue on Catsup Plate recently went out of print it is our intention to simply keep the cd in print for as long as possible. An idea originally thought up by Dave Portner and Noah Lennox while in college, Campfire Songs is not a record of songs sung around a campfire but a record that hints at songs emerging from the fire itself: "We wanted to give the music the feeling and atmosphere of the outdoors and the warmth of a fire, so people could bring it indoors." A collection of five songs written over a period of four to five years, Campfire Songs is an escape from the clutter and electronic assault of the groups 2001 release Danse Manatee and the tour that preceded it. However, the tapestry quality of the songs and the lines that blur endings from beginnings and jams from compositions highlight a style that the boys had become comfortable with from touring and would continue to work on in the years that followed on records like Here Comes The Indian and Feels. While the songs were completed in the apartment that three of the members shared (Geologist does not play on this album) they chose to record the music on a screened-in porch in Maryland using portable mini disc players so as to allow the ambience of trees blowing in the wind, the birds chirping and the insects in the area to become an integral part of the sound flow. What remains intact are the melodies that have always been a part of the AC sound�??though here they have been stripped away of any electronic accompaniment and stretched and slowed to a calmer place than anywhere AC had been before and perhaps has gone since." - Paw Tracks.

Artist: ANIMAL COLLECTIVE
Title: Hollinndagain
Format: LP
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $12.50
"Available again for the first time since 2002 is ANIMAL COLLECTIVEs rare live album Hollinndagain. Originally released in an edition of 300 hand-painted LPs, the album is a document of the group performing live during the first half of 2001. Seven tracks (none of which have ever been studio recorded), three of which are from a WMFU broadcast, the others from performances in New York, Nashville, and Austin." - Paw Tracks.
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Artist: ARIEL PINKS HAUNTED GRAFFITI
Title: House Arrest
Format: CD
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Think you⿿ve heard enough Ariel Pink? Well our favorite omnivorous media junkie from LA still has a few tricks left up his sleeve⿦ like the left-of-center ⿿House Arrest.⿝ Sure ⿿The Doldrums⿝ and ⿿Worn Copy⿝ had some hits and humdingers on them, but ⿿House Arrest⿝ never lets up. It⿿s hit after hit after hit. Sorta like if you listened to your friend⿿s boom box mix tape from Top 40 radio around 1985. Some people might think that sounds like a recipe for disaster. We say bring on the Doritos." -Paw Tracks

Artist: ARIEL PINKS HAUNTED GRAFFITI
Title: The Doldrums
Format: CD
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"After years of recording in relative seclusion in the hills of Los Angeles, Ariel Pink (the first non-Animal Collective member on the Paw Tracks roster) makes his official Paw Tracks debut with ⿿The Doldrums.⿝ Originally a handmade CD-R release a couple years back, ⿿The Doldrums⿝ by Ariel Pink⿿s Haunted Graffiti was discovered by the Animal Collective during one of their west coast tours and became an immediate favorite. Recording at home with a guitar, bass, keyboard, and 8-track (the drum sounds are all unbelievably created with his mouth), Ariel Pink blends Lite FM and warped lo-fi pop into something beautiful and confusing, yet highly addictive." -Paw Tracks

Artist: ARIEL PINKS HAUNTED GRAFFITI
Title: Worn Copy
Format: CD
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Ariel Pinks Worn Copy is a piece of work. Epic and grand in scale (seventeen songs clocking in over 70 minutes), Worn Copy is the history of popular music as revealed through the eyes and ears of Ariel Pink. It⿿s an impassioned combinatory view of popular and unpopular culture that takes in everything from The Cure, R. Stevie Moore and Amon Duul to forgotten episodes of The Gong Show, Its Your Move, and Whats Happening? Originally released in 2003 by the Rhystop label and now featuring a bonus video of ⿿For Kate I Wait,⿝Worn Copy is re-seeing the light of day on the Animal Collectives Paw Tracks imprint." -Paw Tracks

Artist: AVEY TARE & KRIA BREKKAN
Title: Pullhair Rubeye
Format: LP
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $13.50
"AVEY TARE is DAVID PORTNER of ANIMAL COLLECTIVE and KRIA BREKKAN is KRISTIN ANNA VALTYSDOTTIR formerly of MUM. Now married, the duo release their debut album together-a motley collection of fun and somber songs, some instrumental, textured and trancelike. Other songs are lyrically based, calmer and more introspective, and sound like direct transmissions from within. Eight songs in all." - Paw Tracks.
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Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Kokomo
Format: 12"
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
"Five tracks from Load Blown not previously released on vinyl. Includes 22" x 22" poster." -Paw Tracks.
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Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Load Blown
Format: CD
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Load Blown is the fourth album by Brooklyns Black Dice. The beats drip and roll, tar-pit voices sing into an oil can, and the guitars crank like calliope. Some tunes crackle and burble like submerged television, others bump and click along like a Summer Jam concert series from another dimension. While a noticeable change in tone encompasses Load Blown (some tunes veer close to pop songs), this is a work of over-stimulation, a product of frenzied media culture, a sonic sifting of the gratuitous amount of "stuff" out there. The span of time (nearly 18 months of on-again/off-again work) encompassing the composition and recording of the album accounts for a sprawling variety of sounds and songs. Strange and abrasive, yet somehow more familiar, accessible, and celebratory than ever, this is Black Dice at their most palatable yet. Load Blown is a compilation of three 12" vinyl EPs that have been released with special edition posters plus exclusive unreleased tracks. The final EP release (released at the same time as the Load Blown cd) will be the remaining five tracks not previously released on vinyl." - Paw Tracks

Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: REPO
Format: Double LP
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"REPO is the fifth album by Black Dice. The Brooklyn, NY-based trio has never worked harder at crafting a set of concise, sonically battering, or flat-out bizarre tunes than on this collection of fringe-surfing tone bombs. Yet a new roadhouse blues-band philosophy has simultaneously emerged, allowing the group to loosen up and toss off a record packed with blurry hooks and zoomed-in riffs as casually as a grizzled denizen of roadside dives might spew out aural alchemy in-between a few brews. Brothers Eric and Bjorn Copeland and Aaron Warren have spent the better part of 10 years in daily contact, touring the world over, and sculpting their saw-toothed sound balloons under circumstances most reasonable people would wretch at. The resultant hive mind occupied by the three is an inevitable consequence of so much shared experience, both musical and simply day-to-day. Their communal consciousness is as packed with garbage as much as it is concerned with making catchy tunes, and often the songs pouring out of it contain equal parts bombastic infectious rhythm and chaotic detritus. REPO is the sound of a disciplined group of cosmic jokers setting out to reclaim the landscape popular culture would have us believe we cannot afford. The record irreverently mulches the sounds and images of radio, TV and internet into a fertile compost pile squirming with new, raw life." -Paw Tracks
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Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: REPO
Format: CD
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"REPO is the fifth album by Black Dice. The Brooklyn, NY-based trio has never worked harder at crafting a set of concise, sonically battering, or flat-out bizarre tunes than on this collection of fringe-surfing tone bombs. Yet a new roadhouse blues-band philosophy has simultaneously emerged, allowing the group to loosen up and toss off a record packed with blurry hooks and zoomed-in riffs as casually as a grizzled denizen of roadside dives might spew out aural alchemy in-between a few brews. Brothers Eric and Bjorn Copeland and Aaron Warren have spent the better part of 10 years in daily contact, touring the world over, and sculpting their saw-toothed sound balloons under circumstances most reasonable people would wretch at. The resultant hive mind occupied by the three is an inevitable consequence of so much shared experience, both musical and simply day-to-day. Their communal consciousness is as packed with garbage as much as it is concerned with making catchy tunes, and often the songs pouring out of it contain equal parts bombastic infectious rhythm and chaotic detritus. REPO is the sound of a disciplined group of cosmic jokers setting out to reclaim the landscape popular culture would have us believe we cannot afford. The record irreverently mulches the sounds and images of radio, TV and internet into a fertile compost pile squirming with new, raw life." -Paw Tracks

Artist: BLACK DICE
Title: Roll Up/Drool
Format: 12"
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
"Coinciding with their ten year anniversary, Black Dice release a new two-song EP. Reflecting another withering season in a Brooklyn basement rehearsal space, the band created a work of abandon, a sonic balloon to unfamiliar vistas. The tunes were debuted on a Peruvian network television show called, funnily enough, "Jammin," on the bands trip to Lima last fall. Limited to 1,000 copies, packaged with a special 24x24 inch full-color poster. Both tracks are exclusive to this release." - Paw Tracks
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Artist: COPELAND, ERIC
Title: Alien In A Garbage Dump
Format: 12"
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
"Eric Copelands Alien In A Garbage Dump 12" represents part one of the forthcoming album from the increasingly prolific member of Black Dice. Taking off where his last record, Hermaphrodite, left off, these seven jams are steeped in modern media overload; dense, often fragmented blasts of ideas and sounds, representative of a half hour of prime-time television (or something like that). But rather than contributing to this problem (pissing in the ocean), Erics black humor teases and criticizes the American stimuli machine in which we all participate; a house of mirrors perspective where all is familiarly skewed, humorous but misleading, disorienting and searching. This is over-loaded, over-processed, over-dosed music thats rooted in the public sounds, but somehow a giant leap from any fashion dominating the public mind. A repeat listener for sure...Its a musical creation from an Earthling to our peers in the Universe." -Paw Tracks
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Artist: COPELAND, ERIC
Title: Hermaphrodite
Format: CD
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: US
Price: $12.50
"Eric Copeland is a prominent member of New Yorks Black Dice and Terrestrial Tones. For the past two years, he has amassed and twisted a variety of music and sounds, resulting in Hermaphrodite, his first proper solo album. Hopscotching a free range of structures, sources, and styles, this album is unlike any other, crossing the wires of foreign radio, space transmissions, artificial vocal ensembles, electronic street conversations and lost pop music. But these compositions dont highlight the sound dynamics as much as they let each song shake and unfold into a very open world, continually broadening. Like a good mix tape, Hermaphrodite flips the listener with each new song, engaging them to keep up, make the connections, and, ultimately, enjoy." - Paw Tracks.

Artist: EXCEPTER
Title: Black Beach
Format: DVD/12"
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Come to a beach party ⿦ Excepter-style! The ⿿Black Beach⿝ soundtrack LP features a DVD of the motion picture of the same name ⿿ Black Beach shot by Harrison Owen of the open-air performances conducted by Excepter in Big Sur during its 2008 West Coast tour. Bonus video footage includes the full show of Excepter at The Echo in Los Angeles and other surprises. Here, at the literal End of the West ... Watch as Excepter descends the great stair down to Sand Dollar beach, armed only with a flute and a small bag of percussion. Listen as Excepter walks on Morro Bay to the dread beat of the setting Sun. See Excepter dressed head-to-toe in black in the noon-day heat on a nudist beach (Parental Guidance Suggested). Feel the hostile surf continuously lash the last soundclash." - Excepter.

Artist: EXCEPTER
Title: Burgers/The Punjab
Format: 12"
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
"Excepter is a freewheeling American vocal and electronics troupe dedicated to the illumination of unconscious rock through hypnotism and trickery, electricity city, aqua vitae. Excepter deliver two long dance tracks in a synthetic protest style, mapping the flipside of the sublimated global war machine inherent in the industrial food exploitation in the twin hubs of New York music subculture. Side A is a group groove on the cannibalistic struggle between capital and labor (ambition and drudgery) reproduced nightly on the Williamsburg gluttony scene. Side B is a techno imagining of the imperial threat of the comic strip girl on the Lower East Side as told from the point of view of the microwave ovens of a Sikh taxi stand. (45 RPM for maximum phase forgiveness.) War and peace in less time than it takes to get there." -Paw Tracks.

Artist: EXCEPTER
Title: Debt Dept
Format: LP
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
"DEBT DEPT is the FOURTH record by EXCEPTER. Excepter is an electronic performance group devoted to the destruction of boundaries between the psychic friends network and reality television. DEBT DEPT is an album of protest songs played in anti-commercial style with a timeless message for todays election-year consumer: ?VOTE NO MAKE ONE MISTAKE, MAKE IT TWICE DEBT DEPT was recorded in FIVE days, in THREE intervals, over the course of NINE months. Of SEVENTEEN tracks recorded, EIGHT tracks remain, molded by FOUR successive layers of building and erasing, TWO bands in ONE." -Paw Tracks
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Artist: EXCEPTER
Title: Debt Dept
Format: CD
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"DEBT DEPT is the FOURTH record by EXCEPTER. Excepter is an electronic performance group devoted to the destruction of boundaries between the psychic friends network and reality television. DEBT DEPT is an album of protest songs played in anti-commercial style with a timeless message for todays election-year consumer: ?VOTE NO MAKE ONE MISTAKE, MAKE IT TWICE DEBT DEPT was recorded in FIVE days, in THREE intervals, over the course of NINE months. Of SEVENTEEN tracks recorded, EIGHT tracks remain, molded by FOUR successive layers of building and erasing, TWO bands in ONE." -Paw Tracks

Artist: EXCEPTER
Title: Presidence
Format: Double CD
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"EXCEPTER ⿿ PRESIDENCE ⿦ ⿿LONG DISTANCE MUSIC⿝ PRESIDENCE is the eighth album in as many years by EXCEPTER. A double compact disc, PRESIDENCE explores the long-format side of EXCEPTER, focusing on continuous live performance and extended compositions. Over the course of more than two hours, PRESIDENCE spans the full spectrum of the EXCEPTER sound, from street-level electro to cosmic synth infinity and beyond. This is the sound of the band leaving Earth behind. EXCEPTER ⿿ PRESIDENCE ⿦ RECORDING NOTES: TELEPORTATION A six-song suite improvised in one continuous, live recording performed at Nathan Corbin and Clare Amorys home studio on October 18th, 2008. Behind the final door ⿦ is another door. LENG A multi-track instrumental recorded by Mitch Rackin at the Sea Side Lounge studios over the winter of 2007 during the DEBT DEPT sessions. Titled in tribute to a Lovecraft tale location. OG A live-to-stereo recording from the bands six-hour ⿿Return to Black Hole⿝ dog days performance at the Williamsburg experimental cinema-restaurant Monkey Town on July 17th, 2007. PRESIDENCE A solo synthesizer performance by John Fell Ryan recorded Presidents Day, 2003. (Pre-War) THE ANTI-NOAH Another recording from July 17th, 2007. Not in reference to our pal Panda, but rather to question the NOAA public closing of The Sound Garden since 9/11. Why would terrorists target meteorologists or an obscure sound sculpture park? Excepter wonder. THE OPEN WELL A selection from the bands 17-hour ⿿protest⿝ performance at Monkey Town on Election Day, 2008. Other recordings here: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=969A9C4C8185 CEBA COME WHEN YOU CALL A dubbed-up monster mash of ALL live recordings of this Nathan Corbin program, from Echo Park to MIT. Los Angeles video version here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cD4W1IYO-T0 EXCEPTER ⿿ PRESIDENCE ⿦ ⿿THE LAST COMPACT DISC⿝ PRESIDENCE is not designed for playback on laptop speakers. Listeners should plug into a stereo. PRESIDENCE: If you fall asleep while listening to this record, please to dream of only EXCEPTER. EXCEPTER is a six-member improvisational electronic and vocal group based in NYC. Founded in 2002 with the stated intent to use the tools of dance music towards esoteric ends, Excepter was behind many of the classic recordings associated with the 00s Brooklyn Noise phenomenon. Excepters 2008 Paw Tracks LP ⿿Debt Dept⿝ seemed to predict the global economic collapse that followed its release. The Excepter live experience remains an unpredictable, mystifying affair ⿿ always singular, never the same show twice." - Excepter.

Artist: FIRST NATION
Title: Coronation
Format: 7
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $5.50
"The debut single from New York City trio FIRST NATION-MILISSA LIVAUDAIS, NINA MEHTA, and KATE ROSKO. You get the songs "Antelope Attack," which is exactly that-all hoof stomping, melodic tones rustling in the wind, then a feverish rhythmic chase-backed by the cut "Braided Metal," which sounds like the Glen Branca Orchestra gone atonal before giving up and going twee pop. Have played with cohorts and friends The Animal Collective, Excepter, and Gang Gang Dance." - Paw Tracks.

Artist: JANE
Title: Berserker
Format: CD
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"scotty and i worked together at a record store in new york city. he was a dj around town and he still is i think. we both really liked dance music and dance music from the very beginning and i mean stomps and shouts and claps and stuff like that. of course we like all kinds of other stuff too but its the dance that gets us going on jane. we played once at the animal collective practice space but found it much more pleasant to play at scottys home in greenpoint where he had his mixer and simple microphones and we would drink brews and talk about all kinds of things and then play. i would usually sing about stuff i was thinking about that day and scotty would move with it playing jams and it would all kind of pour out. we liked all the mechanical robo dance jams from detroit and chicago and germany but we wanted to do something with less 0s and 1s and more souls. mostly it was about hanging out together and talking and playing music that was about talking together and hanging out and thinking and feeling and having fun and dancing most of all." -Panda Bear (of the Animal Collective)

Artist: PINKS HAUNTED GRAFFITI, ARIEL
Title: House Arrest
Format: LP
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
"Think youve heard enough Ariel Pink? Well our favorite omnivorous media junkie from LA still has a few tricks left up his sleeve -- like the left-of-center House Arrest. Sure The Doldrums and Worn Copy had some hits and humdingers on them, but House Arrest never lets up. Its hit after hit after hit. Sorta like if you listened to your friends boombox mix tape from Top 40 radio around 1985. Some people might think that sounds like a recipe for disaster. We say bring on the Doritos." - Paw Tracks. CD also available.
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Artist: PINKS HAUNTED GRAFFITI, ARIEL
Title: Worn Copy
Format: Double LP
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Ariel Pinks Worn Copy is a piece of work. Epic and grand in scale (seventeen songs clocking in over 70 minutes), Worn Copy is the history of popular music as revealed through the eyes and ears of Ariel Pink. Its an impassioned combinatory view of popular and unpopular culture that takes in everything from The Cure, R. Stevie Moore and Amon Duul to forgotten episodes of The Gong Show, Its Your Move, and For Kate I Wait, Worn Copy is re-seeing the light of day on the Animal Collectives Paw Tracks imprint." - Paw Tracks. CD also available.
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Artist: TERRESTRIAL TONES
Title: Dead Drunk
Format: CD
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $13.50
"Brooklyns Terrestrial Tones is the roommate duo of Eric Copeland (Black Dice) and Dave Portner (The Animal Collective). Over the years the two have been quietly making music in between Animal Collective and Black Dice commitments. Recorded in their apartment while living in Paris last summer, Terrestrial Tones third record Dead Drunk sounds like the duo spent a bit too much time in the Parisian flea markets. African food stands, forgotten European pop records, discarded American analog pedals and junk, old Soviet electronics, they all come together into something highly disconcerting, curiously pleasurable, and beyond new."- Paw Tracks.

Artist: TERRESTRIAL TONES
Title: Dead Drunk
Format: LP
Label: Paw Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Brooklyns Terrestrial Tones is the roommate duo of Eric Copeland (Black Dice) and Dave Portner (The Animal Collective). Over the years the two have been quietly making music in between Animal Collective and Black Dice commitments. Recorded in their apartment while living in Paris last summer, Terrestrial Tones third record Dead Drunk sounds like the duo spent a bit too much time in the Parisian flea markets. African food stands, forgotten European pop records, discarded American analog pedals and junk, old Soviet electronics, they all come together into something highly disconcerting, curiously pleasurable, and beyond new."- Paw Tracks.
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