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Artist: WET HAIR
Title: In Vogue Spirit
Format: LP
Label: De Stijl
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"Wet Hair have been living on the road and in the studio for the last few years and have made something special out of little more than synths, drums, flesh, blood, organs and ideas. Theyve traveled the world supporting the astral concepts of their music, which has henceforth had a subterranean visibility. In Vogue Spirit is their third LP and it is surely the one wherein all elements have gelled : the hazy, shifting experimental semi-thrust, the psychedelic production (notice we didnt use the word dub) and the effortless melodic flow contribute to the vibe that makes this sound infinitely more fresh than the forms explored therein. There is no seismic shift. Worlds dont collide. Silver apples dont grow on the moon. The contributions Wet Hair makes nudge a strange and subtle augmentation on the template, and thats all Im content with asking of pop music." - De Stijl.

Artist: WET HAIR
Title: Spill Into Atmosphere
Format: LP
Label: De Stijl
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"Hey kid, need a lift? Like, right up off the ground? Spill into Atmosphere is the freshest whitecap in the crashing-upward wave known as Wet Hair, the Midwestern duo-cum-trio thats been holding it down for years as a multi-stop repeat-shop-n-hop psych-pop pin-drop right there in the dead center of everything and/or nothing, Iowa City. The Wet Hair discography having spired itself to a respectable vantage - shared releases with such powers as Rene Hell, Naked on the Vague and Peaking Lights, both via frontmensch Shawn Reeds Night People imprint and others - Spill into Atmosphere becomes the bands second full-length with De Stijl. There is motion here, oh yeah - circling swirls of lighter-than-air energy, born aloft on propellers of foam yet anchored to earth with thunder-clap rhythms and Reeds heady bellow. Spill into Atmosphere gives you that feeling you had when you finally mastered the controls on your hovercraft: Youre both in it and above it." -De Stijl.

Artist: WET HAIR
Title: Irifi
Format: Cass
Label: Night People
Country: USA
Price: $6.50
"Wet Hair is the new solo outing of Raccoo-oo-oon member Shawn Reed. Cult vibe organ drone, slowed down tape hiss percussion warble, and chanted vocal bathed in echo, provide the basics for Irifi, a lone march across a desert, these are droney reverberations tinted with pop influence cloaked in the dark , music for vampires. Recorded by Ryan Garbes for maximal blow out. Expect more from this quickly evolving project soon. Artwork by SDReed." -Night People Tapes
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Artist: WET HAIR
Title: s/t
Format: 12"
Label: Night People
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"This is the first solo work of Shawn Reed as Wet Hair, recorded during late fall of 07. On this LP we find Wet Hair discovering its attitude, its approach, its dark underworld aesthetic, of cult zone dub, blasted vocal purge, trance snyth uneasiness. More direct, focused, and eclectic then the Irifi cass. This one burns blown out and electric, amplified to the point of breaking and then subtle and brooding once more. Play it loud. Ultra deluxe silkscreened artwork by SDREED. As much of a visual artifact as a medium of sound." - Night People
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Artist: WET HAIR
Title: The Beach
Format: Cass
Label: Night People
Country: USA
Price: $6.50
"Tape from most recent west coast tour, features different versions of songs that will be released on a forthcoming lp and cd, plus some songs that will not." -Night People
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Artist: WET HAIR
Title: Dream
Format: LP
Label: Not Not Fun
Country: UK
Price: $17.00
"When Iowa City freak-out free-rockers Raccoo-oo-oon called it quits last year it left a bummer scar in the Midwest underground scene. But time is a great healer, and so are new bands. So out of the ashes of the RAC pack comes Wet Hair, a synth-punk-trance duo composed of keyboardist/vocalizer Shawn Reed and keyboardist/drummer Ryan Garbes, and Dream is the bands debut vinyl full-length after a series of increasingly shredding limited-edition cassettes on their own Night People label. Piling together an unlikely trash heap of Suicide-style drum machine beat-bops, zone-droned Krautrock keys, and fucked up outsider crooning, the LPs four tracks careen across a spectrum of moods and mangled melodies. Recorded at Flat Black Studios by Luke Tweedy and mastered by Pete Swanson, Wet Hairs cult electric annihilation has never gleamed with such razor-edged weirdness; this is their dream made real. Black vinyl LPs in jackets with artwork by Reed and Garbes, plus a pro-printed full-color 11x11 insert." -Not Not Fun

Artist: WET HAIR
Title: Glass Fountain
Format: LP
Label: Not Not Fun
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Welcome back. One of NNFs total favorite active bands return with a second full-length (most of which was recorded during the same sessions that birthed their debut LP, Dream) and we are pleased as spiked fruit punch. The Reed/Garbes duo mainly sticks to their guns, mining the same post-Suicide art-trance vein they perfected on Dream, but with Glass Fountain theres an added emphasis on the disembodied, oscillator pop mode that Wet Hair often toy with. Fountains five tracks include some of the bands simplest but catchiest songs (Crucifix In The Waves, When The Right Time Comes, etc), mesmerizing organ melodies over plink-plonky vintage drum machines with weirdo soulful singing and outer space electronics, like an outsider-punk Silver Apples or something. Hard to say exactly what universe Wet Hair are operating in and thats probably part of why we love it so much. A killer record that gets better each spin. In jackets with art drawn and designed by the band, plus a pro-printed 11x11 insert." - Not Not Fun. On opaque lavender-colored vinyl.

Artist: WET HAIR
Title: Radiant Lines
Format: 7"
Label: Not Not Fun
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"An amazing new pair of singles by this ever-evolving Iowa City kraut-pop duo-turned-trio. Packaged in a stunning full-color 22-page pro-printed art book of brand new works by WET HAIR main-men SHAWN REED and RYAN GARBES. Limited to 500 copies." - Not Not Fun.
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Artist: WET HAIR
Title: Dream
Format: CD
Label: Release The Bats
Country: Sweden
Price: $15.00
"Wet Hair is Shawn Reed and Ryan Garbes from the now defunct Raccoo-oo-oon. It started out as a soloproject of Shawn but after a while Ryan joined in as well. After several tapes and a 12", the duo is now unleashing Dream, their first fullength album. Four long tracks of analog synth atmosphere and industrial trance punk. Sure some Raccoo-oo-oon echoes can be heard if putting an ear close to the speaker, but Wet Hair is in many ways different. Melodic, upbeat, focused, dark, warm, cold, catchy, and confusing at the same time. Hints of everything from Suicide and Public Image Ltd to Spacemen 3 shines through. Dream has a strong nostalgic feel, fragments from the past is passing by and at the same time we get a strange glimpse of the future... Glowing stuff." -Release The Bats

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