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December 7th
Beauty Pill Describes Things As They Are (Cover)

NPR MUSIC Includes Beauty Pill Describes Things As They Are on Top 50 of 2015 List!

NPR’s Larz Gotrich says: “Few records felt more alive in 2015 than the D.C. band’s Beauty Pill Describes Things As They Are, which is saying a lot since it took eight years to make Read more »

November 23rd

Work continues on new LP from Carolina Eyck and ACME!

Work began on this second LP from acclaimed theremin virtuoso Carolina Eyck in the spring of 2013 when she and producer/label-head Allen Farmelo started talking about another record together. Both were excited about working with string quartet, and the new record features compositions for quartet by Eyck performed by American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME). Read more »

November 23rd

Special Sale on Select Titles!!

You can now get great deals buying direct from Butterscotch.  Bundled LPs from Beauty Pill and Graph Rabbit, plus a 12″ LP + CD set from Carolina Eyck and Christopher Tarnow.  Just click on the links below to order for immediate delivery! Read more »

June 1st
Twin-Pole Sunshade (Cover)

Quindar to release EP on June 16th!

Butterscotch Records is pleased to present Twin-Pole Sunshade, the first official release from Quindar, a collaboration between Grammy award–winning musician Mikael Jorgensen (Wilco) and art historian and curator James Merle Thomas (University of Southern California). “Part theory, part band,” Quindar combines rigorous historical research with musical performance. The duo selects archival materials (audio, film, design), and folds them into ambient, electronic, and experimental music. The project is names after Quindar tones, the ubiquitous transmission beeps heard during early manned spaceflight missions.  Read more »

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